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Previous Pay Settlements

The table below summarises the pay increases to the national pay spine made annually through New JNCHES. For full details of each year’s award, including commitments on pay-related matters, please see the settlement agreement document. 

Negotiating period Pay increase Implementation date Settlement agreement document
2018 - 19 2% uplift on all spine points save for points 2 to 15 where each spine points would increase by £425 1 August 2018 New JNCHES 18-19 outcome March 2019
2017 - 18 1.7% on all spine points, with 2.4% on the lowest point and consequent extra loading for the first 16 spine points. 1 August 2017 2017-18 New JNCHES settlement
2016 - 17 1.1% with up to 3.1% on points 1 to 7. Deletion of point 1 1 August 2016 2016-17 New JNCHES settlement
2015 - 16 1%, with up to 2.65% on points 1 to 8 1 August 2015 New JNCHES pay settlement 2015-16
2014 - 15 2%, with additional £60 on point 1 1 August 2014 New JNCHES Agreement 2014-15  
2013 - 14 1% 1 August 2013 New JNCHES 2013-14 pay outcome
2012 - 13 1% 1 August 2012 Pay Agreement 2012-13
2011 - 12 £150 1 August 2011 Pay Agreement 2011-12
2010 - 11 0.4% 1 August 2010 Pay Agreement 2010-11
2009 - 10 0.5% 1 August 2009 Pay Agreement 2009-10
2006 - 08 multi-year deal 5% (2.5% or RPI, whichever is the greater) 1 October 2008  
2006 - 08 multi-year deal
 
3% or £240, whichever is the greater 
 
1 May 2008  
2006 - 08 multi-year deal 3% 1 August 2007  
2006 - 08 multi-year deal 1% 1 February 2007  
2006 - 08 multi-year deal 3% or £515, whichever is the greater 1 August 2006 Pay Agreement 2006-9
 

Members can access the current national pay spine (2019-20) via this page of the website.

Previous joint HE trade union pay claims are also available to download:

Trade Unions' Joint Pay Claim 2018-19

Trade unions' joint pay claim 2017-18

Joint Higher Education Trade Union Pay Claim 2016-17

Joint Higher Education Trade Union Pay Claim - 2015-16

Joint Higher Education Trade Union Pay Equality Claim - 2015-16

Joint HE Trade Union national claim - 2014-15

Joint HE Trade union national claim - 2013-14

Joint HE Trade Union Claim - 2012-13

Prior to 2006, when New JNCHES was established, pay awards were not negotiated at a single table. Instead, there were separate negotiations for different staff groups. Members can view a summary of the pay awards from 1994 to 2006 below.

Pay settlements from 1994 to 2006

This page was last updated in March 2019