Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

COM+ (COM Plus)
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1206 1190 1263
Rank change year-on-year -16 +73 -42
Permanent jobs citing COM+ 5 32 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.003% 0.017% 0.027%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.007% 0.043% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 3 23 48
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £33,500 £30,000 £26,600
90th Percentile £50,500 £60,500 £59,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +7.14%

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 with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 72157 73878 83187
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.06% 39.04% 38.02%
Number of salaries quoted 59988 64108 71150
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,043 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.09% +5.11% -

COM+
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing COM+ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for COM+ in the UK

COM+
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for COM+ in the UK

COM+
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COM+ within the UK over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
UK excluding London +26 5 £40,000 +3.90% 2
England +18 5 £40,000 +1.91% 4
North of England +10 4 £43,750 +45.83%
North West - 4 £43,750 -
South West +18 1 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, 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 with a requirement for COM+.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) HTML5
2 4 (80.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (80.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (80.00%) WCF
3 3 (60.00%) QA
3 3 (60.00%) ADO.NET
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) XML
4 2 (40.00%) MVC
4 2 (40.00%) XML Messaging
4 2 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (40.00%) TIBCO
4 2 (40.00%) MSI
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) RUP
4 2 (40.00%) DSDM
4 2 (40.00%) Python
4 2 (40.00%) CRM
4 2 (40.00%) JMS
4 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling

COM+
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 2 (40.00%) IIS
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Couchbase
2 2 (40.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (40.00%) Redis
2 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (40.00%) Riak
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (40.00%) FitNesse
1 2 (40.00%) MSI
1 2 (40.00%) NuGet
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) SpecFlow
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (40.00%) TeamCity
1 2 (40.00%) Vagrant
1 2 (40.00%) WiX
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) COBOL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (20.00%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (20.00%) HTML Developer
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) HTML5
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (80.00%) WCF
3 3 (60.00%) ADO.NET
3 3 (60.00%) XML
4 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (40.00%) CSS
4 2 (40.00%) JMS
4 2 (40.00%) SOAP
4 2 (40.00%) TIBCO EMS
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (40.00%) WPF
4 2 (40.00%) XML Schema
4 2 (40.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (20.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Scrum
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) Document Management
2 2 (40.00%) DSDM
2 2 (40.00%) Functional Programming
2 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Kanban
2 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Refactoring
2 2 (40.00%) RUP
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) System Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (40.00%) Clojure
4 2 (40.00%) Erlang
4 2 (40.00%) F#
4 2 (40.00%) Haskell
4 2 (40.00%) Python
4 2 (40.00%) Ruby
4 2 (40.00%) Scala
4 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (40.00%) XPath
5 1 (20.00%) C++
5 1 (20.00%) COBOL
5 1 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (20.00%) VB
5 1 (20.00%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Ansible
1 2 (40.00%) Cobbler
1 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) IBM
1 2 (40.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (20.00%) Capita