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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 166 137 213
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +76
Permanent jobs citing B2B 88 109 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.20% 1.63% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 2.01% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 74 86 40
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +8.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,150 £23,500 £29,850
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
6063 5433 6355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 82.93% 81.00% 80.03%
Number of salaries quoted 5217 4517 5597
Average salary £40,000 £38,625 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.55% +3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 24 December 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 24 December 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
(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
Manchester -34 48 £30,250 -13.57% 5
Merseyside +21 16 £38,000 +22.58%
Cheshire -24 12 £35,000 -2.77% 2
Lancashire +3 10 £43,250 -6.98% 1
B2B
England

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 62 (41.06%) Marketing
2 41 (27.15%) HTML
3 34 (22.52%) JavaScript
3 34 (22.52%) CSS
4 26 (17.22%) SQL
5 24 (15.89%) Business Development
6 23 (15.23%) B2C
6 23 (15.23%) Telecoms
7 21 (13.91%) C#
7 21 (13.91%) .NET
7 21 (13.91%) SQL Server
7 21 (13.91%) CRM
7 21 (13.91%) Retail
8 19 (12.58%) ASP.NET
9 18 (11.92%) SEO
9 18 (11.92%) Law
10 17 (11.26%) MVC
10 17 (11.26%) Advertising
10 17 (11.26%) Digital Marketing
11 16 (10.60%) .NET Framework
12 15 (9.93%) IIS
12 15 (9.93%) ASP.NET MVC
12 15 (9.93%) Social Media
12 15 (9.93%) Mobile App
13 14 (9.27%) Online Marketing
14 13 (8.61%) Visual Studio
14 13 (8.61%) Project Management
14 13 (8.61%) Google
14 13 (8.61%) Email Marketing
14 13 (8.61%) Git (software)

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 15 (9.93%) IIS
2 7 (4.64%) CMS
3 6 (3.97%) Umbraco
3 6 (3.97%) WordPress
4 2 (1.32%) Node.js
4 2 (1.32%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.66%) JBoss
5 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.66%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (5.96%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.64%) Photoshop
2 7 (4.64%) MS Office
3 4 (2.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (1.99%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.32%) Fireworks
5 2 (1.32%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.32%) MS Project
6 1 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.99%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.32%) Magento
3 1 (0.66%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.66%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.64%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (3.31%) SaaS
3 3 (1.99%) IaaS
4 2 (1.32%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.95%) Unified Communications
2 9 (5.96%) VoIP
3 8 (5.30%) Internet
4 5 (3.31%) Intranet
5 4 (2.65%) Extranet
6 3 (1.99%) Wireless
7 2 (1.32%) 3G
7 2 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.32%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.32%) Broadband
7 2 (1.32%) GPRS
7 2 (1.32%) GSM
7 2 (1.32%) ISDN
8 1 (0.66%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (13.91%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (4.64%) MySQL
4 3 (1.99%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.32%) OLAP
5 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.32%) Big Data
5 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.32%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.66%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.66%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.66%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (0.66%) BODI
6 1 (0.66%) Informix
6 1 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.66%) PowerCenter
6 1 (0.66%) DataStage
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 13 (8.61%) Visual Studio
1 13 (8.61%) Git (software)
2 11 (7.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 11 (7.28%) Firebug
3 2 (1.32%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (1.32%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (1.32%) Subversion
General
1 62 (41.06%) Marketing
2 23 (15.23%) Telecoms
3 21 (13.91%) Retail
4 18 (11.92%) Law
5 17 (11.26%) Advertising
6 12 (7.95%) Finance
7 4 (2.65%) Billing
8 3 (1.99%) Games
9 2 (1.32%) Multimedia
9 2 (1.32%) Automotive
9 2 (1.32%) Legal
10 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 33 (21.85%) Developer
2 15 (9.93%) Sales Executive
3 13 (8.61%) Software Developer
4 12 (7.95%) Account Manager
4 12 (7.95%) Marketing Manager
5 10 (6.62%) Designer
6 6 (3.97%) Marketing Executive
6 6 (3.97%) .NET Developer
7 5 (3.31%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (3.31%) Project Manager
7 5 (3.31%) Copywriter
7 5 (3.31%) Business Development Executive
7 5 (3.31%) Telemarketer
8 4 (2.65%) Junior Designer
8 4 (2.65%) Junior
8 4 (2.65%) Analyst
8 4 (2.65%) Web Developer
8 4 (2.65%) Web Designer
8 4 (2.65%) Business Manager
9 3 (1.99%) Business Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (27.15%) HTML
2 34 (22.52%) CSS
3 21 (13.91%) .NET
4 19 (12.58%) ASP.NET
5 16 (10.60%) .NET Framework
6 15 (9.93%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (7.28%) ASP.NET Web API
7 11 (7.28%) WCF
8 10 (6.62%) HTML5
9 7 (4.64%) CSS3
10 6 (3.97%) Razor View Engine
11 5 (3.31%) XML
12 4 (2.65%) jQuery
12 4 (2.65%) Modernizr
12 4 (2.65%) Semantic HTML
13 3 (1.99%) RabbitMQ
13 3 (1.99%) Web Services
13 3 (1.99%) WPF
14 2 (1.32%) Symfony
14 2 (1.32%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.93%) Social Media
1 15 (9.93%) Mobile App
2 12 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (7.28%) User Experience
3 11 (7.28%) Copywriting
4 6 (3.97%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.31%) EPoS
5 5 (3.31%) W3C
5 5 (3.31%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.99%) Statistics
6 3 (1.99%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.99%) Smart Meter
6 3 (1.99%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.99%) Open Source
7 1 (0.66%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.66%) Blog
7 1 (0.66%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.66%) Android
1 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
1 1 (0.66%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (15.89%) Business Development
2 23 (15.23%) B2C
3 21 (13.91%) CRM
4 18 (11.92%) SEO
5 17 (11.26%) MVC
5 17 (11.26%) Digital Marketing
6 14 (9.27%) Online Marketing
7 13 (8.61%) Project Management
7 13 (8.61%) Email Marketing
8 12 (7.95%) Pay per click
9 11 (7.28%) CRUD
9 11 (7.28%) Line Management
10 10 (6.62%) Analytics
11 9 (5.96%) Web Design
12 8 (5.30%) Time Management
12 8 (5.30%) Data Cleansing
13 7 (4.64%) Responsive Web Design
13 7 (4.64%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (4.64%) Web Development
14 6 (3.97%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 34 (22.52%) JavaScript
2 26 (17.22%) SQL
3 21 (13.91%) C#
4 6 (3.97%) Java
5 2 (1.32%) PHP
6 1 (0.66%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (5.96%) Degree
2 4 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (2.65%) CCNA
3 2 (1.32%) ISEB
3 2 (1.32%) MCSE
3 2 (1.32%) CCNP
3 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.32%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.96%) QA
2 5 (3.31%) SLA
Vendors
1 13 (8.61%) Google
2 9 (5.96%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.30%) Avaya
3 8 (5.30%) Mitel
4 7 (4.64%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (3.97%) Adobe
5 6 (3.97%) Twitter
6 5 (3.31%) Facebook
6 5 (3.31%) Eloqua
7 4 (2.65%) EPiServer
7 4 (2.65%) Yahoo!
7 4 (2.65%) Cisco
7 4 (2.65%) Juniper
8 3 (1.99%) Xamarin
9 2 (1.32%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.32%) Planview
9 2 (1.32%) Zend
9 2 (1.32%) Redback
9 2 (1.32%) Oracle
10 1 (0.66%) Business Objects
Cheshire
DP Connect
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Cheshire
DP Connect
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
The Little Black Book Agency
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Bingley / Cockermouth
Tectre Limited
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester
SThree - Internal Recruitment department
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Uncapped Commission
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester
SThree - Internal Recruitment department
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Commission
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester
SThree - Internal Recruitment department
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Commission
Posted: 22 days ago