Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Component Object Model (COM)
UK > Wales
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 148 144
Rank change year-on-year +12 -4 -1
Permanent jobs citing COM 3 10 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.15% 0.38% 0.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.42% 1.01% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 14
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +4.65% +100.00%
UK median annual salary £42,500 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -9.57% +4.44% +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 Wales with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 714 995 1063
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 35.17% 37.72% 38.63%
Number of salaries quoted 653 904 905
Wales median annual salary £39,351 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.93% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £23,055 £23,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £47,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

COM
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for COM in Wales

COM
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for COM in Wales

COM
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing COM in Wales over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for COM in Wales

COM
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COM within the Wales region over the 6 months to 18 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
North Wales - 2 £40,000 -
South Wales +26 1 £25,500 -46.32%
COM
UK

For the 6 months to 18 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 Wales region with a requirement for COM.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (66.67%) Visualforce
2 2 (66.67%) Apex Code
2 2 (66.67%) Process Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Jitterbit
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (66.67%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) ActiveX
3 1 (33.33%) MS Access
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (33.33%) VBA
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) GDPR

COM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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:

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MS Access
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Salesforce Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Access Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Visualforce
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) ActiveX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Apex Code
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 1 (33.33%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) GDPR
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Jitterbit
2 2 (66.67%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (66.67%) SAP