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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Actionable Recommendations
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 841 939 950
Rank change year-on-year +98 +11  
Permanent jobs citing Actionable Recommendations 11 11 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.011% 0.018%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.11% 0.080% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 17
Median salary £28,000 £42,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.11% -29.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £38,000 £33,011
10% offered a salary of more than £36,400 £49,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £23,000 £35,000 £32,277
% change year-on-year -34.28% +8.43%  

Actionable Recommendations is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 10369 13745 13538
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.13% 13.14% 12.58%
Number of salaries quoted 8162 10864 10474
Median salary £48,500 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.00% +6.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

Actionable Recommendations
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Actionable Recommendations as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +81 11 £28,000 -34.11% 7
South East +65 5 - -
Oxford - 5 - -
Oxfordshire - 5 - -
London +63 4 £28,000 -36.00% 5
North West - 2 £23,000 - 1
Manchester - 2 £23,000 - 1
Oldham - 1 £23,000 -

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, 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 20 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (58.33%) Analytics
3 8 (33.33%) Marketing
4 6 (25.00%) Degree
4 6 (25.00%) Time Management
4 6 (25.00%) SQL
5 5 (20.83%) VBA
5 5 (20.83%) SAS
6 4 (16.67%) Internet
6 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 4 (16.67%) Finance
6 4 (16.67%) Legal
6 4 (16.67%) Advertising
6 4 (16.67%) IPTV
7 3 (12.50%) Data Analysis
7 3 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (12.50%) Tableau
7 3 (12.50%) Visualisation
7 3 (12.50%) Retail
7 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (12.50%) B2C
7 3 (12.50%) Java
7 3 (12.50%) Python
8 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
8 2 (8.33%) Oracle
8 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
8 2 (8.33%) C
8 2 (8.33%) C#
8 2 (8.33%) HTML
8 2 (8.33%) IBM Notes

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 (20.83%) SAS
2 2 (8.33%) IBM Notes
3 1 (4.17%) Confluence
3 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.17%) MS Office
3 1 (4.17%) SPSS
3 1 (4.17%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (4.17%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Google Analytics
2 1 (4.17%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Hadoop
1 2 (8.33%) QlikView
1 2 (8.33%) Spotfire
2 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.17%) Power BI
2 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.17%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 8 (33.33%) Marketing
2 4 (16.67%) Advertising
2 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Legal
2 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 3 (12.50%) Retail
4 2 (8.33%) Banking
4 2 (8.33%) Bengali Language
4 2 (8.33%) French Language
4 2 (8.33%) German Language
4 2 (8.33%) Hindi Language
4 2 (8.33%) Law
4 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (8.33%) Private Banking
4 2 (8.33%) Retail Banking
4 2 (8.33%) Turkish Language
4 2 (8.33%) Urdu Language
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Consultant
2 6 (25.00%) Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
3 4 (16.67%) Business Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Data Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Data Scientist
5 2 (8.33%) Marketing Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Research Manager
5 2 (8.33%) SAS Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) SAS Data Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Business Data Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Campaign Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Commercial Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Customer Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Digital Marketing Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Strategy Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Marketing Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Marketing Campaign Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Strategy Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (4.17%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.17%) CSS
2 1 (4.17%) Java EE
2 1 (4.17%) Middleware
2 1 (4.17%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (4.17%) Pandas
2 1 (4.17%) SciPy
2 1 (4.17%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 20 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.67%) IPTV
3 1 (4.17%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.17%) EPoS
3 1 (4.17%) Social Media
3 1 (4.17%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Analytics
2 6 (25.00%) Time Management
3 3 (12.50%) B2C
3 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 3 (12.50%) Visualisation
4 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.33%) Asset Management
4 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (8.33%) Change Management
4 2 (8.33%) Data Management
4 2 (8.33%) Market Research
4 2 (8.33%) PDM
4 2 (8.33%) PLM
4 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.33%) Statistics
4 2 (8.33%) Supply Chain Management
4 2 (8.33%) Wealth Management
4 2 (8.33%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.83%) VBA
3 3 (12.50%) Java
3 3 (12.50%) Python
4 2 (8.33%) C
4 2 (8.33%) C#
4 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.33%) R
5 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) Postgraduate
3 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) MBA
3 1 (4.17%) PhD
3 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Tableau
2 2 (8.33%) Google
2 2 (8.33%) Lotus
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) Teradata
3 1 (4.17%) Adobe
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) SAP
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