The table below looks at the statistics for B2B skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 191 166 194
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +28
Permanent jobs citing B2B 51 80 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.80% 1.16% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 1.41% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 38 54 46
Average salary £35,000 £27,000 £31,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.62% -14.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £18,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,600 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% -3.75%
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 North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5353 5689 5747
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.84% 82.38% 79.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4279 4572 4772
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

B2B Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

B2B
Salary Trend in the North West

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

B2B Salary Trend in the North West

B2B
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing B2B across the North West region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

B2B Salary Histogram in the North West

B2B
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing B2B within the North West region over the 3 months to 6 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
Manchester -9 23 £25,750 -42.13% 6
Cheshire -4 18 £35,000 +59.09%
Lancashire +3 5 £42,500 +112.50% 1
Merseyside +11 2 £31,250 -44.44% 1
B2B
England

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 92 (63.01%) Marketing
2 44 (30.14%) B2C
3 40 (27.40%) SEO
4 35 (23.97%) Digital Marketing
5 32 (21.92%) HTML
6 29 (19.86%) Pay per click
7 27 (18.49%) Google
8 26 (17.81%) SQL
8 26 (17.81%) CSS
9 25 (17.12%) Project Management
10 24 (16.44%) Logistics
11 23 (15.75%) WordPress
11 23 (15.75%) Social Media
12 21 (14.38%) SQL Server
13 20 (13.70%) JavaScript
14 19 (13.01%) Finance
14 19 (13.01%) Agile Software Development
15 18 (12.33%) Microsoft
15 18 (12.33%) User Experience
16 17 (11.64%) Web Development
17 16 (10.96%) Business Development
17 16 (10.96%) Degree
17 16 (10.96%) Copywriting
17 16 (10.96%) Twitter
17 16 (10.96%) Email Marketing
17 16 (10.96%) Analytics
18 15 (10.27%) Online Marketing
18 15 (10.27%) CRM
19 14 (9.59%) C#
19 14 (9.59%) Photoshop

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 23 (15.75%) WordPress
2 13 (8.90%) CMS
3 8 (5.48%) IIS
4 4 (2.74%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.37%) Apache
5 2 (1.37%) Node.js
5 2 (1.37%) SAS
6 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (9.59%) Photoshop
2 11 (7.53%) MS Office
3 9 (6.16%) MS Excel
4 7 (4.79%) Fireworks
4 7 (4.79%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (1.37%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.37%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.68%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.53%) Google Analytics
2 7 (4.79%) SaaS
3 2 (1.37%) Basecamp
3 2 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.85%) Internet
2 3 (2.05%) ISDN
2 3 (2.05%) Intranet
3 2 (1.37%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.37%) GPRS
3 2 (1.37%) GSM
3 2 (1.37%) Extranet
3 2 (1.37%) 3G
3 2 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.37%) Wireless
3 2 (1.37%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.68%) WebEx
4 1 (0.68%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.38%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (4.79%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (4.11%) MySQL
5 5 (3.42%) PowerCenter
6 4 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.37%) JasperReports
7 2 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.68%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.68%) BODI
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.68%) Spotfire
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.68%) DataStage
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle OWB
8 1 (0.68%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.68%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 9 (6.16%) Visual Studio
1 9 (6.16%) Dreamweaver
2 7 (4.79%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.42%) Firebug
3 5 (3.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (1.37%) Ant
4 2 (1.37%) PhpStorm
4 2 (1.37%) CruiseControl
4 2 (1.37%) Subversion
4 2 (1.37%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.68%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 92 (63.01%) Marketing
2 19 (13.01%) Finance
3 13 (8.90%) Retail
4 11 (7.53%) Telecoms
5 9 (6.16%) Advertising
6 8 (5.48%) Law
7 3 (2.05%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.37%) Billing
9 1 (0.68%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.68%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (17.81%) Developer
2 17 (11.64%) Marketing Manager
3 12 (8.22%) Digital Marketing Manager
4 11 (7.53%) Designer
5 9 (6.16%) Marketing Executive
5 9 (6.16%) PPC Specialist
5 9 (6.16%) PPC Executive
5 9 (6.16%) PPC Manager
5 9 (6.16%) PPC Analyst
6 8 (5.48%) Product Manager
7 7 (4.79%) Web Designer
8 6 (4.11%) Software Developer
8 6 (4.11%) Project Manager
8 6 (4.11%) Social Media Specialist
9 5 (3.42%) Analyst
9 5 (3.42%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (3.42%) .NET Developer
9 5 (3.42%) ETL Developer
9 5 (3.42%) Business Development Executive
10 4 (2.74%) Junior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (21.92%) HTML
2 26 (17.81%) CSS
3 14 (9.59%) .NET
4 13 (8.90%) ASP.NET
5 10 (6.85%) XML
6 9 (6.16%) jQuery
7 8 (5.48%) .NET Framework
8 7 (4.79%) WCF
9 6 (4.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (4.11%) Web Services
10 5 (3.42%) REST
10 5 (3.42%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (2.74%) Ajax
11 4 (2.74%) XSLT
11 4 (2.74%) XHTML
12 3 (2.05%) SOAP
12 3 (2.05%) CSS3
12 3 (2.05%) HTML5
12 3 (2.05%) Razor View Engine
13 2 (1.37%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.75%) Social Media
2 18 (12.33%) User Experience
3 16 (10.96%) Copywriting
4 13 (8.90%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (6.16%) Psychology
6 6 (4.11%) Mobile App
7 5 (3.42%) Data Integration
7 5 (3.42%) EPoS
7 5 (3.42%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.05%) W3C
8 3 (2.05%) Statistics
8 3 (2.05%) Client/Server
8 3 (2.05%) Mathematics
8 3 (2.05%) Visualisation
8 3 (2.05%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.37%) Blog
9 2 (1.37%) Open Source
9 2 (1.37%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.68%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.37%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (30.14%) B2C
2 40 (27.40%) SEO
3 35 (23.97%) Digital Marketing
4 29 (19.86%) Pay per click
5 25 (17.12%) Project Management
6 24 (16.44%) Logistics
7 19 (13.01%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (11.64%) Web Development
9 16 (10.96%) Business Development
9 16 (10.96%) Email Marketing
9 16 (10.96%) Analytics
10 15 (10.27%) Online Marketing
10 15 (10.27%) CRM
11 14 (9.59%) Search Engine Marketing
12 13 (8.90%) Campaign Management
12 13 (8.90%) Web Design
13 9 (6.16%) MVC
13 9 (6.16%) Content Management
13 9 (6.16%) Marketing Management
13 9 (6.16%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 26 (17.81%) SQL
2 20 (13.70%) JavaScript
3 14 (9.59%) C#
4 8 (5.48%) Java
5 4 (2.74%) PHP
6 3 (2.05%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.05%) Python
6 3 (2.05%) XPath
7 2 (1.37%) PHP5
7 2 (1.37%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (10.96%) Degree
2 5 (3.42%) CCNA
2 5 (3.42%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.05%) CCNP
4 2 (1.37%) MCSE
4 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.11%) SLA
2 2 (1.37%) QA
Vendors
1 27 (18.49%) Google
2 18 (12.33%) Microsoft
3 16 (10.96%) Twitter
4 9 (6.16%) Facebook
4 9 (6.16%) Adobe
5 5 (3.42%) Juniper
5 5 (3.42%) Informatica
5 5 (3.42%) Cisco
5 5 (3.42%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (2.74%) Yahoo!
7 3 (2.05%) Redback
7 3 (2.05%) Oracle
8 2 (1.37%) Business Objects
8 2 (1.37%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.37%) EPiServer
8 2 (1.37%) Eloqua
9 1 (0.68%) Demandware
9 1 (0.68%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.68%) LexisNexis
9 1 (0.68%) hybris
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