The median annual salary for a Sales Director was £110,000 in advertised job vacancies 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
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 850 864 921
Rank change year-on-year +14 +57  
Permanent jobs requiring a Sales Director 33 59 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.038% 0.060% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.062% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 17 50 37
Median salary £110,000 £100,000 £110,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £70,000 £80,000
10% offered a salary of more than £180,000 £140,000 £144,000
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. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 84418 95048 107138
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.97% 96.53% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 69006 80088 88313
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Sales Director
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Sales Director in the UK

Sales Director
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Sales Director in the UK

Sales Director
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Sales Director over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Sales Director in the UK

Sales Director
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sales Director within the UK over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +32 33 £110,000 +10.00% 1
London +8 27 £180,000 +80.00% 1
South East +48 3 £75,000 -
City of London +20 1 £225,000 +181.25%
Manchester -23 1 £85,000 +30.76%
North West -38 1 £85,000 +30.76%
South West - 1 £62,500 -
Cheltenham - 1 £62,500 -
Middlesex - 1 £70,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £62,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £75,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £125,000 -
Reading - 1 £125,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £75,000 -

Sales Director Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

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 featuring Sales Director in the job title.

1 36 (52.94%) Marketing
2 35 (51.47%) Business Development
3 25 (36.76%) Presales
4 21 (30.88%) Oracle
5 19 (27.94%) Enterprise Software
6 18 (26.47%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 18 (26.47%) Business Forecasting
6 18 (26.47%) Cognizant
6 18 (26.47%) Revenue Management
7 17 (25.00%) Finance
8 8 (11.76%) Analytics
9 7 (10.29%) Retail
10 6 (8.82%) Telecoms
11 5 (7.35%) Internet of Things
11 5 (7.35%) Data Centre
11 5 (7.35%) Big Data
11 5 (7.35%) C
11 5 (7.35%) Wireless
11 5 (7.35%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (7.35%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (5.88%) DV Cleared
12 4 (5.88%) Security Cleared
12 4 (5.88%) Use Case
12 4 (5.88%) B2B
12 4 (5.88%) Aerospace
12 4 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (5.88%) Data Analytics
12 4 (5.88%) SaaS
12 4 (5.88%) Matrix Organization

Sales Director Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) PeopleSoft HCM
1 2 (2.94%) Workday HCM
2 1 (1.47%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.47%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.88%) SaaS
2 2 (2.94%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.35%) Wireless
2 2 (2.94%) ATM
2 2 (2.94%) Ethernet
2 2 (2.94%) Frame Relay
2 2 (2.94%) Internet
2 2 (2.94%) MPLS
2 2 (2.94%) VoIP
2 2 (2.94%) VPN
3 1 (1.47%) 4G
3 1 (1.47%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.35%) Big Data
2 1 (1.47%) Hadoop
General
1 36 (52.94%) Marketing
2 17 (25.00%) Finance
3 7 (10.29%) Retail
4 6 (8.82%) Telecoms
5 4 (5.88%) Aerospace
5 4 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (4.41%) Advertising
6 3 (4.41%) Banking
7 2 (2.94%) Games
7 2 (2.94%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.47%) Law
8 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 19 (27.94%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (7.35%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.35%) Internet of Things
3 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.94%) Fintech
5 1 (1.47%) EPoS
5 1 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.47%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.47%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (51.47%) Business Development
2 25 (36.76%) Presales
3 18 (26.47%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 18 (26.47%) Business Forecasting
3 18 (26.47%) Revenue Management
4 8 (11.76%) Analytics
5 5 (7.35%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (7.35%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (5.88%) B2B
6 4 (5.88%) Customer Requirements
6 4 (5.88%) Data Analytics
6 4 (5.88%) Lead Generation
6 4 (5.88%) Matrix Organization
6 4 (5.88%) Use Case
7 3 (4.41%) ERP
7 3 (4.41%) Performance Management
7 3 (4.41%) Telesales
8 2 (2.94%) Big Data Analytics
8 2 (2.94%) CRM
8 2 (2.94%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.35%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (5.88%) DV Cleared
1 4 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.94%) Degree
3 1 (1.47%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 21 (30.88%) Oracle
2 18 (26.47%) Cognizant
3 4 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (4.41%) SAP
5 2 (2.94%) Intel
5 2 (2.94%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (2.94%) Workday
6 1 (1.47%) Adobe
6 1 (1.47%) Alterian
6 1 (1.47%) Cadence
6 1 (1.47%) Dell
6 1 (1.47%) EMC
6 1 (1.47%) Epicor
6 1 (1.47%) Infor
6 1 (1.47%) QAD
6 1 (1.47%) Sage
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