The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 42 67 47
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -20
Permanent jobs citing NHS 4 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.55% 1.06% 1.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.55% 2.63% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 3
Average salary £37,500 £61,250 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.77% +40.80%
UK excluding London average salary £35,661 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-10.84% +5.26%
NHS
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Miscellaneous Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
88 152 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 34.11% 40.32% 32.27%
Number of salaries quoted 60 150 77
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £25,000 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing NHS across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

NHS
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing NHS across the Bedford region.

NHS Salary Trend in Bedford

NHS
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing NHS across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

NHS Salary Histogram in Bedford

NHS
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing NHS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited NHS.

1 3 (42.86%) Change Management
1 3 (42.86%) Performance Management
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
3 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Back Office
3 1 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Learning Management System
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Information Governance

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing NHS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited NHS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
General
1 1 (14.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Configuration Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (14.29%) Test Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Learning Management System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Change Management
1 3 (42.86%) Performance Management
2 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
2 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Change Control
2 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
2 1 (14.29%) Information Governance