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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 487 509 492
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -17
Permanent jobs citing NHS 477 476 484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.51% 0.48% 0.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.19% 1.18% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 389 397 311
Average salary £40,457 £43,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.91% +17.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,500 £59,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +18.05%
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
40124 40186 40378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 42.48% 40.48% 41.19%
Number of salaries quoted 32642 32815 31782
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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 +63 185 £43,250 -3.88% 65
South East +40 103 £40,000 -15.78% 26
Yorkshire -49 38 £30,000 -25.00% 25
West Midlands 0 32 £36,018 +2.90% 30
North West +2 29 £35,000 +7.69% 37
South West -10 23 £45,000 +28.57% 11
East Midlands +12 21 £43,596 +1.38% 11
East of England -2 18 £42,500 -5.55% 10
North East +16 13 £36,018 +22.09% 5
Midlands +20 7 £45,000 -10.00% 1
NHS
UK

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 344 (34.47%) SQL
2 301 (30.16%) Microsoft
3 266 (26.65%) SQL Server
4 180 (18.04%) Project Management
5 176 (17.64%) Business Intelligence
6 167 (16.73%) MS Excel
7 155 (15.53%) Analytical Skills
8 151 (15.13%) Finance
9 140 (14.03%) Agile Software Development
9 140 (14.03%) Degree
10 127 (12.73%) Data Warehouse
11 125 (12.53%) .NET
12 120 (12.02%) ITIL
13 108 (10.82%) Data Management
13 108 (10.82%) Management Information System
14 103 (10.32%) C#
15 98 (9.82%) Windows
16 92 (9.22%) T-SQL
17 91 (9.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 87 (8.72%) HTML
19 84 (8.42%) Pharmaceutical
19 84 (8.42%) Relational Database
20 81 (8.12%) PRINCE2
21 78 (7.82%) ETL
22 74 (7.41%) JavaScript
23 70 (7.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 65 (6.51%) Software Engineering
25 62 (6.21%) Retail
25 62 (6.21%) CSS
25 62 (6.21%) Line Management

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 52 (5.21%) SharePoint
2 35 (3.51%) IIS
3 26 (2.61%) Node.js
4 19 (1.90%) CMS
5 18 (1.80%) Tomcat
6 14 (1.40%) BizTalk Server
6 14 (1.40%) WordPress
7 13 (1.30%) Apache
7 13 (1.30%) JBoss
8 11 (1.10%) MS Exchange
9 10 (1.00%) GlassFish
9 10 (1.00%) Jetty
10 7 (0.70%) SAS
11 6 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.40%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.30%) Apache Spark
13 3 (0.30%) WildFly
14 2 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
14 2 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 167 (16.73%) MS Excel
2 54 (5.41%) MS Office
3 35 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 31 (3.11%) Spreadsheet
5 19 (1.90%) MS Project
6 8 (0.80%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.40%) Stata
8 3 (0.30%) SPSS
9 2 (0.20%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 21 (2.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.90%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 8 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.50%) SystmOne
5 4 (0.40%) Sage 200
6 3 (0.30%) Cerner Millennium
6 3 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.20%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (1.60%) SaaS
3 9 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (0.70%) Office 365
5 1 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.10%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.10%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 39 (3.91%) Firewall
2 35 (3.51%) WAN
3 34 (3.41%) LAN
4 29 (2.91%) Wireless
5 25 (2.51%) SAN
6 17 (1.70%) DNS
6 17 (1.70%) LDAP
7 16 (1.60%) TCP/IP
8 15 (1.50%) VPN
9 14 (1.40%) Internet
9 14 (1.40%) Wireshark
10 13 (1.30%) Kerberos
11 12 (1.20%) DHCP
12 10 (1.00%) Network Security
13 8 (0.80%) Cisco Nexus
13 8 (0.80%) NAS
14 7 (0.70%) Intranet
14 7 (0.70%) IP Telephony
15 6 (0.60%) HTTP
15 6 (0.60%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 266 (26.65%) SQL Server
2 127 (12.73%) Data Warehouse
3 91 (9.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 84 (8.42%) Relational Database
5 70 (7.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 57 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
7 53 (5.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 40 (4.01%) MySQL
8 40 (4.01%) SQL Server 2012
9 36 (3.61%) QlikView
10 24 (2.40%) SQL Server 2005
11 19 (1.90%) SQL Server 2014
12 15 (1.50%) BusinessObjects
12 15 (1.50%) NoSQL
13 13 (1.30%) DTS
13 13 (1.30%) Oracle Database
14 10 (1.00%) MS Access
14 10 (1.00%) RDBMS
15 9 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
15 9 (0.90%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 37 (3.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (2.30%) Subversion
3 11 (1.10%) Visual Studio
4 9 (0.90%) Ant
4 9 (0.90%) Maven
5 8 (0.80%) Git (software)
6 6 (0.60%) Selenium
7 4 (0.40%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.40%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.30%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.30%) JIRA
8 3 (0.30%) JUnit
8 3 (0.30%) TestNG
8 3 (0.30%) Vagrant
8 3 (0.30%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.20%) CruiseControl
9 2 (0.20%) HP UFT
9 2 (0.20%) LoadRunner
9 2 (0.20%) NeoLoad
9 2 (0.20%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 151 (15.13%) Finance
2 84 (8.42%) Pharmaceutical
3 62 (6.21%) Retail
4 34 (3.41%) Marketing
5 27 (2.71%) Telecoms
6 23 (2.30%) Local Government
7 17 (1.70%) Legal
7 17 (1.70%) Manufacturing
8 14 (1.40%) Law
9 11 (1.10%) Back Office
10 10 (1.00%) Banking
11 9 (0.90%) Electronics
12 8 (0.80%) Publishing
13 7 (0.70%) Games
14 3 (0.30%) French Language
14 3 (0.30%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.20%) Advertising
15 2 (0.20%) Automotive
15 2 (0.20%) Billing
15 2 (0.20%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 200 (20.04%) Developer
2 175 (17.54%) Analyst
3 79 (7.92%) Project Manager
4 60 (6.01%) SQL Developer
5 53 (5.31%) Consultant
6 43 (4.31%) IT Manager
7 39 (3.91%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 39 (3.91%) Senior Developer
8 35 (3.51%) .NET Developer
9 34 (3.41%) Service Manager
10 33 (3.31%) Business Analyst
11 32 (3.21%) Programmer
12 31 (3.11%) Senior Manager
12 31 (3.11%) Web Developer
13 30 (3.01%) Applications Support
14 28 (2.81%) C# Developer
14 28 (2.81%) Senior Analyst
15 27 (2.71%) Software Engineer
16 26 (2.61%) Administrator
16 26 (2.61%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (12.53%) .NET
2 87 (8.72%) HTML
3 62 (6.21%) CSS
4 55 (5.51%) jQuery
5 49 (4.91%) HTML5
6 47 (4.71%) Web Services
7 42 (4.21%) ASP.NET
8 33 (3.31%) XML
9 32 (3.21%) AngularJS
9 32 (3.21%) WPF
10 30 (3.01%) LAMP
10 30 (3.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 29 (2.91%) .NET Framework
12 24 (2.40%) Apache Flex
13 18 (1.80%) WinForms
14 16 (1.60%) WCF
15 13 (1.30%) ASP.NET MVC
16 12 (1.20%) MDX
17 11 (1.10%) CodeIgniter
17 11 (1.10%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 155 (15.53%) Analytical Skills
2 108 (10.82%) Management Information System
3 53 (5.31%) Computer Science
4 46 (4.61%) Informatics
5 43 (4.31%) Psychology
6 38 (3.81%) Mobile App
7 33 (3.31%) Statistics
8 25 (2.51%) Mathematics
9 22 (2.20%) Data Extraction
10 20 (2.00%) e-Health
11 19 (1.90%) Health Informatics
12 12 (1.20%) CMDB
12 12 (1.20%) Data Centre
12 12 (1.20%) Enterprise Storage
12 12 (1.20%) PACS
13 11 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
14 10 (1.00%) Driving Licence
14 10 (1.00%) User Experience
15 8 (0.80%) Data Structures
15 8 (0.80%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 98 (9.82%) Windows
2 46 (4.61%) Linux
3 35 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (3.11%) Windows Server
5 24 (2.40%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (2.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (2.30%) Apple iOS
7 20 (2.00%) Android
8 18 (1.80%) Unix
9 11 (1.10%) Windows XP
10 9 (0.90%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.20%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.10%) CentOS
12 1 (0.10%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.10%) Solaris
12 1 (0.10%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.10%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.10%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (18.04%) Project Management
2 176 (17.64%) Business Intelligence
3 140 (14.03%) Agile Software Development
4 120 (12.02%) ITIL
5 108 (10.82%) Data Management
6 81 (8.12%) PRINCE2
7 78 (7.82%) ETL
8 65 (6.51%) Software Engineering
9 62 (6.21%) Line Management
10 61 (6.11%) Mentoring
11 57 (5.71%) Time Management
12 56 (5.61%) Migration
13 55 (5.51%) Data Analysis
14 49 (4.91%) MVC
15 47 (4.71%) Analytics
15 47 (4.71%) Change Management
16 46 (4.61%) Stakeholder Management
17 40 (4.01%) Coaching
18 39 (3.91%) Information Governance
18 39 (3.91%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 344 (34.47%) SQL
2 103 (10.32%) C#
3 92 (9.22%) T-SQL
4 74 (7.41%) JavaScript
5 54 (5.41%) Java
6 41 (4.11%) PHP
7 34 (3.41%) VBA
8 18 (1.80%) R
9 14 (1.40%) C
10 13 (1.30%) Bash Shell
11 12 (1.20%) PL/SQL
12 10 (1.00%) C++
13 7 (0.70%) VB.NET
14 5 (0.50%) Ruby
14 5 (0.50%) VB
15 4 (0.40%) MATLAB
15 4 (0.40%) Perl
15 4 (0.40%) Python
16 3 (0.30%) PowerShell
16 3 (0.30%) VB6
Qualifications
1 140 (14.03%) Degree
2 36 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (2.40%) SC Cleared
3 24 (2.40%) Security Cleared
4 21 (2.10%) BPSS Clearance
5 19 (1.90%) MCSE
6 15 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (1.30%) PhD
8 12 (1.20%) CCNP
9 11 (1.10%) MBA
9 11 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 10 (1.00%) ISEB
10 10 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 9 (0.90%) CCNA
11 9 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (0.70%) Postgraduate
13 5 (0.50%) CCIE
13 5 (0.50%) ISTQB
13 5 (0.50%) MCITP
13 5 (0.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (5.81%) Data Quality
2 57 (5.71%) SLA
3 37 (3.71%) HL7
4 29 (2.91%) QA
5 17 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.40%) DICOM
6 4 (0.40%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.20%) COBIT
7 2 (0.20%) P3O
7 2 (0.20%) PMBOK
7 2 (0.20%) WCAG
8 1 (0.10%) COSHH
8 1 (0.10%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 45 (4.51%) Active Directory
2 35 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (1.70%) Hyper-V
3 17 (1.70%) vSphere
4 11 (1.10%) Xen
5 10 (1.00%) VirtualBox
6 7 (0.70%) NFS
6 7 (0.70%) Samba
7 4 (0.40%) Forefront TMG
7 4 (0.40%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.30%) Docker
9 2 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.20%) XenApp
10 1 (0.10%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.10%) Firmware
10 1 (0.10%) HDFS
10 1 (0.10%) iptables
10 1 (0.10%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.10%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.10%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (0.90%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (0.40%) MOM
2 4 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.40%) Puppet
3 3 (0.30%) SCCM
4 2 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.20%) SCSM
5 1 (0.10%) Ansible
5 1 (0.10%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.10%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (0.10%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.10%) Nagios
5 1 (0.10%) Salt
5 1 (0.10%) Simpana
5 1 (0.10%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 301 (30.16%) Microsoft
2 50 (5.01%) Cisco
3 44 (4.41%) VMware
4 36 (3.61%) Oracle
5 26 (2.61%) Twitter
6 23 (2.30%) SAP
7 17 (1.70%) CheckPoint
7 17 (1.70%) Citrix
7 17 (1.70%) HP
8 15 (1.50%) EMC
8 15 (1.50%) Tableau
9 14 (1.40%) Zend
10 10 (1.00%) Cognos
11 8 (0.80%) Aruba
11 8 (0.80%) Brocade
11 8 (0.80%) Cerner
11 8 (0.80%) NetApp
12 7 (0.70%) Telerik
13 6 (0.60%) Capita
13 6 (0.60%) Juniper
West Midlands
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £26041.00 - £34876.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Castleford, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Posted: 2 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Reward Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
South East London
Omni IT
Salary: £10000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
North London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £17,000 per annum + 5% Flexible Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
North London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000 per annum + benifits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum + 5% Flexible Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
North London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Essex
Graham Matthews
Salary: From £39,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Castleford, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Omni IT
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £26041.00 - £34876.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Omni IT
Posted: Yesterday
King's Lynn, Norfolk
Queen Elizabeth's Hospital - NHS Foundation
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Droitwich, Worcestershire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits package!
Posted: Yesterday
Droitwich, Worcestershire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Salary: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leyland, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £26041.00 - £34876.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Talent Spa
Salary: £25-28k DoE
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £19000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
Bray leino
Posted: 3 days ago