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If your "new year, new me" mantra includes a career shift, searching for the best new job in 2016 can be like looking for a needle in a haystack. The job market per sector is always changing and new popular career opportunities come and go.

Job website Glassdoor has released its top 25 best jobs to look for in 2016. Based on potential salary, career opportunities and the current amount of job openings, business development manager and finance manager positions have come out on top.

Although the job titles may sound a bit boring, Glassdoor claims the roles are rewarding in terms of salary as well as job satisfaction. "Business development managers help an organisation become as successful as possible," it said in a press release.

However, the pay cheque that comes with the job is obviously a reason to search job sites for that title. Business development managers earn an average base salary of £40,000, while finance managers make around£55,000 a year, more than double the average annual salary in the UK of £26,500.

"The UK jobs market is in a buoyant mood with record numbers of people in employment and a good ratio of available roles per job-seeker," said Diarmuid Russell, vice-president of international at Glassdoor.

"These results demonstrate that popular jobs in business development, recruitment and HR mean UK businesses are placing greater importance on growing numbers, building teams and of course generating the highest net-profit possible."

Below, IBTimes UK has listed the 25 top jobs to hunt for in 2016, based on data provided by Glassdoor.

1. Business Development Manager Glassdoor Job Score: 4.3
Average Base Salary: £40,000

2. Finance Manager Glassdoor Job Score: 4.3
Average Base Salary: £55,000

3. Operations Manager Glassdoor Job Score: 4.3
Average Base Salary: £45,000

4. HR Manager Glassdoor Job Score: 4.3
Average Base Salary: £50,000

5. Marketing Manager Glassdoor Job Score: 4.2
Average Base Salary: £45,000

6. Business Analyst Glassdoor Job Score: 4.2
Average Base Salary: £41,000

7. Commercial Manager Glassdoor Job Score: 4.1
Average Base Salary: £57,000

8. Project Manager Glassdoor Job Score: 4.1
Average Base Salary: £45,675

9. Product Manager Glassdoor Job Score: 4.0
Average Base Salary: £54,000

10. Software Engineer Glassdoor Job Score: 4.0
Average Base Salary: £40,000

11. Marketing Analyst Glassdoor Job Score: 3.9
Average Base Salary: £30,225

12. Account Manager Glassdoor Job Score: 3.9
Average Base Salary: £35,000

13. Recruiting Manager Glassdoor Job Score: 3.9
Average Base Salary: £43,000

14. Recruitment Consultant Glassdoor Job Score: 3.9
Average Base Salary: £22,000

15. Solutions Architect Glassdoor Job Score: 3.8
Average Base Salary: £63,500

16. Sales Manager Glassdoor Job Score: 3.8
Average Base Salary: £37,500

17. Brand Manager – Glassdoor Job Score: 3.7
Average Base Salary: £45,000

18. Accountant – Glassdoor Job Score: 3.6
Average Base Salary: £32,000

19. Business Development Executive Glassdoor Job Score: 3.5
Average Base Salary: £25,000

20. Consultant – Glassdoor Job Score: 3.5
Average Base Salary: £41,700

21. Talent Acquisition Specialist – Glassdoor Job Score: 3.5
Average Base Salary: £40,000

22. Design Engineer – Glassdoor Job Score: 3.5
Average Base Salary: £33,813

23. Service Manager – Glassdoor Job Score: 3.5
Average Base Salary: £43,315

24. Trader Glassdoor Job Score: 3.4
Average Base Salary: £50,000

25. Personal Assistant – Glassdoor Job Score: 3.4
Average Base Salary: £28,000