Pay scale

  • The University has a Single pay spine and new staff are normally appointed at the bottom of their grade scale. 

    With effect from 1 August 2022


    Spine point Grades

    Salary as at 1 August 2022

    52 Grade 12 ACE points £67,541
    51
      £65,578
    50
      £63,673
    49
      Grade 12 normal increments
    £61,823
    48
      £60,027
    47
    Grade 11 ACE points
    £58,284
    46
    £56,592
    45
    £54,949
    44
    Grade 11 normal increments
      £53,353
    43
    Grade 10 ACE points
    £51,805
    42
    £50,300
    41
    £48,841
    40
      Grade 10 normal increments
    £47,423
    39
      £46,047
    38
    Grade 9 ACE points
    £44,737
    37
    £43,414
    36
      £42,155
    35
    Grade 9 normal increments
      £40,931
    34
    Grade 8 ACE points
    £39,745
    33
    £38,592
    32
    £37,474
    31
      Grade 8 normal increments
    £36,386
    30
      £35,333
    29
    Grade 7 ACE points
    £34,308
    28
    £33,314
    27
      £32,348
    26
    Grade 7 normal increments
      £31,411 
    25
    Grade 6 ACE points
    £30,502
    24
    £29,619
    23
    £28,762
    22
      Grade 6 normal increments
    £27,929
    21
      £27,131
    20
    Grade 5 ACE points
    £26,396
    19
    £25,642
    18
      £24,948
    17
    Grade 5 normal increments
    Grade 4 ACE points
    £24,285
    16
    £23,715
    15
    £23,144 
    14
    Grade 4 normal increments
    £22,662
    13
      £22,149
    12
      £21,630
    11
      £21,197

    (Normal increments: light grey; ACE points salary points: dark grey) 


    Rate of pay for casual and variable hours staff

    Grade  Casual hourly rate  Variable hours starting rate
     4 £12.59  £10.99
     5 £13.46
     £11.75
     6 £15.23
     £13.29
     7 £17.08
     £14.91
     8 £19.79
     £17.27
     9 £22.26
     £19.42
     10 £25.79
     £22.50
     11 £29.01
     £25.32
     12 £32.64
     £28.48


    Rates of pay for associate lecturers

    For new ALs For those who were engaged last year  
    Annual rate £35,333 £36,386  
    Basic rate £21.69 £22.34  
    Comprehensive rate £45.79 £47.15  


    Associate researcher starting rates 

    Grade  Basic hourly rate Actual rate
    6 £13.29 £15.39
    7 £14.91
    £17.26
    8 £17.27
    £19.99
    9 £19.42
    £23.01
    10 £22.50
    £26.66
    11 £25.32
    £29.99


    Notice periods

    Spine points up to 29 1 month
    Spine points 30 - 47 2 months
    Grade 12 and above 3 months


    Updated August 2022