Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Actionable Recommendations
UK
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1096 1161 1218
Rank change year-on-year +65 +57 +57
Permanent jobs citing Actionable Recommendations 80 30 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.046% 0.017% 0.025%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.36% 0.13% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 58 14 33
UK median annual salary £30,150 £37,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.60% -21.05% -5.00%
10th Percentile £26,750 £29,675 £37,750
90th Percentile £74,125 £59,250 £61,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £30,300 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -13.43% -22.22% +20.00%

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 22,121 22,358 27,092
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.71% 12.64% 12.97%
Number of salaries quoted 17,069 17,726 21,501
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,650
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +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 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Actionable Recommendations in the UK

Actionable Recommendations
Top 11 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 19 January 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 +64 77 £30,150 -24.63% 6
London +66 60 £30,000 -29.41% 3
UK excluding London +6 17 £30,300 -13.43% 3
South East +10 9 £30,150 -33.00%
Midlands +16 5 £21,082 -35.13%
West Midlands - 3 £21,082 -
East Midlands +21 2 £35,000 +7.69%
North of England -1 2 £60,000 +100.00% 3
South West +2 1 £35,000 -
North West -4 1 £60,000 +100.00% 1
North East - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT jobs citing Actionable Recommendations also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Actionable Recommendations.

1 80 (100.00%) Actionable Insight
2 59 (73.75%) Marketing
2 59 (73.75%) Analytics
3 56 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
4 50 (62.50%) Degree
5 48 (60.00%) Digital Marketing
5 48 (60.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 48 (60.00%) Microsoft
6 45 (56.25%) Google
7 42 (52.50%) Social Media
8 40 (50.00%) Google Analytics
9 39 (48.75%) Pay per click
9 39 (48.75%) AdWords
10 29 (36.25%) Content Marketing
10 29 (36.25%) Social Media Management
11 28 (35.00%) SEO
12 17 (21.25%) SQL
13 15 (18.75%) Python
14 14 (17.50%) R
15 11 (13.75%) Finance
16 10 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
16 10 (12.50%) Computer Science
17 9 (11.25%) Statistics
17 9 (11.25%) Visualisation
17 9 (11.25%) Big Data
17 9 (11.25%) PhD
17 9 (11.25%) Customer Analytics
17 9 (11.25%) Global Marketing
18 8 (10.00%) Economics
19 7 (8.75%) Econometrics

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 6 (7.50%) Jupyter
1 6 (7.50%) SAS
2 3 (3.75%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 48 (60.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (3.75%) EViews
3 3 (3.75%) SPSS
4 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Sprinklr
1 1 (1.25%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 40 (50.00%) Google Analytics
2 39 (48.75%) AdWords
3 10 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (6.25%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (1.25%) Adobe Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.25%) Big Data
2 7 (8.75%) QlikView
3 5 (6.25%) Azure SQL Database
3 5 (6.25%) Data Lake
4 4 (5.00%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.75%) Data Mining
5 3 (3.75%) Hadoop
5 3 (3.75%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.75%) Star Schema
6 1 (1.25%) Power BI
General
1 59 (73.75%) Marketing
2 11 (13.75%) Finance
3 4 (5.00%) Advertising
3 4 (5.00%) Retail
4 3 (3.75%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.75%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.25%) Front Office
5 1 (1.25%) Games
5 1 (1.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 36 (45.00%) Account Manager
1 36 (45.00%) PPC Account Manager
1 36 (45.00%) PPC Manager
2 21 (26.25%) Social Media Manager
3 10 (12.50%) Consultant
4 8 (10.00%) Paid Search Manager
5 6 (7.50%) Analyst
5 6 (7.50%) Analytics Manager
6 5 (6.25%) Analytics Consultant
6 5 (6.25%) Data Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) AWS Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Azure Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) Big Data Manager
8 3 (3.75%) Coordinator
8 3 (3.75%) Data Coordinator
8 3 (3.75%) Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Digital Analytics Consultant
8 3 (3.75%) Principal Consultant
8 3 (3.75%) Senior Analytics Manager
8 3 (3.75%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.50%) .NET
1 6 (7.50%) Web Services
2 5 (6.25%) .NET Framework
2 5 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 5 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (6.25%) Entity Framework
3 3 (3.75%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 56 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (52.50%) Social Media
3 10 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 6 (7.50%) Algorithms
4 6 (7.50%) FMCG
5 4 (5.00%) Digital Media
5 4 (5.00%) User Experience
6 3 (3.75%) Data Structures
6 3 (3.75%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.25%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.25%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (1.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (100.00%) Actionable Insight
2 59 (73.75%) Analytics
3 48 (60.00%) Digital Marketing
4 39 (48.75%) Pay per click
5 29 (36.25%) Content Marketing
5 29 (36.25%) Social Media Management
6 28 (35.00%) SEO
7 9 (11.25%) Customer Analytics
7 9 (11.25%) Global Marketing
7 9 (11.25%) Statistics
7 9 (11.25%) Visualisation
8 8 (10.00%) Economics
9 7 (8.75%) Digital Analytics
9 7 (8.75%) Econometrics
9 7 (8.75%) ETL
9 7 (8.75%) Mathematics
9 7 (8.75%) Project Management
10 6 (7.50%) Data Analysis
10 6 (7.50%) Operations Research
11 5 (6.25%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (21.25%) SQL
2 15 (18.75%) Python
3 14 (17.50%) R
4 4 (5.00%) Java
4 4 (5.00%) Scala
5 3 (3.75%) MATLAB
5 3 (3.75%) Ruby
6 2 (2.50%) VBA
7 1 (1.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 50 (62.50%) Degree
2 9 (11.25%) PhD
3 4 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (3.75%) Master's Degree
4 3 (3.75%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (1.25%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.25%) GDPR
1 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 48 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 45 (56.25%) Google
3 6 (7.50%) Adobe
4 4 (5.00%) SAP
4 4 (5.00%) Tableau
5 3 (3.75%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.50%) Oracle
7 1 (1.25%) BMC
7 1 (1.25%) Brightcove
7 1 (1.25%) Remedy
7 1 (1.25%) Sysomos