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 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 116 123 65
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -58
Permanent jobs citing NHS 5 3 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.29% 0.16% 3.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.71% 0.43% 9.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 23
Average salary £42,500 £35,309 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.36% -11.72%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,164 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-7.32% +1.56%
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
701 693 551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 40.64% 36.26% 34.59%
Number of salaries quoted 556 520 421
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 August 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
Northwich - 2 - -
Crewe - 1 £30,000 -
Runcorn - 1 £42,500 -
Wilmslow - 1 £42,500 -
NHS
North West

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) CSS
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) PHP
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (20.00%) BCP
4 2 (20.00%) SOAP
4 2 (20.00%) OO
4 2 (20.00%) CRM
4 2 (20.00%) ETL
4 2 (20.00%) MySQL
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (20.00%) OLAP
4 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (20.00%) VB
4 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (20.00%) Clustering
4 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (20.00%) Sony
4 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (20.00%) MVC
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) CMS
4 2 (20.00%) Replication

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (20.00%) CMS
1 2 (20.00%) WordPress
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (20.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) Wireless
1 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (10.00%) VLAN
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) OLAP
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (20.00%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Subversion
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (20.00%) Mercurial
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Developer
3 2 (20.00%) SQL DBA
3 2 (20.00%) Junior Developer
3 2 (20.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Graduate Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Graduate
3 2 (20.00%) Junior
3 2 (20.00%) DBA
3 2 (20.00%) Junior PHP Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Graduate PHP Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Sales Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) CSS
1 4 (40.00%) HTML
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (20.00%) SOAP
2 2 (20.00%) jQuery
2 2 (20.00%) HTML5
2 2 (20.00%) REST
2 2 (20.00%) CSS3
2 2 (20.00%) Sass
2 2 (20.00%) LESS
2 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (20.00%) Apache Cordova
2 2 (20.00%) Ionic Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (20.00%) Replication
1 2 (20.00%) Clustering
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Ubuntu
1 2 (20.00%) Android
1 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Web Development
2 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 2 (20.00%) Android Development
2 2 (20.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (20.00%) OO PHP
2 2 (20.00%) OO
2 2 (20.00%) CRM
2 2 (20.00%) ETL
2 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) BCP
2 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (20.00%) MVC
2 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (10.00%) Telemarketing
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) PHP
3 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (20.00%) VB
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (20.00%) HL7
2 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Firmware
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) Sony
2 1 (10.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) SonicWALL
2 1 (10.00%) NetApp
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco