Period
to 20 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Sales Manager was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 July 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
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 847 838 822
Rank change year-on-year -9 -16 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Sales Manager 357 459 533
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.23% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.23% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 276 335 390
UK median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £100,000 £100,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% -21.35% -1.11%

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 170014 195855 213983
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.02% 96.50% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 138687 164501 175450
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Sales Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Sales Manager in the UK

Sales Manager
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Sales Manager in the UK

Sales Manager
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Sales Manager over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Sales Manager in the UK

Sales Manager
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 Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 20 July 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
England +1 349 £55,000 +22.22% 20
London +33 193 £62,500 +25.00% 8
UK excluding London +8 152 £40,000 +14.29% 13
South East +47 59 £50,000 +73.61% 4
North of England -10 50 £35,000 - 3
Yorkshire +34 35 £35,000 +9.38%
North West -37 15 £32,500 -7.14% 3
Midlands +36 14 £56,250 +125.00% 4
West Midlands +21 13 £56,250 +125.00% 1
South West +15 13 £42,500 -2.86%
East of England +11 13 £45,000 - 1
Scotland +1 2 £60,000 +66.67%
East Midlands +18 1 - - 3
Wales - 1 £100,000 - 1

Sales Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 featuring Sales Manager in the job title.

1 135 (37.82%) Marketing
2 115 (32.21%) Finance
3 103 (28.85%) Business Development
4 85 (23.81%) B2B
5 66 (18.49%) Telecoms
6 51 (14.29%) Degree
7 47 (13.17%) CRM
8 41 (11.48%) Lead Generation
9 40 (11.20%) Project Management
10 37 (10.36%) Telesales
10 37 (10.36%) SaaS
11 35 (9.80%) Presales
12 34 (9.52%) Microsoft
13 33 (9.24%) Retail
14 31 (8.68%) Salesforce.com
15 26 (7.28%) Data Centre
16 25 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
16 25 (7.00%) Coaching
17 23 (6.44%) B2B Sales
17 23 (6.44%) E-Commerce
18 20 (5.60%) Cisco
18 20 (5.60%) Business Intelligence
18 20 (5.60%) Manufacturing
18 20 (5.60%) Wireless
19 18 (5.04%) Mentoring
19 18 (5.04%) Analytics
19 18 (5.04%) Enterprise Software
19 18 (5.04%) Internet
20 16 (4.48%) Advertising
20 16 (4.48%) Banking

Sales Manager 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (1.96%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.28%) CMS
2 1 (0.28%) IBM Notes
2 1 (0.28%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.28%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (3.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (3.64%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (2.80%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 7 (1.96%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.56%) Sage X3
4 1 (0.28%) GoldMine
4 1 (0.28%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.28%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 37 (10.36%) SaaS
2 7 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.40%) IaaS
5 3 (0.84%) Office 365
6 1 (0.28%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.60%) Wireless
2 18 (5.04%) Internet
3 16 (4.48%) Value-Added Service
4 12 (3.36%) MPLS
5 10 (2.80%) VPN
6 8 (2.24%) LAN
7 7 (1.96%) WAN
8 5 (1.40%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (1.12%) Ethernet
10 3 (0.84%) 4G
10 3 (0.84%) LTE
10 3 (0.84%) Network Security
10 3 (0.84%) TETRA
10 3 (0.84%) Unified Communications
10 3 (0.84%) VoIP
11 2 (0.56%) ATM
11 2 (0.56%) Broadband
11 2 (0.56%) Firewall
11 2 (0.56%) Skype
11 2 (0.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.24%) Big Data
2 2 (0.56%) RDBMS
2 2 (0.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.28%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.28%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.28%) QlikView
3 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 135 (37.82%) Marketing
2 115 (32.21%) Finance
3 66 (18.49%) Telecoms
4 33 (9.24%) Retail
5 20 (5.60%) Manufacturing
6 16 (4.48%) Advertising
6 16 (4.48%) Banking
7 15 (4.20%) Legal
8 13 (3.64%) German Language
9 11 (3.08%) Billing
10 6 (1.68%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (1.12%) Electronics
11 4 (1.12%) French Language
11 4 (1.12%) Local Government
12 3 (0.84%) Games
13 2 (0.56%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.56%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.28%) Automotive
14 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.40%) COM
2 1 (0.28%) .NET
2 1 (0.28%) EDI
2 1 (0.28%) J2EE
2 1 (0.28%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.28%) Data Centre
2 25 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (5.04%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (4.20%) Social Media
5 10 (2.80%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.24%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.24%) PMI
7 6 (1.68%) Robotics
8 4 (1.12%) Mobile Payment
8 4 (1.12%) User Experience
9 3 (0.84%) FMCG
9 3 (0.84%) iPad
9 3 (0.84%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.56%) EPoS
10 2 (0.56%) NHS
11 1 (0.28%) 3D Graphics
11 1 (0.28%) Blog
11 1 (0.28%) EMV
11 1 (0.28%) Online Games
11 1 (0.28%) Smartcard
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (28.85%) Business Development
2 85 (23.81%) B2B
3 47 (13.17%) CRM
4 41 (11.48%) Lead Generation
5 40 (11.20%) Project Management
6 37 (10.36%) Telesales
7 35 (9.80%) Presales
8 25 (7.00%) Coaching
9 23 (6.44%) B2B Sales
9 23 (6.44%) E-Commerce
10 20 (5.60%) Business Intelligence
11 18 (5.04%) Analytics
11 18 (5.04%) Mentoring
12 16 (4.48%) Line Management
13 15 (4.20%) Workflow
14 14 (3.92%) B2C
14 14 (3.92%) Programme Management
15 13 (3.64%) Agile Software Development
15 13 (3.64%) Risk Management
16 12 (3.36%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.12%) C
2 2 (0.56%) SQL
3 1 (0.28%) C++
3 1 (0.28%) Java
Qualifications
1 51 (14.29%) Degree
2 11 (3.08%) PMI Certification
3 7 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (1.96%) PMP
4 4 (1.12%) MBA
5 3 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.56%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.28%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.84%) PMO
2 2 (0.56%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 34 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 31 (8.68%) Salesforce.com
3 20 (5.60%) Cisco
4 10 (2.80%) VMware
5 8 (2.24%) SAP
6 7 (1.96%) hybris
6 7 (1.96%) IBM
7 4 (1.12%) Adobe
7 4 (1.12%) Cognizant
7 4 (1.12%) NetApp
7 4 (1.12%) Oracle
8 3 (0.84%) Sage
9 2 (0.56%) BT
9 2 (0.56%) CA
9 2 (0.56%) Google
9 2 (0.56%) Hyperion
9 2 (0.56%) Tableau
9 2 (0.56%) Twitter
10 1 (0.28%) HP
10 1 (0.28%) Lotus
Central London / West End
EXCELerate
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum base double OTE uncapped (50/50 spli
Posted: Yesterday
London
Finovate
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Marmion Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum basic (DOE) + six figure OTE
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Nvidia Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Washington Frank
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + OTE & Package
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum + £40-£50 base + Double OTE + Car
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits OTE, Flexi-Days, Pension, Life Cov
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £80000 per annum + £30-£40 base + Double OTE + Car
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Stepstone UK
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicestershire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits OTE, Flexi-Days, Pension, Life Cov
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £80 - £90 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
City, Bristol
Tech-ology
Posted: 13 days ago
Berkshire
Martin & Conley
Salary: £60000 - £130000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
ISL
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Martin & Conley
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Warrington
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £80000 per annum + £30-£40 base + Double OTE + Car
Posted: 17 days ago
City, London
Henderson Drake
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum x2 OTE, bonus, pension, gym, health
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: OTE and benefits
Posted: 21 days ago