Period
to 23 September 2017

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 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Development
UK
6 months to
23 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 218 199 202
Rank change year-on-year -19 +3 -31
Permanent jobs citing Business Development 2819 3272 3759
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.61% 1.69% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 1.89% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1738 2333 2443
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% - -
10th Percentile £25,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £110,000 £101,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £49,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% -4.04% -10.00%

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 157706 172951 194865
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.89% 89.14% 88.30%
Number of salaries quoted 124254 144221 160161
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 23 September 2017.

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 23 September 2017. 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 -21 2585 £55,000 -5.58% 153
UK excluding London -1 1369 £45,000 -5.26% 96
London -42 1232 £65,000 -7.14% 62
South East +41 664 £45,000 -18.18% 38
North of England -7 245 £37,500 -19.35% 17
North West +16 167 £47,500 - 10
South West +40 158 £62,500 +56.25% 14
Midlands -46 145 £32,500 -27.78% 16
East of England -34 118 £51,250 +13.89% 6
West Midlands -58 89 £37,500 -16.67% 8
Yorkshire -31 60 £30,000 -33.33% 6
East Midlands +11 55 £30,500 -32.22% 6
Scotland -30 38 £55,000 -8.33% 2
Wales +2 17 £45,000 - 1
North East +29 16 £28,000 -46.67% 1
Northern Ireland -20 2 £60,000 +50.00% 2
Channel Islands - 2 £75,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 September 2017, 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.

1 833 (29.55%) Finance
2 659 (23.38%) Marketing
3 560 (19.87%) Degree
4 512 (18.16%) SAP
5 459 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
6 443 (15.71%) Project Management
7 429 (15.22%) Coaching
8 356 (12.63%) Microsoft
9 317 (11.25%) Retail
10 314 (11.14%) Analytical Skills
11 313 (11.10%) CRM
12 290 (10.29%) Presales
13 267 (9.47%) Stakeholder Management
14 226 (8.02%) Mentoring
15 215 (7.63%) Cybersecurity
15 215 (7.63%) Banking
16 214 (7.59%) Analytics
17 196 (6.95%) Risk Management
18 189 (6.70%) Information Security
19 183 (6.49%) Business Transformation
20 178 (6.31%) ERP
21 176 (6.24%) PRINCE2
22 175 (6.21%) SaaS
23 171 (6.07%) Business Intelligence
24 168 (5.96%) B2B
25 167 (5.92%) Oracle
25 167 (5.92%) Legal
26 166 (5.89%) Security Cleared
27 163 (5.78%) Telecoms
28 149 (5.29%) Lead Generation

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 54 (1.92%) SAS
2 22 (0.78%) SharePoint
3 16 (0.57%) IIS
3 16 (0.57%) NetWeaver
3 16 (0.57%) Skype for Business
3 16 (0.57%) WordPress
4 13 (0.46%) CMS
5 10 (0.35%) Apache
6 9 (0.32%) JBoss
6 9 (0.32%) MS Exchange
6 9 (0.32%) WildFly
7 6 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (0.14%) OpenStack
8 4 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.11%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.11%) nginx
9 3 (0.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.11%) SAP Portal
9 3 (0.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 114 (4.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 94 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
3 65 (2.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 25 (0.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 18 (0.64%) Microsoft Project
5 18 (0.64%) SPSS
6 13 (0.46%) OmniGraffle
7 12 (0.43%) MS Visio
8 9 (0.32%) Chatbot
8 9 (0.32%) InDesign
9 5 (0.18%) Photoshop
9 5 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.071%) InVision
12 1 (0.035%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.035%) CATIA
12 1 (0.035%) Simulink
12 1 (0.035%) Solid Edge
12 1 (0.035%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 59 (2.09%) SAP SD
2 48 (1.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 48 (1.70%) SAP CRM
3 47 (1.67%) SAP Hybris
4 33 (1.17%) SAP S/4HANA
5 31 (1.10%) SAP ERP
6 28 (0.99%) SAP SCM
7 24 (0.85%) SAP MM
8 22 (0.78%) SAP FI
9 20 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
9 20 (0.71%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
9 20 (0.71%) SAP Layout Workbench
9 20 (0.71%) SAP POS DM
9 20 (0.71%) SAP Retail
10 19 (0.67%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 19 (0.67%) SAP CO
10 19 (0.67%) SAP FI/CO
10 19 (0.67%) SAP FSCM
11 16 (0.57%) Magento
12 15 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 175 (6.21%) SaaS
2 98 (3.48%) Amazon AWS
3 92 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 69 (2.45%) IaaS
5 53 (1.88%) SuccessFactors
6 42 (1.49%) Office 365
7 38 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
8 28 (0.99%) PaaS
9 25 (0.89%) Force.com
10 23 (0.82%) Dynamics 365
11 16 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
12 15 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
13 12 (0.43%) G Suite
13 12 (0.43%) Google Analytics
13 12 (0.43%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 12 (0.43%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 11 (0.39%) Sumo Logic
15 10 (0.35%) GitHub
16 9 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
17 8 (0.28%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 89 (3.16%) Internet
2 27 (0.96%) Firewall
2 27 (0.96%) Network Security
2 27 (0.96%) Wireless
3 26 (0.92%) WAN
4 23 (0.82%) Intranet
5 20 (0.71%) LAN
5 20 (0.71%) SMS
5 20 (0.71%) Unified Communications
6 18 (0.64%) TCP/IP
6 18 (0.64%) VPN
7 17 (0.60%) DNS
8 16 (0.57%) BGP
8 16 (0.57%) Ethernet
8 16 (0.57%) IPv4
9 15 (0.53%) SSL
10 12 (0.43%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (0.43%) IPsec
11 11 (0.39%) IPv6
11 11 (0.39%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (2.59%) Big Data
1 73 (2.59%) SQL Server
2 61 (2.16%) SAP HANA
3 35 (1.24%) MySQL
4 34 (1.21%) Power BI
5 33 (1.17%) QlikView
6 25 (0.89%) NoSQL
7 24 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
8 21 (0.74%) DataStage
8 21 (0.74%) SAP Data Services
9 19 (0.67%) MS Access
10 18 (0.64%) Blockchain
11 16 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
11 16 (0.57%) GIS
12 15 (0.53%) Relational Database
13 14 (0.50%) Hadoop
13 14 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 13 (0.46%) SAP BW
15 10 (0.35%) MongoDB
15 10 (0.35%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 52 (1.84%) Git (software)
2 20 (0.71%) JIRA
3 19 (0.67%) LSMW
4 14 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (0.50%) Xcode
5 13 (0.46%) Axure RP
6 11 (0.39%) Jenkins
6 11 (0.39%) Maven
6 11 (0.39%) Subversion
6 11 (0.39%) Talend Open Studio
7 9 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 9 (0.32%) JUnit
8 8 (0.28%) Gradle
8 8 (0.28%) VersionOne
9 7 (0.25%) Appium
9 7 (0.25%) Artifactory
9 7 (0.25%) Gatling
9 7 (0.25%) Rational DOORS
9 7 (0.25%) Spock
9 7 (0.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 833 (29.55%) Finance
2 659 (23.38%) Marketing
3 317 (11.25%) Retail
4 215 (7.63%) Banking
5 167 (5.92%) Legal
6 163 (5.78%) Telecoms
7 109 (3.87%) Manufacturing
8 90 (3.19%) Billing
9 71 (2.52%) Advertising
10 68 (2.41%) Investment Banking
11 59 (2.09%) Back Office
12 55 (1.95%) Retail Banking
13 44 (1.56%) Law
14 33 (1.17%) Financial Institution
15 30 (1.06%) German Language
16 29 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
17 28 (0.99%) Electronics
18 27 (0.96%) Private Banking
19 24 (0.85%) Publishing
20 22 (0.78%) French Language
Job Titles
1 609 (21.60%) Consultant
2 437 (15.50%) Business Manager
3 432 (15.32%) Development Manager
4 423 (15.01%) Business Development Manager
5 236 (8.37%) Architect
6 201 (7.13%) SAP Consultant
7 157 (5.57%) Analyst
8 150 (5.32%) Solutions Architect
9 149 (5.29%) Senior Manager
10 142 (5.04%) Developer
11 112 (3.97%) Account Manager
12 99 (3.51%) IT Manager
13 94 (3.33%) Sales Manager
14 93 (3.30%) Managing Consultant
15 90 (3.19%) Sales Executive
16 81 (2.87%) Recruitment Consultant
17 76 (2.70%) Senior Consultant
18 74 (2.63%) Project Manager
19 73 (2.59%) SAP Architect
20 66 (2.34%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (3.51%) HTML
2 79 (2.80%) CSS
3 71 (2.52%) .NET
4 49 (1.74%) Web Services
5 40 (1.42%) Middleware
6 39 (1.38%) J2EE
7 38 (1.35%) Spring
8 37 (1.31%) HTML5
9 35 (1.24%) RESTful
10 34 (1.21%) AngularJS
11 25 (0.89%) CSS3
12 24 (0.85%) jQuery
13 23 (0.82%) SAP TM
14 21 (0.74%) ASP.NET
15 20 (0.71%) XML
16 19 (0.67%) Flash
16 19 (0.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 18 (0.64%) Node.js
17 18 (0.64%) Oracle Fusion
18 15 (0.53%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 314 (11.14%) Analytical Skills
2 113 (4.01%) Data Centre
3 111 (3.94%) User Experience
4 89 (3.16%) Fintech
5 87 (3.09%) Computer Science
6 74 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
7 67 (2.38%) Life Science
7 67 (2.38%) Management Information System
8 65 (2.31%) Social Media
9 57 (2.02%) Virtual Team
10 32 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
10 32 (1.14%) iPad
11 27 (0.96%) Driving Licence
12 24 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
13 23 (0.82%) Graphic Design
14 22 (0.78%) Fixed Income
15 18 (0.64%) Smartphone
16 17 (0.60%) Algorithms
16 17 (0.60%) NHS
17 15 (0.53%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 62 (2.20%) Linux
2 46 (1.63%) Windows
3 29 (1.03%) Apple iOS
4 19 (0.67%) Android
5 17 (0.60%) Windows 7
6 14 (0.50%) Unix
6 14 (0.50%) Windows XP
7 13 (0.46%) Windows Server
8 11 (0.39%) Windows 8
9 10 (0.35%) Ubuntu
10 9 (0.32%) Mac OS X
10 9 (0.32%) Solaris
11 8 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (0.25%) Windows 10
13 6 (0.21%) Windows Phone
13 6 (0.21%) Windows Vista
14 4 (0.14%) CentOS
15 3 (0.11%) Debian
16 2 (0.071%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 459 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
2 443 (15.71%) Project Management
3 429 (15.22%) Coaching
4 313 (11.10%) CRM
5 290 (10.29%) Presales
6 267 (9.47%) Stakeholder Management
7 226 (8.02%) Mentoring
8 215 (7.63%) Cybersecurity
9 214 (7.59%) Analytics
10 196 (6.95%) Risk Management
11 189 (6.70%) Information Security
12 183 (6.49%) Business Transformation
13 178 (6.31%) ERP
14 176 (6.24%) PRINCE2
15 171 (6.07%) Business Intelligence
16 168 (5.96%) B2B
17 149 (5.29%) Lead Generation
18 146 (5.18%) Service Delivery
19 144 (5.11%) Change Management
20 128 (4.54%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 142 (5.04%) SQL
2 126 (4.47%) ABAP
3 124 (4.40%) C
4 107 (3.80%) Java
5 79 (2.80%) JavaScript
6 56 (1.99%) Python
7 53 (1.88%) C#
8 22 (0.78%) R
9 20 (0.71%) C++
10 18 (0.64%) PowerShell
11 14 (0.50%) Apple Swift
11 14 (0.50%) Objective-C
11 14 (0.50%) PHP
11 14 (0.50%) VB
12 13 (0.46%) Apex Code
13 12 (0.43%) Perl
14 11 (0.39%) SAPscript
15 10 (0.35%) SOQL
15 10 (0.35%) TypeScript
15 10 (0.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 560 (19.87%) Degree
2 166 (5.89%) Security Cleared
3 105 (3.72%) DV Cleared
4 86 (3.05%) MBA
5 79 (2.80%) SC Cleared
6 71 (2.52%) CISSP
7 59 (2.09%) ISEB
8 43 (1.53%) CISM
8 43 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
9 34 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
10 31 (1.10%) PMI Certification
11 29 (1.03%) Master's Degree
11 29 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
12 26 (0.92%) PMP
13 25 (0.89%) CIMA
13 25 (0.89%) CISA
14 22 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
15 20 (0.71%) CCNA
15 20 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 19 (0.67%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 139 (4.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 120 (4.26%) PCI DSS
3 86 (3.05%) QA
4 40 (1.42%) GDPR
5 39 (1.38%) GxP
6 37 (1.31%) Data Quality
7 36 (1.28%) SLA
8 25 (0.89%) PMO
9 20 (0.71%) COBIT
10 17 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials
11 16 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 12 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 11 (0.39%) MiFID
14 9 (0.32%) NIST 800
15 6 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
15 6 (0.21%) EMIR
15 6 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 15288
16 5 (0.18%) GPG13
17 4 (0.14%) Basel III
17 4 (0.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 46 (1.63%) Active Directory
2 45 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (0.74%) Hyper-V
4 17 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (0.46%) Docker
6 12 (0.43%) XenApp
7 9 (0.32%) Terminal Services
7 9 (0.32%) VMware Workstation
8 8 (0.28%) Forefront TMG
8 8 (0.28%) ISA Server
9 4 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.11%) KVM
10 3 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.11%) Varnish
10 3 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.11%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.071%) Firmware
12 1 (0.035%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.035%) HDFS
12 1 (0.035%) Squid
Systems Management
1 22 (0.78%) Puppet
2 14 (0.50%) MOM
3 12 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (0.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 11 (0.39%) Microsoft Intune
5 10 (0.35%) Ansible
6 9 (0.32%) SCOM
7 8 (0.28%) SCCM
7 8 (0.28%) WSUS
8 7 (0.25%) EMC NetWorker
8 7 (0.25%) SCVMM
9 6 (0.21%) Nagios
10 4 (0.14%) Cisco Prime
10 4 (0.14%) cPanel
10 4 (0.14%) Kubernetes
10 4 (0.14%) Plesk
11 3 (0.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 3 (0.11%) SCOrch
11 3 (0.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 2 (0.071%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 512 (18.16%) SAP
2 356 (12.63%) Microsoft
3 167 (5.92%) Oracle
4 122 (4.33%) Salesforce.com
5 101 (3.58%) Cognizant
6 72 (2.55%) Cisco
7 70 (2.48%) Tableau
8 62 (2.20%) hybris
9 58 (2.06%) Google
10 55 (1.95%) VMware
11 51 (1.81%) Adobe
11 51 (1.81%) Ariba
12 42 (1.49%) Murex
13 40 (1.42%) Informatica
14 36 (1.28%) IBM
15 31 (1.10%) ION Trading
16 30 (1.06%) Citrix
17 25 (0.89%) HP
18 23 (0.82%) Sage
19 19 (0.67%) Cadence