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Summary

  • Consistently over two thirds of staff are employed in bands three to eight
  • The pay gap is closing, males earn on average 3.9% more than females annually in 2022, compared to 5.7% more in 2021
  • Whilst only a small proportion of staff are in the higher pay bands (bands 18-20), these are more likely to be males
  • Females dominate the vast majority of bands 1-17 because they account for a higher proportion of staff overall
  • Males account for over half of staff in band 3
  • There is a correlation with pay band and employment category; employees in lower pay bands are more likely to be working part-time
  • Less than a third of employees in bands 7-15 and band 17 work part-time
  • No employees in band 16 or bands 18-20 work part-time

Employee pay band (or equivalent)

Base: (Dec) 2019 (3,617) | 2020 (3,741) | 2021 (3,871) | 2022 (3,796)

This chart shows the proportion of staff in each pay band (or equivalent) by year:
Employees in pay bands 1-2: 3% in 2019, 2% in 2020, less than 1% in 2021, and 2% in 2022
Employees in pay bands 3-4: 21% in 2019, 21% in 2020, 21% in 2021, and 19% in 2022
Employees in pay bands 5-6: 25% in 2019, 25% in 2020, 25% in 2021, and 24% in 2022
Employees in pay bands 7-8: 23% in 2019, 23% in 2020, 23% in 2021, and 25% in 2022
Employees in pay bands 9-10: 15% in 2019, 16% in 2020, 16% in 2021, and 16% in 2022
Employees in pay bands 11-12: 8% in 2019, 8% in 2020, 8% in 2021, and 8% in 2022
Employees in pay bands 13-14: 3% in 2019, 4% in 2020, 4% in 2021, and 4% in 2022
Employees in pay bands 15-16: 1% in 2019, 1% in 2020, 1% in 2021, and 1% in 2022
Employees in pay bands 17-18: less than 1% in 2019, less than 1% in 2020, less than 1% in 2021, and less than 1% in 2022
Employees in pay bands 19-20: less than 1% in 2019, less than 1% in 2020, less than 1% in 2021, and less than 1% in 2022

Average salary

Male: £33,543

Female: £32,298

Employee pay band by gender

Base: (Dec 2022) | 20 (1*) | 19 (7*) | 18 (5*) | 17 (7*) | 16 (17*) | 15 (35) | 14 (55) | 13 (91) | 12 (189) | 11 (115) | 10 (328) | 9 (286) | 8 (353) | 7 (529) | 6 (388) | 5 (542) | 4 (353) | 3 (360) | 2 (43) | 1 (29*) *Caution small base

This chart shows that in 2022:
100% of employees in pay band 20 are male
57% of employees in pay band 19 are male, and 43% are female
80% of employees in pay band 18 are male, and 20% are female
43% of employees in pay band 17 are male, and 57% are female
47% of employees in pay band 16 are male, and 53% are female
49% of employees in pay band 15 are male, and 51% are female
53% of employees in pay band 14 are male, and 47% are female
40% of employees in pay band 13 are male, and 60% are female
42% of employees in pay band 12 are male, and 58% are female
30% of employees in pay band 11 are male, and 70% are female
33% of employees in pay band 10 are male, and 67% are female
35% of employees in pay band 9 are male, and 65% are female
25% of employees in pay band 8 are male, and 75% are female
33% of employees in pay band 7 are male, and 67% are female
32% of employees in pay band 6 are male, and 68% are female
34% of employees in pay band 5 are male, and 66% are female
15% of employees in pay band 4 are male, and 85% are female
63% of employees in pay band 3 are male, and 38% are female
26% of employees in pay band 2 are male, and 74% are female
34% of employees in pay band 1 are male, and 66% are female

Employee pay band by ethnic group

Base: (Dec 2022) | 19 (5*) | 18 (5*) | 17 (6*) | 16 (17*) | 15 (32) | 14 (48) | 13 (79) | 12 (162) | 11 (94) | 10 (285) | 9 (250) | 8 (301) | 7 (508) | 6 (319) | 5 (425) | 4 (285) | 3 (240) | 2 (32) | 1 (23*) | *Caution small base

This chart shows that:
100% of employees in pay band 19 are white
80% of employees in pay band 18 are white, and 20% are from an ethnic minority
100% of employees in pay band 17 are white
100% of employees in pay band 16 are white
100% of employees in pay band 15 are white
98% of employees in pay band 14 are white, and 2% are from an ethnic minority
99% of employees in pay band 13 are white, and 1% are from an ethnic minority
95% of employees in pay band 12 are white, and 5% are from an ethnic minority
96% of employees in pay band 11 are white, and 4% are from an ethnic minority
94% of employees in pay band 10 are white, and 6% are from an ethnic minority
92% of employees in pay band 9 are white, and 8% are from an ethnic minority
95% of employees in pay band 8 are white, and 5% are from an ethnic minority
94% of employees in pay band 7 are white, and 6% are from an ethnic minority
96% of employees in pay band 6 are white, and 4% are from an ethnic minority
94% of employees in pay band 5 are white, and 6% are from an ethnic minority
89% of employees in pay band 4 are white, and 11% are from an ethnic minority
98% of employees in pay band 3 are white, and 2% are from an ethnic minority
94% of employees in pay band 2 are white, and 6% are from an ethnic minority
91% of employees in pay band 1 are white, and 9% are from an ethnic minority

Employees by employment category and pay band

Base: (Dec 2022) | 20 (1*) | 19 (7*) | 18 (5*) | 17 (7*) | 16 (17*) | 15 (35) | 14 (55) | 13 (91) | 12 (189) | 11 (115) | 10 (328) | 9 (286) | 8 (353) | 7 (592) | 6 (388) | 5 (542) | 4 (353) | 3 (360) | 2 (43) | 1 (29*) *Caution small base

This chart shows that:
100% of employees in pay band 20 are full-time
100% of employees in pay band 19 are full-time
100% of employees in pay band 18 are full-time
14% of employees in pay band 17 are part-time and 86% are full-time
100% of employees in pay band 16 are full-time
6% of employees in pay band 15 are part-time and 94% are full-time
11% of employees in pay band 14 are part-time and 89% are full-time
20% of employees in pay band 13 are part-time and 80% are full-time
23% of employees in pay band 12 are part-time and 77% are full-time
25% of employees in pay band 11 are part-time and 75% are full-time
21% of employees in pay band 10 are part-time and 79% are full-time
27% of employees in pay band 9 are part-time and 73% are full-time
24% of employees in pay band 8 are part-time and 76% are full-time
28% of employees in pay band 7 are part-time and 72% are full-time
35% of employees in pay band 6 are part-time and 65% are full-time
39% of employees in pay band 5 are part-time and 61% are full-time
78% of employees in pay band 4 are part-time and 22% are full-time
47% of employees in pay band 3 are part-time and 53% are full-time
98% of employees in pay band 2 are part-time and 2% are full-time
34% of employees in pay band 1 are part-time and 66% are full-time