View our most up-to-date Marketing Salary Guide.Permanent Marketing Roles and SalariesSalaries within marketing and communications have not significantly increased over the past year. There have however, been some noticeable changes in key areas such as RFPs, where salaries have increased somewhat due to firms expanding and up-skilling these teams
It has been pleasing to note that as decision makers are back from their annual leave over the summer, processes are moving faster, interviews are being turned around quicker and the number of jobs across the spectrum is increasing.
Whilst we noticed a slight summer season slowdown in July, the recruitment landscape was still very busy with a lot of optimism coming into August. This was sadly short lived, not only as processes and availability to interview slowed more than we had expected, but also with less new jobs.
Roughly 3-4 years ago, when social and digital media really exploded into industry, there seemed to be a common question that always came up. How exactly can social and digital media make me and my firm any money? But firms were willing to give it a try. And then the authorities got involved... and confusion and reluctance ensued.