The university has a gender split of 43.5% male employees to 56.5% female employees.

Although there is still a higher percentage of female employees within quartiles 1-3, the percentage of female staff occupying some of the highest paid roles (quartile 4) has increased by 0.7% since 2022.   

Changes applied to locally negotiated pay scales level 1 to 3 in August 2022 continues to have a positive impact on pay for employees in the lower quartiles contributing to the reduction in the gender pay gap.  

Gender pay data:
Lower 30.6% 69.4%
Lower Middle 40.7% 59.3%
Upper Middle 44.8% 55.2%
Upper 57.9% 42.1%



In this reporting year, 23% of university employees were from a racially minoritised background which has increased by 6.2% since the previous reporting period.  

The number of racially minoritised employees occupied in all 4 quartiles has increased in 2023, whereas the number of White employees occupied in all 4 quartiles has decreased since 2022.  

Ethnicity pay data:
 WhiteRacially Minoritised
Lower 68.8% 31.2%
Lower Middle 78.2% 21.8%
Upper Middle 75.8% 24.2%
Upper 85.5% 14.5%



This is the first year that the university have reported on Disability pay gap data, meaning that analysis of year-on-year changes is not currently available. However, the latest data shows that the university employ a higher number of employees who are not disabled (79%) in comparison to those who are/have declared they are disabled (15%). The remaining 6% of employee data is unknown and has not been declared either way.  

Disability pay data:
 Not Disabled/ No declared DisbilityDisabled
Lower 90.6% 9.4%
Lower Middle 91.5% 8.5%
Upper Middle 92.9% 7.1%
Upper 93.9% 6.1%


Last edited Mar 26, 2024