Period
to

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 15 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business-to-Business (B2B)
UK
6 months to
15 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 209 221 273
Rank change year-on-year +12 +52 +31
Permanent jobs citing B2B 3,221 1,835 758
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.93% 1.59% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.01% 1.69% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1,030 1,018 641
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
25th Percentile £50,000 £41,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £61,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +6.09% - +4.55%
75th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £97,500 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% +11.11% -

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 160,204 108,315 57,920
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 95.77% 94.09% 93.13%
Number of salaries quoted 83,315 73,224 47,036
10th Percentile £34,250 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,756 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.61% +1.37% +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £97,290 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

B2B
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for B2B in the UK

B2B
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing B2B.

Salary trend for B2B in the UK

B2B
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing B2B over the 6 months to 15 August 2022.

Salary histogram for B2B in the UK

B2B
Top 17 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 15 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England +12 2,640 £61,000 +5.17% 200
London +20 1,888 £70,000 - 100
Work from Home +34 1,722 £60,000 +4.35% 119
UK excluding London -40 744 £57,500 +15.00% 105
South East -1 297 £57,500 +4.55% 28
North of England -59 131 £57,500 +15.00% 21
Midlands -22 109 £50,000 - 19
South West -14 98 £70,000 +55.56% 12
East of England -42 82 £47,500 +11.76% 19
Yorkshire +4 65 £57,500 +21.05% 9
West Midlands -25 64 £50,000 -2.44% 13
North West -90 57 £53,000 -7.83% 9
East Midlands -19 45 £57,000 +20.00% 6
Scotland -36 17 £35,000 -41.67% 4
Wales +1 16 £40,000 -42.86% 1
North East -8 9 £65,000 +23.81% 3
Northern Ireland - 7 £57,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 15 August 2022, 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 1,670 (51.85%) Agile
2 1,101 (34.18%) Social Skills
3 1,031 (32.01%) SaaS
4 891 (27.66%) Finance
5 817 (25.36%) User Experience
6 814 (25.27%) Marketing
7 764 (23.72%) AWS
8 723 (22.45%) B2C
9 691 (21.45%) JavaScript
10 653 (20.27%) Software Engineering
11 645 (20.02%) Analytics
12 612 (19.00%) Problem-Solving
13 527 (16.36%) React
14 523 (16.24%) Scrum
15 518 (16.08%) SQL
16 500 (15.52%) Product Management
17 497 (15.43%) Docker
18 495 (15.37%) Azure
19 494 (15.34%) Product Roadmap
20 476 (14.78%) DevOps
21 456 (14.16%) Python
22 455 (14.13%) Kubernetes
23 450 (13.97%) Microservices
24 446 (13.85%) UX Design
25 426 (13.23%) Degree
26 398 (12.36%) Analytical Skills
26 398 (12.36%) Fintech
27 397 (12.33%) Retail
28 395 (12.26%) E-Commerce
29 393 (12.20%) CI/CD

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
1 105 (3.26%) Confluence
2 93 (2.89%) CMS
3 43 (1.33%) WordPress
4 33 (1.02%) nginx
5 30 (0.93%) Apache Airflow
6 23 (0.71%) Apache Spark
7 20 (0.62%) SharePoint
8 18 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
9 16 (0.50%) WebLogic
10 14 (0.43%) MS Exchange
11 13 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
11 13 (0.40%) Drupal
11 13 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
11 13 (0.40%) Tomcat
12 12 (0.37%) Apache
13 10 (0.31%) Headless CMS
14 9 (0.28%) IBM Domino
14 9 (0.28%) OpenStack
15 8 (0.25%) Apache Pulsar
16 5 (0.16%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 176 (5.46%) Sketch
2 122 (3.79%) InVision
3 84 (2.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 60 (1.86%) Adobe Illustrator
5 52 (1.61%) Photoshop
6 50 (1.55%) Microsoft Office
7 48 (1.49%) Adobe XD
8 43 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
9 34 (1.06%) Marvel
10 33 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
11 26 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 24 (0.75%) Campfire
13 20 (0.62%) MS Visio
14 16 (0.50%) Zeplin
15 15 (0.47%) Adobe After Effects
16 14 (0.43%) InDesign
16 14 (0.43%) UXPin
17 9 (0.28%) CINEMA 4D
17 9 (0.28%) Maya
17 9 (0.28%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 28 (0.87%) Payment Gateway
2 25 (0.78%) Shopify
3 16 (0.50%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 14 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
5 12 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
6 11 (0.34%) Magento
7 10 (0.31%) NetSuite
8 8 (0.25%) SAP Hybris
9 5 (0.16%) Eloqua
10 4 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
11 2 (0.062%) Remedy ITSM
11 2 (0.062%) SAP ERP
12 1 (0.031%) Dynamics AX
12 1 (0.031%) Oracle ERP
12 1 (0.031%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1,031 (32.01%) SaaS
2 764 (23.72%) AWS
3 495 (15.37%) Azure
4 273 (8.48%) Figma
5 211 (6.55%) GCP
6 200 (6.21%) Serverless
7 164 (5.09%) GitHub
8 119 (3.69%) AWS Lambda
9 112 (3.48%) AWS CloudFormation
10 101 (3.14%) Google Analytics
11 96 (2.98%) Amazon SQS
12 81 (2.51%) Slack
13 78 (2.42%) Paddle
14 73 (2.27%) PaaS
15 71 (2.20%) Azure DevOps
16 66 (2.05%) AWS Fargate
16 66 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
17 51 (1.58%) Amazon S3
18 50 (1.55%) Power Platform
19 42 (1.30%) Miro
Communications & Networking
1 68 (2.11%) Internet
2 64 (1.99%) HTTP
3 49 (1.52%) Broadband
4 42 (1.30%) DNS
5 39 (1.21%) Firewall
5 39 (1.21%) WAN
6 36 (1.12%) 5G
6 36 (1.12%) SD-WAN
7 26 (0.81%) VoIP
8 23 (0.71%) MQTT
9 22 (0.68%) Network Security
9 22 (0.68%) Unified Communications
10 20 (0.62%) TCP/IP
11 19 (0.59%) PPP
12 17 (0.53%) VPN
13 14 (0.43%) DHCP
14 13 (0.40%) X.25
15 10 (0.31%) Intranet
16 9 (0.28%) SMTP
16 9 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 288 (8.94%) PostgreSQL
2 187 (5.81%) MySQL
3 176 (5.46%) NoSQL
4 152 (4.72%) Redis
5 143 (4.44%) Relational Database
6 132 (4.10%) MongoDB
7 119 (3.69%) DynamoDB
8 82 (2.55%) SQL Server
9 68 (2.11%) Big Data
10 64 (1.99%) BigQuery
10 64 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
10 64 (1.99%) Hazelcast
11 56 (1.74%) Tableau
12 50 (1.55%) Power BI
13 42 (1.30%) Couchbase
13 42 (1.30%) Data Lake
14 37 (1.15%) Mixpanel
15 36 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
16 33 (1.02%) RDBMS
17 29 (0.90%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 293 (9.10%) Git (software)
2 236 (7.33%) JIRA
3 112 (3.48%) Jenkins
4 109 (3.38%) Cypress.io
5 81 (2.51%) GitLab
6 56 (1.74%) Selenium
7 48 (1.49%) webpack
8 46 (1.43%) Axure RP
9 38 (1.18%) GoCD
9 38 (1.18%) JMeter
10 32 (0.99%) Postman
11 30 (0.93%) Gradle
12 29 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
13 25 (0.78%) NUnit
14 24 (0.75%) Grunt
15 23 (0.71%) Log4Net
15 23 (0.71%) Moq
15 23 (0.71%) Octopus Deploy
15 23 (0.71%) SoapUI
15 23 (0.71%) TestCafe
General
1 1,101 (34.18%) Social Skills
2 891 (27.66%) Finance
3 814 (25.27%) Marketing
4 398 (12.36%) Analytical Skills
5 397 (12.33%) Retail
6 268 (8.32%) Legal
7 252 (7.82%) Games
8 195 (6.05%) Banking
9 147 (4.56%) Presentation Skills
10 143 (4.44%) Organisational Skills
11 120 (3.73%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 101 (3.14%) Manufacturing
13 94 (2.92%) Automotive
14 82 (2.55%) Advertising
15 79 (2.45%) Public Sector
16 77 (2.39%) Law
17 75 (2.33%) Telecoms
18 58 (1.80%) Influencing Skills
19 47 (1.46%) Local Government
20 45 (1.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 596 (18.50%) Developer
2 443 (13.75%) Product Manager
3 306 (9.50%) Designer
4 258 (8.01%) Software Engineer
5 153 (4.75%) UX Designer
6 151 (4.69%) Analyst
7 148 (4.59%) Senior Manager
8 126 (3.91%) Senior Product Manager
8 126 (3.91%) Senior Software Engineer
9 124 (3.85%) Full Stack Developer
9 124 (3.85%) Senior Developer
10 123 (3.82%) Senior Designer
11 112 (3.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 94 (2.92%) Product Owner
13 83 (2.58%) UI Designer
14 81 (2.51%) Lead Developer
15 77 (2.39%) Software Developer
15 77 (2.39%) UI/UX Designer
16 72 (2.24%) Architect
17 71 (2.20%) Senior UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 527 (16.36%) React
2 392 (12.17%) HTML
3 385 (11.95%) CSS
4 367 (11.39%) Node.js
5 247 (7.67%) REST
6 213 (6.61%) .NET
7 185 (5.74%) AngularJS
8 163 (5.06%) Kafka
9 159 (4.94%) Web Services
10 117 (3.63%) gRPC
11 113 (3.51%) RabbitMQ
11 113 (3.51%) RESTful
12 111 (3.45%) GraphQL
12 111 (3.45%) Spring
13 110 (3.42%) Jest
13 110 (3.42%) Redux
14 102 (3.17%) Sass
15 100 (3.10%) React Native
16 92 (2.86%) Vue.js
17 89 (2.76%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 817 (25.36%) User Experience
2 243 (7.54%) Self-Motivation
3 161 (5.00%) Cloud Native
4 136 (4.22%) Virtual Team
5 111 (3.45%) Legacy Systems
6 110 (3.42%) Hackathon
7 107 (3.32%) Mobile App
8 100 (3.10%) Greenfield Project
9 99 (3.07%) Sports Betting
10 85 (2.64%) Social Media
11 76 (2.36%) Blog
12 67 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
13 66 (2.05%) Algorithms
13 66 (2.05%) Management Information System
13 66 (2.05%) Marketing Technology
14 51 (1.58%) Digital Media
15 45 (1.40%) Online Games
16 38 (1.18%) Data Structures
17 30 (0.93%) IoT
17 30 (0.93%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 152 (4.72%) Linux
2 121 (3.76%) Windows
3 95 (2.95%) Apple iOS
4 92 (2.86%) Android
5 62 (1.92%) Unix
6 14 (0.43%) Windows 10
7 11 (0.34%) Windows Server
8 10 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.16%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.093%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.062%) Windows Server 2016
12 1 (0.031%) Alpine Linux
12 1 (0.031%) Debian
12 1 (0.031%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.031%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,670 (51.85%) Agile
2 723 (22.45%) B2C
3 653 (20.27%) Software Engineering
4 645 (20.02%) Analytics
5 612 (19.00%) Problem-Solving
6 523 (16.24%) Scrum
7 500 (15.52%) Product Management
8 494 (15.34%) Product Roadmap
9 476 (14.78%) DevOps
10 450 (13.97%) Microservices
11 446 (13.85%) UX Design
12 398 (12.36%) Fintech
13 395 (12.26%) E-Commerce
14 393 (12.20%) CI/CD
15 367 (11.39%) Mentoring
16 359 (11.15%) Product Strategy
17 337 (10.46%) Computer Science
17 337 (10.46%) Data Science
18 336 (10.43%) Coaching
19 300 (9.31%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 691 (21.45%) JavaScript
2 518 (16.08%) SQL
3 456 (14.16%) Python
4 330 (10.25%) Java
5 299 (9.28%) TypeScript
6 234 (7.26%) C#
7 189 (5.87%) C
8 161 (5.00%) PHP
9 136 (4.22%) Go
10 69 (2.14%) Bash
11 66 (2.05%) Ruby
12 56 (1.74%) ES6
13 48 (1.49%) C++
14 44 (1.37%) Scala
15 43 (1.33%) PowerShell
16 39 (1.21%) T-SQL
17 31 (0.96%) Shell Script
18 29 (0.90%) Kotlin
19 24 (0.75%) Elixir
20 23 (0.71%) R
Qualifications
1 426 (13.23%) Degree
2 137 (4.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 43 (1.33%) Master's Degree
4 39 (1.21%) PhD
5 31 (0.96%) PMI Certification
6 25 (0.78%) PMP
7 24 (0.75%) MBA
8 16 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (0.37%) Security Cleared
10 11 (0.34%) DBS Check
11 10 (0.31%) CISSP
11 10 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (0.28%) CompTIA Security+
13 7 (0.22%) A+ Certification
13 7 (0.22%) MCSA
14 6 (0.19%) ISTQB
15 5 (0.16%) CEH
15 5 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 4 (0.12%) CISA
16 4 (0.12%) CSPO
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 232 (7.20%) QA
2 137 (4.25%) Accessibility
3 47 (1.46%) GDPR
4 44 (1.37%) GRC
5 36 (1.12%) SLA
6 24 (0.75%) Data Quality
7 20 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 15 (0.47%) PCI DSS
9 13 (0.40%) GxP
10 9 (0.28%) PMO
11 7 (0.22%) Actionable Recommendations
12 5 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 3 (0.093%) COBIT
13 3 (0.093%) NIST
14 2 (0.062%) Cyber Essentials
14 2 (0.062%) GLP
14 2 (0.062%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 2 (0.062%) P3O
14 2 (0.062%) RosettaNet
15 1 (0.031%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 497 (15.43%) Docker
2 38 (1.18%) Active Directory
3 12 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.16%) Firmware
5 3 (0.093%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.062%) Embedded Firmware
6 2 (0.062%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.062%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.062%) vSphere
7 1 (0.031%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 455 (14.13%) Kubernetes
2 258 (8.01%) Terraform
3 87 (2.70%) Ansible
4 62 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
5 45 (1.40%) Prometheus
6 38 (1.18%) ZABBIX
7 35 (1.09%) Grafana
8 23 (0.71%) HAProxy
8 23 (0.71%) Kibana
8 23 (0.71%) logstash
8 23 (0.71%) MIIS
8 23 (0.71%) Opsgenie
8 23 (0.71%) Pingdom
8 23 (0.71%) Puppet
9 19 (0.59%) Graylog
10 10 (0.31%) Panaseer
11 9 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
12 8 (0.25%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 8 (0.25%) Kubeflow
13 6 (0.19%) Istio
Vendors
1 302 (9.38%) Google
2 274 (8.51%) Microsoft
3 189 (5.87%) Adobe
4 186 (5.77%) Salesforce.com
5 52 (1.61%) Oracle
6 41 (1.27%) SAP
7 39 (1.21%) Apple
8 37 (1.15%) HubSpot
9 34 (1.06%) PayPal
10 32 (0.99%) Revolut
11 29 (0.90%) New Relic
12 27 (0.84%) IBM
13 23 (0.71%) Spotify
14 20 (0.62%) Autodesk
14 20 (0.62%) Sitecore
15 19 (0.59%) BT
15 19 (0.59%) Marketo
16 18 (0.56%) Amplitude
16 18 (0.56%) GoCardless
16 18 (0.56%) Pardot