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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 30 - 57
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing COM 1 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.56% - 0.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.72% - 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
COM
Cheshire

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 Chester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
58 97 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 32.22% 45.54% 57.18%
Number of salaries quoted 46 89 185
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,361 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.62% +4.96%

COM
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

COM Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

COM
Salary Trend in Chester

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

COM Salary Trend in Chester

COM
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Back Office
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Groovy
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) VCP4
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) Facilita Forecast
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management

COM
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 1 (100.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) VCP4
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft