The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Development
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 56 52
Rank change year-on-year -1 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Business Development 6 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.06% 1.02% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 1.18% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 3
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +41.66%  
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 Merseyside with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 512 424 439
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 90.46% 86.71% 88.87%
Number of salaries quoted 411 349 342
Median salary £40,372 £38,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.86% -6.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Business Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

Business Development
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for Business Development in Merseyside

Business Development
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Development in Merseyside over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Development in Merseyside

Business Development
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Development within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 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
Liverpool +4 4 £51,250 +20.58%
St Helens - 1 £40,000 -
Business Development
North West

For the 6 months to 28 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Business Development.

1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) B2B
2 4 (40.00%) Epicor
2 4 (40.00%) Machine Learning
3 3 (30.00%) GitHub
3 3 (30.00%) WCF
3 3 (30.00%) WPF
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (30.00%) Kanban
3 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (30.00%) DevOps
3 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (30.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
3 3 (30.00%) SOLID
3 3 (30.00%) IBM
3 3 (30.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (30.00%) .NET
3 3 (30.00%) OOP
3 3 (30.00%) OO
3 3 (30.00%) ERP
3 3 (30.00%) N-Tier
3 3 (30.00%) C#
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) TDD
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) WinForms
3 3 (30.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 3 (30.00%) Google
4 2 (20.00%) NetSuite
4 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis

Business Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 (10.00%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) NetSuite
2 1 (10.00%) SAP Business One
2 1 (10.00%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
1 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Machine Learning Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Business Data Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Data Scientist
4 1 (10.00%) Sales Director
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
1 3 (30.00%) WCF
1 3 (30.00%) WinForms
1 3 (30.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (30.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) B2B
1 4 (40.00%) Machine Learning
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (30.00%) DevOps
2 3 (30.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
2 3 (30.00%) ERP
2 3 (30.00%) Kanban
2 3 (30.00%) OO
2 3 (30.00%) OOP
2 3 (30.00%) Scrum
2 3 (30.00%) SOLID
2 3 (30.00%) TDD
3 2 (20.00%) CRM
3 2 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Generation
4 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (10.00%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Epicor
2 3 (30.00%) Google
2 3 (30.00%) IBM
3 2 (20.00%) Alteryx
3 2 (20.00%) Infor
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) QAD
3 2 (20.00%) Sage
3 2 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (20.00%) SAP
3 2 (20.00%) Tableau
4 1 (10.00%) JD Edwards