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 11 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 for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 169 178 163
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -15
Permanent jobs citing B2B 39 31 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.73% 0.56% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 0.73% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 30 16 35
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,750 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4056 4241 3575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 75.74% 76.83% 73.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3348 3575 3096
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 11 July 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 11 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
Birmingham +13 13 £42,250 +24.26% 5
Solihull -1 9 £30,000 -20.00%
Staffordshire -6 4 £31,750 -9.28%
Worcestershire -3 2 £40,000 -40.74%
West Bromwich - 2 £41,250 -
Walsall - 1 £37,500 -
Coventry - 1 - -
B2B
England

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 31 (44.93%) HTML
2 22 (31.88%) CRM
3 21 (30.43%) .NET
3 21 (30.43%) ASP.NET
3 21 (30.43%) CSS
3 21 (30.43%) Scrum
4 20 (28.99%) C#
5 19 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (26.09%) B2C
7 16 (23.19%) Social Media
8 15 (21.74%) E-Commerce
9 14 (20.29%) Microsoft
10 13 (18.84%) SQL
10 13 (18.84%) XML
10 13 (18.84%) Software Testing
11 12 (17.39%) HTML5
11 12 (17.39%) JavaScript
11 12 (17.39%) Retail
12 11 (15.94%) SQL Server
13 10 (14.49%) Marketing
13 10 (14.49%) WCF
13 10 (14.49%) WPF
13 10 (14.49%) iPhone
13 10 (14.49%) iPad
13 10 (14.49%) Oracle
13 10 (14.49%) J2EE
13 10 (14.49%) Java
13 10 (14.49%) XSD
13 10 (14.49%) SOAP
13 10 (14.49%) MCP

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 9 (13.04%) Tomcat
1 9 (13.04%) Apache Solr
2 2 (2.90%) Lync
2 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (10.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.80%) MS Office
3 2 (2.90%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) SAP CRM
1 1 (1.45%) Pivotal CRM
1 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.94%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.04%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.90%) MySQL
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.45%) LSMW
General
1 12 (17.39%) Retail
2 10 (14.49%) Marketing
3 9 (13.04%) Finance
4 4 (5.80%) Billing
5 3 (4.35%) Publishing
5 3 (4.35%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.45%) Advertising
6 1 (1.45%) Legal
6 1 (1.45%) Banking
6 1 (1.45%) Local Government
6 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (46.38%) Developer
2 19 (27.54%) .NET Developer
3 17 (24.64%) ASP.NET Developer
4 11 (15.94%) C# Developer
4 11 (15.94%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (14.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (13.04%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 9 (13.04%) J2EE Developer
6 9 (13.04%) Java Developer
6 9 (13.04%) Web Developer
7 7 (10.14%) .NET Web Developer
8 6 (8.70%) Analyst
8 6 (8.70%) Project Manager
9 4 (5.80%) IT Project Manager
9 4 (5.80%) Relationships Manager
10 3 (4.35%) Marketing Executive
10 3 (4.35%) Designer
10 3 (4.35%) Graphic Designer
10 3 (4.35%) Account Manager
11 2 (2.90%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (44.93%) HTML
2 21 (30.43%) .NET
2 21 (30.43%) ASP.NET
2 21 (30.43%) CSS
3 13 (18.84%) XML
4 12 (17.39%) HTML5
5 10 (14.49%) WCF
5 10 (14.49%) WPF
5 10 (14.49%) XSD
5 10 (14.49%) SOAP
5 10 (14.49%) J2EE
6 9 (13.04%) SAX
6 9 (13.04%) JSON
6 9 (13.04%) DOM
6 9 (13.04%) Grails
6 9 (13.04%) REST
6 9 (13.04%) RESTful
7 4 (5.80%) jQuery
7 4 (5.80%) Web Services
8 3 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.19%) Social Media
2 10 (14.49%) iPad
2 10 (14.49%) iPhone
3 6 (8.70%) Smart Meter
4 4 (5.80%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (4.35%) Graphic Design
6 2 (2.90%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.90%) EPoS
7 1 (1.45%) NHS
7 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.45%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.49%) UNIX
2 9 (13.04%) Linux
3 5 (7.25%) Windows
4 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.45%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (31.88%) CRM
2 21 (30.43%) Scrum
3 19 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (26.09%) B2C
5 15 (21.74%) E-Commerce
6 13 (18.84%) Software Testing
7 9 (13.04%) Technical Architecture
8 8 (11.59%) Web Development
8 8 (11.59%) Project Management
9 6 (8.70%) MVC
10 5 (7.25%) PRINCE2
10 5 (7.25%) Supplier Management
11 4 (5.80%) SOA
11 4 (5.80%) Performance Improvement
11 4 (5.80%) Demand Forecasting
12 3 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
12 3 (4.35%) Time Management
12 3 (4.35%) EAI
12 3 (4.35%) SEO
12 3 (4.35%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 20 (28.99%) C#
2 13 (18.84%) SQL
3 12 (17.39%) JavaScript
4 10 (14.49%) Java
5 9 (13.04%) Shell Script
5 9 (13.04%) Groovy
6 8 (11.59%) VB
7 7 (10.14%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.90%) PHP
8 2 (2.90%) PHP5
8 2 (2.90%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.45%) ABAP
9 1 (1.45%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 10 (14.49%) MCP
2 5 (7.25%) Degree
3 4 (5.80%) ISTQB
3 4 (5.80%) ISEB
4 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) SLA
1 4 (5.80%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.90%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (20.29%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.49%) Oracle
2 10 (14.49%) Apple
3 4 (5.80%) webMethods
3 4 (5.80%) SAP
4 3 (4.35%) Cognizant
5 2 (2.90%) NetApp
5 2 (2.90%) Citrix
5 2 (2.90%) Software AG
5 2 (2.90%) VMware
5 2 (2.90%) Zend
5 2 (2.90%) IBM
6 1 (1.45%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.45%) Siebel
6 1 (1.45%) HP
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