Pay data: three months to August 2019

2.5% or thereabouts is still the median pay award.

  • XpertHR shows the median basic pay award in the three months to August 2019 at 2.5%, with the interquartile range being 2% (the lower quartile) and 3.0% (the upper quartile).
  • Incomes Data Research show the median award across the whole economy at 2.5%.
  • Data from the Labour Research Department’s Payline slightly bucks this trend, showing the median increase at 2.7%.