I've just seen a job advertised by a London university for a job similar to mine but as senior lecturer. I'm confused because the bottom end of the salary listed is lower than what I am currently on as just a lecturer, and I'm not in London so this is without any kind of London weighting.
The only way it could possibly be worth me applying is if they started me at the top end of the scale they suggest. But that's unlikely to happen, isn't it?
I thought the salary scales of UK universities were quite similar, but this suggests there are huge differences.
I don't quite understand why anyone would apply for this job that pays less than jobs outside London, which is a much more expensive place to live.