Increase in demand for Finance Directors on GAAPweb

Written by: GAAPweb
Published on: 4 Nov 2015

In October GAAPweb experienced a 28% increase in demand for Director level candidates. The biggest demand was seen in the Manufacturing/Engineering sector (14%) followed by Business Services (11%), Consumer/FMCG (10%) and Technology (10%). There are currently 500 Director level roles onsite across the UK and internationally.


The biggest salary increases were in the £80,000 to £100,000 salary bracket, with a 25% increase in demand.

Commercial Finance Director – Hertfordshire | £100,000

Finance Director, SME – London | £80,000 to £90,000

Global Commercial Finance Director – London | £100,000



  • Demand in London remained steady with 4,077 jobs advertised
  • There was a 12% increase in the West Midlands with 965 jobs advertised, with over 600 of these in Birmingham.
  • The East of England saw a 10% increase in jobs with 946 jobs posted.