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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 94 88 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs citing NHS 4 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.34% 0.19% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.44% 0.75% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 0
Average salary £37,500 £38,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% -
UK excluding London average salary £43,332 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.32% -
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
277 266 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 23.57% 25.70% 28.93%
Number of salaries quoted 249 243 252
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
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
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 20 August 2014. 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 -7 1 £40,000 +6.66%
NHS
East of England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 6 (54.55%) CRM
2 5 (45.45%) Project Management
2 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Degree
3 4 (36.36%) Copywriting
3 4 (36.36%) LAMP
3 4 (36.36%) Drupal
3 4 (36.36%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (36.36%) jQuery
3 4 (36.36%) Marketing
3 4 (36.36%) SugarCRM
3 4 (36.36%) WordPress
3 4 (36.36%) Social Media
3 4 (36.36%) Mobile App
3 4 (36.36%) Internet
3 4 (36.36%) Web Design
3 4 (36.36%) ISO 9001
3 4 (36.36%) Apache
3 4 (36.36%) HTML
3 4 (36.36%) PHP
3 4 (36.36%) MySQL
3 4 (36.36%) CSS
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL
4 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
5 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
5 2 (18.18%) Back Office
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
5 2 (18.18%) ERP
5 2 (18.18%) XML

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (36.36%) Apache
1 4 (36.36%) SugarCRM
1 4 (36.36%) Drupal
1 4 (36.36%) WordPress
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) MySQL
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Marketing
3 2 (18.18%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Project Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Data Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Developer
3 2 (18.18%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Programme Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Business Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) HTML
1 4 (36.36%) CSS
1 4 (36.36%) LAMP
1 4 (36.36%) jQuery
2 2 (18.18%) XML
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Copywriting
1 4 (36.36%) Social Media
1 4 (36.36%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) CRM
2 5 (45.45%) Project Management
3 4 (36.36%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (36.36%) Web Design
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL
4 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
5 2 (18.18%) ERP
5 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
5 2 (18.18%) Financial Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (18.18%) Validation
6 1 (9.09%) Change Management
6 1 (9.09%) Data Validation
6 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) PHP
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) ISO 9001
2 2 (18.18%) HL7
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) SAP
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) iSOFT