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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 23 32 38
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +6
Permanent jobs citing NHS 7 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 6.42% 2.68% 0.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.56% 15.38% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 1
Average salary £22,200 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.50% +23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,164 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-7.32% +1.56%
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
45 26 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 41.28% 17.45% 24.71%
Number of salaries quoted 40 24 41
Average salary £30,750 £42,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.64% +19.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £31,300 £19,200
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £45,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Bolton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing NHS across the Bolton region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

NHS Salary Histogram in Bolton

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 21 (87.50%) SQL
2 20 (83.33%) SQL Server
3 12 (50.00%) Project Management
4 10 (41.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 7 (29.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (29.17%) .NET
7 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 6 (25.00%) T-SQL
7 6 (25.00%) Project Planning
7 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 5 (20.83%) .NET Framework
8 5 (20.83%) HL7
8 5 (20.83%) IIS
8 5 (20.83%) MS Office
9 4 (16.67%) HTML
9 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (16.67%) SLA
9 4 (16.67%) ITIL
9 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
10 3 (12.50%) C#
11 2 (8.33%) Games
11 2 (8.33%) Health Informatics
11 2 (8.33%) Informatics
11 2 (8.33%) PACS
12 1 (4.17%) Ajax
12 1 (4.17%) BREW

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (20.83%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (20.83%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (41.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (8.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Implementation Consultant
1 8 (33.33%) Consultant
2 5 (20.83%) Implementation Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Configuration Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Junior
5 2 (8.33%) Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Junior Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Junior Implementation Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Implementation Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Implementation Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (4.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) .NET
2 5 (20.83%) .NET Framework
3 4 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (4.17%) jQuery
4 1 (4.17%) Entity Framework
4 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.17%) Ajax
4 1 (4.17%) BREW
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (8.33%) PACS
2 2 (8.33%) Informatics
2 2 (8.33%) Health Informatics
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Project Management
2 7 (29.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (16.67%) ITIL
4 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.17%) ERP
6 1 (4.17%) MVC
6 1 (4.17%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (87.50%) SQL
2 6 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) HL7
2 4 (16.67%) SLA
3 1 (4.17%) DICOM
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) InterSystems