Starters and leavers
Of all appointed new starters, 40.6% were women and 46.5% of internal promotions were women.
Leavers from the organisation were 44% female and 56% male, in line with our overall gender mix.
Applications and appointments
Men made nearly 59% of all applications for jobs at NHS Digital.
At the shortlisting stage, over 61% of shortlisted applicants were male.
11.8% of female applicants were shortlisted, compared with 13.3% of male applicants.
59% of successfully appointed people were men.
2.8% of applicants did not disclose their gender, and 0.1% reported themselves as transgender.
Gender of job applicants
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Note: the percentage of employees who share their diversity monitoring information is much lower for appointed staff, who must complete another declaration, than at application and shortlisting stage. External recruitment was controlled this year as part of the planned organisational change. This means that direct comparison is not possible across all stages of recruitment, or with previous years.
46.5% of internal promotions went to women.
During 2018/19, 32 women and 32 men attended the NHS Digital Leadership Programme as part of one of three cohorts.
5 and 12 men completed their 18-month programme - 14 women and 10 men began the programme and 13 women and 10 men were part-way through.
During 2018/19, 53% of women accessed some form of training – online or classroom-based – compared with 56% of men.