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 3 months to 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business-to-Business (B2B)
UK
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 289 291 312
Rank change year-on-year +2 +21  
Permanent jobs citing B2B 924 1171 1151
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.07% 1.13% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 1.27% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 706 936 806
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £82,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.29% -4.11%  

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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 77188 92199 96461
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.35% 88.76% 87.10%
Number of salaries quoted 63463 76569 77919
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

B2B
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Salary histogram for B2B in the UK

B2B
Top 30 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 3 months to 26 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
England -12 885 £52,500 +5.00% 133
London +13 482 £55,000 -5.74% 70
South East -15 126 £44,000 +1.14% 23
North West +7 83 £45,000 +28.57% 9
City of London +43 81 £55,000 -8.33% 11
East of England +6 63 £40,000 +6.66% 10
Yorkshire 0 50 £35,000 -22.22% 4
Berkshire +13 48 £62,500 +47.05% 7
Manchester -22 33 £42,500 +25.92% 7
Hampshire +26 31 £42,500 +18.05% 6
East Midlands +11 27 £45,000 - 3
Cheshire 0 27 £45,000 +28.57% 2
West Midlands -23 22 £45,000 +38.46% 3
West Yorkshire -10 21 £25,750 -47.17% 4
South West -7 20 £35,000 -35.53% 10
Bedfordshire +36 19 £65,000 +84.39% 3
South Yorkshire +9 19 £35,000 +12.00%
Essex +16 18 £18,250 -43.84%
Sheffield +2 18 £35,000 +12.00%
Merseyside - 18 £36,250 -
Slough +14 17 £62,500 +47.05% 1
Luton - 17 £65,000 - 3
Surrey +5 16 £52,500 +40.00% 2
Scotland +10 15 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Buckinghamshire -18 15 £45,000 +3.44% 2
Northamptonshire +19 14 £45,000 +12.50%
Billericay - 14 £17,000 -
Northampton - 13 £45,000 -
Reading +12 12 £38,000 +16.92% 3
Hertfordshire -5 12 £47,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 26 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 with a requirement for B2B.

1 630 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 529 (30.23%) B2C
3 390 (22.29%) Marketing
4 323 (18.46%) JavaScript
5 303 (17.31%) Finance
6 295 (16.86%) Degree
7 278 (15.89%) E-Commerce
8 236 (13.49%) Microsoft
9 234 (13.37%) .NET
10 225 (12.86%) HTML
11 221 (12.63%) SQL
12 218 (12.46%) CSS
13 216 (12.34%) Scrum
14 214 (12.23%) C#
15 186 (10.63%) Telecoms
16 185 (10.57%) Analytics
17 184 (10.51%) Java
18 183 (10.46%) SQL Server
19 175 (10.00%) Web Services
20 167 (9.54%) Retail
20 167 (9.54%) Business Development
21 163 (9.31%) CRM
22 161 (9.20%) Greenfield Project
23 159 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
24 156 (8.91%) B2B Sales
25 151 (8.63%) TDD
26 148 (8.46%) Software Engineering
27 147 (8.40%) Git (software)
28 135 (7.71%) MVC
29 132 (7.54%) Project Management

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 92 (5.26%) CMS
2 54 (3.09%) IIS
3 47 (2.69%) Elasticsearch
4 43 (2.46%) BizTalk Server
5 40 (2.29%) WordPress
6 39 (2.23%) Apache
7 20 (1.14%) SharePoint
8 16 (0.91%) JBoss
8 16 (0.91%) Tomcat
9 14 (0.80%) Confluence
9 14 (0.80%) MS Exchange
9 14 (0.80%) WebSphere
10 12 (0.69%) Drupal
11 11 (0.63%) Cloud Foundry
11 11 (0.63%) Umbraco
12 10 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 8 (0.46%) OpenStack
13 8 (0.46%) SAS
13 8 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
14 7 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 77 (4.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 72 (4.11%) Microsoft Office
3 34 (1.94%) MS Visio
4 32 (1.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 25 (1.43%) Photoshop
6 20 (1.14%) Adobe Illustrator
7 17 (0.97%) SPSS
8 11 (0.63%) InVision
8 11 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
9 10 (0.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 9 (0.51%) InDesign
11 8 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
12 7 (0.40%) UXPin
13 2 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
13 2 (0.11%) CINEMA 4D
13 2 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
14 1 (0.057%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 37 (2.11%) SAP Hybris
2 23 (1.31%) Magento
3 14 (0.80%) SAP ERP
4 13 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
4 13 (0.74%) Payment Gateway
5 12 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 10 (0.57%) Unica
7 9 (0.51%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 8 (0.46%) Eloqua
9 5 (0.29%) NetSuite
10 4 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
10 4 (0.23%) Maximo
10 4 (0.23%) SAP Business One
11 3 (0.17%) SAP HR
11 3 (0.17%) SAP Retail
11 3 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
11 3 (0.17%) Visualfiles
11 3 (0.17%) WebTrends
12 2 (0.11%) Oracle BRM
12 2 (0.11%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 130 (7.43%) SaaS
2 124 (7.09%) Amazon AWS
3 46 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 34 (1.94%) GitHub
5 25 (1.43%) Google Analytics
6 24 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
6 24 (1.37%) AWS OpsWorks
7 11 (0.63%) Adobe Analytics
7 11 (0.63%) Office 365
7 11 (0.63%) Silverpop
8 9 (0.51%) PaaS
9 8 (0.46%) AdWords
10 7 (0.40%) Trello
11 6 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 5 (0.29%) Force.com
12 5 (0.29%) MailChimp
13 4 (0.23%) Amazon Kinesis
13 4 (0.23%) G Suite
13 4 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 73 (4.17%) Internet
2 34 (1.94%) Firewall
3 33 (1.89%) Wireless
4 29 (1.66%) WAN
5 28 (1.60%) HTTP
5 28 (1.60%) SAN
6 21 (1.20%) TCP/IP
6 21 (1.20%) Unified Communications
6 21 (1.20%) VPN
7 19 (1.09%) VoIP
8 16 (0.91%) FTP
8 16 (0.91%) LAN
9 14 (0.80%) DNS
9 14 (0.80%) LDAP
9 14 (0.80%) MPLS
9 14 (0.80%) Network Security
10 13 (0.74%) Ethernet
11 10 (0.57%) SSL
12 8 (0.46%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (0.46%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (10.46%) SQL Server
2 130 (7.43%) MySQL
3 62 (3.54%) Relational Database
4 55 (3.14%) NoSQL
5 43 (2.46%) Big Data
6 41 (2.34%) PostgreSQL
7 29 (1.66%) MongoDB
8 28 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
9 25 (1.43%) Blockchain
10 24 (1.37%) Amazon RDS
11 20 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
12 19 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
12 19 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
13 18 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 17 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 14 (0.80%) Oracle Database
16 13 (0.74%) Hadoop
16 13 (0.74%) RDBMS
17 12 (0.69%) OLAP
18 8 (0.46%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 147 (8.40%) Git (software)
2 50 (2.86%) JIRA
3 31 (1.77%) Jenkins
3 31 (1.77%) Subversion
4 25 (1.43%) TeamCity
5 24 (1.37%) Visual Studio
6 23 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
7 20 (1.14%) Octopus Deploy
8 14 (0.80%) Selenium
9 13 (0.74%) Axure RP
9 13 (0.74%) SpecFlow
10 11 (0.63%) Jasmine
10 11 (0.63%) Mocha
11 10 (0.57%) Eclipse
11 10 (0.57%) JUnit
11 10 (0.57%) TestNG
12 8 (0.46%) git-flow
13 7 (0.40%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 7 (0.40%) Bitbucket
13 7 (0.40%) Vagrant
General
1 390 (22.29%) Marketing
2 303 (17.31%) Finance
3 186 (10.63%) Telecoms
4 167 (9.54%) Retail
5 69 (3.94%) Banking
6 60 (3.43%) Advertising
7 56 (3.20%) Publishing
8 53 (3.03%) Manufacturing
9 47 (2.69%) Legal
10 24 (1.37%) Back Office
10 24 (1.37%) Law
11 23 (1.31%) Games
12 22 (1.26%) German Language
13 20 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
14 19 (1.09%) Electronics
15 17 (0.97%) Billing
16 11 (0.63%) French Language
17 10 (0.57%) Brand Awareness
18 9 (0.51%) Italian Language
19 6 (0.34%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 351 (20.06%) Developer
2 173 (9.89%) Analyst
3 122 (6.97%) Architect
4 118 (6.74%) Consultant
5 112 (6.40%) Product Manager
6 91 (5.20%) Business Analyst
7 90 (5.14%) Senior Developer
8 82 (4.69%) C# Developer
9 69 (3.94%) Account Manager
10 66 (3.77%) Marketing Manager
11 65 (3.71%) .NET Developer
12 58 (3.31%) Project Manager
12 58 (3.31%) Recruitment Consultant
13 57 (3.26%) Sales Manager
14 55 (3.14%) Trainee
15 49 (2.80%) Software Engineer
15 49 (2.80%) Trainee Consultant
16 48 (2.74%) JavaScript Engineer
17 46 (2.63%) Senior Manager
18 43 (2.46%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 234 (13.37%) .NET
2 225 (12.86%) HTML
3 218 (12.46%) CSS
4 175 (10.00%) Web Services
5 129 (7.37%) AngularJS
6 120 (6.86%) HTML5
7 114 (6.51%) REST
8 109 (6.23%) jQuery
8 109 (6.23%) Node.js
9 105 (6.00%) CSS3
10 96 (5.49%) XML
11 95 (5.43%) ASP.NET
12 82 (4.69%) React
13 60 (3.43%) Spring
14 58 (3.31%) J2EE
15 55 (3.14%) JSON
15 55 (3.14%) RESTful
15 55 (3.14%) SOAP
16 53 (3.03%) Ajax
17 48 (2.74%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 161 (9.20%) Greenfield Project
2 159 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 128 (7.31%) User Experience
4 76 (4.34%) Mobile App
5 72 (4.11%) Computer Science
6 66 (3.77%) Social Media
7 61 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
8 59 (3.37%) Management Information System
9 49 (2.80%) Data Centre
9 49 (2.80%) iPad
10 34 (1.94%) Blog
11 29 (1.66%) Fintech
11 29 (1.66%) Life Science
12 14 (0.80%) FMCG
12 14 (0.80%) New Media
13 12 (0.69%) Digital Media
13 12 (0.69%) Virtual Team
14 9 (0.51%) Algorithms
14 9 (0.51%) Smart Meter
15 8 (0.46%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 119 (6.80%) Linux
2 108 (6.17%) Windows
3 43 (2.46%) Android
4 42 (2.40%) Windows Server
5 39 (2.23%) Apple iOS
6 21 (1.20%) Unix
7 12 (0.69%) Windows 7
7 12 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (0.51%) Mac OS X
9 9 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.40%) Windows XP
11 5 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (0.23%) AIX
12 4 (0.23%) HPUX
12 4 (0.23%) Solaris
12 4 (0.23%) Windows 2000
12 4 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (0.23%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 630 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 529 (30.23%) B2C
3 278 (15.89%) E-Commerce
4 216 (12.34%) Scrum
5 185 (10.57%) Analytics
6 167 (9.54%) Business Development
7 163 (9.31%) CRM
8 156 (8.91%) B2B Sales
9 151 (8.63%) TDD
10 148 (8.46%) Software Engineering
11 135 (7.71%) MVC
12 132 (7.54%) Project Management
13 115 (6.57%) Business Intelligence
13 115 (6.57%) Product Management
14 113 (6.46%) Microservices
15 107 (6.11%) Stakeholder Management
16 106 (6.06%) Web Development
17 94 (5.37%) BDD
18 91 (5.20%) Continuous Integration
19 85 (4.86%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 323 (18.46%) JavaScript
2 221 (12.63%) SQL
3 214 (12.23%) C#
4 184 (10.51%) Java
5 88 (5.03%) PHP
6 61 (3.49%) Ruby
7 51 (2.91%) Python
8 38 (2.17%) PowerShell
9 33 (1.89%) C
10 28 (1.60%) Bash Shell
11 24 (1.37%) CoffeeScript
11 24 (1.37%) T-SQL
12 19 (1.09%) Objective-C
12 19 (1.09%) Perl
13 15 (0.86%) VB.NET
13 15 (0.86%) VBA
14 14 (0.80%) ES6
15 13 (0.74%) Groovy
16 12 (0.69%) Shell Script
17 11 (0.63%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 295 (16.86%) Degree
2 20 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (1.09%) CCNA
4 18 (1.03%) CCNP
5 13 (0.74%) CISSP
5 13 (0.74%) SC Cleared
5 13 (0.74%) Security Cleared
6 12 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (0.51%) JNCIA
7 9 (0.51%) JNCIP
8 8 (0.46%) ISEB
9 6 (0.34%) CISM
9 6 (0.34%) CompTIA Security+
9 6 (0.34%) Security+ Certification
10 4 (0.23%) AWS Certification
10 4 (0.23%) MBA
11 3 (0.17%) CEH
11 3 (0.17%) CISA
11 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (5.71%) QA
2 39 (2.23%) SLA
3 37 (2.11%) PCI DSS
4 16 (0.91%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.46%) PMO
6 7 (0.40%) GAMP
7 5 (0.29%) GDPR
7 5 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.23%) PA-DSS
9 1 (0.057%) COBIT
9 1 (0.057%) COSO
9 1 (0.057%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.057%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 31 (1.77%) Docker
2 19 (1.09%) Hyper-V
3 18 (1.03%) Active Directory
4 12 (0.69%) Oracle RAC
4 12 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.23%) MetaFrame
6 4 (0.23%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.057%) Firmware
7 1 (0.057%) SAP ITS
7 1 (0.057%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.057%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (0.97%) Ansible
2 14 (0.80%) Puppet
3 11 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (0.63%) SCCM
4 7 (0.40%) Capistrano
5 6 (0.34%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 5 (0.29%) Kubernetes
6 5 (0.29%) Packer
6 5 (0.29%) Terraform
7 4 (0.23%) cPanel
7 4 (0.23%) Kibana
8 2 (0.11%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 2 (0.11%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.11%) Nessus
8 2 (0.11%) Plesk
8 2 (0.11%) Rancher
8 2 (0.11%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (0.11%) SELinux
9 1 (0.057%) Nmap
9 1 (0.057%) SCOM
Vendors
1 236 (13.49%) Microsoft
2 99 (5.66%) Salesforce.com
3 89 (5.09%) Oracle
4 71 (4.06%) SAP
5 69 (3.94%) hybris
6 59 (3.37%) Google
7 51 (2.91%) Cisco
8 49 (2.80%) IBM
9 44 (2.51%) Adobe
10 40 (2.29%) Cognizant
11 22 (1.26%) Marketo
12 19 (1.09%) Twitter
12 19 (1.09%) webMethods
13 18 (1.03%) Facebook
13 18 (1.03%) VMware
13 18 (1.03%) Xamarin
14 15 (0.86%) Zend
15 13 (0.74%) Apple
15 13 (0.74%) NetApp
15 13 (0.74%) Tableau
Brighton, East Sussex
Stratospherec
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus excellent company benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The MRJ Group
Salary: From £100,000 to £150,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£60,000 DoE
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: six figure package
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: 4 day week, paid for 5 days
Posted: 15 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000-70,000
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
The Collinson Group
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: six figure salary, bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £130000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Etech Partners
Salary: To £70K + Outstanding Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Stepstone UK
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Wiser Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Tui (Ip) Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Excellent workplace
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Commission + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Wiser Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Computer Futures
Salary: Competitive Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + OTE 40k
Posted: 19 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Training, Flexi start/finish
Posted: 23 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Exceptional Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Base salary £20,000 to £25,000 plus excellent bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
North London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago