Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for B2B skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited B2B over the 6 months to 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business-to-Business (B2B)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 124 157
Rank change year-on-year -3 +33 -2
Permanent jobs citing B2B 51 19 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.58% 0.85% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 0.96% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 43 18 12
Cheshire median annual salary £43,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.67% +7.14% +12.90%
10th Percentile £19,000 £18,750 £20,000
90th Percentile £64,500 £50,875 £52,500
North West median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% - +11.11%

B2B is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,874 1,969 2,511
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 88.92% 87.59% 86.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2,153 1,603 2,207
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.88% -3.75% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,800 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £61,250 £57,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

B2B
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing B2B as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for B2B in Cheshire

B2B
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing B2B in Cheshire.

Salary trend for B2B in Cheshire

B2B
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing B2B in Cheshire over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for B2B in Cheshire

B2B
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing B2B within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +12 18 £43,000 +36.51% 1
Knutsford - 4 £47,500 -
Chester -18 3 £52,500 +100.00%
Ellesmere Port - 1 - -
Runcorn - 1 - -
Alderley Edge - 1 - -
B2B
North West

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT jobs citing B2B also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for B2B.

1 23 (45.10%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (33.33%) Finance
2 17 (33.33%) Marketing
3 16 (31.37%) Java
4 13 (25.49%) Spring
5 12 (23.53%) Software Engineering
5 12 (23.53%) Business Development
6 11 (21.57%) Tomcat
6 11 (21.57%) Change Management
6 11 (21.57%) Telesales
6 11 (21.57%) Data Cleansing
7 10 (19.61%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (19.61%) ITIL
8 9 (17.65%) MySQL
8 9 (17.65%) Oracle
8 9 (17.65%) Sybase
8 9 (17.65%) Eclipse
8 9 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (17.65%) Git (software)
8 9 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (13.73%) Release Management
9 7 (13.73%) Requirements Management
9 7 (13.73%) Waterfall
9 7 (13.73%) Swim Lanes
9 7 (13.73%) Programme Delivery
9 7 (13.73%) Migration
9 7 (13.73%) HTML
10 6 (11.76%) PRINCE2
10 6 (11.76%) CRM
10 6 (11.76%) Project Management

B2B
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (21.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Project
1 4 (7.84%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.96%) LAN
2 1 (1.96%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.65%) MySQL
1 9 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Eclipse
1 9 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.88%) Cucumber
2 3 (5.88%) FitNesse
2 3 (5.88%) JMeter
2 3 (5.88%) JUnit
2 3 (5.88%) NUnit
2 3 (5.88%) Ranorex
2 3 (5.88%) Selenium
2 3 (5.88%) SoapUI
2 3 (5.88%) TestNG
2 3 (5.88%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (33.33%) Finance
1 17 (33.33%) Marketing
2 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (23.53%) Software Engineer
2 11 (21.57%) Telesales Executive
3 9 (17.65%) Java Engineer
3 9 (17.65%) Java Software Engineer
3 9 (17.65%) Senior Java Engineer
3 9 (17.65%) Senior Java Software Engineer
3 9 (17.65%) Senior Software Engineer
4 8 (15.69%) Telemarketer
5 7 (13.73%) Change Manager
5 7 (13.73%) Implementation Manager
6 6 (11.76%) ITIL Change Manager
6 6 (11.76%) ITIL Implementation Manager
6 6 (11.76%) ITIL Manager
6 6 (11.76%) Service Transition Manager
6 6 (11.76%) Transition Manager
7 5 (9.80%) Developer
8 4 (7.84%) Content Marketing Executive
8 4 (7.84%) Java Developer
8 4 (7.84%) Marketing Executive
8 4 (7.84%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.49%) Spring
2 7 (13.73%) HTML
3 3 (5.88%) CSS
4 2 (3.92%) .NET
4 2 (3.92%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.96%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.96%) REST
5 1 (1.96%) SignalR
5 1 (1.96%) SOAP
5 1 (1.96%) Vue (Vue.js)
5 1 (1.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.88%) Smart Meter
3 2 (3.92%) iPad
3 2 (3.92%) Smart Energy
4 1 (1.96%) iPhone
4 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.96%) Android
1 1 (1.96%) VMS
1 1 (1.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (45.10%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (23.53%) Business Development
2 12 (23.53%) Software Engineering
3 11 (21.57%) Change Management
3 11 (21.57%) Data Cleansing
3 11 (21.57%) Telesales
4 10 (19.61%) ITIL
4 10 (19.61%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (13.73%) Migration
5 7 (13.73%) Programme Delivery
5 7 (13.73%) Release Management
5 7 (13.73%) Requirements Management
5 7 (13.73%) Swim Lanes
5 7 (13.73%) Waterfall
6 6 (11.76%) CRM
6 6 (11.76%) PRINCE2
6 6 (11.76%) Project Management
7 4 (7.84%) Marketing Automation
7 4 (7.84%) Online Marketing
7 4 (7.84%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 16 (31.37%) Java
2 5 (9.80%) C#
3 1 (1.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) Degree
1 4 (7.84%) PMP
2 3 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) SLA
2 1 (1.96%) PMO
Vendors
1 9 (17.65%) Oracle
1 9 (17.65%) Sybase
2 4 (7.84%) HubSpot
2 4 (7.84%) Marketo
2 4 (7.84%) Pardot
3 3 (5.88%) Cognos
3 3 (5.88%) Remedy
3 3 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.92%) Microsoft