The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 116 124 88
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -36
Permanent jobs citing NHS 11 7 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.51% 0.33% 1.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.95% 1.28% 5.17%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 20
Average salary £43,164 £38,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.11% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,500 £47,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,700 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,332 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+8.32% -3.61%
NHS
West Midlands

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

Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
564 548 387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 25.98% 25.57% 23.10%
Number of salaries quoted 449 509 345
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

NHS
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

NHS Salary Trend in Birmingham

NHS
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing NHS across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

NHS Salary Histogram in Birmingham

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 12 (37.50%) Informatics
2 10 (31.25%) Workflow
2 10 (31.25%) E-Learning
3 9 (28.13%) System Testing
4 5 (15.63%) Degree
4 5 (15.63%) Project Management
5 4 (12.50%) ITIL
6 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
6 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (9.38%) HTML
6 3 (9.38%) MS Office
6 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
6 3 (9.38%) Firewall
6 3 (9.38%) Information Governance
7 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
7 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
7 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (6.25%) Network Security
7 2 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (6.25%) HTML5
7 2 (6.25%) Unified Communications
7 2 (6.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (6.25%) CSS3
7 2 (6.25%) MSBuild
7 2 (6.25%) Scrum
7 2 (6.25%) Finance
7 2 (6.25%) Wireless
7 2 (6.25%) MVC
7 2 (6.25%) WCF

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 2 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Office
2 2 (6.25%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) Firewall
2 2 (6.25%) Network Security
2 2 (6.25%) Unified Communications
2 2 (6.25%) Wireless
2 2 (6.25%) IP Telephony
2 2 (6.25%) MPLS
2 2 (6.25%) LAN
2 2 (6.25%) WAN
3 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.13%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (6.25%) MSBuild
1 2 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) IT Trainer
1 10 (31.25%) Trainer
2 9 (28.13%) Consultant
2 9 (28.13%) Implementation Consultant
3 4 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Deployment Project Manager
4 3 (9.38%) NHS Project Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Support
5 2 (6.25%) Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Web Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Support Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Support Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Head of Technology
5 2 (6.25%) Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Operations Manager
6 1 (3.13%) IT Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) HTML
2 2 (6.25%) HTML5
2 2 (6.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (6.25%) CSS3
2 2 (6.25%) WCF
2 2 (6.25%) jQuery
2 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
2 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.25%) CSS
2 2 (6.25%) XML
2 2 (6.25%) XSD
2 2 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (37.50%) Informatics
2 10 (31.25%) E-Learning
3 2 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (6.25%) EPoS
4 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Workflow
2 9 (28.13%) System Testing
3 5 (15.63%) Project Management
4 4 (12.50%) ITIL
5 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
5 3 (9.38%) Information Governance
6 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (6.25%) Scrum
6 2 (6.25%) MVC
6 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.25%) TDD
6 2 (6.25%) TOGAF
6 2 (6.25%) Data Analysis
6 2 (6.25%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (6.25%) UML
6 2 (6.25%) OO
7 1 (3.13%) ERP
7 1 (3.13%) Business Continuity
7 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) C#
1 2 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) C
2 1 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (6.25%) CCIE
3 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.13%) MCSE
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) Cisco
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