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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 441 529 480
Rank change year-on-year
+88 -49
Permanent jobs citing NHS 531 400 436
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.52% 0.36% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.29% 0.91% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 292 314 350
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,936 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,400 £60,701
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £43,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
-18.60% +13.90%
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
41011 43981 41089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 40.25% 39.95% 40.47%
Number of salaries quoted 32852 35123 33708
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 6 July 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 6 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
Yorkshire +111 157 £30,459 +3.24% 36
London +12 124 £48,000 -12.72% 89
South East -6 98 £35,000 -18.60% 35
North West +9 63 £32,500 -18.75% 29
East of England +29 34 £37,500 -7.40% 7
West Midlands -8 18 £35,661 -20.31% 15
South West -6 14 £42,076 +10.00% 18
East Midlands +3 10 £32,500 -7.14% 14
North East -13 2 £43,308 - 10
NHS
UK

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 310 (29.87%) SQL
2 253 (24.37%) Microsoft
3 236 (22.74%) SQL Server
4 233 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
5 219 (21.10%) Project Management
6 186 (17.92%) MS Excel
7 183 (17.63%) .NET
8 181 (17.44%) C#
9 173 (16.67%) HTML
10 172 (16.57%) Retail
11 167 (16.09%) Pharmaceutical
12 150 (14.45%) Finance
13 136 (13.10%) Degree
14 126 (12.14%) PRINCE2
15 118 (11.37%) JavaScript
15 118 (11.37%) CSS
15 118 (11.37%) Business Intelligence
16 108 (10.40%) Windows
17 104 (10.02%) ITIL
18 93 (8.96%) HTML5
19 88 (8.48%) ASP.NET
20 86 (8.29%) Informatics
20 86 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
21 82 (7.90%) Management Information System
22 81 (7.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 81 (7.80%) Software Engineering
23 80 (7.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 78 (7.51%) Mentoring
25 77 (7.42%) T-SQL
26 72 (6.94%) jQuery

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 39 (3.76%) IIS
2 29 (2.79%) SharePoint
3 21 (2.02%) CMS
4 18 (1.73%) MS Exchange
5 14 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
6 13 (1.25%) SAS
7 8 (0.77%) Apache
8 6 (0.58%) ColdFusion
8 6 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (0.48%) Moodle
9 5 (0.48%) Node.js
10 4 (0.39%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (0.29%) Lync
11 3 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (0.096%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.096%) Joomla!
Applications
1 186 (17.92%) MS Excel
2 69 (6.65%) MS Office
3 40 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 24 (2.31%) MS Visio
5 22 (2.12%) MS Project
6 10 (0.96%) Photoshop
7 9 (0.87%) Adobe Illustrator
7 9 (0.87%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 6 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.58%) SPSS
9 4 (0.39%) InfoPath
10 3 (0.29%) Stata
11 2 (0.19%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 19 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (0.58%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 4 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.19%) Odoo
5 1 (0.096%) Cerner Millennium
5 1 (0.096%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.096%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (0.58%) Amazon S3
3 5 (0.48%) Office 365
4 2 (0.19%) GitHub
4 2 (0.19%) IaaS
4 2 (0.19%) HP Helion
5 1 (0.096%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.096%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.096%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.41%) LAN
2 23 (2.22%) WAN
2 23 (2.22%) Firewall
3 17 (1.64%) TCP/IP
4 16 (1.54%) VoIP
5 15 (1.45%) Intranet
6 12 (1.16%) DNS
6 12 (1.16%) DHCP
7 10 (0.96%) VPN
8 9 (0.87%) Internet
9 8 (0.77%) Wireless
10 7 (0.67%) HTTP
11 5 (0.48%) RIP
11 5 (0.48%) SAN
11 5 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (0.48%) OSPF
11 5 (0.48%) Spanning Tree
12 4 (0.39%) Structured Cabling
12 4 (0.39%) Network Security
13 3 (0.29%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 236 (22.74%) SQL Server
2 81 (7.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 80 (7.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 60 (5.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 43 (4.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 39 (3.76%) Relational Database
6 39 (3.76%) Data Warehouse
7 37 (3.56%) QlikView
8 31 (2.99%) MS Access
9 26 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
10 25 (2.41%) MySQL
11 23 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
12 22 (2.12%) Big Data
13 21 (2.02%) Oracle BI EE
14 12 (1.16%) Oracle Database
15 11 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
16 8 (0.77%) Crystal Reports
16 8 (0.77%) Data Mining
17 6 (0.58%) RDBMS
17 6 (0.58%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 66 (6.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (1.54%) Moq
2 16 (1.54%) SoapUI
2 16 (1.54%) ReSharper
3 15 (1.45%) Xcode
4 11 (1.06%) Visual Studio
5 10 (0.96%) Git (software)
6 9 (0.87%) JIRA
6 9 (0.87%) Subversion
7 8 (0.77%) Selenium
8 6 (0.58%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (0.48%) LoadRunner
9 5 (0.48%) NUnit
9 5 (0.48%) Jasmine
9 5 (0.48%) Grunt
9 5 (0.48%) PHPUnit
10 4 (0.39%) Rational Rhapsody
10 4 (0.39%) Maven
10 4 (0.39%) Ant
10 4 (0.39%) Eclipse
General
1 172 (16.57%) Retail
2 167 (16.09%) Pharmaceutical
3 150 (14.45%) Finance
4 36 (3.47%) Marketing
5 25 (2.41%) Local Government
6 22 (2.12%) Law
7 17 (1.64%) Military
8 16 (1.54%) Games
9 14 (1.35%) Automotive
10 13 (1.25%) Manufacturing
11 12 (1.16%) Telecoms
12 10 (0.96%) Legal
13 8 (0.77%) Back Office
13 8 (0.77%) Publishing
14 5 (0.48%) Multimedia
14 5 (0.48%) Electronics
14 5 (0.48%) Aerospace
15 4 (0.39%) Advertising
16 3 (0.29%) Banking
16 3 (0.29%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 230 (22.16%) Developer
2 188 (18.11%) Analyst
3 78 (7.51%) Project Manager
4 64 (6.17%) Consultant
5 46 (4.43%) Junior
6 45 (4.34%) Architect
7 40 (3.85%) Senior Developer
8 35 (3.37%) Information Analyst
9 34 (3.28%) Software Engineer
9 34 (3.28%) Programme Manager
10 29 (2.79%) Programmer
10 29 (2.79%) Support Analyst
11 28 (2.70%) Web Developer
11 28 (2.70%) Solutions Architect
12 26 (2.50%) Applications Support
13 25 (2.41%) Business Analyst
13 25 (2.41%) IT Support
14 23 (2.22%) Front-End Developer
15 22 (2.12%) Data Analyst
15 22 (2.12%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (17.63%) .NET
2 173 (16.67%) HTML
3 118 (11.37%) CSS
4 93 (8.96%) HTML5
5 88 (8.48%) ASP.NET
6 72 (6.94%) jQuery
7 62 (5.97%) WPF
8 48 (4.62%) Apache Flex
9 47 (4.53%) .NET Framework
10 44 (4.24%) XML
11 39 (3.76%) Web Services
12 33 (3.18%) CSS3
13 31 (2.99%) WinForms
14 27 (2.60%) REST
15 26 (2.50%) WCF
16 21 (2.02%) Ajax
17 20 (1.93%) Sass
18 19 (1.83%) AngularJS
19 17 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC
19 17 (1.64%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 86 (8.29%) Informatics
1 86 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
2 82 (7.90%) Management Information System
3 39 (3.76%) Health Informatics
4 34 (3.28%) Statistics
5 29 (2.79%) Mobile App
6 24 (2.31%) User Experience
7 21 (2.02%) Visualisation
8 18 (1.73%) iPhone
8 18 (1.73%) e-Health
9 17 (1.64%) Mathematics
9 17 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
10 16 (1.54%) Private Cloud
10 16 (1.54%) E-Learning
10 16 (1.54%) Computer Science
11 13 (1.25%) PACS
11 13 (1.25%) Data Structures
11 13 (1.25%) Digital Media
12 12 (1.16%) Data Protection Act
12 12 (1.16%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 108 (10.40%) Windows
2 40 (3.85%) Apple iOS
3 35 (3.37%) Android
4 22 (2.12%) Linux
5 18 (1.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (1.64%) Windows 7
7 13 (1.25%) Windows XP
8 12 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (0.87%) Ubuntu
10 7 (0.67%) Windows Mobile
10 7 (0.67%) CentOS
11 4 (0.39%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (0.39%) UNIX
11 4 (0.39%) Windows 2000
12 3 (0.29%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.19%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.096%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.096%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.096%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
2 219 (21.10%) Project Management
3 126 (12.14%) PRINCE2
4 118 (11.37%) Business Intelligence
5 104 (10.02%) ITIL
6 81 (7.80%) Software Engineering
7 78 (7.51%) Mentoring
8 70 (6.74%) Stakeholder Management
9 65 (6.26%) Analytics
10 63 (6.07%) Continuous Improvement
11 62 (5.97%) MVC
12 60 (5.78%) Service Delivery
12 60 (5.78%) Data Management
13 57 (5.49%) Line Management
14 56 (5.39%) Change Management
15 51 (4.91%) Service Management
16 49 (4.72%) Continuous Integration
17 47 (4.53%) Data Analysis
18 44 (4.24%) OO
19 41 (3.95%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 310 (29.87%) SQL
2 181 (17.44%) C#
3 118 (11.37%) JavaScript
4 77 (7.42%) T-SQL
5 42 (4.05%) PHP
6 41 (3.95%) Java
7 28 (2.70%) VB.NET
8 25 (2.41%) C
9 24 (2.31%) Objective-C
10 18 (1.73%) VBA
11 17 (1.64%) C++
12 16 (1.54%) PL/SQL
13 15 (1.45%) Python
14 11 (1.06%) VB
15 7 (0.67%) Ruby
16 5 (0.48%) Apple Swift
17 3 (0.29%) PowerShell
18 2 (0.19%) CoffeeScript
19 1 (0.096%) Go
19 1 (0.096%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 136 (13.10%) Degree
2 22 (2.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 15 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (1.35%) ISEB
4 14 (1.35%) MCP
5 13 (1.25%) CCNA
5 13 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 10 (0.96%) Security Cleared
7 9 (0.87%) MCSE
8 7 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (0.67%) ISTQB
9 6 (0.58%) MBA
9 6 (0.58%) HND
10 5 (0.48%) MCITP
10 5 (0.48%) APMP
10 5 (0.48%) SC Cleared
11 4 (0.39%) Network+ Certification
11 4 (0.39%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.39%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (4.43%) HL7
2 39 (3.76%) SLA
3 30 (2.89%) QA
4 20 (1.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (1.45%) SNOMED CT
6 11 (1.06%) Data Quality
7 9 (0.87%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.48%) ISO 14001
9 4 (0.39%) DICOM
10 3 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 2 (0.19%) WCAG
12 1 (0.096%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 1 (0.096%) BS25999
System Software
1 32 (3.08%) Active Directory
2 29 (2.79%) Hyper-V
3 19 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.77%) VMware Server
5 4 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.39%) XenApp
5 4 (0.39%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.19%) Firmware
6 2 (0.19%) XenServer
6 2 (0.19%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.19%) vSphere
6 2 (0.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.096%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (0.96%) SCCM
2 5 (0.48%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (0.29%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (0.19%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (0.19%) SCOM
5 2 (0.19%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.19%) SCSM
6 1 (0.096%) WMI
Vendors
1 253 (24.37%) Microsoft
2 39 (3.76%) Oracle
3 29 (2.79%) VMware
4 28 (2.70%) Apple
5 26 (2.50%) Cisco
6 24 (2.31%) Tableau
7 22 (2.12%) Citrix
8 21 (2.02%) HP
9 9 (0.87%) SAP
10 7 (0.67%) NetApp
10 7 (0.67%) Splunk
11 6 (0.58%) Red Hat
11 6 (0.58%) Google
11 6 (0.58%) Cognos
11 6 (0.58%) Juniper
11 6 (0.58%) EMC
12 5 (0.48%) Siebel
12 5 (0.48%) BT
12 5 (0.48%) CheckPoint
12 5 (0.48%) Facebook
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Lincolnshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Webrecruit
Salary: £Competitive Salary Plus Package
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £50k - £90k plus competitive package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Met Office
Salary: £26,988-£30,194 per annum for exceptional candidates + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: £15,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Salary: From £65,922 to £81,618 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Salary: OTE +CAR AND BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
ECS Recruitment Group Ltd
Salary: Excellent Benefits (Bonus & Car)
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
NHS England
Salary: From £31,072 to £40,964 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
NHS England
Salary: From £39,632 to £47,559 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum Annual bonus, Pension, Healthcare +
Posted: 3 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Celgene
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
South Western Ambulance Service
Salary: From £31,072 to £40,964 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + car, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
NHS BSA
Salary: Up to £46,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Dartford, Kent
People Source Consulting
Salary: £215 per day
Posted: 4 days ago