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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 302 269 340
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +71
Permanent jobs citing B2B 1052 1254 838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.96% 1.07% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 1.29% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 818 849 647
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,450
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -6.25%

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
92576 97321 88774
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.60% 82.73% 80.80%
Number of salaries quoted 75605 78726 73203
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +6.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 7 July 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 7 July 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
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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 -33 1005 £46,000 +2.22% 133
London -1 542 £50,250 +0.50% 69
South East -12 211 £43,500 +2.35% 21
City of London +12 92 £55,000 - 27
Berkshire +27 82 £50,000 +17.64% 10
Yorkshire +10 51 £55,000 +37.50% 1
East of England -18 48 £40,000 +15.94% 7
Surrey -10 46 £40,000 +6.66% 4
South West -18 42 £30,000 +3.44% 10
East Midlands +13 41 £42,500 +6.25% 6
North West -2 40 £40,000 +10.34% 8
Buckinghamshire +19 30 £43,500 +112.19% 2
Reading +15 30 £45,000 +28.57% 5
Milton Keynes +5 29 £43,500 +132.00% 2
West Yorkshire +1 25 £60,000 +41.17%
West Midlands -33 24 £40,000 +14.28% 7
South Wales +12 23 £52,500 +72.13% 3
Wales +2 23 £52,500 +72.13% 3
Leeds +2 23 £60,000 +41.17%
Cardiff +7 22 £52,500 +75.00% 3
Nottingham +6 22 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Nottinghamshire +6 22 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Hertfordshire -8 19 £40,000 +50.94% 5
Manchester -14 18 £31,500 -21.25% 2
Bedfordshire +5 17 £52,500 +16.66% 2
Slough - 17 £70,000 - 1
North Yorkshire +8 16 £55,000 +76.00%
Hampshire -11 16 £42,500 +6.51% 1
Cheshire +7 15 £43,500 +58.18% 5
Oxfordshire -23 15 £35,000 -22.22%

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 714 (33.92%) Marketing
2 528 (25.08%) Agile Software Development
3 507 (24.09%) B2C
4 416 (19.76%) HTML
5 410 (19.48%) JavaScript
6 406 (19.29%) Finance
7 390 (18.53%) E-Commerce
8 341 (16.20%) Degree
9 334 (15.87%) CSS
10 324 (15.39%) SQL
11 323 (15.34%) CRM
12 307 (14.58%) .NET
13 274 (13.02%) SQL Server
14 269 (12.78%) C#
15 268 (12.73%) Microsoft
16 255 (12.11%) Business Development
17 251 (11.92%) MVC
18 236 (11.21%) Project Management
19 228 (10.83%) Java
19 228 (10.83%) Retail
20 218 (10.36%) Oracle
21 216 (10.26%) Analytics
22 204 (9.69%) XML
23 202 (9.60%) Scrum
24 193 (9.17%) ASP.NET
25 189 (8.98%) Social Media
26 185 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
27 182 (8.65%) Digital Marketing
28 177 (8.41%) jQuery
29 176 (8.36%) Web Services

B2B
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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
1 110 (5.23%) CMS
2 53 (2.52%) IIS
3 51 (2.42%) WordPress
4 49 (2.33%) Tomcat
5 43 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
6 36 (1.71%) WebSphere
7 29 (1.38%) Apache
8 24 (1.14%) Apache Solr
8 24 (1.14%) JBoss
9 23 (1.09%) WebLogic
10 21 (1.00%) Umbraco
11 17 (0.81%) Drupal
11 17 (0.81%) SharePoint
12 15 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
13 13 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
14 12 (0.57%) Sitefinity
15 11 (0.52%) Node.js
15 11 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
16 10 (0.48%) SugarCRM
17 9 (0.43%) Confluence
Applications
1 131 (6.22%) MS Excel
2 64 (3.04%) MS Office
3 48 (2.28%) Photoshop
3 48 (2.28%) MS Visio
4 39 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 26 (1.24%) Adobe Illustrator
6 23 (1.09%) MS Project
7 18 (0.86%) OmniGraffle
8 17 (0.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 14 (0.67%) InDesign
10 12 (0.57%) Fireworks
11 8 (0.38%) FastStats
12 7 (0.33%) SPSS
13 5 (0.24%) Adobe After Effects
14 3 (0.14%) Acrobat
15 1 (0.048%) InfoPath
15 1 (0.048%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 33 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (1.38%) Magento
3 25 (1.19%) SAP ERP
4 19 (0.90%) Adobe Campaign
5 16 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
6 12 (0.57%) Agresso
7 10 (0.48%) Unica
8 8 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
9 7 (0.33%) Oracle Utilities
9 7 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
9 7 (0.33%) SAP SRM
10 6 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
10 6 (0.29%) SAP SD
10 6 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 5 (0.24%) SAP CRM
11 5 (0.24%) WebTrends
12 4 (0.19%) SAP PS
12 4 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
13 3 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
14 2 (0.095%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 125 (5.94%) SaaS
2 52 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
3 51 (2.42%) Google Analytics
4 38 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
5 21 (1.00%) PaaS
6 10 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (0.29%) Force.com
8 5 (0.24%) Office 365
8 5 (0.24%) IaaS
9 4 (0.19%) Adobe Analytics
9 4 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.19%) Google Drive
10 3 (0.14%) Google Apps
10 3 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.095%) GitHub
11 2 (0.095%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.048%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.048%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.048%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.048%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 117 (5.56%) Internet
2 40 (1.90%) HTTP
3 21 (1.00%) WAN
3 21 (1.00%) Firewall
4 18 (0.86%) FTP
5 17 (0.81%) VoIP
6 16 (0.76%) LAN
7 15 (0.71%) Extranet
7 15 (0.71%) SAN
7 15 (0.71%) Network Security
8 14 (0.67%) TCP/IP
9 13 (0.62%) DNS
9 13 (0.62%) Intranet
9 13 (0.62%) SMS
10 11 (0.52%) VPN
10 11 (0.52%) Unified Communications
11 9 (0.43%) Cisco IOS
11 9 (0.43%) Wireless
11 9 (0.43%) MPLS
12 8 (0.38%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 274 (13.02%) SQL Server
2 89 (4.23%) MySQL
3 86 (4.09%) NoSQL
4 71 (3.37%) Relational Database
5 68 (3.23%) Oracle Database
6 59 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
7 50 (2.38%) MongoDB
8 32 (1.52%) RDBMS
8 32 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 29 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
10 26 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 23 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
12 21 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
13 19 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
13 19 (0.90%) MarkLogic
14 17 (0.81%) Hadoop
14 17 (0.81%) Data Mining
15 16 (0.76%) Big Data
16 15 (0.71%) JasperReports
17 14 (0.67%) Redis
Development Applications
1 73 (3.47%) Git (software)
2 68 (3.23%) Visual Studio
3 63 (2.99%) Subversion
4 45 (2.14%) Eclipse
5 41 (1.95%) Ant
5 41 (1.95%) NUnit
6 35 (1.66%) Maven
7 32 (1.52%) JIRA
7 32 (1.52%) Axure RP
7 32 (1.52%) SpecFlow
7 32 (1.52%) Jenkins
8 25 (1.19%) FitNesse
9 24 (1.14%) Jasmine
10 19 (0.90%) Karma Test Runner
10 19 (0.90%) JUnit
11 18 (0.86%) Selenium
12 15 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
13 12 (0.57%) CruiseControl
13 12 (0.57%) Grunt
14 11 (0.52%) QUnit
General
1 714 (33.92%) Marketing
2 406 (19.29%) Finance
3 228 (10.83%) Retail
4 143 (6.79%) Telecoms
5 104 (4.94%) Advertising
6 77 (3.66%) Back Office
7 67 (3.18%) German Language
8 62 (2.95%) Publishing
9 50 (2.38%) Games
10 46 (2.19%) Billing
11 40 (1.90%) Banking
12 36 (1.71%) Legal
13 32 (1.52%) Manufacturing
14 30 (1.43%) French Language
15 26 (1.24%) Swedish Language
16 20 (0.95%) Law
17 19 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
18 15 (0.71%) Automotive
18 15 (0.71%) Local Government
19 14 (0.67%) Danish Language
Job Titles
1 479 (22.76%) Developer
2 177 (8.41%) Analyst
3 165 (7.84%) Architect
4 158 (7.51%) Account Manager
5 154 (7.32%) Consultant
6 105 (4.99%) Designer
7 104 (4.94%) Marketing Manager
8 86 (4.09%) .NET Developer
9 85 (4.04%) Solutions Architect
10 83 (3.94%) Project Manager
10 83 (3.94%) Product Manager
11 77 (3.66%) Development Manager
12 75 (3.56%) Web Developer
13 74 (3.52%) Senior Manager
14 65 (3.09%) Senior Developer
14 65 (3.09%) Business Analyst
15 62 (2.95%) Java Developer
16 56 (2.66%) C# Developer
16 56 (2.66%) Sales Manager
17 53 (2.52%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 416 (19.76%) HTML
2 334 (15.87%) CSS
3 307 (14.58%) .NET
4 204 (9.69%) XML
5 193 (9.17%) ASP.NET
6 177 (8.41%) jQuery
7 176 (8.36%) Web Services
8 127 (6.03%) HTML5
9 123 (5.84%) ASP.NET MVC
10 112 (5.32%) SOAP
11 111 (5.27%) Ajax
11 111 (5.27%) WCF
11 111 (5.27%) CSS3
12 110 (5.23%) AngularJS
13 96 (4.56%) JSON
14 84 (3.99%) .NET Framework
15 71 (3.37%) Spring
16 66 (3.14%) REST
17 65 (3.09%) J2EE
18 63 (2.99%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 189 (8.98%) Social Media
2 185 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
3 169 (8.03%) User Experience
4 117 (5.56%) Mobile App
5 64 (3.04%) Enterprise Software
6 56 (2.66%) Data Centre
7 53 (2.52%) Digital Media
7 53 (2.52%) Computer Science
8 51 (2.42%) Management Information System
9 48 (2.28%) Blog
10 39 (1.85%) Copywriting
11 29 (1.38%) Mainframe
12 24 (1.14%) Mathematics
13 23 (1.09%) iPad
14 22 (1.05%) Client/Server
15 20 (0.95%) FMCG
16 19 (0.90%) Algorithms
17 18 (0.86%) Statistics
18 17 (0.81%) iPhone
19 15 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 140 (6.65%) Windows
2 139 (6.60%) Linux
3 94 (4.47%) Apple iOS
4 77 (3.66%) UNIX
5 75 (3.56%) Android
6 20 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (0.71%) Solaris
9 14 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (0.62%) Windows 8
11 11 (0.52%) CentOS
12 10 (0.48%) Ubuntu
12 10 (0.48%) Windows 7
13 7 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (0.33%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.19%) zOS
14 4 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.095%) Debian
15 2 (0.095%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.095%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 528 (25.08%) Agile Software Development
2 507 (24.09%) B2C
3 390 (18.53%) E-Commerce
4 323 (15.34%) CRM
5 255 (12.11%) Business Development
6 251 (11.92%) MVC
7 236 (11.21%) Project Management
8 216 (10.26%) Analytics
9 202 (9.60%) Scrum
10 182 (8.65%) Digital Marketing
11 158 (7.51%) SEO
12 139 (6.60%) OO
13 124 (5.89%) Software Engineering
14 120 (5.70%) ERP
15 108 (5.13%) SOA
16 104 (4.94%) TDD
17 101 (4.80%) Business Intelligence
18 97 (4.61%) Continuous Integration
19 93 (4.42%) Stakeholder Management
20 87 (4.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 410 (19.48%) JavaScript
2 324 (15.39%) SQL
3 269 (12.78%) C#
4 228 (10.83%) Java
5 123 (5.84%) PHP
6 47 (2.23%) PL/SQL
7 37 (1.76%) Objective-C
8 36 (1.71%) T-SQL
9 33 (1.57%) Ruby
10 29 (1.38%) C
11 26 (1.24%) Python
12 25 (1.19%) Shell Script
13 23 (1.09%) XQuery
14 18 (0.86%) C++
14 18 (0.86%) Perl
14 18 (0.86%) XPath
15 17 (0.81%) VB
15 17 (0.81%) VB.NET
16 16 (0.76%) Bash Shell
17 15 (0.71%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 341 (16.20%) Degree
2 21 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (0.62%) CCIE
4 11 (0.52%) CCNP
5 9 (0.43%) PMI Certification
6 8 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (0.33%) MCP
8 6 (0.29%) CCNA
8 6 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.24%) PMP
9 5 (0.24%) ISEB
9 5 (0.24%) MBA
10 4 (0.19%) CISSP
10 4 (0.19%) CISA
10 4 (0.19%) CISM
10 4 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.14%) CCDP
12 2 (0.095%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.095%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.095%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (5.75%) QA
2 19 (0.90%) SLA
3 10 (0.48%) P3O
4 7 (0.33%) RosettaNet
5 6 (0.29%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.24%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.19%) COBIT
7 4 (0.19%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.095%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 39 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (0.52%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.19%) Firmware
3 4 (0.19%) vSphere
4 2 (0.095%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.095%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (0.095%) XenApp
4 2 (0.095%) Docker
5 1 (0.048%) vCloud
5 1 (0.048%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 28 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (0.81%) Puppet
3 15 (0.71%) Ansible
4 14 (0.67%) Graphite
4 14 (0.67%) SCOM
5 12 (0.57%) Vagrant
6 9 (0.43%) logstash
7 8 (0.38%) Kibana
7 8 (0.38%) ZABBIX
7 8 (0.38%) MOM
8 7 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 7 (0.33%) BMC PATROL
8 7 (0.33%) Nagios
9 5 (0.24%) Control-M
9 5 (0.24%) Dollar Universe
10 4 (0.19%) Opsview
11 2 (0.095%) EMC VPLEX
11 2 (0.095%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.095%) Capistrano
12 1 (0.048%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 268 (12.73%) Microsoft
2 218 (10.36%) Oracle
3 110 (5.23%) Google
4 108 (5.13%) Salesforce.com
5 99 (4.70%) SAP
6 75 (3.56%) Adobe
7 63 (2.99%) hybris
8 59 (2.80%) Facebook
9 57 (2.71%) Cisco
10 56 (2.66%) Twitter
11 55 (2.61%) VMware
12 45 (2.14%) IBM
13 33 (1.57%) HP
14 26 (1.24%) Informatica
14 26 (1.24%) Zend
15 25 (1.19%) Marketo
16 24 (1.14%) Apple
17 23 (1.09%) Sitecore
18 22 (1.05%) BMC
19 21 (1.00%) EMC
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55k-65k + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Berkshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits package!
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £45k - 90k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £18 - £22 per annum + commission
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £18 - £21 per annum + Excellent commission
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £18 - £25 per annum + Depending on Experience
Posted: 21 hours ago
Middlesex
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 21 hours ago
Exmouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Recommend Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum pension, healthcare
Posted: 22 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £20,000 to £20,000 per annum Heathcare + Holidays
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Argus Media
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
MPower+
Salary: From £38,000 to £55,000 per annum Pension and Bonus also provided
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
Quindell Resourcing
Salary: Attractive Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Bonus (10%), Pension, Share Option
Posted: Yesterday
London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum + On-call + Great benefits
Posted: Yesterday