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Salaries and benefits have fluctuated wildly over the past 12 months, with the employment market completely turning on its head – going from lots of available candidates and few jobs, through to a surplus of jobs and not enough people to fill them.

Given this environment, it’s become even more essential for employers and employees to know the value of every job. We’re here to help.

Using data from 6.6 million jobs posted on Reed.co.uk, our 2022 UK salary guides are the ultimate job salary checker. By using our guides to inform your UK salary benchmarking criteria, you’ll understand what jobs are worth across all regions of the UK, supporting you to recruit or search for a new role.

Who are these salary guides designed for?

Our salary guides are read by both employers and employees.

Organisations can use the data contained in the guides to benchmark salaries to inform their employee retention and candidate attraction policies, which have become even more critical given the difficulties businesses are facing in finding the right people.

With the present job market in tilted in favour of jobseekers, they can use the guides to discover their worth and maximise their value in salary negotiations with current or prospective employers.

What sectors do the Reed salary guides cover?

The guides cover 14 of Reed’s specialist recruitment sectors, providing information on roles at all seniorities. Whether you’re looking to hire or become an assistant accountant, HR manager or chief technology officer, our specialist guides have the information you need to inform your decision making.

Reed’s 2022 UK salary guides cover the following sectors:

  • Accountancy & finance

  • Accountancy & finance practice

  • Business support & administration

  • Engineering & manufacturing

  • Further education

  • Hospitality & leisure

  • Human resources

  • Insurance & financial services

  • Marketing & sales

  • Procurement & supply chain

  • Property & construction

  • Qualified social workers

  • Scientific

  • Technology


Why should I download Reed’s salary guides?

Our comprehensive guides are based on 6.6 million jobs posted on Reed.co.uk over the past three years – making them the most reliable on the market and providing a full picture for each listed role.

We know you’re interested in what the numbers mean, as well as possible salary trends moving into 2023 and beyond. Therefore we’ve interrogated the data to provide you with all the information you need at your fingertips.

Our specialists have highlighted the most interesting developments from this year’s data – picking out key salary changes for different roles across the UK and highlighting positions where salaries have consistently increased over the past few years.

We’ve also calculated projected salaries for 2023, while Reed’s regional experts and professionals from businesses across the UK discuss the key local salary and benefits trends you should be aware of.

Additionally, with the growing importance of offering and receiving the right benefits packages, the guides feature an in-depth look at the company benefits which are most attractive to employees across all industries.


You can download all of this for free – simply hit the button to access our multitude of salary and benefits data.