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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 227 195 204
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +9
Permanent jobs citing COM 8 19 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.13% 0.36% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.30% 0.81% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 8 18 13
Average salary £43,750 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.61% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £31,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,800 £40,000 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
2623 2351 2125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 41.70% 44.61% 38.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2284 2113 1896
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 21 October 2014.

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 21 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
(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 -5 3 £45,000 +80.00% 8
Bristol -1 2 £42,000 +5.00% 22
Somerset -9 2 £36,250 -8.22%
Devon - 1 £35,000 - 1
COM
England

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 27 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (59.26%) Windows
3 15 (55.56%) C#
4 13 (48.15%) SQL Server
4 13 (48.15%) .NET
4 13 (48.15%) MS Excel
5 12 (44.44%) Visual Studio
5 12 (44.44%) C++
6 11 (40.74%) VB
7 10 (37.04%) VB6
7 10 (37.04%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (29.63%) SQL
8 8 (29.63%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
9 7 (25.93%) Finance
10 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (22.22%) Degree
10 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (18.52%) Apple iOS
11 5 (18.52%) iOS Development
11 5 (18.52%) MCTS
11 5 (18.52%) MCPD
11 5 (18.52%) VB.NET
11 5 (18.52%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (18.52%) VC++
12 4 (14.81%) CRM
12 4 (14.81%) DHCP
12 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
12 4 (14.81%) DNS
12 4 (14.81%) QA

COM
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (7.41%) Commerce Server
2 2 (7.41%) IIS
3 1 (3.70%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (3.70%) Lync
Applications
1 13 (48.15%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS Office
3 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) DHCP
1 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
1 4 (14.81%) DNS
2 2 (7.41%) Internet
3 1 (3.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (48.15%) SQL Server
2 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (18.52%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (44.44%) Visual Studio
2 8 (29.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (11.11%) MSBuild
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) C# Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Trainer
3 4 (14.81%) IT Trainer
4 3 (11.11%) Automation Tester
4 3 (11.11%) Tester
5 2 (7.41%) Software Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Software Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (7.41%) .NET Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) VB Developer
6 1 (3.70%) C# Web Developer
6 1 (3.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (48.15%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) STL
2 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
2 2 (7.41%) MFC
2 2 (7.41%) D-Bus
2 2 (7.41%) Qt
2 2 (7.41%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (3.70%) HTML5
3 1 (3.70%) CSS3
3 1 (3.70%) HTML
3 1 (3.70%) CSS
3 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) CCTV
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (59.26%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) Apple iOS
3 2 (7.41%) UNIX
3 2 (7.41%) Linux
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
2 5 (18.52%) iOS Development
3 4 (14.81%) CRM
4 3 (11.11%) Performance Testing
5 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
5 2 (7.41%) Automation Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Multithreading
5 2 (7.41%) System Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Automated Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) Supplier Management
6 1 (3.70%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (3.70%) Web Development
6 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.70%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (3.70%) ITIL
6 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.70%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) C#
2 12 (44.44%) C++
3 11 (40.74%) VB
4 10 (37.04%) VB6
5 8 (29.63%) SQL
6 5 (18.52%) VB.NET
6 5 (18.52%) VC++
7 2 (7.41%) Java
7 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
8 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (22.22%) Degree
2 5 (18.52%) MCTS
2 5 (18.52%) MCPD
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.70%) HP ASE
3 1 (3.70%) MCITP
3 1 (3.70%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) MOM
1 2 (7.41%) SCCM
1 2 (7.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) hybris
2 2 (7.41%) Twitter
2 2 (7.41%) EPiServer
3 1 (3.70%) IBM
3 1 (3.70%) VMware
3 1 (3.70%) Symantec
3 1 (3.70%) HP
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 per annum + Car Allowance / Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + car, bonus, gym, certifications
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Roc Search
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Devon
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension, Half day on a Friday!
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cornwall
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Training
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £38000 - £55000 per annum + car, bonus, gym, certifications
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Microsoft Certs + Package
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £31000 - £44000 per annum + Gym, Flexi time & Sitecore certs
Posted: 7 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 per annum + generous benefits package
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Company Benefits Package
Posted: 8 days ago
Wiltshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 per annum + generous benefits package
Posted: 11 days ago