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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Development
Rank 149 130 186
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +56
Permanent jobs citing Business Development 2100 2302 1830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.83% 2.13% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 2.68% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1197 1360 1256
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £90,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+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
92437 86019 92024
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.64% 79.56% 77.81%
Number of salaries quoted 73692 70342 78027
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -25 1907 £60,000 +9.09% 241
London -44 858 £62,500 +4.16% 123
South East +6 659 £60,000 +20.00% 39
Surrey -1 303 £62,500 +13.63% 8
Egham 0 183 £85,000 +6.25% 1
Berkshire +38 173 £70,000 +55.55% 12
City of London -29 156 £70,000 +16.66% 38
Hampshire +44 116 £60,000 +20.00% 4
West Midlands +31 105 £60,000 +36.36% 14
Birmingham +33 89 £60,000 +33.33% 9
North West -18 86 £37,500 -21.05% 16
East of England +15 82 £55,000 -15.38% 11
Reading +21 67 £95,000 +192.30% 5
Basingstoke +52 60 £57,500 +130.00% 2
Hertfordshire +13 46 £80,000 -1.53% 5
Brentford +10 43 £55,000 -21.42%
South West -42 38 £45,000 -18.18% 13
Manchester -35 37 £51,250 -0.48% 8
Scotland -37 37 £50,000 +14.28% 2
Hemel Hempstead +18 31 £95,000 +53.22% 2
Yorkshire -53 31 £37,500 -26.82% 10
East Midlands -16 30 £37,500 +15.38% 4
Edinburgh -34 26 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Cambridgeshire +3 24 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Cheshire -8 24 £29,000 -42.00% 3
Newbury +11 22 - -
West Yorkshire -41 21 £37,500 -41.17% 8
Oxfordshire -2 20 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Woking +18 19 £45,000 +25.87% 1
Lancashire +14 19 £28,000 -

Business Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 1327 (29.89%) Finance
2 946 (21.31%) Degree
3 894 (20.14%) Marketing
4 807 (18.18%) SAP
5 738 (16.63%) Project Management
6 496 (11.17%) Risk Management
7 485 (10.93%) CRM
8 479 (10.79%) Oracle
9 446 (10.05%) Microsoft
9 446 (10.05%) Telecoms
10 377 (8.49%) Retail
11 355 (8.00%) MS Excel
12 337 (7.59%) Business Intelligence
13 324 (7.30%) Analytics
14 317 (7.14%) Legal
15 287 (6.47%) E-Commerce
16 270 (6.08%) SAP Implementation
17 267 (6.01%) Security Cleared
18 264 (5.95%) ITIL
19 263 (5.92%) Service Delivery
20 260 (5.86%) Banking
21 256 (5.77%) ERP
22 251 (5.65%) Stakeholder Management
23 246 (5.54%) ABAP
24 242 (5.45%) Java
25 239 (5.38%) Agile Software Development
26 236 (5.32%) HTML
27 225 (5.07%) JavaScript
28 224 (5.05%) Business Transformation
29 218 (4.91%) PRINCE2

Business Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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
1 118 (2.66%) SAS
2 83 (1.87%) NetWeaver
3 73 (1.64%) SharePoint
4 41 (0.92%) CMS
5 30 (0.68%) IIS
6 24 (0.54%) Node.js
7 17 (0.38%) WebSphere
8 15 (0.34%) MS Exchange
9 14 (0.32%) Lync
10 11 (0.25%) Tornado
10 11 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
11 10 (0.23%) SAP Portal
11 10 (0.23%) Apache
11 10 (0.23%) WebLogic
11 10 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
12 9 (0.20%) ArcGIS
13 8 (0.18%) Tomcat
14 7 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
15 6 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
15 6 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 355 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 130 (2.93%) MS PowerPoint
3 126 (2.84%) MS Office
4 68 (1.53%) MS Project
5 64 (1.44%) MS Visio
6 21 (0.47%) SPSS
7 14 (0.32%) Photoshop
7 14 (0.32%) OmniGraffle
8 10 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
9 9 (0.20%) Fireworks
10 4 (0.090%) Stata
11 3 (0.068%) InDesign
11 3 (0.068%) InfoPath
11 3 (0.068%) Weka
12 2 (0.045%) Spreadsheet
13 1 (0.023%) S-PLUS
13 1 (0.023%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 106 (2.39%) Oracle EBS
2 96 (2.16%) SAP MM
3 66 (1.49%) SAP SD
4 53 (1.19%) SAP FI
4 53 (1.19%) SAP FI/CO
4 53 (1.19%) SAP CO
5 48 (1.08%) Oracle ERP
6 46 (1.04%) SAP CRM
7 45 (1.01%) Oracle EBS R12
8 40 (0.90%) SAP FSCM
9 37 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
10 34 (0.77%) SAP ERP
10 34 (0.77%) Oracle Financials
11 29 (0.65%) SAP PP
12 28 (0.63%) SAP SCM
13 27 (0.61%) SAP MDM
13 27 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 26 (0.59%) SAP WM
15 25 (0.56%) Oracle General Ledger
16 24 (0.54%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 118 (2.66%) SaaS
2 60 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 56 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
4 52 (1.17%) Office 365
5 26 (0.59%) GitHub
6 23 (0.52%) IaaS
7 18 (0.41%) PaaS
8 13 (0.29%) SuccessFactors
9 8 (0.18%) Force.com
9 8 (0.18%) Taleo
10 5 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 96 (2.16%) Internet
2 67 (1.51%) LAN
3 65 (1.46%) Wireless
4 48 (1.08%) Unified Communications
5 47 (1.06%) WAN
6 46 (1.04%) Intranet
7 39 (0.88%) Network Security
8 32 (0.72%) NGN
8 32 (0.72%) VoIP
9 30 (0.68%) Broadband
10 29 (0.65%) MPLS
11 27 (0.61%) Radio Access Network
12 26 (0.59%) Firewall
13 25 (0.56%) SAN
14 22 (0.50%) WLAN
15 19 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
16 17 (0.38%) IPv6
17 16 (0.36%) LTE
18 13 (0.29%) Ethernet
18 13 (0.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (3.31%) SQL Server
2 106 (2.39%) Big Data
3 69 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
4 65 (1.46%) SAP Data Services
5 56 (1.26%) Oracle Database
6 50 (1.13%) DataStage
7 38 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
8 37 (0.83%) Oracle BI EE
9 36 (0.81%) Data Mining
10 35 (0.79%) SAP BI
10 35 (0.79%) SAP BW
11 32 (0.72%) QlikView
11 32 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
12 30 (0.68%) Essbase
13 28 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
14 27 (0.61%) Relational Database
15 24 (0.54%) NoSQL
15 24 (0.54%) MS Access
16 23 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
16 23 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 88 (1.98%) Git (software)
2 56 (1.26%) Jenkins
3 38 (0.86%) Cucumber
4 36 (0.81%) Rational DOORS
5 35 (0.79%) CaliberRM
5 35 (0.79%) FrontPage
5 35 (0.79%) Dreamweaver
5 35 (0.79%) RequisitePro
6 34 (0.77%) LSMW
7 26 (0.59%) JIRA
8 25 (0.56%) Subversion
9 24 (0.54%) Oracle Forms
9 24 (0.54%) Jasmine
10 22 (0.50%) LoadRunner
11 21 (0.47%) Selenium
11 21 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
12 18 (0.41%) Hudson
13 17 (0.38%) Axure RP
14 15 (0.34%) NeoLoad
14 15 (0.34%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1327 (29.89%) Finance
2 894 (20.14%) Marketing
3 446 (10.05%) Telecoms
4 377 (8.49%) Retail
5 317 (7.14%) Legal
6 260 (5.86%) Banking
7 196 (4.42%) Advertising
8 122 (2.75%) Pharmaceutical
9 113 (2.55%) Manufacturing
10 79 (1.78%) Back Office
10 79 (1.78%) German Language
11 69 (1.55%) Billing
12 57 (1.28%) Law
13 54 (1.22%) Military
14 50 (1.13%) Electronics
15 45 (1.01%) Publishing
16 40 (0.90%) Front Office
17 35 (0.79%) Games
18 31 (0.70%) Investment Banking
19 30 (0.68%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1189 (26.79%) Consultant
2 485 (10.93%) Development Manager
3 464 (10.45%) Business Manager
4 432 (9.73%) Business Development Manager
5 410 (9.24%) SAP Consultant
6 363 (8.18%) Architect
7 251 (5.65%) Account Manager
8 236 (5.32%) Managing Consultant
9 224 (5.05%) Solutions Architect
10 191 (4.30%) Analyst
11 179 (4.03%) Developer
12 177 (3.99%) Senior Consultant
13 174 (3.92%) Senior Manager
14 140 (3.15%) Sales Executive
15 127 (2.86%) Sales Manager
16 122 (2.75%) SAP MM Consultant
17 112 (2.52%) Management Consultant
18 106 (2.39%) Project Manager
18 106 (2.39%) Business Development Executive
19 102 (2.30%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 236 (5.32%) HTML
2 177 (3.99%) CSS
3 165 (3.72%) .NET
4 83 (1.87%) HTML5
5 81 (1.82%) XML
6 63 (1.42%) jQuery
7 61 (1.37%) Ruby on Rails
8 58 (1.31%) ASP.NET
9 48 (1.08%) CSS3
10 47 (1.06%) Web Services
11 40 (0.90%) REST
12 39 (0.88%) Middleware
12 39 (0.88%) Ext JS
13 35 (0.79%) Spring
14 34 (0.77%) .NET Framework
15 29 (0.65%) SOAP
16 28 (0.63%) Sass
16 28 (0.63%) LESS
17 27 (0.61%) AngularJS
17 27 (0.61%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 157 (3.54%) Social Media
2 151 (3.40%) Computer Science
3 121 (2.73%) PMI
4 112 (2.52%) Management Information System
5 111 (2.50%) Mobile App
6 100 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
7 78 (1.76%) Data Integration
8 66 (1.49%) Open Source
8 66 (1.49%) Mathematics
9 65 (1.46%) Visualisation
10 50 (1.13%) Life Science
11 47 (1.06%) Tandem
12 41 (0.92%) Statistics
12 41 (0.92%) Digital Media
13 32 (0.72%) Blog
14 30 (0.68%) EFT
15 24 (0.54%) NHS
16 23 (0.52%) Economics
17 22 (0.50%) DTV
17 22 (0.50%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 128 (2.88%) Windows
2 56 (1.26%) UNIX
3 46 (1.04%) Linux
4 44 (0.99%) Android
5 21 (0.47%) Apple iOS
6 17 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (0.34%) Windows 7
8 10 (0.23%) Mac OS
9 9 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (0.18%) OpenVMS
11 7 (0.16%) Solaris
12 6 (0.14%) AIX
12 6 (0.14%) HPUX
12 6 (0.14%) CentOS
12 6 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
12 6 (0.14%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.090%) Tizen
14 3 (0.068%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (0.068%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 738 (16.63%) Project Management
2 496 (11.17%) Risk Management
3 485 (10.93%) CRM
4 337 (7.59%) Business Intelligence
5 324 (7.30%) Analytics
6 287 (6.47%) E-Commerce
7 270 (6.08%) SAP Implementation
8 264 (5.95%) ITIL
9 263 (5.92%) Service Delivery
10 256 (5.77%) ERP
11 251 (5.65%) Stakeholder Management
12 239 (5.38%) Agile Software Development
13 224 (5.05%) Business Transformation
14 218 (4.91%) PRINCE2
15 207 (4.66%) Service Management
16 205 (4.62%) B2B
17 204 (4.60%) Data Management
18 188 (4.24%) Programme Management
19 176 (3.96%) Information Security
20 164 (3.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 246 (5.54%) ABAP
2 242 (5.45%) Java
3 225 (5.07%) JavaScript
4 205 (4.62%) SQL
5 175 (3.94%) C
6 111 (2.50%) C#
7 68 (1.53%) Ruby
8 64 (1.44%) C++
9 45 (1.01%) Python
10 44 (0.99%) PL/SQL
11 35 (0.79%) R
12 34 (0.77%) VB.NET
13 24 (0.54%) PHP
13 24 (0.54%) MATLAB
14 21 (0.47%) VBA
15 17 (0.38%) T-SQL
16 15 (0.34%) SAPscript
17 11 (0.25%) Objective-C
18 10 (0.23%) Bash Shell
18 10 (0.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 946 (21.31%) Degree
2 267 (6.01%) Security Cleared
3 180 (4.05%) SC Cleared
4 148 (3.33%) PMI Certification
5 111 (2.50%) CISA
6 108 (2.43%) CISSP
7 91 (2.05%) CISM
8 79 (1.78%) MBA
9 35 (0.79%) ISEB
9 35 (0.79%) CIMA
10 34 (0.77%) DV Cleared
11 32 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
12 29 (0.65%) PMP
13 21 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
14 20 (0.45%) MCSE
15 19 (0.43%) PhD
16 17 (0.38%) ACCA
17 13 (0.29%) CIPD
18 12 (0.27%) HNC
19 11 (0.25%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (2.70%) QA
2 86 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 79 (1.78%) SLA
4 46 (1.04%) PCI DSS
5 41 (0.92%) Data Quality
5 41 (0.92%) ISO 9001
6 21 (0.47%) COBIT
7 10 (0.23%) GCP
8 7 (0.16%) EMIR
9 6 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
9 6 (0.14%) MiFID
10 5 (0.11%) HL7
10 5 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 4 (0.090%) FATCA
11 4 (0.090%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.090%) Basel II
12 2 (0.045%) GAAP
12 2 (0.045%) WAI
13 1 (0.023%) P3O
13 1 (0.023%) Basel III
System Software
1 97 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (0.59%) Active Directory
3 14 (0.32%) Hyper-V
4 13 (0.29%) vSphere
5 7 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (0.14%) Xen
7 5 (0.11%) UAG
8 4 (0.090%) HDFS
9 3 (0.068%) Apache Flume
9 3 (0.068%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.045%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.045%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.045%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.045%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.045%) XenApp
10 2 (0.045%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.023%) NFS
11 1 (0.023%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.023%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 22 (0.50%) SCCM
2 16 (0.36%) EMC NetWorker
3 15 (0.34%) SCOM
4 12 (0.27%) MOM
5 9 (0.20%) Tivoli
6 7 (0.16%) Data Guard
7 4 (0.090%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (0.090%) WMI
7 4 (0.090%) WSUS
8 3 (0.068%) Puppet
8 3 (0.068%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.068%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.045%) Oracle Identity Management
9 2 (0.045%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.023%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.023%) OpenView
10 1 (0.023%) AppDNA
10 1 (0.023%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 807 (18.18%) SAP
2 479 (10.79%) Oracle
3 446 (10.05%) Microsoft
4 155 (3.49%) Salesforce.com
5 122 (2.75%) VMware
6 113 (2.55%) HP
7 110 (2.48%) Cisco
8 100 (2.25%) IBM
9 78 (1.76%) NetApp
10 75 (1.69%) Informatica
11 51 (1.15%) Cognos
12 46 (1.04%) Ericsson
13 45 (1.01%) Cognizant
13 45 (1.01%) Business Objects
14 41 (0.92%) Alcatel-Lucent
15 39 (0.88%) Huawei
16 38 (0.86%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
16 38 (0.86%) Siebel
17 35 (0.79%) Citrix
17 35 (0.79%) Telelogic
UK
The One Group
Salary: £45k - 60k per year + Benefits and OTE
Posted: 57 minutes ago
Reading, Berkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + commission, car allowance & benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Randstad Technologies
Salary: competitive + flexible benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Egham, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + OTE 60,000K Uncapped + car
Posted: 2 hours ago
UK
Red Commerce
Salary: £95000 - £140000 per annum + car, bonus (20/30%), benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £36000 - £43000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
South East London
FT Select
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Unspecified ££ Flexible, depending on experience
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Price Carnell Limited
Salary: From £17,000 to £30,000 per annum OTE + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + OTE + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum - Double OTE + Benefits Package
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Midlands
Experis Ltd
Salary: £36000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + OTE
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Tomorrow People
Salary: Commission, car, pension and generous holiday allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Brentwood, Essex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Zycron Europe Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday