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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Development
Rank 173 151 173
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +22
Permanent jobs citing Business Development 1795 1967 1807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.72% 1.89% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 2.29% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1130 1184 1188
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £92,500 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +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
86105 85797 88471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.69% 82.28% 80.11%
Number of salaries quoted 70901 68441 74950
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 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
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 29 January 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 29 January 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 -18 1628 £57,500 - 324
London -9 814 £67,500 +12.50% 144
South East -16 464 £50,000 -9.09% 45
Surrey +6 237 £55,000 - 13
Egham 0 160 £85,000 +47.82% 2
City of London -10 160 £67,500 +3.84% 46
Berkshire +2 113 £60,000 -3.22% 8
Reading +33 91 £52,500 -19.23% 5
East of England +34 90 £44,000 -12.00% 11
Hertfordshire +37 60 £44,000 -12.00% 8
North West -4 59 £32,500 -18.75% 24
West Midlands -21 58 £50,000 - 24
South West 0 53 £38,500 -19.79% 29
Hampshire -38 43 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Birmingham -18 34 £60,000 +9.09% 13
Yorkshire -46 33 £40,000 -36.00% 12
Manchester -4 32 £32,500 -18.75% 12
East Midlands -10 28 £42,500 -5.55% 15
Scotland -2 25 £42,500 -22.72% 3
Buckinghamshire -12 25 £61,000 +6.08% 6
Guildford -4 24 £55,000 +2.80% 6
Bristol +9 22 £48,500 +7.77% 13
Hemel Hempstead - 22 £60,000 - 2
Somerset +26 18 £36,750 -30.00%
West Yorkshire -38 17 £38,750 -40.38% 5
Cambridgeshire +2 16 £37,500 -59.45% 3
Oxfordshire -7 16 £35,000 +13.82% 7
Leeds -22 15 £40,000 -38.46% 3
Bath +17 14 £38,500 -26.66%
Cambridge +2 13 £37,500 -59.45% 1

Business Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 1005 (27.48%) Finance
2 836 (22.86%) Degree
3 780 (21.33%) Marketing
4 682 (18.65%) Project Management
5 636 (17.39%) SAP
6 534 (14.60%) Coaching
7 486 (13.29%) Microsoft
8 446 (12.20%) CRM
9 411 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
10 404 (11.05%) Oracle
11 376 (10.28%) Telecoms
12 370 (10.12%) MS Excel
13 344 (9.41%) Agile Software Development
14 337 (9.22%) Risk Management
15 278 (7.60%) Retail
16 269 (7.36%) Legal
17 266 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
18 263 (7.19%) SAP Implementation
19 254 (6.95%) B2B
20 247 (6.75%) Mentoring
21 222 (6.07%) ABAP
22 220 (6.02%) SQL
23 213 (5.82%) E-Commerce
23 213 (5.82%) Service Delivery
24 208 (5.69%) User Experience
25 193 (5.28%) JavaScript
26 191 (5.22%) Java
26 191 (5.22%) ERP
27 189 (5.17%) HTML
28 182 (4.98%) Stakeholder Management

Business Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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
1 118 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 76 (2.08%) SAS
3 39 (1.07%) CMS
4 27 (0.74%) WebSphere
5 24 (0.66%) Node.js
5 24 (0.66%) MS Exchange
6 20 (0.55%) Lync
7 17 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
8 15 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
9 14 (0.38%) ArcGIS
10 12 (0.33%) WebLogic
10 12 (0.33%) Tomcat
11 11 (0.30%) Umbraco
11 11 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
12 10 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
12 10 (0.27%) Apache Pig
12 10 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
13 9 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
13 9 (0.25%) Apache
14 7 (0.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 370 (10.12%) MS Excel
2 152 (4.16%) MS Office
3 100 (2.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 75 (2.05%) MS Project
5 48 (1.31%) MS Visio
6 29 (0.79%) Photoshop
7 23 (0.63%) SPSS
8 21 (0.57%) OmniGraffle
9 16 (0.44%) InfoPath
10 11 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
11 10 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
12 6 (0.16%) InDesign
13 5 (0.14%) Stata
14 4 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 2 (0.055%) S-PLUS
16 1 (0.027%) Pro/ENGINEER
16 1 (0.027%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 109 (2.98%) Oracle EBS
2 102 (2.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 98 (2.68%) SAP MM
4 48 (1.31%) SAP SD
5 44 (1.20%) Oracle EBS R12
6 43 (1.18%) SAP CO
6 43 (1.18%) SAP FI
6 43 (1.18%) SAP FI/CO
7 35 (0.96%) SAP FSCM
8 34 (0.93%) Oracle ERP
8 34 (0.93%) Oracle Financials
9 32 (0.88%) Magento
10 31 (0.85%) SAP PP
11 29 (0.79%) SAP SCM
12 27 (0.74%) SAP WM
13 24 (0.66%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
14 22 (0.60%) SAP MDM
15 20 (0.55%) SAP CRM
16 17 (0.46%) Oracle Receivables
16 17 (0.46%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 117 (3.20%) SaaS
2 94 (2.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 67 (1.83%) Office 365
4 50 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
5 33 (0.90%) IaaS
6 23 (0.63%) Yammer
7 21 (0.57%) PaaS
8 20 (0.55%) GitHub
9 9 (0.25%) Force.com
10 7 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
11 4 (0.11%) Terremark
11 4 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
12 2 (0.055%) SoftLayer
13 1 (0.027%) Basecamp
13 1 (0.027%) Trello
13 1 (0.027%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 83 (2.27%) Internet
2 40 (1.09%) Unified Communications
3 37 (1.01%) Wireless
4 30 (0.82%) LAN
5 29 (0.79%) Network Security
5 29 (0.79%) WAN
6 27 (0.74%) Firewall
7 21 (0.57%) Broadband
8 20 (0.55%) VoIP
9 17 (0.46%) NGN
10 14 (0.38%) Ethernet
11 13 (0.36%) MPLS
11 13 (0.36%) SAN
11 13 (0.36%) Intranet
11 13 (0.36%) Radio Access Network
12 12 (0.33%) TCP/IP
13 11 (0.30%) VPN
14 10 (0.27%) LTE
14 10 (0.27%) TETRA
15 9 (0.25%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (4.51%) SQL Server
2 86 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
2 86 (2.35%) Big Data
3 67 (1.83%) Relational Database
4 61 (1.67%) Oracle Database
5 60 (1.64%) DataStage
6 58 (1.59%) SAP Data Services
7 56 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 49 (1.34%) Data Mining
9 39 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
10 36 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 34 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 31 (0.85%) Oracle BI EE
12 31 (0.85%) OLAP
13 28 (0.77%) Hadoop
14 27 (0.74%) QlikView
14 27 (0.74%) Oracle OLAP
14 27 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
15 23 (0.63%) MySQL
16 22 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 59 (1.61%) Git (software)
2 36 (0.98%) Axure RP
3 35 (0.96%) Jenkins
4 30 (0.82%) JIRA
5 25 (0.68%) RequisitePro
6 24 (0.66%) CaliberRM
6 24 (0.66%) Rational DOORS
6 24 (0.66%) Dreamweaver
6 24 (0.66%) Eclipse
6 24 (0.66%) FrontPage
7 23 (0.63%) LSMW
7 23 (0.63%) Cucumber
8 22 (0.60%) Subversion
9 20 (0.55%) Jasmine
10 18 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
10 18 (0.49%) Visual Studio
11 13 (0.36%) JUnit
12 12 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
13 11 (0.30%) NUnit
14 10 (0.27%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1005 (27.48%) Finance
2 780 (21.33%) Marketing
3 376 (10.28%) Telecoms
4 278 (7.60%) Retail
5 269 (7.36%) Legal
6 163 (4.46%) Banking
7 109 (2.98%) Pharmaceutical
8 104 (2.84%) Advertising
9 77 (2.11%) Manufacturing
10 65 (1.78%) Law
11 61 (1.67%) Billing
12 41 (1.12%) German Language
12 41 (1.12%) Automotive
12 41 (1.12%) Back Office
13 40 (1.09%) Games
14 30 (0.82%) Front Office
14 30 (0.82%) Electronics
15 29 (0.79%) French Language
15 29 (0.79%) Local Government
15 29 (0.79%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 890 (24.34%) Consultant
2 381 (10.42%) Business Manager
3 370 (10.12%) Development Manager
4 349 (9.54%) Business Development Manager
5 324 (8.86%) Architect
6 314 (8.59%) SAP Consultant
7 229 (6.26%) Developer
8 201 (5.50%) Solutions Architect
9 194 (5.30%) Account Manager
9 194 (5.30%) Sales Manager
10 168 (4.59%) Analyst
11 158 (4.32%) Managing Consultant
12 146 (3.99%) Senior Manager
13 143 (3.91%) Sales Executive
14 137 (3.75%) SAP MM Consultant
15 118 (3.23%) Project Manager
16 107 (2.93%) Business Analyst
17 88 (2.41%) Senior Consultant
18 87 (2.38%) Business Development Executive
19 84 (2.30%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (5.17%) HTML
2 156 (4.27%) .NET
3 143 (3.91%) CSS
4 93 (2.54%) Web Services
5 89 (2.43%) HTML5
6 69 (1.89%) jQuery
7 65 (1.78%) XML
7 65 (1.78%) ASP.NET
8 59 (1.61%) CSS3
9 43 (1.18%) .NET Framework
9 43 (1.18%) Ajax
10 40 (1.09%) Middleware
10 40 (1.09%) Oracle Fusion
11 38 (1.04%) Ruby on Rails
12 37 (1.01%) Spring
13 30 (0.82%) WCF
14 29 (0.79%) WPF
14 29 (0.79%) Java EE
15 28 (0.77%) J2EE
15 28 (0.77%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 411 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
2 208 (5.69%) User Experience
3 179 (4.89%) Computer Science
4 140 (3.83%) Management Information System
5 96 (2.63%) Mobile App
6 95 (2.60%) Social Media
7 90 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
8 80 (2.19%) Data Integration
9 61 (1.67%) PMI
10 60 (1.64%) Open Source
11 59 (1.61%) Life Science
12 52 (1.42%) Visualisation
13 45 (1.23%) Blog
14 40 (1.09%) Mathematics
15 38 (1.04%) FMCG
16 36 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 31 (0.85%) Economics
17 31 (0.85%) NHS
18 24 (0.66%) GIS
19 23 (0.63%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 147 (4.02%) Windows
2 57 (1.56%) Apple iOS
3 54 (1.48%) Linux
4 51 (1.39%) Android
5 42 (1.15%) UNIX
6 19 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (0.22%) Windows NT
7 8 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (0.19%) Windows 7
9 6 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.16%) Solaris
10 5 (0.14%) Windows Phone
11 4 (0.11%) Mac OS
11 4 (0.11%) CentOS
11 4 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
11 4 (0.11%) Tizen
11 4 (0.11%) AIX
11 4 (0.11%) HPUX
12 3 (0.082%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.027%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 682 (18.65%) Project Management
2 534 (14.60%) Coaching
3 446 (12.20%) CRM
4 344 (9.41%) Agile Software Development
5 337 (9.22%) Risk Management
6 266 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
7 263 (7.19%) SAP Implementation
8 254 (6.95%) B2B
9 247 (6.75%) Mentoring
10 213 (5.82%) E-Commerce
10 213 (5.82%) Service Delivery
11 191 (5.22%) ERP
12 182 (4.98%) Stakeholder Management
13 179 (4.89%) Data Management
14 177 (4.84%) Analytics
15 166 (4.54%) PRINCE2
16 161 (4.40%) Migration
17 158 (4.32%) ITIL
17 158 (4.32%) Software Engineering
18 156 (4.27%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 222 (6.07%) ABAP
2 220 (6.02%) SQL
3 193 (5.28%) JavaScript
4 191 (5.22%) Java
5 146 (3.99%) C
6 107 (2.93%) C#
7 62 (1.70%) C++
8 42 (1.15%) Python
9 38 (1.04%) Ruby
10 32 (0.88%) PL/SQL
11 28 (0.77%) PHP
12 24 (0.66%) R
13 20 (0.55%) T-SQL
14 19 (0.52%) MATLAB
15 15 (0.41%) VB
16 13 (0.36%) Objective-C
16 13 (0.36%) Perl
17 11 (0.30%) VB.NET
18 8 (0.22%) Bash Shell
19 6 (0.16%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 836 (22.86%) Degree
2 155 (4.24%) Security Cleared
3 87 (2.38%) SC Cleared
4 79 (2.16%) PMI Certification
5 66 (1.80%) MBA
6 52 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
7 41 (1.12%) ISEB
8 38 (1.04%) MCP
9 34 (0.93%) PMP
10 32 (0.88%) DV Cleared
11 30 (0.82%) MCITP
12 28 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 27 (0.74%) MCSD
14 25 (0.68%) CISSP
15 24 (0.66%) MCDBA
16 20 (0.55%) CIMA
17 18 (0.49%) ACCA
18 15 (0.41%) CISA
18 15 (0.41%) CISM
18 15 (0.41%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 138 (3.77%) QA
2 53 (1.45%) Data Quality
3 48 (1.31%) SLA
4 23 (0.63%) ISO 9001
5 22 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 20 (0.55%) COBIT
7 15 (0.41%) WAI
8 12 (0.33%) PCI DSS
9 7 (0.19%) ISO 8583
10 6 (0.16%) HL7
11 2 (0.055%) Basel III
12 1 (0.027%) DICOM
12 1 (0.027%) TickIT
12 1 (0.027%) EMIR
System Software
1 36 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (0.96%) Active Directory
3 26 (0.71%) Hyper-V
4 15 (0.41%) Firmware
5 10 (0.27%) XenServer
6 9 (0.25%) vSphere
7 7 (0.19%) HDFS
8 6 (0.16%) ISA Server
9 5 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 5 (0.14%) UAG
9 5 (0.14%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (0.082%) Xen
11 2 (0.055%) Varnish
12 1 (0.027%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.027%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.027%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.027%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (0.38%) SCCM
1 14 (0.38%) SCOM
2 8 (0.22%) Tivoli
3 6 (0.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 6 (0.16%) EMC NetWorker
4 5 (0.14%) Data Guard
5 4 (0.11%) Puppet
5 4 (0.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (0.082%) MOM
6 3 (0.082%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.055%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.027%) OpenView
8 1 (0.027%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.027%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 636 (17.39%) SAP
2 486 (13.29%) Microsoft
3 404 (11.05%) Oracle
4 170 (4.65%) Salesforce.com
5 121 (3.31%) IBM
6 102 (2.79%) Informatica
7 93 (2.54%) Cisco
8 91 (2.49%) VMware
9 61 (1.67%) HP
10 42 (1.15%) Cognizant
10 42 (1.15%) Business Objects
11 39 (1.07%) Cognos
12 35 (0.96%) Google
13 34 (0.93%) Citrix
14 30 (0.82%) NetApp
14 30 (0.82%) Hitachi
14 30 (0.82%) Hyperion
15 28 (0.77%) Adobe
15 28 (0.77%) Huawei
16 27 (0.74%) hybris
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Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
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Salary: From £37,000 to £46,000 per annum + Benefits
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