Salary Survey for the East Midlands

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Vanilla’s 2020 Salary Survey for the East Midlands

What are the going rates of pay in the East Midlands and Nationally?

When you’re getting ready to advertise a job, it’s really useful to know how much the average pay is for an equivalent role nearby. This way, you know where you need to pitch your job in order to get the right level of applicants.

Using the extensive data in our Salary Survey, you’ll be able to benchmark across your business and set competitive salaries for your future recruitment.

Our data for this survey has been collated through Vanilla’s knowledge of the local employment market and research and data collected through a wide range of online sources.

Although organisations are largely confident about their activity and growth plans for the next year, skills shortages across all sectors continue and add work place pressures. Effective work force planning and talent management is still critical for the coming year.

While employers are faced with a competitive recruitment climate, skills shortages within teams are causing issues like low morale and absenteeism due to stress. There are some clear actions employers could consider to make headway with the skills shortages.

Workforce planning needs to be high on the agenda. Utilising contingent (temporary) workers can alleviate workplace pressure and boost morale and should be factored into hiring plans now before the retention of permanent employees becomes an even more serious issue.

Finally, focus on strengthening your company brand will become much more important in order to attract the available talent. Addressing these areas now will allow organisations to be in the best possible position to stay ahead of the competition and aid growth over the next year.

We hope that you find this salary guide informative and useful. If you have any queries or want help standing out from the competition in order to attract talent please contact me, Eloise Shelton at or 07921 124 013.

The data in this survey covers job roles within Office, Sales, Marketing, HR & Training, Accountancy & Finance and Director Level positions. And highlights the lower, upper and average salaries for each position both within the East Midlands and Nationally for 2020.

Welcome to Vanilla’s Salary Survey for the East Midlands.

We recruit throughout the East Midlands covering Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, Rutland and the surrounding areas, especially Market Harborough, Lutterworth, Leicester, Corby and Kettering. We help people find their perfect job and match suitable job seekers with businesses looking to hire the best candidates across our five specialisms – SalesMarketingAccountancy & FinanceHR and Office

Recruiting with us is simple and painless

Recruiting with us is simple and painless. We invest our time getting to know you, your business, your goals, your environment and culture. This means we can find people we believe are a true match for you.

Our people are at the centre of Vanilla’s values and it’s their passion to ‘get it right’ that gives us our unique recruitment service, our excellent customer retention rates, and our fantastic repeat business levels from both clients and candidates.

We are proud to be an independent recruitment agency because it gives us the flexibility to form a true partnership with you. Across our 5 niche recruitment specialismsour unified team are committed to getting you the results you need.

We are experts in matching the right candidates with the right businesses. We will work hard to understand your culture, needs and requirements, and we will only send you candidate details if we see a real fit being possible.

So, if you are looking for great talent across any of our specialisms within the East Midlands, please register your vacancy above and we’ll get back to you straight away. Alternatively please feel free to get in touch with us to discuss your recruitment needs.​

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