Period
to 17 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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Development
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 224 215 207
Rank change year-on-year -9 -8 -25
Permanent jobs citing Business Development 2810 3025 3618
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.56% 1.59% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 1.78% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1725 2112 2358
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £25,100 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £112,500 £105,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -13.80%

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 161983 169953 194669
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.91% 89.37% 88.77%
Number of salaries quoted 127876 141202 160286
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +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 17 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 17 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 -18 2547 £55,000 -8.33% 133
UK excluding London +15 1345 £45,000 -5.26% 75
London -41 1225 £67,500 -3.57% 67
South East +35 637 £47,500 -15.56% 27
North of England +16 252 £40,000 -11.11% 20
North West +50 170 £47,500 +5.56% 10
Midlands -47 147 £35,000 -22.22% 5
South West +27 135 £62,500 +56.25% 8
East of England +3 113 £57,500 +31.43% 6
West Midlands -54 105 £35,000 -22.22% 3
Yorkshire -16 60 £31,500 -23.64% 8
Scotland -13 44 £55,000 +33.33% 5
East Midlands -8 40 £31,500 -30.00% 2
Wales +25 25 £42,500 +13.33% 3
North East +23 21 £27,250 -43.52% 2
Northern Ireland -15 6 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Channel Islands - 2 £75,000 -

For the 6 months to 17 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.

1 848 (30.18%) Finance
2 614 (21.85%) Marketing
3 568 (20.21%) SAP
4 550 (19.57%) Degree
5 454 (16.16%) Project Management
6 439 (15.62%) Coaching
7 410 (14.59%) Agile Software Development
8 382 (13.59%) Microsoft
9 369 (13.13%) CRM
10 343 (12.21%) Analytical Skills
11 286 (10.18%) Presales
12 272 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
13 259 (9.22%) Retail
14 215 (7.65%) Banking
15 212 (7.54%) Risk Management
16 207 (7.37%) Cybersecurity
17 206 (7.33%) Analytics
18 201 (7.15%) Mentoring
19 200 (7.12%) ERP
20 194 (6.90%) B2B
21 190 (6.76%) Business Transformation
22 182 (6.48%) SaaS
23 173 (6.16%) Business Intelligence
23 173 (6.16%) Legal
24 168 (5.98%) Information Security
25 167 (5.94%) Telecoms
26 147 (5.23%) SQL
27 145 (5.16%) Lead Generation
28 140 (4.98%) Oracle
28 140 (4.98%) 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 46 (1.64%) SAS
2 24 (0.85%) SharePoint
3 20 (0.71%) NetWeaver
4 16 (0.57%) CMS
4 16 (0.57%) MS Exchange
5 14 (0.50%) 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%) WildFly
12 2 (0.071%) Confluence
12 2 (0.071%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 107 (3.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 92 (3.27%) Microsoft Office
3 64 (2.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 23 (0.82%) 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 (0.36%) Chatbot
9 7 (0.25%) Photoshop
10 6 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
11 5 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
11 5 (0.18%) InDesign
12 2 (0.071%) Adobe Premiere
12 2 (0.071%) Camtasia
13 1 (0.036%) Acrobat
13 1 (0.036%) CATIA
13 1 (0.036%) Simulink
13 1 (0.036%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 63 (2.24%) SAP CRM
2 53 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 53 (1.89%) SAP Hybris
2 53 (1.89%) SAP S/4HANA
3 52 (1.85%) SAP SD
4 28 (1.00%) SAP ERP
5 25 (0.89%) SAP SCM
6 24 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
7 19 (0.68%) SAP GRC
7 19 (0.68%) SAP MM
8 16 (0.57%) NetSuite
8 16 (0.57%) Sage X3
8 16 (0.57%) SAP FI
9 15 (0.53%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
9 15 (0.53%) SAP Layout Workbench
9 15 (0.53%) SAP POS DM
9 15 (0.53%) SAP Retail
10 14 (0.50%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 14 (0.50%) SAP QM
10 14 (0.50%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 182 (6.48%) SaaS
2 101 (3.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 86 (3.06%) Amazon AWS
4 81 (2.88%) IaaS
5 68 (2.42%) Office 365
6 63 (2.24%) SuccessFactors
7 35 (1.25%) PaaS
8 22 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
9 21 (0.75%) Dynamics 365
10 18 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
11 16 (0.57%) G Suite
12 15 (0.53%) Azure Active Directory
13 14 (0.50%) Force.com
14 12 (0.43%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
14 12 (0.43%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 12 (0.43%) Sumo Logic
15 9 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
16 8 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
17 7 (0.25%) Amazon S3
17 7 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 107 (3.81%) Internet
2 36 (1.28%) Firewall
3 29 (1.03%) Wireless
4 26 (0.93%) Unified Communications
4 26 (0.93%) WAN
5 25 (0.89%) Network Security
6 22 (0.78%) Ethernet
7 21 (0.75%) SSL
8 20 (0.71%) SMS
9 19 (0.68%) LAN
9 19 (0.68%) VPN
10 18 (0.64%) DNS
11 17 (0.60%) BGP
12 16 (0.57%) IPv4
12 16 (0.57%) MPLS
13 15 (0.53%) Intranet
14 14 (0.50%) TCP/IP
15 12 (0.43%) 5G
16 11 (0.39%) IPv6
16 11 (0.39%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (3.31%) Big Data
2 71 (2.53%) SAP HANA
3 62 (2.21%) SQL Server
4 40 (1.42%) QlikView
5 36 (1.28%) Power BI
5 36 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 31 (1.10%) NoSQL
7 29 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
8 25 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 21 (0.75%) Blockchain
9 21 (0.75%) Hadoop
10 20 (0.71%) DataStage
10 20 (0.71%) SAP BW
10 20 (0.71%) SAP Data Services
10 20 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 19 (0.68%) MySQL
12 17 (0.60%) GIS
13 16 (0.57%) MS Access
14 13 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
15 12 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 30 (1.07%) Git (software)
2 27 (0.96%) LSMW
3 25 (0.89%) JIRA
4 13 (0.46%) Maven
4 13 (0.46%) Talend Open Studio
5 11 (0.39%) Jenkins
5 11 (0.39%) Selenium
5 11 (0.39%) Subversion
5 11 (0.39%) Visual Studio
6 10 (0.36%) JUnit
7 9 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 9 (0.32%) Gradle
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
1 848 (30.18%) Finance
2 614 (21.85%) Marketing
3 259 (9.22%) Retail
4 215 (7.65%) Banking
5 173 (6.16%) Legal
6 167 (5.94%) Telecoms
7 110 (3.91%) Advertising
7 110 (3.91%) Manufacturing
8 86 (3.06%) Billing
9 71 (2.53%) Investment Banking
10 60 (2.14%) Retail Banking
11 59 (2.10%) Law
12 53 (1.89%) Financial Institution
13 43 (1.53%) Back Office
14 34 (1.21%) Automotive
14 34 (1.21%) Electronics
15 31 (1.10%) German Language
16 23 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
17 22 (0.78%) Games
18 20 (0.71%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 617 (21.96%) Consultant
2 419 (14.91%) Business Manager
3 411 (14.63%) Development Manager
4 405 (14.41%) Business Development Manager
5 252 (8.97%) Architect
6 213 (7.58%) SAP Consultant
7 152 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
8 143 (5.09%) Analyst
9 136 (4.84%) Developer
10 120 (4.27%) Senior Manager
11 100 (3.56%) Account Manager
12 97 (3.45%) Sales Executive
13 96 (3.42%) IT Manager
14 94 (3.35%) Recruitment Consultant
15 93 (3.31%) Managing Consultant
16 91 (3.24%) SAP Architect
17 89 (3.17%) Project Manager
18 88 (3.13%) Sales Manager
19 77 (2.74%) Senior Consultant
20 75 (2.67%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (2.81%) HTML
2 65 (2.31%) CSS
3 56 (1.99%) Web Services
4 49 (1.74%) .NET
5 39 (1.39%) Middleware
6 33 (1.17%) Spring
7 31 (1.10%) HTML5
8 29 (1.03%) J2EE
9 26 (0.93%) RESTful
10 25 (0.89%) AngularJS
10 25 (0.89%) jQuery
11 22 (0.78%) CSS3
12 20 (0.71%) ASP.NET
12 20 (0.71%) JSON
13 19 (0.68%) SAP TM
14 18 (0.64%) Flash
15 17 (0.60%) BAPI
16 15 (0.53%) SAP XI
17 14 (0.50%) React
18 13 (0.46%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 343 (12.21%) Analytical Skills
2 129 (4.59%) Data Centre
3 86 (3.06%) Computer Science
3 86 (3.06%) Fintech
4 84 (2.99%) Virtual Team
5 83 (2.95%) User Experience
6 79 (2.81%) Social Media
7 78 (2.78%) Life Science
8 64 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
9 50 (1.78%) Management Information System
10 30 (1.07%) Mobile App
11 26 (0.93%) Driving Licence
11 26 (0.93%) Public Cloud
12 25 (0.89%) iPad
13 24 (0.85%) Fixed Income
14 21 (0.75%) Graphic Design
14 21 (0.75%) Hedge funds
14 21 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
14 21 (0.75%) iPhone
15 20 (0.71%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 64 (2.28%) Windows
2 54 (1.92%) Linux
3 22 (0.78%) Windows 7
4 19 (0.68%) Apple iOS
4 19 (0.68%) Windows Server
5 18 (0.64%) Windows XP
6 16 (0.57%) Android
6 16 (0.57%) Windows 8
7 14 (0.50%) Unix
8 12 (0.43%) Windows Phone
8 12 (0.43%) Windows Vista
9 11 (0.39%) Windows 10
9 11 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (0.25%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.14%) Kali Linux
11 4 (0.14%) Solaris
12 3 (0.11%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.071%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.036%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 454 (16.16%) Project Management
2 439 (15.62%) Coaching
3 410 (14.59%) Agile Software Development
4 369 (13.13%) CRM
5 286 (10.18%) Presales
6 272 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
7 212 (7.54%) Risk Management
8 207 (7.37%) Cybersecurity
9 206 (7.33%) Analytics
10 201 (7.15%) Mentoring
11 200 (7.12%) ERP
12 194 (6.90%) B2B
13 190 (6.76%) Business Transformation
14 173 (6.16%) Business Intelligence
15 168 (5.98%) Information Security
16 145 (5.16%) Lead Generation
17 140 (4.98%) PRINCE2
18 133 (4.73%) Service Delivery
19 127 (4.52%) Data Management
20 126 (4.48%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 147 (5.23%) SQL
2 135 (4.80%) ABAP
3 106 (3.77%) Java
4 92 (3.27%) C
5 70 (2.49%) JavaScript
6 60 (2.14%) Python
7 49 (1.74%) C#
8 24 (0.85%) PowerShell
9 23 (0.82%) C++
10 21 (0.75%) R
11 19 (0.68%) PHP
12 17 (0.60%) Ruby
13 15 (0.53%) Perl
14 13 (0.46%) SAPscript
15 12 (0.43%) TypeScript
16 10 (0.36%) Bash Shell
17 9 (0.32%) VBA
18 8 (0.28%) VB.NET
19 6 (0.21%) Objective-C
19 6 (0.21%) VB
Qualifications
1 550 (19.57%) Degree
2 119 (4.23%) Security Cleared
3 73 (2.60%) MBA
4 67 (2.38%) DV Cleared
5 66 (2.35%) SC Cleared
6 65 (2.31%) CISSP
6 65 (2.31%) ISEB
7 45 (1.60%) CISM
8 43 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
9 38 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
10 34 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
11 29 (1.03%) PMI Certification
12 28 (1.00%) MCSE
13 23 (0.82%) Master's Degree
14 22 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
14 22 (0.78%) PMP
15 20 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 19 (0.68%) CIMA
17 17 (0.60%) CCNA
17 17 (0.60%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (3.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 93 (3.31%) PCI DSS
3 88 (3.13%) QA
4 54 (1.92%) GxP
5 41 (1.46%) GDPR
6 37 (1.32%) SLA
7 34 (1.21%) Data Quality
8 33 (1.17%) PMO
9 16 (0.57%) COBIT
10 13 (0.46%) 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 (2.03%) Active Directory
2 46 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (0.93%) Hyper-V
4 14 (0.50%) Docker
5 13 (0.46%) XenApp
6 11 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (0.32%) XenDesktop
8 7 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.14%) Forefront TMG
9 4 (0.14%) ISA Server
9 4 (0.14%) Terminal Services
9 4 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 3 (0.11%) HDFS
11 2 (0.071%) Firmware
12 1 (0.036%) KVM
12 1 (0.036%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.036%) Squid
12 1 (0.036%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 27 (0.96%) Puppet
2 22 (0.78%) Microsoft Intune
3 18 (0.64%) 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
1 568 (20.21%) SAP
2 382 (13.59%) Microsoft
3 140 (4.98%) Oracle
4 119 (4.23%) Salesforce.com
5 66 (2.35%) Ariba
6 64 (2.28%) hybris
7 63 (2.24%) VMware
8 60 (2.14%) Tableau
9 53 (1.89%) Google
10 49 (1.74%) Informatica
11 48 (1.71%) Cisco
12 45 (1.60%) Cognizant
12 45 (1.60%) Murex
13 44 (1.57%) Adobe
14 32 (1.14%) ION Trading
15 28 (1.00%) Citrix
15 28 (1.00%) IBM
15 28 (1.00%) Sage
16 24 (0.85%) Cloudera
17 23 (0.82%) Hortonworks