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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Development
Rank 183 155 134
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -21
Permanent jobs citing Business Development 1836 2105 2317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.69% 1.82% 2.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.98% 2.20% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1187 1203 1378
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,600 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-15.47% +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
92751 95703 87661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 85.16% 82.77% 81.82%
Number of salaries quoted 76646 76390 71838
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 -38 1604 £57,500 -4.16% 328
London -13 780 £70,000 +7.69% 157
South East -55 408 £50,000 -16.66% 54
Surrey -29 172 £57,500 -2.12% 10
City of London +34 169 £67,500 -3.57% 52
North West +29 118 £42,500 +13.33% 23
Berkshire -32 102 £57,500 -13.20% 18
Egham +1 100 £85,000 -
Manchester +36 64 £37,500 -28.57% 13
East of England -10 63 £40,000 -27.27% 14
Reading +11 61 £42,500 -55.26% 14
South West +12 60 £42,500 -10.52% 21
West Midlands -37 54 £50,000 -13.04% 13
Cheshire +17 41 £43,500 +50.00% 4
Scotland +12 39 £48,600 -2.80% 7
Birmingham -37 37 £50,000 -16.66% 4
Yorkshire +10 31 £55,000 +36.64% 8
Buckinghamshire 0 31 £45,000 -14.28% 3
Chester +18 29 £22,500 - 1
West Yorkshire +10 28 £55,000 +46.66% 6
Hampshire -58 25 £47,500 -20.83% 5
Edinburgh 0 24 £41,500 -17.00% 5
Hertfordshire -24 24 £45,000 -43.75% 4
Middlesex +19 23 £42,500 -56.41%
East Midlands +8 23 £38,000 +1.33% 5
Newbury +8 22 £67,500 -
Oxfordshire +6 21 £47,500 -5.00% 4
Dorset +17 18 £31,000 - 1
Wales +5 17 £57,500 - 1
South Wales -5 17 £57,500 -

Business Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 1136 (30.01%) Finance
2 805 (21.26%) Marketing
3 789 (20.84%) Degree
4 615 (16.24%) Project Management
5 569 (15.03%) SAP
6 473 (12.49%) Coaching
7 471 (12.44%) Analytical Skills
8 462 (12.20%) Analytics
9 461 (12.18%) CRM
10 437 (11.54%) Microsoft
11 377 (9.96%) Oracle
12 375 (9.90%) Agile Software Development
13 371 (9.80%) Retail
14 370 (9.77%) Business Intelligence
15 367 (9.69%) Telecoms
16 310 (8.19%) MS Excel
17 303 (8.00%) Risk Management
18 279 (7.37%) Legal
19 266 (7.03%) SQL
20 259 (6.84%) Stakeholder Management
21 244 (6.44%) Banking
22 233 (6.15%) B2B
23 231 (6.10%) ITIL
24 227 (6.00%) PRINCE2
24 227 (6.00%) Data Management
25 214 (5.65%) Mentoring
26 212 (5.60%) Big Data
27 196 (5.18%) ERP
28 191 (5.04%) Security Cleared
29 189 (4.99%) Manufacturing

Business Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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
1 119 (3.14%) SharePoint
2 115 (3.04%) SAS
3 54 (1.43%) Apache
4 52 (1.37%) Apache Pig
5 39 (1.03%) CMS
6 33 (0.87%) Lync
7 30 (0.79%) IIS
8 21 (0.55%) WebSphere
9 19 (0.50%) Apache Spark
10 16 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
11 10 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
12 9 (0.24%) Apache Solr
12 9 (0.24%) MS Exchange
12 9 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
12 9 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
13 8 (0.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 7 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
14 7 (0.18%) Confluence
15 6 (0.16%) OpenStack
15 6 (0.16%) Node.js
Applications
1 310 (8.19%) MS Excel
2 164 (4.33%) MS Office
3 80 (2.11%) SPSS
4 79 (2.09%) MS PowerPoint
5 29 (0.77%) MS Project
6 27 (0.71%) MS Visio
6 27 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.24%) Photoshop
8 7 (0.18%) Fireworks
9 5 (0.13%) InDesign
10 2 (0.053%) GNU Octave
11 1 (0.026%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.026%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.026%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.026%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 89 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 77 (2.03%) SAP FI/CO
2 77 (2.03%) SAP CO
2 77 (2.03%) SAP FI
3 75 (1.98%) SAP MM
4 44 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
5 41 (1.08%) SAP MDM
6 39 (1.03%) SAP FSCM
7 32 (0.85%) SAP SCM
8 28 (0.74%) SAP PP
9 27 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
10 24 (0.63%) SAP SD
11 21 (0.55%) SAP WM
11 21 (0.55%) Oracle ERP
11 21 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
12 20 (0.53%) SAP CRM
13 18 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
14 17 (0.45%) SAP HCM
15 15 (0.40%) Oracle CRM
16 12 (0.32%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 186 (4.91%) SaaS
2 97 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
3 69 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 55 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
5 41 (1.08%) Office 365
6 35 (0.92%) SuccessFactors
7 31 (0.82%) Amazon EMR
7 31 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
8 28 (0.74%) IaaS
9 26 (0.69%) Google Analytics
10 16 (0.42%) PaaS
11 12 (0.32%) Mimecast
12 11 (0.29%) Boomi
13 8 (0.21%) Force.com
14 5 (0.13%) GitHub
15 3 (0.079%) Adobe Analytics
15 3 (0.079%) Google Apps
15 3 (0.079%) Google Cloud Platform
15 3 (0.079%) Trello
16 2 (0.053%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 66 (1.74%) Internet
2 46 (1.22%) MPLS
3 41 (1.08%) Unified Communications
4 33 (0.87%) Wireless
5 32 (0.85%) TCP/IP
5 32 (0.85%) VPN
6 28 (0.74%) DNS
7 26 (0.69%) Firewall
8 23 (0.61%) SAN
8 23 (0.61%) WAN
9 22 (0.58%) DHCP
10 20 (0.53%) Network Security
11 19 (0.50%) VoIP
11 19 (0.50%) Intranet
11 19 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
12 17 (0.45%) CTI
13 16 (0.42%) LAN
14 15 (0.40%) Broadband
15 14 (0.37%) Intrusion Detection
16 12 (0.32%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 212 (5.60%) Big Data
2 148 (3.91%) SQL Server
3 113 (2.98%) Data Warehouse
4 108 (2.85%) Hadoop
5 67 (1.77%) Relational Database
6 65 (1.72%) Data Mining
7 64 (1.69%) DB2
8 62 (1.64%) NoSQL
9 60 (1.58%) BusinessObjects
10 55 (1.45%) RDBMS
10 55 (1.45%) Apache Hive
10 55 (1.45%) Oracle Database
11 54 (1.43%) Pentaho
11 54 (1.43%) DataStage
12 51 (1.35%) MongoDB
13 50 (1.32%) HBase
14 49 (1.29%) Apache Cassandra
15 47 (1.24%) QlikView
16 40 (1.06%) SAP Data Services
17 38 (1.00%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 43 (1.14%) Talend Open Studio
2 24 (0.63%) JIRA
3 10 (0.26%) Toad
3 10 (0.26%) Git (software)
4 8 (0.21%) Visual Studio
5 7 (0.18%) Dreamweaver
6 6 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (0.13%) Jenkins
7 5 (0.13%) ProC
7 5 (0.13%) Oracle APEX
8 4 (0.11%) Subversion
8 4 (0.11%) Cucumber
8 4 (0.11%) Rational DOORS
9 3 (0.079%) MSI
9 3 (0.079%) AdminStudio
9 3 (0.079%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.053%) Maven
10 2 (0.053%) LSMW
10 2 (0.053%) Selenium
10 2 (0.053%) Axure RP
General
1 1136 (30.01%) Finance
2 805 (21.26%) Marketing
3 371 (9.80%) Retail
4 367 (9.69%) Telecoms
5 279 (7.37%) Legal
6 244 (6.44%) Banking
7 189 (4.99%) Manufacturing
8 130 (3.43%) Pharmaceutical
9 128 (3.38%) Law
10 122 (3.22%) Advertising
11 103 (2.72%) Back Office
12 61 (1.61%) Billing
13 60 (1.58%) Retail Banking
14 50 (1.32%) Local Government
15 49 (1.29%) German Language
15 49 (1.29%) Publishing
16 47 (1.24%) Front Office
17 38 (1.00%) Games
18 28 (0.74%) Investment Banking
19 27 (0.71%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 915 (24.17%) Consultant
2 389 (10.27%) Business Manager
3 377 (9.96%) Development Manager
4 367 (9.69%) Architect
5 345 (9.11%) Business Development Manager
6 253 (6.68%) SAP Consultant
7 235 (6.21%) Solutions Architect
8 213 (5.63%) Account Manager
9 181 (4.78%) Analyst
10 167 (4.41%) Sales Executive
11 165 (4.36%) Senior Manager
12 163 (4.31%) Managing Consultant
13 130 (3.43%) Project Manager
14 117 (3.09%) Developer
15 108 (2.85%) Sales Manager
16 103 (2.72%) Business Analyst
17 93 (2.46%) SAP MM Consultant
18 89 (2.35%) SAP Manager
19 88 (2.32%) Recruitment Consultant
20 83 (2.19%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (3.28%) .NET
2 119 (3.14%) HTML
3 69 (1.82%) CSS
4 55 (1.45%) Web Services
5 50 (1.32%) Middleware
6 39 (1.03%) XML
7 38 (1.00%) jQuery
7 38 (1.00%) HTML5
8 36 (0.95%) MLlib
9 35 (0.92%) Oracle Fusion
10 26 (0.69%) ASP.NET
11 25 (0.66%) CGI
11 25 (0.66%) AngularJS
12 23 (0.61%) J2EE
13 20 (0.53%) .NET Framework
14 17 (0.45%) CSS3
15 15 (0.40%) Ajax
16 12 (0.32%) Spring
16 12 (0.32%) LAMP
16 12 (0.32%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 471 (12.44%) Analytical Skills
2 153 (4.04%) Management Information System
3 140 (3.70%) Data Centre
4 122 (3.22%) Computer Science
5 108 (2.85%) Social Media
6 101 (2.67%) Data Integration
6 101 (2.67%) Life Science
7 94 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
8 58 (1.53%) Visualisation
9 55 (1.45%) Mathematics
10 54 (1.43%) User Experience
11 53 (1.40%) Mobile App
12 40 (1.06%) Statistics
13 38 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 38 (1.00%) NHS
14 37 (0.98%) IVR
15 36 (0.95%) GIS
16 30 (0.79%) Credit Risk
16 30 (0.79%) FMCG
17 27 (0.71%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 103 (2.72%) Linux
2 94 (2.48%) Windows
3 39 (1.03%) UNIX
4 25 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (0.42%) Android
7 15 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (0.34%) Apple iOS
9 6 (0.16%) Windows 7
9 6 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.13%) Solaris
11 3 (0.079%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.079%) CentOS
12 2 (0.053%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.053%) Windows NT
12 2 (0.053%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.026%) zOS
13 1 (0.026%) Debian
13 1 (0.026%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.026%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 615 (16.24%) Project Management
2 473 (12.49%) Coaching
3 462 (12.20%) Analytics
4 461 (12.18%) CRM
5 375 (9.90%) Agile Software Development
6 370 (9.77%) Business Intelligence
7 303 (8.00%) Risk Management
8 259 (6.84%) Stakeholder Management
9 233 (6.15%) B2B
10 231 (6.10%) ITIL
11 227 (6.00%) PRINCE2
11 227 (6.00%) Data Management
12 214 (5.65%) Mentoring
13 196 (5.18%) ERP
14 189 (4.99%) Service Delivery
15 179 (4.73%) SAP Implementation
16 176 (4.65%) Migration
17 175 (4.62%) ETL
18 170 (4.49%) E-Commerce
19 154 (4.07%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 266 (7.03%) SQL
2 160 (4.23%) ABAP
3 156 (4.12%) C
4 148 (3.91%) Java
5 94 (2.48%) C#
6 87 (2.30%) JavaScript
7 79 (2.09%) PHP
8 78 (2.06%) R
9 77 (2.03%) Python
10 41 (1.08%) Perl
11 32 (0.85%) MATLAB
12 31 (0.82%) C++
13 14 (0.37%) Shell Script
14 13 (0.34%) VB.NET
15 11 (0.29%) VBA
15 11 (0.29%) PL/SQL
16 9 (0.24%) VB
16 9 (0.24%) Objective-C
17 8 (0.21%) PowerShell
18 7 (0.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 789 (20.84%) Degree
2 191 (5.04%) Security Cleared
3 114 (3.01%) SC Cleared
4 79 (2.09%) CISSP
5 74 (1.95%) ISEB
6 63 (1.66%) PMI Certification
7 56 (1.48%) MBA
8 44 (1.16%) CIMA
9 43 (1.14%) ACCA
9 43 (1.14%) PMP
10 40 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
11 39 (1.03%) CISM
12 33 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
13 29 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 26 (0.69%) CCNP
15 25 (0.66%) CISA
15 25 (0.66%) DV Cleared
16 21 (0.55%) MCITP
16 21 (0.55%) CCIE
17 19 (0.50%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (2.80%) QA
2 73 (1.93%) Data Quality
3 65 (1.72%) COBIT
4 49 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 38 (1.00%) SLA
6 30 (0.79%) PCI DSS
7 13 (0.34%) ISO 9001
8 8 (0.21%) MiFID
8 8 (0.21%) EMIR
8 8 (0.21%) Solvency II
9 7 (0.18%) CRD IV
10 6 (0.16%) HIPAA
10 6 (0.16%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 4 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
11 4 (0.11%) PMBOK
11 4 (0.11%) ISO 14001
12 3 (0.079%) HL7
13 2 (0.053%) COSO
13 2 (0.053%) WAI
13 2 (0.053%) BS7799
System Software
1 76 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (1.00%) Apache Flume
3 36 (0.95%) Terminal Services
4 35 (0.92%) Active Directory
5 31 (0.82%) Hyper-V
6 26 (0.69%) XenApp
7 24 (0.63%) XenDesktop
8 14 (0.37%) vSphere
9 13 (0.34%) vCloud
10 12 (0.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 12 (0.32%) XenServer
11 5 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
11 5 (0.13%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (0.079%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.053%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.053%) Firmware
14 1 (0.026%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 1 (0.026%) NFS
14 1 (0.026%) Oracle RAC
14 1 (0.026%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 43 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
2 26 (0.69%) SCCM
3 13 (0.34%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 11 (0.29%) WebSphere Cast Iron
5 10 (0.26%) Puppet
6 9 (0.24%) Ansible
6 9 (0.24%) SCOM
7 8 (0.21%) MOM
8 6 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Management
9 5 (0.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 4 (0.11%) Oracle EDQ
10 4 (0.11%) EMC NetWorker
10 4 (0.11%) WSUS
11 3 (0.079%) Cisco UCCE
11 3 (0.079%) Tivoli
11 3 (0.079%) NetBackup
11 3 (0.079%) Oozie
12 2 (0.053%) Windows Intune
12 2 (0.053%) Data Guard
13 1 (0.026%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 569 (15.03%) SAP
2 437 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 377 (9.96%) Oracle
4 126 (3.33%) IBM
5 117 (3.09%) Cisco
5 117 (3.09%) Salesforce.com
6 112 (2.96%) Informatica
7 103 (2.72%) VMware
8 75 (1.98%) Cognos
9 70 (1.85%) Citrix
10 69 (1.82%) Tableau
11 63 (1.66%) MicroStrategy
12 62 (1.64%) Teradata
13 51 (1.35%) HP
14 47 (1.24%) Cognizant
15 45 (1.19%) Google
15 45 (1.19%) Netezza
16 43 (1.14%) Talend
17 39 (1.03%) Dell
18 36 (0.95%) Juniper
London
FGS Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000
Posted: 4 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + OTE 35K
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: up to 80K + commission
Posted: 5 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Clayton Group
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: 65k-85k
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: 70k - 90k
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: 40k - 60k
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: 65k - 110k
Posted: 6 hours ago
South East
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £120000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
West Midlands
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
South East
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Biggleswade, Bedfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £22000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Sandy, Bedfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £40,000- 58,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 7 hours ago
South East
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £68,000-£80,000+ EXCELLENT package
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Clayton Group
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago