Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business-to-Business (B2B)
UK
6 months to
14 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 265 295 315
Rank change year-on-year +30 +20 +25
Permanent jobs citing B2B 755 1,586 1,795
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.22% 1.12% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 1.21% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 724 1,291 1,482
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £32,875 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +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 57,347 131,127 155,910
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.29% 92.21% 91.92%
Number of salaries quoted 45,887 103,183 124,199
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +5.88%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 +37 734 £60,000 +9.09% 108
London +68 438 £62,500 - 44
UK excluding London -5 299 £50,000 +11.11% 67
Work from Home +98 108 £60,000 -20.53% 21
South East +6 92 £50,000 -13.04% 22
North of England +70 69 £42,500 -5.56% 24
Midlands +47 51 £45,000 - 7
South West +67 43 £40,000 -11.11% 6
East of England +90 37 £51,250 +18.50% 4
North West +38 35 £42,500 -2.86% 12
Yorkshire +120 27 £42,500 -6.59% 4
West Midlands +31 27 £45,000 -7.69% 3
East Midlands +64 21 £40,000 +66.67% 4
North East +25 7 £50,000 +100.00% 8
Scotland +64 6 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Wales +33 1 £81,000 +110.39% 2

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 238 (31.52%) Agile Software Development
2 201 (26.62%) B2C
3 164 (21.72%) Marketing
4 158 (20.93%) SaaS
5 124 (16.42%) JavaScript
6 114 (15.10%) Azure
7 112 (14.83%) Finance
8 109 (14.44%) AWS
9 103 (13.64%) Java
10 96 (12.72%) HTML
10 96 (12.72%) Web Services
11 87 (11.52%) DevOps
12 85 (11.26%) Problem-Solving
13 83 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
13 83 (10.99%) Scrum
14 82 (10.86%) User Experience
14 82 (10.86%) Microservices
15 78 (10.33%) Analytics
16 72 (9.54%) CSS
16 72 (9.54%) Degree
17 68 (9.01%) Software Engineering
18 67 (8.87%) Microsoft
19 66 (8.74%) E-Commerce
20 64 (8.48%) Linux
21 62 (8.21%) Salesforce.com
22 61 (8.08%) SQL
23 58 (7.68%) C#
23 58 (7.68%) .NET
23 58 (7.68%) B2B Sales
24 57 (7.55%) CRM

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 23 (3.05%) Apache
2 19 (2.52%) CMS
3 15 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (1.72%) Skype for Business
5 12 (1.59%) IIS
6 10 (1.32%) Confluence
7 5 (0.66%) SharePoint
8 4 (0.53%) WordPress
9 3 (0.40%) Kentico
9 3 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.40%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.26%) Apache ServiceMix
10 2 (0.26%) JBoss
10 2 (0.26%) NServiceBus
10 2 (0.26%) Red Hat Fuse
11 1 (0.13%) Apache Airflow
11 1 (0.13%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.13%) Drupal
11 1 (0.13%) Gentran
11 1 (0.13%) Hyperledger
Applications
1 55 (7.28%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (2.91%) Sketch
3 20 (2.65%) Microsoft Excel
4 15 (1.99%) MS Visio
5 14 (1.85%) Figma
6 13 (1.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 9 (1.19%) Photoshop
8 8 (1.06%) InVision
9 6 (0.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 5 (0.66%) Adobe XD
10 5 (0.66%) InDesign
10 5 (0.66%) Zeplin
11 3 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
11 3 (0.40%) OmniGraffle
12 2 (0.26%) Chatbot
12 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 44 (5.83%) R3 Corda
2 38 (5.03%) Distributed Ledger
3 15 (1.99%) SAP Hybris
4 11 (1.46%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 7 (0.93%) Shopify
6 5 (0.66%) Eloqua
6 5 (0.66%) Magento
6 5 (0.66%) SAP SD
7 4 (0.53%) Social Studio
8 3 (0.40%) Payment Gateway
8 3 (0.40%) SAP Business ByDesign
9 2 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (0.26%) SAP CRM
10 1 (0.13%) Maximo
10 1 (0.13%) NetSuite
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (0.13%) SAP GTS
10 1 (0.13%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 158 (20.93%) SaaS
2 114 (15.10%) Azure
3 109 (14.44%) AWS
4 28 (3.71%) GCP
5 27 (3.58%) Office 365
6 19 (2.52%) Azure Active Directory
6 19 (2.52%) IaaS
6 19 (2.52%) Slack
7 18 (2.38%) PaaS
8 13 (1.72%) Route 53
9 12 (1.59%) Akamai
9 12 (1.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 11 (1.46%) Serverless
11 10 (1.32%) GitHub
11 10 (1.32%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 8 (1.06%) Power Platform
13 6 (0.79%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 6 (0.79%) Google Analytics
14 5 (0.66%) Dropbox
14 5 (0.66%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 37 (4.90%) DNS
2 24 (3.18%) Broadband
3 23 (3.05%) Wireless
4 22 (2.91%) Firewall
5 21 (2.78%) Internet
5 21 (2.78%) MPLS
6 19 (2.52%) Skype
7 18 (2.38%) LAN
7 18 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
8 17 (2.25%) VPN
9 16 (2.12%) BGP
9 16 (2.12%) DHCP
10 15 (1.99%) VoIP
10 15 (1.99%) WAN
11 14 (1.85%) HTTP
11 14 (1.85%) OSPF
12 13 (1.72%) IPsec
12 13 (1.72%) RIP
12 13 (1.72%) SNMP
12 13 (1.72%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (5.56%) MySQL
2 38 (5.03%) Blockchain
3 26 (3.44%) SQL Server
4 11 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (1.06%) Big Data
5 8 (1.06%) MongoDB
5 8 (1.06%) Power BI
6 7 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (0.66%) FileMaker
8 5 (0.66%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.53%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.53%) Sisense
10 3 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.26%) Data Lake
11 2 (0.26%) Event Store
11 2 (0.26%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.26%) PowerCenter
11 2 (0.26%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 43 (5.70%) Git (software)
2 16 (2.12%) JIRA
3 12 (1.59%) Subversion
4 10 (1.32%) Axure RP
4 10 (1.32%) SpecFlow
5 9 (1.19%) IntelliJ
5 9 (1.19%) Visual Studio
6 6 (0.79%) TeamCity
7 5 (0.66%) Selenium
8 4 (0.53%) Jenkins
8 4 (0.53%) NUnit
8 4 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (0.53%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (0.40%) Ant
9 3 (0.40%) Jasmine
9 3 (0.40%) JUnit
9 3 (0.40%) Mercurial
9 3 (0.40%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.26%) PhpStorm
General
1 164 (21.72%) Marketing
2 112 (14.83%) Finance
3 47 (6.23%) Retail
4 43 (5.70%) Telecoms
5 33 (4.37%) Advertising
6 32 (4.24%) Publishing
7 25 (3.31%) Law
8 20 (2.65%) Banking
9 18 (2.38%) Legal
10 17 (2.25%) Manufacturing
11 14 (1.85%) Games
12 8 (1.06%) Back Office
13 7 (0.93%) Electronics
14 6 (0.79%) Brand Awareness
15 5 (0.66%) Public Sector
16 4 (0.53%) Billing
16 4 (0.53%) Multimedia
17 3 (0.40%) Financial Institution
17 3 (0.40%) German Language
18 2 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 165 (21.85%) Developer
2 50 (6.62%) Designer
2 50 (6.62%) Product Manager
3 46 (6.09%) Software Engineer
4 43 (5.70%) Analyst
5 34 (4.50%) UX Designer
6 31 (4.11%) Senior Developer
6 31 (4.11%) Software Developer
7 30 (3.97%) Architect
7 30 (3.97%) Consultant
8 27 (3.58%) Full Stack Developer
8 27 (3.58%) UI Designer
9 22 (2.91%) Marketing Manager
10 20 (2.65%) .NET Developer
10 20 (2.65%) Development Manager
11 19 (2.52%) DevOps Engineer
11 19 (2.52%) Technical Support
11 19 (2.52%) UI/UX Designer
12 18 (2.38%) Project Manager
12 18 (2.38%) Sales Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (12.72%) HTML
1 96 (12.72%) Web Services
2 72 (9.54%) CSS
3 58 (7.68%) .NET
4 54 (7.15%) jQuery
5 48 (6.36%) OAuth
5 48 (6.36%) OAuth2
6 39 (5.17%) Node.js
7 30 (3.97%) React
8 28 (3.71%) AngularJS
9 27 (3.58%) ASP.NET
9 27 (3.58%) Spring
10 25 (3.31%) REST
11 24 (3.18%) Spring Boot
12 22 (2.91%) XML
13 21 (2.78%) LAMP
14 19 (2.52%) .NET Framework
15 17 (2.25%) HTML5
16 16 (2.12%) RESTful
17 15 (1.99%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 83 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
2 82 (10.86%) User Experience
3 30 (3.97%) Mobile App
4 29 (3.84%) Self-Motivation
5 27 (3.58%) Social Media
6 23 (3.05%) Management Information System
7 21 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
8 14 (1.85%) Cloud Native
9 13 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (1.72%) FMCG
9 13 (1.72%) Virtual Team
10 11 (1.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 11 (1.46%) NHS
11 10 (1.32%) Blog
12 7 (0.93%) Driving Licence
12 7 (0.93%) TRADACOMS
13 6 (0.79%) Enterprise Cloud
13 6 (0.79%) Internet of Things
14 5 (0.66%) Digital Media
14 5 (0.66%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 64 (8.48%) Linux
2 42 (5.56%) Windows
3 18 (2.38%) Android
4 16 (2.12%) Apple iOS
5 15 (1.99%) Windows Server
6 13 (1.72%) Mac OS X
6 13 (1.72%) Ubuntu
7 6 (0.79%) Unix
8 5 (0.66%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.53%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.13%) Debian
10 1 (0.13%) VMS
10 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (31.52%) Agile Software Development
2 201 (26.62%) B2C
3 87 (11.52%) DevOps
4 85 (11.26%) Problem-Solving
5 83 (10.99%) Scrum
6 82 (10.86%) Microservices
7 78 (10.33%) Analytics
8 68 (9.01%) Software Engineering
9 66 (8.74%) E-Commerce
10 58 (7.68%) B2B Sales
11 57 (7.55%) CRM
11 57 (7.55%) Identity Access Management
12 55 (7.28%) Stakeholder Management
13 54 (7.15%) Product Management
14 52 (6.89%) Project Management
15 51 (6.75%) MVC
16 47 (6.23%) Data Modelling
16 47 (6.23%) Data Transformation
17 46 (6.09%) Data Integration
18 38 (5.03%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 124 (16.42%) JavaScript
2 103 (13.64%) Java
3 61 (8.08%) SQL
4 58 (7.68%) C#
5 56 (7.42%) PHP
6 47 (6.23%) Kotlin
7 42 (5.56%) Python
8 21 (2.78%) T-SQL
9 16 (2.12%) C++
10 14 (1.85%) Go
10 14 (1.85%) TypeScript
11 13 (1.72%) PowerShell
12 12 (1.59%) Ruby
13 10 (1.32%) C
14 7 (0.93%) VB.NET
15 6 (0.79%) ActionScript
15 6 (0.79%) ActionScript 2.0
15 6 (0.79%) Apex Code
16 4 (0.53%) ABAP
16 4 (0.53%) ES6
Qualifications
1 72 (9.54%) Degree
2 23 (3.05%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (1.99%) CCNA
4 9 (1.19%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (1.06%) CCNP
6 5 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 5 (0.66%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.40%) CISSP
7 3 (0.40%) MBA
7 3 (0.40%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.40%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.26%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 2 (0.26%) APMG
8 2 (0.26%) CCSP
8 2 (0.26%) HND
8 2 (0.26%) MCP
8 2 (0.26%) SSCP
9 1 (0.13%) APMP
9 1 (0.13%) CCDP
9 1 (0.13%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.38%) QA
2 16 (2.12%) GDPR
3 14 (1.85%) SLA
4 12 (1.59%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.93%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.53%) PMO
7 3 (0.40%) ISO 14001
7 3 (0.40%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.26%) GxP
8 2 (0.26%) NIST
8 2 (0.26%) NIST 800
8 2 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.13%) GMP
9 1 (0.13%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 36 (4.77%) Docker
2 28 (3.71%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.26%) Firmware
4 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 41 (5.43%) Kubernetes
2 37 (4.90%) Puppet
3 33 (4.37%) Ansible
4 28 (3.71%) Terraform
5 27 (3.58%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (1.85%) Single Sign-On
7 13 (1.72%) Nagios
8 4 (0.53%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (0.53%) Microsoft Intune
8 4 (0.53%) SCCM
9 2 (0.26%) Control-M
10 1 (0.13%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.13%) MIIS
10 1 (0.13%) MOM
Vendors
1 67 (8.87%) Microsoft
2 62 (8.21%) Salesforce.com
3 43 (5.70%) SAP
4 38 (5.03%) Adobe
5 21 (2.78%) HubSpot
6 19 (2.52%) hybris
7 18 (2.38%) Cisco
8 16 (2.12%) Google
8 16 (2.12%) Pardot
9 15 (1.99%) Palo Alto
10 14 (1.85%) Avaya
10 14 (1.85%) Tableau
11 13 (1.72%) Oracle
11 13 (1.72%) Riverbed
12 12 (1.59%) IBM
12 12 (1.59%) New Relic
13 11 (1.46%) Marketo
14 9 (1.19%) Openreach
15 8 (1.06%) Dell
16 7 (0.93%) BT