Top 5 UK jobs with the Biggest Pay Increases

Whilst you may have decided that it is time to move on from your current position, it is worth bearing in mind that high paying jobs don’t always offer the most growth. It is important to make sure that your new position will offer you the growth you are looking for and that you are not be tempted by salary alone.

A new report from Glassdoor identifies the top jobs where pay has increased the most for employees with up to three years’ experience through to the salaries achieved by employees in the same role with eight years’ experience or more.

Datebase Engineer

  • Employee with up to three years’ experience - £17,700
  • Employee with eight years’ or more experience £ 58,638
  • Salary increase – 231%
     

As the job title suggests, database engineers design and monitor complex databases. An effective database engineer will have an in-depth understanding of computer software, database technologies and programming. Some employees may require a degree in computer science or a related field.

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Account Executive

  • Employee with up to three years’ experience - £24,000
  • Employee with eight years’ or more experience - £65,000
  • Salary increase – 171%

Account Executive roles are available across many disciplines; from advertising to sales and PR. They are responsible for managing day to day account activity, maintaining client satisfaction and generally making sure all team members involved in the project deliver.

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Auditor

  • Employee with up to three years’ experience - £29,000
  • Employee with eighty years’ or more experience - £59,430
  • Salary increase – 105%

Auditors prepare and examine financial records for organisations. Their role is to ensure that these records are accurate, compliant and taxes are paid correctly. They also assess financial operations and work with clients to ensure the business is running efficiently.

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Recruiter

  • Employee with up to three years’ experience - £22,000
  • Employee with up to eight years’ or more experience - £42,000
  • Salary increase – 91%

Recruiters are Human Resources professionals that match job seekers with vacancies. They act as a go-between for employees as they look for suitable candidates, carry out screening interviews and make sure the individuals possess the relevant skills, qualifications and personal attributes for the job.

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IT Executive

  • Employee with up to three years’ experience - £29,000
  • Employee with eight years’ or more experience - £55,000
  • Salary increase – 90%

This is a senior level position who supervises computerized information systems for organizations. This person could be heavily involved in on-site applications and troubleshooting.

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