The table below looks at the statistics for B2B skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. 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 91 98 82
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -16
Permanent jobs citing B2B 6 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.46% 0.16% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.21% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 4
Average salary £45,000 £26,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+73.07% -36.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £26,000 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £26,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
B2B
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
949 964 712
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 72.66% 75.55% 70.22%
Number of salaries quoted 831 861 641
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing B2B across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

B2B Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

B2B
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing B2B across the Wales region.

B2B Salary Trend in Wales

B2B
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing B2B across the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

B2B Salary Histogram in Wales

B2B
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing B2B within the Wales region 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
(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
South Wales +6 5 £45,000 +73.07%
West Wales - 1 £32,500 -
B2B
UK

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region 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 8 (42.11%) Scrum
2 7 (36.84%) Java
2 7 (36.84%) B2C
3 5 (26.32%) SQL
3 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (21.05%) Integration Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Regression Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
4 4 (21.05%) ITIL
4 4 (21.05%) UNIX
4 4 (21.05%) OO
4 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
4 4 (21.05%) SLA
4 4 (21.05%) ISEB
4 4 (21.05%) JIRA
4 4 (21.05%) Waterfall
4 4 (21.05%) VirtualBox
4 4 (21.05%) T-Plan
4 4 (21.05%) Automation Testing
5 3 (15.79%) RIA
5 3 (15.79%) Internet
5 3 (15.79%) Finance
5 3 (15.79%) Business Development
5 3 (15.79%) Java EE
6 2 (10.53%) TDD
6 2 (10.53%) CMS
6 2 (10.53%) Change Management
6 2 (10.53%) Six Sigma
6 2 (10.53%) Project Management
6 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region 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 2 (10.53%) CMS
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Internet
2 1 (5.26%) NAS
2 1 (5.26%) FCoE
2 1 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (5.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Service Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Test Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Java Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Business Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Change Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Development Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Change Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Business Development Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Service Desk Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Account Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Java EE
2 2 (10.53%) HTML
2 2 (10.53%) .NET
2 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
2 2 (10.53%) CSS
3 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.26%) Spring
3 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.26%) jQuery
3 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (5.26%) HTML5
3 1 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (5.26%) Durandal
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) RIA
2 1 (5.26%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) UNIX
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Scrum
2 7 (36.84%) B2C
3 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (21.05%) Regression Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
4 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
4 4 (21.05%) ITIL
4 4 (21.05%) OO
4 4 (21.05%) Integration Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Waterfall
4 4 (21.05%) Automation Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Business Development
6 2 (10.53%) Lean Six Sigma
6 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (10.53%) Change Management
6 2 (10.53%) Six Sigma
6 2 (10.53%) Project Management
6 2 (10.53%) TDD
7 1 (5.26%) Web Development
7 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) Java
2 5 (26.32%) SQL
3 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.53%) C#
4 1 (5.26%) C
4 1 (5.26%) CoffeeScript
4 1 (5.26%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) ISEB
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) T-Plan
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft