Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business-to-Business (B2B)
England > South East
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 271 282 251
Rank change year-on-year +11 -31 +14
Permanent jobs citing B2B 311 305 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.07% 1.05% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 1.17% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 262 239 325
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £81,075 £77,500 £76,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%

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 26,149 26,007 31,380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 89.80% 89.50% 89.24%
Number of salaries quoted 21,570 21,443 26,131
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -24 134 £55,000 -8.33% 24
Berkshire -12 98 £55,000 -12.00% 11
Hampshire +19 93 £50,000 +25.00% 7
Surrey +9 44 £50,000 -9.09% 6
Buckinghamshire +1 33 £57,500 +15.00% 8
East Sussex -19 15 £45,000 -5.26% 3
West Sussex +10 12 £30,000 -25.00% 4
Kent +21 9 £37,500 -31.82% 2
Oxfordshire -14 3 £52,500 -25.00% 5
Middlesex +10 1 £57,500 +16.16% 1
B2B
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 94 (30.23%) Degree
2 75 (24.12%) Finance
2 75 (24.12%) Marketing
3 69 (22.19%) Microsoft
4 66 (21.22%) Project Management
5 64 (20.58%) Agile Software Development
6 59 (18.97%) JavaScript
7 54 (17.36%) B2C
8 53 (17.04%) CSS
9 52 (16.72%) Problem-Solving
10 51 (16.40%) Change Management
11 49 (15.76%) HTML
12 43 (13.83%) Analytical Skills
13 42 (13.50%) SaaS
14 41 (13.18%) SQL
15 38 (12.22%) ITIL
15 38 (12.22%) PRINCE2
16 37 (11.90%) .NET
16 37 (11.90%) Service Management
17 36 (11.58%) Web Services
18 34 (10.93%) SQL Server
19 33 (10.61%) C#
19 33 (10.61%) Analytics
19 33 (10.61%) Front End Development
20 32 (10.29%) XML
21 31 (9.97%) Scrum
21 31 (9.97%) Business Development
22 30 (9.65%) PHP
23 29 (9.32%) E-Commerce
23 29 (9.32%) Microsoft Azure

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 18 (5.79%) WordPress
2 16 (5.14%) BizTalk Server
3 14 (4.50%) WebSphere
4 6 (1.93%) CMS
5 5 (1.61%) Drupal
5 5 (1.61%) IIS
6 4 (1.29%) Confluence
7 3 (0.96%) Liferay
7 3 (0.96%) NetWeaver
7 3 (0.96%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.32%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.32%) ExpressionEngine
8 1 (0.32%) Jupyter
8 1 (0.32%) SAS
8 1 (0.32%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.32%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 25 (8.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (6.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 16 (5.14%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (2.57%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.64%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.32%) InVision
6 1 (0.32%) SPSS
6 1 (0.32%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 4 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.29%) Eloqua
2 2 (0.64%) Magento
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.32%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 42 (13.50%) SaaS
2 29 (9.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (5.79%) Azure Active Directory
4 11 (3.54%) GitHub
5 6 (1.93%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (1.93%) Google Analytics
6 4 (1.29%) npm
7 3 (0.96%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.64%) G Suite
9 1 (0.32%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.32%) Azure Machine Learning
9 1 (0.32%) Google Tag Manager
9 1 (0.32%) IaaS
9 1 (0.32%) Office 365
9 1 (0.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.22%) DNS
1 10 (3.22%) SSL
2 9 (2.89%) Internet
3 6 (1.93%) Firewall
4 5 (1.61%) HTTP
5 3 (0.96%) DHCP
5 3 (0.96%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.96%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.64%) FTP
6 2 (0.64%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.64%) ISDN
6 2 (0.64%) PBX
6 2 (0.64%) VoIP
6 2 (0.64%) Wireless
7 1 (0.32%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.32%) LAN
7 1 (0.32%) Network Security
7 1 (0.32%) PSTN
7 1 (0.32%) VPN
7 1 (0.32%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (10.93%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (4.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (4.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (4.18%) MySQL
4 13 (4.18%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (2.89%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.93%) Power BI
7 5 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.29%) MariaDB
8 4 (1.29%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.29%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.96%) Mixpanel
9 3 (0.96%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (0.96%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (0.96%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (0.64%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.64%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 22 (7.07%) JIRA
2 11 (3.54%) Subversion
3 9 (2.89%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.93%) gulp
5 5 (1.61%) webpack
6 3 (0.96%) ReSharper
6 3 (0.96%) SonarQube
6 3 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.96%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.64%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (0.64%) Grunt
7 2 (0.64%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.32%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.32%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.32%) Mocha
8 1 (0.32%) NeoLoad
8 1 (0.32%) QUnit
8 1 (0.32%) Visual Website Optimizer
General
1 75 (24.12%) Finance
1 75 (24.12%) Marketing
2 15 (4.82%) Telecoms
3 8 (2.57%) Retail
4 7 (2.25%) Automotive
5 6 (1.93%) Legal
6 5 (1.61%) Electronics
7 4 (1.29%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.96%) German Language
8 3 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.64%) Advertising
9 2 (0.64%) Brand Awareness
9 2 (0.64%) Local Government
10 1 (0.32%) Banking
10 1 (0.32%) Billing
10 1 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 80 (25.72%) Developer
2 43 (13.83%) Analyst
3 32 (10.29%) Business Analyst
4 30 (9.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 26 (8.36%) Product Manager
6 19 (6.11%) JavaScript Developer
7 16 (5.14%) Business Change Analyst
7 16 (5.14%) Business Change Business Analyst
8 15 (4.82%) BizTalk Developer
8 15 (4.82%) Lead Developer
8 15 (4.82%) Sales Executive
9 14 (4.50%) PHP Developer
9 14 (4.50%) Technical Leader
10 13 (4.18%) Technical Developer
11 11 (3.54%) .NET Developer
11 11 (3.54%) Subject Matter Expert
11 11 (3.54%) Support Engineer
12 10 (3.22%) C# Developer
12 10 (3.22%) Consultant
12 10 (3.22%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (17.04%) CSS
2 49 (15.76%) HTML
3 37 (11.90%) .NET
4 36 (11.58%) Web Services
5 32 (10.29%) XML
6 26 (8.36%) jQuery
7 23 (7.40%) HTML5
8 20 (6.43%) CSS3
9 19 (6.11%) AngularJS
10 18 (5.79%) OAuth
10 18 (5.79%) SAML
11 17 (5.47%) Ajax
11 17 (5.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 16 (5.14%) SOAP
12 16 (5.14%) XSLT
13 13 (4.18%) ASP.NET
13 13 (4.18%) RabbitMQ
13 13 (4.18%) React
13 13 (4.18%) WCF
13 13 (4.18%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 43 (13.83%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (8.36%) User Experience
3 24 (7.72%) Computer Science
4 21 (6.75%) Virtual Team
5 19 (6.11%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (4.82%) CESG
7 13 (4.18%) Management Information System
8 10 (3.22%) Self-Motivation
9 8 (2.57%) Life Science
10 7 (2.25%) Social Media
11 5 (1.61%) Data Protection Act
11 5 (1.61%) Hybrid Cloud
11 5 (1.61%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.96%) Analytical Mindset
13 2 (0.64%) Blog
13 2 (0.64%) e-Learning
13 2 (0.64%) NHS
13 2 (0.64%) PMI
13 2 (0.64%) Robotics
13 2 (0.64%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 11 (3.54%) Linux
2 10 (3.22%) Windows
3 5 (1.61%) Android
3 5 (1.61%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (1.29%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.96%) Unix
6 2 (0.64%) CentOS
6 2 (0.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (21.22%) Project Management
2 64 (20.58%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (17.36%) B2C
4 52 (16.72%) Problem-Solving
5 51 (16.40%) Change Management
6 38 (12.22%) ITIL
6 38 (12.22%) PRINCE2
7 37 (11.90%) Service Management
8 33 (10.61%) Analytics
8 33 (10.61%) Front End Development
9 31 (9.97%) Business Development
9 31 (9.97%) Scrum
10 29 (9.32%) E-Commerce
11 24 (7.72%) Logistics
11 24 (7.72%) OO
11 24 (7.72%) Product Management
12 23 (7.40%) B2B Sales
12 23 (7.40%) CRM
13 21 (6.75%) Product Marketing
13 21 (6.75%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (18.97%) JavaScript
2 41 (13.18%) SQL
3 33 (10.61%) C#
4 30 (9.65%) PHP
5 18 (5.79%) Java
6 11 (3.54%) C
7 8 (2.57%) VB.NET
8 5 (1.61%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.61%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.96%) ABAP
9 3 (0.96%) C++
10 2 (0.64%) Python
10 2 (0.64%) VBScript
10 2 (0.64%) XPath
11 1 (0.32%) ES6
11 1 (0.32%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.32%) R
11 1 (0.32%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 94 (30.23%) Degree
2 21 (6.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (6.11%) MCITP
3 19 (6.11%) MCSE
3 19 (6.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (5.14%) PMP
5 10 (3.22%) PMI Certification
6 8 (2.57%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.29%) CEH
7 4 (1.29%) CISM
7 4 (1.29%) CISSP
8 2 (0.64%) CCNA
8 2 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.64%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.32%) APMP
9 1 (0.32%) CBAP
9 1 (0.32%) IIBA
9 1 (0.32%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.32%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.79%) SLA
2 15 (4.82%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.93%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.61%) RMADS
5 4 (1.29%) QA
6 3 (0.96%) GDPR
7 2 (0.64%) PMO
8 1 (0.32%) GAMP
System Software
1 26 (8.36%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.54%) Docker
3 8 (2.57%) Virtual Servers
4 7 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (1.61%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (1.61%) Ansible
1 5 (1.61%) Terraform
2 2 (0.64%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 69 (22.19%) Microsoft
2 20 (6.43%) Google
3 16 (5.14%) Salesforce.com
4 13 (4.18%) Oracle
5 9 (2.89%) HP
6 8 (2.57%) ServiceNow
7 7 (2.25%) VMware
8 6 (1.93%) Tableau
8 6 (1.93%) WooCommerce
9 5 (1.61%) IBM
9 5 (1.61%) TOWER Software
10 4 (1.29%) OutSystems
11 3 (0.96%) Marketo
11 3 (0.96%) Pardot
11 3 (0.96%) Progress
11 3 (0.96%) SAP
12 2 (0.64%) Adobe
12 2 (0.64%) ATG
12 2 (0.64%) BT
12 2 (0.64%) Cisco