Period
to 22 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for DCOM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited DCOM over the 6 months to 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Distributed Component Object Model (DCOM)
UK
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1166 1168 1281
Rank change year-on-year +2 +113 +7
Permanent jobs citing DCOM 23 16 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.009% 0.006%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.032% 0.023% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 7
UK median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -22.73% +34.15%
10th Percentile £45,800 £29,500 £42,050
90th Percentile £59,250 £43,750 £59,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £58,500 £42,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +37.65% -22.73% +69.23%

DCOM is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 72,683 69,011 79,037
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.97% 40.29% 38.62%
Number of salaries quoted 61,317 59,052 68,072
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,500 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% +2.41% +3.75%

DCOM
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing DCOM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for DCOM in the UK

DCOM
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DCOM.

Salary trend for DCOM in the UK

DCOM
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DCOM over the 6 months to 22 April 2018.

Salary histogram for DCOM in the UK

DCOM
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DCOM within the UK over the 6 months to 22 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -29 19 £50,000 +17.65% 1
UK excluding London -31 16 £58,500 +37.65% 2
Midlands - 11 - - 1
West Midlands - 11 - - 1
North West -11 5 £58,500 +37.65%
North of England -20 5 £58,500 +37.65%
London - 3 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 April 2018, IT jobs citing DCOM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for DCOM.

1 14 (60.87%) C#
1 14 (60.87%) .NET
2 13 (56.52%) Windows
3 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
3 11 (47.83%) IIS
3 11 (47.83%) COM+
3 11 (47.83%) SQL
3 11 (47.83%) T-SQL
3 11 (47.83%) MTS
3 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
3 11 (47.83%) Degree
3 11 (47.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (47.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (47.83%) Time Management
3 11 (47.83%) Windows Server
3 11 (47.83%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (39.13%) VB
5 8 (34.78%) Oracle
5 8 (34.78%) HP
5 8 (34.78%) Presales
6 7 (30.43%) Test Automation
6 7 (30.43%) Test Scripting
7 6 (26.09%) Selenium
7 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (26.09%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (26.09%) Asset Management
7 6 (26.09%) ISEB Practitioner
7 6 (26.09%) Capita
7 6 (26.09%) ISTQB
7 6 (26.09%) ISEB

DCOM
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (47.83%) IIS
1 11 (47.83%) MTS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
1 11 (47.83%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) JMeter
1 6 (26.09%) LoadRunner
1 6 (26.09%) Selenium
1 6 (26.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Support Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Performance Test Leader
2 6 (26.09%) Test Leader
3 5 (21.74%) Windows Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Windows Support Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Applications Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Applications Support
4 3 (13.04%) Applications Support Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) C++ Team Leader
4 3 (13.04%) Development Team Leader
4 3 (13.04%) Software Development Team Leader
4 3 (13.04%) Software Team Leader
4 3 (13.04%) Team Leader
5 2 (8.70%) DBA
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (4.35%) Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Technical Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Software Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (60.87%) .NET
2 11 (47.83%) COM+
3 6 (26.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (8.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) Windows
2 11 (47.83%) Windows Server
2 11 (47.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Problem-Solving
1 11 (47.83%) Time Management
2 8 (34.78%) Presales
3 7 (30.43%) Test Automation
3 7 (30.43%) Test Scripting
4 6 (26.09%) Asset Management
4 6 (26.09%) CMMI
4 6 (26.09%) Customer Requirements
4 6 (26.09%) EAM
4 6 (26.09%) Performance Engineering
4 6 (26.09%) Performance Testing
4 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2
4 6 (26.09%) Process Management
4 6 (26.09%) SDLC
5 3 (13.04%) Global Marketing
5 3 (13.04%) People Management
5 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.35%) Manual Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) C#
2 11 (47.83%) SQL
2 11 (47.83%) T-SQL
3 9 (39.13%) VB
4 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
4 5 (21.74%) VB.NET
5 3 (13.04%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) Degree
2 6 (26.09%) ISEB
2 6 (26.09%) ISEB Practitioner
2 6 (26.09%) ISTQB
2 6 (26.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) HP
1 8 (34.78%) Oracle
2 6 (26.09%) Capita
2 6 (26.09%) Citrix