The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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
England / North West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 175 153 186
Rank change year-on-year -22 +33  
Permanent jobs citing Business Development 74 85 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.21% 1.48% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 1.68% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 62 53 48
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,550 £22,800 £27,550
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £52,500 £62,500
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 the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 5537 5051 5904
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 90.40% 87.90% 88.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4612 4201 4753
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

Business Development
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Business Development in the North West

Business Development
Salary Histogram in the North West

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

Salary histogram for Business Development in the North West

Business Development
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Development within the North West 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
Manchester -7 51 £35,000 - 13
Cheshire -17 9 £42,500 +26.11% 3
Lancashire +1 8 £18,000 -34.54%
Merseyside -1 6 £40,000 -5.88%
Business Development
England

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 North West region with a requirement for Business Development.

1 37 (27.01%) Finance
2 34 (24.82%) Marketing
3 28 (20.44%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (17.52%) Degree
5 22 (16.06%) B2B
6 18 (13.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (12.41%) Business Continuity
8 16 (11.68%) Banking
8 16 (11.68%) Retail
8 16 (11.68%) Cisco
8 16 (11.68%) ITIL
9 15 (10.95%) SQL
9 15 (10.95%) Presales
10 14 (10.22%) Time Management
11 13 (9.49%) C
11 13 (9.49%) Microsoft
11 13 (9.49%) Telecoms
12 12 (8.76%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (8.76%) Data Centre
12 12 (8.76%) B2B Sales
13 11 (8.03%) DevOps
13 11 (8.03%) Service Delivery
13 11 (8.03%) Risk Management
13 11 (8.03%) Cisco Certification
13 11 (8.03%) C#
13 11 (8.03%) .NET
13 11 (8.03%) OO
14 10 (7.30%) OOP
14 10 (7.30%) CISSP
14 10 (7.30%) ERP

Business Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 3 (2.19%) IIS
2 2 (1.46%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.46%) nginx
2 2 (1.46%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.46%) SAS
3 1 (0.73%) ColdFusion
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 7 (5.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.19%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.73%) MS Office
3 1 (0.73%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (5.11%) SAP Business One
2 5 (3.65%) SAP ERP
3 3 (2.19%) NetSuite
4 2 (1.46%) Magento
4 2 (1.46%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.73%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.73%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.73%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.57%) GitHub
2 5 (3.65%) SaaS
3 3 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.19%) Yammer
4 2 (1.46%) PaaS
5 1 (0.73%) G Suite
5 1 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.57%) Intrusion Detection
2 7 (5.11%) SMS
3 5 (3.65%) Unified Communications
4 4 (2.92%) Firewall
4 4 (2.92%) Internet
5 2 (1.46%) NAS
5 2 (1.46%) Network Security
5 2 (1.46%) SAN
5 2 (1.46%) VPN
6 1 (0.73%) Extranet
6 1 (0.73%) Intranet
6 1 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.73%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.92%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.46%) Big Data
2 2 (1.46%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.46%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.73%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.73%) MySQL
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.73%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.73%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (6.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.73%) JDeveloper
2 1 (0.73%) Oracle Forms
General
1 37 (27.01%) Finance
2 34 (24.82%) Marketing
3 16 (11.68%) Banking
3 16 (11.68%) Retail
4 13 (9.49%) Telecoms
5 10 (7.30%) Legal
6 8 (5.84%) Advertising
7 5 (3.65%) Automotive
8 4 (2.92%) Retail Banking
9 3 (2.19%) Billing
10 2 (1.46%) Back Office
10 2 (1.46%) Manufacturing
10 2 (1.46%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.73%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.73%) Local Government
11 1 (0.73%) Military
Job Titles
1 30 (21.90%) Business Development Manager
1 30 (21.90%) Business Manager
1 30 (21.90%) Development Manager
2 24 (17.52%) Consultant
3 16 (11.68%) Analyst
4 12 (8.76%) Developer
5 10 (7.30%) IT Manager
6 9 (6.57%) .NET Developer
6 9 (6.57%) Delivery Manager
6 9 (6.57%) Information Assurance Consultant
6 9 (6.57%) IT Development Manager
6 9 (6.57%) Machine Learning Developer
6 9 (6.57%) Service Manager
7 7 (5.11%) Services Delivery Manager
8 6 (4.38%) Agile Developer
8 6 (4.38%) Business Analyst
8 6 (4.38%) ERP Manager
8 6 (4.38%) Recruitment Consultant
8 6 (4.38%) SAP Business One Manager
8 6 (4.38%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.03%) .NET
2 9 (6.57%) WCF
2 9 (6.57%) WinForms
2 9 (6.57%) WPF
3 7 (5.11%) Flash
4 1 (0.73%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.73%) Apache Flex
4 1 (0.73%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.73%) CSS
4 1 (0.73%) HTML
4 1 (0.73%) jQuery
4 1 (0.73%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.76%) Data Centre
2 10 (7.30%) Computer Science
3 9 (6.57%) Management Information System
3 9 (6.57%) NHS
3 9 (6.57%) N-Tier
4 4 (2.92%) Driving Licence
4 4 (2.92%) iPad
5 3 (2.19%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.46%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.46%) Social Media
7 1 (0.73%) Blog
7 1 (0.73%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.73%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.73%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.73%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.73%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.73%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.73%) User Experience
7 1 (0.73%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.92%) Linux
2 3 (2.19%) Unix
3 2 (1.46%) CentOS
3 2 (1.46%) Debian
3 2 (1.46%) Windows
3 2 (1.46%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (20.44%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (16.06%) B2B
3 18 (13.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (12.41%) Business Continuity
5 16 (11.68%) ITIL
6 15 (10.95%) Presales
7 14 (10.22%) Time Management
8 12 (8.76%) B2B Sales
8 12 (8.76%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (8.03%) DevOps
9 11 (8.03%) OO
9 11 (8.03%) Risk Management
9 11 (8.03%) Service Delivery
10 10 (7.30%) ERP
10 10 (7.30%) Information Security
10 10 (7.30%) Machine Learning
10 10 (7.30%) Mathematics
10 10 (7.30%) OOP
10 10 (7.30%) Software Delivery
10 10 (7.30%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.95%) SQL
2 13 (9.49%) C
3 11 (8.03%) C#
4 9 (6.57%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.46%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.73%) Java
6 1 (0.73%) PHP
6 1 (0.73%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.73%) Python
6 1 (0.73%) R
Qualifications
1 24 (17.52%) Degree
2 11 (8.03%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (7.30%) CISM
3 10 (7.30%) CISSP
4 9 (6.57%) CCNP
4 9 (6.57%) DV Cleared
4 9 (6.57%) Security Cleared
5 8 (5.84%) ISEB
6 2 (1.46%) CCNA
6 2 (1.46%) MCSE
6 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.46%) RHCE
6 2 (1.46%) RHCSA
6 2 (1.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.73%) IISP
7 1 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.73%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (6.57%) Cyber Essentials
3 7 (5.11%) SLA
4 6 (4.38%) QA
5 3 (2.19%) PMO
6 2 (1.46%) Data Quality
6 2 (1.46%) GDPR
7 1 (0.73%) IFRS
7 1 (0.73%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 8 (5.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.46%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.46%) Docker
2 2 (1.46%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.46%) KVM
2 2 (1.46%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (1.46%) cPanel
1 2 (1.46%) Kubernetes
1 2 (1.46%) Plesk
2 1 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (11.68%) Cisco
2 13 (9.49%) Microsoft
3 10 (7.30%) Google
3 10 (7.30%) VMware
4 9 (6.57%) HP
4 9 (6.57%) IBM
5 8 (5.84%) Sage
5 8 (5.84%) SAP
6 7 (5.11%) Cadence
6 7 (5.11%) NetApp
7 6 (4.38%) Epicor
7 6 (4.38%) Oracle
8 5 (3.65%) Cognizant
9 4 (2.92%) Veeam
10 3 (2.19%) Citrix
10 3 (2.19%) CommVault
10 3 (2.19%) Infor
10 3 (2.19%) Palo Alto
11 2 (1.46%) Dell Compellent
11 2 (1.46%) EqualLogic
North West England
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Double OTE
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K + 5.4K Car + Fuel Card + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum £100K+ OTE + car allowance + benefit
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + OTE 40k
Posted: 9 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + OTE 35K
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £65,000 to £90,000 per annum Superb base with first class bonus a
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Little Black Book Agency
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Searchability
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Lab
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 11 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £90,000-110,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus + Car Allowance
Posted: 15 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
ShortList Recruitment Limited
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £60000 Per Annum + training + career prospects + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £22,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum + Bonus etc.
Posted: 20 days ago