The table below looks at the statistics for COM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COM over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 118 120 116
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs citing COM 6 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.35% 0.28% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.94% 0.62% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 1
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
COM
North 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 Cheshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
640 805 786
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 37.21% 44.67% 46.05%
Number of salaries quoted 528 695 683
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

COM
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

COM Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

COM
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

COM Salary Trend in Cheshire

COM
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COM within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Runcorn -3 6 £40,000 +33.33% 1
COM
North West

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) MS Excel
3 7 (77.78%) N-Tier
3 7 (77.78%) MS Visio
3 7 (77.78%) MS Project
3 7 (77.78%) C#
3 7 (77.78%) .NET
3 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
3 7 (77.78%) Visual Studio
3 7 (77.78%) SOAP
3 7 (77.78%) Web Services
3 7 (77.78%) XML
3 7 (77.78%) Windows
3 7 (77.78%) Apple
3 7 (77.78%) WinForms
3 7 (77.78%) MVC
3 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
3 7 (77.78%) Software Testing
3 7 (77.78%) .NET Framework
3 7 (77.78%) WCF
3 7 (77.78%) WPF
3 7 (77.78%) Silverlight
3 7 (77.78%) Android
3 7 (77.78%) Dependency Injection
3 7 (77.78%) MVVM
3 7 (77.78%) Windows Phone 7
3 7 (77.78%) Apple iOS
3 7 (77.78%) Entity Framework
3 7 (77.78%) REST
3 7 (77.78%) ServiceStack

COM
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Applications
1 8 (88.89%) MS Excel
2 7 (77.78%) MS Visio
2 7 (77.78%) MS Project
3 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) JMeter
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 1 (11.11%) Facilita Forecast
2 1 (11.11%) JUnit
General
1 1 (11.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Software Developer
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
1 7 (77.78%) C# Developer
1 7 (77.78%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) .NET
1 7 (77.78%) SOAP
1 7 (77.78%) Web Services
1 7 (77.78%) XML
1 7 (77.78%) WinForms
1 7 (77.78%) .NET Framework
1 7 (77.78%) WCF
1 7 (77.78%) WPF
1 7 (77.78%) Silverlight
1 7 (77.78%) Entity Framework
1 7 (77.78%) REST
1 7 (77.78%) ServiceStack
1 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (11.11%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) N-Tier
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) Android
1 7 (77.78%) Windows Phone 7
1 7 (77.78%) Apple iOS
1 7 (77.78%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
1 7 (77.78%) Software Testing
1 7 (77.78%) Dependency Injection
1 7 (77.78%) MVVM
1 7 (77.78%) MVC
2 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) User Stories
3 1 (11.11%) Line Management
3 1 (11.11%) API Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Release Management
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) Kanban
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) Ruby
2 1 (11.11%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) Apple
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