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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 116 117 86
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -31
Permanent jobs citing NHS 6 6 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.35% 0.34% 2.02%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.85% 0.92% 5.95%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 17
Average salary £36,000 £43,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.71% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,250 £43,400
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £43,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-18.60% +11.68%
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
702 650 588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 40.89% 36.39% 33.87%
Number of salaries quoted 530 480 448
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 28 July 2015. 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 +3 1 £35,000 -25.53% 1
Runcorn -6 1 £42,500 +70.00%
Wilmslow - 1 £42,500 -
Crewe - 1 £30,000 -
Northwich - 1 - -
NHS
North West

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 6 (46.15%) Replication
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (38.46%) Business Continuity Planning
3 5 (38.46%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (38.46%) Business Analysis
3 5 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (38.46%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (38.46%) OLAP Cube
3 5 (38.46%) Finance
3 5 (38.46%) Clustering
3 5 (38.46%) Business Continuity
3 5 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (38.46%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (38.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (38.46%) OLAP
3 5 (38.46%) T-SQL
3 5 (38.46%) CRM
3 5 (38.46%) ETL
3 5 (38.46%) BCP
4 4 (30.77%) C#
4 4 (30.77%) .NET
5 3 (23.08%) CSS
5 3 (23.08%) HTML

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 1 (7.69%) WordPress
1 1 (7.69%) CMS
1 1 (7.69%) IIS
Business Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Dynamics NAV
1 5 (38.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (7.69%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco IPT
1 1 (7.69%) VLAN
1 1 (7.69%) IP Telephony
1 1 (7.69%) Wireless
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.69%) VPN
1 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (38.46%) OLAP Cube
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (38.46%) OLAP
3 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) Mercurial
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) DBA
3 4 (30.77%) SQL DBA
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Administrator
4 3 (23.08%) .NET Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior SQL Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Network Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (7.69%) Graduate PHP Developer
6 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Junior PHP Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Network Manager
6 1 (7.69%) Junior Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (7.69%) PHP Developer
6 1 (7.69%) IT Sales Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
2 3 (23.08%) CSS
2 3 (23.08%) HTML
3 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
3 2 (15.38%) Ionic Framework
3 2 (15.38%) HTML5
3 2 (15.38%) CSS3
3 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
3 2 (15.38%) Apache Cordova
4 1 (7.69%) Sass
4 1 (7.69%) LESS
4 1 (7.69%) REST
4 1 (7.69%) jQuery
4 1 (7.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Replication
2 5 (38.46%) Clustering
2 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
3 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
4 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Android
1 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Business Continuity Planning
1 5 (38.46%) Capacity Planning
1 5 (38.46%) Business Analysis
1 5 (38.46%) Performance Tuning
1 5 (38.46%) Business Continuity
1 5 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (38.46%) CRM
1 5 (38.46%) ETL
1 5 (38.46%) BCP
2 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (15.38%) MVC
3 2 (15.38%) Android Development
3 2 (15.38%) iOS Development
4 1 (7.69%) Database Security
4 1 (7.69%) Web Development
4 1 (7.69%) Database Tuning
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (7.69%) OO PHP
4 1 (7.69%) Telemarketing
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) T-SQL
3 4 (30.77%) C#
4 2 (15.38%) VB
5 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) MCITP
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (15.38%) HL7
3 1 (7.69%) QA
3 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.69%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) SonicWALL
2 1 (7.69%) Sony
2 1 (7.69%) VMware
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) NetApp