Finance roles set to see biggest salary increases

Finance roles set to see biggest salary increases

Research from Robert Half has revealed which jobs will see the biggest salary increases in 2018, with several finance roles making the list.

The Robert Half 2018 Salary Guide revealed that junior developers top the list.


Junior developer roles will see a 4.5 per cent rise in salary in 2018, while business analysts will receive the second biggest increase at 4.4 per cent.

Fund accountant came third in the guide, with those who work in this role set to receive a 4.2 per cent increase in salary. The rise comes as businesses search for newly qualified accountants who have up to three years of experience and are able to carry out tasks such as maintaining financial records in investment funds.

Chief financial officer/group finance director for a small or medium business came next on the list with a salary rise of 4.0 per cent. This was followed by financial controller for a small or medium business (also 4.0 per cent) and data analyst (3.8 per cent).


Systems administrator was also revealed to be one of the jobs that will see a significant increase in salary, with this role earning seventh place on the list with a rise of 3.7 per cent. Also set to receive a 3.7 per cent salary increase are those working as a developer lead or HR business partner, with these roles coming in eighth and ninth place in the guide.

Network engineer came in tenth place, with those who work in this role set to see a 3.6 per cent increase in salary in 2018.

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