The table below looks at the statistics for COM+ skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COM+ over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
COM+ (COM Plus)
Rank 842 858 839
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -19
Permanent jobs citing COM+ 36 39 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.035% 0.036% 0.017%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.093% 0.091% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 28 33 11
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,550 £31,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £90,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
COM+
UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
38607 42805 40861
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.76% 39.14% 40.15%
Number of salaries quoted 33262 36689 35616
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +6.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

COM+
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

COM+ Jobs Demand Trend in England

COM+
Salary Trend in England

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

COM+ Salary Trend in England

COM+
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing COM+ across the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

COM+ Salary Histogram in England

COM+
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COM+ within the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Yorkshire +4 11 £56,500 +68.65%
West Midlands -5 7 £30,000 - 2
South West - 7 £37,500 -
East of England +6 6 - - 2
South East +3 3 £32,500 - 2
London +22 1 - - 4
East Midlands -9 1 £45,000 +12.50%
COM+
UK

COM+
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 53 (64.63%) IIS
2 52 (63.41%) .NET
3 47 (57.32%) SQL Server
4 39 (47.56%) SQL
5 38 (46.34%) VB
6 37 (45.12%) VB6
7 34 (41.46%) Finance
8 31 (37.80%) T-SQL
8 31 (37.80%) Microsoft
9 30 (36.59%) Apache
10 27 (32.93%) ASP.NET
11 26 (31.71%) C++
12 24 (29.27%) C#
12 24 (29.27%) Web Services
12 24 (29.27%) JBoss
13 23 (28.05%) Windows
14 22 (26.83%) MS Excel
14 22 (26.83%) PHP
14 22 (26.83%) SQL Server 2008
15 21 (25.61%) Tomcat
16 20 (24.39%) Performance Tuning
16 20 (24.39%) SQL Server 2005
16 20 (24.39%) .NET Framework
17 19 (23.17%) JavaScript
17 19 (23.17%) MVC
18 18 (21.95%) Middleware
18 18 (21.95%) WebLogic
18 18 (21.95%) Splunk
18 18 (21.95%) DataPower
18 18 (21.95%) Opsview

COM+
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 53 (64.63%) IIS
2 30 (36.59%) Apache
3 24 (29.27%) JBoss
4 21 (25.61%) Tomcat
5 18 (21.95%) WebLogic
6 8 (9.76%) SharePoint
7 7 (8.54%) MTS
8 6 (7.32%) WebSphere
9 3 (3.66%) SAS
10 1 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (1.22%) MS Exchange
10 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 22 (26.83%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.66%) MS Office
3 2 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (13.41%) Changepoint
2 1 (1.22%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.76%) TCP/IP
2 6 (7.32%) Internet
3 3 (3.66%) LAN
4 2 (2.44%) WAN
4 2 (2.44%) SAN
5 1 (1.22%) WLAN
5 1 (1.22%) VPN
5 1 (1.22%) Wireless
5 1 (1.22%) Network Security
5 1 (1.22%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (57.32%) SQL Server
2 22 (26.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (24.39%) SQL Server 2005
4 17 (20.73%) SQL Server 2000
5 11 (13.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (13.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (3.66%) MS Access
7 1 (1.22%) MySQL
7 1 (1.22%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (17.07%) VisualVM
2 11 (13.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.44%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.22%) NUnit
4 1 (1.22%) CruiseControl
4 1 (1.22%) TeamCity
General
1 34 (41.46%) Finance
2 6 (7.32%) Advertising
2 6 (7.32%) Back Office
3 4 (4.88%) Banking
4 3 (3.66%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.44%) Marketing
5 2 (2.44%) Danish Language
5 2 (2.44%) Dutch Language
5 2 (2.44%) Finnish Language
5 2 (2.44%) French Language
5 2 (2.44%) German Language
5 2 (2.44%) Swedish Language
6 1 (1.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (30.49%) Analyst
2 23 (28.05%) Support Analyst
3 22 (26.83%) Developer
4 19 (23.17%) Applications Support
5 16 (19.51%) Applications Support Analyst
6 15 (18.29%) Software Developer
7 12 (14.63%) Support Engineer
8 8 (9.76%) Applications Specialist
9 7 (8.54%) Middleware Analyst
10 6 (7.32%) Architect
10 6 (7.32%) Database Specialist
10 6 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (6.10%) .NET Developer
11 5 (6.10%) Graduate Software Developer
11 5 (6.10%) Graduate Developer
11 5 (6.10%) Graduate
12 4 (4.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
12 4 (4.88%) Applications Architect
13 3 (3.66%) .NET Architect
13 3 (3.66%) Junior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (63.41%) .NET
2 27 (32.93%) ASP.NET
3 24 (29.27%) Web Services
4 20 (24.39%) .NET Framework
5 18 (21.95%) Middleware
6 17 (20.73%) XML
7 13 (15.85%) XHTML
7 13 (15.85%) HTML
8 11 (13.41%) WSDL
8 11 (13.41%) XML Schema
8 11 (13.41%) XSL
8 11 (13.41%) XSLT
8 11 (13.41%) LINQ
9 10 (12.20%) LAMP
10 8 (9.76%) DCOM
10 8 (9.76%) CSS
10 8 (9.76%) MSMQ
11 6 (7.32%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (7.32%) Java EE
12 3 (3.66%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.95%) DataPower
1 18 (21.95%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (13.41%) N-Tier
3 6 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.88%) Wiki
5 1 (1.22%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.22%) Clustering
5 1 (1.22%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 23 (28.05%) Windows
2 17 (20.73%) Linux
3 8 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (8.54%) UNIX
5 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.22%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.22%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.39%) Performance Tuning
2 19 (23.17%) MVC
3 15 (18.29%) Configuration Management
4 14 (17.07%) Incident Management
4 14 (17.07%) Coaching
5 13 (15.85%) Mentoring
6 11 (13.41%) Performance Testing
6 11 (13.41%) Load Testing
6 11 (13.41%) Root Cause Analysis
7 10 (12.20%) E-Commerce
8 9 (10.98%) UML
8 9 (10.98%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (8.54%) TDD
9 7 (8.54%) OO
9 7 (8.54%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (7.32%) Electronic Trading
10 6 (7.32%) Database Tuning
10 6 (7.32%) Asset Management
11 5 (6.10%) Multithreading
11 5 (6.10%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 39 (47.56%) SQL
2 38 (46.34%) VB
3 37 (45.12%) VB6
4 31 (37.80%) T-SQL
5 26 (31.71%) C++
6 24 (29.27%) C#
7 22 (26.83%) PHP
8 19 (23.17%) JavaScript
9 11 (13.41%) Java
10 10 (12.20%) VB.NET
11 9 (10.98%) PowerShell
12 7 (8.54%) Perl
13 4 (4.88%) VBA
14 2 (2.44%) ActionScript
14 2 (2.44%) ActionScript 3.0
15 1 (1.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (14.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.66%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (9.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.44%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.22%) Sendmail
3 1 (1.22%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (21.95%) Opsview
2 14 (17.07%) Nagios
Vendors
1 31 (37.80%) Microsoft
2 18 (21.95%) Splunk
3 14 (17.07%) IBM
4 6 (7.32%) Progress
5 4 (4.88%) webMethods
6 3 (3.66%) Alterian
7 2 (2.44%) Telerik
7 2 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.22%) Perforce
8 1 (1.22%) VMware
8 1 (1.22%) Solace
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £120000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS OTE £200000
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton
Real Staffing
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS OTE X2
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Scott Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
GMSL
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum dependant on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
GMSL
Salary: From £25,000 to £38,000 per annum dependant on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mason Frank
Salary: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago