The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
COM+ (COM Plus)
Rank 857 811 836
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +25
Permanent jobs citing COM+ 45 45 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.040% 0.043% 0.052%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.098% 0.11% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 37 42 54
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £30,000 £33,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
45722 42095 49664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 40.46% 40.45% 41.96%
Number of salaries quoted 38732 37035 44493
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
COM+
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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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
North West +8 11 £40,000 -11.11%
London -51 11 £45,000 +12.50% 10
East of England -15 9 £41,250 -8.33% 2
South East -15 7 £27,500 -45.00%
South West -6 3 £20,000 -20.00%
East Midlands - 3 £40,000 -
Yorkshire -42 1 £40,000 +28.00%
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COM+
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 45 (72.58%) SQL
2 39 (62.90%) .NET
3 32 (51.61%) SQL Server
3 32 (51.61%) ASP.NET
4 30 (48.39%) C#
5 27 (43.55%) Windows
6 22 (35.48%) MS Excel
7 21 (33.87%) Oracle
7 21 (33.87%) XML
8 18 (29.03%) JavaScript
8 18 (29.03%) Degree
9 16 (25.81%) VB
10 15 (24.19%) VB.NET
10 15 (24.19%) Microsoft
10 15 (24.19%) Computer Science
11 14 (22.58%) OO
11 14 (22.58%) Web Services
12 13 (20.97%) Java
13 12 (19.35%) WebLogic
14 11 (17.74%) TDD
14 11 (17.74%) WCF
14 11 (17.74%) SQL Server 2008
14 11 (17.74%) ASP.NET MVC
14 11 (17.74%) Enterprise Software
15 10 (16.13%) IIS
16 9 (14.52%) SOAP
16 9 (14.52%) MVC
16 9 (14.52%) Finance
16 9 (14.52%) VB6
17 8 (12.90%) Logistics

COM+
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 12 (19.35%) WebLogic
2 10 (16.13%) IIS
3 7 (11.29%) Tomcat
4 4 (6.45%) CMS
4 4 (6.45%) Apache
5 3 (4.84%) MTS
6 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (35.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.29%) WAN
2 5 (8.06%) FTP
3 4 (6.45%) Internet
4 3 (4.84%) Wireless
5 2 (3.23%) Firewall
5 2 (3.23%) LDAP
6 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (51.61%) SQL Server
2 11 (17.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (8.06%) ActiveReports
4 5 (8.06%) Oracle Database
4 5 (8.06%) MS Access
5 4 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (4.84%) Big Data
7 2 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.61%) DTS
Development Applications
1 8 (12.90%) NUnit
1 8 (12.90%) TeamCity
2 7 (11.29%) Moq
2 7 (11.29%) Mercurial
2 7 (11.29%) SpecFlow
2 7 (11.29%) ReSharper
3 3 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.23%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.61%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.61%) Selenium
5 1 (1.61%) Subversion
General
1 9 (14.52%) Finance
2 4 (6.45%) Advertising
3 3 (4.84%) Retail
4 2 (3.23%) Local Government
5 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.61%) Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (53.23%) Developer
2 21 (33.87%) Software Developer
3 12 (19.35%) Analyst
4 10 (16.13%) Support Analyst
5 9 (14.52%) Graduate
6 7 (11.29%) Technical Consultant
6 7 (11.29%) Consultant
7 6 (9.68%) Technical Support
7 6 (9.68%) Applications Support
7 6 (9.68%) Support Consultant
7 6 (9.68%) Technical Support Consultant
8 5 (8.06%) Systems Developer
8 5 (8.06%) Database Developer
8 5 (8.06%) .NET Developer
8 5 (8.06%) C# Developer
8 5 (8.06%) Support Engineer
9 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (6.45%) Applications Support Analyst
9 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 3 (4.84%) Graduate Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (62.90%) .NET
2 32 (51.61%) ASP.NET
3 21 (33.87%) XML
4 14 (22.58%) Web Services
5 11 (17.74%) WCF
5 11 (17.74%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (14.52%) SOAP
7 8 (12.90%) ADO.NET
7 8 (12.90%) HTML
8 7 (11.29%) Dojo
8 7 (11.29%) Ajax
8 7 (11.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 7 (11.29%) Middleware
9 6 (9.68%) jQuery
10 5 (8.06%) NHibernate
10 5 (8.06%) CSS
10 5 (8.06%) WinForms
11 4 (6.45%) DCOM
11 4 (6.45%) .NET Framework
11 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.19%) Computer Science
2 11 (17.74%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (9.68%) Mathematics
3 6 (9.68%) DataPower
4 4 (6.45%) Hedge funds
5 3 (4.84%) Wiki
5 3 (4.84%) Physics
6 2 (3.23%) GIS
7 1 (1.61%) CMDB
7 1 (1.61%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.61%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 27 (43.55%) Windows
2 6 (9.68%) Linux
2 6 (9.68%) UNIX
2 6 (9.68%) Windows 7
2 6 (9.68%) Android
3 3 (4.84%) Windows Mobile
3 3 (4.84%) Windows CE
4 2 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.58%) OO
2 11 (17.74%) TDD
3 9 (14.52%) MVC
4 8 (12.90%) Logistics
4 8 (12.90%) Pair Programming
5 7 (11.29%) OOD
6 5 (8.06%) BDD
6 5 (8.06%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (6.45%) Configuration Management
7 4 (6.45%) Service Delivery
7 4 (6.45%) Risk Management
7 4 (6.45%) Scrum
7 4 (6.45%) Asset Management
7 4 (6.45%) Incident Management
7 4 (6.45%) Portfolio Management
8 3 (4.84%) Web Development
8 3 (4.84%) RDF
8 3 (4.84%) Software Engineering
9 2 (3.23%) ITIL
9 2 (3.23%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 45 (72.58%) SQL
2 30 (48.39%) C#
3 18 (29.03%) JavaScript
4 16 (25.81%) VB
5 15 (24.19%) VB.NET
6 13 (20.97%) Java
7 9 (14.52%) VB6
8 8 (12.90%) PL/SQL
9 6 (9.68%) T-SQL
10 5 (8.06%) C++
11 3 (4.84%) VBScript
11 3 (4.84%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 2 (3.23%) Python
12 2 (3.23%) Delphi
13 1 (1.61%) VC++
13 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (29.03%) Degree
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) QA
2 2 (3.23%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (9.68%) Nagios
Vendors
1 21 (33.87%) Oracle
2 15 (24.19%) Microsoft
3 7 (11.29%) JBoss
3 7 (11.29%) Cisco
4 6 (9.68%) IBM
4 6 (9.68%) Splunk
5 5 (8.06%) DevExpress
6 4 (6.45%) SunGard
7 3 (4.84%) webMethods
8 2 (3.23%) Software AG
9 1 (1.61%) Google
9 1 (1.61%) VMware