Average Business Development Manager Salary in United Kingdom

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The average salary for a Business Development Manager in United Kingdom is £34,392.
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£23k - £55k
£997 - £15k
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£814 - £10k
£2k - £21k
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£24k - £63k

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Job Description for Business Development Manager

Business Development Manager Tasks
  • Achieve revenue goals.
  • Maintain good working relationships with existing clients previously to enhance client retention and new sales through referrals and references.
  • Identify and develop new and existing referral sources to develop successful referring relationships.
  • Actively identify and generate prospects through strategic sales strategies focusing on customers in target markets.

Popular Employer Salaries for Business Development Manager

The top respondents for the job title Business Development Manager are from the companies GDF Suez, Qinetiq PLC and The National Health Service (NHS). Reported salaries are highest at GDF Suez where the average pay is £53,298. Qinetiq PLC pays the lowest at around £35,802.

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Popular Skills for Business Development Manager

Skills in Business Strategy are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Sales, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Account Management and New Business Development.

Pay by Experience Level for Business Development Manager

An entry-level Business Development Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £25,524 based on 69 salaries. An early career Business Development Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £30,312 based on 983 salaries. A mid-career Business Development Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £36,782 based on 680 salaries. An experienced Business Development Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £40,020 based on 592 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £44,141.
Employees with Business Development Manager in their job title in London, England: London earn an average of 8.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Bristol, England: Bristol (4.0% more) and Edinburgh, Scotland: Edinburgh (3.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Nottingham, England: Nottinghamshire (17.2% less), Glasgow, Scotland: Glasgow (6.6% less) and Manchester, England: Manchester (3.8% less).

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