The table below looks at the statistics for Business Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Development over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Development
Rank 148 180 143
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -37
Permanent jobs citing Business Development 114 86 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.68% 1.17% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 1.40% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 61 37 63
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,600 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-19.00% +20.00%
Business Development
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5826 6141 5462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.87% 83.52% 79.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4830 4881 4627
Average salary £41,125 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.81% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Business Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Business Development Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Business Development
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Business Development Salary Trend in the North West

Business Development
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Development across the North West region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Business Development Salary Histogram in the North West

Business Development
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Development within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +26 61 £37,500 -26.82% 12
Cheshire +13 42 £43,500 +50.00% 6
Lancashire -11 6 £35,000 +25.00% 3
Merseyside +10 3 £60,000 - 1
Business Development
England

Business Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 79 (39.70%) Finance
2 77 (38.69%) Marketing
3 69 (34.67%) Degree
4 46 (23.12%) Analytics
5 41 (20.60%) Microsoft
6 37 (18.59%) Business Analytics
7 36 (18.09%) Project Management
8 35 (17.59%) Data Warehouse
8 35 (17.59%) Analytical Skills
9 33 (16.58%) SQL
10 32 (16.08%) Business Intelligence
11 28 (14.07%) Benchmarking
11 28 (14.07%) MS Office
12 27 (13.57%) SAS
13 26 (13.07%) Data Mining
13 26 (13.07%) Credit Risk
13 26 (13.07%) Statistical Analysis
13 26 (13.07%) Spreadsheet
13 26 (13.07%) Predictive Modelling
14 25 (12.56%) Continuous Improvement
14 25 (12.56%) Data Management
14 25 (12.56%) MS Excel
15 24 (12.06%) Law
16 21 (10.55%) PRINCE2
16 21 (10.55%) Stakeholder Management
17 20 (10.05%) Management Information System
17 20 (10.05%) Social Media
18 19 (9.55%) CRM
18 19 (9.55%) Programme Management
19 17 (8.54%) Agile Software Development

Business Development
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 27 (13.57%) SAS
2 6 (3.02%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.51%) Apache
3 5 (2.51%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.51%) ColdFusion
5 2 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.01%) IIS
5 2 (1.01%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.50%) SugarCRM
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 28 (14.07%) MS Office
2 26 (13.07%) Spreadsheet
3 25 (12.56%) MS Excel
4 16 (8.04%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (3.02%) SPSS
6 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.50%) MS Project
6 1 (0.50%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (3.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.01%) JDE OneWorld
3 1 (0.50%) Summit
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.50%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.50%) Sage CRM
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.52%) SaaS
2 4 (2.01%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.51%) Trello
3 3 (1.51%) GitHub
4 2 (1.01%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.53%) Internet
2 3 (1.51%) Intranet
3 2 (1.01%) Wireless
3 2 (1.01%) DNS
4 1 (0.50%) MPLS
4 1 (0.50%) BGP
4 1 (0.50%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (17.59%) Data Warehouse
2 26 (13.07%) Data Mining
3 8 (4.02%) SQL Server
4 7 (3.52%) Big Data
5 6 (3.02%) NoSQL
5 6 (3.02%) Hadoop
6 5 (2.51%) Mahout
6 5 (2.51%) IBM BigInsights
7 2 (1.01%) SAP HANA
7 2 (1.01%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.01%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.01%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 79 (39.70%) Finance
2 77 (38.69%) Marketing
3 24 (12.06%) Law
4 15 (7.54%) Manufacturing
5 13 (6.53%) Retail
5 13 (6.53%) Advertising
5 13 (6.53%) Telecoms
6 10 (5.03%) Banking
7 7 (3.52%) Automotive
8 5 (2.51%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.51%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.51%) Legal
10 2 (1.01%) Front Office
10 2 (1.01%) Local Government
10 2 (1.01%) Billing
11 1 (0.50%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.50%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.50%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.50%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 34 (17.09%) Consultant
2 30 (15.08%) Analyst
3 19 (9.55%) Business Manager
4 17 (8.54%) Sales Manager
4 17 (8.54%) Business Development Manager
4 17 (8.54%) Development Manager
5 16 (8.04%) Account Manager
6 15 (7.54%) Senior Analyst
6 15 (7.54%) Programme Manager
7 12 (6.03%) Project Manager
8 10 (5.03%) Architect
8 10 (5.03%) Sales Executive
9 9 (4.52%) Transition Manager
10 8 (4.02%) Marketing Manager
11 7 (3.52%) Senior Manager
11 7 (3.52%) Recruitment Consultant
12 6 (3.02%) Senior Development Manager
12 6 (3.02%) Big Data Consultant
12 6 (3.02%) Trainee
12 6 (3.02%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.02%) .NET
2 6 (3.02%) HTML
3 5 (2.51%) MLlib
3 5 (2.51%) Natural Language Processing
4 4 (2.01%) CSS
5 3 (1.51%) Apache Flex
5 3 (1.51%) .NET Framework
5 3 (1.51%) MXML
6 2 (1.01%) Middleware
6 2 (1.01%) J2EE
6 2 (1.01%) Web Services
6 2 (1.01%) XML
7 1 (0.50%) Java EE
7 1 (0.50%) DHTML
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 35 (17.59%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (13.07%) Credit Risk
3 20 (10.05%) Management Information System
3 20 (10.05%) Social Media
4 14 (7.04%) NHS
5 12 (6.03%) Freedom of Information
5 12 (6.03%) Life Science
6 11 (5.53%) Data Centre
7 8 (4.02%) Computer Science
8 6 (3.02%) Data Integration
8 6 (3.02%) User Experience
9 5 (2.51%) Artificial Intelligence
9 5 (2.51%) Ontologies
9 5 (2.51%) Visualisation
10 4 (2.01%) Psychology
11 2 (1.01%) Human Factors
11 2 (1.01%) Wiki
12 1 (0.50%) Blog
12 1 (0.50%) Informatics
12 1 (0.50%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (1.01%) Windows
2 1 (0.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (23.12%) Analytics
2 37 (18.59%) Business Analytics
3 36 (18.09%) Project Management
4 32 (16.08%) Business Intelligence
5 28 (14.07%) Benchmarking
6 26 (13.07%) Statistical Analysis
6 26 (13.07%) Predictive Modelling
7 25 (12.56%) Continuous Improvement
7 25 (12.56%) Data Management
8 21 (10.55%) PRINCE2
8 21 (10.55%) Stakeholder Management
9 19 (9.55%) CRM
9 19 (9.55%) Programme Management
10 17 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (8.54%) Digital Marketing
11 14 (7.04%) Service Delivery
11 14 (7.04%) B2B
11 14 (7.04%) Data Analysis
11 14 (7.04%) Information Management
12 12 (6.03%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (16.58%) SQL
2 8 (4.02%) C#
3 6 (3.02%) R
3 6 (3.02%) PHP
3 6 (3.02%) Java
4 5 (2.51%) SPARQL
5 3 (1.51%) Objective-C
5 3 (1.51%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.51%) C
6 2 (1.01%) VBA
7 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 69 (34.67%) Degree
2 5 (2.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (2.51%) ISEB
3 4 (2.01%) PMP
3 4 (2.01%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.01%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.01%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.01%) MBA
5 1 (0.50%) CCNP
5 1 (0.50%) CCDA
5 1 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.50%) ACCA
5 1 (0.50%) CISA
5 1 (0.50%) QiCA
5 1 (0.50%) CIMA
5 1 (0.50%) IIBA
5 1 (0.50%) CBAP
5 1 (0.50%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.01%) QA
2 2 (1.01%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.01%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.01%) vSphere
2 2 (1.01%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.50%) HDFS
3 1 (0.50%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 41 (20.60%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.53%) IBM
3 8 (4.02%) Oracle
4 6 (3.02%) Hortonworks
4 6 (3.02%) Cloudera
4 6 (3.02%) MapR
5 5 (2.51%) Google
5 5 (2.51%) Apple
5 5 (2.51%) Twitter
6 4 (2.01%) SAP
6 4 (2.01%) Adobe
7 3 (1.51%) VMware
7 3 (1.51%) Cognizant
7 3 (1.51%) Sage
7 3 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.51%) Autodesk
8 2 (1.01%) hybris
8 2 (1.01%) Cisco
8 2 (1.01%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.01%) EPiServer
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