Incrementation principles

All staff are paid a salary for doing their job well.

All staff up to and including grade 9 normally receive an increment each year (based partly on an assessment of contribution and partly on service in the band/grade) until the contribution threshold (thick black line) on each band/grade is reached.

The award of "contribution" increments (ie increments above this threshold) is dependent:

for academic and related staff, on exceptional performance. More information is available in:

for support staff, on performance beyond doing the job well. More information is available in

The annual review process for professorial staff sets out pay principles for staff on professorial or equivalent grades.

Related links

Annual review

Performance and Development Review scheme for support staff

Salary scales


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