Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Development
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 230 227 218
Rank change year-on-year -3 -9 -6
Permanent jobs citing Business Development 2,445 2,767 3,105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.49% 1.59% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 1.73% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1,626 1,696 2,220
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.35% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £25,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £103,750 £100,000 £112,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -7.78% -5.26% -

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 148,908 159,518 173,686
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.04% 91.56% 90.90%
Number of salaries quoted 118,438 125,808 144,551
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +4 2,224 £55,000 - 431
London +8 1,147 £70,000 +2.56% 167
UK excluding London -33 1,092 £41,500 -7.78% 282
South East -84 374 £47,500 +5.56% 64
North of England +44 242 £35,000 -6.67% 67
South West +30 180 £35,000 -44.00% 39
North West -12 138 £37,500 -23.08% 37
Midlands +11 120 £41,250 +17.86% 72
East of England +27 112 £40,000 -27.27% 23
West Midlands +22 89 £53,750 +53.57% 49
Yorkshire +31 57 £43,000 +43.33% 12
Scotland +14 49 £45,000 -25.00% 9
North East +23 47 £18,750 -46.43% 18
East Midlands -15 27 £32,500 +3.17% 23
Wales -5 14 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Isle of Man - 4 £38,000 -
Northern Ireland +12 2 £24,000 -45.14% 2

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 783 (32.02%) Finance
2 544 (22.25%) Marketing
3 532 (21.76%) Degree
4 464 (18.98%) Agile Software Development
5 428 (17.51%) Presales
6 370 (15.13%) Microsoft
7 330 (13.50%) Project Management
8 312 (12.76%) CRM
9 308 (12.60%) Analytical Skills
10 248 (10.14%) Problem-Solving
11 241 (9.86%) Analytics
12 239 (9.78%) SAP
13 225 (9.20%) Stakeholder Management
14 217 (8.88%) Self-Motivation
15 201 (8.22%) Retail
16 194 (7.93%) SaaS
17 189 (7.73%) Mentoring
18 186 (7.61%) Coaching
18 186 (7.61%) Oracle
19 185 (7.57%) B2B
20 180 (7.36%) Advertising
21 179 (7.32%) SQL
22 170 (6.95%) ERP
23 160 (6.54%) Microsoft Azure
24 156 (6.38%) Telecoms
25 155 (6.34%) DevOps
26 152 (6.22%) Software Engineering
27 151 (6.18%) Office 365
28 150 (6.13%) Data Centre
29 149 (6.09%) Amazon AWS

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 76 (3.11%) SharePoint
2 46 (1.88%) CMS
3 32 (1.31%) Sitecore CMS
4 24 (0.98%) Apache Spark
5 23 (0.94%) Apache Solr
6 21 (0.86%) SAS
6 21 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
7 17 (0.70%) MS Exchange
8 16 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
9 14 (0.57%) Skype for Business
10 13 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
11 9 (0.37%) ArcGIS
11 9 (0.37%) Drupal
11 9 (0.37%) EPiServer
12 8 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 8 (0.33%) Tomcat
13 7 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
13 7 (0.29%) IBM Notes
13 7 (0.29%) OpenStack
13 7 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 119 (4.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 105 (4.29%) Microsoft Office
3 95 (3.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 22 (0.90%) MS Visio
5 19 (0.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 13 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
7 10 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
7 10 (0.41%) Chatbot
8 9 (0.37%) SPSS
9 8 (0.33%) AutoCAD
9 8 (0.33%) Photoshop
10 4 (0.16%) Adobe After Effects
10 4 (0.16%) InVision
11 3 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
11 3 (0.12%) Pixate
11 3 (0.12%) Stata
12 2 (0.082%) Acrobat
12 2 (0.082%) FreeHand
12 2 (0.082%) InDesign
12 2 (0.082%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 59 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 50 (2.04%) SAP Hybris
3 36 (1.47%) SAP S/4HANA
4 27 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
5 18 (0.74%) NetSuite
6 16 (0.65%) Cognos TM1
7 15 (0.61%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 14 (0.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 14 (0.57%) SAP ERP
8 14 (0.57%) SAP GRC
9 13 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
10 10 (0.41%) SAP CRM
11 9 (0.37%) SAP Business One
11 9 (0.37%) SAP HCM
12 8 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
13 7 (0.29%) SAP SRM
14 6 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
14 6 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
14 6 (0.25%) SAP SCM
14 6 (0.25%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 194 (7.93%) SaaS
2 160 (6.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 151 (6.18%) Office 365
4 149 (6.09%) Amazon AWS
5 74 (3.03%) IaaS
6 70 (2.86%) PaaS
7 49 (2.00%) SuccessFactors
8 39 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
9 17 (0.70%) Serverless
10 16 (0.65%) Dynamics 365
11 14 (0.57%) Amazon S3
12 10 (0.41%) GitHub
12 10 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
13 7 (0.29%) AdWords
13 7 (0.29%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 6 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
14 6 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
14 6 (0.25%) G Suite
14 6 (0.25%) iPaaS
15 5 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (2.13%) Firewall
2 51 (2.09%) Internet
3 27 (1.10%) LAN
3 27 (1.10%) Wireless
4 23 (0.94%) SAN
4 23 (0.94%) WAN
5 21 (0.86%) DNS
5 21 (0.86%) SSL
6 20 (0.82%) NetScaler
7 19 (0.78%) TCP/IP
8 18 (0.74%) BGP
8 18 (0.74%) Cisco ASA
8 18 (0.74%) Network Security
9 15 (0.61%) SMS
10 14 (0.57%) EIGRP
10 14 (0.57%) Ethernet
11 13 (0.53%) Fibre Channel
11 13 (0.53%) Unified Communications
11 13 (0.53%) VPN
11 13 (0.53%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (3.39%) Big Data
2 55 (2.25%) SQL Server
3 41 (1.68%) Data Mining
4 40 (1.64%) Power BI
5 36 (1.47%) Blockchain
6 33 (1.35%) Hadoop
7 32 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
8 26 (1.06%) MongoDB
9 24 (0.98%) NoSQL
10 22 (0.90%) Relational Database
11 21 (0.86%) SAP HANA
12 20 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 19 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
14 17 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 15 (0.61%) MySQL
16 14 (0.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 14 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 13 (0.53%) Neo4j
17 13 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
17 13 (0.53%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 46 (1.88%) Git (software)
2 31 (1.27%) JIRA
3 27 (1.10%) Jenkins
4 15 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (0.57%) Oracle APEX
5 14 (0.57%) Toad
6 11 (0.45%) GitLab
6 11 (0.45%) Subversion
7 7 (0.29%) Selenium
7 7 (0.29%) Vagrant
7 7 (0.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 5 (0.20%) Jasmine
8 5 (0.20%) Mocha
8 5 (0.20%) ProC
8 5 (0.20%) TeamCity
9 4 (0.16%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.16%) git-flow
9 4 (0.16%) JMeter
9 4 (0.16%) JUnit
9 4 (0.16%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 783 (32.02%) Finance
2 544 (22.25%) Marketing
3 201 (8.22%) Retail
4 180 (7.36%) Advertising
5 156 (6.38%) Telecoms
6 143 (5.85%) Banking
7 82 (3.35%) Manufacturing
8 59 (2.41%) Legal
9 45 (1.84%) Investment Banking
10 35 (1.43%) Back Office
11 34 (1.39%) Billing
11 34 (1.39%) Financial Institution
12 32 (1.31%) Law
12 32 (1.31%) Pharmaceutical
13 25 (1.02%) Publishing
14 24 (0.98%) Games
15 22 (0.90%) Front Office
16 21 (0.86%) Electronics
17 18 (0.74%) German Language
18 15 (0.61%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 453 (18.53%) Consultant
2 251 (10.27%) Development Manager
3 248 (10.14%) Business Manager
4 246 (10.06%) Architect
5 243 (9.94%) Business Development Manager
6 139 (5.69%) Analyst
7 130 (5.32%) Developer
8 125 (5.11%) Solutions Architect
9 109 (4.46%) Recruitment Consultant
10 98 (4.01%) Account Manager
11 95 (3.89%) Sales Manager
12 89 (3.64%) Project Manager
13 80 (3.27%) Senior Manager
14 75 (3.07%) Senior Consultant
15 69 (2.82%) IT Manager
15 69 (2.82%) Sales Executive
16 67 (2.74%) Delivery Manager
17 66 (2.70%) Trainee
18 59 (2.41%) Business Development Executive
19 57 (2.33%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (4.13%) HTML
2 83 (3.39%) CSS
3 62 (2.54%) .NET
4 50 (2.04%) Web Services
5 48 (1.96%) AngularJS
6 41 (1.68%) React
7 40 (1.64%) XML
8 39 (1.60%) Node.js
9 38 (1.55%) Spring
10 34 (1.39%) HTML5
11 29 (1.19%) jQuery
12 27 (1.10%) Vue.js
13 24 (0.98%) Java EE
14 23 (0.94%) CSS3
15 22 (0.90%) JSON
15 22 (0.90%) REST
16 16 (0.65%) Ajax
16 16 (0.65%) Middleware
17 14 (0.57%) OLE
18 12 (0.49%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 308 (12.60%) Analytical Skills
2 217 (8.88%) Self-Motivation
3 150 (6.13%) Data Centre
4 101 (4.13%) User Experience
5 96 (3.93%) Computer Science
6 92 (3.76%) Management Information System
7 84 (3.44%) Social Media
8 55 (2.25%) Fintech
9 50 (2.04%) Driving Licence
10 47 (1.92%) Virtual Team
11 46 (1.88%) Hybrid Cloud
12 45 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
13 43 (1.76%) Public Cloud
14 36 (1.47%) Mobile App
15 35 (1.43%) Life Science
16 33 (1.35%) Fixed Income
17 32 (1.31%) PMI
18 27 (1.10%) iPhone
19 26 (1.06%) Algorithms
20 25 (1.02%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 104 (4.25%) Windows
2 84 (3.44%) Linux
3 37 (1.51%) Windows Server
4 31 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (1.15%) Android
5 28 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (1.02%) Windows 10
7 24 (0.98%) Unix
7 24 (0.98%) Windows 7
8 18 (0.74%) Apple iOS
9 15 (0.61%) Windows 8
10 10 (0.41%) Windows Phone
10 10 (0.41%) Windows Vista
10 10 (0.41%) Windows XP
11 9 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.12%) Solaris
13 2 (0.082%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.041%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 464 (18.98%) Agile Software Development
2 428 (17.51%) Presales
3 330 (13.50%) Project Management
4 312 (12.76%) CRM
5 248 (10.14%) Problem-Solving
6 241 (9.86%) Analytics
7 225 (9.20%) Stakeholder Management
8 189 (7.73%) Mentoring
9 186 (7.61%) Coaching
10 185 (7.57%) B2B
11 170 (6.95%) ERP
12 155 (6.34%) DevOps
13 152 (6.22%) Software Engineering
14 144 (5.89%) Decision-Making
14 144 (5.89%) E-Commerce
15 136 (5.56%) Service Delivery
16 129 (5.28%) Cybersecurity
17 128 (5.24%) Change Management
18 125 (5.11%) Line Management
19 121 (4.95%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 179 (7.32%) SQL
2 137 (5.60%) C
3 135 (5.52%) Java
4 117 (4.79%) JavaScript
5 115 (4.70%) Python
6 70 (2.86%) C#
7 64 (2.62%) C++
8 36 (1.47%) R
9 26 (1.06%) PowerShell
10 24 (0.98%) ABAP
11 22 (0.90%) PHP
11 22 (0.90%) Ruby
12 21 (0.86%) VBA
13 20 (0.82%) Scala
14 19 (0.78%) PL/SQL
14 19 (0.78%) T-SQL
15 17 (0.70%) Go
16 16 (0.65%) Bash Shell
17 8 (0.33%) Rust
17 8 (0.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 532 (21.76%) Degree
2 142 (5.81%) Security Cleared
3 108 (4.42%) SC Cleared
4 87 (3.56%) DV Cleared
5 65 (2.66%) Computer Science Degree
6 57 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 57 (2.33%) PMI Certification
7 42 (1.72%) CISSP
7 42 (1.72%) Master's Degree
8 41 (1.68%) ISEB
9 40 (1.64%) PMP
10 38 (1.55%) MCSE
11 34 (1.39%) MBA
12 33 (1.35%) NVQ Level 3
13 32 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
14 26 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 19 (0.78%) CEH
15 19 (0.78%) CISM
15 19 (0.78%) CompTIA Security+
16 17 (0.70%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (5.32%) QA
2 72 (2.94%) GDPR
3 63 (2.58%) SLA
4 56 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 47 (1.92%) PMO
6 35 (1.43%) Data Quality
7 31 (1.27%) PCI DSS
8 18 (0.74%) GPG13
9 13 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 12 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 10 (0.41%) NIST 800
12 9 (0.37%) COBIT
13 5 (0.20%) JSP 440
14 4 (0.16%) Actionable Recommendations
15 3 (0.12%) ISO 22301
15 3 (0.12%) ISO 9001
15 3 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 2 (0.082%) ISAE 3402
16 2 (0.082%) SEPA
16 2 (0.082%) WCAG
System Software
1 70 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 64 (2.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (2.37%) Docker
3 58 (2.37%) Hyper-V
4 34 (1.39%) XenApp
5 26 (1.06%) XenDesktop
6 25 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
6 25 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (0.37%) vSphere
8 7 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
9 6 (0.25%) VirtualBox
10 3 (0.12%) Firmware
10 3 (0.12%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (0.12%) HDFS
10 3 (0.12%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.082%) vCloud
11 2 (0.082%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 41 (1.68%) Microsoft Intune
2 27 (1.10%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 26 (1.06%) Kubernetes
4 25 (1.02%) Ansible
5 24 (0.98%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 24 (0.98%) SCOrch
6 13 (0.53%) Puppet
7 12 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
8 11 (0.45%) AirWatch
9 10 (0.41%) SCCM
10 9 (0.37%) Salt
11 8 (0.33%) FortiGate
12 7 (0.29%) Terraform
13 6 (0.25%) NetBackup
13 6 (0.25%) SCOM
14 5 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
15 4 (0.16%) Cisco Prime
15 4 (0.16%) EMC NetWorker
15 4 (0.16%) MOM
16 3 (0.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 370 (15.13%) Microsoft
2 239 (9.78%) SAP
3 186 (7.61%) Oracle
4 130 (5.32%) Salesforce.com
5 98 (4.01%) VMware
6 62 (2.54%) Cisco
6 62 (2.54%) Citrix
7 61 (2.49%) Tableau
8 60 (2.45%) hybris
9 55 (2.25%) Cognizant
10 53 (2.17%) Google
11 51 (2.09%) IBM
12 44 (1.80%) Adobe
13 42 (1.72%) Ariba
14 38 (1.55%) Sitecore
15 33 (1.35%) NetApp
16 31 (1.27%) EMC
17 29 (1.19%) ATG
18 25 (1.02%) CheckPoint
19 22 (0.90%) Apple