Michael Page Salary Comparison Tool reveals top 20 job searches

Michael Page, the specialist recruitment company, part of PageGroup, saw nearly 21,000 people use their Comparison Tool in the last three months of 2015 to check their salary against the national average for their role. 
With the number of roles covered by the tool increasing by over 15% in the same period, the Michael Page Salary Comparison Tool offers both individuals and businesses unparalleled insight into the UK job market.
Data published today shows that the most searched business sectors are Sales, Finance and Marketing, with the role of ‘Business Development Manager’ revealed as the most popular job search. The data also confirmed that the areas with the largest salary disparities were in Banking and Financial Service roles with London carrying a £21,000 premium over the more local, regional roles. 
The Michael Page Salary Comparison Tool is the first tool of its kind in the recruitment industry, enabling clients and candidates to compare their salary to actual and advertised data, and subsequently see whether they’re being paid above or below the market average. 
Page Personnel, the clerical brand of PageGroup, also runs its own version of the Salary Comparison Tool and both tools will be updated every three months to ensure the latest salary insights are available to users.