The first table below looks at the demand for COM skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COM over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 195 203 177
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -26
Permanent jobs citing COM 7 10 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.18% 0.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.35% 0.49% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 18
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £58,600 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2026 2048 1976
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 37.63% 36.99% 40.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1727 1822 1738
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
COM
England

COM
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

COM Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

COM
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

COM Salary Trend in the West Midlands

COM
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

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

COM Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

COM
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COM within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
Coventry - 4 £37,500 - 11
Warwickshire +8 1 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Birmingham +3 1 £32,500 -52.55% 30
Shropshire - 1 - - 1
COM
England

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 22 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (45.45%) .NET
2 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 10 (45.45%) Web Services
2 10 (45.45%) XML
3 8 (36.36%) Windows
3 8 (36.36%) C#
3 8 (36.36%) HTML
3 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 8 (36.36%) SAN
3 8 (36.36%) NetApp
3 8 (36.36%) Citrix
3 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 8 (36.36%) HP
3 8 (36.36%) EMC
3 8 (36.36%) Forefront TMG
4 7 (31.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 7 (31.82%) DHTML
4 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
4 7 (31.82%) XSL
4 7 (31.82%) ITIL
4 7 (31.82%) MVC
4 7 (31.82%) .NET Framework
4 7 (31.82%) WCF
4 7 (31.82%) WPF
5 6 (27.27%) WSUS
5 6 (27.27%) SCCM
5 6 (27.27%) Cisco PIX
5 6 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008

COM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 6 (27.27%) Tomcat
1 6 (27.27%) SharePoint
1 6 (27.27%) MS Exchange
1 6 (27.27%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (27.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 6 (27.27%) Lync
1 6 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (18.18%) Apache
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Project
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (9.09%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (9.09%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) SAN
2 6 (27.27%) Cisco PIX
2 6 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (27.27%) Firewall
2 6 (27.27%) VoIP
2 6 (27.27%) DHCP
2 6 (27.27%) DNS
3 2 (9.09%) Intranet
3 2 (9.09%) Internet
4 1 (4.55%) HTTPS
4 1 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) MySQL
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (9.09%) RDBMS
3 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.55%) Ranorex
2 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.55%) Selenium
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Consultant
3 5 (22.73%) Web Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Support Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (22.73%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) .NET Developer
5 3 (13.64%) .NET Web Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Lead Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) Principle Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) Cognos Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) Automated Tester
7 1 (4.55%) Selenium Tester
7 1 (4.55%) Graduate
7 1 (4.55%) Team Leader
7 1 (4.55%) Graduate Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Resource Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) .NET
1 10 (45.45%) Web Services
1 10 (45.45%) XML
2 8 (36.36%) HTML
3 7 (31.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 7 (31.82%) DHTML
3 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
3 7 (31.82%) XSL
3 7 (31.82%) .NET Framework
3 7 (31.82%) WCF
3 7 (31.82%) WPF
4 5 (22.73%) CSS
4 5 (22.73%) jQuery
5 4 (18.18%) Ajax
6 3 (13.64%) WF
6 3 (13.64%) Silverlight
6 3 (13.64%) LINQ
7 1 (4.55%) CSS3
7 1 (4.55%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Windows
2 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (18.18%) Linux
4 2 (9.09%) UNIX
4 2 (9.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) ITIL
1 7 (31.82%) MVC
2 6 (27.27%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (22.73%) Web Development
4 3 (13.64%) CRM
5 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 2 (9.09%) ETL
5 2 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.55%) Web Application Development
6 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.55%) PRINCE
6 1 (4.55%) Project Management
6 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.55%) Automated Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.55%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) C#
1 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 5 (22.73%) Java
2 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 5 (22.73%) VB.NET
3 4 (18.18%) XAML
3 4 (18.18%) Perl
3 4 (18.18%) PHP
3 4 (18.18%) C++
3 4 (18.18%) Delphi
3 4 (18.18%) Python
4 2 (9.09%) Korn
4 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
4 2 (9.09%) C
4 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) ISEB
1 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (4.55%) Sun Certification
1 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (4.55%) CIW
1 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) Basel II
1 2 (9.09%) Solvency II
2 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
1 8 (36.36%) Forefront TMG
2 6 (27.27%) XenApp
2 6 (27.27%) XenDesktop
2 6 (27.27%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (27.27%) IAG
2 6 (27.27%) UAG
3 5 (22.73%) ISA Server
4 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (9.09%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) WSUS
1 6 (27.27%) SCCM
1 6 (27.27%) Cacti
1 6 (27.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (9.09%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (36.36%) NetApp
2 8 (36.36%) Citrix
2 8 (36.36%) HP
2 8 (36.36%) EMC
3 6 (27.27%) SolarWinds
3 6 (27.27%) Cisco
3 6 (27.27%) CheckPoint
3 6 (27.27%) Symantec
4 3 (13.64%) Oracle
5 2 (9.09%) Clearswift
5 2 (9.09%) VMware
5 2 (9.09%) Cognos
5 2 (9.09%) IBM
6 1 (4.55%) Facebook
6 1 (4.55%) Twitter
6 1 (4.55%) Sun
6 1 (4.55%) Telerik
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