Period
to 26 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 6 months to 26 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Development
UK > England
6 months to
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 238 280 242
Rank change year-on-year +42 -38 -7
Permanent jobs citing Business Development 1,479 729 1,937
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.48% 1.12% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 1.21% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 712 514 1,132
10th Percentile £28,775 £30,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £58,750
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% -6.38% +6.82%
75th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £83,750
90th Percentile £110,000 £100,000 £110,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +4.55%

Business Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 93,417 60,224 124,118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 93.66% 92.50% 92.43%
Number of salaries quoted 64,448 49,282 99,844
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £38,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £91,250 £87,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Business Development
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Business Development as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Business Development in England

Business Development
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Business Development in England.

Salary trend for Business Development in England

Business Development
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Business Development in England over the 6 months to 26 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Business Development in England

Business Development
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Development within the England region over the 6 months to 26 July 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +8 697 £75,000 +15.38% 144
South East +37 220 £45,000 -25.00% 49
North of England +16 168 £40,000 -15.79% 58
South West +4 142 £62,500 +14.68% 21
Midlands +8 141 £40,000 +1.27% 34
North West +48 139 £45,000 -10.00% 25
West Midlands +14 108 £41,250 -25.00% 26
East of England +24 70 £50,000 +33.33% 24
East Midlands -41 33 £40,000 +2.56% 8
Yorkshire -63 25 £37,500 -6.25% 18
North East -14 4 - - 15
Business Development
UK

For the 6 months to 26 July 2021, IT jobs citing Business Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Business Development.

1 470 (31.78%) Social Skills
2 400 (27.05%) Finance
3 373 (25.22%) Marketing
4 298 (20.15%) Agile Software Development
5 276 (18.66%) Presales
6 246 (16.63%) Degree
7 218 (14.74%) Microsoft
8 217 (14.67%) Analytics
9 213 (14.40%) Retail
10 207 (14.00%) Mentoring
11 197 (13.32%) Project Management
12 187 (12.64%) Cybersecurity
13 178 (12.04%) Problem-Solving
14 173 (11.70%) Azure
15 159 (10.75%) Project Delivery
16 148 (10.01%) Salesforce.com
17 146 (9.87%) SaaS
18 139 (9.40%) Thought Leadership
19 136 (9.20%) AWS
20 134 (9.06%) Analytical Skills
21 130 (8.79%) DevOps
21 130 (8.79%) B2B
22 123 (8.32%) Artificial Intelligence
23 121 (8.18%) Security Cleared
24 116 (7.84%) Coaching
25 107 (7.23%) Legal
26 105 (7.10%) CRM
27 99 (6.69%) E-Commerce
28 96 (6.49%) Software Engineering
29 95 (6.42%) User Experience

Business Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 39 (2.64%) Confluence
2 30 (2.03%) SharePoint
3 29 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
4 18 (1.22%) SAS
5 14 (0.95%) CMS
6 12 (0.81%) WordPress
7 11 (0.74%) IIS
8 8 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
9 5 (0.34%) Apache
9 5 (0.34%) Apache Spark
10 4 (0.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (0.27%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.20%) Apache Synapse
11 3 (0.20%) EPiServer
11 3 (0.20%) MS Exchange
11 3 (0.20%) NetWeaver
11 3 (0.20%) Sitefinity
11 3 (0.20%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.14%) Drupal
Applications
1 65 (4.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 59 (3.99%) Microsoft Office
3 45 (3.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 24 (1.62%) Microsoft Project
5 13 (0.88%) InVision
5 13 (0.88%) OmniGraffle
5 13 (0.88%) Sketch
6 3 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.14%) SPSS
8 1 (0.068%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.068%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.068%) Figma
8 1 (0.068%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 39 (2.64%) Oracle ERP
2 29 (1.96%) Oracle Applications
3 14 (0.95%) SAP S/4HANA
4 10 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
5 9 (0.61%) Sentinel
6 8 (0.54%) Magento
6 8 (0.54%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 7 (0.47%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 7 (0.47%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 6 (0.41%) Oracle Assets
8 6 (0.41%) Oracle Cash Management
8 6 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
8 6 (0.41%) Oracle Receivables
9 5 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
9 5 (0.34%) NetSuite
9 5 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
9 5 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
10 4 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
10 4 (0.27%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
11 3 (0.20%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 173 (11.70%) Azure
2 146 (9.87%) SaaS
3 136 (9.20%) AWS
4 57 (3.85%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 57 (3.85%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 55 (3.72%) GCP
6 38 (2.57%) Serverless
7 37 (2.50%) Microsoft 365
8 24 (1.62%) Power Platform
9 23 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
10 20 (1.35%) Google Analytics
11 16 (1.08%) Dynamics 365
11 16 (1.08%) PaaS
12 15 (1.01%) IaaS
13 13 (0.88%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 10 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
14 10 (0.68%) Veeva
15 9 (0.61%) AtomSphere
15 9 (0.61%) Boomi
15 9 (0.61%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (2.84%) Internet
2 31 (2.10%) Firewall
3 30 (2.03%) Intranet
4 29 (1.96%) Network Security
5 15 (1.01%) 4G
5 15 (1.01%) 5G
6 10 (0.68%) Broadband
7 9 (0.61%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (0.61%) Unified Communications
8 8 (0.54%) WAN
9 6 (0.41%) DHCP
9 6 (0.41%) DNS
9 6 (0.41%) TCP/IP
9 6 (0.41%) VoIP
10 5 (0.34%) Cisco Firepower
10 5 (0.34%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 5 (0.34%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (0.34%) Reverse Proxy
10 5 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (0.34%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (5.68%) Big Data
2 29 (1.96%) SQL Server
3 26 (1.76%) Relational Database
4 24 (1.62%) Apache Accumulo
5 20 (1.35%) Power BI
6 19 (1.28%) Tableau
7 14 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (0.95%) MySQL
8 13 (0.88%) Spotfire
9 12 (0.81%) Data Lake
10 11 (0.74%) Crystal Reports
11 10 (0.68%) Blockchain
12 9 (0.61%) Hadoop
13 8 (0.54%) NoSQL
13 8 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 6 (0.41%) DataStage
15 5 (0.34%) MS Access
16 4 (0.27%) SAP Data Services
16 4 (0.27%) SAP HANA
16 4 (0.27%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 58 (3.92%) JIRA
2 54 (3.65%) Jenkins
3 23 (1.56%) Git (software)
4 14 (0.95%) Axure RP
5 12 (0.81%) Visual Website Optimizer
6 10 (0.68%) Cucumber
7 8 (0.54%) JMeter
8 7 (0.47%) Selenium
9 6 (0.41%) GitLab
10 5 (0.34%) Bitbucket
11 3 (0.20%) Rational DOORS
11 3 (0.20%) Vagrant
12 2 (0.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (0.14%) Cypress.io
12 2 (0.14%) Firebug
12 2 (0.14%) JBehave
12 2 (0.14%) PHPUnit
12 2 (0.14%) SpecFlow
12 2 (0.14%) TestComplete
12 2 (0.14%) WebDriver
General
1 470 (31.78%) Social Skills
2 400 (27.05%) Finance
3 373 (25.22%) Marketing
4 213 (14.40%) Retail
5 134 (9.06%) Analytical Skills
6 107 (7.23%) Legal
7 88 (5.95%) Public Sector
8 86 (5.81%) Advertising
9 73 (4.94%) Presentation Skills
9 73 (4.94%) Telecoms
10 71 (4.80%) Organisational Skills
11 63 (4.26%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 53 (3.58%) Games
12 53 (3.58%) Influencing Skills
13 50 (3.38%) Law
13 50 (3.38%) Manufacturing
14 35 (2.37%) Banking
15 26 (1.76%) Billing
15 26 (1.76%) Pharmaceutical
16 23 (1.56%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 195 (13.18%) Consultant
2 168 (11.36%) Architect
3 163 (11.02%) Development Manager
4 159 (10.75%) Business Manager
5 155 (10.48%) Business Development Manager
6 80 (5.41%) Senior Manager
7 78 (5.27%) Analyst
8 63 (4.26%) Solutions Architect
9 58 (3.92%) Salesforce Architect
10 55 (3.72%) Sales Manager
11 48 (3.25%) Project Manager
11 48 (3.25%) Software Engineer
12 46 (3.11%) Recruitment Consultant
13 44 (2.97%) Account Manager
13 44 (2.97%) Senior Consultant
14 42 (2.84%) Business Development Executive
15 41 (2.77%) Developer
16 40 (2.70%) Sales Executive
17 31 (2.10%) Security Consultant
18 27 (1.83%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (3.18%) React
2 35 (2.37%) .NET
2 35 (2.37%) CSS
3 30 (2.03%) Apache NiFi
3 30 (2.03%) COM
4 29 (1.96%) HTML
5 25 (1.69%) Kafka
6 22 (1.49%) Laravel
6 22 (1.49%) Web Services
7 21 (1.42%) AngularJS
8 17 (1.15%) REST
8 17 (1.15%) XML
9 13 (0.88%) Node.js
10 12 (0.81%) Vue.js
11 11 (0.74%) Oracle Fusion
12 9 (0.61%) Gherkin
12 9 (0.61%) pytest
12 9 (0.61%) RESTful
13 8 (0.54%) TensorFlow
14 7 (0.47%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 95 (6.42%) User Experience
2 74 (5.00%) Virtual Team
3 63 (4.26%) Driving Licence
4 60 (4.06%) Management Information System
5 51 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
6 47 (3.18%) Social Media
7 41 (2.77%) Cyberattack
8 34 (2.30%) Algorithms
8 34 (2.30%) Life Science
9 33 (2.23%) Cloud Native
10 30 (2.03%) Public Cloud
11 28 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
12 23 (1.56%) Data Centre
13 21 (1.42%) FMCG
14 20 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
15 19 (1.28%) Analytical Mindset
15 19 (1.28%) NHS
16 15 (1.01%) Blog
17 13 (0.88%) Enterprise Cloud
17 13 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 53 (3.58%) Linux
2 45 (3.04%) Windows
3 26 (1.76%) Windows Server
4 19 (1.28%) Android
5 13 (0.88%) Windows 10
6 12 (0.81%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.27%) Unix
7 4 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.20%) Windows Server 2016
9 2 (0.14%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 298 (20.15%) Agile Software Development
2 276 (18.66%) Presales
3 217 (14.67%) Analytics
4 207 (14.00%) Mentoring
5 197 (13.32%) Project Management
6 187 (12.64%) Cybersecurity
7 178 (12.04%) Problem-Solving
8 159 (10.75%) Project Delivery
9 139 (9.40%) Thought Leadership
10 130 (8.79%) B2B
10 130 (8.79%) DevOps
11 123 (8.32%) Artificial Intelligence
12 116 (7.84%) Coaching
13 105 (7.10%) CRM
14 99 (6.69%) E-Commerce
15 96 (6.49%) Software Engineering
16 91 (6.15%) Line Management
17 86 (5.81%) Decision-Making
17 86 (5.81%) Service Delivery
18 84 (5.68%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 90 (6.09%) SQL
2 74 (5.00%) Java
3 73 (4.94%) JavaScript
4 54 (3.65%) C
5 53 (3.58%) Python
6 30 (2.03%) PHP
7 25 (1.69%) C#
8 13 (0.88%) PowerShell
9 11 (0.74%) C++
10 10 (0.68%) Shell Script
11 7 (0.47%) Bash Shell
11 7 (0.47%) T-SQL
12 6 (0.41%) TypeScript
13 5 (0.34%) Go
13 5 (0.34%) Perl
14 4 (0.27%) Scala
14 4 (0.27%) VBA
15 3 (0.20%) MATLAB
15 3 (0.20%) R
16 2 (0.14%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 246 (16.63%) Degree
2 121 (8.18%) Security Cleared
3 51 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 50 (3.38%) DV Cleared
5 31 (2.10%) MBA
5 31 (2.10%) Oracle Certification
6 30 (2.03%) BPSS Clearance
7 27 (1.83%) CISSP
8 24 (1.62%) Cisco Certification
8 24 (1.62%) PhD
9 18 (1.22%) Master's Degree
10 15 (1.01%) GIAC
11 14 (0.95%) CEH
11 14 (0.95%) CISM
11 14 (0.95%) OSCP
12 12 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
12 12 (0.81%) PMI Certification
13 11 (0.74%) PMP
14 10 (0.68%) CCNA
15 9 (0.61%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (4.39%) QA
2 36 (2.43%) SLA
3 32 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (1.28%) PCI DSS
5 17 (1.15%) GDPR
5 17 (1.15%) GRC
5 17 (1.15%) NIST
6 16 (1.08%) Accessibility
7 15 (1.01%) Data Quality
8 14 (0.95%) Actionable Recommendations
9 7 (0.47%) PMO
10 5 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 4 (0.27%) CDISC
12 3 (0.20%) Def Stans
12 3 (0.20%) DICOM
12 3 (0.20%) HL7
12 3 (0.20%) NCSC
13 1 (0.068%) Cyber Essentials
13 1 (0.068%) IFRS
13 1 (0.068%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 77 (5.21%) Docker
2 28 (1.89%) Active Directory
3 23 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.61%) BitLocker
5 8 (0.54%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.34%) VMware NSX
7 4 (0.27%) Forefront TMG
7 4 (0.27%) Terminal Services
7 4 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
7 4 (0.27%) vSphere
7 4 (0.27%) XenApp
8 2 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.068%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 46 (3.11%) Ansible
2 43 (2.91%) Kubernetes
3 19 (1.28%) Terraform
4 12 (0.81%) SCOM
5 10 (0.68%) Puppet
6 9 (0.61%) Microsoft Intune
7 8 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (0.47%) Single Sign-On
9 5 (0.34%) EMC NetWorker
9 5 (0.34%) EnCase
10 4 (0.27%) WSUS
11 3 (0.20%) Prometheus
12 2 (0.14%) Mesos
12 2 (0.14%) Nmap
13 1 (0.068%) Active Directory Federation Services
13 1 (0.068%) Control-M
13 1 (0.068%) Opsgenie
13 1 (0.068%) Packer
13 1 (0.068%) Rancher
13 1 (0.068%) SCCM
Vendors
1 218 (14.74%) Microsoft
2 148 (10.01%) Salesforce.com
3 88 (5.95%) Oracle
4 79 (5.34%) Google
5 57 (3.85%) SAP
6 36 (2.43%) Apple
7 35 (2.37%) Adobe
8 31 (2.10%) Facebook
9 29 (1.96%) VMware
10 20 (1.35%) Citrix
11 19 (1.28%) Cisco
12 14 (0.95%) Dell
13 13 (0.88%) JD Edwards
13 13 (0.88%) Sparx
14 11 (0.74%) McAfee
15 10 (0.68%) IBM
15 10 (0.68%) Informatica
15 10 (0.68%) Sitecore
16 9 (0.61%) F5
16 9 (0.61%) Workday