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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 234 235 236
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs citing COM 20 22 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.30% 0.30% 0.073%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.76% 0.68% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 15 10 5
Average salary £37,500 £34,250 £27,204
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.48% +25.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £29,400 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,250 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.63% +5.33%
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
2648 3247 3279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.38% 44.24% 47.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2277 2743 2935
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 £30,000 £26,500 £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 28 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 28 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
Manchester -7 7 £37,500 - 81
Cheshire +5 5 £40,000 +33.33% 13
Merseyside - 5 £30,000 - 15
Cumbria - 2 £23,500 -
COM
England

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 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 49 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 35 (71.43%) MS Excel
3 23 (46.94%) C#
3 23 (46.94%) .NET
4 22 (44.90%) SQL Server
5 21 (42.86%) Windows
6 16 (32.65%) Salesforce.com
6 16 (32.65%) Android
7 15 (30.61%) SQL
8 14 (28.57%) XML
9 13 (26.53%) CRM
9 13 (26.53%) WPF
10 12 (24.49%) Silverlight
10 12 (24.49%) .NET Framework
10 12 (24.49%) MVVM
10 12 (24.49%) VMware
10 12 (24.49%) Cisco
11 10 (20.41%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (20.41%) JavaScript
11 10 (20.41%) LINQ
12 9 (18.37%) WCF
12 9 (18.37%) Windows Phone
12 9 (18.37%) Citrix
13 8 (16.33%) EMC
13 8 (16.33%) MVC
13 8 (16.33%) WinForms
13 8 (16.33%) Software Engineering
13 8 (16.33%) Software Testing
13 8 (16.33%) Citrix Certification
13 8 (16.33%) Cisco Certification

COM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 7 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 6 (12.24%) IIS
2 6 (12.24%) CMS
3 3 (6.12%) Apache
3 3 (6.12%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.12%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 35 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 8 (16.33%) MS Visio
2 8 (16.33%) MS Project
3 5 (10.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) Firewall
2 4 (8.16%) Intranet
2 4 (8.16%) DHCP
2 4 (8.16%) VPN
2 4 (8.16%) DNS
3 3 (6.12%) VLAN
3 3 (6.12%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (4.08%) Wireless
4 2 (4.08%) SAN
5 1 (2.04%) VDSL
5 1 (2.04%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (2.04%) Internet
5 1 (2.04%) IPv4
5 1 (2.04%) ADSL
5 1 (2.04%) LAN
5 1 (2.04%) VoIP
5 1 (2.04%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.04%) HTTP
5 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (44.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.04%) OLAP
3 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (16.33%) Visual Studio
2 4 (8.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
1 1 (2.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (48.98%) Developer
2 13 (26.53%) Software Developer
3 12 (24.49%) C# Developer
4 9 (18.37%) Consultant
5 8 (16.33%) IT Consultant
5 8 (16.33%) Senior Consultant
5 8 (16.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 8 (16.33%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
5 8 (16.33%) C# Software Developer
6 6 (12.24%) Salesforce.com Developer
7 5 (10.20%) Analyst
7 5 (10.20%) Support Analyst
7 5 (10.20%) Administrator
8 4 (8.16%) Web Developer
8 4 (8.16%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (8.16%) C# Web Developer
8 4 (8.16%) Salesforce.com Administrator
8 4 (8.16%) IT Support
8 4 (8.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (8.16%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (46.94%) .NET
2 14 (28.57%) XML
3 13 (26.53%) WPF
4 12 (24.49%) Silverlight
4 12 (24.49%) .NET Framework
5 10 (20.41%) LINQ
6 9 (18.37%) WCF
7 8 (16.33%) WinForms
7 8 (16.33%) SOAP
7 8 (16.33%) Web Services
7 8 (16.33%) Entity Framework
7 8 (16.33%) REST
7 8 (16.33%) ServiceStack
7 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 6 (12.24%) Ajax
8 6 (12.24%) Classic ASP
8 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET
8 6 (12.24%) CSS
8 6 (12.24%) HTML
8 6 (12.24%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) N-Tier
1 8 (16.33%) Data Centre
2 7 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.16%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (6.12%) Client/Server
4 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.04%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.04%) Wiki
5 1 (2.04%) iPhone
5 1 (2.04%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 21 (42.86%) Windows
2 16 (32.65%) Android
3 9 (18.37%) Windows Phone
4 8 (16.33%) Windows Phone 7
4 8 (16.33%) Apple iOS
5 5 (10.20%) Windows 7
6 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (6.12%) Windows XP
8 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.04%) NetWare
9 1 (2.04%) UNIX
9 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.53%) CRM
2 12 (24.49%) MVVM
3 8 (16.33%) Dependency Injection
3 8 (16.33%) Software Engineering
3 8 (16.33%) Software Testing
3 8 (16.33%) MVC
4 6 (12.24%) Data Management
5 4 (8.16%) UML
5 4 (8.16%) ERP
5 4 (8.16%) Project Management
5 4 (8.16%) Process Management
5 4 (8.16%) TDD
6 3 (6.12%) Service Delivery
6 3 (6.12%) Change Management
6 3 (6.12%) Network Design
6 3 (6.12%) Data Analysis
7 2 (4.08%) Migration
7 2 (4.08%) Workflow
7 2 (4.08%) Web Development
8 1 (2.04%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (46.94%) C#
2 15 (30.61%) SQL
3 10 (20.41%) JavaScript
4 7 (14.29%) Java
5 6 (12.24%) VB
6 4 (8.16%) C
6 4 (8.16%) C++
7 3 (6.12%) Apex Code
8 2 (4.08%) Embedded C
8 2 (4.08%) Embedded C++
9 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (20.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (16.33%) EMC Certification
2 8 (16.33%) MCSE
2 8 (16.33%) CCNA
2 8 (16.33%) Citrix Certification
2 8 (16.33%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (6.12%) Degree
4 1 (2.04%) HNC
4 1 (2.04%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.12%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.04%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.04%) vSphere
4 1 (2.04%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (2.04%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.04%) ISA Server
4 1 (2.04%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) MOM
Vendors
1 49 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (32.65%) Salesforce.com
3 12 (24.49%) VMware
3 12 (24.49%) Cisco
4 9 (18.37%) Citrix
5 8 (16.33%) EMC
5 8 (16.33%) Apple
6 5 (10.20%) HP
7 2 (4.08%) Fortinet
7 2 (4.08%) SonicWALL
7 2 (4.08%) Draytek
8 1 (2.04%) Veeam
8 1 (2.04%) Dell
8 1 (2.04%) Sun
8 1 (2.04%) NetApp
8 1 (2.04%) Novell
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