Period
to 15 June 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 15 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Actionable Recommendations
UK
6 months to
15 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 904 815 1050
Rank change year-on-year -89 +235 +120
Permanent jobs citing Actionable Recommendations 45 47 56
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.045% 0.056% 0.039%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.34% 0.43% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 24 41 43
10th Percentile £41,625 £40,000 £29,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £44,000 £38,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,250 £57,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.87% +27.78% -25.00%
75th Percentile £78,125 £85,000 £56,250
90th Percentile £91,125 £90,000 £78,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.43% -7.78% -25.00%

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 13,430 10,881 20,803
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.30% 12.98% 14.48%
Number of salaries quoted 8,684 8,397 15,263
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,000
25th Percentile £40,750 £39,250 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
75th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 15 June 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 15 June 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 -68 41 £51,250 -10.87% 3
London -47 23 £80,000 +6.67% 1
Work from Home -200 19 £45,000 +12.50% 1
UK excluding London -47 17 £45,000 +8.43% 2
South East +6 14 £45,000 +26.76% 1
West Midlands - 2 £106,000 - 1
Midlands - 2 £106,000 - 1
North of England -31 1 - -
Yorkshire -40 1 - -

For the 6 months to 15 June 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 45 (100.00%) Actionable Insight
2 29 (64.44%) Analytics
3 28 (62.22%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (46.67%) AWS
5 20 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (42.22%) Marketing
7 18 (40.00%) Social Skills
8 17 (37.78%) Google
9 16 (35.56%) Python
9 16 (35.56%) Visualisation
9 16 (35.56%) Data Science
10 15 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
10 15 (33.33%) Tableau
10 15 (33.33%) Finance
11 14 (31.11%) Statistical Analysis
11 14 (31.11%) Data Modelling
11 14 (31.11%) Data Mining
11 14 (31.11%) JavaScript
11 14 (31.11%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (31.11%) Continuous Improvement
11 14 (31.11%) Alteryx
11 14 (31.11%) User Experience
11 14 (31.11%) KNIME
11 14 (31.11%) Digital Marketing
11 14 (31.11%) R
11 14 (31.11%) Mathematics
11 14 (31.11%) Use Case
11 14 (31.11%) Wireframes
11 14 (31.11%) Prototyping
12 13 (28.89%) 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 2 (4.44%) Confluence
1 2 (4.44%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (26.67%) InVision
1 12 (26.67%) Sketch
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 21 (46.67%) AWS
2 12 (26.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 12 (26.67%) Google Analytics
3 8 (17.78%) SaaS
4 3 (6.67%) Azure
5 2 (4.44%) Google Play
5 2 (4.44%) Serverless
6 1 (2.22%) Amazon S3
6 1 (2.22%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) Internet
2 1 (2.22%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (2.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (33.33%) Tableau
2 14 (31.11%) Data Mining
2 14 (31.11%) KNIME
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon Athena
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (2.22%) Big Data
3 1 (2.22%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 12 (26.67%) Visual Website Optimizer
2 2 (4.44%) JIRA
General
1 28 (62.22%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (42.22%) Marketing
3 18 (40.00%) Social Skills
4 15 (33.33%) Finance
5 12 (26.67%) Organisational Skills
6 5 (11.11%) Presentation Skills
7 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
8 2 (4.44%) Electronics
8 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
8 2 (4.44%) Public Sector
9 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (62.22%) Analyst
2 14 (31.11%) Insight Analyst
3 12 (26.67%) Senior Analyst
4 10 (22.22%) Senior Manager
5 5 (11.11%) Consultant
6 4 (8.89%) Customer Support Manager
6 4 (8.89%) Product Manager
6 4 (8.89%) Products Support Manager
6 4 (8.89%) Security Consultant
6 4 (8.89%) Senior Product Manager
6 4 (8.89%) Senior Technical Manager
6 4 (8.89%) Senior Technical Support
6 4 (8.89%) Technical Customer Support
6 4 (8.89%) Technical Manager
6 4 (8.89%) Technical Product Manager
6 4 (8.89%) Technical Product Support
6 4 (8.89%) Technical Support
6 4 (8.89%) Technical Support Manager
7 3 (6.67%) Security Technical Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.67%) CSS
1 12 (26.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.11%) User Experience
2 12 (26.67%) Analytical Mindset
3 5 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 4 (8.89%) Learning Management System
5 2 (4.44%) Algorithms
5 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.22%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (2.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (2.22%) Mashup
6 1 (2.22%) Reference Data
6 1 (2.22%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.67%) Android
1 3 (6.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.22%) Linux
2 1 (2.22%) Unix
2 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (100.00%) Actionable Insight
2 29 (64.44%) Analytics
3 20 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (35.56%) Data Science
4 16 (35.56%) Visualisation
5 15 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
6 14 (31.11%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (31.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 14 (31.11%) Data Modelling
6 14 (31.11%) Digital Marketing
6 14 (31.11%) Mathematics
6 14 (31.11%) Prototyping
6 14 (31.11%) Statistical Analysis
6 14 (31.11%) Use Case
6 14 (31.11%) Wireframes
7 13 (28.89%) Business Development
7 13 (28.89%) Problem-Solving
8 12 (26.67%) A/B Testing
8 12 (26.67%) Front End Development
8 12 (26.67%) Multivariate Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (35.56%) Python
2 14 (31.11%) JavaScript
2 14 (31.11%) R
3 2 (4.44%) PHP
3 2 (4.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) Master's Degree
2 1 (2.22%) MBA
2 1 (2.22%) PCI QSA
2 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (2.22%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (2.22%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.22%) GDPR
2 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 17 (37.78%) Google
2 14 (31.11%) Alteryx
3 12 (26.67%) Adobe
4 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.44%) SAP
6 1 (2.22%) IBM
6 1 (2.22%) Informatica
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle
6 1 (2.22%) Red Hat