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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 264 342 354
Rank change year-on-year
+78 +12
Permanent jobs citing B2B 1220 782 832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.05% 0.74% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 0.92% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 805 587 621
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%

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
93904 84659 90979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.68% 79.59% 77.87%
Number of salaries quoted 74903 69182 77129
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
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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 +74 1175 £45,000 - 135
London +97 610 £50,000 - 70
South East +30 239 £41,250 -11.29% 23
City of London +4 114 £55,000 +4.76% 22
Berkshire +40 71 £47,500 +11.76% 7
Surrey +29 67 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Yorkshire +4 63 £29,875 +19.50% 3
East of England -7 60 £35,000 -26.31% 12
North West -12 58 £28,000 -29.11% 8
Oxfordshire +28 49 £31,500 -49.60% 2
West Midlands -11 43 £35,000 +16.66% 3
Manchester -1 40 £35,000 -2.77% 6
West Yorkshire -7 39 £27,500 +10.00% 2
East Midlands +1 38 £40,000 -5.88% 3
South West -14 29 £35,000 +7.69% 10
Leeds -5 27 £27,500 -26.66% 1
Hertfordshire -30 22 £15,000 -70.00% 4
Hampshire -22 20 £39,799 -0.50% 2
Nottingham +15 18 £40,000 - 2
Nottinghamshire +13 18 £40,000 - 2
Essex +16 17 £23,000 +2.22% 4
Chiswick +8 16 £40,000 -33.33%
Egham +3 16 £24,000 -
Lancashire +5 14 £28,000 -41.05%
Oxford +1 14 £30,000 -52.00% 1
Reading +4 13 £51,250 +20.58% 3
Weybridge - 13 £24,000 -
Leicestershire +8 11 £57,500 +17.34% 1
Dorset +3 11 £31,250 +56.25% 1
Birmingham -3 11 £42,000 +52.72% 1

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 812 (34.64%) Marketing
2 663 (28.28%) B2C
3 493 (21.03%) HTML
4 478 (20.39%) JavaScript
5 439 (18.73%) E-Commerce
6 437 (18.64%) SQL
7 433 (18.47%) Finance
8 395 (16.85%) Degree
9 385 (16.42%) CSS
10 345 (14.72%) Agile Software Development
11 320 (13.65%) Project Management
12 316 (13.48%) .NET
13 315 (13.44%) XML
14 298 (12.71%) Java
15 293 (12.50%) CRM
16 281 (11.99%) C#
17 276 (11.77%) SQL Server
18 246 (10.49%) Web Services
19 245 (10.45%) Analytics
20 239 (10.20%) Scrum
21 232 (9.90%) Digital Marketing
22 226 (9.64%) Social Media
23 223 (9.51%) Microsoft
24 221 (9.43%) ASP.NET
25 213 (9.09%) SEO
26 207 (8.83%) MVC
27 204 (8.70%) Retail
28 201 (8.58%) Business Development
29 184 (7.85%) Oracle
30 183 (7.81%) jQuery

B2B
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 168 (7.17%) CMS
2 68 (2.90%) Apache
3 65 (2.77%) Tomcat
4 45 (1.92%) WebSphere
5 44 (1.88%) Drupal
6 32 (1.37%) Node.js
7 31 (1.32%) Umbraco
7 31 (1.32%) IIS
8 28 (1.19%) WebSphere Application Server
9 26 (1.11%) SAS
10 25 (1.07%) WordPress
11 24 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
12 23 (0.98%) Sitecore CMS
13 19 (0.81%) SharePoint
14 17 (0.73%) Apache Solr
15 16 (0.68%) Liferay
16 15 (0.64%) Alfresco
17 14 (0.60%) nginx
18 11 (0.47%) Sitefinity
18 11 (0.47%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 171 (7.30%) MS Excel
2 84 (3.58%) MS Office
3 69 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 55 (2.35%) Photoshop
5 40 (1.71%) MS Visio
6 23 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
7 20 (0.85%) Adobe Illustrator
8 15 (0.64%) MS Project
9 14 (0.60%) InDesign
10 5 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
10 5 (0.21%) SPSS
11 4 (0.17%) FastStats
12 3 (0.13%) PowerPivot
12 3 (0.13%) Fireworks
13 2 (0.085%) Acrobat
13 2 (0.085%) InfoPath
14 1 (0.043%) CINEMA 4D
14 1 (0.043%) Adobe After Effects
14 1 (0.043%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 72 (3.07%) Google Analytics
2 47 (2.01%) Magento
3 35 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
4 16 (0.68%) WebTrends
5 15 (0.64%) SAP CRM
6 12 (0.51%) Tridion
7 10 (0.43%) SiteCatalyst
8 8 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
9 7 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
10 6 (0.26%) SAP ERP
11 5 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
11 5 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
11 5 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
11 5 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
12 4 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
12 4 (0.17%) SAP R/3
12 4 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 4 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
13 3 (0.13%) Visualfiles
14 2 (0.085%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 102 (4.35%) SaaS
2 38 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (0.55%) IaaS
5 8 (0.34%) Office 365
5 8 (0.34%) MailChimp
5 8 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (0.26%) Force.com
8 4 (0.17%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.17%) PaaS
8 4 (0.17%) Rackspace Cloud
8 4 (0.17%) IBM SmartCloud
9 3 (0.13%) Route 53
9 3 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.043%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 92 (3.92%) Internet
2 34 (1.45%) SNMP
3 29 (1.24%) VoIP
4 27 (1.15%) Firewall
5 23 (0.98%) HTTP
6 20 (0.85%) Unified Communications
7 19 (0.81%) DNS
8 18 (0.77%) SMTP
9 17 (0.73%) TCP/IP
9 17 (0.73%) Wireless
10 13 (0.55%) Network Security
10 13 (0.55%) Extranet
10 13 (0.55%) LAN
11 12 (0.51%) WAN
11 12 (0.51%) FTP
11 12 (0.51%) SSL
12 8 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (0.34%) SMS
12 8 (0.34%) LDAP
13 7 (0.30%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 276 (11.77%) SQL Server
2 115 (4.91%) MySQL
3 94 (4.01%) Relational Database
4 80 (3.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 59 (2.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 54 (2.30%) NoSQL
7 47 (2.01%) RDBMS
8 42 (1.79%) MongoDB
9 37 (1.58%) Oracle Database
10 33 (1.41%) MS Access
11 32 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
12 28 (1.19%) Hadoop
13 25 (1.07%) Big Data
14 24 (1.02%) DTS
15 23 (0.98%) OLAP
16 22 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 20 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
18 18 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
19 17 (0.73%) Data Mining
20 16 (0.68%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 83 (3.54%) Subversion
2 68 (2.90%) Selenium
3 60 (2.56%) Git (software)
4 48 (2.05%) Eclipse
5 41 (1.75%) Ant
6 37 (1.58%) Visual Studio
7 34 (1.45%) JIRA
8 31 (1.32%) Axure RP
9 26 (1.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 24 (1.02%) SoapUI
11 22 (0.94%) FitNesse
12 17 (0.73%) WebDriver
13 15 (0.64%) Cucumber
13 15 (0.64%) Jenkins
14 14 (0.60%) SpecFlow
15 13 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
16 11 (0.47%) Balsamiq Mockups
17 7 (0.30%) Mocha
17 7 (0.30%) JSUnit
17 7 (0.30%) Maven
General
1 812 (34.64%) Marketing
2 433 (18.47%) Finance
3 204 (8.70%) Retail
4 160 (6.83%) Telecoms
5 132 (5.63%) Advertising
6 126 (5.38%) Publishing
7 68 (2.90%) Games
8 67 (2.86%) Banking
9 58 (2.47%) Legal
10 35 (1.49%) Billing
11 33 (1.41%) Manufacturing
11 33 (1.41%) Law
12 27 (1.15%) Back Office
13 19 (0.81%) Front Office
13 19 (0.81%) German Language
14 15 (0.64%) Automotive
15 12 (0.51%) French Language
16 10 (0.43%) Financial Institution
17 9 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
17 9 (0.38%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 528 (22.53%) Developer
2 313 (13.35%) Analyst
3 138 (5.89%) Architect
4 137 (5.84%) .NET Developer
5 136 (5.80%) Business Analyst
6 123 (5.25%) Consultant
7 119 (5.08%) Project Manager
8 116 (4.95%) Product Manager
9 112 (4.78%) Web Developer
10 100 (4.27%) Senior Developer
11 98 (4.18%) Account Manager
12 96 (4.10%) Java Developer
12 96 (4.10%) Designer
13 94 (4.01%) Marketing Manager
14 79 (3.37%) C# Developer
15 78 (3.33%) Senior Manager
16 66 (2.82%) Solutions Architect
17 65 (2.77%) Business Manager
17 65 (2.77%) C# .NET Developer
18 62 (2.65%) Sales Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 493 (21.03%) HTML
2 385 (16.42%) CSS
3 316 (13.48%) .NET
4 315 (13.44%) XML
5 246 (10.49%) Web Services
6 221 (9.43%) ASP.NET
7 183 (7.81%) jQuery
8 120 (5.12%) SOAP
9 118 (5.03%) HTML5
10 94 (4.01%) Spring
11 89 (3.80%) JSP
12 87 (3.71%) .NET Framework
13 86 (3.67%) Ajax
14 84 (3.58%) Hibernate
15 77 (3.28%) Servlets
15 77 (3.28%) ASP.NET MVC
16 76 (3.24%) REST
17 70 (2.99%) CSS3
17 70 (2.99%) WCF
18 67 (2.86%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 226 (9.64%) Social Media
2 81 (3.46%) Computer Science
3 77 (3.28%) Mobile App
4 73 (3.11%) Enterprise Software
4 73 (3.11%) iPad
5 58 (2.47%) Open Source
6 56 (2.39%) Digital Media
7 52 (2.22%) Mathematics
8 48 (2.05%) Management Information System
9 37 (1.58%) Graphic Design
10 36 (1.54%) Inversion of Control
11 34 (1.45%) FMCG
12 31 (1.32%) iPhone
13 27 (1.15%) Statistics
14 24 (1.02%) Mainframe
15 23 (0.98%) Copywriting
16 19 (0.81%) New Media
17 17 (0.73%) Smart Meter
17 17 (0.73%) Blog
18 15 (0.64%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 144 (6.14%) Linux
2 137 (5.84%) Windows
3 70 (2.99%) Android
4 65 (2.77%) Apple iOS
5 58 (2.47%) UNIX
6 22 (0.94%) AIX
7 18 (0.77%) Solaris
8 16 (0.68%) CentOS
9 14 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (0.43%) Windows XP
11 9 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (0.34%) Debian
13 7 (0.30%) Windows 8
14 6 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (0.26%) Windows Phone 8
14 6 (0.26%) Windows Phone
14 6 (0.26%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.21%) Windows 7
16 4 (0.17%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 663 (28.28%) B2C
2 439 (18.73%) E-Commerce
3 345 (14.72%) Agile Software Development
4 320 (13.65%) Project Management
5 293 (12.50%) CRM
6 245 (10.45%) Analytics
7 239 (10.20%) Scrum
8 232 (9.90%) Digital Marketing
9 213 (9.09%) SEO
10 207 (8.83%) MVC
11 201 (8.58%) Business Development
12 146 (6.23%) TDD
13 141 (6.02%) SOA
14 136 (5.80%) OO
15 134 (5.72%) Product Management
16 117 (4.99%) Web Development
17 115 (4.91%) Business Intelligence
18 109 (4.65%) PRINCE2
19 104 (4.44%) ITIL
20 103 (4.39%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 478 (20.39%) JavaScript
2 437 (18.64%) SQL
3 298 (12.71%) Java
4 281 (11.99%) C#
5 146 (6.23%) PHP
6 45 (1.92%) Perl
6 45 (1.92%) Ruby
7 39 (1.66%) VB
8 38 (1.62%) Python
9 35 (1.49%) VB.NET
9 35 (1.49%) C
10 32 (1.37%) T-SQL
11 31 (1.32%) PHP5
12 30 (1.28%) VBA
13 15 (0.64%) Objective-C
14 14 (0.60%) Apex Code
15 11 (0.47%) Bash Shell
15 11 (0.47%) Shell Script
16 10 (0.43%) PHP4
16 10 (0.43%) F#
Qualifications
1 395 (16.85%) Degree
2 27 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
3 17 (0.73%) ISEB
4 16 (0.68%) ACCA
5 15 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 14 (0.60%) MCP
7 13 (0.55%) MCAD
7 13 (0.55%) MCSD
8 12 (0.51%) ISTQB
9 11 (0.47%) PMI Certification
9 11 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (0.43%) MBA
11 9 (0.38%) CCNP
12 8 (0.34%) CCIE
12 8 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 5 (0.21%) PMP
13 5 (0.21%) CCNA
13 5 (0.21%) Postgraduate
13 5 (0.21%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 175 (7.47%) QA
2 47 (2.01%) SLA
3 18 (0.77%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.30%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.085%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.043%) RosettaNet
7 1 (0.043%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 21 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (0.43%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.34%) KVM
4 5 (0.21%) Varnish
5 4 (0.17%) VirtualBox
6 3 (0.13%) Xen
7 1 (0.043%) vCloud
7 1 (0.043%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.043%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (1.19%) Puppet
2 14 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (0.38%) OpenSSO
4 7 (0.30%) Capistrano
4 7 (0.30%) Nagios
4 7 (0.30%) ZABBIX
4 7 (0.30%) HAProxy
4 7 (0.30%) Opsview
5 1 (0.043%) Control-M
5 1 (0.043%) Salt
5 1 (0.043%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 223 (9.51%) Microsoft
2 184 (7.85%) Oracle
3 159 (6.78%) Google
4 106 (4.52%) Salesforce.com
5 85 (3.63%) Facebook
6 68 (2.90%) Twitter
7 66 (2.82%) SAP
8 61 (2.60%) hybris
9 57 (2.43%) Adobe
10 54 (2.30%) HP
11 46 (1.96%) IBM
12 44 (1.88%) ATG
13 43 (1.83%) VMware
14 42 (1.79%) JBoss
15 38 (1.62%) Sitecore
16 36 (1.54%) webMethods
16 36 (1.54%) Siebel
17 35 (1.49%) Demandware
18 34 (1.45%) Cisco
19 32 (1.37%) Informatica
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum Health, Pension, Life - Flexible ben
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