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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 208 237 191
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -46
Permanent jobs citing COM 36 12 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.56% 0.17% 0.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.38% 0.37% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 31 6 49
Average salary £31,500 £32,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.56% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -
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
2604 3264 3664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.69% 46.48% 49.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2202 2780 3273
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +7.46%
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 1 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 1 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 +19 28 £31,500 +23.52% 60
Merseyside - 5 £19,000 - 11
Cheshire +7 3 £40,000 - 24
COM
England

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 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 24 (52.17%) MS Excel
5 22 (47.83%) Windows
5 22 (47.83%) SQL Server
6 21 (45.65%) SQL
7 19 (41.30%) LINQ
8 16 (34.78%) .NET Framework
8 16 (34.78%) Mobile App
8 16 (34.78%) Java
8 16 (34.78%) JavaScript
8 16 (34.78%) ASP.NET
9 15 (32.61%) CSS
9 15 (32.61%) HTML
9 15 (32.61%) IIS
9 15 (32.61%) Salesforce.com
10 14 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (26.09%) Android
11 12 (26.09%) XML
12 11 (23.91%) CRM
12 11 (23.91%) VB
13 10 (21.74%) MVVM
13 10 (21.74%) jQuery
13 10 (21.74%) WPF
13 10 (21.74%) Silverlight
13 10 (21.74%) Ajax
13 10 (21.74%) C++
13 10 (21.74%) Classic ASP
13 10 (21.74%) MS Office

COM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 15 (32.61%) 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 2010
6 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 24 (52.17%) MS Excel
2 10 (21.74%) MS Office
3 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.17%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) Intranet
2 5 (10.87%) Internet
3 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.52%) VPN
3 3 (6.52%) DNS
3 3 (6.52%) Ethernet
3 3 (6.52%) Firewall
4 2 (4.35%) SAN
4 2 (4.35%) WEP
4 2 (4.35%) WPA
4 2 (4.35%) HTTP
4 2 (4.35%) SMTP
4 2 (4.35%) PSTN
4 2 (4.35%) ADSL
4 2 (4.35%) ISDN
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (2.17%) IPv4
5 1 (2.17%) LAN
5 1 (2.17%) VoIP
5 1 (2.17%) DHCP
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 Integration Services
4 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (4.35%) OLAP
5 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (19.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (10.87%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.17%) Facilita Forecast
3 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.17%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.17%) Selenium
3 1 (2.17%) JUnit
3 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (2.17%) JMeter
General
1 5 (10.87%) Marketing
2 1 (2.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (54.35%) Developer
2 12 (26.09%) C# Developer
3 11 (23.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 11 (23.91%) C# .NET Developer
4 10 (21.74%) Software 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%) .NET Developer
6 6 (13.04%) C# Web Developer
7 5 (10.87%) Mid-Level C# Developer
7 5 (10.87%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
7 5 (10.87%) Mid-Level C# .NET Developer
7 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (10.87%) Consultant
8 4 (8.70%) Senior Consultant
8 4 (8.70%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 4 (8.70%) Desktop Analyst
9 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (58.70%) .NET
2 19 (41.30%) LINQ
3 16 (34.78%) .NET Framework
3 16 (34.78%) ASP.NET
4 15 (32.61%) CSS
4 15 (32.61%) HTML
5 12 (26.09%) XML
6 10 (21.74%) jQuery
6 10 (21.74%) WPF
6 10 (21.74%) Silverlight
6 10 (21.74%) Ajax
6 10 (21.74%) Classic ASP
7 9 (19.57%) .NET Compact Framework
8 7 (15.22%) Web Services
9 6 (13.04%) Entity Framework
10 5 (10.87%) CSS3
10 5 (10.87%) HTML5
10 5 (10.87%) Apache Cordova
11 2 (4.35%) MDX
12 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 16 (34.78%) Mobile App
2 14 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (19.57%) Inversion of Control
4 5 (10.87%) User Experience
5 3 (6.52%) Client/Server
5 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.17%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 22 (47.83%) Windows
2 12 (26.09%) Android
3 6 (13.04%) UNIX
4 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (10.87%) Windows XP
5 4 (8.70%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.35%) Windows Vista
6 2 (4.35%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.17%) Windows Phone
7 1 (2.17%) Windows Phone 7
7 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.17%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) CRM
2 10 (21.74%) MVVM
3 9 (19.57%) TDD
3 9 (19.57%) UML
4 6 (13.04%) Process Management
4 6 (13.04%) Data Management
4 6 (13.04%) ERP
5 5 (10.87%) SEO
6 4 (8.70%) Project Management
6 4 (8.70%) Web Development
7 3 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.52%) Data Modelling
7 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.52%) Data Analysis
7 3 (6.52%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.52%) Change Management
8 2 (4.35%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.35%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (2.17%) Line Management
9 1 (2.17%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 26 (56.52%) C#
2 21 (45.65%) SQL
3 16 (34.78%) Java
3 16 (34.78%) JavaScript
4 11 (23.91%) VB
5 10 (21.74%) C++
6 9 (19.57%) C
7 5 (10.87%) PowerShell
8 2 (4.35%) Embedded C
8 2 (4.35%) Embedded C++
9 1 (2.17%) Groovy
9 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.17%) Python
9 1 (2.17%) VB6
9 1 (2.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.70%) Degree
3 3 (6.52%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (6.52%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (6.52%) CCNA
3 3 (6.52%) MCSE
3 3 (6.52%) EMC Certification
4 2 (4.35%) MCP
5 1 (2.17%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.17%) ISEB
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (2.17%) XenDesktop
2 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.17%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) MOM
Vendors
1 46 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (32.61%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (8.70%) Cisco
3 4 (8.70%) VMware
3 4 (8.70%) Citrix
4 3 (6.52%) EMC
4 3 (6.52%) Apple
5 1 (2.17%) Sun
5 1 (2.17%) HP
5 1 (2.17%) Dell
5 1 (2.17%) NetApp
5 1 (2.17%) Novell
Stockport
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £17500 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £34000 per annum + including car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + car, bonus, pension, training
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum + Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £37000 - £52000 per annum + bonus, benefits, car allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + pension, bonus, bupa health care
Posted: 3 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension and Health Care
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension and Health Care
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + car, bonus, gym, certifications
Posted: 4 days ago