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Settlements and forecasts

Every month, the latest findings for pay trends, forecasts, settlements, and more, are collected and published.

Based on data collected across organisations, the settlements and forecasts document provides a tool to review salaries.

Settlements reveals the average increase that has been applied at each level over the previous quarter and year, according to collected data. Forecasts reveals the expert predictions as to what salary increase will be applied over the coming quarter and year, based on collected data.


December 2017: Settlements and forecasts
December 2017: Settlements and forecasts

Figures collected for December 2017 reveal the following:

The overall percentage of companies reporting a pay freeze has increased from 0.6% to 3.1%.

Excluding pay freeze, the average forecast for the next quarter is 2.4%, which is the same as the previous month.

Including pay freeze, the average settlement for the year is 2.1%, which has remained the same as the previous six months.