The table below looks at the statistics for B2B skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 69 61 54
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Permanent jobs citing B2B 7 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.99% 0.76% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 0.96% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 8
Average salary £35,000 £25,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -47.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,300 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £25,000 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-8.75% +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 Staffordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
516 520 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 72.98% 78.67% 77.31%
Number of salaries quoted 407 439 308
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

B2B Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

B2B
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

B2B Salary Trend in Staffordshire

B2B
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing B2B across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

B2B Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

B2B
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing B2B within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Cannock - 3 £40,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent 0 2 £28,500 +14.00%
B2B
West Midlands

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 4 (44.44%) LAN
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (44.44%) WAN
2 4 (44.44%) VPN
2 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) CCNP
2 4 (44.44%) CCNA
2 4 (44.44%) Load Balancing
2 4 (44.44%) VLAN
3 3 (33.33%) SLA
3 3 (33.33%) MS Office
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 2 (22.22%) CSS
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) XML
4 2 (22.22%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) HTML
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) MCSE
4 2 (22.22%) VoIP
4 2 (22.22%) WLAN
4 2 (22.22%) N-Tier

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 3 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) LAN
1 4 (44.44%) WAN
1 4 (44.44%) VPN
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
1 4 (44.44%) VLAN
2 2 (22.22%) VoIP
2 2 (22.22%) WLAN
2 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (22.22%) SAN
2 2 (22.22%) DMZ
2 2 (22.22%) Internet
2 2 (22.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Relationships Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Network Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Security Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
1 2 (22.22%) CSS
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
1 2 (22.22%) XML
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) jQuery
1 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (22.22%) HTML5
1 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
1 2 (22.22%) Ajax
1 2 (22.22%) CSS3
1 2 (22.22%) Razor View Engine
1 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
1 4 (44.44%) Load Balancing
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
2 2 (22.22%) MVC
2 2 (22.22%) Six Sigma
2 2 (22.22%) Service Management
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Scrum
2 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
2 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
2 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
2 2 (22.22%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C#
1 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
1 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (44.44%) CCNP
1 4 (44.44%) CCNA
2 2 (22.22%) MCSE
2 2 (22.22%) CCIE
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (22.22%) CISSP
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
2 2 (22.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft