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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
COM+ (COM Plus)
Rank 850 867 752
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -115
Permanent jobs citing COM+ 47 23 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.021% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.051% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 27 18 112
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £35,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -30.00%

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
41311 44859 48721
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 36.89% 40.97% 42.19%
Number of salaries quoted 35589 37930 43357
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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 19 December 2014 within the UK.

COM+ Salary Histogram in the UK

COM+
Top 19 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 19 December 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 +24 47 £40,000 - 9
Essex +11 21 £50,000 -
East of England 0 21 £50,000 -
Brentwood - 14 £50,000 -
South East +10 10 £33,500 -16.25% 2
London +29 8 £70,000 +40.00% 7
Yorkshire -20 7 £29,000 -27.50%
West Yorkshire - 5 £28,000 -
Leeds - 5 £28,000 -
East Sussex -15 4 £33,500 -16.25%
Brighton -14 3 £33,500 -16.25%
Hampshire -23 3 £38,750 -
Southampton - 3 £38,750 -
Berkshire - 3 - - 2
Sheffield -16 2 £52,500 +31.25%
South Yorkshire -20 2 £52,500 +31.25%
North West - 1 £30,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £30,000 -
Macclesfield - 1 £30,000 -

COM+
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 52 (57.78%) SQL Server
2 51 (56.67%) IIS
3 48 (53.33%) .NET
4 45 (50.00%) C#
5 39 (43.33%) Windows
6 36 (40.00%) SQL
7 33 (36.67%) Microsoft
8 31 (34.44%) ASP.NET
9 30 (33.33%) Splunk
10 27 (30.00%) C++
11 26 (28.89%) XML
12 25 (27.78%) JBoss
12 25 (27.78%) Apache
12 25 (27.78%) Tomcat
12 25 (27.78%) WebLogic
13 24 (26.67%) IBM
14 23 (25.56%) JavaScript
14 23 (25.56%) DataPower
15 21 (23.33%) Enterprise Software
15 21 (23.33%) Nagios
15 21 (23.33%) Opsview
15 21 (23.33%) VisualVM
15 21 (23.33%) Performance Tuning
15 21 (23.33%) Middleware
15 21 (23.33%) HTML
15 21 (23.33%) Configuration Management
15 21 (23.33%) Incident Management
16 20 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
16 20 (22.22%) Ajax
17 18 (20.00%) Web Services

COM+
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 51 (56.67%) IIS
2 25 (27.78%) JBoss
2 25 (27.78%) Apache
2 25 (27.78%) Tomcat
2 25 (27.78%) WebLogic
3 17 (18.89%) SharePoint
4 6 (6.67%) MS Exchange
5 5 (5.56%) SAS
6 4 (4.44%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.11%) CMS
7 1 (1.11%) WorkSite
Applications
1 14 (15.56%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.22%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (16.67%) SAN
2 10 (11.11%) Firewall
2 10 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (5.56%) LAN
4 5 (5.56%) WAN
5 3 (3.33%) Intranet
5 3 (3.33%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.22%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.11%) FTP
7 1 (1.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (57.78%) SQL Server
2 20 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (5.56%) MS Access
5 5 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.22%) DTS
6 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.11%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.11%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.11%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 21 (23.33%) VisualVM
2 18 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (12.22%) Visual Studio
4 9 (10.00%) NUnit
5 5 (5.56%) Rational Rose
5 5 (5.56%) MSTest
6 4 (4.44%) CruiseControl
6 4 (4.44%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (4.44%) Finance
2 3 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.11%) Banking
3 1 (1.11%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.11%) Back Office
3 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (31.11%) Analyst
2 26 (28.89%) Support Analyst
3 21 (23.33%) Developer
4 17 (18.89%) Applications Support
5 15 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
6 13 (14.44%) Support Technician
7 11 (12.22%) Software Developer
8 10 (11.11%) Middleware Analyst
8 10 (11.11%) Infrastructure Technician
8 10 (11.11%) Senior Technician
9 8 (8.89%) Architect
9 8 (8.89%) Software Engineer
9 8 (8.89%) Technical Architect
10 6 (6.67%) Senior Developer
11 5 (5.56%) Senior Software Developer
12 4 (4.44%) Integration Engineer
12 4 (4.44%) Technical Leader
12 4 (4.44%) Provisioning Engineer
12 4 (4.44%) .NET Developer
12 4 (4.44%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (53.33%) .NET
2 31 (34.44%) ASP.NET
3 26 (28.89%) XML
4 21 (23.33%) Middleware
4 21 (23.33%) HTML
5 20 (22.22%) Ajax
6 18 (20.00%) Web Services
7 17 (18.89%) SOAP
8 16 (17.78%) XSLT
9 14 (15.56%) CSS
10 13 (14.44%) .NET Framework
10 13 (14.44%) XHTML
11 8 (8.89%) WCF
12 7 (7.78%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (6.67%) jQuery
13 6 (6.67%) Silverlight
14 5 (5.56%) JSON
15 4 (4.44%) LINQ
15 4 (4.44%) MFC
15 4 (4.44%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (25.56%) DataPower
2 21 (23.33%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (12.22%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.33%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.11%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.11%) GIS
6 1 (1.11%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 39 (43.33%) Windows
2 15 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 14 (15.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (12.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (4.44%) UNIX
6 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.33%) Configuration Management
1 21 (23.33%) Incident Management
1 21 (23.33%) Performance Tuning
2 17 (18.89%) OO
3 12 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (12.22%) Software Engineering
5 10 (11.11%) UML
6 9 (10.00%) OOP
7 8 (8.89%) Requirements Analysis
7 8 (8.89%) Technical Architecture
7 8 (8.89%) Change Control
8 7 (7.78%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (7.78%) MVC
8 7 (7.78%) Migration
9 6 (6.67%) Scrum
9 6 (6.67%) Unit Testing
10 5 (5.56%) Integration Testing
10 5 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (5.56%) Use Case
10 5 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 45 (50.00%) C#
2 36 (40.00%) SQL
3 27 (30.00%) C++
4 23 (25.56%) JavaScript
5 17 (18.89%) T-SQL
6 15 (16.67%) VB
7 13 (14.44%) VB6
8 8 (8.89%) Java
9 6 (6.67%) PowerShell
10 5 (5.56%) VBA
10 5 (5.56%) C
11 4 (4.44%) Delphi
11 4 (4.44%) Perl
12 3 (3.33%) VBScript
12 3 (3.33%) VB.NET
13 1 (1.11%) VC++
Qualifications
1 16 (17.78%) Degree
2 11 (12.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (7.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (5.56%) MCAD
4 5 (5.56%) MCSD
5 1 (1.11%) MCSA
5 1 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.11%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.33%) WAI
2 3 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (15.56%) Active Directory
2 13 (14.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (23.33%) Nagios
1 21 (23.33%) Opsview
2 9 (10.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 9 (10.00%) NetCrunch
Vendors
1 33 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 30 (33.33%) Splunk
3 24 (26.67%) IBM
4 14 (15.56%) VMware
5 10 (11.11%) Cisco
5 10 (11.11%) EMC
6 8 (8.89%) Oracle
7 5 (5.56%) Alterian
7 5 (5.56%) Northgate
8 4 (4.44%) Perforce
8 4 (4.44%) webMethods
9 2 (2.22%) Infragistics
10 1 (1.11%) Google
10 1 (1.11%) Sitecore
10 1 (1.11%) Facebook
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