Period
to 23 February 2019

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 23 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Distributed Component Object Model (DCOM)
UK
6 months to
23 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1071 1194 1158
Rank change year-on-year +123 -36 +115
Permanent jobs citing DCOM 40 22 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.027% 0.012% 0.015%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.067% 0.031% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 32 18 26
UK median annual salary £62,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +17.65% -15.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £45,750 £29,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £59,250 £72,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,750 £58,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -25.21% +37.65% -12.82%

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 59,704 71,435 69,297
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.68% 40.54% 39.48%
Number of salaries quoted 48,952 60,374 59,658
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,912
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 23 February 2019.

Salary histogram for DCOM in the UK

DCOM
Top 4 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 23 February 2019. 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 +111 35 £62,500 +15.21% 2
London +104 33 £65,000 +30.00% 1
UK excluding London +52 2 £43,750 -25.21% 1
South East - 2 £43,750 -

For the 6 months to 23 February 2019, 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 39 (97.50%) C++
2 38 (95.00%) Windows
3 25 (62.50%) COM+
4 21 (52.50%) C#
5 17 (42.50%) TDD
6 16 (40.00%) .NET
7 15 (37.50%) BDD
8 14 (35.00%) Problem-Solving
9 13 (32.50%) SDLC
9 13 (32.50%) XML
10 12 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (27.50%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
12 10 (25.00%) Pair Programming
12 10 (25.00%) SQL
13 9 (22.50%) VB
14 8 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
14 8 (20.00%) AngularJS
14 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (20.00%) Power BI
14 8 (20.00%) Web Design
14 8 (20.00%) VB6
14 8 (20.00%) InterSystems Cache
14 8 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 8 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 8 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 8 (20.00%) Web Development
14 8 (20.00%) Business Development
14 8 (20.00%) Financial Institution

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) LAN
1 2 (5.00%) VoIP
1 2 (5.00%) WAN
2 1 (2.50%) CTI
2 1 (2.50%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) InterSystems Cache
1 8 (20.00%) Power BI
1 8 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 8 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 8 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (5.00%) OLAP
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) TeamCity
2 5 (12.50%) Eclipse
2 5 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.00%) WinDbg
General
1 8 (20.00%) Finance
1 8 (20.00%) Financial Institution
1 8 (20.00%) Law
2 5 (12.50%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.50%) French Language
3 1 (2.50%) German Language
3 1 (2.50%) Polish Language
3 1 (2.50%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 34 (85.00%) Developer
2 23 (57.50%) C++ Developer
3 12 (30.00%) Software Developer
4 9 (22.50%) C# Developer
4 9 (22.50%) C++ Software Developer
4 9 (22.50%) C++/C# Developer
5 8 (20.00%) C# Software Developer
6 6 (15.00%) .NET Developer
6 6 (15.00%) Senior Developer
7 5 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
7 5 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (10.00%) Senior Software Developer
9 3 (7.50%) Senior C++ Developer
9 3 (7.50%) Windows Engineer
10 2 (5.00%) Architect
10 2 (5.00%) Software Engineer
10 2 (5.00%) Technical Architect
10 2 (5.00%) Technical Design Architect
11 1 (2.50%) Lead Developer
11 1 (2.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (62.50%) COM+
2 16 (40.00%) .NET
3 13 (32.50%) XML
4 8 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 8 (20.00%) COM
4 8 (20.00%) CSS
4 8 (20.00%) SOAP
4 8 (20.00%) Web Services
5 7 (17.50%) ActiveX
6 2 (5.00%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (5.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (5.00%) Device Driver
2 2 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (5.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 38 (95.00%) Windows
2 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (12.50%) VxWorks
4 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) TDD
2 15 (37.50%) BDD
3 14 (35.00%) Problem-Solving
4 13 (32.50%) SDLC
5 12 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (27.50%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (25.00%) Pair Programming
8 8 (20.00%) Business Development
8 8 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (20.00%) Practice Management
8 8 (20.00%) Web Design
8 8 (20.00%) Web Development
9 7 (17.50%) Domain-Driven Design
9 7 (17.50%) Kanban
10 5 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
10 5 (12.50%) OO
11 4 (10.00%) SOLID
12 3 (7.50%) Lean Software Development
12 3 (7.50%) Scrum
12 3 (7.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 39 (97.50%) C++
2 21 (52.50%) C#
3 10 (25.00%) SQL
4 9 (22.50%) VB
5 8 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (20.00%) MUMPS
5 8 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 8 (20.00%) VB6
5 8 (20.00%) VC++
6 7 (17.50%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) CCNA
1 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (7.50%) QA
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.00%) Cisco
2 2 (5.00%) InterSystems
3 1 (2.50%) Siebel
3 1 (2.50%) Verint