The table below looks at the statistics for COM+ skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COM+ over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
COM+ (COM Plus)
Rank - 217 228
Permanent jobs citing COM+ 0 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.18% 0.037%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.51% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 0
Median salary - £30,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -6.25%
COM+
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1965 1962 1951
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.70% 35.31% 36.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1667 1777 1662
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

COM+
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing COM+ as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

COM+ Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

COM+
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing COM+ across the West Midlands region.

COM+ Salary Trend in the West Midlands

COM+
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT jobs citing COM+ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for COM+.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) Progress 4GL
1 2 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) System Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (100.00%) Coaching
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

COM+
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Coaching
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Progress 4GL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB