The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT jobs advertised for the England 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 458 508 465
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -43
Permanent jobs citing NHS 506 439 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.49% 0.41% 0.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.20% 1.05% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 292 375 359
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,689
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,684 £62,700 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,164 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-7.32% +1.56%
NHS
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
42031 41804 40851
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 41.11% 39.02% 41.08%
Number of salaries quoted 33970 32740 33216
Average salary £48,750 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.63% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in England

NHS
Salary Trend in England

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

NHS Salary Trend in England

NHS
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing NHS across the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

NHS Salary Histogram in England

NHS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the England 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
London +23 152 £45,000 -10.00% 83
Yorkshire +47 117 £33,000 -17.50% 19
South East +18 85 £44,000 -2.22% 26
North West +21 50 £32,500 -18.75% 20
West Midlands 0 28 £43,596 +5.04% 23
South West -28 22 £43,164 -13.67% 14
East of England +2 18 £32,500 -7.14% 12
East Midlands -10 10 £32,500 -27.77% 15
North East -9 1 £51,617 +27.44% 8
NHS
UK

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 326 (33.27%) SQL
2 231 (23.57%) Microsoft
3 208 (21.22%) SQL Server
4 206 (21.02%) .NET
5 199 (20.31%) Pharmaceutical
6 192 (19.59%) Agile Software Development
7 191 (19.49%) Retail
7 191 (19.49%) C#
8 166 (16.94%) HTML
9 160 (16.33%) MS Excel
10 158 (16.12%) Project Management
11 157 (16.02%) Finance
12 145 (14.80%) Business Intelligence
13 126 (12.86%) Degree
14 110 (11.22%) ASP.NET
14 110 (11.22%) Analytical Skills
15 108 (11.02%) Software Engineering
16 98 (10.00%) CSS
17 97 (9.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 94 (9.59%) JavaScript
19 92 (9.39%) T-SQL
19 92 (9.39%) ITIL
20 89 (9.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 88 (8.98%) PRINCE2
22 85 (8.67%) Mentoring
23 81 (8.27%) HTML5
24 80 (8.16%) Informatics
25 79 (8.06%) Windows
26 77 (7.86%) Data Management
26 77 (7.86%) Line Management

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 40 (4.08%) SharePoint
2 33 (3.37%) IIS
3 16 (1.63%) SAS
4 15 (1.53%) CMS
5 11 (1.12%) MS Exchange
6 10 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (0.51%) OpenStack
8 4 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (0.41%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.31%) Apache
9 3 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.20%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.20%) Apache ServiceMix
10 2 (0.20%) WordPress
10 2 (0.20%) Liferay
11 1 (0.10%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.10%) JCAPS
11 1 (0.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 160 (16.33%) MS Excel
2 65 (6.63%) MS Office
3 29 (2.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (1.43%) MS Visio
5 11 (1.12%) MS Project
6 10 (1.02%) Photoshop
7 9 (0.92%) Adobe Illustrator
7 9 (0.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 7 (0.71%) PowerPivot
9 6 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
10 5 (0.51%) SPSS
11 4 (0.41%) InfoPath
12 3 (0.31%) Stata
Business Applications
1 14 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.20%) Cerner Millennium
4 2 (0.20%) Magento
5 1 (0.10%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.51%) Office 365
3 4 (0.41%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.20%) IaaS
4 2 (0.20%) HP Helion
4 2 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.20%) SaaS
5 1 (0.10%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.10%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.14%) Firewall
2 19 (1.94%) Intranet
3 15 (1.53%) TCP/IP
4 14 (1.43%) WAN
4 14 (1.43%) DNS
5 13 (1.33%) DHCP
5 13 (1.33%) LAN
6 11 (1.12%) VoIP
6 11 (1.12%) VPN
7 8 (0.82%) Internet
8 7 (0.71%) SAN
8 7 (0.71%) Wireless
8 7 (0.71%) Network Security
9 6 (0.61%) HTTP
10 5 (0.51%) OSPF
10 5 (0.51%) Structured Cabling
11 4 (0.41%) Spanning Tree
11 4 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (0.41%) RIP
12 3 (0.31%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 208 (21.22%) SQL Server
2 97 (9.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 89 (9.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 60 (6.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 59 (6.02%) Data Warehouse
6 58 (5.92%) SQL Server 2008
7 43 (4.39%) Relational Database
8 42 (4.29%) QlikView
9 26 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
10 22 (2.24%) MySQL
11 21 (2.14%) SQL Server 2005
12 19 (1.94%) MS Access
13 11 (1.12%) RDBMS
14 9 (0.92%) Big Data
14 9 (0.92%) Oracle Database
15 7 (0.71%) Data Mining
16 6 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
16 6 (0.61%) Oracle BI EE
17 5 (0.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 5 (0.51%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 72 (7.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (1.33%) Subversion
2 13 (1.33%) Git (software)
3 9 (0.92%) Xcode
4 6 (0.61%) Visual Studio
4 6 (0.61%) Selenium
5 5 (0.51%) LoadRunner
5 5 (0.51%) PHPUnit
5 5 (0.51%) Grunt
6 4 (0.41%) NUnit
7 2 (0.20%) TestComplete
7 2 (0.20%) JUnit
7 2 (0.20%) JIRA
7 2 (0.20%) ReSharper
7 2 (0.20%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (0.20%) Moq
7 2 (0.20%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.20%) Mercurial
7 2 (0.20%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.20%) SoapUI
General
1 199 (20.31%) Pharmaceutical
2 191 (19.49%) Retail
3 157 (16.02%) Finance
4 49 (5.00%) Marketing
5 22 (2.24%) Law
5 22 (2.24%) Manufacturing
6 18 (1.84%) Telecoms
6 18 (1.84%) Local Government
7 16 (1.63%) Automotive
8 15 (1.53%) Games
9 9 (0.92%) Legal
10 8 (0.82%) Electronics
11 7 (0.71%) Military
12 6 (0.61%) Banking
12 6 (0.61%) Publishing
13 5 (0.51%) Advertising
13 5 (0.51%) Back Office
14 4 (0.41%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.31%) Front Office
15 3 (0.31%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 203 (20.71%) Developer
2 190 (19.39%) Analyst
3 61 (6.22%) Consultant
4 57 (5.82%) Project Manager
5 56 (5.71%) Software Engineer
6 52 (5.31%) Junior
7 46 (4.69%) Senior Developer
8 43 (4.39%) Programmer
9 42 (4.29%) Information Analyst
10 32 (3.27%) Programme Manager
10 32 (3.27%) Architect
11 31 (3.16%) Analyst Programmer
12 27 (2.76%) Business Analyst
13 26 (2.65%) Solutions Architect
13 26 (2.65%) Senior Analyst
13 26 (2.65%) NHS Information Analyst
14 23 (2.35%) Support Analyst
15 22 (2.24%) Graduate
16 21 (2.14%) Team Leader
17 20 (2.04%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 206 (21.02%) .NET
2 166 (16.94%) HTML
3 110 (11.22%) ASP.NET
4 98 (10.00%) CSS
5 81 (8.27%) HTML5
6 73 (7.45%) WPF
7 65 (6.63%) Apache Flex
8 57 (5.82%) .NET Framework
9 52 (5.31%) jQuery
10 41 (4.18%) XML
11 40 (4.08%) WinForms
12 36 (3.67%) Web Services
13 31 (3.16%) WCF
14 30 (3.06%) REST
15 17 (1.73%) Ajax
16 16 (1.63%) LAMP
17 15 (1.53%) LINQ
18 14 (1.43%) Entity Framework
19 13 (1.33%) Sass
19 13 (1.33%) Itk
Miscellaneous
1 110 (11.22%) Analytical Skills
2 80 (8.16%) Informatics
3 74 (7.55%) Management Information System
4 50 (5.10%) Statistics
5 27 (2.76%) Health Informatics
6 26 (2.65%) Visualisation
7 21 (2.14%) Computer Science
8 18 (1.84%) e-Health
8 18 (1.84%) Data Structures
9 17 (1.73%) User Experience
9 17 (1.73%) Freedom of Information
10 16 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
11 14 (1.43%) Mathematics
12 13 (1.33%) Data Protection Act
12 13 (1.33%) PACS
12 13 (1.33%) Mobile App
13 12 (1.22%) FMCG
14 11 (1.12%) iPhone
14 11 (1.12%) E-Learning
15 9 (0.92%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 79 (8.06%) Windows
2 29 (2.96%) Apple iOS
3 22 (2.24%) Android
4 20 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (1.84%) Linux
6 17 (1.73%) Windows 7
7 16 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (1.02%) Windows XP
10 9 (0.92%) UNIX
10 9 (0.92%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.51%) CentOS
12 3 (0.31%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.20%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.10%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.10%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.10%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (19.59%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (16.12%) Project Management
3 145 (14.80%) Business Intelligence
4 108 (11.02%) Software Engineering
5 92 (9.39%) ITIL
6 88 (8.98%) PRINCE2
7 85 (8.67%) Mentoring
8 77 (7.86%) Line Management
8 77 (7.86%) Data Management
9 59 (6.02%) Data Analysis
10 58 (5.92%) Stakeholder Management
10 58 (5.92%) Continuous Improvement
10 58 (5.92%) Coaching
11 54 (5.51%) Analytics
12 53 (5.41%) Service Delivery
13 52 (5.31%) Scrum
14 48 (4.90%) Continuous Integration
15 46 (4.69%) Service Management
16 45 (4.59%) Programme Management
17 43 (4.39%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 326 (33.27%) SQL
2 191 (19.49%) C#
3 94 (9.59%) JavaScript
4 92 (9.39%) T-SQL
5 45 (4.59%) Java
6 30 (3.06%) PHP
7 25 (2.55%) VBA
8 20 (2.04%) VB.NET
9 18 (1.84%) Objective-C
9 18 (1.84%) C
10 12 (1.22%) VB
11 10 (1.02%) C++
12 9 (0.92%) PL/SQL
12 9 (0.92%) Python
13 6 (0.61%) Apple Swift
14 2 (0.20%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.10%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.10%) R
15 1 (0.10%) VB6
15 1 (0.10%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 126 (12.86%) Degree
2 14 (1.43%) MCP
3 13 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 11 (1.12%) CCNA
5 10 (1.02%) ISEB
6 9 (0.92%) MCSE
6 9 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 6 (0.61%) ISTQB
8 6 (0.61%) HND
8 6 (0.61%) MBA
9 5 (0.51%) Security Cleared
10 4 (0.41%) APMP
10 4 (0.41%) Network+ Certification
10 4 (0.41%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.41%) MCSA
10 4 (0.41%) CCDA
10 4 (0.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (5.10%) SLA
2 44 (4.49%) HL7
3 20 (2.04%) QA
4 16 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (1.53%) SNOMED CT
6 9 (0.92%) ISO 9001
7 8 (0.82%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.51%) ISO 14001
9 4 (0.41%) DICOM
10 2 (0.20%) WCAG
11 1 (0.10%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.10%) BS25999
System Software
1 27 (2.76%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.02%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.71%) VMware Server
5 4 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.41%) XenApp
5 4 (0.41%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.31%) vSphere
7 2 (0.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.20%) XenServer
7 2 (0.20%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.10%) Firmware
8 1 (0.10%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 9 (0.92%) EMC NetWorker
1 9 (0.92%) SCCM
2 4 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (0.31%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (0.20%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (0.20%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.20%) SCSM
4 2 (0.20%) SCOM
4 2 (0.20%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.10%) Puppet
5 1 (0.10%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.10%) Ansible
5 1 (0.10%) WMI
5 1 (0.10%) logstash
5 1 (0.10%) Salt
5 1 (0.10%) Kibana
Vendors
1 231 (23.57%) Microsoft
2 34 (3.47%) Tableau
3 31 (3.16%) Oracle
4 25 (2.55%) Cisco
5 22 (2.24%) Citrix
5 22 (2.24%) VMware
6 21 (2.14%) HP
7 16 (1.63%) Apple
8 13 (1.33%) SAP
9 8 (0.82%) Cognos
10 7 (0.71%) BT
11 6 (0.61%) InterSystems
11 6 (0.61%) Google
11 6 (0.61%) CheckPoint
11 6 (0.61%) Red Hat
12 5 (0.51%) Aruba
12 5 (0.51%) Splunk
12 5 (0.51%) Facebook
12 5 (0.51%) Veeam
12 5 (0.51%) Juniper
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum + 32 days hol, pension, life assurance
Posted: Yesterday
Corby, Northamptonshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basildon, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Commission
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis IT
Salary: + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: 22k - 25k basic, 5% per sale commission, uncapped and excellen
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Posted: 2 days ago
Lincolnshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Car Allow + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
NHS England
Salary: From £31,072 to £40,964 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Refreshment Systems Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum Review after 6 months
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum + pension, heaklth plan, life assurance
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Dorset Healthcare NHS Trust
Salary: £39,239 - 47,088 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £24000 - £36000 per annum + 20-35% commission
Posted: 4 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
NHS BSA
Salary: From £46,164 to £57,069 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £ 50,000 - 100,000. Maybe more for the right Arhcitect
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £ 50,000 - 100,000. Maybe more for the right Arhcitect
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £ 50,000 - 100,000. Maybe more for the right Arhcitect
Posted: 4 days ago