The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
COM+ (COM Plus)
Rank 856 854 772
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -82
Permanent jobs citing COM+ 48 21 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.019% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.049% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 36 15 99
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £47,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
45358 43204 48402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.00% 39.68% 41.04%
Number of salaries quoted 38576 37499 42868
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 23 July 2014 within the UK.

COM+ Salary Histogram in the UK

COM+
Top 24 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 23 July 2014. 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 -12 43 £40,000 -5.88% 9
Yorkshire -25 11 £33,500 +21.81% 1
London -28 11 £90,000 +91.48% 6
Lutterworth - 11 £40,000 -
Leicestershire - 11 £40,000 -
South Yorkshire - 11 £33,500 - 1
East Midlands - 11 £40,000 -
Sheffield - 8 £38,750 - 1
East of England -14 7 £37,500 -9.09%
Belfast +3 5 - -
County Antrim -1 5 - -
Northern Ireland -3 5 - -
Essex - 4 £35,000 -
Cambridgeshire +5 3 £40,000 +6.66%
City of London - 3 £55,000 - 5
Billericay - 3 £35,000 -
West Midlands +3 2 - - 1
Cambridge -2 2 £40,000 +6.66%
Staffordshire -6 2 - -
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 - -
Rotherham - 1 £33,500 -
Brentwood - 1 £47,500 -
Surrey - 1 - - 1
South East - 1 - - 1

COM+
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 74 (77.89%) .NET
2 72 (75.79%) SQL
3 55 (57.89%) C#
4 50 (52.63%) Windows
5 46 (48.42%) SQL Server
6 44 (46.32%) ASP.NET
7 40 (42.11%) Degree
8 39 (41.05%) XML
9 38 (40.00%) Oracle
10 36 (37.89%) OO
11 35 (36.84%) JavaScript
12 31 (32.63%) C++
13 30 (31.58%) Microsoft
14 29 (30.53%) Computer Science
15 27 (28.42%) HTML
16 26 (27.37%) Ajax
17 24 (25.26%) MS Excel
18 23 (24.21%) Web Services
19 21 (22.11%) IIS
20 20 (21.05%) SOAP
21 19 (20.00%) T-SQL
21 19 (20.00%) VB
21 19 (20.00%) Mathematics
22 17 (17.89%) ASP.NET MVC
22 17 (17.89%) MVC
22 17 (17.89%) Java
23 16 (16.84%) jQuery
23 16 (16.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 15 (15.79%) VB6
24 15 (15.79%) CSS

COM+
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 21 (22.11%) IIS
2 12 (12.63%) WebLogic
3 7 (7.37%) Tomcat
3 7 (7.37%) SharePoint
4 5 (5.26%) CMS
5 4 (4.21%) WorkSite
6 3 (3.16%) Apache
7 1 (1.05%) Documentum
Applications
1 24 (25.26%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.16%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.32%) FTP
1 6 (6.32%) Internet
2 5 (5.26%) WAN
3 3 (3.16%) LDAP
3 3 (3.16%) Firewall
3 3 (3.16%) Wireless
3 3 (3.16%) Modbus
4 1 (1.05%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (48.42%) SQL Server
2 16 (16.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (13.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (6.32%) MS Access
5 5 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (5.26%) Oracle Database
6 4 (4.21%) Relational Database
6 4 (4.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (4.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (3.16%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (3.16%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.05%) Big Data
8 1 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.05%) DTS
8 1 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (13.68%) NUnit
2 12 (12.63%) Visual Studio
3 8 (8.42%) TeamCity
3 8 (8.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (7.37%) Mercurial
4 7 (7.37%) ReSharper
4 7 (7.37%) Moq
4 7 (7.37%) SpecFlow
4 7 (7.37%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (6.32%) VisualVM
6 5 (5.26%) MSTest
6 5 (5.26%) Rational Rose
7 1 (1.05%) Subversion
7 1 (1.05%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.05%) Selenium
General
1 8 (8.42%) Finance
2 3 (3.16%) Law
2 3 (3.16%) Retail
2 3 (3.16%) Local Government
3 2 (2.11%) Banking
4 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.05%) Advertising
4 1 (1.05%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (50.53%) Developer
2 34 (35.79%) Software Developer
3 19 (20.00%) Analyst
4 15 (15.79%) C++ Developer
4 15 (15.79%) C++ Software Developer
5 11 (11.58%) Software Engineer
5 11 (11.58%) Support Analyst
6 8 (8.42%) Consultant
6 8 (8.42%) Graduate
6 8 (8.42%) Technical Consultant
6 8 (8.42%) .NET Developer
7 7 (7.37%) Support Consultant
7 7 (7.37%) Technical Support
7 7 (7.37%) Technical Support Consultant
8 6 (6.32%) Systems Developer
8 6 (6.32%) Database Developer
8 6 (6.32%) Senior Developer
8 6 (6.32%) Architect
9 5 (5.26%) Technical Architect
9 5 (5.26%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (77.89%) .NET
2 44 (46.32%) ASP.NET
3 39 (41.05%) XML
4 27 (28.42%) HTML
5 26 (27.37%) Ajax
6 23 (24.21%) Web Services
7 20 (21.05%) SOAP
8 17 (17.89%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (16.84%) jQuery
10 15 (15.79%) CSS
11 13 (13.68%) XSLT
12 12 (12.63%) WCF
13 11 (11.58%) .NET Framework
13 11 (11.58%) XHTML
14 10 (10.53%) ADO.NET
15 9 (9.47%) NHibernate
16 7 (7.37%) Middleware
16 7 (7.37%) Dojo
17 6 (6.32%) Silverlight
18 5 (5.26%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 29 (30.53%) Computer Science
2 19 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 6 (6.32%) DataPower
3 6 (6.32%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.21%) Hedge funds
4 4 (4.21%) Physics
5 3 (3.16%) GIS
5 3 (3.16%) Wiki
6 2 (2.11%) Reference Data
6 2 (2.11%) Derivative
7 1 (1.05%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.05%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 50 (52.63%) Windows
2 10 (10.53%) Windows 7
3 5 (5.26%) Linux
3 5 (5.26%) UNIX
4 3 (3.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.16%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (3.16%) Windows CE
5 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.05%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (37.89%) OO
2 17 (17.89%) MVC
3 14 (14.74%) Software Engineering
4 11 (11.58%) TDD
5 10 (10.53%) Unit Testing
6 9 (9.47%) UML
7 8 (8.42%) Web Development
7 8 (8.42%) Pair Programming
7 8 (8.42%) Requirements Analysis
8 7 (7.37%) OOD
9 6 (6.32%) SOA
10 5 (5.26%) OOP
10 5 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (5.26%) Use Case
10 5 (5.26%) Integration Testing
10 5 (5.26%) BDD
11 4 (4.21%) Portfolio Management
11 4 (4.21%) Asset Management
11 4 (4.21%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 72 (75.79%) SQL
2 55 (57.89%) C#
3 35 (36.84%) JavaScript
4 31 (32.63%) C++
5 19 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 19 (20.00%) VB
6 17 (17.89%) Java
7 15 (15.79%) VB6
8 11 (11.58%) VB.NET
9 7 (7.37%) VBScript
10 6 (6.32%) PL/SQL
11 5 (5.26%) C
12 3 (3.16%) Delphi
12 3 (3.16%) Python
Qualifications
1 40 (42.11%) Degree
2 5 (5.26%) MCAD
2 5 (5.26%) MCSD
2 5 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.16%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (3.16%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.58%) WAI
2 5 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (7.37%) Opsview
2 6 (6.32%) Nagios
Vendors
1 38 (40.00%) Oracle
2 30 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.37%) JBoss
4 6 (6.32%) IBM
4 6 (6.32%) Splunk
5 5 (5.26%) Cisco
5 5 (5.26%) Northgate
6 4 (4.21%) webMethods
6 4 (4.21%) SunGard
7 3 (3.16%) Software AG
8 2 (2.11%) Infragistics
9 1 (1.05%) Google
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