Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business-to-Business (B2B)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 36 63
Rank change year-on-year -13 +27 -6
Permanent jobs citing B2B 3 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 0.86% 4.17% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 4.74% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 1
Chester median annual salary £52,500 £30,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +72.13% -12.86% +55.56%
10th Percentile £43,250 £19,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £37,500 £37,500
Cheshire median annual salary £43,000 £35,000 £41,750
% change year-on-year +22.86% -16.17% +51.82%

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 Chester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Chester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 306 253 437
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 87.68% 87.85% 90.10%
Number of salaries quoted 266 217 318
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -16.67% +13.92%
10th Percentile £26,125 £25,450 £23,675
90th Percentile £59,625 £57,500 £65,000
Cheshire median annual salary £44,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +17.33% -6.25% -

B2B
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for B2B in Chester

B2B
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for B2B in Chester

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Chester region with a requirement for B2B.

1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (66.67%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) iPhone
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) SaaS
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) SignalR
2 1 (33.33%) Microservices
2 1 (33.33%) Vue (Vue.js)
2 1 (33.33%) Progressive Web App
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) VMS
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services

B2B
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
General
1 2 (66.67%) Marketing
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Network Project Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (33.33%) REST
1 1 (33.33%) SignalR
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) Vue (Vue.js)
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) VMS
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Microservices
2 1 (33.33%) Progressive Web App
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft