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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 462 399 542
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +143
Permanent jobs citing NHS 495 649 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.48% 0.61% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.27% 1.51% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 396 410 269
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,690 £22,550 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £60,000 £62,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,125 £36,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.71% -3.94%
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
38984 42995 39958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 38.13% 40.29% 38.78%
Number of salaries quoted 31283 34091 32813
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
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 31 March 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 31 March 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 -30 101 £45,000 -8.16% 109
North West +16 93 £32,500 -7.14% 35
South East -59 91 £38,500 +10.00% 49
Yorkshire -21 78 £43,000 +17.80% 44
West Midlands -2 37 £30,252 -27.10% 15
South West +2 28 £38,076 +8.78% 17
East of England +8 20 £35,000 -16.66% 13
East Midlands -56 11 £43,000 +132.43% 13
North East -15 1 £29,500 - 10
NHS
UK

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 275 (29.26%) Microsoft
2 240 (25.53%) Project Management
3 236 (25.11%) SQL
4 232 (24.68%) SQL Server
5 223 (23.72%) MS Excel
6 193 (20.53%) Agile Software Development
7 153 (16.28%) PRINCE2
8 140 (14.89%) .NET
8 140 (14.89%) C#
9 137 (14.57%) Finance
10 134 (14.26%) Management Information System
11 128 (13.62%) Business Intelligence
12 121 (12.87%) Degree
13 113 (12.02%) Windows
14 98 (10.43%) HTML
14 98 (10.43%) JavaScript
15 91 (9.68%) ITIL
16 87 (9.26%) Retail
17 85 (9.04%) Stakeholder Management
18 84 (8.94%) CSS
19 83 (8.83%) Change Management
19 83 (8.83%) Informatics
20 75 (7.98%) MS Office
21 74 (7.87%) e-Health
22 69 (7.34%) Analytics
23 68 (7.23%) jQuery
23 68 (7.23%) Service Delivery
24 63 (6.70%) Pharmaceutical
25 62 (6.60%) HTML5
26 60 (6.38%) ASP.NET

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 56 (5.96%) SharePoint
2 18 (1.91%) MS Exchange
3 17 (1.81%) IIS
4 15 (1.60%) CMS
5 14 (1.49%) Tomcat
6 11 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
7 10 (1.06%) SharePoint Server
8 9 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (0.85%) WebSphere
9 8 (0.85%) JBoss
9 8 (0.85%) Apache
10 7 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
11 6 (0.64%) ColdFusion
12 5 (0.53%) SAS
12 5 (0.53%) Lync
12 5 (0.53%) Node.js
12 5 (0.53%) Moodle
13 4 (0.43%) WordPress
13 4 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 223 (23.72%) MS Excel
2 75 (7.98%) MS Office
3 54 (5.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 39 (4.15%) MS Project
5 26 (2.77%) MS Visio
6 15 (1.60%) Spreadsheet
7 12 (1.28%) InfoPath
8 7 (0.74%) SPSS
9 3 (0.32%) Stata
10 2 (0.21%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.11%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 30 (3.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.64%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 5 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.43%) Agresso
6 2 (0.21%) Cerner Millennium
6 2 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.21%) Odoo
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (1.38%) Amazon S3
3 5 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.21%) Office 365
4 2 (0.21%) GitHub
4 2 (0.21%) IaaS
4 2 (0.21%) Yammer
5 1 (0.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (3.72%) LAN
2 33 (3.51%) WAN
3 22 (2.34%) Internet
4 18 (1.91%) Firewall
5 16 (1.70%) TCP/IP
6 15 (1.60%) VoIP
7 13 (1.38%) SAN
7 13 (1.38%) Intranet
8 12 (1.28%) DNS
8 12 (1.28%) DHCP
9 8 (0.85%) VPN
9 8 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (0.64%) Wireless
10 6 (0.64%) OSPF
10 6 (0.64%) Spanning Tree
10 6 (0.64%) RIP
11 3 (0.32%) H.323
12 2 (0.21%) AMQP
12 2 (0.21%) Unified Communications
12 2 (0.21%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 232 (24.68%) SQL Server
2 52 (5.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 51 (5.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 46 (4.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 42 (4.47%) Data Warehouse
6 35 (3.72%) Big Data
7 33 (3.51%) QlikView
8 29 (3.09%) SQL Server 2012
8 29 (3.09%) Relational Database
9 27 (2.87%) MS Access
10 25 (2.66%) Oracle BI EE
11 19 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 19 (2.02%) MySQL
12 13 (1.38%) Crystal Reports
13 12 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
14 11 (1.17%) Oracle Reports
15 8 (0.85%) OLAP
15 8 (0.85%) DTS
15 8 (0.85%) Oracle Database
16 7 (0.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 57 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 31 (3.30%) Visual Studio
3 29 (3.09%) Moq
3 29 (3.09%) SoapUI
3 29 (3.09%) ReSharper
4 10 (1.06%) Rational Rhapsody
4 10 (1.06%) Xcode
5 8 (0.85%) Subversion
5 8 (0.85%) JIRA
6 6 (0.64%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (0.53%) Selenium
7 5 (0.53%) Jasmine
8 4 (0.43%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.43%) Git (software)
8 4 (0.43%) Eclipse
8 4 (0.43%) Ant
8 4 (0.43%) Maven
9 3 (0.32%) MSBuild
9 3 (0.32%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 137 (14.57%) Finance
2 87 (9.26%) Retail
3 63 (6.70%) Pharmaceutical
4 44 (4.68%) Marketing
5 28 (2.98%) Local Government
6 24 (2.55%) Military
7 19 (2.02%) Telecoms
8 14 (1.49%) Publishing
9 13 (1.38%) Manufacturing
10 12 (1.28%) Electronics
10 12 (1.28%) Legal
11 11 (1.17%) Aerospace
12 10 (1.06%) Law
13 9 (0.96%) Back Office
13 9 (0.96%) Games
14 5 (0.53%) Multimedia
15 4 (0.43%) Billing
15 4 (0.43%) French Language
15 4 (0.43%) German Language
15 4 (0.43%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 203 (21.60%) Developer
2 167 (17.77%) Analyst
3 92 (9.79%) Project Manager
4 70 (7.45%) Consultant
5 35 (3.72%) Business Analyst
6 33 (3.51%) Architect
7 31 (3.30%) Programme Manager
8 29 (3.09%) Software Developer
9 26 (2.77%) Junior
9 26 (2.77%) Support Analyst
10 25 (2.66%) Web Developer
11 23 (2.45%) Senior Developer
12 22 (2.34%) Information Analyst
12 22 (2.34%) Business Manager
12 22 (2.34%) IT Support
13 21 (2.23%) .NET Developer
13 21 (2.23%) C# Developer
14 20 (2.13%) Applications Support
15 19 (2.02%) Service Manager
15 19 (2.02%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (14.89%) .NET
2 98 (10.43%) HTML
3 84 (8.94%) CSS
4 68 (7.23%) jQuery
5 62 (6.60%) HTML5
6 60 (6.38%) ASP.NET
7 55 (5.85%) XML
8 51 (5.43%) Web Services
9 46 (4.89%) .NET Framework
10 43 (4.57%) CSS3
11 34 (3.62%) WPF
12 30 (3.19%) WinForms
13 28 (2.98%) WCF
14 26 (2.77%) Ajax
15 23 (2.45%) REST
16 20 (2.13%) RESTful
17 19 (2.02%) AngularJS
18 17 (1.81%) ASP.NET Web API
19 15 (1.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 15 (1.60%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 134 (14.26%) Management Information System
2 83 (8.83%) Informatics
3 74 (7.87%) e-Health
4 58 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
5 34 (3.62%) Health Informatics
6 31 (3.30%) Private Cloud
7 23 (2.45%) Statistics
8 21 (2.23%) Mobile App
9 19 (2.02%) Computer Science
10 17 (1.81%) Data Protection Act
10 17 (1.81%) Mathematics
11 16 (1.70%) Social Media
12 14 (1.49%) User Experience
13 13 (1.38%) PACS
14 12 (1.28%) Replication
15 11 (1.17%) DTV
15 11 (1.17%) Digital Media
16 9 (0.96%) LIMS
16 9 (0.96%) Client/Server
16 9 (0.96%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 113 (12.02%) Windows
2 33 (3.51%) Apple iOS
3 28 (2.98%) Linux
4 16 (1.70%) Android
5 11 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (1.06%) Ubuntu
6 10 (1.06%) Windows XP
7 8 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (0.85%) Windows 7
8 7 (0.74%) Windows Mobile
9 5 (0.53%) Windows 2000
9 5 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.43%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (0.43%) CentOS
11 3 (0.32%) UNIX
12 1 (0.11%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 240 (25.53%) Project Management
2 193 (20.53%) Agile Software Development
3 153 (16.28%) PRINCE2
4 128 (13.62%) Business Intelligence
5 91 (9.68%) ITIL
6 85 (9.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 83 (8.83%) Change Management
8 69 (7.34%) Analytics
9 68 (7.23%) Service Delivery
10 58 (6.17%) CRM
11 57 (6.06%) MVC
12 47 (5.00%) Line Management
13 45 (4.79%) Risk Management
13 45 (4.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 44 (4.68%) Migration
15 39 (4.15%) Business Analysis
15 39 (4.15%) ETL
15 39 (4.15%) OO
16 38 (4.04%) Programme Management
17 37 (3.94%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 236 (25.11%) SQL
2 140 (14.89%) C#
3 98 (10.43%) JavaScript
4 50 (5.32%) T-SQL
5 49 (5.21%) Java
6 30 (3.19%) C
7 27 (2.87%) PHP
8 20 (2.13%) VB
9 19 (2.02%) VB.NET
10 14 (1.49%) PL/SQL
11 12 (1.28%) Objective-C
12 11 (1.17%) C++
13 10 (1.06%) PowerShell
14 8 (0.85%) Python
15 7 (0.74%) Ruby
16 4 (0.43%) VBScript
17 3 (0.32%) VBA
17 3 (0.32%) R
18 2 (0.21%) CoffeeScript
18 2 (0.21%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 121 (12.87%) Degree
2 30 (3.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 14 (1.49%) Security Cleared
4 13 (1.38%) PMP
4 13 (1.38%) PMI Certification
5 12 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (1.17%) ISEB
7 9 (0.96%) CCNA
8 8 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 6 (0.64%) MBA
9 6 (0.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 6 (0.64%) MCP
9 6 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.53%) SC Cleared
11 4 (0.43%) APMP
11 4 (0.43%) HND
11 4 (0.43%) CCNP
12 3 (0.32%) CISSP
12 3 (0.32%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (6.06%) QA
2 32 (3.40%) HL7
3 20 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (1.81%) Data Quality
5 14 (1.49%) SLA
6 6 (0.64%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 4 (0.43%) SNOMED CT
8 3 (0.32%) DICOM
9 2 (0.21%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.11%) BS7799
System Software
1 42 (4.47%) Active Directory
1 42 (4.47%) Hyper-V
2 20 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.53%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.11%) Firmware
4 1 (0.11%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (0.96%) SCCM
2 6 (0.64%) ARCserve
2 6 (0.64%) NetBackup
2 6 (0.64%) SCDPM
3 4 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (0.32%) Puppet
4 3 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.21%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (0.21%) SCOM
5 2 (0.21%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.11%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 275 (29.26%) Microsoft
2 43 (4.57%) Oracle
3 29 (3.09%) Apple
4 25 (2.66%) VMware
5 20 (2.13%) Cisco
6 17 (1.81%) SAP
7 12 (1.28%) Tableau
8 10 (1.06%) Business Objects
9 8 (0.85%) HP
10 7 (0.74%) Citrix
10 7 (0.74%) Juniper
10 7 (0.74%) Symantec
11 6 (0.64%) Veeam
11 6 (0.64%) Aruba
12 5 (0.53%) 3PAR
12 5 (0.53%) EMC
12 5 (0.53%) SolarWinds
12 5 (0.53%) NetApp
13 4 (0.43%) CheckPoint
13 4 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
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