In response to a) each specific grade
DWP published its Gender Pay Gap report showing an overall mean pay gap of 5.3%. As set out within the narrative of the report DWP is working hard towards reducing this pay gap further.
Across our more junior grades we are transforming our pay structures, moving towards a single rate of pay within each grade, which currently results in a mean gender pay gap of 0.4% across grades AA-HEO. This will reduce even further as we start to reach these spot rates by 2019.
The gender pay gap by grade is set out below. A ‘negative’ percentage represents a pay gap in favour of women.
Mean Gender Pay Gap
Median Gender Pay Gap
For delegated grades, end of year non-consolidated awards are paid dependent on an individual’s grade and performance:
For SCS colleagues end of year non-consolidated awards are paid dependent on Band and performance with awards going to the top 25% performers:
In response to b) professions
The Department is not able to break down this level of information by profession which is not directly held within our Resource system.