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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank - 37 -
Permanent jobs citing B2B 0 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester - 1.55% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.95% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Average salary - £45,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
B2B
Cheshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
236 205 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 81.10% 79.46% 62.81%
Number of salaries quoted 157 156 101
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

B2B Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

B2B
Salary Trend in Chester

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

B2B Salary Trend in Chester

B2B
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) COM
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Entry

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) COM
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Entry
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft