Period
to 20 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Development
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 222 218 207
Rank change year-on-year -4 -11 -25
Permanent jobs citing Business Development 2817 2953 3598
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.57% 1.58% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 1.77% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1724 2064 2332
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £27,967 £26,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £111,250 £105,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -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 161665 167144 194190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.93% 89.36% 88.79%
Number of salaries quoted 127669 138904 159942
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +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 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 -11 2551 £55,000 -8.33% 210
UK excluding London +15 1352 £45,000 -5.26% 115
London -42 1223 £65,000 -7.14% 108
South East +32 637 £47,500 -17.39% 37
North of England +30 253 £40,000 -11.11% 28
North West +43 171 £48,750 +8.33% 12
Midlands -71 146 £36,250 -19.44% 11
South West +27 136 £62,500 +56.25% 13
East of England +7 117 £57,500 +27.78% 14
West Midlands -64 105 £35,000 -22.22% 6
Yorkshire -30 60 £31,500 -25.88% 11
Scotland -25 46 £55,000 +37.50% 8
East Midlands -13 39 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Wales +18 26 £42,500 +13.33% 3
North East +9 21 £27,250 -43.52% 5
Northern Ireland -24 5 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Channel Islands - 2 £75,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing Business Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Business Development.

1 850 (30.17%) Finance
2 610 (21.65%) Marketing
3 571 (20.27%) SAP
4 549 (19.49%) Degree
5 458 (16.26%) Project Management
6 439 (15.58%) Coaching
7 412 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
8 383 (13.60%) Microsoft
9 373 (13.24%) CRM
10 345 (12.25%) Analytical Skills
11 289 (10.26%) Presales
12 275 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
13 265 (9.41%) Retail
14 218 (7.74%) Banking
15 212 (7.53%) Risk Management
16 210 (7.45%) Cybersecurity
17 207 (7.35%) Analytics
18 204 (7.24%) Mentoring
19 200 (7.10%) ERP
20 191 (6.78%) Business Transformation
21 190 (6.74%) B2B
22 182 (6.46%) SaaS
23 172 (6.11%) Legal
24 171 (6.07%) Business Intelligence
25 166 (5.89%) Telecoms
25 166 (5.89%) Information Security
26 147 (5.22%) SQL
27 144 (5.11%) Lead Generation
28 141 (5.01%) Oracle
29 140 (4.97%) PRINCE2

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 47 (1.67%) SAS
2 27 (0.96%) SharePoint
3 20 (0.71%) NetWeaver
4 16 (0.57%) CMS
4 16 (0.57%) MS Exchange
5 15 (0.53%) Skype for Business
6 12 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (0.28%) Apache Spark
8 6 (0.21%) WordPress
9 5 (0.18%) IIS
10 4 (0.14%) Apache
10 4 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.11%) Drupal
11 3 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.11%) JBoss
11 3 (0.11%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.11%) SAP Portal
11 3 (0.11%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.11%) WildFly
12 2 (0.071%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 107 (3.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 91 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
3 65 (2.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 22 (0.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 21 (0.75%) Microsoft Project
6 17 (0.60%) MS Visio
6 17 (0.60%) SPSS
7 13 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
8 10 (0.35%) Chatbot
9 7 (0.25%) Photoshop
10 6 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
11 5 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
12 4 (0.14%) InDesign
13 2 (0.071%) Adobe Premiere
13 2 (0.071%) Camtasia
14 1 (0.035%) Acrobat
14 1 (0.035%) CATIA
14 1 (0.035%) Simulink
14 1 (0.035%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 65 (2.31%) SAP CRM
2 55 (1.95%) SAP S/4HANA
3 54 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
4 53 (1.88%) SAP Hybris
5 52 (1.85%) SAP SD
6 26 (0.92%) SAP ERP
7 25 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
8 24 (0.85%) SAP SCM
9 19 (0.67%) SAP GRC
9 19 (0.67%) SAP MM
10 16 (0.57%) NetSuite
10 16 (0.57%) Sage X3
10 16 (0.57%) SAP FI
11 15 (0.53%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
11 15 (0.53%) SAP Layout Workbench
11 15 (0.53%) SAP POS DM
11 15 (0.53%) SAP Retail
12 14 (0.50%) SAP QM
12 14 (0.50%) SAP SRM
13 13 (0.46%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 182 (6.46%) SaaS
2 100 (3.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 84 (2.98%) Amazon AWS
4 81 (2.88%) IaaS
5 68 (2.41%) Office 365
6 65 (2.31%) SuccessFactors
7 35 (1.24%) PaaS
8 22 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
8 22 (0.78%) Dynamics 365
9 18 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
10 16 (0.57%) G Suite
11 15 (0.53%) Azure Active Directory
12 14 (0.50%) Force.com
13 12 (0.43%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 12 (0.43%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 12 (0.43%) Sumo Logic
14 9 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
15 8 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
16 7 (0.25%) Amazon S3
16 7 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 103 (3.66%) Internet
2 36 (1.28%) Firewall
3 28 (0.99%) Wireless
4 26 (0.92%) Network Security
4 26 (0.92%) Unified Communications
5 25 (0.89%) WAN
6 22 (0.78%) Ethernet
7 21 (0.75%) SMS
7 21 (0.75%) SSL
8 20 (0.71%) VPN
9 18 (0.64%) DNS
9 18 (0.64%) LAN
10 17 (0.60%) BGP
11 16 (0.57%) IPv4
11 16 (0.57%) MPLS
12 15 (0.53%) Intranet
13 14 (0.50%) TCP/IP
14 12 (0.43%) 5G
14 12 (0.43%) Skype
15 11 (0.39%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (3.37%) Big Data
2 71 (2.52%) SAP HANA
3 61 (2.17%) SQL Server
4 40 (1.42%) QlikView
5 37 (1.31%) Power BI
6 35 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 32 (1.14%) NoSQL
8 27 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
9 24 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 21 (0.75%) Blockchain
10 21 (0.75%) Hadoop
11 20 (0.71%) DataStage
11 20 (0.71%) SAP BW
11 20 (0.71%) SAP Data Services
12 19 (0.67%) MySQL
12 19 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 17 (0.60%) GIS
14 16 (0.57%) MS Access
15 13 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
16 11 (0.39%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 30 (1.06%) Git (software)
2 27 (0.96%) LSMW
3 24 (0.85%) JIRA
4 14 (0.50%) Talend Open Studio
5 12 (0.43%) Maven
6 10 (0.35%) Gradle
6 10 (0.35%) Jenkins
6 10 (0.35%) JUnit
6 10 (0.35%) Selenium
6 10 (0.35%) Subversion
6 10 (0.35%) Visual Studio
7 8 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (0.25%) Appium
8 7 (0.25%) Artifactory
8 7 (0.25%) Gatling
8 7 (0.25%) Spock
8 7 (0.25%) TestNG
9 6 (0.21%) Axure RP
10 5 (0.18%) VersionOne
10 5 (0.18%) WebDriver
General
1 850 (30.17%) Finance
2 610 (21.65%) Marketing
3 265 (9.41%) Retail
4 218 (7.74%) Banking
5 172 (6.11%) Legal
6 166 (5.89%) Telecoms
7 113 (4.01%) Advertising
8 111 (3.94%) Manufacturing
9 86 (3.05%) Billing
10 70 (2.48%) Investment Banking
11 60 (2.13%) Law
12 59 (2.09%) Retail Banking
13 53 (1.88%) Financial Institution
14 42 (1.49%) Back Office
15 35 (1.24%) Electronics
16 34 (1.21%) Automotive
17 31 (1.10%) German Language
18 24 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
19 22 (0.78%) Games
20 20 (0.71%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 618 (21.94%) Consultant
2 415 (14.73%) Business Manager
3 408 (14.48%) Development Manager
4 402 (14.27%) Business Development Manager
5 256 (9.09%) Architect
6 213 (7.56%) SAP Consultant
7 154 (5.47%) Solutions Architect
8 143 (5.08%) Analyst
9 136 (4.83%) Developer
10 119 (4.22%) Senior Manager
11 102 (3.62%) Account Manager
12 96 (3.41%) Sales Executive
13 95 (3.37%) IT Manager
14 94 (3.34%) Managing Consultant
14 94 (3.34%) Recruitment Consultant
14 94 (3.34%) SAP Architect
15 88 (3.12%) Project Manager
15 88 (3.12%) Sales Manager
16 78 (2.77%) Senior Consultant
17 76 (2.70%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (2.77%) HTML
2 64 (2.27%) CSS
3 58 (2.06%) Web Services
4 49 (1.74%) .NET
5 40 (1.42%) Middleware
6 32 (1.14%) Spring
7 30 (1.06%) HTML5
8 28 (0.99%) J2EE
9 25 (0.89%) AngularJS
9 25 (0.89%) RESTful
10 24 (0.85%) jQuery
11 22 (0.78%) JSON
12 21 (0.75%) CSS3
13 19 (0.67%) ASP.NET
13 19 (0.67%) Flash
13 19 (0.67%) SAP TM
14 17 (0.60%) BAPI
15 15 (0.53%) SAP XI
16 14 (0.50%) React
17 13 (0.46%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 345 (12.25%) Analytical Skills
2 128 (4.54%) Data Centre
3 86 (3.05%) Computer Science
4 85 (3.02%) Fintech
5 84 (2.98%) User Experience
5 84 (2.98%) Virtual Team
6 80 (2.84%) Life Science
7 77 (2.73%) Social Media
8 65 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
9 53 (1.88%) Management Information System
10 34 (1.21%) Mobile App
11 27 (0.96%) iPad
12 25 (0.89%) Driving Licence
12 25 (0.89%) Fixed Income
12 25 (0.89%) Public Cloud
13 23 (0.82%) Greenfield Project
13 23 (0.82%) iPhone
14 21 (0.75%) Hedge funds
14 21 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
15 20 (0.71%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 64 (2.27%) Windows
2 54 (1.92%) Linux
3 22 (0.78%) Apple iOS
3 22 (0.78%) Windows 7
4 19 (0.67%) Windows Server
5 18 (0.64%) Windows XP
6 17 (0.60%) Android
7 16 (0.57%) Windows 8
8 13 (0.46%) Unix
9 12 (0.43%) Windows Phone
9 12 (0.43%) Windows Vista
10 11 (0.39%) Windows 10
10 11 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (0.25%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.14%) Kali Linux
12 4 (0.14%) Solaris
13 3 (0.11%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.071%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.035%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 458 (16.26%) Project Management
2 439 (15.58%) Coaching
3 412 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
4 373 (13.24%) CRM
5 289 (10.26%) Presales
6 275 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 212 (7.53%) Risk Management
8 210 (7.45%) Cybersecurity
9 207 (7.35%) Analytics
10 204 (7.24%) Mentoring
11 200 (7.10%) ERP
12 191 (6.78%) Business Transformation
13 190 (6.74%) B2B
14 171 (6.07%) Business Intelligence
15 166 (5.89%) Information Security
16 144 (5.11%) Lead Generation
17 140 (4.97%) PRINCE2
18 133 (4.72%) Service Delivery
19 128 (4.54%) Change Management
19 128 (4.54%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 147 (5.22%) SQL
2 135 (4.79%) ABAP
3 105 (3.73%) Java
4 91 (3.23%) C
5 72 (2.56%) JavaScript
6 60 (2.13%) Python
7 49 (1.74%) C#
8 24 (0.85%) C++
8 24 (0.85%) PowerShell
9 21 (0.75%) PHP
9 21 (0.75%) R
10 17 (0.60%) Ruby
11 15 (0.53%) Perl
12 13 (0.46%) SAPscript
13 11 (0.39%) TypeScript
14 10 (0.35%) Bash Shell
15 9 (0.32%) Apple Swift
15 9 (0.32%) VBA
16 8 (0.28%) Objective-C
16 8 (0.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 549 (19.49%) Degree
2 120 (4.26%) Security Cleared
3 74 (2.63%) MBA
4 67 (2.38%) DV Cleared
4 67 (2.38%) SC Cleared
5 66 (2.34%) CISSP
5 66 (2.34%) ISEB
6 46 (1.63%) CISM
7 43 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
8 39 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
9 34 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
10 29 (1.03%) MCSE
11 28 (0.99%) PMI Certification
12 24 (0.85%) PMP
13 23 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
14 22 (0.78%) Master's Degree
15 19 (0.67%) CIMA
15 19 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 17 (0.60%) CCNA
16 17 (0.60%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (3.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 94 (3.34%) PCI DSS
3 90 (3.19%) QA
4 54 (1.92%) GxP
5 41 (1.46%) GDPR
6 38 (1.35%) SLA
7 34 (1.21%) Data Quality
8 33 (1.17%) PMO
9 16 (0.57%) COBIT
10 14 (0.50%) NIST 800
11 12 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials
11 12 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 7 (0.25%) Basel III
12 7 (0.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 7 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 7 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 7 (0.25%) SEPA
12 7 (0.25%) TARGET2
13 6 (0.21%) EMIR
13 6 (0.21%) GPG13
System Software
1 57 (2.02%) Active Directory
2 47 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (0.92%) Hyper-V
4 13 (0.46%) Docker
4 13 (0.46%) XenApp
5 11 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (0.32%) XenDesktop
7 7 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.14%) Forefront TMG
8 4 (0.14%) ISA Server
8 4 (0.14%) Terminal Services
8 4 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.11%) HDFS
10 2 (0.071%) Firmware
11 1 (0.035%) KVM
11 1 (0.035%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 26 (0.92%) Puppet
2 22 (0.78%) Microsoft Intune
3 17 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (0.57%) Ansible
5 13 (0.46%) SCCM
6 11 (0.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 7 (0.25%) EMC NetWorker
7 7 (0.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 7 (0.25%) MOM
7 7 (0.25%) SCOrch
8 5 (0.18%) Kubernetes
8 5 (0.18%) SCOM
9 4 (0.14%) Cisco Prime
9 4 (0.14%) Nagios
9 4 (0.14%) Nessus
9 4 (0.14%) Nmap
9 4 (0.14%) WSUS
10 3 (0.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 2 (0.071%) cPanel
11 2 (0.071%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 571 (20.27%) SAP
2 383 (13.60%) Microsoft
3 141 (5.01%) Oracle
4 117 (4.15%) Salesforce.com
5 68 (2.41%) Ariba
6 65 (2.31%) hybris
7 64 (2.27%) VMware
8 61 (2.17%) Tableau
9 51 (1.81%) Google
10 49 (1.74%) Cisco
10 49 (1.74%) Informatica
11 45 (1.60%) Cognizant
11 45 (1.60%) Murex
12 42 (1.49%) Adobe
13 32 (1.14%) ION Trading
14 29 (1.03%) Sage
15 28 (0.99%) Citrix
15 28 (0.99%) IBM
16 24 (0.85%) Cloudera
17 23 (0.82%) Hortonworks