Scottish women in the tech sector receive £20,000 less than their male counterparts

New research has revealed that Scottish women working in the technology sector are being paid £20,000 less than their male counterparts.

The research, carried out by careers marketplace Haystack, looked at the minimum expected salary of 1,010 of its current users in the tech industry.

Scottish women working in the industry expect an average minimum salary of £22,000 per year, compared to men, who expect £40,714 - a difference of £18,714.

The average minimum salary for women in tech was £34,148 per year, compared to the men’s, which was £40,809.

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