The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 250 352 340
Rank change year-on-year
+102 -12
Permanent jobs citing B2B 1295 752 866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.11% 0.69% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 0.88% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 866 558 683
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
94020 85650 91144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.39% 78.78% 77.48%
Number of salaries quoted 75699 69888 77563
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 July 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 July 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 +87 1245 £45,000 - 184
London +77 665 £50,000 - 97
South East +68 255 £42,500 -10.52% 19
City of London -6 118 £55,000 +10.00% 27
East of England +13 70 £33,250 -13.07% 16
Surrey +35 69 £37,500 -25.00% 6
Berkshire +41 67 £47,500 +7.95% 5
Yorkshire +10 55 £33,125 +0.37% 10
South West +24 53 £32,500 -7.14% 17
North West +4 51 £28,000 -27.27% 11
Oxfordshire +30 49 £45,000 -29.68%
West Midlands +12 42 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Manchester +4 39 £37,500 +12.78% 8
West Yorkshire -20 32 £35,000 +40.00% 5
Bristol +20 29 £27,500 -39.56% 7
Hertfordshire -8 26 £20,750 -58.50% 4
Hampshire -11 26 £39,799 -0.50%
Leeds -16 24 £38,750 +17.42% 3
East Midlands -10 21 £47,500 +11.76% 6
Essex +15 16 £28,750 +27.77% 3
Reading +8 14 £40,000 +3.89%
Bedfordshire +6 14 £45,000 -19.64% 2
Chiswick +5 14 £30,000 -50.00%
Dorset +5 13 £29,000 +56.75% 2
West Sussex +3 13 £60,000 +8.59% 1
Birmingham +3 13 £37,000 +34.54% 3
Cambridgeshire 0 13 £55,000 +59.42% 5
Luton -7 13 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Bournemouth - 13 £29,000 - 2
Weybridge - 13 £24,000 -

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 872 (35.13%) Marketing
2 687 (27.68%) B2C
3 518 (20.87%) HTML
4 472 (19.02%) Finance
5 464 (18.69%) SQL
6 462 (18.61%) JavaScript
7 449 (18.09%) E-Commerce
8 404 (16.28%) Degree
9 403 (16.24%) CSS
10 374 (15.07%) Agile Software Development
11 350 (14.10%) XML
12 322 (12.97%) CRM
13 320 (12.89%) Project Management
14 315 (12.69%) .NET
15 309 (12.45%) Java
16 292 (11.76%) Analytics
17 278 (11.20%) SQL Server
18 273 (11.00%) C#
19 268 (10.80%) Scrum
20 255 (10.27%) Digital Marketing
21 251 (10.11%) Web Services
22 240 (9.67%) SEO
23 234 (9.43%) Social Media
24 225 (9.07%) Microsoft
25 216 (8.70%) MVC
25 216 (8.70%) Retail
26 213 (8.58%) ASP.NET
27 212 (8.54%) Business Development
28 204 (8.22%) Oracle
29 189 (7.61%) jQuery

B2B
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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
1 173 (6.97%) CMS
2 84 (3.38%) Apache
3 80 (3.22%) Tomcat
4 50 (2.01%) Drupal
5 45 (1.81%) WebSphere
6 37 (1.49%) IIS
7 36 (1.45%) SAS
8 35 (1.41%) WordPress
9 33 (1.33%) Umbraco
10 31 (1.25%) Node.js
11 28 (1.13%) WebSphere Application Server
11 28 (1.13%) BizTalk Server
12 22 (0.89%) Apache Solr
13 21 (0.85%) SharePoint
14 19 (0.77%) Liferay
15 18 (0.73%) Alfresco
15 18 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
16 15 (0.60%) nginx
17 13 (0.52%) Confluence
18 12 (0.48%) GlassFish
Applications
1 167 (6.73%) MS Excel
2 96 (3.87%) MS Office
3 74 (2.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 59 (2.38%) Photoshop
5 36 (1.45%) MS Visio
6 25 (1.01%) Adobe Illustrator
7 19 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
8 18 (0.73%) InDesign
9 14 (0.56%) MS Project
10 5 (0.20%) SPSS
10 5 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
11 4 (0.16%) FastStats
12 3 (0.12%) Fireworks
12 3 (0.12%) InfoPath
12 3 (0.12%) PowerPivot
13 2 (0.081%) Acrobat
14 1 (0.040%) QuarkXPress
14 1 (0.040%) Adobe After Effects
14 1 (0.040%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 82 (3.30%) Google Analytics
2 49 (1.97%) Magento
3 38 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
4 12 (0.48%) WebTrends
5 10 (0.40%) SiteCatalyst
5 10 (0.40%) Tridion
5 10 (0.40%) SAP CRM
6 8 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
6 8 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
7 7 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
8 6 (0.24%) SAP ERP
9 5 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
9 5 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
9 5 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
9 5 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
10 4 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 4 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
11 3 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 2 (0.081%) Dynamics AX
12 2 (0.081%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 109 (4.39%) SaaS
2 50 (2.01%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (0.52%) IaaS
5 12 (0.48%) Office 365
6 9 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (0.32%) PaaS
8 6 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.20%) Force.com
9 5 (0.20%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.16%) MailChimp
10 4 (0.16%) Rackspace Cloud
11 3 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
11 3 (0.12%) Route 53
11 3 (0.12%) IBM SmartCloud
12 1 (0.040%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 90 (3.63%) Internet
2 42 (1.69%) SNMP
3 32 (1.29%) VoIP
4 26 (1.05%) Firewall
5 24 (0.97%) HTTP
6 20 (0.81%) Unified Communications
7 19 (0.77%) GSM
7 19 (0.77%) SMTP
7 19 (0.77%) 4G
8 18 (0.73%) LTE
8 18 (0.73%) TCP/IP
8 18 (0.73%) DNS
9 17 (0.68%) UMTS
9 17 (0.68%) Radio Access Network
10 16 (0.64%) Wireless
11 13 (0.52%) FTP
12 12 (0.48%) Network Security
12 12 (0.48%) SSL
13 11 (0.44%) SMS
14 10 (0.40%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 278 (11.20%) SQL Server
2 119 (4.79%) MySQL
3 100 (4.03%) Relational Database
4 69 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 61 (2.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 53 (2.14%) RDBMS
7 42 (1.69%) NoSQL
8 40 (1.61%) Oracle Database
9 36 (1.45%) MongoDB
10 34 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
11 32 (1.29%) MS Access
12 26 (1.05%) DTS
13 24 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 23 (0.93%) Hadoop
15 22 (0.89%) PowerCenter
16 21 (0.85%) Big Data
17 19 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
17 19 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
18 18 (0.73%) BODI
18 18 (0.73%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 91 (3.67%) Subversion
2 78 (3.14%) Selenium
3 56 (2.26%) Git (software)
4 47 (1.89%) Eclipse
5 46 (1.85%) Ant
5 46 (1.85%) JIRA
6 31 (1.25%) SoapUI
7 28 (1.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 28 (1.13%) Visual Studio
7 28 (1.13%) FitNesse
8 27 (1.09%) Axure RP
9 18 (0.73%) SpecFlow
10 17 (0.68%) Cucumber
11 13 (0.52%) WebDriver
11 13 (0.52%) Jenkins
12 11 (0.44%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 10 (0.40%) Dreamweaver
14 8 (0.32%) Grunt
14 8 (0.32%) QUnit
14 8 (0.32%) JSUnit
General
1 872 (35.13%) Marketing
2 472 (19.02%) Finance
3 216 (8.70%) Retail
4 187 (7.53%) Telecoms
5 139 (5.60%) Publishing
6 134 (5.40%) Advertising
7 78 (3.14%) Banking
8 62 (2.50%) Games
9 60 (2.42%) Legal
10 44 (1.77%) Billing
11 35 (1.41%) Manufacturing
12 26 (1.05%) Back Office
12 26 (1.05%) Law
13 25 (1.01%) German Language
14 17 (0.68%) Front Office
15 15 (0.60%) Multimedia
16 13 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
16 13 (0.52%) French Language
17 12 (0.48%) Automotive
18 10 (0.40%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 560 (22.56%) Developer
2 297 (11.97%) Analyst
3 157 (6.33%) Architect
4 133 (5.36%) Business Analyst
5 132 (5.32%) .NET Developer
6 129 (5.20%) Product Manager
7 124 (5.00%) Consultant
8 122 (4.92%) Project Manager
9 114 (4.59%) Web Developer
10 113 (4.55%) Senior Developer
10 113 (4.55%) Java Developer
11 111 (4.47%) Account Manager
12 105 (4.23%) Designer
13 100 (4.03%) Marketing Manager
14 82 (3.30%) C# Developer
15 80 (3.22%) Senior Manager
16 75 (3.02%) Business Manager
17 70 (2.82%) Solutions Architect
18 69 (2.78%) C# .NET Developer
19 59 (2.38%) Sales Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 518 (20.87%) HTML
2 403 (16.24%) CSS
3 350 (14.10%) XML
4 315 (12.69%) .NET
5 251 (10.11%) Web Services
6 213 (8.58%) ASP.NET
7 189 (7.61%) jQuery
8 133 (5.36%) HTML5
9 129 (5.20%) SOAP
10 107 (4.31%) Spring
11 102 (4.11%) JSP
12 97 (3.91%) Hibernate
13 90 (3.63%) XSLT
14 89 (3.59%) Servlets
15 85 (3.42%) Ajax
16 84 (3.38%) ASP.NET MVC
17 83 (3.34%) .NET Framework
18 77 (3.10%) J2EE
18 77 (3.10%) CSS3
19 74 (2.98%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 234 (9.43%) Social Media
2 94 (3.79%) Computer Science
2 94 (3.79%) Enterprise Software
3 82 (3.30%) iPad
4 78 (3.14%) Mobile App
5 63 (2.54%) Open Source
6 62 (2.50%) Digital Media
7 59 (2.38%) Management Information System
8 51 (2.05%) Mathematics
8 51 (2.05%) Inversion of Control
9 36 (1.45%) Graphic Design
10 34 (1.37%) Mainframe
11 33 (1.33%) iPhone
12 28 (1.13%) FMCG
13 27 (1.09%) Copywriting
14 25 (1.01%) Statistics
15 19 (0.77%) Visualisation
15 19 (0.77%) Mobile Payment
16 17 (0.68%) Smart Meter
17 16 (0.64%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 161 (6.49%) Linux
2 147 (5.92%) Windows
3 82 (3.30%) Android
4 67 (2.70%) Apple iOS
5 63 (2.54%) UNIX
6 30 (1.21%) Solaris
7 20 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (0.81%) AIX
8 15 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (0.56%) CentOS
9 14 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (0.48%) Windows XP
11 9 (0.36%) Windows 8
12 7 (0.28%) Windows 7
12 7 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (0.24%) Windows Phone 8
13 6 (0.24%) Windows Phone
14 5 (0.20%) Debian
14 5 (0.20%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.16%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 687 (27.68%) B2C
2 449 (18.09%) E-Commerce
3 374 (15.07%) Agile Software Development
4 322 (12.97%) CRM
5 320 (12.89%) Project Management
6 292 (11.76%) Analytics
7 268 (10.80%) Scrum
8 255 (10.27%) Digital Marketing
9 240 (9.67%) SEO
10 216 (8.70%) MVC
11 212 (8.54%) Business Development
12 173 (6.97%) TDD
13 154 (6.20%) Product Management
14 149 (6.00%) SOA
15 132 (5.32%) OO
16 127 (5.12%) Web Development
17 123 (4.96%) Business Intelligence
18 115 (4.63%) ITIL
19 110 (4.43%) PRINCE2
20 104 (4.19%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 464 (18.69%) SQL
2 462 (18.61%) JavaScript
3 309 (12.45%) Java
4 273 (11.00%) C#
5 159 (6.41%) PHP
6 49 (1.97%) Perl
7 44 (1.77%) Ruby
8 33 (1.33%) C
8 33 (1.33%) Python
9 32 (1.29%) VB
10 31 (1.25%) PHP5
11 30 (1.21%) VB.NET
12 28 (1.13%) VBA
12 28 (1.13%) T-SQL
13 17 (0.68%) Apex Code
14 15 (0.60%) Shell Script
15 12 (0.48%) Bash Shell
15 12 (0.48%) Objective-C
16 10 (0.40%) Groovy
16 10 (0.40%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 404 (16.28%) Degree
2 26 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
4 18 (0.73%) ACCA
5 17 (0.68%) MCP
6 16 (0.64%) ISEB
7 15 (0.60%) MCAD
7 15 (0.60%) MCSD
8 14 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 12 (0.48%) ISTQB
10 11 (0.44%) MBA
11 10 (0.40%) PMI Certification
12 8 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 7 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
14 6 (0.24%) PMP
14 6 (0.24%) CCIE
14 6 (0.24%) CCNP
15 3 (0.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 2 (0.081%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 2 (0.081%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 174 (7.01%) QA
2 46 (1.85%) SLA
3 25 (1.01%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.24%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.040%) RosettaNet
6 1 (0.040%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 23 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (0.32%) KVM
3 7 (0.28%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.20%) Varnish
5 4 (0.16%) VirtualBox
6 3 (0.12%) Xen
7 2 (0.081%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 27 (1.09%) Puppet
2 16 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (0.48%) OpenSSO
4 9 (0.36%) Nagios
4 9 (0.36%) Opsview
5 7 (0.28%) ZABBIX
5 7 (0.28%) Capistrano
5 7 (0.28%) HAProxy
6 3 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.081%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.040%) Salt
Vendors
1 225 (9.07%) Microsoft
2 204 (8.22%) Oracle
3 173 (6.97%) Google
4 120 (4.83%) Salesforce.com
5 91 (3.67%) Facebook
6 70 (2.82%) hybris
7 65 (2.62%) Twitter
8 60 (2.42%) Adobe
9 57 (2.30%) SAP
10 53 (2.14%) JBoss
10 53 (2.14%) ATG
11 49 (1.97%) HP
12 45 (1.81%) VMware
13 44 (1.77%) Informatica
14 42 (1.69%) IBM
15 40 (1.61%) Siebel
15 40 (1.61%) Demandware
16 38 (1.53%) Cisco
17 36 (1.45%) webMethods
18 35 (1.41%) Business Objects
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Superb Benefits!
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Volaris Exec
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + £20,000 BONUS + BENS
Posted: 13 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Darlington, County Durham
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Windsor, Berkshire
networx
Salary: £25k - 28k p.a. + up to 20% bonus + benefits package
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Cognizant
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Cognizant
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Truphone
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Excellent ,bonus, benefits plus 3k-5
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Truphone
Salary: From £25,000 to £60,000 per annum Excellent plus bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + OTE, Car, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + £40k OTE, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday