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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 204 186 171
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -15
Permanent jobs citing COM 9 16 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.29% 0.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.45% 0.84% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 8 16 13
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +24.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £25,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,650 £51,250 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
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
2007 1904 1907
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 36.81% 34.89% 39.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1714 1695 1658
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £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 29 August 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 - 6 £37,500 - 5
Warwickshire +10 1 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Birmingham +2 1 £32,500 -27.77% 28
Shropshire - 1 - -
COM
England

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 26 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (57.69%) SQL Server
2 15 (57.69%) Web Services
2 15 (57.69%) XML
3 14 (53.85%) .NET
4 13 (50.00%) HTML
4 13 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 12 (46.15%) C#
5 12 (46.15%) DHTML
5 12 (46.15%) ASP.NET
5 12 (46.15%) XSL
5 12 (46.15%) MVC
5 12 (46.15%) .NET Framework
5 12 (46.15%) WCF
5 12 (46.15%) WPF
5 12 (46.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 11 (42.31%) BizTalk Server
6 11 (42.31%) SharePoint
7 10 (38.46%) CSS
7 10 (38.46%) jQuery
7 10 (38.46%) Web Development
7 10 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (34.62%) XAML
8 9 (34.62%) Ajax
8 9 (34.62%) Windows
8 9 (34.62%) VB.NET
8 9 (34.62%) Citrix
8 9 (34.62%) HP
8 9 (34.62%) SAN
8 9 (34.62%) NetApp

COM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 11 (42.31%) SharePoint
1 11 (42.31%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (26.92%) MS Exchange
2 7 (26.92%) Tomcat
3 6 (23.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (23.08%) Lync
3 6 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (19.23%) Apache
5 2 (7.69%) IIS
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (7.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (7.69%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 9 (34.62%) SAN
2 6 (23.08%) VoIP
2 6 (23.08%) DHCP
2 6 (23.08%) DNS
2 6 (23.08%) Firewall
2 6 (23.08%) Cisco PIX
2 6 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (7.69%) Intranet
3 2 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (57.69%) SQL Server
2 5 (19.23%) MySQL
3 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.85%) Ranorex
2 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.85%) Selenium
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Developer
2 8 (30.77%) .NET Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Web Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Consultant
4 5 (19.23%) Support Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (19.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) .NET Web Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Lead Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Team Leader
7 2 (7.69%) Principle Consultant
7 2 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 2 (7.69%) Cognos Consultant
8 1 (3.85%) Tester
8 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Team Leader
8 1 (3.85%) Java Web Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Automated Tester
8 1 (3.85%) Selenium Tester
8 1 (3.85%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (57.69%) Web Services
1 15 (57.69%) XML
2 14 (53.85%) .NET
3 13 (50.00%) HTML
4 12 (46.15%) DHTML
4 12 (46.15%) ASP.NET
4 12 (46.15%) XSL
4 12 (46.15%) .NET Framework
4 12 (46.15%) WCF
4 12 (46.15%) WPF
4 12 (46.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 10 (38.46%) jQuery
5 10 (38.46%) CSS
6 9 (34.62%) Ajax
7 3 (11.54%) WF
7 3 (11.54%) Silverlight
7 3 (11.54%) LINQ
8 1 (3.85%) CSS3
8 1 (3.85%) XSD
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Windows
2 6 (23.08%) Linux
2 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (7.69%) Solaris
3 2 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) MVC
2 10 (38.46%) Web Development
3 7 (26.92%) ITIL
4 6 (23.08%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (11.54%) CRM
6 2 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (7.69%) Data Modelling
6 2 (7.69%) ETL
6 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.85%) Project Management
7 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.85%) Automated Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (3.85%) Web Application Development
7 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.85%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (46.15%) C#
3 9 (34.62%) VB.NET
3 9 (34.62%) XAML
4 6 (23.08%) Java
5 5 (19.23%) C++
5 5 (19.23%) Delphi
5 5 (19.23%) Perl
5 5 (19.23%) PHP
5 5 (19.23%) SQL
5 5 (19.23%) Python
6 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
6 2 (7.69%) Korn
6 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
6 2 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) MCSE
1 1 (3.85%) MCSA
1 1 (3.85%) CCNA
1 1 (3.85%) ISEB
1 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.85%) Sun Certification
1 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (3.85%) CIW
1 1 (3.85%) MCITP
1 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) Basel II
1 2 (7.69%) Solvency II
2 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
1 8 (30.77%) Forefront TMG
2 6 (23.08%) IAG
2 6 (23.08%) UAG
2 6 (23.08%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (23.08%) XenApp
2 6 (23.08%) XenDesktop
3 5 (19.23%) ISA Server
4 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (7.69%) Terminal Server
5 1 (3.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) WSUS
1 6 (23.08%) SCCM
1 6 (23.08%) Cacti
1 6 (23.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (7.69%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (34.62%) HP
2 9 (34.62%) Citrix
2 9 (34.62%) NetApp
3 8 (30.77%) EMC
4 7 (26.92%) Cisco
4 7 (26.92%) Symantec
5 6 (23.08%) CheckPoint
5 6 (23.08%) SolarWinds
6 3 (11.54%) VMware
6 3 (11.54%) IBM
7 2 (7.69%) Oracle
7 2 (7.69%) Cognos
7 2 (7.69%) Clearswift
8 1 (3.85%) Telerik
8 1 (3.85%) Sun
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