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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
COM+ (COM Plus)
Rank 842 814 773
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -41
Permanent jobs citing COM+ 37 20 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.035% 0.020% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.092% 0.051% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 26 12 92
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £37,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £41,350 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-16.25% +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
40418 39343 44667
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.87% 40.00% 40.86%
Number of salaries quoted 34301 34345 39484
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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
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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 - 11 £33,500 -
South East -12 7 £33,500 -16.25% 1
East of England -16 7 £42,500 +9.67%
London -32 6 £90,000 +118.18% 9
East Midlands - 3 £40,000 -
West Midlands -24 2 - -
North West - 1 £22,500 - 2
COM+
UK

COM+
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 62 (73.81%) .NET
2 52 (61.90%) SQL
3 45 (53.57%) SQL Server
3 45 (53.57%) Windows
4 43 (51.19%) C#
5 34 (40.48%) Degree
6 33 (39.29%) ASP.NET
7 32 (38.10%) XML
8 29 (34.52%) C++
9 28 (33.33%) IIS
9 28 (33.33%) JavaScript
10 26 (30.95%) OO
11 24 (28.57%) HTML
12 23 (27.38%) Microsoft
12 23 (27.38%) Computer Science
13 22 (26.19%) Oracle
14 21 (25.00%) Ajax
15 20 (23.81%) SOAP
16 19 (22.62%) T-SQL
16 19 (22.62%) MS Excel
17 18 (21.43%) CSS
18 17 (20.24%) VB
18 17 (20.24%) Java
19 16 (19.05%) Software Engineering
19 16 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 16 (19.05%) Splunk
20 15 (17.86%) Mathematics
21 14 (16.67%) Web Services
21 14 (16.67%) SharePoint
21 14 (16.67%) VB6

COM+
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 28 (33.33%) IIS
2 14 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 12 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 12 (14.29%) WebLogic
4 8 (9.52%) Apache
5 4 (4.76%) WorkSite
5 4 (4.76%) CMS
6 3 (3.57%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.19%) Documentum
7 1 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 19 (22.62%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.57%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.71%) Firewall
2 6 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (7.14%) Internet
2 6 (7.14%) SAN
3 5 (5.95%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (4.76%) FTP
5 3 (3.57%) LDAP
5 3 (3.57%) Modbus
6 2 (2.38%) Intranet
7 1 (1.19%) HTTP
7 1 (1.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (53.57%) SQL Server
2 16 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.76%) MS Access
5 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.38%) DTS
7 1 (1.19%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 11 (13.10%) VisualVM
1 11 (13.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.38%) ReSharper
3 2 (2.38%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.38%) Moq
3 2 (2.38%) Mercurial
3 2 (2.38%) SpecFlow
3 2 (2.38%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (2.38%) NUnit
General
1 6 (7.14%) Finance
2 3 (3.57%) Law
2 3 (3.57%) Local Government
3 2 (2.38%) Banking
4 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.19%) Retail
4 1 (1.19%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (36.90%) Developer
2 21 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 20 (23.81%) Analyst
4 16 (19.05%) C++ Developer
5 15 (17.86%) C++ Software Developer
6 12 (14.29%) Software Engineer
6 12 (14.29%) Support Analyst
7 8 (9.52%) Architect
8 7 (8.33%) Technical Architect
8 7 (8.33%) Support Technician
8 7 (8.33%) Applications Support
8 7 (8.33%) Middleware Analyst
9 6 (7.14%) Senior Technician
9 6 (7.14%) Infrastructure Technician
10 5 (5.95%) Applications Support Analyst
10 5 (5.95%) .NET Developer
11 4 (4.76%) Technical Leader
11 4 (4.76%) Systems Developer
11 4 (4.76%) Database Developer
11 4 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (73.81%) .NET
2 33 (39.29%) ASP.NET
3 32 (38.10%) XML
4 24 (28.57%) HTML
5 21 (25.00%) Ajax
6 20 (23.81%) SOAP
7 18 (21.43%) CSS
8 14 (16.67%) Web Services
9 13 (15.48%) XHTML
10 12 (14.29%) Middleware
11 10 (11.90%) XSLT
12 9 (10.71%) ADO.NET
13 8 (9.52%) jQuery
14 7 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
15 6 (7.14%) .NET Framework
15 6 (7.14%) WCF
15 6 (7.14%) Silverlight
16 5 (5.95%) NHibernate
17 4 (4.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 4 (4.76%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 23 (27.38%) Computer Science
2 15 (17.86%) Mathematics
3 11 (13.10%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (13.10%) DataPower
4 3 (3.57%) GIS
4 3 (3.57%) Wiki
5 2 (2.38%) Derivative
5 2 (2.38%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.19%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.19%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 45 (53.57%) Windows
2 8 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.19%) Windows CE
6 1 (1.19%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (30.95%) OO
2 16 (19.05%) Software Engineering
3 9 (10.71%) Requirements Analysis
4 8 (9.52%) Incident Management
4 8 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (9.52%) Configuration Management
5 7 (8.33%) MVC
5 7 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (4.76%) Data Migration
6 4 (4.76%) Unit Testing
6 4 (4.76%) Change Control
6 4 (4.76%) TDD
6 4 (4.76%) Migration
6 4 (4.76%) ETL
6 4 (4.76%) UML
6 4 (4.76%) ITIL
7 3 (3.57%) OOD
7 3 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (3.57%) ITIL V3
7 3 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 52 (61.90%) SQL
2 43 (51.19%) C#
3 29 (34.52%) C++
4 28 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 19 (22.62%) T-SQL
6 17 (20.24%) VB
6 17 (20.24%) Java
7 14 (16.67%) VB6
8 8 (9.52%) VB.NET
9 7 (8.33%) VBScript
10 3 (3.57%) Delphi
10 3 (3.57%) Python
11 1 (1.19%) VC++
11 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 34 (40.48%) Degree
2 7 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (3.57%) HNC
3 3 (3.57%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.19%) MCSA
5 1 (1.19%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.48%) WAI
2 2 (2.38%) SLA
3 1 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 8 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (14.29%) Opsview
2 11 (13.10%) Nagios
3 5 (5.95%) NetCrunch
3 5 (5.95%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 23 (27.38%) Microsoft
2 22 (26.19%) Oracle
3 16 (19.05%) Splunk
4 12 (14.29%) JBoss
5 11 (13.10%) IBM
6 7 (8.33%) VMware
7 6 (7.14%) EMC
7 6 (7.14%) Cisco
8 4 (4.76%) webMethods
9 3 (3.57%) Software AG
10 2 (2.38%) Infragistics
11 1 (1.19%) Facebook
11 1 (1.19%) Sitecore
11 1 (1.19%) Google
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