The table below looks at the statistics for COM+ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COM+ over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
COM+ (COM Plus)
Rank 175 - 153
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing COM+ 11 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.32% - 0.039%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.71% - 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 1
Average salary £56,500 - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
COM+
West Yorkshire

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 Leeds region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1540 1286 987
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 44.16% 35.13% 38.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1218 1036 769
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

COM+
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

COM+ Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

COM+
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

COM+ Salary Trend in Leeds

COM+
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (86.67%) C++
2 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
3 11 (73.33%) VB
3 11 (73.33%) N-Tier
3 11 (73.33%) VB6
3 11 (73.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 10 (66.67%) LAMP
4 10 (66.67%) Linux
4 10 (66.67%) Apache
4 10 (66.67%) PHP
4 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
5 6 (40.00%) SQL
5 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
5 6 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (40.00%) Database Tuning
6 4 (26.67%) VBA
6 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (20.00%) Coaching
7 3 (20.00%) Alterian
7 3 (20.00%) Finance
7 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (20.00%) MS Access
7 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
7 3 (20.00%) SAS
7 3 (20.00%) C#
7 3 (20.00%) Service Management
8 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (13.33%) ITIL
8 2 (13.33%) SAN

COM+
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 10 (66.67%) Apache
2 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (20.00%) SAS
3 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) SAN
1 2 (13.33%) LAN
1 2 (13.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) MS Access
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Applications Specialist
2 6 (40.00%) Database Specialist
3 5 (33.33%) Applications Support
4 4 (26.67%) Support Analyst
4 4 (26.67%) Analyst
4 4 (26.67%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Software Support Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Applications Support Specialist
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Performance Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Development Specialist
6 1 (6.67%) Database Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (6.67%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (66.67%) LAMP
3 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (73.33%) N-Tier
2 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 6 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (40.00%) Database Tuning
3 3 (20.00%) Coaching
3 3 (20.00%) Service Management
4 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (13.33%) Time Management
4 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) C++
2 11 (73.33%) VB
2 11 (73.33%) VB6
3 10 (66.67%) PHP
4 6 (40.00%) SQL
5 4 (26.67%) VBA
6 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (20.00%) C#
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Alterian