25 Best Jobs in the UK for 2022
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Discover Glassdoor’s Best Jobs in 2022

Discover Glassdoor’s Best Jobs in 2022

Using Glassdoor’s unique data on jobs, salaries, and companies, we compiled a list of the 25 Best Jobs in UK 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
£73,898
Median Base Salary
4.1/5
Job Satisfaction
1,328
Job Openings
#3
£60,656
Median Base Salary
4.1/5
Job Satisfaction
1,432
Job Openings
#4
£47,320
Median Base Salary
4.3/5
Job Satisfaction
1,074
Job Openings
#5
£49,449
Median Base Salary
4.2/5
Job Satisfaction
1,011
Job Openings
#6
£48,443
Median Base Salary
4.4/5
Job Satisfaction
751
Job Openings
#7
£46,215
Median Base Salary
4.6/5
Job Satisfaction
877
Job Openings
#8
£50,000
Median Base Salary
4.3/5
Job Satisfaction
655
Job Openings
#9
£43,803
Median Base Salary
4.2/5
Job Satisfaction
1,529
Job Openings
#10
£47,320
Median Base Salary
4.2/5
Job Satisfaction
1,139
Job Openings
#11
£46,382
Median Base Salary
4.3/5
Job Satisfaction
894
Job Openings
#12
£51,443
Median Base Salary
4.1/5
Job Satisfaction
875
Job Openings
#13
£47,320
Median Base Salary
4/5
Job Satisfaction
2,774
Job Openings
#14
£47,320
Median Base Salary
4/5
Job Satisfaction
1,946
Job Openings
#15
£50,198
Median Base Salary
4/5
Job Satisfaction
1,112
Job Openings
#16
£53,888
Median Base Salary
4/5
Job Satisfaction
1,497
Job Openings
#17
£50,060
Median Base Salary
3.9/5
Job Satisfaction
3,599
Job Openings
#18
£47,320
Median Base Salary
4/5
Job Satisfaction
2,236
Job Openings
#19
£60,430
Median Base Salary
4/5
Job Satisfaction
706
Job Openings
#20
£41,133
Median Base Salary
4.2/5
Job Satisfaction
866
Job Openings
#21
£60,554
Median Base Salary
3.9/5
Job Satisfaction
797
Job Openings
#22
£57,514
Median Base Salary
3.9/5
Job Satisfaction
2,184
Job Openings
#23
£53,892
Median Base Salary
3.9/5
Job Satisfaction
802
Job Openings
#24
£46,215
Median Base Salary
3.9/5
Job Satisfaction
1,498
Job Openings
#25
£46,860
Median Base Salary
4/5
Job Satisfaction
783
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 2022 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