The table below looks at the statistics for COM+ skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COM+ over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
COM+ (COM Plus)
Rank 865 910 917
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +7
Permanent jobs citing COM+ 31 35 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.034% 0.034% 0.040%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.086% 0.089% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 17 25 36
Median salary £49,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £28,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £56,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
35862 39151 42588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 39.07% 38.04% 39.52%
Number of salaries quoted 31544 33700 36550
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

COM+
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing COM+ as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 July 2016.

COM+ Salary Histogram in England

COM+
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COM+ within the England region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +48 8 £50,000 -
South East +41 7 £42,500 +6.25%
South West +18 7 - -
East of England +30 5 £47,500 -
West Midlands -5 2 - -
North East - 1 - -
COM+
UK

COM+
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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 England region with a requirement for COM+.

1 43 (76.79%) .NET
2 38 (67.86%) C#
3 36 (64.29%) ASP.NET
4 35 (62.50%) SQL Server
5 34 (60.71%) SQL
6 31 (55.36%) XML
7 28 (50.00%) IIS
7 28 (50.00%) VB
8 27 (48.21%) Microsoft
9 26 (46.43%) VB6
10 22 (39.29%) C++
11 21 (37.50%) HTML
12 19 (33.93%) ADO.NET
13 18 (32.14%) Team Foundation Server
14 14 (25.00%) SDLC
14 14 (25.00%) Web Services
15 13 (23.21%) Waterfall
16 12 (21.43%) VB.NET
17 11 (19.64%) IBM
17 11 (19.64%) JBoss
17 11 (19.64%) Apache
17 11 (19.64%) DataPower
18 10 (17.86%) Finance
19 9 (16.07%) Project Management
19 9 (16.07%) Linux
19 9 (16.07%) Tomcat
19 9 (16.07%) WebLogic
19 9 (16.07%) Enterprise Software
20 8 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
20 8 (14.29%) Infrastructure Monitoring

COM+
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 28 (50.00%) IIS
2 11 (19.64%) Apache
2 11 (19.64%) JBoss
3 9 (16.07%) Tomcat
3 9 (16.07%) WebLogic
4 6 (10.71%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (8.93%) GlassFish
6 3 (5.36%) Confluence
7 2 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Changepoint
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) SSL
2 3 (5.36%) Skype
3 2 (3.57%) Telnet
4 1 (1.79%) DNS
4 1 (1.79%) ICMP
4 1 (1.79%) SNMP
4 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (10.71%) RDBMS
3 6 (10.71%) Relational Database
4 5 (8.93%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.79%) Big Data
8 1 (1.79%) MySQL
8 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (32.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (14.29%) VisualVM
3 7 (12.50%) Visual Studio
4 3 (5.36%) JIRA
5 2 (3.57%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.57%) Gerrit
5 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.57%) Gradle
5 2 (3.57%) HP UFT
5 2 (3.57%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.57%) JUnit
6 1 (1.79%) Maven
6 1 (1.79%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (17.86%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Advertising
2 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 43 (76.79%) Developer
2 29 (51.79%) .NET Developer
3 26 (46.43%) C# .NET Developer
3 26 (46.43%) C# Developer
4 12 (21.43%) SQL Developer
5 9 (16.07%) Senior Developer
6 8 (14.29%) Software Developer
7 6 (10.71%) BizTalk Developer
7 6 (10.71%) Senior Software Developer
7 6 (10.71%) VB Developer
8 5 (8.93%) Analyst
8 5 (8.93%) Senior SQL Developer
8 5 (8.93%) Senior VB Developer
8 5 (8.93%) Senior VB6 Developer
8 5 (8.93%) VB6 Developer
9 4 (7.14%) C# VB.NET Developer
9 4 (7.14%) Integration Specialist
9 4 (7.14%) Support Analyst
9 4 (7.14%) VB.NET Developer
10 3 (5.36%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (76.79%) .NET
2 36 (64.29%) ASP.NET
3 31 (55.36%) XML
4 21 (37.50%) HTML
5 19 (33.93%) ADO.NET
6 14 (25.00%) Web Services
7 7 (12.50%) MSMQ
7 7 (12.50%) REST
7 7 (12.50%) WSDL
8 6 (10.71%) jQuery
8 6 (10.71%) WinForms
9 4 (7.14%) .NET Framework
9 4 (7.14%) Middleware
9 4 (7.14%) XSD
10 3 (5.36%) Hibernate
10 3 (5.36%) HTML5
10 3 (5.36%) XML Schema
10 3 (5.36%) XSL
11 2 (3.57%) AngularJS
11 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) DataPower
2 9 (16.07%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (8.93%) Fintech
5 4 (7.14%) Wiki
6 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.07%) Linux
2 6 (10.71%) Windows
3 5 (8.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (8.93%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.36%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.00%) SDLC
2 13 (23.21%) Waterfall
3 9 (16.07%) Project Management
4 8 (14.29%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 8 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (12.50%) API Integration
6 6 (10.71%) MVC
6 6 (10.71%) Presales
6 6 (10.71%) Project Planning
6 6 (10.71%) RUP
7 5 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (8.93%) Mentoring
7 5 (8.93%) SOA
8 4 (7.14%) Coaching
8 4 (7.14%) Configuration Management
8 4 (7.14%) High Availability
8 4 (7.14%) Incident Management
9 3 (5.36%) BCP
9 3 (5.36%) Enterprise Architecture
10 2 (3.57%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 38 (67.86%) C#
2 34 (60.71%) SQL
3 28 (50.00%) VB
4 26 (46.43%) VB6
5 22 (39.29%) C++
6 12 (21.43%) VB.NET
7 8 (14.29%) JavaScript
8 4 (7.14%) Java
9 3 (5.36%) T-SQL
10 2 (3.57%) Perl
10 2 (3.57%) PHP
10 2 (3.57%) Progress 4GL
10 2 (3.57%) Python
10 2 (3.57%) Shell Script
10 2 (3.57%) VC++
11 1 (1.79%) ActionScript
11 1 (1.79%) ActionScript 3.0
11 1 (1.79%) C
11 1 (1.79%) R
11 1 (1.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (1.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (14.29%) Opsview
2 5 (8.93%) Nagios
3 4 (7.14%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 2 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (3.57%) Kibana
4 2 (3.57%) logstash
5 1 (1.79%) Cacti
5 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (48.21%) Microsoft
2 11 (19.64%) IBM
3 8 (14.29%) Splunk
4 5 (8.93%) webMethods
5 3 (5.36%) Oracle
6 2 (3.57%) Hitachi
7 1 (1.79%) Acronis
7 1 (1.79%) Sybase
7 1 (1.79%) Telerik
7 1 (1.79%) VMware