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If you need a job evaluation system to accurately grade every job in your organisation, PayGrade offers a quick and simple solution. Our approach makes it easy to compare job roles within your organisation. Not only does this help with structuring your pay and reward systems, but it also makes benchmarking, organisational review, career planning and equal pay compliance more straightforward.

What is the PayGrade job evaluation system?

Job evaluation forms the foundations of a robust and consistent reward framework, creating a better-informed, more flexible organisational model and reducing the workload for your HR team when it comes to making reward decisions.

PayGrade is a job evaluation software solution Paydata offers, designed by a dedicated team with decades of job analysis and grading experience. Leveraging their knowledge in a range of different organisations, the PayGrade job grading system utilises five key factors to rank jobs in relation to one another. This method identifies comparable roles and develops robust and informed pay and reward systems that improve key performance metrics like employee retention, satisfaction and engagement.

Our PayGrade job evaluation software is simple and easy to use. Utilising a small number of ranking factors and an intuitive design, most of our customers can be up and running after only a half-day training session, in comparison to the week-long training regimes required for other software on the market. In addition, the simple and easy to absorb methodology creates an adaptable and consistent framework, making new job comparisons easy to include, regardless of whether they are internal or apply to the wider market.

PayGrade is delivered directly through the web, meaning that you can access it from anywhere – all you need is a browser and an internet connection.

Through flexible layouts and simple but effective system design, PayGrade is firmly positioned as an expert-level piece of job evaluation software whilst simultaneously remaining easily accessible and quick to learn.

Why use a job evaluation system?

Job evaluation offers your business a number of advantages:

  • Forms the basis of a fair pay system that can underpin the existing or pending grading structure that you use to manage pay and benefits
  • Makes market benchmarking more precise and reduces the possibility of overpaying or underpaying your staff
  • Helps you review your organisation's structure by highlighting the relationship between roles and their reporting lines
  • Allows you to identify overlaps and gaps in responsibilities between your business functions
  • Helps you to identify career, talent management and succession planning opportunities by mapping out the relative size of your roles and their responsibilities throughout the organisation

Why should I use PayGrade rather than another job evaluation system?

Requires minimal training

PayGrade is easy to use and quick to explain, perfect for businesses experiencing periods of rapid change or increased workload.

Reads across to other benchmarking data

Not only do the PayGrade results align to Paydata’s surveys and benchmarking data, but they are also directly comparable to those used by other salary survey providers, so you can continue to use your existing market benchmarking sources with confidence.

Is web-based

The job evaluation software is readily accessible and you can easily control and organise all of the data that you need from wherever you are based.

Frees up your time

PayGrade’s quick and easy-to-use format means that you will spend less time grading jobs and more time making the changes that enable business development and growth.

Helps you explain decisions

Based on sound principles and practical HR experience of different job evaluation methods, the job grading system is a credible way to demonstrate the reasoning behind your decisions.

Would you like to know more about our PayGrade Job Evaluation Software? Contact us to arrange a free online job evaluation demonstration.

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