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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 229 239 241
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +2
Permanent jobs citing COM 22 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.30% 0.072% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.68% 0.15% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 10
Average salary £34,250 £27,204 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.90% -31.99%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £24,100 £39,250
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £42,500 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -5.06%
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
3239 3321 3555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.21% 47.54% 47.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2739 2973 3229
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,125
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 2014. 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
Manchester +10 15 £37,500 +54.63% 47
Cheshire -8 5 £30,000 -25.00% 12
COM
England

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 37 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (29.73%) SQL
2 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
3 10 (27.03%) CRM
4 9 (24.32%) Windows
4 9 (24.32%) Degree
5 8 (21.62%) Finance
5 8 (21.62%) MS Office
5 8 (21.62%) Project Management
6 7 (18.92%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (18.92%) ITIL
6 7 (18.92%) Service Delivery
6 7 (18.92%) Office 365
6 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (16.22%) .NET
8 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
8 5 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (13.51%) Active Directory
8 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (10.81%) CMS
9 4 (10.81%) VMware
9 4 (10.81%) CMMI
9 4 (10.81%) Risk Management
9 4 (10.81%) Data Management
9 4 (10.81%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (10.81%) Business Development
9 4 (10.81%) Citrix
9 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (10.81%) PMI
9 4 (10.81%) PMI Certification

COM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 4 (10.81%) CMS
2 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.11%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (5.41%) Umbraco
3 2 (5.41%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (21.62%) MS Office
2 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.70%) Sage 200
2 1 (2.70%) Pegasus Opera
2 1 (2.70%) Agresso
2 1 (2.70%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (18.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) HTTPS
2 2 (5.41%) SAN
2 2 (5.41%) WAN
2 2 (5.41%) HTTP
3 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.70%) VPN
3 1 (2.70%) Network Security
3 1 (2.70%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.70%) NAS
3 1 (2.70%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (2.70%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.70%) QlikView
4 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Law
2 1 (2.70%) Legal
2 1 (2.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Developer
2 5 (13.51%) Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) .NET Developer
3 4 (10.81%) Account Manager
4 3 (8.11%) Coordinator
4 3 (8.11%) Technical Account Manager
4 3 (8.11%) CRM Consultant
4 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Technical Manager
4 3 (8.11%) Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (5.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) VB6 Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Functional Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) VB Developer
5 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (5.41%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) .NET
2 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET
3 3 (8.11%) XML
3 3 (8.11%) HTML
3 3 (8.11%) MDX
4 2 (5.41%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.41%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) PMI
2 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.11%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.70%) iPhone
3 1 (2.70%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.70%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (24.32%) Windows
2 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (8.11%) Windows Phone 8
2 3 (8.11%) Windows Phone
2 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.70%) CentOS
3 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.70%) Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) CRM
2 8 (21.62%) Project Management
3 7 (18.92%) ITIL
3 7 (18.92%) Service Delivery
4 5 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (10.81%) Business Development
5 4 (10.81%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (10.81%) Risk Management
5 4 (10.81%) CMMI
5 4 (10.81%) Data Management
6 3 (8.11%) OpenUP
7 2 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (5.41%) Document Management
7 2 (5.41%) MVC
7 2 (5.41%) Change Management
7 2 (5.41%) Data Modelling
8 1 (2.70%) ERP
8 1 (2.70%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 11 (29.73%) SQL
2 4 (10.81%) C
2 4 (10.81%) C#
2 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.41%) C++
3 2 (5.41%) Java
3 2 (5.41%) VB
3 2 (5.41%) VB.NET
3 2 (5.41%) VB6
4 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) Degree
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.81%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.70%) MCITP
3 1 (2.70%) MCP
3 1 (2.70%) HND
3 1 (2.70%) MCSE
3 1 (2.70%) CCNA
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.70%) VCAP
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) BS7799
1 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.70%) XenApp
4 1 (2.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) SCOM
2 1 (2.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 37 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.92%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (10.81%) VMware
3 4 (10.81%) Citrix
4 2 (5.41%) NetApp
4 2 (5.41%) EPiServer
4 2 (5.41%) Sitecore
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco
5 1 (2.70%) HP
5 1 (2.70%) Dell
5 1 (2.70%) Veeam
5 1 (2.70%) Twitter
5 1 (2.70%) Pegasus
5 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.70%) Sage
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