Period
to 22 July 2017

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 22 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business-to-Business (B2B)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 96 134
Rank change year-on-year -25 +38 -1
Permanent jobs citing B2B 37 44 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.41% 1.98% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 2.28% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 34 28 40
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% - +29.63%
10th Percentile £40,000 £16,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,750 £51,250 £51,750
North West median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +23.08% -7.14% +20.69%

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

Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2320 1929 3164
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 88.15% 86.70% 90.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1772 1630 2431
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,000 £22,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

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 22 July 2017.

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 22 July 2017. 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
Crewe -3 12 £45,000 +20.00%
Warrington -5 9 £40,000 -15.79% 2
Chester +4 8 £47,500 +55.74%
Runcorn - 2 £67,500 -
Wilmslow - 1 £35,000 -
B2B
North West

For the 6 months to 22 July 2017, 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 29 (78.38%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (59.46%) Microsoft
3 20 (54.05%) C#
3 20 (54.05%) .NET
3 20 (54.05%) SQL Server
4 18 (48.65%) Finance
5 14 (37.84%) SQL
6 13 (35.14%) T-SQL
7 10 (27.03%) Migration
8 8 (21.62%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (21.62%) XML
8 8 (21.62%) XSLT
8 8 (21.62%) ITIL
8 8 (21.62%) ETL
9 7 (18.92%) WCF
9 7 (18.92%) JSON
9 7 (18.92%) FTP
9 7 (18.92%) EAI
9 7 (18.92%) PRINCE2
9 7 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (18.92%) Scrum
10 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2014
11 5 (13.51%) Smart Meter
11 5 (13.51%) MVC
11 5 (13.51%) Change Management
12 4 (10.81%) Eclipse
12 4 (10.81%) MySQL
12 4 (10.81%) Java
12 4 (10.81%) B2B Sales

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 8 (21.62%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (8.11%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.70%) Apache
3 1 (2.70%) CMS
3 1 (2.70%) Drupal
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) FTP
2 1 (2.70%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (54.05%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (10.81%) MySQL
4 3 (8.11%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.70%) OLAP
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Eclipse
1 4 (10.81%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.70%) PhpStorm
General
1 18 (48.65%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Marketing
3 1 (2.70%) Advertising
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Electronics
3 1 (2.70%) French Language
3 1 (2.70%) Italian Language
3 1 (2.70%) Law
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 16 (43.24%) Developer
2 9 (24.32%) Analyst
3 8 (21.62%) Integration Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) Database Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Change Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Implementation Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Account Manager
6 3 (8.11%) IT Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Java Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Account Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Senior IT Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Consultant
8 1 (2.70%) Applications Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Junior Consultant
8 1 (2.70%) Recruitment Consultant
8 1 (2.70%) Sales Executive
8 1 (2.70%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (54.05%) .NET
2 8 (21.62%) XML
2 8 (21.62%) XSLT
3 7 (18.92%) JSON
3 7 (18.92%) WCF
4 3 (8.11%) Spring
5 2 (5.41%) CSS
5 2 (5.41%) HTML
6 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.70%) jQuery
6 1 (2.70%) LAMP
6 1 (2.70%) MDX
6 1 (2.70%) Web Services
6 1 (2.70%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Smart Meter
2 3 (8.11%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (8.11%) Smart Energy
3 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (78.38%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.03%) Migration
3 8 (21.62%) ETL
3 8 (21.62%) ITIL
4 7 (18.92%) EAI
4 7 (18.92%) PRINCE2
4 7 (18.92%) Scrum
4 7 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (13.51%) Change Management
5 5 (13.51%) MVC
6 4 (10.81%) B2B Sales
6 4 (10.81%) Lead Generation
6 4 (10.81%) Programme Delivery
6 4 (10.81%) Waterfall
7 3 (8.11%) Business Development
7 3 (8.11%) Contact Management
7 3 (8.11%) Programme Management
7 3 (8.11%) Telesales
8 2 (5.41%) Release Management
8 2 (5.41%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (54.05%) C#
2 14 (37.84%) SQL
3 13 (35.14%) T-SQL
4 4 (10.81%) Java
5 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.70%) PHP
5 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) PMO
Vendors
1 22 (59.46%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle
2 3 (8.11%) Sybase
3 2 (5.41%) Salesforce.com
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Greensill Capital (UK) Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum Based on experience.
Posted: 15 days ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30k - £40k + 29 days holiday + bene
Posted: 11 days ago