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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business-to-Business (B2B)
England / North West
Rank 148 179 151
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -28
Permanent jobs citing B2B 87 51 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.45% 0.91% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 1.04% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 80 46 80
Median salary £40,000 £34,950 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.44% -0.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,500 £21,400
10% offered a salary of more than £82,750 £47,500 £48,750
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
5424 4924 6114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 90.26% 88.16% 87.68%
Number of salaries quoted 4500 4102 5065
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -14 37 £36,250 +3.57% 5
Cheshire +14 21 £45,000 +28.57% 4
Merseyside +12 17 £27,500 -35.29% 2
Lancashire -1 11 £40,000 +58.41%
B2B
England

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 28 (22.05%) Finance
2 26 (20.47%) SQL
3 25 (19.69%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (18.11%) Marketing
5 22 (17.32%) Degree
6 21 (16.54%) Telecoms
7 19 (14.96%) SQL Server
7 19 (14.96%) Business Development
7 19 (14.96%) B2B Sales
8 18 (14.17%) C#
9 17 (13.39%) Microsoft
10 16 (12.60%) HTML
10 16 (12.60%) CSS
11 15 (11.81%) .NET
11 15 (11.81%) B2C
12 14 (11.02%) JavaScript
12 14 (11.02%) T-SQL
13 10 (7.87%) Project Management
13 10 (7.87%) Software Delivery
14 9 (7.09%) Legal
14 9 (7.09%) Retail
14 9 (7.09%) Business Continuity
14 9 (7.09%) Web Development
14 9 (7.09%) jQuery
14 9 (7.09%) WordPress
14 9 (7.09%) Git (software)
14 9 (7.09%) iPad
14 9 (7.09%) Unified Communications
15 8 (6.30%) Data Analysis
15 8 (6.30%) 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 9 (7.09%) WordPress
2 3 (2.36%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.79%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.79%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (3.15%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.36%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (2.36%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.36%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.57%) Adobe After Effects
3 2 (1.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.57%) CINEMA 4D
3 2 (1.57%) InDesign
4 1 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.79%) SPSS
4 1 (0.79%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 2 (1.57%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.79%) Magento
2 1 (0.79%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.79%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.72%) SaaS
2 3 (2.36%) iPaaS
3 2 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.79%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.09%) Unified Communications
2 4 (3.15%) Value-Added Service
3 3 (2.36%) Internet
4 1 (0.79%) Broadband
4 1 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.79%) Firewall
4 1 (0.79%) MPLS
4 1 (0.79%) Network Security
4 1 (0.79%) VoIP
4 1 (0.79%) VPN
4 1 (0.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.96%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.30%) MySQL
3 7 (5.51%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (3.15%) MS Access
4 4 (3.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.15%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (3.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.36%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.79%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.79%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.79%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (7.09%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.15%) git-flow
2 4 (3.15%) RSpec
2 4 (3.15%) Vagrant
3 3 (2.36%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.57%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.79%) gulp
5 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.79%) JIRA
5 1 (0.79%) Selenium
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.79%) WebDriver
General
1 28 (22.05%) Finance
2 23 (18.11%) Marketing
3 21 (16.54%) Telecoms
4 9 (7.09%) Legal
4 9 (7.09%) Retail
5 3 (2.36%) Banking
5 3 (2.36%) French Language
5 3 (2.36%) Games
5 3 (2.36%) Law
6 1 (0.79%) Advertising
6 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.79%) Military
Job Titles
1 33 (25.98%) Developer
2 12 (9.45%) Account Manager
3 8 (6.30%) Consultant
3 8 (6.30%) Designer
3 8 (6.30%) Web Developer
4 7 (5.51%) Analyst
4 7 (5.51%) Full Stack Developer
4 7 (5.51%) HTML CSS Developer
4 7 (5.51%) HTML Developer
4 7 (5.51%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (4.72%) Marketing Manager
5 6 (4.72%) Sales Manager
6 5 (3.94%) Data Analyst
6 5 (3.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (3.94%) Junior
6 5 (3.94%) Recruitment Consultant
6 5 (3.94%) Telesales Executive
7 4 (3.15%) Digital Designer
7 4 (3.15%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (3.15%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.60%) CSS
1 16 (12.60%) HTML
2 15 (11.81%) .NET
3 9 (7.09%) jQuery
4 6 (4.72%) Sass
4 6 (4.72%) Web Services
5 5 (3.94%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (3.15%) Resque
6 4 (3.15%) Ruby on Rails
6 4 (3.15%) Spring
7 3 (2.36%) HTML5
7 3 (2.36%) Symfony
7 3 (2.36%) XML
7 3 (2.36%) XSD
7 3 (2.36%) XSLT
8 2 (1.57%) CSS3
9 1 (0.79%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.79%) Entity Framework
9 1 (0.79%) Gherkin
9 1 (0.79%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.09%) iPad
2 7 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.94%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.15%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.15%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.15%) Social Media
5 3 (2.36%) Smart Meter
5 3 (2.36%) Social Gaming
6 2 (1.57%) Blog
6 2 (1.57%) Graphic Design
6 2 (1.57%) Smart Energy
7 1 (0.79%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.79%) Animation
7 1 (0.79%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.79%) Life Science
7 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.36%) Linux
1 3 (2.36%) Unix
2 2 (1.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (19.69%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (14.96%) B2B Sales
2 19 (14.96%) Business Development
3 15 (11.81%) B2C
4 10 (7.87%) Project Management
4 10 (7.87%) Software Delivery
5 9 (7.09%) Business Continuity
5 9 (7.09%) Web Development
6 8 (6.30%) Data Analysis
7 7 (5.51%) Analytics
7 7 (5.51%) Front End Development
7 7 (5.51%) MVC
7 7 (5.51%) Service Delivery
8 6 (4.72%) B2B Marketing
8 6 (4.72%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (4.72%) Coaching
8 6 (4.72%) CRM
8 6 (4.72%) Web Design
9 5 (3.94%) ITIL
9 5 (3.94%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (20.47%) SQL
2 18 (14.17%) C#
3 14 (11.02%) JavaScript
3 14 (11.02%) T-SQL
4 8 (6.30%) Java
5 6 (4.72%) PHP
6 5 (3.94%) Ruby
7 4 (3.15%) C
7 4 (3.15%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.36%) VB
9 1 (0.79%) R
Qualifications
1 22 (17.32%) Degree
2 2 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.57%) Data Quality
1 2 (1.57%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.15%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (13.39%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.94%) Oracle
3 4 (3.15%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (3.15%) Zend
4 3 (2.36%) Adobe
4 3 (2.36%) Facebook
4 3 (2.36%) Google
4 3 (2.36%) Sybase
4 3 (2.36%) Tableau
5 2 (1.57%) Alteryx
5 2 (1.57%) Apple
5 2 (1.57%) Epicor
5 2 (1.57%) Infor
5 2 (1.57%) QAD
5 2 (1.57%) Sage
5 2 (1.57%) SAP
6 1 (0.79%) Hootsuite
6 1 (0.79%) Stonesoft
6 1 (0.79%) Twitter
6 1 (0.79%) Xamarin
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