The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Development
Rank 143 132 173
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +41
Permanent jobs citing Business Development 2270 2299 1879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.94% 2.11% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.42% 2.68% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1309 1328 1299
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £88,125 £97,500
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +5.26%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93957 85653 91299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.38% 78.79% 77.44%
Number of salaries quoted 75631 70015 77736
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 July 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 29 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -14 2054 £60,000 +9.09% 256
London -43 908 £60,000 +4.34% 118
South East +24 674 £60,000 +20.00% 48
Surrey +4 291 £62,500 +25.00% 16
Egham +1 198 £85,000 +6.25% 4
Berkshire +47 177 £76,250 +52.50% 15
City of London -38 174 £70,000 +27.27% 33
West Midlands +47 131 £60,000 +33.33% 20
Hampshire +77 122 £55,000 +10.00% 7
Birmingham +46 111 £60,000 +33.33% 12
North West +1 100 £47,000 -8.29% 16
East of England +31 91 £69,500 +18.80% 8
Reading +18 78 £95,000 +163.88% 6
South West -24 64 £52,500 +13.51% 23
Basingstoke +49 62 £55,000 +83.33% 2
Hertfordshire +20 52 £95,000 +28.81% 1
Manchester -15 46 £52,500 -2.77% 7
East Midlands -3 41 £37,500 +6.20% 5
Scotland -45 39 £32,500 -25.71% 7
Brentford +16 38 £55,000 +22.22%
Hemel Hempstead +20 34 £95,000 +265.38%
Yorkshire -68 34 £41,250 -13.15% 12
Woking +29 31 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Newbury +21 27 £50,000 +33.33%
Bristol -7 27 £52,500 +5.00% 14
Cheshire -2 26 £29,000 -47.27% 5
West Yorkshire -60 23 £46,000 -12.38% 9
Edinburgh -32 22 £50,000 +5.26% 6
Cambridgeshire -1 21 £45,000 +2.85% 4
Southampton +15 19 £50,000 +11.11%

Business Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1412 (31.03%) Finance
2 949 (20.85%) Degree
3 922 (20.26%) Marketing
4 848 (18.63%) SAP
5 752 (16.52%) Project Management
6 528 (11.60%) CRM
7 497 (10.92%) Risk Management
8 467 (10.26%) Oracle
9 449 (9.87%) Telecoms
10 440 (9.67%) Microsoft
11 403 (8.86%) Retail
12 366 (8.04%) Business Intelligence
13 344 (7.56%) Analytics
14 337 (7.40%) MS Excel
15 327 (7.19%) Legal
16 303 (6.66%) Banking
17 282 (6.20%) Security Cleared
18 271 (5.95%) E-Commerce
19 269 (5.91%) ITIL
20 266 (5.84%) Service Delivery
20 266 (5.84%) SAP Implementation
21 265 (5.82%) ERP
22 244 (5.36%) Business Transformation
23 239 (5.25%) Stakeholder Management
24 236 (5.19%) ABAP
25 230 (5.05%) HTML
26 229 (5.03%) PRINCE2
27 214 (4.70%) Java
28 212 (4.66%) B2B
29 210 (4.61%) SQL

Business Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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
1 110 (2.42%) SAS
2 109 (2.40%) NetWeaver
3 88 (1.93%) SharePoint
4 38 (0.83%) CMS
5 29 (0.64%) IIS
6 20 (0.44%) MS Exchange
7 18 (0.40%) Lync
8 17 (0.37%) Node.js
8 17 (0.37%) WebSphere
9 15 (0.33%) Tornado
10 14 (0.31%) SAP Portal
11 11 (0.24%) WebLogic
11 11 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
11 11 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
12 10 (0.22%) Apache
13 9 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
14 8 (0.18%) Tomcat
14 8 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
15 6 (0.13%) Drupal
15 6 (0.13%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 337 (7.40%) MS Excel
2 138 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
3 126 (2.77%) MS Office
4 77 (1.69%) MS Project
5 63 (1.38%) MS Visio
6 16 (0.35%) SPSS
7 14 (0.31%) OmniGraffle
8 13 (0.29%) Photoshop
9 10 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
10 9 (0.20%) Fireworks
11 5 (0.11%) Weka
12 3 (0.066%) InfoPath
12 3 (0.066%) Spreadsheet
12 3 (0.066%) InDesign
13 1 (0.022%) S-PLUS
13 1 (0.022%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 90 (1.98%) SAP MM
2 88 (1.93%) Oracle EBS
3 67 (1.47%) SAP SD
4 59 (1.30%) SAP CRM
5 45 (0.99%) SAP FI/CO
5 45 (0.99%) SAP CO
5 45 (0.99%) SAP FI
6 44 (0.97%) Oracle EBS R12
7 41 (0.90%) SAP ERP
8 39 (0.86%) Oracle ERP
9 36 (0.79%) Oracle Financials
10 33 (0.73%) Oracle CRM
10 33 (0.73%) SAP FSCM
11 32 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 30 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
13 29 (0.64%) SAP PP
14 28 (0.62%) SAP SCM
15 27 (0.59%) SAP MDM
16 26 (0.57%) SAP WM
17 25 (0.55%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 126 (2.77%) SaaS
2 47 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
3 32 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 30 (0.66%) Office 365
5 22 (0.48%) GitHub
6 20 (0.44%) IaaS
7 19 (0.42%) PaaS
8 16 (0.35%) SuccessFactors
9 8 (0.18%) Taleo
10 7 (0.15%) Force.com
11 3 (0.066%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 97 (2.13%) Internet
2 67 (1.47%) LAN
3 63 (1.38%) Wireless
4 61 (1.34%) WAN
5 55 (1.21%) Intranet
6 53 (1.16%) Unified Communications
7 36 (0.79%) MPLS
8 34 (0.75%) VoIP
9 32 (0.70%) SAN
9 32 (0.70%) Network Security
10 26 (0.57%) Firewall
11 24 (0.53%) Broadband
12 21 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
13 19 (0.42%) Radio Access Network
14 17 (0.37%) WLAN
14 17 (0.37%) Ethernet
15 16 (0.35%) NGN
16 15 (0.33%) LTE
17 14 (0.31%) TCP/IP
17 14 (0.31%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (3.25%) SQL Server
2 118 (2.59%) Big Data
3 67 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
4 61 (1.34%) SAP Data Services
5 50 (1.10%) Oracle Database
6 44 (0.97%) SAP BW
7 42 (0.92%) DataStage
8 39 (0.86%) Data Mining
9 37 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
9 37 (0.81%) SAP BI
9 37 (0.81%) Oracle BI EE
10 36 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
11 35 (0.77%) QlikView
12 33 (0.73%) Essbase
13 27 (0.59%) Hadoop
13 27 (0.59%) Relational Database
14 25 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
15 22 (0.48%) SAP HANA
16 21 (0.46%) MS Access
17 20 (0.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 68 (1.49%) Git (software)
2 37 (0.81%) Rational DOORS
3 36 (0.79%) CaliberRM
3 36 (0.79%) FrontPage
3 36 (0.79%) Dreamweaver
3 36 (0.79%) RequisitePro
4 35 (0.77%) Jenkins
5 29 (0.64%) LSMW
6 26 (0.57%) JIRA
7 25 (0.55%) LoadRunner
8 24 (0.53%) Selenium
9 23 (0.51%) Cucumber
10 21 (0.46%) Subversion
11 20 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
11 20 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
12 18 (0.40%) NeoLoad
13 17 (0.37%) Jasmine
13 17 (0.37%) Oracle APEX
14 15 (0.33%) Axure RP
15 14 (0.31%) Hudson
General
1 1412 (31.03%) Finance
2 922 (20.26%) Marketing
3 449 (9.87%) Telecoms
4 403 (8.86%) Retail
5 327 (7.19%) Legal
6 303 (6.66%) Banking
7 205 (4.50%) Advertising
8 132 (2.90%) Pharmaceutical
9 129 (2.83%) Manufacturing
10 92 (2.02%) Billing
11 91 (2.00%) Back Office
12 89 (1.96%) German Language
13 63 (1.38%) Law
14 54 (1.19%) Military
15 53 (1.16%) Publishing
16 48 (1.05%) Electronics
17 46 (1.01%) Investment Banking
18 41 (0.90%) Front Office
19 37 (0.81%) Retail Banking
20 29 (0.64%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1254 (27.55%) Consultant
2 521 (11.45%) Development Manager
3 506 (11.12%) Business Manager
4 465 (10.22%) Business Development Manager
5 439 (9.65%) SAP Consultant
6 389 (8.55%) Architect
7 254 (5.58%) Account Manager
8 249 (5.47%) Managing Consultant
9 243 (5.34%) Solutions Architect
10 193 (4.24%) Analyst
11 186 (4.09%) Senior Consultant
12 163 (3.58%) Developer
12 163 (3.58%) Senior Manager
13 145 (3.19%) Sales Executive
14 121 (2.66%) Management Consultant
15 115 (2.53%) Project Manager
16 113 (2.48%) Sales Manager
17 110 (2.42%) SAP MM Consultant
18 104 (2.29%) Security Consultant
19 103 (2.26%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 230 (5.05%) HTML
2 175 (3.85%) CSS
3 167 (3.67%) .NET
4 76 (1.67%) XML
4 76 (1.67%) HTML5
5 65 (1.43%) ASP.NET
6 58 (1.27%) jQuery
7 47 (1.03%) Ruby on Rails
8 44 (0.97%) CSS3
9 41 (0.90%) Web Services
10 40 (0.88%) Middleware
11 37 (0.81%) SAP Basis
12 33 (0.73%) .NET Framework
12 33 (0.73%) SAP XI
12 33 (0.73%) REST
13 32 (0.70%) Ajax
14 29 (0.64%) Ext JS
15 27 (0.59%) SOAP
16 26 (0.57%) Sass
16 26 (0.57%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 179 (3.93%) Social Media
2 131 (2.88%) Computer Science
3 121 (2.66%) Management Information System
4 115 (2.53%) Mobile App
5 102 (2.24%) PMI
6 100 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
7 76 (1.67%) Data Integration
8 69 (1.52%) Mathematics
9 66 (1.45%) Visualisation
10 60 (1.32%) Open Source
11 57 (1.25%) Life Science
12 52 (1.14%) Digital Media
13 41 (0.90%) Statistics
14 36 (0.79%) Tandem
15 30 (0.66%) EFT
15 30 (0.66%) Blog
16 26 (0.57%) iPad
17 24 (0.53%) NHS
17 24 (0.53%) Economics
18 23 (0.51%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 130 (2.86%) Windows
2 50 (1.10%) UNIX
3 48 (1.05%) Linux
4 36 (0.79%) Android
5 20 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (0.37%) Apple iOS
7 15 (0.33%) Windows 7
8 11 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (0.22%) OpenVMS
10 9 (0.20%) Windows 8
11 8 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (0.15%) Solaris
13 6 (0.13%) AIX
13 6 (0.13%) HPUX
13 6 (0.13%) Mac OS
13 6 (0.13%) CentOS
13 6 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (0.066%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.066%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 752 (16.52%) Project Management
2 528 (11.60%) CRM
3 497 (10.92%) Risk Management
4 366 (8.04%) Business Intelligence
5 344 (7.56%) Analytics
6 271 (5.95%) E-Commerce
7 269 (5.91%) ITIL
8 266 (5.84%) Service Delivery
8 266 (5.84%) SAP Implementation
9 265 (5.82%) ERP
10 244 (5.36%) Business Transformation
11 239 (5.25%) Stakeholder Management
12 229 (5.03%) PRINCE2
13 212 (4.66%) B2B
14 208 (4.57%) Agile Software Development
15 205 (4.50%) Service Management
16 197 (4.33%) Programme Management
17 195 (4.28%) Data Management
18 176 (3.87%) Information Security
19 159 (3.49%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 236 (5.19%) ABAP
2 214 (4.70%) Java
3 210 (4.61%) SQL
4 206 (4.53%) JavaScript
5 158 (3.47%) C
6 112 (2.46%) C#
7 65 (1.43%) C++
8 57 (1.25%) Ruby
9 46 (1.01%) Python
10 38 (0.83%) PL/SQL
11 35 (0.77%) VB.NET
12 29 (0.64%) R
13 25 (0.55%) PHP
14 21 (0.46%) VBA
15 19 (0.42%) MATLAB
16 15 (0.33%) SAPscript
16 15 (0.33%) T-SQL
17 10 (0.22%) COBOL
18 8 (0.18%) Objective-C
19 7 (0.15%) Perl
Qualifications
1 949 (20.85%) Degree
2 282 (6.20%) Security Cleared
3 173 (3.80%) SC Cleared
4 128 (2.81%) CISA
5 126 (2.77%) PMI Certification
6 104 (2.29%) CISSP
7 87 (1.91%) MBA
8 85 (1.87%) CISM
9 54 (1.19%) CIMA
10 43 (0.94%) ISEB
11 38 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
12 31 (0.68%) DV Cleared
13 26 (0.57%) PMP
14 22 (0.48%) ACCA
14 22 (0.48%) PhD
15 20 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
16 18 (0.40%) MCSE
17 16 (0.35%) CTC Cleared
18 13 (0.29%) CFA
18 13 (0.29%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (2.48%) QA
2 84 (1.85%) SLA
2 84 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 48 (1.05%) ISO 9001
4 44 (0.97%) PCI DSS
5 37 (0.81%) Data Quality
6 24 (0.53%) COBIT
7 10 (0.22%) GCP
8 7 (0.15%) EMIR
9 6 (0.13%) MiFID
9 6 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
10 5 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 4 (0.088%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.088%) Basel II
11 4 (0.088%) FATCA
12 2 (0.044%) GAAP
13 1 (0.022%) P3O
13 1 (0.022%) CRD IV
13 1 (0.022%) Basel III
13 1 (0.022%) HL7
System Software
1 110 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (0.57%) Active Directory
3 17 (0.37%) vSphere
4 15 (0.33%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.13%) UAG
5 6 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.11%) Apache Flume
7 4 (0.088%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (0.066%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (0.066%) Xen
9 2 (0.044%) XenApp
9 2 (0.044%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.044%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.044%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.044%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.022%) NFS
10 1 (0.022%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.022%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.022%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 24 (0.53%) SCCM
2 19 (0.42%) EMC NetWorker
3 16 (0.35%) SCOM
4 11 (0.24%) MOM
5 8 (0.18%) Tivoli
6 6 (0.13%) NetBackup
7 5 (0.11%) Data Guard
8 4 (0.088%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.088%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (0.088%) WMI
8 4 (0.088%) WSUS
9 3 (0.066%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.066%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.044%) Oracle Identity Management
11 1 (0.022%) AppDNA
11 1 (0.022%) Hyperic
11 1 (0.022%) SAP Afaria
11 1 (0.022%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 848 (18.63%) SAP
2 467 (10.26%) Oracle
3 440 (9.67%) Microsoft
4 147 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
5 135 (2.97%) VMware
6 116 (2.55%) HP
7 114 (2.50%) Cisco
8 91 (2.00%) IBM
9 88 (1.93%) NetApp
10 61 (1.34%) Informatica
11 51 (1.12%) Citrix
12 47 (1.03%) Business Objects
13 46 (1.01%) Siebel
14 44 (0.97%) Cognizant
15 42 (0.92%) Cognos
16 36 (0.79%) Telelogic
16 36 (0.79%) iRise
17 35 (0.77%) Ericsson
18 34 (0.75%) Huawei
19 31 (0.68%) EMC
Bolton, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £49000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £42000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Westek Recruitment
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Posted: 7 hours ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 + PA + £5,000 car allowance + un
Posted: 7 hours ago
South East
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum 15% benefits/cash package + £5k bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £130,000 to £140,000 per annum OTE
Posted: 8 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
notonthehighstreet.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
notonthehighstreet.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
notonthehighstreet.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 to £70000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Head Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + plus excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
ECS
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £60000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
EXCELerate
Salary: From £80,000 to £115,000 per annum & Car, Bonus, Health, LIfe, Pension
Posted: 13 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
EXCELerate
Salary: From £80,000 to £115,000 per annum & Car, Bonus, Health, LIfe, Pension
Posted: 13 hours ago