These are the 10 best jobs in the UK

Jobs website Glassdoor has released a list of what it claims to be the best jobs in Britain.

To devise the rankings they looked at average base salary, career opportunities and availability of work.

Here is their list of the top jobs in Britain:

1. Marketing Manager – Score: 4.5

Number of Job Openings: 2,965 Average Base Salary: £46,561 Career Opportunities Rating: 3.6

2. Finance Manager – Score: 4.4

Number of Job Openings: 4,357 Average Base Salary: £52,081 Career Opportunities Rating: 3.2

3. Mechanical Engineer – Score: 4.4

Number of Job Openings: 5,964 Average Base Salary: £34,799 Career Opportunities Rating: 3.5

4. Sales Manager – Score: 4.3

Number of Job Openings: 3,869 Average Base Salary: £45,613 Career Opportunities Rating: 3.3

5. Business Analyst – Score: 4.3

Number of Job Openings: 3,437 Average Base Salary: £46,047 Career Opportunities Rating: 3.3

6. IT Manager – Score: 4.2

Number of Job Openings: 3,708 Average Base Salary: £57,818 Career Opportunities Rating: 3.0

7. Civil Engineer – Score: 4.2

Number of Job Openings: 4,137 Average Base Salary: £36,142 Career Opportunities Rating: 3.3

8. Product Manager – Score: 4.2

Number of Job Openings: 1,415 Average Base Salary: £52,478 Career Opportunities Rating: 3.4

9. Lawyer – Score: 4.2

Number of Job Openings: 925 Average Base Salary: £55,020 Career Opportunities Rating: 3.5

10. Software Engineer – Score: 4.2

Number of Job Openings: 14,846 Average Base Salary: £40,400 Career Opportunities Rating: 3.0

The Glassdoor Job Score is based on a 5-point scale (5.0=best job, 1.0=bad job). For a job title to be considered, it must receive at least 25 salary reports and at least 25 career opportunities ratings shared by UK-based employees over the past year (26/01/14–26/01/15).

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