Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Sales Manager was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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

Sales Manager
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 879 878 817
Rank change year-on-year -1 -61 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Sales Manager 295 325 489
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.18% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.19% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 234 244 359
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £23,750 £24,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £100,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 162309 172056 197302
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.72% 96.51% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 131276 145303 165484
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 £27,250 £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 Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Sales Manager in England

Sales Manager
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Sales Manager in England

Sales Manager
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Sales Manager in England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Sales Manager in England

Sales Manager
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 Manager within the England region over the 6 months to 21 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 +18 136 £60,000 - 11
South East +40 72 £45,000 -35.71% 6
North of England -7 34 £33,750 +12.50% 6
Yorkshire +16 24 £35,000 +20.69% 2
East of England +16 16 £37,500 -11.76% 2
South West +17 15 £42,500 -5.56% 2
Midlands +25 11 £50,000 +5.82% 1
North West -10 10 £32,500 -18.75% 4
West Midlands +8 9 £57,500 +76.92% 1
East Midlands +36 2 £26,250 -56.25%
Sales Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Sales Manager 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 Manager in the job title.

1 109 (36.95%) Marketing
2 86 (29.15%) Finance
3 83 (28.14%) Business Development
4 64 (21.69%) CRM
5 57 (19.32%) Telecoms
6 47 (15.93%) B2B
6 47 (15.93%) Microsoft
7 38 (12.88%) Degree
8 36 (12.20%) Retail
9 32 (10.85%) Project Management
10 30 (10.17%) Salesforce.com
10 30 (10.17%) Telesales
10 30 (10.17%) SaaS
11 25 (8.47%) Presales
11 25 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
11 25 (8.47%) Lead Generation
12 24 (8.14%) Analytics
12 24 (8.14%) Cybersecurity
13 23 (7.80%) Business Intelligence
14 21 (7.12%) E-Commerce
15 20 (6.78%) Data Centre
16 17 (5.76%) Microsoft Excel
17 16 (5.42%) Agile Software Development
17 16 (5.42%) Microsoft Office
17 16 (5.42%) Value-Added Service
18 15 (5.08%) Internet
18 15 (5.08%) Risk Management
18 15 (5.08%) Manufacturing
18 15 (5.08%) Product Management
19 13 (4.41%) SAP

Sales Manager 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.02%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.34%) Apache
2 1 (0.34%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (5.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (5.42%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (2.03%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.68%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.34%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (3.05%) Payment Gateway
2 7 (2.37%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.68%) Demantra
3 2 (0.68%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 30 (10.17%) SaaS
2 7 (2.37%) IaaS
3 2 (0.68%) Office 365
4 1 (0.34%) Catchpoint
4 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.34%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.42%) Value-Added Service
2 15 (5.08%) Internet
3 9 (3.05%) MPLS
3 9 (3.05%) VPN
3 9 (3.05%) Wireless
4 3 (1.02%) NFC
4 3 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.68%) LAN
6 1 (0.34%) Firewall
6 1 (0.34%) HTTP
6 1 (0.34%) RIP
6 1 (0.34%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.34%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.34%) VoIP
6 1 (0.34%) VPLS
6 1 (0.34%) WAN
6 1 (0.34%) WebEx
6 1 (0.34%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.36%) Big Data
2 2 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (0.68%) QlikView
2 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 109 (36.95%) Marketing
2 86 (29.15%) Finance
3 57 (19.32%) Telecoms
4 36 (12.20%) Retail
5 15 (5.08%) Manufacturing
6 11 (3.73%) Banking
7 10 (3.39%) Advertising
7 10 (3.39%) German Language
7 10 (3.39%) Legal
8 7 (2.37%) Electronics
9 6 (2.03%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (1.02%) Law
11 2 (0.68%) Games
11 2 (0.68%) Local Government
12 1 (0.34%) Back Office
12 1 (0.34%) Billing
12 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.34%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.03%) COM
2 1 (0.34%) .NET
2 1 (0.34%) EDI
2 1 (0.34%) HTML
2 1 (0.34%) J2EE
2 1 (0.34%) Java EE
2 1 (0.34%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.78%) Data Centre
3 13 (4.41%) Social Media
4 8 (2.71%) Fintech
4 8 (2.71%) User Experience
5 7 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.69%) Mobile Payment
7 4 (1.36%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.02%) CCTV
8 3 (1.02%) Marketing Technology
8 3 (1.02%) Robotics
9 2 (0.68%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.68%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.68%) iPad
9 2 (0.68%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.34%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.34%) FMCG
10 1 (0.34%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.34%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (28.14%) Business Development
2 64 (21.69%) CRM
3 47 (15.93%) B2B
4 32 (10.85%) Project Management
5 30 (10.17%) Telesales
6 25 (8.47%) Lead Generation
6 25 (8.47%) Presales
7 24 (8.14%) Analytics
7 24 (8.14%) Cybersecurity
8 23 (7.80%) Business Intelligence
9 21 (7.12%) E-Commerce
10 16 (5.42%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (5.08%) Product Management
11 15 (5.08%) Risk Management
12 13 (4.41%) Programme Management
13 12 (4.07%) Digital Marketing
13 12 (4.07%) Service Delivery
13 12 (4.07%) Strategic Thinking
14 11 (3.73%) Coaching
14 11 (3.73%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.36%) C
2 1 (0.34%) C++
2 1 (0.34%) Java
2 1 (0.34%) Python
2 1 (0.34%) R
2 1 (0.34%) SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (12.88%) Degree
2 1 (0.34%) APMP
2 1 (0.34%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.34%) HNC
2 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (0.34%) PMI Certification
2 1 (0.34%) PMP
2 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (0.34%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.02%) PMO
2 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 47 (15.93%) Microsoft
2 30 (10.17%) Salesforce.com
3 13 (4.41%) SAP
4 11 (3.73%) Cisco
5 8 (2.71%) IBM
6 6 (2.03%) Citrix
6 6 (2.03%) Oracle
6 6 (2.03%) Sage
6 6 (2.03%) VMware
7 5 (1.69%) Brocade
8 3 (1.02%) hybris
8 3 (1.02%) Hyperion
8 3 (1.02%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.02%) Tableau
9 2 (0.68%) Cognos
10 1 (0.34%) Apple
10 1 (0.34%) Calypso
10 1 (0.34%) Dell
10 1 (0.34%) HP
10 1 (0.34%) Murex