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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 27 36 22
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Permanent jobs citing NHS 4 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 2.86% 2.70% 8.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.33% 10.53% 21.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 10
Average salary £30,000 £32,250 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% +43.33%
UK excluding London average salary £43,060 £36,250 £41,750
% change year-on-year
+18.78% -13.17%
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
48 38 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 34.29% 25.68% 38.21%
Number of salaries quoted 46 36 44
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +26.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,350 £26,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 16 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 12 (85.71%) Project Management
2 10 (71.43%) PRINCE2
3 9 (64.29%) SQL
4 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 6 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (35.71%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (35.71%) Data Protection
6 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (28.57%) Project Planning
6 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (7.14%) Games

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Project Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Project Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Programme Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Junior
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Programme Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Junior Project Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Implementation Specialist
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Implementation Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Implementation Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Project Management
2 10 (71.43%) PRINCE2
3 6 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (35.71%) Data Protection
5 4 (28.57%) Project Planning
6 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
Bolton, Lancashire
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