The table below looks at the statistics for B2B skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 85 75 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Permanent jobs citing B2B 13 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.12% 1.26% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 1.54% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 0
Average salary £51,250 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
B2B
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
936 779 815
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 80.76% 81.74% 76.67%
Number of salaries quoted 760 717 719
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing B2B across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

B2B Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

B2B
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing B2B across the Bedfordshire region.

B2B Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

B2B
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing B2B across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

B2B Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

B2B
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing B2B within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Luton -1 10 £51,250 -14.58%
B2B
East of England

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing B2B 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 B2B.

1 18 (58.06%) Project Management
2 11 (35.48%) PRINCE2
3 9 (29.03%) Marketing
4 8 (25.81%) HTML
5 7 (22.58%) Risk Management
5 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (22.58%) MS Office
5 7 (22.58%) Web Services
5 7 (22.58%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (19.35%) Visual Studio
6 6 (19.35%) C#
6 6 (19.35%) .NET
6 6 (19.35%) Oracle
6 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
6 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
6 6 (19.35%) Content Management
7 5 (16.13%) B2C
7 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
7 5 (16.13%) CSS
7 5 (16.13%) Resource Management
8 4 (12.90%) WCF
8 4 (12.90%) NHibernate
8 4 (12.90%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (12.90%) jQuery
8 4 (12.90%) Unit Testing
8 4 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (12.90%) Dependency Injection

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing B2B 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 B2B. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.90%) CMS
2 3 (9.68%) Umbraco
2 3 (9.68%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (22.58%) MS Office
2 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
3 4 (12.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.23%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (3.23%) InDesign
4 1 (3.23%) QuarkXPress
4 1 (3.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) PeopleSoft HRMS
1 3 (9.68%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2005
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Visual Studio
2 4 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 9 (29.03%) Marketing
2 4 (12.90%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Advertising
3 1 (3.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Analyst
2 4 (12.90%) Solutions Consultant
2 4 (12.90%) Technical Analyst
2 4 (12.90%) Consultant
2 4 (12.90%) Analyst Programmer
2 4 (12.90%) Programmer
2 4 (12.90%) Coordinator
2 4 (12.90%) Project Manager
3 3 (9.68%) Marketing Manager
3 3 (9.68%) Head of Social Media
3 3 (9.68%) Digital Marketing Manager
3 3 (9.68%) PMO Manager
4 2 (6.45%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Head of Development
4 2 (6.45%) Project Coordinator
4 2 (6.45%) Project Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Operations Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Field Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Sales Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) HTML
2 7 (22.58%) Web Services
3 6 (19.35%) .NET
4 5 (16.13%) CSS
5 4 (12.90%) WCF
5 4 (12.90%) NHibernate
5 4 (12.90%) jQuery
5 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (12.90%) Razor View Engine
5 4 (12.90%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.23%) XHTML
6 1 (3.23%) JSP
6 1 (3.23%) SOAP
6 1 (3.23%) Sass
6 1 (3.23%) LESS
6 1 (3.23%) HTML5
6 1 (3.23%) Dojo
6 1 (3.23%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) iPad
1 3 (9.68%) Social Media
1 3 (9.68%) Blog
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.23%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
1 1 (3.23%) Android
1 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) Project Management
2 11 (35.48%) PRINCE2
3 7 (22.58%) Risk Management
3 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (22.58%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (19.35%) Content Management
5 5 (16.13%) B2C
5 5 (16.13%) Resource Management
6 4 (12.90%) Unit Testing
6 4 (12.90%) Dependency Injection
6 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
6 4 (12.90%) MVC
7 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
7 3 (9.68%) SEO
7 3 (9.68%) CRM
7 3 (9.68%) Analytics
7 3 (9.68%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (9.68%) Business Development
7 3 (9.68%) Telemarketing
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) C#
2 2 (6.45%) C
3 1 (3.23%) Java
3 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.90%) PeopleSoft
4 3 (9.68%) Primavera
4 3 (9.68%) Apple
4 3 (9.68%) SAP
4 3 (9.68%) Twitter
4 3 (9.68%) Google
4 3 (9.68%) Planview
5 1 (3.23%) Adobe
5 1 (3.23%) Citrix
5 1 (3.23%) hybris
5 1 (3.23%) Lumesse