The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South 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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Component Object Model (COM)
England / South West
Rank 233 235 222
Rank change year-on-year +2 -13  
Permanent jobs citing COM 5 18 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.098% 0.31% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.23% 0.78% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 3 16 20
Median salary £17,000 £34,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -50.00% -6.20%  
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 South West with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2199 2320 2573
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 43.24% 39.48% 43.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1846 1963 2329
Median salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £29,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
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 South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South 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 South West

COM
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for COM in the South West

COM
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COM within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
Devon - 3 £17,000 - 3
Dorset +21 2 - -
COM
England

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 South West region with a requirement for COM.

1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) IPv4
2 3 (42.86%) IPv6
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) Mac OS X
2 3 (42.86%) OSPF
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) LDAP
2 3 (42.86%) RIP
2 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) SSL
2 3 (42.86%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (28.57%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 2 (28.57%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (28.57%) WCF
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 1 (14.29%) VB
4 1 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel

COM
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) FinancialForce.com
1 1 (14.29%) Force.com
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
1 3 (42.86%) IPv4
1 3 (42.86%) IPv6
1 3 (42.86%) LDAP
1 3 (42.86%) OSPF
1 3 (42.86%) RIP
1 3 (42.86%) SSL
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Support Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Technical Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Technical Support
1 3 (42.86%) Technical Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) 1st Line Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) 1st Line Technical Support
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Technical Support
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
3 1 (14.29%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Junior C# .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) WCF
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 1 (14.29%) WinForms
2 1 (14.29%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Mac OS X
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 2 (28.57%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) IT Strategy
2 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VB
2 1 (14.29%) VB6
2 1 (14.29%) VC++
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (14.29%) SAP
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