Period
to 20 July 2018

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

B2C (Business-to-Consumer)
UK
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 541 528 518
Rank change year-on-year -13 -10 +70
Permanent jobs citing B2C 854 935 1,085
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.49% 0.53% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.58% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 637 702 918
UK median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,550 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,500 £84,875 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -2.06% +7.78%

B2C 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 158,731 160,892 182,711
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.67% 90.74% 90.02%
Number of salaries quoted 126,853 129,433 151,996
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 20 July 2018.

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 20 July 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 -22 823 £60,000 - 109
London -24 512 £62,500 +4.17% 62
UK excluding London +8 335 £50,000 +5.26% 47
South East -13 116 £53,500 +7.00% 13
North of England +20 74 £53,750 +21.47% 13
Midlands +41 62 £48,750 -15.22% 11
North West +48 54 £55,000 +28.65% 12
East of England -39 35 £37,600 -22.87% 6
East Midlands +42 34 £50,000 -13.04% 6
West Midlands +28 28 £45,000 -21.74% 5
South West +10 21 £57,500 +32.18% 4
Scotland -6 20 £57,500 +76.92%
Yorkshire +12 18 £32,500 -25.29% 1
Wales +14 8 £45,000 -
North East -32 2 £19,500 -56.67%

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, IT jobs citing B2C 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 B2C.

1 430 (50.35%) B2B
2 416 (48.71%) Agile Software Development
3 277 (32.44%) E-Commerce
4 198 (23.19%) Marketing
5 168 (19.67%) Finance
6 142 (16.63%) SQL
7 141 (16.51%) .NET
8 138 (16.16%) C#
9 132 (15.46%) User Experience
10 128 (14.99%) JavaScript
11 113 (13.23%) Retail
12 111 (13.00%) Scrum
13 109 (12.76%) Java
14 108 (12.65%) Degree
15 104 (12.18%) Analytics
16 101 (11.83%) HTML
16 101 (11.83%) Microsoft
17 99 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
18 94 (11.01%) CSS
19 91 (10.66%) Problem-Solving
20 90 (10.54%) Microsoft Azure
21 89 (10.42%) Microservices
22 88 (10.30%) Project Management
23 86 (10.07%) DevOps
24 85 (9.95%) SQL Server
24 85 (9.95%) QA
25 82 (9.60%) AngularJS
25 82 (9.60%) hybris
26 79 (9.25%) Stakeholder Management
27 78 (9.13%) Web Services

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 69 (8.08%) CMS
2 42 (4.92%) Sitecore CMS
3 19 (2.22%) Confluence
4 15 (1.76%) WebSphere
5 12 (1.41%) WebSphere Application Server
6 10 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (1.17%) WordPress
7 7 (0.82%) JBoss
8 6 (0.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 5 (0.59%) Umbraco
10 4 (0.47%) Apache
11 3 (0.35%) Drupal
11 3 (0.35%) IIS
11 3 (0.35%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.35%) SAS
12 2 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.12%) Amazon Alexa
13 1 (0.12%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.12%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 19 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (1.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (1.05%) InVision
3 9 (1.05%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (0.82%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (0.82%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (0.82%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.82%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.47%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.23%) InDesign
7 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 59 (6.91%) SAP Hybris
2 13 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.52%) Magento
3 10 (1.17%) Adobe Campaign
4 9 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
5 8 (0.94%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 4 (0.47%) Eloqua
7 3 (0.35%) SAP GRC
8 2 (0.23%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.23%) Shopify
9 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.12%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (0.12%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 90 (10.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 61 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
3 43 (5.04%) SaaS
4 41 (4.80%) Google Analytics
5 13 (1.52%) Azure Active Directory
5 13 (1.52%) PaaS
6 8 (0.94%) IaaS
7 7 (0.82%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 7 (0.82%) Office 365
8 6 (0.70%) Google Tag Manager
8 6 (0.70%) Serverless
9 5 (0.59%) G Suite
9 5 (0.59%) Responsys
9 5 (0.59%) Slack
10 4 (0.47%) Adobe Analytics
10 4 (0.47%) AdWords
10 4 (0.47%) npm
10 4 (0.47%) Yarn
11 3 (0.35%) Silverpop
11 3 (0.35%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.93%) HTTP
2 16 (1.87%) Internet
3 13 (1.52%) SSH
4 10 (1.17%) Telnet
5 8 (0.94%) DMZ
5 8 (0.94%) Firewall
5 8 (0.94%) LAN
5 8 (0.94%) VPN
6 7 (0.82%) Broadband
7 6 (0.70%) SMS
8 4 (0.47%) Reverse Proxy
9 3 (0.35%) DNS
9 3 (0.35%) SMTP
9 3 (0.35%) SNMP
9 3 (0.35%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.23%) ADSL
10 2 (0.23%) ISDN
11 1 (0.12%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.12%) FTP
11 1 (0.12%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (9.95%) SQL Server
2 30 (3.51%) NoSQL
3 26 (3.04%) Big Data
4 25 (2.93%) MySQL
5 23 (2.69%) SQL Server 2016
6 21 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
7 20 (2.34%) MongoDB
8 18 (2.11%) Relational Database
9 10 (1.17%) RDBMS
10 8 (0.94%) Cosmos DB
11 6 (0.70%) Power BI
11 6 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (0.59%) QlikView
12 5 (0.59%) Redis
13 4 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (0.47%) GIS
13 4 (0.47%) Mixpanel
14 2 (0.23%) MS Access
14 2 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 50 (5.85%) Git (software)
2 33 (3.86%) JIRA
3 17 (1.99%) JUnit
4 16 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (1.87%) TeamCity
5 14 (1.64%) Jenkins
6 13 (1.52%) Jasmine
7 12 (1.41%) Mocha
8 11 (1.29%) Axure RP
8 11 (1.29%) Subversion
9 9 (1.05%) Selenium
9 9 (1.05%) Visual Studio
10 8 (0.94%) git-flow
11 6 (0.70%) Grunt
11 6 (0.70%) gulp
12 5 (0.59%) Karma Test Runner
12 5 (0.59%) Octopus Deploy
12 5 (0.59%) webpack
13 4 (0.47%) Gradle
13 4 (0.47%) Mockito
General
1 198 (23.19%) Marketing
2 168 (19.67%) Finance
3 113 (13.23%) Retail
4 33 (3.86%) Games
5 28 (3.28%) Advertising
6 23 (2.69%) Banking
7 21 (2.46%) Telecoms
8 16 (1.87%) Back Office
8 16 (1.87%) Publishing
9 12 (1.41%) Electronics
10 10 (1.17%) Automotive
11 8 (0.94%) Law
12 7 (0.82%) Legal
13 5 (0.59%) Brand Awareness
14 4 (0.47%) French Language
15 3 (0.35%) Digital Economy
15 3 (0.35%) Spanish Language
16 2 (0.23%) Financial Institution
17 1 (0.12%) German Language
17 1 (0.12%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 222 (26.00%) Developer
2 84 (9.84%) .NET Developer
3 79 (9.25%) Architect
4 74 (8.67%) Product Manager
5 66 (7.73%) Analyst
6 65 (7.61%) Senior Developer
7 59 (6.91%) E-Commerce Manager
8 46 (5.39%) C# Developer
9 45 (5.27%) Business Analyst
10 44 (5.15%) Java Developer
10 44 (5.15%) Senior Manager
11 41 (4.80%) Delivery Manager
11 41 (4.80%) Technical Manager
12 38 (4.45%) C# .NET Developer
13 33 (3.86%) Technical Delivery Manager
14 31 (3.63%) Enterprise Architect
14 31 (3.63%) Senior .NET Developer
15 30 (3.51%) Digital Product Manager
16 29 (3.40%) Lead Developer
16 29 (3.40%) Senior Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (16.51%) .NET
2 101 (11.83%) HTML
3 94 (11.01%) CSS
4 82 (9.60%) AngularJS
5 78 (9.13%) Web Services
6 54 (6.32%) ASP.NET
7 49 (5.74%) REST
7 49 (5.74%) RESTful
8 41 (4.80%) Spring
9 36 (4.22%) Angular 2
9 36 (4.22%) React
10 35 (4.10%) HTML5
11 33 (3.86%) jQuery
12 32 (3.75%) Node.js
13 27 (3.16%) ASP.NET Web API
13 27 (3.16%) CSS3
13 27 (3.16%) XML
14 24 (2.81%) JSON
15 23 (2.69%) Hibernate
16 22 (2.58%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 132 (15.46%) User Experience
2 99 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
3 61 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
4 47 (5.50%) Virtual Team
5 46 (5.39%) Mobile App
6 41 (4.80%) Computer Science
7 35 (4.10%) Fintech
8 34 (3.98%) Enterprise Software
9 31 (3.63%) iPad
10 30 (3.51%) Social Media
11 19 (2.22%) FMCG
12 18 (2.11%) Self-Motivation
13 16 (1.87%) New Media
14 13 (1.52%) CESG
14 13 (1.52%) Digital Media
15 12 (1.41%) Public Cloud
16 10 (1.17%) Cloud Native
16 10 (1.17%) Hybrid Cloud
17 8 (0.94%) iSeries
17 8 (0.94%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 35 (4.10%) Linux
2 18 (2.11%) Android
2 18 (2.11%) Apple iOS
3 15 (1.76%) Unix
4 11 (1.29%) Windows
5 4 (0.47%) CentOS
6 3 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.35%) VMS
7 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 430 (50.35%) B2B
2 416 (48.71%) Agile Software Development
3 277 (32.44%) E-Commerce
4 111 (13.00%) Scrum
5 104 (12.18%) Analytics
6 91 (10.66%) Problem-Solving
7 89 (10.42%) Microservices
8 88 (10.30%) Project Management
9 86 (10.07%) DevOps
10 79 (9.25%) Stakeholder Management
11 76 (8.90%) Continuous Improvement
12 73 (8.55%) MVC
12 73 (8.55%) TDD
13 72 (8.43%) Software Engineering
14 66 (7.73%) Content Management
14 66 (7.73%) Web Development
15 61 (7.14%) CRM
16 59 (6.91%) SDLC
17 54 (6.32%) Mentoring
18 50 (5.85%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 142 (16.63%) SQL
2 138 (16.16%) C#
3 128 (14.99%) JavaScript
4 109 (12.76%) Java
5 34 (3.98%) Python
6 28 (3.28%) PHP
7 12 (1.41%) T-SQL
8 11 (1.29%) Scala
9 10 (1.17%) Groovy
9 10 (1.17%) Perl
10 8 (0.94%) PL/SQL
10 8 (0.94%) R
11 7 (0.82%) Bash Shell
11 7 (0.82%) C
11 7 (0.82%) Ruby
11 7 (0.82%) TypeScript
12 6 (0.70%) Java 8
12 6 (0.70%) Objective-C
13 5 (0.59%) Apex Code
14 4 (0.47%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 108 (12.65%) Degree
2 24 (2.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (1.64%) MCSE
3 14 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (1.52%) MCITP
5 11 (1.29%) PMP
6 6 (0.70%) MBA
7 5 (0.59%) Master's Degree
7 5 (0.59%) PhD
8 4 (0.47%) ISEB
9 3 (0.35%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (0.35%) TOGAF Certification
10 2 (0.23%) ACCA
10 2 (0.23%) APMP
10 2 (0.23%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.23%) HNC
10 2 (0.23%) HND
10 2 (0.23%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.23%) SAP Certification
11 1 (0.12%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (9.95%) QA
2 16 (1.87%) SLA
3 15 (1.76%) GDPR
4 13 (1.52%) Data Quality
5 10 (1.17%) PMO
6 1 (0.12%) COBIT
6 1 (0.12%) GCP
6 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (2.34%) Docker
2 13 (1.52%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.70%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.35%) iptables
4 3 (0.35%) KVM
4 3 (0.35%) QEMU
4 3 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (0.94%) Single Sign-On
2 6 (0.70%) Kubernetes
3 5 (0.59%) Ansible
4 3 (0.35%) cPanel
5 2 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.23%) Puppet
6 1 (0.12%) Grafana
6 1 (0.12%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 101 (11.83%) Microsoft
2 82 (9.60%) hybris
3 70 (8.20%) Oracle
4 67 (7.85%) SAP
5 57 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
6 53 (6.21%) Google
7 48 (5.62%) ATG
8 47 (5.50%) Sitecore
9 26 (3.04%) Xamarin
10 24 (2.81%) Adobe
11 21 (2.46%) Facebook
12 18 (2.11%) Demandware
13 15 (1.76%) AppDynamics
14 13 (1.52%) IBM
14 13 (1.52%) Tableau
15 9 (1.05%) Twitter
15 9 (1.05%) VMware
16 8 (0.94%) Informatica
16 8 (0.94%) Optimizely
17 7 (0.82%) Zend