Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Component Object Model (COM)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 262 317 316
Rank change year-on-year +55 -1 -2
Permanent jobs citing COM 8 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.10% 0.041% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.36% 0.11% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 10
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +79.25% +12.77%
10th Percentile £35,750 £43,000 £22,600
90th Percentile £78,125 £52,000 £38,950
England median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +29.41% -15.00% +11.11%

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 2,250 3,691 3,675
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 29.02% 37.66% 35.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1,826 3,087 3,201
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.91%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019. 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 +5 3 £72,500 - 61
Coventry +21 2 £45,000 - 8
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £30,000 - 4
Staffordshire - 1 - - 10
COM
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (37.50%) Office 365
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (25.00%) PMO
4 2 (25.00%) Conflict Management
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Cloud Native
5 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (12.50%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Leadership
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (12.50%) XML
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) Windows
5 1 (12.50%) RAD
5 1 (12.50%) DSDM
5 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 1 (12.50%) ISO 9001

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 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (37.50%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (12.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
1 1 (12.50%) Intranet
1 1 (12.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Big Data
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Advertising
1 1 (12.50%) Local Government
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Programme Planner
2 2 (25.00%) Project Planner
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Architect
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Azure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Java Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Office 365 Architect
3 1 (12.50%) PMO Planner
3 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) Drools
2 1 (12.50%) Spring
2 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Change Management
1 2 (25.00%) Conflict Management
1 2 (25.00%) Project Management
1 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) DSDM
2 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Presales
2 1 (12.50%) RAD
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) SDLC
2 1 (12.50%) Server Hardening
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) PMO
2 1 (12.50%) ISO 9001
2 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) VMware