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

Business Development
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 221 239 170
Rank change year-on-year +18 -69 +27
Permanent jobs citing Business Development 79 91 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.90% 0.91% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 1.00% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 37 61 117
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.00% -16.67% -28.00%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £58,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% -5.17% -3.33%

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 7,934 9,137 10,868
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 90.26% 91.37% 90.45%
Number of salaries quoted 6,077 7,510 8,505
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £24,100
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 September 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 September 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 +15 58 £60,000 +41.18% 30
Coventry +11 10 £23,000 -23.33% 4
Warwickshire +18 5 £32,500 -14.47% 4
Solihull -1 1 £70,000 - 1
Business Development
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 33 (41.77%) Presales
2 28 (35.44%) Data Centre
2 28 (35.44%) Project Management
3 26 (32.91%) Degree
3 26 (32.91%) Self-Motivation
4 25 (31.65%) ITIL
4 25 (31.65%) Service Delivery
5 23 (29.11%) Finance
5 23 (29.11%) Information Security
5 23 (29.11%) PRINCE2
5 23 (29.11%) CRM
5 23 (29.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 23 (29.11%) IT Strategy
6 21 (26.58%) Line Management
6 21 (26.58%) ITIL V3
6 21 (26.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 21 (26.58%) PMP
6 21 (26.58%) ISEB
6 21 (26.58%) Citrix
6 21 (26.58%) VMware
6 21 (26.58%) Management Information System
7 20 (25.32%) CISSP
7 20 (25.32%) Computer Science
7 20 (25.32%) Computer Science Degree
8 19 (24.05%) CompTIA Security+
8 19 (24.05%) Gantt Chart
8 19 (24.05%) IaaS
8 19 (24.05%) GPG13
8 19 (24.05%) CMDB
8 19 (24.05%) Technical Architecture

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 (2.53%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.27%) Apache
2 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (11.39%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (6.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (3.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Sage 200
1 3 (3.80%) Sage X3
2 2 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.27%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.27%) NetSuite
3 1 (1.27%) Sage 500
3 1 (1.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (1.27%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 19 (24.05%) IaaS
1 19 (24.05%) PaaS
2 3 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.80%) Office 365
2 3 (3.80%) SaaS
3 2 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (24.05%) Firewall
2 2 (2.53%) SMS
3 1 (1.27%) Broadband
3 1 (1.27%) Internet
3 1 (1.27%) LAN
3 1 (1.27%) TETRA
3 1 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.53%) Blockchain
2 1 (1.27%) Big Data
2 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
General
1 23 (29.11%) Finance
2 19 (24.05%) Publishing
3 14 (17.72%) Telecoms
4 12 (15.19%) Marketing
5 5 (6.33%) Advertising
6 3 (3.80%) Retail
7 2 (2.53%) Banking
7 2 (2.53%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.53%) German Language
7 2 (2.53%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.53%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.27%) Automotive
8 1 (1.27%) Billing
8 1 (1.27%) French Language
8 1 (1.27%) Legal
8 1 (1.27%) Norwegian Language
8 1 (1.27%) Russian Language
8 1 (1.27%) Swedish Language
8 1 (1.27%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 23 (29.11%) Architect
2 21 (26.58%) Solutions Architect
3 16 (20.25%) Business Manager
4 15 (18.99%) Business Development Manager
4 15 (18.99%) Development Manager
5 7 (8.86%) IT Manager
6 6 (7.59%) Security Architect
6 6 (7.59%) Security Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.06%) Account Manager
7 4 (5.06%) Cloud Specialist
7 4 (5.06%) Data Centre Specialist
7 4 (5.06%) IT Development Manager
7 4 (5.06%) Presales Specialist
8 3 (3.80%) Business Development Executive
8 3 (3.80%) Consultant
8 3 (3.80%) Delivery Manager
8 3 (3.80%) IT Services Manager
8 3 (3.80%) Service Manager
8 3 (3.80%) Services Delivery Manager
9 2 (2.53%) ERP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.80%) .NET
2 2 (2.53%) EDI
2 2 (2.53%) Flash
3 1 (1.27%) HTML
3 1 (1.27%) J2EE
3 1 (1.27%) jQuery
3 1 (1.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 28 (35.44%) Data Centre
2 26 (32.91%) Self-Motivation
3 21 (26.58%) Management Information System
4 20 (25.32%) Computer Science
5 19 (24.05%) CMDB
6 4 (5.06%) Driving Licence
6 4 (5.06%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (2.53%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.53%) Fintech
7 2 (2.53%) Mainframe
7 2 (2.53%) NHS
8 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.27%) e-Learning
8 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.53%) Windows
1 2 (2.53%) Windows 10
1 2 (2.53%) Windows 7
1 2 (2.53%) Windows 8
1 2 (2.53%) Windows Server
1 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (41.77%) Presales
2 28 (35.44%) Project Management
3 25 (31.65%) ITIL
3 25 (31.65%) Service Delivery
4 23 (29.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 23 (29.11%) CRM
4 23 (29.11%) Information Security
4 23 (29.11%) IT Strategy
4 23 (29.11%) PRINCE2
5 21 (26.58%) ITIL V3
5 21 (26.58%) Line Management
6 19 (24.05%) Capacity Planning
6 19 (24.05%) Customer Engagement
6 19 (24.05%) Gantt Chart
6 19 (24.05%) IT Governance
6 19 (24.05%) Requirements Analysis
6 19 (24.05%) Service Management
6 19 (24.05%) SIEM
6 19 (24.05%) Technical Architecture
6 19 (24.05%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.80%) C
2 2 (2.53%) Java
2 2 (2.53%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (32.91%) Degree
2 21 (26.58%) ISEB
2 21 (26.58%) PMP
3 20 (25.32%) CISSP
3 20 (25.32%) Computer Science Degree
4 19 (24.05%) CEH
4 19 (24.05%) CompTIA Security+
4 19 (24.05%) PMI Certification
5 6 (7.59%) APMP
6 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.53%) Master's Degree
7 2 (2.53%) MCSE
7 2 (2.53%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.53%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.27%) AWS Certification
8 1 (1.27%) CISA
8 1 (1.27%) CISM
8 1 (1.27%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (26.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (24.05%) GPG13
3 12 (15.19%) GDPR
4 3 (3.80%) SLA
5 2 (2.53%) QA
6 1 (1.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (24.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.53%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.53%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (2.53%) XenApp
2 2 (2.53%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (2.53%) SCCM
1 2 (2.53%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 21 (26.58%) Citrix
1 21 (26.58%) VMware
2 19 (24.05%) CheckPoint
2 19 (24.05%) EMC
2 19 (24.05%) NetApp
3 17 (21.52%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.33%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (5.06%) IBM
6 3 (3.80%) Sage
7 2 (2.53%) Cadence
7 2 (2.53%) Capita
7 2 (2.53%) Cognizant
7 2 (2.53%) Ivanti
8 1 (1.27%) Epicor
8 1 (1.27%) Infor
8 1 (1.27%) Lotus
8 1 (1.27%) SAP