The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 168 184 155
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -29
Permanent jobs citing B2B 42 32 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.78% 0.57% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.75% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 32 17 34
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £39,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.97% +16.42%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4071 4271 3637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 75.66% 76.71% 74.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3377 3609 3120
Average salary £41,405 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.51% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,729 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
B2B
England

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 1 August 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 1 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
Birmingham +14 13 £37,000 +34.54% 4
Solihull +5 10 £30,000 +9.09%
Staffordshire -3 5 £31,750 +27.00%
Worcestershire -1 2 £40,000 -15.78%
Coventry - 1 - -
B2B
England

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 34 (47.89%) HTML
2 28 (39.44%) .NET
2 28 (39.44%) ASP.NET
3 27 (38.03%) C#
4 22 (30.99%) Scrum
4 22 (30.99%) CRM
5 20 (28.17%) CSS
6 19 (26.76%) E-Commerce
6 19 (26.76%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (25.35%) Microsoft
8 17 (23.94%) SQL
9 16 (22.54%) HTML5
10 14 (19.72%) iPhone
10 14 (19.72%) iPad
10 14 (19.72%) WCF
10 14 (19.72%) WPF
10 14 (19.72%) JavaScript
10 14 (19.72%) SQL Server
10 14 (19.72%) MCP
10 14 (19.72%) B2C
10 14 (19.72%) Apple
11 13 (18.31%) Social Media
12 12 (16.90%) Retail
13 11 (15.49%) VB
13 11 (15.49%) Web Development
14 10 (14.08%) VB.NET
14 10 (14.08%) XML
14 10 (14.08%) Software Testing
15 9 (12.68%) Marketing
16 8 (11.27%) Windows

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 6 (8.45%) Tomcat
1 6 (8.45%) Apache Solr
2 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.82%) Lync
3 1 (1.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (9.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.63%) MS Office
3 2 (2.82%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.41%) VLAN
1 1 (1.41%) LAN
1 1 (1.41%) VoIP
1 1 (1.41%) WAN
1 1 (1.41%) VPN
1 1 (1.41%) SAN
1 1 (1.41%) Intranet
1 1 (1.41%) Firewall
1 1 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.72%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.45%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.41%) MySQL
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.41%) LSMW
General
1 12 (16.90%) Retail
2 9 (12.68%) Marketing
3 7 (9.86%) Finance
4 4 (5.63%) Billing
5 3 (4.23%) Publishing
6 2 (2.82%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.41%) Banking
7 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.41%) Legal
7 1 (1.41%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 35 (49.30%) Developer
2 26 (36.62%) .NET Developer
3 23 (32.39%) ASP.NET Developer
4 12 (16.90%) Web Developer
5 11 (15.49%) C# Developer
5 11 (15.49%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (14.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (14.08%) .NET Web Developer
7 6 (8.45%) Project Manager
7 6 (8.45%) Analyst
7 6 (8.45%) Java Developer
7 6 (8.45%) J2EE Developer
7 6 (8.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 4 (5.63%) Relationships Manager
8 4 (5.63%) IT Project Manager
9 3 (4.23%) Designer
9 3 (4.23%) Marketing Executive
9 3 (4.23%) Graphic Designer
9 3 (4.23%) Account Manager
10 2 (2.82%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (47.89%) HTML
2 28 (39.44%) .NET
2 28 (39.44%) ASP.NET
3 20 (28.17%) CSS
4 16 (22.54%) HTML5
5 14 (19.72%) WCF
5 14 (19.72%) WPF
6 10 (14.08%) XML
7 7 (9.86%) XSD
7 7 (9.86%) SOAP
7 7 (9.86%) J2EE
8 6 (8.45%) SAX
8 6 (8.45%) DOM
8 6 (8.45%) JSON
8 6 (8.45%) Grails
8 6 (8.45%) REST
8 6 (8.45%) RESTful
9 3 (4.23%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (4.23%) jQuery
9 3 (4.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.72%) iPhone
1 14 (19.72%) iPad
2 13 (18.31%) Social Media
3 6 (8.45%) Smart Meter
4 3 (4.23%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.23%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (4.23%) Graphic Design
5 2 (2.82%) EPoS
5 2 (2.82%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.41%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.27%) Windows
2 7 (9.86%) UNIX
3 6 (8.45%) Linux
4 3 (4.23%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.41%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.99%) Scrum
1 22 (30.99%) CRM
2 19 (26.76%) E-Commerce
2 19 (26.76%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (19.72%) B2C
4 11 (15.49%) Web Development
5 10 (14.08%) Software Testing
6 7 (9.86%) Project Management
7 6 (8.45%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (7.04%) PRINCE2
8 5 (7.04%) MVC
9 4 (5.63%) Supplier Management
9 4 (5.63%) SOA
9 4 (5.63%) Performance Improvement
9 4 (5.63%) Demand Forecasting
10 3 (4.23%) Time Management
10 3 (4.23%) Digital Marketing
10 3 (4.23%) Pay per click
10 3 (4.23%) EAI
10 3 (4.23%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 27 (38.03%) C#
2 17 (23.94%) SQL
3 14 (19.72%) JavaScript
4 11 (15.49%) VB
5 10 (14.08%) VB.NET
6 7 (9.86%) Java
7 6 (8.45%) Shell Script
7 6 (8.45%) Groovy
8 2 (2.82%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.41%) PHP5
9 1 (1.41%) SAPscript
9 1 (1.41%) ABAP
9 1 (1.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (19.72%) MCP
2 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (7.04%) Degree
4 4 (5.63%) ISEB
4 4 (5.63%) ISTQB
4 4 (5.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.41%) CCNP
6 1 (1.41%) CCNA
6 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) SLA
1 4 (5.63%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.82%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (25.35%) Microsoft
2 14 (19.72%) Apple
3 7 (9.86%) Oracle
4 4 (5.63%) webMethods
5 3 (4.23%) Cognizant
5 3 (4.23%) SAP
6 2 (2.82%) VMware
6 2 (2.82%) NetApp
6 2 (2.82%) Citrix
6 2 (2.82%) IBM
6 2 (2.82%) Software AG
7 1 (1.41%) Zend
7 1 (1.41%) HP
7 1 (1.41%) TIBCO
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