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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Actionable Insight skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Actionable Insight over the 6 months to 10 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Actionable Insights (or Actionable Intelligence, Actionable Recommendations)
UK
6 months to
10 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 385 510 550
Rank change year-on-year +125 +40 +27
Permanent jobs citing Actionable Insight 1,573 647 242
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.93% 0.57% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.60% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 315 385 172
10th Percentile £31,750 £35,400 £35,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £56,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.82% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £73,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £90,000 £88,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,725 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +12.72% -14.29% +16.67%

Actionable Insight is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 162,861 107,406 59,927
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 95.78% 94.05% 93.06%
Number of salaries quoted 83,795 73,009 48,582
10th Percentile £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £96,965 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Actionable Insight
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Actionable Insight as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Actionable Insight in the UK

Actionable Insight
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Actionable Insight in the UK

Actionable Insight
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Actionable Insight over the 6 months to 10 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Actionable Insight in the UK

Actionable Insight
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Actionable Insight within the UK over the 6 months to 10 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England +99 1,285 £55,000 +4.76% 339
London +96 926 £62,500 -3.85% 120
Work from Home +100 765 £61,580 +18.42% 77
UK excluding London -1 384 £50,725 +12.72% 349
South East +83 233 £50,500 -6.05% 22
Midlands -91 37 £50,950 +25.80% 10
North of England -79 34 £50,000 +17.65% 86
East of England -35 30 £47,500 +5.56% 6
Scotland -14 24 £85,000 +98.83% 117
Yorkshire -31 21 £52,500 +23.53% 2
South West -52 20 £61,150 +39.77% 93
West Midlands -77 19 £50,950 +30.64% 7
East Midlands -34 18 £40,000 -3.61% 3
North West -70 13 £42,500 -2.86% 84
Wales -1 12 £37,500 +66.67% 7
Northern Ireland - 2 £45,000 - 7

For the 6 months to 10 August 2022, IT jobs citing Actionable Insight 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 with a requirement for Actionable Insight.

1 998 (63.45%) Analytics
2 773 (49.14%) SQL
3 727 (46.22%) Python
4 706 (44.88%) Social Skills
5 608 (38.65%) Analytical Skills
6 519 (32.99%) Agile
7 503 (31.98%) Business Intelligence
8 497 (31.60%) Data Science
9 476 (30.26%) Marketing
10 472 (30.01%) Data Analysis
11 453 (28.80%) Finance
12 410 (26.06%) Visualisation
13 396 (25.17%) Decision-Making
14 373 (23.71%) Power BI
14 373 (23.71%) Power Platform
15 340 (21.61%) Tableau
16 335 (21.30%) Data Analytics
17 326 (20.72%) Degree
18 302 (19.20%) Google
19 299 (19.01%) AWS
20 289 (18.37%) R
21 288 (18.31%) Problem-Solving
22 260 (16.53%) Data Modelling
23 253 (16.08%) Azure
24 251 (15.96%) Data Visualisation
25 237 (15.07%) Statistics
26 231 (14.69%) Machine Learning
27 229 (14.56%) User Experience
28 227 (14.43%) Microsoft Excel
29 197 (12.52%) Mentoring

Actionable Insight
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 83 (5.28%) Apache Spark
2 39 (2.48%) Apache Airflow
3 31 (1.97%) Confluence
4 22 (1.40%) SAS
5 19 (1.21%) ArcGIS
6 18 (1.14%) Jupyter
6 18 (1.14%) SharePoint
7 12 (0.76%) Apache
8 4 (0.25%) GeoServer
9 3 (0.19%) R Markdown
10 2 (0.13%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.13%) nginx
11 1 (0.064%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.064%) CMS
11 1 (0.064%) Ethereum
Applications
1 227 (14.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 87 (5.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 46 (2.92%) Microsoft Office
3 46 (2.92%) Sketch
4 25 (1.59%) SPSS
5 20 (1.27%) MS Visio
6 19 (1.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 11 (0.70%) InVision
8 9 (0.57%) Adobe After Effects
9 8 (0.51%) Stata
10 5 (0.32%) Adobe Premiere
10 5 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
11 4 (0.25%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.064%) EViews
Business Applications
1 6 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.32%) Carpe Diem
2 5 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.25%) Magento
3 4 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.25%) Shopify
3 4 (0.25%) Sprinklr
4 2 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.064%) Sage X3
5 1 (0.064%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 373 (23.71%) Power Platform
2 299 (19.01%) AWS
3 253 (16.08%) Azure
4 181 (11.51%) Google Analytics
5 149 (9.47%) GCP
6 89 (5.66%) Google Data Studio
7 63 (4.01%) Adobe Analytics
7 63 (4.01%) SaaS
8 55 (3.50%) Figma
9 46 (2.92%) Cloud Computing
10 35 (2.23%) Salesforce Commerce Cloud
11 33 (2.10%) Snowflake
12 28 (1.78%) Slack
13 26 (1.65%) Amazon S3
13 26 (1.65%) PowerApps
14 23 (1.46%) Trello
15 20 (1.27%) AWS CloudFormation
15 20 (1.27%) GitHub
15 20 (1.27%) Microsoft 365
16 18 (1.14%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 49 (3.12%) Internet
2 23 (1.46%) Network Security
3 21 (1.34%) DNS
3 21 (1.34%) Firewall
4 16 (1.02%) Broadband
5 10 (0.64%) VPN
6 7 (0.45%) 5G
7 6 (0.38%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (0.38%) SNMP
7 6 (0.38%) SSH
8 5 (0.32%) DHCP
8 5 (0.32%) TCP/IP
9 4 (0.25%) Reverse Proxy
9 4 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.19%) ZigBee
11 2 (0.13%) ATM
11 2 (0.13%) GSM
12 1 (0.064%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 373 (23.71%) Power BI
2 340 (21.61%) Tableau
3 163 (10.36%) Data Warehouse
4 143 (9.09%) Big Data
5 94 (5.98%) BigQuery
6 90 (5.72%) NoSQL
7 89 (5.66%) Looker
8 84 (5.34%) SQL Server
9 65 (4.13%) Hadoop
9 65 (4.13%) MySQL
10 63 (4.01%) Relational Database
11 54 (3.43%) Amazon Redshift
12 42 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
13 37 (2.35%) Apache Hive
13 37 (2.35%) Data Lake
14 36 (2.29%) Sisense
15 35 (2.23%) Data Mining
16 33 (2.10%) Metabase
17 32 (2.03%) Amazon Athena
18 31 (1.97%) DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 77 (4.90%) GitLab
2 69 (4.39%) Git (software)
3 54 (3.43%) JIRA
4 36 (2.29%) Jenkins
5 35 (2.23%) Selenium
6 28 (1.78%) Cypress.io
7 27 (1.72%) webpack
8 15 (0.95%) CircleCI
9 13 (0.83%) Vagrant
10 10 (0.64%) Maven
11 9 (0.57%) Babel
12 8 (0.51%) Artifactory
13 7 (0.45%) Bitbucket
13 7 (0.45%) Cucumber
13 7 (0.45%) Gatling
13 7 (0.45%) Jasmine
13 7 (0.45%) Mocha
13 7 (0.45%) WebDriver
14 5 (0.32%) JSHint
14 5 (0.32%) Xcode
General
1 706 (44.88%) Social Skills
2 608 (38.65%) Analytical Skills
3 476 (30.26%) Marketing
4 453 (28.80%) Finance
5 183 (11.63%) Retail
6 122 (7.76%) Law
7 119 (7.57%) Legal
8 114 (7.25%) Advertising
9 93 (5.91%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 86 (5.47%) Games
11 83 (5.28%) Presentation Skills
12 60 (3.81%) Influencing Skills
13 55 (3.50%) Financial Institution
14 51 (3.24%) Aviation
15 37 (2.35%) Organisational Skills
16 34 (2.16%) Agriculture
17 32 (2.03%) Spanish Language
17 32 (2.03%) Telecoms
18 26 (1.65%) Banking
19 22 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 478 (30.39%) Analyst
2 211 (13.41%) Data Analyst
3 123 (7.82%) Data Scientist
4 117 (7.44%) Developer
5 107 (6.80%) Data Manager
6 92 (5.85%) Analytics Manager
7 79 (5.02%) Senior Analyst
8 78 (4.96%) Data Engineer
9 66 (4.20%) Designer
10 60 (3.81%) Senior Data Scientist
11 55 (3.50%) Performance Analyst
12 53 (3.37%) Digital Analyst
13 48 (3.05%) Product Analyst
13 48 (3.05%) Software Engineer
14 42 (2.67%) Business Analyst
15 38 (2.42%) Insight Analyst
16 37 (2.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 36 (2.29%) Senior Data Analyst
18 35 (2.23%) Senior Manager
18 35 (2.23%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (5.47%) React
2 70 (4.45%) HTML
3 65 (4.13%) REST
4 49 (3.12%) Pandas
5 44 (2.80%) CSS
6 40 (2.54%) Node.js
7 31 (1.97%) Kafka
7 31 (1.97%) scikit-learn
8 30 (1.91%) Django
9 27 (1.72%) RESTful
9 27 (1.72%) TensorFlow
10 22 (1.40%) PySpark
10 22 (1.40%) SciPy
11 21 (1.34%) NumPy
12 19 (1.21%) Puppeteer
12 19 (1.21%) Spring
13 18 (1.14%) Tailwind CSS
14 17 (1.08%) Flask
14 17 (1.08%) GraphQL
14 17 (1.08%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 229 (14.56%) User Experience
2 148 (9.41%) Algorithms
3 84 (5.34%) Management Information System
4 72 (4.58%) Cloud Native
5 64 (4.07%) Social Media
6 54 (3.43%) Self-Motivation
7 53 (3.37%) Blog
8 42 (2.67%) Mobile App
9 31 (1.97%) NHS
10 30 (1.91%) Blockchain
11 25 (1.59%) Digital Media
12 23 (1.46%) Cyberattack
12 23 (1.46%) Hedge funds
13 22 (1.40%) Data Structures
14 20 (1.27%) IoT
15 19 (1.21%) Video Conferencing
15 19 (1.21%) Virtual Team
16 18 (1.14%) Online Games
16 18 (1.14%) Sports Betting
17 17 (1.08%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 57 (3.62%) Linux
2 52 (3.31%) Windows
3 19 (1.21%) Unix
4 7 (0.45%) Android
5 6 (0.38%) Mac OS
6 3 (0.19%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.13%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.13%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2019
8 1 (0.064%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 998 (63.45%) Analytics
2 519 (32.99%) Agile
3 503 (31.98%) Business Intelligence
4 497 (31.60%) Data Science
5 472 (30.01%) Data Analysis
6 410 (26.06%) Visualisation
7 396 (25.17%) Decision-Making
8 335 (21.30%) Data Analytics
9 288 (18.31%) Problem-Solving
10 260 (16.53%) Data Modelling
11 251 (15.96%) Data Visualisation
12 237 (15.07%) Statistics
13 231 (14.69%) Machine Learning
14 197 (12.52%) Mentoring
15 194 (12.33%) Data Management
16 181 (11.51%) Business Strategy
17 178 (11.32%) Data Engineering
18 171 (10.87%) Artificial Intelligence
19 170 (10.81%) Coaching
19 170 (10.81%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 773 (49.14%) SQL
2 727 (46.22%) Python
3 289 (18.37%) R
4 128 (8.14%) Java
5 118 (7.50%) JavaScript
6 63 (4.01%) TypeScript
7 60 (3.81%) C
8 41 (2.61%) Scala
9 29 (1.84%) Go
10 26 (1.65%) MATLAB
11 22 (1.40%) Shell Script
12 18 (1.14%) T-SQL
13 16 (1.02%) VBA
14 15 (0.95%) PHP
15 13 (0.83%) ES6
16 12 (0.76%) PowerShell
17 8 (0.51%) C++
17 8 (0.51%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 6 (0.38%) ABAP
18 6 (0.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 326 (20.72%) Degree
2 54 (3.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 36 (2.29%) Numerate Degree
4 31 (1.97%) Security Cleared
5 30 (1.91%) SC Cleared
6 28 (1.78%) PhD
7 25 (1.59%) Master's Degree
8 21 (1.34%) AWS Certification
9 16 (1.02%) CISSP
10 15 (0.95%) PMI Certification
11 11 (0.70%) CCA
12 7 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (0.45%) SANS
12 7 (0.45%) TOGAF Certification
13 6 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
14 5 (0.32%) MBA
14 5 (0.32%) Six Sigma Green Belt
15 4 (0.25%) ISEB
15 4 (0.25%) Postgraduate
15 4 (0.25%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 196 (12.46%) Actionable Recommendations
2 107 (6.80%) Data Quality
3 75 (4.77%) QA
4 33 (2.10%) Accessibility
5 23 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 23 (1.46%) NIST
6 17 (1.08%) GDPR
7 13 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 12 (0.76%) SLA
9 10 (0.64%) GRC
10 6 (0.38%) HIPAA
10 6 (0.38%) NIST 800
10 6 (0.38%) PCI DSS
10 6 (0.38%) SOC 2
11 2 (0.13%) PMO
System Software
1 134 (8.52%) Docker
2 18 (1.14%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.45%) Firmware
5 6 (0.38%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.38%) vSphere
6 4 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (0.19%) Embedded Firmware
8 2 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 70 (4.45%) Kubernetes
2 64 (4.07%) Terraform
3 38 (2.42%) Ansible
4 19 (1.21%) Grafana
5 17 (1.08%) Panaseer
6 13 (0.83%) Prometheus
7 11 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (0.70%) Puppet
8 10 (0.64%) SCCM
9 7 (0.45%) Argo
9 7 (0.45%) CASB
10 6 (0.38%) Jamf Pro
11 5 (0.32%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 3 (0.19%) Capistrano
12 3 (0.19%) Consul
12 3 (0.19%) Salt
12 3 (0.19%) ZABBIX
13 1 (0.064%) EMC NetWorker
13 1 (0.064%) Oozie
Vendors
1 302 (19.20%) Google
2 180 (11.44%) Microsoft
3 120 (7.63%) Salesforce.com
4 91 (5.79%) Adobe
5 50 (3.18%) Alteryx
6 38 (2.42%) LexisNexis
7 35 (2.23%) Apple
8 26 (1.65%) MicroStrategy
9 24 (1.53%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 22 (1.40%) Facebook
11 18 (1.14%) Cisco
12 16 (1.02%) Oracle
13 15 (0.95%) Cognizant
13 15 (0.95%) ServiceNow
14 14 (0.89%) Amplitude
15 13 (0.83%) CyberTech
16 12 (0.76%) Atlassian
17 11 (0.70%) Cognos
17 11 (0.70%) VeriFone
18 10 (0.64%) DoubleClick