The table below looks at the statistics for COM+ skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COM+ over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
COM+ (COM Plus)
Rank 901 928 940
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +12
Permanent jobs citing COM+ 17 35 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.032% 0.039%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.046% 0.086% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 14 31 26
Median salary £43,750 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £56,500 £64,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,750 £32,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+34.61% -2.98%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
37110 40828 43556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.78% 37.72% 38.12%
Number of salaries quoted 32146 35022 36654
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

COM+
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing COM+ as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

COM+ Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

COM+
Salary Trend

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

COM+ Salary Trend in the UK

COM+
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing COM+ over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 within the UK.

COM+ Salary Histogram in the UK

COM+
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COM+ within the UK over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +25 16 £40,000 +23.07% 3
East of England +26 7 £47,500 +11.76%
Essex +8 7 £47,500 +11.76%
Yorkshire +19 6 £30,000 -46.90% 1
West Yorkshire +16 6 £30,000 -46.90%
Leeds +17 5 £30,000 -46.90%
Basildon - 4 £47,500 -
South East +32 3 £70,000 +115.38%
Berkshire +9 3 £70,000 +115.38%
Reading +8 1 £70,000 +115.38%
Brentwood +1 1 - -
Newbury - 1 £40,000 -

COM+
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT jobs citing COM+ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for COM+.

1 40 (80.00%) .NET
2 35 (70.00%) C#
2 35 (70.00%) SQL
3 26 (52.00%) Microsoft
4 25 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 24 (48.00%) C++
6 23 (46.00%) XML
7 22 (44.00%) SQL Server
8 20 (40.00%) HTML
9 18 (36.00%) VB
10 17 (34.00%) Finance
11 16 (32.00%) VB6
11 16 (32.00%) IIS
12 15 (30.00%) SDLC
13 14 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (22.00%) Team Foundation Server
14 11 (22.00%) ADO.NET
14 11 (22.00%) Web Services
14 11 (22.00%) Linux
14 11 (22.00%) VB.NET
14 11 (22.00%) MS Excel
15 10 (20.00%) Apache
15 10 (20.00%) JBoss
16 9 (18.00%) Project Management
16 9 (18.00%) Waterfall
17 8 (16.00%) Analytics
17 8 (16.00%) Relational Database
17 8 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
17 8 (16.00%) WSDL
17 8 (16.00%) RDBMS

COM+
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (32.00%) IIS
2 10 (20.00%) Apache
2 10 (20.00%) JBoss
3 6 (12.00%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (12.00%) SAS
3 6 (12.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (8.00%) Tomcat
4 4 (8.00%) WebLogic
5 3 (6.00%) Confluence
5 3 (6.00%) GlassFish
6 2 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 11 (22.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Changepoint
1 2 (4.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) IBM Cloud
1 3 (6.00%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.00%) SSL
2 4 (8.00%) Skype
3 1 (2.00%) DNS
3 1 (2.00%) ICMP
3 1 (2.00%) NFC
3 1 (2.00%) SNMP
3 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (44.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.00%) RDBMS
2 8 (16.00%) Relational Database
3 6 (12.00%) MS Access
4 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.00%) Big Data
6 1 (2.00%) MySQL
6 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (22.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (14.00%) JIRA
3 6 (12.00%) Eclipse
3 6 (12.00%) Gerrit
3 6 (12.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (12.00%) Gradle
3 6 (12.00%) HP UFT
3 6 (12.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (12.00%) JUnit
4 3 (6.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (6.00%) VisualVM
5 1 (2.00%) Maven
General
1 17 (34.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.00%) Advertising
3 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 34 (68.00%) Developer
2 16 (32.00%) .NET Developer
3 15 (30.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 15 (30.00%) C# Developer
4 10 (20.00%) Software Developer
5 8 (16.00%) Senior Developer
5 8 (16.00%) SQL Developer
6 7 (14.00%) Applications Support
7 6 (12.00%) Applications Engineer
7 6 (12.00%) Applications Support Engineer
7 6 (12.00%) BizTalk Developer
7 6 (12.00%) Support Engineer
8 5 (10.00%) Senior Software Developer
8 5 (10.00%) Senior SQL Developer
8 5 (10.00%) Senior VB Developer
8 5 (10.00%) Senior VB6 Developer
8 5 (10.00%) VB Developer
8 5 (10.00%) VB6 Developer
9 4 (8.00%) Lead Developer
9 4 (8.00%) Lead Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (80.00%) .NET
2 25 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 23 (46.00%) XML
4 20 (40.00%) HTML
5 11 (22.00%) ADO.NET
5 11 (22.00%) Web Services
6 8 (16.00%) WSDL
7 7 (14.00%) Hibernate
7 7 (14.00%) HTML5
8 6 (12.00%) AngularJS
8 6 (12.00%) J2EE
8 6 (12.00%) JSON
8 6 (12.00%) MSMQ
8 6 (12.00%) SOAP
8 6 (12.00%) Spring
8 6 (12.00%) Struts
8 6 (12.00%) WinForms
8 6 (12.00%) XSD
9 3 (6.00%) REST
10 2 (4.00%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.00%) DataPower
2 6 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.00%) Fintech
4 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.00%) Wiki
5 1 (2.00%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.00%) Linux
2 7 (14.00%) Unix
3 3 (6.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (6.00%) Windows
3 3 (6.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.00%) SDLC
2 9 (18.00%) Project Management
2 9 (18.00%) Waterfall
3 8 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (16.00%) Analytics
4 6 (12.00%) Business Analytics
4 6 (12.00%) Presales
4 6 (12.00%) Project Planning
4 6 (12.00%) RUP
4 6 (12.00%) Validation
5 5 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 5 (10.00%) SOA
6 4 (8.00%) Coaching
7 3 (6.00%) API Integration
7 3 (6.00%) BCP
7 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 3 (6.00%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (4.00%) Load Testing
8 2 (4.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (70.00%) C#
1 35 (70.00%) SQL
2 24 (48.00%) C++
3 18 (36.00%) VB
4 16 (32.00%) VB6
5 11 (22.00%) VB.NET
6 8 (16.00%) Java
7 6 (12.00%) PowerShell
7 6 (12.00%) Shell Script
7 6 (12.00%) VBA
7 6 (12.00%) VC++
8 3 (6.00%) JavaScript
9 2 (4.00%) Perl
9 2 (4.00%) PHP
9 2 (4.00%) Progress 4GL
9 2 (4.00%) Python
9 2 (4.00%) T-SQL
10 1 (2.00%) C
10 1 (2.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) MCAD
1 6 (12.00%) MCSD
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (6.00%) IBM Cloud Orchestrator
2 3 (6.00%) Opsview
3 2 (4.00%) Kibana
3 2 (4.00%) logstash
3 2 (4.00%) Nagios
4 1 (2.00%) Cacti
4 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.00%) Puppet
4 1 (2.00%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 26 (52.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.00%) Oracle
3 6 (12.00%) Alterian
3 6 (12.00%) IBM
4 3 (6.00%) Splunk
4 3 (6.00%) webMethods
5 2 (4.00%) Hitachi
6 1 (2.00%) Acronis
6 1 (2.00%) Sybase
6 1 (2.00%) VMware