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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Development
Rank 181 146 137
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -9
Permanent jobs citing Business Development 1886 2271 2288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.72% 1.94% 2.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 2.34% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1177 1316 1321
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £95,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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
92977 96911 88131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.84% 82.75% 81.01%
Number of salaries quoted 76104 78052 72123
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

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 30 July 2015 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 30 July 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
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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 -36 1686 £60,000 - 281
London +20 911 £70,000 +16.66% 143
South East -60 387 £57,500 -4.16% 46
City of London +54 205 £65,000 -7.14% 40
Surrey -24 186 £62,500 +2.04% 10
Egham -1 134 £85,000 - 1
North West +14 119 £35,000 -23.91% 24
Berkshire -44 91 £62,500 -18.03% 14
West Midlands -56 64 £50,000 -16.66% 13
South West -17 59 £50,000 -4.76% 18
Manchester +24 58 £35,000 -33.33% 14
East of England -24 58 £43,500 -42.00% 11
Cheshire +30 55 £37,500 +29.31% 5
Reading -23 54 £75,000 -21.05% 7
Birmingham -52 41 £60,000 - 10
Chester +23 34 £30,000 - 1
Scotland +3 33 £58,750 +80.76% 7
Buckinghamshire +9 29 £45,000 -12.19% 4
Hertfordshire -21 29 £45,000 -52.63% 5
Oxfordshire +16 23 £47,500 -20.83% 4
Yorkshire -8 23 £55,000 +33.33% 10
West Yorkshire +3 21 £55,000 +19.56% 7
Dorset +28 20 £35,000 - 1
East Midlands -22 19 £35,000 -6.66% 5
Glasgow +25 17 £79,500 +59.00% 4
Bournemouth +19 17 £35,000 - 1
Wales +5 17 £57,500 +21.05% 1
South Wales +2 17 £57,500 +4.54% 1
Edinburgh -6 16 £59,750 +19.50% 3
Bristol -22 16 £62,500 +19.04% 10

Business Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 1157 (29.04%) Finance
2 859 (21.56%) Marketing
3 806 (20.23%) Degree
4 643 (16.14%) SAP
5 631 (15.84%) Project Management
6 529 (13.28%) Analytical Skills
7 495 (12.42%) Coaching
8 475 (11.92%) Microsoft
9 464 (11.65%) CRM
10 450 (11.30%) Analytics
11 413 (10.37%) Oracle
12 407 (10.22%) Telecoms
13 382 (9.59%) Business Intelligence
14 376 (9.44%) Agile Software Development
15 372 (9.34%) Retail
16 332 (8.33%) MS Excel
17 295 (7.40%) Risk Management
18 292 (7.33%) Legal
19 280 (7.03%) SQL
20 262 (6.58%) ITIL
21 255 (6.40%) Banking
22 252 (6.33%) Mentoring
23 246 (6.17%) B2B
24 236 (5.92%) Stakeholder Management
25 234 (5.87%) Data Management
26 222 (5.57%) PRINCE2
27 211 (5.30%) Big Data
28 209 (5.25%) SAP Implementation
29 197 (4.94%) Migration
30 195 (4.89%) ABAP

Business Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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
1 128 (3.21%) SharePoint
2 125 (3.14%) SAS
3 60 (1.51%) Apache
4 53 (1.33%) Apache Pig
5 48 (1.20%) CMS
6 36 (0.90%) Lync
7 35 (0.88%) IIS
8 20 (0.50%) WebSphere
9 16 (0.40%) Apache Spark
10 14 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
11 11 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
11 11 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
12 10 (0.25%) MS Exchange
13 9 (0.23%) Apache Solr
13 9 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
14 7 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
15 6 (0.15%) NetWeaver
15 6 (0.15%) Confluence
15 6 (0.15%) SugarCRM
16 5 (0.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 332 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 166 (4.17%) MS Office
3 90 (2.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 86 (2.16%) SPSS
5 34 (0.85%) MS Visio
6 25 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
7 24 (0.60%) MS Project
8 11 (0.28%) Photoshop
9 7 (0.18%) Fireworks
10 5 (0.13%) InDesign
11 4 (0.10%) InfoPath
11 4 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
11 4 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.025%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.025%) Final Cut Pro
12 1 (0.025%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.025%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 96 (2.41%) SAP FI
1 96 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 94 (2.36%) SAP FI/CO
2 94 (2.36%) SAP CO
3 93 (2.33%) SAP MM
4 49 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
5 41 (1.03%) SAP FSCM
6 40 (1.00%) SAP MDM
7 34 (0.85%) SAP SCM
8 33 (0.83%) SAP SD
9 30 (0.75%) SAP PP
10 29 (0.73%) Oracle EBS R12
11 25 (0.63%) SAP WM
12 20 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
12 20 (0.50%) Oracle Financials
12 20 (0.50%) SAP HR
13 18 (0.45%) SAP HCM
14 17 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
15 16 (0.40%) SAP PS
16 15 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 195 (4.89%) SaaS
2 97 (2.43%) Cloud Computing
3 79 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 56 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
5 50 (1.26%) Office 365
6 43 (1.08%) SuccessFactors
7 34 (0.85%) Google Analytics
8 31 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
8 31 (0.78%) Amazon EMR
9 30 (0.75%) IaaS
10 25 (0.63%) PaaS
11 20 (0.50%) Boomi
12 13 (0.33%) Mimecast
12 13 (0.33%) Force.com
13 5 (0.13%) GitHub
14 3 (0.075%) Adobe Analytics
14 3 (0.075%) Google App Engine
14 3 (0.075%) iPaaS
14 3 (0.075%) Terremark
14 3 (0.075%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 81 (2.03%) Internet
2 80 (2.01%) Unified Communications
3 72 (1.81%) MPLS
4 66 (1.66%) WAN
5 64 (1.61%) VPN
6 47 (1.18%) Ethernet
7 37 (0.93%) TCP/IP
7 37 (0.93%) Wireless
8 35 (0.88%) VPLS
9 32 (0.80%) VoIP
10 30 (0.75%) DNS
10 30 (0.75%) SAN
11 29 (0.73%) Firewall
12 25 (0.63%) LAN
13 23 (0.58%) DHCP
14 22 (0.55%) Network Security
15 18 (0.45%) Broadband
15 18 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
16 15 (0.38%) NAS
17 12 (0.30%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 211 (5.30%) Big Data
2 190 (4.77%) SQL Server
3 117 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
4 106 (2.66%) Hadoop
5 75 (1.88%) Relational Database
6 71 (1.78%) Data Mining
7 70 (1.76%) Oracle Database
8 62 (1.56%) DataStage
9 60 (1.51%) DB2
10 59 (1.48%) NoSQL
10 59 (1.48%) MongoDB
11 58 (1.46%) Pentaho
12 57 (1.43%) RDBMS
13 56 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
13 56 (1.41%) Apache Hive
14 52 (1.31%) HBase
15 51 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
16 47 (1.18%) QlikView
17 42 (1.05%) SAP Data Services
18 40 (1.00%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 47 (1.18%) Talend Open Studio
2 19 (0.48%) JIRA
3 13 (0.33%) Git (software)
4 8 (0.20%) Visual Studio
4 8 (0.20%) Toad
5 7 (0.18%) Dreamweaver
5 7 (0.18%) Eclipse
6 6 (0.15%) JUnit
7 4 (0.10%) Axure RP
7 4 (0.10%) Cucumber
7 4 (0.10%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.075%) Subversion
8 3 (0.075%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (0.075%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.075%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (0.075%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (0.075%) Xcode
8 3 (0.075%) ProC
8 3 (0.075%) MSI
8 3 (0.075%) AdminStudio
General
1 1157 (29.04%) Finance
2 859 (21.56%) Marketing
3 407 (10.22%) Telecoms
4 372 (9.34%) Retail
5 292 (7.33%) Legal
6 255 (6.40%) Banking
7 180 (4.52%) Manufacturing
8 133 (3.34%) Law
9 127 (3.19%) Pharmaceutical
10 125 (3.14%) Advertising
11 110 (2.76%) Back Office
12 71 (1.78%) Billing
13 64 (1.61%) Retail Banking
14 58 (1.46%) Local Government
15 52 (1.31%) Front Office
16 51 (1.28%) Publishing
17 46 (1.15%) German Language
18 43 (1.08%) Games
19 36 (0.90%) Investment Banking
20 34 (0.85%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 960 (24.10%) Consultant
2 407 (10.22%) Architect
3 392 (9.84%) Business Manager
4 378 (9.49%) Development Manager
5 351 (8.81%) Business Development Manager
6 275 (6.90%) SAP Consultant
7 256 (6.43%) Solutions Architect
8 223 (5.60%) Account Manager
9 188 (4.72%) Analyst
10 173 (4.34%) Sales Executive
11 170 (4.27%) Managing Consultant
12 166 (4.17%) Senior Manager
13 131 (3.29%) Project Manager
14 127 (3.19%) Sales Manager
15 125 (3.14%) Developer
16 115 (2.89%) SAP MM Consultant
17 109 (2.74%) Business Analyst
18 92 (2.31%) SAP Manager
19 91 (2.28%) Transition Manager
20 89 (2.23%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (3.51%) .NET
2 121 (3.04%) HTML
3 80 (2.01%) Web Services
4 70 (1.76%) CSS
5 60 (1.51%) Middleware
6 51 (1.28%) XML
7 35 (0.88%) ASP.NET
7 35 (0.88%) SAP PI
7 35 (0.88%) HTML5
7 35 (0.88%) MLlib
8 32 (0.80%) Oracle Fusion
8 32 (0.80%) J2EE
9 31 (0.78%) jQuery
10 24 (0.60%) CGI
11 20 (0.50%) Spring
12 19 (0.48%) AngularJS
13 16 (0.40%) RESTful
13 16 (0.40%) Silverlight
14 15 (0.38%) WCF
14 15 (0.38%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 529 (13.28%) Analytical Skills
2 188 (4.72%) Data Centre
3 147 (3.69%) Management Information System
4 134 (3.36%) Computer Science
5 116 (2.91%) Social Media
6 105 (2.64%) Life Science
7 103 (2.59%) Data Integration
8 87 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
9 73 (1.83%) User Experience
10 54 (1.36%) Mathematics
11 51 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 50 (1.26%) Statistics
13 45 (1.13%) Mobile App
14 42 (1.05%) Visualisation
15 36 (0.90%) FMCG
16 32 (0.80%) NHS
17 31 (0.78%) Credit Risk
18 29 (0.73%) GIS
19 26 (0.65%) IVR
20 25 (0.63%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 110 (2.76%) Linux
2 109 (2.74%) Windows
3 40 (1.00%) UNIX
4 32 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 29 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (0.45%) Apple iOS
6 18 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (0.43%) Android
8 9 (0.23%) CentOS
9 8 (0.20%) Windows 7
10 7 (0.18%) Debian
11 6 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.075%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.050%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.050%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.050%) zOS
13 2 (0.050%) Solaris
13 2 (0.050%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.025%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.025%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 631 (15.84%) Project Management
2 495 (12.42%) Coaching
3 464 (11.65%) CRM
4 450 (11.30%) Analytics
5 382 (9.59%) Business Intelligence
6 376 (9.44%) Agile Software Development
7 295 (7.40%) Risk Management
8 262 (6.58%) ITIL
9 252 (6.33%) Mentoring
10 246 (6.17%) B2B
11 236 (5.92%) Stakeholder Management
12 234 (5.87%) Data Management
13 222 (5.57%) PRINCE2
14 209 (5.25%) SAP Implementation
15 197 (4.94%) Migration
16 193 (4.84%) Service Delivery
17 189 (4.74%) ERP
18 188 (4.72%) E-Commerce
19 176 (4.42%) ETL
20 171 (4.29%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 280 (7.03%) SQL
2 195 (4.89%) ABAP
3 165 (4.14%) Java
4 153 (3.84%) C
5 92 (2.31%) JavaScript
6 90 (2.26%) C#
7 84 (2.11%) PHP
8 78 (1.96%) Python
8 78 (1.96%) R
9 42 (1.05%) Perl
10 33 (0.83%) C++
10 33 (0.83%) MATLAB
11 18 (0.45%) Shell Script
12 13 (0.33%) VB.NET
13 12 (0.30%) T-SQL
14 10 (0.25%) PL/SQL
14 10 (0.25%) VBA
15 8 (0.20%) VB
15 8 (0.20%) Objective-C
16 7 (0.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 806 (20.23%) Degree
2 192 (4.82%) Security Cleared
3 107 (2.69%) SC Cleared
4 78 (1.96%) ISEB
5 67 (1.68%) CISSP
6 60 (1.51%) PMI Certification
7 54 (1.36%) MBA
8 50 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
9 44 (1.10%) ACCA
9 44 (1.10%) CIMA
10 43 (1.08%) PMP
11 35 (0.88%) DV Cleared
12 34 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 30 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
13 30 (0.75%) MCSE
13 30 (0.75%) MCITP
14 29 (0.73%) CISM
15 21 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 20 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
17 19 (0.48%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (2.46%) QA
2 73 (1.83%) Data Quality
3 69 (1.73%) COBIT
4 53 (1.33%) SLA
5 43 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 30 (0.75%) PCI DSS
7 18 (0.45%) ISO 9001
8 9 (0.23%) MiFID
8 9 (0.23%) EMIR
8 9 (0.23%) Solvency II
9 8 (0.20%) CRD IV
10 6 (0.15%) ISO 8583
10 6 (0.15%) HIPAA
10 6 (0.15%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 5 (0.13%) HL7
12 4 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
12 4 (0.10%) PMBOK
12 4 (0.10%) ISO 14001
12 4 (0.10%) Basel II
12 4 (0.10%) WAI
System Software
1 97 (2.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (1.00%) Active Directory
2 40 (1.00%) Apache Flume
3 39 (0.98%) Hyper-V
4 37 (0.93%) Terminal Services
5 30 (0.75%) XenDesktop
6 24 (0.60%) XenApp
7 17 (0.43%) vSphere
8 16 (0.40%) vCloud
9 15 (0.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 14 (0.35%) XenServer
11 5 (0.13%) Forefront TMG
11 5 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (0.10%) Firmware
13 3 (0.075%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (0.075%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.050%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.050%) ISA Server
14 2 (0.050%) UAG
14 2 (0.050%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 43 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
2 29 (0.73%) SCCM
3 21 (0.53%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 16 (0.40%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 10 (0.25%) SCOM
6 9 (0.23%) Ansible
6 9 (0.23%) Puppet
7 6 (0.15%) Oracle Identity Management
8 5 (0.13%) Data Guard
8 5 (0.13%) Tivoli
8 5 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (0.10%) EMC NetWorker
10 3 (0.075%) Cisco UCCE
10 3 (0.075%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 3 (0.075%) MOM
10 3 (0.075%) Windows Intune
10 3 (0.075%) Oozie
10 3 (0.075%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 2 (0.050%) Oracle EDQ
11 2 (0.050%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 643 (16.14%) SAP
2 475 (11.92%) Microsoft
3 413 (10.37%) Oracle
4 142 (3.56%) Cisco
5 138 (3.46%) IBM
6 134 (3.36%) VMware
7 119 (2.99%) Informatica
7 119 (2.99%) Salesforce.com
8 84 (2.11%) HP
9 76 (1.91%) Cognos
10 75 (1.88%) Citrix
11 64 (1.61%) MicroStrategy
12 63 (1.58%) Tableau
13 61 (1.53%) Teradata
14 60 (1.51%) Google
15 57 (1.43%) Dell
16 52 (1.31%) Cognizant
17 48 (1.20%) Netezza
18 47 (1.18%) Talend
19 44 (1.10%) SunGard
Liverpool, Merseyside
Clayton Group
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 1 hour ago
Sutton, Surrey
Networking People
Salary: 28.5 hols, pension,
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to 25K + Uncapped Commission
Posted: 2 hours ago
United Kingdom
Assurant Solutions Careers
Posted: 3 hours ago
South West
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum OTE £110,000 + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + £10,000 OTE
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £120000 - £200000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cheshire
Clayton Group
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
North West London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Windsor, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Clayton Group
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + OTE £100k + Other bens
Posted: 19 hours ago