The table below looks at the statistics for B2B skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 180 167 178
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +11
Permanent jobs citing B2B 42 44 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.75% 0.81% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 1.03% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 36 27 26
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -38.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £46,000 £60,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%
B2B
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4446 4252 3670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.38% 78.15% 75.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3712 3600 3118
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

B2B Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

B2B
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

B2B Salary Trend in the West Midlands

B2B
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing B2B across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

B2B Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

B2B
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing B2B within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 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
Birmingham -12 11 £42,000 +52.72% 3
Solihull +9 7 £30,000 +9.09% 1
Staffordshire -16 5 £40,000 +60.00% 2
Warwickshire +6 4 £32,500 - 4
Worcestershire -3 4 £25,000 -47.36%
Coventry - 1 - - 1
B2B
England

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 33 (43.42%) HTML
2 31 (40.79%) .NET
2 31 (40.79%) ASP.NET
3 30 (39.47%) C#
4 21 (27.63%) CSS
5 19 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 19 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 18 (23.68%) SQL
7 17 (22.37%) E-Commerce
8 16 (21.05%) Scrum
8 16 (21.05%) CRM
8 16 (21.05%) Microsoft
8 16 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (21.05%) Web Development
9 15 (19.74%) VB.NET
10 14 (18.42%) HTML5
11 13 (17.11%) VB
12 12 (15.79%) MCP
12 12 (15.79%) Apple
12 12 (15.79%) iPad
12 12 (15.79%) Retail
12 12 (15.79%) WCF
12 12 (15.79%) WPF
12 12 (15.79%) iPhone
13 11 (14.47%) Finance
13 11 (14.47%) Microsoft Certification
14 10 (13.16%) B2C
14 10 (13.16%) Windows
14 10 (13.16%) Project Management
15 9 (11.84%) XML

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 (2.63%) Tomcat
1 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.63%) Apache Solr
1 2 (2.63%) Lync
2 1 (1.32%) CMS
2 1 (1.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (9.21%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.26%) MS Office
3 2 (2.63%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.26%) LAN
1 4 (5.26%) WAN
1 4 (5.26%) VPN
1 4 (5.26%) Firewall
1 4 (5.26%) VLAN
2 3 (3.95%) SSL
2 3 (3.95%) HTTP
3 2 (2.63%) VoIP
3 2 (2.63%) WLAN
3 2 (2.63%) SAN
3 2 (2.63%) DMZ
3 2 (2.63%) Network Security
3 2 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (2.63%) Internet
4 1 (1.32%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.32%) MySQL
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.32%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.32%) LSMW
2 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (15.79%) Retail
2 11 (14.47%) Finance
3 8 (10.53%) Marketing
4 4 (5.26%) Banking
4 4 (5.26%) Billing
5 3 (3.95%) Publishing
5 3 (3.95%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.63%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.32%) Back Office
7 1 (1.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (44.74%) Developer
2 29 (38.16%) .NET Developer
3 25 (32.89%) ASP.NET Developer
4 17 (22.37%) Web Developer
5 15 (19.74%) .NET Web Developer
6 10 (13.16%) Analyst
7 8 (10.53%) C# Developer
7 8 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (9.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (7.89%) Project Manager
10 4 (5.26%) Relationships Manager
11 3 (3.95%) Junior .NET Developer
11 3 (3.95%) Junior Web Developer
11 3 (3.95%) Graphic Designer
11 3 (3.95%) Junior
11 3 (3.95%) Account Manager
11 3 (3.95%) Marketing Executive
11 3 (3.95%) Junior .NET Web Developer
11 3 (3.95%) Designer
11 3 (3.95%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (43.42%) HTML
2 31 (40.79%) .NET
2 31 (40.79%) ASP.NET
3 21 (27.63%) CSS
4 14 (18.42%) HTML5
5 12 (15.79%) WCF
5 12 (15.79%) WPF
6 9 (11.84%) XML
7 6 (7.89%) SOAP
7 6 (7.89%) Web Services
8 3 (3.95%) XSD
8 3 (3.95%) J2EE
8 3 (3.95%) jQuery
8 3 (3.95%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (2.63%) RESTful
9 2 (2.63%) Grails
9 2 (2.63%) REST
9 2 (2.63%) CSS3
9 2 (2.63%) Razor View Engine
9 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.79%) iPhone
1 12 (15.79%) iPad
2 9 (11.84%) Smart Meter
3 5 (6.58%) Social Media
4 3 (3.95%) Credit Risk
4 3 (3.95%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (3.95%) Graphic Design
4 3 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.63%) User Experience
5 2 (2.63%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.32%) EPoS
6 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.16%) Windows
2 5 (6.58%) Windows 8
3 3 (3.95%) UNIX
3 3 (3.95%) Linux
4 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.32%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.37%) E-Commerce
2 16 (21.05%) CRM
2 16 (21.05%) Scrum
2 16 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (21.05%) Web Development
3 10 (13.16%) Project Management
3 10 (13.16%) B2C
4 7 (9.21%) PRINCE2
5 6 (7.89%) Software Testing
5 6 (7.89%) Time Management
6 5 (6.58%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (6.58%) ITIL
6 5 (6.58%) SOA
6 5 (6.58%) MVC
7 4 (5.26%) Incident Management
7 4 (5.26%) Load Balancing
7 4 (5.26%) Supplier Management
7 4 (5.26%) Use Case
7 4 (5.26%) Performance Improvement
7 4 (5.26%) Demand Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 30 (39.47%) C#
2 19 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 18 (23.68%) SQL
4 15 (19.74%) VB.NET
5 13 (17.11%) VB
6 3 (3.95%) Java
7 2 (2.63%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.63%) Groovy
7 2 (2.63%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.32%) PHP5
8 1 (1.32%) ABAP
8 1 (1.32%) SAPscript
8 1 (1.32%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (15.79%) MCP
2 11 (14.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (11.84%) Degree
4 4 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (5.26%) ISTQB
4 4 (5.26%) CCNP
4 4 (5.26%) CCNA
4 4 (5.26%) ISEB
5 2 (2.63%) CISSP
5 2 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.63%) MCSE
5 2 (2.63%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) SLA
1 4 (5.26%) QA
2 2 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (2.63%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 12 (15.79%) Apple
3 4 (5.26%) webMethods
3 4 (5.26%) SAP
4 3 (3.95%) Cognizant
4 3 (3.95%) Oracle
5 2 (2.63%) VMware
5 2 (2.63%) NetApp
5 2 (2.63%) Citrix
5 2 (2.63%) Software AG
5 2 (2.63%) Cisco
5 2 (2.63%) IBM
6 1 (1.32%) HP
6 1 (1.32%) Zend
6 1 (1.32%) TIBCO
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30 - £35 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Kelly Services-Uk
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Bluetownonline
Salary: £14k per year + OTE £20K - 30K
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
SThree - Internal Recruitment department
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Comission
Posted: 3 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £38k - 42k per year + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Burton upon Trent
Blue Town Online
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Rugby
Experian
Salary: £Competitve + Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Warwickshire
Experian
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands
Birmingham City University
Salary: £29,559 - £32,101 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
SThree - Internal Recruitment department
Salary: £18000 - £20500 per annum + Comission
Posted: 16 days ago
Solihull
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £37000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago