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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 248 349 329
Rank change year-on-year
+101 -20
Permanent jobs citing B2B 1307 759 890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.12% 0.70% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 0.89% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 872 561 709
Average salary £45,000 £43,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.04% -3.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,300 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +14.28%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
94231 85648 91265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.41% 78.72% 77.39%
Number of salaries quoted 75933 70032 77735
Average salary £47,500 £46,250 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% +0.54%
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 25 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 25 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 +98 1248 £45,000 +3.44% 194
London +75 664 £50,000 - 108
South East +72 258 £42,500 -5.55% 23
City of London 0 121 £55,000 +10.00% 31
Surrey +35 72 £37,500 -23.07% 9
East of England +20 71 £32,500 -9.72% 13
Berkshire +45 63 £47,500 +11.76% 7
Yorkshire +1 56 £33,125 +16.22% 10
North West -3 52 £28,000 -27.27% 9
South West +24 51 £31,250 -10.71% 16
Oxfordshire +30 50 £45,000 -30.23% 1
West Midlands +6 43 £35,000 +7.69% 4
Manchester -3 41 £37,500 +19.04% 7
West Yorkshire -8 35 £38,750 +55.00% 5
Hampshire +9 29 £40,000 -
Bristol +23 28 £24,000 -47.25% 6
Leeds -15 27 £42,500 +49.12% 3
Hertfordshire -2 26 £20,750 -47.46% 4
East Midlands -10 23 £47,500 +11.76% 5
Essex +12 16 £28,750 +15.00% 3
Bedfordshire +2 15 £45,000 -19.64% 1
Birmingham +6 14 £42,000 +36.58% 4
Reading +3 14 £40,000 +3.89%
West Sussex +2 14 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Luton -3 14 £45,000 -25.00%
Scotland -10 14 £27,500 -26.66% 2
Southampton +12 13 £40,000 +60.00%
Dorset +10 13 £29,000 +56.75% 2
Chiswick +3 13 £30,000 -50.00%
Cambridgeshire -5 13 £55,000 +61.17% 4

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 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.

1 871 (35.31%) Marketing
2 682 (27.64%) B2C
3 517 (20.96%) HTML
4 477 (19.34%) Finance
5 461 (18.69%) JavaScript
6 460 (18.65%) SQL
7 445 (18.04%) E-Commerce
8 404 (16.38%) Degree
9 402 (16.30%) CSS
10 374 (15.16%) Agile Software Development
11 351 (14.23%) XML
12 318 (12.89%) CRM
13 317 (12.85%) Project Management
14 314 (12.73%) .NET
15 307 (12.44%) Java
16 293 (11.88%) Analytics
17 275 (11.15%) SQL Server
18 273 (11.07%) C#
19 268 (10.86%) Scrum
20 253 (10.26%) Digital Marketing
21 249 (10.09%) Web Services
22 240 (9.73%) SEO
23 231 (9.36%) Social Media
24 227 (9.20%) Microsoft
25 219 (8.88%) MVC
26 217 (8.80%) Retail
27 216 (8.76%) Business Development
28 212 (8.59%) ASP.NET
29 200 (8.11%) Oracle
30 193 (7.82%) Telecoms

B2B
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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
1 175 (7.09%) CMS
2 81 (3.28%) Apache
2 81 (3.28%) Tomcat
3 48 (1.95%) Drupal
4 45 (1.82%) WebSphere
5 37 (1.50%) IIS
6 35 (1.42%) SAS
7 33 (1.34%) Umbraco
7 33 (1.34%) WordPress
8 31 (1.26%) Node.js
9 28 (1.13%) BizTalk Server
9 28 (1.13%) WebSphere Application Server
10 22 (0.89%) SharePoint
10 22 (0.89%) Apache Solr
11 19 (0.77%) Liferay
12 18 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
12 18 (0.73%) Alfresco
13 14 (0.57%) nginx
13 14 (0.57%) Confluence
14 12 (0.49%) GlassFish
Applications
1 165 (6.69%) MS Excel
2 95 (3.85%) MS Office
3 78 (3.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 59 (2.39%) Photoshop
5 33 (1.34%) MS Visio
6 25 (1.01%) Adobe Illustrator
7 19 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
8 17 (0.69%) InDesign
9 13 (0.53%) MS Project
10 5 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
11 4 (0.16%) FastStats
11 4 (0.16%) Fireworks
11 4 (0.16%) SPSS
12 3 (0.12%) PowerPivot
12 3 (0.12%) InfoPath
13 2 (0.081%) Acrobat
14 1 (0.041%) QuarkXPress
14 1 (0.041%) CINEMA 4D
14 1 (0.041%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 83 (3.36%) Google Analytics
2 48 (1.95%) Magento
3 38 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
4 12 (0.49%) WebTrends
5 11 (0.45%) Tridion
6 10 (0.41%) SAP CRM
6 10 (0.41%) SiteCatalyst
7 9 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
8 7 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
8 7 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
9 6 (0.24%) SAP ERP
10 4 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
10 4 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
10 4 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
10 4 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
11 3 (0.12%) Oracle 11i
11 3 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 3 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 2 (0.081%) Dynamics AX
12 2 (0.081%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 106 (4.30%) SaaS
2 51 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (0.53%) Office 365
4 13 (0.53%) IaaS
5 9 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (0.32%) PaaS
7 5 (0.20%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.20%) Force.com
8 4 (0.16%) MailChimp
9 3 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (0.12%) IBM SmartCloud
9 3 (0.12%) Route 53
9 3 (0.12%) Rackspace Cloud
10 1 (0.041%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 91 (3.69%) Internet
2 42 (1.70%) SNMP
3 31 (1.26%) VoIP
4 27 (1.09%) Firewall
5 23 (0.93%) HTTP
6 21 (0.85%) Unified Communications
7 19 (0.77%) 4G
7 19 (0.77%) GSM
8 18 (0.73%) LTE
9 17 (0.69%) Radio Access Network
9 17 (0.69%) UMTS
9 17 (0.69%) SMTP
9 17 (0.69%) DNS
10 16 (0.65%) TCP/IP
10 16 (0.65%) Wireless
11 13 (0.53%) FTP
12 12 (0.49%) Extranet
13 11 (0.45%) SSL
13 11 (0.45%) SMS
13 11 (0.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 275 (11.15%) SQL Server
2 116 (4.70%) MySQL
3 97 (3.93%) Relational Database
4 68 (2.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 60 (2.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 52 (2.11%) RDBMS
7 43 (1.74%) NoSQL
8 40 (1.62%) Oracle Database
9 34 (1.38%) MongoDB
9 34 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
10 31 (1.26%) MS Access
11 26 (1.05%) DTS
12 24 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 24 (0.97%) Hadoop
13 22 (0.89%) PowerCenter
13 22 (0.89%) Big Data
14 19 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
15 18 (0.73%) BODI
16 17 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
16 17 (0.69%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 90 (3.65%) Subversion
2 78 (3.16%) Selenium
3 54 (2.19%) Git (software)
4 47 (1.91%) Eclipse
5 46 (1.86%) JIRA
5 46 (1.86%) Ant
6 31 (1.26%) SoapUI
7 28 (1.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 28 (1.13%) Visual Studio
7 28 (1.13%) FitNesse
8 25 (1.01%) Axure RP
9 20 (0.81%) SpecFlow
10 19 (0.77%) Cucumber
11 13 (0.53%) Jenkins
11 13 (0.53%) WebDriver
12 11 (0.45%) Dreamweaver
12 11 (0.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 8 (0.32%) Grunt
13 8 (0.32%) QUnit
13 8 (0.32%) Maven
General
1 871 (35.31%) Marketing
2 477 (19.34%) Finance
3 217 (8.80%) Retail
4 193 (7.82%) Telecoms
5 141 (5.72%) Publishing
6 133 (5.39%) Advertising
7 75 (3.04%) Banking
8 61 (2.47%) Games
9 58 (2.35%) Legal
10 43 (1.74%) Billing
11 36 (1.46%) Manufacturing
12 26 (1.05%) Back Office
13 25 (1.01%) Law
13 25 (1.01%) German Language
14 17 (0.69%) Front Office
15 15 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
15 15 (0.61%) Multimedia
16 12 (0.49%) French Language
16 12 (0.49%) Automotive
17 10 (0.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 559 (22.66%) Developer
2 297 (12.04%) Analyst
3 150 (6.08%) Architect
4 133 (5.39%) .NET Developer
5 132 (5.35%) Business Analyst
6 129 (5.23%) Product Manager
7 124 (5.03%) Consultant
8 122 (4.95%) Project Manager
9 117 (4.74%) Web Developer
10 114 (4.62%) Senior Developer
10 114 (4.62%) Java Developer
11 113 (4.58%) Account Manager
12 101 (4.09%) Designer
13 99 (4.01%) Marketing Manager
14 83 (3.36%) C# Developer
15 80 (3.24%) Senior Manager
16 78 (3.16%) Business Manager
17 70 (2.84%) C# .NET Developer
18 69 (2.80%) Solutions Architect
19 59 (2.39%) Sales Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 517 (20.96%) HTML
2 402 (16.30%) CSS
3 351 (14.23%) XML
4 314 (12.73%) .NET
5 249 (10.09%) Web Services
6 212 (8.59%) ASP.NET
7 187 (7.58%) jQuery
8 132 (5.35%) HTML5
9 125 (5.07%) SOAP
10 107 (4.34%) Spring
11 102 (4.13%) JSP
12 97 (3.93%) Hibernate
13 92 (3.73%) XSLT
14 90 (3.65%) Servlets
15 86 (3.49%) ASP.NET MVC
16 84 (3.40%) Ajax
17 83 (3.36%) .NET Framework
18 78 (3.16%) J2EE
19 75 (3.04%) CSS3
20 74 (3.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 231 (9.36%) Social Media
2 96 (3.89%) Enterprise Software
3 93 (3.77%) Computer Science
4 83 (3.36%) iPad
5 76 (3.08%) Mobile App
6 63 (2.55%) Digital Media
7 62 (2.51%) Open Source
8 58 (2.35%) Management Information System
9 53 (2.15%) Mathematics
10 51 (2.07%) Inversion of Control
11 34 (1.38%) Mainframe
12 33 (1.34%) Graphic Design
12 33 (1.34%) iPhone
13 27 (1.09%) FMCG
14 26 (1.05%) Copywriting
15 24 (0.97%) Statistics
16 19 (0.77%) Visualisation
16 19 (0.77%) Mobile Payment
17 17 (0.69%) New Media
17 17 (0.69%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 157 (6.36%) Linux
2 145 (5.88%) Windows
3 84 (3.40%) Android
4 68 (2.76%) Apple iOS
5 64 (2.59%) UNIX
6 30 (1.22%) Solaris
7 20 (0.81%) AIX
7 20 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (0.53%) CentOS
9 13 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (0.49%) Windows XP
11 9 (0.36%) Windows 8
12 8 (0.32%) Windows 7
13 6 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (0.24%) Windows Phone 8
13 6 (0.24%) Windows Phone
14 5 (0.20%) Debian
15 4 (0.16%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.12%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 682 (27.64%) B2C
2 445 (18.04%) E-Commerce
3 374 (15.16%) Agile Software Development
4 318 (12.89%) CRM
5 317 (12.85%) Project Management
6 293 (11.88%) Analytics
7 268 (10.86%) Scrum
8 253 (10.26%) Digital Marketing
9 240 (9.73%) SEO
10 219 (8.88%) MVC
11 216 (8.76%) Business Development
12 174 (7.05%) TDD
13 153 (6.20%) Product Management
14 149 (6.04%) SOA
15 128 (5.19%) OO
16 127 (5.15%) Web Development
17 124 (5.03%) Business Intelligence
18 111 (4.50%) ITIL
19 110 (4.46%) PRINCE2
20 106 (4.30%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 461 (18.69%) JavaScript
2 460 (18.65%) SQL
3 307 (12.44%) Java
4 273 (11.07%) C#
5 156 (6.32%) PHP
6 48 (1.95%) Perl
7 45 (1.82%) Ruby
8 33 (1.34%) C
9 32 (1.30%) Python
10 31 (1.26%) VB
11 29 (1.18%) PHP5
12 28 (1.13%) VB.NET
12 28 (1.13%) T-SQL
13 27 (1.09%) VBA
14 17 (0.69%) Apex Code
15 16 (0.65%) Shell Script
16 12 (0.49%) Objective-C
17 11 (0.45%) Groovy
17 11 (0.45%) Bash Shell
18 9 (0.36%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 404 (16.38%) Degree
2 28 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
4 18 (0.73%) ACCA
5 17 (0.69%) ISEB
5 17 (0.69%) MCP
6 16 (0.65%) MCAD
6 16 (0.65%) MCSD
7 15 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 12 (0.49%) ISTQB
9 11 (0.45%) MBA
10 10 (0.41%) PMI Certification
11 8 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 7 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (0.24%) PMP
13 6 (0.24%) CCIE
13 6 (0.24%) CCNP
14 3 (0.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 2 (0.081%) MCTS
15 2 (0.081%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 169 (6.85%) QA
2 45 (1.82%) SLA
3 25 (1.01%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.24%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.041%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.041%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 22 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (0.28%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.28%) KVM
3 4 (0.16%) Varnish
3 4 (0.16%) VirtualBox
4 3 (0.12%) Xen
5 2 (0.081%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 26 (1.05%) Puppet
2 15 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (0.49%) OpenSSO
4 9 (0.36%) Opsview
4 9 (0.36%) Nagios
5 6 (0.24%) ZABBIX
5 6 (0.24%) HAProxy
5 6 (0.24%) Capistrano
6 3 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.081%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.041%) Salt
Vendors
1 227 (9.20%) Microsoft
2 200 (8.11%) Oracle
3 174 (7.05%) Google
4 122 (4.95%) Salesforce.com
5 91 (3.69%) Facebook
6 69 (2.80%) hybris
7 66 (2.68%) Twitter
8 59 (2.39%) Adobe
9 58 (2.35%) SAP
10 53 (2.15%) JBoss
10 53 (2.15%) ATG
11 48 (1.95%) HP
12 44 (1.78%) Informatica
13 43 (1.74%) VMware
14 41 (1.66%) IBM
15 40 (1.62%) Siebel
15 40 (1.62%) Demandware
16 37 (1.50%) Cisco
17 36 (1.46%) webMethods
18 33 (1.34%) Business Objects
City, London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: 45k OTE excellent package and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum - + 20% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: 18K to £20K Base Salary + Commission (£25K OTE)
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum plus Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £36,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Resource Solutions - Colt Technology Services
Salary: £ Competitive per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Commission + Bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: Very Attractive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
UK
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 65,000 + benefits
Posted: Yesterday