Period
to 24 September 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 24 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Actionable Recommendations
UK
6 months to
24 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1113 1210 1255
Rank change year-on-year +97 +45 +48
Permanent jobs citing Actionable Recommendations 51 25 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.029% 0.013% 0.026%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.24% 0.099% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 43 9 37
UK median annual salary £43,500 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.29% -17.65% +26.87%
10th Percentile £20,622 £29,000 £30,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £61,500 £59,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £26,500 £32,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year -18.46% -21.21% +33.06%

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 with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 21512 25265 28143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.34% 13.11% 12.77%
Number of salaries quoted 15970 20059 22280
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,450 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Actionable Recommendations
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Actionable Recommendations as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Actionable Recommendations in the UK

Actionable Recommendations
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Actionable Recommendations.

Salary trend for Actionable Recommendations in the UK

Actionable Recommendations
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Actionable Recommendations over the 6 months to 24 September 2017.

Salary histogram for Actionable Recommendations in the UK

Actionable Recommendations
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Actionable Recommendations within the UK over the 6 months to 24 September 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 +73 51 £43,500 +24.29% 5
London +38 33 £50,000 -4.76% 3
UK excluding London +70 18 £26,500 -18.46% 2
Midlands +55 10 £21,082 -35.13%
West Midlands - 7 £21,082 -
North of England +9 5 £43,250 +44.17% 1
South East +66 3 £35,500 +1.43% 1
East Midlands +40 3 £35,000 +7.69%
North West -7 3 £43,250 +44.17%
Yorkshire +16 1 - - 1
North East - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 September 2017, IT jobs citing Actionable Recommendations also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Actionable Recommendations.

1 42 (82.35%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (58.82%) Analytics
3 27 (52.94%) SQL
4 25 (49.02%) Marketing
5 21 (41.18%) Python
6 18 (35.29%) R
7 16 (31.37%) Degree
8 14 (27.45%) Digital Marketing
8 14 (27.45%) Microsoft Excel
9 13 (25.49%) Global Marketing
10 12 (23.53%) Customer Analytics
11 11 (21.57%) Data Management
12 10 (19.61%) Visualisation
12 10 (19.61%) Project Management
12 10 (19.61%) SAS
13 9 (17.65%) Web Services
13 9 (17.65%) Finance
13 9 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
13 9 (17.65%) Data Analysis
13 9 (17.65%) Economics
14 8 (15.69%) Statistics
14 8 (15.69%) Mathematics
14 8 (15.69%) Advertising
14 8 (15.69%) SPSS
14 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
14 8 (15.69%) Machine Learning
15 7 (13.73%) Data Analytics
15 7 (13.73%) Digital Media
15 7 (13.73%) Jupyter
15 7 (13.73%) Adobe

Actionable Recommendations
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 10 (19.61%) SAS
2 7 (13.73%) Jupyter
3 5 (9.80%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.96%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 14 (27.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (15.69%) SPSS
3 6 (11.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (7.84%) EViews
5 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.96%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.96%) AdWords
2 1 (1.96%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.76%) Big Data
2 4 (7.84%) Hadoop
2 4 (7.84%) QlikView
3 3 (5.88%) Apache Hive
3 3 (5.88%) BigQuery
4 2 (3.92%) Data Mining
4 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.92%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.92%) MySQL
5 1 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.96%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.96%) DB2
5 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.96%) Power BI
5 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.96%) Spotfire
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 25 (49.02%) Marketing
2 9 (17.65%) Finance
3 8 (15.69%) Advertising
4 5 (9.80%) French Language
4 5 (9.80%) German Language
5 3 (5.88%) Brand Awareness
6 2 (3.92%) Bengali Language
6 2 (3.92%) Hindi Language
6 2 (3.92%) Law
6 2 (3.92%) Legal
6 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
6 2 (3.92%) Turkish Language
6 2 (3.92%) Urdu Language
7 1 (1.96%) Banking
7 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.96%) Front Office
7 1 (1.96%) Games
7 1 (1.96%) Private Banking
7 1 (1.96%) Retail
7 1 (1.96%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (25.49%) Consultant
2 8 (15.69%) Analyst
3 7 (13.73%) Coordinator
3 7 (13.73%) Data Coordinator
3 7 (13.73%) Data Scientist
4 6 (11.76%) Analytics Consultant
4 6 (11.76%) Data Consultant
5 4 (7.84%) Digital Analytics Consultant
5 4 (7.84%) Principal Consultant
6 3 (5.88%) Digital Analytics Director
6 3 (5.88%) Digital Marketing Director
6 3 (5.88%) Junior
6 3 (5.88%) Junior Data Scientist
6 3 (5.88%) Marketing Director
6 3 (5.88%) User Researcher
7 2 (3.92%) Commercial Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Research Manager
8 1 (1.96%) Data Analyst
8 1 (1.96%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.65%) Web Services
2 3 (5.88%) Natural Language Processing
2 3 (5.88%) Play Framework
3 1 (1.96%) .NET
3 1 (1.96%) LAMP
3 1 (1.96%) Pandas
3 1 (1.96%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 42 (82.35%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (13.73%) Digital Media
3 4 (7.84%) FMCG
3 4 (7.84%) User Experience
4 3 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.88%) Social Media
5 2 (3.92%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.92%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.92%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.96%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.96%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (1.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (58.82%) Analytics
2 14 (27.45%) Digital Marketing
3 13 (25.49%) Global Marketing
4 12 (23.53%) Customer Analytics
5 11 (21.57%) Data Management
6 10 (19.61%) Project Management
6 10 (19.61%) Visualisation
7 9 (17.65%) Data Analysis
7 9 (17.65%) Economics
8 8 (15.69%) Machine Learning
8 8 (15.69%) Mathematics
8 8 (15.69%) Statistics
9 7 (13.73%) CRM
9 7 (13.73%) Data Analytics
10 6 (11.76%) Actionable Insight
10 6 (11.76%) Digital Analytics
10 6 (11.76%) Experimental Design
10 6 (11.76%) Psychology
10 6 (11.76%) Tag Management
11 5 (9.80%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 27 (52.94%) SQL
2 21 (41.18%) Python
3 18 (35.29%) R
4 6 (11.76%) Scala
5 5 (9.80%) VBA
6 4 (7.84%) Java
7 2 (3.92%) C#
7 2 (3.92%) MATLAB
7 2 (3.92%) Ruby
8 1 (1.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (31.37%) Degree
2 7 (13.73%) PhD
3 5 (9.80%) Postgraduate
4 4 (7.84%) Master's Degree
5 2 (3.92%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (1.96%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.73%) Adobe
2 7 (13.73%) Google
3 3 (5.88%) Tableau
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle
4 2 (3.92%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.92%) SAP
5 1 (1.96%) Facebook
5 1 (1.96%) Lotus
5 1 (1.96%) Remedy
5 1 (1.96%) Sybase