The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire 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 85 100 94
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -6
Permanent jobs citing NHS 7 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.64% 0.52% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.86% 1.55% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 3
Average salary £37,500 £48,750 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +12.06%
UK excluding London average salary £35,661 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-10.84% +5.26%
NHS
East of England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
377 388 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 34.52% 33.30% 31.28%
Number of salaries quoted 290 356 305
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £24,450
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

NHS
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

NHS Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

NHS
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

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

NHS Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

NHS
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +25 4 £37,500 -38.77%
NHS
East of England

NHS
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 4 (40.00%) Back Office
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Management
2 3 (30.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (10.00%) MS Office
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Learning Management System
4 1 (10.00%) Change Control
4 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) Information Governance
4 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 4 (40.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Configuration Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (10.00%) Test Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Applications Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Learning Management System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Performance Management
1 3 (30.00%) Change Management
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Change Control
2 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (10.00%) Information Governance
2 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting