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Revealed: 10 top industries for pay right now

With salaries across the UK jumping up by 4.1% last month, the latest data from CV-Library, the UK’s leading independent job board, reveals which industries offer the highest pay packets right now.

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In fact, after analysing over 175,000 jobs posted on its site in April 2019, the job board reveals that the IT, construction and engineering sectors offer the biggest salary packages right now. The top 10 include:

  • IT - £45,908
  • Construction - £44,720
  • Engineering - £36,709
  • Finance - £35,166
  • Property - £34,621
  • Automotive - £34,489
  • Marketing - £33,214
  • Education - £31,796
  • Design - £31,181
  • Recruitment - £30,353

Lee Biggins, founder and CEO of CV-Library comments:

“As employees become more in demand and skills shortages remain rife, it’s clear that organisations in these industries are pushing up pay in a bid to entice people out of their current roles.

“In particular, the IT, construction and engineering sectors are heavily reliant on skilled individuals to help drive businesses forward and without the relevant talent, businesses will start to feel the effects. So, if you’re looking for your next job right now, these might be industries to consider!”

About CV-Library

CV-Library is one of the UK’s largest online job sites and attracts over 4.3 million unique job seekers every month. Founded by Lee Biggins in 2000, CV-Library is the UK’s leading independent online job board with a database of over 13 million CVs.