The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank - 31 36
Permanent jobs citing NHS 0 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton - 3.25% 2.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 9.26% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 3
Average salary - £27,500 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -14.72%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,000 £35,661
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +20.57%
NHS
Manchester

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

Miscellaneous Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
25 54 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 32.47% 35.06% 24.16%
Number of salaries quoted 25 51 34
Average salary £31,750 £41,250 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.03% +0.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

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

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

NHS
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

NHS Salary Trend in Bolton

NHS
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bolton 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%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) MS Office
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (60.00%) BREW
3 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (40.00%) HL7
3 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) SLA
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 5 (100.00%) MS Office
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) IT Support
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) BREW
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) HL7
1 2 (40.00%) SLA