The table below looks at the statistics for Business Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Development over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Development
Rank 86 80 83
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Permanent jobs citing Business Development 17 30 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.26% 1.99% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 2.37% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 9 22 5
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
Business Development
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1153 1266 856
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 85.41% 84.18% 78.39%
Number of salaries quoted 676 828 524
Average salary £44,000 £41,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.02% -7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +6.25%

Business Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Business Development across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Development Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Business Development
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Development across the Edinburgh region.

Business Development Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Business Development
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Development across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Business Development Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Business Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Business Development also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Business Development.

1 14 (40.00%) Finance
2 10 (28.57%) Degree
3 8 (22.86%) Marketing
4 6 (17.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (11.43%) ISEB
6 4 (11.43%) Visual Studio
6 4 (11.43%) SQL
6 4 (11.43%) B2B
6 4 (11.43%) Banking
6 4 (11.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (11.43%) User Experience
6 4 (11.43%) SaaS
6 4 (11.43%) Social Media
6 4 (11.43%) Performance Metrics
7 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (8.57%) Retail
7 3 (8.57%) Retail Banking
7 3 (8.57%) C
7 3 (8.57%) Project Management
8 2 (5.71%) MVC
8 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
8 2 (5.71%) C#
8 2 (5.71%) HTML
8 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
8 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
8 2 (5.71%) .NET
8 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
8 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
8 2 (5.71%) CSS

Business Development
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Business Development also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Business Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.86%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (40.00%) Finance
2 8 (22.86%) Marketing
3 4 (11.43%) Banking
4 3 (8.57%) Retail
4 3 (8.57%) Retail Banking
5 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.86%) Dutch Language
6 1 (2.86%) French Language
6 1 (2.86%) German Language
6 1 (2.86%) Law
6 1 (2.86%) Legal
6 1 (2.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Developer
2 5 (14.29%) Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Test Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Business Development Director
4 3 (8.57%) Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Business Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Sales Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Development Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Business Development Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Account Director
6 1 (2.86%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Resourcer
6 1 (2.86%) Recruitment Resourcer
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Business Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) HTML
1 2 (5.71%) .NET
1 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
1 2 (5.71%) CSS
1 2 (5.71%) XML
1 2 (5.71%) Ajax
1 2 (5.71%) .NET Framework
1 2 (5.71%) jQuery
1 2 (5.71%) HTML5
1 2 (5.71%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Social Media
1 4 (11.43%) User Experience
1 4 (11.43%) Performance Metrics
2 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.86%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.86%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.14%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (11.43%) B2B
4 3 (8.57%) Project Management
5 2 (5.71%) MVC
5 2 (5.71%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (5.71%) Test Scripting
5 2 (5.71%) Time Management
5 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.71%) Validation
5 2 (5.71%) Test Planning
6 1 (2.86%) Content Management
6 1 (2.86%) Predictive Analytics
6 1 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.86%) Waterfall
6 1 (2.86%) Analytics
6 1 (2.86%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.86%) Workflow
6 1 (2.86%) Scrum
6 1 (2.86%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) C
3 2 (5.71%) C#
3 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.71%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) Degree
2 4 (11.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (11.43%) ISEB
3 2 (5.71%) ISEB Practitioner
Vendors
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
1 2 (5.71%) Telerik