Business Development Jobs

Business Development
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies requiring Business Development skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Business Development over the 6 months leading up to 21 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
21 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 75 190 237
Rank change year-on-year +115 +47 -15
Permanent jobs citing Business Development 3,020 1,540 3,141
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 3.15% 1.86% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.84% 1.95% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1,423 551 888
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £32,888
25th Percentile £37,000 £43,125 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £60,000 £64,500
Median % change year-on-year -25.00% -6.98% +7.50%
75th Percentile £67,500 £80,000 £87,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £101,250 £110,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% -9.09% +15.79%

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK

Business Development falls under the Processes and Methodologies category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring process or methodology skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 78,736 79,119 171,093
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 82.22% 95.38% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 52,643 51,303 86,275
10th Percentile £30,000 £33,750 £33,613
25th Percentile £40,000 £45,000 £44,186
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,249 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.71% +0.42% +9.09%
75th Percentile £73,750 £80,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £100,000 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +7.14%

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 21 July 2024.

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 21 July 2024. 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 +133 2,645 £45,000 -25.00% 789
UK excluding London +122 2,068 £45,000 -10.00% 639
Work from Home +133 983 £40,000 -38.46% 379
London +118 783 £40,000 -41.18% 246
South East +78 554 £45,000 -5.26% 185
Midlands +162 551 £40,000 -33.33% 131
North of England +126 497 £50,000 +53.85% 158
West Midlands +140 327 £38,500 -36.89% 86
North West +99 300 £55,000 +10.00% 107
East Midlands +93 224 £40,000 -20.00% 43
Yorkshire +104 183 £50,000 +81.82% 40
Scotland +35 157 £70,000 +47.37% 30
South West +21 142 £50,000 -13.04% 68
East of England +32 115 £47,500 -17.39% 62
Wales +45 59 £35,700 -36.53% 28
Northern Ireland +22 32 £57,500 - 8
North East +2 20 £40,000 -42.86% 13

Business Development
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (0.30%) SharePoint
2 6 (0.20%) Microsoft Exchange
3 5 (0.17%) Appian
4 4 (0.13%) Apache Spark
4 4 (0.13%) CMS
4 4 (0.13%) Confluence
4 4 (0.13%) SAS
5 3 (0.099%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.066%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.066%) Drupal
6 2 (0.066%) IIS
Applications
1 679 (22.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 625 (20.70%) Microsoft Office
3 207 (6.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.13%) Adobe XD
5 4 (0.13%) InVision
5 4 (0.13%) Sketch
5 4 (0.13%) SPSS
6 3 (0.099%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.099%) Stata
7 2 (0.066%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.033%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.033%) InDesign
8 1 (0.033%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 62 (2.05%) Salesforce CRM
2 44 (1.46%) Ripple
3 24 (0.79%) SAP S/4HANA
4 9 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (0.23%) SAP BPC
5 7 (0.23%) SAP HCM
5 7 (0.23%) Workday HCM
6 6 (0.20%) NetSuite
7 4 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.13%) SAP IBP
7 4 (0.13%) SAP MDG
8 3 (0.099%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.099%) HiPortfolio
8 3 (0.099%) Misys Midas
8 3 (0.099%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.066%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
9 2 (0.066%) Magento
9 2 (0.066%) SAP Hybris
9 2 (0.066%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 166 (5.50%) Azure
2 165 (5.46%) AWS
3 151 (5.00%) SaaS
4 88 (2.91%) GCP
5 80 (2.65%) Power Platform
6 27 (0.89%) Microsoft 365
7 17 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
8 16 (0.53%) OCI
9 11 (0.36%) Asana
10 8 (0.26%) Azure AKS
10 8 (0.26%) Google Kubernetes Engine
10 8 (0.26%) IBM Cloud
11 7 (0.23%) IaaS
11 7 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
12 6 (0.20%) OneDrive
12 6 (0.20%) PaaS
13 5 (0.17%) Azure DevOps
13 5 (0.17%) Entra ID
14 4 (0.13%) Figma
14 4 (0.13%) FinancialForce
Communications & Networking
1 37 (1.23%) Firewall
2 36 (1.19%) Internet
3 33 (1.09%) VoIP
4 32 (1.06%) Unified Communications
4 32 (1.06%) WAN
5 29 (0.96%) Wireless
6 28 (0.93%) SD-WAN
7 21 (0.70%) LAN
8 14 (0.46%) Broadband
9 12 (0.40%) Network Security
9 12 (0.40%) VPN
10 11 (0.36%) Ethernet
11 9 (0.30%) 4G
12 8 (0.26%) 5G
12 8 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (0.20%) WLAN
14 5 (0.17%) SAN
15 4 (0.13%) DNS
15 4 (0.13%) RS-232
15 4 (0.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (2.28%) Power BI
2 63 (2.09%) Tableau
3 54 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
4 36 (1.19%) Data Vault
5 17 (0.56%) Data Lake
5 17 (0.56%) Metadata
6 12 (0.40%) Amazon Aurora
6 12 (0.40%) DynamoDB
6 12 (0.40%) GIS
7 10 (0.33%) SAP BW
8 9 (0.30%) MySQL
9 8 (0.26%) SQL Server
10 7 (0.23%) SAP HANA
11 5 (0.17%) Big Data
11 5 (0.17%) Data Mining
11 5 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (0.17%) Relational Database
11 5 (0.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.13%) DTS
13 3 (0.099%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 14 (0.46%) JIRA
2 11 (0.36%) Git
3 7 (0.23%) Visual Studio
4 5 (0.17%) Jenkins
4 5 (0.17%) Subversion
5 4 (0.13%) Axure RP
6 2 (0.066%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.066%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.066%) Jaeger
6 2 (0.066%) PHPUnit
6 2 (0.066%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (0.066%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (0.066%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.033%) Hudson
General
1 1,091 (36.13%) Finance
2 978 (32.38%) Social Skills
3 859 (28.44%) Marketing
4 665 (22.02%) Retail
5 552 (18.28%) Analytical Skills
6 313 (10.36%) Presentation Skills
7 205 (6.79%) Public Sector
8 204 (6.75%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 203 (6.72%) Legal
10 151 (5.00%) Billing
11 136 (4.50%) Law
12 122 (4.04%) Local Government
13 118 (3.91%) Telecoms
14 105 (3.48%) Manufacturing
15 89 (2.95%) Banking
16 78 (2.58%) Financial Institution
17 74 (2.45%) Pharmaceutical
18 62 (2.05%) Aerospace
19 61 (2.02%) Automotive
20 53 (1.75%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 1,423 (47.12%) Development Manager
2 1,137 (37.65%) Business Manager
3 1,132 (37.48%) Business Development Manager
4 227 (7.52%) Senior
5 200 (6.62%) Architect
6 149 (4.93%) Consultant
7 110 (3.64%) Solutions Architect
8 86 (2.85%) Senior Manager
9 85 (2.81%) Audit Manager
9 85 (2.81%) Business Development Executive
9 85 (2.81%) Lead
10 84 (2.78%) Analyst
11 61 (2.02%) Data Architect
12 57 (1.89%) Business Systems Manager
12 57 (1.89%) IT Manager
13 49 (1.62%) Software Engineer
14 46 (1.52%) Senior Architect
15 45 (1.49%) Sales Manager
16 44 (1.46%) IT Development Manager
17 43 (1.42%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (1.16%) React
2 31 (1.03%) Spring
3 25 (0.83%) .NET
4 10 (0.33%) HTML
5 9 (0.30%) CSS
5 9 (0.30%) Web Services
6 7 (0.23%) ASP.NET
6 7 (0.23%) JSON
6 7 (0.23%) Oracle Fusion
7 6 (0.20%) AngularJS
7 6 (0.20%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (0.17%) .NET Core
8 5 (0.17%) .NET Framework
8 5 (0.17%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (0.17%) XML
9 4 (0.13%) EDI
9 4 (0.13%) WCF
9 4 (0.13%) WinForms
10 3 (0.099%) Kafka
10 3 (0.099%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 216 (7.15%) Self-Motivation
2 131 (4.34%) Driving Licence
3 88 (2.91%) Management Information System
4 77 (2.55%) Onboarding
5 76 (2.52%) NHS
6 53 (1.75%) Social Media
7 50 (1.66%) iPad
8 46 (1.52%) Blockchain
8 46 (1.52%) Virtual Team
9 38 (1.26%) IoT
10 37 (1.23%) Data Centre
11 33 (1.09%) Operational Technology
12 32 (1.06%) Housing Association
13 30 (0.99%) NFT
14 25 (0.83%) Reinsurance
15 24 (0.79%) Life Science
16 22 (0.73%) Blog
17 21 (0.70%) Mobile App
18 19 (0.63%) Algorithms
19 17 (0.56%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 46 (1.52%) Windows
2 27 (0.89%) Linux
3 13 (0.43%) Windows Server
4 11 (0.36%) Android
5 10 (0.33%) Apple iOS
6 9 (0.30%) Windows Vista
7 3 (0.099%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.033%) CentOS
8 1 (0.033%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 660 (21.85%) Agile
2 545 (18.05%) Logistics
3 444 (14.70%) Customer Requirements
4 429 (14.21%) Problem-Solving
5 426 (14.11%) Facilities Management
6 407 (13.48%) Data Management
7 399 (13.21%) Commercial Awareness
8 372 (12.32%) Financial Modelling
9 351 (11.62%) Decision-Making
10 350 (11.59%) CAD
11 332 (10.99%) CRM
12 300 (9.93%) Coaching
13 239 (7.91%) Customer Experience
14 237 (7.85%) B2B
15 213 (7.05%) Project Management
16 207 (6.85%) Client Onboarding
17 195 (6.46%) Business Strategy
18 184 (6.09%) Actionable Insight
19 175 (5.79%) Mentoring
20 174 (5.76%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 74 (2.45%) Java
2 51 (1.69%) Python
3 44 (1.46%) JavaScript
4 43 (1.42%) SQL
5 30 (0.99%) Rust
5 30 (0.99%) Solidity
6 17 (0.56%) C#
7 16 (0.53%) C
8 13 (0.43%) Scala
9 12 (0.40%) Go
10 8 (0.26%) R
11 6 (0.20%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.099%) C++
13 2 (0.066%) Embedded C
13 2 (0.066%) PHP
14 1 (0.033%) Bash
14 1 (0.033%) Perl
14 1 (0.033%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 287 (9.50%) Degree
2 185 (6.13%) Security Cleared
3 155 (5.13%) ACCA
4 136 (4.50%) SC Cleared
5 45 (1.49%) Master's Degree
6 38 (1.26%) AWS Certification
7 31 (1.03%) Azure Certification
8 26 (0.86%) DBS Check
9 24 (0.79%) PhD
10 22 (0.73%) DV Cleared
11 21 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
12 19 (0.63%) CISSP
13 17 (0.56%) CISM
14 15 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
15 13 (0.43%) HND
16 10 (0.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
16 10 (0.33%) CCSP
16 10 (0.33%) CIMA
16 10 (0.33%) ISACA
17 9 (0.30%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (3.74%) GAAP
2 112 (3.71%) IFRS
3 76 (2.52%) SLA
4 55 (1.82%) PMO
5 30 (0.99%) QA
6 20 (0.66%) JSP 440
7 14 (0.46%) NIST
8 13 (0.43%) GDPR
9 11 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
10 10 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 10 (0.33%) IASME
10 10 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 9 (0.30%) Accessibility
12 6 (0.20%) Data Quality
12 6 (0.20%) NIST 800
13 5 (0.17%) ISO 9001
14 3 (0.099%) NEBOSH
15 2 (0.066%) Def Stans
15 2 (0.066%) DO-254
15 2 (0.066%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 42 (1.39%) Docker
2 29 (0.96%) Active Directory
3 14 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.30%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.099%) Firmware
6 1 (0.033%) Embedded Firmware
6 1 (0.033%) HDFS
6 1 (0.033%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 45 (1.49%) Kubernetes
2 10 (0.33%) Terraform
3 8 (0.26%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (0.13%) Functional Safety
5 3 (0.099%) PaperCut
5 3 (0.099%) SafeCom
6 2 (0.066%) Ansible
6 2 (0.066%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.066%) Kiali
7 1 (0.033%) Autotask
7 1 (0.033%) CSIRT
7 1 (0.033%) MOM
Vendors
1 734 (24.30%) Microsoft
2 272 (9.01%) Salesforce
3 136 (4.50%) CA
4 124 (4.11%) SAP
5 37 (1.23%) Oracle
6 33 (1.09%) YouTube
7 26 (0.86%) Cisco
8 20 (0.66%) HubSpot
9 19 (0.63%) Dell
10 18 (0.60%) NetApp
11 15 (0.50%) Juniper
11 15 (0.50%) VMware
12 14 (0.46%) Fortinet
13 12 (0.40%) Adobe
13 12 (0.40%) BT
13 12 (0.40%) Google
14 11 (0.36%) Cadence
14 11 (0.36%) IBM
15 10 (0.33%) Intel
15 10 (0.33%) Pega