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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
COM+ (COM Plus)
Rank 860 876 858
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -18
Permanent jobs citing COM+ 35 50 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.042% 0.023%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.085% 0.11% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 25 40 21
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £90,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -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
41133 46041 43601
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.65% 39.09% 40.21%
Number of salaries quoted 35167 39358 37957
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 6 July 2015 within the UK.

COM+ Salary Histogram in the UK

COM+
Top 18 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 6 July 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 +8 35 £37,500 -6.25% 14
Cheltenham - 10 £37,500 -
Gloucestershire - 10 £37,500 -
South West - 10 £37,500 -
East of England +3 8 - -
Essex 0 8 - -
Yorkshire +7 6 £56,500 +45.80% 2
West Yorkshire - 6 £56,500 - 2
Leeds - 6 £56,500 - 2
London +7 4 £50,000 -4.76% 10
Brentwood -8 4 - -
Wolverhampton - 4 £30,000 - 1
West Midlands - 4 £30,000 - 1
South East +8 2 £38,750 -
Kent - 2 £38,750 -
Maidstone - 2 £38,750 -
East Midlands -9 1 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Derbyshire - 1 £45,000 - 1

COM+
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (69.77%) IIS
2 58 (67.44%) .NET
3 49 (56.98%) SQL Server
4 42 (48.84%) SQL
5 36 (41.86%) VB
6 35 (40.70%) ASP.NET
6 35 (40.70%) Finance
6 35 (40.70%) VB6
7 34 (39.53%) C#
8 32 (37.21%) T-SQL
9 29 (33.72%) Apache
9 29 (33.72%) Microsoft
10 28 (32.56%) JavaScript
10 28 (32.56%) Web Services
11 27 (31.40%) JBoss
12 26 (30.23%) C++
13 25 (29.07%) MVC
13 25 (29.07%) Windows
14 24 (27.91%) Tomcat
14 24 (27.91%) XML
14 24 (27.91%) SQL Server 2005
14 24 (27.91%) .NET Framework
15 23 (26.74%) SQL Server 2008
16 22 (25.58%) PHP
17 21 (24.42%) WebLogic
17 21 (24.42%) SQL Server 2000
18 20 (23.26%) Middleware
18 20 (23.26%) DataPower
18 20 (23.26%) Splunk
18 20 (23.26%) Enterprise Software

COM+
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (69.77%) IIS
2 29 (33.72%) Apache
3 27 (31.40%) JBoss
4 24 (27.91%) Tomcat
5 21 (24.42%) WebLogic
6 11 (12.79%) SharePoint
7 6 (6.98%) WebSphere
8 4 (4.65%) SAS
8 4 (4.65%) MTS
9 1 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.16%) MS Exchange
9 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.16%) GlassFish
Applications
1 18 (20.93%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (17.44%) Changepoint
2 1 (1.16%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.47%) TCP/IP
2 6 (6.98%) Internet
3 4 (4.65%) LAN
4 3 (3.49%) WAN
4 3 (3.49%) SAN
5 1 (1.16%) VPN
5 1 (1.16%) HTTP
5 1 (1.16%) WLAN
5 1 (1.16%) Wireless
5 1 (1.16%) Network Security
5 1 (1.16%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (56.98%) SQL Server
2 24 (27.91%) SQL Server 2005
3 23 (26.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (24.42%) SQL Server 2000
5 15 (17.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (17.44%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (4.65%) MS Access
7 2 (2.33%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.16%) MySQL
8 1 (1.16%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.16%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.16%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 16 (18.60%) Team Foundation Server
1 16 (18.60%) VisualVM
2 3 (3.49%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.16%) NUnit
3 1 (1.16%) CruiseControl
3 1 (1.16%) TeamCity
General
1 35 (40.70%) Finance
2 6 (6.98%) Back Office
3 4 (4.65%) Banking
4 3 (3.49%) Advertising
4 3 (3.49%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.16%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (30.23%) Developer
1 26 (30.23%) Analyst
2 24 (27.91%) Support Analyst
3 20 (23.26%) Applications Support
4 16 (18.60%) Applications Support Analyst
5 14 (16.28%) Software Developer
6 10 (11.63%) Support Engineer
7 8 (9.30%) Architect
7 8 (9.30%) .NET Developer
7 8 (9.30%) Middleware Analyst
8 6 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (6.98%) Applications Specialist
9 5 (5.81%) Graduate
9 5 (5.81%) Database Specialist
9 5 (5.81%) Applications Architect
9 5 (5.81%) Graduate Software Developer
9 5 (5.81%) Graduate Developer
9 5 (5.81%) .NET Architect
10 4 (4.65%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 3 (3.49%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (67.44%) .NET
2 35 (40.70%) ASP.NET
3 28 (32.56%) Web Services
4 24 (27.91%) XML
4 24 (27.91%) .NET Framework
5 20 (23.26%) Middleware
6 19 (22.09%) HTML
6 19 (22.09%) XHTML
7 17 (19.77%) XSLT
8 15 (17.44%) XSL
8 15 (17.44%) WSDL
8 15 (17.44%) XML Schema
8 15 (17.44%) LINQ
9 12 (13.95%) CSS
10 11 (12.79%) MSMQ
11 8 (9.30%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (6.98%) LAMP
12 6 (6.98%) Java EE
12 6 (6.98%) DCOM
12 6 (6.98%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (23.26%) DataPower
1 20 (23.26%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.98%) N-Tier
4 5 (5.81%) Wiki
5 2 (2.33%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.16%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.16%) Clustering
6 1 (1.16%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 25 (29.07%) Windows
2 13 (15.12%) Linux
3 7 (8.14%) UNIX
4 5 (5.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.16%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.16%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (29.07%) MVC
2 20 (23.26%) Performance Tuning
3 18 (20.93%) Configuration Management
4 16 (18.60%) Incident Management
4 16 (18.60%) Mentoring
4 16 (18.60%) Coaching
5 15 (17.44%) Performance Testing
5 15 (17.44%) Load Testing
6 12 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (12.79%) UML
8 10 (11.63%) E-Commerce
9 9 (10.47%) OO
9 9 (10.47%) TDD
9 9 (10.47%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (6.98%) Multithreading
10 6 (6.98%) Electronic Trading
10 6 (6.98%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (5.81%) Change Control
11 5 (5.81%) Scrum
12 4 (4.65%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 42 (48.84%) SQL
2 36 (41.86%) VB
3 35 (40.70%) VB6
4 34 (39.53%) C#
5 32 (37.21%) T-SQL
6 28 (32.56%) JavaScript
7 26 (30.23%) C++
8 22 (25.58%) PHP
9 11 (12.79%) Java
9 11 (12.79%) VB.NET
10 9 (10.47%) PowerShell
11 7 (8.14%) Perl
12 5 (5.81%) VBA
13 2 (2.33%) ActionScript 3.0
13 2 (2.33%) ActionScript
14 1 (1.16%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (15.12%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (8.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.16%) Sendmail
3 1 (1.16%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 20 (23.26%) Opsview
2 16 (18.60%) Nagios
Vendors
1 29 (33.72%) Microsoft
2 20 (23.26%) Splunk
3 16 (18.60%) IBM
4 6 (6.98%) Progress
5 5 (5.81%) webMethods
6 4 (4.65%) Alterian
7 2 (2.33%) VMware
7 2 (2.33%) Telerik
8 1 (1.16%) Solace
8 1 (1.16%) Perforce
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £63,000 per annum + BONUS
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £63000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wolverhampton
Real Staffing
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Derbyshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago