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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 82 88 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing COM 4 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.47% 0.34% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.27% 0.96% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Average salary £81,840 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+151.81% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
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
316 314 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 36.87% 35.52% 39.03%
Number of salaries quoted 285 299 321
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £46,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 4 (57.14%) WCF
2 4 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) C++
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) XML
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) OO
3 3 (42.86%) MS Office
3 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
3 3 (42.86%) SOAP
3 3 (42.86%) STL
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
3 3 (42.86%) OOD
3 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 3 (42.86%) CTI
3 3 (42.86%) Multithreading
3 3 (42.86%) Network Security
3 3 (42.86%) NHibernate
3 3 (42.86%) REST
4 2 (28.57%) CSS3
4 2 (28.57%) Twitter
4 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (28.57%) jQuery
4 2 (28.57%) Subversion

COM
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 2 (28.57%) Apache
1 2 (28.57%) CMS
1 2 (28.57%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (28.57%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
1 3 (42.86%) CTI
1 3 (42.86%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 2 (28.57%) Subversion
2 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (14.29%) Advertising
1 1 (14.29%) Games
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Web Developer
3 2 (28.57%) PHP Developer
3 2 (28.57%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Sales Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) XML
1 4 (57.14%) WCF
2 3 (42.86%) REST
2 3 (42.86%) NHibernate
2 3 (42.86%) SOAP
2 3 (42.86%) STL
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) XHTML
3 2 (28.57%) CSS3
3 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (28.57%) jQuery
3 2 (28.57%) HTML5
4 1 (14.29%) WPF
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) NHS
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) OO
1 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
1 3 (42.86%) OOD
1 3 (42.86%) Multithreading
2 2 (28.57%) Content Management
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) Product Management
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
1 4 (57.14%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Adobe
2 2 (28.57%) Sun
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Twitter
3 1 (14.29%) Foundry
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat