I've been working as a journalist for two and a half years, after starting out as a trainee on the Sunday Herald. I now cover general news for The Herald and Sunday Herald. Also interested in Scottish science news.
The report, which looks at salary and labour turnover rates for 2577 people, revealed the average male in an executive role in Scotland earned a basic salary of £40,118 over the 12 months to August 2012, compared to £29,480 for a female in the same type of role.
The difference in executives' salaries north of the Border is higher than the UK average of £10,060 a year and is the second biggest pay gap after London.
The National Management Salary Survey is published by XpertHR in association with the Chartered Management Institute (CMI).