Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Development
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 194 161 186
Rank change year-on-year -33 +25 -15
Permanent jobs citing Business Development 117 162 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.21% 1.66% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 1.83% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 78 76 98
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.57% -4.55% -4.35%
10th Percentile £21,975 £22,500 £28,550
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -12.50% -

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 8,648 8,870 10,325
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 89.20% 90.63% 89.31%
Number of salaries quoted 6,668 7,143 8,347
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.15%

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 22 April 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 22 April 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 -27 77 £40,000 -27.27% 5
Coventry +10 21 £33,403 -55.46%
Staffordshire +5 4 £27,500 -47.62% 4
Warwickshire -8 4 £39,000 +56.00% 1
Dudley - 3 £37,500 -
Worcestershire +22 2 £30,112 +12.57% 3
Halesowen - 1 - - 1
Shropshire - 1 £30,000 - 3
Business Development
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Business Development.

1 37 (31.62%) Presales
2 34 (29.06%) Degree
3 31 (26.50%) Data Centre
4 27 (23.08%) Project Management
4 27 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 25 (21.37%) Finance
6 20 (17.09%) Service Delivery
6 20 (17.09%) Customer Requirements
7 19 (16.24%) Self-Motivation
7 19 (16.24%) Telecoms
7 19 (16.24%) Line Management
7 19 (16.24%) Marketing
8 18 (15.38%) Time Management
8 18 (15.38%) VMware
8 18 (15.38%) Citrix
9 17 (14.53%) ITIL
9 17 (14.53%) Manufacturing
9 17 (14.53%) Advertising
10 16 (13.68%) ISEB
11 15 (12.82%) PRINCE2
11 15 (12.82%) ERP
11 15 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (12.82%) IT Strategy
12 14 (11.97%) Service Management
12 14 (11.97%) Microsoft Excel
13 13 (11.11%) PMP
13 13 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
14 12 (10.26%) Computer Science
14 12 (10.26%) CISSP
14 12 (10.26%) CRM

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 5 (4.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.85%) Apache
2 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (11.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (10.26%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (5.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (5.98%) Sage 200
1 7 (5.98%) Sage X3
2 6 (5.13%) Sage 500
2 6 (5.13%) SAP Business One
3 5 (4.27%) NetSuite
4 2 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.85%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (9.40%) Office 365
3 8 (6.84%) SaaS
4 7 (5.98%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (5.98%) IaaS
4 7 (5.98%) PaaS
5 1 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.85%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.85%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 1 (0.85%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.40%) NetScaler
2 6 (5.13%) Firewall
2 6 (5.13%) SMS
3 2 (1.71%) Internet
3 2 (1.71%) Network Security
4 1 (0.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.85%) Blockchain
2 1 (0.85%) DB2
2 1 (0.85%) GIS
2 1 (0.85%) MySQL
2 1 (0.85%) QGIS
2 1 (0.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.85%) Maven
General
1 25 (21.37%) Finance
2 19 (16.24%) Marketing
2 19 (16.24%) Telecoms
3 17 (14.53%) Advertising
3 17 (14.53%) Manufacturing
4 9 (7.69%) Banking
5 7 (5.98%) Publishing
5 7 (5.98%) Retail
6 5 (4.27%) Automotive
7 4 (3.42%) Digital Economy
7 4 (3.42%) Legal
8 3 (2.56%) Back Office
8 3 (2.56%) Law
9 2 (1.71%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.85%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.85%) French Language
10 1 (0.85%) Front Office
10 1 (0.85%) Games
10 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (24.79%) Architect
2 26 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
3 16 (13.68%) Business Development Manager
3 16 (13.68%) Business Manager
3 16 (13.68%) Development Manager
4 8 (6.84%) Business Development Executive
5 6 (5.13%) Delivery Manager
5 6 (5.13%) Service Manager
5 6 (5.13%) Services Delivery Manager
6 5 (4.27%) Consultant
6 5 (4.27%) ERP Manager
6 5 (4.27%) Portfolio Manager
7 4 (3.42%) IT Manager
7 4 (3.42%) IT Operations Manager
7 4 (3.42%) IT Project Leader
7 4 (3.42%) Operations Manager
7 4 (3.42%) Project Leader
7 4 (3.42%) Project Portfolio Leader
7 4 (3.42%) Project Portfolio Manager
8 3 (2.56%) Senior Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.13%) Flash
2 5 (4.27%) .NET
3 1 (0.85%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 31 (26.50%) Data Centre
2 19 (16.24%) Self-Motivation
3 12 (10.26%) Computer Science
4 9 (7.69%) Management Information System
5 7 (5.98%) CMDB
6 4 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.71%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.71%) Social Media
8 1 (0.85%) BBC
8 1 (0.85%) Fintech
8 1 (0.85%) NHS
8 1 (0.85%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.40%) Windows
1 11 (9.40%) Windows 10
1 11 (9.40%) Windows Server
1 11 (9.40%) Windows Server 2008
1 11 (9.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (31.62%) Presales
2 27 (23.08%) Project Management
3 20 (17.09%) Customer Requirements
3 20 (17.09%) Service Delivery
4 19 (16.24%) Line Management
5 18 (15.38%) Time Management
6 17 (14.53%) ITIL
7 15 (12.82%) ERP
7 15 (12.82%) IT Strategy
7 15 (12.82%) PRINCE2
7 15 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (11.97%) Service Management
9 12 (10.26%) B2B
9 12 (10.26%) CRM
10 11 (9.40%) Application Packaging
10 11 (9.40%) Information Security
10 11 (9.40%) Service Delivery Management
11 10 (8.55%) B2B Sales
11 10 (8.55%) Statistics
12 9 (7.69%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.71%) C
1 2 (1.71%) Java
2 1 (0.85%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (29.06%) Degree
2 16 (13.68%) ISEB
3 13 (11.11%) PMP
4 12 (10.26%) CISSP
5 8 (6.84%) CEH
5 8 (6.84%) CompTIA Security+
5 8 (6.84%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (6.84%) PMI Certification
6 3 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.71%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (1.71%) CISM
7 2 (1.71%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.71%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.85%) CCNA
8 1 (0.85%) CCNP
8 1 (0.85%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.85%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.85%) PCI QSA
8 1 (0.85%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (5.13%) GPG13
2 6 (5.13%) SLA
3 2 (1.71%) NIST 800
3 2 (1.71%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.85%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.85%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (0.85%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.85%) GDPR
4 1 (0.85%) PMO
4 1 (0.85%) QA
4 1 (0.85%) RMADS
System Software
1 11 (9.40%) Active Directory
1 11 (9.40%) Hyper-V
1 11 (9.40%) Microsoft App-V
1 11 (9.40%) VMware ESXi
1 11 (9.40%) XenApp
1 11 (9.40%) XenDesktop
2 7 (5.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (9.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 11 (9.40%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 11 (9.40%) Microsoft Intune
1 11 (9.40%) SCOrch
2 1 (0.85%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 27 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 18 (15.38%) Citrix
2 18 (15.38%) VMware
3 11 (9.40%) Apple
3 11 (9.40%) NVIDIA
4 9 (7.69%) SAP
5 8 (6.84%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (5.98%) CheckPoint
6 7 (5.98%) EMC
6 7 (5.98%) NetApp
6 7 (5.98%) Sage
7 6 (5.13%) Cadence
7 6 (5.13%) Epicor
7 6 (5.13%) Infor
8 5 (4.27%) Oracle
9 3 (2.56%) IFS
10 1 (0.85%) Cisco
10 1 (0.85%) IBM
10 1 (0.85%) Juniper
10 1 (0.85%) Siebel