The table below looks at the statistics for the Sales Manager role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sales Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sales Manager
Rank 673 688 630
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -58
Permanent jobs requiring a Sales Manager 203 234 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.20% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.21% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 149 166 187
Average salary £53,750 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.15% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £93,000 £75,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,400 £45,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year
+7.55% -12.19%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
99881 111881 103430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 82152 91850 86081
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Sales Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Sales Manager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Sales Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Sales Manager
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sales Manager within the UK.

Sales Manager Salary Trend in the UK

Sales Manager
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sales Manager over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 within the UK.

Sales Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Sales Manager
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sales Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +16 185 £53,250 +12.10% 26
London +11 66 £70,000 +40.00% 13
South East +8 51 £45,000 -7.69% 5
East of England +37 29 £48,400 +13.88% 1
Berkshire +13 27 £70,000 +51.35% 2
City of London +38 22 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Reading -6 16 £46,000 +2.22%
Surrey +35 14 £25,000 -61.53% 1
Yorkshire +22 12 £35,000 -
Redhill - 11 £25,000 -
Cambridge +22 10 £72,500 +81.25%
Cambridgeshire +15 10 £72,500 +100.00%
West Yorkshire +22 9 £26,500 -
Bedfordshire - 9 £48,400 - 1
Leeds - 9 £26,500 -
Suffolk - 9 £32,500 -
West Midlands -1 7 £69,500 +54.44% 1
Slough - 7 £80,000 -
North West +4 6 £50,000 +14.28% 2
Midlands - 6 £57,500 -
Ipswich - 6 £32,500 -
South West -15 5 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Birmingham -18 5 £69,500 +54.44% 1
Manchester +17 4 £67,500 +37.75% 1
Bristol -9 4 £36,250 -19.44% 1
Bracknell - 4 - - 2
Scotland +12 3 £20,000 -60.00% 1
Glasgow +4 3 £20,000 - 1
Brentford -4 3 £75,000 +15.38%
Sussex - 3 - -

Sales Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Sales Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Sales Manager in their job title.

1 163 (34.10%) Marketing
2 160 (33.47%) Business Development
3 84 (17.57%) Degree
4 78 (16.32%) Telecoms
5 69 (14.44%) Finance
6 63 (13.18%) CRM
7 59 (12.34%) Microsoft
7 59 (12.34%) Retail
8 55 (11.51%) SaaS
9 51 (10.67%) B2B
10 42 (8.79%) E-Commerce
11 41 (8.58%) VMware
12 39 (8.16%) Data Centre
13 34 (7.11%) Analytical Skills
14 25 (5.23%) German Language
15 24 (5.02%) Salesforce.com
16 23 (4.81%) Wireless
16 23 (4.81%) MS Excel
17 22 (4.60%) Advertising
18 21 (4.39%) SAP
18 21 (4.39%) Enterprise Software
19 20 (4.18%) Digital Marketing
19 20 (4.18%) VMware Infrastructure
20 19 (3.97%) Big Data
21 18 (3.77%) Oracle
21 18 (3.77%) ERP
22 17 (3.56%) SLA
22 17 (3.56%) Analytics
23 16 (3.35%) People Management
23 16 (3.35%) Cisco

Sales Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Sales Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Sales Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (2.09%) CMS
2 5 (1.05%) WebSphere
3 4 (0.84%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.84%) Lync
4 3 (0.63%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (0.63%) GemFire
4 3 (0.63%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (0.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 23 (4.81%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.30%) MS Office
3 5 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.42%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.84%) Magento
1 4 (0.84%) SAP ERP
1 4 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (0.84%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.63%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (0.63%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 55 (11.51%) SaaS
2 4 (0.84%) Office 365
3 2 (0.42%) IaaS
4 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.21%) PaaS
4 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.81%) Wireless
2 12 (2.51%) VPN
2 12 (2.51%) Ethernet
2 12 (2.51%) MPLS
3 11 (2.30%) Unified Communications
4 10 (2.09%) ATM
4 10 (2.09%) VoIP
4 10 (2.09%) Frame Relay
5 9 (1.88%) Radio Access Network
5 9 (1.88%) GSM
5 9 (1.88%) LAN
5 9 (1.88%) UMTS
5 9 (1.88%) LTE
6 8 (1.67%) Internet
7 7 (1.46%) CTI
7 7 (1.46%) PBX
8 5 (1.05%) Broadband
9 3 (0.63%) WebEx
9 3 (0.63%) Firewall
9 3 (0.63%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (3.97%) Big Data
2 4 (0.84%) SAP HANA
3 2 (0.42%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.21%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.21%) Cucumber
1 1 (0.21%) Selenium
General
1 163 (34.10%) Marketing
2 78 (16.32%) Telecoms
3 69 (14.44%) Finance
4 59 (12.34%) Retail
5 25 (5.23%) German Language
6 22 (4.60%) Advertising
7 16 (3.35%) Manufacturing
8 14 (2.93%) French Language
8 14 (2.93%) Games
9 12 (2.51%) Banking
10 11 (2.30%) Electronics
11 6 (1.26%) Front Office
11 6 (1.26%) Legal
11 6 (1.26%) Publishing
12 5 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (1.05%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.84%) Billing
14 2 (0.42%) Local Government
14 2 (0.42%) Automotive
14 2 (0.42%) iGaming
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.05%) RSS
1 5 (1.05%) Web Services
2 4 (0.84%) COM
3 3 (0.63%) HTML
4 1 (0.21%) .NET
4 1 (0.21%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 39 (8.16%) Data Centre
2 34 (7.11%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (4.39%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (2.93%) User Experience
5 12 (2.51%) Social Media
6 10 (2.09%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.46%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.46%) IVR
8 6 (1.26%) EFT
9 5 (1.05%) Digital Media
9 5 (1.05%) BBC
9 5 (1.05%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.05%) Life Science
10 4 (0.84%) iPhone
10 4 (0.84%) Telematics
11 3 (0.63%) Internet of Things
12 2 (0.42%) Handset
12 2 (0.42%) Replication
12 2 (0.42%) DTV
12 2 (0.42%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 9 (1.88%) Windows
1 9 (1.88%) Linux
2 5 (1.05%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (33.47%) Business Development
2 63 (13.18%) CRM
3 51 (10.67%) B2B
4 42 (8.79%) E-Commerce
5 20 (4.18%) Digital Marketing
6 18 (3.77%) ERP
7 17 (3.56%) Analytics
8 16 (3.35%) People Management
8 16 (3.35%) Service Delivery
9 14 (2.93%) Performance Management
9 14 (2.93%) Project Management
9 14 (2.93%) Line Management
9 14 (2.93%) Coaching
10 13 (2.72%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (2.30%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (2.09%) DNA
12 10 (2.09%) Customer Engagement
13 9 (1.88%) Mentoring
13 9 (1.88%) SDLC
13 9 (1.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (2.30%) C
2 1 (0.21%) C#
2 1 (0.21%) SQL
Qualifications
1 84 (17.57%) Degree
2 9 (1.88%) VTSP
3 5 (1.05%) MBA
4 4 (0.84%) SAP Certification
5 3 (0.63%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.21%) MCSE
6 1 (0.21%) CCNA
6 1 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.21%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.21%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.21%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.56%) SLA
2 3 (0.63%) QA
3 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (4.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.21%) Firmware
2 1 (0.21%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 59 (12.34%) Microsoft
2 41 (8.58%) VMware
3 24 (5.02%) Salesforce.com
4 21 (4.39%) SAP
5 18 (3.77%) Oracle
6 16 (3.35%) Cisco
7 14 (2.93%) Citrix
8 13 (2.72%) IBM
9 9 (1.88%) HP
10 8 (1.67%) Dell
10 8 (1.67%) EMC
11 7 (1.46%) hybris
12 5 (1.05%) Sony
12 5 (1.05%) ATG
12 5 (1.05%) Siebel
12 5 (1.05%) NetApp
12 5 (1.05%) Infor
13 4 (0.84%) Blue Coat
13 4 (0.84%) Sage
13 4 (0.84%) CA
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