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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 83 84 96
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Permanent jobs citing NHS 1 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.13% 0.30% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.35% 0.99% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 1
Average salary - £50,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +18.05%
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
284 304 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 36.32% 30.58% 40.19%
Number of salaries quoted 246 242 373
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,380 £20,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,200 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) MS Office
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 5 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 5 (100.00%) Service Management
1 5 (100.00%) HL7
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (100.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Product Specialist
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Senior IT Support
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 5 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) HL7