The table below looks at the statistics for COM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COM over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 70 - 64
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing COM 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.15% - 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.34% - 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £23,500 - £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,250 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +2.66%
COM
West Midlands

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 Staffordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
295 347 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 45.38% 48.67% 45.55%
Number of salaries quoted 271 293 269
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 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

COM
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

COM Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

COM
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

COM Salary Trend in Staffordshire

COM
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COM within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £23,500 -
COM
West Midlands

COM
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Black-Box Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Planning

COM
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Software Tester
1 1 (100.00%) QA Tester
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Black-Box Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Training + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £61000 per annum + 20% bonus + homeworking
Posted: 15 days ago
Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Training
Posted: 25 days ago
Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Training + Bonus
Posted: 27 days ago