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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
B2B (Business-to-Business)
England / North West
Rank 198 206 169
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -37
Permanent jobs citing B2B 50 23 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.84% 0.42% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 0.48% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 46 21 74
Median salary £36,250 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.83% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £20,450
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-8.04% +8.75%

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
5267 4836 5924
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 88.83% 87.39% 86.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4420 4018 5077
Median salary £42,500 £42,469 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.07% +6.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing B2B as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 19 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing B2B within the North West region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -22 18 £35,000 +16.66% 7
Lancashire +6 14 £33,750 +7.14% 1
Cheshire +14 10 £45,000 +125.00% 5
Merseyside - 8 £27,500 - 1
B2B
England

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT jobs citing B2B also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for B2B.

1 21 (25.00%) Marketing
2 17 (20.24%) Degree
2 17 (20.24%) Telecoms
3 16 (19.05%) SQL
4 15 (17.86%) WordPress
5 14 (16.67%) HTML
5 14 (16.67%) CSS
5 14 (16.67%) B2C
5 14 (16.67%) Finance
6 13 (15.48%) JavaScript
7 12 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (14.29%) Business Development
8 10 (11.90%) Business Continuity
8 10 (11.90%) Project Management
8 10 (11.90%) Web Development
8 10 (11.90%) Analytics
9 9 (10.71%) iPad
9 9 (10.71%) Unified Communications
9 9 (10.71%) jQuery
9 9 (10.71%) C#
9 9 (10.71%) SQL Server
9 9 (10.71%) Legal
10 8 (9.52%) .NET
10 8 (9.52%) Microsoft
10 8 (9.52%) Social Media
11 7 (8.33%) T-SQL
11 7 (8.33%) MS Excel
11 7 (8.33%) Front End Development
12 6 (7.14%) Web Services
12 6 (7.14%) Java

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (17.86%) WordPress
2 2 (2.38%) JBoss
2 2 (2.38%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.95%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (4.76%) MS Office
4 2 (2.38%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (2.38%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.19%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (1.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (1.19%) CINEMA 4D
5 1 (1.19%) InDesign
5 1 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.19%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) SAP Business One
1 1 (1.19%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.95%) Google Analytics
1 5 (5.95%) SaaS
2 3 (3.57%) iPaaS
3 2 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.71%) Unified Communications
2 5 (5.95%) Internet
3 4 (4.76%) Value-Added Service
4 1 (1.19%) Broadband
4 1 (1.19%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.19%) Firewall
4 1 (1.19%) MPLS
4 1 (1.19%) Network Security
4 1 (1.19%) VoIP
4 1 (1.19%) VPN
4 1 (1.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.38%) MS Access
3 1 (1.19%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.19%) MySQL
3 1 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Ant
1 2 (2.38%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.19%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.19%) gulp
2 1 (1.19%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.19%) Selenium
2 1 (1.19%) WebDriver
General
1 21 (25.00%) Marketing
2 17 (20.24%) Telecoms
3 14 (16.67%) Finance
4 9 (10.71%) Legal
5 4 (4.76%) Brand Awareness
6 3 (3.57%) Banking
6 3 (3.57%) French Language
6 3 (3.57%) Law
7 2 (2.38%) Advertising
8 1 (1.19%) Back Office
8 1 (1.19%) Military
8 1 (1.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (19.05%) Developer
2 11 (13.10%) Account Manager
3 10 (11.90%) Web Developer
4 9 (10.71%) HTML CSS Developer
4 9 (10.71%) HTML Developer
4 9 (10.71%) JavaScript Developer
5 7 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
6 6 (7.14%) Consultant
6 6 (7.14%) Sales Manager
7 5 (5.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (5.95%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (5.95%) PHP Developer
7 5 (5.95%) PHP Web Developer
7 5 (5.95%) Telesales Executive
8 4 (4.76%) Digital Executive
8 4 (4.76%) Full Stack Web Developer
8 4 (4.76%) Marketing Manager
8 4 (4.76%) Service Desk Team Leader
8 4 (4.76%) Team Leader
9 3 (3.57%) XML Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.67%) CSS
1 14 (16.67%) HTML
2 9 (10.71%) jQuery
3 8 (9.52%) .NET
4 6 (7.14%) Sass
4 6 (7.14%) Web Services
5 4 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (4.76%) Symfony
6 3 (3.57%) REST
6 3 (3.57%) Spring
6 3 (3.57%) Spring MVC
6 3 (3.57%) XML
6 3 (3.57%) XSD
6 3 (3.57%) XSLT
7 2 (2.38%) J2EE
7 2 (2.38%) JMS
7 2 (2.38%) JSP
7 2 (2.38%) SOAP
8 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.19%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.71%) iPad
2 8 (9.52%) Social Media
3 6 (7.14%) Blog
4 5 (5.95%) Copywriting
5 4 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.76%) Digital Media
5 4 (4.76%) Social Network
6 3 (3.57%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.38%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.19%) Animation
8 1 (1.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.19%) Graphic Design
8 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.19%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.95%) Unix
2 3 (3.57%) Linux
3 2 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.67%) B2C
2 12 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (14.29%) Business Development
3 10 (11.90%) Analytics
3 10 (11.90%) Business Continuity
3 10 (11.90%) Project Management
3 10 (11.90%) Web Development
4 7 (8.33%) Front End Development
5 6 (7.14%) Coaching
5 6 (7.14%) MVC
5 6 (7.14%) SEO
5 6 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 6 (7.14%) Software Delivery
6 5 (5.95%) Content Writing
6 5 (5.95%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (5.95%) Direct Marketing
7 4 (4.76%) Chat Support
7 4 (4.76%) Content Development
7 4 (4.76%) Data Analysis
7 4 (4.76%) Infographics
Programming Languages
1 16 (19.05%) SQL
2 13 (15.48%) JavaScript
3 9 (10.71%) C#
4 7 (8.33%) T-SQL
5 6 (7.14%) Java
6 5 (5.95%) PHP
7 4 (4.76%) C
8 3 (3.57%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (20.24%) Degree
2 2 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.19%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.19%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.14%) Facebook
2 6 (7.14%) Google
3 5 (5.95%) Twitter
4 4 (4.76%) Zend
5 3 (3.57%) Adobe
5 3 (3.57%) Tableau
6 2 (2.38%) Alteryx
6 2 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.19%) Cisco
7 1 (1.19%) Epicor
7 1 (1.19%) F5
7 1 (1.19%) Forcepoint
7 1 (1.19%) IBM
7 1 (1.19%) Infor
7 1 (1.19%) Juniper
7 1 (1.19%) NetSuite
7 1 (1.19%) Sage
7 1 (1.19%) Stonesoft
7 1 (1.19%) Xamarin
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