The table below looks at the statistics for COM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COM over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 152 158 155
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Permanent jobs citing COM 15 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.42% 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.09% 0.35% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 4
Average salary £42,500 £25,500 £45,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -44.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,100 £33,450
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £29,100 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
COM
UK

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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1371 1141 1196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 38.53% 36.34% 37.36%
Number of salaries quoted 919 765 814
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

COM
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

COM Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

COM
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

COM Salary Trend in Scotland

COM
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing COM across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

COM Salary Histogram in Scotland

COM
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COM within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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
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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
Edinburgh -13 8 £43,750 +92.30% 7
Glasgow -4 3 £47,250 +57.50% 9
West Lothian - 1 £35,000 - 1
Highlands - 1 - -
COM
UK

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 29 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (41.38%) Linux
3 11 (37.93%) MS Excel
3 11 (37.93%) Cisco
4 10 (34.48%) ITIL
4 10 (34.48%) C#
4 10 (34.48%) .NET
4 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
5 9 (31.03%) VPN
5 9 (31.03%) Juniper
6 8 (27.59%) Firewall
6 8 (27.59%) Degree
6 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET
7 7 (24.14%) Windows
7 7 (24.14%) IIS
7 7 (24.14%) SharePoint
7 7 (24.14%) Active Directory
7 7 (24.14%) VMware
7 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (20.69%) CCNA
8 6 (20.69%) DNS
8 6 (20.69%) LAN
8 6 (20.69%) WAN
8 6 (20.69%) MS Office
8 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
9 5 (17.24%) SQL
9 5 (17.24%) HTML
9 5 (17.24%) CSS

COM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 (24.14%) IIS
1 7 (24.14%) SharePoint
2 4 (13.79%) Lync
3 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.45%) Umbraco
4 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.45%) Drupal
Applications
1 11 (37.93%) MS Excel
2 6 (20.69%) MS Office
3 3 (10.34%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (10.34%) Dynamics GP
2 3 (10.34%) FRx
2 3 (10.34%) HFM
3 2 (6.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) VPN
2 8 (27.59%) Firewall
3 6 (20.69%) DNS
3 6 (20.69%) LAN
3 6 (20.69%) WAN
4 5 (17.24%) VoIP
4 5 (17.24%) Ethernet
4 5 (17.24%) ADSL
4 5 (17.24%) LLU
5 4 (13.79%) IMAP
5 4 (13.79%) MPLS
5 4 (13.79%) Internet
5 4 (13.79%) POP3
5 4 (13.79%) SMTP
5 4 (13.79%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (13.79%) Cisco PIX
5 4 (13.79%) xDSL
5 4 (13.79%) Junos
6 2 (6.90%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (6.90%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (6.90%) MySQL
5 1 (3.45%) Big Data
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) TeamCity
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Advertising
2 4 (13.79%) Games
3 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.90%) Retail
3 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Developer
1 9 (31.03%) Technical Support
1 9 (31.03%) Support Engineer
1 9 (31.03%) Technical Support Engineer
1 9 (31.03%) Technical Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) .NET Developer
3 3 (10.34%) .NET Software Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Software Developer
3 3 (10.34%) IT Finance Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Lead Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Dynamics AX Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) IT Support
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) .NET
2 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET
3 5 (17.24%) HTML
3 5 (17.24%) CSS
4 4 (13.79%) jQuery
5 3 (10.34%) WPF
6 2 (6.90%) Silverlight
6 2 (6.90%) Ajax
6 2 (6.90%) NHibernate
6 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
6 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (6.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (3.45%) Regular Expression
7 1 (3.45%) XML
7 1 (3.45%) WCF
7 1 (3.45%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
1 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.90%) Open Source
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.45%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.45%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.45%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Linux
2 7 (24.14%) Windows
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.90%) Android
4 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.45%) CentOS
5 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Vista
5 1 (3.45%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) ITIL
2 5 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
3 4 (13.79%) MVC
3 4 (13.79%) ERP
4 3 (10.34%) OO
4 3 (10.34%) Project Management
4 3 (10.34%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.90%) Scrum
5 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.90%) TDD
5 2 (6.90%) OOP
5 2 (6.90%) CRM
5 2 (6.90%) Android Development
5 2 (6.90%) iOS Development
6 1 (3.45%) BDD
6 1 (3.45%) SIEM
6 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.45%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) C#
2 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
3 5 (17.24%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) Degree
2 6 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (20.69%) CCNA
3 4 (13.79%) JNCIA
3 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (6.90%) CEH
4 2 (6.90%) SSCP
4 2 (6.90%) CISSP
4 2 (6.90%) MCSE
5 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.45%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (24.14%) Active Directory
1 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (6.90%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (37.93%) Cisco
3 9 (31.03%) Juniper
4 7 (24.14%) VMware
5 5 (17.24%) Oracle
6 4 (13.79%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (13.79%) SolarWinds
7 3 (10.34%) Hyperion
7 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
8 2 (6.90%) Sophos
8 2 (6.90%) Symantec
8 2 (6.90%) HP
9 1 (3.45%) IBM
9 1 (3.45%) Adobe
9 1 (3.45%) Alterian
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