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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Development
Rank 172 154 187
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +33
Permanent jobs citing Business Development 1891 1996 1783
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.71% 1.85% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 2.26% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1219 1191 1210
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +8.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £92,750 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%

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
90932 88246 90704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.30% 81.87% 79.61%
Number of salaries quoted 74972 70714 77273
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 24 December 2014 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 24 December 2014. 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 -23 1706 £57,500 +4.54% 211
London -4 874 £65,000 +8.33% 88
South East -12 468 £50,000 -9.09% 43
Surrey +16 239 £45,000 -18.18% 11
City of London -5 161 £65,000 +4.00% 23
Egham 0 151 £85,000 +47.82%
Berkshire -1 120 £60,000 - 12
East of England +23 93 £44,000 -7.36% 7
Reading +25 84 £55,000 -15.38% 8
North West -7 66 £40,000 - 13
West Midlands -42 57 £47,500 +35.71% 21
Hertfordshire +30 53 £45,000 -5.26% 3
South West +5 53 £38,500 -19.79% 17
Hampshire -10 45 £45,000 -5.26% 8
Scotland +19 43 £41,000 -18.00% 3
Guildford -1 33 £50,000 -6.54% 8
Birmingham -24 33 £65,000 +30.00% 17
Yorkshire -52 33 £42,500 -27.96% 7
Manchester -7 32 £49,250 +23.12% 8
Bristol +11 26 £56,250 +12.50% 12
Cambridgeshire +6 25 £37,500 -59.45% 4
East Midlands +3 25 £41,000 +9.33% 8
Hemel Hempstead - 24 £60,000 - 3
Buckinghamshire -19 21 £64,500 +12.17% 5
Cheshire +4 20 £47,500 +31.03% 1
Cambridge +8 19 £37,500 -59.45% 2
Edinburgh -5 18 £40,000 +11.88% 1
West Yorkshire -26 18 £32,500 -48.00% 4
Glasgow +24 17 £40,000 -8.57% 1
Somerset +18 16 £38,500 -39.60% 1

Business Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 1049 (27.42%) Finance
2 890 (23.27%) Degree
3 805 (21.05%) Marketing
4 695 (18.17%) Project Management
5 668 (17.46%) SAP
6 567 (14.82%) Coaching
7 482 (12.60%) Microsoft
8 458 (11.97%) CRM
9 428 (11.19%) Oracle
10 422 (11.03%) Telecoms
10 422 (11.03%) Analytical Skills
11 386 (10.09%) Risk Management
12 376 (9.83%) MS Excel
13 371 (9.70%) Agile Software Development
14 299 (7.82%) Retail
15 293 (7.66%) Business Intelligence
16 264 (6.90%) Legal
17 256 (6.69%) Mentoring
18 255 (6.67%) SAP Implementation
19 241 (6.30%) B2B
20 236 (6.17%) User Experience
21 235 (6.14%) E-Commerce
22 228 (5.96%) ABAP
23 225 (5.88%) Java
24 223 (5.83%) JavaScript
25 214 (5.59%) SQL
26 213 (5.57%) Service Delivery
27 205 (5.36%) ERP
28 196 (5.12%) Analytics
29 195 (5.10%) HTML

Business Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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
1 122 (3.19%) SharePoint
2 94 (2.46%) SAS
3 40 (1.05%) CMS
4 27 (0.71%) WebSphere
4 27 (0.71%) Node.js
5 18 (0.47%) MS Exchange
6 17 (0.44%) Lync
6 17 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
7 15 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
8 14 (0.37%) ArcGIS
9 13 (0.34%) WebLogic
10 12 (0.31%) Tomcat
10 12 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
11 11 (0.29%) Umbraco
11 11 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
12 10 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
13 9 (0.24%) NetWeaver
13 9 (0.24%) IIS
14 8 (0.21%) WordPress
15 7 (0.18%) Drupal
Applications
1 376 (9.83%) MS Excel
2 149 (3.90%) MS Office
3 106 (2.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 68 (1.78%) MS Project
5 45 (1.18%) MS Visio
6 24 (0.63%) Photoshop
7 22 (0.58%) SPSS
8 20 (0.52%) OmniGraffle
9 15 (0.39%) InfoPath
10 8 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
11 7 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
11 7 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 5 (0.13%) Stata
13 2 (0.052%) Fireworks
13 2 (0.052%) InDesign
14 1 (0.026%) Pro/ENGINEER
14 1 (0.026%) PowerPivot
14 1 (0.026%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 106 (2.77%) Oracle EBS
2 90 (2.35%) SAP MM
2 90 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 54 (1.41%) SAP SD
4 43 (1.12%) SAP FI
4 43 (1.12%) SAP FI/CO
4 43 (1.12%) SAP CO
5 36 (0.94%) Oracle EBS R12
6 35 (0.92%) Oracle ERP
7 34 (0.89%) SAP FSCM
8 31 (0.81%) SAP PP
9 30 (0.78%) Magento
10 29 (0.76%) SAP SCM
11 27 (0.71%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 27 (0.71%) SAP WM
12 24 (0.63%) SAP CRM
13 22 (0.58%) SAP MDM
14 20 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
15 17 (0.44%) Oracle Receivables
15 17 (0.44%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 118 (3.08%) SaaS
2 81 (2.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 65 (1.70%) Office 365
4 62 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
5 25 (0.65%) GitHub
6 22 (0.58%) IaaS
7 11 (0.29%) PaaS
8 8 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (0.16%) Force.com
10 5 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
11 4 (0.10%) Taleo
12 2 (0.052%) SoftLayer
13 1 (0.026%) Trello
13 1 (0.026%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.026%) CloudFront
13 1 (0.026%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 90 (2.35%) Internet
2 45 (1.18%) Unified Communications
3 40 (1.05%) LAN
4 39 (1.02%) Network Security
5 32 (0.84%) NGN
6 31 (0.81%) Radio Access Network
7 30 (0.78%) WAN
7 30 (0.78%) Firewall
8 27 (0.71%) Wireless
9 26 (0.68%) Broadband
10 24 (0.63%) VoIP
11 23 (0.60%) Intranet
12 14 (0.37%) MPLS
13 12 (0.31%) IPv6
13 12 (0.31%) SAN
13 12 (0.31%) Ethernet
13 12 (0.31%) TETRA
14 11 (0.29%) LTE
15 10 (0.26%) 3GPP
15 10 (0.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (4.16%) SQL Server
2 85 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
3 73 (1.91%) Big Data
4 68 (1.78%) Relational Database
5 65 (1.70%) Oracle Database
6 60 (1.57%) SAP Data Services
7 58 (1.52%) DataStage
8 54 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 44 (1.15%) Data Mining
10 35 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
11 33 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 32 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 30 (0.78%) OLAP
13 30 (0.78%) QlikView
14 29 (0.76%) Oracle BI EE
15 28 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
16 27 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
17 25 (0.65%) NoSQL
18 24 (0.63%) Hadoop
18 24 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 76 (1.99%) Git (software)
2 54 (1.41%) Jenkins
3 36 (0.94%) Cucumber
4 33 (0.86%) Axure RP
5 29 (0.76%) JIRA
6 28 (0.73%) Subversion
7 27 (0.71%) Eclipse
8 25 (0.65%) RequisitePro
8 25 (0.65%) Jasmine
9 24 (0.63%) Rational DOORS
9 24 (0.63%) Dreamweaver
9 24 (0.63%) FrontPage
9 24 (0.63%) CaliberRM
10 23 (0.60%) LSMW
11 19 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
12 18 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
13 16 (0.42%) Visual Studio
14 15 (0.39%) Hudson
15 11 (0.29%) JUnit
15 11 (0.29%) NUnit
General
1 1049 (27.42%) Finance
2 805 (21.05%) Marketing
3 422 (11.03%) Telecoms
4 299 (7.82%) Retail
5 264 (6.90%) Legal
6 158 (4.13%) Banking
7 144 (3.76%) Advertising
8 114 (2.98%) Pharmaceutical
9 86 (2.25%) Manufacturing
10 65 (1.70%) Billing
11 56 (1.46%) Law
12 53 (1.39%) German Language
13 44 (1.15%) Automotive
14 42 (1.10%) Back Office
15 39 (1.02%) Military
16 36 (0.94%) Games
16 36 (0.94%) Front Office
17 33 (0.86%) French Language
18 30 (0.78%) Electronics
19 27 (0.71%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 896 (23.42%) Consultant
2 396 (10.35%) Development Manager
2 396 (10.35%) Business Manager
3 367 (9.59%) Business Development Manager
4 325 (8.50%) Architect
5 315 (8.24%) SAP Consultant
6 235 (6.14%) Developer
7 213 (5.57%) Solutions Architect
8 187 (4.89%) Account Manager
9 181 (4.73%) Sales Manager
10 167 (4.37%) Analyst
11 158 (4.13%) Managing Consultant
12 151 (3.95%) Sales Executive
13 149 (3.90%) Senior Manager
14 135 (3.53%) SAP MM Consultant
15 105 (2.75%) Business Analyst
16 103 (2.69%) Business Development Executive
17 97 (2.54%) Project Manager
18 93 (2.43%) SAP Manager
19 92 (2.41%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 195 (5.10%) HTML
2 158 (4.13%) .NET
3 153 (4.00%) CSS
4 94 (2.46%) HTML5
5 75 (1.96%) Web Services
6 74 (1.93%) jQuery
7 67 (1.75%) XML
8 66 (1.73%) CSS3
9 61 (1.59%) ASP.NET
10 53 (1.39%) Ruby on Rails
11 42 (1.10%) .NET Framework
12 41 (1.07%) Oracle Fusion
13 40 (1.05%) Spring
14 37 (0.97%) Ajax
15 35 (0.92%) Ext JS
16 33 (0.86%) Middleware
17 31 (0.81%) XSLT
18 30 (0.78%) WCF
19 29 (0.76%) WPF
20 28 (0.73%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 422 (11.03%) Analytical Skills
2 236 (6.17%) User Experience
3 191 (4.99%) Computer Science
4 146 (3.82%) Management Information System
5 104 (2.72%) Social Media
6 90 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
7 87 (2.27%) Mobile App
8 76 (1.99%) PMI
9 74 (1.93%) Data Integration
10 66 (1.73%) Open Source
11 59 (1.54%) Visualisation
12 58 (1.52%) Life Science
13 49 (1.28%) Blog
14 41 (1.07%) FMCG
15 40 (1.05%) Mathematics
16 34 (0.89%) Tandem
17 32 (0.84%) Economics
18 26 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 25 (0.65%) NHS
19 25 (0.65%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 163 (4.26%) Windows
2 58 (1.52%) Android
3 55 (1.44%) Apple iOS
4 53 (1.39%) Linux
5 49 (1.28%) UNIX
6 21 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (0.26%) Windows NT
7 10 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (0.26%) Mac OS
8 7 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.18%) Solaris
9 5 (0.13%) AIX
9 5 (0.13%) HPUX
9 5 (0.13%) CentOS
9 5 (0.13%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
9 5 (0.13%) Windows Phone
10 4 (0.10%) Tizen
11 3 (0.078%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.052%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 695 (18.17%) Project Management
2 567 (14.82%) Coaching
3 458 (11.97%) CRM
4 386 (10.09%) Risk Management
5 371 (9.70%) Agile Software Development
6 293 (7.66%) Business Intelligence
7 256 (6.69%) Mentoring
8 255 (6.67%) SAP Implementation
9 241 (6.30%) B2B
10 235 (6.14%) E-Commerce
11 213 (5.57%) Service Delivery
12 205 (5.36%) ERP
13 196 (5.12%) Analytics
14 193 (5.05%) Stakeholder Management
14 193 (5.05%) Software Engineering
15 180 (4.71%) Data Management
16 170 (4.44%) ITIL
17 168 (4.39%) Business Transformation
18 163 (4.26%) PRINCE2
18 163 (4.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 228 (5.96%) ABAP
2 225 (5.88%) Java
3 223 (5.83%) JavaScript
4 214 (5.59%) SQL
5 176 (4.60%) C
6 116 (3.03%) C#
7 73 (1.91%) C++
8 53 (1.39%) Ruby
9 45 (1.18%) PL/SQL
9 45 (1.18%) Python
10 31 (0.81%) PHP
11 22 (0.58%) R
12 21 (0.55%) T-SQL
13 20 (0.52%) MATLAB
14 19 (0.50%) Objective-C
15 18 (0.47%) Perl
16 15 (0.39%) VB
17 14 (0.37%) Bash Shell
18 11 (0.29%) VB.NET
19 6 (0.16%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 890 (23.27%) Degree
2 184 (4.81%) Security Cleared
3 108 (2.82%) SC Cleared
4 94 (2.46%) PMI Certification
5 76 (1.99%) MBA
6 47 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 37 (0.97%) DV Cleared
8 36 (0.94%) MCP
9 35 (0.92%) ISEB
10 32 (0.84%) CISA
11 30 (0.78%) PMP
11 30 (0.78%) CISSP
12 29 (0.76%) MCITP
13 26 (0.68%) MCSD
14 23 (0.60%) MCDBA
14 23 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 20 (0.52%) CISM
16 15 (0.39%) CIMA
16 15 (0.39%) PhD
17 14 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 153 (4.00%) QA
2 53 (1.39%) SLA
3 50 (1.31%) Data Quality
4 27 (0.71%) ISO 9001
5 24 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 14 (0.37%) COBIT
7 12 (0.31%) WAI
7 12 (0.31%) PCI DSS
8 7 (0.18%) HL7
9 5 (0.13%) ISO 8583
10 2 (0.052%) Basel III
10 2 (0.052%) EMIR
10 2 (0.052%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.026%) CRD IV
11 1 (0.026%) P3O
11 1 (0.026%) DICOM
11 1 (0.026%) TickIT
11 1 (0.026%) MiFID
System Software
1 40 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (0.81%) Active Directory
3 21 (0.55%) Hyper-V
4 15 (0.39%) Firmware
5 10 (0.26%) vSphere
6 8 (0.21%) XenServer
7 7 (0.18%) HDFS
8 5 (0.13%) ISA Server
9 4 (0.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (0.10%) Forefront TMG
9 4 (0.10%) UAG
10 3 (0.078%) Xen
11 2 (0.052%) Varnish
11 2 (0.052%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.026%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.026%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (0.29%) SCCM
1 11 (0.29%) SCOM
2 9 (0.24%) Tivoli
3 8 (0.21%) Data Guard
4 7 (0.18%) EMC NetWorker
5 5 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (0.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (0.10%) Puppet
7 3 (0.078%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.078%) MOM
8 1 (0.026%) OpenView
8 1 (0.026%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.026%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 668 (17.46%) SAP
2 482 (12.60%) Microsoft
3 428 (11.19%) Oracle
4 185 (4.84%) Salesforce.com
5 115 (3.01%) IBM
6 101 (2.64%) Informatica
7 89 (2.33%) Cisco
8 82 (2.14%) VMware
9 78 (2.04%) HP
10 44 (1.15%) Cognos
11 43 (1.12%) Business Objects
11 43 (1.12%) Cognizant
12 42 (1.10%) Ericsson
13 36 (0.94%) NetApp
14 35 (0.92%) Alcatel-Lucent
15 34 (0.89%) Huawei
15 34 (0.89%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
16 31 (0.81%) Hyperion
17 28 (0.73%) Citrix
18 25 (0.65%) EMC
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