The table below looks at the statistics for COM+ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COM+ over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
COM+ (COM Plus)
Rank 78 88 70
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -18
Permanent jobs citing COM+ 9 3 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.78% 0.27% 1.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.24% 0.82% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 13
Average salary £42,500 £40,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.29% +16.42%
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £40,000 £36,750
% change year-on-year
-16.25% +8.84%
COM+
East of England

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 Essex region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
401 368 410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 34.63% 32.62% 43.20%
Number of salaries quoted 327 334 364
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

COM+
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing COM+ across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

COM+ Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

COM+
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing COM+ across the Essex region.

COM+ Salary Trend in Essex

COM+
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COM+ within the Essex region over the 3 months to 30 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
(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
Brentwood - 6 - -
Harlow - 1 £42,500 -
COM+
East of England

COM+
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 14 (77.78%) WebLogic
1 14 (77.78%) IIS
1 14 (77.78%) JBoss
1 14 (77.78%) Tomcat
1 14 (77.78%) Middleware
1 14 (77.78%) Opsview
2 13 (72.22%) VisualVM
2 13 (72.22%) Splunk
2 13 (72.22%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (72.22%) IBM
2 13 (72.22%) Nagios
2 13 (72.22%) DataPower
3 10 (55.56%) Incident Management
3 10 (55.56%) Configuration Management
3 10 (55.56%) Apache
3 10 (55.56%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (38.89%) SQL
5 6 (33.33%) .NET
5 6 (33.33%) SOAP
5 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 4 (22.22%) webMethods
6 4 (22.22%) C#
7 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
7 3 (16.67%) VB.NET
7 3 (16.67%) Java
7 3 (16.67%) Oracle
7 3 (16.67%) Web Services
7 3 (16.67%) XML
7 3 (16.67%) ITIL

COM+
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 14 (77.78%) WebLogic
1 14 (77.78%) IIS
1 14 (77.78%) Tomcat
2 10 (55.56%) Apache
3 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) LDAP
1 3 (16.67%) FTP
1 3 (16.67%) Internet
1 3 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) MS Access
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (72.22%) VisualVM
General
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Analyst
1 13 (72.22%) Support Analyst
2 8 (44.44%) Middleware Analyst
3 6 (33.33%) Applications Support
4 5 (27.78%) Applications Support Analyst
5 4 (22.22%) Developer
6 3 (16.67%) Software Developer
6 3 (16.67%) Systems Developer
6 3 (16.67%) Database Developer
6 3 (16.67%) Integration Analyst
6 3 (16.67%) Middleware Specialist
6 3 (16.67%) Support Specialist
7 1 (5.56%) C++ Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Applications Support Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Integration Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (77.78%) Middleware
2 6 (33.33%) SOAP
2 6 (33.33%) .NET
3 3 (16.67%) ADO.NET
3 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 3 (16.67%) Web Services
3 3 (16.67%) XML
3 3 (16.67%) Ajax
4 1 (5.56%) ATL
4 1 (5.56%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (72.22%) DataPower
1 13 (72.22%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (16.67%) Wiki
3 2 (11.11%) Reference Data
3 2 (11.11%) Derivative
4 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Configuration Management
1 10 (55.56%) Incident Management
1 10 (55.56%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL V3
2 3 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (5.56%) Refactoring
3 1 (5.56%) Scrum
3 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.56%) TDD
3 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.56%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) C#
3 3 (16.67%) Java
3 3 (16.67%) Python
3 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 3 (16.67%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.56%) VC++
4 1 (5.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Certification
Systems Management
1 14 (77.78%) Opsview
2 13 (72.22%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) JBoss
2 13 (72.22%) IBM
2 13 (72.22%) Splunk
3 4 (22.22%) webMethods
4 3 (16.67%) Oracle
4 3 (16.67%) Software AG