Period
to 19 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business-to-Business (B2B)
UK
6 months to
19 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 281 307 312
Rank change year-on-year +26 +5 -12
Permanent jobs citing B2B 1,401 1,645 1,861
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.13% 1.09% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 1.18% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1,133 1,167 1,539
UK median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £81,050
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% -2.22% +5.88%

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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 114,031 139,701 161,967
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.92% 92.19% 92.25%
Number of salaries quoted 90,428 110,324 131,517
UK median annual salary £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.95% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,823 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

B2B
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for B2B in the UK

B2B
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for B2B in the UK

B2B
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing B2B over the 6 months to 19 February 2020.

Salary histogram for B2B in the UK

B2B
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing B2B within the UK over the 6 months to 19 February 2020. 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
England +20 1,323 £52,500 -4.55% 269
London +33 700 £55,000 -11.29% 111
UK excluding London +13 664 £50,000 +13.64% 172
South East +6 234 £60,000 +20.00% 44
North of England +37 116 £45,000 +9.76% 50
East of England +110 110 £50,000 +17.65% 14
Midlands +7 91 £45,000 +28.57% 36
South West -62 79 £41,250 +3.13% 15
North West +20 68 £45,000 +7.14% 25
Yorkshire +27 46 £44,250 +26.43% 14
West Midlands -4 45 £47,500 +5.56% 18
East Midlands +35 43 £37,000 +23.33% 18
Scotland +31 20 £40,000 +14.29% 11
Northern Ireland +27 14 £52,500 +40.00% 2
Wales +4 9 £36,250 +16.00% 1
North East +14 4 £40,000 -5.88% 13

For the 6 months to 19 February 2020, 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 with a requirement for B2B.

1 370 (26.41%) Marketing
2 364 (25.98%) Agile Software Development
3 344 (24.55%) Finance
4 289 (20.63%) B2C
5 231 (16.49%) JavaScript
6 207 (14.78%) SQL
7 203 (14.49%) SaaS
8 195 (13.92%) HTML
9 193 (13.78%) User Experience
10 167 (11.92%) Problem-Solving
11 166 (11.85%) Microsoft
12 158 (11.28%) Analytical Skills
13 152 (10.85%) CSS
14 151 (10.78%) Analytics
15 150 (10.71%) Degree
16 143 (10.21%) B2B Sales
17 131 (9.35%) Business Development
18 120 (8.57%) Product Management
19 116 (8.28%) C#
20 114 (8.14%) .NET
21 113 (8.07%) AWS
22 112 (7.99%) Project Management
23 109 (7.78%) Retail
24 106 (7.57%) CRM
24 106 (7.57%) E-Commerce
25 104 (7.42%) SQL Server
25 104 (7.42%) Fintech
26 103 (7.35%) Git (software)
27 100 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
28 99 (7.07%) Web Services

B2B
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 49 (3.50%) CMS
2 35 (2.50%) SharePoint
3 25 (1.78%) Apache
4 21 (1.50%) IIS
5 19 (1.36%) Tomcat
6 18 (1.28%) WordPress
7 17 (1.21%) JBoss
8 13 (0.93%) EPiServer
8 13 (0.93%) MS Exchange
9 12 (0.86%) Confluence
10 10 (0.71%) Drupal
11 8 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (0.50%) nginx
12 7 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
13 5 (0.36%) Apache Spark
14 4 (0.29%) Apache Airflow
14 4 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
14 4 (0.29%) GemFire
14 4 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 3 (0.21%) Magnolia
Applications
1 90 (6.42%) Microsoft Office
2 56 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 45 (3.21%) Sketch
4 39 (2.78%) Photoshop
5 32 (2.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 27 (1.93%) InVision
7 22 (1.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 20 (1.43%) Adobe Illustrator
9 16 (1.14%) Figma
10 11 (0.79%) Adobe XD
11 10 (0.71%) MS Visio
12 8 (0.57%) OmniGraffle
13 7 (0.50%) InDesign
14 5 (0.36%) Adobe Premiere
14 5 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
14 5 (0.36%) Zeplin
15 3 (0.21%) Chatbot
16 2 (0.14%) Adobe After Effects
16 2 (0.14%) Marvel
17 1 (0.071%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (1.57%) Magento
2 19 (1.36%) SAP CRM
3 10 (0.71%) NetSuite
4 9 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.64%) Eloqua
5 7 (0.50%) SAP S/4HANA
6 6 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.36%) SAP Hybris
7 5 (0.36%) Shopify
8 4 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 3 (0.21%) SAP ERP
9 3 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (0.21%) WebTrends
10 1 (0.071%) Finacle
10 1 (0.071%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.071%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (0.071%) SAP EHS
10 1 (0.071%) SAP MM
10 1 (0.071%) SAP SD
10 1 (0.071%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 203 (14.49%) SaaS
2 113 (8.07%) AWS
3 99 (7.07%) Azure
4 51 (3.64%) Google Analytics
5 30 (2.14%) Office 365
6 22 (1.57%) GCP
7 19 (1.36%) AdWords
8 17 (1.21%) Boomi
8 17 (1.21%) Power Platform
8 17 (1.21%) Serverless
9 14 (1.00%) Azure Active Directory
10 13 (0.93%) GitHub
11 12 (0.86%) Google Docs
12 11 (0.79%) PaaS
13 10 (0.71%) npm
13 10 (0.71%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 9 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 8 (0.57%) Dynamics 365
16 7 (0.50%) IaaS
17 6 (0.43%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 35 (2.50%) Internet
2 33 (2.36%) HTTP
3 26 (1.86%) Broadband
3 26 (1.86%) WAN
4 24 (1.71%) LAN
5 23 (1.64%) Wireless
6 21 (1.50%) Extranet
6 21 (1.50%) Firewall
7 16 (1.14%) X.509
8 15 (1.07%) MPLS
9 13 (0.93%) TCP/IP
10 12 (0.86%) DNS
11 11 (0.79%) VLAN
11 11 (0.79%) VPN
12 10 (0.71%) BGP
12 10 (0.71%) EIGRP
12 10 (0.71%) HSRP
12 10 (0.71%) Intranet
12 10 (0.71%) Multicast
12 10 (0.71%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (7.42%) SQL Server
2 46 (3.28%) MySQL
3 19 (1.36%) Big Data
4 17 (1.21%) Relational Database
5 15 (1.07%) FileMaker
6 14 (1.00%) Power BI
7 13 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (0.93%) GIS
8 11 (0.79%) QGIS
9 9 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (0.50%) BigQuery
11 7 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (0.43%) Hadoop
12 6 (0.43%) MongoDB
12 6 (0.43%) NoSQL
12 6 (0.43%) QlikView
13 5 (0.36%) Geospatial Data
13 5 (0.36%) SQL Server 2016
13 5 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 103 (7.35%) Git (software)
2 57 (4.07%) JIRA
3 30 (2.14%) Visual Studio
3 30 (2.14%) webpack
4 24 (1.71%) Subversion
5 22 (1.57%) Axure RP
6 21 (1.50%) Selenium
7 20 (1.43%) gulp
8 17 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
9 15 (1.07%) Mocha
9 15 (1.07%) NUnit
10 14 (1.00%) Jasmine
11 11 (0.79%) Jenkins
11 11 (0.79%) SpecFlow
11 11 (0.79%) TeamCity
12 10 (0.71%) GitLab
12 10 (0.71%) PostCSS
12 10 (0.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 10 (0.71%) WebDriver
13 9 (0.64%) ESLint
General
1 370 (26.41%) Marketing
2 344 (24.55%) Finance
3 109 (7.78%) Retail
4 55 (3.93%) Telecoms
5 34 (2.43%) Advertising
6 31 (2.21%) Publishing
7 25 (1.78%) Banking
7 25 (1.78%) Law
8 23 (1.64%) German Language
9 19 (1.36%) Automotive
9 19 (1.36%) Brand Awareness
9 19 (1.36%) Public Sector
10 18 (1.28%) Games
11 17 (1.21%) Manufacturing
12 16 (1.14%) Back Office
13 13 (0.93%) Legal
14 9 (0.64%) French Language
14 9 (0.64%) Multimedia
15 8 (0.57%) Local Government
15 8 (0.57%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 247 (17.63%) Developer
2 148 (10.56%) Analyst
3 99 (7.07%) Designer
4 97 (6.92%) Product Manager
5 71 (5.07%) Architect
6 67 (4.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 63 (4.50%) Marketing Manager
8 61 (4.35%) Consultant
9 58 (4.14%) Business Analyst
10 56 (4.00%) Project Manager
10 56 (4.00%) Senior Developer
10 56 (4.00%) UX Designer
11 49 (3.50%) Business Manager
12 46 (3.28%) Sales Executive
13 42 (3.00%) Development Manager
14 41 (2.93%) .NET Developer
14 41 (2.93%) Account Manager
15 38 (2.71%) Business Development Manager
16 36 (2.57%) Service Manager
17 35 (2.50%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 195 (13.92%) HTML
2 152 (10.85%) CSS
3 114 (8.14%) .NET
4 99 (7.07%) Web Services
5 95 (6.78%) REST
6 83 (5.92%) Node.js
7 73 (5.21%) React
8 71 (5.07%) XML
9 66 (4.71%) Sass
10 62 (4.43%) AngularJS
11 59 (4.21%) Vue.js
12 57 (4.07%) JSON
13 51 (3.64%) SOAP
14 46 (3.28%) ASP.NET
14 46 (3.28%) jQuery
15 44 (3.14%) .NET Framework
16 32 (2.28%) Entity Framework
17 30 (2.14%) HTML5
17 30 (2.14%) Redux
18 26 (1.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 193 (13.78%) User Experience
2 158 (11.28%) Analytical Skills
3 68 (4.85%) Social Media
4 65 (4.64%) Enterprise Software
5 57 (4.07%) Mobile App
6 37 (2.64%) Self-Motivation
7 22 (1.57%) Hybrid Cloud
8 19 (1.36%) Virtual Team
9 18 (1.28%) Blog
9 18 (1.28%) Life Science
9 18 (1.28%) Marketing Technology
10 17 (1.21%) Management Information System
11 16 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
12 14 (1.00%) Social Network
13 13 (0.93%) Anti-Piracy
13 13 (0.93%) Renewable Energy
14 12 (0.86%) Client/Server
15 11 (0.79%) Fibre Optics
16 10 (0.71%) Data Centre
16 10 (0.71%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 70 (5.00%) Windows
2 56 (4.00%) Linux
3 23 (1.64%) Apple iOS
4 21 (1.50%) Android
5 11 (0.79%) Windows Server
6 9 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (0.57%) Windows 10
8 7 (0.50%) Unix
9 5 (0.36%) Debian
10 4 (0.29%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.14%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.14%) VMS
11 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.071%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 364 (25.98%) Agile Software Development
2 289 (20.63%) B2C
3 167 (11.92%) Problem-Solving
4 151 (10.78%) Analytics
5 143 (10.21%) B2B Sales
6 131 (9.35%) Business Development
7 120 (8.57%) Product Management
8 112 (7.99%) Project Management
9 106 (7.57%) CRM
9 106 (7.57%) E-Commerce
10 104 (7.42%) Fintech
11 100 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
12 90 (6.42%) Scrum
13 85 (6.07%) Front End Development
14 82 (5.85%) B2B Marketing
14 82 (5.85%) Lead Generation
15 81 (5.78%) DevOps
16 80 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
16 80 (5.71%) Digital Marketing
17 78 (5.57%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 231 (16.49%) JavaScript
2 207 (14.78%) SQL
3 116 (8.28%) C#
4 83 (5.92%) Java
5 46 (3.28%) PHP
5 46 (3.28%) Python
6 38 (2.71%) C
7 36 (2.57%) PowerShell
8 25 (1.78%) PL/SQL
8 25 (1.78%) T-SQL
9 22 (1.57%) ES6
9 22 (1.57%) VB.NET
10 19 (1.36%) TypeScript
11 13 (0.93%) Java 8
12 11 (0.79%) Ruby
13 8 (0.57%) VB
14 6 (0.43%) MATLAB
15 5 (0.36%) Apple Swift
16 4 (0.29%) ABAP
16 4 (0.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 150 (10.71%) Degree
2 22 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
4 13 (0.93%) CCNP
5 12 (0.86%) CCNA
6 11 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 10 (0.71%) CCDP
7 10 (0.71%) CCIE
8 5 (0.36%) DBS Check
8 5 (0.36%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.36%) Master's Degree
9 4 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
10 3 (0.21%) A+ Certification
10 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.21%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.21%) SAP Certification
11 2 (0.14%) MCSE
11 2 (0.14%) PhD
11 2 (0.14%) PMP
11 2 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (3.28%) QA
2 29 (2.07%) GDPR
3 27 (1.93%) SLA
4 15 (1.07%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.36%) ISO 20022
6 4 (0.29%) FATCA
6 4 (0.29%) PMO
6 4 (0.29%) PSD2
7 3 (0.21%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.14%) Actionable Recommendations
8 2 (0.14%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.14%) WCAG
9 1 (0.071%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (2.14%) Docker
2 22 (1.57%) Active Directory
3 14 (1.00%) Hyper-V
4 12 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (0.21%) Firmware
9 2 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (1.28%) Kubernetes
2 7 (0.50%) Ansible
3 6 (0.43%) AirWatch
3 6 (0.43%) Single Sign-On
4 5 (0.36%) Kibana
4 5 (0.36%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.29%) Puppet
6 3 (0.21%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (0.21%) SCCM
6 3 (0.21%) Terraform
7 1 (0.071%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.071%) Control-M
7 1 (0.071%) MIIS
Vendors
1 166 (11.85%) Microsoft
2 98 (7.00%) Salesforce.com
3 89 (6.35%) Google
4 72 (5.14%) Adobe
5 55 (3.93%) SAP
6 36 (2.57%) Oracle
7 32 (2.28%) Cisco
8 31 (2.21%) HubSpot
8 31 (2.21%) Pardot
9 30 (2.14%) hybris
10 29 (2.07%) MuleSoft
10 29 (2.07%) Tableau
11 27 (1.93%) Marketo
12 20 (1.43%) IBM
13 18 (1.28%) webMethods
14 17 (1.21%) Dell
14 17 (1.21%) TIBCO
15 14 (1.00%) Facebook
15 14 (1.00%) Twitter
16 12 (0.86%) VMware