Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Component Object Model (COM)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 306 319 313
Rank change year-on-year +13 -6 -26
Permanent jobs citing COM 5 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.051% 0.10% 0.057%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.30% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 5
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £26,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +79.25% -7.02% -24.00%
10th Percentile £43,000 £22,600 £17,150
90th Percentile £52,000 £38,950 £41,450
England median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.53% +5.56% +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 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 3,684 3,698 3,597
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 37.46% 35.22% 34.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3,061 3,220 3,199
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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
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 19 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
Birmingham +21 1 - - 9
Coventry 0 1 - - 5
Herefordshire - 1 £50,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 £45,000 -
COM
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for COM.

1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) C#
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (20.00%) CRM
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco
5 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (20.00%) CSS
5 1 (20.00%) SOAP
5 1 (20.00%) Web Services
5 1 (20.00%) XML
5 1 (20.00%) XSLT
5 1 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (20.00%) Change Management
5 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (20.00%) Workflow
5 1 (20.00%) Advertising
5 1 (20.00%) Validation
5 1 (20.00%) Data Management
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM

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 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (20.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Developer
2 1 (20.00%) CRM Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Salesforce Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Data Management
2 1 (20.00%) IT Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (20.00%) Resource Allocation
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com