The table below looks at the statistics for B2B skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 60 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs citing B2B 6 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.22% 0.50% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 0.64% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 0
Average salary £45,000 £20,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+125.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
B2B
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
420 314 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 85.19% 78.11% 77.35%
Number of salaries quoted 347 246 336
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,375 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

B2B Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

B2B
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

B2B Salary Trend in Lancashire

B2B
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing B2B within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Preston -1 4 £46,000 +130.00%
Rossendale - 2 £42,500 -
B2B
North West

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 18 (69.23%) Marketing
2 11 (42.31%) Photoshop
2 11 (42.31%) Email Marketing
2 11 (42.31%) WordPress
3 10 (38.46%) Online Marketing
3 10 (38.46%) HTML
4 9 (34.62%) CSS
5 7 (26.92%) Adobe
5 7 (26.92%) Fireworks
5 7 (26.92%) Dreamweaver
5 7 (26.92%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (26.92%) Web Design
5 7 (26.92%) User Experience
5 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (23.08%) CMS
6 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
6 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
7 5 (19.23%) B2C
8 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
8 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
8 4 (15.38%) C#
8 4 (15.38%) .NET
8 4 (15.38%) SOAP
8 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
8 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (15.38%) Retail
8 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
8 4 (15.38%) MVC
8 4 (15.38%) Twitter
8 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Software

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 11 (42.31%) WordPress
2 6 (23.08%) CMS
3 2 (7.69%) Apache
3 2 (7.69%) IIS
3 2 (7.69%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (42.31%) Photoshop
2 7 (26.92%) Fireworks
2 7 (26.92%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (7.69%) JasperReports
3 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (7.69%) Eclipse
2 2 (7.69%) Ant
2 2 (7.69%) CruiseControl
2 2 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 18 (69.23%) Marketing
2 4 (15.38%) Retail
3 3 (11.54%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Web Designer
1 7 (26.92%) Designer
2 5 (19.23%) Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Marketing Manager
3 4 (15.38%) Marketing Executive
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Designer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Web Designer
5 2 (7.69%) Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Web Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Agile C# Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Graduate PHP Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Sales Manager
6 1 (3.85%) PHP Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (38.46%) HTML
2 9 (34.62%) CSS
3 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
3 4 (15.38%) .NET
3 4 (15.38%) SOAP
3 4 (15.38%) WCF
3 4 (15.38%) jQuery
4 2 (7.69%) XHTML
4 2 (7.69%) ADO.NET
4 2 (7.69%) Web Services
4 2 (7.69%) XML
4 2 (7.69%) XSLT
4 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
4 2 (7.69%) JSON
4 2 (7.69%) Ajax
4 2 (7.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) User Experience
1 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (15.38%) Social Media
2 4 (15.38%) Copywriting
3 2 (7.69%) Open Source
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Email Marketing
2 10 (38.46%) Online Marketing
3 7 (26.92%) Web Design
4 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
5 5 (19.23%) B2C
6 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
6 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
6 4 (15.38%) MVC
7 3 (11.54%) People Management
7 3 (11.54%) Pay per click
7 3 (11.54%) Marketing Strategy
7 3 (11.54%) SEO
7 3 (11.54%) Web Development
8 2 (7.69%) OOP
8 2 (7.69%) OO
8 2 (7.69%) WFM
8 2 (7.69%) Scrum
8 2 (7.69%) Product Management
9 1 (3.85%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 4 (15.38%) C#
3 2 (7.69%) SQL
3 2 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (3.85%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Adobe
2 4 (15.38%) Twitter
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (3.85%) BT