The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 259 331 315
Rank change year-on-year
+72 -16
Permanent jobs citing B2B 1249 826 914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.07% 0.76% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 0.96% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 835 630 745
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93783 85676 90586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.39% 78.54% 77.15%
Number of salaries quoted 75746 70459 77320
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 11 July 2014 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 11 July 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
England +79 1188 £45,000 +5.88% 167
London +54 613 £50,000 +5.26% 91
South East +58 258 £42,500 - 25
City of London +3 122 £57,500 +15.00% 28
East of England +21 74 £35,000 -2.77% 10
Surrey +44 72 £37,500 -23.07% 6
North West -7 56 £35,000 -4.10% 8
Berkshire +22 54 £42,500 - 6
Yorkshire -8 52 £40,000 +31.14% 9
Oxfordshire +34 51 £45,000 -30.76% 3
South West +27 50 £29,000 -17.14% 10
Manchester -8 43 £40,000 +25.98% 7
West Midlands +9 39 £35,000 +7.69% 6
Hampshire +10 33 £39,900 -0.25% 3
West Yorkshire -20 32 £42,500 +70.00% 5
Hertfordshire -15 28 £26,500 -32.05% 3
Bristol +27 27 £27,500 -23.07% 4
East Midlands -17 25 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Leeds -29 25 £42,500 +70.00% 3
Bedfordshire +2 18 £45,000 -19.64% 1
Luton -3 17 £45,000 -25.00%
Scotland -11 17 £26,750 -28.66% 4
Southampton +12 16 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Dorset +7 16 £29,000 +56.75%
Bournemouth - 16 £29,000 -
Reading -1 15 £35,000 -4.76% 1
Essex +8 14 £28,750 -17.85% 2
West Sussex +6 14 £60,000 +60.00% 1
Birmingham +13 13 £42,250 +24.26% 5
Nottinghamshire +11 13 £40,000 +26.98% 2

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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.

1 875 (35.64%) Marketing
2 692 (28.19%) B2C
3 517 (21.06%) HTML
4 482 (19.63%) Finance
5 466 (18.98%) SQL
6 448 (18.25%) JavaScript
7 445 (18.13%) E-Commerce
8 411 (16.74%) CSS
9 386 (15.72%) Degree
10 365 (14.87%) XML
11 364 (14.83%) Agile Software Development
12 322 (13.12%) Java
13 321 (13.08%) Project Management
14 316 (12.87%) CRM
15 306 (12.46%) .NET
16 293 (11.93%) Analytics
17 273 (11.12%) SQL Server
18 265 (10.79%) C#
19 259 (10.55%) Scrum
20 257 (10.47%) Digital Marketing
21 246 (10.02%) Web Services
22 240 (9.78%) SEO
23 231 (9.41%) Social Media
24 224 (9.12%) Business Development
25 220 (8.96%) Microsoft
26 219 (8.92%) MVC
27 214 (8.72%) Retail
28 205 (8.35%) ASP.NET
28 205 (8.35%) Oracle
29 200 (8.15%) Telecoms

B2B
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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
1 175 (7.13%) CMS
2 85 (3.46%) Tomcat
3 76 (3.10%) Apache
4 49 (2.00%) Drupal
5 43 (1.75%) WebSphere
6 42 (1.71%) IIS
7 35 (1.43%) SAS
7 35 (1.43%) WordPress
8 34 (1.38%) Umbraco
9 30 (1.22%) Node.js
10 28 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
10 28 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
11 24 (0.98%) SharePoint
12 22 (0.90%) Apache Solr
13 19 (0.77%) Liferay
14 18 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
14 18 (0.73%) Alfresco
15 15 (0.61%) Confluence
16 13 (0.53%) GlassFish
17 12 (0.49%) nginx
Applications
1 161 (6.56%) MS Excel
2 94 (3.83%) MS Office
3 81 (3.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 56 (2.28%) Photoshop
5 31 (1.26%) MS Visio
6 24 (0.98%) Adobe Illustrator
7 16 (0.65%) InDesign
8 15 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
9 13 (0.53%) MS Project
10 5 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
11 4 (0.16%) FastStats
11 4 (0.16%) Fireworks
11 4 (0.16%) SPSS
12 3 (0.12%) PowerPivot
12 3 (0.12%) InfoPath
13 2 (0.081%) Acrobat
14 1 (0.041%) QuarkXPress
14 1 (0.041%) CINEMA 4D
14 1 (0.041%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 80 (3.26%) Google Analytics
2 52 (2.12%) Magento
3 36 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
4 16 (0.65%) WebTrends
5 13 (0.53%) Tridion
6 11 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
7 9 (0.37%) SiteCatalyst
8 8 (0.33%) SAP CRM
9 7 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
9 7 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
10 6 (0.24%) SAP ERP
11 3 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 3 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
11 3 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
11 3 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
11 3 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
12 2 (0.081%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 2 (0.081%) Oracle 11i
12 2 (0.081%) Oracle CRM
12 2 (0.081%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 95 (3.87%) SaaS
2 49 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (0.53%) Office 365
3 13 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (0.49%) IaaS
5 9 (0.37%) PaaS
5 9 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.20%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.16%) Force.com
9 3 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (0.12%) IBM SmartCloud
9 3 (0.12%) Route 53
10 1 (0.041%) MailChimp
10 1 (0.041%) Rackspace Cloud
10 1 (0.041%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 94 (3.83%) Internet
2 39 (1.59%) SNMP
3 31 (1.26%) VoIP
4 27 (1.10%) Firewall
5 25 (1.02%) HTTP
6 21 (0.86%) Unified Communications
7 20 (0.81%) GSM
8 19 (0.77%) 4G
9 18 (0.73%) LTE
10 17 (0.69%) Radio Access Network
10 17 (0.69%) UMTS
11 16 (0.65%) Wireless
12 15 (0.61%) SMTP
12 15 (0.61%) Extranet
12 15 (0.61%) TCP/IP
12 15 (0.61%) DNS
13 13 (0.53%) FTP
14 11 (0.45%) SSL
14 11 (0.45%) SMS
15 9 (0.37%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 273 (11.12%) SQL Server
2 116 (4.73%) MySQL
3 98 (3.99%) Relational Database
4 65 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 59 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 54 (2.20%) RDBMS
7 44 (1.79%) NoSQL
8 38 (1.55%) Oracle Database
9 34 (1.38%) MongoDB
10 32 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
11 28 (1.14%) MS Access
12 24 (0.98%) DTS
12 24 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 24 (0.98%) Hadoop
13 23 (0.94%) PowerCenter
14 22 (0.90%) Big Data
15 20 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
16 19 (0.77%) BODI
17 17 (0.69%) OLAP
18 16 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 96 (3.91%) Subversion
2 80 (3.26%) Selenium
3 54 (2.20%) Git (software)
4 49 (2.00%) Eclipse
5 48 (1.96%) Ant
6 45 (1.83%) JIRA
7 29 (1.18%) SoapUI
8 26 (1.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 26 (1.06%) Visual Studio
8 26 (1.06%) FitNesse
9 22 (0.90%) Axure RP
10 21 (0.86%) SpecFlow
11 20 (0.81%) Cucumber
12 14 (0.57%) WebDriver
13 13 (0.53%) Jenkins
14 12 (0.49%) Maven
15 11 (0.45%) Dreamweaver
16 10 (0.41%) Balsamiq Mockups
17 8 (0.33%) Grunt
17 8 (0.33%) QUnit
General
1 875 (35.64%) Marketing
2 482 (19.63%) Finance
3 214 (8.72%) Retail
4 200 (8.15%) Telecoms
5 139 (5.66%) Publishing
6 128 (5.21%) Advertising
7 64 (2.61%) Banking
8 61 (2.48%) Legal
9 57 (2.32%) Games
10 46 (1.87%) Billing
11 42 (1.71%) Manufacturing
12 29 (1.18%) Back Office
12 29 (1.18%) German Language
13 23 (0.94%) Law
14 18 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
14 18 (0.73%) Multimedia
15 15 (0.61%) French Language
16 14 (0.57%) Front Office
17 12 (0.49%) Automotive
18 9 (0.37%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 557 (22.69%) Developer
2 286 (11.65%) Analyst
3 159 (6.48%) Architect
4 126 (5.13%) Business Analyst
4 126 (5.13%) Product Manager
5 123 (5.01%) Consultant
6 122 (4.97%) .NET Developer
7 121 (4.93%) Project Manager
8 120 (4.89%) Web Developer
9 118 (4.81%) Senior Developer
10 116 (4.73%) Java Developer
11 110 (4.48%) Account Manager
12 98 (3.99%) Marketing Manager
13 95 (3.87%) Designer
14 83 (3.38%) C# Developer
15 82 (3.34%) Business Manager
16 76 (3.10%) Senior Manager
17 70 (2.85%) Solutions Architect
18 68 (2.77%) C# .NET Developer
19 59 (2.40%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 517 (21.06%) HTML
2 411 (16.74%) CSS
3 365 (14.87%) XML
4 306 (12.46%) .NET
5 246 (10.02%) Web Services
6 205 (8.35%) ASP.NET
7 196 (7.98%) jQuery
8 132 (5.38%) HTML5
9 125 (5.09%) SOAP
10 111 (4.52%) XSLT
11 110 (4.48%) Spring
12 103 (4.20%) JSP
13 97 (3.95%) Hibernate
14 96 (3.91%) J2EE
15 88 (3.58%) Servlets
16 85 (3.46%) ASP.NET MVC
17 83 (3.38%) .NET Framework
18 80 (3.26%) Ajax
18 80 (3.26%) CSS3
19 79 (3.22%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 231 (9.41%) Social Media
2 114 (4.64%) Enterprise Software
3 92 (3.75%) Computer Science
4 78 (3.18%) iPad
5 69 (2.81%) Mobile App
6 66 (2.69%) Digital Media
7 64 (2.61%) Open Source
8 56 (2.28%) Management Information System
9 53 (2.16%) Inversion of Control
10 49 (2.00%) Mathematics
11 33 (1.34%) Mainframe
12 31 (1.26%) iPhone
13 30 (1.22%) Graphic Design
14 28 (1.14%) Copywriting
15 25 (1.02%) Statistics
16 24 (0.98%) FMCG
17 22 (0.90%) Visualisation
18 19 (0.77%) New Media
18 19 (0.77%) Mobile Payment
19 16 (0.65%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 156 (6.35%) Windows
2 155 (6.31%) Linux
3 89 (3.63%) Android
4 75 (3.05%) UNIX
5 72 (2.93%) Apple iOS
6 32 (1.30%) AIX
7 31 (1.26%) Solaris
8 21 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (0.49%) CentOS
11 12 (0.49%) Windows XP
12 10 (0.41%) Windows 7
13 6 (0.24%) Windows 8
13 6 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (0.24%) Windows Phone 8
13 6 (0.24%) Windows Phone
14 4 (0.16%) Debian
15 3 (0.12%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.081%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 692 (28.19%) B2C
2 445 (18.13%) E-Commerce
3 364 (14.83%) Agile Software Development
4 321 (13.08%) Project Management
5 316 (12.87%) CRM
6 293 (11.93%) Analytics
7 259 (10.55%) Scrum
8 257 (10.47%) Digital Marketing
9 240 (9.78%) SEO
10 224 (9.12%) Business Development
11 219 (8.92%) MVC
12 173 (7.05%) TDD
13 155 (6.31%) SOA
14 149 (6.07%) Product Management
15 129 (5.25%) OO
16 126 (5.13%) Web Development
17 122 (4.97%) Business Intelligence
18 113 (4.60%) PRINCE2
19 112 (4.56%) Content Management
20 106 (4.32%) Pay per click
Programming Languages
1 466 (18.98%) SQL
2 448 (18.25%) JavaScript
3 322 (13.12%) Java
4 265 (10.79%) C#
5 161 (6.56%) PHP
6 48 (1.96%) Perl
7 44 (1.79%) Ruby
8 32 (1.30%) Python
9 28 (1.14%) VB
9 28 (1.14%) C
9 28 (1.14%) PHP5
10 27 (1.10%) VBA
11 25 (1.02%) VB.NET
12 24 (0.98%) T-SQL
13 18 (0.73%) Shell Script
14 17 (0.69%) Apex Code
15 13 (0.53%) Groovy
16 12 (0.49%) Objective-C
17 11 (0.45%) Bash Shell
18 9 (0.37%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 386 (15.72%) Degree
2 28 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
4 19 (0.77%) ISEB
5 18 (0.73%) MCAD
5 18 (0.73%) MCSD
5 18 (0.73%) ACCA
6 14 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 13 (0.53%) MCP
8 12 (0.49%) ISTQB
9 11 (0.45%) MBA
10 10 (0.41%) PMI Certification
11 6 (0.24%) PMP
11 6 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (0.24%) CCIE
12 5 (0.20%) CCNP
13 3 (0.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (0.081%) MCTS
14 2 (0.081%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 2 (0.081%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 154 (6.27%) QA
2 45 (1.83%) SLA
3 26 (1.06%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.20%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (0.29%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.29%) KVM
3 4 (0.16%) VirtualBox
4 3 (0.12%) Xen
5 2 (0.081%) ISA Server
5 2 (0.081%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 25 (1.02%) Puppet
2 13 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (0.53%) OpenSSO
3 9 (0.37%) Opsview
3 9 (0.37%) Nagios
4 4 (0.16%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (0.16%) ZABBIX
4 4 (0.16%) HAProxy
4 4 (0.16%) Capistrano
5 3 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.041%) Salt
Vendors
1 220 (8.96%) Microsoft
2 205 (8.35%) Oracle
3 168 (6.84%) Google
4 122 (4.97%) Salesforce.com
5 90 (3.67%) Facebook
6 69 (2.81%) hybris
7 64 (2.61%) Twitter
8 59 (2.40%) Adobe
9 57 (2.32%) HP
9 57 (2.32%) SAP
10 56 (2.28%) ATG
11 49 (2.00%) JBoss
12 47 (1.91%) Informatica
12 47 (1.91%) webMethods
13 41 (1.67%) Demandware
14 40 (1.63%) VMware
15 39 (1.59%) Siebel
16 36 (1.47%) IBM
17 33 (1.34%) Cisco
18 30 (1.22%) Business Objects
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