The table below looks at the statistics for COM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COM over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 97 - 92
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing COM 4 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.31% - 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.98% - 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 4
Average salary £35,000 - £26,250
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 - £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 - £31,450
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,750
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.84%
COM
UK

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 Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
409 629 478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 31.73% 45.51% 42.00%
Number of salaries quoted 356 599 441
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

COM
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

COM Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

COM
Salary Trend in Wales

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

COM Salary Trend in Wales

COM
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing COM across the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

COM Salary Histogram in Wales

COM
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COM within the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
South Wales - 4 £35,000 - 17
COM
UK

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (66.67%) Degree
3 7 (58.33%) SQL
4 6 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
5 5 (41.67%) Web Services
5 5 (41.67%) C#
5 5 (41.67%) .NET
6 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 4 (33.33%) HTML
6 4 (33.33%) VB
6 4 (33.33%) VB.NET
6 4 (33.33%) XML
6 4 (33.33%) CSS
6 4 (33.33%) SOAP
6 4 (33.33%) Client/Server
6 4 (33.33%) OO
6 4 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (33.33%) jQuery
6 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 4 (33.33%) Finance
7 2 (16.67%) Replication
7 2 (16.67%) Clustering
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (16.67%) SAN

COM
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
1 5 (41.67%) Software Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Junior
2 4 (33.33%) Junior Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Junior Software Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Graduate Business Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Graduate
3 2 (16.67%) Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) .NET
1 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
1 5 (41.67%) Web Services
2 4 (33.33%) XML
2 4 (33.33%) jQuery
2 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 4 (33.33%) CSS
2 4 (33.33%) SOAP
2 4 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 2 (16.67%) Replication
2 2 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Android
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (41.67%) C#
4 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (33.33%) VB
4 4 (33.33%) VB.NET
5 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (8.33%) Apple
South Wales
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Extensive benefits package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Wrexham, Clwyd
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + 25 days holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + healthcare, pension, study leave, gym
Posted: 2 days ago
South Wales
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
South Wales
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £45 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago