Top jobs in demand in the UK

By Robert Half 6th February 2020

Explore the UK’s top 10 in-demand jobs for 2020, and the trends expected to influence the jobs market in the UK over the next 12 months. 

Payments managers, compliance analysts and infrastructure architects have made the list this year with digitalisation and a changing regulatory landscape rising on the priority list for businesses.

With employment levels at record highs, the war for talent will continue apace throughout 2020, meaning employers must attempt to attract highly skilled workers in a competitive market.

Scroll through the slideshow below to explore the top roles in demand in the UK: 

To attract new hires and retain top talent, remuneration trends such as flexible working, training and development will be essential for companies looking to build the best workforce and secure the right candidates.

For jobseekers, now more than ever it's important to keep your skills up to date to secure the best salaries on offer.
 

For more salary and hiring trends, download a copy of our 2020 Salary Guide today.

What is a competitive salary in 2020?

At a time when 80% of CFOs feel the current talent dilemma poses a direct threat to business growth, an effective talent strategy couldn’t be more critical. The Robert Half salary guide provides unparalleled insights for business leaders to information their talent strategy in 2020. Explore the average starting salaries, skills and roles in demand, and popular perks and benefits being offered to secure skilled professionals. Download a copy of the Robert Half 2020 Salary Guide now.

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