HE single pay spine

The nationally agreed single pay spine covers the majority of HE institutions within the UK. Please check with your branch or regional office if you have any queries.

Framework agreement single pay spine 2015-19
 2015-162016-172017-182018-19
Spine pointSalary from
August 2015
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Salary from
August 2016
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Salary from August 2017*
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Salary from August 2018^
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114,32314,767- 
214,59915,052

15,417

15,842
314,95315,356

15,721

16,146
415,25815,670

16,035

16,460
515,63215,976

16,341

16,766
616,01716,289

16,654

17,079
716,35716,618

16,983

17,408
816,77616,961

17,326

17,751
917,20917,399

17,764

18,189
1017,70317,898

18,263

18,688
1118,21118,412

18,777

19,202
1218,73418,940

19,305

19,730
1319,27419,485

19,850

20,275
1419,82820,046

20,411

20,836
1520,40020,624

20,989

21,414
1620,98921,220

21,581

22,017
1721,60521,843

22,214

22,659
1822,24922,494

22,876

23,334
1922,91223,164

23,557

24,029
2023,62023,879

24,285

24,771
2124,29824,565

24,983

25,482
2225,02325,298

25,728

26,243
2325,76826,052

26,495

27,025
2426,53726,829

27,285

27,830
2527,32827,629

28,098

28,660
2628,14328,452

28,936

29,515
2728,98229,301

29,799

30,395
2829,84830,175

30,688

31,302
2930,73831,076

31,604

32,236
3031,65532,004

32,548

33,199
3132,60032,958

33,518

34,189
3233,57433,943

34,520

35,211
3334,57534,956

35,550

36,261
3435,60936,001

36,613

37,345
3536,67237,075

37,706

38,460
3637,76838,183

38,833

39,609
3738,89639,324

39,992

40,792
3840,08240,523

41,212

42,036
3941,25541,709

42,418

43,267
4042,48842,955

43,685

44,559
4143,75844,240

44,992

45,892
4245,06645,562

46,336

47,263
4346,41446,924

47,722

48,677
4447,80148,327

49,149

50,132
4549,23049,772

50,618

51,630
4650,70251,260

52,132

53,174
4752,21952,793

53,691

54,765
4853,78054,372

55,297

56,403
4955,38955,998

56,950

58,089
5057,04757,674

58,655

59,828
5158,75459,400

60,410

61,618

 


Spine point values have been rounded, but are calculated on an unrounded basis from year-to-year.

*2017-18 settlement

The approach to bottom loading was to apply 1.7% or £365 whichever was the greatest. The 2017-18 pay settlement was presented as a set of rounded percentage increases to be applied to pay spine points 1 to 16.

^2018-19 settlement

Increases of 2.0% or £425 whichever is the greater.

Last updated: 15 March 2019