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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 276 336 356
Rank change year-on-year
+60 +20
Permanent jobs citing B2B 1133 814 839
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.99% 0.76% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 0.94% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 776 605 625
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +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
93494 86460 92834
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.95% 81.20% 79.04%
Number of salaries quoted 74681 71102 78432
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
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 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +57 1096 £45,000 - 183
London +82 550 £50,000 - 86
South East +30 232 £40,000 -14.89% 26
City of London +21 105 £52,500 - 21
Berkshire +32 66 £47,500 +7.95% 9
North West -13 65 £30,000 -24.05% 14
Surrey +10 60 £30,000 -36.17% 5
East of England -11 57 £45,000 -5.26% 11
Oxfordshire +42 55 £38,250 -23.50% 3
Yorkshire -10 53 £28,000 +12.00% 7
West Midlands -13 43 £35,000 +27.27% 13
Manchester 0 42 £34,000 +13.33% 10
West Yorkshire 0 35 £26,000 -0.95% 3
East Midlands +1 33 £47,500 +18.75% 3
South West -31 28 £36,000 +2.85% 18
Leeds -15 25 £26,750 -17.69% 3
Egham +14 24 £24,000 -
Nottingham +15 20 £40,000 -
Nottinghamshire +14 20 £40,000 -
Lancashire +16 18 £28,000 -34.11%
Hertfordshire -29 18 £51,250 +2.50% 4
Hampshire -18 17 £40,000 +33.33% 5
Oxford +13 16 £37,500 -33.33% 1
Essex +10 15 £31,000 +37.77% 1
Chiswick +8 13 £50,000 -16.66%
Weybridge +4 13 £24,000 -15.78%
Paddington - 13 - -
Bedfordshire -11 12 £50,000 - 2
West Sussex -3 11 £55,000 - 1
Birmingham -10 11 £42,000 +52.72% 4

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 808 (34.43%) Marketing
2 669 (28.50%) B2C
3 560 (23.86%) Agile Software Development
4 481 (20.49%) HTML
5 471 (20.07%) JavaScript
6 452 (19.26%) E-Commerce
7 429 (18.28%) Finance
8 418 (17.81%) SQL
9 384 (16.36%) Degree
10 373 (15.89%) CSS
11 326 (13.89%) Project Management
12 321 (13.68%) .NET
13 292 (12.44%) CRM
14 285 (12.14%) XML
15 283 (12.06%) C#
16 277 (11.80%) Java
17 270 (11.50%) SQL Server
18 259 (11.04%) Analytical Skills
19 241 (10.27%) Web Services
20 239 (10.18%) Digital Marketing
21 236 (10.06%) Analytics
22 231 (9.84%) Scrum
23 228 (9.71%) ASP.NET
24 224 (9.54%) Microsoft
25 222 (9.46%) Social Media
26 217 (9.25%) Business Development
27 215 (9.16%) MVC
28 208 (8.86%) Retail
29 192 (8.18%) jQuery
30 191 (8.14%) SEO

B2B
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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
1 180 (7.67%) CMS
2 69 (2.94%) Apache
3 58 (2.47%) Tomcat
4 41 (1.75%) WebSphere
4 41 (1.75%) Drupal
5 34 (1.45%) Umbraco
6 33 (1.41%) Node.js
7 27 (1.15%) IIS
8 25 (1.07%) WebSphere Application Server
8 25 (1.07%) SAS
8 25 (1.07%) WordPress
9 24 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
10 21 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
11 18 (0.77%) SharePoint
12 14 (0.60%) Apache Solr
12 14 (0.60%) Sitefinity
12 14 (0.60%) Orchard CMS
12 14 (0.60%) NServiceBus
13 13 (0.55%) Liferay
14 12 (0.51%) Magnolia
Applications
1 178 (7.58%) MS Excel
2 90 (3.83%) MS Office
3 71 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 46 (1.96%) Photoshop
5 43 (1.83%) MS Visio
6 23 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
7 16 (0.68%) MS Project
8 12 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
9 7 (0.30%) InDesign
9 7 (0.30%) SPSS
10 4 (0.17%) FastStats
11 3 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
11 3 (0.13%) PowerPivot
11 3 (0.13%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.043%) S-PLUS
12 1 (0.043%) QuarkXPress
12 1 (0.043%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 73 (3.11%) Google Analytics
2 49 (2.09%) Magento
3 32 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 16 (0.68%) WebTrends
5 15 (0.64%) SAP CRM
6 12 (0.51%) Tridion
7 10 (0.43%) SiteCatalyst
8 9 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
9 7 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
10 5 (0.21%) SAP ERP
10 5 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
10 5 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
10 5 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
10 5 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
11 4 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
11 4 (0.17%) SAP R/3
11 4 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 3 (0.13%) SAP InfiniteInsight
12 3 (0.13%) PeopleSoft HRMS
12 3 (0.13%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 99 (4.22%) SaaS
2 29 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (0.34%) IaaS
4 8 (0.34%) MailChimp
5 6 (0.26%) Force.com
6 5 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.21%) Office 365
7 4 (0.17%) PaaS
7 4 (0.17%) Rackspace Cloud
7 4 (0.17%) IBM SmartCloud
8 3 (0.13%) Route 53
8 3 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.085%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.043%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.043%) Taleo
10 1 (0.043%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.043%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 81 (3.45%) Internet
2 33 (1.41%) VoIP
3 30 (1.28%) SNMP
4 27 (1.15%) Firewall
5 26 (1.11%) Unified Communications
6 21 (0.89%) HTTP
7 20 (0.85%) Wireless
8 16 (0.68%) TCP/IP
9 15 (0.64%) DNS
9 15 (0.64%) LAN
10 14 (0.60%) WAN
10 14 (0.60%) SMTP
10 14 (0.60%) Extranet
10 14 (0.60%) SSL
10 14 (0.60%) Network Security
11 9 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (0.38%) MPLS
11 9 (0.38%) FTP
12 8 (0.34%) LDAP
13 7 (0.30%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 270 (11.50%) SQL Server
2 112 (4.77%) MySQL
3 92 (3.92%) Relational Database
4 78 (3.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 58 (2.47%) NoSQL
6 53 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 45 (1.92%) RDBMS
7 45 (1.92%) MongoDB
8 31 (1.32%) Oracle Database
9 30 (1.28%) MS Access
10 28 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
11 24 (1.02%) Hadoop
11 24 (1.02%) OLAP
11 24 (1.02%) Big Data
12 22 (0.94%) Data Mining
13 20 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
14 18 (0.77%) DTS
14 18 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 17 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
16 15 (0.64%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 84 (3.58%) Subversion
2 63 (2.68%) Selenium
3 59 (2.51%) Git (software)
4 45 (1.92%) Eclipse
5 38 (1.62%) Visual Studio
6 35 (1.49%) Ant
6 35 (1.49%) Axure RP
7 28 (1.19%) JIRA
8 21 (0.89%) SoapUI
8 21 (0.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 19 (0.81%) WebDriver
10 18 (0.77%) FitNesse
11 17 (0.72%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 14 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
13 13 (0.55%) Cucumber
14 12 (0.51%) Jenkins
14 12 (0.51%) SpecFlow
15 8 (0.34%) Maven
15 8 (0.34%) Xcode
15 8 (0.34%) JUnit
General
1 808 (34.43%) Marketing
2 429 (18.28%) Finance
3 208 (8.86%) Retail
4 167 (7.12%) Telecoms
5 133 (5.67%) Advertising
6 116 (4.94%) Publishing
7 77 (3.28%) Banking
8 64 (2.73%) Games
9 60 (2.56%) Legal
10 37 (1.58%) Law
11 35 (1.49%) Billing
12 31 (1.32%) Manufacturing
12 31 (1.32%) Back Office
13 26 (1.11%) German Language
14 20 (0.85%) Front Office
15 18 (0.77%) French Language
16 16 (0.68%) Automotive
17 14 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
18 10 (0.43%) Financial Institution
19 9 (0.38%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 527 (22.45%) Developer
2 316 (13.46%) Analyst
3 146 (6.22%) .NET Developer
4 142 (6.05%) Business Analyst
5 141 (6.01%) Architect
6 121 (5.16%) Consultant
7 119 (5.07%) Web Developer
8 113 (4.81%) Project Manager
9 100 (4.26%) Senior Developer
10 96 (4.09%) Product Manager
11 95 (4.05%) Account Manager
12 92 (3.92%) Marketing Manager
13 88 (3.75%) Designer
14 85 (3.62%) Java Developer
15 81 (3.45%) C# Developer
16 78 (3.32%) Senior Manager
17 70 (2.98%) Sales Executive
18 69 (2.94%) C# .NET Developer
19 67 (2.85%) Business Manager
20 61 (2.60%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 481 (20.49%) HTML
2 373 (15.89%) CSS
3 321 (13.68%) .NET
4 285 (12.14%) XML
5 241 (10.27%) Web Services
6 228 (9.71%) ASP.NET
7 192 (8.18%) jQuery
8 122 (5.20%) SOAP
9 116 (4.94%) HTML5
10 90 (3.83%) Spring
11 87 (3.71%) .NET Framework
12 85 (3.62%) Ajax
13 83 (3.54%) ASP.NET MVC
14 82 (3.49%) JSP
15 76 (3.24%) Hibernate
16 73 (3.11%) REST
17 72 (3.07%) CSS3
18 68 (2.90%) WCF
19 66 (2.81%) Servlets
19 66 (2.81%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 259 (11.04%) Analytical Skills
2 222 (9.46%) Social Media
3 149 (6.35%) User Experience
4 86 (3.66%) Mobile App
5 74 (3.15%) iPad
6 71 (3.03%) Computer Science
7 67 (2.85%) Enterprise Software
8 61 (2.60%) Open Source
9 58 (2.47%) Management Information System
10 52 (2.22%) Mathematics
11 47 (2.00%) Digital Media
12 35 (1.49%) FMCG
13 33 (1.41%) Inversion of Control
13 33 (1.41%) Graphic Design
14 31 (1.32%) iPhone
15 28 (1.19%) Statistics
16 24 (1.02%) Blog
17 22 (0.94%) Copywriting
18 18 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 18 (0.77%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 141 (6.01%) Linux
2 136 (5.79%) Windows
3 60 (2.56%) Apple iOS
4 57 (2.43%) Android
5 56 (2.39%) UNIX
6 22 (0.94%) AIX
7 17 (0.72%) CentOS
8 15 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (0.51%) Solaris
11 10 (0.43%) Debian
11 10 (0.43%) Windows XP
12 9 (0.38%) Windows 8
13 8 (0.34%) Mac OS X
14 7 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
15 6 (0.26%) Windows Phone 8
15 6 (0.26%) Windows Phone
16 5 (0.21%) Windows 7
17 4 (0.17%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 669 (28.50%) B2C
2 560 (23.86%) Agile Software Development
3 452 (19.26%) E-Commerce
4 326 (13.89%) Project Management
5 292 (12.44%) CRM
6 239 (10.18%) Digital Marketing
7 236 (10.06%) Analytics
8 231 (9.84%) Scrum
9 217 (9.25%) Business Development
10 215 (9.16%) MVC
11 191 (8.14%) SEO
12 143 (6.09%) OO
13 142 (6.05%) SOA
14 140 (5.97%) TDD
15 118 (5.03%) Web Development
16 116 (4.94%) PRINCE2
17 113 (4.81%) Business Intelligence
18 111 (4.73%) Content Management
19 109 (4.64%) Product Management
20 108 (4.60%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 471 (20.07%) JavaScript
2 418 (17.81%) SQL
3 283 (12.06%) C#
4 277 (11.80%) Java
5 142 (6.05%) PHP
6 40 (1.70%) Ruby
7 38 (1.62%) Python
8 37 (1.58%) VB
8 37 (1.58%) VB.NET
9 36 (1.53%) Perl
10 32 (1.36%) VBA
10 32 (1.36%) PHP5
11 31 (1.32%) T-SQL
12 30 (1.28%) C
13 15 (0.64%) Objective-C
14 12 (0.51%) F#
14 12 (0.51%) Apex Code
15 11 (0.47%) C++
16 10 (0.43%) Bash Shell
16 10 (0.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 384 (16.36%) Degree
2 27 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (0.81%) ISEB
4 17 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
5 15 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 14 (0.60%) MCP
6 14 (0.60%) CCNP
7 12 (0.51%) ISTQB
8 11 (0.47%) PMI Certification
8 11 (0.47%) ACCA
8 11 (0.47%) CCIE
9 10 (0.43%) CCNA
9 10 (0.43%) MCAD
9 10 (0.43%) MCSD
10 9 (0.38%) MBA
11 8 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 8 (0.34%) MCSE
12 7 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 173 (7.37%) QA
2 48 (2.05%) SLA
3 17 (0.72%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.34%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.085%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.085%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.043%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.043%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 18 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (0.64%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.30%) KVM
4 5 (0.21%) Varnish
5 4 (0.17%) VirtualBox
6 3 (0.13%) vCloud
6 3 (0.13%) vSphere
7 1 (0.043%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.043%) XenApp
7 1 (0.043%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 27 (1.15%) Puppet
2 11 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (0.34%) 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%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.043%) Control-M
Vendors
1 224 (9.54%) Microsoft
2 176 (7.50%) Oracle
3 164 (6.99%) Google
4 114 (4.86%) Salesforce.com
5 84 (3.58%) Facebook
6 75 (3.20%) Twitter
7 64 (2.73%) SAP
8 54 (2.30%) hybris
9 51 (2.17%) HP
10 45 (1.92%) Adobe
11 44 (1.87%) IBM
11 44 (1.87%) VMware
12 41 (1.75%) Cisco
13 40 (1.70%) ATG
14 39 (1.66%) Sitecore
15 38 (1.62%) JBoss
16 36 (1.53%) webMethods
17 32 (1.36%) Demandware
18 31 (1.32%) Siebel
19 29 (1.24%) Apple
London
Networking People
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £100k to £120k
Posted: 7 hours ago
Surrey
Conspicuous
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £60000 per annum - Benefits Package
Posted: 12 hours ago
West London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £80000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Blur Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
West London
www.biteglobal.com
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum - £17K OTE BONUS + BENS
Posted: 13 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Talent International
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum Health, Pension, Life - Flexible ben
Posted: 13 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: £65,000 per annum basic + 18% bonus, pension, shares
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: £22000 - £32000 Per Annum Plus Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £60000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £19000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday