Period
to 19 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business-to-Business (B2B)
England > South East
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 263 292 273
Rank change year-on-year +29 -19 +1
Permanent jobs citing B2B 338 284 425
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.12% 0.95% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 1.08% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 286 194 347
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +9.20% +2.35%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,475 £24,050
90th Percentile £76,875 £70,875 £80,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 26,849 26,231 33,609
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 88.81% 88.01% 87.94%
Number of salaries quoted 22,213 21,705 28,276
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

B2B
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing B2B as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for B2B in the South East

B2B
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for B2B in the South East

B2B
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing B2B in the South East over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Salary histogram for B2B in the South East

B2B
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing B2B within the South East region over the 6 months to 19 July 2018. 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
Thames Valley -31 142 £54,250 -5.65% 20
Berkshire +13 106 £55,000 -12.00% 11
Hampshire +21 90 £47,500 +15.15% 12
Surrey +24 71 £51,000 -2.86% 8
Buckinghamshire -32 20 £50,000 -9.09% 6
Oxfordshire -15 16 £53,500 +48.61% 3
West Sussex +9 12 £30,000 +12.15%
Kent +15 10 £37,500 +4.17%
East Sussex -19 7 £36,500 +52.08% 3
Middlesex +12 1 £57,500 +53.33% 1
B2B
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, IT jobs citing B2B also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region with a requirement for B2B.

1 92 (27.22%) Marketing
2 85 (25.15%) Finance
3 82 (24.26%) Agile Software Development
4 79 (23.37%) JavaScript
5 74 (21.89%) Degree
6 68 (20.12%) Project Management
6 68 (20.12%) B2C
7 67 (19.82%) Microsoft
8 65 (19.23%) HTML
9 64 (18.93%) CSS
10 54 (15.98%) Problem-Solving
11 49 (14.50%) SQL Server
12 48 (14.20%) Scrum
13 47 (13.91%) .NET
13 47 (13.91%) E-Commerce
13 47 (13.91%) SaaS
14 46 (13.61%) C#
15 44 (13.02%) Business Development
16 43 (12.72%) Change Management
17 42 (12.43%) B2B Sales
18 40 (11.83%) Analytical Skills
19 35 (10.36%) AngularJS
20 34 (10.06%) Analytics
20 34 (10.06%) Presales
21 33 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
22 32 (9.47%) Web Services
22 32 (9.47%) Microsoft Azure
23 31 (9.17%) PRINCE2
23 31 (9.17%) MVC
24 30 (8.88%) ITIL

B2B
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 20 (5.92%) CMS
2 19 (5.62%) BizTalk Server
3 17 (5.03%) IIS
4 11 (3.25%) WordPress
5 10 (2.96%) WebSphere
6 8 (2.37%) Confluence
7 5 (1.48%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.89%) Liferay
9 2 (0.59%) ExpressionEngine
9 2 (0.59%) SAS
10 1 (0.30%) Drupal
10 1 (0.30%) Jupyter
Applications
1 22 (6.51%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (5.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (2.66%) Microsoft Project
4 9 (2.66%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (1.18%) InVision
5 4 (1.18%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 5 (1.48%) Eloqua
2 4 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.89%) Magento
4 2 (0.59%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.30%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 47 (13.91%) SaaS
2 32 (9.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
4 11 (3.25%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.18%) Azure Data Factory
5 4 (1.18%) npm
6 3 (0.89%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (0.89%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.59%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.59%) G Suite
7 2 (0.59%) PaaS
8 1 (0.30%) Akamai
8 1 (0.30%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (0.30%) Google Tag Manager
8 1 (0.30%) IaaS
8 1 (0.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.62%) Internet
2 12 (3.55%) HTTP
3 11 (3.25%) DNS
3 11 (3.25%) LAN
4 10 (2.96%) DHCP
5 8 (2.37%) DMZ
6 7 (2.07%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (1.48%) Unified Communications
8 4 (1.18%) Cisco Wireless
8 4 (1.18%) TCP/IP
8 4 (1.18%) Wireless
9 3 (0.89%) SSL
9 3 (0.89%) VPN
9 3 (0.89%) WAN
10 2 (0.59%) PBX
10 2 (0.59%) VoIP
11 1 (0.30%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.30%) ISDN
11 1 (0.30%) SMS
11 1 (0.30%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (14.50%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.92%) Relational Database
3 19 (5.62%) MySQL
4 16 (4.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (4.44%) Oracle Database
6 14 (4.14%) Oracle Database 10g
6 14 (4.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (2.96%) MariaDB
7 10 (2.96%) RDBMS
7 10 (2.96%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (2.66%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (1.48%) Big Data
10 5 (1.48%) NoSQL
11 4 (1.18%) Azure SQL Database
11 4 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.89%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.89%) Power BI
12 3 (0.89%) Redis
12 3 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 22 (6.51%) Git (software)
2 18 (5.33%) JIRA
2 18 (5.33%) Subversion
3 16 (4.73%) Jenkins
4 12 (3.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (2.96%) Jasmine
5 10 (2.96%) Mocha
5 10 (2.96%) ReSharper
5 10 (2.96%) SonarQube
6 7 (2.07%) gulp
7 6 (1.78%) webpack
8 4 (1.18%) Axure RP
8 4 (1.18%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 3 (0.89%) Grunt
10 2 (0.59%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.59%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.30%) HP UFT
11 1 (0.30%) NeoLoad
11 1 (0.30%) QUnit
11 1 (0.30%) Selenium
General
1 92 (27.22%) Marketing
2 85 (25.15%) Finance
3 21 (6.21%) Telecoms
4 14 (4.14%) German Language
5 13 (3.85%) Retail
6 9 (2.66%) Manufacturing
6 9 (2.66%) Publishing
7 8 (2.37%) Electronics
8 7 (2.07%) Advertising
9 6 (1.78%) Billing
9 6 (1.78%) Legal
10 5 (1.48%) Automotive
11 4 (1.18%) Banking
12 3 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.59%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.30%) Games
Job Titles
1 96 (28.40%) Developer
2 50 (14.79%) Analyst
3 38 (11.24%) Business Analyst
4 24 (7.10%) Consultant
5 23 (6.80%) JavaScript Developer
6 22 (6.51%) .NET Developer
6 22 (6.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 17 (5.03%) Sales Executive
7 17 (5.03%) Web Developer
8 16 (4.73%) HTML CSS Developer
8 16 (4.73%) HTML Developer
8 16 (4.73%) Lead Developer
9 15 (4.44%) Business Change Analyst
9 15 (4.44%) Business Change Business Analyst
9 15 (4.44%) Product Manager
10 14 (4.14%) Architect
10 14 (4.14%) ERP Consultant
10 14 (4.14%) ERP Implementation Consultant
10 14 (4.14%) Implementation Consultant
11 13 (3.85%) Business Development Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (19.23%) HTML
2 64 (18.93%) CSS
3 47 (13.91%) .NET
4 35 (10.36%) AngularJS
5 32 (9.47%) Web Services
6 30 (8.88%) jQuery
7 29 (8.58%) HTML5
8 26 (7.69%) CSS3
9 23 (6.80%) Ajax
10 22 (6.51%) ASP.NET
10 22 (6.51%) ASP.NET MVC
11 20 (5.92%) SOAP
12 18 (5.33%) XML
13 17 (5.03%) .NET Framework
13 17 (5.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 16 (4.73%) EDI
15 15 (4.44%) ASP.NET Web API
16 14 (4.14%) React
17 13 (3.85%) SAML
17 13 (3.85%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 40 (11.83%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (7.40%) Life Science
3 24 (7.10%) Enterprise Software
4 23 (6.80%) User Experience
5 18 (5.33%) Virtual Team
6 16 (4.73%) Computer Science
7 14 (4.14%) Self-Motivation
8 13 (3.85%) CESG
9 8 (2.37%) Cloud Native
9 8 (2.37%) Public Cloud
10 7 (2.07%) Linux Command Line
10 7 (2.07%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.78%) Fintech
11 6 (1.78%) Greenfield Project
12 5 (1.48%) Data Centre
12 5 (1.48%) Social Media
13 4 (1.18%) Blog
13 4 (1.18%) Graphic Design
14 3 (0.89%) Data Protection Act
14 3 (0.89%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 25 (7.40%) Windows
2 21 (6.21%) Windows Server
3 14 (4.14%) Linux
4 6 (1.78%) Android
4 6 (1.78%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.59%) Unix
6 1 (0.30%) CentOS
6 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (24.26%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (20.12%) B2C
2 68 (20.12%) Project Management
3 54 (15.98%) Problem-Solving
4 48 (14.20%) Scrum
5 47 (13.91%) E-Commerce
6 44 (13.02%) Business Development
7 43 (12.72%) Change Management
8 42 (12.43%) B2B Sales
9 34 (10.06%) Analytics
9 34 (10.06%) Presales
10 33 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
11 31 (9.17%) MVC
11 31 (9.17%) PRINCE2
12 30 (8.88%) ITIL
13 29 (8.58%) Front End Development
13 29 (8.58%) OOP
14 27 (7.99%) OO
14 27 (7.99%) TDD
15 26 (7.69%) B2B Marketing
Programming Languages
1 79 (23.37%) JavaScript
2 46 (13.61%) C#
3 29 (8.58%) SQL
4 20 (5.92%) Java
4 20 (5.92%) PHP
5 11 (3.25%) VB.NET
6 9 (2.66%) C
7 4 (1.18%) PowerShell
7 4 (1.18%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.89%) C++
8 3 (0.89%) Python
8 3 (0.89%) TypeScript
9 2 (0.59%) Perl
9 2 (0.59%) R
9 2 (0.59%) VBA
10 1 (0.30%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.30%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.30%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 74 (21.89%) Degree
2 15 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (4.14%) MCITP
3 14 (4.14%) MCSE
3 14 (4.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (3.55%) PMP
5 3 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (0.89%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.59%) CEH
6 2 (0.59%) CISM
6 2 (0.59%) CISSP
6 2 (0.59%) ISEB
6 2 (0.59%) PhD
6 2 (0.59%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.30%) CBAP
7 1 (0.30%) IIBA
7 1 (0.30%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.30%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.85%) Data Quality
2 9 (2.66%) SLA
3 8 (2.37%) GAMP
4 5 (1.48%) QA
5 2 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.59%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.59%) RMADS
6 1 (0.30%) GDPR
System Software
1 20 (5.92%) Active Directory
2 17 (5.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (4.73%) Hyper-V
4 14 (4.14%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (2.07%) Docker
6 3 (0.89%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (2.07%) Puppet
2 5 (1.48%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.59%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.30%) Grafana
4 1 (0.30%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 67 (19.82%) Microsoft
2 28 (8.28%) Oracle
3 25 (7.40%) Google
4 20 (5.92%) HP
5 17 (5.03%) VMware
6 11 (3.25%) Marketo
7 9 (2.66%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (2.37%) Cisco
8 8 (2.37%) WooCommerce
9 6 (1.78%) SAP
10 5 (1.48%) ServiceNow
10 5 (1.48%) TOWER Software
11 4 (1.18%) Adobe
11 4 (1.18%) DocuSign
11 4 (1.18%) hybris
11 4 (1.18%) IBM
11 4 (1.18%) Pardot
11 4 (1.18%) Tableau
12 3 (0.89%) Aruba
12 3 (0.89%) EMC