Period
to 20 June 2019

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 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Development
UK
6 months to
20 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 219 202 217
Rank change year-on-year -17 +15 -28
Permanent jobs citing Business Development 2,230 2,939 2,781
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.55% 1.71% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 1.85% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1,152 1,964 1,750
UK median annual salary £57,500 £54,500 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.50% +4.81% -9.57%
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,500 £24,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £112,500 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -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 132,276 158,555 158,247
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.04% 92.00% 91.76%
Number of salaries quoted 103,739 127,602 128,957
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +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 20 June 2019.

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 June 2019. 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 -8 2,027 £57,500 +5.50% 183
London -23 1,051 £66,000 -5.71% 54
UK excluding London -4 981 £50,000 +25.00% 138
South East +29 469 £50,000 +5.26% 22
South West +5 149 £47,500 +66.67% 10
North of England -72 143 £50,000 +44.93% 46
Midlands +18 112 £42,500 +6.25% 41
West Midlands +16 95 £48,750 +30.00% 25
North West -23 82 £50,000 +17.65% 21
East of England -7 58 £50,000 +21.21% 10
Yorkshire -8 54 £55,000 +22.22% 10
Scotland +28 49 £40,000 -5.88% 7
East Midlands -1 16 £35,000 -12.50% 16
North East -35 8 £60,000 +215.79% 15
Wales +5 7 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Northern Ireland -26 1 £50,000 +100.00% 1

For the 6 months to 20 June 2019, 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.

1 688 (30.85%) Agile Software Development
2 562 (25.20%) Degree
3 459 (20.58%) Finance
4 405 (18.16%) Marketing
5 397 (17.80%) Presales
6 372 (16.68%) Analytics
7 350 (15.70%) Software Engineering
8 301 (13.50%) Security Cleared
9 269 (12.06%) Analytical Skills
10 264 (11.84%) Problem-Solving
11 259 (11.61%) DevOps
12 256 (11.48%) Project Management
13 255 (11.43%) Cybersecurity
14 248 (11.12%) SAP
15 246 (11.03%) C
16 243 (10.90%) Self-Motivation
17 220 (9.87%) SC Cleared
18 219 (9.82%) Microsoft
19 218 (9.78%) Mentoring
20 216 (9.69%) Python
21 213 (9.55%) Java
22 198 (8.88%) Stakeholder Management
23 197 (8.83%) Artificial Intelligence
24 193 (8.65%) Amazon AWS
25 184 (8.25%) Thought Leadership
26 182 (8.16%) Creative Thinking
26 182 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
26 182 (8.16%) Linux
27 174 (7.80%) C++
28 173 (7.76%) DV Cleared

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 74 (3.32%) CMS
2 55 (2.47%) SharePoint
3 40 (1.79%) Skype for Business
4 31 (1.39%) Sitecore CMS
5 26 (1.17%) Apache Spark
6 20 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
6 20 (0.90%) EPiServer
7 17 (0.76%) SAS
8 15 (0.67%) IIS
9 12 (0.54%) OpenStack
10 10 (0.45%) Apache
11 9 (0.40%) Apache Solr
11 9 (0.40%) MS Exchange
11 9 (0.40%) NetWeaver
12 7 (0.31%) Confluence
12 7 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
12 7 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
13 6 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
14 5 (0.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 2 (0.090%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 62 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 59 (2.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 36 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
4 11 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
4 11 (0.49%) Photoshop
5 10 (0.45%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.36%) Sketch
6 8 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.31%) Fireworks
8 6 (0.27%) GNU Octave
9 4 (0.18%) Chatbot
10 3 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
10 3 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
11 2 (0.090%) Weka
12 1 (0.045%) CATIA
12 1 (0.045%) InDesign
12 1 (0.045%) SPSS
12 1 (0.045%) Stata
Business Applications
1 96 (4.30%) SAP S/4HANA
2 38 (1.70%) SAP Hybris
3 34 (1.52%) SAP ERP
4 22 (0.99%) SAP SCM
5 21 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
6 20 (0.90%) SAP IBP
6 20 (0.90%) SAP R/3
7 19 (0.85%) SAP BPC
8 15 (0.67%) Magento
9 14 (0.63%) NetSuite
9 14 (0.63%) SAP HCM
10 12 (0.54%) SAP CO
10 12 (0.54%) SAP FI
10 12 (0.54%) SAP FI/CO
11 11 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
12 8 (0.36%) SAP GRC
13 7 (0.31%) Distributed Ledger
13 7 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
14 5 (0.22%) SAP Business One
15 4 (0.18%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 193 (8.65%) Amazon AWS
2 182 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 165 (7.40%) SaaS
4 94 (4.22%) PaaS
5 83 (3.72%) IaaS
6 78 (3.50%) Office 365
7 35 (1.57%) Power Platform
8 33 (1.48%) Dynamics 365
9 31 (1.39%) Google Cloud Platform
9 31 (1.39%) Serverless
10 26 (1.17%) Azure Active Directory
11 24 (1.08%) Amazon S3
12 19 (0.85%) AWS Lambda
13 17 (0.76%) Amazon SQS
13 17 (0.76%) AWS Fargate
13 17 (0.76%) SuccessFactors
14 15 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
15 13 (0.58%) OpenShift
16 11 (0.49%) Azure Machine Learning
16 11 (0.49%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 88 (3.95%) Internet
2 69 (3.09%) Firewall
3 65 (2.91%) Network Security
4 54 (2.42%) WAN
5 43 (1.93%) LAN
5 43 (1.93%) Unified Communications
6 39 (1.75%) TCP/IP
7 35 (1.57%) MPLS
8 32 (1.43%) Skype
9 27 (1.21%) VPN
10 23 (1.03%) DNS
10 23 (1.03%) WLAN
11 21 (0.94%) Wireless
12 18 (0.81%) Telepresence
12 18 (0.81%) WebEx
13 13 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
14 12 (0.54%) Remote Desktop
15 10 (0.45%) VoIP
16 9 (0.40%) DHCP
16 9 (0.40%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (4.17%) Big Data
2 52 (2.33%) SAP HANA
3 50 (2.24%) Neo4j
4 42 (1.88%) Blockchain
4 42 (1.88%) SQL Server
5 35 (1.57%) SAP BW
6 34 (1.52%) Power BI
7 30 (1.35%) MongoDB
8 27 (1.21%) BusinessObjects
9 24 (1.08%) Hadoop
10 20 (0.90%) GIS
11 16 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 14 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
12 14 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
13 13 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
14 11 (0.49%) Azure SQL Database
14 11 (0.49%) Relational Database
14 11 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 10 (0.45%) MySQL
16 9 (0.40%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 86 (3.86%) Git (software)
2 75 (3.36%) Jenkins
3 53 (2.38%) JIRA
4 50 (2.24%) GitLab
5 34 (1.52%) Vagrant
6 26 (1.17%) Visual Studio
7 15 (0.67%) CocoaPods
7 15 (0.67%) fastlane
7 15 (0.67%) Gradle
7 15 (0.67%) Mockito
8 13 (0.58%) Subversion
9 12 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (0.45%) Hudson
11 9 (0.40%) LSMW
12 7 (0.31%) SonarQube
12 7 (0.31%) TeamCity
13 6 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (0.27%) Fiddler
13 6 (0.27%) Grunt
13 6 (0.27%) QUnit
General
1 459 (20.58%) Finance
2 405 (18.16%) Marketing
3 144 (6.46%) Telecoms
4 143 (6.41%) Retail
5 109 (4.89%) Banking
6 102 (4.57%) Legal
7 97 (4.35%) Manufacturing
8 48 (2.15%) Advertising
9 44 (1.97%) Back Office
10 33 (1.48%) Aerospace
10 33 (1.48%) Billing
11 30 (1.35%) Law
12 27 (1.21%) Spanish Language
13 25 (1.12%) Publishing
14 22 (0.99%) Financial Institution
15 20 (0.90%) Local Government
16 19 (0.85%) Electronics
16 19 (0.85%) French Language
17 17 (0.76%) Games
18 16 (0.72%) Military
Job Titles
1 431 (19.33%) Consultant
2 234 (10.49%) Architect
3 216 (9.69%) Development Manager
4 204 (9.15%) Business Development Manager
5 202 (9.06%) Business Manager
6 197 (8.83%) Developer
7 145 (6.50%) Analyst
8 141 (6.32%) Solutions Architect
9 100 (4.48%) Senior Consultant
10 98 (4.39%) Business Analyst
11 90 (4.04%) SAP Consultant
12 82 (3.68%) Senior Manager
13 80 (3.59%) Managing Consultant
14 77 (3.45%) Project Manager
15 73 (3.27%) Python Developer
16 71 (3.18%) Account Manager
17 70 (3.14%) Sales Manager
18 68 (3.05%) Senior Analyst
19 65 (2.91%) Senior Business Analyst
20 64 (2.87%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (3.86%) AngularJS
2 83 (3.72%) Vue.js
3 76 (3.41%) Node.js
4 56 (2.51%) React
5 50 (2.24%) .NET
6 45 (2.02%) HTML
7 42 (1.88%) Web Services
8 41 (1.84%) CSS
9 29 (1.30%) Middleware
10 23 (1.03%) Django
10 23 (1.03%) Kafka
11 20 (0.90%) Natural Language Processing
11 20 (0.90%) SAP Core Interface
12 19 (0.85%) jQuery
12 19 (0.85%) JSON
13 18 (0.81%) XMPP
14 16 (0.72%) HTML5
14 16 (0.72%) XML
15 15 (0.67%) Dagger
15 15 (0.67%) ReactiveCocoa
Miscellaneous
1 269 (12.06%) Analytical Skills
2 243 (10.90%) Self-Motivation
3 116 (5.20%) Management Information System
4 90 (4.04%) Data Centre
5 82 (3.68%) Virtual Team
6 61 (2.74%) Public Cloud
7 57 (2.56%) Algorithms
8 56 (2.51%) Mobile App
9 52 (2.33%) Social Media
10 48 (2.15%) User Experience
11 47 (2.11%) Internet of Things
12 43 (1.93%) Driving Licence
13 42 (1.88%) Hybrid Cloud
14 36 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
15 34 (1.52%) Life Science
16 33 (1.48%) Robotics
17 25 (1.12%) Blog
18 21 (0.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
19 16 (0.72%) Hedge funds
20 15 (0.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 182 (8.16%) Linux
2 102 (4.57%) Windows
3 79 (3.54%) Android
4 52 (2.33%) Apple iOS
5 24 (1.08%) Windows Server
6 16 (0.72%) Unix
7 14 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (0.40%) Embedded Linux
9 9 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (0.31%) Solaris
11 5 (0.22%) Windows NT
12 4 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.13%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.090%) VMS
14 2 (0.090%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.045%) Debian
15 1 (0.045%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 688 (30.85%) Agile Software Development
2 397 (17.80%) Presales
3 372 (16.68%) Analytics
4 350 (15.70%) Software Engineering
5 264 (11.84%) Problem-Solving
6 259 (11.61%) DevOps
7 256 (11.48%) Project Management
8 255 (11.43%) Cybersecurity
9 218 (9.78%) Mentoring
10 198 (8.88%) Stakeholder Management
11 197 (8.83%) Artificial Intelligence
12 184 (8.25%) Thought Leadership
13 182 (8.16%) Creative Thinking
14 171 (7.67%) Business Analysis
15 167 (7.49%) Decision-Making
16 162 (7.26%) CRM
17 161 (7.22%) Data Analytics
18 148 (6.64%) Collaborative Working
19 144 (6.46%) Coaching
20 143 (6.41%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 246 (11.03%) C
2 216 (9.69%) Python
3 213 (9.55%) Java
4 174 (7.80%) C++
5 147 (6.59%) JavaScript
6 108 (4.84%) C#
7 106 (4.75%) SQL
8 67 (3.00%) Go
9 60 (2.69%) Ruby
10 46 (2.06%) Kotlin
11 25 (1.12%) Bash Shell
11 25 (1.12%) PowerShell
12 23 (1.03%) Rust
13 22 (0.99%) Scala
14 19 (0.85%) Apple Swift
14 19 (0.85%) R
15 17 (0.76%) ABAP
16 12 (0.54%) Embedded C
16 12 (0.54%) MATLAB
17 11 (0.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 562 (25.20%) Degree
2 301 (13.50%) Security Cleared
3 220 (9.87%) SC Cleared
4 173 (7.76%) DV Cleared
5 110 (4.93%) CISSP
6 69 (3.09%) CISM
7 47 (2.11%) MBA
8 43 (1.93%) Cisco Certification
9 41 (1.84%) CISA
10 37 (1.66%) CREST Certified
11 33 (1.48%) Computer Science Degree
12 31 (1.39%) CCNA
12 31 (1.39%) PMP
13 30 (1.35%) PMI Certification
13 30 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 28 (1.26%) APMP
15 27 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
16 26 (1.17%) CCNP
17 22 (0.99%) CLAS
18 19 (0.85%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (3.59%) GDPR
1 80 (3.59%) QA
2 51 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 41 (1.84%) PCI DSS
4 35 (1.57%) Data Quality
5 23 (1.03%) PMO
6 22 (0.99%) SLA
7 20 (0.90%) NIST
8 19 (0.85%) NCSC
9 13 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 9 (0.40%) COBIT
10 9 (0.40%) GPG13
10 9 (0.40%) ISAE 3402
11 8 (0.36%) ISO 22301
11 8 (0.36%) ISO 9001
12 7 (0.31%) ISO 31000
12 7 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 5 (0.22%) RMADS
14 4 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 4 (0.18%) Solvency II
System Software
1 170 (7.62%) Docker
2 48 (2.15%) Active Directory
3 39 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
4 37 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
5 33 (1.48%) vSphere
6 32 (1.43%) VirtualBox
7 13 (0.58%) XenApp
8 11 (0.49%) XenDesktop
9 8 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 7 (0.31%) Hyper-V
10 7 (0.31%) ISA Server
11 5 (0.22%) VMware NSX
12 2 (0.090%) Firmware
12 2 (0.090%) HDFS
13 1 (0.045%) NFS
13 1 (0.045%) vCloud
13 1 (0.045%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 107 (4.80%) Ansible
2 56 (2.51%) Kubernetes
3 44 (1.97%) Puppet
4 39 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
5 27 (1.21%) Terraform
6 23 (1.03%) Salt
7 18 (0.81%) Cisco CUCM
7 18 (0.81%) Cisco UCCX
8 14 (0.63%) Single Sign-On
9 13 (0.58%) Microsoft Intune
9 13 (0.58%) NetBackup
10 11 (0.49%) FortiGate
10 11 (0.49%) HP Data Protector
11 10 (0.45%) EMC NetWorker
12 8 (0.36%) Nagios
13 7 (0.31%) IBM Guardium
13 7 (0.31%) Nessus
13 7 (0.31%) Rancher
13 7 (0.31%) Trend Micro Deep Security
14 6 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 248 (11.12%) SAP
2 219 (9.82%) Microsoft
3 126 (5.65%) Oracle
4 85 (3.81%) Salesforce.com
5 75 (3.36%) hybris
6 68 (3.05%) Cisco
7 54 (2.42%) Cognizant
8 49 (2.20%) Google
9 46 (2.06%) Sitecore
9 46 (2.06%) VMware
10 43 (1.93%) IBM
11 40 (1.79%) Adobe
12 38 (1.70%) ATG
13 34 (1.52%) Citrix
14 28 (1.26%) CheckPoint
14 28 (1.26%) Samsung
15 23 (1.03%) Splunk
16 22 (0.99%) Tableau
17 19 (0.85%) Ariba
18 17 (0.76%) NetApp