Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Development
UK
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 205 216 193
Rank change year-on-year +11 -23 -1
Permanent jobs citing Business Development 2,986 2,712 3,747
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.68% 1.57% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.85% 1.74% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1,943 1,704 2,442
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £25,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £108,750 £98,750 £111,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -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 161,231 156,030 184,053
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.84% 90.43% 89.94%
Number of salaries quoted 130,643 128,474 152,913
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,128 £27,854 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 20 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Business Development in the UK

Business Development
Top 16 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 20 April 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 +13 2,705 £55,000 +4.76% 460
London +46 1,462 £65,000 +8.33% 181
UK excluding London -26 1,245 £45,000 - 296
South East +9 499 £50,000 -4.76% 110
North of England -17 251 £37,500 - 77
Midlands -68 160 £40,000 +6.67% 36
East of England +9 150 £52,500 +7.69% 25
South West -39 140 £28,500 -39.68% 29
North West -25 129 £50,000 +25.00% 39
West Midlands -39 117 £37,500 -28.57% 19
Yorkshire -18 64 £44,000 +17.33% 21
North East +15 58 £18,750 -55.88% 17
East Midlands -57 40 £50,000 +42.86% 17
Scotland -53 26 £47,500 - 13
Wales +8 18 £35,000 -0.71% 4
Northern Ireland -9 5 £50,000 +127.27% 2

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 945 (31.65%) Finance
2 648 (21.70%) Degree
3 646 (21.63%) Marketing
4 487 (16.31%) Presales
5 458 (15.34%) Microsoft
6 447 (14.97%) Project Management
7 443 (14.84%) CRM
8 425 (14.23%) SAP
9 421 (14.10%) Agile Software Development
10 341 (11.42%) Coaching
11 299 (10.01%) Stakeholder Management
12 298 (9.98%) Retail
13 256 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
14 248 (8.31%) Problem-Solving
15 247 (8.27%) ERP
16 241 (8.07%) Analytics
17 229 (7.67%) B2B
18 223 (7.47%) Telecoms
19 213 (7.13%) Microsoft Azure
20 210 (7.03%) SaaS
21 208 (6.97%) Banking
21 208 (6.97%) Advertising
22 203 (6.80%) Data Centre
23 195 (6.53%) Self-Motivation
24 194 (6.50%) Oracle
25 186 (6.23%) Decision-Making
26 185 (6.20%) Business Intelligence
27 184 (6.16%) Legal
28 174 (5.83%) Service Delivery
29 172 (5.76%) Telesales

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 62 (2.08%) SharePoint
2 26 (0.87%) IBM Notes
3 24 (0.80%) CMS
4 21 (0.70%) SAS
5 20 (0.67%) NetWeaver
6 15 (0.50%) Skype for Business
7 14 (0.47%) Apache Spark
8 12 (0.40%) SAP Portal
9 11 (0.37%) Apache Solr
10 10 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (0.27%) MS Exchange
12 7 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
12 7 (0.23%) IIS
12 7 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 6 (0.20%) Apache
14 5 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
14 5 (0.17%) WordPress
15 4 (0.13%) Sitecore CMS
16 3 (0.10%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 144 (4.82%) Microsoft Office
2 128 (4.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 73 (2.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 37 (1.24%) MS Visio
5 21 (0.70%) Microsoft Project
6 11 (0.37%) Chatbot
7 10 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
8 9 (0.30%) Photoshop
9 7 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
10 6 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 5 (0.17%) SPSS
12 4 (0.13%) Camtasia
13 3 (0.10%) Adobe After Effects
13 3 (0.10%) Adobe Premiere
13 3 (0.10%) InDesign
13 3 (0.10%) InVision
13 3 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
13 3 (0.10%) Pixate
14 2 (0.067%) Maya
15 1 (0.033%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 91 (3.05%) SAP CRM
2 85 (2.85%) SAP Hybris
3 68 (2.28%) Dynamics CRM
4 41 (1.37%) SAP S/4HANA
5 34 (1.14%) NetSuite
6 29 (0.97%) SAP Business One
7 28 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
8 24 (0.80%) SAP GRC
9 22 (0.74%) SAP ERP
10 20 (0.67%) Sage X3
11 17 (0.57%) Sage 200
11 17 (0.57%) Sage 500
12 16 (0.54%) SAP PP
13 13 (0.44%) SAP SD
14 12 (0.40%) SAP FS
15 11 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
16 10 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
17 9 (0.30%) Concordance
17 9 (0.30%) Relativity
18 8 (0.27%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 213 (7.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 210 (7.03%) SaaS
3 156 (5.22%) Amazon AWS
4 142 (4.76%) Office 365
5 43 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
5 43 (1.44%) SuccessFactors
6 40 (1.34%) PaaS
7 37 (1.24%) IaaS
8 23 (0.77%) OneDrive
9 20 (0.67%) MailChimp
10 18 (0.60%) Dynamics 365
10 18 (0.60%) NuGet
11 12 (0.40%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 12 (0.40%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 11 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
13 8 (0.27%) Google Analytics
14 6 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
14 6 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
15 5 (0.17%) Google Tag Manager
15 5 (0.17%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 78 (2.61%) Internet
2 71 (2.38%) NetScaler
3 60 (2.01%) Wireless
4 51 (1.71%) Unified Communications
5 38 (1.27%) Firewall
6 30 (1.00%) Network Security
7 28 (0.94%) WAN
8 26 (0.87%) LAN
9 24 (0.80%) VoIP
10 21 (0.70%) SMS
11 19 (0.64%) VPN
11 19 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
12 17 (0.57%) MPLS
13 16 (0.54%) SAN
14 15 (0.50%) Cisco Wireless
14 15 (0.50%) HTTP
15 13 (0.44%) DNS
15 13 (0.44%) Skype
16 11 (0.37%) NFC
17 9 (0.30%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (3.68%) Big Data
2 55 (1.84%) SQL Server
3 52 (1.74%) Power BI
4 47 (1.57%) SAP HANA
5 36 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 33 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
7 32 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 28 (0.94%) Relational Database
9 25 (0.84%) Blockchain
10 23 (0.77%) MySQL
10 23 (0.77%) SAP BW
11 22 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 20 (0.67%) Data Mining
13 18 (0.60%) NoSQL
14 17 (0.57%) Hadoop
15 14 (0.47%) GIS
16 12 (0.40%) Data Lake
16 12 (0.40%) QlikView
17 11 (0.37%) Apache Cassandra
17 11 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 45 (1.51%) Git (software)
2 39 (1.31%) JIRA
3 27 (0.90%) LSMW
4 11 (0.37%) Gradle
5 10 (0.33%) gulp
6 8 (0.27%) webpack
7 6 (0.20%) CocoaPods
7 6 (0.20%) Mockito
8 5 (0.17%) Rational DOORS
8 5 (0.17%) Travis CI
8 5 (0.17%) Visual Studio
9 4 (0.13%) CircleCI
9 4 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.10%) Axure RP
10 3 (0.10%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 3 (0.10%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.10%) Dreamweaver
10 3 (0.10%) JIRA Agile
10 3 (0.10%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.10%) VersionOne
General
1 945 (31.65%) Finance
2 646 (21.63%) Marketing
3 298 (9.98%) Retail
4 223 (7.47%) Telecoms
5 208 (6.97%) Advertising
5 208 (6.97%) Banking
6 184 (6.16%) Legal
7 126 (4.22%) Manufacturing
8 115 (3.85%) Billing
9 65 (2.18%) Law
10 44 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
11 38 (1.27%) German Language
12 32 (1.07%) Back Office
13 31 (1.04%) Financial Institution
14 30 (1.00%) Retail Banking
15 29 (0.97%) Automotive
15 29 (0.97%) Electronics
16 28 (0.94%) Games
17 25 (0.84%) Publishing
18 24 (0.80%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 598 (20.03%) Consultant
2 396 (13.26%) Architect
3 348 (11.65%) Business Manager
4 313 (10.48%) Development Manager
5 299 (10.01%) Business Development Manager
6 160 (5.36%) Solutions Architect
7 141 (4.72%) Account Manager
8 129 (4.32%) Recruitment Consultant
9 117 (3.92%) SAP Consultant
10 115 (3.85%) Analyst
11 100 (3.35%) Technical Architect
12 99 (3.32%) Developer
13 97 (3.25%) Business Development Executive
13 97 (3.25%) Senior Manager
14 92 (3.08%) Sales Manager
15 83 (2.78%) Sales Executive
16 81 (2.71%) IT Manager
17 74 (2.48%) SAP Architect
18 73 (2.44%) Project Manager
19 69 (2.31%) Trainee
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (2.61%) Web Services
2 66 (2.21%) .NET
3 51 (1.71%) Spring
4 49 (1.64%) HTML
5 40 (1.34%) Middleware
6 36 (1.21%) CSS
7 31 (1.04%) J2EE
8 29 (0.97%) LDAP
9 26 (0.87%) XML
10 24 (0.80%) JSON
10 24 (0.80%) REST
11 23 (0.77%) ASP.NET
11 23 (0.77%) SAP XI
12 22 (0.74%) Node.js
13 19 (0.64%) Mason
13 19 (0.64%) SAP Basis
14 18 (0.60%) Flash
15 15 (0.50%) AngularJS
15 15 (0.50%) Java EE
16 14 (0.47%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 256 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 203 (6.80%) Data Centre
3 195 (6.53%) Self-Motivation
4 126 (4.22%) Management Information System
5 115 (3.85%) Social Media
6 102 (3.42%) Computer Science
7 90 (3.01%) Fintech
8 89 (2.98%) Enterprise Software
8 89 (2.98%) Virtual Team
9 83 (2.78%) Driving Licence
10 68 (2.28%) User Experience
11 63 (2.11%) Life Science
12 50 (1.67%) PMI
13 48 (1.61%) Mobile App
14 35 (1.17%) Equities
14 35 (1.17%) FMCG
14 35 (1.17%) Public Cloud
15 32 (1.07%) Fixed Income
16 30 (1.00%) Derivative
17 25 (0.84%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 153 (5.12%) Windows
2 93 (3.11%) Windows Server
3 78 (2.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 77 (2.58%) Linux
4 77 (2.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 65 (2.18%) Windows 10
6 31 (1.04%) Windows 7
7 21 (0.70%) Apple iOS
8 20 (0.67%) Unix
9 18 (0.60%) Solaris
10 15 (0.50%) Android
11 3 (0.10%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.067%) Kali Linux
13 1 (0.033%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.033%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.033%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 487 (16.31%) Presales
2 447 (14.97%) Project Management
3 443 (14.84%) CRM
4 421 (14.10%) Agile Software Development
5 341 (11.42%) Coaching
6 299 (10.01%) Stakeholder Management
7 248 (8.31%) Problem-Solving
8 247 (8.27%) ERP
9 241 (8.07%) Analytics
10 229 (7.67%) B2B
11 186 (6.23%) Decision-Making
12 185 (6.20%) Business Intelligence
13 174 (5.83%) Service Delivery
14 172 (5.76%) Telesales
15 158 (5.29%) Time Management
16 157 (5.26%) Change Management
16 157 (5.26%) Cybersecurity
16 157 (5.26%) Line Management
17 156 (5.22%) Risk Management
18 144 (4.82%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 171 (5.73%) SQL
2 141 (4.72%) Java
3 109 (3.65%) C
4 88 (2.95%) JavaScript
4 88 (2.95%) Python
5 78 (2.61%) ABAP
6 66 (2.21%) C#
7 38 (1.27%) PHP
8 35 (1.17%) C++
9 31 (1.04%) R
10 14 (0.47%) Apple Swift
10 14 (0.47%) T-SQL
11 13 (0.44%) Ruby
12 12 (0.40%) Bash Shell
12 12 (0.40%) SAPscript
12 12 (0.40%) VBA
13 9 (0.30%) VB.NET
14 8 (0.27%) Objective-C
14 8 (0.27%) Perl
14 8 (0.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 648 (21.70%) Degree
2 105 (3.52%) Security Cleared
3 96 (3.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 81 (2.71%) CISSP
5 72 (2.41%) PMI Certification
6 63 (2.11%) MCSE
7 60 (2.01%) CISM
8 58 (1.94%) ISEB
9 50 (1.67%) SC Cleared
10 49 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 40 (1.34%) PMP
12 39 (1.31%) MBA
13 38 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
13 38 (1.27%) DV Cleared
14 34 (1.14%) CISA
15 32 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
16 30 (1.00%) CEH
17 26 (0.87%) Master's Degree
18 22 (0.74%) CompTIA Security+
18 22 (0.74%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (3.52%) QA
2 89 (2.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 62 (2.08%) GDPR
4 39 (1.31%) PCI DSS
5 37 (1.24%) SLA
6 35 (1.17%) PMO
7 29 (0.97%) ISO 9001
8 22 (0.74%) NIST 800
9 21 (0.70%) Data Quality
10 20 (0.67%) GxP
11 10 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials
12 8 (0.27%) COBIT
13 7 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 6 (0.20%) GPG13
14 6 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 5 (0.17%) Def Stans
15 5 (0.17%) MiFID
15 5 (0.17%) RMADS
16 4 (0.13%) GCP
16 4 (0.13%) TARGET2
System Software
1 126 (4.22%) Active Directory
2 101 (3.38%) Hyper-V
3 78 (2.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 77 (2.58%) XenApp
5 72 (2.41%) VMware ESXi
5 72 (2.41%) XenDesktop
6 59 (1.98%) Microsoft App-V
7 28 (0.94%) Virtual Desktop
8 19 (0.64%) Docker
9 18 (0.60%) VirtualBox
9 18 (0.60%) Xen
10 5 (0.17%) Forefront TMG
10 5 (0.17%) Terminal Services
10 5 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.033%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.033%) IAG
11 1 (0.033%) pfSense
11 1 (0.033%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 91 (3.05%) Microsoft Intune
2 64 (2.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 59 (1.98%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 59 (1.98%) SCOrch
4 34 (1.14%) SCCM
5 28 (0.94%) AirWatch
6 23 (0.77%) Ansible
7 22 (0.74%) Puppet
8 21 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (0.27%) Kubernetes
10 6 (0.20%) Terraform
11 5 (0.17%) MOM
11 5 (0.17%) SCOM
11 5 (0.17%) WSUS
12 4 (0.13%) Single Sign-On
13 3 (0.10%) EMC NetWorker
13 3 (0.10%) Nessus
13 3 (0.10%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 2 (0.067%) Backup Exec
14 2 (0.067%) Nmap
Vendors
1 458 (15.34%) Microsoft
2 425 (14.23%) SAP
3 194 (6.50%) Oracle
4 162 (5.43%) VMware
5 141 (4.72%) Citrix
6 100 (3.35%) Cisco
7 98 (3.28%) hybris
8 93 (3.11%) Salesforce.com
9 71 (2.38%) EMC
10 65 (2.18%) Google
11 59 (1.98%) NetApp
12 55 (1.84%) Ariba
13 54 (1.81%) Tableau
14 46 (1.54%) Dell
15 45 (1.51%) Apple
15 45 (1.51%) F5
16 44 (1.47%) Informatica
17 41 (1.37%) HP
18 40 (1.34%) MicroStrategy
19 38 (1.27%) Splunk