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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 214 194 173
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -21
Permanent jobs citing COM 3 19 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.056% 0.36% 0.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 1.00% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3 19 30
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,800 £25,000 £32,350
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £65,000 £50,050
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
2078 1891 2028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 38.81% 36.29% 40.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1894 1629 1806
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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
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 27 May 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 -2 3 £34,000 -28.42% 3
COM
England

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (69.23%) Windows
3 7 (53.85%) SQL
4 5 (38.46%) C#
4 5 (38.46%) .NET
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
4 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
4 5 (38.46%) Marketing
5 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
5 4 (30.77%) UNIX
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
5 4 (30.77%) VB
5 4 (30.77%) VB.NET
5 4 (30.77%) MS Office
6 3 (23.08%) VBA
6 3 (23.08%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (23.08%) MS Access
6 3 (23.08%) FTP
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
6 3 (23.08%) Finance
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
6 3 (23.08%) SaaS
6 3 (23.08%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (23.08%) Procure-to-pay
6 3 (23.08%) Database Theory
7 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
7 2 (15.38%) Analytics

COM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
2 3 (23.08%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (7.69%) GlassFish
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Office
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (15.38%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) FTP
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) NAS
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (23.08%) MS Access
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.69%) Big Data
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (7.69%) DTS
4 1 (7.69%) Ingres
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (7.69%) OLAP
4 1 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (38.46%) Marketing
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Applications Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Support
3 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Support Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Support Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) ADO
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.69%) CSS
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) XSL
2 1 (7.69%) ODBC
2 1 (7.69%) ActiveX
2 1 (7.69%) OLE
2 1 (7.69%) DAO
2 1 (7.69%) Ajax
2 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.69%) JSON
2 1 (7.69%) MDX
2 1 (7.69%) WCF
2 1 (7.69%) WPF
2 1 (7.69%) jQuery
2 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
2 1 (7.69%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Statistics
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (30.77%) UNIX
3 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
1 3 (23.08%) Procure-to-pay
1 3 (23.08%) Database Theory
2 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
2 2 (15.38%) Project Management
2 2 (15.38%) Analytics
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing Analytics
3 1 (7.69%) Service Management
3 1 (7.69%) ERP
3 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.69%) MVC
3 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Web Development
3 1 (7.69%) System Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) C#
3 4 (30.77%) VB
3 4 (30.77%) VB.NET
4 3 (23.08%) VBA
5 1 (7.69%) XAML
5 1 (7.69%) MapBasic
5 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) CCA
1 2 (15.38%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (15.38%) MCSE
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
1 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (7.69%) MCSA
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (7.69%) MCITP
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) XenApp
2 1 (7.69%) XenServer
2 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
2 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix
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