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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
COM+ (COM Plus)
Rank 823 842 824
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -18
Permanent jobs citing COM+ 31 47 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.031% 0.043% 0.031%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.082% 0.11% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 18 41 31
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
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
37999 44097 41446
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 38.13% 40.21% 40.70%
Number of salaries quoted 32733 37877 36385
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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
East of England +14 12 £44,000 +10.00%
London +42 8 £52,500 +16.66% 15
South West -5 6 £29,000 +26.08%
South East +3 2 £37,500 +50.00% 1
West Midlands - 2 £32,500 - 1
East Midlands +1 1 £45,000 +12.50% 1
COM+
UK

COM+
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 59 (71.08%) IIS
2 58 (69.88%) .NET
3 44 (53.01%) SQL Server
4 41 (49.40%) SQL
5 40 (48.19%) C#
6 39 (46.99%) ASP.NET
7 34 (40.96%) T-SQL
8 33 (39.76%) Web Services
9 31 (37.35%) Microsoft
10 30 (36.14%) Finance
11 28 (33.73%) JBoss
11 28 (33.73%) .NET Framework
12 27 (32.53%) JavaScript
13 26 (31.33%) XML
14 25 (30.12%) VB
14 25 (30.12%) Tomcat
15 24 (28.92%) Apache
15 24 (28.92%) C++
15 24 (28.92%) VB6
16 23 (27.71%) MVC
16 23 (27.71%) Windows
17 22 (26.51%) WebLogic
17 22 (26.51%) SQL Server 2005
17 22 (26.51%) SQL Server 2008
18 21 (25.30%) DataPower
19 20 (24.10%) Splunk
19 20 (24.10%) Enterprise Software
19 20 (24.10%) Opsview
19 20 (24.10%) MS Excel
19 20 (24.10%) Middleware

COM+
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 59 (71.08%) IIS
2 28 (33.73%) JBoss
3 25 (30.12%) Tomcat
4 24 (28.92%) Apache
5 22 (26.51%) WebLogic
6 10 (12.05%) SharePoint
7 6 (7.23%) WebSphere
8 4 (4.82%) SAS
9 2 (2.41%) GlassFish
10 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (1.20%) MS Exchange
10 1 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 20 (24.10%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.43%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (15.66%) Changepoint
2 1 (1.20%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.20%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.05%) TCP/IP
2 6 (7.23%) Internet
3 4 (4.82%) LAN
4 3 (3.61%) WAN
4 3 (3.61%) SAN
5 2 (2.41%) HTTP
6 1 (1.20%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.20%) Network Security
6 1 (1.20%) FTP
6 1 (1.20%) VPN
6 1 (1.20%) WLAN
6 1 (1.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (53.01%) SQL Server
2 22 (26.51%) SQL Server 2005
2 22 (26.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (22.89%) SQL Server 2000
4 13 (15.66%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (15.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (4.82%) MS Access
6 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.20%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (19.28%) VisualVM
2 13 (15.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (8.43%) TeamCity
3 7 (8.43%) NUnit
3 7 (8.43%) CruiseControl
4 2 (2.41%) MSBuild
General
1 30 (36.14%) Finance
2 7 (8.43%) Back Office
3 3 (3.61%) Investment Banking
3 3 (3.61%) Banking
4 1 (1.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (36.14%) Developer
2 26 (31.33%) Analyst
3 25 (30.12%) Support Analyst
4 19 (22.89%) Applications Support
5 16 (19.28%) Applications Support Analyst
6 10 (12.05%) .NET Developer
6 10 (12.05%) Software Developer
7 9 (10.84%) Architect
8 8 (9.64%) Middleware Analyst
9 7 (8.43%) AWS Developer
10 6 (7.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (7.23%) Support Engineer
11 5 (6.02%) .NET Architect
11 5 (6.02%) Graduate
11 5 (6.02%) Graduate Developer
11 5 (6.02%) C# Developer
11 5 (6.02%) Applications Architect
11 5 (6.02%) Graduate Software Developer
12 4 (4.82%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
12 4 (4.82%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (69.88%) .NET
2 39 (46.99%) ASP.NET
3 33 (39.76%) Web Services
4 28 (33.73%) .NET Framework
5 26 (31.33%) XML
6 20 (24.10%) Middleware
7 17 (20.48%) XHTML
7 17 (20.48%) HTML
8 15 (18.07%) XSLT
9 14 (16.87%) LINQ
10 13 (15.66%) XSL
10 13 (15.66%) WSDL
10 13 (15.66%) XML Schema
11 12 (14.46%) MSMQ
11 12 (14.46%) CSS
12 11 (13.25%) SOAP
13 9 (10.84%) WCF
13 9 (10.84%) ADO.NET
14 8 (9.64%) ASP.NET Web API
15 6 (7.23%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.30%) DataPower
2 20 (24.10%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (15.66%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.02%) Wiki
5 1 (1.20%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.20%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 23 (27.71%) Windows
2 13 (15.66%) UNIX
3 7 (8.43%) Linux
4 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.20%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.20%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.20%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (27.71%) MVC
2 17 (20.48%) Configuration Management
3 16 (19.28%) UML
3 16 (19.28%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (19.28%) Performance Tuning
3 16 (19.28%) Incident Management
4 15 (18.07%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (18.07%) OO
5 13 (15.66%) Performance Testing
5 13 (15.66%) Load Testing
5 13 (15.66%) Mentoring
5 13 (15.66%) Coaching
6 10 (12.05%) E-Commerce
6 10 (12.05%) Scrum
7 9 (10.84%) TDD
8 7 (8.43%) Technical Analysis
8 7 (8.43%) Multithreading
8 7 (8.43%) OOP
9 6 (7.23%) Electronic Trading
10 5 (6.02%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 41 (49.40%) SQL
2 40 (48.19%) C#
3 34 (40.96%) T-SQL
4 27 (32.53%) JavaScript
5 25 (30.12%) VB
6 24 (28.92%) C++
6 24 (28.92%) VB6
7 14 (16.87%) PHP
8 13 (15.66%) Perl
9 11 (13.25%) Java
9 11 (13.25%) VB.NET
10 6 (7.23%) PowerShell
11 5 (6.02%) VBA
12 2 (2.41%) ActionScript
12 2 (2.41%) ActionScript 3.0
13 1 (1.20%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (12.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.61%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.61%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.41%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.20%) Sendmail
3 1 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.20%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 20 (24.10%) Opsview
2 16 (19.28%) Nagios
Vendors
1 31 (37.35%) Microsoft
2 20 (24.10%) Splunk
3 17 (20.48%) IBM
4 7 (8.43%) Perforce
5 6 (7.23%) webMethods
5 6 (7.23%) Progress
6 4 (4.82%) Alterian
7 2 (2.41%) Telerik
8 1 (1.20%) Solace
8 1 (1.20%) VMware
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