Period
to 20 February 2019

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 20 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Development
UK
6 months to
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 244 212 228
Rank change year-on-year -32 +16 -25
Permanent jobs citing Business Development 2,170 2,917 2,697
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.43% 1.65% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 1.80% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1,247 1,881 1,706
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - -4.35%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £25,250
90th Percentile £102,500 £108,750 £104,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -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 138,888 162,355 159,565
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.75% 91.84% 91.31%
Number of salaries quoted 109,515 131,738 131,606
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 20 February 2019.

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 20 February 2019. 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 -33 1,966 £57,500 +4.55% 496
London -27 1,033 £70,000 +3.70% 186
UK excluding London -37 928 £47,500 +5.56% 349
South East -45 375 £50,000 - 85
Midlands +10 153 £42,500 +6.25% 63
South West +36 144 £37,500 -11.76% 36
North of England -41 136 £41,000 +2.50% 90
West Midlands +28 122 £45,000 +20.00% 48
North West -13 90 £37,000 -12.94% 40
East of England -21 75 £52,500 -12.50% 36
Scotland +18 43 £42,500 -10.53% 24
Yorkshire +15 39 £45,000 - 31
East Midlands 0 28 £42,500 -15.00% 15
Wales +2 7 £47,500 +35.71% 10
North East -9 7 £47,500 +80.95% 19

For the 6 months to 20 February 2019, 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.

1 587 (27.05%) Finance
2 524 (24.15%) Agile Software Development
3 513 (23.64%) Degree
4 468 (21.57%) Marketing
5 402 (18.53%) Presales
6 290 (13.36%) Problem-Solving
7 287 (13.23%) Analytics
8 276 (12.72%) Project Management
9 268 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
10 247 (11.38%) Security Cleared
11 244 (11.24%) Software Engineering
12 243 (11.20%) CRM
13 226 (10.41%) SAP
14 208 (9.59%) Stakeholder Management
15 207 (9.54%) Microsoft
16 206 (9.49%) Self-Motivation
17 192 (8.85%) C
18 190 (8.76%) Cybersecurity
19 185 (8.53%) Mentoring
20 172 (7.93%) SC Cleared
21 165 (7.60%) SaaS
22 163 (7.51%) Risk Management
22 163 (7.51%) Service Delivery
23 161 (7.42%) Coaching
24 160 (7.37%) Thought Leadership
25 152 (7.00%) Amazon AWS
26 150 (6.91%) Microsoft Azure
26 150 (6.91%) Decision-Making
27 149 (6.87%) Customer Requirements
28 148 (6.82%) DevOps

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 42 (1.94%) SharePoint
2 33 (1.52%) SAS
3 28 (1.29%) CMS
4 27 (1.24%) Apache Spark
5 20 (0.92%) MS Exchange
6 17 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
7 13 (0.60%) Confluence
8 12 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
9 11 (0.51%) EPiServer
9 11 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
9 11 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
10 10 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
11 9 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
11 9 (0.41%) Drupal
12 8 (0.37%) Skype for Business
13 7 (0.32%) IIS
14 6 (0.28%) Apache Solr
14 6 (0.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 6 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
15 5 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 93 (4.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 85 (3.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 53 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
4 20 (0.92%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.55%) SPSS
6 11 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 8 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
8 7 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.32%) Photoshop
9 6 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
9 6 (0.28%) Stata
10 5 (0.23%) Chatbot
11 4 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
12 3 (0.14%) Fireworks
12 3 (0.14%) GNU Octave
13 2 (0.092%) Acrobat
13 2 (0.092%) CATIA
13 2 (0.092%) InDesign
13 2 (0.092%) iWork
Business Applications
1 77 (3.55%) SAP S/4HANA
2 39 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
3 25 (1.15%) SAP HCM
4 21 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
4 21 (0.97%) SAP CO
4 21 (0.97%) SAP FI
4 21 (0.97%) SAP FI/CO
5 17 (0.78%) NetSuite
6 16 (0.74%) SAP ERP
6 16 (0.74%) SAP Hybris
7 11 (0.51%) Distributed Ledger
8 9 (0.41%) SAP BPC
8 9 (0.41%) SAP GRC
9 8 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
10 7 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
11 6 (0.28%) Magento
11 6 (0.28%) SAP CRM
11 6 (0.28%) SAP SRM
12 5 (0.23%) Infor SunSystems
12 5 (0.23%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 165 (7.60%) SaaS
2 152 (7.00%) Amazon AWS
3 150 (6.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 88 (4.06%) PaaS
5 79 (3.64%) IaaS
6 78 (3.59%) Office 365
7 40 (1.84%) SuccessFactors
8 32 (1.47%) Dynamics 365
9 24 (1.11%) Serverless
10 19 (0.88%) Amazon S3
11 14 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
12 13 (0.60%) AWS Lambda
13 12 (0.55%) iPaaS
14 11 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
14 11 (0.51%) AWS Fargate
15 9 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
15 9 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
15 9 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
16 8 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
16 8 (0.37%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 63 (2.90%) Internet
2 49 (2.26%) Firewall
3 40 (1.84%) Network Security
4 39 (1.80%) WAN
5 38 (1.75%) LAN
6 31 (1.43%) Wireless
7 23 (1.06%) TCP/IP
8 14 (0.65%) DNS
8 14 (0.65%) Ethernet
8 14 (0.65%) MPLS
8 14 (0.65%) SSL
8 14 (0.65%) VoIP
9 13 (0.60%) BGP
10 12 (0.55%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (0.51%) EIGRP
11 11 (0.51%) VPN
12 10 (0.46%) OSPF
13 9 (0.41%) IPsec
13 9 (0.41%) SAN
13 9 (0.41%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (3.27%) Big Data
2 55 (2.53%) Blockchain
3 47 (2.17%) SQL Server
4 36 (1.66%) SAP HANA
5 33 (1.52%) Hadoop
5 33 (1.52%) Power BI
6 27 (1.24%) MongoDB
7 26 (1.20%) MySQL
7 26 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 23 (1.06%) NoSQL
9 22 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 21 (0.97%) Data Mining
11 19 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 18 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
12 18 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
13 15 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
14 14 (0.65%) InterSystems Cache
15 12 (0.55%) Neo4j
15 12 (0.55%) Relational Database
16 9 (0.41%) Redis
Development Applications
1 53 (2.44%) Git (software)
2 45 (2.07%) JIRA
3 43 (1.98%) Jenkins
4 31 (1.43%) GitLab
5 21 (0.97%) Vagrant
6 12 (0.55%) Selenium
7 11 (0.51%) TeamCity
8 10 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (0.46%) TestDirector
9 9 (0.41%) CocoaPods
9 9 (0.41%) eCATT
9 9 (0.41%) fastlane
9 9 (0.41%) Gradle
9 9 (0.41%) Mockito
10 8 (0.37%) Artifactory
10 8 (0.37%) GoCD
11 7 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (0.32%) Cucumber
11 7 (0.32%) Maven
12 6 (0.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 587 (27.05%) Finance
2 468 (21.57%) Marketing
3 147 (6.77%) Retail
4 145 (6.68%) Banking
5 139 (6.41%) Telecoms
6 96 (4.42%) Legal
7 78 (3.59%) Manufacturing
8 72 (3.32%) Advertising
9 42 (1.94%) Financial Institution
10 39 (1.80%) Billing
11 36 (1.66%) Aerospace
11 36 (1.66%) Back Office
12 28 (1.29%) Investment Banking
13 27 (1.24%) German Language
13 27 (1.24%) Publishing
14 24 (1.11%) Games
15 23 (1.06%) Automotive
16 22 (1.01%) Law
16 22 (1.01%) Retail Banking
17 19 (0.88%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 374 (17.24%) Consultant
2 215 (9.91%) Architect
3 180 (8.29%) Development Manager
4 174 (8.02%) Business Manager
5 170 (7.83%) Business Development Manager
6 166 (7.65%) Analyst
7 136 (6.27%) Developer
8 114 (5.25%) Solutions Architect
9 94 (4.33%) Business Analyst
10 93 (4.29%) Project Manager
10 93 (4.29%) Sales Manager
11 91 (4.19%) Senior Manager
12 82 (3.78%) Account Manager
13 71 (3.27%) IT Manager
14 65 (3.00%) Recruitment Consultant
15 61 (2.81%) IT Consultant
16 54 (2.49%) Sales Executive
16 54 (2.49%) Senior Consultant
17 53 (2.44%) Business Development Executive
17 53 (2.44%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (3.73%) CSS
2 67 (3.09%) HTML
3 66 (3.04%) .NET
4 63 (2.90%) Web Services
5 47 (2.17%) AngularJS
6 35 (1.61%) JSON
7 34 (1.57%) XML
8 33 (1.52%) Node.js
9 31 (1.43%) HTML5
10 30 (1.38%) Middleware
11 29 (1.34%) Vue.js
12 26 (1.20%) REST
13 24 (1.11%) jQuery
14 21 (0.97%) Kafka
15 20 (0.92%) React
15 20 (0.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 16 (0.74%) .NET Framework
16 16 (0.74%) COM
16 16 (0.74%) CSS3
16 16 (0.74%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 268 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
2 206 (9.49%) Self-Motivation
3 125 (5.76%) Data Centre
4 124 (5.71%) Management Information System
5 82 (3.78%) Social Media
6 74 (3.41%) User Experience
7 67 (3.09%) Fintech
7 67 (3.09%) Mobile App
8 61 (2.81%) Hybrid Cloud
9 54 (2.49%) Algorithms
10 33 (1.52%) Robotics
11 32 (1.47%) Life Science
11 32 (1.47%) Public Cloud
12 30 (1.38%) Internet of Things
13 29 (1.34%) Virtual Team
14 26 (1.20%) Blog
15 25 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
16 18 (0.83%) CMDB
16 18 (0.83%) Driving Licence
17 17 (0.78%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 100 (4.61%) Windows
2 91 (4.19%) Linux
3 46 (2.12%) Android
4 28 (1.29%) Apple iOS
4 28 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (1.11%) Windows Server
6 19 (0.88%) Windows 7
6 19 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (0.65%) Windows 8
9 12 (0.55%) Unix
10 10 (0.46%) Windows 10
11 9 (0.41%) Embedded Linux
12 6 (0.28%) Windows Phone
12 6 (0.28%) Windows Vista
12 6 (0.28%) Windows XP
13 4 (0.18%) Windows NT
14 2 (0.092%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.046%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.046%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 524 (24.15%) Agile Software Development
2 402 (18.53%) Presales
3 290 (13.36%) Problem-Solving
4 287 (13.23%) Analytics
5 276 (12.72%) Project Management
6 244 (11.24%) Software Engineering
7 243 (11.20%) CRM
8 208 (9.59%) Stakeholder Management
9 190 (8.76%) Cybersecurity
10 185 (8.53%) Mentoring
11 163 (7.51%) Risk Management
11 163 (7.51%) Service Delivery
12 161 (7.42%) Coaching
13 160 (7.37%) Thought Leadership
14 150 (6.91%) Decision-Making
15 149 (6.87%) Customer Requirements
16 148 (6.82%) DevOps
17 139 (6.41%) ERP
18 130 (5.99%) Artificial Intelligence
19 129 (5.94%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 192 (8.85%) C
2 137 (6.31%) Python
3 131 (6.04%) Java
4 130 (5.99%) SQL
5 117 (5.39%) C++
6 103 (4.75%) JavaScript
7 90 (4.15%) C#
8 33 (1.52%) PHP
9 30 (1.38%) PowerShell
10 27 (1.24%) R
11 24 (1.11%) Kotlin
12 21 (0.97%) Go
13 17 (0.78%) Bash Shell
13 17 (0.78%) Ruby
14 15 (0.69%) Scala
14 15 (0.69%) VBA
15 13 (0.60%) VB.NET
16 12 (0.55%) Java 8
17 11 (0.51%) ABAP
17 11 (0.51%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 513 (23.64%) Degree
2 247 (11.38%) Security Cleared
3 172 (7.93%) SC Cleared
4 113 (5.21%) DV Cleared
5 66 (3.04%) MBA
6 62 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
7 61 (2.81%) CISSP
8 42 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
9 41 (1.89%) CREST Certified
10 39 (1.80%) PMP
11 37 (1.71%) Master's Degree
12 34 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
13 33 (1.52%) NVQ Level 3
13 33 (1.52%) PMI Certification
14 26 (1.20%) CISM
15 23 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 22 (1.01%) ISEB
17 20 (0.92%) APMP
18 19 (0.88%) CESG Certified Professional
19 18 (0.83%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (5.44%) QA
2 70 (3.23%) GDPR
3 58 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 49 (2.26%) PCI DSS
5 47 (2.17%) SLA
6 41 (1.89%) Data Quality
7 28 (1.29%) PMO
8 17 (0.78%) GPG13
9 13 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 9 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 6 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
11 6 (0.28%) IFRS
12 5 (0.23%) IFRS 9
12 5 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 4 (0.18%) Actionable Recommendations
13 4 (0.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 4 (0.18%) NIST 800
13 4 (0.18%) RMADS
14 3 (0.14%) Basel III
14 3 (0.14%) Solvency II
System Software
1 79 (3.64%) Docker
2 58 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (2.58%) Active Directory
4 23 (1.06%) Hyper-V
5 22 (1.01%) vSphere
6 19 (0.88%) VirtualBox
7 13 (0.60%) XenApp
8 11 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (0.41%) XenDesktop
10 8 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
11 6 (0.28%) VMware NSX
12 5 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.046%) NFS
Systems Management
1 53 (2.44%) Ansible
2 33 (1.52%) Kubernetes
3 19 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (0.83%) Microsoft Intune
5 15 (0.69%) Puppet
6 12 (0.55%) Terraform
7 11 (0.51%) SCCM
8 8 (0.37%) Prometheus
8 8 (0.37%) Single Sign-On
9 7 (0.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 7 (0.32%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 7 (0.32%) SCOrch
10 6 (0.28%) Cisco Prime
10 6 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
11 5 (0.23%) AirWatch
11 5 (0.23%) Nagios
12 4 (0.18%) FortiGate
12 4 (0.18%) MOM
12 4 (0.18%) Salt
13 3 (0.14%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 226 (10.41%) SAP
2 207 (9.54%) Microsoft
3 106 (4.88%) Salesforce.com
4 102 (4.70%) Oracle
5 77 (3.55%) VMware
6 73 (3.36%) Cognizant
7 44 (2.03%) Citrix
8 39 (1.80%) Cisco
9 36 (1.66%) Adobe
9 36 (1.66%) hybris
10 35 (1.61%) CheckPoint
10 35 (1.61%) Tableau
11 28 (1.29%) Splunk
12 27 (1.24%) IBM
13 26 (1.20%) Google
13 26 (1.20%) NetApp
14 24 (1.11%) Sitecore
15 20 (0.92%) EMC
16 17 (0.78%) Ariba
17 16 (0.74%) JD Edwards