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

Business Development
UK
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 213 225 206
Rank change year-on-year +12 -19 -10
Permanent jobs citing Business Development 2,805 2,699 3,557
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.61% 1.53% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 1.70% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1,757 1,763 2,324
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.35% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £105,000 £107,500 £110,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -5.26% +3.26%

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 156,373 158,366 185,644
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.84% 89.53% 88.88%
Number of salaries quoted 125,540 130,914 153,932
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Business Development in the UK

Business Development
Top 16 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 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 +1 2,525 £55,000 - 514
UK excluding London +6 1,300 £45,000 - 276
London -3 1,240 £65,000 - 259
South East +34 631 £50,000 -9.09% 96
North of England -6 225 £37,500 -6.25% 67
Midlands -70 156 £39,000 -8.24% 35
North West +16 137 £42,500 - 40
East of England +27 127 £60,000 +23.08% 25
South West -26 111 £47,500 +18.75% 32
West Midlands -38 106 £37,500 -16.67% 26
Yorkshire -11 65 £40,000 +2.56% 17
East Midlands -32 48 £50,000 +17.65% 9
Scotland -35 38 £52,500 +40.00% 12
North East -5 23 £28,750 -27.22% 10
Wales +23 22 £37,500 - 6
Northern Ireland -17 4 £46,250 +131.25% 3

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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.

1 852 (30.37%) Finance
2 620 (22.10%) Marketing
3 558 (19.89%) Degree
4 540 (19.25%) SAP
5 457 (16.29%) Project Management
6 422 (15.04%) Microsoft
7 421 (15.01%) CRM
8 420 (14.97%) Coaching
9 380 (13.55%) Agile Software Development
10 369 (13.16%) Presales
11 318 (11.34%) Analytical Skills
12 298 (10.62%) Stakeholder Management
13 269 (9.59%) Retail
14 219 (7.81%) Banking
15 215 (7.66%) ERP
16 208 (7.42%) Analytics
17 199 (7.09%) Risk Management
18 194 (6.92%) SaaS
19 191 (6.81%) B2B
20 188 (6.70%) Legal
21 182 (6.49%) Telecoms
22 176 (6.27%) Mentoring
23 172 (6.13%) Business Intelligence
24 170 (6.06%) Cybersecurity
25 160 (5.70%) Data Centre
25 160 (5.70%) Advertising
26 155 (5.53%) Oracle
27 154 (5.49%) Business Transformation
28 150 (5.35%) SQL
29 149 (5.31%) 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 44 (1.57%) SharePoint
2 34 (1.21%) SAS
3 23 (0.82%) CMS
3 23 (0.82%) NetWeaver
4 16 (0.57%) MS Exchange
5 12 (0.43%) IBM Notes
6 11 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (0.32%) Apache Spark
8 8 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (0.25%) Skype for Business
10 6 (0.21%) IIS
10 6 (0.21%) WordPress
11 5 (0.18%) Drupal
11 5 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
12 4 (0.14%) SAP Portal
13 3 (0.11%) ArcGIS
13 3 (0.11%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 3 (0.11%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 126 (4.49%) Microsoft Office
2 123 (4.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 71 (2.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 30 (1.07%) MS Visio
5 23 (0.82%) Microsoft Project
6 17 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 13 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
8 8 (0.29%) Photoshop
9 7 (0.25%) SPSS
10 5 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
11 3 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
11 3 (0.11%) Camtasia
11 3 (0.11%) InDesign
12 2 (0.071%) Chatbot
12 2 (0.071%) Maya
13 1 (0.036%) Acrobat
13 1 (0.036%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 90 (3.21%) SAP CRM
2 72 (2.57%) SAP Hybris
3 67 (2.39%) SAP S/4HANA
4 60 (2.14%) Dynamics CRM
5 29 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
6 28 (1.00%) NetSuite
6 28 (1.00%) SAP GRC
6 28 (1.00%) SAP SD
7 25 (0.89%) SAP Business One
8 20 (0.71%) SAP SCM
9 17 (0.61%) SAP ERP
10 16 (0.57%) Sage X3
10 16 (0.57%) SAP FS
11 15 (0.53%) Sage 200
12 14 (0.50%) Sage 500
13 13 (0.46%) Magento
14 12 (0.43%) SAP APO
14 12 (0.43%) SAP QM
15 11 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
16 10 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 194 (6.92%) SaaS
2 148 (5.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 104 (3.71%) Office 365
4 101 (3.60%) Amazon AWS
5 61 (2.17%) IaaS
6 56 (2.00%) SuccessFactors
7 34 (1.21%) PaaS
8 26 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
9 18 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
9 18 (0.64%) Dynamics 365
10 13 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
10 13 (0.46%) G Suite
11 11 (0.39%) MailChimp
11 11 (0.39%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 11 (0.39%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 10 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
12 10 (0.36%) OneDrive
13 9 (0.32%) Sumo Logic
14 7 (0.25%) Amazon S3
14 7 (0.25%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 95 (3.39%) Internet
2 44 (1.57%) Wireless
3 43 (1.53%) Unified Communications
4 41 (1.46%) NetScaler
5 38 (1.35%) Firewall
6 35 (1.25%) Network Security
7 29 (1.03%) WAN
8 28 (1.00%) LAN
9 21 (0.75%) Ethernet
10 18 (0.64%) BGP
10 18 (0.64%) SMS
10 18 (0.64%) SSL
11 17 (0.61%) VoIP
12 16 (0.57%) DNS
13 15 (0.53%) VPN
14 13 (0.46%) HTTP
14 13 (0.46%) IPv4
15 12 (0.43%) MPLS
16 11 (0.39%) Broadband
16 11 (0.39%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (3.32%) Big Data
2 60 (2.14%) SAP HANA
3 56 (2.00%) SQL Server
4 39 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 35 (1.25%) Power BI
6 28 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 27 (0.96%) QlikView
8 24 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
9 23 (0.82%) NoSQL
10 22 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 21 (0.75%) DataStage
11 21 (0.75%) SAP Data Services
12 20 (0.71%) Data Mining
12 20 (0.71%) SAP BW
13 19 (0.68%) MySQL
14 18 (0.64%) GIS
14 18 (0.64%) Relational Database
15 17 (0.61%) MS Access
16 16 (0.57%) Blockchain
17 15 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 39 (1.39%) LSMW
2 33 (1.18%) JIRA
3 26 (0.93%) Git (software)
4 13 (0.46%) Gradle
5 11 (0.39%) Maven
6 10 (0.36%) JUnit
7 8 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (0.29%) Selenium
7 8 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
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%) Visual Studio
10 5 (0.18%) eCATT
10 5 (0.18%) Jenkins
10 5 (0.18%) Subversion
10 5 (0.18%) TestDirector
11 4 (0.14%) Metasploit
General
1 852 (30.37%) Finance
2 620 (22.10%) Marketing
3 269 (9.59%) Retail
4 219 (7.81%) Banking
5 188 (6.70%) Legal
6 182 (6.49%) Telecoms
7 160 (5.70%) Advertising
8 128 (4.56%) Manufacturing
9 89 (3.17%) Billing
10 66 (2.35%) Law
11 59 (2.10%) Investment Banking
12 57 (2.03%) Retail Banking
13 41 (1.46%) Financial Institution
14 38 (1.35%) Back Office
15 34 (1.21%) Automotive
15 34 (1.21%) Electronics
16 32 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
17 27 (0.96%) German Language
18 26 (0.93%) Games
19 22 (0.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 591 (21.07%) Consultant
2 360 (12.83%) Business Manager
3 340 (12.12%) Development Manager
4 335 (11.94%) Business Development Manager
5 330 (11.76%) Architect
6 185 (6.60%) SAP Consultant
7 158 (5.63%) Solutions Architect
8 141 (5.03%) Analyst
9 130 (4.63%) Developer
10 107 (3.81%) Account Manager
10 107 (3.81%) Sales Executive
11 100 (3.57%) Senior Manager
12 99 (3.53%) SAP Architect
13 96 (3.42%) Recruitment Consultant
14 85 (3.03%) Project Manager
15 84 (2.99%) Managing Consultant
16 83 (2.96%) Sales Manager
17 75 (2.67%) Business Development Executive
18 74 (2.64%) Management Consultant
18 74 (2.64%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (2.60%) HTML
2 63 (2.25%) Web Services
3 59 (2.10%) CSS
4 44 (1.57%) .NET
4 44 (1.57%) Middleware
5 35 (1.25%) Spring
6 24 (0.86%) JSON
7 23 (0.82%) ASP.NET
7 23 (0.82%) HTML5
7 23 (0.82%) J2EE
8 22 (0.78%) BAPI
8 22 (0.78%) jQuery
8 22 (0.78%) SAP XI
9 19 (0.68%) RESTful
9 19 (0.68%) XML
10 18 (0.64%) SAP ALE
10 18 (0.64%) SAP Basis
10 18 (0.64%) SAP BSP
10 18 (0.64%) Web Dynpro
11 17 (0.61%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 318 (11.34%) Analytical Skills
2 160 (5.70%) Data Centre
3 98 (3.49%) Virtual Team
4 91 (3.24%) Social Media
5 90 (3.21%) Computer Science
6 84 (2.99%) Management Information System
7 76 (2.71%) Fintech
8 75 (2.67%) Life Science
9 64 (2.28%) User Experience
10 47 (1.68%) Driving Licence
10 47 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
11 40 (1.43%) Mobile App
12 31 (1.11%) FMCG
13 28 (1.00%) Private Cloud
14 25 (0.89%) Greenfield Project
14 25 (0.89%) Public Cloud
15 21 (0.75%) PMI
16 19 (0.68%) Hedge funds
16 19 (0.68%) iPhone
16 19 (0.68%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 99 (3.53%) Windows
2 55 (1.96%) Windows Server
3 50 (1.78%) Linux
4 46 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 46 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (1.28%) Windows 10
6 31 (1.11%) Windows 7
7 18 (0.64%) Apple iOS
8 16 (0.57%) Windows 8
9 13 (0.46%) Unix
10 11 (0.39%) Windows Phone
10 11 (0.39%) Windows Vista
10 11 (0.39%) Windows XP
11 9 (0.32%) Android
12 6 (0.21%) Solaris
13 4 (0.14%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 457 (16.29%) Project Management
2 421 (15.01%) CRM
3 420 (14.97%) Coaching
4 380 (13.55%) Agile Software Development
5 369 (13.16%) Presales
6 298 (10.62%) Stakeholder Management
7 215 (7.66%) ERP
8 208 (7.42%) Analytics
9 199 (7.09%) Risk Management
10 191 (6.81%) B2B
11 176 (6.27%) Mentoring
12 172 (6.13%) Business Intelligence
13 170 (6.06%) Cybersecurity
14 154 (5.49%) Business Transformation
15 149 (5.31%) Service Delivery
16 144 (5.13%) Migration
17 138 (4.92%) Information Security
18 130 (4.63%) Lead Generation
19 124 (4.42%) Business Analysis
19 124 (4.42%) Telesales
Programming Languages
1 150 (5.35%) SQL
2 110 (3.92%) ABAP
3 102 (3.64%) Java
4 86 (3.07%) JavaScript
5 82 (2.92%) C
6 64 (2.28%) Python
7 48 (1.71%) C#
8 33 (1.18%) PHP
9 23 (0.82%) Ruby
10 22 (0.78%) C++
11 18 (0.64%) SAPscript
12 17 (0.61%) R
13 16 (0.57%) Perl
14 14 (0.50%) Bash Shell
15 13 (0.46%) PowerShell
16 10 (0.36%) Apple Swift
16 10 (0.36%) VB.NET
17 9 (0.32%) VBA
18 8 (0.29%) Objective-C
19 7 (0.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 558 (19.89%) Degree
2 88 (3.14%) Security Cleared
3 72 (2.57%) CISSP
4 68 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 64 (2.28%) ISEB
6 59 (2.10%) SC Cleared
7 52 (1.85%) CISM
8 50 (1.78%) MCSE
9 48 (1.71%) MBA
10 39 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
11 38 (1.35%) PMI Certification
12 29 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
13 27 (0.96%) DV Cleared
13 27 (0.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 25 (0.89%) CISA
15 24 (0.86%) PMP
16 22 (0.78%) CEH
16 22 (0.78%) GIAC
16 22 (0.78%) Master's Degree
17 15 (0.53%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 79 (2.82%) QA
3 67 (2.39%) PCI DSS
4 52 (1.85%) GDPR
5 48 (1.71%) GxP
6 33 (1.18%) PMO
6 33 (1.18%) SLA
7 17 (0.61%) Data Quality
7 17 (0.61%) ISO 9001
8 15 (0.53%) NIST 800
9 13 (0.46%) Cyber Essentials
9 13 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 8 (0.29%) COBIT
10 8 (0.29%) MiFID
11 7 (0.25%) Basel III
11 7 (0.25%) EMIR
11 7 (0.25%) SEPA
11 7 (0.25%) TARGET2
12 6 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
12 6 (0.21%) GPG13
System Software
1 97 (3.46%) Active Directory
2 60 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (1.96%) Hyper-V
4 44 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
4 44 (1.57%) XenApp
4 44 (1.57%) XenDesktop
5 33 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
6 14 (0.50%) Docker
7 12 (0.43%) Virtual Desktop
8 11 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.11%) HDFS
10 1 (0.036%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.036%) IAG
Systems Management
1 59 (2.10%) Microsoft Intune
2 33 (1.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 33 (1.18%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 33 (1.18%) SCOrch
3 26 (0.93%) Puppet
4 22 (0.78%) SCCM
5 18 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (0.61%) Ansible
7 12 (0.43%) AirWatch
8 7 (0.25%) EMC NetWorker
8 7 (0.25%) Kubernetes
9 4 (0.14%) Nessus
9 4 (0.14%) Nmap
10 2 (0.071%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.071%) RSA Archer
10 2 (0.071%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.071%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 1 (0.036%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
11 1 (0.036%) Mesos
11 1 (0.036%) SCOM
Vendors
1 540 (19.25%) SAP
2 422 (15.04%) Microsoft
3 155 (5.53%) Oracle
4 108 (3.85%) VMware
5 89 (3.17%) Salesforce.com
6 82 (2.92%) hybris
7 76 (2.71%) Citrix
8 64 (2.28%) Ariba
9 60 (2.14%) Cisco
10 56 (2.00%) Google
11 55 (1.96%) Informatica
12 49 (1.75%) Tableau
13 44 (1.57%) EMC
14 40 (1.43%) Murex
15 37 (1.32%) NetApp
16 30 (1.07%) ION Trading
16 30 (1.07%) Splunk
17 28 (1.00%) Apple
17 28 (1.00%) Sage
18 27 (0.96%) IBM