The table below looks at the statistics for B2B skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 87 91 86
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Permanent jobs citing B2B 8 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.59% 0.89% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 1.07% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 3
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
B2B
Scotland

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1149 1125 957
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 84.30% 83.46% 82.50%
Number of salaries quoted 745 738 616
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

B2B Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

B2B
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

B2B Salary Trend in Edinburgh

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) Marketing
3 5 (33.33%) Web Development
3 5 (33.33%) WCF
3 5 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
3 5 (33.33%) jQuery
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 5 (33.33%) User Experience
3 5 (33.33%) .NET
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 5 (33.33%) IIS
3 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 5 (33.33%) CSS
3 5 (33.33%) Web Services
3 5 (33.33%) OO
3 5 (33.33%) CRM
3 5 (33.33%) C#
3 5 (33.33%) HTML
3 5 (33.33%) B2C
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (33.33%) LAMP
3 5 (33.33%) Back Office
4 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (20.00%) UML
5 3 (20.00%) EPoS

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 5 (33.33%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (13.33%) Hadoop
3 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
3 2 (13.33%) Big Data
3 2 (13.33%) OLAP
General
1 7 (46.67%) Marketing
2 5 (33.33%) Back Office
3 2 (13.33%) Law
3 2 (13.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 5 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
1 5 (33.33%) .NET Developer
1 5 (33.33%) C# Developer
1 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Data Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Data Integration Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Chief Technology Officer
3 2 (13.33%) Integration Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Business Process Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Process Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Account Director
4 1 (6.67%) Business Development Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) WCF
1 5 (33.33%) jQuery
1 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 5 (33.33%) .NET
1 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 5 (33.33%) CSS
1 5 (33.33%) Web Services
1 5 (33.33%) HTML
1 5 (33.33%) LAMP
2 2 (13.33%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (13.33%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) User Experience
2 3 (20.00%) EPoS
3 2 (13.33%) Data Integration
3 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Web Development
2 5 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 5 (33.33%) OO
2 5 (33.33%) CRM
2 5 (33.33%) B2C
3 3 (20.00%) UML
3 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (20.00%) User Stories
3 3 (20.00%) Business Development
4 2 (13.33%) Software Architecture
4 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Analytics
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) Workflow
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Informatica