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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Explore the latest hiring trends

Find out the latest trends in talent management for your business, such as the rising demand for flexibility, purpose and culture so you can attract, hire quickly and keep staff happy.

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Benchmark average salaries using percentiles

Check and compare your salary level, or the salary range you offer your employees for more than 270 jobs. Everything you need to inform your hiring budgets or negotiate a competitive salary is at your fingertips.

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Your comprehensive guide to 2020

We use independent research with 200 CFOs, 100 CIOs, 300 hiring managers and 2,000 professionals from across the UK, combined with our recruitment expertise to accurately depict the landscape for the year ahead. The Robert Half 2020 Salary Guide offers an extensive overview of hiring trends and average salaries across the UK.

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As the war for talent is expected to intensify, employers are embracing two main solutions to attract, secure and retain the right talent in these conditions: faster hiring times and flexible hiring strategies, and competitive remuneration packages.

Matt Weston, Managing Director, Robert Half UK

How to benchmark salaries using percentiles

We represent our starting salary ranges by percentiles; this is ideal for making new hires or identifying where your salary lies within the range. The figures are representative of the UK salary average, except for financial services, which shows London average salaries. It’s important to note that you should also factor other rewards and benefits into the offer, to complete your competitive remuneration offer.

Why use the Salary Guide

Our recruitment consultants speak with hundreds of business leaders and professionals every day. This gives us unique insight into what candidates are looking for in a job offer, and which skills employers need to pay a premium to secure. The salary ranges in the 2020 Salary Guide are based on the thousands of placements made by our recruitment consultants across the UK.

Managers use our salary guides to ensure they are offering competitive salary packages to attract and retain talent; whether that be to benchmark salaries for new hires or compare the average pay for their existing employees.

About Robert Half

At Robert Half, we know that making the right match helps companies build happy and productive teams, and professionals find purpose-driven careers. We have made this our business for more than 70 years. We provide a salary guide for every market we operate in to ensure that hiring managers and professionals have the current hiring trends and salary information to make informed decisions at work.

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