The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for B2B skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business-to-Business (B2B)
UK / Wales
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 93 92
Rank change year-on-year -5 -1  
Permanent jobs citing B2B 5 14 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.45% 1.00% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 1.23% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 11
Median salary £60,000 £36,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +65.51% +20.83%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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 advertised in Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 952 1135 1130
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 86.31% 81.19% 84.96%
Number of salaries quoted 781 958 960
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

B2B
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales citing B2B as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for B2B in Wales

B2B
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing B2B in Wales.

Salary trend for B2B in Wales

B2B
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing B2B within the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +5 5 £60,000 +65.51%
B2B
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for B2B.

1 5 (41.67%) ERP
2 4 (33.33%) .NET
2 4 (33.33%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 2 (16.67%) OOP
4 2 (16.67%) OO
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 2 (16.67%) XSLT
4 2 (16.67%) OOD
4 2 (16.67%) B2C
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
4 2 (16.67%) TDD
4 2 (16.67%) NUnit
4 2 (16.67%) Games
4 2 (16.67%) MVC
4 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (16.67%) Autofac
4 2 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC

B2B
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 2 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Azure SQL Database
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (16.67%) Moq
2 2 (16.67%) NUnit
2 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Games
2 2 (16.67%) Marketing
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Consultant
1 5 (41.67%) Recruitment Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) IT Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) IT Recruitment Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) Trainee
2 4 (33.33%) Trainee Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) Trainee IT Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) Trainee Recruitment Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Lead .NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Lead C# Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior C# Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (16.67%) Autofac
2 2 (16.67%) NHibernate
2 2 (16.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ERP
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) B2C
4 2 (16.67%) Business Development
4 2 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 2 (16.67%) MVC
4 2 (16.67%) OO
4 2 (16.67%) OOD
4 2 (16.67%) OOP
4 2 (16.67%) TDD
5 1 (8.33%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 2 (16.67%) XPath
4 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) HND
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft