Period
to 19 August 2018

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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Development
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 223 224 197
Rank change year-on-year +1 -27 0
Permanent jobs citing Business Development 2,653 2,863 3,392
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.57% 1.62% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 1.77% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1,724 1,815 2,371
UK median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% -4.35% -4.17%
10th Percentile £22,500 £25,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £96,750 £107,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% -5.26% -5.00%

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 153,971 162,157 179,115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.11% 91.53% 90.82%
Number of salaries quoted 122,527 129,139 149,493
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 19 August 2018.

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 19 August 2018. 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 +2 2,402 £52,500 - 393
London +21 1,291 £67,500 +12.50% 170
UK excluding London -37 1,133 £40,000 -11.11% 243
South East -72 398 £45,000 -5.76% 91
North of England -3 251 £35,000 -6.67% 60
South West +27 185 £35,000 -31.71% 14
East of England +18 132 £40,000 - 26
North West -30 124 £45,000 - 35
Midlands -23 104 £45,000 +35.34% 32
West Midlands +15 88 £50,625 +31.49% 19
North East +27 72 £18,750 -46.81% 18
Yorkshire +20 55 £43,000 +34.38% 7
Scotland -14 41 £45,000 -18.18% 13
Wales +7 20 £45,000 -18.18% 4
East Midlands -39 15 £30,000 -1.64% 12
Isle of Man - 4 £38,000 - 1
Northern Ireland +2 3 £24,000 +11.63% 2

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, 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.

1 895 (33.74%) Finance
2 580 (21.86%) Degree
3 572 (21.56%) Marketing
4 489 (18.43%) Agile Software Development
5 448 (16.89%) Presales
6 429 (16.17%) Microsoft
7 377 (14.21%) Project Management
8 344 (12.97%) CRM
9 292 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
10 278 (10.48%) SAP
11 241 (9.08%) Retail
12 239 (9.01%) Problem-Solving
13 234 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
14 232 (8.74%) Coaching
15 231 (8.71%) Self-Motivation
16 223 (8.41%) B2B
17 222 (8.37%) Analytics
18 203 (7.65%) Oracle
19 199 (7.50%) Advertising
19 199 (7.50%) SaaS
20 185 (6.97%) SQL
20 185 (6.97%) Microsoft Azure
21 182 (6.86%) Office 365
22 179 (6.75%) Mentoring
23 175 (6.60%) ERP
24 174 (6.56%) E-Commerce
25 172 (6.48%) Data Centre
26 164 (6.18%) Amazon AWS
27 161 (6.07%) Telecoms
28 157 (5.92%) Service Delivery

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 89 (3.35%) SharePoint
2 48 (1.81%) CMS
3 29 (1.09%) Sitecore CMS
4 23 (0.87%) Skype for Business
5 21 (0.79%) Apache Solr
5 21 (0.79%) Apache Spark
6 19 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
7 15 (0.57%) SAS
8 14 (0.53%) IBM Notes
9 13 (0.49%) NetWeaver
10 11 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 11 (0.41%) SAP Portal
11 9 (0.34%) ArcGIS
11 9 (0.34%) MS Exchange
11 9 (0.34%) Tomcat
12 8 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
12 8 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
13 7 (0.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 7 (0.26%) Drupal
13 7 (0.26%) EPiServer
Applications
1 122 (4.60%) Microsoft Office
2 121 (4.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 86 (3.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 26 (0.98%) MS Visio
5 15 (0.57%) Microsoft Project
6 14 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 14 (0.53%) Chatbot
7 11 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
8 10 (0.38%) Photoshop
9 8 (0.30%) AutoCAD
10 7 (0.26%) Adobe After Effects
10 7 (0.26%) InVision
11 6 (0.23%) OmniGraffle
11 6 (0.23%) Pixate
12 4 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
13 2 (0.075%) FreeHand
13 2 (0.075%) SPSS
14 1 (0.038%) Adobe Premiere
14 1 (0.038%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 70 (2.64%) SAP Hybris
2 48 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 29 (1.09%) SAP S/4HANA
4 26 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
5 24 (0.90%) SAP CRM
6 18 (0.68%) SAP ERP
7 17 (0.64%) NetSuite
7 17 (0.64%) SAP GRC
8 16 (0.60%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 14 (0.53%) Cognos TM1
10 13 (0.49%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 11 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
12 9 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
12 9 (0.34%) SAP Business One
13 8 (0.30%) SAP PP
14 7 (0.26%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
15 6 (0.23%) Distributed Ledger
15 6 (0.23%) Sage 200
15 6 (0.23%) Sage X3
15 6 (0.23%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 199 (7.50%) SaaS
2 185 (6.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 182 (6.86%) Office 365
4 164 (6.18%) Amazon AWS
5 65 (2.45%) IaaS
5 65 (2.45%) PaaS
6 48 (1.81%) SuccessFactors
7 47 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
8 14 (0.53%) OneDrive
9 12 (0.45%) Dynamics 365
10 11 (0.41%) GitHub
10 11 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
11 10 (0.38%) Amazon S3
12 8 (0.30%) NuGet
12 8 (0.30%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 7 (0.26%) G Suite
13 7 (0.26%) Google Analytics
13 7 (0.26%) Serverless
14 6 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
15 5 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 63 (2.37%) Internet
2 54 (2.04%) Firewall
3 41 (1.55%) NetScaler
4 36 (1.36%) Wireless
5 25 (0.94%) Unified Communications
6 23 (0.87%) SAN
6 23 (0.87%) SMS
6 23 (0.87%) TCP/IP
7 18 (0.68%) DNS
7 18 (0.68%) WAN
8 16 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
8 16 (0.60%) Network Security
9 15 (0.57%) LAN
10 14 (0.53%) DHCP
11 13 (0.49%) Skype
12 11 (0.41%) VPN
13 10 (0.38%) BGP
14 9 (0.34%) HTTP
14 9 (0.34%) SSL
14 9 (0.34%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (3.69%) Big Data
2 52 (1.96%) SQL Server
3 49 (1.85%) Power BI
4 37 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
5 31 (1.17%) Blockchain
5 31 (1.17%) Data Mining
6 27 (1.02%) Hadoop
6 27 (1.02%) MongoDB
6 27 (1.02%) SAP HANA
7 24 (0.90%) NoSQL
7 24 (0.90%) SAP BW
7 24 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 22 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
8 22 (0.83%) Relational Database
9 17 (0.64%) MySQL
10 16 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 15 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
12 13 (0.49%) GIS
12 13 (0.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 13 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 41 (1.55%) Git (software)
2 31 (1.17%) JIRA
3 24 (0.90%) Jenkins
4 11 (0.41%) Oracle APEX
4 11 (0.41%) Subversion
4 11 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (0.41%) Toad
5 10 (0.38%) Vagrant
6 8 (0.30%) GitLab
7 7 (0.26%) Selenium
8 5 (0.19%) Jasmine
8 5 (0.19%) Mocha
8 5 (0.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (0.15%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.11%) Appium
10 3 (0.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.11%) JUnit
10 3 (0.11%) Maven
10 3 (0.11%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.075%) Eclipse
General
1 895 (33.74%) Finance
2 572 (21.56%) Marketing
3 241 (9.08%) Retail
4 199 (7.50%) Advertising
5 161 (6.07%) Telecoms
6 137 (5.16%) Banking
7 89 (3.35%) Manufacturing
8 85 (3.20%) Legal
9 60 (2.26%) Billing
10 45 (1.70%) Investment Banking
11 38 (1.43%) Law
12 36 (1.36%) Back Office
13 34 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
13 34 (1.28%) Publishing
14 31 (1.17%) Financial Institution
14 31 (1.17%) German Language
15 27 (1.02%) Games
16 23 (0.87%) Electronics
17 21 (0.79%) Automotive
18 20 (0.75%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 531 (20.02%) Consultant
2 308 (11.61%) Architect
3 286 (10.78%) Business Manager
4 279 (10.52%) Development Manager
5 263 (9.91%) Business Development Manager
6 151 (5.69%) Recruitment Consultant
7 138 (5.20%) Solutions Architect
8 127 (4.79%) Account Manager
9 117 (4.41%) Developer
10 115 (4.33%) Analyst
11 97 (3.66%) Sales Manager
12 91 (3.43%) Senior Manager
13 87 (3.28%) Senior Consultant
14 83 (3.13%) IT Manager
15 79 (2.98%) Project Manager
16 77 (2.90%) Business Development Executive
17 75 (2.83%) Technical Architect
18 73 (2.75%) Sales Executive
19 63 (2.37%) Trainee
20 59 (2.22%) Trainee Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (3.13%) HTML
2 65 (2.45%) CSS
3 63 (2.37%) .NET
4 59 (2.22%) Web Services
5 49 (1.85%) Spring
6 45 (1.70%) AngularJS
7 37 (1.39%) Node.js
7 37 (1.39%) XML
8 36 (1.36%) React
9 27 (1.02%) Java EE
10 26 (0.98%) Mason
11 25 (0.94%) HTML5
12 24 (0.90%) Vue.js
13 23 (0.87%) REST
14 22 (0.83%) J2EE
14 22 (0.83%) jQuery
15 19 (0.72%) CSS3
16 18 (0.68%) Middleware
17 17 (0.64%) Flash
18 16 (0.60%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 292 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
2 231 (8.71%) Self-Motivation
3 172 (6.48%) Data Centre
4 110 (4.15%) Computer Science
5 106 (4.00%) User Experience
6 100 (3.77%) Management Information System
7 77 (2.90%) Social Media
8 66 (2.49%) Driving Licence
9 63 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
10 62 (2.34%) Virtual Team
11 54 (2.04%) Fintech
12 47 (1.77%) Fixed Income
12 47 (1.77%) PMI
12 47 (1.77%) Public Cloud
13 44 (1.66%) Life Science
14 40 (1.51%) Equities
15 39 (1.47%) Mobile App
16 38 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
17 36 (1.36%) Derivative
18 31 (1.17%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 124 (4.67%) Windows
2 92 (3.47%) Linux
3 58 (2.19%) Windows Server
4 48 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 46 (1.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 45 (1.70%) Windows 10
7 30 (1.13%) Unix
8 21 (0.79%) Windows 7
9 20 (0.75%) Android
10 12 (0.45%) Solaris
11 11 (0.41%) Apple iOS
12 6 (0.23%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.15%) Windows Phone
13 4 (0.15%) Windows Vista
13 4 (0.15%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.075%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.038%) Embedded Linux
16 1 (0.038%) VxWorks
16 1 (0.038%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 489 (18.43%) Agile Software Development
2 448 (16.89%) Presales
3 377 (14.21%) Project Management
4 344 (12.97%) CRM
5 239 (9.01%) Problem-Solving
6 234 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 232 (8.74%) Coaching
8 223 (8.41%) B2B
9 222 (8.37%) Analytics
10 179 (6.75%) Mentoring
11 175 (6.60%) ERP
12 174 (6.56%) E-Commerce
13 157 (5.92%) DevOps
13 157 (5.92%) Service Delivery
14 154 (5.80%) Line Management
14 154 (5.80%) PRINCE2
15 153 (5.77%) Decision-Making
16 148 (5.58%) Telesales
17 145 (5.47%) Change Management
18 139 (5.24%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 185 (6.97%) SQL
2 151 (5.69%) Java
3 135 (5.09%) C
4 121 (4.56%) Python
5 116 (4.37%) JavaScript
6 66 (2.49%) C#
7 54 (2.04%) C++
8 38 (1.43%) ABAP
9 28 (1.06%) R
10 22 (0.83%) PowerShell
11 21 (0.79%) Ruby
12 18 (0.68%) Scala
12 18 (0.68%) T-SQL
12 18 (0.68%) VBA
13 16 (0.60%) PL/SQL
14 15 (0.57%) Go
15 14 (0.53%) PHP
16 13 (0.49%) Bash Shell
17 10 (0.38%) TypeScript
18 8 (0.30%) Perl
Qualifications
1 580 (21.86%) Degree
2 131 (4.94%) Security Cleared
3 83 (3.13%) DV Cleared
4 82 (3.09%) SC Cleared
5 79 (2.98%) PMI Certification
6 77 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 66 (2.49%) Computer Science Degree
8 60 (2.26%) CISSP
9 57 (2.15%) MCSE
10 51 (1.92%) ISEB
11 46 (1.73%) PMP
12 45 (1.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 33 (1.24%) CISM
14 29 (1.09%) MBA
15 28 (1.06%) CEH
15 28 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
15 28 (1.06%) CompTIA Security+
16 27 (1.02%) Master's Degree
17 17 (0.64%) CFA
18 16 (0.60%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (4.64%) QA
2 76 (2.86%) GDPR
2 76 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 47 (1.77%) SLA
4 44 (1.66%) PMO
5 31 (1.17%) PCI DSS
6 27 (1.02%) Data Quality
7 21 (0.79%) GPG13
8 14 (0.53%) NIST 800
9 11 (0.41%) COBIT
9 11 (0.41%) ISO 9001
10 9 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 5 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
11 5 (0.19%) ISO 22301
11 5 (0.19%) JSP 440
12 3 (0.11%) ISAE 3402
13 2 (0.075%) Def Stans
13 2 (0.075%) IFRS
13 2 (0.075%) ISO 31000
13 2 (0.075%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 87 (3.28%) Active Directory
2 83 (3.13%) Hyper-V
3 78 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 64 (2.41%) Docker
5 57 (2.15%) XenApp
6 45 (1.70%) XenDesktop
7 42 (1.58%) Microsoft App-V
7 42 (1.58%) VMware ESXi
8 16 (0.60%) Virtual Desktop
9 14 (0.53%) VirtualBox
10 9 (0.34%) vSphere
11 8 (0.30%) Forefront TMG
11 8 (0.30%) Terminal Services
11 8 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
11 8 (0.30%) Xen
12 3 (0.11%) Firmware
12 3 (0.11%) HDFS
12 3 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (0.075%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 66 (2.49%) Microsoft Intune
2 50 (1.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 42 (1.58%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 42 (1.58%) SCOrch
4 29 (1.09%) Ansible
5 24 (0.90%) Kubernetes
6 21 (0.79%) Puppet
7 20 (0.75%) AirWatch
7 20 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
7 20 (0.75%) SCCM
8 13 (0.49%) Terraform
9 10 (0.38%) SCOM
10 9 (0.34%) MOM
10 9 (0.34%) Salt
11 8 (0.30%) WSUS
12 6 (0.23%) FortiGate
13 5 (0.19%) EMC NetWorker
13 5 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
13 5 (0.19%) NetBackup
13 5 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 429 (16.17%) Microsoft
2 278 (10.48%) SAP
3 203 (7.65%) Oracle
4 141 (5.31%) Salesforce.com
5 135 (5.09%) VMware
6 106 (4.00%) Citrix
7 80 (3.02%) hybris
8 76 (2.86%) Cisco
9 67 (2.53%) Google
10 58 (2.19%) Cognizant
11 57 (2.15%) Tableau
12 54 (2.04%) EMC
13 51 (1.92%) IBM
14 50 (1.88%) NetApp
15 47 (1.77%) Ariba
16 35 (1.32%) Adobe
16 35 (1.32%) Apple
17 34 (1.28%) Dell
17 34 (1.28%) F5
17 34 (1.28%) Sitecore