The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business-to-Business (B2B)
England / West Midlands
Rank 184 174 189
Rank change year-on-year -10 +15  
Permanent jobs citing B2B 25 67 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.54% 1.10% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 1.25% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 18 36 24
Median salary £45,000 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.46% -18.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £26,000 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £69,250 £78,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4176 5362 4204
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 89.88% 88.22% 83.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3387 4322 3507
Median salary £42,500 £43,200 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.62% +1.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

B2B
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 the West Midlands

B2B
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for B2B in the West Midlands

B2B
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing B2B in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for B2B in the West Midlands

B2B
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing B2B within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 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
Coventry - 6 £45,000 - 1
Birmingham -2 5 £30,000 -7.69% 3
Worcestershire -6 4 £35,000 +27.27%
Warwickshire +30 3 £95,000 +137.50% 2
Staffordshire +11 3 £25,750 +28.75%
Solihull -23 3 - -
B2B
England

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for B2B.

1 24 (32.43%) Marketing
2 22 (29.73%) Finance
3 16 (21.62%) B2C
4 14 (18.92%) Degree
4 14 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (16.22%) Analytics
5 12 (16.22%) SQL
5 12 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (14.86%) SaaS
7 9 (12.16%) Product Marketing
7 9 (12.16%) Business Development
7 9 (12.16%) Presales
7 9 (12.16%) MS Office
8 8 (10.81%) Social Media
9 7 (9.46%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 7 (9.46%) Axure RP
9 7 (9.46%) Web Development
9 7 (9.46%) Trello
9 7 (9.46%) MS Excel
9 7 (9.46%) E-Commerce
9 7 (9.46%) MS Visio
9 7 (9.46%) SAS
9 7 (9.46%) C
9 7 (9.46%) VBA
9 7 (9.46%) SPSS
9 7 (9.46%) Scrum
9 7 (9.46%) Banking
9 7 (9.46%) Retail
10 6 (8.11%) Telecoms
10 6 (8.11%) SEO

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 7 (9.46%) SAS
2 5 (6.76%) CMS
3 3 (4.05%) IIS
3 3 (4.05%) WordPress
4 1 (1.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (12.16%) MS Office
2 7 (9.46%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.46%) MS Visio
2 7 (9.46%) SPSS
3 2 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.35%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.35%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Magento
2 1 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.35%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.35%) Sage X3
2 1 (1.35%) SAP Business One
2 1 (1.35%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.86%) SaaS
2 7 (9.46%) Trello
3 2 (2.70%) AdWords
4 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.35%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.76%) Firewall
1 5 (6.76%) MPLS
1 5 (6.76%) VPN
1 5 (6.76%) WAN
2 4 (5.41%) Internet
3 3 (4.05%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (2.70%) Network Security
5 1 (1.35%) ATM
5 1 (1.35%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.35%) DNS
5 1 (1.35%) IPsec
5 1 (1.35%) LAN
5 1 (1.35%) SAN
5 1 (1.35%) SMS
5 1 (1.35%) SSL
5 1 (1.35%) Value-Added Service
5 1 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.05%) MySQL
3 1 (1.35%) QlikView
3 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (9.46%) Axure RP
1 7 (9.46%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
General
1 24 (32.43%) Marketing
2 22 (29.73%) Finance
3 7 (9.46%) Banking
3 7 (9.46%) Retail
4 6 (8.11%) Telecoms
5 4 (5.41%) Advertising
6 1 (1.35%) Automotive
6 1 (1.35%) German Language
6 1 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (14.86%) Product Manager
2 9 (12.16%) Analyst
3 7 (9.46%) Senior Manager
4 6 (8.11%) Business Manager
4 6 (8.11%) Developer
5 5 (6.76%) Marketing Manager
5 5 (6.76%) Product Marketing Manager
6 4 (5.41%) Consultant
6 4 (5.41%) IT Consultant
6 4 (5.41%) IT Recruitment Consultant
6 4 (5.41%) Product Owner
6 4 (5.41%) Recruitment Consultant
6 4 (5.41%) Senior Business Manager
7 3 (4.05%) Architect
7 3 (4.05%) Business Analyst
7 3 (4.05%) Business Development Manager
7 3 (4.05%) Development Manager
7 3 (4.05%) Help Desk Support
7 3 (4.05%) Network Architect
7 3 (4.05%) Sales Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.76%) CSS
1 5 (6.76%) HTML
1 5 (6.76%) jQuery
2 3 (4.05%) .NET
2 3 (4.05%) HTML5
2 3 (4.05%) Web Services
3 2 (2.70%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.70%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.70%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.70%) RESTful
3 2 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (2.70%) WSDL
3 2 (2.70%) XHTML
4 1 (1.35%) Ajax
4 1 (1.35%) CSS3
4 1 (1.35%) LAMP
4 1 (1.35%) XML
4 1 (1.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.81%) Social Media
3 5 (6.76%) User Experience
4 2 (2.70%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.70%) EPoS
5 1 (1.35%) Blog
5 1 (1.35%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.35%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.35%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.05%) Windows
1 3 (4.05%) Windows 7
1 3 (4.05%) Windows 8
1 3 (4.05%) Windows Vista
1 3 (4.05%) Windows XP
2 1 (1.35%) Linux
2 1 (1.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.62%) B2C
2 12 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (16.22%) Analytics
3 9 (12.16%) Business Development
3 9 (12.16%) Presales
3 9 (12.16%) Product Marketing
4 7 (9.46%) E-Commerce
4 7 (9.46%) Scrum
4 7 (9.46%) Web Development
5 6 (8.11%) Business Analytics
5 6 (8.11%) Mathematics
5 6 (8.11%) SEO
6 5 (6.76%) B2B Sales
6 5 (6.76%) Customer Insight
6 5 (6.76%) Disruptive Innovation
7 4 (5.41%) Business Analysis
7 4 (5.41%) Line Management
7 4 (5.41%) Supplier Management
7 4 (5.41%) User Stories
7 4 (5.41%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.22%) SQL
2 7 (9.46%) C
2 7 (9.46%) VBA
3 5 (6.76%) JavaScript
3 5 (6.76%) PHP
4 3 (4.05%) Java
5 2 (2.70%) C#
6 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.35%) VB
6 1 (1.35%) VB6
Qualifications
1 14 (18.92%) Degree
2 2 (2.70%) CCNP
2 2 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.35%) CCDA
3 1 (1.35%) CCDP
3 1 (1.35%) CCNA
3 1 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.76%) SLA
2 4 (5.41%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (8.11%) Google
1 6 (8.11%) Microsoft
1 6 (8.11%) Twitter
2 5 (6.76%) Cisco
3 4 (5.41%) SAP
4 3 (4.05%) CheckPoint
4 3 (4.05%) Facebook
4 3 (4.05%) Palo Alto
5 2 (2.70%) Adobe
5 2 (2.70%) Citrix
5 2 (2.70%) Crimson Hexagon
5 2 (2.70%) VMware
6 1 (1.35%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (1.35%) Epicor
6 1 (1.35%) HP
6 1 (1.35%) IBM
6 1 (1.35%) Juniper
6 1 (1.35%) NetApp
6 1 (1.35%) Sage
6 1 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
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Uniting Ambition
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Connect Distribution
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Morgan Mckinley
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: Up to £34,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago