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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 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Actionable Recommendations
UK
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1039 851 849
Rank change year-on-year -188 -2 +218
Permanent jobs citing Actionable Recommendations 167 43 52
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.047% 0.056%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.60% 0.35% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 43 22 45
10th Percentile £41,350 £41,250 £40,000
25th Percentile £46,750 £42,500 £44,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £51,250 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +31.71% -6.82% +34.15%
75th Percentile £76,875 £80,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £84,250 £92,875 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +12.22% -5.26% +5.56%

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 27,750 12,155 12,041
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.03% 13.23% 12.96%
Number of salaries quoted 13,170 8,239 9,279
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,000 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,665 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +0.35% - +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 23 May 2022.

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 23 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England -145 165 £67,500 +17.39% 2
London -149 139 £67,500 -15.63% 2
Work from Home -213 97 £50,500 +12.22% 1
UK excluding London -129 26 £50,500 +12.22%
South East -86 12 £50,500 +12.22%
Yorkshire -32 9 £39,750 -
North of England -76 9 £39,750 -
East of England - 5 - -

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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.

1 167 (100.00%) Actionable Insight
2 110 (65.87%) Analytical Skills
3 102 (61.08%) Analytics
4 90 (53.89%) SQL
5 87 (52.10%) Marketing
6 82 (49.10%) Python
7 71 (42.51%) Google
8 69 (41.32%) Data Analysis
9 68 (40.72%) Advertising
10 67 (40.12%) R
11 65 (38.92%) Social Skills
12 58 (34.73%) Statistics
13 57 (34.13%) Digital Marketing
14 43 (25.75%) Business Intelligence
15 39 (23.35%) Tableau
16 34 (20.36%) Degree
16 34 (20.36%) Problem-Solving
17 31 (18.56%) A/B Testing
18 30 (17.96%) Decision-Making
19 27 (16.17%) Data Science
20 26 (15.57%) Analytical Modelling
20 26 (15.57%) Finance
21 25 (14.97%) Experimental Design
21 25 (14.97%) Power BI
21 25 (14.97%) Power Platform
22 24 (14.37%) Google Analytics
23 23 (13.77%) Predictive Modelling
23 23 (13.77%) Scenario Testing
24 22 (13.17%) AWS
25 20 (11.98%) Data Modelling

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:

Applications
1 14 (8.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.99%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 25 (14.97%) Power Platform
2 24 (14.37%) Google Analytics
3 22 (13.17%) AWS
4 17 (10.18%) Azure
5 11 (6.59%) GCP
6 10 (5.99%) SaaS
7 9 (5.39%) Google Workspace
8 7 (4.19%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (3.59%) dbt
10 5 (2.99%) Adobe Analytics
10 5 (2.99%) Google Data Studio
11 4 (2.40%) WhatsApp
12 2 (1.20%) Google Tag Manager
12 2 (1.20%) Microsoft 365
12 2 (1.20%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 1 (0.60%) PaaS
13 1 (0.60%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.78%) Internet
2 9 (5.39%) DNS
2 9 (5.39%) Firewall
3 7 (4.19%) SSH
4 2 (1.20%) SNMP
5 1 (0.60%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (23.35%) Tableau
2 25 (14.97%) Power BI
3 19 (11.38%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (8.98%) BigQuery
5 6 (3.59%) MySQL
5 6 (3.59%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.80%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (1.80%) Sisense
6 3 (1.80%) SQLPlus
7 2 (1.20%) Looker
8 1 (0.60%) Big Data
General
1 110 (65.87%) Analytical Skills
2 87 (52.10%) Marketing
3 68 (40.72%) Advertising
4 65 (38.92%) Social Skills
5 26 (15.57%) Finance
6 13 (7.78%) Influencing Skills
7 11 (6.59%) Games
7 11 (6.59%) Manufacturing
8 8 (4.79%) Presentation Skills
9 7 (4.19%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 7 (4.19%) Retail
10 6 (3.59%) Publishing
10 6 (3.59%) Telecoms
11 5 (2.99%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (2.40%) Legal
13 2 (1.20%) Law
13 2 (1.20%) Organisational Skills
14 1 (0.60%) Banking
14 1 (0.60%) Public Sector
14 1 (0.60%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 46 (27.54%) Analyst
2 43 (25.75%) Analytics Manager
3 14 (8.38%) Data Analyst
4 12 (7.19%) Designer
5 11 (6.59%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 11 (6.59%) Data Manager
5 11 (6.59%) Strategy Manager
6 10 (5.99%) Architect
6 10 (5.99%) Data Scientist
6 10 (5.99%) Senior Data Scientist
7 9 (5.39%) Applications Manager
8 8 (4.79%) Product Analyst
9 7 (4.19%) Applications Architect
9 7 (4.19%) Applications Engineer
9 7 (4.19%) Security Architect
9 7 (4.19%) Security Engineer
10 6 (3.59%) Insight Analyst
11 5 (2.99%) Operations Analyst
11 5 (2.99%) Senior Analyst
12 4 (2.40%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.19%) Web Services
2 2 (1.20%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.18%) User Experience
2 11 (6.59%) 3D Printing
3 8 (4.79%) Private Cloud
4 7 (4.19%) Client/Server
4 7 (4.19%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (4.19%) Legacy Applications
4 7 (4.19%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.19%) Mobile Games
5 6 (3.59%) BBC
6 3 (1.80%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.20%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.60%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.60%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.60%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.60%) FMCG
8 1 (0.60%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.60%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (100.00%) Actionable Insight
2 102 (61.08%) Analytics
3 69 (41.32%) Data Analysis
4 58 (34.73%) Statistics
5 57 (34.13%) Digital Marketing
6 43 (25.75%) Business Intelligence
7 34 (20.36%) Problem-Solving
8 31 (18.56%) A/B Testing
9 30 (17.96%) Decision-Making
10 27 (16.17%) Data Science
11 26 (15.57%) Analytical Modelling
12 25 (14.97%) Experimental Design
13 23 (13.77%) Predictive Modelling
13 23 (13.77%) Scenario Testing
14 20 (11.98%) Data Management
14 20 (11.98%) Data Modelling
14 20 (11.98%) Value Proposition
15 19 (11.38%) Computer Science
16 18 (10.78%) Product Management
17 17 (10.18%) Campaign Analytics
Programming Languages
1 90 (53.89%) SQL
2 82 (49.10%) Python
3 67 (40.12%) R
4 7 (4.19%) ABAP
4 7 (4.19%) Java
5 4 (2.40%) C
6 3 (1.80%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 34 (20.36%) Degree
2 8 (4.79%) Computer Science Degree
2 8 (4.79%) Numerate Degree
3 5 (2.99%) CISSP
3 5 (2.99%) Master's Degree
4 4 (2.40%) CCA
5 1 (0.60%) CISM
5 1 (0.60%) CRISC
5 1 (0.60%) GIAC
5 1 (0.60%) GSNA
5 1 (0.60%) IRCA
5 1 (0.60%) PCI QSA
5 1 (0.60%) SANS
5 1 (0.60%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.59%) NIST
2 7 (4.19%) NIST 800
3 6 (3.59%) Data Quality
4 5 (2.99%) GRC
4 5 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.60%) COBIT
6 1 (0.60%) COSO
6 1 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.60%) GDPR
6 1 (0.60%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.60%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (1.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.20%) Active Directory Federation Services
1 2 (1.20%) CASB
Vendors
1 71 (42.51%) Google
2 14 (8.38%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.99%) Adobe
3 5 (2.99%) MicroStrategy
3 5 (2.99%) Omniture
4 4 (2.40%) Facebook
4 4 (2.40%) Instagram
5 2 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.60%) Alteryx
6 1 (0.60%) Pardot