Period
to 15 November 2019

The median annual salary for a Business Development Director was £77,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 15 November 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Development Director
UK
6 months to
15 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1034 1134 1195
Rank change year-on-year +100 +61 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Development Director 33 20 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.012% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.013% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 20 15 14
UK median annual salary £77,500 £85,000 £102,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.82% -17.07% +36.67%
10th Percentile £70,000 £78,500 £59,500
90th Percentile £116,500 £167,500 £134,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £90,000 £85,000 £90,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +89.47%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 130,889 156,292 173,292
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.58% 95.89% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 104,716 125,901 138,982
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Business Development Director
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Business Development Director in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Business Development Director in the UK

Business Development Director
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Business Development Director in the UK

Business Development Director
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Development Director over the 6 months to 15 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Business Development Director in the UK

Business Development Director
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Development Director within the UK over the 6 months to 15 November 2019. 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
England +108 30 £77,500 -8.82% 4
London +82 22 £70,000 -15.15%
UK excluding London +87 8 £90,000 +5.88% 4
East of England +80 5 £90,000 -
South East +38 1 £80,000 -5.88%
South West - 1 £130,000 - 1
North West - 1 £150,000 - 1
North of England - 1 £150,000 - 2

Business Development Director Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 15 November 2019, Business Development Director job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Business Development Director in the job title.

1 33 (100.00%) Business Development
2 16 (48.48%) Marketing
3 14 (42.42%) SaaS
4 13 (39.39%) Cybersecurity
5 9 (27.27%) Social Media
5 9 (27.27%) Telecoms
6 8 (24.24%) CRM
6 8 (24.24%) IBM
6 8 (24.24%) Degree
6 8 (24.24%) Fujitsu
7 7 (21.21%) Strategic Planning
8 5 (15.15%) Finance
8 5 (15.15%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (9.09%) Value Proposition
9 3 (9.09%) Thought Leadership
9 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 3 (9.09%) IT Strategy
9 3 (9.09%) Creative Thinking
9 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (9.09%) Competitive Intelligence
9 3 (9.09%) German Language
10 2 (6.06%) Machine Learning
10 2 (6.06%) Data Analytics
10 2 (6.06%) Analytics
10 2 (6.06%) Project Management
10 2 (6.06%) Public Sector
11 1 (3.03%) B2B Sales
11 1 (3.03%) Lead Generation
11 1 (3.03%) Data Science
11 1 (3.03%) Commercial Awareness

Business Development Director Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Cloud Services
1 14 (42.42%) SaaS
General
1 16 (48.48%) Marketing
2 9 (27.27%) Telecoms
3 5 (15.15%) Finance
4 3 (9.09%) German Language
5 2 (6.06%) Public Sector
6 1 (3.03%) Banking
6 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Social Media
2 5 (15.15%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.03%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (100.00%) Business Development
2 13 (39.39%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (24.24%) CRM
4 7 (21.21%) Strategic Planning
5 3 (9.09%) Competitive Intelligence
5 3 (9.09%) Creative Thinking
5 3 (9.09%) IT Strategy
5 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (9.09%) Thought Leadership
5 3 (9.09%) Value Proposition
6 2 (6.06%) Analytics
6 2 (6.06%) Data Analytics
6 2 (6.06%) Machine Learning
6 2 (6.06%) Project Management
7 1 (3.03%) Asset Management
7 1 (3.03%) Market Research
7 1 (3.03%) Predictive Analytics
7 1 (3.03%) Time Management
7 1 (3.03%) Wealth Management
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Fujitsu
1 8 (24.24%) IBM
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft