Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Development
UK
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 241 225 224
Rank change year-on-year -16 -1 -14
Permanent jobs citing Business Development 2,217 2,826 2,858
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.39% 1.57% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 1.71% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1,432 1,725 1,965
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.35% -
10th Percentile £23,525 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £101,200 £101,250 £110,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -1.11% -5.26% +5.56%

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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 146,225 165,096 168,704
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.56% 91.88% 91.26%
Number of salaries quoted 115,831 131,154 139,968
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,650 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -

Business Development
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Business Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Business Development in the UK

Business Development
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Business Development in the UK

Business Development
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Development over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Business Development in the UK

Business Development
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Development within the UK over the 6 months to 13 December 2018. 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 -18 2,009 £55,000 - 443
London -15 1,012 £70,000 +7.69% 169
UK excluding London -37 998 £44,500 -1.11% 304
South East -92 336 £47,500 - 63
North of England +26 211 £37,000 -12.94% 68
South West +53 174 £35,000 -40.43% 36
Midlands +28 136 £44,500 +18.67% 67
North West -8 129 £37,000 -22.11% 31
West Midlands +22 106 £60,000 +71.43% 47
East of England -9 84 £46,250 -22.92% 41
Yorkshire +32 52 £43,000 +22.86% 20
Scotland +4 45 £56,250 +2.27% 16
North East +14 30 £18,750 -46.43% 17
East Midlands +11 27 £42,500 - 20
Wales -9 16 £48,750 +8.33% 13

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, 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 with a requirement for Business Development.

1 689 (31.08%) Finance
2 509 (22.96%) Marketing
3 482 (21.74%) Degree
4 445 (20.07%) Agile Software Development
5 386 (17.41%) Presales
6 289 (13.04%) Project Management
7 286 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
8 283 (12.76%) Microsoft
9 270 (12.18%) Problem-Solving
10 268 (12.09%) CRM
11 257 (11.59%) Analytics
12 214 (9.65%) Stakeholder Management
13 199 (8.98%) SAP
14 183 (8.25%) SaaS
15 181 (8.16%) Self-Motivation
16 172 (7.76%) Mentoring
17 169 (7.62%) Retail
18 165 (7.44%) Coaching
19 161 (7.26%) SQL
20 157 (7.08%) Microsoft Azure
21 156 (7.04%) Software Engineering
22 152 (6.86%) Amazon AWS
23 151 (6.81%) Cybersecurity
24 149 (6.72%) Telecoms
25 144 (6.50%) Security Cleared
26 142 (6.41%) B2B
27 140 (6.31%) ERP
27 140 (6.31%) Oracle
28 139 (6.27%) C
28 139 (6.27%) Service Delivery

Business Development
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:

Application Platforms
1 48 (2.17%) SharePoint
2 32 (1.44%) Apache Spark
3 27 (1.22%) SAS
4 25 (1.13%) CMS
5 18 (0.81%) MS Exchange
6 17 (0.77%) Apache Solr
7 16 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
7 16 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
7 16 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
8 14 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
9 10 (0.45%) Drupal
9 10 (0.45%) Skype for Business
10 9 (0.41%) ArcGIS
10 9 (0.41%) EPiServer
10 9 (0.41%) IBM Notes
11 8 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
11 8 (0.36%) Confluence
11 8 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2003
11 8 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
11 8 (0.36%) IIS
Applications
1 120 (5.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 100 (4.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 87 (3.92%) Microsoft Office
4 18 (0.81%) MS Visio
5 16 (0.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 13 (0.59%) SPSS
7 11 (0.50%) Chatbot
7 11 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
8 8 (0.36%) AutoCAD
9 7 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
10 6 (0.27%) Stata
11 5 (0.23%) Photoshop
12 4 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
13 2 (0.090%) Acrobat
13 2 (0.090%) FreeHand
13 2 (0.090%) InDesign
13 2 (0.090%) Spreadsheet
14 1 (0.045%) Adobe After Effects
14 1 (0.045%) Adobe Premiere
14 1 (0.045%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 56 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 38 (1.71%) SAP S/4HANA
3 28 (1.26%) Dynamics AX
4 27 (1.22%) SAP Hybris
5 16 (0.72%) NetSuite
5 16 (0.72%) SAP HCM
6 12 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
7 10 (0.45%) Cognos TM1
7 10 (0.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 10 (0.45%) SAP CO
7 10 (0.45%) SAP CRM
7 10 (0.45%) SAP FI
7 10 (0.45%) SAP FI/CO
8 9 (0.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 8 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
9 8 (0.36%) SAP SRM
10 7 (0.32%) SAP Business One
10 7 (0.32%) SAP GRC
11 6 (0.27%) SAP ERP
11 6 (0.27%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 183 (8.25%) SaaS
2 157 (7.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 152 (6.86%) Amazon AWS
4 113 (5.10%) Office 365
5 67 (3.02%) PaaS
6 66 (2.98%) IaaS
7 45 (2.03%) SuccessFactors
8 28 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
9 19 (0.86%) Dynamics 365
10 15 (0.68%) Serverless
11 14 (0.63%) Amazon S3
11 14 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
12 12 (0.54%) iPaaS
13 7 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
13 7 (0.32%) GitHub
13 7 (0.32%) OneDrive
14 6 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
15 5 (0.23%) AdWords
15 5 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
15 5 (0.23%) AWS Fargate
Communications & Networking
1 53 (2.39%) Internet
2 49 (2.21%) Firewall
3 33 (1.49%) LAN
3 33 (1.49%) WAN
4 29 (1.31%) Wireless
5 28 (1.26%) Network Security
6 22 (0.99%) SSL
7 20 (0.90%) DNS
8 19 (0.86%) BGP
9 18 (0.81%) Ethernet
9 18 (0.81%) SAN
10 17 (0.77%) SMS
11 16 (0.72%) MPLS
12 15 (0.68%) EIGRP
13 14 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
14 13 (0.59%) TCP/IP
15 12 (0.54%) IPsec
15 12 (0.54%) VoIP
15 12 (0.54%) VPN
15 12 (0.54%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (4.01%) Big Data
2 50 (2.26%) SQL Server
3 45 (2.03%) Hadoop
4 39 (1.76%) Blockchain
5 37 (1.67%) Data Mining
5 37 (1.67%) Power BI
6 32 (1.44%) NoSQL
7 24 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
8 23 (1.04%) MongoDB
8 23 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 22 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 21 (0.95%) MySQL
11 18 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 17 (0.77%) Relational Database
13 13 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
13 13 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
14 12 (0.54%) InterSystems Cache
15 11 (0.50%) Apache Cassandra
15 11 (0.50%) GIS
16 10 (0.45%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 36 (1.62%) JIRA
2 32 (1.44%) Git (software)
3 19 (0.86%) Jenkins
4 12 (0.54%) Selenium
5 10 (0.45%) GitLab
5 10 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (0.36%) Oracle APEX
6 8 (0.36%) Toad
7 6 (0.27%) Subversion
7 6 (0.27%) TestDirector
8 5 (0.23%) eCATT
8 5 (0.23%) JMeter
8 5 (0.23%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (0.23%) ProC
8 5 (0.23%) Vagrant
8 5 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (0.18%) Axure RP
9 4 (0.18%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.18%) Visual Studio
9 4 (0.18%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 689 (31.08%) Finance
2 509 (22.96%) Marketing
3 169 (7.62%) Retail
4 149 (6.72%) Telecoms
5 136 (6.13%) Banking
6 125 (5.64%) Advertising
7 71 (3.20%) Manufacturing
8 69 (3.11%) Legal
9 47 (2.12%) Financial Institution
10 39 (1.76%) Billing
11 35 (1.58%) Back Office
11 35 (1.58%) Investment Banking
12 31 (1.40%) Games
12 31 (1.40%) Law
13 24 (1.08%) Automotive
13 24 (1.08%) Publishing
14 22 (0.99%) Aerospace
14 22 (0.99%) Front Office
15 21 (0.95%) German Language
16 19 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 405 (18.27%) Consultant
2 227 (10.24%) Development Manager
3 219 (9.88%) Business Manager
4 218 (9.83%) Business Development Manager
5 191 (8.62%) Architect
6 163 (7.35%) Analyst
7 108 (4.87%) Developer
8 96 (4.33%) Solutions Architect
9 89 (4.01%) Sales Manager
10 86 (3.88%) Account Manager
11 84 (3.79%) Project Manager
12 79 (3.56%) Senior Manager
13 70 (3.16%) IT Manager
13 70 (3.16%) Recruitment Consultant
14 69 (3.11%) Business Analyst
14 69 (3.11%) Senior Consultant
15 61 (2.75%) Sales Executive
16 59 (2.66%) Delivery Manager
17 57 (2.57%) Trainee
18 50 (2.26%) Business Development Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (4.10%) CSS
2 88 (3.97%) HTML
3 69 (3.11%) .NET
4 61 (2.75%) Web Services
5 44 (1.98%) AngularJS
6 35 (1.58%) HTML5
6 35 (1.58%) XML
7 30 (1.35%) jQuery
8 28 (1.26%) JSON
9 26 (1.17%) Node.js
10 23 (1.04%) REST
11 22 (0.99%) React
12 21 (0.95%) CSS3
12 21 (0.95%) Spring
12 21 (0.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 15 (0.68%) .NET Framework
13 15 (0.68%) SAP Fiori
14 14 (0.63%) Java EE
15 13 (0.59%) Middleware
15 13 (0.59%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 286 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 181 (8.16%) Self-Motivation
3 135 (6.09%) Data Centre
4 92 (4.15%) Management Information System
5 89 (4.01%) Social Media
6 88 (3.97%) User Experience
7 63 (2.84%) Fintech
8 52 (2.35%) Hybrid Cloud
9 38 (1.71%) Algorithms
10 33 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
11 31 (1.40%) Public Cloud
12 30 (1.35%) Driving Licence
13 29 (1.31%) Mobile App
13 29 (1.31%) Virtual Team
14 28 (1.26%) iPhone
15 27 (1.22%) Internet of Things
15 27 (1.22%) PMI
16 26 (1.17%) NHS
17 23 (1.04%) Fixed Income
18 22 (0.99%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 101 (4.56%) Windows
2 67 (3.02%) Linux
3 33 (1.49%) Android
4 32 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (1.35%) Windows 7
6 28 (1.26%) Windows Server
7 22 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (0.95%) Apple iOS
9 20 (0.90%) Unix
10 19 (0.86%) Windows 10
10 19 (0.86%) Windows 8
11 11 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (0.45%) Windows Phone
12 10 (0.45%) Windows Vista
12 10 (0.45%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.090%) Embedded Linux
14 2 (0.090%) Solaris
14 2 (0.090%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.090%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 445 (20.07%) Agile Software Development
2 386 (17.41%) Presales
3 289 (13.04%) Project Management
4 270 (12.18%) Problem-Solving
5 268 (12.09%) CRM
6 257 (11.59%) Analytics
7 214 (9.65%) Stakeholder Management
8 172 (7.76%) Mentoring
9 165 (7.44%) Coaching
10 156 (7.04%) Software Engineering
11 151 (6.81%) Cybersecurity
12 142 (6.41%) B2B
13 140 (6.31%) ERP
14 139 (6.27%) Service Delivery
15 135 (6.09%) Thought Leadership
16 131 (5.91%) Decision-Making
17 129 (5.82%) DevOps
18 121 (5.46%) Customer Requirements
18 121 (5.46%) Line Management
19 116 (5.23%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 161 (7.26%) SQL
2 139 (6.27%) C
3 119 (5.37%) Java
4 110 (4.96%) Python
5 91 (4.10%) JavaScript
6 78 (3.52%) C#
7 73 (3.29%) C++
8 38 (1.71%) R
9 35 (1.58%) PHP
10 29 (1.31%) PowerShell
11 17 (0.77%) Scala
12 16 (0.72%) ABAP
13 15 (0.68%) Ruby
13 15 (0.68%) VBA
14 14 (0.63%) Bash Shell
14 14 (0.63%) PL/SQL
14 14 (0.63%) T-SQL
15 11 (0.50%) VB.NET
16 10 (0.45%) C-shell
16 10 (0.45%) Korn
Qualifications
1 482 (21.74%) Degree
2 144 (6.50%) Security Cleared
3 102 (4.60%) SC Cleared
4 75 (3.38%) DV Cleared
5 62 (2.80%) Computer Science Degree
6 54 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 47 (2.12%) PMI Certification
8 41 (1.85%) MBA
9 40 (1.80%) CISSP
10 37 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
11 35 (1.58%) Master's Degree
11 35 (1.58%) PMP
12 34 (1.53%) ISEB
13 33 (1.49%) NVQ Level 3
14 28 (1.26%) MCSE
15 20 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 18 (0.81%) CCNP
17 16 (0.72%) CEH
17 16 (0.72%) CompTIA Security+
18 15 (0.68%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (5.19%) QA
2 84 (3.79%) GDPR
3 73 (3.29%) SLA
4 58 (2.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 44 (1.98%) PMO
6 42 (1.89%) Data Quality
7 32 (1.44%) PCI DSS
8 15 (0.68%) GPG13
9 13 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 9 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 7 (0.32%) COBIT
11 7 (0.32%) NIST 800
12 5 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
12 5 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 5 (0.23%) JSP 440
13 4 (0.18%) Actionable Recommendations
14 3 (0.14%) IFRS
14 3 (0.14%) WCAG
15 2 (0.090%) DICOM
15 2 (0.090%) HL7
System Software
1 67 (3.02%) Active Directory
2 63 (2.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (2.03%) Hyper-V
4 36 (1.62%) Docker
5 25 (1.13%) XenApp
6 19 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
7 18 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
8 17 (0.77%) XenDesktop
9 9 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
9 9 (0.41%) vSphere
10 5 (0.23%) VirtualBox
11 3 (0.14%) HDFS
11 3 (0.14%) VMware NSX
12 2 (0.090%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (0.090%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.090%) vCloud
12 2 (0.090%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 33 (1.49%) Microsoft Intune
2 21 (0.95%) Ansible
3 19 (0.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 19 (0.86%) Kubernetes
4 17 (0.77%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 17 (0.77%) SCOrch
5 13 (0.59%) AirWatch
5 13 (0.59%) SCCM
6 6 (0.27%) FortiGate
6 6 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.27%) Puppet
7 5 (0.23%) Cisco Prime
7 5 (0.23%) MOM
7 5 (0.23%) Salt
7 5 (0.23%) SCOM
7 5 (0.23%) XenMobile
8 4 (0.18%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (0.14%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (0.090%) Nagios
10 2 (0.090%) WSUS
Vendors
1 283 (12.76%) Microsoft
2 199 (8.98%) SAP
3 140 (6.31%) Oracle
4 118 (5.32%) Salesforce.com
5 87 (3.92%) VMware
6 54 (2.44%) Cognizant
6 54 (2.44%) Tableau
7 50 (2.26%) Citrix
8 48 (2.17%) Google
9 47 (2.12%) Cisco
10 39 (1.76%) IBM
11 35 (1.58%) Adobe
11 35 (1.58%) hybris
12 31 (1.40%) Ariba
13 22 (0.99%) CheckPoint
14 21 (0.95%) NetApp
14 21 (0.95%) Sitecore
15 19 (0.86%) EMC
16 18 (0.81%) JD Edwards
16 18 (0.81%) ServiceNow