Period
to 17 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for COM+ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited COM+ over the 6 months to 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

COM+ (COM Plus)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 878 903 936
Rank change year-on-year +25 +33 +9
Permanent jobs citing COM+ 13 9 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.013% 0.009% 0.035%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.033% 0.022% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 18
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,750 £43,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.43% -7.89% +26.67%
10th Percentile £39,125 £31,750 £36,225
90th Percentile £59,375 £53,125 £63,875
UK median annual salary £65,000 £43,750 £49,000
% change year-on-year +48.57% -10.71% +30.67%

COM+ is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 39,021 40,983 43,184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 40.49% 41.50% 38.21%
Number of salaries quoted 32,830 34,651 37,099
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £61,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

COM+
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing COM+ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for COM+ in the UK excluding London

COM+
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing COM+ in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for COM+ in the UK excluding London

COM+
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing COM+ in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Salary histogram for COM+ in the UK excluding London

COM+
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COM+ within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 17 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Midlands - 11 - -
West Midlands - 11 - -
North of England +20 1 £40,000 - 2
South East +8 1 £57,500 +15.00%
North West -4 1 £40,000 - 1
COM+
UK

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, IT jobs citing COM+ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the UK excluding London region with a requirement for COM+.

1 12 (92.31%) SQL
1 12 (92.31%) SQL Server
2 11 (84.62%) IIS
2 11 (84.62%) T-SQL
2 11 (84.62%) DCOM
2 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) MTS
2 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 11 (84.62%) Time Management
2 11 (84.62%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (84.62%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (84.62%) Windows Server
2 11 (84.62%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (46.15%) C#
3 6 (46.15%) Finance
3 6 (46.15%) .NET
4 5 (38.46%) VB.NET
4 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
4 5 (38.46%) Degree
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (15.38%) CRM
6 1 (7.69%) ERP
6 1 (7.69%) XML Schema
6 1 (7.69%) Web Services
6 1 (7.69%) XML
6 1 (7.69%) XSLT
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle
6 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
6 1 (7.69%) SAP

COM+
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (84.62%) IIS
1 11 (84.62%) MTS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Elite 3E
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (92.31%) SQL Server
2 11 (84.62%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) CruiseControl
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
1 1 (7.69%) ReSharper
1 1 (7.69%) SonarQube
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Support Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Support Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Applications Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Applications Support
3 3 (23.08%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) CRM Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) CRM Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) DCOM
2 6 (46.15%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.69%) ADO.NET
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (7.69%) JSON
3 1 (7.69%) LINQ
3 1 (7.69%) REST
3 1 (7.69%) WCF
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) XML Schema
3 1 (7.69%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
1 11 (84.62%) Windows Server
1 11 (84.62%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Problem-Solving
1 11 (84.62%) Time Management
2 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) CRM
3 1 (7.69%) Code Coverage
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.69%) Document Management
3 1 (7.69%) ERP
3 1 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) MVC
3 1 (7.69%) Scrum
3 1 (7.69%) SDLC
3 1 (7.69%) Service Management
3 1 (7.69%) Software Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) Swim Lanes
3 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
3 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) SQL
2 11 (84.62%) T-SQL
3 6 (46.15%) C#
4 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
4 5 (38.46%) VB.NET
5 1 (7.69%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Intapp
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle
1 1 (7.69%) Reuters
1 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (7.69%) SAP