The table below looks at the statistics for B2B skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 32 - 58
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing B2B 6 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 2.67% - 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.41% - 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 4
Average salary £47,500 - £63,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
B2B
Bedfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
176 248 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 78.22% 82.12% 81.72%
Number of salaries quoted 150 238 358
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £27,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

B2B Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

B2B
Salary Trend in Luton

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

B2B Salary Trend in Luton

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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%) Marketing
2 7 (43.75%) Web Services
2 7 (43.75%) Project Management
3 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) C#
3 6 (37.50%) Oracle
3 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (37.50%) .NET
3 6 (37.50%) Finance
3 6 (37.50%) Visual Studio
4 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
4 5 (31.25%) Retail
4 5 (31.25%) Degree
4 5 (31.25%) Cisco
4 5 (31.25%) Mentoring
5 4 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
5 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 4 (25.00%) MVC
5 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (25.00%) PeopleSoft
5 4 (25.00%) MS Office
5 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 4 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 4 (25.00%) B2C
5 4 (25.00%) HTML

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 4 (25.00%) MS Office
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) PeopleSoft HRMS
1 3 (18.75%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 2 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 4 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (50.00%) Marketing
2 6 (37.50%) Finance
3 5 (31.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Analyst
1 4 (25.00%) Consultant
1 4 (25.00%) Analyst Programmer
1 4 (25.00%) Programmer
1 4 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
1 4 (25.00%) Solutions Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Head of Development
3 1 (6.25%) Pre Sales Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Field Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) Web Services
2 6 (37.50%) .NET
3 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (25.00%) CSS
3 4 (25.00%) HTML
3 4 (25.00%) NHibernate
3 4 (25.00%) WCF
3 4 (25.00%) jQuery
3 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 4 (25.00%) Razor View Engine
3 4 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (6.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Project Management
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) Mentoring
4 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
4 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (25.00%) MVC
4 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (25.00%) B2C
5 3 (18.75%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (18.75%) Business Development
6 2 (12.50%) Line Management
6 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 2 (12.50%) ETL
6 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 2 (12.50%) Change Management
6 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
7 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) C#
2 2 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco
3 4 (25.00%) PeopleSoft
4 3 (18.75%) SAP
5 1 (6.25%) Lumesse