Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for COM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited COM over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Component Object Model (COM)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 285 269 260
Rank change year-on-year -16 -9 +14
Permanent jobs citing COM 16 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.20% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.42% 0.37% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 11
Manchester median annual salary £37,500 £52,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.57% +59.09% -5.71%
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,625 £63,750 £41,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -15.00% +33.33% +15.38%

COM is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 3793 3268 2924
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 47.44% 43.75% 39.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3200 2887 2582
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £55,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

COM
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing COM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for COM in Manchester

COM
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for COM in Manchester

COM
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing COM in Manchester over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for COM in Manchester

COM
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COM within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 3 £47,500 -
COM
North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for COM.

1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (43.75%) SQL
3 7 (43.75%) .NET
3 7 (43.75%) XML
3 7 (43.75%) Windows
4 6 (37.50%) C#
4 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 6 (37.50%) Finance
4 6 (37.50%) Scrum
4 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 6 (37.50%) Marketing
5 5 (31.25%) Degree
5 5 (31.25%) TDD
5 5 (31.25%) WPF
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (31.25%) C++
5 5 (31.25%) HTML
5 5 (31.25%) MVC
5 5 (31.25%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (25.00%) MVVM
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (25.00%) Project Management
6 4 (25.00%) Ethernet
6 4 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (25.00%) Oracle
6 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
6 4 (25.00%) OO

COM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (12.50%) Acrobat
3 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (18.75%) NetSuite
2 2 (12.50%) Infor M3
2 2 (12.50%) Magento
2 2 (12.50%) Sage 200
2 2 (12.50%) Shopify
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (6.25%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (12.50%) SaaS
2 1 (6.25%) Force.com
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) npm
2 1 (6.25%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (18.75%) RS-232
2 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) HTTP
3 1 (6.25%) Profibus
3 1 (6.25%) SAN
3 1 (6.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (18.75%) RDBMS
3 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) NUnit
1 4 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Blend
2 3 (18.75%) MSI
2 3 (18.75%) MSTest
2 3 (18.75%) NuGet
2 3 (18.75%) WiX
3 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.25%) JIRA
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
1 6 (37.50%) Marketing
2 2 (12.50%) General Ledger
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Automotive
3 1 (6.25%) Back Office
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) .NET Developer
1 3 (18.75%) C# .NET Developer
1 3 (18.75%) C# Developer
1 3 (18.75%) C# Software Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) Developer
1 3 (18.75%) Project Manager
1 3 (18.75%) Software Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Administrator
2 2 (12.50%) CRM Manager
2 2 (12.50%) CRM Project Manager
2 2 (12.50%) ERP Manager
2 2 (12.50%) ERP Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) .NET Software Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Field Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Principal Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) .NET
1 7 (43.75%) XML
2 5 (31.25%) HTML
2 5 (31.25%) WPF
3 4 (25.00%) WCF
4 3 (18.75%) .NET Compact Framework
4 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
4 3 (18.75%) Entity Framework
4 3 (18.75%) Lambda Expressions
4 3 (18.75%) LINQ
4 3 (18.75%) LINQ to SQL
4 3 (18.75%) NHibernate
4 3 (18.75%) Silverlight
4 3 (18.75%) Unity DI Container
4 3 (18.75%) Web Services
4 3 (18.75%) XSD
5 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
5 2 (12.50%) CSS
5 2 (12.50%) HTML5
5 2 (12.50%) React
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (18.75%) Data Structures
2 3 (18.75%) Industrial Internet of Things
2 3 (18.75%) Internet of Things
3 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
4 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
4 1 (6.25%) iPad
4 1 (6.25%) Life Science
4 1 (6.25%) SCADA
4 1 (6.25%) Social Media
4 1 (6.25%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Mac OS
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Embedded Compact
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
3 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Scrum
2 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 5 (31.25%) MVC
3 5 (31.25%) TDD
4 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (25.00%) Kanban
4 4 (25.00%) MVVM
4 4 (25.00%) OO
4 4 (25.00%) Project Management
5 3 (18.75%) Concurrent Programming
5 3 (18.75%) CRM
5 3 (18.75%) ERP
5 3 (18.75%) Multithreading
5 3 (18.75%) OOD
5 3 (18.75%) Physics
5 3 (18.75%) RUP
5 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
5 3 (18.75%) UML
5 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) C#
3 5 (31.25%) C++
4 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (18.75%) C
5 3 (18.75%) XAML
6 2 (12.50%) Java
7 1 (6.25%) Apex Code
7 1 (6.25%) Python
7 1 (6.25%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
2 1 (6.25%) PMP
2 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
1 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle
2 4 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (18.75%) SAP
4 2 (12.50%) Adobe
4 2 (12.50%) Sage
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix
5 1 (6.25%) Cognizant
5 1 (6.25%) Facebook
5 1 (6.25%) McAfee
5 1 (6.25%) Reuters
5 1 (6.25%) Rockwell
5 1 (6.25%) Siebel
5 1 (6.25%) Siemens
5 1 (6.25%) VMware
5 1 (6.25%) Workday