The table below looks at the statistics for COM+ skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COM+ over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
COM+ (COM Plus)
Rank 919 938 943
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +5
Permanent jobs citing COM+ 29 47 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.042% 0.043%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.073% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 17 28 42
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.84% -5.00%

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
39607 42475 48175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.35% 37.86% 40.27%
Number of salaries quoted 34206 36088 40715
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £63,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

COM+
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing COM+ within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 May 2016 within the UK.

COM+ Salary Histogram in the UK

COM+
Top 21 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COM+ within the UK over the 3 months to 1 May 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
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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
England +18 29 £50,000 +17.64% 3
South West -6 9 £35,000 +10.23%
London +14 8 £50,000 -4.76% 3
Gloucestershire +5 5 £50,000 +57.48%
Brentwood +3 5 - -
East of England +2 5 - -
Essex 0 5 - -
Cheltenham -1 5 £50,000 +57.48%
South East +13 4 £46,250 +23.33%
Bristol - 4 £35,000 -
Surrey - 3 £42,500 -
West Midlands -22 2 - -
Coventry - 2 - -
City of London - 2 £52,500 -
Farnham - 2 £42,500 -
North East 0 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne -3 1 - -
Tyne and Wear -4 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £50,000 -
Thames Ditton - 1 £52,500 -
Farnborough - 1 £50,000 -

COM+
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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 44 (83.02%) .NET
2 42 (79.25%) SQL Server
3 39 (73.58%) C#
4 35 (66.04%) IIS
4 35 (66.04%) ASP.NET
5 31 (58.49%) XML
6 30 (56.60%) SQL
7 29 (54.72%) VB
8 27 (50.94%) HTML
8 27 (50.94%) VB6
9 26 (49.06%) Microsoft
10 25 (47.17%) C++
11 21 (39.62%) ADO.NET
12 20 (37.74%) Web Services
13 16 (30.19%) Team Foundation Server
14 14 (26.42%) JavaScript
15 12 (22.64%) SQL Server 2008
15 12 (22.64%) jQuery
15 12 (22.64%) MVC
15 12 (22.64%) Finance
16 11 (20.75%) SDLC
17 10 (18.87%) CSS
18 9 (16.98%) VB.NET
18 9 (16.98%) .NET Framework
19 8 (15.09%) DataPower
19 8 (15.09%) Visual Studio
19 8 (15.09%) WebLogic
19 8 (15.09%) IBM
19 8 (15.09%) JBoss
19 8 (15.09%) Apache

COM+
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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 35 (66.04%) IIS
2 8 (15.09%) Apache
2 8 (15.09%) JBoss
2 8 (15.09%) Tomcat
2 8 (15.09%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.77%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.77%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.89%) MTS
Applications
1 7 (13.21%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.55%) MS Office
2 4 (7.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) SSL
1 2 (3.77%) Telnet
2 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (79.25%) SQL Server
2 12 (22.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (15.09%) Relational Database
3 8 (15.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (13.21%) SQL Server 2000
5 6 (11.32%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (11.32%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (7.55%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.89%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (30.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (15.09%) Visual Studio
2 8 (15.09%) VisualVM
3 3 (5.66%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (22.64%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Banking
3 4 (7.55%) Financial Institution
3 4 (7.55%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (69.81%) Developer
2 30 (56.60%) .NET Developer
3 19 (35.85%) C# .NET Developer
3 19 (35.85%) C# Developer
4 8 (15.09%) Senior Developer
4 8 (15.09%) SQL Developer
5 6 (11.32%) Analyst
5 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (11.32%) Support Analyst
5 6 (11.32%) VB.NET Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Applications Support
6 5 (9.43%) Applications Support Analyst
6 5 (9.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (7.55%) C# Software Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Senior C# Software Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Senior Web Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Software Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (83.02%) .NET
2 35 (66.04%) ASP.NET
3 31 (58.49%) XML
4 27 (50.94%) HTML
5 21 (39.62%) ADO.NET
6 20 (37.74%) Web Services
7 12 (22.64%) jQuery
8 10 (18.87%) CSS
9 9 (16.98%) .NET Framework
10 8 (15.09%) WSDL
11 7 (13.21%) CSS3
11 7 (13.21%) HTML5
12 6 (11.32%) Middleware
12 6 (11.32%) REST
12 6 (11.32%) XML Schema
12 6 (11.32%) XSL
13 5 (9.43%) Ajax
13 5 (9.43%) MSMQ
14 4 (7.55%) ATL
14 4 (7.55%) OOXML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) DataPower
1 8 (15.09%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.55%) Client/Server
3 4 (7.55%) Fintech
4 2 (3.77%) Wiki
5 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.21%) Windows
2 4 (7.55%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.89%) AIX
4 1 (1.89%) Linux
4 1 (1.89%) Unix
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.64%) MVC
2 11 (20.75%) SDLC
3 8 (15.09%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 8 (15.09%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (13.21%) Incident Management
4 7 (13.21%) Waterfall
5 6 (11.32%) Analytics
5 6 (11.32%) API Integration
5 6 (11.32%) Configuration Management
5 6 (11.32%) High Availability
6 4 (7.55%) Data Management
6 4 (7.55%) Investment Management
6 4 (7.55%) ITIL
6 4 (7.55%) Software Engineering
7 3 (5.66%) Change Control
7 3 (5.66%) Coaching
7 3 (5.66%) Cross-Browser Development
7 3 (5.66%) Front End Development
7 3 (5.66%) Mentoring
7 3 (5.66%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (73.58%) C#
2 30 (56.60%) SQL
3 29 (54.72%) VB
4 27 (50.94%) VB6
5 25 (47.17%) C++
6 14 (26.42%) JavaScript
7 9 (16.98%) VB.NET
8 7 (13.21%) T-SQL
9 3 (5.66%) ActionScript
9 3 (5.66%) ActionScript 3.0
9 3 (5.66%) R
10 2 (3.77%) Progress 4GL
11 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (15.09%) Opsview
2 6 (11.32%) Nagios
2 6 (11.32%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 26 (49.06%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.09%) IBM
2 8 (15.09%) Splunk
3 5 (9.43%) Oracle
4 4 (7.55%) FactSet
4 4 (7.55%) Sybase
5 3 (5.66%) Telerik
6 2 (3.77%) webMethods
7 1 (1.89%) Hitachi
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