The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 168 212 186
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -26
Permanent jobs citing B2B 88 42 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.22% 0.57% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 0.73% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 57 38 48
Average salary £27,500 £31,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.69% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £21,000 £19,457
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £40,750 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £34,250
% change year-on-year
- +16.78%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5836 5741 5348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.24% 78.22% 74.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4737 4720 4681
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
B2B
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +27 51 £40,000 +25.00% 10
Cheshire +22 32 £22,000 -32.30%
Lancashire +7 2 £20,000 -29.82% 1
Merseyside -14 2 £65,000 +160.00% 1
B2B
England

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 79 (40.72%) Marketing
2 59 (30.41%) B2C
3 48 (24.74%) Digital Marketing
4 45 (23.20%) PHP
5 42 (21.65%) SEO
6 40 (20.62%) MySQL
7 39 (20.10%) Zend
8 38 (19.59%) jQuery
9 37 (19.07%) Git (software)
10 36 (18.56%) HTML
11 34 (17.53%) CSS
11 34 (17.53%) Subversion
12 33 (17.01%) TDD
12 33 (17.01%) OO
13 31 (15.98%) OOP
13 31 (15.98%) Scrum
13 31 (15.98%) PHPUnit
13 31 (15.98%) Zend Framework
14 30 (15.46%) Software Engineering
15 28 (14.43%) Project Management
16 27 (13.92%) OO PHP
17 26 (13.40%) UML
18 25 (12.89%) Degree
19 24 (12.37%) Email Marketing
19 24 (12.37%) Analytics
19 24 (12.37%) JavaScript
20 23 (11.86%) Pay per click
21 21 (10.82%) Java
22 20 (10.31%) PHP5
23 19 (9.79%) Bash Shell

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 17 (8.76%) CMS
2 9 (4.64%) Drupal
3 5 (2.58%) WordPress
4 3 (1.55%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (3.61%) Photoshop
1 7 (3.61%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (2.58%) MS Office
3 4 (2.06%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.03%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.09%) IaaS
2 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.03%) SaaS
3 1 (0.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.70%) Internet
2 3 (1.55%) Wireless
3 2 (1.03%) Unified Communications
3 2 (1.03%) VoIP
4 1 (0.52%) Intranet
4 1 (0.52%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (20.62%) MySQL
2 10 (5.15%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 37 (19.07%) Git (software)
2 34 (17.53%) Subversion
3 31 (15.98%) PHPUnit
4 8 (4.12%) Eclipse
5 7 (3.61%) Dreamweaver
6 4 (2.06%) GCC
7 2 (1.03%) Selenium
7 2 (1.03%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.03%) PhoneGap
General
1 79 (40.72%) Marketing
2 19 (9.79%) Legal
3 13 (6.70%) Finance
4 9 (4.64%) Retail
4 9 (4.64%) Advertising
5 8 (4.12%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.58%) French Language
6 5 (2.58%) German Language
7 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 53 (27.32%) Developer
2 34 (17.53%) PHP Developer
3 23 (11.86%) Account Manager
4 15 (7.73%) Analyst
5 14 (7.22%) Delivery Manager
6 11 (5.67%) Sales Manager
7 9 (4.64%) Account Executive
8 8 (4.12%) Designer
8 8 (4.12%) Senior Designer
8 8 (4.12%) Drupal Developer
8 8 (4.12%) PHP Drupal Developer
8 8 (4.12%) SEO Executive
8 8 (4.12%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 8 (4.12%) Web Developer
8 8 (4.12%) Project Manager
9 7 (3.61%) Sales Executive
9 7 (3.61%) Lead Developer
10 6 (3.09%) .NET Developer
10 6 (3.09%) Support Analyst
10 6 (3.09%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (19.59%) jQuery
2 36 (18.56%) HTML
3 34 (17.53%) CSS
4 31 (15.98%) Zend Framework
5 18 (9.28%) XML
6 12 (6.19%) HTML5
6 12 (6.19%) EDI
7 10 (5.15%) CSS3
8 9 (4.64%) .NET
8 9 (4.64%) Web Services
9 6 (3.09%) ASP.NET
10 5 (2.58%) HTML5 Canvas
10 5 (2.58%) CakePHP
10 5 (2.58%) Apache Flex
11 4 (2.06%) LAMP
12 3 (1.55%) XSLT
12 3 (1.55%) Worklight
12 3 (1.55%) REST
12 3 (1.55%) ASP.NET MVC
13 2 (1.03%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.28%) Digital Media
2 13 (6.70%) Social Media
3 7 (3.61%) EPoS
4 6 (3.09%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.58%) Social Network
6 4 (2.06%) Device Driver
7 3 (1.55%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.55%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.55%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.52%) NHS
8 1 (0.52%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.25%) Linux
2 8 (4.12%) Android
3 7 (3.61%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.58%) UNIX
5 4 (2.06%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (1.55%) Windows
6 3 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (30.41%) B2C
2 48 (24.74%) Digital Marketing
3 42 (21.65%) SEO
4 33 (17.01%) TDD
4 33 (17.01%) OO
5 31 (15.98%) OOP
5 31 (15.98%) Scrum
6 30 (15.46%) Software Engineering
7 28 (14.43%) Project Management
8 27 (13.92%) OO PHP
9 26 (13.40%) UML
10 24 (12.37%) Email Marketing
10 24 (12.37%) Analytics
11 23 (11.86%) Pay per click
12 13 (6.70%) User Experience Design
13 11 (5.67%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (5.67%) Unit Testing
14 9 (4.64%) Business Development
14 9 (4.64%) Internet Marketing
14 9 (4.64%) Online Marketing
Programming Languages
1 45 (23.20%) PHP
2 24 (12.37%) JavaScript
3 21 (10.82%) Java
4 20 (10.31%) PHP5
5 19 (9.79%) Bash Shell
5 19 (9.79%) SQL
5 19 (9.79%) Shell Script
6 12 (6.19%) C++
7 10 (5.15%) C
8 5 (2.58%) Perl
9 3 (1.55%) C#
10 2 (1.03%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.03%) VB
11 1 (0.52%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.52%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 25 (12.89%) Degree
2 5 (2.58%) CIPD
3 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.06%) QA
Vendors
1 39 (20.10%) Zend
2 18 (9.28%) Facebook
3 14 (7.22%) Google
4 13 (6.70%) Yahoo!
5 10 (5.15%) Twitter
6 4 (2.06%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.03%) Sencha
7 2 (1.03%) Mitel
7 2 (1.03%) Adobe
7 2 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.03%) Avaya
8 1 (0.52%) Epicor
8 1 (0.52%) HP
8 1 (0.52%) Dell
8 1 (0.52%) webMethods
8 1 (0.52%) McAfee
8 1 (0.52%) VMware
8 1 (0.52%) BT
Sale, Cheshire
Parity Resources
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sale, Cheshire
Venturi
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + pension + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Commission + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Commission + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + generous commission and bonuses
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Up to 35K
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £37,500 per annum (6 Month fixed Term Contract + Benefits)
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
SThree - Internal Recruitment department
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + OTE
Posted: 12 days ago
North West
Cognizant
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £18 - £25 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Laterooms Ltd
Salary: Competitive + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester
SThree - Internal Recruitment department
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago