Note: Annual Review of Pay Trends 2015: The value of the basic pay award that the employee pay group received in the 2015 annual wage round (which commenced on 1 September 2014 and concluded on 31 August 2015). Based on analysis of data from the XpertHR pay databank on UK whole-economy pay settlements, conducted in September 2015. The data relate to an overall total of 1,562 pay settlements covering the pay of 7,011,800 employees.