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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 207 226 206
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -20
Permanent jobs citing COM 31 12 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.51% 0.18% 0.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.24% 0.39% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 26 6 34
Average salary £31,500 £32,000 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.56% -0.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £20,500 £23,950
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
2501 3049 3540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.05% 45.14% 49.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2088 2593 3165
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +30 23 £31,500 -1.56% 74
Cheshire 0 4 £40,000 +39.13% 16
Merseyside - 3 - - 15
Cumbria - 1 £27,000 - 1
COM
England

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 46 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 27 (58.70%) .NET
3 26 (56.52%) C#
4 25 (54.35%) MS Excel
5 23 (50.00%) Windows
6 22 (47.83%) SQL Server
7 20 (43.48%) SQL
8 19 (41.30%) LINQ
9 16 (34.78%) .NET Framework
10 15 (32.61%) Mobile App
10 15 (32.61%) Java
10 15 (32.61%) JavaScript
10 15 (32.61%) ASP.NET
10 15 (32.61%) Salesforce.com
11 14 (30.43%) CSS
11 14 (30.43%) HTML
11 14 (30.43%) IIS
12 13 (28.26%) XML
12 13 (28.26%) Android
13 12 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (23.91%) VB
14 11 (23.91%) CRM
14 11 (23.91%) WPF
14 11 (23.91%) Silverlight
14 11 (23.91%) MVVM
15 10 (21.74%) Ajax
15 10 (21.74%) jQuery
15 10 (21.74%) Classic ASP
15 10 (21.74%) C++
15 10 (21.74%) MS Office

COM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 14 (30.43%) IIS
2 6 (13.04%) SharePoint
3 5 (10.87%) CMS
4 4 (8.70%) MS Exchange
5 3 (6.52%) Apache
5 3 (6.52%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 25 (54.35%) MS Excel
2 10 (21.74%) MS Office
3 2 (4.35%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.35%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) Intranet
2 4 (8.70%) VPN
2 4 (8.70%) DNS
2 4 (8.70%) Internet
2 4 (8.70%) Firewall
3 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.52%) Ethernet
4 2 (4.35%) HTTP
4 2 (4.35%) SMTP
4 2 (4.35%) DHCP
4 2 (4.35%) ADSL
4 2 (4.35%) ISDN
4 2 (4.35%) PSTN
4 2 (4.35%) SAN
4 2 (4.35%) WEP
4 2 (4.35%) WPA
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (2.17%) VLAN
5 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.17%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (47.83%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (4.35%) OLAP
5 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (19.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (8.70%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.17%) Facilita Forecast
4 1 (2.17%) Selenium
4 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.17%) JMeter
4 1 (2.17%) JUnit
General
1 4 (8.70%) Marketing
2 1 (2.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 24 (52.17%) Developer
2 12 (26.09%) C# Developer
3 11 (23.91%) Software Developer
4 10 (21.74%) C# .NET Developer
4 10 (21.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (15.22%) Analyst
5 7 (15.22%) Support Analyst
6 6 (13.04%) Web Developer
6 6 (13.04%) Desktop Support
6 6 (13.04%) C# Web Developer
7 5 (10.87%) .NET Developer
7 5 (10.87%) Consultant
8 4 (8.70%) Senior Consultant
8 4 (8.70%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (8.70%) Desktop Analyst
8 4 (8.70%) Mid-Level C# Developer
8 4 (8.70%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
8 4 (8.70%) Mid-Level C# .NET Developer
9 3 (6.52%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (58.70%) .NET
2 19 (41.30%) LINQ
3 16 (34.78%) .NET Framework
4 15 (32.61%) ASP.NET
5 14 (30.43%) CSS
5 14 (30.43%) HTML
6 13 (28.26%) XML
7 11 (23.91%) WPF
7 11 (23.91%) Silverlight
8 10 (21.74%) Ajax
8 10 (21.74%) jQuery
8 10 (21.74%) Classic ASP
9 9 (19.57%) .NET Compact Framework
10 6 (13.04%) Web Services
10 6 (13.04%) Entity Framework
11 4 (8.70%) CSS3
11 4 (8.70%) HTML5
11 4 (8.70%) Apache Cordova
12 2 (4.35%) SOAP
12 2 (4.35%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 15 (32.61%) Mobile App
2 12 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (19.57%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (8.70%) User Experience
5 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
5 3 (6.52%) Client/Server
6 2 (4.35%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 23 (50.00%) Windows
2 13 (28.26%) Android
3 5 (10.87%) Windows XP
3 5 (10.87%) UNIX
4 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (8.70%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.35%) Windows Phone 7
5 2 (4.35%) Windows 8
5 2 (4.35%) Windows Phone
5 2 (4.35%) Apple iOS
5 2 (4.35%) Windows Vista
5 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.17%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) CRM
1 11 (23.91%) MVVM
2 9 (19.57%) UML
2 9 (19.57%) TDD
3 6 (13.04%) ERP
3 6 (13.04%) Process Management
3 6 (13.04%) Data Management
4 4 (8.70%) SEO
4 4 (8.70%) Project Management
4 4 (8.70%) Web Development
5 3 (6.52%) Data Analysis
5 3 (6.52%) Software Engineering
5 3 (6.52%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.52%) Change Management
5 3 (6.52%) Data Modelling
6 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.35%) MVC
6 2 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.35%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (4.35%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (56.52%) C#
2 20 (43.48%) SQL
3 15 (32.61%) Java
3 15 (32.61%) JavaScript
4 11 (23.91%) VB
5 10 (21.74%) C++
6 9 (19.57%) C
7 4 (8.70%) PowerShell
8 2 (4.35%) Embedded C
8 2 (4.35%) Embedded C++
9 1 (2.17%) Groovy
9 1 (2.17%) Ruby
9 1 (2.17%) VB6
9 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.70%) Degree
3 3 (6.52%) CCNA
3 3 (6.52%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (6.52%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (6.52%) EMC Certification
3 3 (6.52%) MCSE
4 2 (4.35%) MCP
5 1 (2.17%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.17%) ISEB
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.17%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (2.17%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.17%) ISA Server
3 1 (2.17%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) MOM
Vendors
1 46 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (32.61%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (10.87%) VMware
4 4 (8.70%) Citrix
4 4 (8.70%) Cisco
4 4 (8.70%) Apple
5 3 (6.52%) EMC
6 2 (4.35%) HP
7 1 (2.17%) Sun
7 1 (2.17%) Dell
7 1 (2.17%) NetApp
7 1 (2.17%) Novell
Bolton, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 11 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £34000 per annum + including car allowance
Posted: 13 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum + Healthcare
Posted: 13 hours ago
North West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 -£85,000, with excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Blackpool, Lancashire
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Accenture
Salary: From £25,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k-£55k+benefits, progession +package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Acme
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary Negotiable + Company Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago