The median annual salary for a Sales Manager was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 April 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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 698 676 710
Rank change year-on-year -22 +34  
Permanent jobs requiring a Sales Manager 167 289 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.28% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.29% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 137 193 200
Median salary £55,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.41% -15.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £100,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £35,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +28.57% -30.00%  

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 83638 100515 107033
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.37% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 69429 84372 87341
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Sales Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Sales Manager in the UK

Sales Manager
Top 30 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 3 months to 23 April 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 -17 161 £55,000 +29.41% 23
London -2 84 £61,250 +28.94% 11
South East +35 34 £50,000 +73.61% 3
Yorkshire +26 18 £35,000 - 2
Berkshire +8 13 £75,000 +160.41% 1
Sheffield +10 10 £35,000 -
South Yorkshire +2 10 £35,000 -
Hampshire +40 9 £52,500 +10.52% 1
City of London +38 9 £62,500 -10.71% 2
West Midlands +25 7 £55,000 -2.22%
West Yorkshire +10 6 £33,500 -4.28% 1
South West +5 6 £55,000 +69.23% 2
Birmingham +19 5 £57,500 +4.54%
West Sussex +16 5 £50,000 +66.66%
Reading +16 5 £37,500 -44.02% 1
North West -13 5 £25,000 -28.57%
Manchester -26 5 £25,000 -28.57%
Leeds +18 4 £18,250 -47.85% 1
Gloucestershire +8 4 £60,000 +33.33%
Cheltenham - 4 £60,000 -
Basingstoke - 4 £52,500 -
East of England +8 3 £70,000 +55.55% 4
Abingdon - 3 £25,000 -
Fareham - 3 £27,500 - 1
Oxfordshire - 3 £25,000 -
North Yorkshire +10 2 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Scotland +8 2 £60,000 +66.66% 1
Hertfordshire +8 2 £82,500 +118.54%
Edinburgh - 2 £60,000 -
Crawley - 2 - -

Sales Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 93 (30.29%) Business Development
2 91 (29.64%) Marketing
3 87 (28.34%) Finance
4 58 (18.89%) B2B
5 48 (15.64%) Lead Generation
6 38 (12.38%) SaaS
6 38 (12.38%) CRM
7 36 (11.73%) Telecoms
8 32 (10.42%) Degree
9 30 (9.77%) Data Centre
10 28 (9.12%) Presales
11 24 (7.82%) Salesforce.com
12 23 (7.49%) B2B Sales
13 22 (7.17%) Microsoft
13 22 (7.17%) Wireless
14 20 (6.51%) Project Management
14 20 (6.51%) Retail
15 19 (6.19%) Banking
16 18 (5.86%) Cisco
16 18 (5.86%) Manufacturing
16 18 (5.86%) Enterprise Software
17 17 (5.54%) Cybersecurity
18 16 (5.21%) Advertising
19 15 (4.89%) Analytical Skills
20 14 (4.56%) Mentoring
20 14 (4.56%) Coaching
21 13 (4.23%) Business Intelligence
21 13 (4.23%) Analytics
22 12 (3.91%) Billing
23 11 (3.58%) Microsoft Office

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 4 (1.30%) Skype for Business
1 4 (1.30%) WebSphere
2 3 (0.98%) CMS
3 1 (0.33%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 11 (3.58%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.63%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (0.98%) Sage X3
3 2 (0.65%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 2 (0.65%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.65%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
3 2 (0.65%) Workday HCM
4 1 (0.33%) GoldMine
4 1 (0.33%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.33%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 38 (12.38%) SaaS
2 8 (2.61%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.65%) IaaS
5 2 (0.65%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.33%) G Suite
6 1 (0.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (7.17%) Wireless
2 10 (3.26%) Unified Communications
3 9 (2.93%) Internet
3 9 (2.93%) LAN
3 9 (2.93%) MPLS
4 8 (2.61%) Value-Added Service
5 7 (2.28%) Ethernet
5 7 (2.28%) WAN
6 6 (1.95%) VPN
7 5 (1.63%) VoIP
7 5 (1.63%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (1.30%) 4G
8 4 (1.30%) ATM
8 4 (1.30%) Frame Relay
8 4 (1.30%) LTE
8 4 (1.30%) Network Security
8 4 (1.30%) TETRA
9 3 (0.98%) Broadband
9 3 (0.98%) Firewall
9 3 (0.98%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.95%) Big Data
2 2 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.33%) GIS
3 1 (0.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.33%) Relational Database
General
1 91 (29.64%) Marketing
2 87 (28.34%) Finance
3 36 (11.73%) Telecoms
4 20 (6.51%) Retail
5 19 (6.19%) Banking
6 18 (5.86%) Manufacturing
7 16 (5.21%) Advertising
8 12 (3.91%) Billing
9 8 (2.61%) Legal
10 4 (1.30%) Games
10 4 (1.30%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.98%) Electronics
11 3 (0.98%) French Language
11 3 (0.98%) German Language
11 3 (0.98%) Local Government
11 3 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.65%) Automotive
12 2 (0.65%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.65%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.33%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.98%) COM
1 3 (0.98%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.77%) Data Centre
2 18 (5.86%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (4.89%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.26%) Social Media
5 8 (2.61%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.28%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.30%) PMI
8 3 (0.98%) FMCG
8 3 (0.98%) iPad
8 3 (0.98%) Robotics
8 3 (0.98%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.65%) EPoS
9 2 (0.65%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.65%) User Experience
10 1 (0.33%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.33%) EMV
10 1 (0.33%) NHS
10 1 (0.33%) Smartcard
10 1 (0.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (0.98%) Windows
2 1 (0.33%) Android
2 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (0.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (30.29%) Business Development
2 58 (18.89%) B2B
3 48 (15.64%) Lead Generation
4 38 (12.38%) CRM
5 28 (9.12%) Presales
6 23 (7.49%) B2B Sales
7 20 (6.51%) Project Management
8 17 (5.54%) Cybersecurity
9 14 (4.56%) Coaching
9 14 (4.56%) Mentoring
10 13 (4.23%) Analytics
10 13 (4.23%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (3.26%) Artificial Intelligence
11 10 (3.26%) E-Commerce
11 10 (3.26%) ERP
11 10 (3.26%) Workflow
12 8 (2.61%) Service Delivery
13 7 (2.28%) DevOps
13 7 (2.28%) Direct Marketing
13 7 (2.28%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.30%) C
2 1 (0.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (10.42%) Degree
2 6 (1.95%) PMI Certification
3 4 (1.30%) MBA
4 3 (0.98%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.63%) QA
2 3 (0.98%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.65%) SLA
4 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.33%) P3O
System Software
1 5 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.98%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 24 (7.82%) Salesforce.com
2 22 (7.17%) Microsoft
3 18 (5.86%) Cisco
4 8 (2.61%) VMware
5 7 (2.28%) Oracle
5 7 (2.28%) SAP
6 6 (1.95%) IBM
7 4 (1.30%) hybris
7 4 (1.30%) Riverbed
7 4 (1.30%) Sage
8 3 (0.98%) BT
8 3 (0.98%) NetApp
9 2 (0.65%) Adobe
9 2 (0.65%) CA
9 2 (0.65%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.65%) Cognizant
9 2 (0.65%) Fortinet
9 2 (0.65%) HP
9 2 (0.65%) Hyperion
9 2 (0.65%) PeopleSoft
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Double OTE + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
England
Real Staffing
Salary: + Commission and other benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Martin & Conley
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus (OTE to £52,500 1st year)
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + commission
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £150000 per annum + Including OTE + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North Yorkshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: up to £50k, base, £100k OTE
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: up to £50k base, £100k OTE
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Networking People
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 50-60K OTE + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Intelletec
Salary: From £60,000 to £140,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Networking People
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 40-50K OTE + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Aberdeen
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Martin & Conley
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + OTE £52,500
Posted: 25 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + com+ben/market rates
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + double OTE
Posted: 18 days ago
London
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £35,000 to £70,000 per annum 35K Basic Plus 30K OTE
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Martin & Conley
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Double OTE
Posted: 27 days ago