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Gender pay

The gender pay gap is a measure of the difference between average hourly earnings of men and women. It is different from unequal pay which relates to men and women being paid different amounts for the same role. Find out more about gender pay at NHS Digital.

Gender pay gap

Mean gender pay gap, median gender pay gap and quartile distribution of NHS Digital staff, as at 31 March 2018.

Mean gender pay (hourly rate)
Female £21.70
Male £25.42
Difference £3.72
Gender pay gap 14.6%

 

Median gender pay (hourly rate)
Female £20.68
Male £23.98
Difference £3.31
Gender pay gap 13.8%

 

Gender Quartile 1 Quartile 2 Quartile 3

Quartile 4

Female 424 334 307 242
Male 339 400 485 522
Female % 55.6% 45.5% 38.8% 31.7%
Male % 44.4% 54.5% 61.2% 68.3%

Gender pay gap reporting for 2017/18 has been taken from ESRBI. Therefore this report is not directly comparable with figures published in the 2016/17 Equality and Diversity report.

Bonus pay

Mean bonus pay gender pay gap, median bonus pay gender pay gap and proportion of staff receiving a bonus payment of NHS Digital staff, between 1 April 2017 and 31 March 2018.

Between 1 April 2017 and 31 March 2018

Mean bonus pay for males £6,574
Mean bonus pay for females £6,274
Mean bonus pay for difference £300
Mean bonus pay gender pay gap (%) 4.6%

 

Between 1 April 2017 and 31 March 2018

Median bonus pay for males £5,066
Median bonus pay for females £4,775
Median bonus pay for difference £291
Median bonus pay gender pay gap (%) 5.7%

 

Between 1 April 2017 and 31 March 2018

Number of male employees receiving a bonus

43
Number of male employees* 1,741

Proportion of male employees receiving a bonus

2.5%
 

Number of female employees receiving a bonus

7

Number of female employees*

1,327

Proportion of female employees receiving a bonus

0.5%

Source: Operational Electronic Staff Record (ESR).

Last edited: 18 December 2018 2:24 pm