Period
to 23 July 2017

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 23 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business-to-Business (B2B)
UK
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 320 301 318
Rank change year-on-year -19 +17 -38
Permanent jobs citing B2B 1787 2140 2277
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.01% 1.06% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 1.19% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1384 1718 1701
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £85,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +13.33%

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 159182 179902 194446
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.75% 88.89% 87.87%
Number of salaries quoted 127628 149742 158061
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 23 July 2017.

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 23 July 2017. 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 -11 1700 £50,000 - 134
London +9 898 £57,500 -4.17% 69
UK excluding London -25 839 £40,000 - 71
South East -14 286 £48,750 +12.07% 29
North of England +1 243 £37,500 +7.14% 19
North West -11 130 £40,000 +23.08% 10
East of England +2 108 £37,500 -16.67% 3
Yorkshire +1 107 £35,000 - 8
Midlands -16 105 £40,000 +6.67% 10
East Midlands +24 53 £45,000 - 4
West Midlands -22 49 £37,500 +15.38% 6
South West +4 48 £25,000 -53.95% 4
Scotland +13 30 £35,000 -12.50% 6
Wales +8 19 £57,500 +64.29%
North East +13 6 £25,000 -44.44% 1

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 598 (33.46%) Agile Software Development
2 518 (28.99%) B2C
3 427 (23.89%) Marketing
4 364 (20.37%) Finance
5 354 (19.81%) JavaScript
6 293 (16.40%) Degree
7 291 (16.28%) E-Commerce
8 270 (15.11%) SQL
9 266 (14.89%) HTML
10 247 (13.82%) CSS
11 246 (13.77%) .NET
12 239 (13.37%) Microsoft
13 228 (12.76%) Scrum
14 218 (12.20%) C#
15 210 (11.75%) SQL Server
16 199 (11.14%) Telecoms
17 197 (11.02%) Java
18 195 (10.91%) CRM
19 184 (10.30%) Business Development
19 184 (10.30%) Analytics
20 183 (10.24%) Retail
21 174 (9.74%) Web Services
22 166 (9.29%) Analytical Skills
23 160 (8.95%) AngularJS
24 149 (8.34%) B2B Sales
25 146 (8.17%) MVC
26 144 (8.06%) Salesforce.com
27 141 (7.89%) jQuery
28 134 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
29 132 (7.39%) User Experience

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 87 (4.87%) CMS
2 50 (2.80%) Elasticsearch
3 42 (2.35%) Apache
4 39 (2.18%) IIS
5 37 (2.07%) Tomcat
6 32 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
7 29 (1.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 26 (1.45%) JBoss
8 26 (1.45%) WordPress
9 21 (1.18%) SharePoint
10 16 (0.90%) Confluence
11 13 (0.73%) Drupal
11 13 (0.73%) OpenStack
11 13 (0.73%) Umbraco
12 12 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
12 12 (0.67%) WebSphere
13 11 (0.62%) SAS
14 10 (0.56%) WebLogic
15 9 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
16 8 (0.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 88 (4.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 60 (3.36%) Microsoft Office
3 44 (2.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 34 (1.90%) MS Visio
5 24 (1.34%) Photoshop
6 19 (1.06%) SPSS
7 16 (0.90%) Adobe Illustrator
8 15 (0.84%) InVision
9 12 (0.67%) UXPin
10 10 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
11 7 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 6 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
13 2 (0.11%) Fireworks
13 2 (0.11%) InDesign
14 1 (0.056%) OmniGraffle
14 1 (0.056%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 56 (3.13%) SAP Hybris
2 21 (1.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 17 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
3 17 (0.95%) Magento
4 15 (0.84%) SAP ERP
5 14 (0.78%) Unica
6 9 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
6 9 (0.50%) Eloqua
7 6 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
8 5 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
8 5 (0.28%) Visualfiles
9 4 (0.22%) NetSuite
10 3 (0.17%) Oracle iProcurement
10 3 (0.17%) Oracle iSupplier
11 2 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
11 2 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
11 2 (0.11%) Fredhopper
11 2 (0.11%) Oracle BRM
11 2 (0.11%) Sage CRM
11 2 (0.11%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 134 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
2 115 (6.44%) SaaS
3 50 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 31 (1.73%) GitHub
5 29 (1.62%) Amazon EC2
5 29 (1.62%) AWS OpsWorks
6 24 (1.34%) Google Analytics
7 21 (1.18%) PaaS
8 17 (0.95%) Silverpop
9 15 (0.84%) IaaS
10 14 (0.78%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 11 (0.62%) Office 365
12 9 (0.50%) AdWords
12 9 (0.50%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 8 (0.45%) Adobe Analytics
13 8 (0.45%) Force.com
13 8 (0.45%) MailChimp
14 5 (0.28%) Amazon Kinesis
14 5 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
15 4 (0.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 92 (5.15%) Internet
2 46 (2.57%) HTTP
3 38 (2.13%) Ethernet
4 27 (1.51%) FTP
5 22 (1.23%) Wireless
6 19 (1.06%) DWDM
7 16 (0.90%) Intranet
8 15 (0.84%) Firewall
8 15 (0.84%) TCP/IP
8 15 (0.84%) Value-Added Service
8 15 (0.84%) WAN
9 13 (0.73%) SAN
10 12 (0.67%) LDAP
10 12 (0.67%) SSL
10 12 (0.67%) Unified Communications
11 11 (0.62%) Cisco IOS
11 11 (0.62%) DNS
11 11 (0.62%) Junos
12 10 (0.56%) Extranet
12 10 (0.56%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 210 (11.75%) SQL Server
2 118 (6.60%) MySQL
3 82 (4.59%) Relational Database
4 74 (4.14%) NoSQL
5 53 (2.97%) Big Data
6 51 (2.85%) PostgreSQL
7 48 (2.69%) MongoDB
8 42 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
9 37 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 33 (1.85%) RDBMS
11 32 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
12 31 (1.73%) Blockchain
13 29 (1.62%) OLAP
14 28 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
15 27 (1.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 24 (1.34%) Hadoop
17 23 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
18 18 (1.01%) Oracle Database
19 17 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
19 17 (0.95%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 102 (5.71%) Git (software)
2 75 (4.20%) JIRA
3 37 (2.07%) Visual Studio
4 35 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
5 32 (1.79%) Jenkins
6 29 (1.62%) TeamCity
7 28 (1.57%) Octopus Deploy
7 28 (1.57%) Subversion
8 19 (1.06%) Jasmine
9 18 (1.01%) Selenium
10 14 (0.78%) Eclipse
10 14 (0.78%) SpecFlow
11 12 (0.67%) Bitbucket
11 12 (0.67%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
12 10 (0.56%) Talend Open Studio
13 9 (0.50%) TestRail
14 8 (0.45%) Mocha
15 5 (0.28%) gulp
15 5 (0.28%) WebDriver
16 4 (0.22%) git-flow
General
1 427 (23.89%) Marketing
2 364 (20.37%) Finance
3 199 (11.14%) Telecoms
4 183 (10.24%) Retail
5 73 (4.09%) Banking
6 56 (3.13%) Legal
7 47 (2.63%) Advertising
8 39 (2.18%) Manufacturing
9 35 (1.96%) Publishing
10 33 (1.85%) Back Office
11 30 (1.68%) Pharmaceutical
12 28 (1.57%) Electronics
13 19 (1.06%) Billing
14 18 (1.01%) Law
15 17 (0.95%) German Language
16 16 (0.90%) French Language
16 16 (0.90%) Games
17 13 (0.73%) Italian Language
18 9 (0.50%) Brand Awareness
18 9 (0.50%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 357 (19.98%) Developer
2 184 (10.30%) Architect
3 164 (9.18%) Analyst
4 133 (7.44%) Consultant
5 91 (5.09%) .NET Developer
6 84 (4.70%) Product Manager
6 84 (4.70%) Sales Manager
6 84 (4.70%) Senior Developer
7 81 (4.53%) C# Developer
8 80 (4.48%) Account Manager
9 79 (4.42%) Business Analyst
10 72 (4.03%) Senior Manager
11 64 (3.58%) Marketing Manager
12 60 (3.36%) Project Manager
13 59 (3.30%) Recruitment Consultant
13 59 (3.30%) Solutions Architect
14 55 (3.08%) JavaScript Developer
15 52 (2.91%) Designer
15 52 (2.91%) Trainee
16 50 (2.80%) Trainee Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 266 (14.89%) HTML
2 247 (13.82%) CSS
3 246 (13.77%) .NET
4 174 (9.74%) Web Services
5 160 (8.95%) AngularJS
6 141 (7.89%) jQuery
7 125 (6.99%) XML
8 119 (6.66%) ASP.NET
8 119 (6.66%) HTML5
9 116 (6.49%) REST
10 99 (5.54%) CSS3
11 98 (5.48%) React
12 95 (5.32%) Node.js
13 85 (4.76%) Spring
14 67 (3.75%) .NET Framework
15 61 (3.41%) J2EE
16 58 (3.25%) Ajax
17 57 (3.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 54 (3.02%) ASP.NET MVC
19 53 (2.97%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 166 (9.29%) Analytical Skills
2 132 (7.39%) User Experience
3 117 (6.55%) Greenfield Project
4 78 (4.36%) Computer Science
5 66 (3.69%) Social Media
6 64 (3.58%) Management Information System
7 59 (3.30%) Data Centre
8 57 (3.19%) iPad
9 54 (3.02%) Enterprise Software
10 53 (2.97%) Fintech
11 40 (2.24%) Mobile App
12 26 (1.45%) Blog
13 22 (1.23%) Virtual Team
14 19 (1.06%) Linux Command Line
15 16 (0.90%) Life Science
16 14 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 13 (0.73%) FMCG
18 12 (0.67%) New Media
18 12 (0.67%) N-Tier
19 11 (0.62%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 116 (6.49%) Linux
2 97 (5.43%) Windows
3 40 (2.24%) Unix
4 27 (1.51%) Android
5 25 (1.40%) Apple iOS
6 24 (1.34%) Windows Server
7 7 (0.39%) Solaris
8 6 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.22%) AIX
9 4 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
9 4 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.17%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.11%) Debian
11 2 (0.11%) FreeBSD
11 2 (0.11%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.11%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.056%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.056%) VMS
12 1 (0.056%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 598 (33.46%) Agile Software Development
2 518 (28.99%) B2C
3 291 (16.28%) E-Commerce
4 228 (12.76%) Scrum
5 195 (10.91%) CRM
6 184 (10.30%) Analytics
6 184 (10.30%) Business Development
7 149 (8.34%) B2B Sales
8 146 (8.17%) MVC
9 130 (7.27%) TDD
10 124 (6.94%) Product Management
11 123 (6.88%) Software Engineering
12 116 (6.49%) Microservices
12 116 (6.49%) Project Management
13 113 (6.32%) Business Intelligence
14 108 (6.04%) Web Development
15 104 (5.82%) SDLC
16 96 (5.37%) Mentoring
17 91 (5.09%) ERP
18 90 (5.04%) Telesales
Programming Languages
1 354 (19.81%) JavaScript
2 270 (15.11%) SQL
3 218 (12.20%) C#
4 197 (11.02%) Java
5 56 (3.13%) PHP
6 51 (2.85%) Ruby
7 45 (2.52%) Python
8 43 (2.41%) C
9 29 (1.62%) CoffeeScript
10 27 (1.51%) PowerShell
11 26 (1.45%) T-SQL
12 22 (1.23%) Shell Script
13 21 (1.18%) TypeScript
14 19 (1.06%) Bash Shell
15 18 (1.01%) VB
16 15 (0.84%) Objective-C
17 14 (0.78%) Elixir
17 14 (0.78%) Groovy
17 14 (0.78%) VBA
18 13 (0.73%) ES6
Qualifications
1 293 (16.40%) Degree
2 44 (2.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 24 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (1.23%) CCNA
5 20 (1.12%) CCNP
6 15 (0.84%) MBA
7 13 (0.73%) JNCIA
7 13 (0.73%) JNCIP
8 12 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (0.62%) Master's Degree
10 10 (0.56%) MCAD
10 10 (0.56%) MCSD
11 9 (0.50%) CISM
11 9 (0.50%) CISSP
12 6 (0.34%) PMI Certification
13 5 (0.28%) Numerate Degree
13 5 (0.28%) PMP
13 5 (0.28%) SC Cleared
13 5 (0.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (4.81%) QA
2 36 (2.01%) Data Quality
3 28 (1.57%) SLA
4 22 (1.23%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.56%) GDPR
6 8 (0.45%) PMO
7 6 (0.34%) RosettaNet
8 4 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.22%) PA-DSS
9 1 (0.056%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.056%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.056%) WCAG
System Software
1 40 (2.24%) Docker
2 13 (0.73%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.34%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.056%) Firmware
7 1 (0.056%) MetaFrame
7 1 (0.056%) SAP ITS
7 1 (0.056%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 14 (0.78%) Puppet
2 13 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (0.50%) Ansible
4 5 (0.28%) Kubernetes
5 4 (0.22%) cPanel
5 4 (0.22%) Kibana
5 4 (0.22%) Packer
5 4 (0.22%) SCCM
5 4 (0.22%) Terraform
6 3 (0.17%) Capistrano
6 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.11%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 2 (0.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (0.11%) Nessus
7 2 (0.11%) Plesk
8 1 (0.056%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.056%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.056%) Nagios
8 1 (0.056%) Nmap
8 1 (0.056%) rkt
Vendors
1 239 (13.37%) Microsoft
2 144 (8.06%) Salesforce.com
3 124 (6.94%) SAP
4 120 (6.72%) Oracle
5 109 (6.10%) hybris
6 76 (4.25%) IBM
7 60 (3.36%) Google
8 55 (3.08%) Cisco
9 51 (2.85%) Cognizant
10 41 (2.29%) Adobe
11 19 (1.06%) Xamarin
12 18 (1.01%) Marketo
13 16 (0.90%) Facebook
13 16 (0.90%) HP
14 15 (0.84%) Pardot
14 15 (0.84%) Sitecore
15 14 (0.78%) CA
15 14 (0.78%) Pega
15 14 (0.78%) Tableau
16 13 (0.73%) webMethods
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: from £20,000
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Capgemini
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 70,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
flatraterecruiting
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + See advert
Posted: 2 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Montash
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + car allowance, bonus, pension
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits and training
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Itecco
Salary: £28000 - £29000 per annum + Uncapped Commission
Posted: 3 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum + 5% bonus + 29 days holiday + pensi
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Futureheads Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £75,000 per annum £45-£75K + full bens doe
Posted: 5 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Jobsite
Salary: Competitive Salary, OTE, plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Jobsite
Salary: Competitive Salary, OTE, plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Jobsite
Salary: Competitive Salary, OTE, plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Jobsite
Salary: Competitive Salary, OTE, plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: mostly 4 day week, paid for 5 days
Posted: 5 days ago