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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
COM+ (COM Plus)
Rank 848 871 801
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -70
Permanent jobs citing COM+ 49 28 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.026% 0.086%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.063% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 27 21 77
Average salary £33,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £33,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-16.25% +14.28%

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
42075 44365 45597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 36.99% 40.69% 40.55%
Number of salaries quoted 35610 38400 40073
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 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,000 £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 31 October 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 31 October 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 +5 49 £33,500 -16.25% 13
Essex +14 17 £50,000 +22.69% 1
East of England -10 17 £42,500 +4.29% 1
South East -7 16 £33,500 -16.25% 1
East Sussex -13 11 £33,500 -16.25%
Brentwood - 10 - -
Brighton -17 8 £33,500 -16.25%
London +15 7 £90,000 +80.00% 7
Yorkshire - 7 £29,000 - 1
Leeds - 4 £29,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 4 £29,000 - 1
South Yorkshire - 3 - -
Hampshire - 3 £38,750 -
Southampton - 3 £38,750 -
Macclesfield - 2 £26,250 -
Berkshire - 2 - -
Cheshire - 2 £26,250 -
North West - 2 £26,250 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £42,500 -
Sheffield - 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £42,500 -
Croydon - 1 £33,000 -
Harlow - 1 £42,500 -

COM+
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 59 (64.13%) .NET
2 55 (59.78%) SQL Server
3 50 (54.35%) C#
4 47 (51.09%) Windows
5 45 (48.91%) SQL
6 38 (41.30%) IIS
7 33 (35.87%) C++
7 33 (35.87%) Microsoft
8 32 (34.78%) ASP.NET
8 32 (34.78%) XML
9 27 (29.35%) JavaScript
10 26 (28.26%) Degree
11 25 (27.17%) HTML
12 24 (26.09%) Ajax
12 24 (26.09%) Splunk
13 21 (22.83%) OO
14 19 (20.65%) T-SQL
14 19 (20.65%) Team Foundation Server
15 17 (18.48%) VB
15 17 (18.48%) XSLT
15 17 (18.48%) SOAP
15 17 (18.48%) SharePoint
16 16 (17.39%) Apache
16 16 (17.39%) Tomcat
16 16 (17.39%) JBoss
16 16 (17.39%) IBM
16 16 (17.39%) WebLogic
16 16 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
16 16 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 15 (16.30%) Incident Management

COM+
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 38 (41.30%) IIS
2 17 (18.48%) SharePoint
3 16 (17.39%) JBoss
3 16 (17.39%) Apache
3 16 (17.39%) Tomcat
3 16 (17.39%) WebLogic
4 6 (6.52%) MS Exchange
5 4 (4.35%) SAS
6 2 (2.17%) CMS
6 2 (2.17%) WorkSite
7 1 (1.09%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.09%) Documentum
Applications
1 15 (16.30%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.22%) SAN
2 10 (10.87%) Firewall
2 10 (10.87%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (9.78%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (4.35%) LAN
4 4 (4.35%) WAN
5 3 (3.26%) FTP
5 3 (3.26%) Intranet
6 2 (2.17%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.17%) Modbus
7 1 (1.09%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (59.78%) SQL Server
2 16 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
2 16 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (7.61%) MS Access
4 5 (5.43%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (5.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.26%) DTS
5 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.17%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.09%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.09%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.09%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 19 (20.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (16.30%) VisualVM
3 13 (14.13%) Visual Studio
4 5 (5.43%) Rational Rose
4 5 (5.43%) NUnit
4 5 (5.43%) MSTest
General
1 3 (3.26%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.17%) Finance
3 1 (1.09%) Law
3 1 (1.09%) Banking
3 1 (1.09%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (30.43%) Developer
2 22 (23.91%) Analyst
3 21 (22.83%) Software Developer
4 18 (19.57%) Support Analyst
5 13 (14.13%) Applications Support
5 13 (14.13%) Support Technician
6 12 (13.04%) Software Engineer
7 11 (11.96%) Architect
7 11 (11.96%) C++ Developer
7 11 (11.96%) Applications Support Analyst
8 10 (10.87%) C++ Software Developer
8 10 (10.87%) Technical Architect
8 10 (10.87%) Infrastructure Technician
8 10 (10.87%) Senior Technician
9 7 (7.61%) Middleware Analyst
10 6 (6.52%) Senior Developer
11 5 (5.43%) Senior Software Developer
12 4 (4.35%) Technical Leader
12 4 (4.35%) .NET Developer
13 3 (3.26%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (64.13%) .NET
2 32 (34.78%) ASP.NET
2 32 (34.78%) XML
3 25 (27.17%) HTML
4 24 (26.09%) Ajax
5 17 (18.48%) SOAP
5 17 (18.48%) XSLT
6 15 (16.30%) CSS
6 15 (16.30%) Middleware
6 15 (16.30%) Web Services
7 14 (15.22%) XHTML
8 10 (10.87%) .NET Framework
9 8 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (7.61%) Silverlight
10 7 (7.61%) jQuery
10 7 (7.61%) ADO.NET
11 5 (5.43%) JSON
11 5 (5.43%) WCF
12 4 (4.35%) MFC
13 3 (3.26%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.30%) DataPower
1 15 (16.30%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (15.22%) Computer Science
3 10 (10.87%) Mathematics
4 5 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.17%) Reference Data
5 2 (2.17%) Derivative
6 1 (1.09%) Statistics
6 1 (1.09%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 47 (51.09%) Windows
2 15 (16.30%) Windows 7
3 14 (15.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (11.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.83%) OO
2 15 (16.30%) Configuration Management
2 15 (16.30%) Incident Management
2 15 (16.30%) Performance Tuning
3 14 (15.22%) Software Engineering
4 10 (10.87%) Requirements Analysis
4 10 (10.87%) Technical Architecture
5 8 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (8.70%) MVC
5 8 (8.70%) Change Control
6 7 (7.61%) UML
6 7 (7.61%) Unit Testing
7 6 (6.52%) Migration
7 6 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (5.43%) SOA
8 5 (5.43%) OOP
8 5 (5.43%) Integration Testing
8 5 (5.43%) Web Development
8 5 (5.43%) Use Case
9 4 (4.35%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 50 (54.35%) C#
2 45 (48.91%) SQL
3 33 (35.87%) C++
4 27 (29.35%) JavaScript
5 19 (20.65%) T-SQL
6 17 (18.48%) VB
7 15 (16.30%) VB6
8 11 (11.96%) Java
9 6 (6.52%) VB.NET
10 5 (5.43%) C
10 5 (5.43%) PowerShell
11 4 (4.35%) VBScript
11 4 (4.35%) Delphi
11 4 (4.35%) VBA
12 1 (1.09%) VC++
Qualifications
1 26 (28.26%) Degree
2 11 (11.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (7.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (5.43%) MCAD
4 5 (5.43%) MCSD
5 2 (2.17%) HNC
6 1 (1.09%) MCSA
6 1 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.09%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (15.22%) WAI
2 3 (3.26%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (14.13%) Active Directory
2 12 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (16.30%) Nagios
1 15 (16.30%) Opsview
2 9 (9.78%) EMC NetWorker
2 9 (9.78%) NetCrunch
Vendors
1 33 (35.87%) Microsoft
2 24 (26.09%) Splunk
3 16 (17.39%) IBM
4 15 (16.30%) Oracle
5 13 (14.13%) VMware
6 10 (10.87%) Cisco
6 10 (10.87%) EMC
7 5 (5.43%) Northgate
8 4 (4.35%) Alterian
9 2 (2.17%) Infragistics
10 1 (1.09%) webMethods
10 1 (1.09%) Google
10 1 (1.09%) Sitecore
10 1 (1.09%) Facebook
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