The table below looks at the statistics for B2B skills in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 41 46 52
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Permanent jobs citing B2B 9 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 2.80% 0.78% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.32% 0.95% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 1
Average salary £48,500 £28,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+68.69% -11.53%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.17%
B2B
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Solihull region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
271 211 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 84.42% 82.75% 76.86%
Number of salaries quoted 209 116 102
Average salary £40,000 £38,765 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.18% +3.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing B2B across the Solihull region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

B2B Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

B2B
Salary Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing B2B across the Solihull region.

B2B Salary Trend in Solihull

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 8 (72.73%) Telecoms
2 6 (54.55%) Finance
3 5 (45.45%) Project Management
3 5 (45.45%) Marketing
3 5 (45.45%) Retail
3 5 (45.45%) Digital Media
4 3 (27.27%) NetScaler
4 3 (27.27%) Brocade
4 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (27.27%) Network Management
4 3 (27.27%) F5
4 3 (27.27%) PABX
4 3 (27.27%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (27.27%) Fortinet
4 3 (27.27%) Degree
4 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
4 3 (27.27%) CCNP
4 3 (27.27%) OSPF
4 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
4 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (27.27%) Firewall
4 3 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (27.27%) VoIP
4 3 (27.27%) WAN
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco
4 3 (27.27%) Citrix
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (18.18%) Scrum
6 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) VoIP
1 3 (27.27%) WAN
1 3 (27.27%) OSPF
1 3 (27.27%) Firewall
1 3 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (27.27%) PABX
1 3 (27.27%) NetScaler
General
1 8 (72.73%) Telecoms
2 6 (54.55%) Finance
3 5 (45.45%) Retail
3 5 (45.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Network Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Digital Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Digital Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
2 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
1 1 (9.09%) WCF
1 1 (9.09%) WPF
1 1 (9.09%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Digital Media
2 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (27.27%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (9.09%) iPhone
3 1 (9.09%) Smart Meter
3 1 (9.09%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (27.27%) Network Management
2 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
2 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 1 (9.09%) B2C
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE
4 1 (9.09%) Use Case
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C#
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) CCNP
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) VCP4
2 1 (9.09%) MCP
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (9.09%) CCNA
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco
1 3 (27.27%) Citrix
1 3 (27.27%) Brocade
1 3 (27.27%) Fortinet
1 3 (27.27%) F5
2 1 (9.09%) Apple
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft