The median annual salary for a Sales Manager was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

Sales Manager
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 204 238 202
Rank change year-on-year +34 -36  
Permanent jobs requiring a Sales Manager 3 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.063% 0.15% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.15% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 8
Median salary £55,000 £56,250 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +57.34%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +42.85% -22.22%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4620 5952 4959
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.88% 96.40% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3833 4835 4244
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Sales Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Sales Manager in the West Midlands

Sales Manager
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Sales Manager in the West Midlands

Sales Manager
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sales Manager within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Birmingham +6 1 £55,000 -
Sales Manager
England

Sales Manager Skill Set
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Sales Manager in the job title.

1 4 (57.14%) Marketing
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) SaaS
2 2 (28.57%) B2B
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) WFM
2 2 (28.57%) Coaching
3 1 (14.29%) Value-Added Service
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (14.29%) Logistics
3 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
3 1 (14.29%) Facilities Management
3 1 (14.29%) B2C
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) hybris
3 1 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (14.29%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001
3 1 (14.29%) HTTP
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere

Sales Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
1 1 (14.29%) Value-Added Service
General
1 4 (57.14%) Marketing
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 1 (14.29%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) B2B
1 2 (28.57%) Coaching
1 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
1 2 (28.57%) WFM
2 1 (14.29%) B2C
2 1 (14.29%) Facilities Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Line Management
2 1 (14.29%) Logistics
2 1 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) hybris
1 1 (14.29%) IBM