Gender equality in the IT profession looks to be a long way off.
Women are in the minority in the UK IT profession, and can expect to earn only 88.9% of the average annual basic salaries paid to their male counterparts.
This is according to latest analysis of data from the XpertHR Salary Surveys Computer Staff Salary Survey.
Female IT professionals earn less than men at all job levels
The survey reveals the following:
- The UK IT profession is 78.8% male in 2012. This figure has hardly changed over the past decade.
- Female IT professionals are not only in the minority; they also learn lower basic annual salaries than their male counterparts at all job levels (see chart above).
- The average annual basic salary for female computer staff is worth 88.9% of the average annual basic salary for male computer staff.
- The gender pay gap is widest in the IT job functions with the highest concentration of women.
XpertHR Salary Surveys Computer Staff Salary Survey: Find out more
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