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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 74 86 72
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -14
Permanent jobs citing COM 9 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.06% 0.33% 1.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.78% 0.85% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 8
Average salary £42,500 - £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 - £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 - £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
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
324 352 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 37.98% 38.26% 37.85%
Number of salaries quoted 301 324 272
Average salary £37,500 £33,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.94% -10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,100 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 23 January 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 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (81.82%) Windows
3 8 (72.73%) C#
3 8 (72.73%) .NET
3 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
4 7 (63.64%) Visual Studio
4 7 (63.64%) C++
4 7 (63.64%) SOAP
4 7 (63.64%) STL
4 7 (63.64%) XML
4 7 (63.64%) OOD
4 7 (63.64%) TCP/IP
4 7 (63.64%) NHibernate
4 7 (63.64%) Multithreading
4 7 (63.64%) Network Security
4 7 (63.64%) WCF
4 7 (63.64%) LINQ
4 7 (63.64%) Moq
4 7 (63.64%) REST
5 6 (54.55%) CTI
6 5 (45.45%) SQL
7 3 (27.27%) Degree
8 2 (18.18%) MS Office
8 2 (18.18%) VMware
8 2 (18.18%) ITIL
8 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
8 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
9 1 (9.09%) HP
9 1 (9.09%) Intel
9 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification

COM
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) TCP/IP
1 7 (63.64%) Network Security
2 6 (54.55%) CTI
3 1 (9.09%) SMTP
3 1 (9.09%) FTP
3 1 (9.09%) IMAP
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Visual Studio
1 7 (63.64%) Moq
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) C# Developer
3 4 (36.36%) .NET Developer
3 4 (36.36%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Linux Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Specialist
5 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) Systems Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Linux Support
5 1 (9.09%) Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (9.09%) Systems Support
5 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) SOAP
2 7 (63.64%) STL
2 7 (63.64%) XML
2 7 (63.64%) NHibernate
2 7 (63.64%) WCF
2 7 (63.64%) LINQ
2 7 (63.64%) REST
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 1 (9.09%) WinForms
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) OOD
1 7 (63.64%) Multithreading
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Workflow
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) C#
2 7 (63.64%) C++
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) VBScript
4 1 (9.09%) Perl
4 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (9.09%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 1 (9.09%) vSphere
2 1 (9.09%) vCloud
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Intel
3 1 (9.09%) Juniper
3 1 (9.09%) NetApp
3 1 (9.09%) LANDesk
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £23000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago