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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 99 86 86
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Permanent jobs citing COM 8 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.58% 0.099% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.56% 0.26% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 2
Average salary £45,000 £18,000 £42,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+150.00% -57.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,300 £18,000 £38,050
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £18,000 £46,450
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
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
512 390 527
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 37.16% 38.58% 45.83%
Number of salaries quoted 438 346 469
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,361 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.62% +4.96%

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
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 2 March 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
South Wales -15 7 £45,000 +150.00% 7
West Wales - 1 £37,500 -
COM
UK

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
3 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (25.00%) SAN
3 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (25.00%) MVC
3 3 (25.00%) Replication
3 3 (25.00%) Clustering
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (25.00%) People Management
4 2 (16.67%) Web Services
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) WCF
4 2 (16.67%) .NET
4 2 (16.67%) C#
4 2 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (8.33%) CSS
5 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (8.33%) HTTP
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco
5 1 (8.33%) PHP

COM
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Administrator
1 3 (25.00%) Operations Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Developer
1 3 (25.00%) DBA
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) IT Operations Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Lead Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) SQL DBA
3 1 (8.33%) PHP Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Operations Manager
3 1 (8.33%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
1 2 (16.67%) WCF
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Replication
1 3 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Android
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (25.00%) MVC
2 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (25.00%) People Management
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) MCSE
1 1 (8.33%) CCNA
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Apple
2 1 (8.33%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) Zend
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
Newport, Gwent
Resource Management
Salary: £20000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Wales
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 8% Bonus, Home Working + Healthcare
Posted: 21 days ago