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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 489 456 618
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +162
Permanent jobs citing NHS 454 472 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.43% 0.47% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.14% 1.20% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 390 364 248
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -11.11%
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
39912 39336 43601
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.92% 39.39% 39.34%
Number of salaries quoted 31445 32173 37001
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +20 144 £50,000 +19.04% 110
South East -29 78 £45,000 +12.50% 36
Yorkshire -19 66 £41,500 -7.77% 43
North West -66 38 £40,000 - 50
South West -10 31 £41,500 +38.33% 23
West Midlands -21 22 £41,500 +3.75% 26
East Midlands -20 18 £45,000 +4.25% 16
East of England -14 17 £35,000 - 26
Midlands - 5 - - 7
North East -5 4 £40,500 - 3
NHS
UK

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 231 (25.50%) SQL
2 214 (23.62%) Project Management
3 177 (19.54%) Microsoft
4 176 (19.43%) SQL Server
5 138 (15.23%) MS Excel
6 131 (14.46%) PRINCE2
7 126 (13.91%) Agile Software Development
8 118 (13.02%) JavaScript
9 114 (12.58%) HTML
10 112 (12.36%) .NET
11 103 (11.37%) Degree
12 99 (10.93%) e-Health
13 97 (10.71%) Finance
14 93 (10.26%) jQuery
15 90 (9.93%) Windows
16 86 (9.49%) C#
17 85 (9.38%) ASP.NET
18 84 (9.27%) CSS
19 82 (9.05%) Management Information System
20 79 (8.72%) XML
21 74 (8.17%) Informatics
22 71 (7.84%) Change Management
23 69 (7.62%) ITIL
24 66 (7.28%) Stakeholder Management
25 65 (7.17%) Oracle
25 65 (7.17%) Business Intelligence
25 65 (7.17%) Service Delivery
26 63 (6.95%) Workflow
27 57 (6.29%) PHP
28 56 (6.18%) T-SQL

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 44 (4.86%) SharePoint
2 16 (1.77%) WordPress
3 14 (1.55%) BizTalk Server
3 14 (1.55%) IIS
3 14 (1.55%) Apache
4 10 (1.10%) SAS
5 9 (0.99%) CMS
6 8 (0.88%) SugarCRM
7 7 (0.77%) MS Exchange
8 6 (0.66%) Joomla!
9 5 (0.55%) Drupal
9 5 (0.55%) MS Project Server
9 5 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (0.33%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (0.33%) Tornado
11 3 (0.33%) nginx
12 2 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 138 (15.23%) MS Excel
2 54 (5.96%) MS Office
3 32 (3.53%) MS Project
4 26 (2.87%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (1.21%) Photoshop
6 9 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.66%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.33%) InDesign
8 3 (0.33%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.33%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.11%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.11%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.11%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 10 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.99%) Oracle Applications
2 9 (0.99%) Oracle Payables
2 9 (0.99%) Oracle Receivables
2 9 (0.99%) Oracle Cash Management
2 9 (0.99%) Oracle Assets
2 9 (0.99%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (0.44%) Agresso
4 3 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.33%) Cerner Millennium
4 3 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.22%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.22%) Magento
6 1 (0.11%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.66%) SaaS
2 4 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.10%) TCP/IP
2 18 (1.99%) Internet
3 17 (1.88%) SAN
4 14 (1.55%) Intranet
4 14 (1.55%) HTTP
5 11 (1.21%) WAN
6 10 (1.10%) LAN
7 7 (0.77%) Firewall
7 7 (0.77%) Unified Communications
8 6 (0.66%) Wireless
8 6 (0.66%) VPN
9 5 (0.55%) NAS
9 5 (0.55%) VLAN
10 4 (0.44%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (0.44%) SNMP
10 4 (0.44%) FTP
11 3 (0.33%) LDAP
11 3 (0.33%) Broadband
12 2 (0.22%) VoIP
12 2 (0.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (19.43%) SQL Server
2 43 (4.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 40 (4.42%) MySQL
3 40 (4.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 37 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 36 (3.97%) SQL Server 2005
6 32 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
7 25 (2.76%) QlikView
8 19 (2.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 19 (2.10%) Relational Database
9 17 (1.88%) SQL Server 2012
10 13 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
11 12 (1.32%) RDBMS
12 10 (1.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 9 (0.99%) MS Access
14 8 (0.88%) Oracle Discoverer
14 8 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
14 8 (0.88%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 7 (0.77%) OLAP
16 6 (0.66%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 33 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (2.21%) Visual Studio
3 19 (2.10%) NUnit
4 14 (1.55%) Subversion
5 9 (0.99%) Oracle Forms
5 9 (0.99%) Git (software)
5 9 (0.99%) Rational Rhapsody
6 7 (0.77%) Redmine
7 5 (0.55%) Axure RP
7 5 (0.55%) Selenium
7 5 (0.55%) ReSharper
8 4 (0.44%) Dreamweaver
8 4 (0.44%) TestComplete
8 4 (0.44%) Mocha
8 4 (0.44%) WebDriver
8 4 (0.44%) PHPUnit
8 4 (0.44%) Phing
8 4 (0.44%) Jenkins
8 4 (0.44%) Xdebug
9 3 (0.33%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 97 (10.71%) Finance
2 52 (5.74%) Marketing
3 34 (3.75%) Pharmaceutical
4 30 (3.31%) Retail
5 22 (2.43%) Law
6 18 (1.99%) Local Government
7 16 (1.77%) Telecoms
8 14 (1.55%) Electronics
9 11 (1.21%) Legal
9 11 (1.21%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.55%) Games
11 4 (0.44%) Banking
11 4 (0.44%) French Language
11 4 (0.44%) German Language
11 4 (0.44%) Spanish Language
11 4 (0.44%) Back Office
12 3 (0.33%) Advertising
12 3 (0.33%) Publishing
12 3 (0.33%) Billing
13 1 (0.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 155 (17.11%) Developer
2 102 (11.26%) Project Manager
3 100 (11.04%) Analyst
4 92 (10.15%) Consultant
5 43 (4.75%) .NET Developer
5 43 (4.75%) NHS Project Manager
6 33 (3.64%) Senior Manager
7 31 (3.42%) Junior
8 29 (3.20%) Architect
8 29 (3.20%) Implementation Consultant
9 28 (3.09%) Service Manager
9 28 (3.09%) Product Specialist
10 27 (2.98%) Implementation Specialist
11 25 (2.76%) Business Manager
11 25 (2.76%) Software Developer
12 22 (2.43%) Trainer
12 22 (2.43%) Business Analyst
12 22 (2.43%) Programme Manager
13 21 (2.32%) Senior Project Manager
14 20 (2.21%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (12.58%) HTML
2 112 (12.36%) .NET
3 93 (10.26%) jQuery
4 85 (9.38%) ASP.NET
5 84 (9.27%) CSS
6 79 (8.72%) XML
7 48 (5.30%) Web Services
8 43 (4.75%) Ajax
9 37 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC
10 36 (3.97%) .NET Framework
11 30 (3.31%) HTML5
12 26 (2.87%) WinForms
13 24 (2.65%) XHTML
14 23 (2.54%) WF
15 21 (2.32%) CSS3
16 19 (2.10%) WCF
16 19 (2.10%) J2EE
17 18 (1.99%) XSLT
18 17 (1.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 16 (1.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 99 (10.93%) e-Health
2 82 (9.05%) Management Information System
3 74 (8.17%) Informatics
4 43 (4.75%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (3.42%) DTV
6 27 (2.98%) PACS
7 24 (2.65%) LIMS
8 23 (2.54%) BBC
9 18 (1.99%) Computer Science
10 15 (1.66%) User Experience
10 15 (1.66%) Health Informatics
11 12 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
11 12 (1.32%) Visualisation
12 11 (1.21%) Social Media
13 10 (1.10%) Data Protection Act
13 10 (1.10%) Fat Client
13 10 (1.10%) Thin Client
13 10 (1.10%) E-Learning
14 7 (0.77%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 90 (9.93%) Windows
2 46 (5.08%) Linux
3 19 (2.10%) Android
4 17 (1.88%) Apple iOS
5 14 (1.55%) UNIX
6 13 (1.43%) Windows 8
7 10 (1.10%) Windows 7
7 10 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (0.99%) Windows XP
9 8 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.55%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.44%) Debian
13 3 (0.33%) AIX
14 2 (0.22%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (23.62%) Project Management
2 131 (14.46%) PRINCE2
3 126 (13.91%) Agile Software Development
4 71 (7.84%) Change Management
5 69 (7.62%) ITIL
6 66 (7.28%) Stakeholder Management
7 65 (7.17%) Business Intelligence
7 65 (7.17%) Service Delivery
8 63 (6.95%) Workflow
9 49 (5.41%) MVC
10 46 (5.08%) OO
11 45 (4.97%) Risk Management
12 38 (4.19%) Scrum
12 38 (4.19%) Line Management
13 32 (3.53%) Information Governance
14 31 (3.42%) Mentoring
14 31 (3.42%) Programme Management
14 31 (3.42%) UML
15 29 (3.20%) Migration
16 28 (3.09%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 231 (25.50%) SQL
2 118 (13.02%) JavaScript
3 86 (9.49%) C#
4 57 (6.29%) PHP
5 56 (6.18%) T-SQL
6 29 (3.20%) Java
7 28 (3.09%) VB.NET
8 20 (2.21%) C
9 17 (1.88%) PL/SQL
10 14 (1.55%) XPath
11 13 (1.43%) VBA
12 12 (1.32%) VB
13 7 (0.77%) LotusScript
13 7 (0.77%) C++
14 6 (0.66%) Delphi
15 5 (0.55%) Python
15 5 (0.55%) VB6
16 3 (0.33%) VBScript
16 3 (0.33%) XAML
17 2 (0.22%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 103 (11.37%) Degree
2 25 (2.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (2.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 19 (2.10%) Security Cleared
5 12 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 11 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (1.21%) ISEB
7 10 (1.10%) MCSE
7 10 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (0.99%) ISTQB
8 9 (0.99%) PMI Certification
9 8 (0.88%) CCNA
10 7 (0.77%) Sun Certification
10 7 (0.77%) Oracle Certification
10 7 (0.77%) OCPJP
10 7 (0.77%) SC Cleared
11 6 (0.66%) PMP
11 6 (0.66%) CISSP
11 6 (0.66%) MCP
12 5 (0.55%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (5.41%) HL7
2 30 (3.31%) QA
3 20 (2.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (1.99%) SLA
5 13 (1.43%) PCI DSS
6 11 (1.21%) Data Quality
7 8 (0.88%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.55%) ISO 9000
9 4 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 2 (0.22%) WAI
10 2 (0.22%) COBIT
11 1 (0.11%) GxP
11 1 (0.11%) HIPAA
System Software
1 19 (2.10%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (0.66%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.11%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (0.44%) Vagrant
2 3 (0.33%) WMI
3 2 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.11%) ARCserve
4 1 (0.11%) SCOM
4 1 (0.11%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 177 (19.54%) Microsoft
2 65 (7.17%) Oracle
3 19 (2.10%) Cisco
4 18 (1.99%) SAP
5 16 (1.77%) VMware
6 14 (1.55%) Citrix
7 12 (1.32%) HP
8 11 (1.21%) Cognos
8 11 (1.21%) Tableau
8 11 (1.21%) Twitter
9 10 (1.10%) Sun
10 9 (0.99%) EMC
10 9 (0.99%) Business Objects
11 8 (0.88%) Adobe
12 7 (0.77%) Cerner
12 7 (0.77%) Google
13 6 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (0.66%) IBM
14 5 (0.55%) NetApp
14 5 (0.55%) Brocade
West Midlands
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates of pay
Posted: 10 hours ago
Derbyshire
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates of pay
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates paid + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Derbyshire
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates paid + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Worcestershire
Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £56,000 per annum Attractive Market Rate
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hampshire
CRG - Castlerock Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to 22.00 per hour
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hampshire
CRG - Castlerock Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to 22.00 per hour
Posted: 14 hours ago
Midlands
The Placement Group
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
The Placement Group
Posted: 14 hours ago
Sussex
The Placement Group
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Essex
The Placement Group
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Baltimore
Salary: £0
Posted: 19 hours ago
Nottinghamshire
The Placement Group
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
The Placement Group
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Experis Ltd
Salary: Up to £40k
Posted: Yesterday
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago