The table below looks at the statistics for COM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COM over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 130 126 114
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Permanent jobs citing COM 3 15 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.13% 0.65% 0.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.56% 2.36% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 18
Average salary £50,000 £32,750 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.67% -3.67%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
COM
Berkshire

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 Reading region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
536 636 720
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 22.42% 27.66% 36.92%
Number of salaries quoted 463 528 646
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

COM
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing COM across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

COM Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

COM
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing COM across the Reading region.

COM Salary Trend in Reading

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) Workflow
4 3 (50.00%) Migration
4 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (50.00%) C#
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) .NET
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (50.00%) MS Office
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL
4 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (16.67%) SLA
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) French Language
5 1 (16.67%) German Language
5 1 (16.67%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (16.67%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (16.67%) Google
5 1 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) AutoCAD
5 1 (16.67%) HND
5 1 (16.67%) Windows

COM
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (50.00%) MS Office
3 1 (16.67%) AutoCAD
3 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Revit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) French Language
1 1 (16.67%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Support
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Design Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Mechanical Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Workflow
2 3 (50.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) HND
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Google
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
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