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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
COM+ (COM Plus)
Rank 857 861 859
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Permanent jobs citing COM+ 36 46 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.040% 0.013%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.088% 0.10% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 33 26 8
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £30,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £90,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%

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
40912 43930 42331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.36% 38.28% 39.85%
Number of salaries quoted 34970 36925 36603
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -1 36 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Yorkshire +11 13 £56,500 +68.65%
Leeds - 13 £56,500 -
West Yorkshire - 13 £56,500 -
West Midlands +3 10 £30,000 - 2
Wolverhampton - 10 £30,000 - 1
South East +16 5 £32,500 -2.98% 1
East of England -5 4 £42,500 +21.42%
Essex -11 4 £42,500 +21.42%
South West - 4 £37,500 -
Gloucestershire - 4 £37,500 -
Berkshire - 4 £32,500 - 1
Reading - 4 £32,500 - 1
Cheltenham - 4 £37,500 -
Brentwood -9 2 £42,500 -
Witham - 2 - -
Maidstone - 1 £40,000 -
Kent - 1 £40,000 -

COM+
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 46 (69.70%) IIS
2 39 (59.09%) SQL Server
3 38 (57.58%) VB
4 37 (56.06%) .NET
4 37 (56.06%) VB6
5 34 (51.52%) SQL
6 29 (43.94%) Apache
6 29 (43.94%) Finance
7 26 (39.39%) C++
8 25 (37.88%) T-SQL
8 25 (37.88%) Microsoft
8 25 (37.88%) SQL Server 2008
9 24 (36.36%) PHP
10 22 (33.33%) Web Services
11 21 (31.82%) Windows
12 19 (28.79%) Linux
12 19 (28.79%) XML
12 19 (28.79%) C#
13 17 (25.76%) ASP.NET
13 17 (25.76%) JBoss
13 17 (25.76%) MS Excel
14 15 (22.73%) JavaScript
15 14 (21.21%) HTML
15 14 (21.21%) Tomcat
15 14 (21.21%) Performance Tuning
15 14 (21.21%) Coaching
16 13 (19.70%) Mentoring
16 13 (19.70%) Root Cause Analysis
16 13 (19.70%) .NET Framework
16 13 (19.70%) LINQ

COM+
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 46 (69.70%) IIS
2 29 (43.94%) Apache
3 17 (25.76%) JBoss
4 14 (21.21%) Tomcat
5 11 (16.67%) WebLogic
6 10 (15.15%) MTS
7 6 (9.09%) WebSphere
8 3 (4.55%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.52%) MS Exchange
9 1 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 17 (25.76%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.06%) MS Office
3 3 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (16.67%) Changepoint
2 1 (1.52%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.12%) TCP/IP
2 6 (9.09%) Internet
3 1 (1.52%) Wireless
3 1 (1.52%) Network Security
3 1 (1.52%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.52%) VPN
3 1 (1.52%) LAN
3 1 (1.52%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (59.09%) SQL Server
2 25 (37.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (18.18%) SQL Server 2000
4 11 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.52%) MySQL
6 1 (1.52%) SSDT
6 1 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.52%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (12.12%) VisualVM
3 2 (3.03%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.52%) NUnit
4 1 (1.52%) CruiseControl
4 1 (1.52%) TeamCity
General
1 29 (43.94%) Finance
2 7 (10.61%) Advertising
3 4 (6.06%) Banking
3 4 (6.06%) Marketing
3 4 (6.06%) Danish Language
3 4 (6.06%) Dutch Language
3 4 (6.06%) Finnish Language
3 4 (6.06%) French Language
3 4 (6.06%) German Language
3 4 (6.06%) Swedish Language
4 3 (4.55%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (25.76%) Developer
2 14 (21.21%) Analyst
2 14 (21.21%) Support Engineer
3 12 (18.18%) Support Analyst
4 11 (16.67%) Applications Support
5 10 (15.15%) Software Developer
6 8 (12.12%) Applications Specialist
6 8 (12.12%) Applications Support Analyst
7 6 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (9.09%) Database Specialist
8 5 (7.58%) Graduate
8 5 (7.58%) Graduate Software Developer
8 5 (7.58%) Graduate Developer
9 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 4 (6.06%) Middleware Analyst
9 4 (6.06%) Senior Software Engineer
9 4 (6.06%) Software Engineer
10 3 (4.55%) Junior
10 3 (4.55%) Junior Developer
10 3 (4.55%) Junior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (56.06%) .NET
2 22 (33.33%) Web Services
3 19 (28.79%) XML
4 17 (25.76%) ASP.NET
5 14 (21.21%) HTML
6 13 (19.70%) .NET Framework
6 13 (19.70%) LINQ
6 13 (19.70%) XSLT
7 12 (18.18%) XHTML
7 12 (18.18%) LAMP
8 11 (16.67%) WSDL
8 11 (16.67%) XML Schema
8 11 (16.67%) Middleware
8 11 (16.67%) XSL
8 11 (16.67%) DCOM
9 6 (9.09%) Java EE
10 4 (6.06%) CSS
11 3 (4.55%) SOAP
11 3 (4.55%) jQuery
12 2 (3.03%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.70%) N-Tier
2 11 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (13.64%) DataPower
4 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.52%) PlayStation
5 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.52%) Clustering
5 1 (1.52%) Wiki
5 1 (1.52%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 21 (31.82%) Windows
2 19 (28.79%) Linux
3 11 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (10.61%) UNIX
5 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.52%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.21%) Performance Tuning
1 14 (21.21%) Coaching
2 13 (19.70%) Mentoring
2 13 (19.70%) MVC
2 13 (19.70%) Root Cause Analysis
3 11 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 11 (16.67%) Load Testing
4 10 (15.15%) Configuration Management
5 8 (12.12%) Incident Management
6 7 (10.61%) Asset Management
7 6 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 6 (9.09%) Electronic Trading
7 6 (9.09%) Database Tuning
8 5 (7.58%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (6.06%) B2B
9 4 (6.06%) CRM
9 4 (6.06%) UML
9 4 (6.06%) Change Control
9 4 (6.06%) Telemarketing
9 4 (6.06%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 38 (57.58%) VB
2 37 (56.06%) VB6
3 34 (51.52%) SQL
4 26 (39.39%) C++
5 25 (37.88%) T-SQL
6 24 (36.36%) PHP
7 19 (28.79%) C#
8 15 (22.73%) JavaScript
9 10 (15.15%) Java
9 10 (15.15%) PowerShell
10 7 (10.61%) Perl
11 2 (3.03%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.52%) ActionScript
12 1 (1.52%) Python
12 1 (1.52%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 10 (15.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.03%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.52%) Sendmail
3 1 (1.52%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (13.64%) Opsview
2 8 (12.12%) Nagios
Vendors
1 25 (37.88%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.64%) Splunk
3 8 (12.12%) IBM
4 6 (9.09%) Progress
5 4 (6.06%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (3.03%) Oracle
6 2 (3.03%) VMware
7 1 (1.52%) Telerik
7 1 (1.52%) webMethods
7 1 (1.52%) Perforce
7 1 (1.52%) Solace
West Midlands
Pharma Division
Salary: benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + commission
Posted: 4 days ago
Wolverhampton
Real Staffing
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago