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Sales related occupations n.e.c.

£16,640 Average salary at age 20
£26,000 Average Salary
34 Average hours per week


Workers in this unit group perform a variety of sales occupations not elsewhere classified in MINOR GROUP 712: Sales Related Occupations.

Main Tasks

  • Assesses characteristics of goods/services being sold and decides on main selling points;
  • Advises clients and agents on insurance related problems, seeks new outlets for business and quotes premiums, bonus rates, tax concessions, etc.;
  • Obtains orders for advertising, financial, catering, printing and transportation services;
  • Organises parties in private households to sell clothing, fashion accessories, giftware and other goods;
  • Provides demonstrations of a product within retail stores, exhibitions and trade fairs to promote interest amongst potential customers;
  • Negotiates agreements for the passage of supply lines over or under land/property and the siting of supporting structures and other items.


There are no formal academic entry requirements. Training is typically received on-the-job, supplemented by short courses covering practical skills and details of the product or service being sold. NVQs/SVQs in Selling are available at Levels 2 and 3.

What Sales related occupations n.e.c. studied in higher education

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What Sales related occupations n.e.c. studied in higher education
Occupation Percentage Value
(C9) Others in biological sciences1
(L4) Social policy1
(L7) Human & social geography1
(B2) Pharmacology, toxicology & pharmacy1
(G1) Mathematics2
(W2) Design studies4
(L3) Sociology2
(C1) Biology1
(C8) Psychology5
(W1) Fine art2
(V3) History by topic1
(W3) Music2
(F8) Physical geographical sciences1
(D4) Agriculture1
(R9) Others in European languages, literature & related subjects1
(W6) Cinematics & photography3
(Q3) English studies5
(L2) Politics2
(K1) Architecture1
(R4) Spanish studies1
(R1) French studies1
(L9) Others in social studies1
(N5) Marketing3
(W4) Drama5
(M1) Law by area2
(M2) Law by topic2
(N8) Hospitality, leisure, sport, tourism & transport4
(B9) Others in subjects allied to medicine1
(B1) Anatomy, physiology & pathology1
(P5) Journalism1
(F4) Forensic & archaeological sciences1
(V5) Philosophy1
(L1) Economics2
(N1) Business studies6
(X3) Academic studies in education2
(L5) Social work2
(X1) Training teachers1
(K4) Planning (urban, rural & regional)1
(N4) Accounting3
(C6) Sport & exercise science6
(P3) Media studies4
(N2) Management studies4
(V1) History by period1
(N3) Finance1
(I1) Computer science3

UK Prospects

63200 Workforce Size
2.07% Predicted decline 2023 - 2027
9337 Predicted Replacement 2023 - 2027

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