Announcing the Best Jobs in the UK for 2019

With hundreds of thousands of open jobs in the UK, it can be tough to know which roles will be harder to fill than others. Competition is high across all industries and occupations, but we’re here to help.

Glassdoor has announced its annual jobs report identifying the 25 Best Jobs in the UK for 2019These jobs were chosen by looking at three key factors equally: earning potential based on median annual base salary, job satisfaction rating and number of job openings. This year, Audit Manager took the top spot, with a job score of 4.6. Tech roles are the most represented, with six jobs on this year’s list, up from five last year. However, nearly every industry is represented in the list.

“There’s no question that emerging technologies designed to grow and scale business, such as artificial intelligence, machine learning and automation are having an impact on the types of jobs employers are hiring for across the country. As a result, we’re seeing a spike in demand for highly-skilled workers in 2019,” said Glassdoor Economic Research Analyst Amanda Stansell. “With such a healthy job market kicking off 2019, we’re seeing many of these Best Jobs open for people to apply to and get hired at employers across all industries and in all areas of the country.”

The top five on this year’s list are:

1. Audit Manager

Job Score: 4.6

Median Base Salary: £52,000

Job Satisfaction: 4.5

Number of Open Jobs: 1,124

 

2. Finance Manager

Job Score: 4.5

Median Base Salary: £60,000

Job Satisfaction: 3.8

Number of Open Jobs: 2,001

 

3. Marketing Manager

Job Score: 4.4

Median Base Salary: £42,500

Job Satisfaction: 3.9

Number of Open Jobs: 1,966

 

4. Product Manager

Job Score: 4.4

Median Base Salary: £52,500

Job Satisfaction: 3.8

Number of Open Jobs: 1,697

 

5. Sales Manager

Job Score: 4.4

Median Base Salary: £42,000

Job Satisfaction: 3.8

Number of Open Jobs: 2,795

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