25 Best Jobs in the UK for 2020

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Discover Glassdoor’s Best Jobs in 2020

Discover Glassdoor’s Best Jobs in 2020

Using Glassdoor’s unique data on jobs, salaries, and companies, we compiled a list of the 25 Best Jobs in UK 2020 to help people find jobs they’ll love. Each job stands out for its earning potential (median salary), job satisfaction, and job openings. Are you considering a new position? Check out this comprehensive list to see what jobs made the list this year, and view open jobs at companies across the country.
Job Title
Median Base Salary
Job Satisfaction
Job Openings
#2
£56,195
Median Base Salary
3.9/5
Job Satisfaction
2,750
Job Openings
#3
£45,590
Median Base Salary
4.0/5
Job Satisfaction
3,015
Job Openings
#4
£40,677
Median Base Salary
4.0/5
Job Satisfaction
4,736
Job Openings
#5
£51,000
Median Base Salary
4.0/5
Job Satisfaction
1,878
Job Openings
#6
£45,188
Median Base Salary
4.2/5
Job Satisfaction
1,724
Job Openings
#7
£50,139
Median Base Salary
4.1/5
Job Satisfaction
1,242
Job Openings
#8
£60,403
Median Base Salary
3.8/5
Job Satisfaction
2,231
Job Openings
#9
£58,447
Median Base Salary
3.9/5
Job Satisfaction
1,512
Job Openings
#10
£44,122
Median Base Salary
3.9/5
Job Satisfaction
2,698
Job Openings
#11
£45,590
Median Base Salary
3.7/5
Job Satisfaction
6,461
Job Openings
#12
£40,000
Median Base Salary
4.5/5
Job Satisfaction
1,292
Job Openings
#13
£60,000
Median Base Salary
3.9/5
Job Satisfaction
1,437
Job Openings
#14
£74,896
Median Base Salary
4.1/5
Job Satisfaction
753
Job Openings
#15
£58,385
Median Base Salary
3.9/5
Job Satisfaction
977
Job Openings
#16
£62,995
Median Base Salary
3.8/5
Job Satisfaction
1,651
Job Openings
#17
£42,912
Median Base Salary
3.7/5
Job Satisfaction
3,104
Job Openings
#18
£45,590
Median Base Salary
3.9/5
Job Satisfaction
1,493
Job Openings
#19
£51,166
Median Base Salary
4.2/5
Job Satisfaction
747
Job Openings
#20
£45,977
Median Base Salary
4.0/5
Job Satisfaction
921
Job Openings
#21
£56,439
Median Base Salary
3.9/5
Job Satisfaction
854
Job Openings
#22
£40,111
Median Base Salary
4.5/5
Job Satisfaction
819
Job Openings
#23
£50,000
Median Base Salary
4.2/5
Job Satisfaction
666
Job Openings
#24
£32,500
Median Base Salary
3.9/5
Job Satisfaction
5,045
Job Openings
#25
£49,977
Median Base Salary
4.1/5
Job Satisfaction
688
Job Openings

How are the Best Jobs in UK determined?

The Best Jobs in UK list is based on three factors that are top of mind for job seekers:

Salary

The median base salary reported on Glassdoor over the past year

Job Openings

The number of job openings in the UK on Glassdoor when the list is pulled

Job Satisfaction

The overall job satisfaction rating on Glassdoor reported by employees working in these roles last year
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These are the Best Jobs in 2020 in the UK, according to Glassdoor.

Want to see what other jobs made the list? Check out our Best Jobs list for the top 50 jobs in the U.S. and the top 25 jobs in the UK.

Are you searching for job openings for one of the top jobs? Glassdoor helps you find a new position you'll love. Browse our Best Jobs 2022 list to find a role you're interested in, and click "View Jobs" to see open positions. Do you need a little extra help jumpstarting your next career move? Check out candid employee reviews from top companies, compare salary ranges, and prepare for your next interview all with help from Glassdoor.

The Best Jobs in the UK list is based on three equally-weighted factors that are top of mind for job seekers:

  1. Salary: The median base salary reported on Glassdoor over the past year

  2. Job Openings: The number of UK. job openings on Glassdoor when the list is pulled

  3. Job Satisfaction: The overall job satisfaction rating (on a scale of 1.0= bad job to 5.0= best job) on Glassdoor reported by actual employees working in these roles over the past year