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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 20 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -
Permanent jobs citing NHS 15 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 9.93% 0.58% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 31.91% 3.57% -
Number of salaries quoted 15 1 0
Average salary £27,500 £32,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.72% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,661 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.90% -6.25%
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
47 28 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 31.13% 16.37% 19.51%
Number of salaries quoted 46 27 14
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Bolton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing NHS across the Bolton region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

NHS Salary Histogram in Bolton

NHS
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 13 (68.42%) SQL
1 13 (68.42%) SQL Server
2 10 (52.63%) Project Management
3 9 (47.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (31.58%) Project Planning
5 6 (31.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (31.58%) PRINCE2
5 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 5 (26.32%) .NET
6 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
7 4 (21.05%) C#
7 4 (21.05%) Informatics
7 4 (21.05%) Health Informatics
8 3 (15.79%) Games
8 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
9 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
9 1 (5.26%) HL7
9 1 (5.26%) MS Office
9 1 (5.26%) ITIL
9 1 (5.26%) ERP
9 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (5.26%) SLA
9 1 (5.26%) HTML

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (68.42%) SQL Server
2 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (15.79%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Consultant
1 7 (36.84%) Implementation Consultant
2 6 (31.58%) Project Manager
2 6 (31.58%) Junior
3 4 (21.05%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Junior Consultant
3 4 (21.05%) Junior Implementation Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Implementation Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Implementation Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Junior Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Implementation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Informatics
1 4 (21.05%) Health Informatics
2 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Project Management
2 9 (47.37%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (31.58%) Project Planning
3 6 (31.58%) PRINCE2
4 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (5.26%) ERP
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
1 1 (5.26%) HL7
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft