The first table below looks at the demand for B2B skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 87 115 126
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +11
Permanent jobs citing B2B 33 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.79% 0.47% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.29% 0.58% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 25 8 1
Average salary £22,000 £32,500 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.30% +47.72%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +20.58%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1442 1545 1399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 78.16% 80.09% 78.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1077 1175 1195
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £56,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
B2B
North West

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

B2B Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

B2B
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

B2B Salary Trend in Cheshire

B2B
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing B2B across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

B2B Salary Histogram in Cheshire

B2B
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing B2B within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Crewe - 18 £20,000 -
Warrington - 3 £40,000 -
Macclesfield +17 1 - -
Northwich - 1 £32,500 -
B2B
North West

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 35 (50.00%) jQuery
2 31 (44.29%) TDD
2 31 (44.29%) PHP
2 31 (44.29%) MySQL
2 31 (44.29%) OOP
2 31 (44.29%) Zend
2 31 (44.29%) Zend Framework
2 31 (44.29%) PHPUnit
3 30 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 27 (38.57%) OO PHP
4 27 (38.57%) OO
5 26 (37.14%) UML
5 26 (37.14%) Subversion
5 26 (37.14%) Git (software)
6 22 (31.43%) Marketing
7 19 (27.14%) Digital Marketing
7 19 (27.14%) Bash Shell
7 19 (27.14%) Scrum
7 19 (27.14%) Shell Script
8 18 (25.71%) Email Marketing
9 12 (17.14%) PHP5
10 11 (15.71%) Unit Testing
10 11 (15.71%) XML
10 11 (15.71%) CSS
10 11 (15.71%) HTML
11 10 (14.29%) JavaScript
12 9 (12.86%) SQL Server
12 9 (12.86%) B2C
13 8 (11.43%) Eclipse
13 8 (11.43%) Java

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 3 (4.29%) IIS
1 3 (4.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (10.00%) Photoshop
1 7 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (4.29%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.86%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.86%) SaaS
2 1 (1.43%) Office 365
2 1 (1.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) ISDN
1 1 (1.43%) PBX
1 1 (1.43%) MPLS
1 1 (1.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (44.29%) MySQL
2 9 (12.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 31 (44.29%) PHPUnit
2 26 (37.14%) Subversion
2 26 (37.14%) Git (software)
3 8 (11.43%) Eclipse
4 7 (10.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 22 (31.43%) Marketing
2 6 (8.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (47.14%) Developer
2 25 (35.71%) PHP Developer
3 11 (15.71%) Account Manager
4 10 (14.29%) Account Executive
5 6 (8.57%) Lead Developer
6 5 (7.14%) .NET Developer
6 5 (7.14%) Web Developer
6 5 (7.14%) Senior Digital Designer
6 5 (7.14%) Designer
6 5 (7.14%) Senior Designer
6 5 (7.14%) Digital Designer
7 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Programmer
7 3 (4.29%) PHP Web Developer
7 3 (4.29%) PHP Programmer
7 3 (4.29%) Web Programmer
7 3 (4.29%) Web Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Lead PHP Developer
8 2 (2.86%) Telemarketer
8 2 (2.86%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (50.00%) jQuery
2 31 (44.29%) Zend Framework
3 11 (15.71%) XML
3 11 (15.71%) CSS
3 11 (15.71%) HTML
4 7 (10.00%) HTML5
4 7 (10.00%) CSS3
5 5 (7.14%) .NET
5 5 (7.14%) HTML5 Canvas
5 5 (7.14%) CakePHP
5 5 (7.14%) Apache Flex
6 4 (5.71%) LAMP
7 3 (4.29%) XSLT
7 3 (4.29%) Web Services
7 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.43%) Firmware
2 1 (1.43%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.43%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.14%) Apple iOS
1 5 (7.14%) Android
2 4 (5.71%) Linux
3 3 (4.29%) UNIX
3 3 (4.29%) Windows
3 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (44.29%) TDD
1 31 (44.29%) OOP
2 30 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 27 (38.57%) OO PHP
3 27 (38.57%) OO
4 26 (37.14%) UML
5 19 (27.14%) Digital Marketing
5 19 (27.14%) Scrum
6 18 (25.71%) Email Marketing
7 11 (15.71%) Unit Testing
8 9 (12.86%) B2C
9 6 (8.57%) SEO
10 5 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (7.14%) Time Management
11 2 (2.86%) Data Management
11 2 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (2.86%) CRM
12 1 (1.43%) E-Commerce
12 1 (1.43%) OOD
12 1 (1.43%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 31 (44.29%) PHP
2 19 (27.14%) Bash Shell
2 19 (27.14%) Shell Script
3 12 (17.14%) PHP5
4 10 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 8 (11.43%) Java
5 8 (11.43%) C++
6 6 (8.57%) C
7 5 (7.14%) SQL
7 5 (7.14%) Perl
8 2 (2.86%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.86%) VB
9 1 (1.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (5.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) QA
Vendors
1 31 (44.29%) Zend
2 2 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (2.86%) Adobe
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.43%) VMware
3 1 (1.43%) HP
3 1 (1.43%) Dell
3 1 (1.43%) McAfee
3 1 (1.43%) Facebook
3 1 (1.43%) Twitter
3 1 (1.43%) Yahoo!
3 1 (1.43%) Google