Period
to 15 January 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 15 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Actionable Recommendations
UK
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1071 1094 1167
Rank change year-on-year +23 +73 +74
Permanent jobs citing Actionable Recommendations 39 80 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.046% 0.017%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.19% 0.37% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 24 58 14
UK median annual salary £47,500 £30,150 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +57.55% -19.60% -21.05%
10th Percentile £32,375 £26,750 £29,675
90th Percentile £62,500 £74,125 £59,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £30,300 £35,000
% change year-on-year +65.02% -13.43% -22.22%

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 20,805 21,621 22,095
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.77% 12.55% 12.61%
Number of salaries quoted 15,302 16,618 17,482
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +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 15 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Actionable Recommendations in the UK

Actionable Recommendations
Top 9 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 15 January 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 +17 35 £48,000 +59.20% 14
London +1 22 £47,500 +58.33% 3
UK excluding London +47 15 £50,000 +65.02% 11
North of England +42 7 £32,500 -45.83% 6
North West +37 7 £32,500 -45.83% 4
Midlands +35 3 £60,000 +184.61% 2
East Midlands +10 3 £60,000 +71.43% 1
South West +1 3 £40,000 +14.29% 1
Scotland - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 15 January 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 39 (100.00%) Actionable Insight
2 20 (51.28%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (46.15%) SQL
4 17 (43.59%) Python
5 16 (41.03%) R
6 15 (38.46%) Data Modelling
7 14 (35.90%) Analytics
8 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (28.21%) Data Science
9 10 (25.64%) Finance
9 10 (25.64%) Machine Learning
10 9 (23.08%) Degree
10 9 (23.08%) Data Analysis
10 9 (23.08%) Decision Tree
11 8 (20.51%) Data-Driven Decision Making
11 8 (20.51%) Cluster Analysis
11 8 (20.51%) BusinessObjects
11 8 (20.51%) Propensity Modelling
11 8 (20.51%) WorldPay
11 8 (20.51%) Customer Analysis
12 7 (17.95%) Visualisation
12 7 (17.95%) User Experience
12 7 (17.95%) SAS
12 7 (17.95%) Strategic Thinking
13 5 (12.82%) Marketing
13 5 (12.82%) Retail
13 5 (12.82%) SPSS
13 5 (12.82%) Customer Insight
13 5 (12.82%) Statistical Modelling
13 5 (12.82%) Mentoring

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 (17.95%) SAS
2 2 (5.13%) Marvel
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) SPSS
2 2 (5.13%) InVision
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.69%) Google Analytics
3 1 (2.56%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (10.26%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.56%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (2.56%) Big Data
3 1 (2.56%) BigQuery
3 1 (2.56%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Axure RP
2 2 (5.13%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (5.13%) Visual Website Optimizer
General
1 10 (25.64%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Marketing
2 5 (12.82%) Retail
3 4 (10.26%) Retail Banking
4 3 (7.69%) Banking
5 2 (5.13%) Advertising
6 1 (2.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Analyst
2 9 (23.08%) Data Scientist
3 6 (15.38%) Data Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Head of Technology
4 4 (10.26%) Insight Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Designer
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Manager
5 3 (7.69%) User Experience Researcher
5 3 (7.69%) UX Designer
6 2 (5.13%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Insight Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Research Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Insight Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Service Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) UX Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Customer Insight Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Head of Architecture
7 1 (2.56%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) CSS
1 1 (2.56%) HTML
1 1 (2.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (51.28%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (17.95%) User Experience
3 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.69%) Public Cloud
4 3 (7.69%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.56%) Fintech
5 1 (2.56%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (100.00%) Actionable Insight
2 15 (38.46%) Data Modelling
3 14 (35.90%) Analytics
4 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (28.21%) Data Science
5 10 (25.64%) Machine Learning
6 9 (23.08%) Data Analysis
6 9 (23.08%) Decision Tree
7 8 (20.51%) Cluster Analysis
7 8 (20.51%) Customer Analysis
7 8 (20.51%) Data-Driven Decision Making
7 8 (20.51%) Propensity Modelling
8 7 (17.95%) Strategic Thinking
8 7 (17.95%) Visualisation
9 5 (12.82%) Customer Insight
9 5 (12.82%) Mentoring
9 5 (12.82%) Statistical Modelling
9 5 (12.82%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
10 4 (10.26%) Business Development
10 4 (10.26%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 18 (46.15%) SQL
2 17 (43.59%) Python
3 16 (41.03%) R
4 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.56%) Java
5 1 (2.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) WorldPay
2 4 (10.26%) Google
2 4 (10.26%) MicroStrategy
2 4 (10.26%) Tableau
3 2 (5.13%) Adobe
3 2 (5.13%) ClickTale
3 2 (5.13%) Hotjar
3 2 (5.13%) Maxymiser
3 2 (5.13%) Optimizely
4 1 (2.56%) Apple
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft