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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
COM+ (COM Plus)
Rank 844 886 862
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -24
Permanent jobs citing COM+ 46 47 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.039% 0.037%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.098% 0.093%
Number of salaries quoted 27 39 39
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%

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
41667 48120 45320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.66% 40.08% 40.36%
Number of salaries quoted 35440 40550 39481
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 24 April 2015 within the UK.

COM+ Salary Histogram in the UK

COM+
Top 30 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 24 April 2015. 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 +14 45 £42,500 +6.25% 22
East of England +29 17 £44,000 +6.66%
Essex +5 10 £44,000 +6.66%
Brentwood -7 10 £44,000 -7.36%
London +27 9 £52,500 +16.66% 17
Cambridgeshire - 7 - -
Yorkshire +5 5 £27,500 -31.25%
Staffordshire - 5 £42,500 -
West Midlands - 5 £42,500 -
Peterborough - 5 - -
West Yorkshire +16 4 £27,500 -31.25%
Leeds +10 4 £27,500 -31.25%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £32,500 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 4 £32,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 4 £32,500 -
North East - 4 £32,500 -
South West -19 3 £25,000 +16.27%
Gloucestershire - 3 £25,000 -
Cheltenham - 3 £25,000 -
South East +12 2 £37,500 +50.00% 2
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 - -
Kent +17 1 £37,500 -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - - 2
Cwmbran - 1 £30,000 -
Sheffield - 1 - -
Maidstone - 1 £37,500 -
South Wales - 1 £30,000 -
Wales - 1 £30,000 -
Torfaen - 1 £30,000 -

COM+
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 62 (70.45%) IIS
2 60 (68.18%) .NET
3 42 (47.73%) SQL Server
3 42 (47.73%) SQL
4 41 (46.59%) C#
5 37 (42.05%) ASP.NET
6 34 (38.64%) Microsoft
7 32 (36.36%) Web Services
8 31 (35.23%) T-SQL
8 31 (35.23%) JBoss
9 28 (31.82%) Tomcat
9 28 (31.82%) Finance
10 27 (30.68%) Apache
10 27 (30.68%) Windows
11 26 (29.55%) XML
12 25 (28.41%) WebLogic
12 25 (28.41%) JavaScript
12 25 (28.41%) .NET Framework
13 24 (27.27%) C++
14 22 (25.00%) VB
14 22 (25.00%) DataPower
15 21 (23.86%) VB6
15 21 (23.86%) MS Excel
16 20 (22.73%) Middleware
16 20 (22.73%) MVC
16 20 (22.73%) Splunk
16 20 (22.73%) Enterprise Software
16 20 (22.73%) Opsview
17 19 (21.59%) SQL Server 2005
17 19 (21.59%) IBM

COM+
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 62 (70.45%) IIS
2 31 (35.23%) JBoss
3 28 (31.82%) Tomcat
4 27 (30.68%) Apache
5 25 (28.41%) WebLogic
6 13 (14.77%) SharePoint
7 7 (7.95%) SAS
8 6 (6.82%) WebSphere
9 5 (5.68%) GlassFish
10 1 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 21 (23.86%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (11.36%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.27%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.36%) TCP/IP
2 6 (6.82%) SAN
2 6 (6.82%) Internet
2 6 (6.82%) LAN
2 6 (6.82%) WAN
3 2 (2.27%) HTTP
3 2 (2.27%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.14%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (47.73%) SQL Server
2 19 (21.59%) SQL Server 2005
3 18 (20.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (17.05%) SQL Server 2000
5 10 (11.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (11.36%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (7.95%) MS Access
7 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.27%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.14%) SSDT
8 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.14%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (18.18%) VisualVM
2 11 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (7.95%) NUnit
3 7 (7.95%) CruiseControl
3 7 (7.95%) TeamCity
4 3 (3.41%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (31.82%) Finance
2 7 (7.95%) Back Office
3 3 (3.41%) Banking
3 3 (3.41%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (31.82%) Analyst
2 27 (30.68%) Support Analyst
2 27 (30.68%) Developer
3 22 (25.00%) Applications Support
4 18 (20.45%) Applications Support Analyst
5 10 (11.36%) .NET Developer
6 9 (10.23%) Architect
7 8 (9.09%) Middleware Analyst
8 7 (7.95%) AWS Developer
8 7 (7.95%) Software Developer
8 7 (7.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (6.82%) Support Engineer
10 5 (5.68%) Applications Architect
10 5 (5.68%) Integration Engineer
10 5 (5.68%) .NET Architect
10 5 (5.68%) C# Developer
10 5 (5.68%) Provisioning Engineer
11 4 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 4 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
12 3 (3.41%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (68.18%) .NET
2 37 (42.05%) ASP.NET
3 32 (36.36%) Web Services
4 26 (29.55%) XML
5 25 (28.41%) .NET Framework
6 20 (22.73%) Middleware
7 15 (17.05%) XHTML
7 15 (17.05%) HTML
8 13 (14.77%) XSLT
8 13 (14.77%) CSS
9 12 (13.64%) MSMQ
10 11 (12.50%) SOAP
10 11 (12.50%) LINQ
11 10 (11.36%) XSL
11 10 (11.36%) WSDL
11 10 (11.36%) XML Schema
12 9 (10.23%) ADO.NET
12 9 (10.23%) WCF
13 8 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
14 6 (6.82%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 22 (25.00%) DataPower
2 20 (22.73%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.68%) Wiki
5 1 (1.14%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.14%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 27 (30.68%) Windows
2 13 (14.77%) UNIX
3 8 (9.09%) Linux
4 5 (5.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (22.73%) MVC
2 18 (20.45%) Configuration Management
3 17 (19.32%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (18.18%) Incident Management
4 16 (18.18%) UML
4 16 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
5 15 (17.05%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (17.05%) OO
6 11 (12.50%) Scrum
7 10 (11.36%) E-Commerce
7 10 (11.36%) Mentoring
7 10 (11.36%) Coaching
7 10 (11.36%) Performance Testing
7 10 (11.36%) Load Testing
8 9 (10.23%) TDD
9 7 (7.95%) OOP
9 7 (7.95%) Technical Analysis
9 7 (7.95%) Multithreading
10 6 (6.82%) Electronic Trading
10 6 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 42 (47.73%) SQL
2 41 (46.59%) C#
3 31 (35.23%) T-SQL
4 25 (28.41%) JavaScript
5 24 (27.27%) C++
6 22 (25.00%) VB
7 21 (23.86%) VB6
8 13 (14.77%) Perl
9 11 (12.50%) Java
9 11 (12.50%) VB.NET
10 10 (11.36%) PHP
10 10 (11.36%) PowerShell
11 8 (9.09%) VBA
12 2 (2.27%) ActionScript 3.0
12 2 (2.27%) ActionScript
13 1 (1.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.41%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.68%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 20 (22.73%) Opsview
2 16 (18.18%) Nagios
Vendors
1 34 (38.64%) Microsoft
2 20 (22.73%) Splunk
3 19 (21.59%) IBM
4 9 (10.23%) webMethods
5 7 (7.95%) Perforce
5 7 (7.95%) Alterian
6 6 (6.82%) Progress
7 3 (3.41%) VMware
8 2 (2.27%) Telerik
9 1 (1.14%) Solace
City, London
Mason Frank International
Salary: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
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Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS OTE X2
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Posted: 23 days ago