Period
to 4 March 2021

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 4 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Actionable Recommendations
UK
6 months to
4 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 802 973 1071
Rank change year-on-year +171 +98 +75
Permanent jobs citing Actionable Recommendations 19 57 46
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.025% 0.046% 0.031%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.21% 0.37% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 17 56 35
Median annual salary £75,000 £50,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% +21.95% +36.67%
10th Percentile £39,750 £36,125 £28,750
90th Percentile £82,000 £85,625 £61,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -19.05% +16.67% +48.51%

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 9,047 15,417 20,932
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.91% 12.53% 13.91%
Number of salaries quoted 6,484 12,039 15,527
Median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,149 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £81,100
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

Actionable Recommendations
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Actionable Recommendations in the UK

Actionable Recommendations
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Actionable Recommendations in the UK

Actionable Recommendations
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Actionable Recommendations over the 6 months to 4 March 2021.

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 4 March 2021. 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 +162 14 £75,000 +50.00% 8
Work from Home -82 11 £75,000 +87.50% 1
London +142 9 £80,000 +73.91% 3
UK excluding London +153 4 £42,500 -19.05% 5
South East +126 2 £42,500 +19.72% 1
North of England +42 1 - -
Yorkshire +31 1 - -
Midlands - 1 £80,000 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £80,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 4 March 2021, 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 19 (100.00%) Actionable Insight
2 9 (47.37%) Marketing
3 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (36.84%) AWS
4 6 (31.58%) SaaS
4 6 (31.58%) Finance
5 5 (26.32%) Google
5 5 (26.32%) Analytics
5 5 (26.32%) User Experience
5 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (26.32%) Wireframes
6 4 (21.05%) Business Development
6 4 (21.05%) Degree
6 4 (21.05%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
6 4 (21.05%) Information Security
6 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
6 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
6 4 (21.05%) Project Management
7 3 (15.79%) Python
7 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Excel
7 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
7 3 (15.79%) Information Management
7 3 (15.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 3 (15.79%) QA
7 3 (15.79%) Prototyping
7 3 (15.79%) Data Science
7 3 (15.79%) Problem-Solving

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 1 (5.26%) Confluence
1 1 (5.26%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (10.53%) InVision
2 2 (10.53%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) AWS
2 6 (31.58%) SaaS
3 2 (10.53%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 2 (10.53%) Azure
3 2 (10.53%) Google Analytics
3 2 (10.53%) Serverless
4 1 (5.26%) Google Play
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Data Mining
1 2 (10.53%) KNIME
1 2 (10.53%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Visual Website Optimizer
2 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 9 (47.37%) Marketing
2 6 (31.58%) Finance
3 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
4 2 (10.53%) Electronics
4 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
4 2 (10.53%) Public Sector
4 2 (10.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Senior Manager
2 5 (26.32%) Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Consultant
3 4 (21.05%) Product Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Security Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Customer Support Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Products Support Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Product Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Technical Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Technical Support
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Customer Support
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Product Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Product Support
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Support
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Support Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Designer
5 2 (10.53%) Insight Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) CSS
1 2 (10.53%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (26.32%) User Experience
2 3 (15.79%) Learning Management System
2 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.53%) Analytical Mindset
3 2 (10.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
4 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.26%) Reference Data
4 1 (5.26%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Android
1 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Actionable Insight
2 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (26.32%) Analytics
3 5 (26.32%) Wireframes
4 4 (21.05%) Business Development
4 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (21.05%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (21.05%) Information Security
4 4 (21.05%) Project Management
5 3 (15.79%) Data Science
5 3 (15.79%) Information Management
5 3 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (15.79%) Prototyping
5 3 (15.79%) Visualisation
6 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (10.53%) Data Visualisation
6 2 (10.53%) Multivariate Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Security Architecture
6 2 (10.53%) Thought Leadership
6 2 (10.53%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
2 3 (15.79%) Python
3 2 (10.53%) PHP
3 2 (10.53%) R
4 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
2 2 (10.53%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (10.53%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 2 (10.53%) GDPR
2 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (10.53%) PCI DSS
3 1 (5.26%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Google
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) Adobe
3 2 (10.53%) Alteryx
3 2 (10.53%) SAP
4 1 (5.26%) Informatica
4 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com