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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 233 246 238
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -8
Permanent jobs citing COM 4 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.071% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% 0.38% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 8
Average salary £52,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -11.39%
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
2099 2876 3246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 37.05% 40.70% 49.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1823 2538 2894
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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 +21 4 £52,500 +50.00% 70
COM
England

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
3 4 (30.77%) HNC
3 4 (30.77%) HND
3 4 (30.77%) C#
3 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
3 4 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
3 4 (30.77%) Coaching
3 4 (30.77%) Workflow
4 3 (23.08%) .NET
4 3 (23.08%) Windows
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
5 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) C++
5 2 (15.38%) Visualforce
5 2 (15.38%) Apex Code
5 2 (15.38%) C
5 2 (15.38%) VMware
5 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (7.69%) vSphere
6 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (7.69%) AWS Certification
6 1 (7.69%) Presales
6 1 (7.69%) Office 365

COM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon S3
2 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (7.69%) IaaS
2 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) NAS
1 1 (7.69%) SAN
1 1 (7.69%) VPN
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.69%) OLAP
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Team Leader
3 2 (15.38%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) AWS Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Design Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) Visualforce
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) jQuery
3 1 (7.69%) JSON
3 1 (7.69%) MDX
3 1 (7.69%) WCF
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) WPF
3 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Clustering
1 1 (7.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Coaching
1 4 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
1 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
1 4 (30.77%) Workflow
2 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
3 1 (7.69%) DevOps
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) MVC
3 1 (7.69%) OO
3 1 (7.69%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (7.69%) Presales
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) C#
1 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 2 (15.38%) Apex Code
2 2 (15.38%) C
2 2 (15.38%) C++
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) HNC
1 4 (30.77%) HND
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.69%) AWS Certification
3 1 (7.69%) MCSA
3 1 (7.69%) MCSE
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (15.38%) VMware
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