Period
to 21 August 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for B2C skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited B2C over the 6 months to 21 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

B2C (Business-to-Consumer)
UK
6 months to
21 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 489 507 585
Rank change year-on-year +18 +78 -65
Permanent jobs citing B2C 962 1070 977
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.55% 0.54% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.61% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 716 886 796
UK median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £34,375 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £90,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

B2C 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 158275 175507 192436
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.92% 89.06% 88.16%
Number of salaries quoted 125523 146398 157190
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,625 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

B2C
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing B2C as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for B2C in the UK

B2C
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing B2C.

Salary trend for B2C in the UK

B2C
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing B2C over the 6 months to 21 August 2017.

Salary histogram for B2C in the UK

B2C
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing B2C within the UK over the 6 months to 21 August 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 +15 939 £58,250 -2.92% 67
London +12 619 £60,000 -14.29% 44
UK excluding London +15 323 £50,000 +3.09% 23
South East +44 138 £52,500 +0.96% 5
East of England +19 65 £47,500 -2.06% 1
North of England -46 65 £45,000 +2.86% 8
Midlands +11 32 £57,500 -8.00% 5
Yorkshire -13 27 £50,000 +11.11% 1
North West -30 27 £42,500 +21.43% 7
West Midlands +4 26 £57,500 -8.00% 5
South West +2 14 £43,000 -4.44% 3
North East +24 11 £45,000 +50.00%
Scotland +13 7 £32,500 -27.78% 1
East Midlands +19 6 £58,750 +2.17%
Wales +17 2 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 21 August 2017, IT jobs citing B2C 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 B2C.

1 510 (53.01%) B2B
2 467 (48.54%) Agile Software Development
3 337 (35.03%) E-Commerce
4 204 (21.21%) JavaScript
5 203 (21.10%) Retail
5 203 (21.10%) Marketing
6 190 (19.75%) Scrum
7 188 (19.54%) SQL
8 171 (17.78%) Java
9 169 (17.57%) Finance
10 167 (17.36%) HTML
11 157 (16.32%) CSS
12 144 (14.97%) Degree
13 141 (14.66%) User Experience
14 128 (13.31%) hybris
15 123 (12.79%) Analytics
16 122 (12.68%) Web Services
17 119 (12.37%) Oracle
18 115 (11.95%) Git (software)
19 107 (11.12%) .NET
20 106 (11.02%) SQL Server
21 103 (10.71%) TDD
22 102 (10.60%) QA
23 97 (10.08%) Computer Science
24 96 (9.98%) Spring
24 96 (9.98%) SDLC
25 90 (9.36%) XML
26 89 (9.25%) BDD
27 88 (9.15%) C#
28 87 (9.04%) Software Engineering

B2C
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 72 (7.48%) CMS
2 48 (4.99%) Apache
3 46 (4.78%) Confluence
4 37 (3.85%) Tomcat
5 30 (3.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 24 (2.49%) WebSphere
7 20 (2.08%) JBoss
8 16 (1.66%) IIS
9 11 (1.14%) OpenStack
9 11 (1.14%) WebLogic
10 10 (1.04%) WordPress
11 9 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
11 9 (0.94%) SharePoint
12 8 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
12 8 (0.83%) MS Exchange
12 8 (0.83%) OpenROAD
13 6 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
14 5 (0.52%) Drupal
14 5 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
14 5 (0.52%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 36 (3.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (2.70%) InVision
3 19 (1.98%) Microsoft Office
4 14 (1.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (0.83%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (0.73%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.31%) SPSS
8 2 (0.21%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (0.21%) Adobe Premiere
8 2 (0.21%) Final Cut Pro
8 2 (0.21%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.10%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.10%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 49 (5.09%) SAP Hybris
2 26 (2.70%) Magento
3 13 (1.35%) Unica
4 12 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
5 11 (1.14%) Payment Gateway
6 8 (0.83%) SAP ERP
7 5 (0.52%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 4 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.42%) Eloqua
9 3 (0.31%) Apache OFBiz
10 2 (0.21%) SDL Web 8
11 1 (0.10%) Adobe Campaign
11 1 (0.10%) Fredhopper
11 1 (0.10%) Sage CRM
11 1 (0.10%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 59 (6.13%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (4.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (2.91%) GitHub
4 18 (1.87%) PaaS
5 16 (1.66%) IaaS
6 15 (1.56%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 14 (1.46%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 12 (1.25%) Google Analytics
8 12 (1.25%) Silverpop
9 10 (1.04%) Office 365
9 10 (1.04%) SaaS
10 9 (0.94%) Force.com
11 8 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
13 4 (0.42%) AdWords
13 4 (0.42%) CloudSense
13 4 (0.42%) G Suite
14 3 (0.31%) Adobe Analytics
14 3 (0.31%) Oracle Service Cloud
14 3 (0.31%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 42 (4.37%) Internet
2 16 (1.66%) SAN
3 8 (0.83%) HTTP
3 8 (0.83%) SMS
4 7 (0.73%) Extranet
4 7 (0.73%) Intranet
5 6 (0.62%) DNS
5 6 (0.62%) Firewall
5 6 (0.62%) LDAP
6 3 (0.31%) Broadband
6 3 (0.31%) DHCP
6 3 (0.31%) Ethernet
6 3 (0.31%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (0.31%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (0.31%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.31%) LAN
6 3 (0.31%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (0.31%) Skype
6 3 (0.31%) SSL
6 3 (0.31%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (11.02%) SQL Server
2 74 (7.69%) Big Data
3 70 (7.28%) MySQL
4 62 (6.44%) Relational Database
5 50 (5.20%) NoSQL
6 46 (4.78%) RDBMS
7 32 (3.33%) MongoDB
8 19 (1.98%) Endeca
9 18 (1.87%) Hadoop
10 17 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
10 17 (1.77%) OLAP
11 12 (1.25%) Oracle Database
11 12 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
11 12 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
12 10 (1.04%) Data Mining
12 10 (1.04%) DocumentDB
13 8 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
14 7 (0.73%) Redis
15 5 (0.52%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 115 (11.95%) Git (software)
2 84 (8.73%) JIRA
3 55 (5.72%) Jenkins
4 50 (5.20%) Selenium
5 41 (4.26%) Calabash
6 30 (3.12%) Team Foundation Server
7 27 (2.81%) Subversion
8 24 (2.49%) Axure RP
9 22 (2.29%) EasyMock
9 22 (2.29%) jMock
9 22 (2.29%) Mockito
10 19 (1.98%) Jasmine
11 18 (1.87%) Appium
12 12 (1.25%) Bitbucket
13 11 (1.14%) gulp
13 11 (1.14%) Octopus Deploy
14 10 (1.04%) Eclipse
14 10 (1.04%) git-flow
14 10 (1.04%) JSUnit
14 10 (1.04%) SpecFlow
General
1 203 (21.10%) Marketing
1 203 (21.10%) Retail
2 169 (17.57%) Finance
3 81 (8.42%) Telecoms
4 62 (6.44%) Banking
5 43 (4.47%) Games
6 33 (3.43%) Back Office
7 28 (2.91%) Advertising
8 19 (1.98%) Electronics
9 15 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
10 12 (1.25%) Italian Language
11 11 (1.14%) Automotive
11 11 (1.14%) Publishing
12 10 (1.04%) Billing
12 10 (1.04%) Law
13 8 (0.83%) German Language
14 6 (0.62%) Manufacturing
15 5 (0.52%) Front Office
15 5 (0.52%) Spanish Language
16 4 (0.42%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 193 (20.06%) Developer
2 114 (11.85%) Architect
3 106 (11.02%) Analyst
4 70 (7.28%) Product Manager
5 62 (6.44%) Business Analyst
6 60 (6.24%) Solutions Architect
7 51 (5.30%) Java Developer
7 51 (5.30%) Senior Developer
8 44 (4.57%) E-Commerce Developer
8 44 (4.57%) Java E-Commerce Developer
9 43 (4.47%) Consultant
10 40 (4.16%) Project Manager
11 38 (3.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 37 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
13 34 (3.53%) .NET Developer
14 33 (3.43%) Product Owner
15 31 (3.22%) Agile Business Analyst
16 29 (3.01%) Designer
16 29 (3.01%) SQL Analyst
17 26 (2.70%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (17.36%) HTML
2 157 (16.32%) CSS
3 122 (12.68%) Web Services
4 107 (11.12%) .NET
5 96 (9.98%) Spring
6 90 (9.36%) XML
7 79 (8.21%) J2EE
8 72 (7.48%) AngularJS
8 72 (7.48%) jQuery
9 71 (7.38%) Node.js
10 68 (7.07%) Hibernate
10 68 (7.07%) REST
11 59 (6.13%) HTML5
12 55 (5.72%) React
13 52 (5.41%) CSS3
14 46 (4.78%) JSP
15 41 (4.26%) RESTful
16 37 (3.85%) Sass
17 36 (3.74%) ASP.NET
18 30 (3.12%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 141 (14.66%) User Experience
2 97 (10.08%) Computer Science
3 74 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 60 (6.24%) Greenfield Project
5 59 (6.13%) iPad
6 57 (5.93%) Management Information System
7 38 (3.95%) Mobile App
8 34 (3.53%) Fintech
9 32 (3.33%) Social Media
10 18 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
11 17 (1.77%) FMCG
12 16 (1.66%) Blog
12 16 (1.66%) Data Centre
13 14 (1.46%) Digital Media
14 13 (1.35%) EPoS
15 12 (1.25%) Hybrid Cloud
16 11 (1.14%) Mobile Games
17 10 (1.04%) Over-the-Top Content
17 10 (1.04%) Streaming Video
18 9 (0.94%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 79 (8.21%) Linux
2 73 (7.59%) Windows
3 27 (2.81%) Apple iOS
4 26 (2.70%) Android
5 12 (1.25%) Unix
6 8 (0.83%) Solaris
7 5 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.42%) Debian
8 4 (0.42%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
8 4 (0.42%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.31%) AIX
9 3 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.10%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 510 (53.01%) B2B
2 467 (48.54%) Agile Software Development
3 337 (35.03%) E-Commerce
4 190 (19.75%) Scrum
5 123 (12.79%) Analytics
6 103 (10.71%) TDD
7 96 (9.98%) SDLC
8 89 (9.25%) BDD
9 87 (9.04%) Software Engineering
10 83 (8.63%) Continuous Integration
10 83 (8.63%) CRM
10 83 (8.63%) OO
11 82 (8.52%) SOA
12 81 (8.42%) MVC
13 79 (8.21%) Stakeholder Management
14 77 (8.00%) Microservices
15 75 (7.80%) Mentoring
16 72 (7.48%) Kanban
16 72 (7.48%) Product Management
16 72 (7.48%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 204 (21.21%) JavaScript
2 188 (19.54%) SQL
3 171 (17.78%) Java
4 88 (9.15%) C#
5 49 (5.09%) T-SQL
6 27 (2.81%) PHP
7 24 (2.49%) VB
8 19 (1.98%) Python
9 18 (1.87%) Objective-C
10 15 (1.56%) ES6
11 13 (1.35%) PowerShell
12 12 (1.25%) C
13 9 (0.94%) Ruby
14 7 (0.73%) Apple Swift
15 6 (0.62%) Apex Code
16 5 (0.52%) C++
16 5 (0.52%) VBA
17 4 (0.42%) Scala
17 4 (0.42%) SOQL
18 3 (0.31%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 144 (14.97%) Degree
2 43 (4.47%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (0.83%) PMP
4 6 (0.62%) PMI Certification
5 4 (0.42%) ISEB
5 4 (0.42%) MBA
5 4 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (0.31%) APMP
6 3 (0.31%) CISM
6 3 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.21%) CISSP
7 2 (0.21%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.10%) HNC
8 1 (0.10%) HND
8 1 (0.10%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.10%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (10.60%) QA
2 12 (1.25%) Data Quality
3 11 (1.14%) PMO
3 11 (1.14%) SLA
4 8 (0.83%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.21%) GDPR
6 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (2.81%) Docker
2 13 (1.35%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.04%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 36 (3.74%) Opsview
2 11 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (1.14%) Puppet
3 6 (0.62%) Ansible
4 3 (0.31%) cPanel
4 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.21%) Packer
5 2 (0.21%) Plesk
5 2 (0.21%) Terraform
6 1 (0.10%) Graylog
Vendors
1 128 (13.31%) hybris
2 119 (12.37%) Oracle
3 84 (8.73%) SAP
4 81 (8.42%) Microsoft
5 55 (5.72%) IBM
6 44 (4.57%) Salesforce.com
7 24 (2.49%) Cognizant
8 20 (2.08%) Google
9 19 (1.98%) ATG
10 18 (1.87%) Adobe
11 15 (1.56%) Demandware
12 14 (1.46%) Splunk
13 13 (1.35%) VMware
14 12 (1.25%) Apigee
14 12 (1.25%) CA
14 12 (1.25%) Siebel
15 10 (1.04%) CA Agile Central
16 9 (0.94%) Pega
16 9 (0.94%) Sitecore
16 9 (0.94%) Tableau