Period
to 23 May 2019

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 23 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Actionable Recommendations
UK
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1042 1163 1135
Rank change year-on-year +121 -28 +131
Permanent jobs citing Actionable Recommendations 47 30 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.033% 0.017% 0.019%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.24% 0.14% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 35 14 18
UK median annual salary £41,000 £60,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.67% +114.29% -42.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £44,000 £20,622
90th Percentile £62,500 £90,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £60,000 £21,082
% change year-on-year -25.00% +184.61% -39.77%

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 19,970 22,031 20,300
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.86% 12.82% 12.00%
Number of salaries quoted 14,469 16,964 15,888
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £27,625 £28,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%

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 23 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Actionable Recommendations in the UK

Actionable Recommendations
Top 10 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 23 May 2019. 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 +120 43 £47,500 -24.00% 2
London +85 33 £47,500 -26.92% 2
UK excluding London +87 11 £45,000 -25.00%
Midlands - 6 £51,250 -
North of England +26 4 £32,500 -56.67%
North West +38 3 £32,500 -45.83%
West Midlands - 3 £47,500 -
East Midlands - 3 £60,000 -
Scotland +14 1 £45,000 -25.00%
Yorkshire +12 1 £32,500 -63.89%

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, 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 with a requirement for Actionable Recommendations.

1 47 (100.00%) Actionable Insight
2 37 (78.72%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (76.60%) SQL
4 25 (53.19%) Analytics
5 22 (46.81%) Degree
6 17 (36.17%) Python
7 16 (34.04%) R
8 14 (29.79%) Marketing
9 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (27.66%) Finance
10 12 (25.53%) Data Modelling
11 11 (23.40%) Data Analysis
11 11 (23.40%) Machine Learning
11 11 (23.40%) Propensity Modelling
12 10 (21.28%) Data Science
12 10 (21.28%) Data-Driven Decision Making
13 9 (19.15%) Decision Tree
13 9 (19.15%) WorldPay
13 9 (19.15%) Customer Analysis
13 9 (19.15%) Cluster Analysis
14 8 (17.02%) Mentoring
14 8 (17.02%) Wireframes
15 7 (14.89%) Tableau
15 7 (14.89%) SAS
15 7 (14.89%) Business Intelligence
16 6 (12.77%) BusinessObjects
16 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Excel
16 6 (12.77%) CRM
16 6 (12.77%) E-Commerce
16 6 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management

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 7 (14.89%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (8.51%) InVision
2 4 (8.51%) Marvel
2 4 (8.51%) Sketch
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.77%) Google Analytics
2 5 (10.64%) Power Platform
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.13%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (10.64%) Power BI
3 3 (6.38%) QlikView
4 1 (2.13%) BigQuery
4 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Axure RP
1 4 (8.51%) Balsamiq
1 4 (8.51%) Visual Website Optimizer
General
1 14 (29.79%) Marketing
2 13 (27.66%) Finance
3 4 (8.51%) Advertising
4 3 (6.38%) Retail
5 2 (4.26%) Publishing
6 1 (2.13%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 25 (53.19%) Analyst
2 11 (23.40%) Insight Analyst
2 11 (23.40%) Senior Analyst
3 10 (21.28%) Data Scientist
4 9 (19.15%) Data Analyst
5 7 (14.89%) Senior Insight Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Financial Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Product Manager
7 3 (6.38%) Consultant
7 3 (6.38%) Digital Product Manager
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Financial Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Manager
7 3 (6.38%) User Experience Researcher
8 2 (4.26%) Data Insight Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Designer
8 2 (4.26%) Insight Data Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Insight Manager
8 2 (4.26%) Security Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) UX Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) CSS
1 3 (6.38%) HTML
2 1 (2.13%) RESTful
2 1 (2.13%) SOAP
2 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 37 (78.72%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.77%) User Experience
3 2 (4.26%) Fintech
3 2 (4.26%) Public Cloud
3 2 (4.26%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (4.26%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.13%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) Android
1 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (100.00%) Actionable Insight
2 25 (53.19%) Analytics
3 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (25.53%) Data Modelling
5 11 (23.40%) Data Analysis
5 11 (23.40%) Machine Learning
5 11 (23.40%) Propensity Modelling
6 10 (21.28%) Data Science
6 10 (21.28%) Data-Driven Decision Making
7 9 (19.15%) Cluster Analysis
7 9 (19.15%) Customer Analysis
7 9 (19.15%) Decision Tree
8 8 (17.02%) Mentoring
8 8 (17.02%) Wireframes
9 7 (14.89%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (12.77%) CRM
10 6 (12.77%) E-Commerce
10 6 (12.77%) Predictive Analytics
10 6 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (12.77%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (76.60%) SQL
2 17 (36.17%) Python
3 16 (34.04%) R
4 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 22 (46.81%) Degree
2 4 (8.51%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (4.26%) CREST Certified
4 1 (2.13%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (2.13%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.13%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (19.15%) WorldPay
2 7 (14.89%) Tableau
3 6 (12.77%) Google
4 4 (8.51%) Adobe
4 4 (8.51%) ClickTale
4 4 (8.51%) Hotjar
4 4 (8.51%) Maxymiser
4 4 (8.51%) Optimizely
5 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.13%) Teradata