The majority of workers in Britain are unhappy about the level of pay they receive, a new study has revealed.

Produced by, the research found that 70 per cent of employees questioned believe they will never earn their ideal salary in their current job, while 41 per cent stated they will keep moving roles until they feel they are adequately rewarded.

Additionally, it was found that the ideal salary for UK workers is £38,000.

"Far from wanting to be millionaires, Brits have a fairly realistic annual salary in mind that they’d like to earn," stated Keith Potts, chief executive officer of

The best way to negotiate a good salary either at interview or with a current employer is having the confidence to show what skills and experience workers bring with them, he added.

Recently, firms were urged to adopt flexible retention strategies – which take into account the diverse requirements of staff – as a way of keeping hold of personnel.