Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Component Object Model (COM)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 312 325 317
Rank change year-on-year +13 -8 -16
Permanent jobs citing COM 14 18 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.14% 0.16% 0.064%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.36% 0.44% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 12 18 6
West Midlands median annual salary £51,250 £26,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +93.40% -7.02% -24.00%
10th Percentile £25,800 £21,250 £20,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £53,000 £38,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -7.61% +2.22% +3.15%

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 3893 4059 3902
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 38.62% 35.18% 35.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3357 3456 3507
West Midlands median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - -
10th Percentile £24,250 £23,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £58,750 £56,250
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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

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

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 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
Birmingham +14 8 £52,500 +133.33%
Staffordshire +16 2 £36,250 -26.77%
Coventry +6 2 £87,500 +82.29% 2
West Bromwich - 1 £40,000 -
Herefordshire - 1 £50,000 -
COM
England

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 West Midlands region with a requirement for COM.

1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (71.43%) ITIL
2 10 (71.43%) Windows
3 7 (50.00%) Unix
3 7 (50.00%) VMware
4 6 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (42.86%) Linux
4 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (42.86%) Data Centre
5 5 (35.71%) Master's Degree
5 5 (35.71%) Incident Management
5 5 (35.71%) Degree
6 4 (28.57%) ERP
7 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
7 3 (21.43%) SQL
7 3 (21.43%) Presales
8 2 (14.29%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (14.29%) Multithreaded Programming
8 2 (14.29%) Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (14.29%) Cisco
8 2 (14.29%) Multithreading
8 2 (14.29%) Information Assurance
8 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
8 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (14.29%) SAP
8 2 (14.29%) XML
8 2 (14.29%) C++
8 2 (14.29%) HTML
8 2 (14.29%) Java

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 (7.14%) IIS
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 2 (14.29%) Internet
2 2 (14.29%) LAN
2 2 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (7.14%) DHCP
3 1 (7.14%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall
3 1 (7.14%) MPLS
3 1 (7.14%) OSPF
3 1 (7.14%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (7.14%) TACACS
3 1 (7.14%) VLAN
3 1 (7.14%) VPN
3 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (14.29%) Architect
1 2 (14.29%) CRM Manager
1 2 (14.29%) CRM Project Manager
1 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architect
1 2 (14.29%) ERP Manager
1 2 (14.29%) ERP Project Manager
1 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Applications Packager
2 1 (7.14%) Consultant
2 1 (7.14%) DBA
2 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (7.14%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
2 1 (7.14%) IT Support
2 1 (7.14%) Network Consultant
2 1 (7.14%) Principal Architect
2 1 (7.14%) Principal Enterprise Architect
2 1 (7.14%) SQL DBA
2 1 (7.14%) Support Team Leader
2 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) HTML
1 2 (14.29%) J2EE
1 2 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) Device Driver
3 1 (7.14%) Clustering
3 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
3 1 (7.14%) EPoS
3 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Unix
3 6 (42.86%) Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) ITIL
2 5 (35.71%) Incident Management
3 4 (28.57%) ERP
4 3 (21.43%) Presales
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) CRM
5 2 (14.29%) Information Assurance
5 2 (14.29%) Logistics
5 2 (14.29%) Multithreaded Programming
5 2 (14.29%) Multithreading
5 2 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (14.29%) Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (14.29%) TOGAF
5 2 (14.29%) UML
5 2 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
6 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (7.14%) Database Security
6 1 (7.14%) Network Architecture
6 1 (7.14%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) C++
2 2 (14.29%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (35.71%) Degree
2 5 (35.71%) Master's Degree
3 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (7.14%) CCNA
3 1 (7.14%) CCNP
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (7.14%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) QRadar
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
1 1 (7.14%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (7.14%) F5
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) LANDesk
4 1 (7.14%) Meraki
4 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds
4 1 (7.14%) Tripwire