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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 216 196 200
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +4
Permanent jobs citing B2B 34 53 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.52% 0.74% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.89% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 31 26 39
Average salary £42,500 £28,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+51.78% -27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,500 £19,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £36,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -10.00%
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
5623 5954 5806
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.15% 83.33% 80.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4563 4732 4929
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 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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
Cheshire +13 15 £43,500 +58.18% 1
Manchester -15 13 £26,750 -28.66% 2
Lancashire -5 5 £45,000 +60.71%
Merseyside +13 1 £30,000 -53.84%
B2B
England

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 44 (49.44%) Marketing
2 35 (39.33%) B2C
3 21 (23.60%) Social Media
4 20 (22.47%) Microsoft
4 20 (22.47%) SEO
5 18 (20.22%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (20.22%) Logistics
6 17 (19.10%) Web Development
6 17 (19.10%) Digital Marketing
6 17 (19.10%) SQL
7 16 (17.98%) JavaScript
7 16 (17.98%) Project Management
7 16 (17.98%) Google
8 15 (16.85%) Pay per click
9 14 (15.73%) HTML
10 13 (14.61%) CSS
10 13 (14.61%) jQuery
10 13 (14.61%) Business Development
11 12 (13.48%) Software Engineering
11 12 (13.48%) XML
11 12 (13.48%) CRM
11 12 (13.48%) SQL Server
12 11 (12.36%) .NET
12 11 (12.36%) C#
12 11 (12.36%) ASP.NET
12 11 (12.36%) Degree
12 11 (12.36%) Twitter
12 11 (12.36%) Analytics
13 9 (10.11%) User Experience
13 9 (10.11%) WordPress

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 9 (10.11%) WordPress
2 8 (8.99%) CMS
3 3 (3.37%) Umbraco
3 3 (3.37%) Apache
4 2 (2.25%) Node.js
4 2 (2.25%) IIS
5 1 (1.12%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (8.99%) MS Office
2 7 (7.87%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.25%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.25%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.12%) Fireworks
4 1 (1.12%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 7 (7.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.25%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.12%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.87%) Google Analytics
2 3 (3.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.62%) Internet
2 2 (2.25%) Intranet
3 1 (1.12%) MPLS
3 1 (1.12%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.12%) LAN
3 1 (1.12%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.48%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.62%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (5.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.37%) JasperReports
3 3 (3.37%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (3.37%) MySQL
4 2 (2.25%) PowerCenter
4 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.12%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.12%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.12%) Spotfire
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Ant
1 3 (3.37%) Visual Studio
1 3 (3.37%) Eclipse
1 3 (3.37%) Dreamweaver
1 3 (3.37%) CruiseControl
1 3 (3.37%) Subversion
2 2 (2.25%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.25%) PhpStorm
General
1 44 (49.44%) Marketing
2 9 (10.11%) Telecoms
2 9 (10.11%) Finance
3 7 (7.87%) Manufacturing
4 6 (6.74%) Automotive
5 5 (5.62%) Retail
6 2 (2.25%) Advertising
7 1 (1.12%) Law
7 1 (1.12%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (20.22%) Developer
2 8 (8.99%) Marketing Manager
2 8 (8.99%) Digital Marketing Manager
3 7 (7.87%) Product Manager
3 7 (7.87%) Senior Manager
4 6 (6.74%) Sales Executive
4 6 (6.74%) Analyst
4 6 (6.74%) PPC Specialist
4 6 (6.74%) PPC Manager
4 6 (6.74%) PPC Analyst
4 6 (6.74%) PPC Executive
4 6 (6.74%) Social Media Specialist
5 5 (5.62%) Senior Development Manager
5 5 (5.62%) Senior Business Development Manager
5 5 (5.62%) Senior Business Manager
5 5 (5.62%) Business Manager
5 5 (5.62%) Development Manager
5 5 (5.62%) Consultant
5 5 (5.62%) .NET Developer
5 5 (5.62%) Business Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.73%) HTML
2 13 (14.61%) CSS
2 13 (14.61%) jQuery
3 12 (13.48%) XML
4 11 (12.36%) .NET
4 11 (12.36%) ASP.NET
5 8 (8.99%) Ajax
5 8 (8.99%) Web Services
5 8 (8.99%) WCF
6 6 (6.74%) REST
6 6 (6.74%) XSLT
6 6 (6.74%) XHTML
6 6 (6.74%) SOAP
7 5 (5.62%) JSON
8 3 (3.37%) .NET Framework
8 3 (3.37%) ADO.NET
9 2 (2.25%) DHTML
9 2 (2.25%) Backbone.js
9 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (23.60%) Social Media
2 9 (10.11%) User Experience
2 9 (10.11%) Copywriting
3 6 (6.74%) Psychology
3 6 (6.74%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (5.62%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.37%) Client/Server
6 3 (3.37%) iSeries
6 3 (3.37%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.25%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (2.25%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.25%) Blog
7 2 (2.25%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.12%) Tandem
8 1 (1.12%) Statistics
8 1 (1.12%) Graphic Design
8 1 (1.12%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.12%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.12%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.37%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (39.33%) B2C
2 20 (22.47%) SEO
3 18 (20.22%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (20.22%) Logistics
4 17 (19.10%) Web Development
4 17 (19.10%) Digital Marketing
5 16 (17.98%) Project Management
6 15 (16.85%) Pay per click
7 13 (14.61%) Business Development
8 12 (13.48%) Software Engineering
8 12 (13.48%) CRM
9 11 (12.36%) Analytics
10 9 (10.11%) E-Commerce
10 9 (10.11%) MVC
10 9 (10.11%) Content Management
11 7 (7.87%) Scrum
11 7 (7.87%) ERP
11 7 (7.87%) Campaign Management
11 7 (7.87%) Data Cleansing
12 6 (6.74%) Marketing Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (19.10%) SQL
2 16 (17.98%) JavaScript
3 11 (12.36%) C#
4 5 (5.62%) Java
5 4 (4.49%) PHP
6 3 (3.37%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.37%) Python
6 3 (3.37%) XPath
7 2 (2.25%) PHP5
7 2 (2.25%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (12.36%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.12%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (22.47%) Microsoft
2 16 (17.98%) Google
3 11 (12.36%) Twitter
4 8 (8.99%) Facebook
5 3 (3.37%) IBM
5 3 (3.37%) Oracle
6 2 (2.25%) Informatica
6 2 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.12%) BT
7 1 (1.12%) Yahoo!
7 1 (1.12%) Cisco
7 1 (1.12%) Adobe
7 1 (1.12%) LexisNexis
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