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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 42 45 37
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Permanent jobs citing B2B 8 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 2.91% 0.33% 2.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.74% 0.43% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 6
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +44.73%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
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
214 230 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 77.82% 75.66% 82.26%
Number of salaries quoted 170 177 132
Average salary £41,000 £38,765 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.76% +10.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,265 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 August 2014, 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 5 (50.00%) C#
1 5 (50.00%) HTML
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
1 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (50.00%) MCP
1 5 (50.00%) CRM
1 5 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (50.00%) Apple
1 5 (50.00%) Scrum
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (50.00%) WCF
1 5 (50.00%) WPF
1 5 (50.00%) HTML5
1 5 (50.00%) iPad
1 5 (50.00%) iPhone
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (30.00%) Time Management
2 3 (30.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Product Management
3 1 (10.00%) Lync
3 1 (10.00%) Office 365
3 1 (10.00%) Customer Insight
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) NetApp
3 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
1 5 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 4 (40.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 4 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 4 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Account Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) HTML
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
1 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (50.00%) WCF
1 5 (50.00%) WPF
1 5 (50.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) iPhone
1 5 (50.00%) iPad
2 3 (30.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Scrum
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (50.00%) CRM
1 5 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (30.00%) Time Management
3 1 (10.00%) Product Management
3 1 (10.00%) Customer Insight
3 1 (10.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Use Case
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) C#
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) MCP
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (10.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) NetApp