Period
to 16 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 16 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Development
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 213 163 205
Rank change year-on-year -50 +42 -29
Permanent jobs citing Business Development 105 187 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.05% 1.68% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 1.88% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 74 95 91
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% -18.18% -8.33%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,375 £68,750 £85,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -4.35% - -

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 8891 9927 9284
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.96% 89.40% 87.65%
Number of salaries quoted 7121 7780 7680
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Business Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Business Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Business Development in the West Midlands

Business Development
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Development in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Business Development in the West Midlands

Business Development
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Development in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Development in the West Midlands

Business Development
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Development within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 16 December 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
Birmingham -28 61 £35,000 -24.32% 3
Warwickshire +7 17 £39,000 +56.00%
Staffordshire +14 12 £25,000 -61.54%
Coventry -1 8 £30,000 -10.11%
Worcestershire -4 4 - - 1
Solihull -12 3 £70,000 +75.00%
Walsall +3 2 £30,000 -58.62%
Dudley - 2 £30,000 -
Halesowen - 2 £35,000 -
Business Development
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Business Development.

1 39 (37.14%) Degree
2 32 (30.48%) Project Management
3 28 (26.67%) Presales
4 27 (25.71%) Finance
5 25 (23.81%) Data Centre
6 24 (22.86%) Microsoft
7 19 (18.10%) Line Management
8 18 (17.14%) Marketing
9 17 (16.19%) ITIL
9 17 (16.19%) VMware
10 16 (15.24%) CRM
10 16 (15.24%) B2B
11 14 (13.33%) Service Management
11 14 (13.33%) ISEB
11 14 (13.33%) PRINCE2
12 13 (12.38%) Citrix
12 13 (12.38%) Computer Science
12 13 (12.38%) Computer Science Degree
13 12 (11.43%) Telesales
13 12 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
13 12 (11.43%) Customer Engagement
13 12 (11.43%) ERP
14 11 (10.48%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (10.48%) Business Analysis
14 11 (10.48%) Manufacturing
14 11 (10.48%) Advertising
14 11 (10.48%) Service Delivery
14 11 (10.48%) Capacity Planning
14 11 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (9.52%) Lead Generation

Business Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (1.90%) WordPress
2 1 (0.95%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.76%) Sage 200
2 4 (3.81%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (3.81%) Sage 500
2 4 (3.81%) Sage X3
3 2 (1.90%) NetSuite
3 2 (1.90%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.95%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.95%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.62%) IaaS
1 8 (7.62%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (7.62%) PaaS
2 6 (5.71%) Office 365
3 5 (4.76%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (2.86%) SaaS
5 2 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.95%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.71%) Firewall
2 5 (4.76%) NetScaler
3 2 (1.90%) Internet
3 2 (1.90%) Network Security
4 1 (0.95%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.81%) MySQL
2 3 (2.86%) MS Access
3 2 (1.90%) DB2
3 2 (1.90%) GIS
3 2 (1.90%) QGIS
3 2 (1.90%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.90%) Maven
General
1 27 (25.71%) Finance
2 18 (17.14%) Marketing
3 11 (10.48%) Advertising
3 11 (10.48%) Manufacturing
4 10 (9.52%) Publishing
5 7 (6.67%) Retail
6 6 (5.71%) Law
7 3 (2.86%) Aerospace
7 3 (2.86%) Automotive
7 3 (2.86%) Games
7 3 (2.86%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.90%) Banking
8 2 (1.90%) Billing
8 2 (1.90%) Electronics
8 2 (1.90%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 23 (21.90%) Architect
2 16 (15.24%) Solutions Architect
3 14 (13.33%) Analyst
4 12 (11.43%) Business Development Manager
4 12 (11.43%) Business Manager
4 12 (11.43%) Development Manager
5 11 (10.48%) Business Analyst
6 8 (7.62%) Consultant
6 8 (7.62%) Sales Executive
6 8 (7.62%) Senior Manager
7 6 (5.71%) Security Architect
7 6 (5.71%) Security Solutions Architect
7 6 (5.71%) Senior Transition Manager
7 6 (5.71%) Transition Manager
8 4 (3.81%) Business Development Executive
8 4 (3.81%) IT Sales Executive
8 4 (3.81%) Product Consultant
8 4 (3.81%) Solutions Consultant
8 4 (3.81%) Virtualisation Architect
8 4 (3.81%) Virtualisation Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.90%) CSS
1 2 (1.90%) HTML
2 1 (0.95%) EDI
2 1 (0.95%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 25 (23.81%) Data Centre
2 13 (12.38%) Computer Science
3 11 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (7.62%) CMDB
4 8 (7.62%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.76%) Fintech
5 5 (4.76%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.86%) Social Media
7 2 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.90%) iPad
8 1 (0.95%) BBC
8 1 (0.95%) EPoS
8 1 (0.95%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.76%) Windows
1 5 (4.76%) Windows 10
1 5 (4.76%) Windows Server
1 5 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (30.48%) Project Management
2 28 (26.67%) Presales
3 19 (18.10%) Line Management
4 17 (16.19%) ITIL
5 16 (15.24%) B2B
5 16 (15.24%) CRM
6 14 (13.33%) PRINCE2
6 14 (13.33%) Service Management
7 12 (11.43%) Customer Engagement
7 12 (11.43%) ERP
7 12 (11.43%) Telesales
8 11 (10.48%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (10.48%) Business Analysis
8 11 (10.48%) Capacity Planning
8 11 (10.48%) Service Delivery
9 10 (9.52%) Lead Generation
9 10 (9.52%) Time Management
10 9 (8.57%) Customer Requirements
11 8 (7.62%) Gantt Chart
11 8 (7.62%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.76%) C
2 3 (2.86%) VB
3 2 (1.90%) Java
3 2 (1.90%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.90%) PHP
3 2 (1.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (37.14%) Degree
2 14 (13.33%) ISEB
3 13 (12.38%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (7.62%) CISSP
4 8 (7.62%) PMI Certification
4 8 (7.62%) PMP
5 6 (5.71%) CEH
5 6 (5.71%) CompTIA Security+
5 6 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (4.76%) MCP
6 5 (4.76%) MCSE
6 5 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (3.81%) SC Cleared
7 4 (3.81%) Security Cleared
7 4 (3.81%) VCAP
7 4 (3.81%) VCDX
7 4 (3.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (2.86%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.95%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (0.95%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (5.71%) GPG13
3 1 (0.95%) GDPR
3 1 (0.95%) NIST 800
3 1 (0.95%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.95%) QA
System Software
1 12 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 5 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (4.76%) XenApp
2 5 (4.76%) XenDesktop
3 2 (1.90%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (4.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 5 (4.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 5 (4.76%) Microsoft Intune
1 5 (4.76%) SCOrch
2 2 (1.90%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 24 (22.86%) Microsoft
2 17 (16.19%) VMware
3 13 (12.38%) Citrix
4 8 (7.62%) CheckPoint
4 8 (7.62%) EMC
4 8 (7.62%) NetApp
5 6 (5.71%) Oracle
6 5 (4.76%) Apple
6 5 (4.76%) NVIDIA
6 5 (4.76%) Sage
7 3 (2.86%) SAP
8 2 (1.90%) BMC
8 2 (1.90%) Cisco
8 2 (1.90%) Epicor
8 2 (1.90%) ESRI
8 2 (1.90%) HP
8 2 (1.90%) IBM
8 2 (1.90%) Infor
8 2 (1.90%) Juniper
8 2 (1.90%) Salesforce.com