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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business-to-Business (B2B)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 207 201 202
Rank change year-on-year -6 +1  
Permanent jobs citing B2B 22 42 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.43% 0.67% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.76% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 18 42 20
Median salary £41,250 £32,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.92% -25.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £49,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% -  

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 4568 5517 4995
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 88.30% 88.65% 87.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3790 4286 4129
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 June 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 June 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
Birmingham +14 12 £57,500 +134.69%
Staffordshire - 3 £42,500 - 3
Warwickshire -5 2 £65,000 +52.94%
Dudley - 2 £26,000 -
Coventry - 1 £40,000 - 1
Halesowen - 1 £25,000 -
Stourbridge - 1 £25,000 -
B2B
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 25 (53.19%) Marketing
2 14 (29.79%) Retail
2 14 (29.79%) Finance
3 11 (23.40%) Telecoms
3 11 (23.40%) B2C
4 8 (17.02%) SAP
4 8 (17.02%) E-Commerce
5 7 (14.89%) Degree
5 7 (14.89%) Product Marketing
5 7 (14.89%) Coaching
5 7 (14.89%) Presales
6 6 (12.77%) User Experience
6 6 (12.77%) B2B Sales
6 6 (12.77%) hybris
6 6 (12.77%) WebSphere
6 6 (12.77%) Business Development
6 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (12.77%) Banking
6 6 (12.77%) Programme Management
6 6 (12.77%) ERP
6 6 (12.77%) IBM
7 5 (10.64%) CRM
7 5 (10.64%) Epicor
7 5 (10.64%) Infor
7 5 (10.64%) Disruptive Innovation
7 5 (10.64%) SaaS
7 5 (10.64%) Customer Insight
8 4 (8.51%) Social Media
8 4 (8.51%) Customer Acquisition
8 4 (8.51%) Time Management

B2B
Co-occurring 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 6 (12.77%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.26%) SugarCRM
2 2 (4.26%) WordPress
3 1 (2.13%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (4.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.13%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.13%) Magento
2 1 (2.13%) NetSuite
2 1 (2.13%) Sage X3
2 1 (2.13%) SAP Business One
2 1 (2.13%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) SaaS
2 2 (4.26%) AdWords
2 2 (4.26%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) Internet
2 1 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.13%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (2.13%) Firewall
2 1 (2.13%) LAN
2 1 (2.13%) MPLS
2 1 (2.13%) SMS
2 1 (2.13%) VPN
2 1 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) MySQL
1 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Axure RP
1 2 (4.26%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.13%) gulp
General
1 25 (53.19%) Marketing
2 14 (29.79%) Finance
2 14 (29.79%) Retail
3 11 (23.40%) Telecoms
4 6 (12.77%) Banking
5 4 (8.51%) Advertising
6 1 (2.13%) German Language
Job Titles
1 7 (14.89%) Account Manager
1 7 (14.89%) Product Manager
1 7 (14.89%) Sales Manager
2 5 (10.64%) Marketing Manager
2 5 (10.64%) Product Marketing Manager
3 4 (8.51%) Business Development Manager
3 4 (8.51%) Business Manager
3 4 (8.51%) CRM Manager
3 4 (8.51%) Development Manager
3 4 (8.51%) Senior Manager
4 3 (6.38%) Analyst
4 3 (6.38%) Developer
4 3 (6.38%) ERP Support
4 3 (6.38%) Scrum Master
4 3 (6.38%) Systems Support
5 2 (4.26%) Digital Executive
5 2 (4.26%) E-Commerce Account Manager
5 2 (4.26%) HTML CSS Developer
5 2 (4.26%) Product Owner
5 2 (4.26%) Senior Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) CSS
1 3 (6.38%) HTML
1 3 (6.38%) jQuery
2 2 (4.26%) Ajax
2 2 (4.26%) CSS3
2 2 (4.26%) HTML5
2 2 (4.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (2.13%) Laravel
3 1 (2.13%) PhoneGap
3 1 (2.13%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) User Experience
2 4 (8.51%) Social Media
3 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.38%) Virtual Team
4 2 (4.26%) Fintech
5 1 (2.13%) Blog
5 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) B2C
2 8 (17.02%) E-Commerce
3 7 (14.89%) Coaching
3 7 (14.89%) Presales
3 7 (14.89%) Product Marketing
4 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (12.77%) B2B Sales
4 6 (12.77%) Business Development
4 6 (12.77%) ERP
4 6 (12.77%) Programme Management
5 5 (10.64%) CRM
5 5 (10.64%) Customer Insight
5 5 (10.64%) Disruptive Innovation
6 4 (8.51%) Business Analysis
6 4 (8.51%) Customer Acquisition
6 4 (8.51%) Scrum
6 4 (8.51%) SEO
6 4 (8.51%) Time Management
6 4 (8.51%) Web Development
7 3 (6.38%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
1 3 (6.38%) PHP
2 2 (4.26%) Java
3 1 (2.13%) C
3 1 (2.13%) PHP 5
3 1 (2.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) CCNP
2 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) SAP
2 6 (12.77%) hybris
2 6 (12.77%) IBM
3 5 (10.64%) Epicor
3 5 (10.64%) Infor
4 4 (8.51%) Oracle
4 4 (8.51%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (6.38%) Twitter
6 2 (4.26%) Crimson Hexagon
6 2 (4.26%) Facebook
6 2 (4.26%) Google
7 1 (2.13%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.13%) Cisco
7 1 (2.13%) Juniper
7 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.13%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.13%) Sage
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