Period
to 21 January 2018

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 6 months to 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Component Object Model (COM)
England > North West
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 345 347 344
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3 +17
Permanent jobs citing COM 22 15 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.18% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.40% 0.29% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 16 14 16
North West median annual salary £41,250 £52,500 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.43% +46.85% +2.14%
10th Percentile £25,438 £36,875 £26,875
90th Percentile £53,125 £63,750 £46,250
England median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -15.00% +11.11% +5.88%

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 the North West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 5,563 5,234 4,655
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 44.30% 42.66% 38.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4,615 4,585 4,048
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,550 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £59,650 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

COM
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing COM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing COM in the North West over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 21 January 2018. 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
Manchester +3 15 £34,000 -38.18% 19
Cumbria - 4 £25,250 - 2
Cheshire -32 3 £42,500 -2.86% 11
COM
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 22 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (45.45%) Windows
3 8 (36.36%) SQL
3 8 (36.36%) .NET
3 8 (36.36%) Finance
4 7 (31.82%) C#
4 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
5 6 (27.27%) HTML
5 6 (27.27%) E-Commerce
5 6 (27.27%) Scrum
5 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 6 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (22.73%) BDD
6 5 (22.73%) Machine Learning
6 5 (22.73%) React
6 5 (22.73%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (22.73%) TDD
6 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
6 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (22.73%) CSS
6 5 (22.73%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
7 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
7 4 (18.18%) CRM
7 4 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (18.18%) WCF
7 4 (18.18%) WPF
7 4 (18.18%) NUnit
7 4 (18.18%) MVC

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 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (4.55%) Acrobat
3 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (9.09%) NetSuite
3 1 (4.55%) Infor M3
3 1 (4.55%) Magento
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (4.55%) Sage 200
3 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (4.55%) Shopify
3 1 (4.55%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (4.55%) Force.com
3 1 (4.55%) npm
3 1 (4.55%) Office 365
3 1 (4.55%) SaaS
3 1 (4.55%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 1 (4.55%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Ethernet
1 3 (13.64%) Profibus
2 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.55%) ADSL
3 1 (4.55%) DHCP
3 1 (4.55%) DNS
3 1 (4.55%) Firewall
3 1 (4.55%) HTTP
3 1 (4.55%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (4.55%) SAN
3 1 (4.55%) VDSL
3 1 (4.55%) VLAN
3 1 (4.55%) VoIP
3 1 (4.55%) VPN
3 1 (4.55%) WAN
3 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) NUnit
2 1 (4.55%) JIRA
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle APEX
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Back Office
3 1 (4.55%) General Ledger
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) C# Software Engineer
1 5 (22.73%) Software Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) .NET Software Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Administrator
3 3 (13.64%) Commissioning Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) IT Support
4 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Developer
4 2 (9.09%) IT Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Junior
4 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) VB Developer
4 2 (9.09%) VB6 Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) .NET
2 6 (27.27%) HTML
3 5 (22.73%) CSS
3 5 (22.73%) React
4 4 (18.18%) AngularJS
4 4 (18.18%) CSS3
4 4 (18.18%) HTML5
4 4 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
4 4 (18.18%) WCF
4 4 (18.18%) WPF
5 2 (9.09%) ActiveX
5 2 (9.09%) XML
6 1 (4.55%) Redux
6 1 (4.55%) RESTful
6 1 (4.55%) Sass
6 1 (4.55%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (13.64%) SCADA
3 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.09%) EPoS
3 2 (9.09%) iPad
3 2 (9.09%) User Experience
4 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (4.55%) iPhone
4 1 (4.55%) Life Science
4 1 (4.55%) Social Media
4 1 (4.55%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) Android
3 1 (4.55%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Unix
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Phone
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (27.27%) E-Commerce
1 6 (27.27%) Scrum
2 5 (22.73%) BDD
2 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
2 5 (22.73%) Machine Learning
2 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
2 5 (22.73%) TDD
3 4 (18.18%) CRM
3 4 (18.18%) MVC
3 4 (18.18%) MVVM
4 3 (13.64%) Dashboard Development
4 3 (13.64%) OO
4 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (9.09%) Defensive Programming
5 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.55%) Microservices
6 1 (4.55%) Presales
6 1 (4.55%) Process Improvement
6 1 (4.55%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) SQL
2 7 (31.82%) C#
3 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.09%) Java
4 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 2 (9.09%) VB
4 2 (9.09%) VB6
5 1 (4.55%) Apex Code
5 1 (4.55%) C++
5 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.55%) Python
5 1 (4.55%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) MCSA
2 1 (4.55%) MCSE
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.55%) PMP
2 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.55%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) PMO
2 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) Docker
2 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (13.64%) Rockwell
3 3 (13.64%) Siemens
4 2 (9.09%) Citrix
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle
4 2 (9.09%) VMware
5 1 (4.55%) Adobe
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco
5 1 (4.55%) Cognizant
5 1 (4.55%) Draytek
5 1 (4.55%) Fortinet
5 1 (4.55%) McAfee
5 1 (4.55%) Reuters
5 1 (4.55%) Sage
5 1 (4.55%) SAP
5 1 (4.55%) Siebel
5 1 (4.55%) SonicWALL
5 1 (4.55%) Veeam
5 1 (4.55%) Workday