The table below looks at the statistics for B2B skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business-to-Business (B2B)
UK
Rank 310 295 299
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +4
Permanent jobs citing B2B 820 1094 1139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.97% 1.09% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 1.23% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 654 829 779
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-8.04% +8.75%

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
74927 89028 92672
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.79% 88.30% 86.70%
Number of salaries quoted 61585 73757 75638
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing B2B as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 February 2017 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing B2B within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -11 804 £50,000 - 156
London +10 382 £60,000 +9.09% 73
South East -4 150 £42,500 -15.00% 19
North West +31 87 £40,000 +14.44% 11
City of London +45 73 £55,000 +2.32% 21
East of England -8 44 £57,500 +76.92% 12
Manchester -14 37 £36,250 +3.57% 5
West Midlands +15 36 £45,000 +28.57% 11
Berkshire -15 36 £50,000 -9.09% 6
East Midlands -5 33 £45,000 - 6
Hampshire +38 32 £35,000 -4.76% 4
Yorkshire -38 30 £36,250 +3.57% 4
Buckinghamshire +27 28 £50,000 +14.94%
Surrey +9 28 £42,000 -20.00% 3
South West +7 27 £33,000 -39.21% 17
Essex +36 21 £30,625 -5.76% 2
Cheshire +14 21 £45,000 +28.57% 4
Milton Keynes +26 18 £50,000 +66.66%
Merseyside +12 17 £27,500 -35.29% 2
Northamptonshire +31 16 £45,000 - 1
West Yorkshire -27 16 £30,000 -22.58% 1
Northampton +35 15 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Bedfordshire +30 15 £65,000 +36.84% 1
Luton +15 15 £65,000 +62.50% 1
West Sussex +14 13 £22,500 -50.00% 1
Crewe - 13 £45,000 -
Billericay - 13 £19,500 -
Sheffield -12 12 £39,000 +56.00% 1
South Yorkshire -17 12 £39,000 +56.00% 1
Oxfordshire +18 11 £35,000 -29.29% 2

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT jobs citing B2B also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for B2B.

1 594 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
2 527 (28.52%) B2C
3 416 (22.51%) Marketing
4 380 (20.56%) Finance
5 322 (17.42%) Degree
6 272 (14.72%) E-Commerce
7 254 (13.74%) JavaScript
8 214 (11.58%) Analytics
9 205 (11.09%) Microsoft
10 204 (11.04%) SQL
11 203 (10.98%) HTML
12 192 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
13 184 (9.96%) CSS
14 182 (9.85%) Project Management
15 181 (9.79%) SaaS
16 179 (9.69%) Business Development
16 179 (9.69%) Scrum
17 171 (9.25%) Java
17 171 (9.25%) CRM
18 166 (8.98%) Telecoms
19 165 (8.93%) B2B Sales
20 162 (8.77%) MS Excel
21 149 (8.06%) .NET
22 143 (7.74%) MySQL
22 143 (7.74%) C#
22 143 (7.74%) Web Services
22 143 (7.74%) Git (software)
23 138 (7.47%) Windows
24 134 (7.25%) SQL Server
24 134 (7.25%) TDD

B2B
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 83 (4.49%) CMS
2 70 (3.79%) IIS
3 52 (2.81%) WordPress
4 44 (2.38%) Apache
5 34 (1.84%) BizTalk Server
6 31 (1.68%) Tomcat
7 29 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
8 27 (1.46%) JBoss
9 24 (1.30%) MS Exchange
10 17 (0.92%) SAS
10 17 (0.92%) SharePoint
11 11 (0.60%) Cloud Foundry
11 11 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
12 9 (0.49%) Confluence
12 9 (0.49%) JCAPS
13 8 (0.43%) Apache Spark
13 8 (0.43%) WebSphere
14 7 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
14 7 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 6 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 162 (8.77%) MS Excel
2 83 (4.49%) MS Office
3 40 (2.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 33 (1.79%) MS Visio
5 31 (1.68%) Photoshop
6 25 (1.35%) Adobe Illustrator
7 19 (1.03%) SPSS
8 18 (0.97%) InDesign
9 15 (0.81%) MS Project
10 11 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 10 (0.54%) InVision
12 9 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
13 6 (0.32%) OmniGraffle
14 4 (0.22%) UXPin
15 2 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
15 2 (0.11%) CINEMA 4D
16 1 (0.054%) Camtasia
16 1 (0.054%) Snagit
16 1 (0.054%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 23 (1.24%) SAP Hybris
2 21 (1.14%) Magento
3 16 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
4 12 (0.65%) Payment Gateway
4 12 (0.65%) SAP ERP
5 8 (0.43%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 8 (0.43%) Unica
6 6 (0.32%) NetSuite
7 5 (0.27%) Eloqua
7 5 (0.27%) Oracle BRM
7 5 (0.27%) SAP Business One
8 4 (0.22%) Maximo
8 4 (0.22%) SAP HR
8 4 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (0.22%) SAP Retail
9 3 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
9 3 (0.16%) WebTrends
10 2 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
10 2 (0.11%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 181 (9.79%) SaaS
2 83 (4.49%) Amazon AWS
3 39 (2.11%) Google Analytics
4 32 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
5 26 (1.41%) GitHub
6 14 (0.76%) Office 365
7 12 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (0.60%) Adobe Analytics
9 10 (0.54%) PaaS
10 9 (0.49%) Force.com
11 8 (0.43%) Silverpop
12 7 (0.38%) AdWords
12 7 (0.38%) Trello
13 6 (0.32%) Google Play
13 6 (0.32%) IaaS
14 5 (0.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 5 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
14 5 (0.27%) AWS OpsWorks
15 3 (0.16%) Amazon Kinesis
15 3 (0.16%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 74 (4.00%) Internet
2 63 (3.41%) Firewall
3 55 (2.98%) TCP/IP
4 51 (2.76%) DNS
5 44 (2.38%) WAN
6 39 (2.11%) SAN
7 31 (1.68%) MPLS
8 28 (1.52%) Wireless
9 27 (1.46%) SSL
9 27 (1.46%) VPN
10 26 (1.41%) DHCP
10 26 (1.41%) LAN
11 25 (1.35%) Unified Communications
12 23 (1.24%) LDAP
13 17 (0.92%) VoIP
14 16 (0.87%) SMTP
15 15 (0.81%) Ethernet
16 12 (0.65%) IPsec
16 12 (0.65%) Network Security
16 12 (0.65%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (7.74%) MySQL
2 134 (7.25%) SQL Server
3 41 (2.22%) Big Data
4 40 (2.16%) Relational Database
5 32 (1.73%) NoSQL
6 24 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
6 24 (1.30%) Oracle Database
7 21 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
8 20 (1.08%) MongoDB
9 19 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
10 17 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
11 15 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 14 (0.76%) RDBMS
13 12 (0.65%) Oracle Database 10g
14 11 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
15 9 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
15 9 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 8 (0.43%) Hadoop
17 7 (0.38%) Apache Cassandra
17 7 (0.38%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 143 (7.74%) Git (software)
2 40 (2.16%) Jenkins
3 32 (1.73%) JIRA
4 19 (1.03%) Subversion
5 18 (0.97%) Selenium
6 16 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (0.81%) Axure RP
8 12 (0.65%) TeamCity
8 12 (0.65%) Visual Studio
9 11 (0.60%) JUnit
10 10 (0.54%) TestNG
11 8 (0.43%) Firebug
11 8 (0.43%) Mocha
11 8 (0.43%) SpecFlow
12 7 (0.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 7 (0.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 7 (0.38%) Vagrant
13 6 (0.32%) git-flow
13 6 (0.32%) Octopus Deploy
13 6 (0.32%) RSpec
General
1 416 (22.51%) Marketing
2 380 (20.56%) Finance
3 166 (8.98%) Telecoms
4 126 (6.82%) Retail
5 62 (3.35%) Publishing
6 57 (3.08%) Advertising
6 57 (3.08%) Banking
7 46 (2.49%) Manufacturing
8 33 (1.79%) Legal
9 32 (1.73%) German Language
10 29 (1.57%) Games
11 20 (1.08%) Law
12 17 (0.92%) French Language
13 13 (0.70%) Billing
14 12 (0.65%) Back Office
15 10 (0.54%) Brand Awareness
15 10 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
16 9 (0.49%) Automotive
16 9 (0.49%) Financial Institution
17 8 (0.43%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 289 (15.64%) Developer
2 186 (10.06%) Analyst
3 141 (7.63%) Product Manager
4 119 (6.44%) Consultant
5 109 (5.90%) Architect
6 92 (4.98%) Business Analyst
7 89 (4.82%) Marketing Manager
8 72 (3.90%) Senior Developer
9 69 (3.73%) Account Manager
10 59 (3.19%) Sales Manager
10 59 (3.19%) Software Engineer
11 58 (3.14%) C# Developer
12 52 (2.81%) Recruitment Consultant
13 51 (2.76%) Project Manager
13 51 (2.76%) Senior Manager
14 50 (2.71%) JavaScript Engineer
15 49 (2.65%) Business Manager
16 48 (2.60%) Service Manager
17 42 (2.27%) Web Developer
18 39 (2.11%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (10.98%) HTML
2 184 (9.96%) CSS
3 149 (8.06%) .NET
4 143 (7.74%) Web Services
5 107 (5.79%) HTML5
6 94 (5.09%) CSS3
7 87 (4.71%) Node.js
8 86 (4.65%) jQuery
8 86 (4.65%) REST
9 82 (4.44%) AngularJS
10 78 (4.22%) XML
11 68 (3.68%) RESTful
12 64 (3.46%) ASP.NET
13 51 (2.76%) SOAP
14 42 (2.27%) Middleware
15 41 (2.22%) EDI
16 40 (2.16%) JSON
16 40 (2.16%) Spring
17 34 (1.84%) React
17 34 (1.84%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 192 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
2 125 (6.76%) User Experience
3 95 (5.14%) Data Centre
4 92 (4.98%) Mobile App
5 90 (4.87%) Social Media
6 70 (3.79%) Management Information System
7 66 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
8 65 (3.52%) Computer Science
9 41 (2.22%) iPad
10 39 (2.11%) Blog
11 32 (1.73%) Life Science
12 21 (1.14%) Fintech
13 19 (1.03%) Driving Licence
14 16 (0.87%) Replication
15 14 (0.76%) Digital Media
16 12 (0.65%) FMCG
16 12 (0.65%) Virtual Team
17 9 (0.49%) Cyberthreat
17 9 (0.49%) Graphic Design
18 8 (0.43%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 138 (7.47%) Windows
2 117 (6.33%) Linux
3 64 (3.46%) Windows Server
4 41 (2.22%) Unix
5 37 (2.00%) Android
6 36 (1.95%) Apple iOS
7 34 (1.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 33 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
9 31 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
10 25 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 21 (1.14%) Windows 7
12 16 (0.87%) Mac OS X
13 8 (0.43%) Windows XP
14 4 (0.22%) AIX
14 4 (0.22%) HPUX
14 4 (0.22%) Solaris
14 4 (0.22%) Windows 2000
14 4 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
14 4 (0.22%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.16%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 594 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
2 527 (28.52%) B2C
3 272 (14.72%) E-Commerce
4 214 (11.58%) Analytics
5 182 (9.85%) Project Management
6 179 (9.69%) Business Development
6 179 (9.69%) Scrum
7 171 (9.25%) CRM
8 165 (8.93%) B2B Sales
9 134 (7.25%) TDD
10 124 (6.71%) Stakeholder Management
11 123 (6.66%) Software Engineering
12 120 (6.49%) Business Intelligence
13 113 (6.11%) Web Development
14 107 (5.79%) Product Management
15 100 (5.41%) Change Management
16 93 (5.03%) ITIL
16 93 (5.03%) Risk Management
17 92 (4.98%) BDD
18 91 (4.92%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 254 (13.74%) JavaScript
2 204 (11.04%) SQL
3 171 (9.25%) Java
4 143 (7.74%) C#
5 99 (5.36%) PHP
6 59 (3.19%) Python
7 39 (2.11%) Ruby
8 36 (1.95%) C
9 35 (1.89%) Perl
10 27 (1.46%) PowerShell
10 27 (1.46%) VBA
11 22 (1.19%) C++
12 21 (1.14%) T-SQL
13 19 (1.03%) Bash Shell
14 17 (0.92%) VB
15 14 (0.76%) Groovy
16 13 (0.70%) ES6
16 13 (0.70%) Objective-C
16 13 (0.70%) PL/SQL
17 11 (0.60%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 322 (17.42%) Degree
2 24 (1.30%) GCIH
2 24 (1.30%) GIAC
3 22 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
4 16 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (0.76%) MCSA
5 14 (0.76%) MCSE
6 13 (0.70%) CISSP
7 12 (0.65%) SC Cleared
7 12 (0.65%) Security Cleared
8 11 (0.60%) CCNA
8 11 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (0.49%) ISEB
10 8 (0.43%) CCNP
11 6 (0.32%) CompTIA Security+
11 6 (0.32%) PMI Certification
11 6 (0.32%) Security+ Certification
12 5 (0.27%) CISM
12 5 (0.27%) MBA
13 4 (0.22%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (5.63%) QA
2 84 (4.55%) PCI DSS
3 42 (2.27%) SLA
4 14 (0.76%) Data Quality
5 12 (0.65%) GAMP
6 9 (0.49%) PMO
7 8 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (0.32%) COBIT
8 6 (0.32%) COSO
9 4 (0.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 4 (0.22%) ISO 14001
9 4 (0.22%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.16%) Actionable Recommendations
10 3 (0.16%) ISO27002
11 2 (0.11%) ISO22301
12 1 (0.054%) GDPR
12 1 (0.054%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.054%) PA-DSS
12 1 (0.054%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 53 (2.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (2.22%) Active Directory
3 24 (1.30%) Hyper-V
4 16 (0.87%) Docker
5 12 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (0.60%) Firmware
6 11 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (0.22%) MetaFrame
7 4 (0.22%) Terminal Server
8 2 (0.11%) vSphere
9 1 (0.054%) IAG
9 1 (0.054%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 27 (1.46%) Puppet
2 24 (1.30%) Red Hat Satellite
3 17 (0.92%) Ansible
4 14 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (0.70%) Nessus
5 13 (0.70%) SELinux
5 13 (0.70%) WSUS
6 11 (0.60%) Nagios
6 11 (0.60%) SCCM
7 6 (0.32%) Capistrano
7 6 (0.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 5 (0.27%) Packer
8 5 (0.27%) Terraform
9 4 (0.22%) Rancher
10 3 (0.16%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (0.11%) cPanel
11 2 (0.11%) Kibana
12 1 (0.054%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
12 1 (0.054%) Kubernetes
12 1 (0.054%) SCOM
Vendors
1 205 (11.09%) Microsoft
2 114 (6.17%) Salesforce.com
3 80 (4.33%) Oracle
4 73 (3.95%) SAP
5 66 (3.57%) Cisco
6 65 (3.52%) Google
7 64 (3.46%) VMware
8 46 (2.49%) Adobe
9 34 (1.84%) hybris
10 31 (1.68%) TOWER Software
11 29 (1.57%) IBM
12 27 (1.46%) NetApp
12 27 (1.46%) Red Hat
13 24 (1.30%) Facebook
13 24 (1.30%) Twitter
14 23 (1.24%) Zend
15 19 (1.03%) Marketo
16 18 (0.97%) Apple
17 17 (0.92%) Tableau
18 15 (0.81%) Sophos
South West London
set2recruit
Salary: Unspecified DOE + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
blu digital
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Montash
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits + Commission
Posted: 16 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Commission + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £18000 per annum + Great Culture, Commission & Training
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50k - £65k + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £90k - 110k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £80000 - £85000 Per Annum plus bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £25,000 + Commission (OTE £50,000+)
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Hanover Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000-70,000
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Lea Consultancy Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + UNCAPPED COMMISSION!!
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £21000.00 - £26500.00 per annum + £10,000 commission (uncapped)
Posted: 6 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum Excellent benefits package of a FTSE
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £25,000 - £28,000
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Montash
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Lutterworth, Leicestershire
Searchability
Posted: 3 days ago