Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Sales Executive was £38,750 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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

Software Sales Executive
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1177 1140 1237
Rank change year-on-year -37 +97 +59
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Sales Executive 21 78 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.041% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.043% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 18 70 48
UK median annual salary £38,750 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.50% +17.65% -26.09%
10th Percentile £22,375 £39,750 £19,250
90th Percentile £68,250 £160,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -35.00% +17.65% -15.00%

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 170720 182020 210826
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.48% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 136880 152336 175085
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Software Sales Executive
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Sales Executive in the UK

Software Sales Executive
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Software Sales Executive in the UK

Software Sales Executive
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Sales Executive over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Sales Executive in the UK

Software Sales Executive
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Sales Executive within the UK over the 6 months to 19 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
England -16 21 £38,750 -22.50% 1
UK excluding London +6 13 £32,500 -35.00% 1
London -18 7 £50,000 +25.00%
South East +39 5 £29,500 -81.56% 1
Midlands +24 4 £32,500 -35.00%
West Midlands +5 3 £32,500 -35.00%
East of England +18 2 £41,250 +83.33%
South West +27 1 £21,000 +5.00%
North of England -1 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -

Software Sales Executive Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Software Sales Executive 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 Software Sales Executive in the job title.

1 11 (52.38%) Finance
2 8 (38.10%) Business Development
3 6 (28.57%) Marketing
4 5 (23.81%) CRM
5 4 (19.05%) Degree
6 3 (14.29%) B2B
7 2 (9.52%) NHS
7 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
7 2 (9.52%) Video\Live Streaming
7 2 (9.52%) Presales
7 2 (9.52%) Time Management
7 2 (9.52%) B2B Sales
7 2 (9.52%) Lead Generation
7 2 (9.52%) Telesales
8 1 (4.76%) Collaborative Working
8 1 (4.76%) Analytics
8 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
8 1 (4.76%) Fintech
8 1 (4.76%) Expense Management
8 1 (4.76%) Planning and Forecasting
8 1 (4.76%) German Language
8 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
8 1 (4.76%) C
8 1 (4.76%) Banking
8 1 (4.76%) Billing
8 1 (4.76%) Document Management
8 1 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 1 (4.76%) SAP
8 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel

Software Sales Executive 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:

Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
General
1 11 (52.38%) Finance
2 6 (28.57%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Billing
3 1 (4.76%) German Language
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) NHS
1 2 (9.52%) Video\Live Streaming
2 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.76%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Business Development
2 5 (23.81%) CRM
3 3 (14.29%) B2B
4 2 (9.52%) B2B Sales
4 2 (9.52%) Lead Generation
4 2 (9.52%) Presales
4 2 (9.52%) Telesales
4 2 (9.52%) Time Management
5 1 (4.76%) Analytics
5 1 (4.76%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (4.76%) Document Management
5 1 (4.76%) ERP
5 1 (4.76%) Expense Management
5 1 (4.76%) Planning and Forecasting
5 1 (4.76%) Project Management
5 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (4.76%) SAP