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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 227 223 237
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +14
Permanent jobs citing COM 20 23 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.31% 0.32% 0.097%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.77% 0.73% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 5
Average salary £38,750 £30,000 £27,204
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.16% +10.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £24,000 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
COM
England

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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2606 3166 3443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.03% 44.16% 47.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2202 2675 3070
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 the North West

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

COM Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

COM
Salary Trend in the North West

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

COM Salary Trend in the North West

COM
Salary Histogram in the North West

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

COM Salary Histogram in the North West

COM
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COM within the North West region over the 3 months to 4 August 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
Cheshire -2 7 £40,000 +33.33% 12
Merseyside - 6 £30,000 - 8
Manchester -6 3 £30,000 +13.20% 42
Cumbria - 3 £27,000 - 3
COM
England

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 55 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 38 (69.09%) MS Excel
3 28 (50.91%) SQL Server
4 27 (49.09%) C#
4 27 (49.09%) .NET
5 25 (45.45%) Windows
6 20 (36.36%) Android
7 18 (32.73%) XML
7 18 (32.73%) Salesforce.com
8 17 (30.91%) LINQ
8 17 (30.91%) SQL
9 15 (27.27%) CRM
9 15 (27.27%) WPF
9 15 (27.27%) Silverlight
9 15 (27.27%) .NET Framework
9 15 (27.27%) MVVM
10 12 (21.82%) Cisco
10 12 (21.82%) VMware
10 12 (21.82%) JavaScript
11 11 (20.00%) Mobile App
12 10 (18.18%) jQuery
12 10 (18.18%) VB
12 10 (18.18%) HTML
12 10 (18.18%) Java
12 10 (18.18%) IIS
12 10 (18.18%) Classic ASP
12 10 (18.18%) ASP.NET
12 10 (18.18%) CSS
12 10 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (18.18%) Ajax

COM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 10 (18.18%) IIS
2 7 (12.73%) SharePoint
3 6 (10.91%) CMS
4 4 (7.27%) MS Exchange
5 3 (5.45%) Apache
5 3 (5.45%) Tomcat
6 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 38 (69.09%) MS Excel
2 9 (16.36%) MS Office
3 8 (14.55%) MS Project
3 8 (14.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Office 365
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.91%) Intranet
1 6 (10.91%) Firewall
2 5 (9.09%) VPN
2 5 (9.09%) DNS
3 4 (7.27%) DHCP
4 3 (5.45%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (5.45%) VLAN
5 2 (3.64%) SAN
5 2 (3.64%) Wireless
5 2 (3.64%) Ethernet
5 2 (3.64%) HTTP
5 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.64%) ADSL
6 1 (1.82%) ISDN
6 1 (1.82%) LAN
6 1 (1.82%) PSTN
6 1 (1.82%) VoIP
6 1 (1.82%) SMTP
6 1 (1.82%) WEP
6 1 (1.82%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (50.91%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (5.45%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.64%) OLAP
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (14.55%) Visual Studio
2 7 (12.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.82%) Facilita Forecast
3 1 (1.82%) JMeter
3 1 (1.82%) Selenium
3 1 (1.82%) JUnit
General
1 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
1 1 (1.82%) Back Office
1 1 (1.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (45.45%) Developer
2 15 (27.27%) Software Developer
3 14 (25.45%) C# Developer
4 11 (20.00%) Consultant
5 9 (16.36%) Senior Consultant
6 8 (14.55%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 8 (14.55%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
6 8 (14.55%) IT Consultant
6 8 (14.55%) C# Software Developer
7 7 (12.73%) Support Analyst
7 7 (12.73%) Analyst
8 6 (10.91%) Web Developer
8 6 (10.91%) C# Web Developer
8 6 (10.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (10.91%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (9.09%) IT Support
9 5 (9.09%) Administrator
9 5 (9.09%) Desktop Support
10 4 (7.27%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (7.27%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (49.09%) .NET
2 18 (32.73%) XML
3 17 (30.91%) LINQ
4 15 (27.27%) .NET Framework
4 15 (27.27%) WPF
4 15 (27.27%) Silverlight
5 10 (18.18%) jQuery
5 10 (18.18%) HTML
5 10 (18.18%) Ajax
5 10 (18.18%) Classic ASP
5 10 (18.18%) ASP.NET
5 10 (18.18%) CSS
6 8 (14.55%) SOAP
6 8 (14.55%) Web Services
6 8 (14.55%) WinForms
6 8 (14.55%) Entity Framework
6 8 (14.55%) REST
6 8 (14.55%) ServiceStack
6 8 (14.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 8 (14.55%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 8 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (14.55%) Data Centre
2 8 (14.55%) N-Tier
3 7 (12.73%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (5.45%) Client/Server
4 3 (5.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.82%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.82%) Wiki
5 1 (1.82%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 25 (45.45%) Windows
2 20 (36.36%) Android
3 9 (16.36%) Windows Phone
4 8 (14.55%) Windows Phone 7
4 8 (14.55%) Apple iOS
5 5 (9.09%) Windows 7
6 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (7.27%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.64%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.82%) NetWare
8 1 (1.82%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.27%) CRM
1 15 (27.27%) MVVM
2 8 (14.55%) Dependency Injection
2 8 (14.55%) MVC
2 8 (14.55%) Software Engineering
2 8 (14.55%) Software Testing
3 7 (12.73%) UML
3 7 (12.73%) TDD
4 6 (10.91%) Data Management
4 6 (10.91%) ERP
4 6 (10.91%) Process Management
5 4 (7.27%) Project Management
5 4 (7.27%) Web Development
6 3 (5.45%) Service Delivery
6 3 (5.45%) Change Management
6 3 (5.45%) Network Design
6 3 (5.45%) Data Analysis
7 2 (3.64%) Data Modelling
7 2 (3.64%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (3.64%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 27 (49.09%) C#
2 17 (30.91%) SQL
3 12 (21.82%) JavaScript
4 10 (18.18%) VB
4 10 (18.18%) Java
5 7 (12.73%) C
5 7 (12.73%) C++
6 2 (3.64%) Embedded C
6 2 (3.64%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.82%) Ruby
7 1 (1.82%) Groovy
7 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.82%) Apex Code
7 1 (1.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (14.55%) EMC Certification
2 8 (14.55%) MCSE
2 8 (14.55%) CCNA
2 8 (14.55%) Citrix Certification
2 8 (14.55%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.45%) Degree
4 1 (1.82%) MCP
4 1 (1.82%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.82%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (10.91%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.45%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.82%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.82%) vSphere
4 1 (1.82%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (1.82%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.82%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.82%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) MOM
Vendors
1 55 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (32.73%) Salesforce.com
3 12 (21.82%) VMware
3 12 (21.82%) Cisco
4 9 (16.36%) Citrix
4 9 (16.36%) Apple
5 8 (14.55%) EMC
6 5 (9.09%) HP
7 2 (3.64%) Fortinet
7 2 (3.64%) SonicWALL
7 2 (3.64%) Draytek
8 1 (1.82%) Veeam
8 1 (1.82%) Dell
8 1 (1.82%) Sun
8 1 (1.82%) NetApp
8 1 (1.82%) Novell
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