The table below looks at the statistics for COM skills in IT jobs advertised for the South 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 243 217 202
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -15
Permanent jobs citing COM 8 12 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.13% 0.20% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.31% 0.46% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 14
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £41,300 £43,750 £40,000
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 South West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2580 2582 2200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 43.14% 42.44% 43.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2211 2200 1942
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

COM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

COM Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

COM
Salary Trend in the South West

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

COM Salary Trend in the South West

COM
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing COM across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

COM Salary Histogram in the South West

COM
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COM within the South 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
Gloucestershire - 3 £40,500 - 3
Devon -6 2 £30,000 -33.33% 2
Bristol -24 2 £31,250 +5.93% 11
Dorset +4 1 £42,500 - 3
COM
England

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the South 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 24 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (75.00%) Windows
3 16 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 15 (62.50%) SQL
5 13 (54.17%) MS Office
6 12 (50.00%) Finance
6 12 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (41.67%) T-SQL
7 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (37.50%) IIS
8 9 (37.50%) Client/Server
8 9 (37.50%) N-Tier
8 9 (37.50%) Data Modelling
9 8 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
9 8 (33.33%) Data Protection
9 8 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
10 7 (29.17%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (29.17%) Migration
11 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
11 6 (25.00%) C#
11 6 (25.00%) HTML
12 5 (20.83%) ITIL
12 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (20.83%) SAN
12 5 (20.83%) VMware
13 4 (16.67%) MVC
13 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
13 4 (16.67%) .NET

COM
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the South 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 9 (37.50%) IIS
2 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.17%) ColdFusion
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (4.17%) Lync
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (54.17%) MS Office
2 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) SAN
2 3 (12.50%) DHCP
2 3 (12.50%) DNS
3 2 (8.33%) LAN
3 2 (8.33%) Internet
3 2 (8.33%) MPLS
3 2 (8.33%) Firewall
3 2 (8.33%) WAN
4 1 (4.17%) Wireless
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (4.17%) Unified Communications
4 1 (4.17%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (4.17%) TACACS
4 1 (4.17%) VoIP
4 1 (4.17%) HTTPS
4 1 (4.17%) HTTP
4 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.17%) NUnit
1 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.17%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 12 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Law
3 1 (4.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) DBA
1 9 (37.50%) SQL DBA
2 8 (33.33%) SQL Server DBA
3 4 (16.67%) Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Test Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 2 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Network Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Server Support
5 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) HTML
2 4 (16.67%) .NET
3 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 3 (12.50%) CSS
3 3 (12.50%) jQuery
3 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (8.33%) HTML5
4 2 (8.33%) XML
4 2 (8.33%) XHTML
4 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.17%) Middleware
5 1 (4.17%) NHibernate
5 1 (4.17%) SOAP
5 1 (4.17%) Web Services
5 1 (4.17%) Entity Framework
5 1 (4.17%) CSS3
5 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (4.17%) Dapper ORM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (37.50%) Client/Server
2 9 (37.50%) N-Tier
3 8 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) Windows
2 12 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (12.50%) Linux
5 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Data Modelling
2 8 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 8 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 7 (29.17%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (29.17%) Migration
4 5 (20.83%) ITIL
5 4 (16.67%) MVC
6 3 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (12.50%) Time Management
7 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
7 2 (8.33%) Regression Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Waterfall
8 1 (4.17%) Change Control
8 1 (4.17%) Dependency Injection
8 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (4.17%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) SQL
2 10 (41.67%) T-SQL
3 6 (25.00%) C#
3 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 3 (12.50%) VBScript
5 1 (4.17%) VB
5 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.17%) C++
5 1 (4.17%) Delphi
5 1 (4.17%) Java
5 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (12.50%) MCSE
2 3 (12.50%) MCSA
2 3 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (12.50%) MCITP
3 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (8.33%) Degree
3 2 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.17%) CCNP
4 1 (4.17%) CCNA
4 1 (4.17%) MCSD
4 1 (4.17%) HP ASE
4 1 (4.17%) HP MASE
4 1 (4.17%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 3 (12.50%) XenApp
1 3 (12.50%) vSphere
2 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (12.50%) NetBackup
1 3 (12.50%) Backup Exec
1 3 (12.50%) WSUS
1 3 (12.50%) Zenoss
1 3 (12.50%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (8.33%) SCDPM
2 2 (8.33%) SCCM
2 2 (8.33%) SCOM
2 2 (8.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) VMware
3 3 (12.50%) Citrix
3 3 (12.50%) NetApp
3 3 (12.50%) Symantec
3 3 (12.50%) Sophos
4 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.17%) Avaya
5 1 (4.17%) HP
5 1 (4.17%) Tripwire
5 1 (4.17%) IronPort
5 1 (4.17%) ProCurve
5 1 (4.17%) Meraki
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco
Swindon
Annapurna
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 per annum + Car, Pension, Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Car, Pension, Medical
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Fully Comprehensive Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon
Annapurna
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k-£55k+benefits, progession +package
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Annual Bonus, Car Allowance, Health Care
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Annual Bonus, Car Allowance, Health Care
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CDI Anders Elite Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 8 days ago
Gloucestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits Package/ Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
South West England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + car / homeworking / benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Somerset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits Package/ Bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
Devon
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 10 days ago
Swindon
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 11 days ago
Wiltshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits Package and Homeworking
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £38000 - £55000 per annum + car, bonus, gym, certifications
Posted: 12 days ago
Dorchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + car, bonus, gym, certifications
Posted: 12 days ago