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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
COM+ (COM Plus)
Rank 843 846 839
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Permanent jobs citing COM+ 34 40 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.033% 0.038% 0.014%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.089% 0.098% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 31 26 8
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £90,000 £43,850
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -10.00%
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
38374 40899 39815
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.66% 38.41% 40.32%
Number of salaries quoted 33186 34658 34661
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +13 13 £56,500 +68.65%
West Midlands +2 8 £29,250 - 1
South East +10 6 £32,500 -2.98% 1
East of England -5 4 £42,500 +21.42%
South West - 3 £37,500 - 1
COM+
UK

COM+
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 43 (67.19%) IIS
2 38 (59.38%) VB
3 37 (57.81%) SQL Server
3 37 (57.81%) VB6
4 34 (53.13%) .NET
5 33 (51.56%) SQL
6 28 (43.75%) Apache
6 28 (43.75%) Finance
7 26 (40.63%) C++
8 25 (39.06%) T-SQL
8 25 (39.06%) SQL Server 2008
9 24 (37.50%) PHP
9 24 (37.50%) Microsoft
10 22 (34.38%) Web Services
11 19 (29.69%) Windows
11 19 (29.69%) Linux
12 18 (28.13%) XML
13 17 (26.56%) C#
13 17 (26.56%) MS Excel
14 16 (25.00%) JBoss
14 16 (25.00%) ASP.NET
15 14 (21.88%) HTML
15 14 (21.88%) JavaScript
15 14 (21.88%) Performance Tuning
15 14 (21.88%) Coaching
16 13 (20.31%) Mentoring
16 13 (20.31%) Root Cause Analysis
16 13 (20.31%) .NET Framework
16 13 (20.31%) LINQ
16 13 (20.31%) XSLT

COM+
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 43 (67.19%) IIS
2 28 (43.75%) Apache
3 16 (25.00%) JBoss
4 13 (20.31%) Tomcat
5 10 (15.63%) MTS
5 10 (15.63%) WebLogic
6 6 (9.38%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.56%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 17 (26.56%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.81%) MS Office
3 4 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (17.19%) Changepoint
2 1 (1.56%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 6 (9.38%) Internet
3 1 (1.56%) Wireless
3 1 (1.56%) Network Security
3 1 (1.56%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.56%) VPN
3 1 (1.56%) LAN
3 1 (1.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (57.81%) SQL Server
2 25 (39.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (18.75%) SQL Server 2000
4 11 (17.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (17.19%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (17.19%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.56%) MySQL
5 1 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (17.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (12.50%) VisualVM
3 1 (1.56%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.56%) NUnit
3 1 (1.56%) CruiseControl
3 1 (1.56%) TeamCity
General
1 28 (43.75%) Finance
2 7 (10.94%) Advertising
3 5 (7.81%) Marketing
3 5 (7.81%) Danish Language
3 5 (7.81%) Dutch Language
3 5 (7.81%) Finnish Language
3 5 (7.81%) French Language
3 5 (7.81%) German Language
3 5 (7.81%) Swedish Language
4 4 (6.25%) Banking
5 3 (4.69%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (26.56%) Developer
2 14 (21.88%) Support Engineer
3 13 (20.31%) Analyst
4 11 (17.19%) Support Analyst
5 10 (15.63%) Applications Support
5 10 (15.63%) Software Developer
6 8 (12.50%) Applications Specialist
7 7 (10.94%) Applications Support Analyst
8 6 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (9.38%) Database Specialist
9 5 (7.81%) Graduate
9 5 (7.81%) Graduate Developer
9 5 (7.81%) Graduate Software Developer
10 4 (6.25%) Middleware Analyst
10 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 4 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
10 4 (6.25%) Software Engineer
11 3 (4.69%) Junior
11 3 (4.69%) Junior Software Developer
11 3 (4.69%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (53.13%) .NET
2 22 (34.38%) Web Services
3 18 (28.13%) XML
4 16 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 14 (21.88%) HTML
6 13 (20.31%) .NET Framework
6 13 (20.31%) LINQ
6 13 (20.31%) XSLT
7 12 (18.75%) XHTML
7 12 (18.75%) LAMP
8 11 (17.19%) WSDL
8 11 (17.19%) XML Schema
8 11 (17.19%) XSL
8 11 (17.19%) DCOM
9 10 (15.63%) Middleware
10 6 (9.38%) Java EE
11 3 (4.69%) jQuery
11 3 (4.69%) CSS
11 3 (4.69%) SOAP
12 2 (3.13%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.31%) N-Tier
2 10 (15.63%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (12.50%) DataPower
4 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.56%) Clustering
5 1 (1.56%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 19 (29.69%) Windows
1 19 (29.69%) Linux
2 11 (17.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (10.94%) UNIX
4 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.56%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.88%) Performance Tuning
1 14 (21.88%) Coaching
2 13 (20.31%) Mentoring
2 13 (20.31%) Root Cause Analysis
3 12 (18.75%) MVC
4 11 (17.19%) Performance Testing
4 11 (17.19%) Load Testing
5 9 (14.06%) Configuration Management
6 8 (12.50%) Incident Management
7 7 (10.94%) Asset Management
8 6 (9.38%) E-Commerce
8 6 (9.38%) Electronic Trading
8 6 (9.38%) Database Tuning
9 5 (7.81%) Telemarketing
9 5 (7.81%) CRM
9 5 (7.81%) B2B
10 4 (6.25%) Software Engineering
10 4 (6.25%) Change Control
11 3 (4.69%) Service Management
11 3 (4.69%) UML
Programming Languages
1 38 (59.38%) VB
2 37 (57.81%) VB6
3 33 (51.56%) SQL
4 26 (40.63%) C++
5 25 (39.06%) T-SQL
6 24 (37.50%) PHP
7 17 (26.56%) C#
8 14 (21.88%) JavaScript
9 9 (14.06%) Java
9 9 (14.06%) PowerShell
10 7 (10.94%) Perl
11 1 (1.56%) ActionScript 3.0
11 1 (1.56%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.56%) ActionScript
11 1 (1.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (14.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (17.19%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.13%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.56%) Sendmail
3 1 (1.56%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (12.50%) Nagios
1 8 (12.50%) Opsview
Vendors
1 24 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.50%) Splunk
2 8 (12.50%) IBM
3 6 (9.38%) Progress
4 5 (7.81%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (3.13%) Oracle
6 1 (1.56%) Solace
6 1 (1.56%) Perforce
6 1 (1.56%) VMware
6 1 (1.56%) Telerik
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + uncapped commission
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Salary: £80 - £120000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS OTE £200000
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Salary: £18000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
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