The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Development
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 54 53
Rank change year-on-year +4 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Business Development 8 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.90% 0.29% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 0.33% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 1
Median salary £18,000 £27,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.54% -31.25%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% -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 Lancashire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 373 299 368
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 88.60% 86.42% 86.59%
Number of salaries quoted 342 252 325
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £24,375
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Business Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 Lancashire

Business Development
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for Business Development in Lancashire

Business Development
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Development in Lancashire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Development in Lancashire

Business Development
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Development within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 30 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
Preston -11 3 £35,000 +27.27%
Business Development
North West

For the 6 months to 30 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Business Development.

1 5 (41.67%) Business Continuity
1 5 (41.67%) Unified Communications
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (25.00%) NHS
4 2 (16.67%) WatchGuard
4 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (16.67%) NAS
4 2 (16.67%) Veeam
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) HP
4 2 (16.67%) SAN
4 2 (16.67%) NetApp
4 2 (16.67%) Firewall
4 2 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (8.33%) Legal
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (8.33%) SQL
5 1 (8.33%) Epicor
5 1 (8.33%) Benchmarking
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
5 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Line Management
5 1 (8.33%) SDLC
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (8.33%) QA
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Business Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Unified Communications
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) NAS
2 2 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Business Development Manager
1 5 (41.67%) Business Manager
1 5 (41.67%) Development Manager
2 3 (25.00%) IT Development Manager
2 3 (25.00%) IT Manager
3 2 (16.67%) IT Services Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Telesales Executive
4 1 (8.33%) Account Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Sales Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Service Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Business Continuity
2 1 (8.33%) Benchmarking
2 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Line Management
2 1 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (8.33%) Project Management
2 1 (8.33%) SDLC
2 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco
1 2 (16.67%) HP
1 2 (16.67%) NetApp
1 2 (16.67%) Veeam
1 2 (16.67%) VMware
1 2 (16.67%) WatchGuard
2 1 (8.33%) Epicor