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Automotive salaries rise by 5% in Q3

Lee Biggins CV Library

Salaries in the automotive industry have risen by 5% when compared to year-on-year data, CV-Library has revealed.

The results follow a “job boom” in the last quarter and a significant rise in vacancy advertisement this quarter.

When Q3 job market data was compared with the same period last year, it showed the automotive sector had witnessed a “staggering” 18.8% increase in advertised vacancies.

The top 10 sectors are as follows:

  1. Charity – 32.4%
  2. Manufacturing – 24%
  3. Automotive – 18.8%
  4. Social care – 18.4%
  5. Recruitment – 12.9%
  6. Construction – 11.1%
  7. Engineering – 11.1%
  8. Accounting – 8.8%
  9. Customer services – 7.8%
  10. Retail – 7.7%

CV-Library’s founder and managing director Lee Biggins (pictured) said: “It’s great to see that employers in the automotive sector are remaining positive in the face of uncertainty, and that they continued to drive their recruitment efforts in the last quarter.

“This is particularly good news for job hunters and anyone who may be looking for their next role.

“If you’re starting to get itchy feet and feel like it could be time to make your next career move, there are an abundance of great opportunities in this industry right now.

 “It’s clear from the data that not only are businesses in the automotive industry continuing to invest in their workforce, but they also recognise the need to offer competitive salaries in order to attract talented candidates.

“If you are looking for a new role, this further confirms that now is the perfect time to do so, especially if you’re looking to boost your pay packet!”

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