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 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 170 159 165
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Permanent jobs citing B2B 43 43 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.79% 0.79% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 1.02% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 36 26 29
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -30.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £46,250 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
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
4179 4222 3575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 76.64% 77.37% 74.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3460 3577 3018
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 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 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
Birmingham -3 11 £42,000 +52.72% 1
Solihull +4 8 £30,000 +9.09% 2
Staffordshire -11 7 £35,000 +40.00%
Worcestershire -9 3 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Warwickshire +11 1 - -
Coventry - 1 - -
B2B
England

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 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 29 (43.28%) HTML
2 28 (41.79%) .NET
2 28 (41.79%) ASP.NET
3 27 (40.30%) C#
4 17 (25.37%) CSS
5 16 (23.88%) SQL Server
5 16 (23.88%) CRM
5 16 (23.88%) Scrum
6 15 (22.39%) JavaScript
6 15 (22.39%) SQL
6 15 (22.39%) E-Commerce
6 15 (22.39%) Microsoft
7 14 (20.90%) HTML5
8 13 (19.40%) Web Development
8 13 (19.40%) VB
9 12 (17.91%) VB.NET
9 12 (17.91%) MCP
9 12 (17.91%) Apple
9 12 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (17.91%) WCF
9 12 (17.91%) WPF
9 12 (17.91%) iPad
9 12 (17.91%) iPhone
10 10 (14.93%) Retail
10 10 (14.93%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (14.93%) B2C
11 9 (13.43%) Windows
12 8 (11.94%) Project Management
12 8 (11.94%) Finance
12 8 (11.94%) Smart Meter

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 2 (2.99%) Tomcat
1 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.99%) Apache Solr
1 2 (2.99%) Lync
2 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (8.96%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.48%) MS Office
3 1 (1.49%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.99%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.97%) LAN
1 4 (5.97%) WAN
1 4 (5.97%) VPN
1 4 (5.97%) Firewall
1 4 (5.97%) VLAN
2 2 (2.99%) Network Security
2 2 (2.99%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (2.99%) SAN
2 2 (2.99%) DMZ
2 2 (2.99%) Internet
2 2 (2.99%) VoIP
2 2 (2.99%) WLAN
3 1 (1.49%) HTTP
3 1 (1.49%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.49%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.49%) LSMW
General
1 10 (14.93%) Retail
2 8 (11.94%) Finance
3 7 (10.45%) Marketing
4 4 (5.97%) Billing
5 3 (4.48%) Publishing
6 2 (2.99%) Banking
6 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.49%) Back Office
7 1 (1.49%) Legal
7 1 (1.49%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 30 (44.78%) Developer
2 26 (38.81%) .NET Developer
3 22 (32.84%) ASP.NET Developer
4 14 (20.90%) Web Developer
5 12 (17.91%) .NET Web Developer
6 8 (11.94%) C# Developer
6 8 (11.94%) Analyst
6 8 (11.94%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (10.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (7.46%) Project Manager
9 3 (4.48%) Account Manager
9 3 (4.48%) Relationships Manager
9 3 (4.48%) Graphic Designer
9 3 (4.48%) Marketing Executive
9 3 (4.48%) IT Project Manager
9 3 (4.48%) Designer
10 2 (2.99%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 2 (2.99%) Network Security Analyst
10 2 (2.99%) Lead .NET Developer
10 2 (2.99%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (43.28%) HTML
2 28 (41.79%) .NET
2 28 (41.79%) ASP.NET
3 17 (25.37%) CSS
4 14 (20.90%) HTML5
5 12 (17.91%) WCF
5 12 (17.91%) WPF
6 7 (10.45%) XML
7 4 (5.97%) SOAP
8 3 (4.48%) Web Services
8 3 (4.48%) XSD
8 3 (4.48%) J2EE
8 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (2.99%) REST
9 2 (2.99%) CSS3
9 2 (2.99%) Razor View Engine
9 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (2.99%) Ajax
9 2 (2.99%) .NET Framework
9 2 (2.99%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.91%) iPhone
1 12 (17.91%) iPad
2 8 (11.94%) Smart Meter
3 6 (8.96%) Social Media
4 3 (4.48%) Graphic Design
4 3 (4.48%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.99%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.49%) EPoS
6 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.49%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.49%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.43%) Windows
2 4 (5.97%) Windows 8
3 3 (4.48%) UNIX
4 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.99%) Linux
4 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.49%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.88%) CRM
1 16 (23.88%) Scrum
2 15 (22.39%) E-Commerce
3 13 (19.40%) Web Development
4 12 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (14.93%) B2C
6 8 (11.94%) Project Management
7 7 (10.45%) PRINCE2
8 6 (8.96%) Software Testing
9 5 (7.46%) ITIL
9 5 (7.46%) SOA
10 4 (5.97%) MVC
10 4 (5.97%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (5.97%) Load Balancing
10 4 (5.97%) Supplier Management
10 4 (5.97%) Time Management
10 4 (5.97%) Performance Improvement
10 4 (5.97%) Demand Forecasting
11 3 (4.48%) Use Case
11 3 (4.48%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 27 (40.30%) C#
2 15 (22.39%) JavaScript
2 15 (22.39%) SQL
3 13 (19.40%) VB
4 12 (17.91%) VB.NET
5 3 (4.48%) Java
6 2 (2.99%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.99%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.99%) Groovy
7 1 (1.49%) ABAP
7 1 (1.49%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 12 (17.91%) MCP
2 10 (14.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (11.94%) Degree
4 4 (5.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (5.97%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (5.97%) ISTQB
4 4 (5.97%) CCNP
4 4 (5.97%) CCNA
4 4 (5.97%) ISEB
5 2 (2.99%) CISSP
5 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.99%) MCSE
5 2 (2.99%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) QA
2 3 (4.48%) SLA
3 2 (2.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (2.99%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (22.39%) Microsoft
2 12 (17.91%) Apple
3 4 (5.97%) webMethods
3 4 (5.97%) SAP
4 3 (4.48%) Cognizant
4 3 (4.48%) Oracle
5 2 (2.99%) VMware
5 2 (2.99%) NetApp
5 2 (2.99%) Citrix
5 2 (2.99%) Software AG
5 2 (2.99%) Cisco
5 2 (2.99%) IBM
6 1 (1.49%) HP
6 1 (1.49%) TIBCO
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