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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Development
Rank 175 151 187
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +36
Permanent jobs citing Business Development 1882 2086 1814
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.65% 1.93% 1.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.02% 2.37% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1163 1231 1227
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,025 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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
93253 88183 90713
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.97% 81.51% 78.92%
Number of salaries quoted 75196 72427 76352
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -32 1710 £55,500 +0.90% 259
London -30 833 £65,000 +4.00% 121
South East -10 512 £50,000 -9.09% 43
Surrey +7 288 £45,000 -18.18% 11
Egham 0 174 £65,000 +13.04%
City of London -11 152 £70,000 +16.66% 26
Berkshire -6 107 £60,000 +20.00% 16
East of England +19 84 £50,000 -9.09% 12
West Midlands -45 76 £55,000 +57.14% 20
North West -16 72 £45,000 -5.26% 18
Birmingham -8 62 £60,000 +33.33% 14
Hampshire +9 57 £52,500 -4.54% 5
Scotland -4 54 £41,000 +30.15% 4
South West -37 40 £46,250 -11.90% 18
Hertfordshire +13 39 £60,000 -20.00% 9
Yorkshire -38 38 £41,250 -8.33% 9
Reading -24 37 £55,000 +66.66% 10
Manchester -33 37 £50,000 +5.26% 14
Cambridgeshire +17 34 £37,500 -9.63% 2
Edinburgh -29 28 £43,750 +38.88% 2
Cambridge +16 26 £37,500 +78.57% 2
Hemel Hempstead +12 26 £60,000 -3.22% 3
East Midlands -22 25 £41,000 +36.66% 5
Brentford +11 24 £55,000 -21.42%
Oxfordshire +23 23 £50,000 -13.04% 3
Guildford +6 23 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Cheshire -12 23 £47,000 +56.66% 3
Basingstoke +34 22 £45,000 -30.76% 1
West Yorkshire -39 22 £37,500 -28.57% 6
Glasgow +13 18 £40,500 - 2

Business Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 1210 (28.94%) Finance
2 922 (22.05%) Degree
3 833 (19.92%) Marketing
4 793 (18.97%) SAP
5 738 (17.65%) Project Management
6 701 (16.77%) Coaching
7 484 (11.58%) Risk Management
8 479 (11.46%) Oracle
9 471 (11.27%) Microsoft
10 456 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
11 445 (10.64%) CRM
12 441 (10.55%) Analytical Skills
13 417 (9.97%) Telecoms
14 388 (9.28%) MS Excel
15 337 (8.06%) Retail
16 325 (7.77%) Business Intelligence
17 311 (7.44%) Legal
18 292 (6.98%) Mentoring
19 270 (6.46%) Analytics
20 269 (6.43%) SAP Implementation
21 259 (6.19%) Security Cleared
22 255 (6.10%) ABAP
23 254 (6.08%) User Experience
24 245 (5.86%) Service Delivery
25 244 (5.84%) E-Commerce
26 238 (5.69%) HTML
27 237 (5.67%) JavaScript
28 236 (5.64%) Java
29 235 (5.62%) ERP
30 232 (5.55%) Stakeholder Management

Business Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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
1 120 (2.87%) SAS
2 100 (2.39%) SharePoint
3 48 (1.15%) NetWeaver
4 34 (0.81%) CMS
5 32 (0.77%) Node.js
6 19 (0.45%) IIS
6 19 (0.45%) ArcGIS
7 18 (0.43%) WebSphere
8 13 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
8 13 (0.31%) Tomcat
9 11 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
10 9 (0.22%) WebLogic
11 8 (0.19%) JBoss
11 8 (0.19%) Apache
11 8 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
11 8 (0.19%) WordPress
12 7 (0.17%) Apache Pig
12 7 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
12 7 (0.17%) Umbraco
13 6 (0.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 388 (9.28%) MS Excel
2 144 (3.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 138 (3.30%) MS Office
4 69 (1.65%) MS Project
5 61 (1.46%) MS Visio
6 25 (0.60%) SPSS
7 22 (0.53%) Photoshop
8 16 (0.38%) OmniGraffle
8 16 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 11 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
10 7 (0.17%) Fireworks
11 5 (0.12%) Stata
11 5 (0.12%) InfoPath
12 4 (0.096%) InDesign
12 4 (0.096%) Spreadsheet
13 1 (0.024%) PowerPivot
13 1 (0.024%) Weka
13 1 (0.024%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 108 (2.58%) Oracle EBS
2 94 (2.25%) SAP MM
3 64 (1.53%) SAP SD
4 57 (1.36%) SAP CO
4 57 (1.36%) SAP FI
4 57 (1.36%) SAP FI/CO
5 55 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
6 47 (1.12%) SAP FSCM
7 38 (0.91%) Oracle ERP
8 36 (0.86%) Oracle EBS R12
9 31 (0.74%) SAP CRM
10 30 (0.72%) SAP MDM
10 30 (0.72%) SAP PP
11 28 (0.67%) SAP SCM
12 27 (0.65%) SAP WM
13 26 (0.62%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
14 24 (0.57%) SAP ERP
15 22 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
16 21 (0.50%) Oracle General Ledger
16 21 (0.50%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 89 (2.13%) SaaS
2 66 (1.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (1.20%) Office 365
4 49 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
5 31 (0.74%) GitHub
6 13 (0.31%) IaaS
7 12 (0.29%) SuccessFactors
8 11 (0.26%) PaaS
9 8 (0.19%) Taleo
9 8 (0.19%) Force.com
10 5 (0.12%) Amazon AWS
11 1 (0.024%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 92 (2.20%) Internet
2 51 (1.22%) LAN
3 40 (0.96%) Unified Communications
4 39 (0.93%) WAN
5 38 (0.91%) Wireless
6 37 (0.88%) Intranet
7 32 (0.77%) NGN
7 32 (0.77%) VoIP
8 31 (0.74%) Radio Access Network
8 31 (0.74%) Network Security
9 28 (0.67%) Firewall
10 24 (0.57%) Broadband
11 21 (0.50%) MPLS
12 15 (0.36%) WLAN
13 14 (0.33%) SAN
14 13 (0.31%) IPv6
15 12 (0.29%) SDH
15 12 (0.29%) Ethernet
15 12 (0.29%) LTE
16 11 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (4.04%) SQL Server
2 93 (2.22%) Big Data
3 90 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
4 67 (1.60%) SAP Data Services
5 63 (1.51%) Oracle Database
6 59 (1.41%) DataStage
7 47 (1.12%) Relational Database
8 39 (0.93%) QlikView
9 37 (0.88%) Data Mining
10 35 (0.84%) Oracle BI EE
11 33 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
11 33 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 32 (0.77%) SAP BI
12 32 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
13 31 (0.74%) MS Access
14 30 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
15 28 (0.67%) Hadoop
15 28 (0.67%) NoSQL
16 25 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
17 24 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 93 (2.22%) Git (software)
2 60 (1.44%) Jenkins
3 42 (1.00%) Cucumber
4 37 (0.88%) LSMW
5 34 (0.81%) Rational DOORS
6 33 (0.79%) CaliberRM
6 33 (0.79%) RequisitePro
6 33 (0.79%) Dreamweaver
6 33 (0.79%) FrontPage
7 31 (0.74%) Jasmine
7 31 (0.74%) Subversion
8 25 (0.60%) JIRA
9 23 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
9 23 (0.55%) Axure RP
10 22 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
11 17 (0.41%) LoadRunner
12 16 (0.38%) Visual Studio
12 16 (0.38%) Hudson
13 12 (0.29%) Selenium
14 11 (0.26%) Eclipse
General
1 1210 (28.94%) Finance
2 833 (19.92%) Marketing
3 417 (9.97%) Telecoms
4 337 (8.06%) Retail
5 311 (7.44%) Legal
6 203 (4.86%) Banking
7 157 (3.76%) Advertising
8 114 (2.73%) Pharmaceutical
9 107 (2.56%) Manufacturing
10 73 (1.75%) German Language
11 65 (1.55%) Back Office
11 65 (1.55%) Law
12 55 (1.32%) Billing
13 46 (1.10%) Military
14 40 (0.96%) Games
15 38 (0.91%) Electronics
16 34 (0.81%) French Language
16 34 (0.81%) Publishing
17 30 (0.72%) Front Office
18 29 (0.69%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1085 (25.95%) Consultant
2 440 (10.52%) Development Manager
3 423 (10.12%) Business Manager
4 391 (9.35%) Business Development Manager
5 384 (9.18%) SAP Consultant
6 320 (7.65%) Architect
7 231 (5.52%) Account Manager
8 217 (5.19%) Solutions Architect
9 211 (5.05%) Managing Consultant
10 203 (4.86%) Developer
11 176 (4.21%) Analyst
12 172 (4.11%) Senior Manager
13 144 (3.44%) Senior Consultant
14 143 (3.42%) Sales Executive
15 136 (3.25%) SAP MM Consultant
16 120 (2.87%) Sales Manager
17 110 (2.63%) Management Consultant
18 104 (2.49%) SAP Manager
19 102 (2.44%) Business Development Executive
20 100 (2.39%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 238 (5.69%) HTML
2 178 (4.26%) .NET
3 177 (4.23%) CSS
4 97 (2.32%) HTML5
5 83 (1.99%) XML
6 77 (1.84%) jQuery
7 71 (1.70%) ASP.NET
8 66 (1.58%) Ruby on Rails
9 63 (1.51%) Web Services
10 56 (1.34%) CSS3
11 46 (1.10%) Ext JS
12 43 (1.03%) .NET Framework
13 39 (0.93%) Oracle Fusion
14 37 (0.88%) Spring
15 36 (0.86%) REST
16 33 (0.79%) Sass
17 32 (0.77%) AngularJS
18 30 (0.72%) LESS
19 27 (0.65%) Middleware
19 27 (0.65%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 441 (10.55%) Analytical Skills
2 254 (6.08%) User Experience
3 157 (3.76%) Computer Science
4 134 (3.20%) Social Media
5 121 (2.89%) Management Information System
6 117 (2.80%) PMI
7 99 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
8 95 (2.27%) Mobile App
9 93 (2.22%) Data Integration
10 76 (1.82%) Open Source
11 64 (1.53%) Visualisation
12 58 (1.39%) Mathematics
13 53 (1.27%) Life Science
13 53 (1.27%) Blog
14 43 (1.03%) Tandem
15 36 (0.86%) GIS
16 35 (0.84%) FMCG
17 34 (0.81%) Statistics
18 31 (0.74%) Digital Media
19 29 (0.69%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 120 (2.87%) Windows
2 56 (1.34%) UNIX
3 48 (1.15%) Android
4 47 (1.12%) Linux
5 28 (0.67%) Apple iOS
6 14 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (0.24%) Mac OS
8 9 (0.22%) Solaris
9 7 (0.17%) Windows 7
9 7 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (0.14%) AIX
10 6 (0.14%) HPUX
10 6 (0.14%) CentOS
10 6 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
10 6 (0.14%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.12%) Windows NT
12 4 (0.096%) Tizen
13 3 (0.072%) OpenVMS
14 2 (0.048%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 738 (17.65%) Project Management
2 701 (16.77%) Coaching
3 484 (11.58%) Risk Management
4 456 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
5 445 (10.64%) CRM
6 325 (7.77%) Business Intelligence
7 292 (6.98%) Mentoring
8 270 (6.46%) Analytics
9 269 (6.43%) SAP Implementation
10 245 (5.86%) Service Delivery
11 244 (5.84%) E-Commerce
12 235 (5.62%) ERP
13 232 (5.55%) Stakeholder Management
14 230 (5.50%) ITIL
15 222 (5.31%) Data Management
16 215 (5.14%) B2B
17 208 (4.97%) Business Transformation
18 206 (4.93%) PRINCE2
19 186 (4.45%) Migration
20 179 (4.28%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 255 (6.10%) ABAP
2 237 (5.67%) JavaScript
3 236 (5.64%) Java
4 219 (5.24%) SQL
5 161 (3.85%) C
6 128 (3.06%) C#
7 72 (1.72%) Ruby
8 53 (1.27%) C++
9 48 (1.15%) PL/SQL
10 42 (1.00%) Python
11 36 (0.86%) VB.NET
12 32 (0.77%) R
13 24 (0.57%) PHP
14 23 (0.55%) MATLAB
15 20 (0.48%) T-SQL
16 11 (0.26%) VB
16 11 (0.26%) VBA
17 10 (0.24%) Perl
17 10 (0.24%) Objective-C
17 10 (0.24%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 922 (22.05%) Degree
2 259 (6.19%) Security Cleared
3 179 (4.28%) SC Cleared
4 141 (3.37%) PMI Certification
5 85 (2.03%) CISA
6 83 (1.99%) CISSP
7 81 (1.94%) MBA
8 67 (1.60%) CISM
9 37 (0.88%) ISEB
10 34 (0.81%) DV Cleared
11 29 (0.69%) PMP
12 28 (0.67%) CIMA
13 23 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
14 22 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
15 16 (0.38%) PhD
16 15 (0.36%) CTC Cleared
17 13 (0.31%) CCA
17 13 (0.31%) CIPD
18 12 (0.29%) MCP
18 12 (0.29%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 136 (3.25%) QA
2 78 (1.87%) SLA
3 74 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 52 (1.24%) Data Quality
5 41 (0.98%) PCI DSS
6 26 (0.62%) ISO 9001
7 15 (0.36%) COBIT
8 8 (0.19%) GCP
9 7 (0.17%) HL7
10 5 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 5 (0.12%) WAI
11 3 (0.072%) Basel III
12 2 (0.048%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.048%) EMIR
13 1 (0.024%) CRD IV
13 1 (0.024%) Dodd-Frank
13 1 (0.024%) P3O
13 1 (0.024%) TickIT
13 1 (0.024%) DICOM
13 1 (0.024%) MiFID
System Software
1 57 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (0.50%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.24%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.19%) vSphere
5 7 (0.17%) HDFS
6 3 (0.072%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.072%) XenServer
6 3 (0.072%) Xen
7 2 (0.048%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.024%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.024%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.024%) UAG
8 1 (0.024%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.024%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.024%) Firmware
8 1 (0.024%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.024%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (0.22%) Data Guard
2 8 (0.19%) Tivoli
3 7 (0.17%) SCCM
3 7 (0.17%) MOM
3 7 (0.17%) EMC NetWorker
4 5 (0.12%) SCOM
5 4 (0.096%) Puppet
6 3 (0.072%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.072%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.048%) WMI
8 1 (0.024%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.024%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.024%) OpenView
Vendors
1 793 (18.97%) SAP
2 479 (11.46%) Oracle
3 471 (11.27%) Microsoft
4 174 (4.16%) Salesforce.com
5 108 (2.58%) IBM
6 99 (2.37%) Informatica
7 90 (2.15%) HP
8 86 (2.06%) Cisco
9 80 (1.91%) VMware
10 53 (1.27%) Cognos
11 50 (1.20%) NetApp
12 48 (1.15%) Business Objects
13 47 (1.12%) Cognizant
14 42 (1.00%) Ericsson
15 41 (0.98%) Alcatel-Lucent
16 35 (0.84%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
16 35 (0.84%) Adobe
17 33 (0.79%) iRise
17 33 (0.79%) Telelogic
18 32 (0.77%) Fujitsu
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