The table below looks at the statistics for Business Development skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Development over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Development
Rank 181 189 165
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -24
Permanent jobs citing Business Development 1903 1816 1975
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.88% 1.71% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.16% 2.00% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1215 1113 1179
Average salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £90,000 £92,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -13.63%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
87935 90766 89428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 86.82% 85.27% 84.97%
Number of salaries quoted 72987 74501 71137
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Business Development
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Business Development Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Business Development
Salary Trend

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

Business Development Salary Trend in the UK

Business Development
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Development over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 within the UK.

Business Development Salary Histogram in the UK

Business Development
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Development within the UK over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
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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
England +15 1746 £62,500 +8.69% 298
London -3 804 £72,500 +7.40% 153
South East -9 452 £55,000 +10.00% 46
Surrey -21 182 £55,000 +4.76% 7
Berkshire +26 158 £56,250 -6.25% 18
Yorkshire +93 120 £51,500 +28.75% 13
Egham 0 98 £75,000 -11.76%
City of London -14 86 £75,000 +15.38% 44
South West +17 82 £42,500 +10.38% 9
West Midlands -1 77 £57,500 +15.00% 15
Reading -4 77 £40,000 -23.80% 13
East of England -21 73 £41,250 -6.25% 9
North West +34 72 £42,500 +30.76% 38
Birmingham +19 62 £55,000 -8.33% 8
West Yorkshire +41 61 £60,000 +45.45% 10
South Yorkshire +51 60 £25,000 -37.50% 1
Hampshire +36 52 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Sheffield +44 50 £27,500 -31.25% 1
Leeds +38 48 £65,000 +52.94% 7
Manchester +24 41 £45,000 +38.46% 14
East Midlands +3 34 £70,000 +64.70% 5
Slough - 30 £85,000 - 1
Gloucestershire +25 28 £55,000 +81.81% 3
Scotland +7 28 £47,500 +11.76% 11
Guildford +1 27 £55,000 +10.00% 5
Essex +12 25 £32,500 +80.55%
Hertfordshire -33 25 £57,500 +30.68% 2
Bristol -5 23 £62,500 +45.34% 3
Cheshire +33 22 £42,469 +41.56% 18
Cambridgeshire +12 19 £77,500 +106.66% 4

Business Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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 1099 (30.42%) Finance
2 765 (21.17%) Marketing
3 680 (18.82%) Degree
4 575 (15.91%) Project Management
5 552 (15.28%) SAP
6 505 (13.98%) CRM
7 487 (13.48%) Presales
8 420 (11.62%) Microsoft
9 409 (11.32%) Coaching
10 405 (11.21%) Agile Software Development
11 400 (11.07%) Telecoms
12 385 (10.66%) Analytics
13 383 (10.60%) Retail
14 349 (9.66%) Analytical Skills
15 341 (9.44%) Risk Management
16 322 (8.91%) Stakeholder Management
17 316 (8.75%) Oracle
18 304 (8.41%) MS Excel
19 295 (8.16%) Mentoring
20 290 (8.03%) Business Intelligence
21 287 (7.94%) SaaS
22 246 (6.81%) B2B
23 242 (6.70%) Banking
24 239 (6.62%) ERP
25 228 (6.31%) Legal
26 220 (6.09%) Manufacturing
27 214 (5.92%) SQL
28 205 (5.67%) Big Data
29 202 (5.59%) SQL Server
30 197 (5.45%) Data Management

Business Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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 78 (2.16%) SharePoint
2 37 (1.02%) SAS
3 32 (0.89%) MS Exchange
4 27 (0.75%) Skype for Business
5 25 (0.69%) NetWeaver
6 24 (0.66%) CMS
7 21 (0.58%) IIS
8 20 (0.55%) Apache Spark
9 19 (0.53%) WebSphere
10 16 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
10 16 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
11 11 (0.30%) Node.js
11 11 (0.30%) OpenStack
11 11 (0.30%) Tomcat
12 10 (0.28%) Apache
13 9 (0.25%) TPMS
14 8 (0.22%) ColdFusion
14 8 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
15 7 (0.19%) ArcGIS
16 6 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 304 (8.41%) MS Excel
2 91 (2.52%) MS Office
3 80 (2.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 33 (0.91%) MS Project
5 25 (0.69%) SPSS
6 18 (0.50%) MS Visio
7 17 (0.47%) OmniGraffle
8 16 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
9 8 (0.22%) Photoshop
10 3 (0.083%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.055%) GNU Octave
11 2 (0.055%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.055%) Stata
12 1 (0.028%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.028%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 129 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 79 (2.19%) SAP CO
2 79 (2.19%) SAP FI
2 79 (2.19%) SAP FI/CO
3 36 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
4 30 (0.83%) SAP CRM
5 29 (0.80%) SAP PS
6 25 (0.69%) SAP MDM
6 25 (0.69%) SAP SCM
7 24 (0.66%) SAP FSCM
7 24 (0.66%) SAP PP
8 23 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
9 20 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
10 19 (0.53%) Oracle ERP
10 19 (0.53%) SAP GRC
10 19 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 17 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
12 16 (0.44%) Oracle CRM
12 16 (0.44%) SAP HR-PA
13 15 (0.42%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 287 (7.94%) SaaS
2 85 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
3 70 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 54 (1.49%) Office 365
5 50 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
6 37 (1.02%) PaaS
7 33 (0.91%) IaaS
8 23 (0.64%) Boomi
9 21 (0.58%) SuccessFactors
10 15 (0.42%) Taleo
11 11 (0.30%) iPaaS
12 8 (0.22%) Force.com
13 5 (0.14%) Google Analytics
13 5 (0.14%) Google App Engine
13 5 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
13 5 (0.14%) Mimecast
14 4 (0.11%) Azure Machine Learning
14 4 (0.11%) GitHub
14 4 (0.11%) Google Apps
15 3 (0.083%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 74 (2.05%) Internet
2 45 (1.25%) Firewall
2 45 (1.25%) TCP/IP
3 42 (1.16%) Unified Communications
4 41 (1.13%) Ethernet
5 37 (1.02%) Network Security
6 36 (1.00%) VoIP
7 35 (0.97%) WAN
8 31 (0.86%) LAN
8 31 (0.86%) MPLS
9 29 (0.80%) DNS
10 22 (0.61%) Wireless
11 21 (0.58%) Intranet
11 21 (0.58%) SSL
12 18 (0.50%) Broadband
12 18 (0.50%) SMS
13 17 (0.47%) OpenScape
13 17 (0.47%) SAN
13 17 (0.47%) VPN
14 16 (0.44%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 205 (5.67%) Big Data
2 202 (5.59%) SQL Server
3 112 (3.10%) Data Warehouse
4 89 (2.46%) Hadoop
5 60 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 52 (1.44%) QlikView
7 50 (1.38%) SAP Data Services
8 49 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 45 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
10 41 (1.13%) DataStage
11 40 (1.11%) SAP HANA
12 39 (1.08%) GIS
13 31 (0.86%) NoSQL
14 27 (0.75%) MySQL
15 23 (0.64%) Data Mining
15 23 (0.64%) Relational Database
16 21 (0.58%) DB2
16 21 (0.58%) SAP BW
17 19 (0.53%) Oracle Database
17 19 (0.53%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 34 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (0.61%) Maven
3 21 (0.58%) Talend Open Studio
4 19 (0.53%) JIRA
5 18 (0.50%) Axure RP
6 16 (0.44%) Visual Studio
7 12 (0.33%) Git (software)
8 11 (0.30%) JUnit
8 11 (0.30%) MSTest
8 11 (0.30%) T4 Templates
9 10 (0.28%) Rational DOORS
9 10 (0.28%) Selenium
9 10 (0.28%) Subversion
10 9 (0.25%) Toad
11 7 (0.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 5 (0.14%) Eclipse
12 5 (0.14%) Jenkins
12 5 (0.14%) LabVIEW
12 5 (0.14%) LSMW
13 4 (0.11%) Jasmine
General
1 1099 (30.42%) Finance
2 765 (21.17%) Marketing
3 400 (11.07%) Telecoms
4 383 (10.60%) Retail
5 242 (6.70%) Banking
6 228 (6.31%) Legal
7 220 (6.09%) Manufacturing
8 92 (2.55%) Pharmaceutical
9 86 (2.38%) Back Office
10 81 (2.24%) Advertising
11 80 (2.21%) Billing
11 80 (2.21%) Law
12 61 (1.69%) Local Government
13 56 (1.55%) German Language
14 55 (1.52%) Military
15 54 (1.49%) Automotive
16 53 (1.47%) Front Office
17 52 (1.44%) Publishing
18 38 (1.05%) Games
19 36 (1.00%) French Language
Job Titles
1 658 (18.21%) Consultant
2 479 (13.26%) Development Manager
3 470 (13.01%) Business Manager
4 451 (12.48%) Business Development Manager
5 288 (7.97%) Architect
6 186 (5.15%) Analyst
7 179 (4.95%) Sales Manager
8 168 (4.65%) Sales Executive
9 156 (4.32%) IT Manager
10 153 (4.23%) Account Manager
11 150 (4.15%) Senior Manager
12 146 (4.04%) Solutions Architect
13 142 (3.93%) SAP Consultant
14 133 (3.68%) Business Development Executive
15 129 (3.57%) Developer
16 106 (2.93%) Project Manager
17 105 (2.91%) Business Analyst
18 92 (2.55%) Managing Consultant
19 84 (2.32%) Senior Consultant
20 72 (1.99%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (4.87%) .NET
2 96 (2.66%) HTML
3 93 (2.57%) Web Services
4 88 (2.44%) XML
5 67 (1.85%) CSS
6 50 (1.38%) ASP.NET
7 44 (1.22%) Middleware
8 38 (1.05%) jQuery
9 36 (1.00%) COM
10 29 (0.80%) J2EE
11 28 (0.77%) HTML5
12 26 (0.72%) ASP.NET MVC
13 25 (0.69%) JSON
14 24 (0.66%) .NET Framework
14 24 (0.66%) AngularJS
15 22 (0.61%) Spring
16 21 (0.58%) Oracle Fusion
17 18 (0.50%) Ajax
17 18 (0.50%) REST
17 18 (0.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 349 (9.66%) Analytical Skills
2 168 (4.65%) Computer Science
3 166 (4.59%) Management Information System
4 127 (3.52%) Data Centre
5 104 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
6 86 (2.38%) Mathematics
7 75 (2.08%) Data Integration
8 72 (1.99%) Driving Licence
9 69 (1.91%) Visualisation
10 68 (1.88%) Social Media
11 66 (1.83%) Life Science
12 65 (1.80%) User Experience
13 44 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 42 (1.16%) Fintech
14 42 (1.16%) Physics
15 37 (1.02%) Mobile App
16 32 (0.89%) NHS
17 28 (0.77%) PMI
18 27 (0.75%) Statistics
19 20 (0.55%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 135 (3.74%) Windows
2 75 (2.08%) Linux
3 68 (1.88%) Windows Server
4 55 (1.52%) Unix
5 26 (0.72%) Android
6 20 (0.55%) Apple iOS
7 13 (0.36%) Solaris
8 6 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.11%) Windows CE
11 3 (0.083%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.083%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.028%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.028%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.028%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.028%) VxWorks
12 1 (0.028%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.028%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 575 (15.91%) Project Management
2 505 (13.98%) CRM
3 487 (13.48%) Presales
4 409 (11.32%) Coaching
5 405 (11.21%) Agile Software Development
6 385 (10.66%) Analytics
7 341 (9.44%) Risk Management
8 322 (8.91%) Stakeholder Management
9 295 (8.16%) Mentoring
10 290 (8.03%) Business Intelligence
11 246 (6.81%) B2B
12 239 (6.62%) ERP
13 197 (5.45%) Data Management
14 171 (4.73%) PRINCE2
15 165 (4.57%) ITIL
16 149 (4.12%) Service Delivery
17 145 (4.01%) Data Analytics
18 144 (3.99%) Business Transformation
19 138 (3.82%) Change Management
20 136 (3.76%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 214 (5.92%) SQL
2 157 (4.35%) C#
3 151 (4.18%) C
4 124 (3.43%) Java
5 93 (2.57%) JavaScript
6 50 (1.38%) ABAP
7 44 (1.22%) C++
8 37 (1.02%) Python
9 27 (0.75%) T-SQL
10 26 (0.72%) Objective-C
11 25 (0.69%) PHP
11 25 (0.69%) R
12 21 (0.58%) PL/SQL
12 21 (0.58%) VB.NET
13 14 (0.39%) VBA
14 13 (0.36%) Bash Shell
14 13 (0.36%) Scala
15 12 (0.33%) MATLAB
15 12 (0.33%) Shell Script
16 8 (0.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 680 (18.82%) Degree
2 190 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 105 (2.91%) SC Cleared
4 68 (1.88%) CISSP
5 66 (1.83%) ISEB
6 48 (1.33%) ACCA
7 47 (1.30%) PMI Certification
8 46 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
9 42 (1.16%) DV Cleared
10 40 (1.11%) CIMA
11 37 (1.02%) CISM
11 37 (1.02%) MBA
12 30 (0.83%) CCNP
13 26 (0.72%) CESG Certified Professional
14 25 (0.69%) CISA
15 23 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
16 21 (0.58%) PMP
17 20 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 19 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
18 19 (0.53%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (2.55%) QA
2 69 (1.91%) Data Quality
3 54 (1.49%) COBIT
4 43 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 34 (0.94%) SLA
6 23 (0.64%) PCI DSS
7 15 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 11 (0.30%) MiFID
9 9 (0.25%) Solvency II
10 7 (0.19%) ISO 9001
11 6 (0.17%) Def Stans
12 5 (0.14%) Basel III
12 5 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
12 5 (0.14%) EMIR
12 5 (0.14%) GxP
13 4 (0.11%) Basel II
13 4 (0.11%) CRD IV
13 4 (0.11%) HMG Infosec
14 3 (0.083%) COSHH
14 3 (0.083%) SEPA
System Software
1 38 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (0.89%) Active Directory
3 26 (0.72%) HDFS
4 16 (0.44%) Hyper-V
5 10 (0.28%) Forefront TMG
5 10 (0.28%) Terminal Services
5 10 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
5 10 (0.28%) XenApp
6 5 (0.14%) XenServer
7 4 (0.11%) NFS
8 2 (0.055%) Docker
8 2 (0.055%) Snort
9 1 (0.028%) Firmware
9 1 (0.028%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.028%) vSphere
9 1 (0.028%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (0.64%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 13 (0.36%) MOM
2 13 (0.36%) NetBackup
3 11 (0.30%) Jitterbit
4 10 (0.28%) Control-M
4 10 (0.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 10 (0.28%) ITRS Geneos
4 10 (0.28%) SCOM
4 10 (0.28%) WSUS
5 7 (0.19%) Nagios
5 7 (0.19%) Oracle EDQ
6 6 (0.17%) Cacti
6 6 (0.17%) SCCM
7 5 (0.14%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (0.083%) Netcool
8 3 (0.083%) TeMIP
8 3 (0.083%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.055%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.055%) Puppet
9 2 (0.055%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 552 (15.28%) SAP
2 420 (11.62%) Microsoft
3 316 (8.75%) Oracle
4 169 (4.68%) Salesforce.com
5 125 (3.46%) IBM
6 97 (2.68%) Informatica
7 74 (2.05%) Cognizant
8 70 (1.94%) Cisco
9 68 (1.88%) Tableau
10 65 (1.80%) VMware
11 42 (1.16%) Siemens
12 40 (1.11%) Mitel
13 34 (0.94%) Adobe
13 34 (0.94%) Cloudera
13 34 (0.94%) Cognos
14 33 (0.91%) Citrix
15 32 (0.89%) Ariba
15 32 (0.89%) HP
16 27 (0.75%) Wall Street Systems
17 26 (0.72%) SunGard
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Pontoon
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
CGI
Salary: £71000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
CGI
Salary: £71000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Salary dependent on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + OTE and great incentives
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £100000 - £125000 per annum + bonus, benefits, negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum, Benefits Uncapped OTE
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Fission
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum Plus bonus / benefits (£120K OTE)
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Advantage XPO
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £21000 per annum + Commission
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + 10% bonus, training, progression
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + uncapped commission
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oldbury Howard Limited
Salary: Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Venturi
Salary: £18000 per annum + Commission
Posted: 3 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Cube Consulting
Salary: Unspecified Dependant on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £101000 per annum + + Car allowance + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bens - substantial OTE, bonus+
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Exceptional Benefits + (120K OTE)
Posted: 4 days ago