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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
COM+ (COM Plus)
Rank 635 657 610
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -47
Permanent jobs citing COM+ 1 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.002% 0.019% 0.023%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.006% 0.048% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 5
Average salary - £90,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +91.48%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
16325 18668 17671
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 36.91% 38.78% 39.84%
Number of salaries quoted 14030 16068 15087
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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+
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 9 (90.00%) Web Services
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) Windows
3 7 (70.00%) IIS
3 7 (70.00%) Java
3 7 (70.00%) Perl
3 7 (70.00%) UNIX
4 6 (60.00%) Progress
4 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (60.00%) WebSphere
4 6 (60.00%) Java EE
4 6 (60.00%) Electronic Trading
4 6 (60.00%) Linux
4 6 (60.00%) JBoss
4 6 (60.00%) Apache
4 6 (60.00%) Internet
4 6 (60.00%) E-Commerce
5 5 (50.00%) Change Control
6 4 (40.00%) SQL
6 4 (40.00%) .NET
6 4 (40.00%) Banking
7 3 (30.00%) Finance
7 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
7 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking
7 3 (30.00%) WCF
7 3 (30.00%) XML
7 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
7 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
7 3 (30.00%) VB
7 3 (30.00%) C#

COM+
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (70.00%) IIS
2 6 (60.00%) JBoss
2 6 (60.00%) Apache
2 6 (60.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (60.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MSBuild
2 1 (10.00%) NUnit
2 1 (10.00%) CruiseControl
2 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (40.00%) Banking
2 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C++ Developer
4 1 (10.00%) VB Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) Web Services
2 6 (60.00%) Java EE
3 4 (40.00%) .NET
4 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (30.00%) XML
4 3 (30.00%) WCF
4 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
5 2 (20.00%) HTML
5 2 (20.00%) jQuery
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (20.00%) Flash
5 2 (20.00%) MSMQ
5 2 (20.00%) XHTML
5 2 (20.00%) Ajax
5 2 (20.00%) CSS
5 2 (20.00%) Classic ASP
6 1 (10.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) Reference Data
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) UNIX
3 6 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) E-Commerce
1 6 (60.00%) Electronic Trading
2 5 (50.00%) Change Control
3 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (20.00%) MVC
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) UML
4 1 (10.00%) OOP
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Java
1 7 (70.00%) Perl
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (30.00%) VB
3 3 (30.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) C++
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) ActionScript
4 2 (20.00%) VB6
4 2 (20.00%) ActionScript 3.0
5 1 (10.00%) Python
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) Progress
3 2 (20.00%) Telerik
4 1 (10.00%) Solace
4 1 (10.00%) Perforce
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £120000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS OTE £200000
Posted: 23 hours ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS OTE X2
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mason Frank
Salary: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago