Period
to 25 July 2017

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 6 months to 25 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business-to-Business (B2B)
England > North West
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 247 230 256
Rank change year-on-year -17 +26 -54
Permanent jobs citing B2B 129 111 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.99% 0.96% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 1.09% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 114 88 86
North West median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.08% -7.14% +20.69%
10th Percentile £21,250 £18,925 £19,750
90th Percentile £84,625 £51,250 £50,875
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% +2.22%

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 11787 10229 11861
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 90.08% 88.46% 89.60%
Number of salaries quoted 9548 8547 9507
North West median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

B2B
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing B2B as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 25 July 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 6 months to 25 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
Manchester -35 61 £32,500 +1.56% 5
Cheshire -25 37 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Merseyside +22 23 £35,000 -17.65% 1
Lancashire -5 4 £40,000 +150.00%
B2B
England

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

1 46 (35.66%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (31.78%) Finance
3 36 (27.91%) Microsoft
4 32 (24.81%) SQL Server
5 29 (22.48%) C#
6 28 (21.71%) .NET
7 25 (19.38%) B2B Sales
8 23 (17.83%) SQL
8 23 (17.83%) Business Development
9 19 (14.73%) Degree
10 18 (13.95%) HTML
11 17 (13.18%) Marketing
12 16 (12.40%) CSS
13 14 (10.85%) Migration
13 14 (10.85%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (10.85%) T-SQL
14 13 (10.08%) MySQL
14 13 (10.08%) B2C
14 13 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (9.30%) XML
15 12 (9.30%) MVC
15 12 (9.30%) Retail
16 11 (8.53%) Software Delivery
17 10 (7.75%) BizTalk Server
17 10 (7.75%) XSLT
17 10 (7.75%) ITIL
17 10 (7.75%) JavaScript
17 10 (7.75%) Microsoft Excel
17 10 (7.75%) ETL
17 10 (7.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 10 (7.75%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (3.10%) Drupal
3 3 (2.33%) Apache
3 3 (2.33%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.33%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.33%) WordPress
4 2 (1.55%) IIS
4 2 (1.55%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.78%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (7.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.88%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.78%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.55%) SAP Hybris
1 2 (1.55%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.78%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.78%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.55%) SaaS
2 1 (0.78%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.78%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.43%) FTP
2 4 (3.10%) Value-Added Service
3 2 (1.55%) Broadband
4 1 (0.78%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (24.81%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.08%) MySQL
3 10 (7.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (5.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (5.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (4.65%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (3.88%) Data Mining
6 5 (3.88%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.55%) MS Access
7 2 (1.55%) OLAP
7 2 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (7.75%) Git (software)
2 8 (6.20%) Eclipse
3 5 (3.88%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.33%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.33%) PhpStorm
5 2 (1.55%) git-flow
5 2 (1.55%) Grunt
5 2 (1.55%) gulp
5 2 (1.55%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (1.55%) RSpec
5 2 (1.55%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.55%) Vagrant
5 2 (1.55%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 1 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 41 (31.78%) Finance
2 17 (13.18%) Marketing
3 12 (9.30%) Retail
4 6 (4.65%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.10%) Banking
5 4 (3.10%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.33%) Advertising
6 3 (2.33%) Games
6 3 (2.33%) Law
7 2 (1.55%) Electronics
7 2 (1.55%) Legal
8 1 (0.78%) French Language
8 1 (0.78%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.78%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 32 (24.81%) Developer
2 15 (11.63%) Analyst
3 11 (8.53%) Consultant
4 10 (7.75%) Account Manager
5 8 (6.20%) Integration Analyst
5 8 (6.20%) IT Manager
6 7 (5.43%) Recruitment Consultant
7 6 (4.65%) Database Developer
8 5 (3.88%) Data Analyst
8 5 (3.88%) Sales Manager
8 5 (3.88%) Trainee
8 5 (3.88%) Trainee Consultant
8 5 (3.88%) Trainee Recruitment Consultant
9 4 (3.10%) Business Manager
9 4 (3.10%) Change Manager
9 4 (3.10%) Data Programmer
9 4 (3.10%) IT Development Manager
9 4 (3.10%) IT Director
9 4 (3.10%) New Business Sales Manager
9 4 (3.10%) webMethods Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (21.71%) .NET
2 18 (13.95%) HTML
3 16 (12.40%) CSS
4 12 (9.30%) XML
5 10 (7.75%) XSLT
6 7 (5.43%) HTML5
6 7 (5.43%) jQuery
6 7 (5.43%) JSON
6 7 (5.43%) WCF
7 6 (4.65%) ASP.NET
8 5 (3.88%) .NET Framework
8 5 (3.88%) CSS3
9 4 (3.10%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (3.10%) EDI
9 4 (3.10%) Entity Framework
9 4 (3.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (3.10%) Web Services
10 3 (2.33%) AngularJS
10 3 (2.33%) LAMP
10 3 (2.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.75%) iPad
3 8 (6.20%) Management Information System
4 7 (5.43%) Smart Meter
5 5 (3.88%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.10%) Blackberry
6 4 (3.10%) Life Science
6 4 (3.10%) Smart Energy
7 3 (2.33%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.33%) Social Gaming
7 3 (2.33%) Social Media
8 2 (1.55%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.55%) User Experience
9 1 (0.78%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.10%) Linux
2 2 (1.55%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.55%) Windows
2 2 (1.55%) Windows Phone
3 1 (0.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (35.66%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (19.38%) B2B Sales
3 23 (17.83%) Business Development
4 14 (10.85%) Migration
4 14 (10.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (10.08%) B2C
6 12 (9.30%) MVC
7 11 (8.53%) Software Delivery
8 10 (7.75%) ETL
8 10 (7.75%) ITIL
9 9 (6.98%) Data Analysis
10 8 (6.20%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (6.20%) CRM
10 8 (6.20%) PRINCE2
11 7 (5.43%) EAI
11 7 (5.43%) Lead Generation
11 7 (5.43%) Scrum
11 7 (5.43%) Telesales
11 7 (5.43%) Waterfall
12 6 (4.65%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 29 (22.48%) C#
2 23 (17.83%) SQL
3 14 (10.85%) T-SQL
4 10 (7.75%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.88%) PHP
5 5 (3.88%) VB
6 4 (3.10%) Java
7 3 (2.33%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.55%) Ruby
9 1 (0.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (14.73%) Degree
2 3 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.78%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.78%) PMO
1 1 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.78%) SAP ITS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.55%) Capistrano
1 2 (1.55%) Plesk
Vendors
1 36 (27.91%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.65%) Google
3 5 (3.88%) Facebook
4 4 (3.10%) Avaya
4 4 (3.10%) Cisco
4 4 (3.10%) Cognizant
4 4 (3.10%) Dell
4 4 (3.10%) HP
4 4 (3.10%) NETGEAR
4 4 (3.10%) Oracle
4 4 (3.10%) WatchGuard
4 4 (3.10%) webMethods
4 4 (3.10%) Xamarin
4 4 (3.10%) Xerox
5 3 (2.33%) Askia
5 3 (2.33%) Nebu
5 3 (2.33%) SAP
5 3 (2.33%) Sybase
6 2 (1.55%) Apple
6 2 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West England
ECOM
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport
CCA Recruitment Group Ltd
Salary: £17500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Merseyside
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £24k - 36k per year + commission
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Greensill Capital (UK) Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum Based on experience.
Posted: 18 days ago
Greater Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 14 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: 13 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago