Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Development
UK
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 201 217 187
Rank change year-on-year +16 -30 +5
Permanent jobs citing Business Development 2,950 2,780 3,684
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.70% 1.61% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 1.77% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1,969 1,761 2,464
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.96% -9.57% -4.17%
10th Percentile £22,500 £24,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £95,000 £108,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% -10.00% -

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 157,488 156,639 180,813
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.75% 90.61% 89.97%
Number of salaries quoted 126,373 127,513 150,385
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +1.06%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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 22 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Business Development in the UK

Business Development
Top 17 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 22 June 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 +14 2,671 £54,500 +6.34% 365
London +47 1,479 £67,500 +17.39% 168
UK excluding London -47 1,206 £40,000 -11.11% 208
South East -49 433 £47,500 -5.00% 78
North of England -4 257 £34,000 -9.33% 45
South West -17 172 £28,500 -40.00% 21
East of England +16 149 £41,250 +3.13% 26
Midlands -30 146 £40,000 +14.29% 25
North West -15 132 £42,500 +6.25% 33
West Midlands +15 112 £37,500 -16.67% 18
North East +26 67 £19,000 -41.54% 5
Yorkshire -21 58 £44,000 +25.71% 7
East Midlands -35 32 £40,000 +31.15% 7
Scotland -31 31 £42,500 -22.73% 9
Wales +15 15 £40,000 +5.96% 3
Northern Ireland -8 4 £25,000 +13.64% 1
Isle of Man - 4 £38,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 933 (31.63%) Finance
2 675 (22.88%) Marketing
3 649 (22.00%) Degree
4 503 (17.05%) Presales
5 477 (16.17%) Agile Software Development
6 469 (15.90%) Microsoft
7 430 (14.58%) Project Management
8 403 (13.66%) CRM
9 355 (12.03%) SAP
10 294 (9.97%) Coaching
11 269 (9.12%) Retail
12 265 (8.98%) Stakeholder Management
13 260 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
14 252 (8.54%) Problem-Solving
15 234 (7.93%) B2B
16 227 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
17 222 (7.53%) Analytics
18 219 (7.42%) Advertising
19 217 (7.36%) SaaS
20 214 (7.25%) Oracle
21 212 (7.19%) ERP
22 208 (7.05%) Telecoms
23 200 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
24 191 (6.47%) Data Centre
24 191 (6.47%) Decision-Making
25 187 (6.34%) Banking
26 184 (6.24%) Office 365
27 178 (6.03%) SQL
28 168 (5.69%) Change Management
29 165 (5.59%) Business Intelligence

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 85 (2.88%) SharePoint
2 50 (1.69%) CMS
3 26 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
4 20 (0.68%) Skype for Business
5 19 (0.64%) Apache Solr
5 19 (0.64%) IBM Notes
6 16 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
7 13 (0.44%) Apache Spark
7 13 (0.44%) NetWeaver
8 12 (0.41%) SAP Portal
9 11 (0.37%) SAS
10 9 (0.31%) IIS
11 8 (0.27%) Tomcat
12 7 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
13 6 (0.20%) Apache
13 6 (0.20%) Drupal
13 6 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 5 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
15 4 (0.14%) EPiServer
15 4 (0.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 137 (4.64%) Microsoft Office
2 119 (4.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 67 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 39 (1.32%) MS Visio
5 19 (0.64%) Microsoft Project
6 11 (0.37%) Chatbot
7 9 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 8 (0.27%) Photoshop
9 7 (0.24%) InVision
10 6 (0.20%) Adobe After Effects
10 6 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
10 6 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
10 6 (0.20%) Pixate
11 5 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
12 2 (0.068%) Maya
13 1 (0.034%) Camtasia
13 1 (0.034%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 88 (2.98%) SAP Hybris
2 58 (1.97%) Dynamics CRM
3 51 (1.73%) SAP CRM
4 28 (0.95%) NetSuite
5 27 (0.92%) SAP S/4HANA
6 24 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
7 23 (0.78%) SAP GRC
8 21 (0.71%) SAP Business One
8 21 (0.71%) SAP ERP
9 15 (0.51%) SAP PP
10 11 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
10 11 (0.37%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 10 (0.34%) Sage 200
11 10 (0.34%) Sage X3
12 8 (0.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 8 (0.27%) Cognos TM1
12 8 (0.27%) Sage 500
12 8 (0.27%) SAP SCM
12 8 (0.27%) SAP SD
13 6 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 217 (7.36%) SaaS
2 200 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 184 (6.24%) Office 365
4 160 (5.42%) Amazon AWS
5 53 (1.80%) IaaS
5 53 (1.80%) PaaS
6 48 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
6 48 (1.63%) SuccessFactors
7 19 (0.64%) OneDrive
8 18 (0.61%) NuGet
9 15 (0.51%) MailChimp
10 14 (0.47%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 12 (0.41%) Dynamics 365
12 10 (0.34%) GitHub
12 10 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
12 10 (0.34%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 7 (0.24%) G Suite
13 7 (0.24%) Google Analytics
14 5 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
14 5 (0.17%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 71 (2.41%) Internet
2 62 (2.10%) NetScaler
3 52 (1.76%) Wireless
4 47 (1.59%) Firewall
5 45 (1.53%) Unified Communications
6 24 (0.81%) LAN
6 24 (0.81%) SAN
6 24 (0.81%) WAN
7 23 (0.78%) Network Security
8 19 (0.64%) SMS
8 19 (0.64%) VoIP
9 17 (0.58%) DNS
9 17 (0.58%) TCP/IP
10 16 (0.54%) Cisco Wireless
11 15 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
12 14 (0.47%) HTTP
12 14 (0.47%) VPN
13 12 (0.41%) Cisco ASA
14 11 (0.37%) BGP
15 10 (0.34%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (3.25%) Big Data
2 55 (1.86%) Power BI
3 48 (1.63%) SQL Server
4 38 (1.29%) Blockchain
5 34 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
6 33 (1.12%) SAP HANA
7 28 (0.95%) Relational Database
8 27 (0.92%) SAP BW
9 26 (0.88%) MySQL
10 23 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 20 (0.68%) MongoDB
12 19 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
13 18 (0.61%) Data Mining
13 18 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 16 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
15 14 (0.47%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
15 14 (0.47%) Hadoop
15 14 (0.47%) NoSQL
16 13 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 9 (0.31%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 54 (1.83%) Git (software)
2 39 (1.32%) JIRA
3 12 (0.41%) Jenkins
4 9 (0.31%) Subversion
5 8 (0.27%) Oracle APEX
5 8 (0.27%) Toad
5 8 (0.27%) Vagrant
6 7 (0.24%) gulp
6 7 (0.24%) LSMW
6 7 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (0.20%) Gradle
8 5 (0.17%) Jasmine
8 5 (0.17%) Mocha
8 5 (0.17%) webpack
9 4 (0.14%) CircleCI
9 4 (0.14%) CocoaPods
9 4 (0.14%) fastlane
9 4 (0.14%) GitLab
9 4 (0.14%) Mockito
10 3 (0.10%) Axure RP
General
1 933 (31.63%) Finance
2 675 (22.88%) Marketing
3 269 (9.12%) Retail
4 219 (7.42%) Advertising
5 208 (7.05%) Telecoms
6 187 (6.34%) Banking
7 129 (4.37%) Legal
8 105 (3.56%) Manufacturing
9 94 (3.19%) Billing
10 47 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
11 45 (1.53%) Law
12 38 (1.29%) German Language
13 37 (1.25%) Back Office
14 34 (1.15%) Publishing
15 33 (1.12%) Games
15 33 (1.12%) Investment Banking
16 31 (1.05%) Electronics
17 27 (0.92%) Retail Banking
18 24 (0.81%) Financial Institution
19 19 (0.64%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 574 (19.46%) Consultant
2 372 (12.61%) Architect
3 325 (11.02%) Business Manager
4 303 (10.27%) Development Manager
5 285 (9.66%) Business Development Manager
6 158 (5.36%) Recruitment Consultant
7 153 (5.19%) Solutions Architect
8 151 (5.12%) Account Manager
9 105 (3.56%) Business Development Executive
10 102 (3.46%) Sales Manager
11 101 (3.42%) Analyst
11 101 (3.42%) Developer
12 91 (3.08%) Senior Manager
13 88 (2.98%) Sales Executive
14 87 (2.95%) Technical Architect
15 84 (2.85%) SAP Consultant
16 80 (2.71%) IT Manager
17 76 (2.58%) Project Manager
17 76 (2.58%) Senior Consultant
18 71 (2.41%) Trainee
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (2.24%) HTML
2 64 (2.17%) Web Services
3 63 (2.14%) .NET
4 57 (1.93%) Spring
5 53 (1.80%) CSS
6 37 (1.25%) XML
7 34 (1.15%) Node.js
8 29 (0.98%) AngularJS
8 29 (0.98%) Middleware
8 29 (0.98%) React
9 28 (0.95%) J2EE
10 26 (0.88%) Java EE
11 25 (0.85%) REST
12 21 (0.71%) LDAP
12 21 (0.71%) Mason
13 20 (0.68%) JSON
14 19 (0.64%) jQuery
15 18 (0.61%) HTML5
16 16 (0.54%) Vue (Vue.js)
17 15 (0.51%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 260 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
2 227 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
3 191 (6.47%) Data Centre
4 134 (4.54%) Management Information System
5 118 (4.00%) Computer Science
6 109 (3.69%) Social Media
7 99 (3.36%) User Experience
8 92 (3.12%) Driving Licence
9 85 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
10 82 (2.78%) Virtual Team
11 69 (2.34%) Fintech
12 53 (1.80%) Life Science
12 53 (1.80%) PMI
13 48 (1.63%) Mobile App
14 42 (1.42%) Derivative
14 42 (1.42%) Equities
14 42 (1.42%) Fixed Income
15 40 (1.36%) Public Cloud
16 33 (1.12%) FMCG
17 28 (0.95%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 155 (5.25%) Windows
2 99 (3.36%) Linux
3 87 (2.95%) Windows Server
4 70 (2.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 69 (2.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 64 (2.17%) Windows 10
7 24 (0.81%) Unix
7 24 (0.81%) Windows 7
8 18 (0.61%) Solaris
9 13 (0.44%) Android
10 10 (0.34%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.14%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.034%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.034%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.034%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 503 (17.05%) Presales
2 477 (16.17%) Agile Software Development
3 430 (14.58%) Project Management
4 403 (13.66%) CRM
5 294 (9.97%) Coaching
6 265 (8.98%) Stakeholder Management
7 252 (8.54%) Problem-Solving
8 234 (7.93%) B2B
9 222 (7.53%) Analytics
10 212 (7.19%) ERP
11 191 (6.47%) Decision-Making
12 168 (5.69%) Change Management
13 165 (5.59%) Business Intelligence
14 163 (5.53%) E-Commerce
15 158 (5.36%) Mentoring
16 155 (5.25%) Service Delivery
17 151 (5.12%) Time Management
18 150 (5.08%) Line Management
18 150 (5.08%) PRINCE2
19 148 (5.02%) Telesales
Programming Languages
1 178 (6.03%) SQL
2 154 (5.22%) Java
3 138 (4.68%) C
4 112 (3.80%) JavaScript
5 109 (3.69%) Python
6 65 (2.20%) C#
7 55 (1.86%) ABAP
8 52 (1.76%) C++
9 33 (1.12%) PHP
10 28 (0.95%) R
11 16 (0.54%) Ruby
12 14 (0.47%) Bash Shell
12 14 (0.47%) T-SQL
13 13 (0.44%) PL/SQL
13 13 (0.44%) VBA
14 11 (0.37%) PowerShell
15 10 (0.34%) ES6
16 9 (0.31%) Perl
17 8 (0.27%) Go
18 7 (0.24%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 649 (22.00%) Degree
2 127 (4.31%) Security Cleared
3 90 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 88 (2.98%) PMI Certification
5 80 (2.71%) CISSP
6 68 (2.31%) DV Cleared
7 64 (2.17%) MCSE
8 63 (2.14%) SC Cleared
9 57 (1.93%) Computer Science Degree
10 55 (1.86%) PMP
11 54 (1.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 52 (1.76%) CISM
13 50 (1.69%) ISEB
14 35 (1.19%) Master's Degree
15 34 (1.15%) CEH
16 31 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
16 31 (1.05%) CompTIA Security+
17 28 (0.95%) CISA
17 28 (0.95%) MBA
18 18 (0.61%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (4.37%) QA
2 92 (3.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 75 (2.54%) GDPR
4 45 (1.53%) PMO
5 34 (1.15%) PCI DSS
6 27 (0.92%) SLA
7 24 (0.81%) ISO 9001
8 22 (0.75%) Data Quality
9 18 (0.61%) NIST 800
10 17 (0.58%) GPG13
11 10 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
12 6 (0.20%) COBIT
13 5 (0.17%) ISO 22301
13 5 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 4 (0.14%) GCP
14 4 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 4 (0.14%) MiFID
14 4 (0.14%) RMADS
15 3 (0.10%) Def Stans
15 3 (0.10%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 109 (3.69%) Active Directory
2 104 (3.53%) Hyper-V
3 85 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 75 (2.54%) XenApp
5 66 (2.24%) XenDesktop
6 64 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
7 58 (1.97%) Microsoft App-V
8 49 (1.66%) Docker
9 22 (0.75%) VirtualBox
10 21 (0.71%) Virtual Desktop
11 18 (0.61%) Xen
12 7 (0.24%) Forefront TMG
12 7 (0.24%) Terminal Services
12 7 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
13 6 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
14 5 (0.17%) vSphere
15 3 (0.10%) Firmware
16 1 (0.034%) IAG
16 1 (0.034%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 85 (2.88%) Microsoft Intune
2 65 (2.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 58 (1.97%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 58 (1.97%) SCOrch
4 30 (1.02%) Ansible
5 29 (0.98%) Puppet
6 28 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
7 27 (0.92%) SCCM
8 21 (0.71%) AirWatch
9 17 (0.58%) Kubernetes
10 11 (0.37%) Terraform
11 7 (0.24%) MOM
11 7 (0.24%) Salt
11 7 (0.24%) SCOM
11 7 (0.24%) WSUS
12 5 (0.17%) NetBackup
13 4 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
13 4 (0.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 3 (0.10%) FTK
14 3 (0.10%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 469 (15.90%) Microsoft
2 355 (12.03%) SAP
3 214 (7.25%) Oracle
4 164 (5.56%) VMware
5 140 (4.75%) Citrix
6 134 (4.54%) Salesforce.com
7 101 (3.42%) hybris
8 96 (3.25%) Cisco
9 67 (2.27%) EMC
10 60 (2.03%) Google
11 59 (2.00%) Tableau
12 58 (1.97%) NetApp
13 50 (1.69%) Cognizant
14 49 (1.66%) Ariba
15 44 (1.49%) HP
16 42 (1.42%) Apple
17 41 (1.39%) Dell
18 38 (1.29%) F5
19 37 (1.25%) IBM
20 34 (1.15%) MicroStrategy