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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COM+ over the 3 months to 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
COM+ (COM Plus)
Rank - - 198
Permanent jobs citing COM+ 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.021%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-16.25% -5.88%
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
1926 1954 2013
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 34.14% 37.14% 41.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1760 1741 1812
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

COM+
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing COM+ across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VBScript
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (100.00%) Infragistics
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VBScript
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Infragistics