Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Actionable Recommendations
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1119 1192 1230
Rank change year-on-year +73 +38 +57
Permanent jobs citing Actionable Recommendations 84 32 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.047% 0.017% 0.028%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.37% 0.13% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 65 14 37
UK median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -15.79% +25.83%
10th Percentile £26,750 £29,675 £35,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £59,250 £59,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £30,150 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -24.63% -15.79% +43.94%

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 22781 24655 28169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.64% 12.96% 12.84%
Number of salaries quoted 17061 19498 22269
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +7.61% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Actionable Recommendations in the UK

Actionable Recommendations
Top 12 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 17 November 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 +111 82 £35,000 -12.50% 2
London +64 63 £37,500 -11.76% 2
UK excluding London +42 19 £30,150 -24.63%
South East +36 9 £30,150 -33.00%
Midlands +50 5 £21,082 -35.13%
North of England +3 4 £43,250 +44.17%
West Midlands - 3 £21,082 -
East Midlands +35 2 £35,000 +7.69%
North West -2 2 £43,250 +44.17%
Yorkshire +25 1 - -
South West - 1 £35,000 -
North East - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 84 (100.00%) Actionable Insight
2 68 (80.95%) Analytics
3 67 (79.76%) Marketing
4 63 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
5 55 (65.48%) Microsoft Excel
6 53 (63.10%) Digital Marketing
7 50 (59.52%) Degree
8 46 (54.76%) Google
8 46 (54.76%) Microsoft
9 42 (50.00%) Social Media
10 39 (46.43%) Google Analytics
10 39 (46.43%) Pay per click
10 39 (46.43%) AdWords
11 29 (34.52%) Social Media Management
11 29 (34.52%) Content Marketing
12 28 (33.33%) SEO
13 23 (27.38%) SQL
14 22 (26.19%) Python
15 20 (23.81%) R
16 14 (16.67%) Global Marketing
17 13 (15.48%) Customer Analytics
18 11 (13.10%) Digital Media
18 11 (13.10%) Visualisation
18 11 (13.10%) Finance
18 11 (13.10%) Project Management
19 10 (11.90%) Web Services
19 10 (11.90%) Amazon AWS
20 9 (10.71%) Economics
20 9 (10.71%) Mathematics
21 8 (9.52%) Data Analysis

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 8 (9.52%) Jupyter
1 8 (9.52%) SAS
2 6 (7.14%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.19%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 55 (65.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (8.33%) SPSS
3 6 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (4.76%) EViews
5 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (1.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Sprinklr
1 1 (1.19%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 39 (46.43%) AdWords
1 39 (46.43%) Google Analytics
2 10 (11.90%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.19%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.52%) Big Data
2 7 (8.33%) QlikView
3 5 (5.95%) Hadoop
4 4 (4.76%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.57%) Apache Hive
5 3 (3.57%) BigQuery
5 3 (3.57%) Data Mining
6 2 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.19%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.19%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.19%) Power BI
7 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.19%) Spotfire
7 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 67 (79.76%) Marketing
2 11 (13.10%) Finance
3 8 (9.52%) Advertising
4 3 (3.57%) Brand Awareness
4 3 (3.57%) French Language
4 3 (3.57%) German Language
5 1 (1.19%) Back Office
5 1 (1.19%) Banking
5 1 (1.19%) Front Office
5 1 (1.19%) Games
5 1 (1.19%) Private Banking
5 1 (1.19%) Publishing
5 1 (1.19%) Retail
5 1 (1.19%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (42.86%) Account Manager
1 36 (42.86%) PPC Account Manager
1 36 (42.86%) PPC Manager
2 21 (25.00%) Social Media Manager
3 14 (16.67%) Consultant
4 8 (9.52%) Analyst
4 8 (9.52%) Paid Search Manager
5 7 (8.33%) Analytics Consultant
6 6 (7.14%) Data Scientist
7 5 (5.95%) Data Consultant
8 4 (4.76%) Digital Analytics Consultant
8 4 (4.76%) Principal Consultant
9 3 (3.57%) Coordinator
9 3 (3.57%) Data Coordinator
9 3 (3.57%) Developer
9 3 (3.57%) Digital Analytics Director
9 3 (3.57%) Digital Marketing Director
9 3 (3.57%) Junior
9 3 (3.57%) Junior Data Scientist
9 3 (3.57%) PPC Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.90%) Web Services
2 3 (3.57%) Natural Language Processing
2 3 (3.57%) Play Framework
3 1 (1.19%) .NET
3 1 (1.19%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 63 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (50.00%) Social Media
3 11 (13.10%) Digital Media
4 4 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.76%) FMCG
5 3 (3.57%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.57%) Data Structures
5 3 (3.57%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (3.57%) User Experience
6 1 (1.19%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.19%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.76%) Linux
2 1 (1.19%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (100.00%) Actionable Insight
2 68 (80.95%) Analytics
3 53 (63.10%) Digital Marketing
4 39 (46.43%) Pay per click
5 29 (34.52%) Content Marketing
5 29 (34.52%) Social Media Management
6 28 (33.33%) SEO
7 14 (16.67%) Global Marketing
8 13 (15.48%) Customer Analytics
9 11 (13.10%) Project Management
9 11 (13.10%) Visualisation
10 9 (10.71%) Economics
10 9 (10.71%) Mathematics
11 8 (9.52%) Data Analysis
11 8 (9.52%) Machine Learning
11 8 (9.52%) Statistics
12 7 (8.33%) Econometrics
13 6 (7.14%) Data Analytics
13 6 (7.14%) ETL
13 6 (7.14%) Psychology
Programming Languages
1 23 (27.38%) SQL
2 22 (26.19%) Python
3 20 (23.81%) R
4 7 (8.33%) Scala
5 5 (5.95%) Java
6 4 (4.76%) VBA
7 3 (3.57%) MATLAB
7 3 (3.57%) Ruby
8 1 (1.19%) C#
8 1 (1.19%) PHP
Qualifications
1 50 (59.52%) Degree
2 7 (8.33%) PhD
3 4 (4.76%) Master's Degree
4 3 (3.57%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.19%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.19%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (1.19%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.19%) GDPR
1 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 46 (54.76%) Google
1 46 (54.76%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.33%) Adobe
3 4 (4.76%) SAP
3 4 (4.76%) Tableau
4 3 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.38%) Oracle
6 1 (1.19%) BMC
6 1 (1.19%) Brightcove
6 1 (1.19%) Facebook
6 1 (1.19%) Lotus
6 1 (1.19%) Remedy
6 1 (1.19%) Sysomos