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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
COM+ (COM Plus)
Rank 79 93 68
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -25
Permanent jobs citing COM+ 17 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.33% 0.26% 1.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.78% 0.79% 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 10
Average salary £50,000 £40,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.69% +16.42%
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-16.25% +14.28%
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
450 381 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 35.07% 33.36% 41.62%
Number of salaries quoted 343 332 294
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
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+
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing COM+ across the Essex region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

COM+ Salary Histogram 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 31 October 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 - 10 - -
Harlow - 1 £42,500 -
COM+
East of England

COM+
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 16 (80.00%) WebLogic
1 16 (80.00%) IIS
1 16 (80.00%) Apache
1 16 (80.00%) Tomcat
1 16 (80.00%) IBM
1 16 (80.00%) JBoss
2 15 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 15 (75.00%) Nagios
2 15 (75.00%) Middleware
2 15 (75.00%) Incident Management
2 15 (75.00%) DataPower
2 15 (75.00%) Splunk
2 15 (75.00%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
2 15 (75.00%) VisualVM
2 15 (75.00%) Opsview
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (20.00%) C#
3 4 (20.00%) SQL
4 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (15.00%) VB.NET
4 3 (15.00%) .NET
4 3 (15.00%) ADO.NET
4 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (15.00%) SOAP
4 3 (15.00%) Web Services
4 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (15.00%) MS Access
4 3 (15.00%) FTP
4 3 (15.00%) Ajax

COM+
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 16 (80.00%) WebLogic
1 16 (80.00%) IIS
1 16 (80.00%) JBoss
1 16 (80.00%) Apache
1 16 (80.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.00%) GlassFish
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) MS Access
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (75.00%) VisualVM
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Analyst
1 15 (75.00%) Support Analyst
2 8 (40.00%) Applications Support
2 8 (40.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 7 (35.00%) Middleware Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Software Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Systems Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Database Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Provisioning Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (75.00%) Middleware
2 3 (15.00%) Ajax
2 3 (15.00%) SOAP
2 3 (15.00%) Web Services
2 3 (15.00%) .NET
2 3 (15.00%) ADO.NET
2 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.00%) ATL
3 1 (5.00%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (75.00%) DataPower
1 15 (75.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (10.00%) Derivative
2 2 (10.00%) Reference Data
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Configuration Management
1 15 (75.00%) Incident Management
1 15 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (5.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (5.00%) User Stories
2 1 (5.00%) Scrum
2 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (5.00%) TDD
2 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
1 4 (20.00%) C#
2 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (15.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (5.00%) VC++
3 1 (5.00%) C++
Systems Management
1 15 (75.00%) Nagios
1 15 (75.00%) Opsview
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) IBM
2 15 (75.00%) Splunk
3 1 (5.00%) webMethods