Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business-to-Business (B2B)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 256 260 272
Rank change year-on-year +4 +12 -45
Permanent jobs citing B2B 69 82 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.68% 0.72% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.80% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 68 62 26
West Midlands median annual salary £30,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £21,163 £19,875 £21,250
90th Percentile £77,000 £70,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% +8.89%

B2B 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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9001 10197 9565
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.87% 89.21% 87.65%
Number of salaries quoted 7279 7971 7907
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £64,700
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

B2B
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing B2B as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 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
Birmingham +3 23 £30,000 -25.00% 3
Staffordshire +25 14 £27,500 -31.25% 1
Coventry +12 10 £30,000 -53.85% 1
Warwickshire -9 6 £72,500 +70.59%
Worcestershire - 6 £30,000 - 2
Dudley - 6 £30,000 -
Solihull - 5 £87,500 -
Walsall - 2 £30,000 -
Shropshire -10 1 £19,000 -41.54%
West Bromwich - 1 £20,000 -
B2B
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 17 (24.64%) Marketing
2 16 (23.19%) Business Development
3 15 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (20.29%) Retail
4 14 (20.29%) Finance
5 13 (18.84%) B2C
5 13 (18.84%) Degree
6 12 (17.39%) JavaScript
7 10 (14.49%) SAP
8 9 (13.04%) HTML
8 9 (13.04%) CSS
8 9 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (11.59%) Telecoms
9 8 (11.59%) C#
9 8 (11.59%) ERP
9 8 (11.59%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (11.59%) Analytics
9 8 (11.59%) Fintech
10 7 (10.14%) B2B Sales
10 7 (10.14%) Telesales
10 7 (10.14%) E-Commerce
10 7 (10.14%) Manufacturing
11 6 (8.70%) TDD
11 6 (8.70%) OO
11 6 (8.70%) PHP
11 6 (8.70%) SQL
11 6 (8.70%) Data Modelling
12 5 (7.25%) IBM
12 5 (7.25%) Internet
12 5 (7.25%) C++

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 5 (7.25%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.80%) WordPress
3 2 (2.90%) CMS
4 1 (1.45%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.45%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.45%) Magento
2 1 (1.45%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.45%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.80%) Google Analytics
2 3 (4.35%) AdWords
3 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.45%) Office 365
3 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.25%) Firewall
1 5 (7.25%) Internet
2 2 (2.90%) Broadband
3 1 (1.45%) SMS
3 1 (1.45%) Value-Added Service
3 1 (1.45%) VoIP
3 1 (1.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.25%) NoSQL
2 4 (5.80%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (5.80%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.90%) GIS
4 2 (2.90%) MySQL
4 2 (2.90%) QGIS
4 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.45%) Big Data
5 1 (1.45%) Power BI
5 1 (1.45%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (1.45%) SAP HANA
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (4.35%) JIRA
2 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.45%) gulp
2 1 (1.45%) Selenium
2 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (24.64%) Marketing
2 14 (20.29%) Finance
2 14 (20.29%) Retail
3 8 (11.59%) Telecoms
4 7 (10.14%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.35%) Advertising
5 3 (4.35%) Aerospace
5 3 (4.35%) Automotive
5 3 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (17.39%) Developer
2 6 (8.70%) Account Manager
2 6 (8.70%) Sales Manager
3 5 (7.25%) Analyst
3 5 (7.25%) Sales Executive
4 4 (5.80%) Data Manager
4 4 (5.80%) ERP Support
4 4 (5.80%) IT Manager
4 4 (5.80%) IT Sales Executive
4 4 (5.80%) Node.js Developer
4 4 (5.80%) Project Manager
4 4 (5.80%) Security Engineer
4 4 (5.80%) Senior Security Engineer
4 4 (5.80%) Software Developer
4 4 (5.80%) Systems Support
4 4 (5.80%) Telesales Executive
5 3 (4.35%) Business Manager
5 3 (4.35%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (4.35%) PPC Manager
5 3 (4.35%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.04%) CSS
1 9 (13.04%) HTML
2 5 (7.25%) Node.js
3 4 (5.80%) AngularJS
3 4 (5.80%) Backbone.js
3 4 (5.80%) CSS3
3 4 (5.80%) HTML5
3 4 (5.80%) KnockoutJS
3 4 (5.80%) Middleware
3 4 (5.80%) React
4 1 (1.45%) .NET
4 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.45%) BAPI
4 1 (1.45%) EDI
4 1 (1.45%) jQuery
4 1 (1.45%) SAP Business Workflow
4 1 (1.45%) SAP Fiori
4 1 (1.45%) SOAP
4 1 (1.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) Fintech
2 4 (5.80%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (5.80%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.80%) Social Media
3 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.90%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.45%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.90%) Windows
2 1 (1.45%) Linux
2 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.45%) Windows 8
2 1 (1.45%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.45%) Windows Vista
2 1 (1.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.19%) Business Development
2 15 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (18.84%) B2C
4 9 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (11.59%) Analytics
5 8 (11.59%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (11.59%) ERP
6 7 (10.14%) B2B Sales
6 7 (10.14%) E-Commerce
6 7 (10.14%) Telesales
7 6 (8.70%) Data Modelling
7 6 (8.70%) OO
7 6 (8.70%) TDD
8 5 (7.25%) Coaching
8 5 (7.25%) CRM
8 5 (7.25%) Customer-Centricity
8 5 (7.25%) Data Management
8 5 (7.25%) Information Security
8 5 (7.25%) Lead Generation
8 5 (7.25%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.39%) JavaScript
2 8 (11.59%) C#
3 6 (8.70%) PHP
3 6 (8.70%) SQL
4 5 (7.25%) C++
5 4 (5.80%) Java
6 2 (2.90%) C
7 1 (1.45%) ABAP
7 1 (1.45%) PHP 5
7 1 (1.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (18.84%) Degree
2 1 (1.45%) APMP
2 1 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.45%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) Data Quality
2 3 (4.35%) QA
3 1 (1.45%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (5.80%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (14.49%) SAP
2 5 (7.25%) Google
2 5 (7.25%) IBM
3 4 (5.80%) Cylance
3 4 (5.80%) Epicor
3 4 (5.80%) Infor
3 4 (5.80%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.80%) Oracle
3 4 (5.80%) Rapid7
3 4 (5.80%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (4.35%) hybris
4 3 (4.35%) Yahoo!
5 2 (2.90%) ESRI
6 1 (1.45%) HubSpot
6 1 (1.45%) Tableau
6 1 (1.45%) Twitter
6 1 (1.45%) Veeam
6 1 (1.45%) Veritas