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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Development
Rank 157 147 156
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +9
Permanent jobs citing Business Development 2102 2272 2037
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.89% 1.90% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 2.32% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1234 1426 1142
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £90,000 £92,500
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
92400 98031 88665
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.25% 82.02% 80.10%
Number of salaries quoted 74682 78923 72760
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 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 28 April 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 28 April 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 -1 1908 £60,000 - 295
London +8 966 £65,000 +4.00% 156
South East -1 530 £55,000 -4.34% 53
Surrey +14 268 £55,000 -8.33% 7
City of London 0 188 £57,000 -12.30% 42
Berkshire +33 173 £70,000 +33.33% 14
Egham -1 159 £85,000 - 3
Reading +51 130 £81,250 +62.50% 7
West Midlands -13 106 £55,000 -12.00% 11
North West -17 80 £50,000 +11.11% 14
South West +15 72 £43,750 -12.50% 20
Birmingham -14 70 £62,500 - 4
East of England +19 61 £45,000 -2.17% 11
Guildford +28 50 £60,000 - 1
Hertfordshire +24 46 £45,000 -50.00% 6
East Midlands +5 44 £40,000 +6.66% 9
Scotland -6 39 £55,000 +12.24% 6
Manchester -24 34 £35,000 -30.00% 7
Yorkshire -12 29 £45,000 -33.33% 11
Cheshire -11 25 £40,000 - 5
West Yorkshire -6 23 £45,750 -32.22% 5
Oxfordshire +12 21 £47,500 - 5
Leeds -2 21 £46,500 -31.11% 5
Gloucestershire -13 20 £76,250 +50.99% 2
West Sussex +27 18 £45,000 +38.46% 5
Nottinghamshire +9 18 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Bristol -1 18 £62,500 +54.32% 11
Buckinghamshire -17 18 £60,000 +33.33% 3
Hampshire -49 18 £50,000 -2.43% 7
Nottingham +6 17 £40,000 -11.11% 4

Business Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 1092 (27.93%) Finance
2 840 (21.48%) Marketing
3 793 (20.28%) Degree
4 646 (16.52%) SAP
5 617 (15.78%) Project Management
6 510 (13.04%) Coaching
7 506 (12.94%) CRM
8 499 (12.76%) Microsoft
9 442 (11.30%) Analytical Skills
10 408 (10.43%) Telecoms
11 401 (10.26%) Oracle
12 360 (9.21%) MS Excel
13 340 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
14 320 (8.18%) Retail
15 300 (7.67%) Risk Management
16 294 (7.52%) Business Intelligence
17 290 (7.42%) Mentoring
18 284 (7.26%) Legal
19 276 (7.06%) B2B
20 247 (6.32%) SQL
21 240 (6.14%) Analytics
22 238 (6.09%) SAP Implementation
23 228 (5.83%) E-Commerce
24 227 (5.81%) ITIL
24 227 (5.81%) Banking
25 220 (5.63%) Service Delivery
26 207 (5.29%) ABAP
27 204 (5.22%) SQL Server
28 196 (5.01%) ERP
29 191 (4.88%) Data Management

Business Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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
1 132 (3.38%) SharePoint
2 76 (1.94%) SAS
3 46 (1.18%) CMS
4 45 (1.15%) Lync
5 34 (0.87%) Apache
6 30 (0.77%) WebSphere
7 25 (0.64%) MS Exchange
8 24 (0.61%) IIS
9 23 (0.59%) Apache Pig
10 19 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
11 14 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
12 13 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
13 10 (0.26%) Tomcat
14 9 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
14 9 (0.23%) WebLogic
15 8 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
15 8 (0.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 8 (0.20%) Mule
16 7 (0.18%) Node.js
17 6 (0.15%) JBoss
Applications
1 360 (9.21%) MS Excel
2 175 (4.48%) MS Office
3 80 (2.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 65 (1.66%) MS Project
5 53 (1.36%) SPSS
5 53 (1.36%) MS Visio
6 22 (0.56%) Photoshop
7 18 (0.46%) OmniGraffle
8 17 (0.43%) InfoPath
9 12 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
10 7 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
11 6 (0.15%) InDesign
12 3 (0.077%) Fireworks
13 2 (0.051%) S-PLUS
13 2 (0.051%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 1 (0.026%) Final Cut Pro
14 1 (0.026%) PTC Creo
14 1 (0.026%) Adobe Premiere
14 1 (0.026%) Pro/ENGINEER
14 1 (0.026%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 106 (2.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 97 (2.48%) SAP MM
3 85 (2.17%) SAP FI
4 83 (2.12%) SAP FI/CO
4 83 (2.12%) SAP CO
5 76 (1.94%) Oracle EBS
6 50 (1.28%) Oracle EBS R12
7 40 (1.02%) Oracle Financials
8 39 (1.00%) SAP SD
9 34 (0.87%) Oracle ERP
9 34 (0.87%) SAP FSCM
10 32 (0.82%) SAP SCM
11 31 (0.79%) SAP PP
12 24 (0.61%) SAP WM
13 23 (0.59%) SAP MDM
14 22 (0.56%) SAP HR
15 19 (0.49%) Oracle Payroll
16 18 (0.46%) Magento
17 16 (0.41%) SAP PS
18 15 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 173 (4.42%) SaaS
2 85 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 79 (2.02%) Office 365
4 68 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
5 39 (1.00%) IaaS
6 34 (0.87%) PaaS
7 33 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
8 28 (0.72%) SuccessFactors
9 20 (0.51%) Boomi
10 18 (0.46%) Mimecast
11 17 (0.43%) Force.com
12 16 (0.41%) Google Analytics
13 11 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
13 11 (0.28%) Amazon EMR
14 7 (0.18%) Terremark
15 4 (0.10%) GitHub
16 3 (0.077%) iPaaS
17 2 (0.051%) Yammer
18 1 (0.026%) Google App Engine
18 1 (0.026%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 102 (2.61%) Internet
2 85 (2.17%) Unified Communications
3 66 (1.69%) WAN
4 60 (1.53%) MPLS
5 56 (1.43%) VPN
6 54 (1.38%) Ethernet
7 47 (1.20%) Wireless
8 36 (0.92%) VPLS
8 36 (0.92%) TCP/IP
9 33 (0.84%) SAN
10 29 (0.74%) Firewall
10 29 (0.74%) VoIP
11 28 (0.72%) Network Security
12 25 (0.64%) LAN
13 19 (0.49%) Broadband
14 16 (0.41%) DNS
15 12 (0.31%) DHCP
16 11 (0.28%) ATM
17 10 (0.26%) Intranet
17 10 (0.26%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (5.22%) SQL Server
2 124 (3.17%) Big Data
3 78 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
4 68 (1.74%) Oracle Database
5 63 (1.61%) DataStage
6 59 (1.51%) Relational Database
7 50 (1.28%) Data Mining
8 47 (1.20%) SAP Data Services
8 47 (1.20%) Hadoop
8 47 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 35 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
10 34 (0.87%) QlikView
10 34 (0.87%) MongoDB
11 33 (0.84%) MySQL
11 33 (0.84%) OLAP
12 32 (0.82%) Oracle OLAP
12 32 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 32 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 29 (0.74%) Pentaho
14 26 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 31 (0.79%) Git (software)
1 31 (0.79%) JIRA
2 27 (0.69%) Axure RP
2 27 (0.69%) Talend Open Studio
3 26 (0.66%) Eclipse
4 19 (0.49%) JUnit
5 15 (0.38%) Dreamweaver
6 14 (0.36%) Rational DOORS
7 13 (0.33%) RequisitePro
8 12 (0.31%) FrontPage
8 12 (0.31%) CaliberRM
9 11 (0.28%) Jenkins
10 10 (0.26%) Visual Studio
10 10 (0.26%) Subversion
11 8 (0.20%) LSMW
12 7 (0.18%) Xcode
13 6 (0.15%) Maven
13 6 (0.15%) Cucumber
14 5 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (0.13%) Jasmine
General
1 1092 (27.93%) Finance
2 840 (21.48%) Marketing
3 408 (10.43%) Telecoms
4 320 (8.18%) Retail
5 284 (7.26%) Legal
6 227 (5.81%) Banking
7 129 (3.30%) Advertising
8 104 (2.66%) Manufacturing
8 104 (2.66%) Law
9 99 (2.53%) Back Office
10 98 (2.51%) Billing
11 96 (2.46%) Pharmaceutical
12 50 (1.28%) Local Government
13 49 (1.25%) Publishing
13 49 (1.25%) Games
14 47 (1.20%) German Language
15 44 (1.13%) Investment Banking
16 43 (1.10%) Front Office
17 38 (0.97%) Automotive
18 35 (0.90%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 919 (23.50%) Consultant
2 407 (10.41%) Architect
2 407 (10.41%) Business Manager
3 398 (10.18%) Development Manager
4 376 (9.62%) Business Development Manager
5 290 (7.42%) SAP Consultant
6 260 (6.65%) Solutions Architect
7 227 (5.81%) Account Manager
8 196 (5.01%) Sales Manager
9 189 (4.83%) Analyst
10 183 (4.68%) Sales Executive
11 166 (4.25%) Developer
12 150 (3.84%) Senior Manager
13 149 (3.81%) Managing Consultant
14 141 (3.61%) Project Manager
14 141 (3.61%) Business Analyst
15 125 (3.20%) SAP MM Consultant
16 105 (2.69%) Senior Consultant
17 87 (2.23%) Security Consultant
17 87 (2.23%) Business Development Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (3.99%) .NET
2 138 (3.53%) HTML
3 106 (2.71%) Web Services
4 88 (2.25%) CSS
5 59 (1.51%) Middleware
6 58 (1.48%) XML
6 58 (1.48%) ASP.NET
7 55 (1.41%) HTML5
8 40 (1.02%) J2EE
9 37 (0.95%) jQuery
10 36 (0.92%) Ajax
10 36 (0.92%) Spring
11 35 (0.90%) SAP PI
12 31 (0.79%) SOAP
13 30 (0.77%) .NET Framework
13 30 (0.77%) CSS3
14 29 (0.74%) Oracle Fusion
15 27 (0.69%) XSLT
16 25 (0.64%) CGI
17 22 (0.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 442 (11.30%) Analytical Skills
2 170 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 148 (3.79%) Management Information System
4 132 (3.38%) User Experience
5 114 (2.92%) Social Media
6 83 (2.12%) Mobile App
7 81 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
8 77 (1.97%) Life Science
9 72 (1.84%) Data Integration
10 65 (1.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 46 (1.18%) Mathematics
11 46 (1.18%) Open Source
11 46 (1.18%) Visualisation
12 42 (1.07%) Statistics
13 37 (0.95%) PMI
14 33 (0.84%) NHS
15 26 (0.66%) GIS
15 26 (0.66%) CESG
15 26 (0.66%) FMCG
16 24 (0.61%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 156 (3.99%) Windows
2 93 (2.38%) Linux
3 49 (1.25%) Apple iOS
4 38 (0.97%) UNIX
5 35 (0.90%) Android
6 27 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 27 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (0.31%) Windows 7
9 10 (0.26%) CentOS
10 7 (0.18%) Debian
11 5 (0.13%) Windows NT
12 4 (0.10%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.077%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.051%) zOS
14 2 (0.051%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.051%) AIX
14 2 (0.051%) HPUX
14 2 (0.051%) Solaris
14 2 (0.051%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 617 (15.78%) Project Management
2 510 (13.04%) Coaching
3 506 (12.94%) CRM
4 340 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 300 (7.67%) Risk Management
6 294 (7.52%) Business Intelligence
7 290 (7.42%) Mentoring
8 276 (7.06%) B2B
9 240 (6.14%) Analytics
10 238 (6.09%) SAP Implementation
11 228 (5.83%) E-Commerce
12 227 (5.81%) ITIL
13 220 (5.63%) Service Delivery
14 196 (5.01%) ERP
15 191 (4.88%) Data Management
16 186 (4.76%) Migration
17 183 (4.68%) Stakeholder Management
18 177 (4.53%) PRINCE2
19 176 (4.50%) Business Transformation
20 161 (4.12%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 247 (6.32%) SQL
2 207 (5.29%) ABAP
3 179 (4.58%) Java
4 147 (3.76%) C
5 128 (3.27%) JavaScript
6 94 (2.40%) C#
7 51 (1.30%) C++
8 50 (1.28%) Python
9 48 (1.23%) PHP
10 32 (0.82%) R
11 26 (0.66%) Perl
12 20 (0.51%) MATLAB
13 19 (0.49%) T-SQL
14 15 (0.38%) Shell Script
15 13 (0.33%) PL/SQL
16 12 (0.31%) VB
17 11 (0.28%) Apex Code
17 11 (0.28%) Objective-C
18 9 (0.23%) Assembly Language
19 8 (0.20%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 793 (20.28%) Degree
2 179 (4.58%) Security Cleared
3 97 (2.48%) SC Cleared
4 66 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 61 (1.56%) MBA
6 59 (1.51%) ISEB
7 47 (1.20%) PMI Certification
8 43 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 43 (1.10%) CIMA
9 42 (1.07%) ACCA
10 39 (1.00%) DV Cleared
11 36 (0.92%) MCITP
11 36 (0.92%) MCP
12 34 (0.87%) CISSP
13 28 (0.72%) PMP
14 25 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
15 24 (0.61%) MCSE
16 20 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
16 20 (0.51%) MCSD
16 20 (0.51%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (2.92%) QA
2 60 (1.53%) COBIT
3 49 (1.25%) SLA
4 44 (1.13%) Data Quality
5 28 (0.72%) ISO 9001
6 25 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 16 (0.41%) PCI DSS
8 13 (0.33%) WAI
8 13 (0.33%) ISO 8583
9 8 (0.20%) EMIR
10 7 (0.18%) CRD IV
10 7 (0.18%) MiFID
11 4 (0.10%) PMBOK
12 3 (0.077%) Dodd-Frank
12 3 (0.077%) Solvency II
12 3 (0.077%) HL7
12 3 (0.077%) Basel II
13 2 (0.051%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 2 (0.051%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.051%) HIPAA
System Software
1 95 (2.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (1.15%) Hyper-V
3 44 (1.13%) Active Directory
4 29 (0.74%) Terminal Services
5 27 (0.69%) XenDesktop
6 19 (0.49%) XenApp
6 19 (0.49%) XenServer
7 18 (0.46%) Firmware
8 16 (0.41%) Apache Flume
9 13 (0.33%) vSphere
10 10 (0.26%) vCloud
10 10 (0.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 7 (0.18%) Forefront TMG
11 7 (0.18%) UAG
11 7 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 7 (0.18%) ISA Server
12 5 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
13 3 (0.077%) HDFS
14 2 (0.051%) Varnish
15 1 (0.026%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 38 (0.97%) SCCM
2 21 (0.54%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 19 (0.49%) SCOM
4 13 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (0.28%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 7 (0.18%) Tivoli
6 7 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 7 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 5 (0.13%) Data Guard
8 4 (0.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (0.10%) AirWatch
9 3 (0.077%) Cisco UCCE
9 3 (0.077%) HP SiteScope
9 3 (0.077%) Windows Intune
10 2 (0.051%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (0.051%) Oracle Identity Management
11 1 (0.026%) Puppet
11 1 (0.026%) Ansible
11 1 (0.026%) Oozie
11 1 (0.026%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 646 (16.52%) SAP
2 499 (12.76%) Microsoft
3 401 (10.26%) Oracle
4 158 (4.04%) VMware
5 148 (3.79%) IBM
6 145 (3.71%) Cisco
7 142 (3.63%) Salesforce.com
8 103 (2.63%) Informatica
9 89 (2.28%) HP
10 79 (2.02%) Citrix
11 62 (1.59%) Dell
12 60 (1.53%) Google
13 49 (1.25%) Cognos
14 44 (1.13%) Business Objects
15 43 (1.10%) SunGard
16 41 (1.05%) Cognizant
17 39 (1.00%) Wall Street Systems
18 38 (0.97%) Hitachi
19 37 (0.95%) MicroStrategy
19 37 (0.95%) NetApp
Egham, Surrey
HCL Axon
Salary: Excellent Market Rates
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
J & C Associates Ltd
Posted: 9 hours ago
Central London / West End
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £47,500 per annum OTE £90,000 + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £27000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: £15,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum Competitive salary, bonus, pension and other b
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Prospero Recruitment
Salary: From £16,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Prospero Recruitment
Salary: From £16,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Company Car Allowance
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Top Graduate DOE
Posted: 16 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cheshire
FT Select
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + £7200 car allowance + 15% bonus +
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
HP
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Arcus Global
Salary: up to £25k
Posted: 18 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + + OTE + CAR
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benifits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
The Curve Group
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago