Pay awards in the information and communication sector have risen over the past year, with pay awards based on performance giving rise to particularly healthy increases.
Pay awards in the professional and business services sector have not kept pace with those in other sectors of the economy, our analysis of pay settlements over the past year finds.
We round up the state of pay bargaining over the past year in each of the key industries of the economy.
Manufacturing employers have awarded pay rises in excess of those seen in recent years, our review of the past year finds.
Transport and storage sector pay awards have been set at a relatively buoyant 3% over the past year, XpertHR's analysis finds.
The utilities sector regains its place as the sector making the highest pay awards over the past year.
Pay awards in the not-for-profit sector increased in value in the year to the end of August 2018. However, at a median 2%, they still lag behind most of the other industry sectors monitored by XpertHR.
Retail pay awards match the private sector at 2.5% despite a tough trading environment.
Engineering pay awards come in above the whole-economy norm but employers face an uncertain economic climate.
Finance awards for the 2017/2018 pay round are slightly ahead of the rest of the private sector at 2.7%.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to pay awards/rises.