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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 226 195 210
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +15
Permanent jobs citing COM 11 19 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.18% 0.37% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.43% 0.84% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 10 18 10
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +2.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,250 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £46,600 £40,000 £42,950
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
2550 2262 2139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 41.87% 44.21% 37.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2214 2023 1918
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
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 30 September 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 30 September 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
Bristol -6 4 £31,250 -21.87% 21
Gloucestershire +2 3 £45,000 +80.00% 4
Somerset -13 2 £36,250 -8.22% 2
Dorset -14 1 - - 10
Devon - 1 £35,000 - 2
COM
England

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 34 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (61.76%) C#
3 20 (58.82%) Windows
4 19 (55.88%) MS Excel
4 19 (55.88%) .NET
5 18 (52.94%) Visual Studio
5 18 (52.94%) C++
6 17 (50.00%) VB
6 17 (50.00%) SQL Server
7 16 (47.06%) VB6
8 14 (41.18%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (35.29%) SQL
10 11 (32.35%) Software Engineering
11 10 (29.41%) Finance
12 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (26.47%) Degree
12 9 (26.47%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (23.53%) iOS Development
13 8 (23.53%) Apple iOS
13 8 (23.53%) MCTS
13 8 (23.53%) MCPD
13 8 (23.53%) VB.NET
13 8 (23.53%) Crystal Reports
13 8 (23.53%) VC++
14 6 (17.65%) Performance Testing
14 6 (17.65%) MSBuild
15 4 (11.76%) QA
15 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
15 4 (11.76%) DNS

COM
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (8.82%) IIS
1 3 (8.82%) MS Exchange
1 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (5.88%) Commerce Server
3 1 (2.94%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (2.94%) Lync
Applications
1 19 (55.88%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.82%) MS Office
3 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) DHCP
1 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
1 4 (11.76%) DNS
2 2 (5.88%) Internet
3 1 (2.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (26.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (23.53%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (52.94%) Visual Studio
2 14 (41.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (17.65%) MSBuild
General
1 10 (29.41%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Developer
2 10 (29.41%) C# Developer
3 6 (17.65%) Tester
3 6 (17.65%) Automation Tester
4 4 (11.76%) Software Tester
4 4 (11.76%) Trainer
4 4 (11.76%) IT Trainer
5 2 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Software Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (5.88%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) SQL DBA
6 1 (2.94%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (55.88%) .NET
2 2 (5.88%) MFC
2 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.88%) STL
2 2 (5.88%) Qt
2 2 (5.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (5.88%) D-Bus
3 1 (2.94%) CSS3
3 1 (2.94%) HTML
3 1 (2.94%) HTML5
3 1 (2.94%) XML
3 1 (2.94%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) CCTV
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.94%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 20 (58.82%) Windows
2 8 (23.53%) Apple iOS
3 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.88%) Linux
4 2 (5.88%) UNIX
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.94%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.94%) Solaris
5 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Software Engineering
2 8 (23.53%) iOS Development
3 6 (17.65%) Performance Testing
4 4 (11.76%) CRM
5 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.88%) Unit Testing
5 2 (5.88%) Multithreading
5 2 (5.88%) System Testing
5 2 (5.88%) Automated Testing
5 2 (5.88%) Automation Testing
6 1 (2.94%) ITIL
6 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.94%) Data Migration
6 1 (2.94%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (2.94%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.94%) MVC
6 1 (2.94%) Migration
6 1 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.94%) Data Analysis
6 1 (2.94%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (61.76%) C#
2 18 (52.94%) C++
3 17 (50.00%) VB
4 16 (47.06%) VB6
5 12 (35.29%) SQL
6 8 (23.53%) VB.NET
6 8 (23.53%) VC++
7 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
7 2 (5.88%) Java
7 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (26.47%) Degree
2 8 (23.53%) MCPD
2 8 (23.53%) MCTS
3 1 (2.94%) MCITP
3 1 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.94%) MCSE
3 1 (2.94%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) MOM
1 2 (5.88%) SCCM
1 2 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 34 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) EPiServer
2 2 (5.88%) hybris
2 2 (5.88%) Twitter
3 1 (2.94%) IBM
3 1 (2.94%) HP
3 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.94%) Symantec
3 1 (2.94%) VMware
Poole
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + profit share scheme + car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Trowbridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + holiday incentives, car, home based
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Attractive Bonus Structure!
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Annual bonus + Flexible Working
Posted: 5 days ago
Wiltshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 per annum + generous benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cornwall
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, On Call, Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Somerset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 8 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 per annum + Car Allowance / Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Cross Train to SharePoint
Posted: 11 days ago
South West England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Home working, Car allowance and Bonus
Posted: 11 days ago