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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
COM+ (COM Plus)
Rank 826 855 748
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -107
Permanent jobs citing COM+ 40 20 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.019% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.10% 0.047% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 27 18 111
Average salary £50,000 £25,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £17,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £38,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £25,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -50.00%

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
38639 42772 46360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.10% 41.02% 41.98%
Number of salaries quoted 33316 35742 41238
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 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 28 January 2015 within the UK.

COM+ Salary Histogram in the UK

COM+
Top 17 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 28 January 2015. 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 +37 40 £50,000 +100.00% 19
East of England +7 16 £50,000 +81.81%
Essex -6 14 £50,000 +81.81%
London +4 10 £50,000 +100.00% 17
Brentwood -12 10 £50,000 -
South West -18 7 £32,500 +41.30% 1
Cheltenham - 7 £32,500 -
Gloucestershire - 7 £32,500 -
Yorkshire -4 6 £29,000 -27.50%
South Yorkshire 0 3 £52,500 +31.25%
Sheffield -5 3 £52,500 +31.25%
West Yorkshire - 3 £28,000 -
Leeds - 3 £28,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
South East -24 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Peterborough - 1 - -

COM+
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 60 (68.18%) IIS
2 48 (54.55%) SQL Server
3 45 (51.14%) C#
4 43 (48.86%) .NET
5 36 (40.91%) SQL
6 34 (38.64%) Windows
7 32 (36.36%) Splunk
8 31 (35.23%) Microsoft
9 28 (31.82%) JBoss
9 28 (31.82%) Apache
9 28 (31.82%) Tomcat
9 28 (31.82%) ASP.NET
9 28 (31.82%) WebLogic
10 26 (29.55%) IBM
11 25 (28.41%) SQL Server 2008
11 25 (28.41%) DataPower
12 24 (27.27%) C++
12 24 (27.27%) XML
13 23 (26.14%) Nagios
13 23 (26.14%) Middleware
13 23 (26.14%) Configuration Management
13 23 (26.14%) Incident Management
13 23 (26.14%) Enterprise Software
13 23 (26.14%) Performance Tuning
13 23 (26.14%) VisualVM
13 23 (26.14%) Opsview
14 22 (25.00%) Web Services
14 22 (25.00%) T-SQL
15 21 (23.86%) JavaScript
16 20 (22.73%) MS Excel

COM+
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 60 (68.18%) IIS
2 28 (31.82%) JBoss
2 28 (31.82%) Apache
2 28 (31.82%) Tomcat
2 28 (31.82%) WebLogic
3 18 (20.45%) SharePoint
4 6 (6.82%) MS Exchange
4 6 (6.82%) SAS
5 5 (5.68%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 20 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (7.95%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.27%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (18.18%) SAN
2 10 (11.36%) Firewall
2 10 (11.36%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (10.23%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (6.82%) LAN
4 6 (6.82%) WAN
5 5 (5.68%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.41%) HTTP
7 2 (2.27%) Intranet
7 2 (2.27%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.14%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 25 (28.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (7.95%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (7.95%) SQL Server 2000
3 7 (7.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (7.95%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (7.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (6.82%) MS Access
5 5 (5.68%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.27%) DTS
7 1 (1.14%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.14%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.14%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 23 (26.14%) VisualVM
2 20 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (7.95%) NUnit
3 7 (7.95%) CruiseControl
3 7 (7.95%) TeamCity
4 5 (5.68%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (3.41%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.14%) Back Office
3 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (31.82%) Analyst
1 28 (31.82%) Support Analyst
2 20 (22.73%) Developer
3 19 (21.59%) Applications Support
4 16 (18.18%) Applications Support Analyst
5 14 (15.91%) Support Technician
6 11 (12.50%) Middleware Analyst
7 10 (11.36%) Infrastructure Technician
7 10 (11.36%) Senior Technician
8 8 (9.09%) Architect
9 6 (6.82%) Technical Architect
9 6 (6.82%) .NET Developer
10 5 (5.68%) Integration Engineer
10 5 (5.68%) Provisioning Engineer
10 5 (5.68%) C# Developer
11 4 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
12 3 (3.41%) Software Manager
12 3 (3.41%) Software Development Manager
12 3 (3.41%) Development Manager
12 3 (3.41%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (48.86%) .NET
2 28 (31.82%) ASP.NET
3 24 (27.27%) XML
4 23 (26.14%) Middleware
5 22 (25.00%) Web Services
6 17 (19.32%) .NET Framework
7 16 (18.18%) HTML
8 14 (15.91%) XSLT
9 13 (14.77%) XHTML
9 13 (14.77%) SOAP
10 11 (12.50%) LINQ
11 10 (11.36%) WCF
11 10 (11.36%) ADO.NET
12 9 (10.23%) CSS
13 7 (7.95%) XSL
13 7 (7.95%) WSDL
13 7 (7.95%) XML Schema
13 7 (7.95%) Ajax
14 4 (4.55%) Silverlight
14 4 (4.55%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 25 (28.41%) DataPower
2 23 (26.14%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (17.05%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.27%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.14%) Wiki
5 1 (1.14%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.14%) GIS
5 1 (1.14%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 34 (38.64%) Windows
2 14 (15.91%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (11.36%) Windows 7
5 7 (7.95%) UNIX
6 5 (5.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (26.14%) Configuration Management
1 23 (26.14%) Incident Management
1 23 (26.14%) Performance Tuning
2 13 (14.77%) OO
3 12 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (11.36%) MVC
4 10 (11.36%) Scrum
5 9 (10.23%) UML
6 8 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (9.09%) Change Control
7 7 (7.95%) Technical Analysis
7 7 (7.95%) Mentoring
7 7 (7.95%) Coaching
7 7 (7.95%) OOP
7 7 (7.95%) Performance Testing
7 7 (7.95%) Load Testing
7 7 (7.95%) Software Engineering
8 6 (6.82%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (6.82%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 45 (51.14%) C#
2 36 (40.91%) SQL
3 24 (27.27%) C++
4 22 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 21 (23.86%) JavaScript
6 13 (14.77%) VB
6 13 (14.77%) VB6
7 9 (10.23%) PowerShell
8 7 (7.95%) Perl
8 7 (7.95%) PHP
9 6 (6.82%) VBA
10 4 (4.55%) Delphi
11 2 (2.27%) Java
12 1 (1.14%) VBScript
12 1 (1.14%) VC++
12 1 (1.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 9 (10.23%) Degree
3 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.14%) MCITP
4 1 (1.14%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.41%) SLA
1 3 (3.41%) WAI
System Software
1 16 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 13 (14.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.41%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 23 (26.14%) Nagios
1 23 (26.14%) Opsview
2 9 (10.23%) EMC NetWorker
2 9 (10.23%) NetCrunch
Vendors
1 32 (36.36%) Splunk
2 31 (35.23%) Microsoft
3 26 (29.55%) IBM
4 14 (15.91%) VMware
5 10 (11.36%) Cisco
5 10 (11.36%) EMC
6 7 (7.95%) Perforce
7 6 (6.82%) Alterian
8 5 (5.68%) webMethods
9 1 (1.14%) Google
9 1 (1.14%) Sitecore
9 1 (1.14%) Facebook
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