The survey indicated that 88 per cent of polled companies are willing to raise employees’ salary. In some high demand sectors such as digital, the rise can go up as much as 35 per cent. The anticipated increase in the cost of living make nearly 87 per cent of the respondents expect a pay rise this year. Robert Walters’ experts anticipate a rise up to 35 per cent in salary for job movers in this segment. These returnees will place emphasis on both salaries and companies’ culture when assessing job opportunities here, he said.