Period
to 26 February 2020

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 26 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Development
UK
6 months to
26 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 235 241 211
Rank change year-on-year +6 -30 +18
Permanent jobs citing Business Development 1,725 2,191 2,905
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.40% 1.45% 1.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 1.57% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1,134 1,249 1,867
UK median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £102,500 £110,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 113,176 139,595 161,664
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.92% 92.23% 92.20%
Number of salaries quoted 89,768 110,325 131,818
UK median annual salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.90% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,000 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 26 February 2020.

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 26 February 2020. 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 +21 1,580 £55,000 -4.35% 361
London +24 929 £62,500 -10.71% 117
UK excluding London -8 673 £50,000 +5.26% 269
South East -46 217 £50,000 - 49
North of England +79 172 £55,000 +29.41% 68
South West -11 93 £57,500 +43.75% 32
North West +55 87 £55,000 +48.65% 34
East of England +59 76 £50,000 -4.76% 27
Midlands -33 75 £45,000 +5.88% 65
Yorkshire +56 65 £55,000 +22.22% 17
West Midlands -27 56 £60,000 +41.18% 38
Scotland +25 40 £40,000 -5.88% 16
North East +29 22 £55,000 +15.79% 19
East Midlands +16 20 £42,500 - 27
Wales -8 4 £71,250 +50.00% 2
Northern Ireland - 1 - - 10

For the 6 months to 26 February 2020, 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.

1 449 (26.03%) Degree
2 412 (23.88%) Finance
3 356 (20.64%) Marketing
4 325 (18.84%) Agile Software Development
5 321 (18.61%) Microsoft
6 229 (13.28%) Problem-Solving
7 210 (12.17%) Azure
7 210 (12.17%) Analytics
8 203 (11.77%) Project Management
9 199 (11.54%) Presales
10 192 (11.13%) Cybersecurity
11 180 (10.43%) CRM
12 176 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
13 171 (9.91%) Decision-Making
13 171 (9.91%) AWS
14 129 (7.48%) B2B
15 128 (7.42%) Security Cleared
16 123 (7.13%) DevOps
17 122 (7.07%) SAP
18 121 (7.01%) Oracle
19 119 (6.90%) SaaS
20 118 (6.84%) Python
20 118 (6.84%) Customer Requirements
21 116 (6.72%) SQL
21 116 (6.72%) Java
22 111 (6.43%) Salesforce.com
22 111 (6.43%) Office 365
22 111 (6.43%) Self-Motivation
23 107 (6.20%) Legal
24 105 (6.09%) Stakeholder Management

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 35 (2.03%) CMS
2 34 (1.97%) Apache Spark
3 27 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
4 25 (1.45%) Apache Solr
5 23 (1.33%) SharePoint
6 17 (0.99%) Confluence
7 16 (0.93%) NetWeaver
8 15 (0.87%) SAP Portal
9 12 (0.70%) Skype for Business
10 11 (0.64%) Apache
11 10 (0.58%) IIS
12 7 (0.41%) ArcGIS
13 6 (0.35%) GeoServer
13 6 (0.35%) MS Exchange
14 5 (0.29%) Cloud Foundry
14 5 (0.29%) OpenStack
15 3 (0.17%) EPiServer
16 2 (0.12%) Joomla!
16 2 (0.12%) Sitecore CMS
16 2 (0.12%) WordPress
Applications
1 94 (5.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 67 (3.88%) Microsoft Office
3 31 (1.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 18 (1.04%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.46%) Sketch
6 7 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (0.35%) Fireworks
7 6 (0.35%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.29%) Adobe XD
8 5 (0.29%) AutoCAD
8 5 (0.29%) SketchUp
9 3 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.17%) InVision
10 1 (0.058%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.058%) Microsoft Project
10 1 (0.058%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 35 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (1.57%) SAP S/4HANA
3 16 (0.93%) Oracle ERP
4 15 (0.87%) SAP CRM
5 13 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
5 13 (0.75%) SAP SCM
6 12 (0.70%) SAP APO
7 11 (0.64%) HFM
8 9 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
9 8 (0.46%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 6 (0.35%) SAP Hybris
11 5 (0.29%) Magento
11 5 (0.29%) SAP HCM
11 5 (0.29%) SAP Payroll
12 4 (0.23%) NetSuite
12 4 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
12 4 (0.23%) Relativity
12 4 (0.23%) SAP ERP
12 4 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 3 (0.17%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 210 (12.17%) Azure
2 171 (9.91%) AWS
3 119 (6.90%) SaaS
4 111 (6.43%) Office 365
5 48 (2.78%) IaaS
5 48 (2.78%) PaaS
6 36 (2.09%) GCP
7 35 (2.03%) Power Platform
8 27 (1.57%) G Suite
9 26 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
10 20 (1.16%) Dynamics 365
11 14 (0.81%) Azure Active Directory
12 13 (0.75%) Serverless
13 11 (0.64%) GitHub
13 11 (0.64%) WhatsApp
14 7 (0.41%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 7 (0.41%) SuccessFactors
15 5 (0.29%) Dropbox
15 5 (0.29%) OpenShift
16 4 (0.23%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 73 (4.23%) Internet
2 51 (2.96%) Firewall
3 49 (2.84%) Skype
4 45 (2.61%) WAN
5 40 (2.32%) Unified Communications
6 33 (1.91%) MPLS
7 25 (1.45%) Network Security
8 20 (1.16%) Broadband
8 20 (1.16%) TCP/IP
9 16 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
10 11 (0.64%) 4G
11 10 (0.58%) VPN
12 9 (0.52%) HTTP
12 9 (0.52%) Wireless
13 8 (0.46%) Intrusion Detection
13 8 (0.46%) MVNO
13 8 (0.46%) VoIP
14 7 (0.41%) Intranet
15 6 (0.35%) 2G
15 6 (0.35%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (5.91%) Big Data
2 38 (2.20%) SAP HANA
3 33 (1.91%) Hadoop
4 31 (1.80%) Apache Cassandra
4 31 (1.80%) Blockchain
4 31 (1.80%) Power BI
5 27 (1.57%) Apache Accumulo
5 27 (1.57%) Neo4j
6 26 (1.51%) MongoDB
7 24 (1.39%) NoSQL
8 23 (1.33%) SQL Server
9 17 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
9 17 (0.99%) Redis
9 17 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 16 (0.93%) CouchDB
10 16 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
11 15 (0.87%) SAP BW
12 13 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 12 (0.70%) Azure SQL Database
14 11 (0.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 41 (2.38%) Git (software)
2 33 (1.91%) Jenkins
3 32 (1.86%) JIRA
4 18 (1.04%) Octopus Deploy
4 18 (1.04%) Visual Studio Team System
5 17 (0.99%) Jasmine
5 17 (0.99%) Karma Test Runner
5 17 (0.99%) NUnit
6 15 (0.87%) LSMW
6 15 (0.87%) Visual Studio
7 8 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (0.35%) Axure RP
8 6 (0.35%) Burp Suite
8 6 (0.35%) Fiddler
8 6 (0.35%) Grunt
8 6 (0.35%) Metasploit
9 5 (0.29%) Balsamiq
9 5 (0.29%) GCC
9 5 (0.29%) Selenium
9 5 (0.29%) Subversion
General
1 412 (23.88%) Finance
2 356 (20.64%) Marketing
3 107 (6.20%) Legal
4 100 (5.80%) Telecoms
5 86 (4.99%) Public Sector
6 71 (4.12%) Retail
7 66 (3.83%) Banking
8 43 (2.49%) Aerospace
9 38 (2.20%) Billing
9 38 (2.20%) German Language
10 36 (2.09%) Electronics
11 29 (1.68%) Manufacturing
12 18 (1.04%) Front Office
13 17 (0.99%) Military
14 16 (0.93%) Law
14 16 (0.93%) Local Government
15 15 (0.87%) French Language
16 14 (0.81%) Automotive
16 14 (0.81%) Financial Institution
16 14 (0.81%) Games
Job Titles
1 339 (19.65%) Consultant
2 231 (13.39%) Development Manager
3 220 (12.75%) Business Development Manager
4 215 (12.46%) Business Manager
5 146 (8.46%) Developer
6 138 (8.00%) Architect
7 119 (6.90%) Analyst
8 92 (5.33%) Account Manager
9 79 (4.58%) Sales Manager
9 79 (4.58%) Senior Manager
10 78 (4.52%) IT Manager
11 75 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
12 72 (4.17%) IT Consultant
13 65 (3.77%) Project Manager
14 60 (3.48%) Senior Consultant
15 50 (2.90%) Business Analyst
15 50 (2.90%) Security Consultant
16 49 (2.84%) Business Development Director
16 49 (2.84%) Development Director
17 45 (2.61%) New Business Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (3.83%) .NET
2 46 (2.67%) Kafka
3 37 (2.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 37 (2.14%) Qt
3 37 (2.14%) Web Services
4 34 (1.97%) Natural Language Processing
5 31 (1.80%) HTML
6 28 (1.62%) AngularJS
7 25 (1.45%) CSS
8 24 (1.39%) RESTful
9 23 (1.33%) Redux
10 22 (1.28%) .NET Framework
10 22 (1.28%) React
11 20 (1.16%) ASP.NET Web API
11 20 (1.16%) NumPy
11 20 (1.16%) SciPy
12 19 (1.10%) .NET Core
12 19 (1.10%) Entity Framework
13 18 (1.04%) WCF
14 17 (0.99%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 176 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
2 111 (6.43%) Self-Motivation
3 81 (4.70%) User Experience
4 59 (3.42%) Management Information System
5 47 (2.72%) Social Media
6 40 (2.32%) Data Centre
7 38 (2.20%) Internet of Things
8 37 (2.14%) Virtual Team
9 33 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
10 32 (1.86%) Public Cloud
11 25 (1.45%) Robotics
12 21 (1.22%) Driving Licence
12 21 (1.22%) Mobile App
13 16 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
14 15 (0.87%) Life Science
15 13 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
16 11 (0.64%) Cloud Native
16 11 (0.64%) iPad
17 10 (0.58%) PMI
17 10 (0.58%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 89 (5.16%) Linux
2 60 (3.48%) Windows
3 21 (1.22%) Android
3 21 (1.22%) Apple iOS
3 21 (1.22%) Unix
4 6 (0.35%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.23%) CentOS
5 4 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.12%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.12%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 325 (18.84%) Agile Software Development
2 229 (13.28%) Problem-Solving
3 210 (12.17%) Analytics
4 203 (11.77%) Project Management
5 199 (11.54%) Presales
6 192 (11.13%) Cybersecurity
7 180 (10.43%) CRM
8 171 (9.91%) Decision-Making
9 129 (7.48%) B2B
10 123 (7.13%) DevOps
11 118 (6.84%) Customer Requirements
12 105 (6.09%) Stakeholder Management
13 104 (6.03%) Scrum
14 102 (5.91%) Collaborative Working
14 102 (5.91%) IT Strategy
15 99 (5.74%) Creative Thinking
15 99 (5.74%) Mentoring
16 97 (5.62%) Coaching
17 96 (5.57%) Technical Leadership
17 96 (5.57%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 118 (6.84%) Python
2 116 (6.72%) Java
2 116 (6.72%) SQL
3 103 (5.97%) C
4 84 (4.87%) JavaScript
5 79 (4.58%) C++
6 69 (4.00%) C#
7 38 (2.20%) Bash Shell
8 29 (1.68%) ABAP
9 23 (1.33%) PowerShell
10 15 (0.87%) Scala
11 14 (0.81%) MATLAB
12 13 (0.75%) R
12 13 (0.75%) VBA
13 9 (0.52%) PHP
13 9 (0.52%) Ruby
13 9 (0.52%) TypeScript
14 5 (0.29%) Embedded C
14 5 (0.29%) PL/SQL
14 5 (0.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 449 (26.03%) Degree
2 128 (7.42%) Security Cleared
3 105 (6.09%) SC Cleared
4 70 (4.06%) DV Cleared
5 48 (2.78%) CISSP
6 23 (1.33%) CISM
7 19 (1.10%) Master's Degree
8 15 (0.87%) CISA
8 15 (0.87%) MBA
8 15 (0.87%) Oracle Certification
9 14 (0.81%) BC Cleared
9 14 (0.81%) IRCA
10 13 (0.75%) PMI Certification
10 13 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 12 (0.70%) CCNA
11 12 (0.70%) CIMA
11 12 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
12 10 (0.58%) Computer Science Degree
13 9 (0.52%) CREST Certified
14 8 (0.46%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (3.25%) QA
2 29 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (0.93%) PCI DSS
4 15 (0.87%) GDPR
4 15 (0.87%) SLA
5 9 (0.52%) ISO 26262
6 8 (0.46%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.35%) NCSC
8 5 (0.29%) Def Stans
8 5 (0.29%) NIST
9 3 (0.17%) ISO 14001
9 3 (0.17%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.12%) Actionable Recommendations
10 2 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.12%) PMO
11 1 (0.058%) COBIT
11 1 (0.058%) Good Clinical Practice
11 1 (0.058%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.058%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.058%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 41 (2.38%) Docker
2 26 (1.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 25 (1.45%) Firmware
4 24 (1.39%) Active Directory
5 10 (0.58%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (0.35%) vCloud
8 4 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (0.23%) vSphere
9 3 (0.17%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.12%) HDFS
11 1 (0.058%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 42 (2.43%) Puppet
2 41 (2.38%) Ansible
2 41 (2.38%) Kubernetes
3 30 (1.74%) Salt
4 18 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (0.70%) FortiGate
6 11 (0.64%) Terraform
7 9 (0.52%) Microsoft Intune
8 6 (0.35%) EnCase
8 6 (0.35%) Nessus
8 6 (0.35%) Nmap
8 6 (0.35%) OpenVAS
9 5 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
10 4 (0.23%) PowerCLI
11 2 (0.12%) Nagios
12 1 (0.058%) EMC NetWorker
12 1 (0.058%) HP Quality Center
12 1 (0.058%) MIIS
12 1 (0.058%) NetBackup
12 1 (0.058%) vRealize
Vendors
1 321 (18.61%) Microsoft
2 122 (7.07%) SAP
3 121 (7.01%) Oracle
4 111 (6.43%) Salesforce.com
5 69 (4.00%) Google
6 25 (1.45%) Cisco
7 22 (1.28%) VMware
8 21 (1.22%) Apple
9 18 (1.04%) Adobe
9 18 (1.04%) IBM
9 18 (1.04%) Veeam
10 16 (0.93%) EMC
10 16 (0.93%) Tableau
11 15 (0.87%) ServiceNow
11 15 (0.87%) Splunk
12 12 (0.70%) Citrix
13 11 (0.64%) Tagetik
14 8 (0.46%) Centrify
14 8 (0.46%) CyberArk
14 8 (0.46%) Xamarin