The first table below looks at the demand for COM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COM over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Bristol region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 114 116 112
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs citing COM 8 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.44% 0.062% 0.064%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.19% 0.13% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 1
Average salary £34,000 £25,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.00% -23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
675 757 633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 37.05% 46.79% 40.27%
Number of salaries quoted 572 696 583
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
COM
South West

COM
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

COM Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

COM
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

COM Salary Trend in Bristol

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 17 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (70.59%) .NET
2 12 (70.59%) Windows
3 10 (58.82%) VB
3 10 (58.82%) VB.NET
3 10 (58.82%) C#
3 10 (58.82%) VB6
4 9 (52.94%) MS Excel
5 8 (47.06%) C++
5 8 (47.06%) Visual Studio
6 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
7 6 (35.29%) Performance Testing
7 6 (35.29%) MSBuild
7 6 (35.29%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (23.53%) QA
8 4 (23.53%) DHCP
8 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
8 4 (23.53%) DNS
8 4 (23.53%) CRM
8 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
9 2 (11.76%) CSS
9 2 (11.76%) SOAP
9 2 (11.76%) Web Services
9 2 (11.76%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (11.76%) Classic ASP
9 2 (11.76%) HTML
9 2 (11.76%) Java
9 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
9 2 (11.76%) SQL
9 2 (11.76%) T-SQL

COM
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
1 2 (11.76%) ArcGIS
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Spatial
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (52.94%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) DHCP
1 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
1 4 (23.53%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) SAN
2 1 (5.88%) LAN
2 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (11.76%) MS Access
2 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Visual Studio
2 6 (35.29%) MSBuild
2 6 (35.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.88%) InstallShield
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Tester
1 6 (35.29%) Developer
1 6 (35.29%) Automation Tester
2 4 (23.53%) Trainer
2 4 (23.53%) Software Tester
2 4 (23.53%) .NET Developer
2 4 (23.53%) IT Trainer
3 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.88%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) .NET
2 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
3 2 (11.76%) CSS
3 2 (11.76%) SOAP
3 2 (11.76%) Web Services
3 2 (11.76%) Classic ASP
3 2 (11.76%) HTML
3 2 (11.76%) Ajax
3 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
3 2 (11.76%) WPF
3 2 (11.76%) Silverlight
3 2 (11.76%) jQuery
3 2 (11.76%) PostGIS
4 1 (5.88%) WCF
4 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) GIS
1 2 (11.76%) Open Source
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Performance Testing
2 4 (23.53%) CRM
3 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Automation Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
3 2 (11.76%) System Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) VB
1 10 (58.82%) VB.NET
1 10 (58.82%) C#
1 10 (58.82%) VB6
2 8 (47.06%) C++
3 2 (11.76%) Java
3 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) ESRI
3 1 (5.88%) VMware
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits and 8% bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £31000 - £44000 per annum + Gym, Flexi time & Sitecore certs
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum + pension, car, health care
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group
Posted: 21 days ago