Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business-to-Business (B2B)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 329 300 314
Rank change year-on-year -29 +14 -30
Permanent jobs citing B2B 1640 1953 2099
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.97% 1.09% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 1.22% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1328 1522 1606
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +1.01% +10.00%
10th Percentile £24,500 £26,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £83,750 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 151759 160141 181584
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.91% 89.40% 88.76%
Number of salaries quoted 120765 134253 151176
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

B2B
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for B2B in England

B2B
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for B2B in England

B2B
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing B2B in England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for B2B in England

B2B
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing B2B within the England region over the 6 months to 23 November 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
London -22 827 £60,000 +4.35% 88
South East -29 349 £50,000 - 35
North of England -1 193 £35,000 +7.69% 27
North West -6 106 £35,000 +11.11% 14
Midlands -16 100 £35,000 -17.65% 7
East of England -10 87 £52,500 +16.67% 12
Yorkshire -3 75 £38,500 +18.46% 10
West Midlands +3 69 £30,000 -25.00% 6
South West +9 59 £37,500 -14.29% 5
East Midlands +6 31 £35,000 -22.22% 1
North East +12 12 £20,500 -45.33% 3
B2B
UK

For the 6 months to 23 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 England region with a requirement for B2B.

1 548 (33.41%) Agile Software Development
2 437 (26.65%) Marketing
3 408 (24.88%) B2C
4 316 (19.27%) Finance
5 297 (18.11%) JavaScript
6 283 (17.26%) HTML
7 279 (17.01%) E-Commerce
8 264 (16.10%) CSS
9 245 (14.94%) Microsoft
10 242 (14.76%) Degree
11 232 (14.15%) .NET
12 219 (13.35%) C#
13 214 (13.05%) Retail
14 202 (12.32%) SQL
15 195 (11.89%) Analytics
16 186 (11.34%) Business Development
17 180 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
18 175 (10.67%) SQL Server
19 174 (10.61%) CRM
19 174 (10.61%) Scrum
20 167 (10.18%) Java
21 157 (9.57%) User Experience
22 150 (9.15%) Project Management
23 146 (8.90%) SAP
23 146 (8.90%) SaaS
24 136 (8.29%) jQuery
24 136 (8.29%) AngularJS
25 135 (8.23%) MVC
26 134 (8.17%) ASP.NET
27 132 (8.05%) Web Development

B2B
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 73 (4.45%) CMS
2 49 (2.99%) IIS
3 27 (1.65%) BizTalk Server
4 24 (1.46%) Tomcat
5 22 (1.34%) SharePoint
5 22 (1.34%) WordPress
6 18 (1.10%) Confluence
6 18 (1.10%) Drupal
6 18 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
7 16 (0.98%) Apache
8 15 (0.91%) OpenStack
9 14 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 13 (0.79%) SAS
11 11 (0.67%) Cloud Foundry
11 11 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
11 11 (0.67%) Skype for Business
12 8 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
13 6 (0.37%) Umbraco
13 6 (0.37%) WebLogic
13 6 (0.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 61 (3.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 58 (3.54%) Microsoft Office
3 39 (2.38%) InVision
4 28 (1.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 27 (1.65%) MS Visio
6 25 (1.52%) Photoshop
7 12 (0.73%) Microsoft Project
8 10 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 10 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
8 10 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
9 6 (0.37%) SPSS
10 5 (0.30%) UXPin
11 2 (0.12%) Chatbot
11 2 (0.12%) UserZoom
12 1 (0.061%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.061%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.061%) HipChat
12 1 (0.061%) InDesign
12 1 (0.061%) Mingle
12 1 (0.061%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 68 (4.15%) SAP Hybris
2 26 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 20 (1.22%) Eloqua
4 16 (0.98%) Magento
4 16 (0.98%) Remedy ITSM
5 11 (0.67%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 7 (0.43%) SAP CRM
6 7 (0.43%) Shopify
7 6 (0.37%) SAP ERP
7 6 (0.37%) WebTrends
8 5 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (0.30%) ResourceLink
8 5 (0.30%) Sage 1000
9 4 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
9 4 (0.24%) SAP SRM
10 3 (0.18%) NetSuite
10 3 (0.18%) SAP BRIM
10 3 (0.18%) SAP SD
10 3 (0.18%) Unica
10 3 (0.18%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 146 (8.90%) SaaS
2 102 (6.22%) Amazon AWS
3 68 (4.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 41 (2.50%) Google Analytics
5 23 (1.40%) Office 365
6 20 (1.22%) AdWords
7 13 (0.79%) MailChimp
7 13 (0.79%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 12 (0.73%) PaaS
8 12 (0.73%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 11 (0.67%) Force.com
10 10 (0.61%) Azure Data Factory
11 8 (0.49%) GitHub
11 8 (0.49%) IaaS
12 7 (0.43%) npm
13 6 (0.37%) CloudSense
13 6 (0.37%) Dynamics 365
14 4 (0.24%) Amazon S3
14 4 (0.24%) Serverless
15 3 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 85 (5.18%) Internet
2 27 (1.65%) HTTP
3 25 (1.52%) Ethernet
3 25 (1.52%) Firewall
4 22 (1.34%) Broadband
5 21 (1.28%) Intranet
5 21 (1.28%) Unified Communications
6 17 (1.04%) FTP
6 17 (1.04%) Wireless
7 15 (0.91%) Wi-Fi
8 14 (0.85%) Extranet
8 14 (0.85%) SSL
9 13 (0.79%) WebEx
10 11 (0.67%) Skype
10 11 (0.67%) WAN
11 10 (0.61%) Cisco IOS
11 10 (0.61%) DWDM
11 10 (0.61%) Junos
11 10 (0.61%) LAN
12 9 (0.55%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (10.67%) SQL Server
2 65 (3.96%) NoSQL
3 55 (3.35%) MySQL
4 46 (2.80%) MongoDB
5 44 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 35 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 34 (2.07%) Relational Database
8 29 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
9 28 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
10 24 (1.46%) Big Data
11 22 (1.34%) RDBMS
12 20 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
13 19 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
13 19 (1.16%) OLAP
14 17 (1.04%) Oracle Database
15 15 (0.91%) Data Mining
15 15 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
16 13 (0.79%) Hadoop
16 13 (0.79%) Redis
16 13 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 76 (4.63%) JIRA
2 51 (3.11%) Git (software)
3 33 (2.01%) Visual Studio
4 30 (1.83%) Axure RP
5 27 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 22 (1.34%) Jenkins
7 21 (1.28%) Selenium
8 17 (1.04%) Eclipse
8 17 (1.04%) Subversion
9 13 (0.79%) Cucumber
10 10 (0.61%) gulp
10 10 (0.61%) JSUnit
10 10 (0.61%) Octopus Deploy
11 9 (0.55%) TeamCity
12 8 (0.49%) Ant
13 7 (0.43%) JUnit
13 7 (0.43%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
13 7 (0.43%) WebDriver
13 7 (0.43%) webpack
14 6 (0.37%) Jasmine
General
1 437 (26.65%) Marketing
2 316 (19.27%) Finance
3 214 (13.05%) Retail
4 126 (7.68%) Telecoms
5 67 (4.09%) Banking
6 66 (4.02%) Advertising
7 44 (2.68%) Publishing
8 41 (2.50%) Games
9 33 (2.01%) Legal
10 25 (1.52%) Billing
11 24 (1.46%) Back Office
12 20 (1.22%) Electronics
12 20 (1.22%) Manufacturing
13 17 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
14 14 (0.85%) French Language
15 13 (0.79%) Brand Awareness
15 13 (0.79%) Law
16 11 (0.67%) Automotive
16 11 (0.67%) Multimedia
17 10 (0.61%) German Language
Job Titles
1 343 (20.91%) Developer
2 148 (9.02%) Architect
3 114 (6.95%) Analyst
4 110 (6.71%) .NET Developer
5 107 (6.52%) Product Manager
6 90 (5.49%) Consultant
7 82 (5.00%) Development Manager
8 79 (4.82%) Senior Manager
9 77 (4.70%) IT Manager
10 76 (4.63%) Account Manager
11 74 (4.51%) Project Manager
12 68 (4.15%) Senior Developer
13 63 (3.84%) C# Developer
13 63 (3.84%) Solutions Architect
14 58 (3.54%) Designer
15 56 (3.41%) C# .NET Developer
15 56 (3.41%) Sales Executive
16 55 (3.35%) Marketing Manager
17 50 (3.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 49 (2.99%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 283 (17.26%) HTML
2 264 (16.10%) CSS
3 232 (14.15%) .NET
4 136 (8.29%) AngularJS
4 136 (8.29%) jQuery
5 134 (8.17%) ASP.NET
6 113 (6.89%) XML
7 102 (6.22%) Web Services
8 84 (5.12%) HTML5
9 82 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 78 (4.76%) .NET Framework
11 74 (4.51%) Sass
12 72 (4.39%) CSS3
13 71 (4.33%) Spring
14 70 (4.27%) REST
15 64 (3.90%) RESTful
16 63 (3.84%) ASP.NET Web API
17 60 (3.66%) Node.js
18 56 (3.41%) JSON
18 56 (3.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 180 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
2 157 (9.57%) User Experience
3 100 (6.10%) Computer Science
4 89 (5.43%) Social Media
5 75 (4.57%) Fintech
6 65 (3.96%) Greenfield Project
7 63 (3.84%) Enterprise Software
8 60 (3.66%) iPad
9 56 (3.41%) Data Centre
10 45 (2.74%) Mobile App
11 37 (2.26%) Management Information System
12 29 (1.77%) Blog
13 21 (1.28%) Virtual Team
14 15 (0.91%) Private Cloud
14 15 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
15 13 (0.79%) Hybrid Cloud
15 13 (0.79%) Linux Command Line
16 11 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 11 (0.67%) Mobile Payment
17 10 (0.61%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 93 (5.67%) Windows
2 68 (4.15%) Linux
3 49 (2.99%) Windows Server
4 35 (2.13%) Unix
5 26 (1.59%) Android
5 26 (1.59%) Apple iOS
6 9 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (0.43%) AIX
8 6 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.30%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.24%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.18%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.12%) Debian
12 2 (0.12%) FreeBSD
12 2 (0.12%) VMS
12 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.061%) CentOS
13 1 (0.061%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.061%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.061%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 548 (33.41%) Agile Software Development
2 408 (24.88%) B2C
3 279 (17.01%) E-Commerce
4 195 (11.89%) Analytics
5 186 (11.34%) Business Development
6 174 (10.61%) CRM
6 174 (10.61%) Scrum
7 150 (9.15%) Project Management
8 135 (8.23%) MVC
9 132 (8.05%) Web Development
10 110 (6.71%) B2B Sales
10 110 (6.71%) Product Management
11 93 (5.67%) SDLC
12 91 (5.55%) Stakeholder Management
13 86 (5.24%) B2B Marketing
14 85 (5.18%) Digital Marketing
14 85 (5.18%) Front End Development
14 85 (5.18%) OO
14 85 (5.18%) TDD
15 84 (5.12%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 297 (18.11%) JavaScript
2 219 (13.35%) C#
3 202 (12.32%) SQL
4 167 (10.18%) Java
5 42 (2.56%) PHP
6 34 (2.07%) Python
7 31 (1.89%) Groovy
7 31 (1.89%) Ruby
8 24 (1.46%) ES6
8 24 (1.46%) T-SQL
9 23 (1.40%) C++
10 22 (1.34%) C
11 18 (1.10%) PowerShell
11 18 (1.10%) VBA
12 15 (0.91%) PL/SQL
13 13 (0.79%) R
13 13 (0.79%) TypeScript
14 12 (0.73%) Shell Script
14 12 (0.73%) XQuery
15 11 (0.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 242 (14.76%) Degree
2 48 (2.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 34 (2.07%) MBA
4 29 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 25 (1.52%) MCAD
5 25 (1.52%) MCSD
6 16 (0.98%) CISSP
7 15 (0.91%) Master's Degree
8 13 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (0.55%) CCNA
10 9 (0.55%) Security Cleared
11 8 (0.49%) PMP
12 7 (0.43%) CCNP
13 6 (0.37%) APMP
13 6 (0.37%) ISEB
14 5 (0.30%) CISM
14 5 (0.30%) ISTQB
15 4 (0.24%) CIMA
15 4 (0.24%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (5.73%) QA
2 44 (2.68%) Data Quality
3 24 (1.46%) SLA
4 20 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 16 (0.98%) GDPR
6 13 (0.79%) RosettaNet
7 7 (0.43%) PMO
8 6 (0.37%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.37%) PSD2
9 5 (0.30%) ISO 14001
9 5 (0.30%) ISO 22301
10 2 (0.12%) GAMP
10 2 (0.12%) MiFID
10 2 (0.12%) WCAG
11 1 (0.061%) COBIT
11 1 (0.061%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.061%) PA-DSS
11 1 (0.061%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 31 (1.89%) Docker
2 21 (1.28%) Active Directory
3 18 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (0.67%) vSphere
6 6 (0.37%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.24%) Dovecot
8 2 (0.12%) Firmware
9 1 (0.061%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 19 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (0.79%) Kubernetes
3 9 (0.55%) Puppet
4 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.061%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.061%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.061%) Grafana
5 1 (0.061%) Plesk
5 1 (0.061%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.061%) Salt
5 1 (0.061%) Terraform
Vendors
1 245 (14.94%) Microsoft
2 146 (8.90%) SAP
3 114 (6.95%) Salesforce.com
4 106 (6.46%) Oracle
5 96 (5.85%) Google
6 95 (5.79%) hybris
7 55 (3.35%) Cisco
8 49 (2.99%) HP
9 36 (2.20%) IBM
10 34 (2.07%) VMware
11 32 (1.95%) Adobe
12 27 (1.65%) Marketo
13 20 (1.22%) Facebook
14 19 (1.16%) Pardot
14 19 (1.16%) Remedy
14 19 (1.16%) Twitter
15 16 (0.98%) Siebel
15 16 (0.98%) Sitecore
16 15 (0.91%) Apple
17 14 (0.85%) Intel