The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 218 199 194
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -5
Permanent jobs citing COM 4 13 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.069% 0.24% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% 0.65% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 13
Average salary £33,250 £38,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.19% -8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £30,000 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £65,000 £45,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
COM
England

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 West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2142 2011 2125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 36.82% 37.22% 39.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1948 1729 1897
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 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
Shropshire -7 3 £34,000 - 2
COM
England

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) .NET
4 3 (33.33%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) Marketing
4 3 (33.33%) SaaS
4 3 (33.33%) Procure-to-pay
5 2 (22.22%) C#
5 2 (22.22%) Analytics
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 2 (22.22%) Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) ERP
5 2 (22.22%) MS Project
5 2 (22.22%) MS Office
5 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
6 1 (11.11%) UNIX
6 1 (11.11%) VBScript
6 1 (11.11%) VB
6 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
6 1 (11.11%) VBA
6 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
6 1 (11.11%) FTP

COM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Project
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) FTP
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) OLAP
2 1 (11.11%) MS Access
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Big Data
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
1 3 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Support
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Support Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft BI Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Trainer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Procure-to-pay
2 2 (22.22%) Analytics
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
2 2 (22.22%) ERP
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (11.11%) Predictive Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Database Theory
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) VBScript
3 1 (11.11%) VB
3 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
3 1 (11.11%) VBA
3 1 (11.11%) X++
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
1 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
2 1 (11.11%) CCA
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (11.11%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) XenApp
2 1 (11.11%) XenServer
2 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
2 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (11.11%) VMware
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £20000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Connectus
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k-£55k+benefits, progession +package
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £44000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago