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The median annual salary for a Sales Director was £127,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 14 August 2022.

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

Sales Director
UK
6 months to
14 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1194 962 733
Rank change year-on-year -232 -229 +345
Permanent jobs requiring a Sales Director 22 47 36
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.041% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.045% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 18 35 21
10th Percentile £106,750 £90,000 £56,250
25th Percentile £120,000 £100,000 £75,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £127,500 £105,000 £90,000
Median % change year-on-year +21.43% +16.67% -40.00%
75th Percentile £155,625 £131,875 £112,500
90th Percentile £178,500 £135,000 £132,500
UK excluding London median annual salary - £108,750 £79,000
% change year-on-year - +37.66% -52.84%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 154,129 105,398 59,022
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.94% 91.14% 94.86%
Number of salaries quoted 83,523 74,437 48,237
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,200 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.89% - +5.56%

Sales Director
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Sales Director in the UK

Sales Director
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Sales Director.

Salary trend for Sales Director in the UK

Sales Director
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Sales Director over the 6 months to 14 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Sales Director in the UK

Sales Director
Top 3 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 6 months to 14 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England -194 20 £125,000 +19.05% 12
London -197 19 £122,500 +16.67% 7
Work from Home -223 2 £130,000 +23.81% 4

Sales Director Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 August 2022, Sales Director job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Sales Director in the job title.

1 11 (50.00%) Finance
2 9 (40.91%) Marketing
2 9 (40.91%) Analytics
3 8 (36.36%) Banking
4 7 (31.82%) Equities
4 7 (31.82%) Fintech
5 6 (27.27%) Business Development
6 5 (22.73%) Presales
7 3 (13.64%) Retail Banking
7 3 (13.64%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (13.64%) Degree
7 3 (13.64%) Public Sector
8 2 (9.09%) BPaaS
8 2 (9.09%) Quantitative Research
8 2 (9.09%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 2 (9.09%) Social Skills
8 2 (9.09%) Fund Management
8 2 (9.09%) Retail
8 2 (9.09%) Asset Management
8 2 (9.09%) Investment Banking
8 2 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (9.09%) Network Security
8 2 (9.09%) Hedge funds
8 2 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
9 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (4.55%) Infor M3
9 1 (4.55%) Big Data
9 1 (4.55%) Verint
9 1 (4.55%) IaaS
9 1 (4.55%) Product Marketing

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 1 (4.55%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) BPaaS
2 1 (4.55%) Apigee
2 1 (4.55%) Commercetools
2 1 (4.55%) Google Ads
2 1 (4.55%) Google Analytics
2 1 (4.55%) IaaS
2 1 (4.55%) iPaaS
2 1 (4.55%) PaaS
2 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Network Security
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Big Data
1 1 (4.55%) Looker
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) WinAutomation
General
1 11 (50.00%) Finance
2 9 (40.91%) Marketing
3 8 (36.36%) Banking
4 3 (13.64%) Public Sector
4 3 (13.64%) Retail Banking
5 2 (9.09%) Investment Banking
5 2 (9.09%) Retail
5 2 (9.09%) Social Skills
6 1 (4.55%) Games
6 1 (4.55%) Influencing Skills
6 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
6 1 (4.55%) Presentation Skills
6 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Equities
2 2 (9.09%) Hedge funds
3 1 (4.55%) Life Science
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Analytics
2 7 (31.82%) Fintech
3 6 (27.27%) Business Development
4 5 (22.73%) Presales
5 3 (13.64%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (9.09%) Asset Management
6 2 (9.09%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 2 (9.09%) Fund Management
6 2 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (9.09%) Quantitative Research
7 1 (4.55%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 1 (4.55%) Data Science
7 1 (4.55%) Decision-Making
7 1 (4.55%) Demand Generation
7 1 (4.55%) Matrix Organization
7 1 (4.55%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (4.55%) Sales Enablement
7 1 (4.55%) Storytelling
7 1 (4.55%) Systems Engineering
7 1 (4.55%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) GMP
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) PaperCut
1 1 (4.55%) SafeCom
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (4.55%) ABBYY
2 1 (4.55%) Automation Anywhere
2 1 (4.55%) Baan
2 1 (4.55%) Blue Prism
2 1 (4.55%) Equitrac
2 1 (4.55%) Google
2 1 (4.55%) Infor
2 1 (4.55%) Kofax
2 1 (4.55%) OpenText
2 1 (4.55%) Pega
2 1 (4.55%) ReadSoft
2 1 (4.55%) SAP
2 1 (4.55%) UiPath
2 1 (4.55%) Verint