The table below looks at the statistics for COM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COM over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 42 46 44
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Permanent jobs citing COM 1 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 0.42% 1.08% 1.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.98% 1.92% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 3
Average salary £25,000 £27,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.40% -1.81%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
COM
West Midlands

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 Worcestershire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
102 156 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 43.22% 56.32% 63.35%
Number of salaries quoted 101 150 139
Average salary £31,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £44,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

COM
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing COM across the Worcestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

COM Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

COM
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing COM across the Worcestershire region.

COM Salary Trend in Worcestershire

COM
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (100.00%) ADO
1 1 (100.00%) ODBC
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) ActiveX
1 1 (100.00%) DTS
1 1 (100.00%) Ingres
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) OLE
1 1 (100.00%) MapBasic
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) DAO
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) GlassFish
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database

COM
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 (100.00%) GlassFish
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (100.00%) DTS
1 1 (100.00%) Ingres
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Web Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Trainee Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Trainee Web Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Trainee
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) ADO
1 1 (100.00%) ODBC
1 1 (100.00%) ActiveX
1 1 (100.00%) OLE
1 1 (100.00%) DAO
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) MapBasic
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft