Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Sales Director was £105,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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

Sales Director
UK > England
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1108 1138 1177
Rank change year-on-year +30 +39 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Sales Director 43 74 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.025% 0.041% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.043% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 26 61 73
England median annual salary £105,000 £100,000 £110,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -9.09% +23.94%
10th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £63,000
90th Percentile £210,000 £140,000 £140,000
UK median annual salary £105,000 £100,000 £110,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -9.09% +22.22%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 161629 173153 199104
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.70% 96.50% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 130679 146162 166923
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,013 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Sales Director
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Sales Director in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Sales Director in England

Sales Director
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Sales Director in England

Sales Director
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Sales Director in England over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Sales Director in England

Sales Director
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sales Director within the England region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
London -3 38 £105,000 +5.00% 2
South East +38 2 - - 1
Midlands +45 1 £60,000 -20.00%
East Midlands +34 1 £60,000 -20.00%
North of England -2 1 £105,000 +27.27%
North West -5 1 £105,000 +61.54%
Sales Director
UK

Sales Director Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 England region featuring Sales Director in the job title.

1 22 (51.16%) Marketing
2 17 (39.53%) Business Development
3 11 (25.58%) Finance
4 10 (23.26%) Presales
5 8 (18.60%) Revenue Management
5 8 (18.60%) SaaS
5 8 (18.60%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (18.60%) Oracle
5 8 (18.60%) Cognizant
5 8 (18.60%) Business Forecasting
5 8 (18.60%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 7 (16.28%) Retail
6 7 (16.28%) Analytics
7 5 (11.63%) Coaching
8 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
8 4 (9.30%) Programme Management
8 4 (9.30%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (6.98%) Digital Analytics
9 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce
9 3 (6.98%) Legal
9 3 (6.98%) MBA
9 3 (6.98%) Games
9 3 (6.98%) Degree
9 3 (6.98%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (6.98%) Mobile App
10 2 (4.65%) Analytical Thinking
10 2 (4.65%) Performance Management
10 2 (4.65%) Banking
10 2 (4.65%) B2B
10 2 (4.65%) Microsoft

Sales Director Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Cloud Services
1 8 (18.60%) SaaS
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) LTE
1 1 (2.33%) Network Security
1 1 (2.33%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) Big Data
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Maven
General
1 22 (51.16%) Marketing
2 11 (25.58%) Finance
3 7 (16.28%) Retail
4 4 (9.30%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
5 3 (6.98%) Games
5 3 (6.98%) Legal
6 2 (4.65%) Banking
7 1 (2.33%) Advertising
7 1 (2.33%) Brand Awareness
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.98%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) Fintech
4 1 (2.33%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.33%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing Technology
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (39.53%) Business Development
2 10 (23.26%) Presales
3 8 (18.60%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 8 (18.60%) Business Forecasting
3 8 (18.60%) Revenue Management
4 7 (16.28%) Analytics
5 5 (11.63%) Coaching
6 4 (9.30%) Programme Management
7 3 (6.98%) Digital Analytics
7 3 (6.98%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.65%) Analytical Thinking
8 2 (4.65%) B2B
8 2 (4.65%) Big Data Analytics
8 2 (4.65%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (4.65%) Data Analytics
8 2 (4.65%) Performance Management
9 1 (2.33%) E-Discovery
9 1 (2.33%) Portfolio Management
9 1 (2.33%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Degree
1 3 (6.98%) MBA
2 1 (2.33%) Master's Degree
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) Cognizant
1 8 (18.60%) Oracle
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft