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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 216 205 188
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -17
Permanent jobs citing COM 2 8 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.036% 0.15% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.10% 0.41% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 16
Average salary £27,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £35,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £39,700 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £39,250 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.63% +5.33%
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
1991 1971 1897
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 35.36% 36.73% 34.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1806 1682 1691
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £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
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 August 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 -5 1 £31,500 -
Staffordshire - 1 £23,500 - 9
COM
England

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) MCSE
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) MS Project
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) ERP
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) CCA
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) MCITP
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Procure-to-pay
4 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Black-Box Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (16.67%) NAS
4 1 (16.67%) XenApp
4 1 (16.67%) XenServer
4 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
4 1 (16.67%) SaaS

COM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Project
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Sales Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) QA Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Pre Sales Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 2 (33.33%) ERP
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
1 2 (33.33%) Procure-to-pay
2 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (16.67%) Black-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) X++
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCA
1 2 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
1 2 (33.33%) MCITP
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
1 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (16.67%) MCSA
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) XenApp
2 1 (16.67%) XenServer
2 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Sutton Coldfield
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Training + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k-£55k+benefits, progession +package
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000-£90,000 plus attractive benefits,
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Car!
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £70,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + car, bonus, pension, health care
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £62000 per annum + car / homeworking / benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Car + Bonus Scheme
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, pension, health care, car
Posted: 8 days ago