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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 97 103 63
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -40
Permanent jobs citing B2B 2 7 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.20% 0.60% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.70% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 8
Average salary £53,750 £71,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.82% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £36,850 £43,600
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £73,950 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -2.35%
B2B
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
808 996 599
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 82.45% 86.01% 73.68%
Number of salaries quoted 730 816 504
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

B2B Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

B2B
Salary Trend in Kent

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

B2B Salary Trend in Kent

B2B
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing B2B within the Kent region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015. 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
Maidstone - 1 £52,500 -
B2B
South East

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (25.00%) Release Management
1 2 (25.00%) Investment Management
1 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) Java
1 2 (25.00%) XML
1 2 (25.00%) OO
1 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
1 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (12.50%) Billing
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Spring
2 1 (12.50%) MVC
2 1 (12.50%) Contact Management
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (12.50%) RAD
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 1 (12.50%) PVCS
1 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
1 1 (12.50%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Billing
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Head of Development
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Business Development Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) Spring
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (12.50%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) OO
1 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (25.00%) TDD
1 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (25.00%) Release Management
1 2 (25.00%) Investment Management
1 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (12.50%) Business Development
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) MVC
2 1 (12.50%) Contact Management
2 1 (12.50%) RAD
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) Java
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com