Period
to 20 January 2018

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 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business-to-Business (B2B)
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 303 298 316
Rank change year-on-year -5 +18 -17
Permanent jobs citing B2B 1,800 1,863 2,123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.04% 1.05% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 1.18% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1,483 1,425 1,568
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £82,500 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,750
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.80% +9.87%

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 155,536 158,519 185,447
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.84% 89.54% 88.87%
Number of salaries quoted 124,908 131,030 153,743
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,125 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for B2B in the UK

B2B
Top 15 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 20 January 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
England +1 1,739 £50,000 - 316
London +13 878 £60,000 +4.35% 150
UK excluding London -19 863 £45,000 +5.88% 177
South East -13 367 £45,000 -10.00% 48
North of England +6 191 £40,000 +8.11% 48
Midlands +1 120 £37,500 -16.67% 29
North West 0 115 £40,000 +14.29% 33
East of England +29 101 £52,500 +31.25% 25
West Midlands +18 79 £30,000 -27.27% 14
Yorkshire -8 61 £40,000 +2.56% 9
South West +5 52 £38,750 +3.33% 15
East Midlands +3 41 £37,500 -16.67% 15
Scotland -40 24 £46,500 +55.00% 8
North East -7 15 £18,750 -50.00% 6
Wales +17 9 £95,000 +216.67% 4

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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.

1 622 (34.56%) Agile Software Development
2 489 (27.17%) Marketing
3 440 (24.44%) B2C
4 341 (18.94%) JavaScript
5 322 (17.89%) Finance
6 317 (17.61%) HTML
7 295 (16.39%) CSS
8 275 (15.28%) E-Commerce
8 275 (15.28%) Degree
9 265 (14.72%) Microsoft
9 265 (14.72%) C#
10 258 (14.33%) .NET
11 240 (13.33%) Retail
12 210 (11.67%) Analytics
13 201 (11.17%) SQL
14 191 (10.61%) Business Development
14 191 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
15 179 (9.94%) Java
16 176 (9.78%) Project Management
17 174 (9.67%) CRM
18 168 (9.33%) MVC
19 167 (9.28%) Scrum
20 166 (9.22%) SQL Server
20 166 (9.22%) SaaS
21 156 (8.67%) AngularJS
22 151 (8.39%) ASP.NET
23 146 (8.11%) User Experience
24 133 (7.39%) SAP
25 131 (7.28%) jQuery
26 127 (7.06%) Web Development

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 69 (3.83%) CMS
2 48 (2.67%) IIS
3 41 (2.28%) BizTalk Server
4 33 (1.83%) WordPress
5 21 (1.17%) SharePoint
5 21 (1.17%) Tomcat
6 20 (1.11%) Confluence
7 17 (0.94%) Drupal
8 15 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
9 13 (0.72%) Ethereum
9 13 (0.72%) OpenStack
10 12 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 12 (0.67%) SAS
11 11 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
11 11 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
11 11 (0.61%) WebLogic
11 11 (0.61%) WebSphere
12 10 (0.56%) Apache
13 9 (0.50%) Umbraco
14 8 (0.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 68 (3.78%) Microsoft Office
2 64 (3.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 50 (2.78%) MS Visio
4 36 (2.00%) InVision
5 24 (1.33%) Photoshop
6 21 (1.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 14 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
8 12 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 10 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
10 7 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
11 3 (0.17%) UXPin
12 2 (0.11%) Chatbot
12 2 (0.11%) HipChat
12 2 (0.11%) InDesign
12 2 (0.11%) Mingle
12 2 (0.11%) S-PLUS
12 2 (0.11%) SPSS
13 1 (0.056%) Adobe Premiere
13 1 (0.056%) Moqups
13 1 (0.056%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 82 (4.56%) SAP Hybris
2 28 (1.56%) Eloqua
3 26 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
4 16 (0.89%) Magento
5 14 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
6 8 (0.44%) SAP CRM
7 7 (0.39%) Shopify
7 7 (0.39%) WebTrends
8 6 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 5 (0.28%) ResourceLink
9 5 (0.28%) Sage 1000
9 5 (0.28%) SAP ERP
10 4 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
10 4 (0.22%) SAP SRM
10 4 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
11 3 (0.17%) BASE24
11 3 (0.17%) NetSuite
11 3 (0.17%) Postilion
11 3 (0.17%) SAP BRIM
11 3 (0.17%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 166 (9.22%) SaaS
2 108 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
3 104 (5.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 43 (2.39%) Google Analytics
5 28 (1.56%) Office 365
6 24 (1.33%) AdWords
7 17 (0.94%) MailChimp
7 17 (0.94%) npm
8 16 (0.89%) PaaS
9 15 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
10 11 (0.61%) Azure Data Factory
10 11 (0.61%) IaaS
11 8 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
11 8 (0.44%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 8 (0.44%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 7 (0.39%) Amazon S3
12 7 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
12 7 (0.39%) GitHub
12 7 (0.39%) Slack
13 5 (0.28%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 76 (4.22%) Internet
2 35 (1.94%) Firewall
3 34 (1.89%) WAN
4 25 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
4 25 (1.39%) Wireless
5 24 (1.33%) Broadband
5 24 (1.33%) HTTP
6 23 (1.28%) LAN
7 20 (1.11%) VPN
8 19 (1.06%) DNS
8 19 (1.06%) Ethernet
8 19 (1.06%) Unified Communications
9 17 (0.94%) VoIP
10 16 (0.89%) Network Security
11 15 (0.83%) Intranet
11 15 (0.83%) TCP/IP
12 14 (0.78%) SSL
12 14 (0.78%) VLAN
13 11 (0.61%) DWDM
13 11 (0.61%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (9.22%) SQL Server
2 72 (4.00%) MySQL
3 69 (3.83%) NoSQL
4 56 (3.11%) MongoDB
5 52 (2.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 43 (2.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 34 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
8 31 (1.72%) Relational Database
9 24 (1.33%) Big Data
9 24 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 23 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
10 23 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
11 21 (1.17%) Apache Cassandra
12 17 (0.94%) Oracle Database
13 16 (0.89%) Redis
14 15 (0.83%) Blockchain
15 14 (0.78%) RDBMS
16 13 (0.72%) Data Mining
17 12 (0.67%) QlikView
18 11 (0.61%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 85 (4.72%) JIRA
2 70 (3.89%) Git (software)
3 40 (2.22%) Jenkins
4 38 (2.11%) Axure RP
4 38 (2.11%) Visual Studio
5 24 (1.33%) Selenium
5 24 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 22 (1.22%) Cucumber
7 17 (0.94%) webpack
8 16 (0.89%) Eclipse
9 10 (0.56%) JSUnit
9 10 (0.56%) Subversion
10 9 (0.50%) gulp
10 9 (0.50%) Xcode
11 8 (0.44%) Calabash
11 8 (0.44%) JUnit
11 8 (0.44%) Maven
11 8 (0.44%) ReSharper
11 8 (0.44%) SonarQube
12 7 (0.39%) Jasmine
General
1 489 (27.17%) Marketing
2 322 (17.89%) Finance
3 240 (13.33%) Retail
4 117 (6.50%) Telecoms
5 95 (5.28%) Advertising
6 62 (3.44%) Banking
7 60 (3.33%) Games
8 46 (2.56%) Publishing
9 29 (1.61%) Back Office
10 27 (1.50%) Billing
10 27 (1.50%) Legal
11 20 (1.11%) Electronics
11 20 (1.11%) Manufacturing
12 13 (0.72%) Brand Awareness
13 12 (0.67%) Multimedia
14 11 (0.61%) Automotive
15 10 (0.56%) Law
15 10 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
15 10 (0.56%) Spanish Language
16 8 (0.44%) French Language
Job Titles
1 430 (23.89%) Developer
2 138 (7.67%) Analyst
3 132 (7.33%) .NET Developer
4 118 (6.56%) Architect
5 97 (5.39%) Development Manager
6 95 (5.28%) Product Manager
7 90 (5.00%) Consultant
8 88 (4.89%) Marketing Manager
9 78 (4.33%) Project Manager
10 74 (4.11%) IT Manager
11 71 (3.94%) C# Developer
12 68 (3.78%) C# .NET Developer
13 65 (3.61%) Senior Developer
14 63 (3.50%) Java Developer
15 62 (3.44%) Account Manager
16 61 (3.39%) JavaScript Developer
17 60 (3.33%) Senior Manager
18 52 (2.89%) ASP.NET Developer
19 51 (2.83%) Product Owner
20 48 (2.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 317 (17.61%) HTML
2 295 (16.39%) CSS
3 258 (14.33%) .NET
4 156 (8.67%) AngularJS
5 151 (8.39%) ASP.NET
6 131 (7.28%) jQuery
7 104 (5.78%) Web Services
8 101 (5.61%) ASP.NET MVC
9 92 (5.11%) XML
10 86 (4.78%) Spring
11 85 (4.72%) RESTful
12 84 (4.67%) Sass
13 79 (4.39%) HTML5
14 78 (4.33%) JSON
15 75 (4.17%) .NET Framework
16 74 (4.11%) Node.js
17 65 (3.61%) ASP.NET Web API
18 62 (3.44%) React
19 61 (3.39%) CSS3
20 59 (3.28%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 191 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
2 146 (8.11%) User Experience
3 104 (5.78%) Social Media
4 100 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
5 95 (5.28%) Computer Science
6 77 (4.28%) Greenfield Project
7 71 (3.94%) Fintech
8 62 (3.44%) Mobile App
9 53 (2.94%) iPad
10 48 (2.67%) Data Centre
11 38 (2.11%) Blog
12 30 (1.67%) Management Information System
13 23 (1.28%) Virtual Team
14 20 (1.11%) FMCG
15 18 (1.00%) Digital Media
16 16 (0.89%) Online Games
17 13 (0.72%) Private Cloud
18 12 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
19 11 (0.61%) Client/Server
19 11 (0.61%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 95 (5.28%) Windows
2 87 (4.83%) Linux
3 49 (2.72%) Windows Server
4 35 (1.94%) Apple iOS
5 30 (1.67%) Android
6 27 (1.50%) Unix
7 7 (0.39%) AIX
7 7 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.33%) Mac OS X
8 6 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.28%) Solaris
10 4 (0.22%) CentOS
10 4 (0.22%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.22%) Windows Phone
11 3 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.11%) VMS
12 2 (0.11%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.056%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.056%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 622 (34.56%) Agile Software Development
2 440 (24.44%) B2C
3 275 (15.28%) E-Commerce
4 210 (11.67%) Analytics
5 191 (10.61%) Business Development
6 176 (9.78%) Project Management
7 174 (9.67%) CRM
8 168 (9.33%) MVC
9 167 (9.28%) Scrum
10 127 (7.06%) Web Development
11 125 (6.94%) B2B Sales
12 124 (6.89%) TDD
13 117 (6.50%) Digital Marketing
14 112 (6.22%) Software Engineering
15 109 (6.06%) B2B Marketing
16 108 (6.00%) Product Management
17 106 (5.89%) Test Automation
18 99 (5.50%) OO
19 97 (5.39%) DevOps
20 96 (5.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 341 (18.94%) JavaScript
2 265 (14.72%) C#
3 201 (11.17%) SQL
4 179 (9.94%) Java
5 62 (3.44%) PHP
6 47 (2.61%) Groovy
7 36 (2.00%) Ruby
8 32 (1.78%) C++
9 29 (1.61%) Python
10 28 (1.56%) VBA
11 25 (1.39%) C
12 24 (1.33%) ES6
13 23 (1.28%) PowerShell
13 23 (1.28%) T-SQL
14 21 (1.17%) TypeScript
15 20 (1.11%) VB.NET
16 15 (0.83%) Bash Shell
17 14 (0.78%) VB
18 13 (0.72%) Apple Swift
18 13 (0.72%) Solidity
Qualifications
1 275 (15.28%) Degree
2 48 (2.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 27 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (1.44%) MBA
5 24 (1.33%) MCAD
5 24 (1.33%) MCSD
6 20 (1.11%) Master's Degree
7 16 (0.89%) Security Cleared
8 15 (0.83%) CISSP
9 11 (0.61%) PhD
10 9 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (0.50%) Postgraduate
11 8 (0.44%) ISEB
12 6 (0.33%) APMP
12 6 (0.33%) CCNA
12 6 (0.33%) ISTQB
12 6 (0.33%) PMP
13 4 (0.22%) CCNP
13 4 (0.22%) CIMA
14 3 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (7.00%) QA
2 37 (2.06%) SLA
3 27 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (1.33%) Data Quality
5 20 (1.11%) GDPR
6 13 (0.72%) PCI DSS
7 10 (0.56%) PMO
8 8 (0.44%) RosettaNet
9 5 (0.28%) ISO 14001
9 5 (0.28%) ISO 22301
9 5 (0.28%) MiFID
10 2 (0.11%) GAMP
10 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 1 (0.056%) COBIT
11 1 (0.056%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (0.056%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.056%) PA-DSS
11 1 (0.056%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.056%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.056%) WCAG
System Software
1 35 (1.94%) Docker
2 29 (1.61%) Active Directory
3 25 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (0.61%) vSphere
6 10 (0.56%) Dovecot
7 9 (0.50%) Hyper-V
8 7 (0.39%) Postfix
9 5 (0.28%) Terminal Services
9 5 (0.28%) XenApp
9 5 (0.28%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.17%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.11%) Firmware
12 1 (0.056%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 26 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (1.11%) Kubernetes
2 20 (1.11%) Puppet
3 9 (0.50%) Nessus
4 4 (0.22%) Grafana
4 4 (0.22%) Prometheus
5 2 (0.11%) Ansible
5 2 (0.11%) Capistrano
5 2 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.11%) Terraform
6 1 (0.056%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.056%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.056%) Plesk
6 1 (0.056%) Salt
Vendors
1 265 (14.72%) Microsoft
2 133 (7.39%) SAP
3 125 (6.94%) Google
4 107 (5.94%) Oracle
5 102 (5.67%) hybris
6 95 (5.28%) Salesforce.com
7 71 (3.94%) HP
8 61 (3.39%) Cisco
9 57 (3.17%) Marketo
10 49 (2.72%) VMware
11 31 (1.72%) Adobe
11 31 (1.72%) IBM
12 30 (1.67%) Pardot
13 29 (1.61%) Facebook
14 28 (1.56%) Twitter
15 25 (1.39%) HubSpot
16 21 (1.17%) Intel
16 21 (1.17%) Sitecore
17 18 (1.00%) Remedy
18 17 (0.94%) Dell