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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 300 277 313
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +36
Permanent jobs citing B2B 1024 1064 882
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.96% 0.99% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 1.21% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 697 711 734
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,200 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -2.35%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
88683 88197 85657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.84% 82.39% 80.06%
Number of salaries quoted 72219 69978 71435
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend

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

B2B Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

B2B
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing B2B within the UK.

B2B Salary Trend in the UK

B2B
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing B2B over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 within the UK.

B2B Salary Histogram in the UK

B2B
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing B2B within the UK over the 3 months to 2 March 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
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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
England -15 983 £45,750 +1.66% 128
London +12 476 £52,500 +2.94% 59
South East +3 248 £42,500 -5.55% 29
Berkshire +59 111 £43,750 -5.40% 7
City of London +4 106 £50,000 - 17
North West -24 97 £35,000 - 15
Surrey -17 53 £25,000 -41.52% 8
East of England +5 40 £28,500 -5.00% 7
Reading +29 37 £36,250 -27.50% 2
Hampshire +10 34 £52,500 +5.00% 6
Cheshire -9 33 £35,000 +3.70% 2
Manchester -41 33 £26,250 -34.37% 10
East Midlands +16 32 £47,500 -21.48% 2
Yorkshire -3 29 £41,250 +14.58% 3
Oxfordshire +1 28 £35,000 -30.00% 2
South West -15 28 £41,250 +17.85% 7
Knutsford +19 24 £35,000 -2.77%
Southampton +6 24 £42,500 -29.16% 3
Nottingham 0 24 £47,500 -21.48% 1
Nottinghamshire -1 24 £47,500 -21.48% 1
West Midlands -38 23 £40,000 - 2
Oxford +19 22 £57,500 +91.66% 2
Lancashire +24 20 £23,500 -16.07% 2
Windsor - 18 £50,000 - 3
Bristol -9 16 £55,000 +74.60% 2
Cambridgeshire +18 15 £42,500 - 2
West Yorkshire -3 14 £34,000 -5.55% 2
Cambridge +11 13 £50,000 - 2
Redhill - 12 £25,000 -
Buckinghamshire +2 11 £60,000 +100.00%

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 715 (35.00%) Marketing
2 496 (24.28%) B2C
3 477 (23.35%) Agile Software Development
4 401 (19.63%) HTML
5 384 (18.80%) JavaScript
6 379 (18.55%) Degree
7 349 (17.08%) E-Commerce
8 345 (16.89%) SQL
9 342 (16.74%) CSS
10 327 (16.01%) Finance
11 299 (14.64%) Project Management
12 290 (14.19%) .NET
13 283 (13.85%) Microsoft
14 280 (13.71%) Business Development
15 269 (13.17%) CRM
16 254 (12.43%) C#
17 235 (11.50%) XML
18 230 (11.26%) MVC
19 208 (10.18%) Retail
19 208 (10.18%) SQL Server
20 204 (9.99%) Analytical Skills
21 200 (9.79%) ASP.NET
22 193 (9.45%) Digital Marketing
23 189 (9.25%) jQuery
24 183 (8.96%) MS Excel
24 183 (8.96%) Analytics
25 179 (8.76%) OO
26 177 (8.66%) Scrum
27 171 (8.37%) Oracle
28 166 (8.13%) Telecoms

B2B
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 134 (6.56%) CMS
2 63 (3.08%) WordPress
3 42 (2.06%) Elasticsearch
4 38 (1.86%) Apache
5 36 (1.76%) IIS
6 26 (1.27%) SharePoint
7 24 (1.17%) Tomcat
8 22 (1.08%) Sitecore CMS
8 22 (1.08%) Umbraco
9 21 (1.03%) Confluence
10 20 (0.98%) Drupal
11 14 (0.69%) WebSphere
12 13 (0.64%) FileNet
12 13 (0.64%) Node.js
12 13 (0.64%) Documentum
13 12 (0.59%) SAS
13 12 (0.59%) CICS
13 12 (0.59%) MQSeries
13 12 (0.59%) Apache Solr
14 9 (0.44%) JBoss
Applications
1 183 (8.96%) MS Excel
2 92 (4.50%) MS Office
3 52 (2.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 45 (2.20%) Photoshop
5 43 (2.10%) MS Visio
6 35 (1.71%) MS Project
7 21 (1.03%) Adobe Illustrator
8 10 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 9 (0.44%) OmniGraffle
10 7 (0.34%) Fireworks
10 7 (0.34%) SPSS
11 6 (0.29%) InDesign
12 4 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
12 4 (0.20%) FastStats
13 3 (0.15%) Adobe After Effects
14 2 (0.098%) Acrobat
15 1 (0.049%) S-PLUS
15 1 (0.049%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 54 (2.64%) Google Analytics
2 44 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 39 (1.91%) Oracle EBS
4 27 (1.32%) Magento
5 21 (1.03%) SAP ERP
6 17 (0.83%) Oracle ERP
7 14 (0.69%) SAP CRM
8 9 (0.44%) Agresso
9 8 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
9 8 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
10 7 (0.34%) SAP InfiniteInsight
11 6 (0.29%) SAP SRM
11 6 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
11 6 (0.29%) Oracle Utilities
12 5 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 5 (0.24%) WebTrends
13 3 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
13 3 (0.15%) Summit
13 3 (0.15%) SiteCatalyst
13 3 (0.15%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 77 (3.77%) SaaS
2 21 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.29%) Google Apps
5 6 (0.29%) OpenShift
5 6 (0.29%) GitHub
6 4 (0.20%) Force.com
6 4 (0.20%) PaaS
7 3 (0.15%) Office 365
8 2 (0.098%) CloudFront
8 2 (0.098%) Basecamp
9 1 (0.049%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.049%) MailChimp
9 1 (0.049%) ElastiCache
9 1 (0.049%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.049%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.049%) Heroku
9 1 (0.049%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.049%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 114 (5.58%) Internet
2 61 (2.99%) HTTP
3 35 (1.71%) Firewall
4 32 (1.57%) Unified Communications
5 26 (1.27%) FTP
6 24 (1.17%) Wireless
7 21 (1.03%) VoIP
8 17 (0.83%) WAN
8 17 (0.83%) LTE
9 16 (0.78%) LAN
10 14 (0.69%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (0.59%) Network Security
11 12 (0.59%) SSL
11 12 (0.59%) Intranet
12 11 (0.54%) MPLS
13 10 (0.49%) SAN
14 9 (0.44%) TCP/IP
15 7 (0.34%) SNMP
15 7 (0.34%) GSM
15 7 (0.34%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 208 (10.18%) SQL Server
2 90 (4.41%) MySQL
3 77 (3.77%) NoSQL
4 63 (3.08%) MongoDB
5 42 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 39 (1.91%) Relational Database
7 34 (1.66%) Big Data
8 33 (1.62%) Oracle Database
9 27 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
10 25 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
11 21 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 17 (0.83%) Data Mining
13 16 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
14 15 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 15 (0.73%) RDBMS
15 12 (0.59%) PowerCenter
15 12 (0.59%) Redis
16 10 (0.49%) OLAP
16 10 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
16 10 (0.49%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 52 (2.55%) JIRA
2 49 (2.40%) Git (software)
3 47 (2.30%) Subversion
4 40 (1.96%) Visual Studio
5 32 (1.57%) Axure RP
6 27 (1.32%) Selenium
7 23 (1.13%) Maven
8 22 (1.08%) Ant
9 19 (0.93%) Jenkins
10 18 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
11 16 (0.78%) WebDriver
11 16 (0.78%) SoapUI
12 15 (0.73%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 15 (0.73%) NUnit
12 15 (0.73%) SpecFlow
13 12 (0.59%) Eclipse
13 12 (0.59%) Dreamweaver
14 11 (0.54%) JUnit
14 11 (0.54%) Firebug
14 11 (0.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 715 (35.00%) Marketing
2 327 (16.01%) Finance
3 208 (10.18%) Retail
4 166 (8.13%) Telecoms
5 107 (5.24%) Advertising
6 63 (3.08%) Games
7 60 (2.94%) Banking
8 58 (2.84%) German Language
9 46 (2.25%) Law
10 38 (1.86%) French Language
11 37 (1.81%) Pharmaceutical
12 34 (1.66%) Legal
12 34 (1.66%) Publishing
13 30 (1.47%) Billing
14 26 (1.27%) Back Office
15 22 (1.08%) Manufacturing
15 22 (1.08%) Multimedia
16 21 (1.03%) Local Government
17 19 (0.93%) Front Office
17 19 (0.93%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 423 (20.70%) Developer
2 170 (8.32%) Analyst
3 167 (8.17%) Architect
4 120 (5.87%) .NET Developer
5 117 (5.73%) Consultant
6 112 (5.48%) Account Manager
7 104 (5.09%) Marketing Manager
8 80 (3.92%) Development Manager
9 78 (3.82%) Business Analyst
9 78 (3.82%) Designer
10 76 (3.72%) Web Developer
10 76 (3.72%) C# Developer
11 73 (3.57%) ASP.NET Developer
12 71 (3.48%) Project Manager
13 70 (3.43%) Solutions Architect
14 69 (3.38%) Senior Developer
15 66 (3.23%) Business Manager
16 61 (2.99%) Business Development Manager
16 61 (2.99%) C# .NET Developer
17 52 (2.55%) Sales Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 401 (19.63%) HTML
2 342 (16.74%) CSS
3 290 (14.19%) .NET
4 235 (11.50%) XML
5 200 (9.79%) ASP.NET
6 189 (9.25%) jQuery
7 155 (7.59%) Web Services
8 119 (5.82%) ASP.NET MVC
9 111 (5.43%) SOAP
10 105 (5.14%) Ajax
11 100 (4.89%) HTML5
12 94 (4.60%) WCF
13 87 (4.26%) .NET Framework
14 77 (3.77%) JSON
15 74 (3.62%) J2EE
16 67 (3.28%) CSS3
17 63 (3.08%) ASP.NET Web API
18 58 (2.84%) REST
19 47 (2.30%) AngularJS
20 44 (2.15%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 204 (9.99%) Analytical Skills
2 160 (7.83%) Social Media
3 142 (6.95%) User Experience
4 80 (3.92%) Mobile App
5 66 (3.23%) Management Information System
6 60 (2.94%) Computer Science
7 55 (2.69%) Open Source
8 54 (2.64%) iPad
9 44 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
10 37 (1.81%) Copywriting
11 36 (1.76%) Blog
12 33 (1.62%) Digital Media
13 30 (1.47%) Mathematics
14 26 (1.27%) iPhone
15 21 (1.03%) Statistics
15 21 (1.03%) Mainframe
16 20 (0.98%) Data Integration
17 15 (0.73%) W3C
17 15 (0.73%) PMI
18 14 (0.69%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 123 (6.02%) Windows
2 83 (4.06%) Linux
3 62 (3.03%) Apple iOS
4 58 (2.84%) UNIX
5 47 (2.30%) Android
6 19 (0.93%) Windows 8
7 13 (0.64%) Windows 7
7 13 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (0.49%) AIX
9 8 (0.39%) CentOS
10 7 (0.34%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.24%) Debian
11 5 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.20%) Solaris
13 2 (0.098%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.049%) SmartOS
14 1 (0.049%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 496 (24.28%) B2C
2 477 (23.35%) Agile Software Development
3 349 (17.08%) E-Commerce
4 299 (14.64%) Project Management
5 280 (13.71%) Business Development
6 269 (13.17%) CRM
7 230 (11.26%) MVC
8 193 (9.45%) Digital Marketing
9 183 (8.96%) Analytics
10 179 (8.76%) OO
11 177 (8.66%) Scrum
12 150 (7.34%) SOA
13 130 (6.36%) SEO
14 108 (5.29%) ERP
15 102 (4.99%) Business Intelligence
15 102 (4.99%) Web Development
16 89 (4.36%) Stakeholder Management
17 80 (3.92%) TDD
18 75 (3.67%) Content Management
19 74 (3.62%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 384 (18.80%) JavaScript
2 345 (16.89%) SQL
3 254 (12.43%) C#
4 163 (7.98%) Java
5 116 (5.68%) PHP
6 36 (1.76%) Ruby
7 30 (1.47%) C
8 29 (1.42%) T-SQL
9 26 (1.27%) Objective-C
10 24 (1.17%) VB.NET
11 17 (0.83%) Shell Script
12 16 (0.78%) Python
13 13 (0.64%) R
14 12 (0.59%) TypeScript
15 11 (0.54%) Bash Shell
15 11 (0.54%) VBA
15 11 (0.54%) PHP5
15 11 (0.54%) PL/SQL
16 10 (0.49%) VB
16 10 (0.49%) XPath
Qualifications
1 379 (18.55%) Degree
2 43 (2.10%) VCP4
3 42 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (1.27%) ISEB
5 24 (1.17%) CCIE
6 17 (0.83%) PMI Certification
7 16 (0.78%) CCNP
8 15 (0.73%) CCNA
8 15 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (0.54%) MCP
10 8 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (0.39%) PMP
10 8 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (0.39%) JNCIE
11 7 (0.34%) APMP
12 6 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 6 (0.29%) CISSP
13 5 (0.24%) MCSE
13 5 (0.24%) CCENT
13 5 (0.24%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (4.65%) QA
2 31 (1.52%) SLA
3 20 (0.98%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.44%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.29%) RosettaNet
5 6 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.098%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (0.88%) Active Directory
2 17 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (0.78%) vSphere
4 6 (0.29%) Docker
5 4 (0.20%) vCloud
6 1 (0.049%) XenApp
6 1 (0.049%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.049%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 19 (0.93%) Puppet
2 15 (0.73%) Nagios
3 9 (0.44%) ZABBIX
4 6 (0.29%) Cacti
5 5 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.24%) Ansible
6 4 (0.20%) Opsview
7 3 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.15%) nmon
8 2 (0.098%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.098%) logstash
9 1 (0.049%) cPanel
9 1 (0.049%) Plesk
Vendors
1 283 (13.85%) Microsoft
2 171 (8.37%) Oracle
3 122 (5.97%) Google
4 116 (5.68%) Salesforce.com
5 87 (4.26%) SAP
6 74 (3.62%) Cisco
7 55 (2.69%) Facebook
8 44 (2.15%) Adobe
9 43 (2.10%) Twitter
10 34 (1.66%) VMware
11 31 (1.52%) HP
12 29 (1.42%) IBM
12 29 (1.42%) Juniper
12 29 (1.42%) hybris
13 28 (1.37%) Sitecore
14 26 (1.27%) Apple
15 24 (1.17%) Zend
16 22 (1.08%) Siebel
17 21 (1.03%) Informatica
18 20 (0.98%) F5
Windsor, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25k - 30k + benefits
Posted: 33 minutes ago
Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits plus benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
MBR Partners Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Gosport, Hampshire
Vadis People
Salary: £35000 - £42500 per annum, Benefits plus car or car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Eaglecliff
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £95,000 to £105,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: 18,000 to £22,000 + Bonus (1st yr OTE £25-28K)
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + OTE £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Rossendale, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Intelletect
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Kuoni Travel Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Attractive Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum bonus(10%+), shares, Pension, Health
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Networking People
Salary: 10% Bonus, Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago