The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 215 206 178
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -28
Permanent jobs citing COM 19 6 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.31% 0.11% 0.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.71% 0.26% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 17 6 34
Average salary £33,300 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.46% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £41,850
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2691 2319 2303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 43.92% 44.27% 41.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2321 2086 2081
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 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
COM
England

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 July 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 24 July 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 - 9 £34,000 - 12
Dorset -5 6 £32,500 - 4
Devon - 2 £45,000 - 3
Somerset -24 1 £33,300 -21.64% 4
Gloucestershire - 1 £35,000 - 5
COM
England

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 49 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 33 (67.35%) .NET
3 31 (63.27%) C#
4 29 (59.18%) MS Excel
5 27 (55.10%) SQL Server
6 26 (53.06%) Visual Studio
7 24 (48.98%) C++
7 24 (48.98%) VB
8 23 (46.94%) Windows
9 22 (44.90%) SQL
10 21 (42.86%) VB6
11 17 (34.69%) Software Engineering
12 16 (32.65%) Degree
12 16 (32.65%) Team Foundation Server
13 15 (30.61%) Finance
14 13 (26.53%) VB.NET
14 13 (26.53%) Crystal Reports
15 12 (24.49%) Microsoft Certification
16 10 (20.41%) VC++
16 10 (20.41%) MCPD
16 10 (20.41%) MCTS
16 10 (20.41%) Apple iOS
16 10 (20.41%) SQL Server 2008
16 10 (20.41%) iOS Development
17 9 (18.37%) .NET Framework
18 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET
19 6 (12.24%) T-SQL
19 6 (12.24%) CCTV
19 6 (12.24%) Performance Testing
19 6 (12.24%) Multithreading

COM
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 4 (8.16%) IIS
2 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.08%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (4.08%) Commerce Server
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle Spatial
2 2 (4.08%) ArcGIS
3 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 29 (59.18%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.20%) MS Office
3 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Fredhopper
2 1 (2.04%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) DHCP
1 4 (8.16%) TCP/IP
1 4 (8.16%) DNS
2 2 (4.08%) Internet
2 2 (4.08%) HTTP
3 1 (2.04%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.04%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (2.04%) SAN
3 1 (2.04%) LAN
3 1 (2.04%) WAN
3 1 (2.04%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (55.10%) SQL Server
2 13 (26.53%) Crystal Reports
3 10 (20.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (6.12%) MS Access
5 2 (4.08%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (53.06%) Visual Studio
2 16 (32.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (12.24%) MSBuild
4 2 (4.08%) InstallShield
4 2 (4.08%) Subversion
General
1 15 (30.61%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Retail
3 2 (4.08%) Legal
4 1 (2.04%) Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 24 (48.98%) Developer
2 13 (26.53%) C# Developer
3 10 (20.41%) .NET Developer
4 6 (12.24%) Tester
4 6 (12.24%) Automation Tester
5 4 (8.16%) Trainer
5 4 (8.16%) Software Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Consultant
5 4 (8.16%) Software Tester
5 4 (8.16%) IT Trainer
6 3 (6.12%) C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Architect
7 2 (4.08%) DBA
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) VB.NET Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (67.35%) .NET
2 9 (18.37%) .NET Framework
3 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 6 (12.24%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 5 (10.20%) Qt
5 5 (10.20%) D-Bus
5 5 (10.20%) Web Services
6 4 (8.16%) WinForms
7 3 (6.12%) HTML
7 3 (6.12%) Classic ASP
7 3 (6.12%) XML
7 3 (6.12%) CSS
8 2 (4.08%) SOAP
8 2 (4.08%) ADO.NET
8 2 (4.08%) MFC
8 2 (4.08%) Ajax
8 2 (4.08%) WCF
8 2 (4.08%) WPF
8 2 (4.08%) Silverlight
8 2 (4.08%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) CCTV
2 2 (4.08%) Client/Server
2 2 (4.08%) N-Tier
2 2 (4.08%) GIS
2 2 (4.08%) Open Source
3 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.04%) Replication
3 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (46.94%) Windows
2 10 (20.41%) Apple iOS
3 5 (10.20%) Linux
4 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.69%) Software Engineering
2 10 (20.41%) iOS Development
3 6 (12.24%) Performance Testing
3 6 (12.24%) Multithreading
4 4 (8.16%) CRM
5 2 (4.08%) E-Commerce
5 2 (4.08%) Project Management
5 2 (4.08%) Data Modelling
5 2 (4.08%) Automated Testing
5 2 (4.08%) Unit Testing
5 2 (4.08%) System Testing
5 2 (4.08%) Automation Testing
6 1 (2.04%) Information Governance
6 1 (2.04%) Data Migration
6 1 (2.04%) Waterfall
6 1 (2.04%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (2.04%) MVC
6 1 (2.04%) Migration
6 1 (2.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.04%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (63.27%) C#
2 24 (48.98%) C++
2 24 (48.98%) VB
3 22 (44.90%) SQL
4 21 (42.86%) VB6
5 13 (26.53%) VB.NET
6 10 (20.41%) VC++
7 6 (12.24%) T-SQL
8 4 (8.16%) Java
8 4 (8.16%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (32.65%) Degree
2 12 (24.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (20.41%) MCPD
3 10 (20.41%) MCTS
4 3 (6.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (4.08%) HP ASE
6 1 (2.04%) HP MASE
6 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.04%) MCITP
6 1 (2.04%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Hyper-V
1 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.04%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 49 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.12%) VMware
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle
3 2 (4.08%) HP
3 2 (4.08%) ESRI
3 2 (4.08%) hybris
3 2 (4.08%) EPiServer
3 2 (4.08%) Twitter
4 1 (2.04%) 3PAR
4 1 (2.04%) Symantec
4 1 (2.04%) Dell
4 1 (2.04%) NetApp
4 1 (2.04%) IBM
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Salary: £19000 - £21000 per annum
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