Gender pay gap

Gender pay gap data 2023

The gender pay gap is a snapshot of pay that shows the difference in average hourly earnings of men and women. It is a measure across all jobs in the UK, not of the difference in pay between men and women for doing the same job. In the UK, the gender pay gap has been declining slowly over time decreasing to 14.9% in 2022, from 15.1% in 2021.

The results of our gender pay gap are displayed below:

  • Mean gender pay gap: 1.4%
  • Median gender pay gap: 5.2%

Gender pay quartiles

Pay quartile Male % Female %
Upper quartile 43% 57%
Upper middle quartile 41% 59%
Lower middle quartile 42% 58%
Lower quartile 38% 62%

Bonus pay

Southampton City Council does not operate a bonus scheme, therefore there is no bonus pay data for the council to report on.

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Historic gender pay gap data