The table below looks at the statistics for E-business 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 E-business over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
Rank 241 238 240
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Permanent jobs citing E-business 12 7 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.10% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.12% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 24
Average salary £59,750 £47,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.78% +31.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £46,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,750 £69,000 £51,750
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +11.11%
E-business
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
6218 5604 6058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.77% 80.73% 79.81%
Number of salaries quoted 5353 4699 5302
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

E-business
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing E-business across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

E-business Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

E-business
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing E-business across the North West region.

E-business Salary Trend in the North West

E-business
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing E-business across the North West region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

E-business Salary Histogram in the North West

E-business
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 E-business within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 November 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
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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 -7 12 £59,750 +25.78%
E-business
England

E-business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing E-business 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 E-business.

1 25 (78.13%) Oracle
2 13 (40.63%) Oracle EBS R12
2 13 (40.63%) Oracle iProcurement
3 11 (34.38%) Finance
4 9 (28.13%) Cash Management
4 9 (28.13%) Oracle General Ledger
4 9 (28.13%) General Ledger
4 9 (28.13%) Oracle Payables
4 9 (28.13%) Oracle Receivables
4 9 (28.13%) Oracle Cash Management
4 9 (28.13%) Oracle Assets
5 8 (25.00%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 8 (25.00%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 8 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
5 8 (25.00%) ProC
5 8 (25.00%) XML
5 8 (25.00%) Oracle Financials
6 6 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (15.63%) SOA
7 5 (15.63%) Web Services
7 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
7 5 (15.63%) Regression Testing
7 5 (15.63%) Test Scripting
7 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
8 4 (12.50%) Manual Testing
8 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (12.50%) TOGAF
8 4 (12.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 4 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (12.50%) Change Management

E-business
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing E-business 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 E-business. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (40.63%) Oracle EBS R12
1 13 (40.63%) Oracle iProcurement
2 9 (28.13%) Oracle General Ledger
2 9 (28.13%) Oracle Payables
2 9 (28.13%) Oracle Receivables
2 9 (28.13%) Oracle Cash Management
2 9 (28.13%) Oracle Assets
3 8 (25.00%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 8 (25.00%) Oracle Financials
3 8 (25.00%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 4 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
1 1 (3.13%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.25%) MySQL
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) ProC
2 2 (6.25%) QAComplete
General
1 11 (34.38%) Finance
2 9 (28.13%) General Ledger
3 3 (9.38%) Retail
4 2 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Consultant
2 10 (31.25%) Oracle Consultant
3 9 (28.13%) Oracle Functional Consultant
3 9 (28.13%) Functional Consultant
4 8 (25.00%) Oracle Financials Consultant
4 8 (25.00%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
5 5 (15.63%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (15.63%) Architect
6 4 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
6 4 (12.50%) E-Business Consultant
7 3 (9.38%) Electronics Technician
7 3 (9.38%) DBA
8 2 (6.25%) Product Owner
8 2 (6.25%) Tester
8 2 (6.25%) Oracle DBA
9 1 (3.13%) Oracle Developer
9 1 (3.13%) SQL DBA
9 1 (3.13%) Oracle Applications Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Applications Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) XML
2 5 (15.63%) Web Services
3 4 (12.50%) .NET
3 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.13%) Replication
1 1 (3.13%) Clustering
1 1 (3.13%) iSeries
1 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) UNIX
2 1 (3.13%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Cash Management
2 8 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
3 6 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (15.63%) SOA
4 5 (15.63%) Regression Testing
4 5 (15.63%) Test Scripting
5 4 (12.50%) Manual Testing
5 4 (12.50%) Validation
5 4 (12.50%) Migration
5 4 (12.50%) ERP
5 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.50%) Change Management
5 4 (12.50%) TOGAF
6 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Integration Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Test Management
6 2 (6.25%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) C#
2 2 (6.25%) SQL
3 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (3.13%) Nagios
1 1 (3.13%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 25 (78.13%) Oracle
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.25%) Ariba
4 1 (3.13%) Informatica
4 1 (3.13%) NetApp
4 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.13%) VMware
4 1 (3.13%) i-GRasp
4 1 (3.13%) HP