Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Development
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 203 222 185
Rank change year-on-year +19 -37 -9
Permanent jobs citing Business Development 107 111 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.13% 1.10% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 1.22% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 64 76 105
West Midlands median annual salary £43,750 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.78% - -28.00%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £71,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £56,650
% change year-on-year +4.76% -7.33% -5.58%

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 8,527 9,112 11,118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 89.81% 90.51% 89.63%
Number of salaries quoted 6,549 7,546 8,744
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +1.25%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £24,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £61,250 £66,175
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 17 July 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 17 July 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 +7 79 £56,250 +7.14% 10
Coventry +11 16 £24,000 -68.00% 1
Warwickshire +8 4 £32,500 +0.78% 2
Dudley - 2 £37,500 -
Worcestershire +15 1 £30,112 +12.57%
Staffordshire +1 1 £21,000 -40.00% 1
Halesowen - 1 - - 1
Business Development
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 39 (36.45%) Presales
2 34 (31.78%) Data Centre
3 32 (29.91%) Service Delivery
4 29 (27.10%) ITIL
5 28 (26.17%) Degree
5 28 (26.17%) IT Strategy
6 27 (25.23%) Self-Motivation
6 27 (25.23%) Finance
7 25 (23.36%) PRINCE2
7 25 (23.36%) ISEB
8 24 (22.43%) CRM
8 24 (22.43%) Project Management
8 24 (22.43%) Information Security
9 23 (21.50%) CISSP
9 23 (21.50%) PMP
10 22 (20.56%) Computer Science
11 21 (19.63%) Marketing
11 21 (19.63%) Continuous Improvement
11 21 (19.63%) Service Management
11 21 (19.63%) Management Information System
12 20 (18.69%) VMware
12 20 (18.69%) CEH
12 20 (18.69%) Citrix
12 20 (18.69%) Microsoft
12 20 (18.69%) ITIL V3
12 20 (18.69%) Line Management
12 20 (18.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 20 (18.69%) Due Diligence
12 20 (18.69%) CompTIA Security+
13 19 (17.76%) Capacity Planning

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 (4.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.93%) Apache
2 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.93%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (12.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (6.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (5.61%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.80%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.80%) Sage 200
1 3 (2.80%) Sage X3
2 2 (1.87%) NetSuite
2 2 (1.87%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.93%) Sage 500
3 1 (0.93%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.93%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (16.82%) IaaS
1 18 (16.82%) PaaS
2 8 (7.48%) SaaS
3 7 (6.54%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (2.80%) Office 365
6 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.93%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 1 (0.93%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (16.82%) Firewall
2 7 (6.54%) SMS
3 1 (0.93%) Internet
3 1 (0.93%) NetScaler
3 1 (0.93%) Network Security
3 1 (0.93%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.87%) Blockchain
General
1 27 (25.23%) Finance
2 21 (19.63%) Marketing
3 18 (16.82%) Publishing
4 16 (14.95%) Telecoms
5 6 (5.61%) Advertising
5 6 (5.61%) Banking
5 6 (5.61%) Manufacturing
5 6 (5.61%) Retail
6 5 (4.67%) Automotive
7 4 (3.74%) Digital Economy
8 2 (1.87%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.87%) German Language
8 2 (1.87%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.87%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.93%) Billing
9 1 (0.93%) French Language
9 1 (0.93%) Front Office
9 1 (0.93%) Games
9 1 (0.93%) Legal
9 1 (0.93%) Norwegian Language
Job Titles
1 29 (27.10%) Architect
2 25 (23.36%) Solutions Architect
3 16 (14.95%) Business Manager
4 15 (14.02%) Business Development Manager
4 15 (14.02%) Development Manager
5 9 (8.41%) Security Architect
6 8 (7.48%) Delivery Manager
6 8 (7.48%) Service Manager
6 8 (7.48%) Services Delivery Manager
7 7 (6.54%) Business Development Executive
7 7 (6.54%) IT Manager
8 6 (5.61%) Security Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.67%) Portfolio Manager
10 4 (3.74%) Account Manager
10 4 (3.74%) Data Centre Specialist
10 4 (3.74%) IT Operations Manager
10 4 (3.74%) IT Project Leader
10 4 (3.74%) Operations Manager
10 4 (3.74%) Project Leader
10 4 (3.74%) Project Portfolio Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.54%) Flash
2 5 (4.67%) .NET
3 2 (1.87%) EDI
4 1 (0.93%) HTML
4 1 (0.93%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 34 (31.78%) Data Centre
2 27 (25.23%) Self-Motivation
3 22 (20.56%) Computer Science
4 21 (19.63%) Management Information System
5 18 (16.82%) CMDB
6 4 (3.74%) Driving Licence
6 4 (3.74%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (2.80%) NHS
8 2 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.87%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.87%) Fintech
8 2 (1.87%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.87%) Social Media
9 1 (0.93%) BBC
9 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.93%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.87%) Windows
1 2 (1.87%) Windows 10
1 2 (1.87%) Windows Server
1 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.93%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (36.45%) Presales
2 32 (29.91%) Service Delivery
3 29 (27.10%) ITIL
4 28 (26.17%) IT Strategy
5 25 (23.36%) PRINCE2
6 24 (22.43%) CRM
6 24 (22.43%) Information Security
6 24 (22.43%) Project Management
7 21 (19.63%) Continuous Improvement
7 21 (19.63%) Service Management
8 20 (18.69%) Due Diligence
8 20 (18.69%) ITIL V3
8 20 (18.69%) Line Management
9 19 (17.76%) Capacity Planning
10 18 (16.82%) Customer Engagement
10 18 (16.82%) Gantt Chart
10 18 (16.82%) IT Governance
10 18 (16.82%) Requirements Analysis
10 18 (16.82%) SIEM
10 18 (16.82%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.87%) C
1 2 (1.87%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.93%) Java
2 1 (0.93%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (26.17%) Degree
2 25 (23.36%) ISEB
3 23 (21.50%) CISSP
3 23 (21.50%) PMP
4 20 (18.69%) CEH
4 20 (18.69%) CompTIA Security+
5 18 (16.82%) Computer Science Degree
5 18 (16.82%) PMI Certification
6 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.87%) APMP
7 2 (1.87%) CISM
7 2 (1.87%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.93%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.93%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (0.93%) CISA
8 1 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.93%) CREST Certified
8 1 (0.93%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.93%) SANS
8 1 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (18.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (16.82%) GPG13
3 8 (7.48%) SLA
4 6 (5.61%) GDPR
5 1 (0.93%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.93%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.93%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.93%) NIST 800
5 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.93%) PMO
5 1 (0.93%) QA
5 1 (0.93%) RMADS
System Software
1 18 (16.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.87%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.87%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.87%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (1.87%) XenApp
2 2 (1.87%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.87%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (1.87%) SCOrch
2 1 (0.93%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (18.69%) Citrix
1 20 (18.69%) Microsoft
1 20 (18.69%) VMware
2 18 (16.82%) CheckPoint
2 18 (16.82%) EMC
2 18 (16.82%) NetApp
3 7 (6.54%) Cadence
3 7 (6.54%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (2.80%) Sage
4 3 (2.80%) SAP
5 2 (1.87%) Cognizant
5 2 (1.87%) Epicor
5 2 (1.87%) IBM
5 2 (1.87%) Infor
6 1 (0.93%) Apple
6 1 (0.93%) IFS
6 1 (0.93%) Ivanti
6 1 (0.93%) Lotus
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle
6 1 (0.93%) Siebel