The 25 best UK jobs for 2016 revealed

For most of us the most ideal job is where you have a fat salary, unlimited holidays and perks galore.

But which job roles are the best in the UK?

According to jobs wesbite Glassdoor’s research, the top three jobs for 2016 are business development manager, finance manager and operations manager.

Glassdoor has taken three factors into account for compiling the list - earning potential (median annual base salary), career opportunities rating, and number of job openings.

Take a look at the top 25 best jobs in the UK:

 

1. Business Development Manager

· Number of Job Openings: 5143

· Average Base Salary: £40,000

· Career Opportunities Rating: 3.5

 

2. Finance Manager

· Number of Job Openings: 2762

· Average Base Salary: £55,000

· Career Opportunities Rating: 3.3

 

3. Operations Manager

· Number of Job Openings: 1797 

· Average Base Salary: £45,000

· Career Opportunities Rating: 3.7

 

4. HR Manager

· Number of Job Openings: 1268

· Average Base Salary: £50,000

· Career Opportunities Rating: 3.8

 

5. Marketing Manager

· Number of Job Openings: 2234

· Average Base Salary: £45,000

· Career Opportunities Rating: 3.4

 

6. Business Analyst

· Number of Job Openings: 4382

· Average Base Salary: £41,000

· Career Opportunities Rating: 3.4

 

7. Commercial Manager

· Number of Job Openings: 1317

· Average Base Salary: £57,000

· Career Opportunities Rating: 3.3

 

8. Project Manager

· Number of Job Openings: 7187

· Average Base Salary: £45,675

· Career Opportunities Rating: 3.1

 

9. Product Manager

· Number of Job Openings: 2077

· Average Base Salary: £54,000

· Career Opportunities Rating: 3.2

 

10. Software Engineer

· Number of Job Openings: 23,020

· Average Base Salary: £40,000

· Career Opportunities Rating: 3.1

 

11.  Marketing Analyst

· Number of Job Openings: 2366

· Average Base Salary: £30,225

· Career Opportunities Rating: 3.7

 

12.  Account Manager

· Number of Job Openings: 5200

· Average Base Salary: £35,000

· Career Opportunities Rating: 3.2

 

13. Recruiting Manager

· Number of Job Openings: 566

· Average Base Salary: £43,000

· Career Opportunities Rating: 4.3

 

14.  Recruitment Consultant

· Number of Job Openings: 7471

· Average Base Salary: £22,000

· Career Opportunities Rating: 3.8

 

15.  Solutions Architect

· Number of Job Openings: 1119

· Average Base Salary: £63,500

· Career Opportunities Rating: 3.1

 

16. Sales Manager

· Number of Job Openings: 11,382

· Average Base Salary: £37,500

· Career Opportunities Rating: 3.0

 

17.  Brand Manager

· Number of Job Openings: 624

· Average Base Salary: £45,000

· Career Opportunities Rating: 3.5

 

18.  Accountant

· Number of Job Openings: 2784

· Average Base Salary: £32,000

· Career Opportunities Rating: 3.1

 

19.  Business Development Executive

· Number of Job Openings: 2116

· Average Base Salary: £25,000

· Career Opportunities Rating: 3.5

 

20.  Consultant

· Number of Job Openings: 403

· Average Base Salary: £41,700

· Career Opportunities Rating: 3.5

 

21.  Talent Acquisition Specialist

· Number of Job Openings: 229

· Average Base Salary: £40,000

· Career Opportunities Rating: 4.2

 

22. Design Engineer

· Number of Job Openings: 4789

· Average Base Salary: £33,813

· Career Opportunities Rating: 2.9

 

23.  Service Manager

· Number of Job Openings: 968

· Average Base Salary: £43,315

· Career Opportunities Rating: 3.1

 

24.  Trader

· Number of Job Openings: 182

· Average Base Salary: £50,000

· Career Opportunities Rating: 3.4

 

25. Personal Assistant

· Number of Job Openings: 962

· Average Base Salary: £28,000

· Career Opportunities Rating: 3.7

 

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