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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 297 299 306
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Permanent jobs citing B2B 1002 960 959
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.95% 0.94% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 1.14% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 740 679 812
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
87595 84426 87603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.73% 82.29% 80.07%
Number of salaries quoted 72135 67329 74163
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 £30,919 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
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 January 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 30 January 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 +4 960 £47,500 +2.15% 156
London +38 485 £52,500 - 67
South East +15 242 £40,000 -11.11% 24
Berkshire +33 109 £42,500 -15.00% 7
City of London +8 105 £50,000 -9.09% 23
North West -22 93 £35,000 -2.77% 13
Surrey -11 51 £25,000 -41.86% 2
Manchester -44 44 £30,000 -17.24% 6
Reading +24 35 £37,500 - 1
Hampshire 0 31 £43,750 -12.50% 7
East of England -15 30 £40,000 +33.33% 7
East Midlands +8 29 £67,500 +11.57% 8
South West -6 27 £35,000 - 11
Yorkshire -17 26 £38,750 +29.16% 6
West Midlands -22 26 £34,500 -22.03% 12
Oxfordshire +3 25 £35,000 -14.63% 4
Nottingham +7 24 £58,750 -2.89% 3
Nottinghamshire +3 24 £58,750 -2.89% 4
Cheshire -19 19 £35,000 -2.77% 5
Lancashire +13 18 £23,500 -16.07% 2
Southampton +11 18 £56,250 +12.50% 4
Oxford +5 18 £57,500 +91.66% 1
Bristol +7 16 £55,000 +69.23% 8
Scotland +5 16 £40,000 - 2
Windsor - 16 £50,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire +5 14 £50,000 +25.00% 2
West Yorkshire +2 13 £27,500 -67.64% 4
Wokingham +7 12 £35,000 +11.11%
Kingston Upon Thames +3 12 £52,500 -
Slough -1 12 £47,500 -13.63% 1

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 701 (35.28%) Marketing
2 492 (24.76%) B2C
3 471 (23.70%) Agile Software Development
4 393 (19.78%) HTML
5 378 (19.02%) JavaScript
6 369 (18.57%) Degree
7 338 (17.01%) E-Commerce
8 336 (16.91%) SQL
9 335 (16.86%) CSS
10 316 (15.90%) Finance
11 306 (15.40%) Project Management
12 290 (14.59%) .NET
13 269 (13.54%) Microsoft
14 257 (12.93%) C#
15 256 (12.88%) Business Development
16 253 (12.73%) CRM
17 227 (11.42%) XML
18 213 (10.72%) MVC
19 212 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
20 206 (10.37%) ASP.NET
21 203 (10.22%) Digital Marketing
22 200 (10.07%) SQL Server
23 191 (9.61%) Retail
24 188 (9.46%) MS Excel
25 187 (9.41%) Java
26 179 (9.01%) jQuery
27 177 (8.91%) Web Services
28 175 (8.81%) Analytics
29 167 (8.40%) OO
30 166 (8.35%) Telecoms

B2B
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 148 (7.45%) CMS
2 50 (2.52%) WordPress
3 36 (1.81%) Elasticsearch
3 36 (1.81%) Apache
4 30 (1.51%) IIS
5 29 (1.46%) SharePoint
6 26 (1.31%) Umbraco
6 26 (1.31%) Sitecore CMS
7 19 (0.96%) Confluence
7 19 (0.96%) Drupal
8 18 (0.91%) Tomcat
9 17 (0.86%) WebSphere
10 16 (0.81%) Node.js
11 12 (0.60%) Documentum
11 12 (0.60%) FileNet
12 11 (0.55%) CICS
12 11 (0.55%) SAS
12 11 (0.55%) MQSeries
13 10 (0.50%) Sitefinity
13 10 (0.50%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 188 (9.46%) MS Excel
2 78 (3.93%) MS Office
3 55 (2.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 44 (2.21%) Photoshop
4 44 (2.21%) MS Visio
5 35 (1.76%) MS Project
6 22 (1.11%) Adobe Illustrator
7 11 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 8 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
9 7 (0.35%) SPSS
9 7 (0.35%) Fireworks
10 4 (0.20%) FastStats
10 4 (0.20%) InDesign
11 3 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
12 2 (0.10%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.050%) Final Cut Pro
13 1 (0.050%) S-PLUS
13 1 (0.050%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 56 (2.82%) Google Analytics
2 37 (1.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 32 (1.61%) Oracle EBS
4 22 (1.11%) Magento
5 18 (0.91%) SAP CRM
6 14 (0.70%) SAP ERP
7 11 (0.55%) Oracle ERP
8 8 (0.40%) WebTrends
9 7 (0.35%) SAP InfiniteInsight
9 7 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
10 5 (0.25%) SAP SRM
10 5 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
11 4 (0.20%) SAP R/3
11 4 (0.20%) Tridion
12 3 (0.15%) Fredhopper
12 3 (0.15%) Summit
12 3 (0.15%) Agresso
12 3 (0.15%) SAP HR
12 3 (0.15%) PeopleSoft HRMS
12 3 (0.15%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 75 (3.77%) SaaS
2 23 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.30%) OpenShift
6 5 (0.25%) Google Apps
6 5 (0.25%) MailChimp
6 5 (0.25%) Force.com
7 4 (0.20%) GitHub
8 2 (0.10%) IaaS
8 2 (0.10%) Basecamp
8 2 (0.10%) Office 365
9 1 (0.050%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.050%) Heroku
9 1 (0.050%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.050%) IBM SmartCloud
9 1 (0.050%) Taleo
9 1 (0.050%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 107 (5.39%) Internet
2 53 (2.67%) HTTP
3 34 (1.71%) Firewall
4 29 (1.46%) Unified Communications
5 25 (1.26%) VoIP
5 25 (1.26%) Wireless
6 22 (1.11%) FTP
7 18 (0.91%) WAN
8 17 (0.86%) LAN
9 15 (0.75%) LTE
10 14 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
10 14 (0.70%) Network Security
11 12 (0.60%) SSL
12 11 (0.55%) SAN
13 10 (0.50%) Intranet
14 9 (0.45%) MPLS
15 7 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
15 7 (0.35%) Extranet
15 7 (0.35%) 3G
15 7 (0.35%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 200 (10.07%) SQL Server
2 86 (4.33%) MySQL
3 79 (3.98%) NoSQL
4 62 (3.12%) MongoDB
5 55 (2.77%) SQL Server 2008
6 38 (1.91%) Relational Database
7 35 (1.76%) Big Data
7 35 (1.76%) Oracle Database
8 28 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
9 23 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
10 21 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 19 (0.96%) Data Mining
11 19 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 18 (0.91%) OLAP
13 17 (0.86%) Hadoop
14 15 (0.75%) Redis
15 14 (0.70%) RDBMS
16 12 (0.60%) CouchDB
16 12 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
17 10 (0.50%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 53 (2.67%) Git (software)
2 45 (2.26%) Visual Studio
3 44 (2.21%) Subversion
4 42 (2.11%) JIRA
5 30 (1.51%) Axure RP
6 28 (1.41%) Selenium
7 18 (0.91%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 18 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
8 17 (0.86%) WebDriver
9 16 (0.81%) Jenkins
10 15 (0.75%) SoapUI
10 15 (0.75%) Eclipse
11 14 (0.70%) Maven
12 13 (0.65%) Ant
13 12 (0.60%) Dreamweaver
14 11 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 11 (0.55%) Xcode
14 11 (0.55%) Firebug
15 9 (0.45%) JUnit
15 9 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 701 (35.28%) Marketing
2 316 (15.90%) Finance
3 191 (9.61%) Retail
4 166 (8.35%) Telecoms
5 111 (5.59%) Advertising
6 61 (3.07%) Games
7 55 (2.77%) Banking
8 49 (2.47%) Law
9 45 (2.26%) Publishing
10 42 (2.11%) German Language
10 42 (2.11%) Legal
11 33 (1.66%) Pharmaceutical
12 30 (1.51%) French Language
13 25 (1.26%) Back Office
14 24 (1.21%) Multimedia
15 20 (1.01%) Billing
15 20 (1.01%) Front Office
16 18 (0.91%) Manufacturing
17 16 (0.81%) Local Government
17 16 (0.81%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 408 (20.53%) Developer
2 189 (9.51%) Analyst
3 156 (7.85%) Architect
4 121 (6.09%) .NET Developer
5 114 (5.74%) Consultant
6 92 (4.63%) Account Manager
7 90 (4.53%) Marketing Manager
8 85 (4.28%) Business Analyst
9 84 (4.23%) Web Developer
10 78 (3.93%) Designer
11 73 (3.67%) C# Developer
11 73 (3.67%) Development Manager
12 69 (3.47%) ASP.NET Developer
13 67 (3.37%) Solutions Architect
13 67 (3.37%) Senior Developer
14 62 (3.12%) C# .NET Developer
14 62 (3.12%) Project Manager
15 58 (2.92%) Business Manager
15 58 (2.92%) Marketing Executive
16 54 (2.72%) Business Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 393 (19.78%) HTML
2 335 (16.86%) CSS
3 290 (14.59%) .NET
4 227 (11.42%) XML
5 206 (10.37%) ASP.NET
6 179 (9.01%) jQuery
7 177 (8.91%) Web Services
8 109 (5.49%) ASP.NET MVC
9 107 (5.39%) SOAP
10 96 (4.83%) HTML5
11 93 (4.68%) .NET Framework
12 91 (4.58%) Ajax
13 89 (4.48%) WCF
14 75 (3.77%) J2EE
15 67 (3.37%) JSON
16 66 (3.32%) REST
17 65 (3.27%) ASP.NET Web API
18 62 (3.12%) CSS3
19 49 (2.47%) XSD
20 48 (2.42%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 212 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
2 157 (7.90%) Social Media
3 131 (6.59%) User Experience
4 76 (3.82%) Mobile App
5 65 (3.27%) Management Information System
6 51 (2.57%) Open Source
6 51 (2.57%) Computer Science
7 48 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
8 45 (2.26%) iPad
9 36 (1.81%) Blog
10 32 (1.61%) Copywriting
10 32 (1.61%) Digital Media
11 31 (1.56%) Mathematics
12 25 (1.26%) Mainframe
13 22 (1.11%) Statistics
14 20 (1.01%) iPhone
15 16 (0.81%) Data Integration
15 16 (0.81%) FMCG
15 16 (0.81%) PMI
15 16 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 124 (6.24%) Windows
2 73 (3.67%) Linux
3 62 (3.12%) UNIX
4 55 (2.77%) Apple iOS
5 38 (1.91%) Android
6 20 (1.01%) AIX
7 16 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (0.70%) Windows 8
9 11 (0.55%) CentOS
10 10 (0.50%) Debian
11 9 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (0.45%) Windows 7
12 7 (0.35%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.050%) SmartOS
14 1 (0.050%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.050%) Solaris
14 1 (0.050%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 492 (24.76%) B2C
2 471 (23.70%) Agile Software Development
3 338 (17.01%) E-Commerce
4 306 (15.40%) Project Management
5 256 (12.88%) Business Development
6 253 (12.73%) CRM
7 213 (10.72%) MVC
8 203 (10.22%) Digital Marketing
9 175 (8.81%) Analytics
10 167 (8.40%) OO
11 166 (8.35%) Scrum
12 155 (7.80%) SOA
13 122 (6.14%) SEO
14 103 (5.18%) Web Development
15 92 (4.63%) Business Intelligence
16 87 (4.38%) Stakeholder Management
17 86 (4.33%) ERP
18 76 (3.82%) Content Management
19 74 (3.72%) TDD
20 73 (3.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 378 (19.02%) JavaScript
2 336 (16.91%) SQL
3 257 (12.93%) C#
4 187 (9.41%) Java
5 105 (5.28%) PHP
6 40 (2.01%) Ruby
7 29 (1.46%) T-SQL
8 28 (1.41%) C
9 25 (1.26%) VB.NET
10 22 (1.11%) Python
11 19 (0.96%) Objective-C
12 16 (0.81%) Shell Script
13 12 (0.60%) PHP5
13 12 (0.60%) VB
13 12 (0.60%) VBA
13 12 (0.60%) Golang
14 11 (0.55%) R
14 11 (0.55%) XPath
15 10 (0.50%) Groovy
16 9 (0.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 369 (18.57%) Degree
2 42 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (1.26%) ISEB
4 23 (1.16%) CCIE
5 19 (0.96%) CCNA
6 18 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (0.86%) PMI Certification
8 15 (0.75%) CCNP
9 11 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 9 (0.45%) MCP
11 8 (0.40%) JNCIE
11 8 (0.40%) MCSE
11 8 (0.40%) CISSP
12 7 (0.35%) PMP
12 7 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 7 (0.35%) Security Cleared
12 7 (0.35%) APMP
13 5 (0.25%) CISA
13 5 (0.25%) CISM
13 5 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (4.83%) QA
2 34 (1.71%) SLA
3 21 (1.06%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.40%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.25%) RosettaNet
7 2 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (0.96%) Active Directory
2 16 (0.81%) vSphere
3 14 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.30%) Docker
5 5 (0.25%) vCloud
6 1 (0.050%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.050%) XenApp
6 1 (0.050%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (1.16%) Puppet
2 12 (0.60%) Nagios
3 9 (0.45%) ZABBIX
4 6 (0.30%) Cacti
5 3 (0.15%) nmon
5 3 (0.15%) Ansible
6 2 (0.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.10%) logstash
6 2 (0.10%) HAProxy
6 2 (0.10%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.050%) cPanel
7 1 (0.050%) Opsview
7 1 (0.050%) Control-M
7 1 (0.050%) Plesk
Vendors
1 269 (13.54%) Microsoft
2 154 (7.75%) Oracle
3 119 (5.99%) Google
4 115 (5.79%) Salesforce.com
5 82 (4.13%) SAP
6 70 (3.52%) Cisco
7 47 (2.37%) Facebook
7 47 (2.37%) HP
8 39 (1.96%) Adobe
9 37 (1.86%) Twitter
10 35 (1.76%) VMware
10 35 (1.76%) Sitecore
11 34 (1.71%) IBM
12 29 (1.46%) Juniper
13 25 (1.26%) Cognizant
13 25 (1.26%) Siebel
14 24 (1.21%) Apple
15 22 (1.11%) hybris
16 21 (1.06%) Mitel
17 19 (0.96%) NetApp
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
United Kingdom
Herman Miller
Posted: 21 hours ago
Rossendale, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays - Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Brookfield Rose
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Spring Technology
Salary: £42000.00 - £47000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £40 – 45,000 plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
IT People First
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Field Based
EMIS
Salary: Basic £45k to £55k plus OTE bonus and company car or car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
@ITS
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum £25,000 - £30,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
TelecityGroup International Limited
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spindrift
Salary: Circa £100k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + OTE £80K
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum OTE £50,000 - £60,000 - UNCAPPED
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Acuro (MaxAd Ltd)
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ACL Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Up to £65k plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
ACL Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Up to £65k plus 25% bonus and benefi
Posted: 3 days ago