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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 314 325 337
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +12
Permanent jobs citing B2B 997 894 833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.88% 0.83% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 1.02% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 729 688 640
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,950 £26,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £42,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-10.58% +18.05%

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
93404 87809 88797
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.09% 81.58% 78.96%
Number of salaries quoted 75620 72127 74915
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £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 30 October 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 30 October 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
(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 +8 962 £45,000 - 167
London +41 472 £50,000 -4.76% 74
South East -9 203 £39,000 -16.12% 21
City of London +16 85 £50,000 -1.96% 15
North West -26 64 £32,000 -20.00% 21
Berkshire +17 63 £40,000 -15.78% 12
East of England +3 63 £45,000 +23.28% 5
Surrey +1 56 £24,000 -48.93% 2
West Midlands -7 44 £35,000 +4.47% 15
East Midlands +31 43 £36,750 -10.90% 6
Oxfordshire +40 39 £27,500 -37.14%
Manchester -17 38 £33,000 -13.72% 17
Yorkshire -33 37 £28,750 +5.50% 3
Egham +26 34 £24,000 -50.00%
West Yorkshire -28 28 £25,000 -9.09% 2
Nottinghamshire +25 27 £36,000 -10.00% 1
Nottingham +21 27 £36,000 -10.00% 1
Oxford +35 25 - -
South West -14 23 £45,000 +50.00% 15
Leeds -33 20 £23,750 -49.46% 2
Hampshire -11 19 £45,000 +50.00% 4
Bedfordshire -1 18 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Hertfordshire -28 18 £60,000 +41.17% 1
Windsor - 16 £33,750 - 4
Warwickshire +10 14 £64,000 +55.15% 1
Lancashire +7 13 £27,250 -42.63% 1
Essex -1 13 £40,000 +68.42%
Birmingham -23 12 £33,500 -4.28% 14
Luton - 12 £45,000 -
Scotland +13 11 £80,000 +100.00% 2

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

1 795 (34.70%) Marketing
2 655 (28.59%) B2C
3 556 (24.27%) Agile Software Development
4 463 (20.21%) HTML
5 445 (19.42%) JavaScript
6 440 (19.21%) E-Commerce
7 403 (17.59%) SQL
8 398 (17.37%) Finance
9 396 (17.29%) Degree
10 371 (16.19%) CSS
11 325 (14.19%) .NET
12 320 (13.97%) Project Management
13 279 (12.18%) C#
14 278 (12.13%) CRM
15 266 (11.61%) XML
16 263 (11.48%) SQL Server
17 259 (11.31%) Java
18 247 (10.78%) Microsoft
18 247 (10.78%) Scrum
19 241 (10.52%) Analytical Skills
20 238 (10.39%) Web Services
21 231 (10.08%) Digital Marketing
22 225 (9.82%) ASP.NET
23 218 (9.52%) Business Development
24 214 (9.34%) Social Media
25 213 (9.30%) Retail
26 208 (9.08%) MVC
26 208 (9.08%) Analytics
27 190 (8.29%) jQuery
28 187 (8.16%) Oracle

B2B
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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
1 181 (7.90%) CMS
2 67 (2.92%) Apache
3 45 (1.96%) Tomcat
4 38 (1.66%) WebSphere
5 36 (1.57%) Umbraco
6 34 (1.48%) Drupal
6 34 (1.48%) JBoss
7 32 (1.40%) WordPress
8 26 (1.13%) IIS
8 26 (1.13%) SharePoint
9 25 (1.09%) Node.js
10 24 (1.05%) Sitecore CMS
11 21 (0.92%) WebSphere Application Server
12 19 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
13 15 (0.65%) Apache Solr
14 14 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
15 13 (0.57%) Sitefinity
15 13 (0.57%) Orchard CMS
15 13 (0.57%) NServiceBus
16 11 (0.48%) SAS
Applications
1 177 (7.73%) MS Excel
2 91 (3.97%) MS Office
3 69 (3.01%) MS PowerPoint
4 55 (2.40%) MS Visio
5 45 (1.96%) Photoshop
6 21 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
7 14 (0.61%) MS Project
8 13 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
9 12 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 8 (0.35%) InDesign
11 7 (0.31%) SPSS
12 4 (0.17%) FastStats
13 3 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
13 3 (0.13%) Fireworks
14 1 (0.044%) S-PLUS
14 1 (0.044%) QuarkXPress
14 1 (0.044%) Final Cut Pro
14 1 (0.044%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 70 (3.06%) Google Analytics
2 45 (1.96%) Magento
3 30 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
4 21 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
5 19 (0.83%) WebTrends
6 16 (0.70%) SAP CRM
7 12 (0.52%) Oracle ERP
7 12 (0.52%) Tridion
8 6 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
8 6 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
8 6 (0.26%) SiteCatalyst
9 5 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
9 5 (0.22%) Visualfiles
9 5 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
9 5 (0.22%) SAP InfiniteInsight
9 5 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
10 4 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
10 4 (0.17%) SAP R/3
10 4 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 3 (0.13%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 91 (3.97%) SaaS
2 29 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (0.35%) MailChimp
5 6 (0.26%) Force.com
6 5 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.22%) IaaS
7 4 (0.17%) PaaS
7 4 (0.17%) Rackspace Cloud
8 3 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (0.13%) Route 53
9 2 (0.087%) GitHub
9 2 (0.087%) IBM SmartCloud
9 2 (0.087%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.087%) Office 365
10 1 (0.044%) Taleo
10 1 (0.044%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.044%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.044%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 83 (3.62%) Internet
2 33 (1.44%) VoIP
3 27 (1.18%) HTTP
3 27 (1.18%) Firewall
4 26 (1.13%) SNMP
5 22 (0.96%) Unified Communications
6 18 (0.79%) Wireless
7 15 (0.65%) Network Security
7 15 (0.65%) Extranet
8 14 (0.61%) TCP/IP
9 13 (0.57%) MPLS
9 13 (0.57%) WAN
10 12 (0.52%) DNS
11 11 (0.48%) SSL
11 11 (0.48%) LTE
12 10 (0.44%) SMTP
12 10 (0.44%) LAN
13 9 (0.39%) Intranet
14 7 (0.31%) FTP
14 7 (0.31%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 263 (11.48%) SQL Server
2 104 (4.54%) MySQL
3 85 (3.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 79 (3.45%) Relational Database
5 61 (2.66%) NoSQL
6 52 (2.27%) MongoDB
7 50 (2.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 42 (1.83%) RDBMS
9 31 (1.35%) Oracle Database
10 29 (1.27%) Big Data
11 25 (1.09%) Data Mining
12 24 (1.05%) MS Access
12 24 (1.05%) OLAP
12 24 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
13 22 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 21 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
15 19 (0.83%) Hadoop
16 15 (0.65%) CouchDB
17 14 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
18 13 (0.57%) DTS
Development Applications
1 91 (3.97%) Subversion
2 61 (2.66%) Git (software)
3 57 (2.49%) Selenium
4 46 (2.01%) Visual Studio
5 39 (1.70%) Axure RP
6 38 (1.66%) Eclipse
7 36 (1.57%) Ant
8 27 (1.18%) SoapUI
9 26 (1.13%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 24 (1.05%) JIRA
11 22 (0.96%) WebDriver
12 21 (0.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 19 (0.83%) FitNesse
14 18 (0.79%) Jenkins
15 17 (0.74%) Maven
16 15 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
17 9 (0.39%) Cucumber
18 8 (0.35%) JUnit
19 7 (0.31%) Xcode
19 7 (0.31%) SpecFlow
General
1 795 (34.70%) Marketing
2 398 (17.37%) Finance
3 213 (9.30%) Retail
4 170 (7.42%) Telecoms
5 136 (5.94%) Advertising
6 83 (3.62%) Publishing
7 77 (3.36%) Banking
8 66 (2.88%) Games
9 59 (2.58%) Legal
10 53 (2.31%) Law
11 36 (1.57%) Billing
12 34 (1.48%) Back Office
13 32 (1.40%) German Language
14 31 (1.35%) Manufacturing
15 22 (0.96%) Front Office
16 21 (0.92%) French Language
17 20 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
18 12 (0.52%) Automotive
19 11 (0.48%) Multimedia
20 9 (0.39%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 503 (21.96%) Developer
2 268 (11.70%) Analyst
3 163 (7.11%) Architect
4 136 (5.94%) .NET Developer
5 135 (5.89%) Business Analyst
6 112 (4.89%) Web Developer
7 110 (4.80%) Consultant
8 102 (4.45%) Project Manager
9 91 (3.97%) Senior Developer
10 90 (3.93%) Account Manager
11 84 (3.67%) Marketing Manager
11 84 (3.67%) Designer
12 71 (3.10%) Java Developer
13 70 (3.06%) C# Developer
13 70 (3.06%) Sales Executive
14 69 (3.01%) Product Manager
15 65 (2.84%) Solutions Architect
16 62 (2.71%) Senior Manager
17 60 (2.62%) Marketing Executive
18 59 (2.58%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 463 (20.21%) HTML
2 371 (16.19%) CSS
3 325 (14.19%) .NET
4 266 (11.61%) XML
5 238 (10.39%) Web Services
6 225 (9.82%) ASP.NET
7 190 (8.29%) jQuery
8 120 (5.24%) HTML5
9 116 (5.06%) SOAP
10 94 (4.10%) .NET Framework
11 88 (3.84%) ASP.NET MVC
12 82 (3.58%) Ajax
13 80 (3.49%) Spring
14 76 (3.32%) CSS3
15 68 (2.97%) WCF
16 66 (2.88%) REST
17 64 (2.79%) J2EE
18 63 (2.75%) Hibernate
19 61 (2.66%) JSP
20 54 (2.36%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 241 (10.52%) Analytical Skills
2 214 (9.34%) Social Media
3 139 (6.07%) User Experience
4 93 (4.06%) Mobile App
5 75 (3.27%) iPad
6 70 (3.06%) Computer Science
7 69 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
8 61 (2.66%) Open Source
8 61 (2.66%) Management Information System
9 51 (2.23%) Mathematics
10 36 (1.57%) Blog
11 35 (1.53%) FMCG
11 35 (1.53%) Digital Media
12 30 (1.31%) Graphic Design
13 27 (1.18%) iPhone
14 25 (1.09%) Inversion of Control
14 25 (1.09%) Statistics
15 23 (1.00%) Copywriting
16 22 (0.96%) Smart Meter
16 22 (0.96%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 150 (6.55%) Windows
2 126 (5.50%) Linux
3 60 (2.62%) UNIX
4 58 (2.53%) Apple iOS
5 42 (1.83%) Android
6 23 (1.00%) AIX
7 14 (0.61%) CentOS
8 12 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (0.52%) Windows 8
9 11 (0.48%) Debian
10 9 (0.39%) Windows XP
11 8 (0.35%) Mac OS X
12 6 (0.26%) Solaris
12 6 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (0.26%) Windows 7
13 5 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.17%) FreeBSD
14 4 (0.17%) Windows Phone 8
14 4 (0.17%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 655 (28.59%) B2C
2 556 (24.27%) Agile Software Development
3 440 (19.21%) E-Commerce
4 320 (13.97%) Project Management
5 278 (12.13%) CRM
6 247 (10.78%) Scrum
7 231 (10.08%) Digital Marketing
8 218 (9.52%) Business Development
9 208 (9.08%) MVC
9 208 (9.08%) Analytics
10 170 (7.42%) SEO
11 159 (6.94%) OO
12 156 (6.81%) SOA
13 132 (5.76%) TDD
14 119 (5.19%) Web Development
15 109 (4.76%) PRINCE2
16 105 (4.58%) Content Management
17 103 (4.50%) E-business
18 101 (4.41%) ITIL
19 100 (4.36%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 445 (19.42%) JavaScript
2 403 (17.59%) SQL
3 279 (12.18%) C#
4 259 (11.31%) Java
5 131 (5.72%) PHP
6 38 (1.66%) VB.NET
7 33 (1.44%) Python
7 33 (1.44%) Ruby
8 32 (1.40%) VB
8 32 (1.40%) VBA
9 31 (1.35%) C
10 30 (1.31%) T-SQL
11 26 (1.13%) Perl
12 24 (1.05%) PHP5
13 17 (0.74%) Objective-C
14 11 (0.48%) C++
15 10 (0.44%) F#
15 10 (0.44%) Golang
16 9 (0.39%) Apex Code
16 9 (0.39%) XPath
Qualifications
1 396 (17.29%) Degree
2 25 (1.09%) ISEB
2 25 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (0.70%) MCP
4 15 (0.65%) ISTQB
4 15 (0.65%) PMI Certification
5 14 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 12 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 11 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (0.48%) PMP
7 11 (0.48%) CCNA
8 10 (0.44%) CCNP
9 9 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (0.35%) MBA
10 8 (0.35%) MCSE
10 8 (0.35%) CCIE
11 7 (0.31%) Postgraduate
11 7 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 5 (0.22%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 169 (7.38%) QA
2 45 (1.96%) SLA
3 23 (1.00%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.17%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.087%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.044%) RosettaNet
6 1 (0.044%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.044%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 19 (0.83%) Active Directory
2 16 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.22%) vSphere
4 4 (0.17%) Varnish
4 4 (0.17%) vCloud
5 3 (0.13%) KVM
6 2 (0.087%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.044%) XenApp
7 1 (0.044%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.044%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 28 (1.22%) Puppet
2 11 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (0.44%) ZABBIX
4 7 (0.31%) HAProxy
4 7 (0.31%) Capistrano
5 6 (0.26%) Opsview
5 6 (0.26%) Nagios
6 4 (0.17%) OpenSSO
7 3 (0.13%) nmon
7 3 (0.13%) Ansible
8 1 (0.044%) Control-M
8 1 (0.044%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 247 (10.78%) Microsoft
2 187 (8.16%) Oracle
3 148 (6.46%) Google
4 133 (5.81%) Salesforce.com
5 74 (3.23%) Facebook
6 62 (2.71%) Twitter
6 62 (2.71%) SAP
7 51 (2.23%) hybris
8 46 (2.01%) Adobe
8 46 (2.01%) Cisco
9 45 (1.96%) HP
10 43 (1.88%) IBM
11 41 (1.79%) VMware
12 36 (1.57%) Sitecore
13 33 (1.44%) webMethods
13 33 (1.44%) ATG
13 33 (1.44%) Apple
14 31 (1.35%) Cognizant
14 31 (1.35%) Siebel
15 29 (1.27%) Demandware
London
CPI Selection
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Networking People
Salary: Pension & 28.5 Holiday
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Uniting Ambition
Salary: Market related
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Company paid pension, eCommerce trai
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Roc Search
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £60000 - £68000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
LEXSTRA
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
North London
Candidate Source
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Roc Search
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Roc Search
Salary: £18000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Douglas, Isle of Man
Eurobase People
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £28000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Windsor, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 55,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £20k - 28k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Little Black Book Agency
Posted: Yesterday
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £20k - 27k per year + OTE £10K-20K
Posted: Yesterday
Windsor, Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + OTE 150K+ Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Yoh Company
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday