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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 210 196 175
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -21
Permanent jobs citing COM 20 14 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.35% 0.26% 0.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.00% 0.73% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 20 14 22
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £25,000 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +21.42%
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
1992 1920 1876
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 34.64% 36.09% 40.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1769 1718 1665
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 31 October 2014. 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 - 19 £37,500 - 6
Birmingham -9 1 £30,000 -33.33% 30
COM
England

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 25 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (84.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (84.00%) XML
3 20 (80.00%) .NET
3 20 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 20 (80.00%) Web Services
3 20 (80.00%) C#
3 20 (80.00%) MVC
4 19 (76.00%) XAML
4 19 (76.00%) DHTML
4 19 (76.00%) HTML
4 19 (76.00%) JavaScript
4 19 (76.00%) VB.NET
4 19 (76.00%) CSS
4 19 (76.00%) XSL
4 19 (76.00%) Web Development
4 19 (76.00%) .NET Framework
4 19 (76.00%) Ajax
4 19 (76.00%) WCF
4 19 (76.00%) WPF
4 19 (76.00%) jQuery
4 19 (76.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (76.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 18 (72.00%) SharePoint
6 13 (52.00%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (24.00%) Linux
8 4 (16.00%) Apache
8 4 (16.00%) Tomcat
8 4 (16.00%) Python
8 4 (16.00%) MySQL

COM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 18 (72.00%) SharePoint
2 13 (52.00%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (16.00%) Apache
3 4 (16.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (4.00%) Lync
5 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) SAN
2 1 (4.00%) Internet
2 1 (4.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (4.00%) VoIP
2 1 (4.00%) DHCP
2 1 (4.00%) DNS
2 1 (4.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (84.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (76.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.00%) Ranorex
2 1 (4.00%) Selenium
2 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (80.00%) Developer
2 19 (76.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Web Developer
4 3 (12.00%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Team Leader
5 2 (8.00%) Server Support
5 2 (8.00%) Support Team Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Server Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Bid Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Server Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Server Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 1 (4.00%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (84.00%) XML
2 20 (80.00%) Web Services
2 20 (80.00%) .NET
2 20 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 19 (76.00%) CSS
3 19 (76.00%) DHTML
3 19 (76.00%) HTML
3 19 (76.00%) XSL
3 19 (76.00%) Ajax
3 19 (76.00%) .NET Framework
3 19 (76.00%) WCF
3 19 (76.00%) WPF
3 19 (76.00%) jQuery
3 19 (76.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (4.00%) XSD
4 1 (4.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.00%) Windows
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (80.00%) MVC
2 19 (76.00%) Web Development
3 3 (12.00%) ITIL
4 2 (8.00%) Line Management
4 2 (8.00%) Project Management
5 1 (4.00%) Coaching
5 1 (4.00%) OOP
5 1 (4.00%) OO
5 1 (4.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (4.00%) Change Control
5 1 (4.00%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (4.00%) iOS Development
5 1 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.00%) Scrum
5 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.00%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 20 (80.00%) C#
2 19 (76.00%) JavaScript
2 19 (76.00%) VB.NET
2 19 (76.00%) XAML
3 4 (16.00%) Python
3 4 (16.00%) Perl
3 4 (16.00%) PHP
3 4 (16.00%) C++
3 4 (16.00%) Delphi
3 4 (16.00%) Java
4 2 (8.00%) SQL
5 1 (4.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) MCSE
1 2 (8.00%) MCSA
1 2 (8.00%) CCNA
1 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (8.00%) MCITP
2 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 2 (8.00%) vSphere
2 1 (4.00%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (4.00%) IAG
2 1 (4.00%) UAG
2 1 (4.00%) XenApp
2 1 (4.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (8.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.00%) WSUS
2 1 (4.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) Cacti
2 1 (4.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) HP
2 3 (12.00%) Cisco
2 3 (12.00%) Citrix
2 3 (12.00%) NetApp
2 3 (12.00%) Symantec
3 2 (8.00%) VMware
3 2 (8.00%) IBM
4 1 (4.00%) EMC
4 1 (4.00%) Apple
4 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.00%) Telerik
4 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds
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