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The UK's most popular jobs — and what they pay

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Tech, finance and admin roles requiring experience and qualifications are some of the most in-demand jobs in the UK, according to a new Glassdoor report.

Of the 10 most-searched-for roles in the UK in June, nine pay above the average national gross salary.

At the same time, job seekers are also looking for roles where they can use specialist technology skills, with searches for Java, Python, .net, SQL and Linux prominent during June 2019.

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These skills are often self-taught or learned outside of traditional education, demonstrating the desire among job seekers to up-skill themselves to qualify for some of these demanding roles.

Project manager is the UK’s most in-demand job currently, with a salary of about £41,808 a year. It made Glassdoor’s Best Jobs in the UK 2019 list earlier this year, coming in at number 14 with a satisfaction rating of 4.6 out of five.

Here are the top 10:

Table: Glassdoor

Business analyst is currently the second-most desirable role in the UK. It has an average annual salary of £39,127, and came 10th on the list of best jobs, with a satisfaction score 3.8.

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Data scientist is at the third spot with a salary of £46,665, and has a job satisfaction rating of four out of five.

Software engineer, which pays about £41,100 a year, came fourth, and appeared on the list of best jobs in the UK at number 18, with a satisfaction rating of 3.5.

Mechanical engineer, with a salary of £33,765, fills out the top five.

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Accountant (pay £36,171 a year), graphic designer (£25,543), software designer (£35,247) and data analyst (£30,323) all appear further down.

Executive assistant, which comes with a salary of £39,163, just makes the top 10.

While these are the most in-demand jobs, Brits explore more than just job descriptions before applying for a role. A company’s culture and values are just as important to Brits as salary when it comes to job satisfaction.