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 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 36 44 57
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +13
Permanent jobs citing B2B 1 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.40% 0.33% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.41% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 8
Average salary £47,500 £62,500 £63,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.00% -1.96%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
205 246 437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 83.00% 82.27% 79.89%
Number of salaries quoted 146 230 401
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £75,000
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 30 January 2015, 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 (61.54%) Marketing
2 6 (46.15%) Finance
3 5 (38.46%) Retail
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco
3 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
3 5 (38.46%) Degree
3 5 (38.46%) Mentoring
4 4 (30.77%) B2C
4 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 4 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (30.77%) Razor View Engine
4 4 (30.77%) KnockoutJS
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (30.77%) Dependency Injection
4 4 (30.77%) WCF
4 4 (30.77%) jQuery
4 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
4 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
4 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
4 4 (30.77%) CSS
4 4 (30.77%) Web Services
4 4 (30.77%) C#
4 4 (30.77%) HTML
4 4 (30.77%) .NET
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
4 4 (30.77%) MS Office

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (30.77%) MS Excel
1 4 (30.77%) MS Office
1 4 (30.77%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) PeopleSoft HRMS
1 3 (23.08%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (61.54%) Marketing
2 6 (46.15%) Finance
3 5 (38.46%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Technical Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst Programmer
1 4 (30.77%) Programmer
2 3 (23.08%) Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Solutions Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 4 (30.77%) Razor View Engine
1 4 (30.77%) KnockoutJS
1 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (30.77%) WCF
1 4 (30.77%) jQuery
1 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
1 4 (30.77%) CSS
1 4 (30.77%) Web Services
1 4 (30.77%) HTML
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
1 4 (30.77%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Mentoring
2 4 (30.77%) B2C
2 4 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (30.77%) Dependency Injection
2 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
2 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Project Management
2 4 (30.77%) MVC
3 3 (23.08%) Business Development
3 3 (23.08%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) PeopleSoft
2 3 (23.08%) SAP
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle