The table below looks at the statistics for COM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COM over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 42 47 42
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Permanent jobs citing COM 13 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 3.18% 0.72% 1.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.88% 1.65% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 3
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
COM
Gloucestershire

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 Cheltenham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
165 121 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 40.34% 43.37% 53.99%
Number of salaries quoted 154 112 109
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,500 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £50,000 £48,963
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

COM
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

COM Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

COM
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

COM Salary Trend in Cheltenham

COM
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing COM across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

COM Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 20 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (95.00%) SQL
3 16 (80.00%) T-SQL
3 16 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 16 (80.00%) IIS
3 16 (80.00%) MS Office
3 16 (80.00%) Windows
3 16 (80.00%) Client/Server
3 16 (80.00%) N-Tier
3 16 (80.00%) Data Modelling
3 16 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (80.00%) Finance
3 16 (80.00%) Migration
3 16 (80.00%) Data Protection Act
3 16 (80.00%) Data Protection
3 16 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (80.00%) Capacity Planning
3 16 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
3 16 (80.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 16 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (15.00%) C#
5 2 (10.00%) C++
5 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (10.00%) STL
5 2 (10.00%) D-Bus
5 2 (10.00%) Multithreading
5 2 (10.00%) Qt
5 2 (10.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (10.00%) MFC
5 2 (10.00%) CCTV

COM
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 16 (80.00%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (80.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (80.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (80.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) DBA
1 16 (80.00%) SQL DBA
2 10 (50.00%) SQL Server DBA
3 2 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Senior SQL DBA
3 2 (10.00%) Senior DBA
3 2 (10.00%) Senior SQL Server DBA
4 1 (5.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) STL
1 2 (10.00%) D-Bus
1 2 (10.00%) Qt
1 2 (10.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 2 (10.00%) MFC
2 1 (5.00%) WCF
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (80.00%) Client/Server
1 16 (80.00%) N-Tier
1 16 (80.00%) Data Protection Act
1 16 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) Windows
1 16 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 16 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Data Modelling
1 16 (80.00%) Migration
1 16 (80.00%) Data Protection
1 16 (80.00%) Capacity Planning
1 16 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
1 16 (80.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (10.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) SQL
2 16 (80.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (15.00%) C#
4 2 (10.00%) C++
5 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (5.00%) MCITP
1 1 (5.00%) HP ASE
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) HP
2 1 (5.00%) Symantec
2 1 (5.00%) VMware
2 1 (5.00%) IBM