Period
to 8 July 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 8 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Development
UK
6 months to
8 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 257 225 210
Rank change year-on-year -32 -15 +14
Permanent jobs citing Business Development 941 2,240 2,986
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.19% 1.51% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 1.64% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 685 1,265 2,097
Median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,450 £22,750
90th Percentile £97,000 £100,000 £112,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +25.00% -11.11%

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 72,680 136,380 164,702
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.17% 92.20% 92.16%
Number of salaries quoted 58,015 107,412 132,271
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £31,750 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 8 July 2020.

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 8 July 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 -45 826 £55,000 -8.33% 106
London -36 463 £65,000 -1.52% 46
UK excluding London -37 372 £50,000 - 66
South East -61 118 £60,000 +20.00% 14
North of England +91 82 £47,500 -5.00% 11
Work from Home -4 81 £62,500 -10.71% 13
South West +15 68 £55,500 +11.00% 13
Midlands +74 59 £42,500 -10.53% 15
Yorkshire +100 42 £45,000 -18.18% 4
North West +63 38 £51,250 -6.82% 6
West Midlands +42 32 £65,000 +30.00% 9
East Midlands +81 28 £39,000 +4.00% 6
East of England +69 25 £90,000 +56.52% 3
Scotland +48 14 £40,000 - 2
Wales +18 8 £22,500 -52.63% 1
North East +20 4 £50,000 +12.05% 1

For the 6 months to 8 July 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.

1 259 (27.52%) Finance
2 257 (27.31%) Degree
3 208 (22.10%) Marketing
4 177 (18.81%) Agile Software Development
5 150 (15.94%) Microsoft
6 142 (15.09%) Presales
7 121 (12.86%) CRM
8 115 (12.22%) Cybersecurity
9 109 (11.58%) SaaS
10 104 (11.05%) Analytics
11 103 (10.95%) Problem-Solving
12 96 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
13 92 (9.78%) Project Management
14 88 (9.35%) SAP
15 86 (9.14%) Oracle
16 85 (9.03%) Self-Motivation
17 83 (8.82%) Azure
18 79 (8.40%) Java
19 74 (7.86%) Risk Management
19 74 (7.86%) Security Cleared
20 72 (7.65%) Decision-Making
21 70 (7.44%) Mentoring
21 70 (7.44%) Coaching
22 69 (7.33%) Customer Requirements
23 68 (7.23%) DevOps
24 66 (7.01%) Migration
25 65 (6.91%) Linux
25 65 (6.91%) Project Delivery
26 64 (6.80%) Salesforce.com
26 64 (6.80%) 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 32 (3.40%) Confluence
2 29 (3.08%) CMS
3 19 (2.02%) Apache Spark
4 18 (1.91%) Elasticsearch
5 16 (1.70%) SharePoint
6 14 (1.49%) Apache Solr
7 12 (1.28%) MS Exchange
8 10 (1.06%) Apache
9 6 (0.64%) EPiServer
9 6 (0.64%) NetWeaver
10 5 (0.53%) SAP Portal
11 4 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.11%) Ethereum
13 1 (0.11%) Hyperledger
13 1 (0.11%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.11%) SAS
13 1 (0.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 47 (4.99%) Microsoft Office
2 40 (4.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 24 (2.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (1.06%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.64%) AutoCAD
5 6 (0.64%) SketchUp
6 3 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.32%) Chatbot
6 3 (0.32%) InVision
6 3 (0.32%) Sketch
7 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 23 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
3 13 (1.38%) SAP S/4HANA
4 12 (1.28%) Oracle ERP
5 10 (1.06%) SAP Hybris
6 8 (0.85%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 8 (0.85%) SAP CO
6 8 (0.85%) SAP FI
6 8 (0.85%) SAP FI/CO
7 7 (0.74%) Oracle Applications
8 6 (0.64%) SAP CRM
8 6 (0.64%) SAP ERP
9 5 (0.53%) SAP APO
9 5 (0.53%) SAP SCM
9 5 (0.53%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
10 4 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
10 4 (0.43%) SAP MM
10 4 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 4 (0.43%) SAP PP
11 2 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 109 (11.58%) SaaS
2 83 (8.82%) Azure
3 64 (6.80%) AWS
4 38 (4.04%) Office 365
5 33 (3.51%) Power Platform
6 29 (3.08%) IaaS
7 23 (2.44%) PaaS
8 17 (1.81%) Dynamics 365
9 15 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (0.74%) Serverless
11 6 (0.64%) Dropbox
11 6 (0.64%) GCP
11 6 (0.64%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 6 (0.64%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 6 (0.64%) WhatsApp
12 5 (0.53%) PowerApps
13 4 (0.43%) GitHub
13 4 (0.43%) SuccessFactors
14 3 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
14 3 (0.32%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.23%) Internet
2 18 (1.91%) WAN
3 17 (1.81%) Firewall
3 17 (1.81%) TCP/IP
4 13 (1.38%) Network Security
5 12 (1.28%) Unified Communications
6 10 (1.06%) HTTP
7 7 (0.74%) 2G
7 7 (0.74%) 3G
7 7 (0.74%) 4G
7 7 (0.74%) LAN
8 6 (0.64%) 5G
8 6 (0.64%) MPLS
9 5 (0.53%) Ethernet
9 5 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (0.53%) Wireless
10 4 (0.43%) 2.5G
10 4 (0.43%) DNS
10 4 (0.43%) VPN
11 3 (0.32%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (6.06%) Big Data
2 26 (2.76%) Power BI
3 22 (2.34%) Apache Accumulo
3 22 (2.34%) Hadoop
4 20 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
5 19 (2.02%) SAP HANA
6 17 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (1.70%) MongoDB
7 16 (1.70%) Neo4j
8 12 (1.28%) Blockchain
8 12 (1.28%) SQL Server
8 12 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
9 10 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (0.96%) GIS
11 8 (0.85%) Geospatial Data
11 8 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (0.74%) MySQL
12 7 (0.74%) SQLite
13 6 (0.64%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 37 (3.93%) JIRA
2 31 (3.29%) Jenkins
3 5 (0.53%) LSMW
4 4 (0.43%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.43%) Subversion
5 2 (0.21%) Ant
5 2 (0.21%) GCC
5 2 (0.21%) GitLab
5 2 (0.21%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (0.21%) Selenium
5 2 (0.21%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.21%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.11%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.11%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.11%) REST Assured
6 1 (0.11%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.11%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 259 (27.52%) Finance
2 208 (22.10%) Marketing
3 60 (6.38%) Legal
4 56 (5.95%) Manufacturing
5 52 (5.53%) Public Sector
5 52 (5.53%) Telecoms
6 39 (4.14%) Retail
7 30 (3.19%) Billing
8 29 (3.08%) Aerospace
9 28 (2.98%) Banking
10 17 (1.81%) Local Government
11 16 (1.70%) Electronics
12 15 (1.59%) Law
13 12 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
14 11 (1.17%) Automotive
15 10 (1.06%) Military
16 9 (0.96%) Advertising
16 9 (0.96%) Back Office
16 9 (0.96%) Games
17 6 (0.64%) German Language
Job Titles
1 196 (20.83%) Consultant
2 126 (13.39%) Development Manager
3 123 (13.07%) Business Development Manager
4 121 (12.86%) Business Manager
5 76 (8.08%) Architect
6 72 (7.65%) Analyst
7 58 (6.16%) Developer
8 53 (5.63%) Security Consultant
9 50 (5.31%) Account Manager
10 46 (4.89%) Cybersecurity Consultant
11 42 (4.46%) Solutions Architect
12 39 (4.14%) Project Manager
12 39 (4.14%) Senior Consultant
13 38 (4.04%) Senior Manager
14 34 (3.61%) Sales Manager
15 33 (3.51%) IT Manager
16 32 (3.40%) Business Analyst
17 31 (3.29%) Recruitment Consultant
18 30 (3.19%) SAP Consultant
19 24 (2.55%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (3.61%) .NET
2 28 (2.98%) Kafka
3 26 (2.76%) Natural Language Processing
4 20 (2.13%) AngularJS
4 20 (2.13%) XML
5 15 (1.59%) REST
6 14 (1.49%) Apache NiFi
7 13 (1.38%) .NET Framework
7 13 (1.38%) HTML
8 12 (1.28%) CSS
9 10 (1.06%) JSON
10 9 (0.96%) Web Services
11 6 (0.64%) LAMP
11 6 (0.64%) Redux
11 6 (0.64%) Sass
11 6 (0.64%) Velocity
11 6 (0.64%) ZeroMQ
12 5 (0.53%) Node.js
12 5 (0.53%) SAP Basis
12 5 (0.53%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 96 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
2 85 (9.03%) Self-Motivation
3 38 (4.04%) Enterprise Software
4 28 (2.98%) Management Information System
5 25 (2.66%) User Experience
5 25 (2.66%) Virtual Team
6 15 (1.59%) Social Media
7 13 (1.38%) Blog
8 12 (1.28%) Data Centre
8 12 (1.28%) Internet of Things
9 10 (1.06%) Driving Licence
9 10 (1.06%) Public Cloud
10 8 (0.85%) Robotics
11 7 (0.74%) Cloud Native
11 7 (0.74%) Life Science
12 6 (0.64%) NHS
12 6 (0.64%) PKI
13 5 (0.53%) Algorithms
13 5 (0.53%) Hedge funds
13 5 (0.53%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 65 (6.91%) Linux
2 27 (2.87%) Windows
3 15 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (1.38%) CentOS
5 11 (1.17%) Unix
6 4 (0.43%) Android
6 4 (0.43%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.43%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.32%) Debian
7 3 (0.32%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.21%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (18.81%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (15.09%) Presales
3 121 (12.86%) CRM
4 115 (12.22%) Cybersecurity
5 104 (11.05%) Analytics
6 103 (10.95%) Problem-Solving
7 92 (9.78%) Project Management
8 74 (7.86%) Risk Management
9 72 (7.65%) Decision-Making
10 70 (7.44%) Coaching
10 70 (7.44%) Mentoring
11 69 (7.33%) Customer Requirements
12 68 (7.23%) DevOps
13 66 (7.01%) Migration
14 65 (6.91%) Project Delivery
15 63 (6.70%) Technical Leadership
16 60 (6.38%) B2B
17 58 (6.16%) Software Engineering
18 53 (5.63%) Scrum
18 53 (5.63%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (8.40%) Java
2 57 (6.06%) SQL
3 50 (5.31%) Python
4 47 (4.99%) JavaScript
5 40 (4.25%) C
6 30 (3.19%) C#
6 30 (3.19%) C++
7 22 (2.34%) Bash Shell
8 15 (1.59%) ABAP
9 12 (1.28%) Scala
10 10 (1.06%) MATLAB
11 9 (0.96%) TypeScript
12 7 (0.74%) PHP
13 6 (0.64%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.32%) Ruby
14 3 (0.32%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.32%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.21%) Apex Code
15 2 (0.21%) R
15 2 (0.21%) VBA
Qualifications
1 257 (27.31%) Degree
2 74 (7.86%) Security Cleared
3 51 (5.42%) DV Cleared
4 31 (3.29%) SC Cleared
5 19 (2.02%) MBA
6 16 (1.70%) Oracle Certification
7 15 (1.59%) Master's Degree
8 13 (1.38%) CISSP
9 12 (1.28%) CISM
9 12 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
10 10 (1.06%) PMP
11 9 (0.96%) HND
12 8 (0.85%) PMI Certification
13 7 (0.74%) CCNA
13 7 (0.74%) Chartered Engineer
13 7 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (0.74%) DBS Check
14 5 (0.53%) CISA
14 5 (0.53%) CTC Cleared
14 5 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (4.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 42 (4.46%) PCI DSS
3 24 (2.55%) QA
4 12 (1.28%) Cyber Essentials
5 11 (1.17%) SLA
6 7 (0.74%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.64%) GDPR
7 6 (0.64%) ISO 26262
8 5 (0.53%) PMO
9 3 (0.32%) Good Clinical Practice
9 3 (0.32%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 17025
10 2 (0.21%) NIST
11 1 (0.11%) COBIT
11 1 (0.11%) Def Stans
11 1 (0.11%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.11%) NIST 800
11 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 33 (3.51%) Docker
2 23 (2.44%) Active Directory
3 15 (1.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 14 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (0.96%) Hyper-V
6 8 (0.85%) vSphere
7 7 (0.74%) Firmware
8 4 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.21%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.21%) HDFS
10 2 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.21%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.21%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 37 (3.93%) Ansible
2 19 (2.02%) Puppet
3 17 (1.81%) Salt
4 11 (1.17%) Kubernetes
5 4 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.43%) Terraform
6 3 (0.32%) SCCM
7 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.21%) SCDPM
7 2 (0.21%) SCOM
7 2 (0.21%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.21%) SCSM
7 2 (0.21%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.11%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.11%) vRealize
Vendors
1 150 (15.94%) Microsoft
2 88 (9.35%) SAP
3 86 (9.14%) Oracle
4 64 (6.80%) Salesforce.com
5 26 (2.76%) VMware
6 23 (2.44%) Cognizant
7 21 (2.23%) IBM
8 18 (1.91%) Dell
9 17 (1.81%) Cisco
9 17 (1.81%) HP
10 16 (1.70%) Veeam
11 15 (1.59%) Red Hat
12 14 (1.49%) Apple
13 11 (1.17%) Citrix
13 11 (1.17%) EMC
13 11 (1.17%) Google
13 11 (1.17%) Tableau
14 10 (1.06%) Adobe
14 10 (1.06%) hybris
15 8 (0.85%) ATG