The table below looks at the statistics for HL7 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HL7 over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Health Level 7 (HL7)
Rank 124 112 137
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +25
Permanent jobs citing HL7 2 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.10% 0.19% 0.097%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.90% 2.31% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Average salary £34,654 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,250
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +7.38%
HL7
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
221 130 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 11.29% 8.19% 8.61%
Number of salaries quoted 172 71 137
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -15.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,350 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £51,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

HL7
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing HL7 across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

HL7 Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

HL7
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing HL7 across the Cheshire region.

HL7 Salary Trend in Cheshire

HL7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing HL7 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 HL7.

1 6 (75.00%) SOA
2 4 (50.00%) SMS
2 4 (50.00%) NHS
2 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (50.00%) Migration
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) XML
2 4 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 4 (50.00%) Data Structures
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) VB
4 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) IIS
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (25.00%) SOAP
4 2 (25.00%) DOM
4 2 (25.00%) XSLT
4 2 (25.00%) Itk
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
5 1 (12.50%) UML
5 1 (12.50%) OO
5 1 (12.50%) MSMQ

HL7
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing HL7 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 HL7. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Architect
1 4 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) VB Developer
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) jQuery
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (25.00%) SOAP
3 2 (25.00%) DOM
3 2 (25.00%) XSLT
3 2 (25.00%) Itk
4 1 (12.50%) MSMQ
4 1 (12.50%) XSD
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) WCF
4 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) NHS
1 4 (50.00%) N-Tier
1 4 (50.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) SOA
2 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (50.00%) Migration
2 4 (50.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) UML
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) VB
2 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle