Period
to 23 October 2020

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 23 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Development
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 286 250 233
Rank change year-on-year -36 -17 -1
Permanent jobs citing Business Development 541 1,808 2,459
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.10% 1.32% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 1.43% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 467 1,239 1,708
Median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £97,000 £100,000 £105,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £43,278
% change year-on-year - +15.53% -3.83%

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 45,407 126,014 151,472
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.43% 92.21% 91.92%
Number of salaries quoted 37,417 99,242 120,514
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,750 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% - +5.88%

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 23 October 2020.

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 23 October 2020. 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 -35 457 £55,000 -4.35% 154
London -37 254 £60,000 -9.09% 63
UK excluding London +11 208 £50,000 - 98
Work from Home -4 85 £58,750 -18.97% 34
South East +48 56 £55,000 +10.00% 19
South West +48 48 £56,000 +12.00% 10
North of England +57 42 £55,000 +10.00% 34
Midlands +97 36 £39,000 -25.71% 17
North West +47 30 £55,000 - 22
West Midlands +79 18 £38,500 -28.37% 13
East Midlands +98 17 £39,000 -35.00% 4
Yorkshire +99 13 £60,000 +9.09% 3
Scotland +72 12 £36,000 +26.32% 7
East of England +95 11 £55,000 - 8
Wales +41 4 £31,250 -37.50% 1

For the 6 months to 23 October 2020, 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.

1 168 (31.05%) Finance
2 116 (21.44%) Marketing
3 107 (19.78%) Agile Software Development
4 103 (19.04%) Microsoft
5 101 (18.67%) Presales
6 100 (18.48%) Degree
7 87 (16.08%) SaaS
8 85 (15.71%) Cybersecurity
9 81 (14.97%) Azure
10 64 (11.83%) AWS
11 58 (10.72%) Security Cleared
12 57 (10.54%) Project Management
13 55 (10.17%) Mentoring
14 52 (9.61%) Line Management
14 52 (9.61%) Business Intelligence
15 51 (9.43%) Migration
15 51 (9.43%) Telecoms
16 49 (9.06%) ERP
17 47 (8.69%) Public Sector
18 45 (8.32%) DevOps
18 45 (8.32%) Analytics
19 44 (8.13%) Jenkins
20 42 (7.76%) Manufacturing
21 41 (7.58%) CRM
21 41 (7.58%) Decision-Making
22 40 (7.39%) Analytical Skills
22 40 (7.39%) Oracle
22 40 (7.39%) Risk Management
23 39 (7.21%) SQL
24 38 (7.02%) Information Security

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 22 (4.07%) Confluence
2 8 (1.48%) CMS
3 6 (1.11%) SAS
4 5 (0.92%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.74%) Jadu
6 2 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.18%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.18%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.18%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.18%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 21 (3.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (2.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (1.66%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.18%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.18%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.18%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.18%) CINEMA 4D
4 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.18%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 13 (2.40%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (1.29%) SAP S/4HANA
2 7 (1.29%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 4 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.37%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.37%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.37%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.37%) SAP FSCM
6 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.18%) Finacle
6 1 (0.18%) Magento
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.18%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.18%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 87 (16.08%) SaaS
2 81 (14.97%) Azure
3 64 (11.83%) AWS
4 23 (4.25%) Office 365
5 20 (3.70%) IaaS
6 17 (3.14%) Power Platform
7 16 (2.96%) Azure Active Directory
8 15 (2.77%) PaaS
9 7 (1.29%) GitHub
10 6 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.74%) PowerApps
12 3 (0.55%) Dynamics 365
13 2 (0.37%) Boomi
13 2 (0.37%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 2 (0.37%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 2 (0.37%) Serverless
14 1 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
14 1 (0.18%) Dropbox
14 1 (0.18%) GCP
14 1 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.59%) Internet
2 9 (1.66%) Network Security
3 8 (1.48%) MVNO
3 8 (1.48%) VSAN
4 5 (0.92%) Firewall
5 4 (0.74%) WAN
5 4 (0.74%) Wireless
6 3 (0.55%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (0.55%) Cisco Firepower
6 3 (0.55%) HTTP
6 3 (0.55%) LAN
6 3 (0.55%) Skype
6 3 (0.55%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.55%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.37%) 4G
7 2 (0.37%) 5G
7 2 (0.37%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.18%) 3G
8 1 (0.18%) MPLS
8 1 (0.18%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (3.51%) Big Data
2 14 (2.59%) Power BI
3 9 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (1.66%) SQL Server
4 8 (1.48%) Relational Database
4 8 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (0.92%) Blockchain
7 4 (0.74%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 4 (0.74%) Geospatial Data
7 4 (0.74%) GIS
7 4 (0.74%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.55%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.37%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.37%) Data Lake
9 2 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.37%) SQLite
9 2 (0.37%) Tableau
10 1 (0.18%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.18%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 44 (8.13%) Jenkins
2 24 (4.44%) JIRA
3 3 (0.55%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.37%) Ant
4 2 (0.37%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (0.37%) Subversion
5 1 (0.18%) GitLab
5 1 (0.18%) VersionOne
5 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 168 (31.05%) Finance
2 116 (21.44%) Marketing
3 51 (9.43%) Telecoms
4 47 (8.69%) Public Sector
5 42 (7.76%) Manufacturing
6 30 (5.55%) Banking
7 24 (4.44%) Legal
8 21 (3.88%) Billing
9 18 (3.33%) Retail
10 14 (2.59%) Electronics
11 13 (2.40%) Local Government
12 10 (1.85%) German Language
13 6 (1.11%) Aerospace
13 6 (1.11%) French Language
13 6 (1.11%) Law
14 5 (0.92%) Advertising
15 4 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.74%) Swedish Language
16 3 (0.55%) Games
17 2 (0.37%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 124 (22.92%) Consultant
2 100 (18.48%) Business Manager
3 97 (17.93%) Development Manager
4 94 (17.38%) Business Development Manager
5 39 (7.21%) Senior Consultant
6 38 (7.02%) Architect
7 30 (5.55%) Analyst
7 30 (5.55%) Security Consultant
8 27 (4.99%) Cybersecurity Consultant
9 25 (4.62%) Developer
10 24 (4.44%) Technical Consultant
11 20 (3.70%) IT Consultant
11 20 (3.70%) Recruitment Consultant
12 19 (3.51%) Sales Manager
13 18 (3.33%) IT Recruitment Consultant
13 18 (3.33%) Project Manager
14 17 (3.14%) Sales Director
14 17 (3.14%) Software Engineer
15 15 (2.77%) Azure Architect
15 15 (2.77%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.59%) Kafka
2 13 (2.40%) Apache NiFi
3 11 (2.03%) .NET
4 6 (1.11%) REST
5 5 (0.92%) .NET Framework
5 5 (0.92%) Natural Language Processing
5 5 (0.92%) XML
6 4 (0.74%) .NET Core
6 4 (0.74%) COM
6 4 (0.74%) JSON
6 4 (0.74%) Velocity
6 4 (0.74%) Web Services
7 3 (0.55%) CSS
7 3 (0.55%) HTML
7 3 (0.55%) SOAP
8 2 (0.37%) jQuery
8 2 (0.37%) Keras
8 2 (0.37%) Middleware
8 2 (0.37%) Visualforce
8 2 (0.37%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (7.39%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (5.91%) Self-Motivation
3 19 (3.51%) Management Information System
4 18 (3.33%) Blog
5 15 (2.77%) Social Media
6 13 (2.40%) Mobile App
7 9 (1.66%) User Experience
8 8 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.48%) Mobile Banking
8 8 (1.48%) Public Cloud
8 8 (1.48%) Virtual Team
9 7 (1.29%) e-Learning
9 7 (1.29%) Internet of Things
9 7 (1.29%) Life Science
9 7 (1.29%) Online Banking
9 7 (1.29%) Reference Data
10 6 (1.11%) Analytical Mindset
11 5 (0.92%) Cloud Native
11 5 (0.92%) Driving Licence
11 5 (0.92%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 23 (4.25%) Linux
2 13 (2.40%) CentOS
2 13 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 13 (2.40%) Windows
3 6 (1.11%) Windows Server
4 4 (0.74%) Unix
5 2 (0.37%) Android
5 2 (0.37%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.37%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (19.78%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (18.67%) Presales
3 85 (15.71%) Cybersecurity
4 57 (10.54%) Project Management
5 55 (10.17%) Mentoring
6 52 (9.61%) Business Intelligence
6 52 (9.61%) Line Management
7 51 (9.43%) Migration
8 49 (9.06%) ERP
9 45 (8.32%) Analytics
9 45 (8.32%) DevOps
10 41 (7.58%) CRM
10 41 (7.58%) Decision-Making
11 40 (7.39%) Risk Management
12 38 (7.02%) Information Security
12 38 (7.02%) Open Source
12 38 (7.02%) Thought Leadership
13 37 (6.84%) Software Engineering
14 35 (6.47%) Scrum
15 34 (6.28%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 39 (7.21%) SQL
2 34 (6.28%) C
3 29 (5.36%) Java
4 22 (4.07%) Python
5 15 (2.77%) C++
5 15 (2.77%) PowerShell
6 12 (2.22%) JavaScript
7 10 (1.85%) C#
8 8 (1.48%) T-SQL
9 6 (1.11%) VBA
10 4 (0.74%) R
11 2 (0.37%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.18%) ABAP
12 1 (0.18%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.18%) Go
12 1 (0.18%) PHP
Qualifications
1 100 (18.48%) Degree
2 58 (10.72%) Security Cleared
3 32 (5.91%) DV Cleared
4 24 (4.44%) SC Cleared
5 15 (2.77%) MBA
6 14 (2.59%) Master's Degree
7 13 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (1.29%) CISSP
9 6 (1.11%) CISM
9 6 (1.11%) HND
10 5 (0.92%) CISA
11 4 (0.74%) CEH
11 4 (0.74%) OSCP
12 3 (0.55%) Computer Science Degree
12 3 (0.55%) CSPO
12 3 (0.55%) Oracle Certification
13 2 (0.37%) ACCA
13 2 (0.37%) HNC
13 2 (0.37%) SAP Certification
14 1 (0.18%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (4.81%) PCI DSS
3 22 (4.07%) QA
4 14 (2.59%) Data Quality
5 9 (1.66%) GDPR
5 9 (1.66%) PMO
6 7 (1.29%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.37%) COBIT
7 2 (0.37%) IFRS
7 2 (0.37%) SLA
8 1 (0.18%) GLP
8 1 (0.18%) GMP
8 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.18%) NIST
8 1 (0.18%) NIST 800
8 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (4.25%) Active Directory
1 23 (4.25%) Docker
2 16 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.85%) vSphere
4 2 (0.37%) vCloud
5 1 (0.18%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.18%) Firmware
5 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.18%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 26 (4.81%) Ansible
2 23 (4.25%) Terraform
3 21 (3.88%) Kubernetes
3 21 (3.88%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (3.88%) Puppet
4 2 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.37%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (0.37%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.18%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 103 (19.04%) Microsoft
2 40 (7.39%) Oracle
3 37 (6.84%) SAP
4 19 (3.51%) Salesforce.com
5 17 (3.14%) VMware
6 14 (2.59%) IBM
7 13 (2.40%) Cisco
7 13 (2.40%) Red Hat
8 12 (2.22%) HP
9 11 (2.03%) EMC
9 11 (2.03%) NetApp
10 10 (1.85%) Veeam
11 8 (1.48%) Cognizant
11 8 (1.48%) Dell
12 7 (1.29%) Sparx
13 6 (1.11%) BiZZdesign
13 6 (1.11%) Google
14 5 (0.92%) Citrix
14 5 (0.92%) Fortinet
15 4 (0.74%) ServiceNow