The table below looks at the statistics for COM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COM over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 126 130 105
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -25
Permanent jobs citing COM 1 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.046% 0.047% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% 0.15% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £49,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% -9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -10.25%
COM
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
657 668 538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 30.26% 31.17% 32.12%
Number of salaries quoted 565 618 479
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

COM
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing COM across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

COM Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

COM
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing COM across the Birmingham region.

COM Salary Trend in Birmingham

COM
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing COM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited COM.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Basel II
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Cognos
2 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) Solvency II
2 2 (66.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Ranorex
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) XSD
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Telerik
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB

COM
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing COM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited COM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Cognos TM1
1 2 (66.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) Ranorex
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Cognos Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) XSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
1 2 (66.67%) ETL
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) Basel II
1 2 (66.67%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Cognos
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Telerik
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + holiday incentives, pension scheme
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £70000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + holidays, company car, bonus scheme
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + benefits - corporate / Training!
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
SThree - Internal Recruitment department
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Uncapped Comission
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bonus, flexible working hours
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Executive Resource Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + pension scheme, bonuses, company car
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Car, Pension scheme, Holidays
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + career growth, benefits, gym membership
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, healthcare
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £57000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, travel allowance, pension
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + certifications, pension, bonuses
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £100000 per annum + Pension + Health care
Posted: 21 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + holidays, company car, bonus scheme
Posted: 23 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £42000 - £60000 per annum + car, bonus, gym, certifications
Posted: 24 days ago