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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 228 198 208
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +10
Permanent jobs citing COM 21 31 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.34% 0.54% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.82% 1.23% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 20 30 11
Average salary £40,750 £40,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.87% +10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,450 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,850 £45,500 £48,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.56%
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
2569 2529 2512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 41.85% 43.69% 45.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2286 2222 2291
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 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -10 14 £41,500 -7.77% 3
Devon -5 3 £32,000 -36.00% 5
Wiltshire - 2 £43,250 - 7
Bristol -10 1 £35,000 +2.94% 16
Dorset -24 1 £45,000 +38.46% 11
COM
England

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 41 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 32 (78.05%) SQL
3 29 (70.73%) MS Office
3 29 (70.73%) Windows
4 28 (68.29%) SQL Server
5 27 (65.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (63.41%) T-SQL
7 25 (60.98%) Client/Server
7 25 (60.98%) Finance
8 24 (58.54%) Migration
8 24 (58.54%) N-Tier
8 24 (58.54%) IIS
8 24 (58.54%) Data Modelling
8 24 (58.54%) Windows Server 2003
8 24 (58.54%) Analytical Skills
9 23 (56.10%) Performance Tuning
9 23 (56.10%) Performance Monitoring
9 23 (56.10%) Data Protection Act
9 23 (56.10%) Capacity Planning
9 23 (56.10%) Data Protection
10 8 (19.51%) C#
11 7 (17.07%) .NET
11 7 (17.07%) ASP.NET
12 6 (14.63%) MVC
12 6 (14.63%) VMware
13 5 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
13 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
14 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
14 4 (9.76%) HTML
14 4 (9.76%) Hyper-V

COM
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 24 (58.54%) IIS
2 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.32%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.44%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 29 (70.73%) MS Office
2 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) Firewall
2 2 (4.88%) Wireless
2 2 (4.88%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (4.88%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (4.88%) Software-Defined Networking
2 2 (4.88%) LAN
2 2 (4.88%) WAN
2 2 (4.88%) VPN
2 2 (4.88%) SAN
2 2 (4.88%) MPLS
2 2 (4.88%) TACACS
3 1 (2.44%) Internet
3 1 (2.44%) DNS
3 1 (2.44%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.44%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (68.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) NUnit
1 1 (2.44%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 25 (60.98%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (58.54%) DBA
1 24 (58.54%) SQL DBA
2 18 (43.90%) SQL Server DBA
3 6 (14.63%) Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Administrator
4 3 (7.32%) Senior Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Senior DBA
4 3 (7.32%) Senior SQL Server DBA
4 3 (7.32%) Senior SQL DBA
5 2 (4.88%) C# Developer
5 2 (4.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Support Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Coordinator
5 2 (4.88%) Software Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Network Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) Consultant
6 1 (2.44%) Applications Specialist
6 1 (2.44%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) .NET
1 7 (17.07%) ASP.NET
2 4 (9.76%) HTML
3 3 (7.32%) CSS
3 3 (7.32%) jQuery
3 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (7.32%) .NET Framework
3 3 (7.32%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (4.88%) WCF
4 2 (4.88%) Web Services
5 1 (2.44%) XML
5 1 (2.44%) XHTML
5 1 (2.44%) WinForms
5 1 (2.44%) NHibernate
5 1 (2.44%) Dapper ORM
5 1 (2.44%) HTML5
5 1 (2.44%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 25 (60.98%) Client/Server
2 24 (58.54%) N-Tier
2 24 (58.54%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (56.10%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.44%) Open Source
4 1 (2.44%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 29 (70.73%) Windows
2 27 (65.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (58.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.88%) UNIX
5 2 (4.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (58.54%) Data Modelling
1 24 (58.54%) Migration
2 23 (56.10%) Data Protection
2 23 (56.10%) Capacity Planning
2 23 (56.10%) Performance Tuning
2 23 (56.10%) Performance Monitoring
3 6 (14.63%) MVC
4 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.88%) ITIL
6 1 (2.44%) Email Management
6 1 (2.44%) Waterfall
6 1 (2.44%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (2.44%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.44%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.44%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.44%) Release Management
6 1 (2.44%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.44%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.44%) Time Management
6 1 (2.44%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 32 (78.05%) SQL
2 26 (63.41%) T-SQL
3 8 (19.51%) C#
4 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.88%) Java
6 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) CCNP
1 2 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (4.88%) Degree
1 2 (4.88%) HP ASE
1 2 (4.88%) HP MASE
2 1 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.44%) MCITP
2 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.44%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 5 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.76%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) SCCM
1 2 (4.88%) SCOM
2 1 (2.44%) SCVMM
2 1 (2.44%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 41 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.63%) VMware
3 3 (7.32%) Cisco
3 3 (7.32%) HP
4 2 (4.88%) Citrix
4 2 (4.88%) Adobe
4 2 (4.88%) Tripwire
4 2 (4.88%) IronPort
4 2 (4.88%) ProCurve
4 2 (4.88%) Meraki
5 1 (2.44%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.44%) Juniper
5 1 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.44%) Dell
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30’000 to £60 000 (+very competitive package!!!)
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £27000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + £6k car, 10% pension, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £16500 - £18000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40 - 60k plus Competitive Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Premier IT
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Double OTE, GOLD PARTNER
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + SP 2013 certs!
Posted: 4 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits/Progression
Posted: 4 days ago
Plymouth
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Company Car + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Plymouth
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Company Car + Package
Posted: 8 days ago
Exeter, Devon
MSM Software
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum plus paid overtime when authorised
Posted: 8 days ago
Bath
White Horse Employment Network Limited
Salary: Negotiable, depending on experience
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Dorchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + car, bonus, gym, certifications
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago