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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 174 157 217
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +60
Permanent jobs citing B2B 70 97 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.06% 1.39% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 1.68% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 53 63 35
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -11.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £18,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,600 £47,500 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
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
5536 5785 5825
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.57% 82.96% 79.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4484 4715 4805
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 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +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 30 March 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 March 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 -4 31 £35,000 +59.09% 6
Manchester -30 23 £27,500 -33.33% 10
Lancashire +18 12 £23,500 +17.50% 1
Merseyside +13 1 £32,500 - 1
B2B
England

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 90 (58.06%) Marketing
2 42 (27.10%) HTML
3 41 (26.45%) B2C
4 39 (25.16%) SEO
5 35 (22.58%) CSS
5 35 (22.58%) Digital Marketing
6 31 (20.00%) SQL
7 30 (19.35%) Pay per click
8 29 (18.71%) Google
8 29 (18.71%) JavaScript
9 26 (16.77%) SQL Server
10 25 (16.13%) WordPress
11 24 (15.48%) Social Media
11 24 (15.48%) Logistics
12 23 (14.84%) Project Management
13 21 (13.55%) User Experience
14 20 (12.90%) C#
15 19 (12.26%) .NET
15 19 (12.26%) Microsoft
15 19 (12.26%) Finance
15 19 (12.26%) Retail
15 19 (12.26%) Web Development
15 19 (12.26%) Email Marketing
16 18 (11.61%) CRM
17 17 (10.97%) ASP.NET
17 17 (10.97%) Agile Software Development
17 17 (10.97%) Twitter
17 17 (10.97%) Analytics
18 16 (10.32%) Business Development
18 16 (10.32%) Degree

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 25 (16.13%) WordPress
2 14 (9.03%) IIS
2 14 (9.03%) CMS
3 5 (3.23%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.29%) Apache
4 2 (1.29%) Node.js
4 2 (1.29%) SAS
5 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (10.32%) Photoshop
2 12 (7.74%) MS Office
3 11 (7.10%) MS Excel
4 7 (4.52%) Fireworks
4 7 (4.52%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (2.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (1.29%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (1.29%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (7.10%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.29%) Magento
2 2 (1.29%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.65%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.52%) SaaS
2 2 (1.29%) Basecamp
2 2 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.81%) Internet
2 3 (1.94%) Extranet
2 3 (1.94%) ISDN
2 3 (1.94%) Intranet
3 2 (1.29%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.29%) Broadband
3 2 (1.29%) GPRS
3 2 (1.29%) GSM
3 2 (1.29%) 3G
3 2 (1.29%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.29%) Wireless
3 2 (1.29%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.65%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (16.77%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (4.52%) MySQL
3 7 (4.52%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.23%) PowerCenter
5 4 (2.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.29%) JasperReports
6 2 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.29%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.65%) Informix
7 1 (0.65%) DataStage
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (0.65%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.65%) Spotfire
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.65%) BODI
7 1 (0.65%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.65%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.65%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 13 (8.39%) Visual Studio
2 11 (7.10%) Git (software)
3 10 (6.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 10 (6.45%) Firebug
4 9 (5.81%) Dreamweaver
5 3 (1.94%) Subversion
6 2 (1.29%) Ant
6 2 (1.29%) CruiseControl
6 2 (1.29%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.65%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 90 (58.06%) Marketing
2 19 (12.26%) Retail
2 19 (12.26%) Finance
3 15 (9.68%) Law
4 13 (8.39%) Telecoms
5 12 (7.74%) Advertising
6 4 (2.58%) Billing
7 3 (1.94%) Games
8 2 (1.29%) Legal
8 2 (1.29%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.65%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 33 (21.29%) Developer
2 17 (10.97%) Marketing Manager
3 12 (7.74%) Digital Marketing Manager
4 11 (7.10%) Designer
4 11 (7.10%) Software Developer
5 10 (6.45%) Marketing Executive
6 9 (5.81%) PPC Specialist
6 9 (5.81%) PPC Manager
6 9 (5.81%) PPC Analyst
6 9 (5.81%) PPC Executive
7 7 (4.52%) Web Designer
7 7 (4.52%) Product Manager
8 6 (3.87%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (3.87%) .NET Developer
8 6 (3.87%) Analyst
8 6 (3.87%) Social Media Specialist
9 5 (3.23%) Project Manager
9 5 (3.23%) ETL Developer
9 5 (3.23%) Business Development Executive
10 4 (2.58%) Relationships Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (27.10%) HTML
2 35 (22.58%) CSS
3 19 (12.26%) .NET
4 17 (10.97%) ASP.NET
5 14 (9.03%) .NET Framework
6 11 (7.10%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web API
7 10 (6.45%) WCF
8 9 (5.81%) XML
8 9 (5.81%) HTML5
9 6 (3.87%) Razor View Engine
9 6 (3.87%) jQuery
9 6 (3.87%) CSS3
10 5 (3.23%) Web Services
11 4 (2.58%) Modernizr
11 4 (2.58%) Semantic HTML
11 4 (2.58%) REST
12 3 (1.94%) DHTML
13 2 (1.29%) SOAP
13 2 (1.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 24 (15.48%) Social Media
2 21 (13.55%) User Experience
3 16 (10.32%) Copywriting
4 14 (9.03%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (7.74%) Mobile App
6 9 (5.81%) Psychology
7 7 (4.52%) Management Information System
8 5 (3.23%) EPoS
8 5 (3.23%) W3C
8 5 (3.23%) Data Integration
9 4 (2.58%) Visualisation
9 4 (2.58%) Open Source
9 4 (2.58%) Mathematics
9 4 (2.58%) Statistics
10 3 (1.94%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.94%) Digital Media
11 2 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (1.29%) Blog
11 2 (1.29%) Smart Meter
11 2 (1.29%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.29%) Linux
2 1 (0.65%) Android
2 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.65%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (26.45%) B2C
2 39 (25.16%) SEO
3 35 (22.58%) Digital Marketing
4 30 (19.35%) Pay per click
5 24 (15.48%) Logistics
6 23 (14.84%) Project Management
7 19 (12.26%) Web Development
7 19 (12.26%) Email Marketing
8 18 (11.61%) CRM
9 17 (10.97%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (10.97%) Analytics
10 16 (10.32%) Online Marketing
10 16 (10.32%) Business Development
11 15 (9.68%) Web Design
12 14 (9.03%) Search Engine Marketing
13 13 (8.39%) MVC
14 12 (7.74%) Campaign Management
15 10 (6.45%) CRUD
15 10 (6.45%) Line Management
15 10 (6.45%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (20.00%) SQL
2 29 (18.71%) JavaScript
3 20 (12.90%) C#
4 9 (5.81%) Java
5 3 (1.94%) PHP
6 2 (1.29%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.29%) Python
6 2 (1.29%) XPath
7 1 (0.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (10.32%) Degree
2 5 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (3.23%) CCNA
3 3 (1.94%) CCNP
4 2 (1.29%) MCSE
4 2 (1.29%) ISEB
4 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.29%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.87%) SLA
1 6 (3.87%) QA
Vendors
1 29 (18.71%) Google
2 19 (12.26%) Microsoft
3 17 (10.97%) Twitter
4 11 (7.10%) Facebook
4 11 (7.10%) Adobe
5 7 (4.52%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (3.23%) Yahoo!
6 5 (3.23%) Juniper
6 5 (3.23%) Informatica
6 5 (3.23%) Cisco
6 5 (3.23%) Eloqua
7 4 (2.58%) EPiServer
8 3 (1.94%) Oracle
8 3 (1.94%) Redback
9 2 (1.29%) Business Objects
9 2 (1.29%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.29%) LexisNexis
10 1 (0.65%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.65%) hybris
10 1 (0.65%) Demandware
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Global Eye
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Lancashire
Global Eye
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Ascent People
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
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Recital Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
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Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £25k per year + Bonus OTE c£40k
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
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Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
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Preston
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 12 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £60000 per annum + +Basic+Car+Commision+Bens
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Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Package
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