The median annual salary for a Sales Director was £225,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Sales Director
London / City of London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 235 255 306
Rank change year-on-year +20 +51  
Permanent jobs requiring a Sales Director 1 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.019% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.11% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 7
Median salary £225,000 £80,000 £120,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +181.25% -33.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £72,500 £105,000 £105,000
% change year-on-year -30.95% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4908 6109 9859
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.36% 96.22% 94.91%
Number of salaries quoted 4380 5575 8455
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Sales Director
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Sales Director in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Sales Director in the City of London

Sales Director
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sales Director in the City of London.

Salary trend for Sales Director in the City of London

Sales Director Skill Set
Top 11 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Sales Director job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region featuring Sales Director in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Business Development
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Fintech
2 1 (50.00%) Demand Generation
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence

Sales Director Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Business Development
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Demand Generation
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C