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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 190 192 227
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +35
Permanent jobs citing B2B 52 55 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.75% 0.75% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 0.97% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 25 40 25
Average salary £35,000 £37,750 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.28% +37.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £19,800 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,750 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.12% +14.28%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5625 5698 5693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 80.83% 77.86% 76.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4467 4855 5018
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +9 41 £42,500 +34.92% 4
Cheshire -4 5 £27,500 -36.78% 2
Lancashire - 5 £28,000 - 1
Merseyside - 1 £65,000 -
B2B
England

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 61 (42.36%) Marketing
2 39 (27.08%) B2C
3 37 (25.69%) Digital Marketing
4 28 (19.44%) SEO
5 26 (18.06%) HTML
6 25 (17.36%) CSS
7 21 (14.58%) Email Marketing
8 19 (13.19%) Social Media
9 18 (12.50%) Facebook
10 17 (11.81%) Finance
10 17 (11.81%) Pay per click
10 17 (11.81%) Digital Media
10 17 (11.81%) Analytics
11 16 (11.11%) JavaScript
11 16 (11.11%) Business Development
12 14 (9.72%) Twitter
13 13 (9.03%) Telecoms
14 12 (8.33%) Internet
14 12 (8.33%) Advertising
14 12 (8.33%) Degree
14 12 (8.33%) Online Marketing
15 11 (7.64%) Yahoo!
15 11 (7.64%) Google
16 10 (6.94%) CMS
16 10 (6.94%) IaaS
17 9 (6.25%) CRM
17 9 (6.25%) Project Management
18 7 (4.86%) .NET
18 7 (4.86%) SQL Server
18 7 (4.86%) EDI

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 10 (6.94%) CMS
2 3 (2.08%) WordPress
3 1 (0.69%) IIS
3 1 (0.69%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (4.17%) Photoshop
1 6 (4.17%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (3.47%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.39%) MS Office
4 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.69%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.69%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.94%) IaaS
2 2 (1.39%) Office 365
3 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.33%) Internet
2 7 (4.86%) VoIP
2 7 (4.86%) Unified Communications
3 3 (2.08%) Intranet
3 3 (2.08%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (4.17%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (1.39%) Selenium
2 2 (1.39%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.69%) FrontPage
General
1 61 (42.36%) Marketing
2 17 (11.81%) Finance
3 13 (9.03%) Telecoms
4 12 (8.33%) Advertising
5 6 (4.17%) Legal
6 3 (2.08%) Retail
7 1 (0.69%) Publishing
7 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.69%) Automotive
7 1 (0.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 22 (15.28%) Account Manager
2 13 (9.03%) Sales Executive
3 12 (8.33%) Analyst
4 10 (6.94%) SEO Executive
5 9 (6.25%) Designer
5 9 (6.25%) Senior Designer
5 9 (6.25%) Account Executive
6 8 (5.56%) Developer
7 7 (4.86%) Campaign Manager
8 6 (4.17%) Copywriter
8 6 (4.17%) Support Analyst
8 6 (4.17%) Sales Manager
8 6 (4.17%) Delivery Manager
8 6 (4.17%) Data Manager
9 5 (3.47%) Digital Designer
9 5 (3.47%) Senior Digital Designer
9 5 (3.47%) EPoS Support Analyst
10 4 (2.78%) Senior User Experience Designer
10 4 (2.78%) Business Development Executive
10 4 (2.78%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (18.06%) HTML
2 25 (17.36%) CSS
3 7 (4.86%) EDI
3 7 (4.86%) .NET
4 6 (4.17%) jQuery
4 6 (4.17%) HTML5
4 6 (4.17%) CSS3
5 5 (3.47%) HTML5 Canvas
6 4 (2.78%) ASP.NET
6 4 (2.78%) Web Services
7 3 (2.08%) .NET Framework
7 3 (2.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (2.08%) Kendo UI
7 3 (2.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 3 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.39%) XML
9 1 (0.69%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.19%) Social Media
2 17 (11.81%) Digital Media
3 7 (4.86%) EPoS
3 7 (4.86%) Copywriting
4 3 (2.08%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.08%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.39%) Social Network
6 1 (0.69%) Firmware
6 1 (0.69%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.47%) Android
1 5 (3.47%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.39%) UNIX
3 1 (0.69%) Windows
3 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (27.08%) B2C
2 37 (25.69%) Digital Marketing
3 28 (19.44%) SEO
4 21 (14.58%) Email Marketing
5 17 (11.81%) Pay per click
5 17 (11.81%) Analytics
6 16 (11.11%) Business Development
7 12 (8.33%) Online Marketing
8 9 (6.25%) Project Management
8 9 (6.25%) CRM
9 7 (4.86%) Time Management
10 6 (4.17%) Direct Marketing
10 6 (4.17%) Internet Marketing
11 5 (3.47%) User Experience Design
12 4 (2.78%) Product Management
12 4 (2.78%) Scrum
13 3 (2.08%) Agile Software Development
13 3 (2.08%) MVC
13 3 (2.08%) Security Testing
13 3 (2.08%) Telemarketing
Programming Languages
1 16 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 6 (4.17%) SQL
3 4 (2.78%) Java
4 3 (2.08%) C#
5 1 (0.69%) PHP
5 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.39%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 18 (12.50%) Facebook
2 14 (9.72%) Twitter
3 11 (7.64%) Yahoo!
3 11 (7.64%) Google
4 7 (4.86%) Mitel
4 7 (4.86%) Avaya
5 6 (4.17%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.39%) webMethods
7 2 (1.39%) Open Text
8 1 (0.69%) VMware
8 1 (0.69%) Oracle
8 1 (0.69%) SAP
8 1 (0.69%) Omniture
8 1 (0.69%) McAfee
8 1 (0.69%) BT
8 1 (0.69%) Adobe
8 1 (0.69%) HP
8 1 (0.69%) Dell
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