The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Business Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Business Development over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Development
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 60 78 87
Rank change year-on-year +18 +9  
Permanent jobs citing Business Development 5 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.78% 0.87% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.94% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 2
Median salary £30,500 £45,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.22% +26.76%  
UK excluding London median salary £46,250 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -7.50% -4.76%  

Business Development is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 577 745 974
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 89.46% 92.89% 87.91%
Number of salaries quoted 430 608 730
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +9.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Business Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing Business Development as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Business Development in Bedfordshire

Business Development
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Development in Bedfordshire.

Salary trend for Business Development in Bedfordshire

Business Development
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Development within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +12 5 £30,500 -32.22%
Business Development
East of England

Business Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing Business Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Business Development.

1 5 (41.67%) VBA
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
1 5 (41.67%) Mathematics
2 4 (33.33%) Matrix Management
2 4 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
2 4 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (33.33%) MS Access
2 4 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 4 (33.33%) IT Strategy
3 3 (25.00%) SOA
3 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) PMO
3 3 (25.00%) Presales
3 3 (25.00%) Retail
3 3 (25.00%) Marketing
4 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 2 (16.67%) Supplier Management
4 2 (16.67%) Open Source
4 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 2 (16.67%) Linked Data
4 2 (16.67%) Publishing
4 2 (16.67%) Banking
4 2 (16.67%) Java

Business Development
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) MS Access
2 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (8.33%) Big Data
3 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
1 3 (25.00%) Marketing
1 3 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Commercial Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Systems Support Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Business Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Business Relationship Manager
3 3 (25.00%) IT Manager
3 3 (25.00%) IT Relationships Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Relationships Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (16.67%) Linked Data
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Mathematics
2 4 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 4 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 4 (33.33%) IT Strategy
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Matrix Management
2 4 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
2 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 3 (25.00%) Presales
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) SOA
4 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (16.67%) Open Source
4 2 (16.67%) Supplier Management
4 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
5 1 (8.33%) Data Management
5 1 (8.33%) DevOps
5 1 (8.33%) Document Composition
5 1 (8.33%) Statistics
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) VBA
2 2 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) Tableau