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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 46 58 41
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -17
Permanent jobs citing COM 9 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.37% 0.57% 0.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.45% 0.99% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 1
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
165 202 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 43.54% 57.39% 61.57%
Number of salaries quoted 145 178 130
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 23 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (95.65%) SQL
2 22 (95.65%) SQL Server
2 22 (95.65%) Windows
3 21 (91.30%) Client/Server
3 21 (91.30%) N-Tier
3 21 (91.30%) IIS
3 21 (91.30%) MS Office
3 21 (91.30%) T-SQL
3 21 (91.30%) Windows Server 2003
3 21 (91.30%) Finance
3 21 (91.30%) Migration
3 21 (91.30%) Data Modelling
3 21 (91.30%) Data Protection Act
3 21 (91.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (91.30%) Capacity Planning
3 21 (91.30%) Performance Tuning
3 21 (91.30%) Performance Monitoring
3 21 (91.30%) Data Protection
3 21 (91.30%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) MCITP
4 1 (4.35%) WSUS
4 1 (4.35%) WCF
4 1 (4.35%) Zenoss
4 1 (4.35%) XenApp
4 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.35%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (4.35%) vSphere
4 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

COM
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 21 (91.30%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 21 (91.30%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (95.65%) SQL Server
General
1 21 (91.30%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (91.30%) DBA
1 21 (91.30%) SQL DBA
2 17 (73.91%) SQL Server DBA
3 3 (13.04%) Senior DBA
3 3 (13.04%) Senior SQL Server DBA
3 3 (13.04%) Senior SQL DBA
4 1 (4.35%) Server Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Server Support Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Server Support
4 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Software Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) WCF
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (91.30%) Client/Server
1 21 (91.30%) N-Tier
1 21 (91.30%) Data Protection Act
1 21 (91.30%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (95.65%) Windows
2 21 (91.30%) Windows Server 2003
2 21 (91.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (91.30%) Migration
1 21 (91.30%) Data Modelling
1 21 (91.30%) Capacity Planning
1 21 (91.30%) Performance Tuning
1 21 (91.30%) Performance Monitoring
1 21 (91.30%) Data Protection
2 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (4.35%) MVC
2 1 (4.35%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 22 (95.65%) SQL
2 21 (91.30%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.35%) VBScript
3 1 (4.35%) C#
3 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) MCITP
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (4.35%) CCNA
1 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.35%) MCSE
1 1 (4.35%) MCSA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) XenApp
1 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
1 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) WSUS
1 1 (4.35%) Zenoss
1 1 (4.35%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (4.35%) NetBackup
1 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
1 1 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) VMware
2 1 (4.35%) Symantec
2 1 (4.35%) Sophos
2 1 (4.35%) Citrix
2 1 (4.35%) NetApp