The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for COM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited COM over the 3 months to 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Component Object Model (COM)
England / North West
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 236 221 225
Rank change year-on-year -15 +4  
Permanent jobs citing COM 15 12 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.24% 0.21% 0.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.54% 0.56% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 32
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% +42.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £30,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £60,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -22.22% +12.50%  

COM is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2772 2144 2710
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 44.40% 37.46% 40.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2342 1838 2279
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

COM
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing COM as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for COM in the North West

COM
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for COM in the North West

COM
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COM within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 April 2017. 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 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
Manchester -20 13 £36,250 -17.14% 25
Merseyside -1 2 £32,500 - 1
COM
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 North West region with a requirement for COM.

1 24 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (79.17%) SQL
3 17 (70.83%) C#
3 17 (70.83%) SQL Server
4 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (58.33%) MVC
6 13 (54.17%) .NET
6 13 (54.17%) Windows
6 13 (54.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (54.17%) SQL Server 2014
7 12 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
7 12 (50.00%) WPF
8 11 (45.83%) Scrum
8 11 (45.83%) TDD
8 11 (45.83%) XML
8 11 (45.83%) RDBMS
8 11 (45.83%) C++
8 11 (45.83%) Visual Studio
8 11 (45.83%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (45.83%) Software Engineering
8 11 (45.83%) Degree
8 11 (45.83%) Relational Database
8 11 (45.83%) MVVM
8 11 (45.83%) Entity Framework
9 10 (41.67%) LINQ to SQL
9 10 (41.67%) WiX
9 10 (41.67%) Dependency Injection
9 10 (41.67%) Inversion of Control
9 10 (41.67%) MSTest
9 10 (41.67%) .NET Compact Framework

COM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.17%) Azure Machine Learning
3 1 (4.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (41.67%) Ethernet
1 10 (41.67%) RS-232
1 10 (41.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.33%) VoIP
3 1 (4.17%) Internet
3 1 (4.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (70.83%) SQL Server
2 13 (54.17%) SQL Server 2012
2 13 (54.17%) SQL Server 2014
3 11 (45.83%) RDBMS
3 11 (45.83%) Relational Database
4 6 (25.00%) Hadoop
4 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (12.50%) Big Data
5 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 3 (12.50%) MS Access
5 3 (12.50%) MySQL
5 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (4.17%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (45.83%) Team Foundation Server
1 11 (45.83%) Visual Studio
2 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Blend
2 10 (41.67%) MSI
2 10 (41.67%) MSTest
2 10 (41.67%) NuGet
2 10 (41.67%) NUnit
2 10 (41.67%) WiX
3 1 (4.17%) Fiddler
3 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.17%) ReSharper
3 1 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (41.67%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Automotive
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (75.00%) Developer
2 12 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 10 (41.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 10 (41.67%) C# Developer
4 7 (29.17%) Senior Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Big Data Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Database Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Database Specialist
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Big Data Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Database Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Senior SQL Developer
5 3 (12.50%) SQL Database Developer
5 3 (12.50%) SQL Developer
5 3 (12.50%) SSAS Developer
5 3 (12.50%) SSIS Developer
6 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (54.17%) .NET
2 12 (50.00%) WPF
3 11 (45.83%) Entity Framework
3 11 (45.83%) XML
4 10 (41.67%) .NET Compact Framework
4 10 (41.67%) .NET Framework
4 10 (41.67%) Lambda Expressions
4 10 (41.67%) LINQ
4 10 (41.67%) LINQ to SQL
4 10 (41.67%) NHibernate
4 10 (41.67%) Silverlight
4 10 (41.67%) Unity DI Container
4 10 (41.67%) WCF
4 10 (41.67%) Web Services
4 10 (41.67%) XSD
5 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
6 2 (8.33%) HTML
6 2 (8.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (41.67%) Data Structures
2 10 (41.67%) Industrial Internet of Things
2 10 (41.67%) Internet of Things
3 3 (12.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 13 (54.17%) Windows
2 10 (41.67%) Linux
2 10 (41.67%) Mac OS
2 10 (41.67%) Windows Embedded Compact
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (58.33%) MVC
3 11 (45.83%) MVVM
3 11 (45.83%) Scrum
3 11 (45.83%) Software Engineering
3 11 (45.83%) TDD
4 10 (41.67%) Concurrent Programming
4 10 (41.67%) Dependency Injection
4 10 (41.67%) Inversion of Control
4 10 (41.67%) Kanban
4 10 (41.67%) Multithreading
4 10 (41.67%) OO
4 10 (41.67%) OOD
4 10 (41.67%) Physics
4 10 (41.67%) Product Management
4 10 (41.67%) RUP
4 10 (41.67%) UML
4 10 (41.67%) Unit Testing
5 3 (12.50%) DevOps
5 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 19 (79.17%) SQL
2 17 (70.83%) C#
3 11 (45.83%) C++
4 10 (41.67%) C
4 10 (41.67%) XAML
5 3 (12.50%) Java
5 3 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.17%) Python
7 1 (4.17%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) EMC
2 3 (12.50%) Splunk
2 3 (12.50%) VMware
3 2 (8.33%) Avaya
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco
4 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
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