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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 485 472 527
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +55
Permanent jobs citing NHS 441 450 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.42% 0.44% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.11% 1.12% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 381 288 331
Average salary £43,164 £36,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.25% -12.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £36,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+23.28% -12.04%
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
39758 40327 42565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.85% 39.44% 39.04%
Number of salaries quoted 32355 32066 35999
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 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +71 129 £46,500 +7.72% 110
Yorkshire +15 95 £40,000 +11.11% 47
South East -2 89 £47,500 +25.82% 45
North West -70 27 £35,000 -13.58% 49
East of England -24 18 £40,000 +33.33% 28
South West -17 16 £34,500 -1.42% 25
East Midlands +3 11 £38,000 -5.00% 26
West Midlands -18 5 £51,000 +52.23% 22
North East -10 1 £35,000 - 7
NHS
UK

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 250 (27.56%) Project Management
2 234 (25.80%) SQL
3 222 (24.48%) Microsoft
4 184 (20.29%) MS Excel
5 183 (20.18%) SQL Server
6 160 (17.64%) PRINCE2
7 144 (15.88%) Agile Software Development
8 132 (14.55%) .NET
9 128 (14.11%) e-Health
10 119 (13.12%) Degree
10 119 (13.12%) Finance
11 112 (12.35%) Management Information System
12 104 (11.47%) C#
13 103 (11.36%) Business Intelligence
14 89 (9.81%) Stakeholder Management
15 88 (9.70%) Windows
16 86 (9.48%) ITIL
16 86 (9.48%) Informatics
17 84 (9.26%) Change Management
18 81 (8.93%) JavaScript
19 79 (8.71%) HTML
20 78 (8.60%) Retail
21 71 (7.83%) ASP.NET
21 71 (7.83%) Service Delivery
22 69 (7.61%) MS Office
23 63 (6.95%) XML
24 61 (6.73%) SharePoint
25 60 (6.62%) CSS
26 59 (6.50%) QA
27 58 (6.39%) jQuery

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 61 (6.73%) SharePoint
2 16 (1.76%) Tomcat
3 15 (1.65%) IIS
4 13 (1.43%) SharePoint Server
5 12 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
5 12 (1.32%) WordPress
6 11 (1.21%) SAS
7 8 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
7 8 (0.88%) WebSphere
7 8 (0.88%) JBoss
8 7 (0.77%) WebSphere Application Server
9 6 (0.66%) MS Exchange
9 6 (0.66%) Drupal
10 4 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.44%) Apache
10 4 (0.44%) SugarCRM
10 4 (0.44%) CMS
11 3 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.22%) nginx
12 2 (0.22%) Lync
Applications
1 184 (20.29%) MS Excel
2 69 (7.61%) MS Office
3 47 (5.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 33 (3.64%) MS Project
5 15 (1.65%) Spreadsheet
6 13 (1.43%) InfoPath
7 9 (0.99%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.66%) MS Visio
9 4 (0.44%) SPSS
10 3 (0.33%) Stata
10 3 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.33%) InDesign
10 3 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.22%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 17 (1.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.88%) Agresso
4 4 (0.44%) Cerner Millennium
5 3 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.33%) ResourceLink
5 3 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (0.88%) Amazon S3
3 3 (0.33%) SaaS
4 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.09%) Internet
2 22 (2.43%) SAN
3 16 (1.76%) WAN
4 15 (1.65%) LAN
5 13 (1.43%) TCP/IP
6 10 (1.10%) Intranet
7 8 (0.88%) Firewall
8 7 (0.77%) DNS
8 7 (0.77%) DHCP
9 5 (0.55%) VoIP
9 5 (0.55%) VPN
9 5 (0.55%) NAS
10 4 (0.44%) Wireless
11 3 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.33%) Unified Communications
11 3 (0.33%) H.323
11 3 (0.33%) SNMP
11 3 (0.33%) HTTP
12 2 (0.22%) LDAP
12 2 (0.22%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (20.18%) SQL Server
2 44 (4.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 42 (4.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 41 (4.52%) QlikView
5 33 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 32 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
7 21 (2.32%) Big Data
7 21 (2.32%) SQL Server 2012
8 17 (1.87%) Relational Database
9 16 (1.76%) Crystal Reports
10 13 (1.43%) MySQL
11 11 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
12 10 (1.10%) MS Access
13 9 (0.99%) RDBMS
13 9 (0.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 9 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (0.66%) DTS
15 5 (0.55%) OLAP
16 4 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
16 4 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 50 (5.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 28 (3.09%) Visual Studio
3 16 (1.76%) ReSharper
3 16 (1.76%) Moq
3 16 (1.76%) SoapUI
4 12 (1.32%) Rational Rhapsody
5 9 (0.99%) Subversion
6 7 (0.77%) Redmine
7 5 (0.55%) MSBuild
8 4 (0.44%) NUnit
9 3 (0.33%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (0.33%) Dreamweaver
9 3 (0.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 3 (0.33%) Axure RP
9 3 (0.33%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.22%) Selenium
10 2 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.11%) Xcode
11 1 (0.11%) JIRA
11 1 (0.11%) WATIR
General
1 119 (13.12%) Finance
2 78 (8.60%) Retail
3 54 (5.95%) Marketing
4 49 (5.40%) Pharmaceutical
5 27 (2.98%) Telecoms
6 23 (2.54%) Legal
7 21 (2.32%) Local Government
8 20 (2.21%) Law
8 20 (2.21%) Manufacturing
9 18 (1.98%) Electronics
10 11 (1.21%) Publishing
11 10 (1.10%) Aerospace
12 8 (0.88%) French Language
12 8 (0.88%) German Language
12 8 (0.88%) Spanish Language
13 7 (0.77%) Military
14 4 (0.44%) Billing
15 3 (0.33%) Games
16 2 (0.22%) Automotive
16 2 (0.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 142 (15.66%) Developer
2 129 (14.22%) Analyst
3 109 (12.02%) Project Manager
4 87 (9.59%) Consultant
5 38 (4.19%) Business Analyst
6 36 (3.97%) Software Developer
6 36 (3.97%) .NET Developer
7 31 (3.42%) Programme Manager
8 29 (3.20%) Service Manager
9 27 (2.98%) Architect
9 27 (2.98%) Business Manager
9 27 (2.98%) NHS Project Manager
10 25 (2.76%) Product Specialist
10 25 (2.76%) Implementation Specialist
11 23 (2.54%) Information Analyst
12 20 (2.21%) Senior Manager
13 19 (2.09%) Senior Developer
13 19 (2.09%) C# Developer
14 18 (1.98%) Senior Analyst
14 18 (1.98%) Relationships Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (14.55%) .NET
2 79 (8.71%) HTML
3 71 (7.83%) ASP.NET
4 63 (6.95%) XML
5 60 (6.62%) CSS
6 58 (6.39%) jQuery
7 49 (5.40%) Web Services
8 47 (5.18%) .NET Framework
9 42 (4.63%) Ajax
10 40 (4.41%) WinForms
11 38 (4.19%) HTML5
12 31 (3.42%) WCF
13 27 (2.98%) WPF
14 22 (2.43%) CSS3
15 20 (2.21%) REST
15 20 (2.21%) Hibernate
16 18 (1.98%) XSLT
17 17 (1.87%) RESTful
18 16 (1.76%) XHTML
19 15 (1.65%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 128 (14.11%) e-Health
2 112 (12.35%) Management Information System
3 86 (9.48%) Informatics
4 49 (5.40%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (2.98%) Health Informatics
6 26 (2.87%) Social Media
7 25 (2.76%) PACS
8 21 (2.32%) Visualisation
9 18 (1.98%) Computer Science
9 18 (1.98%) DTV
10 17 (1.87%) LIMS
10 17 (1.87%) Data Protection Act
11 13 (1.43%) Statistics
12 10 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (0.99%) Mathematics
14 8 (0.88%) Open Source
15 7 (0.77%) Mobile App
16 6 (0.66%) User Experience
16 6 (0.66%) Data Conversion
16 6 (0.66%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 88 (9.70%) Windows
2 27 (2.98%) Linux
3 22 (2.43%) Apple iOS
4 10 (1.10%) Android
5 7 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (0.77%) Windows XP
6 5 (0.55%) Ubuntu
6 5 (0.55%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.44%) Windows 8
7 4 (0.44%) UNIX
8 3 (0.33%) AIX
8 3 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.22%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.11%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (27.56%) Project Management
2 160 (17.64%) PRINCE2
3 144 (15.88%) Agile Software Development
4 103 (11.36%) Business Intelligence
5 89 (9.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 86 (9.48%) ITIL
7 84 (9.26%) Change Management
8 71 (7.83%) Service Delivery
9 55 (6.06%) Workflow
10 51 (5.62%) Risk Management
11 48 (5.29%) Analytics
12 46 (5.07%) Line Management
12 46 (5.07%) Programme Management
13 43 (4.74%) Scrum
14 38 (4.19%) People Management
15 37 (4.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 36 (3.97%) Data Analysis
17 35 (3.86%) CRM
18 33 (3.64%) Strategic Planning
19 32 (3.53%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 234 (25.80%) SQL
2 104 (11.47%) C#
3 81 (8.93%) JavaScript
4 55 (6.06%) T-SQL
5 51 (5.62%) Java
6 28 (3.09%) C
7 25 (2.76%) VB.NET
8 23 (2.54%) PHP
9 22 (2.43%) VB
10 10 (1.10%) VBA
10 10 (1.10%) C++
11 9 (0.99%) XPath
12 8 (0.88%) PowerShell
12 8 (0.88%) PL/SQL
13 7 (0.77%) LotusScript
14 5 (0.55%) Objective-C
14 5 (0.55%) VBScript
15 4 (0.44%) VB6
16 3 (0.33%) R
17 2 (0.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 119 (13.12%) Degree
2 26 (2.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 20 (2.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (1.87%) PMI Certification
5 15 (1.65%) Security Cleared
5 15 (1.65%) PMP
6 10 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 7 (0.77%) OCPJP
8 7 (0.77%) Sun Certification
8 7 (0.77%) Oracle Certification
9 6 (0.66%) MCP
9 6 (0.66%) MCSE
10 5 (0.55%) CCNP
10 5 (0.55%) CCNA
10 5 (0.55%) SC Cleared
11 4 (0.44%) ISEB
11 4 (0.44%) CISSP
11 4 (0.44%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (6.50%) QA
2 37 (4.08%) HL7
3 18 (1.98%) SLA
3 18 (1.98%) Data Quality
4 12 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.55%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 2 (0.22%) DICOM
7 2 (0.22%) WAI
7 2 (0.22%) COBIT
8 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.11%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.11%) BS7799
System Software
1 25 (2.76%) Active Directory
2 22 (2.43%) Hyper-V
3 14 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.11%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.11%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (0.66%) ARCserve
1 6 (0.66%) NetBackup
1 6 (0.66%) SCDPM
2 3 (0.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (0.33%) Puppet
3 2 (0.22%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (0.22%) WMI
4 1 (0.11%) SCCM
4 1 (0.11%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 222 (24.48%) Microsoft
2 50 (5.51%) Oracle
3 23 (2.54%) SAP
4 19 (2.09%) Cisco
5 17 (1.87%) Apple
5 17 (1.87%) Tableau
6 16 (1.76%) VMware
7 15 (1.65%) Business Objects
8 11 (1.21%) HP
8 11 (1.21%) Citrix
9 10 (1.10%) 3PAR
10 9 (0.99%) Twitter
10 9 (0.99%) Cognos
11 8 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (0.88%) Sun
12 7 (0.77%) EMC
13 6 (0.66%) NetApp
13 6 (0.66%) IBM
13 6 (0.66%) Symantec
13 6 (0.66%) Veeam
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