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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 314 270 348
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +78
Permanent jobs citing B2B 983 1189 783
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.90% 1.03% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 1.24% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 774 786 593
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,125 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -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
92751 95703 87661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 85.16% 82.77% 81.82%
Number of salaries quoted 76646 76390 71838
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 -33 949 £47,500 +5.55% 138
London -38 496 £55,000 +10.00% 64
South East +11 253 £45,000 +5.88% 22
Berkshire +35 95 £47,750 -4.50% 8
City of London +7 86 £55,000 -2.65% 12
South West +15 52 £31,000 -11.42% 3
Surrey +1 50 £50,000 +48.14% 7
Buckinghamshire +25 44 £47,500 +43.93%
Slough +30 37 £59,000 -1.66% 3
Milton Keynes +17 37 £50,000 +62.60%
North West -24 33 £43,500 +55.35% 12
Reading +31 32 £42,000 -18.04% 2
Hampshire +38 30 £28,750 -27.94% 3
Yorkshire -19 29 £40,000 +41.59% 10
East of England -18 28 £35,000 - 6
West Midlands -10 25 £42,500 +21.42% 5
East Midlands -6 20 £40,000 -15.78% 3
Wiltshire +18 19 £27,500 -21.42%
Bournemouth +17 18 £31,000 +5.08% 1
Dorset +8 18 £31,000 +3.33% 1
Birmingham +15 17 £67,500 +60.71% 3
Wales +7 17 £37,500 -16.66% 2
South Wales -2 17 £37,500 -16.66% 2
West Yorkshire -17 17 £52,500 +90.90% 9
Leeds +7 16 £52,500 +90.90% 6
Cardiff +2 16 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Manchester -14 15 £36,250 +3.57% 9
Portsmouth - 14 £40,000 -
Scotland +16 13 £40,000 -50.00%
Cheshire +11 12 £43,500 - 2

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 634 (31.11%) Marketing
2 544 (26.69%) Agile Software Development
3 501 (24.58%) B2C
4 411 (20.17%) Finance
5 406 (19.92%) E-Commerce
6 371 (18.20%) HTML
7 369 (18.11%) JavaScript
8 304 (14.92%) SQL
9 301 (14.77%) Degree
10 287 (14.08%) CRM
11 283 (13.89%) CSS
12 273 (13.40%) .NET
13 263 (12.90%) Java
14 253 (12.41%) SQL Server
15 240 (11.78%) Microsoft
16 233 (11.43%) Business Development
17 230 (11.29%) C#
18 227 (11.14%) MVC
19 226 (11.09%) Project Management
20 220 (10.79%) Retail
21 208 (10.21%) Scrum
22 203 (9.96%) Analytical Skills
23 197 (9.67%) Analytics
24 184 (9.03%) Oracle
25 174 (8.54%) Web Services
26 173 (8.49%) Telecoms
27 171 (8.39%) XML
27 171 (8.39%) ASP.NET
28 161 (7.90%) Digital Marketing
29 157 (7.70%) User Experience

B2B
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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
1 100 (4.91%) CMS
2 45 (2.21%) IIS
3 44 (2.16%) Tomcat
4 43 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
5 40 (1.96%) WebSphere
6 33 (1.62%) Apache
7 25 (1.23%) Apache Solr
8 24 (1.18%) WordPress
9 23 (1.13%) JBoss
10 22 (1.08%) Umbraco
11 20 (0.98%) WebLogic
12 17 (0.83%) SharePoint
13 15 (0.74%) Drupal
14 12 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
14 12 (0.59%) Lync
15 11 (0.54%) Sitefinity
15 11 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
16 10 (0.49%) SugarCRM
16 10 (0.49%) Node.js
17 9 (0.44%) DNN
Applications
1 125 (6.13%) MS Excel
2 60 (2.94%) MS Office
3 57 (2.80%) MS Visio
4 42 (2.06%) Photoshop
5 39 (1.91%) MS PowerPoint
6 34 (1.67%) MS Project
7 16 (0.79%) Adobe Illustrator
7 16 (0.79%) OmniGraffle
7 16 (0.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 14 (0.69%) Fireworks
9 10 (0.49%) SPSS
10 9 (0.44%) InDesign
11 8 (0.39%) FastStats
12 3 (0.15%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.049%) InfoPath
13 1 (0.049%) Mingle
13 1 (0.049%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 32 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (1.08%) Adobe Campaign
3 20 (0.98%) SAP ERP
4 15 (0.74%) Magento
5 10 (0.49%) Unica
6 7 (0.34%) SAP CRM
7 6 (0.29%) SAP SD
7 6 (0.29%) SAP SRM
7 6 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
8 5 (0.25%) WebTrends
9 4 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
10 3 (0.15%) SAP PS
11 2 (0.098%) Oracle EBS
11 2 (0.098%) Oracle ERP
11 2 (0.098%) Summit
11 2 (0.098%) SAP Retail
11 2 (0.098%) Radian6
11 2 (0.098%) Infor M3
12 1 (0.049%) Oracle Utilities
12 1 (0.049%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 155 (7.61%) SaaS
2 47 (2.31%) Amazon AWS
3 41 (2.01%) Google Analytics
4 34 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
5 26 (1.28%) PaaS
6 11 (0.54%) IaaS
7 8 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (0.34%) Office 365
9 6 (0.29%) Adobe Analytics
10 5 (0.25%) Force.com
11 4 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.20%) Google Apps
11 4 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.098%) MailChimp
13 1 (0.049%) Silverpop
13 1 (0.049%) iPaaS
13 1 (0.049%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 106 (5.20%) Internet
2 23 (1.13%) HTTP
3 20 (0.98%) Firewall
4 18 (0.88%) Network Security
5 16 (0.79%) SAN
6 14 (0.69%) DNS
6 14 (0.69%) WAN
7 13 (0.64%) SMS
7 13 (0.64%) Intranet
8 12 (0.59%) Extranet
8 12 (0.59%) TCP/IP
8 12 (0.59%) VoIP
9 11 (0.54%) LAN
9 11 (0.54%) FTP
10 10 (0.49%) Wireless
11 9 (0.44%) Cisco IOS
11 9 (0.44%) VPN
12 8 (0.39%) Ethernet
13 7 (0.34%) MPLS
13 7 (0.34%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 253 (12.41%) SQL Server
2 95 (4.66%) Relational Database
3 79 (3.88%) MySQL
4 77 (3.78%) NoSQL
5 60 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
6 56 (2.75%) Oracle Database
7 43 (2.11%) RDBMS
8 37 (1.82%) MongoDB
9 35 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 31 (1.52%) MarkLogic
11 24 (1.18%) Hadoop
11 24 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
12 23 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
12 23 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 20 (0.98%) JasperReports
14 18 (0.88%) Data Mining
14 18 (0.88%) Redis
15 16 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
16 12 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
16 12 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 77 (3.78%) Git (software)
2 67 (3.29%) Visual Studio
3 62 (3.04%) Subversion
4 56 (2.75%) Eclipse
5 45 (2.21%) Ant
6 32 (1.57%) JIRA
7 31 (1.52%) NUnit
8 30 (1.47%) Jasmine
9 27 (1.32%) Maven
10 25 (1.23%) Jenkins
11 23 (1.13%) SpecFlow
11 23 (1.13%) FitNesse
12 21 (1.03%) Axure RP
13 20 (0.98%) JUnit
14 19 (0.93%) Karma Test Runner
15 17 (0.83%) CruiseControl
16 12 (0.59%) QUnit
17 11 (0.54%) Selenium
17 11 (0.54%) SoapUI
18 10 (0.49%) Dreamweaver
General
1 634 (31.11%) Marketing
2 411 (20.17%) Finance
3 220 (10.79%) Retail
4 173 (8.49%) Telecoms
5 86 (4.22%) Back Office
6 80 (3.93%) Advertising
7 75 (3.68%) Publishing
8 57 (2.80%) Games
9 49 (2.40%) Billing
10 42 (2.06%) Banking
11 41 (2.01%) German Language
12 38 (1.86%) Legal
13 29 (1.42%) Manufacturing
14 28 (1.37%) Law
15 27 (1.32%) Automotive
16 20 (0.98%) French Language
17 19 (0.93%) Dutch Language
18 16 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
19 15 (0.74%) Front Office
20 14 (0.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 454 (22.28%) Developer
2 230 (11.29%) Analyst
3 172 (8.44%) Consultant
4 155 (7.61%) Account Manager
5 137 (6.72%) Architect
6 97 (4.76%) Business Analyst
7 88 (4.32%) Java Developer
8 87 (4.27%) Senior Manager
8 87 (4.27%) Designer
9 82 (4.02%) Project Manager
9 82 (4.02%) Web Developer
9 82 (4.02%) Product Manager
10 81 (3.97%) Marketing Manager
11 76 (3.73%) Development Manager
12 68 (3.34%) Senior Developer
13 59 (2.89%) Solutions Architect
14 58 (2.85%) Sales Manager
15 57 (2.80%) Business Manager
16 55 (2.70%) .NET Developer
17 52 (2.55%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 371 (18.20%) HTML
2 283 (13.89%) CSS
3 273 (13.40%) .NET
4 174 (8.54%) Web Services
5 171 (8.39%) XML
5 171 (8.39%) ASP.NET
6 152 (7.46%) jQuery
7 124 (6.08%) HTML5
8 110 (5.40%) CSS3
9 109 (5.35%) AngularJS
9 109 (5.35%) ASP.NET MVC
10 100 (4.91%) SOAP
11 95 (4.66%) JSON
11 95 (4.66%) WCF
12 86 (4.22%) Spring
13 80 (3.93%) Ajax
14 73 (3.58%) .NET Framework
14 73 (3.58%) REST
15 65 (3.19%) JSP
16 63 (3.09%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 203 (9.96%) Analytical Skills
2 157 (7.70%) User Experience
3 145 (7.11%) Social Media
4 132 (6.48%) Mobile App
5 62 (3.04%) Enterprise Software
5 62 (3.04%) Management Information System
6 48 (2.36%) Blog
7 44 (2.16%) Data Centre
8 41 (2.01%) Computer Science
9 34 (1.67%) Digital Media
10 28 (1.37%) FMCG
10 28 (1.37%) Mainframe
11 24 (1.18%) Mathematics
12 23 (1.13%) Copywriting
13 20 (0.98%) iPad
13 20 (0.98%) Client/Server
14 19 (0.93%) Handset
14 19 (0.93%) Statistics
15 15 (0.74%) Algorithms
16 13 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 129 (6.33%) Windows
1 129 (6.33%) Linux
2 84 (4.12%) Apple iOS
3 79 (3.88%) UNIX
4 59 (2.89%) Android
5 21 (1.03%) Solaris
6 20 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (0.39%) Ubuntu
10 7 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.29%) CentOS
12 5 (0.25%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.20%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.20%) Windows 7
13 4 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
13 4 (0.20%) AIX
13 4 (0.20%) VMS
13 4 (0.20%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.20%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 544 (26.69%) Agile Software Development
2 501 (24.58%) B2C
3 406 (19.92%) E-Commerce
4 287 (14.08%) CRM
5 233 (11.43%) Business Development
6 227 (11.14%) MVC
7 226 (11.09%) Project Management
8 208 (10.21%) Scrum
9 197 (9.67%) Analytics
10 161 (7.90%) Digital Marketing
11 121 (5.94%) SEO
11 121 (5.94%) OO
12 113 (5.54%) Software Engineering
13 109 (5.35%) TDD
14 91 (4.47%) SDLC
15 87 (4.27%) Business Intelligence
16 84 (4.12%) Stakeholder Management
17 81 (3.97%) SOA
17 81 (3.97%) ERP
18 73 (3.58%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 369 (18.11%) JavaScript
2 304 (14.92%) SQL
3 263 (12.90%) Java
4 230 (11.29%) C#
5 123 (6.04%) PHP
6 54 (2.65%) PL/SQL
7 32 (1.57%) Perl
8 30 (1.47%) T-SQL
8 30 (1.47%) Python
9 29 (1.42%) C
9 29 (1.42%) Ruby
10 28 (1.37%) Objective-C
11 22 (1.08%) XQuery
12 21 (1.03%) Shell Script
12 21 (1.03%) C++
13 20 (0.98%) AWK
14 19 (0.93%) sed
15 15 (0.74%) XPath
16 13 (0.64%) PHP5
16 13 (0.64%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 301 (14.77%) Degree
2 20 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (0.79%) CCNP
4 12 (0.59%) CCIE
5 8 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 8 (0.39%) PMI Certification
6 6 (0.29%) CISA
6 6 (0.29%) CISM
6 6 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.29%) CISSP
6 6 (0.29%) CCNA
7 5 (0.25%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.25%) Security Cleared
8 4 (0.20%) MBA
8 4 (0.20%) ISEB
8 4 (0.20%) PMP
9 3 (0.15%) MCP
10 2 (0.098%) HNC
10 2 (0.098%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.098%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (5.79%) QA
2 28 (1.37%) SLA
3 10 (0.49%) P3O
4 8 (0.39%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.34%) COBIT
6 6 (0.29%) RosettaNet
6 6 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.20%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.098%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.098%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 45 (2.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (0.69%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.20%) Firmware
4 2 (0.098%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.098%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (0.098%) XenApp
4 2 (0.098%) Docker
5 1 (0.049%) vSphere
5 1 (0.049%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.049%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.049%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.049%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 24 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (0.88%) SCOM
3 16 (0.79%) Graphite
4 14 (0.69%) Ansible
5 13 (0.64%) Puppet
6 12 (0.59%) Vagrant
7 9 (0.44%) MOM
7 9 (0.44%) BMC PATROL
8 8 (0.39%) ZABBIX
8 8 (0.39%) logstash
8 8 (0.39%) Kibana
9 5 (0.25%) Control-M
9 5 (0.25%) Nagios
9 5 (0.25%) Dollar Universe
10 4 (0.20%) Cisco UCCE
10 4 (0.20%) Cisco UCCX
10 4 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
10 4 (0.20%) CA Spectrum
11 3 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 2 (0.098%) WMI
Vendors
1 240 (11.78%) Microsoft
2 184 (9.03%) Oracle
3 121 (5.94%) Salesforce.com
4 89 (4.37%) SAP
5 84 (4.12%) Google
6 70 (3.43%) hybris
7 64 (3.14%) Adobe
8 60 (2.94%) Cisco
9 57 (2.80%) VMware
10 47 (2.31%) IBM
11 41 (2.01%) Facebook
11 41 (2.01%) Twitter
12 32 (1.57%) HP
13 25 (1.23%) Informatica
14 24 (1.18%) Cognos
15 23 (1.13%) EMC
15 23 (1.13%) BMC
15 23 (1.13%) Zend
15 23 (1.13%) Marketo
16 22 (1.08%) Apple
London
Boston Hale
Salary: £48000 - £58000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum £35,000 - £45,000 + Benefits + Profi
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £27.5k - 30k per year + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
East Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: £25-£35k
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Poole and Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum plus 30% bonus & benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Premier Media
Salary: £44377.68 - £59170.24 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + uncapped commission + incentives
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + uncapped commission + incentives
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum, Benefits Bonus and Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Reed Technology
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Windsor, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £21000 per annum + + 30 % and bens
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £65,000 to £68,000 per annum Plus Bonus and Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £17500 - £20000 per annum + Uncapped Commission + Rewards
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Uncapped Commission + Rewards
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £48,000 per annum Plus excellent package, car, bonus etc
Posted: Yesterday