INTRODUCTION 2011-2012 We have pleasure in presenting the Ashley Kate HR Salary Survey for 2011-2012.
The report has been produced from the results of our extensive database of HR candidates and HR vacancy registrations and a nationwide HR salary and benefits survey we conducted with HR professionals during September 2011.
Salary ranges are split into sector, region and level and are broad salary bands which reflect the diversity of UK businesses. The results should only be used as a guide and specific HR salary benchmarking data can be obtained from our HR Recruitment Consultants.
• The UK HR recruitment market has shown some positive signs of growth, Ashley Kate HR have seen vacancy numbers increase by 14% from 2010.
• 52% of respondents across all sectors reported that they had or were planning on increasing their HR headcount in the coming year.
• Recruitment of HR generalists remains the highest level of need in business. • Learning and Development and Talent Management specialists have seen the largest increase in the number of vacancies registered since last year.
• Reward, Learning and Development and Talent Management are at the top of every executive agenda and have attracted the highest increase in salaries as demand for these high quality professionals has outstripped supply. As companies look to retain and develop their talent through strong employee engagement, designing strategic reward and recognition strategies and developing their leadership population these HR skills have become highly prominent in order to attract and retain key talent.
• Reward remains the highest paying HR specialism. We hope you find the HR Salary Survey a useful guide
Hilary Scanlon FCIPD Naomi Asher
Directors Ashley Kate HR
HR SALARY SURVEY 2011-12
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