Period
to 14 October 2019

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 14 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Development
UK
6 months to
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 243 231 228
Rank change year-on-year -12 -3 -9
Permanent jobs citing Business Development 1,839 2,461 2,776
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.34% 1.51% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 1.64% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1,159 1,640 1,707
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - -6.78%
10th Percentile £28,150 £22,500 £25,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £105,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% -11.11% -5.26%

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 126,855 150,020 160,384
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.13% 91.80% 92.32%
Number of salaries quoted 99,757 119,437 126,588
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 14 October 2019.

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 14 October 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 -14 1,677 £57,500 +4.55% 314
London -4 950 £66,500 -5.00% 87
UK excluding London -38 747 £47,500 +18.75% 238
South East -14 279 £50,000 +5.26% 53
North of England -41 167 £50,000 +42.86% 59
South West -25 136 £45,000 +28.57% 32
North West -2 115 £50,000 +33.33% 36
Midlands -7 75 £55,000 +37.50% 57
West Midlands +13 63 £55,000 +10.00% 41
East of England -15 51 £40,000 - 27
Yorkshire -25 38 £55,000 +25.00% 13
Scotland +6 37 £28,500 -36.67% 11
North East -20 17 £55,000 +193.33% 10
East Midlands +15 12 £60,000 +84.62% 16
Wales +2 6 £55,000 +10.00%

For the 6 months to 14 October 2019, 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.

1 547 (29.74%) Degree
2 453 (24.63%) Marketing
3 421 (22.89%) Agile Software Development
4 417 (22.68%) Finance
5 276 (15.01%) Project Management
6 230 (12.51%) Cybersecurity
7 212 (11.53%) Presales
8 211 (11.47%) Problem-Solving
9 205 (11.15%) Analytical Skills
9 205 (11.15%) Microsoft
10 199 (10.82%) Azure
11 198 (10.77%) Analytics
12 191 (10.39%) AWS
13 176 (9.57%) Decision-Making
14 174 (9.46%) Collaborative Working
15 171 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
16 162 (8.81%) SaaS
17 152 (8.27%) Business Transformation
18 148 (8.05%) Public Sector
19 142 (7.72%) DevOps
19 142 (7.72%) SAP
19 142 (7.72%) CRM
20 136 (7.40%) C
20 136 (7.40%) Telecoms
21 135 (7.34%) Project Delivery
22 132 (7.18%) Self-Motivation
23 125 (6.80%) B2B
23 125 (6.80%) Salesforce.com
24 123 (6.69%) IT Strategy
25 122 (6.63%) Software Engineering

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 46 (2.50%) Skype for Business
2 43 (2.34%) CMS
3 34 (1.85%) SharePoint
4 28 (1.52%) Apache Spark
5 19 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
6 18 (0.98%) OpenStack
7 17 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
8 12 (0.65%) IIS
9 10 (0.54%) Apache Solr
10 8 (0.44%) Apache
11 7 (0.38%) EPiServer
11 7 (0.38%) MS Exchange
12 6 (0.33%) Confluence
12 6 (0.33%) IBM Notes
13 5 (0.27%) ArcGIS
13 5 (0.27%) GeoServer
13 5 (0.27%) SAS
14 4 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
15 3 (0.16%) Cloud Foundry
15 3 (0.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 71 (3.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 55 (2.99%) Microsoft Office
3 42 (2.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (0.65%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
5 10 (0.54%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.27%) Sketch
7 4 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
7 4 (0.22%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.11%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.11%) InVision
9 1 (0.054%) Adobe XD
9 1 (0.054%) Doxygen
9 1 (0.054%) SPSS
9 1 (0.054%) Stata
9 1 (0.054%) Weka
Business Applications
1 37 (2.01%) SAP S/4HANA
2 28 (1.52%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 22 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 21 (1.14%) SAP Hybris
5 13 (0.71%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 13 (0.71%) SAP SCM
6 10 (0.54%) SAP IBP
6 10 (0.54%) SAP R/3
7 7 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
7 7 (0.38%) SAP BPC
8 5 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (0.27%) SAP Business ByDesign
8 5 (0.27%) SAP ERP
8 5 (0.27%) SAP MDG
9 4 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
9 4 (0.22%) SAP HCM
10 3 (0.16%) Magento
10 3 (0.16%) NetSuite
11 2 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
11 2 (0.11%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 199 (10.82%) Azure
2 191 (10.39%) AWS
3 162 (8.81%) SaaS
4 89 (4.84%) Office 365
5 59 (3.21%) IaaS
5 59 (3.21%) PaaS
6 38 (2.07%) GCP
7 30 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
8 29 (1.58%) G Suite
9 24 (1.31%) Power Platform
10 19 (1.03%) Azure Active Directory
10 19 (1.03%) GitHub
11 11 (0.60%) Serverless
12 10 (0.54%) Dynamics 365
13 9 (0.49%) OpenShift
14 8 (0.44%) SuccessFactors
15 7 (0.38%) PowerApps
16 6 (0.33%) Amazon S3
16 6 (0.33%) Salesforce Service Cloud
17 5 (0.27%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 119 (6.47%) Internet
2 81 (4.40%) Firewall
3 70 (3.81%) WAN
4 66 (3.59%) MPLS
5 55 (2.99%) Unified Communications
6 53 (2.88%) Skype
7 50 (2.72%) Network Security
8 36 (1.96%) LAN
9 31 (1.69%) VPN
9 31 (1.69%) WLAN
10 12 (0.65%) Broadband
11 11 (0.60%) Intrusion Detection
11 11 (0.60%) WebEx
11 11 (0.60%) Wireless
12 10 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (0.54%) Telepresence
13 8 (0.44%) 4G
13 8 (0.44%) VoIP
13 8 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
14 7 (0.38%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (5.82%) Big Data
2 36 (1.96%) Blockchain
3 30 (1.63%) SQL Server
4 25 (1.36%) SAP BW
5 24 (1.31%) Hadoop
6 23 (1.25%) Power BI
7 21 (1.14%) Neo4j
8 19 (1.03%) SAP HANA
9 17 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
10 15 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
10 15 (0.82%) Relational Database
11 14 (0.76%) MySQL
12 11 (0.60%) Azure SQL Database
12 11 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
12 11 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (0.60%) GIS
13 9 (0.49%) RDBMS
13 9 (0.49%) Redis
14 8 (0.44%) MongoDB
14 8 (0.44%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 44 (2.39%) Git (software)
2 33 (1.79%) Jenkins
3 31 (1.69%) JIRA
4 10 (0.54%) LabVIEW
4 10 (0.54%) NUnit
4 10 (0.54%) Octopus Deploy
4 10 (0.54%) Selenium
4 10 (0.54%) Visual Studio Team System
5 9 (0.49%) Jasmine
5 9 (0.49%) Karma Test Runner
6 8 (0.44%) Burp Suite
6 8 (0.44%) Metasploit
7 6 (0.33%) JMeter
8 5 (0.27%) Axure RP
8 5 (0.27%) Hudson
8 5 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (0.27%) Visual Studio
9 4 (0.22%) Ant
9 4 (0.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (0.22%) eCATT
General
1 453 (24.63%) Marketing
2 417 (22.68%) Finance
3 148 (8.05%) Public Sector
4 136 (7.40%) Telecoms
5 103 (5.60%) Manufacturing
6 88 (4.79%) Retail
7 72 (3.92%) Banking
8 47 (2.56%) Legal
9 43 (2.34%) Electronics
10 40 (2.18%) Billing
10 40 (2.18%) French Language
11 35 (1.90%) Aerospace
12 33 (1.79%) Advertising
13 23 (1.25%) Local Government
14 20 (1.09%) German Language
15 19 (1.03%) Games
16 16 (0.87%) Financial Institution
17 15 (0.82%) Front Office
17 15 (0.82%) Spanish Language
18 13 (0.71%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 465 (25.29%) Consultant
2 224 (12.18%) Development Manager
3 196 (10.66%) Business Development Manager
4 192 (10.44%) Business Manager
5 153 (8.32%) Architect
6 120 (6.53%) Senior Consultant
7 97 (5.27%) Developer
8 92 (5.00%) Analyst
9 90 (4.89%) IT Consultant
10 83 (4.51%) Security Consultant
11 81 (4.40%) Solutions Architect
12 78 (4.24%) Senior Manager
13 76 (4.13%) Cybersecurity Consultant
14 75 (4.08%) Account Manager
15 68 (3.70%) Sales Manager
16 61 (3.32%) Business Development Executive
17 54 (2.94%) Project Manager
18 49 (2.66%) IT Manager
19 48 (2.61%) SAP Consultant
20 45 (2.45%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (2.72%) .NET
2 35 (1.90%) React
3 31 (1.69%) HTML
4 28 (1.52%) AngularJS
5 26 (1.41%) Node.js
6 22 (1.20%) CSS
7 21 (1.14%) Web Services
8 20 (1.09%) RESTful
9 19 (1.03%) Kafka
10 17 (0.92%) HTML5
11 16 (0.87%) JSON
12 15 (0.82%) .NET Framework
12 15 (0.82%) Natural Language Processing
13 14 (0.76%) Entity Framework
13 14 (0.76%) NumPy
13 14 (0.76%) Redux
14 13 (0.71%) WCF
14 13 (0.71%) XML
15 12 (0.65%) .NET Core
15 12 (0.65%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 205 (11.15%) Analytical Skills
2 132 (7.18%) Self-Motivation
3 90 (4.89%) Management Information System
4 69 (3.75%) Internet of Things
5 66 (3.59%) Social Media
6 60 (3.26%) Virtual Team
7 50 (2.72%) Public Cloud
8 46 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
9 44 (2.39%) Data Centre
9 44 (2.39%) User Experience
10 38 (2.07%) Driving Licence
11 31 (1.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 24 (1.31%) Robotics
13 23 (1.25%) Mobile App
14 21 (1.14%) Algorithms
15 17 (0.92%) Blog
16 15 (0.82%) Embedded Systems
16 15 (0.82%) Greenfield Project
16 15 (0.82%) Hybrid Cloud
17 14 (0.76%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 91 (4.95%) Linux
2 50 (2.72%) Windows
3 29 (1.58%) Android
4 27 (1.47%) Apple iOS
5 8 (0.44%) Unix
5 8 (0.44%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.16%) Solaris
6 3 (0.16%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.054%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.054%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.054%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.054%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 421 (22.89%) Agile Software Development
2 276 (15.01%) Project Management
3 230 (12.51%) Cybersecurity
4 212 (11.53%) Presales
5 211 (11.47%) Problem-Solving
6 198 (10.77%) Analytics
7 176 (9.57%) Decision-Making
8 174 (9.46%) Collaborative Working
9 171 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
10 152 (8.27%) Business Transformation
11 142 (7.72%) CRM
11 142 (7.72%) DevOps
12 135 (7.34%) Project Delivery
13 125 (6.80%) B2B
14 123 (6.69%) IT Strategy
15 122 (6.63%) Software Engineering
16 121 (6.58%) Customer Requirements
17 120 (6.53%) Mentoring
18 114 (6.20%) ITIL
19 112 (6.09%) Lead Generation
Programming Languages
1 136 (7.40%) C
2 112 (6.09%) Java
2 112 (6.09%) Python
3 92 (5.00%) SQL
4 74 (4.02%) C#
5 64 (3.48%) JavaScript
6 49 (2.66%) C++
7 31 (1.69%) Ruby
8 25 (1.36%) R
9 18 (0.98%) Bash Shell
10 17 (0.92%) PHP
11 14 (0.76%) PowerShell
12 13 (0.71%) Go
12 13 (0.71%) Scala
13 11 (0.60%) ABAP
14 9 (0.49%) Apple Swift
14 9 (0.49%) Objective-C
15 6 (0.33%) MATLAB
15 6 (0.33%) Perl
16 4 (0.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 547 (29.74%) Degree
2 106 (5.76%) Security Cleared
3 91 (4.95%) CISSP
4 80 (4.35%) SC Cleared
5 54 (2.94%) DV Cleared
6 33 (1.79%) CISM
7 32 (1.74%) MBA
8 29 (1.58%) Cisco Certification
9 24 (1.31%) CCNA
9 24 (1.31%) CCNP
10 20 (1.09%) PMI Certification
11 18 (0.98%) Master's Degree
12 14 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
12 14 (0.76%) PMP
13 12 (0.65%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
14 11 (0.60%) CREST Certified
15 9 (0.49%) APMG
15 9 (0.49%) Computer Science Degree
15 9 (0.49%) CRISC
16 8 (0.44%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (3.64%) QA
2 41 (2.23%) GDPR
3 40 (2.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (1.31%) SLA
5 19 (1.03%) PCI DSS
6 12 (0.65%) Data Quality
6 12 (0.65%) NIST
7 10 (0.54%) PMO
8 7 (0.38%) COBIT
8 7 (0.38%) ISO 26262
8 7 (0.38%) NCSC
9 4 (0.22%) RMADS
9 4 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.16%) ISAE 3402
10 3 (0.16%) ISO 22301
10 3 (0.16%) ISO 31000
10 3 (0.16%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 3 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 2 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 61 (3.32%) Docker
2 25 (1.36%) Active Directory
2 25 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
3 13 (0.71%) Hyper-V
4 12 (0.65%) vCloud
4 12 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (0.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 8 (0.44%) Firmware
7 5 (0.27%) HDFS
8 4 (0.22%) XenApp
8 4 (0.22%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.16%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.11%) VMware NSX
10 2 (0.11%) vSphere
11 1 (0.054%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 47 (2.56%) Kubernetes
2 37 (2.01%) Puppet
3 35 (1.90%) Ansible
4 30 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
5 20 (1.09%) Salt
6 18 (0.98%) FortiGate
7 16 (0.87%) Terraform
8 12 (0.65%) Microsoft Intune
9 11 (0.60%) Nessus
10 10 (0.54%) Cisco CUCM
10 10 (0.54%) Cisco UCCX
10 10 (0.54%) EMC NetWorker
10 10 (0.54%) Nagios
11 9 (0.49%) EnCase
12 8 (0.44%) Nmap
12 8 (0.44%) OpenVAS
13 6 (0.33%) Rancher
13 6 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
14 5 (0.27%) Kibana
15 4 (0.22%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 205 (11.15%) Microsoft
2 142 (7.72%) SAP
3 125 (6.80%) Salesforce.com
4 88 (4.79%) Google
5 80 (4.35%) Oracle
6 43 (2.34%) IBM
7 39 (2.12%) Cisco
8 32 (1.74%) hybris
9 28 (1.52%) Sparx
9 28 (1.52%) Twitter
10 27 (1.47%) BiZZdesign
11 23 (1.25%) Adobe
11 23 (1.25%) Tableau
11 23 (1.25%) VMware
12 21 (1.14%) ATG
12 21 (1.14%) Fujitsu
12 21 (1.14%) Sitecore
13 17 (0.92%) Ariba
14 16 (0.87%) Citrix
14 16 (0.87%) IFS