Period
to 20 January 2018

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 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Development
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 199 161 205
Rank change year-on-year -38 +44 -7
Permanent jobs citing Business Development 106 185 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.09% 1.76% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 1.96% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 70 82 91
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% -18.18% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,225 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,625 £73,400 £76,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £59,000
% change year-on-year - -6.78% +2.61%

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 8,620 9,433 9,160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.38% 89.84% 87.67%
Number of salaries quoted 6,782 7,375 7,625
West Midlands median annual salary £41,000 £41,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.20% - +3.75%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £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 20 January 2018.

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 20 January 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
Birmingham -18 68 £35,000 -22.22% 15
Warwickshire +6 12 £40,000 +60.00% 5
Coventry -8 10 £30,000 -10.05% 2
Staffordshire +5 6 £27,500 -62.07% 1
Worcestershire +3 5 - - 3
Dudley - 3 £30,000 -
Walsall +2 2 £30,000 -58.62%
Solihull -20 2 £71,875 +59.72%
Halesowen - 2 £35,000 -
Shropshire +4 1 £30,000 -25.00%
Business Development
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 42 (39.62%) Degree
2 36 (33.96%) Project Management
3 35 (33.02%) Presales
4 32 (30.19%) Data Centre
5 26 (24.53%) Microsoft
6 24 (22.64%) Line Management
7 22 (20.75%) VMware
8 18 (16.98%) Citrix
8 18 (16.98%) Marketing
8 18 (16.98%) Time Management
9 17 (16.04%) Finance
10 16 (15.09%) Manufacturing
11 15 (14.15%) Advertising
11 15 (14.15%) Service Management
11 15 (14.15%) ISEB
11 15 (14.15%) ITIL
12 14 (13.21%) PRINCE2
12 14 (13.21%) ERP
13 13 (12.26%) CRM
13 13 (12.26%) Microsoft Azure
14 12 (11.32%) Customer Engagement
14 12 (11.32%) VMware Infrastructure
14 12 (11.32%) Customer Requirements
14 12 (11.32%) B2B
15 11 (10.38%) Office 365
15 11 (10.38%) Capacity Planning
15 11 (10.38%) Computer Science
15 11 (10.38%) Computer Science Degree
16 10 (9.43%) NVIDIA
16 10 (9.43%) Application Packaging

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 1 (0.94%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (9.43%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.72%) NetSuite
1 5 (4.72%) Sage 200
1 5 (4.72%) Sage 500
1 5 (4.72%) Sage X3
1 5 (4.72%) SAP Business One
2 4 (3.77%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.89%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (10.38%) Office 365
3 8 (7.55%) IaaS
3 8 (7.55%) PaaS
4 4 (3.77%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (2.83%) SaaS
6 2 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.94%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.43%) NetScaler
2 6 (5.66%) Firewall
3 2 (1.89%) Internet
3 2 (1.89%) Network Security
3 2 (1.89%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.77%) MySQL
2 2 (1.89%) DB2
2 2 (1.89%) GIS
2 2 (1.89%) QGIS
2 2 (1.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.94%) Maven
General
1 18 (16.98%) Marketing
2 17 (16.04%) Finance
3 16 (15.09%) Manufacturing
4 15 (14.15%) Advertising
5 8 (7.55%) Publishing
6 7 (6.60%) Telecoms
7 6 (5.66%) Law
8 4 (3.77%) Banking
8 4 (3.77%) Legal
8 4 (3.77%) Retail
9 3 (2.83%) Aerospace
9 3 (2.83%) Automotive
9 3 (2.83%) Back Office
9 3 (2.83%) Games
10 2 (1.89%) Billing
11 1 (0.94%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 30 (28.30%) Architect
2 23 (21.70%) Solutions Architect
3 12 (11.32%) Analyst
4 10 (9.43%) Business Analyst
4 10 (9.43%) Business Development Manager
4 10 (9.43%) Business Manager
4 10 (9.43%) Development Manager
5 9 (8.49%) Consultant
6 7 (6.60%) Senior Manager
7 6 (5.66%) Security Architect
7 6 (5.66%) Security Solutions Architect
7 6 (5.66%) Senior Transition Manager
7 6 (5.66%) Transition Manager
8 5 (4.72%) Sales Executive
9 4 (3.77%) ERP Manager
9 4 (3.77%) IT Sales Executive
9 4 (3.77%) Product Consultant
9 4 (3.77%) Solutions Consultant
9 4 (3.77%) Virtualisation Architect
9 4 (3.77%) Virtualisation Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.89%) CSS
1 2 (1.89%) HTML
2 1 (0.94%) Flash
2 1 (0.94%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 32 (30.19%) Data Centre
2 11 (10.38%) Computer Science
3 10 (9.43%) Management Information System
4 8 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (7.55%) CMDB
5 5 (4.72%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.94%) BBC
6 1 (0.94%) EPoS
6 1 (0.94%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.94%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.43%) Windows
1 10 (9.43%) Windows 10
1 10 (9.43%) Windows Server
1 10 (9.43%) Windows Server 2008
1 10 (9.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (33.96%) Project Management
2 35 (33.02%) Presales
3 24 (22.64%) Line Management
4 18 (16.98%) Time Management
5 15 (14.15%) ITIL
5 15 (14.15%) Service Management
6 14 (13.21%) ERP
6 14 (13.21%) PRINCE2
7 13 (12.26%) CRM
8 12 (11.32%) B2B
8 12 (11.32%) Customer Engagement
8 12 (11.32%) Customer Requirements
9 11 (10.38%) Capacity Planning
10 10 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (9.43%) Application Packaging
10 10 (9.43%) Business Analysis
10 10 (9.43%) Lead Generation
10 10 (9.43%) Service Delivery
11 9 (8.49%) Information Security
11 9 (8.49%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.66%) C
2 2 (1.89%) JavaScript
2 2 (1.89%) PHP
2 2 (1.89%) SQL
3 1 (0.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 42 (39.62%) Degree
2 15 (14.15%) ISEB
3 11 (10.38%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (8.49%) CISSP
4 9 (8.49%) PMI Certification
4 9 (8.49%) PMP
5 6 (5.66%) CEH
5 6 (5.66%) CompTIA Security+
5 6 (5.66%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (4.72%) MCP
6 5 (4.72%) MCSE
6 5 (4.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (4.72%) SC Cleared
6 5 (4.72%) Security Cleared
7 4 (3.77%) VCAP
7 4 (3.77%) VCDX
7 4 (3.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (2.83%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.89%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (0.94%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (5.66%) GPG13
3 1 (0.94%) GDPR
3 1 (0.94%) NIST 800
3 1 (0.94%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.94%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (11.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (9.43%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.43%) Hyper-V
2 10 (9.43%) Microsoft App-V
2 10 (9.43%) VMware ESXi
2 10 (9.43%) XenApp
2 10 (9.43%) XenDesktop
3 2 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (9.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 10 (9.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 10 (9.43%) Microsoft Intune
1 10 (9.43%) SCOrch
2 2 (1.89%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 26 (24.53%) Microsoft
2 22 (20.75%) VMware
3 18 (16.98%) Citrix
4 10 (9.43%) Apple
4 10 (9.43%) NVIDIA
5 8 (7.55%) CheckPoint
5 8 (7.55%) EMC
5 8 (7.55%) NetApp
6 7 (6.60%) SAP
7 5 (4.72%) Epicor
7 5 (4.72%) Infor
7 5 (4.72%) Oracle
7 5 (4.72%) Sage
8 3 (2.83%) IFS
9 2 (1.89%) BMC
9 2 (1.89%) Cisco
9 2 (1.89%) ESRI
9 2 (1.89%) IBM
9 2 (1.89%) Juniper
9 2 (1.89%) Salesforce.com