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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 235 235 230
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Permanent jobs citing COM 10 9 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.14% 0.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.35% 0.28% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 31
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £21,450 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,600 £36,875 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
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
2861 3272 4120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.49% 49.55% 52.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2541 2924 3719
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £44,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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
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 23 January 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
Manchester -6 7 £35,000 - 56
Cheshire -10 2 £32,500 - 19
COM
England

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 19 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (73.68%) SQL
3 13 (68.42%) .NET
4 10 (52.63%) .NET Framework
5 9 (47.37%) C#
5 9 (47.37%) ASP.NET
6 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
7 7 (36.84%) Java
7 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
8 6 (31.58%) HTML
8 6 (31.58%) Web Services
8 6 (31.58%) Windows
8 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (26.32%) SEO
9 5 (26.32%) Internet
9 5 (26.32%) UNIX
9 5 (26.32%) CSS
9 5 (26.32%) CRM
9 5 (26.32%) IIS
9 5 (26.32%) Apache Cordova
9 5 (26.32%) User Experience
9 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (26.32%) Mobile App
9 5 (26.32%) Marketing
9 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
9 5 (26.32%) PowerShell
9 5 (26.32%) HTML5
9 5 (26.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 5 (26.32%) CSS3

COM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 5 (26.32%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (15.79%) Sage 200
2 2 (10.53%) SalesLogix
2 2 (10.53%) Agresso
3 1 (5.26%) Pegasus Opera
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (5.26%) Bitbucket
2 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (26.32%) Marketing
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Advertising
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Developer
2 9 (47.37%) .NET Developer
3 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (26.32%) C# Developer
3 5 (26.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (26.32%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Mid-Level C# Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Mid-Level C# .NET Developer
4 4 (21.05%) VB6 Developer
4 4 (21.05%) VB.NET Developer
4 4 (21.05%) VB Developer
5 3 (15.79%) CRM Consultant
5 3 (15.79%) Consultant
5 3 (15.79%) Sage Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) SQL DBA
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (68.42%) .NET
2 10 (52.63%) .NET Framework
3 9 (47.37%) ASP.NET
4 6 (31.58%) HTML
4 6 (31.58%) Web Services
5 5 (26.32%) CSS
5 5 (26.32%) Apache Cordova
5 5 (26.32%) HTML5
5 5 (26.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 5 (26.32%) CSS3
6 4 (21.05%) XML
7 2 (10.53%) WPF
8 1 (5.26%) WCF
8 1 (5.26%) Silverlight
8 1 (5.26%) LINQ
8 1 (5.26%) .NET Compact Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (26.32%) User Experience
2 5 (26.32%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.26%) Replication
3 1 (5.26%) Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) iPhone
3 1 (5.26%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) UNIX
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) SEO
2 5 (26.32%) CRM
3 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (21.05%) Data Modelling
3 4 (21.05%) Data Management
4 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.26%) TDD
5 1 (5.26%) Workflow
5 1 (5.26%) ETL
5 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.26%) UML
5 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.26%) MVVM
5 1 (5.26%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) SQL
2 9 (47.37%) C#
3 7 (36.84%) Java
4 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
5 5 (26.32%) PowerShell
6 4 (21.05%) VB
6 4 (21.05%) VB.NET
6 4 (21.05%) VB6
7 3 (15.79%) C++
7 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
8 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Sage
3 2 (10.53%) NetSuite
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) SAP
4 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (5.26%) Pegasus
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Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits Package
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Up to £30K bonus, car allowance
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Salary: £45000 - £67000 per annum + OTE + £6.6K Car + Benefits
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