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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 143 126 121
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -5
Permanent jobs citing COM 1 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.041% 0.055% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.16% 0.15% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Average salary £40,000 £46,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% -8.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
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
607 654 499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 24.61% 35.91% 27.57%
Number of salaries quoted 538 580 437
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) SIEM
2 2 (66.67%) CISSP
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) LabVIEW
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) ISMS
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Image Processing
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (33.33%) Inversion of Control

COM
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) HTTPS
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) LabVIEW
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) C# Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP Manager
1 1 (33.33%) IT Manager
1 1 (33.33%) IT Security Manager
1 1 (33.33%) IT Security Officer
1 1 (33.33%) Security Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Security Officer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (33.33%) Caliburn.Micro
1 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) OpenCV
1 1 (33.33%) WCF
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) WPF
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) SIEM
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (33.33%) Business Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Image Processing
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security Governance
2 1 (33.33%) ISMS
2 1 (33.33%) MVVM
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Process Management
2 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Threat Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) CISM
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Forcepoint
2 1 (33.33%) LogRhythm
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
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