The top 10 roles set for the highest salary increases in 2018


Research undertaken by Robert Half reveals the top 10 roles set to see the biggest salary gains next year.

With an uncertain geopolitical and economic landscape on the horizon for 2018, businesses are shifting their focus and hiring practices to survive in an aggressive market. The Robert Half 2018 Salary Guide has revealed that junior developers, senior business analysts and fund accountants are all in line to receive the largest salary hikes in the coming year.

The top 10 roles which will see the biggest salary gains are:

1. Junior developer - 4.5% (£19,750 - £32,000)
2. Senior business analyst - 4.4% (£46,000 - £72,500)
3. Fund accountant (NQ - 3 years’ PQE) - 4.2% (£52,500 - £65,750)
4. Chief financial officer/Group finance director for a small or medium enterprise - 4.0% (£86,500 - £100,000+)
5. Financial controller for a small or medium enterprise - 4.0% (£44,500 - £54,000)
6. Data analyst – 3.8% (£24,500 - £58,500)
7. Systems administrator - 3.7% (£29,750 - £46,750)
8. Developer lead - 3.7% (£47,500 - £79,000)
9. HR business partner - 3.7% (£33,250 - £51,500)
10. Network engineer - 3.6% (£31,500 - £47,250)

“The shifting emphasis on certain job roles is a clear indication of a changing tide. Technology is increasingly infiltrating businesses and is having a fundamental impact on hiring practices,” explained Phil Sheridan, Senior Managing Director, United Kingdom, South America and the Middle East, Robert Half. “For those roles that weren’t on the list last year, the increase in salaries illustrates both the shift organisation’s are taking to compete in a digital world and the skills required to make them a success. All companies need to be aware of the roles where staff can expect to earn a premium and ensure they are regularly benchmarking salaries to remain competitive in the war for talent.”


Tuesday, 5 December 2017

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