Period
to 20 February 2019

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 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Development
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 170 198 152
Rank change year-on-year +28 -46 +52
Permanent jobs citing Business Development 122 127 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.54% 1.28% 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 1.42% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 57 82 83
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -16.67% -18.18%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £89,500 £68,750 £73,050
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - -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 7,264 8,960 9,444
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 91.59% 90.57% 92.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5,415 7,018 7,424
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% -3.57%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,325 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 February 2019.

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 February 2019. 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 -3 76 £62,750 +67.33% 25
Solihull - 15 £35,000 - 1
Worcestershire -5 12 £62,500 +107.56% 3
Warwickshire +21 10 £37,500 -6.25%
Coventry +13 5 £23,000 -41.03% 2
Staffordshire +13 1 £15,000 -45.45% 4
Dudley -8 1 £27,500 -26.67% 1
Business Development
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2019, 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 49 (40.16%) Degree
2 42 (34.43%) Project Management
3 36 (29.51%) Presales
4 35 (28.69%) Software Engineering
5 33 (27.05%) VMware
6 32 (26.23%) Self-Motivation
7 27 (22.13%) Management Information System
8 25 (20.49%) Data Centre
9 24 (19.67%) Line Management
9 24 (19.67%) Data Protection
9 24 (19.67%) Citrix
9 24 (19.67%) GDPR
10 23 (18.85%) CRM
11 22 (18.03%) ITIL
11 22 (18.03%) Information Security
11 22 (18.03%) TOGAF
11 22 (18.03%) VMware Infrastructure
11 22 (18.03%) Customer Requirements
11 22 (18.03%) Thought Leadership
12 21 (17.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 21 (17.21%) CISSP
13 20 (16.39%) PRINCE2
13 20 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
13 20 (16.39%) Zachman Framework
13 20 (16.39%) Service Management
13 20 (16.39%) Technical Architecture
14 18 (14.75%) Service Delivery
14 18 (14.75%) PMP
14 18 (14.75%) CheckPoint
14 18 (14.75%) PaaS

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 3 (2.46%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.64%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (6.56%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (14.75%) PaaS
2 17 (13.93%) IaaS
3 16 (13.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (7.38%) Office 365
5 7 (5.74%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (1.64%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (1.64%) Force.com
6 2 (1.64%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (1.64%) OpenShift
6 2 (1.64%) SaaS
7 1 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.93%) Firewall
2 8 (6.56%) Internet
3 5 (4.10%) LAN
3 5 (4.10%) TETRA
3 5 (4.10%) WAN
4 4 (3.28%) Software-Defined Networking
4 4 (3.28%) Wireless
5 1 (0.82%) Broadband
5 1 (0.82%) DSL
5 1 (0.82%) Network Security
5 1 (0.82%) SDH
5 1 (0.82%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.56%) MongoDB
1 8 (6.56%) MySQL
1 8 (6.56%) NoSQL
1 8 (6.56%) Redis
2 6 (4.92%) InterSystems Cache
3 2 (1.64%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.82%) Power BI
4 1 (0.82%) QlikView
4 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (13.93%) Finance
1 17 (13.93%) Publishing
2 12 (9.84%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.74%) Legal
4 5 (4.10%) Marketing
5 2 (1.64%) Billing
5 2 (1.64%) Retail
6 1 (0.82%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.82%) Local Government
6 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.82%) Military
Job Titles
1 40 (32.79%) Architect
2 20 (16.39%) Solutions Architect
3 19 (15.57%) Business Development Manager
3 19 (15.57%) Business Manager
3 19 (15.57%) Development Manager
4 13 (10.66%) Consultant
5 11 (9.02%) Delivery Manager
6 10 (8.20%) Agile Delivery Manager
7 8 (6.56%) Analyst
7 8 (6.56%) Developer
7 8 (6.56%) Senior Developer
7 8 (6.56%) Senior Web Developer
7 8 (6.56%) Technical Architect
7 8 (6.56%) Web Developer
8 6 (4.92%) Business Analyst
9 5 (4.10%) Cybersecurity Consultant
9 5 (4.10%) Security Consultant
9 5 (4.10%) UX Analyst
10 4 (3.28%) Enterprise Architect
11 3 (2.46%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.56%) CSS
1 8 (6.56%) jQuery
1 8 (6.56%) LAMP
1 8 (6.56%) Laravel
1 8 (6.56%) Semantic UI
1 8 (6.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (3.28%) Middleware
3 1 (0.82%) .NET
3 1 (0.82%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 32 (26.23%) Self-Motivation
2 27 (22.13%) Management Information System
3 25 (20.49%) Data Centre
4 17 (13.93%) CMDB
5 14 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (10.66%) User Experience
7 8 (6.56%) Algorithms
8 5 (4.10%) Internet of Things
8 5 (4.10%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.64%) ASIC
9 2 (1.64%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.64%) e-Learning
9 2 (1.64%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.82%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.82%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.82%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.82%) SCADA
10 1 (0.82%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.56%) Windows
1 8 (6.56%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (5.74%) Windows 10
2 7 (5.74%) Windows 7
2 7 (5.74%) Windows 8
2 7 (5.74%) Windows Server
2 7 (5.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (34.43%) Project Management
2 36 (29.51%) Presales
3 35 (28.69%) Software Engineering
4 24 (19.67%) Data Protection
4 24 (19.67%) Line Management
5 23 (18.85%) CRM
6 22 (18.03%) Customer Requirements
6 22 (18.03%) Information Security
6 22 (18.03%) ITIL
6 22 (18.03%) Thought Leadership
6 22 (18.03%) TOGAF
7 20 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (16.39%) PRINCE2
7 20 (16.39%) Service Management
7 20 (16.39%) Technical Architecture
7 20 (16.39%) Zachman Framework
8 18 (14.75%) IT Strategy
8 18 (14.75%) Service Delivery
9 17 (13.93%) Due Diligence
9 17 (13.93%) Gantt Chart
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.20%) C
1 10 (8.20%) SQL
2 8 (6.56%) PHP
3 3 (2.46%) Java
4 2 (1.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 49 (40.16%) Degree
2 21 (17.21%) CISSP
3 18 (14.75%) PMP
4 17 (13.93%) CEH
4 17 (13.93%) CompTIA Security+
4 17 (13.93%) Computer Science Degree
4 17 (13.93%) ISEB
4 17 (13.93%) PMI Certification
4 17 (13.93%) Security Cleared
5 9 (7.38%) SC Cleared
6 8 (6.56%) MCSE
6 8 (6.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (6.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (5.74%) DV Cleared
8 4 (3.28%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (0.82%) CCNA
9 1 (0.82%) CLAS
9 1 (0.82%) HNC
9 1 (0.82%) NVQ Level 3
9 1 (0.82%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (19.67%) GDPR
2 21 (17.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (13.93%) GPG13
4 4 (3.28%) QA
5 1 (0.82%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.82%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.82%) PMO
System Software
1 22 (18.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.56%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (5.74%) Active Directory
3 7 (5.74%) Hyper-V
3 7 (5.74%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (5.74%) XenApp
3 7 (5.74%) XenDesktop
4 5 (4.10%) VMware NSX
5 3 (2.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (5.74%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 7 (5.74%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 7 (5.74%) Microsoft Intune
1 7 (5.74%) SCCM
1 7 (5.74%) SCOrch
2 2 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.82%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.82%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 33 (27.05%) VMware
2 24 (19.67%) Citrix
3 18 (14.75%) CheckPoint
4 17 (13.93%) EMC
4 17 (13.93%) Microsoft
4 17 (13.93%) NetApp
5 7 (5.74%) Ivanti
6 5 (4.10%) Meraki
7 4 (3.28%) Oracle
8 3 (2.46%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.46%) Software AG
9 2 (1.64%) Cisco
9 2 (1.64%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.64%) RightScale
10 1 (0.82%) Fortinet
10 1 (0.82%) IBM
10 1 (0.82%) Virgin Media