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These are the best jobs in the UK for 2018

Trying to decide what career path to pursue, or looking for a change? 

You might want to consider aiming for one of the job titles on this list. 

Glassdoor has released their report of the best jobs in the UK for 2018 - based on number of job openings, salary, and job satisfaction as reported by people in each role, out of a maximum of 5 points. Each job was then given an overall 'Glassdoor Job Score,' also out of a maximum of 5 points. 

According to the report, the best job title to have in the UK this year is Marketing Manager, which scored highly across all three categories, with a job satisfaction rating of four out of five, an average base salary of £42,000 and 1,580 job openings. 

 

 

Here are the top 25 jobs in the UK for 2018

 

1. Marketing Manager

Job Score: 4.5 / Median Base Salary: £42,000 / Job Openings: 1,580 / Job Satisfaction: 4.0/5

 

2. Operations Manager

Job Score: 4.4 / Median Base Salary: £42,000 / Job Openings: 1,169 / Job Satisfaction: 4.0/5

 

3. Audit Manager 

Job Score: 4.4 / Median Base Salary: £55,000 / Job Openings: 420 / Job Satisfaction: 4.3/5 

 

4. Finance Manager

Job Score: 4.4 / Median Base Salary: £60,900 / Job Openings: 1,703 / Job Satisfaction: 3.6/5 

 

5. Product Manager 

Job Score: 4.3 / Median Base Salary: £52,000 / Job Openings: 1,003 / Job Satisfaction: 3.7/5  

 

6. HR Manager 

Job Score: 4.3 / Median Base Salary: £45,750 / Job Openings: 391 / Job Satisfaction: 4.2/5   

 

7. Contract Manager 

Job Score: 4.3 / Median Base Salary: £40,000 / Job Openings: 624 / Job Satisfaction:  4.0/5  

 

8. Commercial Manager

Job Score: 4.2 / Median Base Salary: £52,400 / Job Openings: 495 / Job Satisfaction: 3.8/5  

 

9. Business Analyst 

Job Score: 4.2 / Median Base Salary: £39,000 / Job Openings: 1,911 / Job Satisfaction: 3.7/5  

 

10. Project Manager 

Job Score: 4.2 / Median Base Salary: £44,000 / Job Openings: 5,022 / Job Satisfaction: 3.5/5  

 

11. Business Development Manager, Job Score: 4.2 

12. Software Engineer, Job Score: 4.1  

13. HR Business Partner, Job Score: 4.1  

14. Solutions Architect, Job Score: 4.1  

15. Production Manager, Job Score: 4.0  

16. Data Analyst, Job Score: 4.0  

17. Data Scientist, Job Score: 4.0  

18. Communications Manager, Job Score: 4.0  

19. Recruiter, Job Score: 4.0  

20. National Account Manager, Job Score: 4.0  

21. Site Manager, Job Score: 3.9  

22. Mobile Developer, Job Score: 3.9  

23. Brand Manager, Job Score: 3.9

24. Engagement Manager, Job Score: 3.9

25. Executive Assistant, Job Score: 3.9

 

 

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