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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 187 192 158
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -34
Permanent jobs citing COM 18 5 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.37% 0.11% 0.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.06% 0.32% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 18 5 42
Average salary £34,250 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.88% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £45,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £45,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
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
1699 1586 2028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 34.48% 35.86% 42.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1561 1364 1840
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £47,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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
Coventry - 6 £45,000 - 4
Warwickshire -7 4 £35,000 -22.22% 8
Worcestershire +13 3 £25,000 -44.44%
Birmingham -9 3 £30,000 -33.33% 29
Shropshire - 1 £32,000 - 2
COM
England

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 37 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 29 (78.38%) SQL Server
3 27 (72.97%) .NET
4 26 (70.27%) C#
5 24 (64.86%) SharePoint
6 23 (62.16%) VB.NET
6 23 (62.16%) Web Services
6 23 (62.16%) XML
6 23 (62.16%) ASP.NET
6 23 (62.16%) MVC
7 20 (54.05%) Ajax
7 20 (54.05%) XAML
7 20 (54.05%) CSS
7 20 (54.05%) XSL
7 20 (54.05%) DHTML
7 20 (54.05%) HTML
7 20 (54.05%) JavaScript
7 20 (54.05%) Web Development
7 20 (54.05%) .NET Framework
7 20 (54.05%) WCF
7 20 (54.05%) WPF
7 20 (54.05%) jQuery
7 20 (54.05%) Team Foundation Server
7 20 (54.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 15 (40.54%) BizTalk Server
9 13 (35.14%) Windows
10 11 (29.73%) SQL
11 7 (18.92%) VB
11 7 (18.92%) UNIX
11 7 (18.92%) Degree

COM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 24 (64.86%) SharePoint
2 15 (40.54%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (13.51%) MS Exchange
4 4 (10.81%) GlassFish
5 3 (8.11%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.70%) Lync
6 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.70%) Apache
6 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Office
1 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) SAN
2 3 (8.11%) Internet
2 3 (8.11%) FTP
2 3 (8.11%) HTTPS
3 2 (5.41%) DNS
3 2 (5.41%) DHCP
3 2 (5.41%) Firewall
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.70%) NAS
4 1 (2.70%) VoIP
4 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (78.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.81%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (10.81%) DTS
2 4 (10.81%) Ingres
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (10.81%) Relational Database
3 3 (8.11%) MS Access
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.70%) Big Data
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (54.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (10.81%) Eclipse
3 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (10.81%) Finance
1 4 (10.81%) Retail
1 4 (10.81%) Marketing
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (78.38%) Developer
2 21 (56.76%) .NET Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Web Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Software Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Applications Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Senior Developer
4 3 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (8.11%) Support Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Trainee Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Trainee Web Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Trainee
4 3 (8.11%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Support Team Leader
5 2 (5.41%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Team Leader
5 2 (5.41%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Support
5 2 (5.41%) Server Support
5 2 (5.41%) Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (72.97%) .NET
2 23 (62.16%) Web Services
2 23 (62.16%) XML
2 23 (62.16%) ASP.NET
3 20 (54.05%) CSS
3 20 (54.05%) Ajax
3 20 (54.05%) .NET Framework
3 20 (54.05%) WCF
3 20 (54.05%) WPF
3 20 (54.05%) jQuery
3 20 (54.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 20 (54.05%) XSL
3 20 (54.05%) DHTML
3 20 (54.05%) HTML
4 7 (18.92%) JSON
5 4 (10.81%) ADO
5 4 (10.81%) ODBC
5 4 (10.81%) ActiveX
5 4 (10.81%) OLE
5 4 (10.81%) DAO
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Mathematics
1 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
1 3 (8.11%) Mobile App
1 3 (8.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (35.14%) Windows
2 7 (18.92%) UNIX
3 5 (13.51%) Linux
4 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (8.11%) Windows 7
5 3 (8.11%) Apple iOS
6 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (62.16%) MVC
2 20 (54.05%) Web Development
3 4 (10.81%) System Testing
3 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
3 4 (10.81%) ITIL
4 3 (8.11%) OOP
4 3 (8.11%) OO
4 3 (8.11%) Scrum
4 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (8.11%) iOS Development
4 3 (8.11%) Database Theory
5 2 (5.41%) Line Management
5 2 (5.41%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.41%) IT Governance
5 2 (5.41%) Project Management
6 1 (2.70%) Service Management
6 1 (2.70%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.70%) CRM
6 1 (2.70%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 26 (70.27%) C#
2 23 (62.16%) VB.NET
3 20 (54.05%) XAML
3 20 (54.05%) JavaScript
4 11 (29.73%) SQL
5 7 (18.92%) VB
6 4 (10.81%) MapBasic
6 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
7 3 (8.11%) Objective-C
7 3 (8.11%) VBA
8 1 (2.70%) Python
8 1 (2.70%) Perl
8 1 (2.70%) PHP
8 1 (2.70%) C++
8 1 (2.70%) Delphi
8 1 (2.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) Degree
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.81%) MCSE
2 4 (10.81%) MCSA
3 3 (8.11%) CCNA
3 3 (8.11%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (8.11%) MCITP
3 3 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.70%) CCA
4 1 (2.70%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.11%) vSphere
3 2 (5.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (2.70%) XenApp
4 1 (2.70%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.70%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (2.70%) IAG
4 1 (2.70%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) NetBackup
1 3 (8.11%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.70%) WSUS
2 1 (2.70%) SCCM
2 1 (2.70%) Cacti
2 1 (2.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 37 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.51%) Citrix
3 4 (10.81%) NetApp
3 4 (10.81%) Cisco
3 4 (10.81%) HP
3 4 (10.81%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (10.81%) Symantec
3 4 (10.81%) VMware
4 3 (8.11%) IBM
5 2 (5.41%) Apple
6 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle
6 1 (2.70%) SAP
6 1 (2.70%) Siebel
6 1 (2.70%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.70%) EMC
Warwick
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Up to £40,000 depending on experience + Significant Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
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Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Significant Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Significant Bonus (£75,000)
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + excellent bens (details attached)
Posted: 12 hours ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham
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Salary: £35000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 14 hours ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension + Private Healthcare
Posted: 18 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum plus attractive benefits and extensi
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Home Working, Private Health Care
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West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Certifications
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: Yesterday
Telford
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £38,000 - £40,000 Dependant on experience + Private Healthcare + Pension Scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Travel Expenses and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Ocado
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + career, benefits, bonuses,
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £52000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + great workplace!
Posted: 5 days ago