Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

B2C (Business-to-Consumer)
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 536 523 580
Rank change year-on-year -13 +57 -86
Permanent jobs citing B2C 857 1005 972
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.49% 0.53% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.59% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 650 803 817
UK median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £86,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +3.09% +5.43% -

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 156751 169256 193744
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.94% 89.24% 88.61%
Number of salaries quoted 123378 140808 159309
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,354 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.01% - +6.25%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -38 833 £57,500 -4.17% 52
London -21 523 £60,000 -7.69% 33
UK excluding London -34 303 £50,000 +3.09% 19
South East +30 144 £55,000 - 11
North of England -24 60 £45,000 +5.88% 2
East of England -9 41 £50,000 +3.09% 3
Midlands +24 35 £48,750 -22.00% 3
West Midlands +10 28 £47,500 -24.00% 3
North West -13 25 £40,000 +14.29% 2
Yorkshire -22 22 £50,000 +11.11%
South West +2 17 £40,000 +3.23%
North East +24 13 £45,000 +38.46%
East Midlands +37 7 £60,000 +4.35%
Scotland - 4 £27,000 -
Wales +17 2 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 432 (50.41%) B2B
2 384 (44.81%) Agile Software Development
3 280 (32.67%) E-Commerce
4 222 (25.90%) Retail
5 180 (21.00%) Finance
6 178 (20.77%) JavaScript
6 178 (20.77%) Marketing
7 177 (20.65%) SQL
8 156 (18.20%) Java
8 156 (18.20%) Scrum
9 143 (16.69%) HTML
10 136 (15.87%) CSS
11 125 (14.59%) Degree
11 125 (14.59%) User Experience
12 124 (14.47%) Oracle
13 121 (14.12%) hybris
14 113 (13.19%) .NET
15 101 (11.79%) Computer Science
16 98 (11.44%) Spring
17 96 (11.20%) SQL Server
18 95 (11.09%) Analytics
19 92 (10.74%) Git (software)
19 92 (10.74%) Web Services
20 91 (10.62%) TDD
21 90 (10.50%) SAP
22 86 (10.04%) JIRA
23 84 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
23 84 (9.80%) C#
23 84 (9.80%) SOA
24 83 (9.68%) Linux

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 61 (7.12%) CMS
2 60 (7.00%) Confluence
3 40 (4.67%) Apache
4 35 (4.08%) Tomcat
5 32 (3.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 28 (3.27%) WebSphere
7 18 (2.10%) JBoss
8 16 (1.87%) SharePoint
8 16 (1.87%) WebLogic
9 15 (1.75%) IIS
10 12 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
11 11 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
11 11 (1.28%) MS Exchange
12 10 (1.17%) OpenROAD
13 8 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
13 8 (0.93%) Oracle Workflow
14 7 (0.82%) OpenStack
15 6 (0.70%) WordPress
16 4 (0.47%) EPiServer
16 4 (0.47%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 28 (3.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (3.15%) InVision
3 17 (1.98%) Microsoft Office
4 9 (1.05%) Microsoft Project
4 9 (1.05%) Photoshop
5 8 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.35%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.23%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (0.23%) Adobe Premiere
7 2 (0.23%) Final Cut Pro
8 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.12%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.12%) InDesign
8 1 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 55 (6.42%) SAP Hybris
2 28 (3.27%) Magento
3 21 (2.45%) Payment Gateway
4 16 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (0.93%) Unica
6 6 (0.70%) SAP ERP
7 5 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.12%) Exchequer
9 1 (0.12%) Fredhopper
9 1 (0.12%) Sage CRM
9 1 (0.12%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.12%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 62 (7.23%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (5.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (2.45%) GitHub
4 20 (2.33%) IaaS
5 19 (2.22%) PaaS
6 15 (1.75%) SaaS
7 13 (1.52%) Google Analytics
7 13 (1.52%) Office 365
7 13 (1.52%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 12 (1.40%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 9 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (1.05%) Force.com
9 9 (1.05%) Silverpop
10 8 (0.93%) AdWords
11 4 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (0.47%) CloudSense
11 4 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (0.47%) iPaaS
12 3 (0.35%) npm
12 3 (0.35%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 40 (4.67%) Internet
2 17 (1.98%) SAN
3 10 (1.17%) SMS
4 9 (1.05%) Extranet
4 9 (1.05%) Firewall
4 9 (1.05%) Intranet
5 6 (0.70%) Ethernet
5 6 (0.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 6 (0.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 6 (0.70%) LAN
5 6 (0.70%) NAS
5 6 (0.70%) WAN
6 5 (0.58%) DNS
7 4 (0.47%) DHCP
7 4 (0.47%) LDAP
7 4 (0.47%) Skype
8 3 (0.35%) HTTP
8 3 (0.35%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.35%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (0.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (11.20%) SQL Server
2 64 (7.47%) Relational Database
3 51 (5.95%) Big Data
4 49 (5.72%) NoSQL
5 48 (5.60%) RDBMS
6 46 (5.37%) MySQL
7 34 (3.97%) MongoDB
8 25 (2.92%) Endeca
9 18 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
10 17 (1.98%) OLAP
11 16 (1.87%) Oracle Database
12 14 (1.63%) Hadoop
13 11 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
14 10 (1.17%) Redis
14 10 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 9 (1.05%) Data Mining
16 8 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
17 7 (0.82%) DocumentDB
17 7 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
18 5 (0.58%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 92 (10.74%) Git (software)
2 86 (10.04%) JIRA
3 59 (6.88%) Jenkins
4 28 (3.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 24 (2.80%) Axure RP
5 24 (2.80%) EasyMock
5 24 (2.80%) jMock
5 24 (2.80%) Mockito
5 24 (2.80%) Selenium
6 20 (2.33%) Calabash
7 17 (1.98%) Subversion
8 14 (1.63%) gulp
9 13 (1.52%) Jasmine
10 12 (1.40%) Grunt
11 11 (1.28%) Visual Studio
12 10 (1.17%) JSUnit
13 9 (1.05%) Octopus Deploy
13 9 (1.05%) TeamCity
14 8 (0.93%) Appium
14 8 (0.93%) QADirector
General
1 222 (25.90%) Retail
2 180 (21.00%) Finance
3 178 (20.77%) Marketing
4 66 (7.70%) Telecoms
5 52 (6.07%) Banking
6 47 (5.48%) Games
7 27 (3.15%) Advertising
8 22 (2.57%) Back Office
9 13 (1.52%) Electronics
10 12 (1.40%) Billing
11 11 (1.28%) Law
12 8 (0.93%) Automotive
12 8 (0.93%) Italian Language
13 7 (0.82%) Front Office
13 7 (0.82%) German Language
14 6 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (0.70%) Publishing
15 5 (0.58%) Spanish Language
16 4 (0.47%) Dutch Language
16 4 (0.47%) French Language
Job Titles
1 190 (22.17%) Developer
2 121 (14.12%) Architect
3 90 (10.50%) Analyst
4 64 (7.47%) Solutions Architect
5 63 (7.35%) Java Developer
6 60 (7.00%) Product Manager
7 53 (6.18%) E-Commerce Developer
8 52 (6.07%) Java E-Commerce Developer
9 45 (5.25%) Business Analyst
9 45 (5.25%) Senior Developer
10 43 (5.02%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 39 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
12 37 (4.32%) Consultant
13 35 (4.08%) SQL Analyst
14 33 (3.85%) Project Manager
15 32 (3.73%) Designer
16 30 (3.50%) .NET Developer
17 29 (3.38%) Agile Developer
18 28 (3.27%) Web Developer
19 27 (3.15%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (16.69%) HTML
2 136 (15.87%) CSS
3 113 (13.19%) .NET
4 98 (11.44%) Spring
5 92 (10.74%) Web Services
6 77 (8.98%) XML
7 60 (7.00%) J2EE
7 60 (7.00%) jQuery
8 59 (6.88%) AngularJS
9 57 (6.65%) Hibernate
10 50 (5.83%) JSP
11 49 (5.72%) Node.js
11 49 (5.72%) REST
12 45 (5.25%) RESTful
13 44 (5.13%) HTML5
14 42 (4.90%) React
15 40 (4.67%) Middleware
16 39 (4.55%) CSS3
17 36 (4.20%) ASP.NET
18 33 (3.85%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 125 (14.59%) User Experience
2 101 (11.79%) Computer Science
3 74 (8.63%) iPad
4 72 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
5 55 (6.42%) Management Information System
6 39 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
7 37 (4.32%) Mobile App
8 29 (3.38%) Fintech
8 29 (3.38%) Social Media
9 22 (2.57%) Enterprise Software
10 18 (2.10%) Data Centre
10 18 (2.10%) Digital Media
11 15 (1.75%) EPoS
12 14 (1.63%) FMCG
13 13 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
14 12 (1.40%) Mobile Games
15 11 (1.28%) BBC
16 10 (1.17%) Blog
16 10 (1.17%) N-Tier
16 10 (1.17%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 83 (9.68%) Linux
2 79 (9.22%) Windows
3 22 (2.57%) Apple iOS
4 19 (2.22%) Android
5 15 (1.75%) Unix
6 10 (1.17%) Solaris
7 9 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.70%) AIX
8 6 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.58%) Mac OS X
9 5 (0.58%) Windows Server
10 3 (0.35%) Debian
11 2 (0.23%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 432 (50.41%) B2B
2 384 (44.81%) Agile Software Development
3 280 (32.67%) E-Commerce
4 156 (18.20%) Scrum
5 95 (11.09%) Analytics
6 91 (10.62%) TDD
7 84 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
7 84 (9.80%) SOA
8 83 (9.68%) MVC
9 82 (9.57%) OO
10 79 (9.22%) BDD
11 78 (9.10%) SDLC
12 71 (8.28%) CRM
13 70 (8.17%) Software Engineering
14 68 (7.93%) Continuous Delivery
14 68 (7.93%) Kanban
15 65 (7.58%) Microservices
15 65 (7.58%) Project Management
16 64 (7.47%) Mentoring
17 62 (7.23%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 178 (20.77%) JavaScript
2 177 (20.65%) SQL
3 156 (18.20%) Java
4 84 (9.80%) C#
5 41 (4.78%) T-SQL
6 25 (2.92%) VB
7 19 (2.22%) Python
8 18 (2.10%) ES6
9 17 (1.98%) Objective-C
10 15 (1.75%) PHP
11 11 (1.28%) C
12 10 (1.17%) Apple Swift
12 10 (1.17%) PowerShell
13 7 (0.82%) Ruby
14 6 (0.70%) Groovy
15 5 (0.58%) R
16 4 (0.47%) C++
16 4 (0.47%) ECMAScript
17 3 (0.35%) PHP 5
17 3 (0.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 125 (14.59%) Degree
2 48 (5.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (0.70%) PMP
4 5 (0.58%) MBA
4 5 (0.58%) PMI Certification
5 4 (0.47%) ISEB
5 4 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (0.35%) APMP
6 3 (0.35%) CISM
6 3 (0.35%) CISSP
6 3 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.23%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.12%) CEH
8 1 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.12%) GIAC
8 1 (0.12%) HNC
8 1 (0.12%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.12%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (8.75%) QA
2 15 (1.75%) Data Quality
3 12 (1.40%) SLA
4 9 (1.05%) PSD2
5 6 (0.70%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.70%) PMO
6 3 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.23%) GDPR
System Software
1 22 (2.57%) Docker
2 18 (2.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (1.75%) Active Directory
4 12 (1.40%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 30 (3.50%) Opsview
2 14 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (1.52%) Puppet
4 7 (0.82%) Ansible
5 5 (0.58%) Packer
5 5 (0.58%) Terraform
6 4 (0.47%) Graylog
7 3 (0.35%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.12%) Grafana
8 1 (0.12%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.12%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 124 (14.47%) Oracle
2 121 (14.12%) hybris
3 90 (10.50%) SAP
4 80 (9.33%) Microsoft
5 53 (6.18%) IBM
6 36 (4.20%) Salesforce.com
7 24 (2.80%) ATG
8 22 (2.57%) Google
9 20 (2.33%) Demandware
10 18 (2.10%) VMware
11 16 (1.87%) Cognizant
11 16 (1.87%) Splunk
12 12 (1.40%) Siebel
13 11 (1.28%) Adobe
13 11 (1.28%) Apigee
13 11 (1.28%) CA
13 11 (1.28%) Tableau
14 7 (0.82%) Alteryx
14 7 (0.82%) Pega
14 7 (0.82%) Talend