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The 2017 Salary Survey has arrived

The latest version of the Robert Walters Global Salary Survey has arrived and you can request a free copy by clicking here. Don't miss out on the most up to date salary information and employment trends in Australia. 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 ensures you are best positioned to attract and retain key talent in your sector.

For employees - Due for 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 eighteen 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 27 countries and regions, is free, and covers Asia, Australia and New Zealand, the UK and Ireland, Continental Europe, the Middle East, Africa 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 during 2016.

You can get your copy of the 2017 salary survey in a number of ways; request your free copy today, or download our app for Apple or Android devices.

Hiring trends in Hong Kong

In 2017, banking and financial services sector is expected to face challenges on the back of complex global economic and monetary conditions coupled with a slowing Chinese economy. Further layoffs and changes in strategy are expected at certain global investment banks as they commit resources to core business lines.

The rising demand for new innovative technology and cyber security, a by-product of the more stringent security regulations and stronger awareness in the market, are the main drivers of the exponential growth of the fintech sector in Hong Kong. The general talent shortage of specialists in fintech, mobile development, e-commerce, big data and cyber security will create a buoyant hiring demand for these talents.

In the legal/compliance sector, there is a growing need for lawyers to help companies in previously unchartered territory such as P2P and mobile financing, which involve challenging regulatory matters across multijurisdictional platforms.

Overall, we anticipate salary levels to remain broadly flat for most industries in 2017.