Tech salaries: #makethempay

Women in tech earn over £17k less then men

With both Equalities minister Jo Swinson and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg backing Elle’s Make Them Pay campaign – created for the November issue in association with Mother advertising agency and the Feminist Times – we are gaining momentum in the fight for gender pay equality.

In a world of perceived parity in the workplace, women's salaries still lag behind dramatically – according to the Office of National Statistics, women working full-time in Britain earn 17.8% less than their male counterparts (work out how much less that actually is in real terms at


So we thought we’d share with you the hard facts in one of the sectors that shows the biggest pay disparity – Information technology. Created by online marketing company Media Works, it makes for shocking reading. Tweet us at @elleuk #makethempay with your thoughts

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