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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 130 63 129
Rank change year-on-year
-67 +66
Permanent jobs citing NHS 2 55 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.10% 3.52% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.30% 9.91% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2 26 3
Average salary £34,654 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.36% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,131 £33,750 £21,400
10% offered a salary of more than £35,178 £56,250 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £40,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -6.97%
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
670 555 617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 34.25% 35.55% 29.56%
Number of salaries quoted 529 434 497
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) HTML
3 4 (30.77%) XML
3 4 (30.77%) HL7
4 3 (23.08%) HTML5
4 3 (23.08%) User Experience
4 3 (23.08%) XAML
4 3 (23.08%) .NET
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 2 (15.38%) IIS
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
5 2 (15.38%) SOAP
5 2 (15.38%) DOM
5 2 (15.38%) XSLT
5 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
5 2 (15.38%) VB
5 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
5 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
5 2 (15.38%) SOA
5 2 (15.38%) Itk
5 2 (15.38%) jQuery
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
6 1 (7.69%) Degree
6 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
6 1 (7.69%) QA
6 1 (7.69%) WCF
6 1 (7.69%) QlikView

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (15.38%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.69%) QlikView
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) UI Designer
2 3 (23.08%) User Experience Designer
2 3 (23.08%) Designer
2 3 (23.08%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Implementation Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) VB Developer
3 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Information Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (7.69%) QA Tester
4 1 (7.69%) QA Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Implementation Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) NHS Information Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Product Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Integration Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) HTML
2 4 (30.77%) XML
3 3 (23.08%) HTML5
3 3 (23.08%) .NET
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
4 2 (15.38%) SOAP
4 2 (15.38%) DOM
4 2 (15.38%) XSLT
4 2 (15.38%) Itk
4 2 (15.38%) jQuery
4 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
5 1 (7.69%) WCF
5 1 (7.69%) Middleware
5 1 (7.69%) XSD
5 1 (7.69%) MSMQ
5 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Scrum
1 2 (15.38%) SOA
2 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Workflow
2 1 (7.69%) UML
2 1 (7.69%) OO
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) XAML
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
3 2 (15.38%) VB
3 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
4 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) HL7
2 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Tableau
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) Cognos
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle