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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
COM+ (COM Plus)
Rank 857 853 771
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -82
Permanent jobs citing COM+ 45 31 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.028% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.069% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 27 24 108
Average salary £33,500 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.25% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £33,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,250 £48,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-16.25% -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
41868 44748 47866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 36.80% 40.88% 41.67%
Number of salaries quoted 35962 38335 42431
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
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 27 November 2014 within the UK.

COM+ Salary Histogram in the UK

COM+
Top 23 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 27 November 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 -15 45 £33,500 -16.25% 15
Essex +8 17 £53,750 +31.90%
East of England -11 17 £50,000 +22.69%
South East -18 14 £33,500 -16.25% 3
Brentwood - 11 £50,000 -
East Sussex -9 8 £33,500 -16.25%
Yorkshire -35 7 £29,000 -27.50%
Brighton -17 6 £33,500 -16.25%
London +4 5 £90,000 +80.00% 10
Leeds - 5 £28,000 -
West Yorkshire - 5 £28,000 -
Hampshire - 3 £38,750 - 3
Southampton - 3 £38,750 -
Berkshire - 3 - -
South Yorkshire -24 2 £52,500 +31.25%
Sheffield -24 2 £52,500 +31.25%
Macclesfield - 2 £26,250 -
Cheshire - 2 £26,250 -
North West - 2 £26,250 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £42,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £42,500 -
Croydon - 1 £33,000 -
Harlow - 1 £42,500 -

COM+
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 53 (58.24%) .NET
2 52 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 47 (51.65%) C#
4 46 (50.55%) IIS
5 43 (47.25%) Windows
6 37 (40.66%) SQL
7 32 (35.16%) Microsoft
8 31 (34.07%) ASP.NET
9 30 (32.97%) XML
9 30 (32.97%) C++
10 28 (30.77%) Splunk
11 26 (28.57%) JavaScript
12 25 (27.47%) HTML
13 22 (24.18%) WebLogic
13 22 (24.18%) Apache
13 22 (24.18%) JBoss
13 22 (24.18%) Tomcat
13 22 (24.18%) Ajax
13 22 (24.18%) Degree
14 21 (23.08%) IBM
15 20 (21.98%) DataPower
16 19 (20.88%) Incident Management
16 19 (20.88%) Enterprise Software
16 19 (20.88%) Performance Tuning
16 19 (20.88%) VisualVM
16 19 (20.88%) Opsview
16 19 (20.88%) Nagios
16 19 (20.88%) Middleware
16 19 (20.88%) Configuration Management
17 18 (19.78%) VB

COM+
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 46 (50.55%) IIS
2 22 (24.18%) JBoss
2 22 (24.18%) Apache
2 22 (24.18%) Tomcat
2 22 (24.18%) WebLogic
3 17 (18.68%) SharePoint
4 6 (6.59%) MS Exchange
5 5 (5.49%) SAS
6 3 (3.30%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.10%) CMS
7 1 (1.10%) WorkSite
7 1 (1.10%) Documentum
Applications
1 13 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.10%) SaaS
2 1 (1.10%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (16.48%) SAN
2 10 (10.99%) Firewall
2 10 (10.99%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (9.89%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (5.49%) LAN
4 5 (5.49%) WAN
5 3 (3.30%) Intranet
5 3 (3.30%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.20%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.10%) Modbus
7 1 (1.10%) FTP
7 1 (1.10%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 17 (18.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (12.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (6.59%) MS Access
5 5 (5.49%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (5.49%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (3.30%) DTS
6 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.10%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.10%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (1.10%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 19 (20.88%) VisualVM
2 18 (19.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (13.19%) Visual Studio
4 6 (6.59%) NUnit
5 5 (5.49%) Rational Rose
5 5 (5.49%) MSTest
6 1 (1.10%) CruiseControl
6 1 (1.10%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (3.30%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.20%) Finance
3 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.10%) Banking
3 1 (1.10%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (27.47%) Analyst
2 23 (25.27%) Support Analyst
3 22 (24.18%) Developer
4 16 (17.58%) Applications Support
5 15 (16.48%) Software Developer
6 14 (15.38%) Applications Support Analyst
7 13 (14.29%) Support Technician
8 11 (12.09%) Software Engineer
9 10 (10.99%) Infrastructure Technician
9 10 (10.99%) Senior Technician
10 9 (9.89%) Middleware Analyst
10 9 (9.89%) Architect
11 8 (8.79%) Technical Architect
12 7 (7.69%) C++ Developer
13 6 (6.59%) Senior Developer
13 6 (6.59%) C++ Software Developer
14 5 (5.49%) Senior Software Developer
15 4 (4.40%) .NET Developer
15 4 (4.40%) Technical Leader
16 3 (3.30%) Provisioning Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (58.24%) .NET
2 31 (34.07%) ASP.NET
3 30 (32.97%) XML
4 25 (27.47%) HTML
5 22 (24.18%) Ajax
6 19 (20.88%) Middleware
7 18 (19.78%) XSLT
8 16 (17.58%) CSS
8 16 (17.58%) SOAP
9 15 (16.48%) Web Services
9 15 (16.48%) XHTML
10 10 (10.99%) .NET Framework
11 8 (8.79%) Silverlight
12 7 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (6.59%) jQuery
14 5 (5.49%) JSON
14 5 (5.49%) WCF
15 4 (4.40%) MFC
15 4 (4.40%) ADO.NET
16 3 (3.30%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.98%) DataPower
2 19 (20.88%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (9.89%) Computer Science
4 7 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (6.59%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.10%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.10%) GIS
6 1 (1.10%) Derivative
6 1 (1.10%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 43 (47.25%) Windows
2 15 (16.48%) Windows Server 2003
2 15 (16.48%) Windows 7
3 11 (12.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.20%) Linux
6 1 (1.10%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.88%) Configuration Management
1 19 (20.88%) Incident Management
1 19 (20.88%) Performance Tuning
2 17 (18.68%) OO
3 14 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 10 (10.99%) Requirements Analysis
5 9 (9.89%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (8.79%) Technical Architecture
6 8 (8.79%) Change Control
7 7 (7.69%) Migration
7 7 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (7.69%) MVC
7 7 (7.69%) UML
8 6 (6.59%) OOP
8 6 (6.59%) Unit Testing
9 5 (5.49%) Integration Testing
9 5 (5.49%) Use Case
9 5 (5.49%) Web Development
9 5 (5.49%) SOA
9 5 (5.49%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 47 (51.65%) C#
2 37 (40.66%) SQL
3 30 (32.97%) C++
4 26 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 18 (19.78%) VB
6 16 (17.58%) VB6
7 15 (16.48%) T-SQL
8 11 (12.09%) Java
9 6 (6.59%) PowerShell
10 5 (5.49%) VBA
10 5 (5.49%) C
11 4 (4.40%) Delphi
11 4 (4.40%) VBScript
11 4 (4.40%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.10%) VC++
12 1 (1.10%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (24.18%) Degree
2 11 (12.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (5.49%) MCAD
4 5 (5.49%) MCSD
5 1 (1.10%) HNC
5 1 (1.10%) MCSA
5 1 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.10%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (15.38%) WAI
2 3 (3.30%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 13 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.30%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (20.88%) Nagios
1 19 (20.88%) Opsview
2 9 (9.89%) EMC NetWorker
2 9 (9.89%) NetCrunch
Vendors
1 32 (35.16%) Microsoft
2 28 (30.77%) Splunk
3 21 (23.08%) IBM
4 14 (15.38%) VMware
5 11 (12.09%) Oracle
6 10 (10.99%) Cisco
6 10 (10.99%) EMC
7 5 (5.49%) Alterian
7 5 (5.49%) Northgate
8 3 (3.30%) webMethods
9 2 (2.20%) Infragistics
10 1 (1.10%) Perforce
10 1 (1.10%) Google
10 1 (1.10%) Sitecore
10 1 (1.10%) Facebook
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