Period
to 22 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Actionable Recommendations skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Actionable Recommendations over the 6 months to 22 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Actionable Recommendations
UK > England
6 months to
22 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 933 670 985
Rank change year-on-year -263 +315 +144
Permanent jobs citing Actionable Recommendations 49 3 69
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.044% 0.007% 0.055%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.30% 0.054% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 30 3 54
10th Percentile " £58,500 £37,800
25th Percentile £42,500 £63,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £80,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -25.00% +52.38% +5.00%
75th Percentile £73,438 £86,250 £67,500
90th Percentile £77,625 £87,000 £78,250
UK median annual salary £60,000 £80,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -25.00% +52.38% +5.00%

Actionable Recommendations is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 16,500 5,604 17,683
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.89% 12.45% 13.98%
Number of salaries quoted 10,640 4,484 13,452
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £68,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £83,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £54,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.46% +9.50% -

Actionable Recommendations
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Actionable Recommendations as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Actionable Recommendations in England

Actionable Recommendations
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Actionable Recommendations in England.

Salary trend for Actionable Recommendations in England

Actionable Recommendations
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Actionable Recommendations in England over the 6 months to 22 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Actionable Recommendations in England

Actionable Recommendations
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Actionable Recommendations within the England region over the 6 months to 22 October 2021. 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
London -240 22 £47,500 -40.63% 8
South East - 12 £60,000 - 2
North of England - 5 £63,750 - 2
South West - 4 £52,500 - 1
East of England - 3 - -
Midlands - 3 £72,500 - 2
North West - 3 £62,500 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £63,750 -
West Midlands - 2 £72,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £47,500 - 2
Actionable Recommendations
UK

For the 6 months to 22 October 2021, IT jobs citing Actionable Recommendations also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Actionable Recommendations.

1 49 (100.00%) Actionable Insight
2 29 (59.18%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (55.10%) Analytics
4 26 (53.06%) Degree
5 22 (44.90%) Social Skills
6 19 (38.78%) Finance
7 17 (34.69%) Marketing
8 15 (30.61%) Visualisation
8 15 (30.61%) Presentation Skills
9 14 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (28.57%) SQL
9 14 (28.57%) Python
10 13 (26.53%) Data Science
10 13 (26.53%) Problem-Solving
10 13 (26.53%) Data Visualisation
11 11 (22.45%) Tableau
11 11 (22.45%) Data Analysis
11 11 (22.45%) Mathematics
12 10 (20.41%) Qualitative Research
12 10 (20.41%) Quantitative Research
13 9 (18.37%) Data Analytics
13 9 (18.37%) Information Security
14 8 (16.33%) Statistics
14 8 (16.33%) Retail
14 8 (16.33%) Computer Science
14 8 (16.33%) Big Data
14 8 (16.33%) Power BI
14 8 (16.33%) Creative Thinking
14 8 (16.33%) Power Platform

Actionable Recommendations
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 3 (6.12%) SAS
2 1 (2.04%) Appian
Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (8.16%) InVision
2 4 (8.16%) Sketch
3 2 (4.08%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Sprinklr
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (2.04%) SAP BPC
2 1 (2.04%) SAP GRC
2 1 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.33%) Power Platform
2 6 (12.24%) Google Analytics
3 4 (8.16%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 4 (8.16%) AWS
4 2 (4.08%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (4.08%) Snowflake
5 1 (2.04%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (2.04%) PaaS
5 1 (2.04%) PowerApps
5 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.45%) Tableau
2 8 (16.33%) Big Data
2 8 (16.33%) Power BI
3 5 (10.20%) Apache Hive
3 5 (10.20%) Data Lake
3 5 (10.20%) Data Mining
3 5 (10.20%) Hadoop
3 5 (10.20%) Impala
4 4 (8.16%) KNIME
5 1 (2.04%) Looker
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.04%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Visual Website Optimizer
General
1 29 (59.18%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (44.90%) Social Skills
3 19 (38.78%) Finance
4 17 (34.69%) Marketing
5 15 (30.61%) Presentation Skills
6 8 (16.33%) Retail
7 7 (14.29%) Telecoms
8 6 (12.24%) Games
8 6 (12.24%) Organisational Skills
9 4 (8.16%) Advertising
10 3 (6.12%) Banking
11 2 (4.08%) Automotive
11 2 (4.08%) Influencing Skills
11 2 (4.08%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (2.04%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 1 (2.04%) Law
12 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
12 1 (2.04%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 21 (42.86%) Analyst
2 10 (20.41%) Data Analyst
3 7 (14.29%) Consultant
4 5 (10.20%) Business Manager
4 5 (10.20%) Insight Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) Security Consultant
5 4 (8.16%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Senior Consultant
5 4 (8.16%) Senior Security Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) Senior Cybersecurity Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Digital Transformation
7 2 (4.08%) Information Security Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Insight Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (4.08%) User Experience Researcher
8 1 (2.04%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 1 (2.04%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) CSS
1 4 (8.16%) HTML
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) User Experience
2 5 (10.20%) Algorithms
2 5 (10.20%) Analytical Mindset
2 5 (10.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (8.16%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (8.16%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.08%) Blog
4 2 (4.08%) Digital Media
4 2 (4.08%) Life Science
4 2 (4.08%) Social Media
5 1 (2.04%) FMCG
5 1 (2.04%) Robotics
5 1 (2.04%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (100.00%) Actionable Insight
2 27 (55.10%) Analytics
3 15 (30.61%) Visualisation
4 14 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (26.53%) Data Science
5 13 (26.53%) Data Visualisation
5 13 (26.53%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (22.45%) Data Analysis
6 11 (22.45%) Mathematics
7 10 (20.41%) Qualitative Research
7 10 (20.41%) Quantitative Research
8 9 (18.37%) Data Analytics
8 9 (18.37%) Information Security
9 8 (16.33%) Computer Science
9 8 (16.33%) Creative Thinking
9 8 (16.33%) Statistics
10 7 (14.29%) Business Development
10 7 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (12.24%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.57%) Python
1 14 (28.57%) SQL
2 7 (14.29%) R
3 4 (8.16%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (53.06%) Degree
2 5 (10.20%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (10.20%) PCI QSA
3 4 (8.16%) CISM
3 4 (8.16%) CISSP
3 4 (8.16%) CRISC
3 4 (8.16%) GIAC
3 4 (8.16%) GSNA
3 4 (8.16%) IRCA
3 4 (8.16%) Master's Degree
3 4 (8.16%) MBA
3 4 (8.16%) SANS
4 2 (4.08%) CISA
4 2 (4.08%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (2.04%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 1 (2.04%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.29%) Data Quality
2 6 (12.24%) GDPR
3 5 (10.20%) Cyber Essentials
3 5 (10.20%) GRC
3 5 (10.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (10.20%) PCI DSS
4 4 (8.16%) COBIT
4 4 (8.16%) COSO
5 2 (4.08%) PMO
6 1 (2.04%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
Vendors
1 6 (12.24%) Adobe
1 6 (12.24%) Google
2 5 (10.20%) Alteryx
3 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.12%) Oracle
5 2 (4.08%) IBM
5 2 (4.08%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (4.08%) Omniture
6 1 (2.04%) Automation Anywhere
6 1 (2.04%) SAP
6 1 (2.04%) UiPath