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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 43 71 52
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -19
Permanent jobs citing NHS 3 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.06% 1.10% 0.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.66% 2.54% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 2
Average salary £37,500 £30,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.95% -29.88%
UK excluding London average salary £35,661 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.90% -6.25%
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
82 197 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 29.08% 43.49% 36.16%
Number of salaries quoted 56 189 93
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £25,000 £24,000
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 4 May 2015.

NHS Salary Histogram in Bedford

NHS
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 4 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 (50.00%) Change Management
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
3 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Learning Management System
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Information Governance
3 1 (16.67%) MS Office
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Project Coordinator
1 1 (16.67%) Test Specialist
1 1 (16.67%) Configuration Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Coordinator
1 1 (16.67%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Learning Management System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Change Management
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) Information Governance
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management