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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 198 190 142
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -48
Permanent jobs citing COM 10 1 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.024% 1.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.53% 0.071% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 51
Average salary £37,000 £45,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.77% +36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £45,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,100 £45,000 £51,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
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
1872 1399 1866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 36.63% 34.02% 39.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1681 1179 1686
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Warwickshire - 5 £35,000 - 5
Shropshire - 2 £35,500 - 1
Birmingham -15 1 £46,000 +2.22% 36
Coventry - 1 £45,000 - 5
Worcestershire - 1 £32,000 - 1
COM
England

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 35 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 26 (74.29%) SQL Server
3 24 (68.57%) .NET
4 23 (65.71%) C#
5 20 (57.14%) SharePoint
6 19 (54.29%) Web Services
6 19 (54.29%) XML
6 19 (54.29%) VB.NET
6 19 (54.29%) ASP.NET
6 19 (54.29%) MVC
7 16 (45.71%) Ajax
7 16 (45.71%) XAML
7 16 (45.71%) CSS
7 16 (45.71%) DHTML
7 16 (45.71%) HTML
7 16 (45.71%) JavaScript
7 16 (45.71%) XSL
7 16 (45.71%) Web Development
7 16 (45.71%) .NET Framework
7 16 (45.71%) WCF
7 16 (45.71%) WPF
7 16 (45.71%) jQuery
7 16 (45.71%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (45.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 14 (40.00%) Windows
9 13 (37.14%) SQL
10 11 (31.43%) BizTalk Server
11 8 (22.86%) Degree
12 7 (20.00%) JSON
12 7 (20.00%) UNIX

COM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 20 (57.14%) SharePoint
2 11 (31.43%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
3 4 (11.43%) GlassFish
4 3 (8.57%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.86%) Lync
5 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) SAN
2 3 (8.57%) Internet
2 3 (8.57%) FTP
2 3 (8.57%) HTTPS
3 2 (5.71%) DNS
3 2 (5.71%) DHCP
3 2 (5.71%) Firewall
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.86%) NAS
4 1 (2.86%) VoIP
4 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (74.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 4 (11.43%) DTS
4 4 (11.43%) Ingres
4 4 (11.43%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (8.57%) MS Access
6 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.86%) Big Data
7 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.86%) OLAP
7 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (45.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (11.43%) Eclipse
3 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
1 5 (14.29%) Marketing
2 4 (11.43%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (71.43%) Developer
2 17 (48.57%) .NET Developer
3 4 (11.43%) Web Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Software Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Applications Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Support Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (8.57%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Trainee Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Trainee Web Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Trainee
5 2 (5.71%) Team Leader
5 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Support
5 2 (5.71%) Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Business Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (68.57%) .NET
2 19 (54.29%) Web Services
2 19 (54.29%) XML
2 19 (54.29%) ASP.NET
3 16 (45.71%) CSS
3 16 (45.71%) XSL
3 16 (45.71%) DHTML
3 16 (45.71%) HTML
3 16 (45.71%) Ajax
3 16 (45.71%) .NET Framework
3 16 (45.71%) WCF
3 16 (45.71%) WPF
3 16 (45.71%) jQuery
3 16 (45.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 7 (20.00%) JSON
5 4 (11.43%) ADO
5 4 (11.43%) ODBC
5 4 (11.43%) ActiveX
5 4 (11.43%) OLE
5 4 (11.43%) DAO
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.57%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.57%) User Experience
2 3 (8.57%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.86%) Statistics
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (40.00%) Windows
2 7 (20.00%) UNIX
3 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
4 3 (8.57%) Apple iOS
4 3 (8.57%) Linux
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (54.29%) MVC
2 16 (45.71%) Web Development
3 4 (11.43%) System Testing
3 4 (11.43%) Software Engineering
4 3 (8.57%) Scrum
4 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (8.57%) ITIL
4 3 (8.57%) OOP
4 3 (8.57%) OO
4 3 (8.57%) iOS Development
4 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
4 3 (8.57%) Database Theory
5 2 (5.71%) IT Governance
5 2 (5.71%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (5.71%) Analytics
5 2 (5.71%) Project Management
6 1 (2.86%) Service Management
6 1 (2.86%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.86%) CRM
6 1 (2.86%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 23 (65.71%) C#
2 19 (54.29%) VB.NET
3 16 (45.71%) XAML
3 16 (45.71%) JavaScript
4 13 (37.14%) SQL
5 7 (20.00%) VB
6 4 (11.43%) MapBasic
6 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
7 3 (8.57%) Objective-C
7 3 (8.57%) VBA
8 1 (2.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.57%) MCSE
2 3 (8.57%) MCSA
3 2 (5.71%) CCNA
3 2 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.71%) MCITP
3 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.86%) CCA
4 1 (2.86%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) vSphere
3 1 (2.86%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (2.86%) IAG
3 1 (2.86%) UAG
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (2.86%) XenApp
3 1 (2.86%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) NetBackup
1 2 (5.71%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.86%) WSUS
2 1 (2.86%) SCCM
2 1 (2.86%) Cacti
2 1 (2.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 35 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (11.43%) Citrix
3 3 (8.57%) NetApp
3 3 (8.57%) Cisco
3 3 (8.57%) Symantec
3 3 (8.57%) VMware
3 3 (8.57%) HP
4 2 (5.71%) IBM
4 2 (5.71%) Apple
5 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle
5 1 (2.86%) SAP
5 1 (2.86%) Siebel
5 1 (2.86%) EMC
5 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus, flexi hours
Posted: 22 hours ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + ISEB training + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Rugby, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension and Bonus (8%)
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Progression
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension (8%) and Bonus (10%)
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £33000 - £37000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Fully comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Holidays / Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension (8%) and Bonus (10%)
Posted: 3 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits / Bonus / Holidays
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Health Care, Car Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Redditch
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
QA Limited
Salary: £157.50 per week
Posted: 5 days ago