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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 207 180 145
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -35
Permanent jobs citing COM 3 17 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.056% 0.34% 1.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.97% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3 17 50
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -15.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,800 £25,000 £32,350
10% offered a salary of more than £43,600 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
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
2158 1760 1984
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 40.11% 35.30% 39.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1956 1511 1770
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,350 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £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 5 May 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 5 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 -6 2 £33,250 -30.00% 5
Birmingham -12 1 £46,000 -8.00% 34
COM
England

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 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 22 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (59.09%) SQL Server
3 12 (54.55%) SQL
3 12 (54.55%) Windows
4 11 (50.00%) .NET
5 10 (45.45%) C#
6 8 (36.36%) SharePoint
7 7 (31.82%) VB
7 7 (31.82%) VB.NET
7 7 (31.82%) UNIX
7 7 (31.82%) Degree
8 6 (27.27%) JSON
8 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (27.27%) Finance
8 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (27.27%) MVC
8 6 (27.27%) Web Services
8 6 (27.27%) XML
8 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
9 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
9 5 (22.73%) Marketing
9 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
10 4 (18.18%) Entity Framework
10 4 (18.18%) System Testing
10 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
10 4 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (18.18%) Web Development
10 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
10 4 (18.18%) WCF
10 4 (18.18%) WPF

COM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 8 (36.36%) SharePoint
2 4 (18.18%) GlassFish
2 4 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (13.64%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
1 4 (18.18%) MS Office
2 2 (9.09%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) FTP
2 2 (9.09%) HTTPS
2 2 (9.09%) Internet
2 2 (9.09%) SAN
3 1 (4.55%) DHCP
3 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.55%) VPN
3 1 (4.55%) DNS
3 1 (4.55%) Firewall
3 1 (4.55%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (59.09%) SQL Server
2 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
4 4 (18.18%) Ingres
4 4 (18.18%) DTS
4 4 (18.18%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (13.64%) MS Access
6 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (4.55%) OLAP
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (4.55%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (18.18%) Eclipse
2 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Marketing
3 3 (13.64%) Retail
4 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Developer
2 4 (18.18%) .NET Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Web Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Applications Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Senior .NET Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Trainee Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Trainee Web Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Trainee
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Support
4 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (9.09%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Trainer
5 1 (4.55%) Junior
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) .NET
2 6 (27.27%) JSON
2 6 (27.27%) Web Services
2 6 (27.27%) XML
2 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
3 4 (18.18%) Entity Framework
3 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
3 4 (18.18%) WCF
3 4 (18.18%) WPF
3 4 (18.18%) jQuery
3 4 (18.18%) Ajax
3 4 (18.18%) DAO
3 4 (18.18%) OLE
3 4 (18.18%) CSS
3 4 (18.18%) ADO
3 4 (18.18%) XSL
3 4 (18.18%) ODBC
3 4 (18.18%) ActiveX
3 4 (18.18%) DHTML
3 4 (18.18%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 2 (9.09%) User Experience
2 2 (9.09%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.55%) Statistics
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Apple TV
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Windows
2 7 (31.82%) UNIX
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
5 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (9.09%) Linux
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) MVC
2 4 (18.18%) System Testing
2 4 (18.18%) Web Development
3 3 (13.64%) Project Management
3 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
3 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
3 3 (13.64%) Procure-to-pay
3 3 (13.64%) Database Theory
4 2 (9.09%) Analytics
4 2 (9.09%) iOS Development
4 2 (9.09%) Scrum
4 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.09%) OOP
4 2 (9.09%) OO
4 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL
5 1 (4.55%) CRM
5 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.55%) ERP
5 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) SQL
2 10 (45.45%) C#
3 7 (31.82%) VB
3 7 (31.82%) VB.NET
4 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
4 4 (18.18%) MapBasic
4 4 (18.18%) XAML
4 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 3 (13.64%) VBA
6 2 (9.09%) Objective-C
7 1 (4.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.09%) MCSE
2 2 (9.09%) MCSA
3 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.55%) CCA
3 1 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.55%) CCNA
3 1 (4.55%) MCITP
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) NetBackup
1 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (9.09%) VMware
3 2 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (4.55%) SAP
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) Siebel
4 1 (4.55%) NetApp
4 1 (4.55%) Apple
4 1 (4.55%) Symantec
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco
4 1 (4.55%) IBM
4 1 (4.55%) HP
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits Package/ Bonus
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