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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 619 509 470
Rank change year-on-year
-110 -39
Permanent jobs citing NHS 326 487 609
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.34% 0.47% 0.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.79% 1.16% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 280 369 390
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 £42,069
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -10.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £23,500 £24,050
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,661 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.16% -4.90%
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
41233 42114 46585
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 42.61% 40.65% 41.80%
Number of salaries quoted 33680 33592 37217
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £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 29 April 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 29 April 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 +39 124 £43,500 -3.33% 75
South East -6 46 £42,500 +19.17% 26
East of England +17 33 £44,125 +20.06% 8
North West -49 29 £36,000 +10.76% 30
Yorkshire -53 27 £36,750 -2.00% 20
West Midlands -34 21 £37,500 +20.96% 16
East Midlands +1 16 £36,018 -16.23% 13
South West -10 12 £51,617 +27.21% 8
North East +6 7 £30,000 -14.28% 8
Midlands - 4 £45,000 - 1
NHS
UK

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

1 218 (26.91%) SQL
2 209 (25.80%) Microsoft
3 155 (19.14%) SQL Server
4 138 (17.04%) Finance
5 137 (16.91%) Project Management
6 135 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 129 (15.93%) ITIL
8 128 (15.80%) Business Intelligence
9 116 (14.32%) Degree
10 112 (13.83%) MS Excel
11 101 (12.47%) Windows
12 94 (11.60%) Agile Software Development
13 80 (9.88%) Data Warehouse
14 79 (9.75%) Data Management
15 78 (9.63%) Management Information System
16 75 (9.26%) .NET
17 68 (8.40%) PRINCE2
18 64 (7.90%) Mentoring
19 63 (7.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 60 (7.41%) JavaScript
21 58 (7.16%) Time Management
22 57 (7.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 56 (6.91%) Linux
23 56 (6.91%) Psychology
24 55 (6.79%) SLA
25 54 (6.67%) VMware
26 53 (6.54%) Data Analysis
26 53 (6.54%) Cisco
27 52 (6.42%) HTML
27 52 (6.42%) Electronic Patient Records

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 24 (2.96%) SharePoint
2 23 (2.84%) Node.js
3 22 (2.72%) CMS
4 18 (2.22%) IIS
5 17 (2.10%) Tomcat
6 16 (1.98%) MS Exchange
7 14 (1.73%) JBoss
8 12 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
9 10 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
9 10 (1.23%) GlassFish
9 10 (1.23%) Jetty
10 9 (1.11%) Apache
11 7 (0.86%) WordPress
12 5 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
13 4 (0.49%) Drupal
14 3 (0.37%) Apache Spark
14 3 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
14 3 (0.37%) SAS
14 3 (0.37%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.37%) WildFly
Applications
1 112 (13.83%) MS Excel
2 48 (5.93%) MS Office
3 25 (3.09%) Spreadsheet
4 15 (1.85%) MS Project
5 12 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
6 11 (1.36%) MS Visio
7 8 (0.99%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.37%) SPSS
9 2 (0.25%) Stata
10 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.12%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.12%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 18 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.85%) Lorenzo
3 14 (1.73%) SystmOne
4 13 (1.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.25%) Cerner Millennium
7 1 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (2.47%) SaaS
3 7 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.62%) Office 365
5 4 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.37%) GitHub
7 1 (0.12%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 47 (5.80%) Firewall
2 26 (3.21%) LAN
3 25 (3.09%) WAN
4 19 (2.35%) Network Security
4 19 (2.35%) SAN
4 19 (2.35%) Wireless
5 18 (2.22%) Cisco Nexus
6 16 (1.98%) MPLS
7 15 (1.85%) TCP/IP
8 14 (1.73%) LDAP
9 13 (1.60%) DNS
9 13 (1.60%) Kerberos
9 13 (1.60%) Wireshark
10 12 (1.48%) DHCP
10 12 (1.48%) NAS
11 10 (1.23%) HTTP
11 10 (1.23%) VPN
12 6 (0.74%) Internet
12 6 (0.74%) Intrusion Detection
12 6 (0.74%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (19.14%) SQL Server
2 80 (9.88%) Data Warehouse
3 63 (7.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 57 (7.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 52 (6.42%) Electronic Patient Records
6 46 (5.68%) Relational Database
7 38 (4.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 37 (4.57%) MySQL
9 32 (3.95%) QlikView
10 20 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
11 17 (2.10%) NoSQL
11 17 (2.10%) SQL Server 2005
12 9 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
12 9 (1.11%) Oracle Database
13 8 (0.99%) Data Mining
13 8 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (0.74%) Big Data
14 6 (0.74%) RDBMS
14 6 (0.74%) SQL Server 2014
15 5 (0.62%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 18 (2.22%) Git (software)
2 14 (1.73%) Subversion
3 11 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (1.23%) HP UFT
4 10 (1.23%) LoadRunner
5 5 (0.62%) NUnit
5 5 (0.62%) Rational Rhapsody
5 5 (0.62%) Selenium
5 5 (0.62%) TeamCity
6 4 (0.49%) Ant
6 4 (0.49%) Cucumber
6 4 (0.49%) Eclipse
6 4 (0.49%) Maven
6 4 (0.49%) Vagrant
6 4 (0.49%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.37%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.37%) JUnit
7 3 (0.37%) NeoLoad
7 3 (0.37%) Xcode
8 2 (0.25%) Android Studio
General
1 138 (17.04%) Finance
2 40 (4.94%) Marketing
3 31 (3.83%) Telecoms
4 29 (3.58%) Pharmaceutical
5 28 (3.46%) Local Government
6 20 (2.47%) Manufacturing
7 19 (2.35%) Retail
8 14 (1.73%) Electronics
9 12 (1.48%) Games
10 10 (1.23%) Legal
11 6 (0.74%) Advertising
11 6 (0.74%) Publishing
12 5 (0.62%) Law
13 4 (0.49%) Back Office
13 4 (0.49%) Banking
14 3 (0.37%) General Ledger
14 3 (0.37%) Interactive Media
15 2 (0.25%) Automotive
15 2 (0.25%) Billing
16 1 (0.12%) French Language
Job Titles
1 154 (19.01%) Analyst
2 149 (18.40%) Developer
3 68 (8.40%) Project Manager
4 53 (6.54%) Consultant
5 44 (5.43%) IT Manager
6 35 (4.32%) SQL Developer
7 33 (4.07%) Business Analyst
8 30 (3.70%) Service Manager
9 28 (3.46%) Applications Support
10 27 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 25 (3.09%) .NET Developer
11 25 (3.09%) Service Analyst
11 25 (3.09%) Support Engineer
12 24 (2.96%) Senior Developer
13 23 (2.84%) C# Developer
13 23 (2.84%) Information Analyst
13 23 (2.84%) Senior Analyst
14 22 (2.72%) Systems Engineer
15 20 (2.47%) Business Manager
15 20 (2.47%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (9.26%) .NET
2 52 (6.42%) HTML
3 45 (5.56%) CSS
3 45 (5.56%) Web Services
4 35 (4.32%) jQuery
5 32 (3.95%) AngularJS
6 26 (3.21%) XML
7 24 (2.96%) LAMP
8 22 (2.72%) HTML5
9 16 (1.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 12 (1.48%) ASP.NET
11 9 (1.11%) .NET Framework
11 9 (1.11%) JSON
12 8 (0.99%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (0.99%) MDX
13 7 (0.86%) RESTful
13 7 (0.86%) WCF
13 7 (0.86%) XSLT
14 6 (0.74%) ODBC
15 5 (0.62%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 135 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 78 (9.63%) Management Information System
3 56 (6.91%) Psychology
4 50 (6.17%) Computer Science
5 35 (4.32%) Informatics
6 33 (4.07%) Mobile App
7 22 (2.72%) Mathematics
8 18 (2.22%) Statistics
9 17 (2.10%) Driving Licence
9 17 (2.10%) Health Informatics
10 16 (1.98%) e-Health
11 15 (1.85%) User Experience
12 14 (1.73%) EMC VNX
13 13 (1.60%) Data Extraction
14 12 (1.48%) BBC
14 12 (1.48%) Data Centre
15 10 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
15 10 (1.23%) Enterprise Storage
15 10 (1.23%) PACS
16 8 (0.99%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 101 (12.47%) Windows
2 56 (6.91%) Linux
3 32 (3.95%) Apple iOS
4 30 (3.70%) Android
4 30 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (3.09%) Windows Server
6 23 (2.84%) Unix
7 20 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (1.73%) CentOS
10 12 (1.48%) Windows XP
11 10 (1.23%) Windows 7
12 5 (0.62%) Mac OS X
12 5 (0.62%) Solaris
13 2 (0.25%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.12%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.12%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (16.91%) Project Management
2 129 (15.93%) ITIL
3 128 (15.80%) Business Intelligence
4 94 (11.60%) Agile Software Development
5 79 (9.75%) Data Management
6 68 (8.40%) PRINCE2
7 64 (7.90%) Mentoring
8 58 (7.16%) Time Management
9 53 (6.54%) Data Analysis
10 46 (5.68%) Analytics
11 41 (5.06%) Continuous Improvement
12 40 (4.94%) ETL
13 38 (4.69%) Service Management
14 37 (4.57%) Coaching
14 37 (4.57%) CRM
14 37 (4.57%) Service Delivery
14 37 (4.57%) Stakeholder Management
15 36 (4.44%) Line Management
16 35 (4.32%) Migration
16 35 (4.32%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 218 (26.91%) SQL
2 60 (7.41%) JavaScript
3 48 (5.93%) C#
3 48 (5.93%) Java
4 45 (5.56%) T-SQL
5 35 (4.32%) PHP
6 23 (2.84%) VBA
7 18 (2.22%) C
8 14 (1.73%) Bash Shell
9 13 (1.60%) C++
10 9 (1.11%) PL/SQL
10 9 (1.11%) R
11 7 (0.86%) Python
11 7 (0.86%) Ruby
11 7 (0.86%) VB.NET
12 6 (0.74%) Shell Script
12 6 (0.74%) Tcl
13 5 (0.62%) ANSI C
13 5 (0.62%) Perl
14 4 (0.49%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 116 (14.32%) Degree
2 27 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (2.96%) Security Cleared
4 23 (2.84%) CCNP
5 19 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (2.22%) SC Cleared
7 15 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
7 15 (1.85%) CCNA
7 15 (1.85%) ISEB
8 14 (1.73%) PhD
8 14 (1.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 12 (1.48%) MBA
10 9 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 7 (0.86%) MCITP
12 7 (0.86%) Postgraduate
13 6 (0.74%) CCIE
13 6 (0.74%) DBS Check
13 6 (0.74%) MCSE
13 6 (0.74%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (6.79%) SLA
2 41 (5.06%) Data Quality
2 41 (5.06%) QA
3 27 (3.33%) HL7
4 11 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (1.11%) COBIT
5 9 (1.11%) DICOM
6 7 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.74%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.49%) SDET
9 2 (0.25%) PMBOK
9 2 (0.25%) WCAG
10 1 (0.12%) COSHH
10 1 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.12%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.12%) P3O
System Software
1 47 (5.80%) Active Directory
2 38 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (3.33%) vSphere
4 20 (2.47%) Hyper-V
5 11 (1.36%) Xen
6 10 (1.23%) VirtualBox
7 5 (0.62%) Docker
7 5 (0.62%) Forefront TMG
7 5 (0.62%) NFS
7 5 (0.62%) Samba
8 4 (0.49%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (0.37%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.12%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.12%) Firmware
10 1 (0.12%) HDFS
10 1 (0.12%) iptables
10 1 (0.12%) XenApp
10 1 (0.12%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.99%) HP SIM
3 5 (0.62%) EMC NetWorker
3 5 (0.62%) HP SiteScope
3 5 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.62%) Puppet
3 5 (0.62%) SCOM
4 4 (0.49%) MOM
5 3 (0.37%) DameWare
5 3 (0.37%) SCCM
6 1 (0.12%) Ansible
6 1 (0.12%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.12%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.12%) Nagios
6 1 (0.12%) Salt
6 1 (0.12%) Simpana
6 1 (0.12%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 209 (25.80%) Microsoft
2 54 (6.67%) VMware
3 53 (6.54%) Cisco
4 33 (4.07%) Oracle
5 32 (3.95%) Citrix
6 28 (3.46%) EMC
7 24 (2.96%) SAP
8 21 (2.59%) HP
9 14 (1.73%) Twitter
10 13 (1.60%) Red Hat
11 12 (1.48%) Tableau
12 11 (1.36%) CheckPoint
12 11 (1.36%) Zend
13 7 (0.86%) Google
14 6 (0.74%) IBM
14 6 (0.74%) NetApp
14 6 (0.74%) SolarWinds
15 5 (0.62%) Cerner
15 5 (0.62%) Juniper
15 5 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
South East London
Omni RMS
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Omni RMS
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Omni RMS
Posted: 20 hours ago
Durham, County Durham
NECS
Salary: £26,302 - 35,225 per year
Posted: 23 hours ago
Durham, County Durham
NECS
Salary: £26,302 - 35,225 per year
Posted: 23 hours ago
Durham, County Durham
NECS
Salary: £31,383 - 41,373 per year
Posted: 23 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
NECS
Salary: £31,383 - 41,373 per year
Posted: 23 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
NECS
Salary: £21,909 - 28,462 per year
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Omni RMS
Salary: £10000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Omni RMS
Posted: 2 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £21000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Omni RMS
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: £15,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £190 - £220 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £19000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Ashby-De-La-Zouch, Leicestershire
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus/benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Midlands
ISL
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Venturi
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Highly competitive salary and benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Comtecs
Salary: £18000 - £20000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Venturi
Salary: £230 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
NHS BSA
Salary: Up to £48,034 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
LB Croydon
Salary: From £47,535 to £49,453 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
EDM Group
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Depending on experience
Posted: 14 days ago