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The 2017 Salary Survey is on its way

The latest version of the Robert Walters Global Salary Survey is on its way and you can request your free copy now. Don’t miss out on the most up to date salary information and employment trends in the Middle East. The annual book contains recruitment market updates, hiring advice and salary information from across our global markets.

For employers - With the latest information on salaries and employment trends across a range of industries, as well as hiring tips and advice, our 2017 salary survey will ensure you are best positioned to attract and retain top talent in your sector.

For employees - Due a pay rise in 2017? Find out what you’re worth with the most comprehensive list of global salaries in the industry. Or if you’re considering making a move, find out what skills and experience employers are looking for, across a range of sectors worldwide.

About the Global Salary Survey

Now in its eighteenth edition, the Robert Walters annual Global Salary Survey is the most comprehensive review of professional salaries and recruitment trends around the world.

The complete book consisting of 25 countries, is free, and covers the UK and Ireland, Continental Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Australia and New Zealand as well as North and South America. The Global Salary Survey is based on the analysis of permanent, interim and contract placements made across each of our geographies and recruitment disciplines.

Request your free copy of the 2017 survey today, or alternatively, download the 2016 version on our app for Apple or Android devices.


Hiring trends in Africa in 2016

With 1.16 billion inhabitants across 53 countries, hiring trends inevitably varied widely across Africa in 2016. However, the fall in oil and gas prices was a common theme, having a major impact on all four of the continent’s regions and significantly reducing hiring levels.

Nationalisation programmes (to promote hiring of local talent) were implemented in a number of countries during 2016, which added to the already challenging conditions.

Many organisations found it harder to hire the people they needed due to increased demands for local talent and subsequent candidate shortages.

Countries such as Mozambique, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Tanzania, Egypt, Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire saw economic growth though, despite these challenges.