Data from independent job board, CV-Library, which analysed average advertised salaries in the UK’s key industries in 2017 compared with 2016, has shown that the top sector for pay rises is the hospitality industry, where advertised pay was up over 10% compared to the previous year, higher than any other sector.

The top 10 industries for a pay rise in 2018 are:

  1. Hospitality – pay up 10.4%
  2. Automotive – pay up 10.2%
  3. Agriculture – pay up 9.5%
  4. Property – pay up 8.5%
  5. Retail – pay up 8.1%
  6. Media – pay up 7.5%
  7. Design – pay up 7.5%
  8. Construction – pay up 6.9%
  9. Charity – pay up 6.6%
  10. IT – pay up 5.1%

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