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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 304 306 311
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Permanent jobs citing B2B 1056 977 1003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.94% 0.89% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 1.09% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 818 716 840
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
92095 89576 91817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.23% 81.81% 79.51%
Number of salaries quoted 75962 71840 78174
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 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +19 1009 £45,000 - 146
London +69 507 £52,500 - 56
South East +10 238 £40,000 -11.11% 25
Berkshire +28 101 £42,500 -5.55% 9
City of London +29 93 £50,000 - 15
North West -23 87 £35,000 -2.77% 12
Surrey +8 59 £25,000 -41.17% 1
Manchester -29 50 £30,500 -12.85% 8
East of England -5 49 £42,500 +41.66% 4
West Midlands -12 37 £31,500 -27.58% 14
East Midlands +33 34 £55,000 +33.33% 8
South West +7 34 £43,750 +36.71% 15
Hampshire -4 34 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Oxfordshire +17 27 £35,000 -17.64% 8
Nottingham +17 25 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Nottinghamshire +12 25 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Windsor - 25 £40,000 - 1
Scotland +12 21 £40,000 -
Egham +6 21 £20,500 -57.29%
Southampton +25 20 £51,250 +2.50%
Yorkshire -54 20 £40,000 +48.14% 10
Oxford +12 19 - - 2
Reading +6 17 £37,500 -37.50% 3
Kingston Upon Thames - 17 £52,500 -
Bristol +20 16 £55,000 +74.60% 12
Merseyside +24 15 £38,000 +22.58%
Maidenhead +9 15 £82,500 +135.71%
Cambridge +9 14 £38,750 -18.42% 2
Cambridgeshire +1 14 £38,750 -20.51% 2
Slough -5 14 £47,500 -26.92%

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 756 (34.52%) Marketing
2 551 (25.16%) B2C
3 546 (24.93%) Agile Software Development
4 434 (19.82%) HTML
5 420 (19.18%) JavaScript
6 387 (17.67%) SQL
6 387 (17.67%) Degree
7 367 (16.76%) E-Commerce
8 366 (16.71%) CSS
9 354 (16.16%) Finance
10 328 (14.98%) .NET
11 325 (14.84%) Project Management
12 292 (13.33%) C#
13 284 (12.97%) Microsoft
14 263 (12.01%) CRM
15 243 (11.10%) Business Development
16 242 (11.05%) SQL Server
17 238 (10.87%) ASP.NET
18 236 (10.78%) XML
19 220 (10.05%) MVC
20 216 (9.86%) Digital Marketing
21 215 (9.82%) Java
22 214 (9.77%) Scrum
23 205 (9.36%) Analytical Skills
24 204 (9.32%) MS Excel
25 199 (9.09%) Web Services
26 194 (8.86%) Retail
27 188 (8.58%) jQuery
28 184 (8.40%) Social Media
29 183 (8.36%) Analytics

B2B
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 167 (7.63%) CMS
2 51 (2.33%) Apache
3 37 (1.69%) WordPress
4 36 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
5 33 (1.51%) SharePoint
6 32 (1.46%) Drupal
7 28 (1.28%) IIS
8 27 (1.23%) Umbraco
8 27 (1.23%) Sitecore CMS
8 27 (1.23%) WebSphere
9 22 (1.00%) Tomcat
10 19 (0.87%) JBoss
11 18 (0.82%) Node.js
12 14 (0.64%) Confluence
13 12 (0.55%) SAS
14 11 (0.50%) WebLogic
15 10 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
15 10 (0.46%) Sitefinity
15 10 (0.46%) Orchard CMS
15 10 (0.46%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 204 (9.32%) MS Excel
2 92 (4.20%) MS Office
3 59 (2.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 54 (2.47%) MS Visio
5 36 (1.64%) Photoshop
6 35 (1.60%) MS Project
7 17 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
8 14 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 13 (0.59%) Adobe Illustrator
10 8 (0.37%) SPSS
11 4 (0.18%) InDesign
11 4 (0.18%) FastStats
12 2 (0.091%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.046%) S-PLUS
13 1 (0.046%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.046%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 56 (2.56%) Google Analytics
2 34 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 28 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
4 25 (1.14%) Magento
5 20 (0.91%) SAP CRM
6 16 (0.73%) WebTrends
7 15 (0.68%) Oracle ERP
8 10 (0.46%) Tridion
9 9 (0.41%) SAP ERP
10 7 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
10 7 (0.32%) SAP InfiniteInsight
11 6 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
11 6 (0.27%) Radian6
12 5 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
12 5 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
12 5 (0.23%) Visualfiles
13 4 (0.18%) Oracle 11i
13 4 (0.18%) SAP R/3
13 4 (0.18%) SiteCatalyst
13 4 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 94 (4.29%) SaaS
2 24 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (0.41%) MailChimp
6 6 (0.27%) OpenShift
7 4 (0.18%) Rackspace Cloud
7 4 (0.18%) Google Apps
7 4 (0.18%) GitHub
8 3 (0.14%) Force.com
8 3 (0.14%) IaaS
9 2 (0.091%) Basecamp
10 1 (0.046%) Office 365
10 1 (0.046%) IBM SmartCloud
10 1 (0.046%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.046%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.046%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.046%) Taleo
10 1 (0.046%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 99 (4.52%) Internet
2 45 (2.05%) HTTP
3 33 (1.51%) Unified Communications
4 27 (1.23%) Firewall
4 27 (1.23%) VoIP
5 22 (1.00%) Wireless
6 14 (0.64%) SNMP
6 14 (0.64%) Extranet
7 13 (0.59%) TCP/IP
7 13 (0.59%) FTP
7 13 (0.59%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (0.55%) SSL
8 12 (0.55%) SAN
8 12 (0.55%) MPLS
9 11 (0.50%) DNS
9 11 (0.50%) LAN
9 11 (0.50%) WAN
9 11 (0.50%) LTE
9 11 (0.50%) Network Security
10 9 (0.41%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 242 (11.05%) SQL Server
2 104 (4.75%) MySQL
3 74 (3.38%) NoSQL
4 72 (3.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 64 (2.92%) MongoDB
6 63 (2.88%) Relational Database
7 38 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 36 (1.64%) Big Data
9 35 (1.60%) Oracle Database
10 28 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 25 (1.14%) RDBMS
12 23 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
12 23 (1.05%) OLAP
13 22 (1.00%) Data Mining
14 20 (0.91%) Hadoop
15 16 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
16 13 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
17 12 (0.55%) CouchDB
17 12 (0.55%) MS Access
17 12 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 64 (2.92%) Subversion
2 63 (2.88%) Git (software)
3 54 (2.47%) Visual Studio
4 38 (1.74%) JIRA
5 37 (1.69%) Selenium
6 36 (1.64%) Axure RP
7 25 (1.14%) Eclipse
7 25 (1.14%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 22 (1.00%) Ant
9 21 (0.96%) SoapUI
10 19 (0.87%) Jenkins
11 18 (0.82%) WebDriver
11 18 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
12 16 (0.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 14 (0.64%) Maven
14 11 (0.50%) Xcode
14 11 (0.50%) Firebug
15 10 (0.46%) FitNesse
15 10 (0.46%) Cucumber
16 9 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 756 (34.52%) Marketing
2 354 (16.16%) Finance
3 194 (8.86%) Retail
4 172 (7.85%) Telecoms
5 126 (5.75%) Advertising
6 73 (3.33%) Games
7 71 (3.24%) Banking
8 66 (3.01%) Publishing
9 63 (2.88%) Legal
10 58 (2.65%) Law
11 30 (1.37%) German Language
12 29 (1.32%) Back Office
13 27 (1.23%) Manufacturing
14 26 (1.19%) Multimedia
14 26 (1.19%) Billing
15 25 (1.14%) French Language
16 23 (1.05%) Front Office
17 22 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
18 15 (0.68%) Automotive
19 14 (0.64%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 471 (21.51%) Developer
2 239 (10.91%) Analyst
3 159 (7.26%) Architect
4 139 (6.35%) .NET Developer
5 126 (5.75%) Business Analyst
6 110 (5.02%) Consultant
7 98 (4.47%) Web Developer
8 94 (4.29%) Marketing Manager
9 87 (3.97%) Account Manager
10 86 (3.93%) Project Manager
11 81 (3.70%) Designer
12 79 (3.61%) C# Developer
13 75 (3.42%) Senior Developer
14 73 (3.33%) ASP.NET Developer
15 71 (3.24%) Development Manager
16 67 (3.06%) C# .NET Developer
17 62 (2.83%) Sales Executive
18 61 (2.79%) Marketing Executive
19 59 (2.69%) Solutions Architect
20 56 (2.56%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 434 (19.82%) HTML
2 366 (16.71%) CSS
3 328 (14.98%) .NET
4 238 (10.87%) ASP.NET
5 236 (10.78%) XML
6 199 (9.09%) Web Services
7 188 (8.58%) jQuery
8 122 (5.57%) HTML5
9 116 (5.30%) SOAP
10 115 (5.25%) ASP.NET MVC
11 96 (4.38%) .NET Framework
12 94 (4.29%) Ajax
13 91 (4.16%) WCF
14 78 (3.56%) CSS3
15 67 (3.06%) REST
16 66 (3.01%) ASP.NET Web API
17 65 (2.97%) J2EE
18 62 (2.83%) JSON
19 58 (2.65%) Middleware
20 51 (2.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 205 (9.36%) Analytical Skills
2 184 (8.40%) Social Media
3 147 (6.71%) User Experience
4 92 (4.20%) Mobile App
5 66 (3.01%) iPad
5 66 (3.01%) Management Information System
6 62 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
7 57 (2.60%) Open Source
8 52 (2.37%) Computer Science
9 43 (1.96%) Mathematics
10 36 (1.64%) Blog
11 31 (1.42%) Copywriting
11 31 (1.42%) Digital Media
12 28 (1.28%) iPhone
13 25 (1.14%) FMCG
14 22 (1.00%) Statistics
15 20 (0.91%) Mainframe
15 20 (0.91%) Inversion of Control
16 19 (0.87%) Graphic Design
17 18 (0.82%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 143 (6.53%) Windows
2 100 (4.57%) Linux
3 59 (2.69%) UNIX
4 57 (2.60%) Apple iOS
5 44 (2.01%) Android
6 25 (1.14%) AIX
7 16 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (0.68%) Windows 8
9 11 (0.50%) CentOS
10 10 (0.46%) Mac OS X
11 9 (0.41%) Debian
12 7 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (0.32%) Windows 7
13 5 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (0.18%) FreeBSD
15 3 (0.14%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.046%) Windows Phone 8
16 1 (0.046%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.046%) SmartOS
16 1 (0.046%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 551 (25.16%) B2C
2 546 (24.93%) Agile Software Development
3 367 (16.76%) E-Commerce
4 325 (14.84%) Project Management
5 263 (12.01%) CRM
6 243 (11.10%) Business Development
7 220 (10.05%) MVC
8 216 (9.86%) Digital Marketing
9 214 (9.77%) Scrum
10 183 (8.36%) Analytics
11 178 (8.13%) OO
12 151 (6.89%) SOA
13 146 (6.67%) SEO
14 114 (5.21%) Web Development
15 98 (4.47%) TDD
15 98 (4.47%) ERP
16 95 (4.34%) PRINCE2
16 95 (4.34%) Content Management
17 93 (4.25%) Stakeholder Management
18 89 (4.06%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 420 (19.18%) JavaScript
2 387 (17.67%) SQL
3 292 (13.33%) C#
4 215 (9.82%) Java
5 123 (5.62%) PHP
6 41 (1.87%) Ruby
7 34 (1.55%) C
8 33 (1.51%) VB.NET
9 30 (1.37%) T-SQL
10 25 (1.14%) Python
11 22 (1.00%) VB
12 20 (0.91%) PHP5
13 19 (0.87%) Objective-C
14 14 (0.64%) VBA
15 13 (0.59%) Shell Script
16 12 (0.55%) Golang
16 12 (0.55%) XPath
16 12 (0.55%) Perl
17 10 (0.46%) Bash Shell
18 9 (0.41%) R
Qualifications
1 387 (17.67%) Degree
2 28 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (1.14%) ISEB
4 23 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (0.78%) PMI Certification
6 16 (0.73%) CCNA
7 15 (0.68%) MCP
7 15 (0.68%) CCIE
8 13 (0.59%) CCNP
9 11 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 9 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (0.37%) ISTQB
11 8 (0.37%) MCSE
11 8 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 7 (0.32%) JNCIE
12 7 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 7 (0.32%) APMP
12 7 (0.32%) Postgraduate
12 7 (0.32%) PMP
13 6 (0.27%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 135 (6.16%) QA
2 36 (1.64%) SLA
3 23 (1.05%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.41%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.18%) RosettaNet
5 4 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.091%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.046%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 19 (0.87%) Active Directory
2 17 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (0.64%) vSphere
4 6 (0.27%) Docker
5 4 (0.18%) Varnish
5 4 (0.18%) vCloud
6 2 (0.091%) KVM
7 1 (0.046%) XenApp
7 1 (0.046%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.046%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 25 (1.14%) Puppet
2 16 (0.73%) ZABBIX
3 10 (0.46%) Nagios
4 8 (0.37%) HAProxy
5 7 (0.32%) Capistrano
5 7 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.27%) Cacti
7 3 (0.14%) nmon
7 3 (0.14%) Ansible
8 1 (0.046%) logstash
8 1 (0.046%) Opsview
8 1 (0.046%) cPanel
8 1 (0.046%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.046%) Plesk
8 1 (0.046%) Control-M
Vendors
1 284 (12.97%) Microsoft
2 181 (8.26%) Oracle
3 124 (5.66%) Salesforce.com
4 122 (5.57%) Google
5 78 (3.56%) SAP
6 65 (2.97%) Cisco
7 55 (2.51%) HP
7 55 (2.51%) Facebook
8 44 (2.01%) Twitter
9 43 (1.96%) VMware
10 40 (1.83%) IBM
11 39 (1.78%) Adobe
12 38 (1.74%) Sitecore
13 32 (1.46%) Cognizant
14 31 (1.42%) hybris
15 30 (1.37%) Apple
16 29 (1.32%) Juniper
17 28 (1.28%) Siebel
18 25 (1.14%) iRise
18 25 (1.14%) F5
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Posted: 20 hours ago
West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Competitive Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
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Witney, Oxfordshire
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £60000 - £68000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Execellent, exec-level benefits.
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
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Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000
Posted: 23 hours ago
Northwood, Middlesex
TTR UK Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
LA International
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + Car, bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Windsor, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 55,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens, bens, bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Exponential-e
Posted: Yesterday
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £highly competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Great Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
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