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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 214 198 198
Rank change year-on-year
-16 0
Permanent jobs citing COM 13 13 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.21% 0.25% 0.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.50% 0.58% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 19
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,500 £42,200
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -10.25%
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
2625 2245 2137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 42.34% 43.38% 37.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2235 1986 1948
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 £47,500 £45,000 £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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +4 7 £29,500 -9.23% 19
Dorset -14 2 £32,500 - 5
Somerset - 2 £36,250 - 3
Devon - 2 £45,000 - 2
COM
England

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 41 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 26 (63.41%) C#
2 26 (63.41%) MS Excel
3 25 (60.98%) .NET
4 22 (53.66%) Windows
5 21 (51.22%) Visual Studio
6 20 (48.78%) SQL Server
7 19 (46.34%) C++
7 19 (46.34%) VB
8 16 (39.02%) VB6
9 14 (34.15%) Team Foundation Server
10 13 (31.71%) Finance
10 13 (31.71%) SQL
11 12 (29.27%) Software Engineering
12 10 (24.39%) Degree
12 10 (24.39%) VB.NET
13 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (21.95%) SQL Server 2008
14 8 (19.51%) Apple iOS
14 8 (19.51%) iOS Development
14 8 (19.51%) VC++
14 8 (19.51%) Crystal Reports
14 8 (19.51%) MCTS
14 8 (19.51%) MCPD
15 6 (14.63%) MSBuild
15 6 (14.63%) Performance Testing
16 5 (12.20%) MS Office
17 4 (9.76%) Java
17 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
17 4 (9.76%) Linux

COM
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (7.32%) MS Exchange
1 3 (7.32%) IIS
2 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.88%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (4.88%) Commerce Server
2 2 (4.88%) ArcGIS
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Spatial
3 1 (2.44%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (2.44%) Lync
Applications
1 26 (63.41%) MS Excel
2 5 (12.20%) MS Office
3 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Fredhopper
2 1 (2.44%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) DHCP
1 4 (9.76%) TCP/IP
1 4 (9.76%) DNS
2 2 (4.88%) HTTP
2 2 (4.88%) Internet
3 1 (2.44%) SAN
3 1 (2.44%) LAN
3 1 (2.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (48.78%) SQL Server
2 9 (21.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (19.51%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.88%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (51.22%) Visual Studio
2 14 (34.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (14.63%) MSBuild
4 2 (4.88%) Subversion
General
1 13 (31.71%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Retail
3 2 (4.88%) Legal
4 1 (2.44%) Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 18 (43.90%) Developer
2 11 (26.83%) C# Developer
3 6 (14.63%) .NET Developer
3 6 (14.63%) Tester
3 6 (14.63%) Automation Tester
4 4 (9.76%) Trainer
4 4 (9.76%) Software Developer
4 4 (9.76%) IT Trainer
4 4 (9.76%) Software Tester
4 4 (9.76%) Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Senior Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) Administrator
5 2 (4.88%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (2.44%) IT Administrator
6 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (2.44%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (60.98%) .NET
2 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET
2 4 (9.76%) .NET Framework
3 3 (7.32%) CSS
3 3 (7.32%) HTML
3 3 (7.32%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (4.88%) Qt
4 2 (4.88%) jQuery
4 2 (4.88%) D-Bus
4 2 (4.88%) PostGIS
4 2 (4.88%) ADO.NET
4 2 (4.88%) SOAP
4 2 (4.88%) Web Services
4 2 (4.88%) Ajax
4 2 (4.88%) WPF
4 2 (4.88%) Silverlight
4 2 (4.88%) WinForms
5 1 (2.44%) XML
5 1 (2.44%) MFC
5 1 (2.44%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) CCTV
2 2 (4.88%) Open Source
2 2 (4.88%) GIS
3 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.44%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 22 (53.66%) Windows
2 8 (19.51%) Apple iOS
3 4 (9.76%) Linux
4 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.88%) UNIX
6 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.44%) Solaris
6 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) Software Engineering
2 8 (19.51%) iOS Development
3 6 (14.63%) Performance Testing
4 4 (9.76%) CRM
5 3 (7.32%) Multithreading
6 2 (4.88%) Automation Testing
6 2 (4.88%) Unit Testing
6 2 (4.88%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.88%) Automated Testing
6 2 (4.88%) System Testing
7 1 (2.44%) Data Analysis
7 1 (2.44%) Data Management
7 1 (2.44%) Migration
7 1 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.44%) Web Development
7 1 (2.44%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.44%) Supplier Management
7 1 (2.44%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (2.44%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (2.44%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (63.41%) C#
2 19 (46.34%) C++
2 19 (46.34%) VB
3 16 (39.02%) VB6
4 13 (31.71%) SQL
5 10 (24.39%) VB.NET
6 8 (19.51%) VC++
7 4 (9.76%) Java
7 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
8 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (24.39%) Degree
2 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (19.51%) MCTS
3 8 (19.51%) MCPD
4 2 (4.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.44%) MCITP
5 1 (2.44%) MCSE
5 1 (2.44%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Hyper-V
1 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) MOM
1 1 (2.44%) SCCM
1 1 (2.44%) SCOM
Vendors
1 41 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.88%) hybris
2 2 (4.88%) Twitter
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle
2 2 (4.88%) ESRI
2 2 (4.88%) EPiServer
2 2 (4.88%) VMware
3 1 (2.44%) Symantec
3 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.44%) HP
3 1 (2.44%) IBM
Tetbury, Gloucestershire
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Poole
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + flexible benefits + £5k car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + PENSION (17%) + SharePoint certifications!
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £31000 - £44000 per annum + Gym, Flexi time & Sitecore certs
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + great career progression
Posted: 3 days ago
Devon
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension, Half day on a Friday!
Posted: 4 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum + Profit share & Flexi-time!
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £33000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Devon
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Poole
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + profit share scheme + car allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Roc Search
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Roc Search
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 per annum + car,bonus, pension, private health
Posted: 8 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 per annum + Car Allowance / Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago