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Dec 5, 2017

The Top Five Industries For Salary Growth In November

The most recent job market data from CV-Library has revealed that salaries across the UK saw a steady increase of 1.3% last month, when compared with data from October 2017...

The statistics also show that the nation witnessed a year-on-year increase in salaries, rising by 1.9% in November. What’s more, many key industries across the UK experienced stand-out growth which not only outpaced the national average, but also inflation.

The sectors to see the highest increases in salaries last month include:

  • Education – 7.7%
  • Catering – 7.4%
  • Retail – 6.7%
  • Legal – 5.6%
  • Recruitment – 1.7%

Not only this, but some of the nation’s key cities also saw a hike in advertised salaries in November. These included Cardiff (15.5%), Brighton (7.4%), Newcastle (5.4%), Sheffield (4.1%) and Glasgow (3.9%).

The data also revealed that job vacancies saw a 5.8% increase across the nation, when compared with data from the same period in 2016. Additionally, some of the key industries to witness a rise in salaries also experienced year-on-year job growth in November, with education, recruitment and retail increasing by 16.1%, 11.1% and 5.6% respectively.


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