A survey on 'Employment and Salary Trends in the Gulf 2009 – 2010' has just been released and can be read in full, here.
So, what can you expect will happen salary-wise, if you're still in work, in the Gulf?
*Around 12% of professionals in Bahrain have been made redundant this year
*Almost two-thirds of professionals in the Gulf did not get a pay rise this year
*Average pay rises in Bahrain dropped to 6.7% in 2009, from 10.5% last year
*Salaries in Bahrain are forecast to rise 6.4% in 2010
*Audit professionals enjoyed the highest average pay rise across the region.