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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COM over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 250 236 227
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -9
Permanent jobs citing COM 3 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.053% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.13% 0.40% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 10
Median salary £43,500 £35,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.67% -10.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,700 £40,700 £46,600
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £37,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.58% -5.62%
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
2243 2475 2586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 39.59% 41.41% 42.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1949 2170 2238
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

COM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing COM as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COM within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dorset +15 2 £62,500 +83.82% 1
Somerset - 1 £24,500 - 1
COM
England

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT jobs citing COM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for COM.

1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (50.00%) Information Management
3 5 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (40.00%) SCCM
4 4 (40.00%) Windows
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (30.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (20.00%) Facebook
6 2 (20.00%) Social Media
6 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (20.00%) VMware
6 2 (20.00%) WinForms
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) C#
6 2 (20.00%) .NET
6 2 (20.00%) Linux
6 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
7 1 (10.00%) OpenEdge
7 1 (10.00%) Progress 4GL
7 1 (10.00%) Progress
7 1 (10.00%) DHCP
7 1 (10.00%) HTTP
7 1 (10.00%) VPN
7 1 (10.00%) DNS

COM
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 8 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Business One
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Desktop Support
1 4 (40.00%) Desktop Support Technician
1 4 (40.00%) Desktop Technician
1 4 (40.00%) Support Technician
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Junior .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Junior C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Junior VB.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Storage Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (20.00%) WinForms
2 1 (10.00%) ADO.NET
2 1 (10.00%) LAMP
2 1 (10.00%) LINQ
2 1 (10.00%) ODBC
2 1 (10.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Social Media
2 1 (10.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (10.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) CentOS
3 1 (10.00%) FreeNAS
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Information Management
1 5 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Change Control
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Data Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) OOP
3 1 (10.00%) Patch Management
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C#
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C++
2 1 (10.00%) Perl
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) Progress 4GL
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VB
2 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (10.00%) VB6
2 1 (10.00%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) MCITP
2 1 (10.00%) MCPD
2 1 (10.00%) MCSA
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
2 1 (10.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) vSphere
2 1 (10.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Facebook
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Apple
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) Dell
3 1 (10.00%) EqualLogic
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) NetApp
3 1 (10.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (10.00%) Planview
3 1 (10.00%) Progress
3 1 (10.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) Sophos
3 1 (10.00%) Symantec
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