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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 117 122 107
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -15
Permanent jobs citing COM 3 1 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.17% 0.057% 1.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.50% 0.12% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 13
Average salary £30,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
599 830 901
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 34.09% 47.56% 48.13%
Number of salaries quoted 481 696 790
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £45,000 £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 March 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
Chester - 2 - -
Runcorn - 1 £30,000 - 4
COM
North West

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) VB
3 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (40.00%) HTTP
3 2 (40.00%) VB6
3 2 (40.00%) Data Management
3 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Ruby
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (20.00%) SignalR
4 1 (20.00%) User Stories
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (20.00%) Facilita Forecast
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (20.00%) Line Management
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Selenium
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Release Management

COM
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JUnit
1 1 (20.00%) JMeter
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (20.00%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 1 (20.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (40.00%) VB.NET Developer
1 2 (40.00%) VB Developer
1 2 (40.00%) VB6 Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) SignalR
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Data Management
2 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Kanban
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) VB
1 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
1 2 (40.00%) VB6
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) Groovy
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
Runcorn, Cheshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum + Car allowance
Posted: 18 hours ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Fully Comprehensive Benefits Package
Posted: 14 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 22 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits/Progression
Posted: 26 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago