Period
to 23 May 2018

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 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Actionable Recommendations
UK
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1153 1134 1256
Rank change year-on-year -19 +122 0
Permanent jobs citing Actionable Recommendations 30 32 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.019% 0.007%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.13% 0.16% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 14 18 8
UK median annual salary £60,000 £28,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +114.29% -42.56% -7.14%
10th Percentile £44,000 £20,622 £36,875
90th Percentile £90,000 £42,500 £67,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £21,082 £35,000
% change year-on-year +184.61% -39.77% +2.19%

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 22,564 20,364 26,466
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.13% 12.04% 13.18%
Number of salaries quoted 17,351 15,943 20,991
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,250 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%

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 23 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Actionable Recommendations in the UK

Actionable Recommendations
Top 10 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 2018. 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 -5 26 £62,500 +123.21% 9
London +3 18 £65,000 +106.35% 8
UK excluding London -46 10 £60,000 +184.61% 2
North of England 0 4 £75,000 +226.09% 1
Yorkshire +31 3 £90,000 -
East of England - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 £60,000 - 1
North West +4 1 £60,000 +160.87% 1
South East -22 1 - -
South West - 1 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, 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 30 (100.00%) Actionable Insight
2 15 (50.00%) Analytics
3 13 (43.33%) Degree
4 10 (33.33%) Marketing
4 10 (33.33%) Finance
4 10 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (30.00%) Decision-Making
6 8 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (26.67%) Retail
6 8 (26.67%) Computer Science
6 8 (26.67%) Big Data
7 7 (23.33%) R
7 7 (23.33%) SQL
7 7 (23.33%) PhD
7 7 (23.33%) ETL
7 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
8 6 (20.00%) Python
8 6 (20.00%) Tableau
8 6 (20.00%) Visualisation
8 6 (20.00%) Mathematics
9 5 (16.67%) Operations Research
9 5 (16.67%) COBIT
9 5 (16.67%) Statistics
9 5 (16.67%) FMCG
9 5 (16.67%) SAS
9 5 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (16.67%) CISA
9 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
9 5 (16.67%) Risk Management
9 5 (16.67%) Digital Analytics

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 5 (16.67%) SAS
2 2 (6.67%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (3.33%) EViews
3 1 (3.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (6.67%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (6.67%) SAP BPC
1 2 (6.67%) SAP GRC
1 2 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Azure Data Factory
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.67%) Adobe Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) Big Data
2 4 (13.33%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (13.33%) Data Lake
2 4 (13.33%) Hadoop
3 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (10.00%) Star Schema
4 2 (6.67%) Data Mining
4 2 (6.67%) QlikView
4 2 (6.67%) SAP HANA
5 1 (3.33%) Power BI
General
1 10 (33.33%) Finance
1 10 (33.33%) Marketing
2 8 (26.67%) Retail
3 3 (10.00%) Advertising
3 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.67%) Banking
4 2 (6.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Analytics Manager
2 5 (16.67%) Analyst
2 5 (16.67%) Consultant
3 4 (13.33%) Data Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Azure Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Python Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Analytics Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Manager
4 3 (10.00%) User Experience Researcher
5 2 (6.67%) Big Data Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Data Analytics Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Digital Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) ERP Manager
5 2 (6.67%) IT Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Management Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Senior User Experience Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) .NET
1 4 (13.33%) .NET Framework
1 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET
1 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (13.33%) Entity Framework
2 2 (6.67%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (26.67%) Computer Science
3 5 (16.67%) Algorithms
3 5 (16.67%) FMCG
3 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 5 (16.67%) User Experience
4 3 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (10.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (6.67%) Data Structures
5 2 (6.67%) Life Science
5 2 (6.67%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (6.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (100.00%) Actionable Insight
2 15 (50.00%) Analytics
3 9 (30.00%) Decision-Making
4 8 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (23.33%) ETL
6 6 (20.00%) Mathematics
6 6 (20.00%) Visualisation
7 5 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (16.67%) Digital Analytics
7 5 (16.67%) Internal Audit
7 5 (16.67%) Operations Research
7 5 (16.67%) Risk Management
7 5 (16.67%) Statistics
8 4 (13.33%) Data Analysis
8 4 (13.33%) Data Analytics
8 4 (13.33%) Data Architecture
8 4 (13.33%) Data Science
8 4 (13.33%) Data Visualisation
8 4 (13.33%) Economics
8 4 (13.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) R
1 7 (23.33%) SQL
2 6 (20.00%) Python
3 2 (6.67%) Java
3 2 (6.67%) MATLAB
3 2 (6.67%) Ruby
3 2 (6.67%) Scala
4 1 (3.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (43.33%) Degree
2 7 (23.33%) PhD
3 5 (16.67%) CISA
4 3 (10.00%) CISM
4 3 (10.00%) CISSP
4 3 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (10.00%) CRISC
4 3 (10.00%) GIAC
4 3 (10.00%) GSNA
4 3 (10.00%) IRCA
4 3 (10.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 3 (10.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
4 3 (10.00%) Numerate Degree
4 3 (10.00%) PCI QSA
4 3 (10.00%) SANS
5 2 (6.67%) Master's Degree
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (3.33%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) COBIT
2 3 (10.00%) COSO
2 3 (10.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (10.00%) GDPR
2 3 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (10.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.33%) ISO 31000
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.00%) Tableau
3 3 (10.00%) Alteryx
4 2 (6.67%) Adobe
4 2 (6.67%) BMC
4 2 (6.67%) Cognizant
4 2 (6.67%) HP
4 2 (6.67%) Ivanti
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle
4 2 (6.67%) Remedy
4 2 (6.67%) SAP
4 2 (6.67%) ServiceNow