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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 72 72 50
Rank change year-on-year
0 -22
Permanent jobs citing COM 5 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.93% 0.83% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.29% 2.67% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Average salary £34,000 £41,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.07% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
COM
Hertfordshire

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 Watford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
218 187 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 40.60% 31.01% 44.15%
Number of salaries quoted 152 136 92
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +28.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

COM
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

COM Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

COM
Salary Trend in Watford

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

COM Salary Trend in Watford

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) IBM
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (28.57%) Office 365
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (28.57%) Ajax
4 2 (28.57%) Infor CRM
4 2 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (28.57%) SugarCRM
4 2 (28.57%) Web Development
4 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
4 2 (28.57%) Sage CRM
4 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
4 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 2 (28.57%) CRM
4 2 (28.57%) Siebel
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 2 (28.57%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) XSL
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) Salesforce.com

COM
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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%) SugarCRM
2 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
2 1 (14.29%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Content Management Server
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Infor CRM
1 2 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (28.57%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) IaaS
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
2 1 (14.29%) NAS
2 1 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) FTP
2 1 (14.29%) HTTP
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (14.29%) MySQL
3 1 (14.29%) DB2
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) CRM Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Support
2 1 (14.29%) IT Operations Manager
2 1 (14.29%) CRM Manager
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Operations Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Operations Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Project Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) CRM Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
1 2 (28.57%) XML
1 2 (28.57%) XSL
1 2 (28.57%) Ajax
2 1 (14.29%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (14.29%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Replication
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) AIX
3 1 (14.29%) Solaris
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 2 (28.57%) CRM
2 2 (28.57%) Web Development
2 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) Content Management
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCP
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) MCSA
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) VirtualBox
2 1 (14.29%) vCloud
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) vMotion
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) IBM
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (28.57%) Sage
3 2 (28.57%) Siebel
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) BMC
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint