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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
COM+ (COM Plus)
Rank 890 838 829
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -9
Permanent jobs citing COM+ 45 50 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.044% 0.060%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.091% 0.11% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 38 43 67
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,850 £30,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +14.64%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
49321 45327 52073
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.18% 40.09% 41.41%
Number of salaries quoted 41475 39485 46440
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 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 16 April 2014 within the UK.

COM+ Salary Histogram in the UK

COM+
Top 26 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -43 42 £40,000 -11.11% 12
North West +9 11 £40,000 -11.11%
Manchester +9 11 £40,000 -11.11%
Bolton - 11 £40,000 -
London -52 9 £45,000 +12.50% 11
East of England -8 8 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Essex - 8 £35,000 - 1
South East -13 7 £27,500 -45.00%
Hampshire - 4 £26,250 -
Brentwood - 4 £47,500 - 1
South West -1 3 £20,000 -20.00%
East Midlands - 3 £40,000 -
Lutterworth - 3 £40,000 -
Leicestershire - 3 £40,000 -
Bristol +5 2 £18,750 -53.12%
Billericay - 2 £35,000 -
City of London -8 1 £22,500 -66.66% 9
Surrey -10 1 £21,500 -57.00%
Leeds -24 1 £40,000 +28.00%
West Yorkshire -34 1 £40,000 +28.00%
Yorkshire -52 1 £40,000 +28.00%
Sussex - 1 £45,000 -
Kent - 1 £37,500 -
Sevenoaks - 1 £37,500 -
Devon - 1 £23,000 -
Exeter - 1 £23,000 -

COM+
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 46 (73.02%) SQL
2 38 (60.32%) .NET
3 31 (49.21%) SQL Server
3 31 (49.21%) ASP.NET
4 30 (47.62%) C#
5 28 (44.44%) Windows
6 23 (36.51%) MS Excel
7 22 (34.92%) Oracle
8 21 (33.33%) XML
9 17 (26.98%) VB
9 17 (26.98%) JavaScript
9 17 (26.98%) Microsoft
9 17 (26.98%) Degree
9 17 (26.98%) Computer Science
10 16 (25.40%) VB.NET
11 14 (22.22%) Web Services
12 13 (20.63%) OO
13 11 (17.46%) TDD
13 11 (17.46%) WebLogic
13 11 (17.46%) PL/SQL
13 11 (17.46%) Java
13 11 (17.46%) WCF
13 11 (17.46%) SQL Server 2008
13 11 (17.46%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (15.87%) Enterprise Software
14 10 (15.87%) WAN
14 10 (15.87%) Cisco
14 10 (15.87%) VB6
15 9 (14.29%) MVC
15 9 (14.29%) Finance

COM+
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 11 (17.46%) WebLogic
2 8 (12.70%) IIS
3 6 (9.52%) Tomcat
4 4 (6.35%) Apache
4 4 (6.35%) CMS
5 3 (4.76%) MTS
6 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (36.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.87%) WAN
2 5 (7.94%) FTP
3 3 (4.76%) Wireless
4 2 (3.17%) Internet
5 1 (1.59%) Firewall
5 1 (1.59%) LDAP
5 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (49.21%) SQL Server
2 11 (17.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (7.94%) MS Access
4 5 (7.94%) ActiveReports
4 5 (7.94%) Oracle Database
5 4 (6.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (4.76%) Big Data
7 1 (1.59%) DTS
7 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (12.70%) TeamCity
1 8 (12.70%) NUnit
2 7 (11.11%) Mercurial
2 7 (11.11%) SpecFlow
2 7 (11.11%) Moq
2 7 (11.11%) ReSharper
3 3 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.17%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.59%) Subversion
5 1 (1.59%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.59%) Selenium
General
1 9 (14.29%) Finance
2 4 (6.35%) Advertising
3 3 (4.76%) Retail
4 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.59%) Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 34 (53.97%) Developer
2 21 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 13 (20.63%) Analyst
4 12 (19.05%) Support Analyst
5 11 (17.46%) Graduate
6 6 (9.52%) Graduate Support Analyst
6 6 (9.52%) .NET Developer
6 6 (9.52%) Applications Support
6 6 (9.52%) Technical Consultant
6 6 (9.52%) Consultant
7 5 (7.94%) Technical Support
7 5 (7.94%) Support Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) Support Consultant
7 5 (7.94%) C# Developer
7 5 (7.94%) Systems Developer
7 5 (7.94%) Database Developer
7 5 (7.94%) Technical Support Consultant
8 4 (6.35%) Applications Support Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (60.32%) .NET
2 31 (49.21%) ASP.NET
3 21 (33.33%) XML
4 14 (22.22%) Web Services
5 11 (17.46%) WCF
5 11 (17.46%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (12.70%) ADO.NET
6 8 (12.70%) SOAP
7 7 (11.11%) HTML
7 7 (11.11%) Dojo
7 7 (11.11%) Ajax
7 7 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 6 (9.52%) Middleware
9 5 (7.94%) WinForms
9 5 (7.94%) jQuery
9 5 (7.94%) NHibernate
9 5 (7.94%) .NET Framework
10 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (6.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 4 (6.35%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.98%) Computer Science
2 10 (15.87%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (14.29%) Mathematics
4 6 (9.52%) Physics
5 5 (7.94%) DataPower
6 4 (6.35%) Hedge funds
7 2 (3.17%) Wiki
8 1 (1.59%) GIS
8 1 (1.59%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.59%) CMDB
8 1 (1.59%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 28 (44.44%) Windows
2 6 (9.52%) Windows 7
2 6 (9.52%) Android
2 6 (9.52%) UNIX
2 6 (9.52%) Linux
3 3 (4.76%) Windows CE
3 3 (4.76%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.63%) OO
2 11 (17.46%) TDD
3 9 (14.29%) MVC
4 8 (12.70%) Logistics
4 8 (12.70%) Pair Programming
5 7 (11.11%) OOD
6 5 (7.94%) BDD
6 5 (7.94%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (6.35%) Incident Management
7 4 (6.35%) Asset Management
7 4 (6.35%) Portfolio Management
7 4 (6.35%) Service Delivery
7 4 (6.35%) Risk Management
7 4 (6.35%) Configuration Management
7 4 (6.35%) Scrum
8 3 (4.76%) RDF
8 3 (4.76%) Web Development
9 2 (3.17%) Software Engineering
10 1 (1.59%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (1.59%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 46 (73.02%) SQL
2 30 (47.62%) C#
3 17 (26.98%) VB
3 17 (26.98%) JavaScript
4 16 (25.40%) VB.NET
5 11 (17.46%) PL/SQL
5 11 (17.46%) Java
6 10 (15.87%) VB6
7 6 (9.52%) T-SQL
8 5 (7.94%) C++
9 3 (4.76%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 2 (3.17%) VBScript
11 1 (1.59%) Delphi
11 1 (1.59%) VC++
11 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.59%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (26.98%) Degree
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) QA
2 2 (3.17%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (7.94%) Nagios
Vendors
1 22 (34.92%) Oracle
2 17 (26.98%) Microsoft
3 10 (15.87%) Cisco
4 6 (9.52%) JBoss
5 5 (7.94%) IBM
5 5 (7.94%) DevExpress
5 5 (7.94%) Splunk
6 4 (6.35%) SunGard
7 2 (3.17%) webMethods
8 1 (1.59%) VMware
8 1 (1.59%) Software AG
8 1 (1.59%) Google