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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Development
Rank 159 137 190
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +53
Permanent jobs citing Business Development 2004 2267 1802
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.76% 2.12% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 2.61% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1167 1347 1234
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 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £90,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.04%

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
93593 86753 92892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.96% 81.19% 79.05%
Number of salaries quoted 74739 71234 78546
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
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 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 September 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 22 September 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 -26 1830 £60,000 +9.09% 298
London -40 853 £65,000 +8.33% 146
South East -3 617 £56,250 +5.14% 44
Surrey -1 303 £50,000 -9.09% 16
Egham +1 178 £85,000 +23.63% 2
City of London -37 153 £70,000 +16.66% 39
Berkshire +16 144 £60,000 +20.00% 8
Hampshire +38 104 £60,000 +9.09% 9
West Midlands +1 95 £57,500 +30.68% 23
Birmingham +26 82 £57,500 +43.75% 15
East of England +22 81 £53,750 -13.30% 10
North West -32 79 £43,250 -13.50% 27
Reading -5 51 £92,500 +208.33% 5
Basingstoke +41 47 £55,000 +37.50%
Brentford +13 44 £55,000 -21.42%
Hertfordshire +11 44 £75,000 -9.09% 5
Scotland -48 36 £50,000 +5.26% 7
Manchester -39 35 £50,000 -1.47% 15
South West -66 34 £49,500 -1.00% 15
Yorkshire -66 34 £37,500 -25.00% 10
Hemel Hempstead +16 33 £80,000 +29.03% 1
Cambridgeshire +15 28 £38,750 +10.71% 4
Oxfordshire +14 25 £32,500 -35.00% 2
Edinburgh -41 24 £55,000 +15.78% 2
Cheshire -15 22 £35,000 -12.50% 6
East Midlands -28 21 £41,750 +33.60% 13
West Yorkshire -53 20 £37,500 -42.30% 8
Cambridge +15 19 £37,500 +9.48% 4
Maidenhead -6 19 £57,500 +4.54%
Woking +20 17 £45,000 +42.85% 1

Business Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 1298 (29.55%) Finance
2 964 (21.95%) Degree
3 876 (19.95%) Marketing
4 824 (18.76%) SAP
5 760 (17.30%) Project Management
6 734 (16.71%) Coaching
7 496 (11.29%) Risk Management
8 493 (11.22%) Oracle
9 466 (10.61%) Agile Software Development
10 464 (10.56%) CRM
11 448 (10.20%) Telecoms
12 441 (10.04%) Analytical Skills
13 436 (9.93%) Microsoft
14 364 (8.29%) MS Excel
15 349 (7.95%) Retail
16 331 (7.54%) Business Intelligence
17 316 (7.19%) Legal
18 314 (7.15%) Analytics
19 306 (6.97%) Mentoring
20 283 (6.44%) SAP Implementation
21 275 (6.26%) E-Commerce
22 273 (6.22%) Security Cleared
23 269 (6.12%) User Experience
24 265 (6.03%) Service Delivery
25 260 (5.92%) ABAP
25 260 (5.92%) ITIL
26 249 (5.67%) ERP
27 245 (5.58%) Java
28 238 (5.42%) Banking
29 235 (5.35%) Stakeholder Management

Business Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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
1 129 (2.94%) SAS
2 77 (1.75%) SharePoint
3 70 (1.59%) NetWeaver
4 37 (0.84%) CMS
5 27 (0.61%) Node.js
6 26 (0.59%) IIS
7 20 (0.46%) WebSphere
8 15 (0.34%) ArcGIS
9 12 (0.27%) Lync
10 11 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
10 11 (0.25%) MS Exchange
11 10 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
11 10 (0.23%) Tomcat
11 10 (0.23%) WebLogic
12 9 (0.20%) Apache
13 7 (0.16%) SAP Portal
13 7 (0.16%) Apache Pig
14 6 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
14 6 (0.14%) Tornado
14 6 (0.14%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 364 (8.29%) MS Excel
2 139 (3.16%) MS PowerPoint
3 132 (3.01%) MS Office
4 70 (1.59%) MS Project
5 64 (1.46%) MS Visio
6 24 (0.55%) SPSS
7 17 (0.39%) Photoshop
7 17 (0.39%) OmniGraffle
8 12 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
9 9 (0.20%) Fireworks
10 5 (0.11%) Stata
11 3 (0.068%) InfoPath
11 3 (0.068%) InDesign
11 3 (0.068%) Weka
12 2 (0.046%) Spreadsheet
13 1 (0.023%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 105 (2.39%) Oracle EBS
2 102 (2.32%) SAP MM
3 66 (1.50%) SAP SD
4 57 (1.30%) SAP FI/CO
4 57 (1.30%) SAP FI
4 57 (1.30%) SAP CO
5 44 (1.00%) SAP FSCM
5 44 (1.00%) Oracle ERP
6 42 (0.96%) Oracle EBS R12
7 37 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
8 36 (0.82%) SAP CRM
9 31 (0.71%) SAP PP
10 30 (0.68%) SAP SCM
10 30 (0.68%) SAP ERP
11 29 (0.66%) Oracle Financials
12 28 (0.64%) SAP MDM
12 28 (0.64%) SAP WM
13 26 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 25 (0.57%) Google Analytics
14 25 (0.57%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 110 (2.50%) SaaS
2 56 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 55 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
4 50 (1.14%) Office 365
5 27 (0.61%) GitHub
6 22 (0.50%) IaaS
7 15 (0.34%) PaaS
8 12 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
9 8 (0.18%) Force.com
9 8 (0.18%) Taleo
10 4 (0.091%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 95 (2.16%) Internet
2 63 (1.43%) LAN
3 58 (1.32%) Wireless
4 49 (1.12%) Unified Communications
5 43 (0.98%) WAN
6 41 (0.93%) Intranet
7 39 (0.89%) Network Security
8 33 (0.75%) VoIP
9 32 (0.73%) NGN
10 31 (0.71%) Radio Access Network
11 30 (0.68%) Firewall
12 26 (0.59%) Broadband
13 24 (0.55%) MPLS
13 24 (0.55%) SAN
14 21 (0.48%) WLAN
15 16 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
16 15 (0.34%) IPv6
17 14 (0.32%) LTE
18 12 (0.27%) TCP/IP
18 12 (0.27%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (3.53%) SQL Server
2 111 (2.53%) Big Data
3 84 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
4 66 (1.50%) SAP Data Services
4 66 (1.50%) Oracle Database
5 54 (1.23%) DataStage
6 39 (0.89%) Data Mining
7 37 (0.84%) QlikView
7 37 (0.84%) Oracle BI EE
8 36 (0.82%) Relational Database
8 36 (0.82%) SAP BI
8 36 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
9 35 (0.80%) BusinessObjects
10 32 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
10 32 (0.73%) SAP BW
11 29 (0.66%) Essbase
12 28 (0.64%) Hadoop
13 27 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
13 27 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 27 (0.61%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 92 (2.09%) Git (software)
2 60 (1.37%) Jenkins
3 42 (0.96%) Cucumber
4 36 (0.82%) Rational DOORS
4 36 (0.82%) LSMW
5 35 (0.80%) FrontPage
5 35 (0.80%) RequisitePro
5 35 (0.80%) Dreamweaver
5 35 (0.80%) CaliberRM
6 29 (0.66%) JIRA
7 28 (0.64%) Subversion
8 27 (0.61%) Jasmine
9 24 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
10 21 (0.48%) Axure RP
11 19 (0.43%) LoadRunner
11 19 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
12 17 (0.39%) Hudson
13 15 (0.34%) Selenium
14 12 (0.27%) NeoLoad
15 11 (0.25%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1298 (29.55%) Finance
2 876 (19.95%) Marketing
3 448 (10.20%) Telecoms
4 349 (7.95%) Retail
5 316 (7.19%) Legal
6 238 (5.42%) Banking
7 192 (4.37%) Advertising
8 117 (2.66%) Pharmaceutical
9 115 (2.62%) Manufacturing
10 82 (1.87%) German Language
11 72 (1.64%) Back Office
12 63 (1.43%) Law
13 59 (1.34%) Billing
14 52 (1.18%) Military
15 47 (1.07%) Electronics
16 41 (0.93%) Publishing
17 37 (0.84%) Games
18 35 (0.80%) Front Office
19 32 (0.73%) Automotive
19 32 (0.73%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1190 (27.09%) Consultant
2 484 (11.02%) Development Manager
3 458 (10.43%) Business Manager
4 431 (9.81%) Business Development Manager
5 410 (9.34%) SAP Consultant
6 349 (7.95%) Architect
7 242 (5.51%) Account Manager
8 233 (5.31%) Managing Consultant
9 225 (5.12%) Solutions Architect
10 188 (4.28%) Analyst
11 185 (4.21%) Senior Manager
12 176 (4.01%) Developer
13 168 (3.83%) Senior Consultant
14 146 (3.32%) Sales Executive
15 134 (3.05%) SAP MM Consultant
16 132 (3.01%) Sales Manager
17 113 (2.57%) Management Consultant
18 106 (2.41%) Project Manager
18 106 (2.41%) Business Development Executive
19 105 (2.39%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 231 (5.26%) HTML
2 172 (3.92%) .NET
2 172 (3.92%) CSS
3 85 (1.94%) XML
4 84 (1.91%) HTML5
5 66 (1.50%) Ruby on Rails
6 61 (1.39%) jQuery
6 61 (1.39%) ASP.NET
7 51 (1.16%) Web Services
8 47 (1.07%) CSS3
9 44 (1.00%) Ext JS
10 39 (0.89%) REST
11 36 (0.82%) .NET Framework
11 36 (0.82%) Spring
12 33 (0.75%) Middleware
13 30 (0.68%) AngularJS
14 29 (0.66%) SOAP
15 28 (0.64%) Sass
15 28 (0.64%) LESS
15 28 (0.64%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 441 (10.04%) Analytical Skills
2 269 (6.12%) User Experience
3 158 (3.60%) Computer Science
4 145 (3.30%) Social Media
5 127 (2.89%) PMI
6 116 (2.64%) Management Information System
7 104 (2.37%) Mobile App
8 97 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
9 85 (1.94%) Data Integration
10 75 (1.71%) Open Source
11 65 (1.48%) Mathematics
12 62 (1.41%) Visualisation
13 49 (1.12%) Life Science
14 46 (1.05%) Tandem
15 42 (0.96%) Blog
15 42 (0.96%) Statistics
16 31 (0.71%) Digital Media
17 30 (0.68%) GIS
18 29 (0.66%) EFT
19 24 (0.55%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 126 (2.87%) Windows
2 60 (1.37%) UNIX
3 46 (1.05%) Linux
4 44 (1.00%) Android
5 24 (0.55%) Apple iOS
6 19 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (0.34%) Windows 7
8 10 (0.23%) Mac OS
8 10 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (0.20%) Solaris
9 9 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (0.16%) AIX
10 7 (0.16%) HPUX
10 7 (0.16%) CentOS
10 7 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
11 6 (0.14%) Windows 8
12 5 (0.11%) OpenVMS
13 4 (0.091%) Tizen
13 4 (0.091%) Windows NT
14 3 (0.068%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 760 (17.30%) Project Management
2 734 (16.71%) Coaching
3 496 (11.29%) Risk Management
4 466 (10.61%) Agile Software Development
5 464 (10.56%) CRM
6 331 (7.54%) Business Intelligence
7 314 (7.15%) Analytics
8 306 (6.97%) Mentoring
9 283 (6.44%) SAP Implementation
10 275 (6.26%) E-Commerce
11 265 (6.03%) Service Delivery
12 260 (5.92%) ITIL
13 249 (5.67%) ERP
14 235 (5.35%) Stakeholder Management
15 221 (5.03%) PRINCE2
15 221 (5.03%) B2B
15 221 (5.03%) Data Management
16 219 (4.99%) Business Transformation
17 199 (4.53%) Service Management
18 181 (4.12%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 260 (5.92%) ABAP
2 245 (5.58%) Java
3 229 (5.21%) JavaScript
4 210 (4.78%) SQL
5 170 (3.87%) C
6 114 (2.60%) C#
7 72 (1.64%) Ruby
8 57 (1.30%) C++
9 50 (1.14%) Python
10 46 (1.05%) PL/SQL
11 41 (0.93%) R
12 36 (0.82%) VB.NET
13 23 (0.52%) MATLAB
14 20 (0.46%) VBA
15 19 (0.43%) T-SQL
16 18 (0.41%) PHP
17 13 (0.30%) SAPscript
18 11 (0.25%) Objective-C
19 10 (0.23%) Bash Shell
19 10 (0.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 964 (21.95%) Degree
2 273 (6.22%) Security Cleared
3 183 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 153 (3.48%) PMI Certification
5 113 (2.57%) CISA
6 104 (2.37%) CISSP
7 88 (2.00%) CISM
8 80 (1.82%) MBA
9 37 (0.84%) ISEB
9 37 (0.84%) DV Cleared
10 32 (0.73%) CIMA
11 30 (0.68%) PMP
12 28 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
13 24 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
14 20 (0.46%) MCSE
15 15 (0.34%) PhD
15 15 (0.34%) ACCA
16 13 (0.30%) CIPD
16 13 (0.30%) CCA
16 13 (0.30%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (3.03%) QA
2 86 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 83 (1.89%) SLA
4 50 (1.14%) PCI DSS
5 49 (1.12%) Data Quality
6 35 (0.80%) ISO 9001
7 20 (0.46%) COBIT
8 10 (0.23%) GCP
9 7 (0.16%) HL7
10 5 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 4 (0.091%) EMIR
12 3 (0.068%) WAI
12 3 (0.068%) MiFID
12 3 (0.068%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 3 (0.068%) Dodd-Frank
13 2 (0.046%) FATCA
13 2 (0.046%) Basel II
13 2 (0.046%) GAAP
14 1 (0.023%) DICOM
14 1 (0.023%) TickIT
System Software
1 79 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (0.59%) Active Directory
3 12 (0.27%) Hyper-V
4 11 (0.25%) vSphere
5 7 (0.16%) HDFS
6 6 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (0.14%) Xen
7 4 (0.091%) UAG
8 3 (0.068%) ISA Server
8 3 (0.068%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.046%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (0.046%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.046%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.023%) NFS
10 1 (0.023%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.023%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.023%) XenApp
10 1 (0.023%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.023%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 20 (0.46%) SCCM
2 14 (0.32%) SCOM
3 12 (0.27%) EMC NetWorker
4 11 (0.25%) MOM
5 10 (0.23%) Tivoli
6 9 (0.20%) Data Guard
7 4 (0.091%) Puppet
7 4 (0.091%) WMI
8 3 (0.068%) WSUS
8 3 (0.068%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.068%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.046%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.046%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.023%) OpenView
10 1 (0.023%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.023%) Hyperic
10 1 (0.023%) AppDNA
10 1 (0.023%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 824 (18.76%) SAP
2 493 (11.22%) Oracle
3 436 (9.93%) Microsoft
4 162 (3.69%) Salesforce.com
5 105 (2.39%) IBM
6 101 (2.30%) VMware
7 99 (2.25%) HP
7 99 (2.25%) Cisco
8 90 (2.05%) Informatica
9 59 (1.34%) NetApp
10 54 (1.23%) Cognos
11 50 (1.14%) Business Objects
12 45 (1.02%) Ericsson
13 41 (0.93%) Alcatel-Lucent
14 40 (0.91%) Cognizant
15 37 (0.84%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
16 36 (0.82%) Adobe
16 36 (0.82%) Huawei
17 35 (0.80%) Telelogic
17 35 (0.80%) iRise
South West London
TD Group
Salary: Excellent permanent salary and benefits package available
Posted: 35 minutes ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 40 minutes ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + Commission, c. £100k package
Posted: 47 minutes ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus competitive package
Posted: 1 hour ago
South East
EXCELerate
Salary: To £80k Uncapped OTE (£200k top earner), Corporate Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + OTE £90k to £100k , Car Allowance
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £35000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: To £80k OTE £150K Uncapped, Car Allowance, Corporate Benefits Package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Thames Ditton, Surrey
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Greater Manchester
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £25-£30k DOE
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Half Management Resources
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + bens - substantial OTE, bonus+
Posted: 23 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + car allowance, pension
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Royal Mail - AMS
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
eRecruit Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
PwC Careers in the UK
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
PwC Careers in the UK
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
PwC Careers in the UK
Posted: 2 days ago