The table below looks at the statistics for B2B skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 108 84 98
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +14
Permanent jobs citing B2B 10 20 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.57% 1.35% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 1.74% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 10 16 10
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,650 £27,500 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £92,500 £48,350
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -3.40%
B2B
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1397 1151 1175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 80.24% 77.88% 74.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1191 985 974
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

B2B Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

B2B
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

B2B Salary Trend in Birmingham

B2B
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing B2B across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

B2B Salary Histogram in Birmingham

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 13 (56.52%) HTML
1 13 (56.52%) .NET
1 13 (56.52%) ASP.NET
2 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 10 (43.48%) CRM
3 9 (39.13%) E-Commerce
3 9 (39.13%) CSS
3 9 (39.13%) MCP
3 9 (39.13%) C#
3 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
3 9 (39.13%) Apple
3 9 (39.13%) Scrum
3 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (39.13%) WCF
3 9 (39.13%) WPF
3 9 (39.13%) HTML5
3 9 (39.13%) iPad
3 9 (39.13%) iPhone
4 8 (34.78%) Windows 8
4 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (34.78%) SQL
4 8 (34.78%) Windows
5 6 (26.09%) Marketing
6 5 (21.74%) Telemarketing
6 5 (21.74%) T-SQL
6 5 (21.74%) Visual Studio
6 5 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (21.74%) CSS3
6 5 (21.74%) jQuery
6 5 (21.74%) Unit Testing

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Firewall
1 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (4.35%) OSPF
1 1 (4.35%) VoIP
1 1 (4.35%) WAN
1 1 (4.35%) NetScaler
1 1 (4.35%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Visual Studio
1 5 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (26.09%) Marketing
2 4 (17.39%) Retail
3 3 (13.04%) Automotive
4 2 (8.70%) Billing
4 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (4.35%) Finance
5 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Developer
2 12 (52.17%) .NET Developer
3 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Telemarketing Executive
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Lead Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Lead .NET Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Test Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (8.70%) .NET Applications Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Applications Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Junior Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Telecoms Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Business Development Executive
7 1 (4.35%) Senior .NET Applications Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Junior .NET Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Applications Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (56.52%) HTML
1 13 (56.52%) .NET
1 13 (56.52%) ASP.NET
2 9 (39.13%) CSS
2 9 (39.13%) WCF
2 9 (39.13%) WPF
2 9 (39.13%) HTML5
3 5 (21.74%) CSS3
3 5 (21.74%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) iPad
1 9 (39.13%) iPhone
2 2 (8.70%) Smart Meter
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Windows 8
1 8 (34.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) CRM
2 9 (39.13%) E-Commerce
2 9 (39.13%) Scrum
2 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (21.74%) Telemarketing
3 5 (21.74%) Unit Testing
4 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
4 4 (17.39%) TDD
4 4 (17.39%) MVC
5 3 (13.04%) Supplier Management
5 3 (13.04%) B2C
5 3 (13.04%) Project Management
5 3 (13.04%) Business Development
6 2 (8.70%) Project Planning
6 2 (8.70%) Performance Improvement
6 2 (8.70%) Demand Forecasting
6 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Change Management
7 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (4.35%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) C#
1 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
2 8 (34.78%) SQL
3 5 (21.74%) T-SQL
4 4 (17.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) MCP
2 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (13.04%) VCP4
4 2 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (8.70%) ISEB
4 2 (8.70%) ISTQB
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.35%) CCNP
5 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 9 (39.13%) Apple
3 1 (4.35%) Fortinet
3 1 (4.35%) Brocade
3 1 (4.35%) Citrix
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco
3 1 (4.35%) F5