Period
to 19 January 2021

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 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Development
UK
6 months to
19 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 226 232 256
Rank change year-on-year +6 +24 -35
Permanent jobs citing Business Development 879 1,725 2,080
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.39% 1.39% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 1.50% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 652 1,290 1,484
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £29,750 £31,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £105,000 £100,000 £110,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £53,750 £49,248
% change year-on-year -16.28% +9.14% -0.51%

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 58,434 114,673 138,959
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.34% 92.13% 92.23%
Number of salaries quoted 47,177 91,807 111,051
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,832
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £45,736 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +1.63% -

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 19 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Business Development in the UK

Business Development
Top 15 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 January 2021. 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 -9 718 £55,000 - 183
UK excluding London +27 371 £45,000 -16.28% 127
London -18 357 £60,000 -4.00% 68
Work from Home -28 155 £57,500 -22.03% 38
South East +56 108 £45,000 -18.18% 22
South West +60 77 £60,000 +14.29% 18
Midlands +93 67 £40,000 -27.27% 35
North of England -15 51 £55,000 - 31
West Midlands +72 48 £40,000 -40.74% 21
North West +26 40 £55,000 - 14
East of England +68 34 £40,000 -27.27% 9
Scotland +20 23 £42,500 +11.84% 9
East Midlands +75 18 £39,500 -28.18% 14
Yorkshire -3 12 £47,500 -13.64% 9
Wales +52 11 £32,500 -53.57% 2

For the 6 months to 19 January 2021, 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.

1 246 (27.99%) Finance
2 208 (23.66%) Agile Software Development
3 162 (18.43%) Microsoft
4 156 (17.75%) Marketing
4 156 (17.75%) Degree
5 153 (17.41%) Azure
6 150 (17.06%) Presales
7 120 (13.65%) Project Management
8 108 (12.29%) ERP
9 107 (12.17%) AWS
10 101 (11.49%) Cybersecurity
11 84 (9.56%) Analytics
12 83 (9.44%) Security Cleared
13 82 (9.33%) Migration
13 82 (9.33%) Business Intelligence
14 81 (9.22%) CRM
14 81 (9.22%) Public Sector
15 73 (8.30%) Coaching
16 68 (7.74%) Analytical Skills
16 68 (7.74%) SaaS
16 68 (7.74%) Oracle
17 67 (7.62%) Self-Motivation
18 66 (7.51%) Mentoring
19 65 (7.39%) SQL
19 65 (7.39%) Stakeholder Management
20 64 (7.28%) Problem-Solving
21 63 (7.17%) SAP
22 59 (6.71%) Open Source
22 59 (6.71%) SC Cleared
23 58 (6.60%) Decision-Making

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 13 (1.48%) CMS
1 13 (1.48%) SAS
2 11 (1.25%) SharePoint
3 9 (1.02%) Confluence
4 4 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (0.46%) Jadu
5 3 (0.34%) WordPress
6 2 (0.23%) IIS
6 2 (0.23%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.11%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.11%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 23 (2.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (2.16%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.34%) Sketch
5 2 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.23%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.11%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.11%) Adobe XD
6 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.11%) CINEMA 4D
6 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.11%) SketchUp
6 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (2.50%) Oracle Applications
2 20 (2.28%) SAP S/4HANA
3 9 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.91%) SAP FSCM
5 5 (0.57%) NetSuite
5 5 (0.57%) Oracle ERP
5 5 (0.57%) SAP CRM
5 5 (0.57%) SAP SCM
6 4 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.34%) SAP SD
8 2 (0.23%) Dynamics GP
8 2 (0.23%) Magento
8 2 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.23%) SAP HR
8 2 (0.23%) SAP HR-PA
8 2 (0.23%) SAP Payroll
8 2 (0.23%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
9 1 (0.11%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.11%) SAP IBP
Cloud Services
1 153 (17.41%) Azure
2 107 (12.17%) AWS
3 68 (7.74%) SaaS
4 34 (3.87%) Office 365
4 34 (3.87%) Power Platform
5 28 (3.19%) Azure Active Directory
6 16 (1.82%) IaaS
7 14 (1.59%) PaaS
8 13 (1.48%) GCP
9 11 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
9 11 (1.25%) GitHub
10 9 (1.02%) Dynamics 365
11 4 (0.46%) Asana
11 4 (0.46%) PowerApps
11 4 (0.46%) Smartsheet
12 3 (0.34%) Serverless
13 2 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
13 2 (0.23%) Veeva
14 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
14 1 (0.11%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.82%) VSAN
2 7 (0.80%) Internet
2 7 (0.80%) MVNO
2 7 (0.80%) Wireless
3 6 (0.68%) Network Security
4 5 (0.57%) VoIP
5 4 (0.46%) HTTP
6 3 (0.34%) Firewall
6 3 (0.34%) SAN
6 3 (0.34%) Skype
6 3 (0.34%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.23%) DHCP
7 2 (0.23%) DNS
7 2 (0.23%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (0.23%) WebEx
7 2 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.11%) 3GPP
8 1 (0.11%) FTP
8 1 (0.11%) Intranet
8 1 (0.11%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (3.75%) Power BI
2 29 (3.30%) Big Data
3 26 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (2.28%) Relational Database
5 19 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (1.71%) SQL Server
8 9 (1.02%) Tableau
9 6 (0.68%) NoSQL
9 6 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (0.68%) Qlik Sense
10 5 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (0.46%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.46%) SAP BW
12 3 (0.34%) MySQL
13 2 (0.23%) Data Lake
13 2 (0.23%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.23%) GIS
13 2 (0.23%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.23%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 45 (5.12%) Jenkins
2 23 (2.62%) JIRA
3 9 (1.02%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.34%) Subversion
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.11%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.11%) Balsamiq
6 1 (0.11%) GitLab
6 1 (0.11%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.11%) VersionOne
General
1 246 (27.99%) Finance
2 156 (17.75%) Marketing
3 81 (9.22%) Public Sector
4 57 (6.48%) Legal
5 44 (5.01%) Telecoms
6 43 (4.89%) Billing
7 42 (4.78%) Banking
7 42 (4.78%) Manufacturing
8 25 (2.84%) Retail
9 20 (2.28%) Advertising
10 16 (1.82%) Aerospace
11 15 (1.71%) Pharmaceutical
12 12 (1.37%) Local Government
13 11 (1.25%) Digital Economy
13 11 (1.25%) Law
14 10 (1.14%) Electronics
14 10 (1.14%) German Language
15 8 (0.91%) Games
16 6 (0.68%) Publishing
17 5 (0.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 231 (26.28%) Consultant
2 109 (12.40%) Business Manager
3 105 (11.95%) Development Manager
4 104 (11.83%) Business Development Manager
5 67 (7.62%) Architect
6 65 (7.39%) Recruitment Consultant
7 62 (7.05%) Senior Consultant
8 42 (4.78%) IT Consultant
9 40 (4.55%) Developer
9 40 (4.55%) Sales Manager
10 38 (4.32%) IT Recruitment Consultant
11 33 (3.75%) Senior Recruitment Consultant
12 32 (3.64%) Software Engineer
13 31 (3.53%) Senior IT Consultant
14 28 (3.19%) Azure Consultant
15 27 (3.07%) Analyst
16 26 (2.96%) Project Manager
17 25 (2.84%) Technical Consultant
18 23 (2.62%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 23 (2.62%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (2.84%) .NET
2 15 (1.71%) JSON
3 13 (1.48%) CSS
3 13 (1.48%) Web Services
4 11 (1.25%) HTML
4 11 (1.25%) SAML
5 10 (1.14%) Natural Language Processing
6 9 (1.02%) XML
7 8 (0.91%) HTML5
7 8 (0.91%) Middleware
8 7 (0.80%) REST
9 6 (0.68%) CSS3
10 5 (0.57%) BAPI
10 5 (0.57%) IDoc
10 5 (0.57%) SAP PI
10 5 (0.57%) SAP XI
11 4 (0.46%) Django
11 4 (0.46%) Flask
11 4 (0.46%) Pandas
11 4 (0.46%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 68 (7.74%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (7.62%) Self-Motivation
3 30 (3.41%) User Experience
4 28 (3.19%) Social Media
5 27 (3.07%) Management Information System
5 27 (3.07%) Mobile App
6 18 (2.05%) Mobile Banking
7 17 (1.93%) Data Centre
7 17 (1.93%) Online Banking
7 17 (1.93%) Reference Data
8 16 (1.82%) Algorithms
9 13 (1.48%) Life Science
10 11 (1.25%) Driving Licence
11 10 (1.14%) NHS
11 10 (1.14%) Virtual Team
12 9 (1.02%) Blog
12 9 (1.02%) Data Structures
12 9 (1.02%) Private Cloud
13 8 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
13 8 (0.91%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 29 (3.30%) Windows
2 18 (2.05%) Linux
3 17 (1.93%) Windows Server
4 3 (0.34%) Unix
4 3 (0.34%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.23%) Android
5 2 (0.23%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (23.66%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (17.06%) Presales
3 120 (13.65%) Project Management
4 108 (12.29%) ERP
5 101 (11.49%) Cybersecurity
6 84 (9.56%) Analytics
7 82 (9.33%) Business Intelligence
7 82 (9.33%) Migration
8 81 (9.22%) CRM
9 73 (8.30%) Coaching
10 66 (7.51%) Mentoring
11 65 (7.39%) Stakeholder Management
12 64 (7.28%) Problem-Solving
13 59 (6.71%) Open Source
14 58 (6.60%) Decision-Making
15 55 (6.26%) Software Engineering
16 53 (6.03%) Risk Management
17 51 (5.80%) Continuous Improvement
18 48 (5.46%) Business Case
19 46 (5.23%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (7.39%) SQL
2 54 (6.14%) C
3 30 (3.41%) C#
4 29 (3.30%) PowerShell
5 28 (3.19%) Java
6 27 (3.07%) JavaScript
7 21 (2.39%) Python
8 17 (1.93%) T-SQL
9 13 (1.48%) C++
10 11 (1.25%) Bash Shell
11 8 (0.91%) VBA
12 7 (0.80%) Go
13 6 (0.68%) PHP
13 6 (0.68%) TypeScript
14 4 (0.46%) R
15 3 (0.34%) Rust
16 2 (0.23%) ABAP
16 2 (0.23%) VB
17 1 (0.11%) Apex Code
17 1 (0.11%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 156 (17.75%) Degree
2 83 (9.44%) Security Cleared
3 59 (6.71%) SC Cleared
4 24 (2.73%) DV Cleared
5 21 (2.39%) HND
6 20 (2.28%) HNC
7 18 (2.05%) PhD
8 16 (1.82%) Master's Degree
9 14 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (1.25%) MBA
11 9 (1.02%) CISSP
11 9 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (0.80%) CISM
12 7 (0.80%) PMI Certification
12 7 (0.80%) PMP
13 6 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
13 6 (0.68%) ICAEW
14 5 (0.57%) CEH
14 5 (0.57%) CISA
15 4 (0.46%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (3.41%) GDPR
3 29 (3.30%) QA
4 20 (2.28%) Data Quality
5 17 (1.93%) PCI DSS
6 16 (1.82%) SLA
7 13 (1.48%) ISO 9001
8 10 (1.14%) Good Clinical Practice
8 10 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 9 (1.02%) BS25999
9 9 (1.02%) PMO
10 7 (0.80%) ISO 13485
11 6 (0.68%) CDISC
12 4 (0.46%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 2 (0.23%) COBIT
13 2 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
13 2 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 2 (0.23%) IFRS
13 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 15288
13 2 (0.23%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 49 (5.57%) Active Directory
2 28 (3.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (2.16%) vSphere
4 18 (2.05%) Docker
5 8 (0.91%) VMware NSX
6 4 (0.46%) Firmware
6 4 (0.46%) vCloud
7 2 (0.23%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.23%) XenApp
8 1 (0.11%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.11%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 47 (5.35%) Kubernetes
2 40 (4.55%) Puppet
3 37 (4.21%) Terraform
4 36 (4.10%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (1.25%) Ansible
6 3 (0.34%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (0.34%) Cisco UCCE
6 3 (0.34%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.23%) vCenter Server
7 2 (0.23%) vRealize
8 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.11%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 162 (18.43%) Microsoft
2 68 (7.74%) Oracle
3 63 (7.17%) SAP
4 31 (3.53%) VMware
5 25 (2.84%) IBM
5 25 (2.84%) Salesforce.com
6 15 (1.71%) Citrix
7 11 (1.25%) Adobe
7 11 (1.25%) EMC
7 11 (1.25%) NetApp
8 10 (1.14%) Cisco
8 10 (1.14%) Google
8 10 (1.14%) HP
8 10 (1.14%) Veeam
9 9 (1.02%) JD Edwards
10 7 (0.80%) Marketo
11 5 (0.57%) Avaya
11 5 (0.57%) Facebook
11 5 (0.57%) Mitel
12 4 (0.46%) Dell