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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 519 470 544
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +74
Permanent jobs citing NHS 408 482 367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.39% 0.47% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.02% 1.18% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 351 324 327
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £26,000 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
39867 40837 43139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.82% 39.48% 39.41%
Number of salaries quoted 32405 32994 36450
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 2014. 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 +23 117 £48,000 +6.66% 109
South East -32 85 £47,500 +23.37% 59
Yorkshire -22 63 £40,000 +11.11% 55
North West -78 31 £40,000 - 53
South West -14 21 £36,236 +6.57% 33
East of England -39 17 £40,000 +23.07% 25
East Midlands -13 12 £38,000 -11.11% 28
West Midlands -26 7 £41,500 +18.57% 23
North East - 1 £35,000 - 7
NHS
UK

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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.

1 235 (27.36%) Project Management
2 229 (26.66%) SQL
3 192 (22.35%) Microsoft
4 169 (19.67%) SQL Server
5 157 (18.28%) MS Excel
6 141 (16.41%) PRINCE2
7 137 (15.95%) Agile Software Development
8 125 (14.55%) .NET
9 120 (13.97%) e-Health
9 120 (13.97%) Degree
10 114 (13.27%) Finance
11 97 (11.29%) Management Information System
12 94 (10.94%) C#
13 90 (10.48%) Informatics
14 84 (9.78%) JavaScript
15 81 (9.43%) HTML
15 81 (9.43%) ASP.NET
15 81 (9.43%) ITIL
15 81 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
16 79 (9.20%) Windows
17 77 (8.96%) Change Management
18 76 (8.85%) Stakeholder Management
19 67 (7.80%) Service Delivery
20 66 (7.68%) MS Office
21 64 (7.45%) XML
22 63 (7.33%) jQuery
23 60 (6.98%) CSS
24 56 (6.52%) Oracle
24 56 (6.52%) Workflow
25 55 (6.40%) Retail

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 53 (6.17%) SharePoint
2 15 (1.75%) Tomcat
3 14 (1.63%) IIS
4 13 (1.51%) SharePoint Server
5 12 (1.40%) WordPress
6 10 (1.16%) SAS
6 10 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (0.93%) WebSphere
7 8 (0.93%) JBoss
8 7 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
8 7 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (0.70%) MS Exchange
10 5 (0.58%) SugarCRM
10 5 (0.58%) Drupal
11 4 (0.47%) CMS
11 4 (0.47%) Apache
12 3 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.23%) nginx
13 2 (0.23%) Oracle Service Bus
13 2 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 157 (18.28%) MS Excel
2 66 (7.68%) MS Office
3 41 (4.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 30 (3.49%) MS Project
5 16 (1.86%) Spreadsheet
6 12 (1.40%) InfoPath
7 8 (0.93%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.35%) InDesign
9 3 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.35%) MS Visio
10 2 (0.23%) SPSS
10 2 (0.23%) Stata
11 1 (0.12%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.12%) PaintShop Pro
11 1 (0.12%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 13 (1.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.93%) Agresso
3 5 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.47%) Cerner Millennium
4 4 (0.47%) Oracle General Ledger
4 4 (0.47%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (0.47%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (0.47%) Oracle Cash Management
4 4 (0.47%) Oracle Assets
5 3 (0.35%) ResourceLink
6 2 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.47%) SaaS
3 4 (0.47%) Amazon S3
4 3 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.68%) Internet
2 22 (2.56%) SAN
3 9 (1.05%) Intranet
4 8 (0.93%) Unified Communications
4 8 (0.93%) WAN
5 7 (0.81%) LAN
5 7 (0.81%) TCP/IP
6 6 (0.70%) Firewall
7 5 (0.58%) NAS
7 5 (0.58%) VPN
7 5 (0.58%) DNS
7 5 (0.58%) DHCP
8 4 (0.47%) Wireless
9 3 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.35%) HTTP
9 3 (0.35%) VoIP
9 3 (0.35%) SNMP
10 2 (0.23%) RIP
10 2 (0.23%) LDAP
10 2 (0.23%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (19.67%) SQL Server
2 45 (5.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 42 (4.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 39 (4.54%) QlikView
5 35 (4.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 26 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
7 20 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 19 (2.21%) Relational Database
9 16 (1.86%) Crystal Reports
9 16 (1.86%) SQL Server 2005
10 14 (1.63%) MySQL
11 13 (1.51%) Big Data
12 11 (1.28%) RDBMS
13 10 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 7 (0.81%) MS Access
15 6 (0.70%) DTS
15 6 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
16 5 (0.58%) OLAP
16 5 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
16 5 (0.58%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 43 (5.01%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (2.91%) Visual Studio
3 12 (1.40%) ReSharper
3 12 (1.40%) Rational Rhapsody
4 11 (1.28%) Subversion
5 10 (1.16%) Moq
5 10 (1.16%) SoapUI
6 8 (0.93%) NUnit
7 7 (0.81%) Redmine
8 4 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (0.35%) Dreamweaver
9 3 (0.35%) MSBuild
9 3 (0.35%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 3 (0.35%) Axure RP
10 2 (0.23%) Git (software)
10 2 (0.23%) Selenium
11 1 (0.12%) Firebug
11 1 (0.12%) TestComplete
11 1 (0.12%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.12%) PHPUnit
General
1 114 (13.27%) Finance
2 55 (6.40%) Retail
3 44 (5.12%) Marketing
4 39 (4.54%) Pharmaceutical
5 23 (2.68%) Legal
5 23 (2.68%) Local Government
6 21 (2.44%) Telecoms
7 19 (2.21%) Law
8 17 (1.98%) Electronics
9 16 (1.86%) Manufacturing
10 11 (1.28%) Publishing
11 10 (1.16%) Aerospace
12 8 (0.93%) French Language
12 8 (0.93%) German Language
12 8 (0.93%) Spanish Language
13 6 (0.70%) Military
14 4 (0.47%) Billing
15 3 (0.35%) Games
16 2 (0.23%) Banking
16 2 (0.23%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 134 (15.60%) Developer
2 107 (12.46%) Analyst
3 102 (11.87%) Project Manager
4 87 (10.13%) Consultant
5 36 (4.19%) .NET Developer
6 35 (4.07%) Business Analyst
7 33 (3.84%) Service Manager
7 33 (3.84%) NHS Project Manager
8 32 (3.73%) Software Developer
9 26 (3.03%) Architect
9 26 (3.03%) Business Manager
10 25 (2.91%) Programme Manager
11 23 (2.68%) Implementation Specialist
11 23 (2.68%) Product Specialist
12 22 (2.56%) Senior Manager
13 18 (2.10%) Solutions Architect
14 17 (1.98%) Senior Developer
14 17 (1.98%) ASP.NET Developer
14 17 (1.98%) Information Analyst
14 17 (1.98%) Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (14.55%) .NET
2 81 (9.43%) ASP.NET
2 81 (9.43%) HTML
3 64 (7.45%) XML
4 63 (7.33%) jQuery
5 60 (6.98%) CSS
6 51 (5.94%) Web Services
7 45 (5.24%) .NET Framework
8 39 (4.54%) WinForms
9 38 (4.42%) Ajax
10 33 (3.84%) HTML5
11 27 (3.14%) WCF
12 23 (2.68%) ASP.NET MVC
13 21 (2.44%) WPF
14 19 (2.21%) CSS3
15 18 (2.10%) XSLT
16 17 (1.98%) Hibernate
17 16 (1.86%) XHTML
17 16 (1.86%) SOAP
18 14 (1.63%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 120 (13.97%) e-Health
2 97 (11.29%) Management Information System
3 90 (10.48%) Informatics
4 41 (4.77%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (2.79%) Health Informatics
6 22 (2.56%) Computer Science
6 22 (2.56%) PACS
6 22 (2.56%) Social Media
7 21 (2.44%) Visualisation
8 20 (2.33%) DTV
9 13 (1.51%) LIMS
9 13 (1.51%) Data Protection Act
10 10 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
10 10 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (1.05%) Mathematics
12 8 (0.93%) Open Source
13 7 (0.81%) Mobile App
14 6 (0.70%) User Experience
14 6 (0.70%) Data Conversion
14 6 (0.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 79 (9.20%) Windows
2 28 (3.26%) Linux
3 17 (1.98%) Apple iOS
4 12 (1.40%) Android
5 7 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (0.70%) Ubuntu
6 6 (0.70%) Windows 8
6 6 (0.70%) Windows XP
7 5 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (0.58%) UNIX
7 5 (0.58%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.35%) AIX
9 2 (0.23%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.12%) Debian
10 1 (0.12%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (27.36%) Project Management
2 141 (16.41%) PRINCE2
3 137 (15.95%) Agile Software Development
4 81 (9.43%) ITIL
4 81 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
5 77 (8.96%) Change Management
6 76 (8.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 67 (7.80%) Service Delivery
8 56 (6.52%) Workflow
9 43 (5.01%) Risk Management
10 42 (4.89%) Scrum
11 41 (4.77%) Line Management
12 39 (4.54%) Programme Management
13 36 (4.19%) People Management
13 36 (4.19%) Analytics
14 35 (4.07%) MVC
14 35 (4.07%) Data Analysis
15 34 (3.96%) Risk Assessment
16 31 (3.61%) Strategic Planning
16 31 (3.61%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 229 (26.66%) SQL
2 94 (10.94%) C#
3 84 (9.78%) JavaScript
4 53 (6.17%) T-SQL
5 45 (5.24%) Java
6 26 (3.03%) VB.NET
7 24 (2.79%) C
8 22 (2.56%) PHP
9 16 (1.86%) VB
10 11 (1.28%) VBA
10 11 (1.28%) C++
11 9 (1.05%) XPath
12 8 (0.93%) PL/SQL
13 7 (0.81%) LotusScript
14 5 (0.58%) VBScript
15 4 (0.47%) VB6
16 3 (0.35%) Objective-C
16 3 (0.35%) Delphi
17 2 (0.23%) Python
17 2 (0.23%) R
Qualifications
1 120 (13.97%) Degree
2 23 (2.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 20 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (1.86%) PMI Certification
5 15 (1.75%) Security Cleared
6 14 (1.63%) PMP
7 10 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 7 (0.81%) SC Cleared
8 7 (0.81%) OCPJP
8 7 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (0.81%) Sun Certification
8 7 (0.81%) Oracle Certification
9 6 (0.70%) MCP
9 6 (0.70%) MCSE
10 5 (0.58%) CCNA
11 4 (0.47%) ISEB
11 4 (0.47%) CISSP
11 4 (0.47%) CCNP
11 4 (0.47%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (6.29%) QA
2 35 (4.07%) HL7
3 18 (2.10%) SLA
4 17 (1.98%) Data Quality
5 9 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.58%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 2 (0.23%) WAI
8 2 (0.23%) COBIT
9 1 (0.12%) DICOM
9 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.12%) HIPAA
System Software
1 15 (1.75%) Hyper-V
2 12 (1.40%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.12%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.12%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (0.70%) ARCserve
1 6 (0.70%) NetBackup
1 6 (0.70%) SCDPM
2 2 (0.23%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (0.23%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (0.23%) WMI
3 1 (0.12%) SCCM
3 1 (0.12%) ZENworks
3 1 (0.12%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 192 (22.35%) Microsoft
2 56 (6.52%) Oracle
3 20 (2.33%) SAP
4 17 (1.98%) Cisco
4 17 (1.98%) Tableau
5 13 (1.51%) Business Objects
6 11 (1.28%) Citrix
6 11 (1.28%) Apple
6 11 (1.28%) VMware
7 10 (1.16%) HP
7 10 (1.16%) EMC
7 10 (1.16%) Twitter
7 10 (1.16%) 3PAR
8 9 (1.05%) Cognos
9 8 (0.93%) Sun
9 8 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (0.70%) Symantec
10 6 (0.70%) IBM
10 6 (0.70%) NetApp
10 6 (0.70%) Veeam
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
North West
People Source Consulting
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
The Placement Group
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
The Placement Group
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
The Placement Group
Salary: Benifits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
The Placement Group
Salary: Benifits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
The Placement Group
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
The Placement Group
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Nottinghamshire
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates paid + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Surrey
The Placement Group
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 17 hours ago
Berkshire
Pharma Division
Posted: 19 hours ago
Berkshire
Pharma Division
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hertfordshire
CK Group
Salary: £40,000
Posted: 19 hours ago
Otley, West Yorkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 19 hours ago
Otley, West Yorkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Qualserv Consulting
Salary: benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Kent
The Placement Group
Posted: 21 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
Maidstone And Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust
Posted: Yesterday
London
The Placement Group
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday