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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Development
Rank 177 160 177
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +17
Permanent jobs citing Business Development 1916 2068 1814
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.68% 1.87% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 2.29% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1236 1221 1258
Average salary £57,500 £55,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.60% +11.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +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
93682 90341 87311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.22% 81.64% 79.19%
Number of salaries quoted 76768 73683 73829
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +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 £72,500
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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -24 1740 £57,500 +2.67% 298
London -18 881 £65,000 +8.33% 131
South East -13 483 £50,000 -9.09% 59
Surrey +11 255 £45,000 -18.18% 12
City of London +13 163 £62,500 +4.16% 48
Egham +1 163 £43,750 -23.91%
Berkshire +4 118 £65,000 +18.18% 19
East of England +9 75 £52,500 +21.38% 17
North West -20 75 £47,000 -1.05% 20
West Midlands -27 69 £52,500 +50.00% 19
Reading -2 63 £67,500 +12.50% 11
South West -2 59 £43,250 -8.94% 24
Scotland +13 52 £41,000 +2.50% 2
Birmingham -12 52 £62,500 +25.00% 14
Hampshire +5 51 £50,000 -20.00% 4
Yorkshire -55 39 £37,500 -21.05% 14
Hertfordshire +11 37 £60,000 +14.28% 10
Manchester -18 37 £65,000 +30.00% 11
Guildford 0 29 £50,000 -9.09% 4
East Midlands -9 26 £41,000 +36.66% 5
Cambridgeshire +13 25 £37,500 +2.73% 4
Bristol +12 24 £80,000 +6.66% 14
Cheshire -4 24 £47,000 +17.50% 4
Glasgow +28 23 £40,000 -
Cambridge +10 21 £42,500 -25.11% 3
Hemel Hempstead - 21 £60,000 - 3
Edinburgh -19 20 £40,000 +26.98% 1
West Yorkshire -37 20 £32,500 -48.00% 8
Oxfordshire +9 18 £34,000 -47.69% 5
Leeds -31 18 £29,500 -53.72% 6

Business Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 1180 (28.91%) Finance
2 924 (22.64%) Degree
3 850 (20.82%) Marketing
4 744 (18.23%) SAP
5 739 (18.10%) Project Management
6 623 (15.26%) Coaching
7 488 (11.95%) Microsoft
8 476 (11.66%) CRM
9 459 (11.24%) Oracle
10 447 (10.95%) Risk Management
11 437 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
11 437 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
12 425 (10.41%) Telecoms
13 379 (9.28%) MS Excel
14 332 (8.13%) Retail
15 306 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
16 281 (6.88%) Legal
17 264 (6.47%) Mentoring
18 262 (6.42%) SAP Implementation
19 261 (6.39%) User Experience
20 253 (6.20%) E-Commerce
21 245 (6.00%) ABAP
22 238 (5.83%) B2B
23 235 (5.76%) Service Delivery
23 235 (5.76%) Stakeholder Management
24 234 (5.73%) Analytics
25 232 (5.68%) Java
26 226 (5.54%) ERP
27 225 (5.51%) JavaScript
28 215 (5.27%) ITIL

Business Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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
1 109 (2.67%) SharePoint
1 109 (2.67%) SAS
2 38 (0.93%) CMS
3 32 (0.78%) Node.js
4 22 (0.54%) NetWeaver
4 22 (0.54%) WebSphere
5 18 (0.44%) ArcGIS
6 16 (0.39%) MS Exchange
6 16 (0.39%) IIS
7 13 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
8 12 (0.29%) WebLogic
8 12 (0.29%) Tomcat
8 12 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
9 11 (0.27%) Umbraco
9 11 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
9 11 (0.27%) Lync
10 10 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
10 10 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
11 8 (0.20%) WordPress
12 7 (0.17%) Drupal
Applications
1 379 (9.28%) MS Excel
2 145 (3.55%) MS Office
3 139 (3.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 69 (1.69%) MS Project
5 52 (1.27%) MS Visio
6 24 (0.59%) Photoshop
7 22 (0.54%) SPSS
8 19 (0.47%) OmniGraffle
9 13 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 10 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
11 5 (0.12%) InfoPath
11 5 (0.12%) Fireworks
11 5 (0.12%) Stata
12 4 (0.098%) InDesign
13 3 (0.073%) Spreadsheet
14 1 (0.024%) Pro/ENGINEER
14 1 (0.024%) PowerPivot
14 1 (0.024%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 113 (2.77%) Oracle EBS
2 90 (2.20%) SAP MM
3 72 (1.76%) Dynamics CRM
4 61 (1.49%) SAP SD
5 52 (1.27%) SAP FI
5 52 (1.27%) SAP FI/CO
5 52 (1.27%) SAP CO
6 42 (1.03%) SAP FSCM
7 34 (0.83%) Oracle ERP
8 33 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
9 30 (0.73%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 30 (0.73%) SAP PP
10 29 (0.71%) SAP CRM
11 28 (0.69%) SAP SCM
12 27 (0.66%) SAP WM
13 26 (0.64%) Magento
14 25 (0.61%) SAP MDM
15 19 (0.47%) Oracle General Ledger
15 19 (0.47%) Oracle Receivables
15 19 (0.47%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 104 (2.55%) SaaS
2 73 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 60 (1.47%) Office 365
4 55 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
5 30 (0.73%) GitHub
6 14 (0.34%) IaaS
7 12 (0.29%) SuccessFactors
7 12 (0.29%) PaaS
8 8 (0.20%) Force.com
8 8 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (0.20%) Taleo
9 2 (0.049%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.024%) Trello
10 1 (0.024%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.024%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 98 (2.40%) Internet
2 48 (1.18%) Unified Communications
3 37 (0.91%) Intranet
3 37 (0.91%) LAN
4 35 (0.86%) Network Security
5 33 (0.81%) Wireless
6 32 (0.78%) NGN
6 32 (0.78%) WAN
7 31 (0.76%) Radio Access Network
8 30 (0.73%) Firewall
8 30 (0.73%) VoIP
9 27 (0.66%) Broadband
10 13 (0.32%) IPv6
10 13 (0.32%) MPLS
11 11 (0.27%) Ethernet
11 11 (0.27%) FTP
11 11 (0.27%) WLAN
11 11 (0.27%) LTE
12 10 (0.24%) 3GPP
13 9 (0.22%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (3.75%) SQL Server
2 86 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
3 81 (1.98%) Big Data
4 67 (1.64%) Oracle Database
5 64 (1.57%) SAP Data Services
6 61 (1.49%) Relational Database
7 60 (1.47%) DataStage
8 38 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 36 (0.88%) Data Mining
9 36 (0.88%) Oracle BI EE
10 35 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
11 32 (0.78%) QlikView
12 31 (0.76%) NoSQL
13 28 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 28 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
14 27 (0.66%) MS Access
14 27 (0.66%) Hadoop
14 27 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
15 26 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
16 25 (0.61%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 89 (2.18%) Git (software)
2 65 (1.59%) Jenkins
3 45 (1.10%) Cucumber
4 32 (0.78%) LSMW
4 32 (0.78%) Axure RP
5 30 (0.73%) Jasmine
6 28 (0.69%) JIRA
7 27 (0.66%) RequisitePro
8 26 (0.64%) Dreamweaver
8 26 (0.64%) FrontPage
8 26 (0.64%) CaliberRM
8 26 (0.64%) Rational DOORS
9 24 (0.59%) Subversion
10 20 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
10 20 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
11 17 (0.42%) Hudson
11 17 (0.42%) Visual Studio
12 15 (0.37%) Eclipse
13 14 (0.34%) LoadRunner
14 11 (0.27%) NUnit
General
1 1180 (28.91%) Finance
2 850 (20.82%) Marketing
3 425 (10.41%) Telecoms
4 332 (8.13%) Retail
5 281 (6.88%) Legal
6 179 (4.39%) Banking
7 163 (3.99%) Advertising
8 120 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
9 102 (2.50%) Manufacturing
10 65 (1.59%) German Language
11 57 (1.40%) Billing
12 54 (1.32%) Law
13 48 (1.18%) Back Office
14 45 (1.10%) Military
15 37 (0.91%) Games
15 37 (0.91%) Front Office
16 35 (0.86%) Automotive
17 33 (0.81%) Electronics
17 33 (0.81%) French Language
18 27 (0.66%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 977 (23.93%) Consultant
2 419 (10.26%) Development Manager
3 411 (10.07%) Business Manager
4 375 (9.19%) Business Development Manager
5 347 (8.50%) SAP Consultant
5 347 (8.50%) Architect
6 239 (5.85%) Solutions Architect
7 227 (5.56%) Developer
8 221 (5.41%) Account Manager
9 178 (4.36%) Managing Consultant
10 174 (4.26%) Analyst
11 160 (3.92%) Senior Manager
12 154 (3.77%) Sales Executive
13 149 (3.65%) Sales Manager
14 137 (3.36%) SAP MM Consultant
15 124 (3.04%) Senior Consultant
16 104 (2.55%) SAP Manager
17 101 (2.47%) Management Consultant
18 98 (2.40%) Project Manager
19 92 (2.25%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 209 (5.12%) HTML
2 170 (4.16%) .NET
3 164 (4.02%) CSS
4 90 (2.20%) HTML5
5 77 (1.89%) jQuery
6 67 (1.64%) Ruby on Rails
6 67 (1.64%) Web Services
7 66 (1.62%) XML
8 61 (1.49%) CSS3
9 60 (1.47%) ASP.NET
10 44 (1.08%) Spring
10 44 (1.08%) Oracle Fusion
11 42 (1.03%) Ext JS
12 39 (0.96%) REST
13 35 (0.86%) .NET Framework
14 32 (0.78%) Sass
15 31 (0.76%) AngularJS
15 31 (0.76%) Java EE
15 31 (0.76%) Middleware
16 28 (0.69%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 437 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 261 (6.39%) User Experience
3 180 (4.41%) Computer Science
4 147 (3.60%) Management Information System
5 128 (3.14%) Social Media
6 95 (2.33%) PMI
7 92 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
8 90 (2.20%) Mobile App
9 79 (1.94%) Data Integration
10 74 (1.81%) Open Source
11 64 (1.57%) Visualisation
12 61 (1.49%) Life Science
13 60 (1.47%) Blog
14 53 (1.30%) Mathematics
15 40 (0.98%) Tandem
16 38 (0.93%) FMCG
17 37 (0.91%) Economics
18 35 (0.86%) GIS
19 29 (0.71%) Digital Media
20 26 (0.64%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 136 (3.33%) Windows
2 53 (1.30%) Android
3 51 (1.25%) UNIX
4 44 (1.08%) Linux
5 37 (0.91%) Apple iOS
6 21 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (0.24%) Mac OS
9 9 (0.22%) Windows NT
9 9 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (0.20%) Solaris
11 6 (0.15%) AIX
11 6 (0.15%) HPUX
11 6 (0.15%) CentOS
11 6 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
12 4 (0.098%) Tizen
12 4 (0.098%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.098%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.073%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.073%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 739 (18.10%) Project Management
2 623 (15.26%) Coaching
3 476 (11.66%) CRM
4 447 (10.95%) Risk Management
5 437 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
6 306 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
7 264 (6.47%) Mentoring
8 262 (6.42%) SAP Implementation
9 253 (6.20%) E-Commerce
10 238 (5.83%) B2B
11 235 (5.76%) Stakeholder Management
11 235 (5.76%) Service Delivery
12 234 (5.73%) Analytics
13 226 (5.54%) ERP
14 215 (5.27%) ITIL
15 203 (4.97%) Data Management
16 197 (4.83%) Business Transformation
17 182 (4.46%) PRINCE2
18 181 (4.43%) Software Engineering
19 177 (4.34%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 245 (6.00%) ABAP
2 232 (5.68%) Java
3 225 (5.51%) JavaScript
4 199 (4.88%) SQL
5 180 (4.41%) C
6 112 (2.74%) C#
7 69 (1.69%) Ruby
8 56 (1.37%) C++
9 48 (1.18%) PL/SQL
10 36 (0.88%) Python
11 27 (0.66%) R
12 26 (0.64%) PHP
13 24 (0.59%) MATLAB
14 19 (0.47%) T-SQL
15 16 (0.39%) VB.NET
16 14 (0.34%) Objective-C
17 12 (0.29%) VB
18 10 (0.24%) Perl
18 10 (0.24%) Bash Shell
19 4 (0.098%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 924 (22.64%) Degree
2 215 (5.27%) Security Cleared
3 142 (3.48%) SC Cleared
4 120 (2.94%) PMI Certification
5 81 (1.98%) MBA
6 51 (1.25%) CISA
7 45 (1.10%) CISSP
8 40 (0.98%) DV Cleared
9 35 (0.86%) CISM
10 34 (0.83%) ISEB
11 31 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
12 30 (0.73%) PMP
13 22 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
14 21 (0.51%) MCP
14 21 (0.51%) MCITP
15 18 (0.44%) MCSD
15 18 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 15 (0.37%) CIMA
16 15 (0.37%) MCDBA
16 15 (0.37%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 144 (3.53%) QA
2 67 (1.64%) SLA
3 49 (1.20%) Data Quality
4 43 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 24 (0.59%) ISO 9001
6 22 (0.54%) PCI DSS
7 14 (0.34%) COBIT
8 9 (0.22%) WAI
9 7 (0.17%) HL7
10 5 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 4 (0.098%) GCP
12 2 (0.049%) Basel III
12 2 (0.049%) EMIR
13 1 (0.024%) CRD IV
13 1 (0.024%) Dodd-Frank
13 1 (0.024%) P3O
13 1 (0.024%) DICOM
13 1 (0.024%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.024%) TickIT
13 1 (0.024%) MiFID
System Software
1 46 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (0.71%) Active Directory
3 19 (0.47%) Hyper-V
4 11 (0.27%) vSphere
5 8 (0.20%) XenServer
6 7 (0.17%) HDFS
7 3 (0.073%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.073%) Xen
7 3 (0.073%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.049%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.049%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.049%) UAG
9 1 (0.024%) Varnish
9 1 (0.024%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.024%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.024%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.024%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (0.24%) Tivoli
2 9 (0.22%) Data Guard
3 7 (0.17%) MOM
3 7 (0.17%) SCCM
3 7 (0.17%) SCOM
4 6 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
5 5 (0.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (0.098%) Puppet
7 3 (0.073%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.073%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.024%) OpenView
8 1 (0.024%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.024%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 744 (18.23%) SAP
2 488 (11.95%) Microsoft
3 459 (11.24%) Oracle
4 189 (4.63%) Salesforce.com
5 130 (3.18%) IBM
6 101 (2.47%) Informatica
7 89 (2.18%) HP
8 88 (2.16%) VMware
9 86 (2.11%) Cisco
10 47 (1.15%) Cognos
10 47 (1.15%) Cognizant
11 46 (1.13%) NetApp
12 44 (1.08%) Business Objects
13 36 (0.88%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 36 (0.88%) Ericsson
14 35 (0.86%) Adobe
15 34 (0.83%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
16 32 (0.78%) Citrix
16 32 (0.78%) Hyperion
17 28 (0.69%) Huawei
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Posted: 11 hours ago
London
CGI
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
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Salary: £52000 - £150000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 to £80000 per annum - Plus benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + 60k OTE
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Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Uncapped Commission + Rewards
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Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Uncapped Commission + Rewards
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + OTE £30k to £40k
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Other
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Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum plus an outstanding package
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