Period
to 14 July 2020

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 14 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Actionable Recommendations
UK
6 months to
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 770 1065 1172
Rank change year-on-year +295 +107 +8
Permanent jobs citing Actionable Recommendations 39 55 36
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.052% 0.038% 0.020%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.42% 0.28% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 37 42 14
Median annual salary £75,000 £48,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +56.25% -7.69% +38.67%
10th Percentile £37,500 £31,250 £30,800
90th Percentile £90,000 £78,250 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,500 £45,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -21.11% -25.00% +172.22%

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 9,206 19,933 23,165
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.19% 13.65% 12.99%
Number of salaries quoted 7,001 14,636 17,708
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,250 £28,125
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +8.43%

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 14 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Actionable Recommendations in the UK

Actionable Recommendations
Top 8 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 14 July 2020. 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 +260 39 £75,000 +53.85%
London +184 35 £76,250 +52.50%
UK excluding London +225 4 £35,500 -21.11%
Work from Home - 4 £37,750 -
North of England +149 3 £47,500 +22.58%
Yorkshire +107 2 £47,500 +46.15%
North West +99 1 £24,000 -46.67%
South East - 1 £35,500 -

For the 6 months to 14 July 2020, 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 28 (71.79%) Decision-Making
3 27 (69.23%) Marketing
4 21 (53.85%) CRM
5 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (46.15%) Games
7 17 (43.59%) Online Games
7 17 (43.59%) Lean Software Development
7 17 (43.59%) Data Science
7 17 (43.59%) User Stories
8 16 (41.03%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (41.03%) SQL
9 15 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (35.90%) C
10 14 (35.90%) Internet
10 14 (35.90%) Single Customer View
10 14 (35.90%) Personalization
11 13 (33.33%) Data Analysis
12 11 (28.21%) Python
13 10 (25.64%) Machine Learning
14 9 (23.08%) Analytics
14 9 (23.08%) R
14 9 (23.08%) Data Modelling
15 8 (20.51%) SAS
15 8 (20.51%) Data Strategy
16 7 (17.95%) Data-Driven Decision Making
16 7 (17.95%) Line Management
17 6 (15.38%) User Experience
17 6 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
18 5 (12.82%) Business Intelligence

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 (20.51%) SAS
2 1 (2.56%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.56%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Power Platform
2 2 (5.13%) AWS
2 2 (5.13%) GCP
2 2 (5.13%) Google Analytics
2 2 (5.13%) Kissmetrics
Communications & Networking
1 14 (35.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (10.26%) Power BI
3 3 (7.69%) Data Mining
3 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.13%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (5.13%) BigQuery
4 2 (5.13%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (5.13%) Looker
4 2 (5.13%) MySQL
4 2 (5.13%) Pentaho
4 2 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (5.13%) QlikView
5 1 (2.56%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.56%) Big Data
5 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.56%) Impala
General
1 27 (69.23%) Marketing
2 18 (46.15%) Games
3 3 (7.69%) Advertising
3 3 (7.69%) Finance
4 2 (5.13%) Public Sector
5 1 (2.56%) Banking
5 1 (2.56%) Retail
5 1 (2.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) Data Manager
1 14 (35.90%) Product Manager
2 12 (30.77%) Analyst
3 9 (23.08%) Product Owner
3 9 (23.08%) SQL Analyst
3 9 (23.08%) SQL Data Analyst
4 8 (20.51%) CRM Manager
4 8 (20.51%) Data Insight Analyst
4 8 (20.51%) Insight Analyst
4 8 (20.51%) Insight Data Analyst
5 7 (17.95%) Machine Learning Analyst
5 7 (17.95%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (17.95%) Senior Insight Analyst
6 5 (12.82%) Data Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Games Producer
7 3 (7.69%) Insight Manager
8 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence Manager
8 2 (5.13%) Designer
8 2 (5.13%) Project Manager
9 1 (2.56%) Tableau Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 17 (43.59%) Online Games
2 16 (41.03%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (15.38%) User Experience
4 3 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 3 (7.69%) Social Gaming
5 2 (5.13%) Analytical Mindset
5 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (100.00%) Actionable Insight
2 28 (71.79%) Decision-Making
3 21 (53.85%) CRM
4 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (43.59%) Data Science
5 17 (43.59%) Lean Software Development
5 17 (43.59%) User Stories
6 14 (35.90%) Personalization
6 14 (35.90%) Single Customer View
7 13 (33.33%) Data Analysis
8 10 (25.64%) Machine Learning
9 9 (23.08%) Analytics
9 9 (23.08%) Data Modelling
10 8 (20.51%) Data Strategy
11 7 (17.95%) Data-Driven Decision Making
11 7 (17.95%) Line Management
12 6 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
13 5 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (12.82%) Statistics
14 4 (10.26%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) SQL
2 14 (35.90%) C
3 11 (28.21%) Python
4 9 (23.08%) R
5 2 (5.13%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) PMI Certification
2 2 (5.13%) PMP
2 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.56%) MBA
3 1 (2.56%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (2.56%) PhD
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) Tableau
2 2 (5.13%) Cognos
2 2 (5.13%) Google
2 2 (5.13%) New Relic
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle
2 2 (5.13%) Snowplow
2 2 (5.13%) Vertica
3 1 (2.56%) Alteryx
3 1 (2.56%) Sage
3 1 (2.56%) Spotify