The first table below looks at the demand for B2C 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 B2C over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
B2C (Business-to-Consumer)
Rank 207 191 187
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -4
Permanent jobs citing B2C 6 14 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.11% 0.25% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.33% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 5
Average salary £42,000 £35,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -48.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £32,500 £35,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £84,500 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4084 4274 3636
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 75.73% 76.76% 74.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3382 3606 3119
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 £26,500 £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%
B2C
England

B2C
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing B2C across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

B2C Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

B2C
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing B2C across the West Midlands region.

B2C Salary Trend in the West Midlands

B2C
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing B2C across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

B2C Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

B2C
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 B2C within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 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 +6 5 £47,250 -42.72% 1
Worcestershire -4 1 £37,500 -21.05%
B2C
England

B2C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing B2C 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 B2C.

1 14 (63.64%) CRM
1 14 (63.64%) B2B
2 12 (54.55%) Retail
3 10 (45.45%) Software Testing
4 9 (40.91%) Social Media
4 9 (40.91%) HTML
4 9 (40.91%) Oracle
4 9 (40.91%) CSS
5 7 (31.82%) Marketing
6 6 (27.27%) Technical Architecture
6 6 (27.27%) JSON
6 6 (27.27%) Grails
6 6 (27.27%) Groovy
6 6 (27.27%) RESTful
6 6 (27.27%) Apache Solr
6 6 (27.27%) REST
6 6 (27.27%) Analytics
6 6 (27.27%) Oracle Database
6 6 (27.27%) SOAP
6 6 (27.27%) XML
6 6 (27.27%) XSD
6 6 (27.27%) DOM
6 6 (27.27%) UNIX
6 6 (27.27%) J2EE
6 6 (27.27%) Java
6 6 (27.27%) SAX
6 6 (27.27%) Tomcat
6 6 (27.27%) Shell Script
6 6 (27.27%) E-Commerce
6 6 (27.27%) Linux

B2C
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing B2C 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 B2C. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (27.27%) Apache Solr
1 6 (27.27%) Tomcat
2 2 (9.09%) CMS
2 2 (9.09%) Drupal
2 2 (9.09%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (9.09%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) LAN
1 1 (4.55%) WAN
1 1 (4.55%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle Database
2 2 (9.09%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) SQLPlus
General
1 12 (54.55%) Retail
2 7 (31.82%) Marketing
3 4 (18.18%) Finance
3 4 (18.18%) Billing
4 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
5 1 (4.55%) Legal
5 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Java Developer
2 6 (27.27%) J2EE Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Lead Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Web Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) ERP Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.55%) Marketing Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Head of IT
5 1 (4.55%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) HTML
1 9 (40.91%) CSS
2 6 (27.27%) JSON
2 6 (27.27%) Grails
2 6 (27.27%) RESTful
2 6 (27.27%) REST
2 6 (27.27%) SOAP
2 6 (27.27%) XML
2 6 (27.27%) XSD
2 6 (27.27%) DOM
2 6 (27.27%) J2EE
2 6 (27.27%) SAX
3 2 (9.09%) XHTML
3 2 (9.09%) .NET
3 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 2
4 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Social Media
2 4 (18.18%) Smart Meter
3 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.55%) FMCG
5 1 (4.55%) RIA
5 1 (4.55%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) UNIX
1 6 (27.27%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) CRM
1 14 (63.64%) B2B
2 10 (45.45%) Software Testing
3 6 (27.27%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (27.27%) Analytics
3 6 (27.27%) E-Commerce
3 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (27.27%) Scrum
4 5 (22.73%) ERP
5 4 (18.18%) Demand Forecasting
5 4 (18.18%) Performance Improvement
5 4 (18.18%) Supplier Management
6 3 (13.64%) Business Development
6 3 (13.64%) Content Management
7 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
7 2 (9.09%) MVC
7 2 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
8 1 (4.55%) Product Management
8 1 (4.55%) Email Marketing
8 1 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) Groovy
1 6 (27.27%) Java
1 6 (27.27%) Shell Script
2 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 2 (9.09%) PHP
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) ISEB
1 4 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 4 (18.18%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) SAP
2 1 (4.55%) Citrix
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