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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 308 261 355
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +94
Permanent jobs citing B2B 1027 1295 756
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.94% 1.11% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 1.34% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 799 865 560
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -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
92903 96809 88106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.83% 82.75% 81.03%
Number of salaries quoted 76050 77958 72052
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -41 987 £47,500 +5.55% 140
London -19 550 £50,000 - 60
South East -23 219 £45,000 +5.88% 32
City of London +11 101 £55,000 - 18
Berkshire +23 85 £50,000 +5.26% 9
Surrey -7 48 £42,500 +13.33% 5
East of England -19 44 £40,000 +20.30% 10
Yorkshire -7 43 £55,000 +57.14% 8
Buckinghamshire +33 41 £45,000 +74.75% 4
South West -24 40 £31,000 -4.61% 15
Milton Keynes +22 38 £45,000 +119.51% 2
North West -21 34 £42,500 +51.78% 3
Reading +21 28 £45,000 +12.50% 2
East Midlands +4 25 £40,000 -15.78% 3
West Midlands -28 24 £40,000 +14.28% 5
West Yorkshire -1 21 £60,000 +71.42% 6
Slough +11 20 £70,000 +16.66% 2
Leeds +11 19 £61,250 +58.06% 6
Wales +9 19 £52,500 +16.66% 1
South Wales +3 19 £52,500 +16.66%
Cardiff +3 18 £52,500 +75.00%
Hertfordshire -21 18 £40,000 +92.77% 3
Cheshire +12 15 £43,500 +58.18% 1
Hampshire -9 15 £45,000 +13.06% 9
Nottinghamshire 0 14 £40,000 -8.57% 1
Nottingham -1 14 £40,000 -8.57% 1
Bedfordshire -3 14 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Birmingham -7 13 £67,500 +82.43% 2
Manchester -20 13 £26,750 -28.66% 2
Dorset +6 12 £31,000 +6.89% 5

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 676 (32.52%) Marketing
2 542 (26.07%) Agile Software Development
3 499 (24.00%) B2C
4 408 (19.62%) Finance
5 405 (19.48%) HTML
6 404 (19.43%) E-Commerce
7 400 (19.24%) JavaScript
8 321 (15.44%) Degree
9 318 (15.30%) CSS
10 315 (15.15%) SQL
11 311 (14.96%) CRM
12 294 (14.14%) .NET
13 271 (13.04%) SQL Server
14 263 (12.65%) Microsoft
15 258 (12.41%) C#
16 250 (12.03%) MVC
17 248 (11.93%) Business Development
18 246 (11.83%) Java
19 236 (11.35%) Retail
20 225 (10.82%) Project Management
21 213 (10.25%) Scrum
22 212 (10.20%) Oracle
23 203 (9.76%) Analytics
24 196 (9.43%) XML
25 188 (9.04%) ASP.NET
26 180 (8.66%) Web Services
27 179 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
28 173 (8.32%) Social Media
29 170 (8.18%) Digital Marketing
30 168 (8.08%) User Experience

B2B
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 107 (5.15%) CMS
2 50 (2.41%) IIS
3 49 (2.36%) Tomcat
4 48 (2.31%) Elasticsearch
5 38 (1.83%) WebSphere
6 37 (1.78%) WordPress
7 34 (1.64%) Apache
8 31 (1.49%) Apache Solr
9 23 (1.11%) JBoss
10 22 (1.06%) WebLogic
11 21 (1.01%) Umbraco
12 19 (0.91%) SharePoint
13 16 (0.77%) Drupal
14 14 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
14 14 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
15 12 (0.58%) Sitefinity
16 11 (0.53%) Node.js
16 11 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
17 10 (0.48%) SugarCRM
18 9 (0.43%) Lync
Applications
1 128 (6.16%) MS Excel
2 65 (3.13%) MS Office
3 56 (2.69%) MS Visio
4 44 (2.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 41 (1.97%) Photoshop
6 26 (1.25%) MS Project
7 20 (0.96%) OmniGraffle
8 19 (0.91%) Adobe Illustrator
9 17 (0.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 13 (0.63%) InDesign
11 11 (0.53%) Fireworks
12 10 (0.48%) SPSS
13 8 (0.38%) FastStats
14 4 (0.19%) Adobe After Effects
15 2 (0.096%) Acrobat
16 1 (0.048%) InfoPath
16 1 (0.048%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 35 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (1.20%) Magento
3 24 (1.15%) SAP ERP
4 22 (1.06%) Adobe Campaign
5 10 (0.48%) Unica
5 10 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
6 9 (0.43%) Agresso
7 8 (0.38%) SAP SRM
7 8 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
8 7 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
9 6 (0.29%) SAP SD
9 6 (0.29%) SAP CRM
9 6 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
10 5 (0.24%) WebTrends
10 5 (0.24%) Oracle Utilities
11 4 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
11 4 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 3 (0.14%) SAP PS
12 3 (0.14%) SAP Retail
13 2 (0.096%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 145 (6.97%) SaaS
2 52 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
3 44 (2.12%) Google Analytics
4 39 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
5 26 (1.25%) PaaS
6 10 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (0.38%) IaaS
8 7 (0.34%) Adobe Analytics
9 6 (0.29%) Office 365
10 5 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (0.24%) Force.com
11 4 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.14%) Google Drive
13 2 (0.096%) GitHub
13 2 (0.096%) Google Apps
14 1 (0.048%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 1 (0.048%) Amazon ELB
14 1 (0.048%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 1 (0.048%) Amazon S3
14 1 (0.048%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 111 (5.34%) Internet
2 36 (1.73%) HTTP
3 18 (0.87%) Firewall
4 16 (0.77%) WAN
4 16 (0.77%) SAN
5 15 (0.72%) Extranet
5 15 (0.72%) FTP
6 14 (0.67%) TCP/IP
7 13 (0.63%) DNS
7 13 (0.63%) Intranet
7 13 (0.63%) SMS
8 12 (0.58%) LAN
8 12 (0.58%) VoIP
8 12 (0.58%) Network Security
9 11 (0.53%) Unified Communications
10 10 (0.48%) VPN
11 9 (0.43%) Cisco IOS
12 8 (0.38%) Wireless
12 8 (0.38%) WebEx
12 8 (0.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 271 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 89 (4.28%) NoSQL
2 89 (4.28%) Relational Database
3 86 (4.14%) MySQL
4 62 (2.98%) Data Warehouse
4 62 (2.98%) Oracle Database
5 44 (2.12%) MongoDB
6 37 (1.78%) RDBMS
7 35 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 28 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
8 28 (1.35%) MarkLogic
9 24 (1.15%) Hadoop
9 24 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 24 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
10 20 (0.96%) JasperReports
11 19 (0.91%) Data Mining
12 18 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
13 17 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
14 16 (0.77%) Big Data
15 14 (0.67%) Redis
Development Applications
1 81 (3.90%) Git (software)
2 71 (3.42%) Visual Studio
2 71 (3.42%) Subversion
3 55 (2.65%) Eclipse
4 50 (2.41%) Ant
5 39 (1.88%) NUnit
5 39 (1.88%) JIRA
6 37 (1.78%) Maven
7 32 (1.54%) Jenkins
8 30 (1.44%) Jasmine
8 30 (1.44%) SpecFlow
8 30 (1.44%) Axure RP
9 27 (1.30%) FitNesse
10 20 (0.96%) Karma Test Runner
11 18 (0.87%) JUnit
12 17 (0.82%) CruiseControl
13 16 (0.77%) Selenium
14 14 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
15 12 (0.58%) Grunt
15 12 (0.58%) QUnit
General
1 676 (32.52%) Marketing
2 408 (19.62%) Finance
3 236 (11.35%) Retail
4 152 (7.31%) Telecoms
5 89 (4.28%) Advertising
6 85 (4.09%) Back Office
7 68 (3.27%) Publishing
8 59 (2.84%) German Language
9 54 (2.60%) Games
10 43 (2.07%) Billing
11 42 (2.02%) Banking
12 34 (1.64%) Legal
13 33 (1.59%) Manufacturing
14 27 (1.30%) French Language
15 26 (1.25%) Law
16 19 (0.91%) Automotive
16 19 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
17 18 (0.87%) Swedish Language
18 16 (0.77%) Front Office
19 14 (0.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 473 (22.75%) Developer
2 208 (10.00%) Analyst
3 165 (7.94%) Consultant
4 159 (7.65%) Architect
5 154 (7.41%) Account Manager
6 95 (4.57%) Marketing Manager
7 93 (4.47%) Designer
8 87 (4.18%) Product Manager
9 86 (4.14%) Project Manager
10 82 (3.94%) Business Analyst
10 82 (3.94%) Senior Manager
11 76 (3.66%) Development Manager
11 76 (3.66%) Solutions Architect
12 75 (3.61%) Web Developer
12 75 (3.61%) .NET Developer
13 72 (3.46%) Java Developer
14 66 (3.17%) Senior Developer
15 56 (2.69%) Business Manager
16 55 (2.65%) Sales Manager
17 53 (2.55%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 405 (19.48%) HTML
2 318 (15.30%) CSS
3 294 (14.14%) .NET
4 196 (9.43%) XML
5 188 (9.04%) ASP.NET
6 180 (8.66%) Web Services
7 167 (8.03%) jQuery
8 135 (6.49%) HTML5
9 122 (5.87%) ASP.NET MVC
10 120 (5.77%) CSS3
11 118 (5.68%) AngularJS
12 116 (5.58%) SOAP
13 111 (5.34%) WCF
14 105 (5.05%) JSON
15 101 (4.86%) Ajax
16 80 (3.85%) Spring
17 78 (3.75%) .NET Framework
18 72 (3.46%) REST
19 64 (3.08%) JSP
20 61 (2.93%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 179 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
2 173 (8.32%) Social Media
3 168 (8.08%) User Experience
4 131 (6.30%) Mobile App
5 65 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
6 51 (2.45%) Data Centre
7 50 (2.41%) Blog
8 49 (2.36%) Management Information System
9 48 (2.31%) Computer Science
10 44 (2.12%) Digital Media
11 33 (1.59%) Copywriting
12 26 (1.25%) FMCG
13 25 (1.20%) iPad
13 25 (1.20%) Mathematics
13 25 (1.20%) Mainframe
14 22 (1.06%) Client/Server
15 18 (0.87%) Statistics
15 18 (0.87%) Algorithms
16 16 (0.77%) iPhone
17 15 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 136 (6.54%) Windows
2 135 (6.49%) Linux
3 96 (4.62%) Apple iOS
4 80 (3.85%) UNIX
5 74 (3.56%) Android
6 21 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (0.96%) Solaris
8 16 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (0.53%) Windows 8
11 10 (0.48%) Ubuntu
12 8 (0.38%) CentOS
12 8 (0.38%) Windows 7
13 7 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (0.29%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.19%) zOS
15 4 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
15 4 (0.19%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.14%) VMS
17 2 (0.096%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 542 (26.07%) Agile Software Development
2 499 (24.00%) B2C
3 404 (19.43%) E-Commerce
4 311 (14.96%) CRM
5 250 (12.03%) MVC
6 248 (11.93%) Business Development
7 225 (10.82%) Project Management
8 213 (10.25%) Scrum
9 203 (9.76%) Analytics
10 170 (8.18%) Digital Marketing
11 146 (7.02%) SEO
12 139 (6.69%) OO
13 126 (6.06%) Software Engineering
14 111 (5.34%) TDD
15 108 (5.19%) ERP
16 93 (4.47%) Continuous Integration
17 92 (4.43%) SOA
18 91 (4.38%) Business Intelligence
19 90 (4.33%) Stakeholder Management
20 81 (3.90%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 400 (19.24%) JavaScript
2 315 (15.15%) SQL
3 258 (12.41%) C#
4 246 (11.83%) Java
5 122 (5.87%) PHP
6 53 (2.55%) PL/SQL
7 39 (1.88%) Objective-C
8 33 (1.59%) T-SQL
9 32 (1.54%) C
10 30 (1.44%) Ruby
11 27 (1.30%) Python
12 25 (1.20%) Perl
12 25 (1.20%) XQuery
13 24 (1.15%) Shell Script
14 19 (0.91%) XPath
14 19 (0.91%) C++
15 17 (0.82%) VB.NET
15 17 (0.82%) AWK
16 16 (0.77%) sed
17 15 (0.72%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 321 (15.44%) Degree
2 16 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (0.58%) CCNP
4 10 (0.48%) CCIE
5 9 (0.43%) PMI Certification
6 7 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (0.29%) ISEB
7 6 (0.29%) CISSP
7 6 (0.29%) MCP
7 6 (0.29%) CISA
7 6 (0.29%) CISM
8 5 (0.24%) CCNA
8 5 (0.24%) PMP
9 4 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.19%) MBA
9 4 (0.19%) SC Cleared
9 4 (0.19%) Security Cleared
10 3 (0.14%) CCDP
11 2 (0.096%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (5.92%) QA
2 20 (0.96%) SLA
3 10 (0.48%) P3O
4 8 (0.38%) RosettaNet
5 6 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.29%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.24%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.24%) COBIT
7 4 (0.19%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.096%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 44 (2.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (0.63%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.19%) Firmware
4 2 (0.096%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.096%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (0.096%) XenApp
4 2 (0.096%) vSphere
4 2 (0.096%) Docker
5 1 (0.048%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.048%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 27 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (0.87%) SCOM
3 16 (0.77%) Graphite
4 15 (0.72%) Ansible
5 14 (0.67%) Puppet
6 12 (0.58%) Vagrant
7 9 (0.43%) MOM
7 9 (0.43%) BMC PATROL
8 8 (0.38%) ZABBIX
8 8 (0.38%) logstash
8 8 (0.38%) Kibana
9 5 (0.24%) Dollar Universe
9 5 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 5 (0.24%) Control-M
10 4 (0.19%) Nagios
11 3 (0.14%) Opsview
12 2 (0.096%) HP Quality Center
12 2 (0.096%) Capistrano
13 1 (0.048%) OpenSSO
13 1 (0.048%) WMI
Vendors
1 263 (12.65%) Microsoft
2 212 (10.20%) Oracle
3 118 (5.68%) Salesforce.com
4 101 (4.86%) SAP
4 101 (4.86%) Google
5 72 (3.46%) Adobe
6 71 (3.42%) hybris
7 58 (2.79%) Cisco
7 58 (2.79%) Facebook
8 57 (2.74%) VMware
9 54 (2.60%) Twitter
10 45 (2.16%) IBM
11 32 (1.54%) HP
12 26 (1.25%) Zend
13 25 (1.20%) Apple
13 25 (1.20%) BMC
13 25 (1.20%) Informatica
14 24 (1.15%) Marketo
15 21 (1.01%) New Relic
15 21 (1.01%) EMC
Bedford, Bedfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: 18,000 to £22,000 + Bonus (1st yr OTE £25-28K)
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ECM Selection
Salary: to £highly competitive plus benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Senitor Associates
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Travelport
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + 10% Bonus, 25 Days’ Holiday & Ski Trip!
Posted: 22 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £29000 - £35000 per annum + Commission
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Market Leading Salary with Excellent commission scheme and benefits.
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
First Point
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, 25 Days, FULL Training
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago