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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COM over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Component Object Model (COM)
England / West Midlands
Rank 209 219 195
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -24
Permanent jobs citing COM 6 3 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.057% 0.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.35% 0.17% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 23
Median salary £26,500 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £20,800 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £39,200 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+23.52% +21.42%

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
1709 1721 1685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 35.01% 32.98% 33.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1501 1489 1549
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

COM
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing COM as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 18 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COM within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -10 1 £22,500 -45.78% 9
Coventry - 1 £47,000 -
Halesowen - 1 £26,000 -
COM
England

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT jobs citing COM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for COM.

1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) VMware
2 7 (63.64%) Degree
2 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (54.55%) Data Centre
3 6 (54.55%) Unix
3 6 (54.55%) Incident Management
3 6 (54.55%) Linux
3 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
3 6 (54.55%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (54.55%) ITIL
4 4 (36.36%) .NET
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) C#
5 3 (27.27%) IIS
6 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
6 2 (18.18%) CSS
6 2 (18.18%) HTML
6 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 2 (18.18%) VBA
6 2 (18.18%) CRM
6 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
6 2 (18.18%) Apache
6 2 (18.18%) MVC
6 2 (18.18%) CMS
6 2 (18.18%) Content Management
6 2 (18.18%) jQuery
6 2 (18.18%) Umbraco
6 2 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM

COM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) IIS
2 2 (18.18%) Apache
2 2 (18.18%) CMS
2 2 (18.18%) Umbraco
2 2 (18.18%) WordPress
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
1 1 (9.09%) Intranet
1 1 (9.09%) Network Security
1 1 (9.09%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 1 (9.09%) .NET Software Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Graduate Software Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) IT Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) IT Security Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) IT Security Officer
2 1 (9.09%) Junior Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Junior Web Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Security Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Security Officer
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Technical Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (18.18%) CSS
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) jQuery
2 2 (18.18%) LESS
2 2 (18.18%) LINQ to SQL
2 2 (18.18%) RESTful
3 1 (9.09%) ATL
3 1 (9.09%) MFC
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) Unix
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Incident Management
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Content Management
2 2 (18.18%) CRM
2 2 (18.18%) MVC
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Change Control
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (9.09%) SIEM
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) C#
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) VBA
3 1 (9.09%) C++
3 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Degree
2 6 (54.55%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (9.09%) CEH
3 1 (9.09%) CISSP
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
3 1 (9.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) MAILsweeper
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
1 1 (9.09%) Simpana
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) CommVault
3 1 (9.09%) Finjan
3 1 (9.09%) Forcepoint
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) LogRhythm
3 1 (9.09%) NetApp
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