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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Development
Rank 170 146 160
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +14
Permanent jobs citing Business Development 1843 2011 1861
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.78% 1.93% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.15% 2.34% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1077 1253 1095
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £90,000 £95,000
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
85706 85883 83957
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.85% 82.34% 80.02%
Number of salaries quoted 69758 68377 69647
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 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 6 March 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 6 March 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 -16 1663 £60,000 +4.34% 334
London -14 784 £67,500 +8.00% 145
South East -11 480 £52,500 - 57
Surrey +9 285 £52,500 -8.69% 14
Egham 0 169 £85,000 +47.82% 2
City of London -12 165 £65,000 - 53
Berkshire +19 110 £62,500 +19.04% 15
East of England +55 87 £44,000 -12.00% 12
Reading +48 87 £55,000 +2.32% 11
West Midlands -29 75 £57,500 +9.52% 21
Hertfordshire +52 67 £44,000 -12.00% 7
North West -17 65 £32,500 -7.14% 37
South West +2 60 £41,250 -17.50% 23
Birmingham -8 54 £60,000 +9.09% 11
Guildford +28 47 £60,000 +9.09% 7
East Midlands -8 47 £40,000 -11.11% 10
Manchester +1 36 £32,500 -23.52% 20
Yorkshire -43 28 £40,000 -36.00% 9
Hemel Hempstead - 27 £80,000 - 2
Hampshire -39 26 £45,000 -5.26% 6
Scotland -10 25 £42,500 -15.00% 10
Buckinghamshire -12 22 £67,500 +26.76% 6
Nottinghamshire -3 19 £46,250 +2.77% 3
Nottingham -7 18 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Gloucestershire +2 17 £67,500 +87.50% 6
West Yorkshire -44 17 £40,000 -36.00% 7
Leeds -34 16 £41,250 -34.00% 6
West Sussex +7 15 £45,000 +42.85% 4
Oxfordshire +6 15 £42,500 +9.67% 6
Bristol -9 15 £39,000 -13.33% 8

Business Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 1019 (27.25%) Finance
2 789 (21.10%) Degree
3 772 (20.64%) Marketing
4 658 (17.59%) SAP
5 650 (17.38%) Project Management
6 510 (13.64%) Coaching
7 497 (13.29%) Microsoft
8 464 (12.41%) CRM
9 429 (11.47%) Analytical Skills
10 412 (11.02%) Telecoms
11 381 (10.19%) Oracle
12 373 (9.97%) MS Excel
13 332 (8.88%) Agile Software Development
14 298 (7.97%) Retail
15 296 (7.91%) Risk Management
16 278 (7.43%) Business Intelligence
17 273 (7.30%) Mentoring
18 271 (7.25%) B2B
19 265 (7.09%) Legal
20 241 (6.44%) SAP Implementation
21 239 (6.39%) SQL
22 209 (5.59%) E-Commerce
23 207 (5.53%) ABAP
24 204 (5.45%) SQL Server
25 198 (5.29%) Service Delivery
26 192 (5.13%) Banking
27 188 (5.03%) Analytics
28 183 (4.89%) Data Management
29 179 (4.79%) Java
30 176 (4.71%) ERP

Business Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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
1 135 (3.61%) SharePoint
2 59 (1.58%) SAS
3 39 (1.04%) CMS
4 29 (0.78%) MS Exchange
5 26 (0.70%) WebSphere
5 26 (0.70%) Lync
6 19 (0.51%) Apache
6 19 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
7 18 (0.48%) IIS
7 18 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
8 14 (0.37%) Node.js
8 14 (0.37%) Tomcat
9 13 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
10 12 (0.32%) WebLogic
11 10 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
12 9 (0.24%) Umbraco
12 9 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
12 9 (0.24%) Apache Pig
13 7 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
13 7 (0.19%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 373 (9.97%) MS Excel
2 157 (4.20%) MS Office
3 100 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 73 (1.95%) MS Project
5 49 (1.31%) MS Visio
6 28 (0.75%) Photoshop
7 27 (0.72%) SPSS
8 23 (0.61%) OmniGraffle
9 20 (0.53%) InfoPath
10 13 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
11 10 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
12 6 (0.16%) InDesign
13 3 (0.080%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 2 (0.053%) S-PLUS
15 1 (0.027%) Adobe Premiere
15 1 (0.027%) Pro/ENGINEER
15 1 (0.027%) Final Cut Pro
15 1 (0.027%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 110 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 90 (2.41%) SAP MM
3 82 (2.19%) Oracle EBS
4 74 (1.98%) SAP FI
5 72 (1.93%) SAP FI/CO
5 72 (1.93%) SAP CO
6 45 (1.20%) SAP SD
7 42 (1.12%) Oracle EBS R12
8 34 (0.91%) Oracle Financials
9 30 (0.80%) SAP PP
9 30 (0.80%) SAP SCM
9 30 (0.80%) Magento
9 30 (0.80%) SAP FSCM
10 27 (0.72%) Oracle ERP
11 24 (0.64%) SAP WM
12 21 (0.56%) SAP MDM
13 20 (0.53%) SAP CRM
14 16 (0.43%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
15 15 (0.40%) SAP HR
16 14 (0.37%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 135 (3.61%) SaaS
2 84 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 55 (1.47%) Office 365
4 48 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
5 34 (0.91%) IaaS
6 28 (0.75%) PaaS
7 20 (0.53%) SuccessFactors
8 13 (0.35%) Force.com
9 10 (0.27%) GitHub
10 7 (0.19%) Terremark
11 6 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
12 1 (0.027%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.027%) Trello
12 1 (0.027%) Basecamp
12 1 (0.027%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.027%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 102 (2.73%) Internet
2 77 (2.06%) Unified Communications
3 64 (1.71%) WAN
4 49 (1.31%) VPN
5 47 (1.26%) MPLS
6 46 (1.23%) Ethernet
7 42 (1.12%) Wireless
8 34 (0.91%) Firewall
9 32 (0.86%) VPLS
10 29 (0.78%) Network Security
10 29 (0.78%) LAN
11 28 (0.75%) VoIP
12 27 (0.72%) TCP/IP
13 26 (0.70%) SAN
14 15 (0.40%) Broadband
15 13 (0.35%) Intranet
16 12 (0.32%) ATM
17 11 (0.29%) Frame Relay
18 10 (0.27%) LTE
18 10 (0.27%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (5.45%) SQL Server
2 101 (2.70%) Big Data
3 86 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
4 70 (1.87%) Relational Database
5 61 (1.63%) DataStage
6 58 (1.55%) Oracle Database
7 54 (1.44%) SAP Data Services
8 53 (1.42%) Data Mining
9 52 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 47 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
11 40 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 37 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 34 (0.91%) OLAP
14 33 (0.88%) MySQL
15 30 (0.80%) Oracle OLAP
15 30 (0.80%) Hadoop
16 28 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
17 26 (0.70%) QlikView
18 23 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
19 22 (0.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 36 (0.96%) Git (software)
2 35 (0.94%) Axure RP
3 28 (0.75%) JIRA
4 27 (0.72%) Eclipse
5 20 (0.53%) RequisitePro
6 19 (0.51%) Dreamweaver
6 19 (0.51%) JUnit
6 19 (0.51%) LSMW
6 19 (0.51%) FrontPage
6 19 (0.51%) CaliberRM
6 19 (0.51%) Rational DOORS
7 18 (0.48%) Visual Studio
8 17 (0.45%) Subversion
9 12 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (0.32%) Talend Open Studio
10 11 (0.29%) NUnit
10 11 (0.29%) Jenkins
11 10 (0.27%) Jasmine
12 9 (0.24%) Moq
13 6 (0.16%) Maven
General
1 1019 (27.25%) Finance
2 772 (20.64%) Marketing
3 412 (11.02%) Telecoms
4 298 (7.97%) Retail
5 265 (7.09%) Legal
6 192 (5.13%) Banking
7 105 (2.81%) Advertising
8 100 (2.67%) Pharmaceutical
9 86 (2.30%) Manufacturing
10 77 (2.06%) Law
11 72 (1.93%) Billing
12 66 (1.76%) Back Office
13 43 (1.15%) Automotive
13 43 (1.15%) German Language
14 40 (1.07%) Games
15 39 (1.04%) Investment Banking
16 38 (1.02%) Local Government
17 33 (0.88%) Electronics
17 33 (0.88%) Front Office
18 32 (0.86%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 876 (23.42%) Consultant
2 408 (10.91%) Business Manager
3 385 (10.29%) Development Manager
4 370 (9.89%) Business Development Manager
5 349 (9.33%) Architect
6 299 (7.99%) SAP Consultant
7 206 (5.51%) Developer
8 205 (5.48%) Solutions Architect
9 200 (5.35%) Account Manager
10 197 (5.27%) Sales Manager
11 172 (4.60%) Analyst
12 168 (4.49%) Sales Executive
13 147 (3.93%) Managing Consultant
14 140 (3.74%) Senior Manager
15 130 (3.48%) Project Manager
16 125 (3.34%) SAP MM Consultant
17 120 (3.21%) Business Analyst
18 98 (2.62%) Senior Consultant
19 80 (2.14%) SAP Manager
20 72 (1.93%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (4.52%) .NET
2 167 (4.47%) HTML
3 120 (3.21%) CSS
4 109 (2.91%) Web Services
5 72 (1.93%) HTML5
6 71 (1.90%) ASP.NET
7 69 (1.84%) XML
8 57 (1.52%) jQuery
9 47 (1.26%) Ajax
10 46 (1.23%) Middleware
11 45 (1.20%) CSS3
12 40 (1.07%) .NET Framework
13 37 (0.99%) J2EE
14 35 (0.94%) Oracle Fusion
15 34 (0.91%) Spring
16 33 (0.88%) XSLT
17 31 (0.83%) WPF
18 30 (0.80%) SOAP
18 30 (0.80%) WCF
19 27 (0.72%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 429 (11.47%) Analytical Skills
2 166 (4.44%) User Experience
3 164 (4.39%) Computer Science
4 147 (3.93%) Management Information System
5 103 (2.75%) Social Media
6 88 (2.35%) Mobile App
7 84 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
8 74 (1.98%) Data Integration
9 70 (1.87%) Life Science
10 52 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 46 (1.23%) FMCG
12 44 (1.18%) Visualisation
13 38 (1.02%) Mathematics
14 36 (0.96%) Open Source
15 35 (0.94%) Blog
16 34 (0.91%) Statistics
17 30 (0.80%) PMI
18 29 (0.78%) NHS
18 29 (0.78%) Economics
19 23 (0.61%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 156 (4.17%) Windows
2 71 (1.90%) Linux
3 56 (1.50%) Apple iOS
4 42 (1.12%) Android
5 31 (0.83%) UNIX
6 24 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (0.29%) CentOS
8 11 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (0.24%) Windows 7
10 7 (0.19%) Debian
10 7 (0.19%) Windows NT
11 6 (0.16%) Solaris
12 5 (0.13%) Windows Phone
13 4 (0.11%) AIX
13 4 (0.11%) HPUX
13 4 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (0.080%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.053%) zOS
16 1 (0.027%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 650 (17.38%) Project Management
2 510 (13.64%) Coaching
3 464 (12.41%) CRM
4 332 (8.88%) Agile Software Development
5 296 (7.91%) Risk Management
6 278 (7.43%) Business Intelligence
7 273 (7.30%) Mentoring
8 271 (7.25%) B2B
9 241 (6.44%) SAP Implementation
10 209 (5.59%) E-Commerce
11 198 (5.29%) Service Delivery
12 188 (5.03%) Analytics
13 183 (4.89%) Data Management
14 176 (4.71%) ERP
15 167 (4.47%) PRINCE2
16 164 (4.39%) Migration
16 164 (4.39%) Business Transformation
17 163 (4.36%) Stakeholder Management
18 162 (4.33%) Continuous Improvement
19 160 (4.28%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 239 (6.39%) SQL
2 207 (5.53%) ABAP
3 179 (4.79%) Java
4 159 (4.25%) JavaScript
5 131 (3.50%) C
6 102 (2.73%) C#
7 56 (1.50%) C++
8 38 (1.02%) Python
9 34 (0.91%) PHP
10 24 (0.64%) T-SQL
11 22 (0.59%) PL/SQL
12 16 (0.43%) Ruby
12 16 (0.43%) R
13 13 (0.35%) VB
14 12 (0.32%) Objective-C
14 12 (0.32%) MATLAB
15 10 (0.27%) VB.NET
15 10 (0.27%) Perl
16 9 (0.24%) Assembly Language
17 8 (0.21%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 789 (21.10%) Degree
2 151 (4.04%) Security Cleared
3 95 (2.54%) VCP4
4 79 (2.11%) SC Cleared
5 68 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 59 (1.58%) MBA
7 51 (1.36%) ISEB
8 44 (1.18%) PMI Certification
9 42 (1.12%) MCP
10 38 (1.02%) DV Cleared
11 37 (0.99%) MCITP
12 34 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 32 (0.86%) CIMA
14 31 (0.83%) PMP
15 30 (0.80%) ACCA
16 28 (0.75%) MCSD
16 28 (0.75%) MCDBA
17 23 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
18 17 (0.45%) CISSP
18 17 (0.45%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (3.21%) QA
2 53 (1.42%) SLA
3 47 (1.26%) Data Quality
4 38 (1.02%) COBIT
5 25 (0.67%) ISO 9001
6 18 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 15 (0.40%) WAI
8 13 (0.35%) ISO 8583
9 7 (0.19%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.080%) Basel III
10 3 (0.080%) HL7
11 2 (0.053%) EMIR
11 2 (0.053%) Basel II
11 2 (0.053%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.027%) TickIT
12 1 (0.027%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.027%) CRD IV
12 1 (0.027%) PMBOK
12 1 (0.027%) MiFID
System Software
1 58 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (1.15%) Active Directory
3 37 (0.99%) Hyper-V
4 18 (0.48%) Firmware
5 13 (0.35%) vSphere
6 12 (0.32%) XenServer
7 8 (0.21%) ISA Server
8 7 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 7 (0.19%) XenDesktop
8 7 (0.19%) Forefront TMG
8 7 (0.19%) UAG
9 5 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (0.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 4 (0.11%) Terminal Services
10 4 (0.11%) vCloud
10 4 (0.11%) HDFS
11 2 (0.053%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.053%) Varnish
12 1 (0.027%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 17 (0.45%) SCCM
1 17 (0.45%) SCOM
2 9 (0.24%) Tivoli
3 7 (0.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (0.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 6 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (0.16%) Data Guard
5 5 (0.13%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (0.11%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 3 (0.080%) HP SiteScope
8 1 (0.027%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 658 (17.59%) SAP
2 497 (13.29%) Microsoft
3 381 (10.19%) Oracle
4 160 (4.28%) Salesforce.com
5 131 (3.50%) Cisco
6 129 (3.45%) IBM
7 125 (3.34%) VMware
8 101 (2.70%) Informatica
9 81 (2.17%) HP
10 49 (1.31%) Google
11 46 (1.23%) Cognizant
12 44 (1.18%) Citrix
13 43 (1.15%) Business Objects
14 40 (1.07%) Hitachi
15 37 (0.99%) Sun
16 31 (0.83%) Dell
16 31 (0.83%) SunGard
17 30 (0.80%) Cognos
18 29 (0.78%) Adobe
18 29 (0.78%) hybris
London
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: From £85,000 to £120,000 per annum excellent 6 figure salary / package
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + OTE £70,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Consulting Point
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Up to £65,000 + Car / Allowance DOE
Posted: 4 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + £47,000 OTE (uncapped)
Posted: 4 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + OTE 35-40K!
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Avance Consulting
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Volaris Exec
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + 100% OTE + bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
UK
Roc Search
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + OTE
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £90000 - £105000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Via Resource
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £80,000 + Package and Benefits (Depending on Experience)
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: up to £85,000
Posted: 8 hours ago