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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 15 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Development
UK
6 months to
15 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 220 213 299
Rank change year-on-year -7 +86 -56
Permanent jobs citing Business Development 2,980 1,921 685
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.78% 1.67% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.86% 1.77% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 885 820 443
10th Percentile £34,850 £30,776 £31,250
25th Percentile £45,000 £39,688 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £64,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% +9.09% -4.35%
75th Percentile £87,500 £86,250 £77,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £110,000 £105,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +21.05% +5.56% -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 160,204 108,315 57,920
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 95.77% 94.09% 93.13%
Number of salaries quoted 83,315 73,224 47,036
10th Percentile £34,250 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,756 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.61% +1.37% +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £97,290 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Business Development
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Development in the UK

Business Development
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Business Development.

Salary trend for Business Development in the UK

Business Development
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Business Development over the 6 months to 15 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Business Development in the UK

Business Development
Top 18 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 15 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England +17 2,487 £62,500 +4.17% 276
London +10 1,342 £70,000 -6.67% 108
UK excluding London +34 1,220 £57,500 +21.05% 196
Work from Home -67 803 £60,000 +9.09% 94
South East +52 403 £57,500 +21.05% 43
North of England +23 290 £57,500 +43.75% 56
Midlands -10 199 £70,000 +75.00% 34
North West -38 166 £57,500 +35.29% 33
West Midlands -16 153 £64,000 +55.15% 20
Yorkshire +70 117 £57,500 +47.44% 11
Scotland +40 113 £35,000 -53.33% 20
South West -51 105 £50,000 -20.00% 23
East of England -28 101 £48,750 +9.55% 10
East Midlands -23 39 £70,000 +75.00% 14
Wales -13 15 £52,500 +61.54% 7
Northern Ireland -3 10 £57,500 +43.75% 3
North East -10 7 - - 12
Isle of Man - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 15 August 2022, 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 1,215 (40.77%) Finance
2 1,125 (37.75%) Social Skills
3 886 (29.73%) Problem-Solving
4 879 (29.50%) Analytical Skills
5 842 (28.26%) Marketing
6 781 (26.21%) Degree
7 750 (25.17%) Project Management
8 666 (22.35%) Presentation Skills
9 662 (22.21%) Agile
10 575 (19.30%) Time Management
11 500 (16.78%) SAS
12 496 (16.64%) Good Clinical Practice
13 454 (15.23%) Azure
14 449 (15.07%) AWS
15 447 (15.00%) Quality Management
16 422 (14.16%) 21 CFR Part 11
17 410 (13.76%) Mentoring
18 361 (12.11%) Analytics
18 361 (12.11%) Thought Leadership
19 352 (11.81%) Python
20 346 (11.61%) GCP
21 336 (11.28%) Software Engineering
22 335 (11.24%) Inclusion and Diversity
23 316 (10.60%) DevOps
24 307 (10.30%) Data Management
24 307 (10.30%) Continuous Improvement
25 290 (9.73%) Coaching
26 289 (9.70%) Java
27 288 (9.66%) Business Case
28 283 (9.50%) Business Strategy

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
1 500 (16.78%) SAS
2 48 (1.61%) Apache Spark
3 32 (1.07%) OpenStack
4 30 (1.01%) SharePoint
5 27 (0.91%) Apache
6 26 (0.87%) ArcGIS
7 25 (0.84%) CMS
8 13 (0.44%) Confluence
8 13 (0.44%) Drupal
9 12 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 12 (0.40%) Headless CMS
10 5 (0.17%) Hyperledger
11 4 (0.13%) IIS
12 3 (0.10%) Cloud Foundry
12 3 (0.10%) Ethereum
12 3 (0.10%) JBoss
13 2 (0.067%) CICS
13 2 (0.067%) MS Exchange
13 2 (0.067%) NetWeaver
13 2 (0.067%) Solana
Applications
1 121 (4.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 114 (3.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 45 (1.51%) Spreadsheet
4 42 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
5 29 (0.97%) Microsoft Project
6 25 (0.84%) 3ds Max
7 21 (0.70%) MS Visio
8 19 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 19 (0.64%) OmniGraffle
9 16 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
9 16 (0.54%) InVision
9 16 (0.54%) Photoshop
10 15 (0.50%) Sketch
11 12 (0.40%) Stata
12 8 (0.27%) AutoCAD
12 8 (0.27%) Revit
13 6 (0.20%) InDesign
14 4 (0.13%) SPSS
15 3 (0.10%) Windchill
16 1 (0.034%) Mathcad
Business Applications
1 40 (1.34%) SAP S/4HANA
2 16 (0.54%) NetSuite
3 10 (0.34%) SAP R/3
4 5 (0.17%) Distributed Ledger
4 5 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.17%) R3 Corda
4 5 (0.17%) SAP CRM
5 4 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.13%) SAP BPC
5 4 (0.13%) SAP CO
5 4 (0.13%) SAP FI
5 4 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (0.13%) SAP IBP
5 4 (0.13%) SAP SCM
5 4 (0.13%) TrackWise
6 3 (0.10%) Magento
6 3 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.10%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 3 (0.10%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 454 (15.23%) Azure
2 449 (15.07%) AWS
3 346 (11.61%) GCP
4 164 (5.50%) SaaS
5 103 (3.46%) Azure AKS
5 103 (3.46%) Google Kubernetes Engine
6 97 (3.26%) Snowflake
7 94 (3.15%) PaaS
8 87 (2.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 82 (2.75%) Power Platform
10 80 (2.68%) Amazon Kinesis
11 52 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
12 46 (1.54%) IaaS
13 44 (1.48%) GitHub
14 26 (0.87%) Serverless
15 24 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
16 23 (0.77%) Adobe Analytics
17 22 (0.74%) Google Analytics
18 20 (0.67%) Amazon ECS
18 20 (0.67%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 118 (3.96%) Network Security
2 114 (3.83%) Firewall
3 74 (2.48%) Cisco Firepower
4 20 (0.67%) DNS
5 17 (0.57%) DHCP
6 16 (0.54%) Internet
7 14 (0.47%) WAN
8 9 (0.30%) SD-WAN
9 8 (0.27%) HTTP
10 6 (0.20%) NetScaler
10 6 (0.20%) Remote Desktop
11 5 (0.17%) LAN
11 5 (0.17%) PBX
11 5 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (0.13%) 5G
12 4 (0.13%) TCP/IP
12 4 (0.13%) Wireless
13 3 (0.10%) HTTPS
13 3 (0.10%) SNMP
13 3 (0.10%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (3.59%) Big Data
2 91 (3.05%) Amazon Redshift
2 91 (3.05%) BigQuery
3 79 (2.65%) Power BI
4 66 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
5 65 (2.18%) Tableau
6 64 (2.15%) NoSQL
7 59 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
8 49 (1.64%) SQL Server
9 43 (1.44%) Hadoop
10 39 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
11 34 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
12 33 (1.11%) Data Lake
12 33 (1.11%) Data Mining
12 33 (1.11%) MySQL
13 31 (1.04%) Relational Database
14 20 (0.67%) Metadata
14 20 (0.67%) Qlik Sense
15 16 (0.54%) RDBMS
16 11 (0.37%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 166 (5.57%) Git (software)
2 133 (4.46%) Maven
3 125 (4.19%) Jenkins
4 40 (1.34%) JIRA
4 40 (1.34%) webpack
5 35 (1.17%) JUnit
6 34 (1.14%) Gradle
7 33 (1.11%) Axure RP
8 26 (0.87%) Jasmine
8 26 (0.87%) Mockito
9 22 (0.74%) GitLab
10 14 (0.47%) Rational DOORS
11 11 (0.37%) Karma Test Runner
11 11 (0.37%) Selenium
12 10 (0.34%) Mocha
13 9 (0.30%) JMeter
13 9 (0.30%) Vagrant
14 8 (0.27%) Cypress.io
15 6 (0.20%) Gatling
16 5 (0.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 1,215 (40.77%) Finance
2 1,125 (37.75%) Social Skills
3 879 (29.50%) Analytical Skills
4 842 (28.26%) Marketing
5 666 (22.35%) Presentation Skills
6 335 (11.24%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 257 (8.62%) Public Sector
8 227 (7.62%) Retail
9 216 (7.25%) Legal
10 202 (6.78%) Banking
11 178 (5.97%) Law
12 128 (4.30%) German Language
13 101 (3.39%) Influencing Skills
14 92 (3.09%) Telecoms
15 81 (2.72%) Automotive
16 75 (2.52%) Games
17 69 (2.32%) Manufacturing
18 65 (2.18%) Organisational Skills
19 64 (2.15%) Aerospace
20 52 (1.74%) Military
Job Titles
1 469 (15.74%) Programmer
1 469 (15.74%) Statistical Programmer
2 308 (10.34%) Senior Programmer
2 308 (10.34%) Senior Statistical Programmer
3 295 (9.90%) Development Manager
4 286 (9.60%) Architect
5 281 (9.43%) Consultant
6 232 (7.79%) Business Manager
7 210 (7.05%) Business Development Manager
8 180 (6.04%) Analyst
9 178 (5.97%) Senior Manager
10 158 (5.30%) Solutions Architect
11 128 (4.30%) Software Engineer
12 105 (3.52%) Project Manager
13 87 (2.92%) Developer
14 86 (2.89%) Strategy Manager
15 71 (2.38%) User Experience Manager
16 68 (2.28%) Engineering Manager
17 61 (2.05%) Sales Executive
18 52 (1.74%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (4.19%) React
2 109 (3.66%) Kafka
3 72 (2.42%) .NET
4 68 (2.28%) AngularJS
5 63 (2.11%) HTML
6 56 (1.88%) REST
7 50 (1.68%) Spring
8 46 (1.54%) Node.js
9 39 (1.31%) XML
10 34 (1.14%) Redux
10 34 (1.14%) Web Services
11 31 (1.04%) SOAP
12 29 (0.97%) CSS
12 29 (0.97%) Swagger
13 26 (0.87%) HTML5
13 26 (0.87%) Smart Contracts
14 25 (0.84%) jQuery
15 21 (0.70%) Apache Camel
16 20 (0.67%) Pandas
16 20 (0.67%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 238 (7.99%) Self-Motivation
2 182 (6.11%) User Experience
3 168 (5.64%) Cloud Native
4 109 (3.66%) Management Information System
5 80 (2.68%) Data Structures
6 75 (2.52%) Algorithms
7 49 (1.64%) Blockchain
8 48 (1.61%) Social Media
9 45 (1.51%) Hackathon
10 41 (1.38%) Cyberattack
11 36 (1.21%) Analytical Mindset
11 36 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
12 35 (1.17%) Credit Risk
12 35 (1.17%) Life Science
13 33 (1.11%) Blog
14 30 (1.01%) Cardano
14 30 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
15 26 (0.87%) PKI
16 25 (0.84%) Mobile App
17 24 (0.81%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 114 (3.83%) Linux
2 62 (2.08%) Windows
3 25 (0.84%) Unix
4 15 (0.50%) Apple iOS
4 15 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (0.40%) Android
6 4 (0.13%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.067%) CentOS
7 2 (0.067%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.067%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.067%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (0.067%) Windows Server 2019
7 2 (0.067%) zOS
8 1 (0.034%) HPUX
8 1 (0.034%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.034%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.034%) Solaris
8 1 (0.034%) VMS
8 1 (0.034%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 886 (29.73%) Problem-Solving
2 750 (25.17%) Project Management
3 662 (22.21%) Agile
4 575 (19.30%) Time Management
5 447 (15.00%) Quality Management
6 410 (13.76%) Mentoring
7 361 (12.11%) Analytics
7 361 (12.11%) Thought Leadership
8 336 (11.28%) Software Engineering
9 316 (10.60%) DevOps
10 307 (10.30%) Continuous Improvement
10 307 (10.30%) Data Management
11 290 (9.73%) Coaching
12 288 (9.66%) Business Case
13 283 (9.50%) Business Strategy
14 270 (9.06%) Stakeholder Management
15 263 (8.83%) Migration
16 257 (8.62%) Decision-Making
17 249 (8.36%) Regulatory Compliance
18 222 (7.45%) CI/CD
Programming Languages
1 352 (11.81%) Python
2 289 (9.70%) Java
3 167 (5.60%) R
4 154 (5.17%) SQL
5 151 (5.07%) JavaScript
6 123 (4.13%) C
7 109 (3.66%) Bash
8 104 (3.49%) Groovy
9 60 (2.01%) C++
10 58 (1.95%) TypeScript
11 57 (1.91%) Go
12 39 (1.31%) C#
13 37 (1.24%) Scala
14 36 (1.21%) Ruby
15 20 (0.67%) VBA
16 17 (0.57%) MATLAB
16 17 (0.57%) PHP
17 12 (0.40%) Apple Swift
17 12 (0.40%) Objective-C
18 10 (0.34%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 781 (26.21%) Degree
2 254 (8.52%) Security Cleared
3 186 (6.24%) SC Cleared
4 113 (3.79%) Computer Science Degree
5 112 (3.76%) Master's Degree
6 51 (1.71%) MBA
7 42 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
8 39 (1.31%) TOGAF Certification
9 36 (1.21%) DBS Check
9 36 (1.21%) DV Cleared
10 27 (0.91%) CISA
10 27 (0.91%) CISSP
11 25 (0.84%) Chartered Engineer
12 24 (0.81%) PMI Certification
13 22 (0.74%) ACCA
13 22 (0.74%) CIMA
14 21 (0.70%) PhD
15 18 (0.60%) CISM
15 18 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
15 18 (0.60%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 496 (16.64%) Good Clinical Practice
2 422 (14.16%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 282 (9.46%) CDISC
4 82 (2.75%) QA
5 52 (1.74%) SLA
6 48 (1.61%) Data Quality
7 46 (1.54%) Accessibility
8 25 (0.84%) GDPR
9 17 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 15 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 13 (0.44%) PMO
12 11 (0.37%) NIST
13 10 (0.34%) GRC
14 6 (0.20%) NCSC
15 5 (0.17%) GAAP
15 5 (0.17%) GxP
15 5 (0.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 5 (0.17%) PCI DSS
15 5 (0.17%) RMADS
16 4 (0.13%) COSO
System Software
1 189 (6.34%) Docker
2 119 (3.99%) Virtual Machines
3 16 (0.54%) Active Directory
4 7 (0.23%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.20%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 6 (0.20%) Terminal Services
5 6 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (0.20%) XenApp
5 6 (0.20%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.13%) HDFS
6 4 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (0.10%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (0.10%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 177 (5.94%) Kubernetes
2 166 (5.57%) Terraform
3 130 (4.36%) Ansible
4 110 (3.69%) Puppet
5 107 (3.59%) Opscode Chef
6 75 (2.52%) EMC NetWorker
7 25 (0.84%) BMC PATROL
8 20 (0.67%) Prometheus
9 8 (0.27%) Single Sign-On
10 4 (0.13%) CASB
11 3 (0.10%) Microsoft Intune
11 3 (0.10%) PTC Integrity
12 2 (0.067%) Kubeflow
12 2 (0.067%) Proxmox
12 2 (0.067%) Rancher
13 1 (0.034%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
13 1 (0.034%) CSIRT
13 1 (0.034%) Mesos
13 1 (0.034%) Nmap
Vendors
1 239 (8.02%) Microsoft
2 141 (4.73%) Google
3 107 (3.59%) Sun
4 93 (3.12%) SAP
5 92 (3.09%) Salesforce.com
6 72 (2.42%) Oracle
7 70 (2.35%) Adobe
8 66 (2.21%) Facebook
9 61 (2.05%) YouTube
10 44 (1.48%) IBM
11 34 (1.14%) Foundry
11 34 (1.14%) Palantir
12 30 (1.01%) Cadence
13 21 (0.70%) QinetiQ
14 20 (0.67%) Dell
15 19 (0.64%) Citrix
16 16 (0.54%) SaltStack
17 15 (0.50%) Splunk
18 13 (0.44%) VMware
19 12 (0.40%) Cisco