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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 52 57 58
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Permanent jobs citing B2B 14 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.77% 0.40% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.33% 0.51% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 14 2 3
Average salary £28,000 £47,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.05% +72.72%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
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
421 390 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 83.20% 77.08% 71.32%
Number of salaries quoted 339 349 312
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 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
(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
Rossendale - 8 £28,000 -
Preston - 1 £21,000 -
B2B
North West

B2B
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 8 (50.00%) VoIP
1 8 (50.00%) Avaya
1 8 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 8 (50.00%) Mitel
1 8 (50.00%) Marketing
1 8 (50.00%) Business Development
1 8 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 6 (37.50%) CRM
3 5 (31.25%) Data Cleansing
3 5 (31.25%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (12.50%) Online Marketing
4 2 (12.50%) Google
4 2 (12.50%) Pay per click
4 2 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (12.50%) Analytics
4 2 (12.50%) B2C
4 2 (12.50%) SEO
4 2 (12.50%) HTML
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.25%) CSS
5 1 (6.25%) FTP
5 1 (6.25%) Yahoo!
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Media
5 1 (6.25%) Facebook
5 1 (6.25%) Twitter
5 1 (6.25%) Google Analytics
5 1 (6.25%) Social Media

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) VoIP
1 8 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (6.25%) FTP
General
1 8 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 8 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Sales Executive
2 5 (31.25%) Telemarketer
3 1 (6.25%) Telesales Executive
3 1 (6.25%) SEO Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) SEO Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Social Media
1 1 (6.25%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Business Development
2 6 (37.50%) CRM
3 5 (31.25%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (12.50%) Online Marketing
4 2 (12.50%) Analytics
4 2 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (12.50%) B2C
4 2 (12.50%) SEO
4 2 (12.50%) Pay per click
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Avaya
1 8 (50.00%) Mitel
2 2 (12.50%) Google
3 1 (6.25%) Facebook
3 1 (6.25%) Twitter
3 1 (6.25%) Yahoo!