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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 446 525 468
Rank change year-on-year
+79 -57
Permanent jobs citing NHS 544 419 454
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.53% 0.38% 0.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.31% 0.97% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 305 345 368
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,000 £59,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,661 £43,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-18.02% +12.98%
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
41535 43201 41409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 40.62% 39.51% 40.69%
Number of salaries quoted 33275 34237 33636
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 £77,500 £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 31 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 31 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 +90 160 £31,000 -11.42% 29
London +51 149 £47,750 -4.50% 88
South East 0 95 £40,000 -11.11% 24
North West +7 52 £32,500 -27.77% 31
East of England +17 28 £43,000 +14.66% 19
South West -19 18 £43,164 -14.52% 28
West Midlands -17 14 £47,500 +10.04% 22
East Midlands -2 13 £32,500 -27.77% 22
North East -11 1 £51,617 -37.62% 9
NHS
UK

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 321 (31.04%) SQL
2 238 (23.02%) Microsoft
3 227 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
4 226 (21.86%) SQL Server
5 203 (19.63%) .NET
6 196 (18.96%) C#
7 191 (18.47%) Project Management
8 185 (17.89%) Pharmaceutical
9 184 (17.79%) HTML
10 183 (17.70%) Retail
11 173 (16.73%) MS Excel
12 169 (16.34%) Finance
13 140 (13.54%) Degree
14 134 (12.96%) Business Intelligence
15 117 (11.32%) JavaScript
15 117 (11.32%) CSS
16 105 (10.15%) PRINCE2
16 105 (10.15%) Windows
17 103 (9.96%) ASP.NET
18 101 (9.77%) Software Engineering
19 100 (9.67%) ITIL
19 100 (9.67%) HTML5
20 90 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 89 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
22 87 (8.41%) Informatics
23 85 (8.22%) T-SQL
24 84 (8.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 83 (8.03%) Mentoring
26 78 (7.54%) Management Information System
27 77 (7.45%) WPF

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 36 (3.48%) IIS
2 26 (2.51%) SharePoint
3 23 (2.22%) CMS
4 16 (1.55%) SAS
5 14 (1.35%) MS Exchange
6 12 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (0.48%) Moodle
9 4 (0.39%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (0.39%) Apache
10 2 (0.19%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.19%) Liferay
10 2 (0.19%) ColdFusion
10 2 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.19%) WordPress
10 2 (0.19%) Apache ServiceMix
10 2 (0.19%) Node.js
11 1 (0.097%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.097%) JCAPS
Applications
1 173 (16.73%) MS Excel
2 67 (6.48%) MS Office
3 33 (3.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (2.03%) MS Visio
5 14 (1.35%) MS Project
6 10 (0.97%) Photoshop
7 9 (0.87%) Adobe Illustrator
7 9 (0.87%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 5 (0.48%) SPSS
9 4 (0.39%) InfoPath
10 3 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.29%) Stata
11 2 (0.19%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 17 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.19%) Odoo
5 2 (0.19%) Cerner Millennium
5 2 (0.19%) Magento
6 1 (0.097%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.097%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.48%) Office 365
3 3 (0.29%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.19%) IaaS
4 2 (0.19%) HP Helion
4 2 (0.19%) SaaS
5 1 (0.097%) GitHub
5 1 (0.097%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.097%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.22%) Firewall
2 22 (2.13%) WAN
3 21 (2.03%) LAN
4 16 (1.55%) TCP/IP
5 15 (1.45%) Intranet
6 14 (1.35%) VoIP
7 13 (1.26%) DHCP
7 13 (1.26%) VPN
7 13 (1.26%) DNS
8 7 (0.68%) Internet
8 7 (0.68%) HTTP
8 7 (0.68%) Wireless
9 6 (0.58%) Network Security
9 6 (0.58%) OSPF
9 6 (0.58%) SAN
10 5 (0.48%) RIP
10 5 (0.48%) Spanning Tree
10 5 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (0.39%) Structured Cabling
12 3 (0.29%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 226 (21.86%) SQL Server
2 90 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 84 (8.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 61 (5.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 48 (4.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 43 (4.16%) Data Warehouse
7 42 (4.06%) QlikView
8 37 (3.58%) Relational Database
9 25 (2.42%) SQL Server 2005
10 24 (2.32%) SQL Server 2012
10 24 (2.32%) MS Access
11 23 (2.22%) MySQL
12 20 (1.93%) Big Data
13 14 (1.35%) Oracle BI EE
14 9 (0.87%) Oracle Database
15 8 (0.77%) Data Mining
16 6 (0.58%) OLAP
16 6 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
17 5 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
17 5 (0.48%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 66 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (1.35%) Moq
2 14 (1.35%) SoapUI
2 14 (1.35%) Xcode
2 14 (1.35%) ReSharper
3 11 (1.06%) Git (software)
4 10 (0.97%) Selenium
5 7 (0.68%) Visual Studio
5 7 (0.68%) Subversion
6 5 (0.48%) JIRA
6 5 (0.48%) Jasmine
6 5 (0.48%) Grunt
6 5 (0.48%) PHPUnit
6 5 (0.48%) NUnit
6 5 (0.48%) LoadRunner
7 3 (0.29%) Ant
7 3 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (0.29%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.29%) Maven
8 2 (0.19%) Cucumber
General
1 185 (17.89%) Pharmaceutical
2 183 (17.70%) Retail
3 169 (16.34%) Finance
4 45 (4.35%) Marketing
5 24 (2.32%) Local Government
6 21 (2.03%) Law
7 20 (1.93%) Manufacturing
8 18 (1.74%) Telecoms
9 16 (1.55%) Games
10 15 (1.45%) Automotive
11 13 (1.26%) Military
12 9 (0.87%) Electronics
12 9 (0.87%) Legal
13 6 (0.58%) Back Office
14 5 (0.48%) Aerospace
14 5 (0.48%) Advertising
14 5 (0.48%) Publishing
14 5 (0.48%) Multimedia
15 3 (0.29%) Banking
15 3 (0.29%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 227 (21.95%) Developer
2 183 (17.70%) Analyst
3 69 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 61 (5.90%) Consultant
5 56 (5.42%) Junior
6 52 (5.03%) Software Engineer
7 43 (4.16%) Senior Developer
8 41 (3.97%) Information Analyst
9 40 (3.87%) Architect
10 32 (3.09%) Programme Manager
11 31 (3.00%) Programmer
12 28 (2.71%) Solutions Architect
13 27 (2.61%) Business Analyst
14 26 (2.51%) Support Analyst
15 25 (2.42%) IT Support
16 24 (2.32%) NHS Information Analyst
17 23 (2.22%) Web Developer
18 22 (2.13%) Graduate
18 22 (2.13%) Senior Analyst
18 22 (2.13%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (19.63%) .NET
2 184 (17.79%) HTML
3 117 (11.32%) CSS
4 103 (9.96%) ASP.NET
5 100 (9.67%) HTML5
6 77 (7.45%) WPF
7 71 (6.87%) jQuery
8 59 (5.71%) Apache Flex
9 56 (5.42%) .NET Framework
10 43 (4.16%) XML
11 37 (3.58%) WinForms
12 33 (3.19%) REST
13 32 (3.09%) Web Services
14 29 (2.80%) WCF
15 27 (2.61%) CSS3
16 22 (2.13%) Sass
17 18 (1.74%) AngularJS
18 17 (1.64%) Ajax
18 17 (1.64%) LAMP
19 15 (1.45%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 89 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
2 87 (8.41%) Informatics
3 78 (7.54%) Management Information System
4 39 (3.77%) Statistics
5 37 (3.58%) Health Informatics
6 26 (2.51%) Visualisation
7 25 (2.42%) Mobile App
8 22 (2.13%) User Experience
9 20 (1.93%) Computer Science
10 19 (1.84%) Mathematics
11 18 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
12 17 (1.64%) e-Health
13 16 (1.55%) E-Learning
13 16 (1.55%) iPhone
14 14 (1.35%) Private Cloud
14 14 (1.35%) Freedom of Information
15 13 (1.26%) Data Structures
15 13 (1.26%) Digital Media
16 12 (1.16%) PACS
17 11 (1.06%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 105 (10.15%) Windows
2 38 (3.68%) Apple iOS
3 32 (3.09%) Android
4 25 (2.42%) Linux
5 18 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (1.64%) Windows 7
7 15 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (0.97%) Windows XP
9 10 (0.97%) Ubuntu
10 9 (0.87%) UNIX
11 6 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
11 6 (0.58%) CentOS
12 4 (0.39%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.19%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.097%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.097%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.097%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.097%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
2 191 (18.47%) Project Management
3 134 (12.96%) Business Intelligence
4 105 (10.15%) PRINCE2
5 101 (9.77%) Software Engineering
6 100 (9.67%) ITIL
7 83 (8.03%) Mentoring
8 67 (6.48%) Analytics
9 62 (6.00%) Data Management
10 61 (5.90%) Line Management
11 60 (5.80%) Stakeholder Management
11 60 (5.80%) Continuous Improvement
12 59 (5.71%) MVC
12 59 (5.71%) Service Delivery
13 54 (5.22%) Continuous Integration
14 53 (5.13%) Data Analysis
15 51 (4.93%) Scrum
16 49 (4.74%) Service Management
17 48 (4.64%) Change Management
17 48 (4.64%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 321 (31.04%) SQL
2 196 (18.96%) C#
3 117 (11.32%) JavaScript
4 85 (8.22%) T-SQL
5 44 (4.26%) Java
6 39 (3.77%) PHP
7 27 (2.61%) VB.NET
8 23 (2.22%) Objective-C
9 22 (2.13%) C
10 17 (1.64%) VBA
11 16 (1.55%) C++
12 13 (1.26%) PL/SQL
12 13 (1.26%) Python
13 9 (0.87%) VB
14 5 (0.48%) Apple Swift
15 4 (0.39%) Ruby
16 2 (0.19%) PowerShell
17 1 (0.097%) CoffeeScript
17 1 (0.097%) Go
17 1 (0.097%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 140 (13.54%) Degree
2 15 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 14 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (1.26%) MCP
5 12 (1.16%) CCNA
5 12 (1.16%) ISEB
6 11 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (0.77%) MCSE
8 8 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 8 (0.77%) MBA
9 6 (0.58%) HND
9 6 (0.58%) ISTQB
9 6 (0.58%) Security Cleared
10 5 (0.48%) APMP
11 4 (0.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (0.39%) Network+ Certification
11 4 (0.39%) MCSA
11 4 (0.39%) CCDA
11 4 (0.39%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (4.26%) SLA
2 43 (4.16%) HL7
3 27 (2.61%) QA
4 18 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (1.45%) SNOMED CT
6 12 (1.16%) Data Quality
7 9 (0.87%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.48%) ISO 14001
9 4 (0.39%) DICOM
10 2 (0.19%) WCAG
11 1 (0.097%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 1 (0.097%) BS25999
System Software
1 32 (3.09%) Active Directory
2 24 (2.32%) Hyper-V
3 18 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.97%) 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%) XenServer
6 2 (0.19%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.19%) vSphere
6 2 (0.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.097%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.097%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (1.06%) 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%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.19%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (0.19%) SCOM
5 2 (0.19%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.19%) SCSM
6 1 (0.097%) WMI
Vendors
1 238 (23.02%) Microsoft
2 35 (3.38%) Oracle
3 30 (2.90%) Tableau
4 29 (2.80%) VMware
5 27 (2.61%) Cisco
6 26 (2.51%) Apple
7 23 (2.22%) HP
8 22 (2.13%) Citrix
9 14 (1.35%) SAP
10 8 (0.77%) Cognos
11 7 (0.68%) Red Hat
11 7 (0.68%) EMC
11 7 (0.68%) BT
12 6 (0.58%) Google
12 6 (0.58%) NetApp
12 6 (0.58%) Juniper
12 6 (0.58%) Splunk
13 5 (0.48%) Aruba
13 5 (0.48%) Veeam
13 5 (0.48%) Facebook
Barnet, Hertfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + 4.2 car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Christie Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Salary: From £25,528 to £34,189 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leyland, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £37000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Venturi
Salary: £200 - £250 per day + DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Leyland, Lancashire
Midlands and Lancashire CSU
Salary: £39,632 - 47,559 per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Rotherham Doncaster & South Humber NHS Foundation Trust
Salary: From £21,692 to £28,180 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension + more
Posted: 4 days ago
Leyland, Lancashire
Midlands and Lancashire CSU
Salary: £26,041 - 34,876 per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Midlands and Lancashire CSU
Salary: £39,632 - 47,559 per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Midlands and Lancashire CSU
Salary: £31,072 - 40,964 per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Midlands and Lancashire CSU
Salary: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Commission
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £28k + pkg
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: To £25k + pkg
Posted: 5 days ago
East Anglia
Keystream Resources Limited
Salary: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum Annual bonus, Pension, Healthcare +
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Pharma Division
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Shares + 15K OTE + Car
Posted: 5 days ago