Which jobs are receiving the biggest pay rises?

Some of the biggest pay rises are being handed to marketing managers, as businesses look to reward staff with digital know-how, a report has found.

Emolument found some salaries have risen more than a third this year. Picture: TSPL
Emolument found some salaries have risen more than a third this year. Picture: TSPL

Salaries for communications and marketing managers leapt by 37 per cent to £70,000 this year, with competition for digital marketing bosses remaining fierce, according to Emolument.com.

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The salary benchmarking site said hefty pay rises were also being offered up in corporate banking, with associates also pocketing a 37 per cent jump to £82,000, up from £60,000 in 2015.

It found that technology firms competing with the banks for top talent in the IT sector had also pushed up pay, with Java developers seeing a 12 per cent increase to £58,000 this year.

Alice Leguay, Emolument co-founder and chief operating officer, said: “Despite high-delta remuneration, finance jobs are not topping our table. Instead, professionals in sectors emerging as game changers such as IT and digital marketing are hot property and those with some experience command fast-increasing pay packages.

“With the financial sector making a huge push to develop their fintech services, we expect to see IT climb even faster in the coming years.”

The 12 jobs with the highest pay increase for 2016

37% – marketing and communications manager: £70,000

37% – corporate banking associate: £82,000

31% – human resources manager: £80,000

31% – business development senior manager: £136,000

23% – C# developer: £54,000

22% – research (buy-side) vice president: £45,000

18% – programme and project management, senior manager: £110,000

18% – trading (banking) vice president: £189,000

18% – fund and portfolio managers, vice president: £133,000

12% – research (banking) vice president: £168,000

12% – Java developer: £58,000

8% – finance control and strategy manager: £82,000