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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 155 138 230
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +92
Permanent jobs citing B2B 94 109 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.36% 1.65% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 2.02% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 77 82 39
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,300 £23,500 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,500 £38,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
5690 5407 6394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 82.55% 81.91% 80.72%
Number of salaries quoted 4890 4537 5535
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 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 26 January 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 26 January 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
Manchester -41 46 £30,000 -14.28% 8
Cheshire -18 19 £35,000 -2.77% 5
Lancashire +10 17 £23,500 -49.46% 1
Merseyside +23 10 £38,000 +40.74%
B2B
England

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 79 (50.64%) Marketing
2 46 (29.49%) HTML
3 39 (25.00%) CSS
4 33 (21.15%) JavaScript
5 28 (17.95%) SQL
6 27 (17.31%) SEO
6 27 (17.31%) Digital Marketing
7 26 (16.67%) B2C
8 22 (14.10%) CRM
8 22 (14.10%) Retail
9 21 (13.46%) SQL Server
10 20 (12.82%) .NET
10 20 (12.82%) C#
10 20 (12.82%) Business Development
10 20 (12.82%) Email Marketing
11 19 (12.18%) Online Marketing
11 19 (12.18%) Pay per click
12 18 (11.54%) ASP.NET
12 18 (11.54%) User Experience
13 17 (10.90%) Project Management
13 17 (10.90%) Law
13 17 (10.90%) Google
14 16 (10.26%) WordPress
14 16 (10.26%) Social Media
14 16 (10.26%) Telecoms
14 16 (10.26%) MVC
15 15 (9.62%) IIS
15 15 (9.62%) .NET Framework
15 15 (9.62%) Mobile App
16 14 (8.97%) ASP.NET MVC

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 16 (10.26%) WordPress
2 15 (9.62%) IIS
3 11 (7.05%) CMS
4 6 (3.85%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.28%) Node.js
5 2 (1.28%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.64%) JBoss
6 1 (0.64%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.64%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (8.97%) Photoshop
2 9 (5.77%) MS Office
2 9 (5.77%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.85%) Fireworks
3 6 (3.85%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (2.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.28%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (3.85%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.28%) Magento
3 1 (0.64%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.64%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.49%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (3.21%) SaaS
3 2 (1.28%) Basecamp
3 2 (1.28%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.77%) Internet
2 8 (5.13%) Unified Communications
3 5 (3.21%) VoIP
4 4 (2.56%) Intranet
5 3 (1.92%) Wireless
5 3 (1.92%) ISDN
5 3 (1.92%) Extranet
6 2 (1.28%) 3G
6 2 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.28%) Broadband
6 2 (1.28%) GPRS
6 2 (1.28%) GSM
6 2 (1.28%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.64%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (13.46%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (4.49%) MySQL
4 4 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.92%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.28%) Big Data
6 2 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.28%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.28%) OLAP
6 2 (1.28%) PowerCenter
6 2 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.64%) BODI
7 1 (0.64%) DataStage
7 1 (0.64%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (0.64%) Informix
7 1 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.64%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.64%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.64%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.64%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 13 (8.33%) Visual Studio
1 13 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 11 (7.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 11 (7.05%) Firebug
3 8 (5.13%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (1.28%) Subversion
4 2 (1.28%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 79 (50.64%) Marketing
2 22 (14.10%) Retail
3 17 (10.90%) Law
4 16 (10.26%) Telecoms
5 12 (7.69%) Finance
5 12 (7.69%) Advertising
6 4 (2.56%) Billing
7 3 (1.92%) Games
8 2 (1.28%) Multimedia
8 2 (1.28%) Automotive
8 2 (1.28%) Legal
9 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 33 (21.15%) Developer
2 16 (10.26%) Marketing Manager
3 14 (8.97%) Designer
4 13 (8.33%) Software Developer
5 10 (6.41%) Marketing Executive
6 9 (5.77%) Sales Executive
7 8 (5.13%) Web Designer
7 8 (5.13%) Digital Marketing Manager
8 7 (4.49%) Account Manager
9 5 (3.21%) Project Manager
9 5 (3.21%) Business Development Executive
9 5 (3.21%) .NET Developer
9 5 (3.21%) Telemarketer
10 4 (2.56%) Online Marketing Manager
10 4 (2.56%) Business Manager
10 4 (2.56%) Senior Designer
10 4 (2.56%) Junior Designer
10 4 (2.56%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (2.56%) Junior
10 4 (2.56%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (29.49%) HTML
2 39 (25.00%) CSS
3 20 (12.82%) .NET
4 18 (11.54%) ASP.NET
5 15 (9.62%) .NET Framework
6 14 (8.97%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (7.05%) ASP.NET Web API
7 11 (7.05%) WCF
8 10 (6.41%) HTML5
9 7 (4.49%) CSS3
9 7 (4.49%) XML
10 6 (3.85%) Razor View Engine
11 4 (2.56%) Modernizr
11 4 (2.56%) Semantic HTML
11 4 (2.56%) jQuery
12 3 (1.92%) WPF
12 3 (1.92%) DHTML
12 3 (1.92%) RabbitMQ
13 2 (1.28%) Laravel
13 2 (1.28%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.54%) User Experience
2 16 (10.26%) Social Media
3 15 (9.62%) Mobile App
4 13 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.49%) Management Information System
5 7 (4.49%) Copywriting
6 6 (3.85%) Mathematics
7 5 (3.21%) EPoS
7 5 (3.21%) W3C
8 4 (2.56%) Statistics
8 4 (2.56%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.92%) Open Source
9 3 (1.92%) Smart Meter
9 3 (1.92%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.92%) Psychology
10 2 (1.28%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.64%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.64%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.64%) Android
1 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
1 1 (0.64%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (17.31%) SEO
1 27 (17.31%) Digital Marketing
2 26 (16.67%) B2C
3 22 (14.10%) CRM
4 20 (12.82%) Business Development
4 20 (12.82%) Email Marketing
5 19 (12.18%) Pay per click
5 19 (12.18%) Online Marketing
6 17 (10.90%) Project Management
7 16 (10.26%) MVC
8 13 (8.33%) Web Design
8 13 (8.33%) Analytics
9 11 (7.05%) CRUD
9 11 (7.05%) Line Management
10 10 (6.41%) Web Development
11 9 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (5.77%) E-Commerce
11 9 (5.77%) Data Cleansing
12 8 (5.13%) Search Engine Marketing
13 7 (4.49%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (21.15%) JavaScript
2 28 (17.95%) SQL
3 20 (12.82%) C#
4 7 (4.49%) Java
5 2 (1.28%) PHP
6 1 (0.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (8.33%) Degree
2 5 (3.21%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (3.21%) CCNA
3 3 (1.92%) CCNP
4 2 (1.28%) MCSE
4 2 (1.28%) ISEB
4 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.28%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.77%) QA
2 6 (3.85%) SLA
Vendors
1 17 (10.90%) Google
2 11 (7.05%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.41%) Adobe
4 8 (5.13%) Twitter
5 7 (4.49%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (3.21%) Yahoo!
6 5 (3.21%) Juniper
6 5 (3.21%) Cisco
6 5 (3.21%) Eloqua
6 5 (3.21%) Facebook
7 4 (2.56%) EPiServer
7 4 (2.56%) Avaya
7 4 (2.56%) Mitel
8 3 (1.92%) Redback
8 3 (1.92%) Xamarin
9 2 (1.28%) Planview
9 2 (1.28%) Zend
9 2 (1.28%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.28%) Informatica
10 1 (0.64%) Sage
Greater Manchester
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £17,000 - £22,000 Dependent on Experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Brookfield Rose
Salary: Up-to £35,000 + Benefits + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Brookfield Rose
Salary: Up-to £35,000 + Benefits + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Sale, Cheshire
GE Capital
Salary: Unspecified £Competitive Salary & Great Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £17,000 - £22,000 Dependent on Experience
Posted: 9 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
The Little Black Book Agency
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
SThree - Internal Recruitment department
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + OTE
Posted: 13 days ago
Cheshire
DP Connect
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £17000 - £25000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Little Black Book Agency
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester
SThree - Internal Recruitment department
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + OTE
Posted: 20 days ago
Warrington
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Double OTE
Posted: 23 days ago