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Ranked: These Are The Top 25 Jobs In The United Kingdom, 2019

London, United Kingdom

Based on job satisfaction, its salary, and how in-demand it is, “Audit Manager” role topped Glassdoor’s list of the UK’s 25 best jobs in 2019. Tech jobs accounted for 6 jobs on the list of 25.

The roles of Finance Manager, Marketing Manager, Product Manager, and Sales Manager rounded up the top five list.

The job with the most vacancies to make the list was Project Manager – with 7,320 job openings – while the best paid was Solutions Architect with a median base salary of £70,000.

The rankings aren’t based just on salary — employment site weighed 3 key factors equally: earning potential based on median annual base salary, job satisfaction rating, and the number of job openings. The Top 50 jobs in the United States for 2019 was also revealed.

Below are the 25 top jobs in the United Kingdom for 2019:

1. Audit Manager
Job Satisfaction Rating: 4.5 (out of 5)
Number of Job Openings: 1,124
Median Base Salary: £52,000

2. Finance Manager
Job Satisfaction Rating: 3.8
Number of Job Openings: 2,001
Median Base Salary: £60,000

3. Marketing Manager
Job Satisfaction Rating: 3.9
Number of Job Openings: 1,966
Median Base Salary: £42,500

4. Product Manager
Job Satisfaction Rating: 3.8
Number of Job Openings: 1,697
Median Base Salary: £52,500

5. Sales Manager
Job Satisfaction Rating: 3.8
Number of Job Openings: 2,795
Median Base Salary: £42,000

6. Risk Manager
Job Satisfaction Rating: 3.9
Number of Job Openings: 1,111
Median Base Salary: £60,000

7. Data Scientist
Job Satisfaction Rating: 4.0
Number of Job Openings: 995
Median Base Salary: £46,000

8. Operations Manager
Job Satisfaction Rating: 3.7
Number of Job Openings: 2,226
Median Base Salary: £42,000

9. Design Manager
Job Satisfaction Rating: 4.1
Number of Job Openings: 719
Median Base Salary: £55,000

10. Business Analyst
Job Satisfaction Rating: 3.7
Number of Job Openings: 2,949
Median Base Salary: £40,000

11. Front End Developer
Job Satisfaction Rating: 4.0
Number of Job Openings: 1,841
Median Base Salary: £35,000

12. Commercial Manager
Job Satisfaction Rating: 4.0
Number of Job Openings: 701
Median Base Salary: £57,000

13. Business Development Manager
Job Satisfaction Rating: 3.7
Number of Job Openings: 3,915
Median Base Salary: £37,060

14. Project Manager
Job Satisfaction Rating: 3.6
Number of Job Openings: 7,320
Median Base Salary: £39,000

15. HR Manager
Job Satisfaction Rating: 4.1
Number of Job Openings: 664
Median Base Salary: £49,000

16. Contract Manager
Job Satisfaction Rating: 3.7
Number of Job Openings: 1,687
Median Base Salary: £40,000

17. Communications Manager
Job Satisfaction Rating: 4.1
Number of Job Openings: 651
Median Base Salary: £43,700

18. Software Engineer
Job Satisfaction Rating: 3.5
Number of Job Openings: 4,876
Median Base Salary: £43,000

19. Executive Assistant
Job Satisfaction Rating: 4.1
Number of Job Openings: 853
Median Base Salary: £37,000

20. HR Business Partner
Job Satisfaction Rating: 3.8
Number of Job Openings: 753
Median Base Salary: £49,000

21. Engagement Manager
Job Satisfaction Rating: 4.3
Number of Job Openings: 405
Median Base Salary: £48,000

22. Web Developer
Job Satisfaction Rating: 3.9
Number of Job Openings: 1,586
Median Base Salary: £31,000

23. Recruiter
Job Satisfaction Rating: 4.4
Number of Job Openings: 2,862
Median Base Salary: £25,000

24. Solutions Architect
Job Satisfaction Rating: 3.4
Number of Job Openings: 1,597
Median Base Salary: £70,000

25. Software Developer
Job Satisfaction Rating: 3.5
Number of Job Openings: 3,088
Median Base Salary: £37,000

Alexandra Dimitropoulou

Alexandra Dimitropoulou

Deputy executive editor at the ​CEOWORLD magazine. Writer, internet person, professional restaurant recommender, and native New Yorker. Passions: health & wellness, coffee, running & dogs.
Alexandra Dimitropoulou

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