Period
to 23 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Component Object Model (COM)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 296 306 324
Rank change year-on-year +10 +18 -38
Permanent jobs citing COM 11 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.11% 0.072% 0.087%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.33% 0.19% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 6
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £26,250 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +71.43% -35.58% +12.41%
10th Percentile £24,050 £21,775 £27,625
90th Percentile £53,850 £45,100 £58,625
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +25.00%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 3,368 3,591 3,880
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 34.81% 36.70% 33.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2,741 3,165 3,366
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,600 £24,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

COM
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for COM in the West Midlands

COM
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for COM in the West Midlands

COM
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing COM in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 April 2018.

Salary histogram for COM in the West Midlands

COM
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COM within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 April 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
Birmingham 0 3 £40,000 +77.78% 7
Coventry -9 1 - -
Solihull - 1 £25,500 - 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £23,000 -
Herefordshire - 1 £50,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 £52,000 - 2
Worcestershire - 1 £45,000 -
COM
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, IT jobs citing COM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for COM.

1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
3 4 (36.36%) C#
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) .NET
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (27.27%) Web Services
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL
4 3 (27.27%) Windows
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco
5 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
5 2 (18.18%) Meraki
5 2 (18.18%) Entity Framework
5 2 (18.18%) User Experience
5 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
5 2 (18.18%) VPN
5 2 (18.18%) VLAN
5 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
5 2 (18.18%) CSS
5 2 (18.18%) HTML
5 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
5 2 (18.18%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (18.18%) Finance
5 2 (18.18%) VMware
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (9.09%) Data Management

COM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (9.09%) CMS
2 1 (9.09%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Google Analytics
2 1 (9.09%) IaaS
2 1 (9.09%) Mimecast
2 1 (9.09%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) VLAN
1 2 (18.18%) VPN
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Firepower
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) MPLS
2 1 (9.09%) OSPF
2 1 (9.09%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (9.09%) TACACS
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (9.09%) QlikView
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) MSI
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
1 1 (9.09%) WiX
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Advertising
2 1 (9.09%) Games
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
2 1 (9.09%) Online Betting
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Applications Support
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Business Performance Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) CRM Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (9.09%) IT Technician
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
2 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
2 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
2 2 (18.18%) CSS
2 2 (18.18%) Entity Framework
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) Angular 2
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (9.09%) Dapper ORM
3 1 (9.09%) MFC
3 1 (9.09%) NHibernate
3 1 (9.09%) SOAP
3 1 (9.09%) WCF
3 1 (9.09%) WPF
3 1 (9.09%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
2 1 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (9.09%) Online Games
2 1 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Analytics
2 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (9.09%) Change Management
2 1 (9.09%) Content Management
2 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (9.09%) Copywriting
2 1 (9.09%) CRM
2 1 (9.09%) Data Management
2 1 (9.09%) Line Management
2 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
2 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
2 1 (9.09%) Network Architecture
2 1 (9.09%) Network Management
2 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
2 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
2 1 (9.09%) Statistics
2 1 (9.09%) Validation
2 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C#
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CCNA
1 1 (9.09%) CCNP
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) QRadar
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
1 1 (9.09%) vCenter Server
1 1 (9.09%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco
3 2 (18.18%) Meraki
3 2 (18.18%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) Capita
4 1 (9.09%) F5
4 1 (9.09%) Google
4 1 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
4 1 (9.09%) Tableau
4 1 (9.09%) Tripwire