The table below looks at the statistics for COM+ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COM+ over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
COM+ (COM Plus)
Rank 37 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs citing COM+ 5 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 3.31% 1.28% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.49% 2.38% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £40,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
COM+
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
77 84 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 50.99% 53.85% 29.17%
Number of salaries quoted 31 66 35
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £31,500 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

COM+
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing COM+ across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

COM+ Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

COM+
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing COM+ across the Belfast region.

COM+ Salary Trend in Belfast

COM+
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing COM+ also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited COM+.

1 5 (100.00%) C
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) IIS
1 5 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) XSLT
1 5 (100.00%) MCAD
1 5 (100.00%) MCSD
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) UML
1 5 (100.00%) OOP
1 5 (100.00%) OO
1 5 (100.00%) SOA
1 5 (100.00%) Rational Rose
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) NUnit
1 5 (100.00%) Ajax
1 5 (100.00%) Northgate

COM+
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing COM+ also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited COM+. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (100.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 5 (100.00%) Rational Rose
1 5 (100.00%) NUnit
1 5 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (100.00%) MSTest
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) XSLT
1 5 (100.00%) Ajax
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 5 (100.00%) JSON
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) UML
1 5 (100.00%) OOP
1 5 (100.00%) OO
1 5 (100.00%) SOA
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Web Development
1 5 (100.00%) Use Case
1 5 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) MCAD
1 5 (100.00%) MCSD
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Northgate