The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
COM+ (COM Plus)
Rank 838 852 772
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -80
Permanent jobs citing COM+ 43 18 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.017% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.095% 0.042% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 32 12 102
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,800 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £47,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
45108 42824 48033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.74% 39.50% 40.89%
Number of salaries quoted 38296 37113 42461
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -37 38 £40,000 - 11
Yorkshire -19 11 £33,500 +21.81% 1
South Yorkshire - 11 £33,500 - 1
East Midlands - 10 £40,000 - 1
Lutterworth - 10 £40,000 -
Leicestershire - 10 £40,000 -
London -28 9 £90,000 +91.48% 7
Sheffield - 8 £38,750 -
Belfast -2 5 - -
County Antrim -5 5 - -
Northern Ireland -7 5 - -
East of England -12 5 £35,000 -6.66%
Billericay - 3 £35,000 -
Essex - 3 £35,000 -
Cambridgeshire +6 2 £40,000 +6.66%
West Midlands +6 2 - - 1
Cambridge 0 2 £40,000 +6.66%
Staffordshire -4 2 - -
City of London - 2 £70,000 - 6
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 - -
Rotherham - 1 £33,500 -
South East - 1 - - 1
Surrey - 1 - - 1

COM+
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 73 (79.35%) .NET
2 69 (75.00%) SQL
3 54 (58.70%) C#
4 48 (52.17%) Windows
5 46 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 44 (47.83%) ASP.NET
7 39 (42.39%) Degree
8 38 (41.30%) XML
9 36 (39.13%) Oracle
9 36 (39.13%) OO
10 35 (38.04%) JavaScript
11 31 (33.70%) C++
12 28 (30.43%) Microsoft
13 27 (29.35%) HTML
13 27 (29.35%) Computer Science
14 26 (28.26%) Ajax
15 22 (23.91%) Web Services
15 22 (23.91%) MS Excel
16 21 (22.83%) IIS
17 20 (21.74%) SOAP
18 19 (20.65%) T-SQL
19 18 (19.57%) VB
19 18 (19.57%) Mathematics
20 17 (18.48%) ASP.NET MVC
20 17 (18.48%) MVC
20 17 (18.48%) Java
21 16 (17.39%) jQuery
21 16 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 15 (16.30%) CSS
23 14 (15.22%) Software Engineering

COM+
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 21 (22.83%) IIS
2 12 (13.04%) WebLogic
3 7 (7.61%) Tomcat
3 7 (7.61%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.35%) CMS
4 4 (4.35%) WorkSite
5 3 (3.26%) Apache
6 1 (1.09%) Documentum
Applications
1 22 (23.91%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.52%) FTP
1 6 (6.52%) Internet
2 3 (3.26%) Modbus
2 3 (3.26%) Firewall
2 3 (3.26%) Wireless
2 3 (3.26%) WAN
2 3 (3.26%) LDAP
3 1 (1.09%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (14.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (6.52%) MS Access
5 5 (5.43%) Oracle Database
5 5 (5.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (4.35%) Relational Database
6 4 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.09%) Big Data
8 1 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.09%) DTS
Development Applications
1 13 (14.13%) NUnit
2 12 (13.04%) Visual Studio
3 8 (8.70%) TeamCity
3 8 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (7.61%) ReSharper
4 7 (7.61%) Moq
4 7 (7.61%) Mercurial
4 7 (7.61%) SpecFlow
4 7 (7.61%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (6.52%) VisualVM
6 5 (5.43%) MSTest
6 5 (5.43%) Rational Rose
7 1 (1.09%) Selenium
7 1 (1.09%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.09%) Subversion
General
1 7 (7.61%) Finance
2 3 (3.26%) Local Government
2 3 (3.26%) Retail
2 3 (3.26%) Law
3 2 (2.17%) Banking
4 1 (1.09%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (51.09%) Developer
2 34 (36.96%) Software Developer
3 18 (19.57%) Analyst
4 15 (16.30%) C++ Developer
4 15 (16.30%) C++ Software Developer
5 11 (11.96%) Software Engineer
6 10 (10.87%) Support Analyst
7 8 (8.70%) Technical Consultant
7 8 (8.70%) Consultant
8 7 (7.61%) Technical Support Consultant
8 7 (7.61%) .NET Developer
8 7 (7.61%) Support Consultant
8 7 (7.61%) Technical Support
9 6 (6.52%) Graduate
9 6 (6.52%) Architect
9 6 (6.52%) Senior Developer
9 6 (6.52%) Systems Developer
9 6 (6.52%) Database Developer
10 5 (5.43%) Senior Software Developer
10 5 (5.43%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (79.35%) .NET
2 44 (47.83%) ASP.NET
3 38 (41.30%) XML
4 27 (29.35%) HTML
5 26 (28.26%) Ajax
6 22 (23.91%) Web Services
7 20 (21.74%) SOAP
8 17 (18.48%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (17.39%) jQuery
10 15 (16.30%) CSS
11 13 (14.13%) XSLT
12 12 (13.04%) WCF
13 11 (11.96%) XHTML
14 10 (10.87%) ADO.NET
14 10 (10.87%) .NET Framework
15 9 (9.78%) NHibernate
16 7 (7.61%) Dojo
16 7 (7.61%) Middleware
17 6 (6.52%) Silverlight
18 5 (5.43%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 27 (29.35%) Computer Science
2 18 (19.57%) Mathematics
3 6 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (6.52%) DataPower
4 4 (4.35%) Hedge funds
5 3 (3.26%) Wiki
5 3 (3.26%) Physics
5 3 (3.26%) GIS
6 2 (2.17%) Derivative
6 2 (2.17%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.09%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.09%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 48 (52.17%) Windows
2 10 (10.87%) Windows 7
3 5 (5.43%) UNIX
3 5 (5.43%) Linux
4 3 (3.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.26%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (3.26%) Windows CE
5 1 (1.09%) Android
5 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (39.13%) OO
2 17 (18.48%) MVC
3 14 (15.22%) Software Engineering
4 11 (11.96%) TDD
5 10 (10.87%) Unit Testing
6 9 (9.78%) UML
7 8 (8.70%) Pair Programming
7 8 (8.70%) Requirements Analysis
7 8 (8.70%) Web Development
8 7 (7.61%) OOD
9 6 (6.52%) SOA
10 5 (5.43%) Use Case
10 5 (5.43%) Integration Testing
10 5 (5.43%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (5.43%) BDD
10 5 (5.43%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (5.43%) OOP
11 4 (4.35%) ETL
11 4 (4.35%) Service Delivery
11 4 (4.35%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (75.00%) SQL
2 54 (58.70%) C#
3 35 (38.04%) JavaScript
4 31 (33.70%) C++
5 19 (20.65%) T-SQL
6 18 (19.57%) VB
7 17 (18.48%) Java
8 14 (15.22%) VB6
9 10 (10.87%) VB.NET
10 7 (7.61%) VBScript
11 5 (5.43%) C
12 4 (4.35%) PL/SQL
13 3 (3.26%) Python
13 3 (3.26%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 39 (42.39%) Degree
2 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.43%) MCAD
2 5 (5.43%) MCSD
3 3 (3.26%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (3.26%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.96%) WAI
2 5 (5.43%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (7.61%) Opsview
2 6 (6.52%) Nagios
Vendors
1 36 (39.13%) Oracle
2 28 (30.43%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.61%) JBoss
4 6 (6.52%) IBM
4 6 (6.52%) Splunk
5 5 (5.43%) Northgate
6 4 (4.35%) SunGard
6 4 (4.35%) webMethods
7 3 (3.26%) Software AG
7 3 (3.26%) Cisco
8 2 (2.17%) Infragistics
9 1 (1.09%) Google
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