The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for B2B skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business-to-Business (B2B)
England / North West
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 169 171 196
Rank change year-on-year +2 +25  
Permanent jobs citing B2B 85 59 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.36% 1.03% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 1.17% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 75 47 44
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £17,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £47,500 £44,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 5670 5024 5917
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 90.40% 88.09% 89.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4674 4218 4695
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

B2B
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing B2B as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for B2B in the North West

B2B
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for B2B in the North West

B2B
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing B2B in the North West over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Salary histogram for B2B in the North West

B2B
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing B2B within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -5 36 £41,250 +22.22% 8
Cheshire 0 26 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Merseyside +9 18 £36,250 -14.70%
Lancashire +1 1 £40,000 +158.06%
B2B
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 North West region with a requirement for B2B.

1 44 (29.14%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (27.81%) Finance
3 38 (25.17%) Microsoft
4 35 (23.18%) C#
5 34 (22.52%) SQL Server
6 33 (21.85%) .NET
7 31 (20.53%) SQL
8 30 (19.87%) Marketing
9 26 (17.22%) B2B Sales
10 25 (16.56%) Business Development
10 25 (16.56%) Degree
11 20 (13.25%) T-SQL
12 18 (11.92%) HTML
13 17 (11.26%) CSS
13 17 (11.26%) Telecoms
13 17 (11.26%) Retail
14 16 (10.60%) B2C
15 15 (9.93%) Software Delivery
16 14 (9.27%) MVC
17 13 (8.61%) Git (software)
18 12 (7.95%) Migration
18 12 (7.95%) XML
18 12 (7.95%) XSLT
18 12 (7.95%) ITIL
19 11 (7.28%) PRINCE2
19 11 (7.28%) ETL
19 11 (7.28%) Project Management
19 11 (7.28%) iPad
19 11 (7.28%) jQuery
19 11 (7.28%) Analytical Skills

B2B
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (5.30%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (3.31%) WordPress
3 3 (1.99%) Apache
3 3 (1.99%) Drupal
3 3 (1.99%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.99%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.32%) IIS
4 2 (1.32%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.66%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.66%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (4.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.99%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (1.99%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.32%) Adobe After Effects
3 2 (1.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.32%) CINEMA 4D
3 2 (1.32%) InDesign
3 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) NetSuite
1 2 (1.32%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.66%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.66%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.66%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.66%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.97%) SaaS
2 3 (1.99%) iPaaS
3 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.66%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.64%) FTP
2 5 (3.31%) Unified Communications
3 4 (2.65%) Value-Added Service
4 1 (0.66%) Broadband
4 1 (0.66%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.66%) Firewall
4 1 (0.66%) Internet
4 1 (0.66%) MPLS
4 1 (0.66%) Network Security
4 1 (0.66%) VoIP
4 1 (0.66%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (22.52%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.30%) MySQL
3 7 (4.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (4.64%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (4.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (4.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (3.31%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.32%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.32%) MS Access
5 2 (1.32%) OLAP
5 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.66%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.66%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (8.61%) Git (software)
2 8 (5.30%) Eclipse
3 5 (3.31%) git-flow
3 5 (3.31%) RSpec
3 5 (3.31%) Vagrant
4 4 (2.65%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.99%) gulp
5 3 (1.99%) PhpStorm
6 2 (1.32%) Grunt
6 2 (1.32%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.32%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.32%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.32%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 1 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 42 (27.81%) Finance
2 30 (19.87%) Marketing
3 17 (11.26%) Retail
3 17 (11.26%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.64%) Legal
5 5 (3.31%) Banking
5 5 (3.31%) Law
6 4 (2.65%) Advertising
6 4 (2.65%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.99%) French Language
7 3 (1.99%) Games
8 1 (0.66%) Military
Job Titles
1 36 (23.84%) Developer
2 15 (9.93%) Analyst
3 11 (7.28%) Account Manager
4 10 (6.62%) Consultant
5 8 (5.30%) Designer
5 8 (5.30%) Integration Analyst
6 7 (4.64%) Database Developer
6 7 (4.64%) Recruitment Consultant
7 6 (3.97%) Junior
8 5 (3.31%) Data Analyst
8 5 (3.31%) Marketing Manager
8 5 (3.31%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 5 (3.31%) Trainee
8 5 (3.31%) Trainee Consultant
8 5 (3.31%) Trainee Recruitment Consultant
9 4 (2.65%) Digital Designer
9 4 (2.65%) Full Stack Developer
9 4 (2.65%) IT Director
9 4 (2.65%) Services Delivery Manager
9 4 (2.65%) Telesales Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (21.85%) .NET
2 18 (11.92%) HTML
3 17 (11.26%) CSS
4 12 (7.95%) XML
4 12 (7.95%) XSLT
5 11 (7.28%) jQuery
6 8 (5.30%) HTML5
7 7 (4.64%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (4.64%) JSON
7 7 (4.64%) WCF
8 6 (3.97%) ASP.NET
8 6 (3.97%) Web Services
9 5 (3.31%) CSS3
9 5 (3.31%) Resque
9 5 (3.31%) Ruby on Rails
10 4 (2.65%) .NET Framework
10 4 (2.65%) Entity Framework
10 4 (2.65%) Sass
10 4 (2.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (1.99%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (7.28%) iPad
2 5 (3.31%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.31%) Mobile App
2 5 (3.31%) Social Media
3 4 (2.65%) Life Science
3 4 (2.65%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.65%) Smart Meter
4 3 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.99%) Social Gaming
5 2 (1.32%) Blog
5 2 (1.32%) Graphic Design
5 2 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.32%) Smart Energy
6 1 (0.66%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.66%) Animation
6 1 (0.66%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.66%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.66%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.97%) Linux
2 3 (1.99%) Unix
3 2 (1.32%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.32%) Windows
3 2 (1.32%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (29.14%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (17.22%) B2B Sales
3 25 (16.56%) Business Development
4 16 (10.60%) B2C
5 15 (9.93%) Software Delivery
6 14 (9.27%) MVC
7 12 (7.95%) ITIL
7 12 (7.95%) Migration
8 11 (7.28%) ETL
8 11 (7.28%) PRINCE2
8 11 (7.28%) Project Management
9 9 (5.96%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (5.30%) Data Analysis
10 8 (5.30%) SDLC
11 7 (4.64%) CRM
11 7 (4.64%) EAI
11 7 (4.64%) Scrum
11 7 (4.64%) Service Delivery
11 7 (4.64%) Web Design
12 6 (3.97%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (23.18%) C#
2 31 (20.53%) SQL
3 20 (13.25%) T-SQL
4 10 (6.62%) JavaScript
5 6 (3.97%) Java
5 6 (3.97%) VB.NET
6 5 (3.31%) PHP
6 5 (3.31%) Ruby
7 4 (2.65%) C
8 2 (1.32%) VB
9 1 (0.66%) R
Qualifications
1 25 (16.56%) Degree
2 2 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.32%) Data Quality
1 2 (1.32%) SLA
2 1 (0.66%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (0.66%) Docker
1 1 (0.66%) SAP ITS
Systems Management
1 5 (3.31%) Capistrano
2 2 (1.32%) Plesk
Vendors
1 38 (25.17%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.31%) Facebook
2 5 (3.31%) Google
2 5 (3.31%) Oracle
3 4 (2.65%) Cognizant
3 4 (2.65%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (2.65%) webMethods
3 4 (2.65%) Xamarin
4 3 (1.99%) Adobe
4 3 (1.99%) SAP
4 3 (1.99%) Sybase
5 2 (1.32%) Alteryx
5 2 (1.32%) Apple
5 2 (1.32%) Cisco
5 2 (1.32%) Epicor
5 2 (1.32%) Infor
5 2 (1.32%) LexisNexis
5 2 (1.32%) QAD
5 2 (1.32%) Sage
5 2 (1.32%) Tableau
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