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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 295 285 328
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +43
Permanent jobs citing B2B 1052 1164 895
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.95% 0.97% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 1.18% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 737 834 711
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £71,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
92045 98475 89909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.20% 82.01% 80.07%
Number of salaries quoted 74373 79144 73784
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,919 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(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
England -20 983 £45,000 -5.26% 153
London -19 479 £52,500 +2.94% 60
South East +42 258 £37,500 -11.76% 30
Berkshire +71 113 £40,000 -5.88% 6
City of London -28 78 £50,000 -9.09% 20
Surrey -4 56 £30,000 -17.80% 4
North West -16 55 £35,000 +27.27% 14
South West -28 47 £31,000 +3.33% 16
East of England +17 42 £47,500 +5.55% 7
Reading +24 37 £25,000 -47.36% 2
East Midlands +21 35 £45,000 +5.88% 9
Hampshire -3 32 £36,500 -33.63% 2
Yorkshire +1 31 £40,000 +11.11% 5
Windsor +8 26 £30,000 -29.41% 1
Cheshire +7 26 £35,000 +59.09% 4
West Midlands -30 24 £40,000 +5.26% 11
Cardiff +14 23 £35,000 +16.66%
Wales +13 23 £35,000 +16.66%
South Wales +9 23 £35,000 +16.66%
Oxfordshire +2 23 £58,750 +2.17% 5
Southampton -4 21 £35,000 -36.36% 1
Nottinghamshire -10 20 £47,500 +11.76% 5
Manchester -22 20 £21,250 -48.48% 5
Knutsford - 20 £35,000 - 1
Nottingham -9 19 £47,500 +11.76% 5
Buckinghamshire 0 17 £42,500 +41.66% 8
Milton Keynes -6 16 £42,500 +41.66% 7
Birmingham -7 16 £40,000 +28.00% 4
Bedfordshire +29 15 £50,000 -11.11% 1
West Yorkshire +14 15 £42,500 +18.05% 3

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 724 (35.47%) Marketing
2 473 (23.17%) Agile Software Development
3 458 (22.44%) B2C
4 398 (19.50%) JavaScript
5 397 (19.45%) HTML
6 362 (17.74%) Finance
7 351 (17.20%) Degree
8 345 (16.90%) SQL
9 343 (16.81%) CSS
10 336 (16.46%) E-Commerce
11 295 (14.45%) Project Management
12 288 (14.11%) CRM
13 284 (13.91%) .NET
14 280 (13.72%) Business Development
15 266 (13.03%) Microsoft
16 253 (12.40%) C#
17 243 (11.91%) SQL Server
18 230 (11.27%) XML
19 229 (11.22%) MVC
20 205 (10.04%) Retail
21 193 (9.46%) ASP.NET
22 191 (9.36%) Oracle
22 191 (9.36%) Digital Marketing
22 191 (9.36%) jQuery
23 190 (9.31%) Analytics
24 180 (8.82%) Scrum
25 170 (8.33%) Java
26 169 (8.28%) OO
27 166 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
28 163 (7.99%) Social Media

B2B
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 106 (5.19%) CMS
2 64 (3.14%) WordPress
3 42 (2.06%) IIS
4 38 (1.86%) Elasticsearch
5 31 (1.52%) Tomcat
6 30 (1.47%) Apache
7 27 (1.32%) WebSphere
8 21 (1.03%) SharePoint
9 19 (0.93%) Confluence
10 16 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
10 16 (0.78%) Apache Solr
11 14 (0.69%) JBoss
12 13 (0.64%) FileNet
12 13 (0.64%) Documentum
12 13 (0.64%) Drupal
13 12 (0.59%) SAS
13 12 (0.59%) CICS
13 12 (0.59%) WebLogic
13 12 (0.59%) MQSeries
14 11 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 163 (7.99%) MS Excel
2 82 (4.02%) MS Office
3 52 (2.55%) Photoshop
4 38 (1.86%) MS Project
4 38 (1.86%) MS PowerPoint
5 28 (1.37%) Adobe Illustrator
6 26 (1.27%) MS Visio
7 20 (0.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 10 (0.49%) OmniGraffle
9 9 (0.44%) InDesign
10 8 (0.39%) Fireworks
11 3 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
12 2 (0.098%) Adobe After Effects
12 2 (0.098%) SPSS
12 2 (0.098%) Acrobat
13 1 (0.049%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 39 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (1.47%) Magento
3 28 (1.37%) SAP ERP
4 24 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
5 12 (0.59%) Agresso
6 11 (0.54%) Oracle ERP
6 11 (0.54%) SAP SRM
6 11 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
7 9 (0.44%) SAP CRM
8 7 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
8 7 (0.34%) Oracle Utilities
9 6 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 5 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
10 5 (0.24%) SAP SD
11 4 (0.20%) WebTrends
11 4 (0.20%) SAP PS
11 4 (0.20%) Summit
11 4 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
12 3 (0.15%) SAP InfiniteInsight
13 2 (0.098%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 86 (4.21%) SaaS
2 45 (2.20%) Google Analytics
3 40 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (0.39%) PaaS
7 6 (0.29%) Google Apps
7 6 (0.29%) OpenShift
8 4 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
8 4 (0.20%) Force.com
8 4 (0.20%) GitHub
8 4 (0.20%) Google Drive
9 3 (0.15%) Office 365
10 2 (0.098%) CloudFront
10 2 (0.098%) Basecamp
11 1 (0.049%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.049%) MailChimp
11 1 (0.049%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.049%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.049%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 130 (6.37%) Internet
2 56 (2.74%) HTTP
3 32 (1.57%) FTP
4 29 (1.42%) Firewall
5 27 (1.32%) Unified Communications
6 18 (0.88%) WAN
7 17 (0.83%) VoIP
7 17 (0.83%) SAN
8 16 (0.78%) Wireless
9 15 (0.73%) LAN
10 12 (0.59%) Network Security
11 11 (0.54%) SSL
12 9 (0.44%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (0.44%) LTE
13 8 (0.39%) DNS
13 8 (0.39%) Intranet
13 8 (0.39%) SNMP
13 8 (0.39%) TCP/IP
14 7 (0.34%) MPLS
14 7 (0.34%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 243 (11.91%) SQL Server
2 82 (4.02%) MySQL
3 75 (3.67%) NoSQL
4 57 (2.79%) MongoDB
5 55 (2.69%) Oracle Database
6 48 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
7 40 (1.96%) Relational Database
8 31 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
9 24 (1.18%) Big Data
10 22 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
10 22 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 21 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
12 19 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 15 (0.73%) RDBMS
13 15 (0.73%) PowerCenter
13 15 (0.73%) OLAP
14 13 (0.64%) Data Mining
14 13 (0.64%) Redis
15 11 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
15 11 (0.54%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 52 (2.55%) Git (software)
2 48 (2.35%) Subversion
2 48 (2.35%) JIRA
3 39 (1.91%) Visual Studio
4 28 (1.37%) NUnit
5 27 (1.32%) Ant
6 26 (1.27%) SpecFlow
7 24 (1.18%) Jenkins
7 24 (1.18%) Eclipse
7 24 (1.18%) Axure RP
8 22 (1.08%) Selenium
9 19 (0.93%) Maven
10 18 (0.88%) Jasmine
11 17 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
12 12 (0.59%) Dreamweaver
12 12 (0.59%) Karma Test Runner
13 10 (0.49%) JUnit
13 10 (0.49%) FitNesse
14 9 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 9 (0.44%) Xcode
General
1 724 (35.47%) Marketing
2 362 (17.74%) Finance
3 205 (10.04%) Retail
4 146 (7.15%) Telecoms
5 114 (5.59%) Advertising
6 64 (3.14%) German Language
7 60 (2.94%) Games
8 45 (2.20%) Banking
9 41 (2.01%) Publishing
10 40 (1.96%) Back Office
11 30 (1.47%) French Language
12 27 (1.32%) Swedish Language
12 27 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
12 27 (1.32%) Billing
13 26 (1.27%) Law
13 26 (1.27%) Legal
13 26 (1.27%) Manufacturing
14 21 (1.03%) Multimedia
14 21 (1.03%) Front Office
15 17 (0.83%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 443 (21.71%) Developer
2 163 (7.99%) Analyst
3 159 (7.79%) Account Manager
4 149 (7.30%) Architect
5 143 (7.01%) Consultant
6 119 (5.83%) .NET Developer
6 119 (5.83%) Marketing Manager
7 93 (4.56%) Project Manager
8 91 (4.46%) Designer
9 78 (3.82%) Solutions Architect
10 74 (3.63%) C# Developer
11 73 (3.58%) Web Developer
12 72 (3.53%) ASP.NET Developer
13 70 (3.43%) Development Manager
14 64 (3.14%) Product Manager
15 62 (3.04%) Business Analyst
15 62 (3.04%) C# .NET Developer
16 61 (2.99%) Senior Developer
17 56 (2.74%) Business Manager
18 52 (2.55%) Business Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 397 (19.45%) HTML
2 343 (16.81%) CSS
3 284 (13.91%) .NET
4 230 (11.27%) XML
5 193 (9.46%) ASP.NET
6 191 (9.36%) jQuery
7 162 (7.94%) Web Services
8 121 (5.93%) ASP.NET MVC
9 115 (5.63%) HTML5
9 115 (5.63%) Ajax
10 97 (4.75%) WCF
11 95 (4.65%) SOAP
12 85 (4.16%) CSS3
13 79 (3.87%) JSON
14 77 (3.77%) .NET Framework
15 72 (3.53%) AngularJS
16 70 (3.43%) J2EE
17 57 (2.79%) REST
18 56 (2.74%) ASP.NET Web API
19 53 (2.60%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 166 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
2 163 (7.99%) Social Media
3 160 (7.84%) User Experience
4 90 (4.41%) Mobile App
5 59 (2.89%) Enterprise Software
6 57 (2.79%) Open Source
7 55 (2.69%) Computer Science
8 46 (2.25%) iPad
8 46 (2.25%) Management Information System
9 41 (2.01%) Digital Media
9 41 (2.01%) Copywriting
10 33 (1.62%) Blog
11 29 (1.42%) iPhone
12 26 (1.27%) Mainframe
13 21 (1.03%) Mathematics
14 19 (0.93%) Data Integration
15 18 (0.88%) W3C
16 17 (0.83%) Algorithms
17 15 (0.73%) Statistics
18 12 (0.59%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 119 (5.83%) Windows
2 103 (5.05%) Linux
3 79 (3.87%) Apple iOS
4 76 (3.72%) Android
5 65 (3.18%) UNIX
6 22 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (0.88%) Windows 8
8 11 (0.54%) Windows 7
8 11 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (0.49%) Mac OS X
10 9 (0.44%) AIX
11 7 (0.34%) CentOS
12 6 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (0.24%) Solaris
14 4 (0.20%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
16 2 (0.098%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 473 (23.17%) Agile Software Development
2 458 (22.44%) B2C
3 336 (16.46%) E-Commerce
4 295 (14.45%) Project Management
5 288 (14.11%) CRM
6 280 (13.72%) Business Development
7 229 (11.22%) MVC
8 191 (9.36%) Digital Marketing
9 190 (9.31%) Analytics
10 180 (8.82%) Scrum
11 169 (8.28%) OO
12 144 (7.06%) SEO
13 135 (6.61%) SOA
14 109 (5.34%) ERP
14 109 (5.34%) Business Intelligence
15 99 (4.85%) Web Development
16 95 (4.65%) Software Engineering
17 84 (4.12%) Stakeholder Management
18 83 (4.07%) TDD
19 81 (3.97%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 398 (19.50%) JavaScript
2 345 (16.90%) SQL
3 253 (12.40%) C#
4 170 (8.33%) Java
5 114 (5.59%) PHP
6 41 (2.01%) T-SQL
7 35 (1.71%) Objective-C
8 31 (1.52%) Ruby
9 28 (1.37%) C
10 26 (1.27%) PL/SQL
10 26 (1.27%) Shell Script
11 22 (1.08%) VB.NET
12 21 (1.03%) XQuery
13 20 (0.98%) XPath
14 17 (0.83%) Python
15 15 (0.73%) TypeScript
16 13 (0.64%) Bash Shell
17 12 (0.59%) R
18 8 (0.39%) ABAP
18 8 (0.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 351 (17.20%) Degree
2 40 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (1.03%) CCIE
4 16 (0.78%) ISEB
5 13 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (0.64%) CCNP
5 13 (0.64%) CCNA
5 13 (0.64%) PMI Certification
6 10 (0.49%) MCP
7 8 (0.39%) JNCIE
8 7 (0.34%) APMP
9 6 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.24%) CISSP
10 5 (0.24%) CCENT
10 5 (0.24%) CISA
10 5 (0.24%) CISM
11 3 (0.15%) Security Cleared
11 3 (0.15%) MCSE
11 3 (0.15%) CCDP
12 2 (0.098%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (4.80%) QA
2 23 (1.13%) SLA
3 13 (0.64%) Data Quality
4 11 (0.54%) RosettaNet
5 8 (0.39%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.29%) P3O
7 2 (0.098%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 29 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (0.64%) vSphere
3 12 (0.59%) Active Directory
4 7 (0.34%) Docker
5 1 (0.049%) vCloud
5 1 (0.049%) Firmware
5 1 (0.049%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.049%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.049%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (0.78%) Nagios
2 15 (0.73%) Puppet
3 10 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 7 (0.34%) Cacti
5 6 (0.29%) ZABBIX
6 4 (0.20%) Opsview
6 4 (0.20%) Ansible
6 4 (0.20%) Dollar Universe
7 3 (0.15%) Control-M
8 2 (0.098%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.098%) logstash
8 2 (0.098%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.049%) cPanel
9 1 (0.049%) Plesk
9 1 (0.049%) OpenSSO
9 1 (0.049%) SCOM
Vendors
1 266 (13.03%) Microsoft
2 191 (9.36%) Oracle
3 108 (5.29%) Google
4 102 (5.00%) SAP
5 97 (4.75%) Salesforce.com
6 77 (3.77%) Cisco
7 70 (3.43%) Adobe
8 56 (2.74%) Facebook
9 45 (2.20%) hybris
9 45 (2.20%) VMware
10 41 (2.01%) Twitter
11 34 (1.67%) HP
12 33 (1.62%) IBM
13 28 (1.37%) Informatica
14 24 (1.18%) Apple
15 22 (1.08%) Sitecore
16 21 (1.03%) Zend
16 21 (1.03%) Juniper
16 21 (1.03%) Avaya
16 21 (1.03%) Marketo
Redhill, Surrey
Reflex Computer Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens + OTE
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
CPS Group (UK) Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
LV=
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Trainline
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
C2B Solutions
Salary: £20,000 per annum OTE £7,500 + uncapped commission, target incentives
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Bonus (10%), Pension, Share Option
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Health, 28 days
Posted: 2 days ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £55,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent bonus scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
TechnoRecruit
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + OTE £65K - £70K
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
VIQU
Salary: £40k - 55k per year + Benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
IT People First
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Next Ventures Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Newton Blue
Salary: £20000 - £100000 per annum + car, benefits etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Newton Blue
Salary: £20000 - £100000 per annum + car, benefits etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Newton Blue
Salary: £20000 - £100000 per annum + car, benefits etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Newton Blue
Salary: £20000 - £100000 per annum + car, benefits etc
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Contact for details
Salary: uncapped OTE
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
QA
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago