The table below looks at the statistics for COM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COM over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 71 76 80
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Permanent jobs citing COM 18 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.89% 0.55% 0.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.63% 1.74% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 3
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
COM
Hampshire

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 Southampton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
320 287 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 33.65% 31.64% 41.39%
Number of salaries quoted 272 266 309
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

COM
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing COM across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

COM Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

COM
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing COM across the Southampton region.

COM Salary Trend in Southampton

COM
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing COM across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

COM Salary Histogram in Southampton

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 24 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (79.17%) Windows
3 17 (70.83%) .NET
3 17 (70.83%) SQL Server
4 16 (66.67%) C#
5 13 (54.17%) C++
5 13 (54.17%) SOAP
5 13 (54.17%) STL
5 13 (54.17%) XML
5 13 (54.17%) Visual Studio
5 13 (54.17%) OOD
5 13 (54.17%) TCP/IP
5 13 (54.17%) NHibernate
5 13 (54.17%) WCF
5 13 (54.17%) Multithreading
5 13 (54.17%) Network Security
5 13 (54.17%) LINQ
5 13 (54.17%) Moq
5 13 (54.17%) REST
6 11 (45.83%) CTI
7 8 (33.33%) SQL
8 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
9 4 (16.67%) Linux
9 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
9 4 (16.67%) Degree
10 3 (12.50%) NAS
10 3 (12.50%) VMware
10 3 (12.50%) SLA
10 3 (12.50%) ITIL
10 3 (12.50%) UNIX

COM
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 1 (4.17%) IIS
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.17%) NetWeaver
1 1 (4.17%) CMS
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (4.17%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (54.17%) TCP/IP
1 13 (54.17%) Network Security
2 11 (45.83%) CTI
3 3 (12.50%) NAS
3 3 (12.50%) SAN
4 1 (4.17%) SMTP
4 1 (4.17%) FTP
4 1 (4.17%) Firewall
4 1 (4.17%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (70.83%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (54.17%) Visual Studio
1 13 (54.17%) Moq
2 1 (4.17%) NUnit
General
1 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Developer
2 10 (41.67%) C# Developer
3 9 (37.50%) .NET Developer
4 8 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (20.83%) Software Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Designer
6 3 (12.50%) Designer
6 3 (12.50%) Technical Designer
7 2 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Administrator
7 2 (8.33%) Consultant
8 1 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Applications Specialist
8 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Systems Support
8 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Support Specialist
8 1 (4.17%) Applications Support
8 1 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (70.83%) .NET
2 13 (54.17%) NHibernate
2 13 (54.17%) SOAP
2 13 (54.17%) STL
2 13 (54.17%) XML
2 13 (54.17%) WCF
2 13 (54.17%) LINQ
2 13 (54.17%) REST
3 2 (8.33%) WinForms
3 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.17%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.17%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.17%) WPF
4 1 (4.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) CMDB
1 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (79.17%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) Linux
3 3 (12.50%) UNIX
4 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) OOD
1 13 (54.17%) Multithreading
2 3 (12.50%) ITIL
2 3 (12.50%) Project Management
2 3 (12.50%) Service Management
2 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 3 (12.50%) Identity Management
3 2 (8.33%) MVC
3 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.33%) High Availability
4 1 (4.17%) Software Deployment
4 1 (4.17%) TDD
4 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.17%) Workflow
4 1 (4.17%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) C#
2 13 (54.17%) C++
3 8 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.17%) Perl
5 1 (4.17%) Java
5 1 (4.17%) VBScript
5 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) MCSE
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (8.33%) vSphere
2 2 (8.33%) vCloud
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) VMware
3 2 (8.33%) NetApp
3 2 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (4.17%) Intel
4 1 (4.17%) Juniper
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle
4 1 (4.17%) LANDesk