The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 114 121 111
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Permanent jobs citing COM 7 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.39% 0.12% 0.063%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.08% 0.27% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 1
Average salary £29,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.23% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -12.50%
COM
South West

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 Bristol region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
648 749 609
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 36.53% 46.61% 38.09%
Number of salaries quoted 543 692 554
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 20 August 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 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (81.25%) Windows
3 10 (62.50%) C#
3 10 (62.50%) .NET
4 9 (56.25%) MS Excel
5 8 (50.00%) Visual Studio
5 8 (50.00%) VB
5 8 (50.00%) VB.NET
5 8 (50.00%) C++
5 8 (50.00%) VB6
6 6 (37.50%) Performance Testing
6 6 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (37.50%) MSBuild
6 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
7 4 (25.00%) DHCP
7 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 4 (25.00%) DNS
7 4 (25.00%) CRM
7 4 (25.00%) QA
8 2 (12.50%) WPF
8 2 (12.50%) Silverlight
8 2 (12.50%) jQuery
8 2 (12.50%) System Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
8 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Ajax
8 2 (12.50%) Oracle Spatial
8 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
8 2 (12.50%) PostGIS
8 2 (12.50%) SharePoint

COM
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 2 (12.50%) ArcGIS
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Spatial
2 1 (6.25%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (6.25%) Lync
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (56.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) DHCP
1 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (37.50%) MSBuild
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Tester
1 6 (37.50%) Automation Tester
2 4 (25.00%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Trainer
2 4 (25.00%) Software Tester
2 4 (25.00%) IT Trainer
3 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 2 (12.50%) CSS
2 2 (12.50%) SOAP
2 2 (12.50%) Ajax
2 2 (12.50%) WPF
2 2 (12.50%) Silverlight
2 2 (12.50%) jQuery
2 2 (12.50%) PostGIS
2 2 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) GIS
1 2 (12.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Performance Testing
2 4 (25.00%) CRM
3 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 2 (12.50%) System Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) C#
2 8 (50.00%) C++
2 8 (50.00%) VB
2 8 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 8 (50.00%) VB6
3 2 (12.50%) Java
3 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) MOM
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
1 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) ESRI
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) VMware
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + PENSION (17%) + SharePoint certifications!
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £31000 - £44000 per annum + Gym, Flexi time & Sitecore certs
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + great career progression
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + SP 2013 certs! Cross Train into CRM!
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £38000 - £55000 per annum + car, bonus, gym, certifications
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + car, 6% bonus, pension, 28 days holiday
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension + Bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus Scheme
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits and 8% bonus
Posted: 21 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 22 days ago