The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 121 67 121
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +54
Permanent jobs citing NHS 2 58 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.11% 3.39% 0.90%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.28% 9.52% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2 16 15
Average salary £40,750 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.87% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,150 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,350 £50,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £36,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+23.28% -12.04%
NHS
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
727 609 785
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 38.32% 35.61% 35.17%
Number of salaries quoted 639 455 676
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

NHS
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

NHS Salary Trend in Cheshire

NHS
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -28 1 £40,000 - 2
Alderley Edge - 1 £41,500 -
NHS
North West

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) VB
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) SOAP
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) HL7
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) DOM
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) IIS
4 1 (25.00%) WPF
4 1 (25.00%) XSLT
4 1 (25.00%) OOP
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) Middleware
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) WinForms
4 1 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) Android
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 2 (50.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (50.00%) VB Developer
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Applications Architect
4 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (25.00%) Applications Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) DOM
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) SOAP
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) CSS3
4 1 (25.00%) WPF
4 1 (25.00%) XSLT
4 1 (25.00%) Middleware
4 1 (25.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Android Development
2 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) VB
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) HL7