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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Development
Rank 169 146 151
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +5
Permanent jobs citing Business Development 1917 2278 2060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.79% 1.94% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.15% 2.37% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1143 1398 1171
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £93,000 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +15.00%

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
89248 96221 87010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.53% 81.95% 79.97%
Number of salaries quoted 72491 78159 71532
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -24 1735 £60,000 - 304
London +6 945 £65,000 +4.00% 143
South East -19 445 £60,000 +4.34% 61
Surrey -2 206 £60,000 +4.34% 12
City of London +7 169 £57,500 -11.53% 51
Berkshire +16 154 £72,500 +20.83% 12
Egham -1 146 £85,000 - 2
Reading +26 120 £80,000 +33.33% 4
West Midlands -36 88 £55,000 -12.00% 18
North West -28 85 £41,250 -8.33% 21
South West -12 63 £50,000 -0.49% 22
East of England -8 50 £46,250 -15.90% 10
Birmingham -44 49 £62,500 - 10
Scotland 0 37 £55,000 +46.66% 8
Hertfordshire +5 35 £45,000 -52.63% 2
Cheshire -6 35 £35,000 +16.66% 9
Manchester -11 34 £35,000 -30.00% 7
Guildford +19 24 £60,000 +4.34% 1
Yorkshire -6 23 £47,500 -24.00% 14
Oxfordshire +30 21 £47,500 -5.00% 7
West Yorkshire +11 19 £50,000 -25.92% 7
East Midlands -22 18 £45,000 +20.00% 5
Wales +11 17 £25,000 -16.66% 1
Leeds +8 17 £50,000 -25.92% 5
Buckinghamshire -5 17 £60,000 +33.33% 5
Gloucestershire -9 17 £80,000 +46.78% 2
Bristol -12 17 £62,500 +19.04% 10
South Wales +14 16 £20,750 -30.83% 1
Edinburgh +1 16 £100,000 +5.26%
Dorset +16 15 £35,000 +40.00% 2

Business Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1074 (28.25%) Finance
2 818 (21.51%) Marketing
3 741 (19.49%) Degree
4 649 (17.07%) SAP
5 585 (15.39%) Project Management
6 518 (13.62%) Coaching
7 474 (12.47%) Microsoft
8 472 (12.41%) CRM
9 451 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
10 394 (10.36%) Oracle
11 385 (10.13%) Telecoms
12 344 (9.05%) Agile Software Development
13 333 (8.76%) MS Excel
14 328 (8.63%) Retail
15 303 (7.97%) Business Intelligence
16 295 (7.76%) Risk Management
17 292 (7.68%) Legal
18 284 (7.47%) Analytics
19 278 (7.31%) Mentoring
20 264 (6.94%) SQL
21 256 (6.73%) B2B
22 238 (6.26%) Banking
22 238 (6.26%) SAP Implementation
23 230 (6.05%) ITIL
24 214 (5.63%) ABAP
25 208 (5.47%) SQL Server
26 207 (5.44%) Service Delivery
27 202 (5.31%) E-Commerce
28 197 (5.18%) Data Management
29 191 (5.02%) ERP

Business Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 125 (3.29%) SharePoint
2 86 (2.26%) SAS
3 48 (1.26%) CMS
4 41 (1.08%) Apache
5 38 (1.00%) Lync
6 36 (0.95%) Apache Pig
7 28 (0.74%) IIS
8 27 (0.71%) WebSphere
9 20 (0.53%) MS Exchange
10 16 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
11 15 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
11 15 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
12 12 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (0.16%) Tomcat
13 6 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
13 6 (0.16%) SugarCRM
14 5 (0.13%) Apache Spark
14 5 (0.13%) Confluence
14 5 (0.13%) Node.js
15 4 (0.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 333 (8.76%) MS Excel
2 159 (4.18%) MS Office
3 72 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 65 (1.71%) SPSS
5 53 (1.39%) MS Project
5 53 (1.39%) MS Visio
6 22 (0.58%) Photoshop
7 15 (0.39%) InfoPath
8 12 (0.32%) OmniGraffle
9 10 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
9 10 (0.26%) InDesign
10 7 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
10 7 (0.18%) Fireworks
11 2 (0.053%) S-PLUS
11 2 (0.053%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.026%) Final Cut Pro
12 1 (0.026%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 103 (2.71%) SAP MM
2 101 (2.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 90 (2.37%) SAP FI
4 88 (2.31%) SAP CO
4 88 (2.31%) SAP FI/CO
5 70 (1.84%) Oracle EBS
6 50 (1.32%) Oracle EBS R12
7 43 (1.13%) Oracle Financials
8 39 (1.03%) SAP FSCM
9 37 (0.97%) SAP SD
10 35 (0.92%) SAP SCM
11 32 (0.84%) SAP PP
12 31 (0.82%) Oracle ERP
13 29 (0.76%) SAP MDM
14 25 (0.66%) SAP WM
14 25 (0.66%) SAP HR
15 18 (0.47%) Oracle Payroll
16 16 (0.42%) SAP PS
17 15 (0.39%) Oracle General Ledger
18 14 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 175 (4.60%) SaaS
2 89 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 78 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
4 71 (1.87%) Office 365
5 44 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
6 43 (1.13%) IaaS
7 32 (0.84%) SuccessFactors
8 31 (0.82%) PaaS
9 23 (0.60%) Boomi
9 23 (0.60%) Google Analytics
10 18 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
10 18 (0.47%) Amazon EMR
11 17 (0.45%) Force.com
12 15 (0.39%) Mimecast
13 7 (0.18%) Terremark
14 3 (0.079%) iPaaS
14 3 (0.079%) GitHub
15 2 (0.053%) Yammer
16 1 (0.026%) Google Cloud Platform
16 1 (0.026%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 93 (2.45%) Internet
2 81 (2.13%) Unified Communications
3 67 (1.76%) WAN
3 67 (1.76%) MPLS
4 61 (1.60%) VPN
5 54 (1.42%) Ethernet
6 46 (1.21%) Wireless
7 39 (1.03%) TCP/IP
8 37 (0.97%) SAN
9 36 (0.95%) VPLS
10 33 (0.87%) VoIP
11 26 (0.68%) LAN
11 26 (0.68%) Firewall
12 23 (0.60%) Network Security
13 22 (0.58%) DNS
14 19 (0.50%) Broadband
15 18 (0.47%) DHCP
16 13 (0.34%) NAS
17 12 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
18 10 (0.26%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 208 (5.47%) SQL Server
2 142 (3.73%) Big Data
3 77 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
4 73 (1.92%) Oracle Database
5 65 (1.71%) Hadoop
6 62 (1.63%) Relational Database
7 60 (1.58%) DataStage
8 46 (1.21%) Data Mining
9 45 (1.18%) MongoDB
10 44 (1.16%) SAP Data Services
11 43 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 39 (1.03%) Apache Hive
13 38 (1.00%) Pentaho
14 37 (0.97%) QlikView
15 34 (0.89%) DB2
16 33 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
16 33 (0.87%) NoSQL
17 31 (0.82%) HBase
17 31 (0.82%) Oracle OLAP
17 31 (0.82%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 34 (0.89%) Talend Open Studio
2 26 (0.68%) Git (software)
3 25 (0.66%) JIRA
4 22 (0.58%) Eclipse
5 18 (0.47%) Axure RP
6 17 (0.45%) Dreamweaver
7 15 (0.39%) JUnit
8 12 (0.32%) Rational DOORS
9 10 (0.26%) RequisitePro
9 10 (0.26%) Subversion
9 10 (0.26%) FrontPage
9 10 (0.26%) CaliberRM
10 9 (0.24%) Visual Studio
11 8 (0.21%) LSMW
12 7 (0.18%) Xcode
13 4 (0.11%) LoadRunner
13 4 (0.11%) Android Studio
14 3 (0.079%) Cucumber
14 3 (0.079%) Team Foundation Server
14 3 (0.079%) Jenkins
General
1 1074 (28.25%) Finance
2 818 (21.51%) Marketing
3 385 (10.13%) Telecoms
4 328 (8.63%) Retail
5 292 (7.68%) Legal
6 238 (6.26%) Banking
7 129 (3.39%) Advertising
8 119 (3.13%) Manufacturing
9 117 (3.08%) Law
10 103 (2.71%) Back Office
11 91 (2.39%) Billing
12 82 (2.16%) Pharmaceutical
13 54 (1.42%) Publishing
14 52 (1.37%) Local Government
15 50 (1.32%) Games
16 46 (1.21%) Front Office
17 45 (1.18%) Retail Banking
18 43 (1.13%) Investment Banking
19 41 (1.08%) German Language
20 34 (0.89%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 946 (24.88%) Consultant
2 394 (10.36%) Business Manager
3 386 (10.15%) Development Manager
4 385 (10.13%) Architect
5 360 (9.47%) Business Development Manager
6 297 (7.81%) SAP Consultant
7 248 (6.52%) Solutions Architect
8 220 (5.79%) Account Manager
9 172 (4.52%) Sales Executive
9 172 (4.52%) Sales Manager
10 171 (4.50%) Analyst
11 163 (4.29%) Managing Consultant
12 143 (3.76%) Senior Manager
13 141 (3.71%) Developer
14 135 (3.55%) Project Manager
15 125 (3.29%) SAP MM Consultant
16 121 (3.18%) Business Analyst
17 104 (2.74%) Senior Consultant
18 85 (2.24%) Security Consultant
18 85 (2.24%) Recruitment Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (3.92%) .NET
2 135 (3.55%) HTML
3 102 (2.68%) Web Services
4 85 (2.24%) CSS
5 58 (1.53%) Middleware
6 53 (1.39%) XML
7 51 (1.34%) ASP.NET
8 48 (1.26%) HTML5
9 38 (1.00%) SAP PI
10 34 (0.89%) J2EE
11 30 (0.79%) jQuery
11 30 (0.79%) Ajax
12 29 (0.76%) SOAP
13 28 (0.74%) Oracle Fusion
14 27 (0.71%) Spring
15 26 (0.68%) .NET Framework
16 25 (0.66%) CSS3
16 25 (0.66%) CGI
17 22 (0.58%) XSLT
18 21 (0.55%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 451 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
2 143 (3.76%) Computer Science
3 128 (3.37%) Management Information System
4 113 (2.97%) Social Media
5 107 (2.81%) User Experience
6 81 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
7 80 (2.10%) Data Integration
8 74 (1.95%) Mobile App
9 71 (1.87%) Life Science
10 60 (1.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 48 (1.26%) Mathematics
12 46 (1.21%) Statistics
12 46 (1.21%) Open Source
13 41 (1.08%) Visualisation
14 31 (0.82%) GIS
14 31 (0.82%) NHS
15 30 (0.79%) PMI
16 28 (0.74%) FMCG
17 22 (0.58%) Digital Media
18 21 (0.55%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 146 (3.84%) Windows
2 105 (2.76%) Linux
3 44 (1.16%) Apple iOS
4 34 (0.89%) UNIX
5 31 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 29 (0.76%) Android
7 25 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (0.34%) Windows 7
10 10 (0.26%) CentOS
11 7 (0.18%) Debian
12 4 (0.11%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.079%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.079%) zOS
13 3 (0.079%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.053%) Windows NT
14 2 (0.053%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.053%) Windows Server 2012
15 1 (0.026%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.026%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 585 (15.39%) Project Management
2 518 (13.62%) Coaching
3 472 (12.41%) CRM
4 344 (9.05%) Agile Software Development
5 303 (7.97%) Business Intelligence
6 295 (7.76%) Risk Management
7 284 (7.47%) Analytics
8 278 (7.31%) Mentoring
9 256 (6.73%) B2B
10 238 (6.26%) SAP Implementation
11 230 (6.05%) ITIL
12 207 (5.44%) Service Delivery
13 202 (5.31%) E-Commerce
14 197 (5.18%) Data Management
15 191 (5.02%) ERP
16 189 (4.97%) Migration
17 179 (4.71%) PRINCE2
18 175 (4.60%) Stakeholder Management
19 174 (4.58%) Business Transformation
20 161 (4.23%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 264 (6.94%) SQL
2 214 (5.63%) ABAP
3 173 (4.55%) Java
4 144 (3.79%) C
5 113 (2.97%) JavaScript
6 90 (2.37%) C#
7 60 (1.58%) Python
8 54 (1.42%) PHP
9 46 (1.21%) C++
10 43 (1.13%) R
11 33 (0.87%) Perl
12 23 (0.60%) MATLAB
13 20 (0.53%) T-SQL
14 15 (0.39%) Shell Script
15 11 (0.29%) Apex Code
16 10 (0.26%) VB
17 9 (0.24%) Objective-C
17 9 (0.24%) Assembly Language
17 9 (0.24%) VB.NET
17 9 (0.24%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 741 (19.49%) Degree
2 173 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 90 (2.37%) SC Cleared
4 64 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 62 (1.63%) ISEB
6 59 (1.55%) MBA
7 46 (1.21%) PMI Certification
8 44 (1.16%) CIMA
9 43 (1.13%) ACCA
10 42 (1.10%) CISSP
11 40 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 36 (0.95%) DV Cleared
13 33 (0.87%) PMP
14 32 (0.84%) MCITP
15 31 (0.82%) MCP
16 29 (0.76%) MCSE
17 24 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
18 23 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
19 19 (0.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 13 (0.34%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (2.95%) QA
2 64 (1.68%) COBIT
3 53 (1.39%) SLA
4 52 (1.37%) Data Quality
5 25 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 21 (0.55%) ISO 9001
7 17 (0.45%) PCI DSS
8 13 (0.34%) ISO 8583
9 10 (0.26%) WAI
10 9 (0.24%) EMIR
11 8 (0.21%) MiFID
11 8 (0.21%) CRD IV
12 4 (0.11%) HL7
12 4 (0.11%) Solvency II
12 4 (0.11%) PMBOK
13 3 (0.079%) Dodd-Frank
13 3 (0.079%) Basel II
14 2 (0.053%) 21 CFR Part 11
14 2 (0.053%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 2 (0.053%) HIPAA
System Software
1 97 (2.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (1.10%) Active Directory
3 40 (1.05%) Hyper-V
4 32 (0.84%) Terminal Services
5 27 (0.71%) XenDesktop
6 24 (0.63%) Apache Flume
7 19 (0.50%) XenApp
8 18 (0.47%) Firmware
9 16 (0.42%) XenServer
10 14 (0.37%) vSphere
11 13 (0.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 13 (0.34%) vCloud
12 6 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
13 5 (0.13%) UAG
13 5 (0.13%) Forefront TMG
13 5 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 5 (0.13%) ISA Server
14 3 (0.079%) HDFS
15 2 (0.053%) VMware ESXi
16 1 (0.026%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 32 (0.84%) SCCM
2 24 (0.63%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 23 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (0.37%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 13 (0.34%) SCOM
6 7 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 6 (0.16%) Data Guard
8 4 (0.11%) Tivoli
8 4 (0.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 4 (0.11%) Ansible
8 4 (0.11%) Puppet
9 3 (0.079%) AirWatch
9 3 (0.079%) Cisco UCCE
9 3 (0.079%) Oozie
9 3 (0.079%) Windows Intune
9 3 (0.079%) HP SiteScope
9 3 (0.079%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (0.079%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.053%) Oracle Identity Management
11 1 (0.026%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 649 (17.07%) SAP
2 474 (12.47%) Microsoft
3 394 (10.36%) Oracle
4 149 (3.92%) VMware
5 141 (3.71%) Cisco
6 140 (3.68%) IBM
7 129 (3.39%) Salesforce.com
8 105 (2.76%) Informatica
9 88 (2.31%) HP
10 74 (1.95%) Citrix
11 64 (1.68%) Google
12 60 (1.58%) Dell
13 57 (1.50%) Cognos
14 47 (1.24%) Business Objects
15 45 (1.18%) MicroStrategy
16 43 (1.13%) SunGard
17 41 (1.08%) Cognizant
18 40 (1.05%) Wall Street Systems
18 40 (1.05%) Tableau
19 37 (0.97%) Hitachi
Central London / West End
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum OTE £130,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Package + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
Spheria Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Excellent Salary package + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £90000.00 - £130000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £110000 - £145000 per annum + plus package
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + Car / Allowance + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benifits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Networking People
Salary: Benefits + OTE
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Networking People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £24000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Gold Group
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Computer Sciences Corporation
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum + OTE
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Gold Group
Salary: £60000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + to 70K OTE
Posted: 2 days ago