The table below looks at the statistics for B2B skills in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 13 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing B2B 6 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 4.62% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.41% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £65,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
B2B
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
111 206 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 85.38% 72.28% 60.99%
Number of salaries quoted 58 152 79
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

B2B Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

B2B
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

B2B Salary Trend in the Midlands

B2B
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 5 (71.43%) RFID
1 5 (71.43%) Product Marketing
1 5 (71.43%) Marketing Management
1 5 (71.43%) Logistics
1 5 (71.43%) Marketing
1 5 (71.43%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (14.29%) SAP CRM
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) BPEL
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) SOAP
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 1 (14.29%) SOA
2 1 (14.29%) B2C
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Cognizant
2 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (14.29%) WCF
2 1 (14.29%) Business Process Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Social Media
2 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (71.43%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Product Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Architect
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) CRM Architect
3 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Architect
3 1 (14.29%) CRM Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) WCF
1 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
2 1 (14.29%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Product Marketing
1 5 (71.43%) Marketing Management
1 5 (71.43%) Logistics
2 1 (14.29%) BPEL
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 1 (14.29%) SOA
2 1 (14.29%) B2C
2 1 (14.29%) Business Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) SAP
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Cognizant