The table below looks at the statistics for COM+ skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COM+ over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
COM+ (COM Plus)
Rank 603 612 609
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Permanent jobs citing COM+ 10 1 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.024% 0.002% 0.033%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.068% 0.006% 0.080%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 2
Average salary £50,000 £25,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -58.33%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £25,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -50.00%
COM+
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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14737 17255 18711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 35.52% 40.84% 41.69%
Number of salaries quoted 12618 14369 16506
Average salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

COM+
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

COM+ Jobs Demand Trend in London

COM+
Salary Trend in London

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

COM+ Salary Trend in London

COM+
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing COM+ across the London region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

COM+ Salary Histogram in London

COM+
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 17 (100.00%) C#
1 17 (100.00%) SQL
2 16 (94.12%) .NET
3 14 (82.35%) SQL Server
3 14 (82.35%) Microsoft
4 13 (76.47%) T-SQL
5 10 (58.82%) Windows
6 9 (52.94%) SOAP
7 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET
7 8 (47.06%) MS Excel
7 8 (47.06%) .NET Framework
7 8 (47.06%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (41.18%) Technical Analysis
8 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (41.18%) NUnit
8 7 (41.18%) CruiseControl
8 7 (41.18%) Perforce
8 7 (41.18%) Scrum
8 7 (41.18%) WCF
8 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (41.18%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (41.18%) TeamCity
8 7 (41.18%) MS Visio
8 7 (41.18%) UML
8 7 (41.18%) OOP
8 7 (41.18%) OO
8 7 (41.18%) IIS
8 7 (41.18%) Web Services
8 7 (41.18%) XML
8 7 (41.18%) UNIX

COM+
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 7 (41.18%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (47.06%) MS Excel
2 7 (41.18%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) HTTP
2 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (82.35%) SQL Server
2 7 (41.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (29.41%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.88%) Big Data
5 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
5 1 (5.88%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) NUnit
1 7 (41.18%) CruiseControl
1 7 (41.18%) TeamCity
2 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Architect
2 6 (35.29%) Technical Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Sitecore Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Tester
3 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (94.12%) .NET
2 9 (52.94%) SOAP
3 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET
3 8 (47.06%) .NET Framework
4 7 (41.18%) WCF
4 7 (41.18%) Web Services
4 7 (41.18%) XML
5 2 (11.76%) MSMQ
5 2 (11.76%) DCOM
5 2 (11.76%) REST
6 1 (5.88%) CSS
6 1 (5.88%) HTML
6 1 (5.88%) ActiveX
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) GIS
2 1 (5.88%) Statistics
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Technical Analysis
1 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (41.18%) Scrum
1 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (41.18%) UML
1 7 (41.18%) OOP
1 7 (41.18%) OO
2 6 (35.29%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (11.76%) Multithreading
3 2 (11.76%) Integration Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Workflow
3 2 (11.76%) Low Latency
4 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
4 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.88%) MVC
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.88%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) C#
1 17 (100.00%) SQL
2 13 (76.47%) T-SQL
3 7 (41.18%) Perl
3 7 (41.18%) C++
4 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
5 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.88%) VBScript
6 1 (5.88%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) Microsoft
2 7 (41.18%) Perforce
3 1 (5.88%) Facebook
3 1 (5.88%) Google
3 1 (5.88%) Sitecore