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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 225 223 218
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Permanent jobs citing COM 9 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.16% 0.037% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.46% 0.11% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 10
Median salary £35,000 £27,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,300 £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £30,700 £37,700
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £37,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.58% -5.62%
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
1956 1904 1997
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.83% 35.38% 36.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1680 1718 1736
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,532 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 28 September 2016.

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 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Coventry - 4 £48,000 - 4
Dudley - 3 £22,500 -
Birmingham - 2 £28,750 - 12
COM
England

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (83.33%) .NET
3 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 6 (50.00%) Degree
3 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (41.67%) SCCM
4 5 (41.67%) XenApp
4 5 (41.67%) Change Control
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
4 5 (41.67%) NetApp
4 5 (41.67%) HP
4 5 (41.67%) Citrix
4 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
4 5 (41.67%) SAN
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (41.67%) Intranet
4 5 (41.67%) Internet
4 5 (41.67%) C#
4 5 (41.67%) SQL
4 5 (41.67%) IIS
5 4 (33.33%) MS Office
5 4 (33.33%) C++
5 4 (33.33%) MFC
5 4 (33.33%) ATL
5 4 (33.33%) Web Services
5 4 (33.33%) XML

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 5 (41.67%) IIS
1 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Internet
1 5 (41.67%) Intranet
1 5 (41.67%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) Network Security
2 1 (8.33%) Symposium
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Software Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Team Leader
1 3 (25.00%) Technical Leader
1 3 (25.00%) Technical Team Leader
2 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
2 2 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Graduate
2 2 (16.67%) Graduate Software Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Technical Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C++/C# Developer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) IT Security Officer
3 1 (8.33%) Security Officer
3 1 (8.33%) Wintel Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Wintel Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) .NET
2 4 (33.33%) ATL
2 4 (33.33%) MFC
2 4 (33.33%) Web Services
2 4 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) HTML5
3 1 (8.33%) jQuery
3 1 (8.33%) Sass
3 1 (8.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (8.33%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (25.00%) Unix
4 2 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Change Control
2 3 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (25.00%) Coaching
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Line Management
2 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) MVC
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (16.67%) Resource Management
3 2 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) High Availability
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (8.33%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) C#
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) C++
2 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (8.33%) VC++
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) CEH
2 1 (8.33%) CISSP
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (41.67%) XenApp
3 1 (8.33%) NFS
3 1 (8.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) SCCM
2 4 (33.33%) MAILsweeper
2 4 (33.33%) Simpana
3 1 (8.33%) Data Guard
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (41.67%) Citrix
3 5 (41.67%) HP
3 5 (41.67%) NetApp
4 4 (33.33%) CommVault
4 4 (33.33%) Finjan
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco
5 1 (8.33%) LogRhythm
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle
5 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (8.33%) Veritas
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