The table below looks at the statistics for COM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COM over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 65 50 73
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +23
Permanent jobs citing COM 12 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.58% 0.68% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.87% 1.82% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 1
Average salary £22,500 £42,500 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.05% +102.38%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,750
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.84%
COM
South Yorkshire

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 Sheffield region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
310 165 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 40.90% 37.41% 41.34%
Number of salaries quoted 273 150 261
Average salary £33,500 £32,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.07% -5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,000 £40,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

COM
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

COM Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

COM
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

COM Salary Trend in Sheffield

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 18 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (72.22%) .NET
2 13 (72.22%) SQL Server
3 12 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 12 (66.67%) VB.NET
3 12 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 11 (61.11%) HTML
4 11 (61.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (44.44%) Visual Studio
5 8 (44.44%) MVC
6 7 (38.89%) Internet
6 7 (38.89%) CruiseControl
6 7 (38.89%) Subversion
6 7 (38.89%) jQuery
6 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (38.89%) HTML5
6 7 (38.89%) Razor View Engine
6 7 (38.89%) Sass
6 7 (38.89%) Grunt
7 5 (27.78%) Xbox
7 5 (27.78%) Twitter
7 5 (27.78%) Game Development
7 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
7 5 (27.78%) Silverlight
7 5 (27.78%) Sony
7 5 (27.78%) Games
7 5 (27.78%) VB
8 4 (22.22%) CSS
8 4 (22.22%) XML

COM
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 (5.56%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (72.22%) SQL Server
2 11 (61.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Visual Studio
2 7 (38.89%) CruiseControl
2 7 (38.89%) Subversion
2 7 (38.89%) Grunt
3 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (27.78%) Games
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) Front-End Developer
3 4 (22.22%) .NET Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Junior
4 3 (16.67%) Junior .NET Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Junior Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C++ Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (72.22%) .NET
2 12 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 11 (61.11%) HTML
4 7 (38.89%) jQuery
4 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (38.89%) HTML5
4 7 (38.89%) Razor View Engine
4 7 (38.89%) Sass
5 5 (27.78%) Silverlight
6 4 (22.22%) Ajax
6 4 (22.22%) CSS
6 4 (22.22%) XML
7 3 (16.67%) Classic ASP
8 1 (5.56%) MFC
8 1 (5.56%) WinForms
8 1 (5.56%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) MVC
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
2 5 (27.78%) Game Development
3 4 (22.22%) Resource Management
3 4 (22.22%) Asset Management
4 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 3 (16.67%) DRM
5 1 (5.56%) Load Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 12 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 5 (27.78%) VB
3 3 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (11.11%) C#
5 1 (5.56%) C++
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Sony
2 5 (27.78%) Twitter
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