The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 96 80 83
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +3
Permanent jobs citing NHS 9 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.63% 0.74% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.81% 2.28% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 2
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £28,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +6.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £28,750 £24,050
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £56,500 £32,450
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £36,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+23.28% -12.04%
NHS
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Miscellaneous Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
496 351 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 34.64% 32.35% 33.87%
Number of salaries quoted 361 252 255
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,937 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing NHS across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

NHS
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing NHS across the Essex region.

NHS Salary Trend in Essex

NHS
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing NHS across the Essex region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

NHS Salary Histogram in Essex

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 12 (57.14%) MS Office
2 11 (52.38%) VB.NET
2 11 (52.38%) .NET
2 11 (52.38%) Crystal Reports
2 11 (52.38%) SQL
2 11 (52.38%) ASP.NET
2 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
3 9 (42.86%) WinForms
3 9 (42.86%) Windows
4 5 (23.81%) e-Health
4 5 (23.81%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (19.05%) Project Management
5 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
5 4 (19.05%) XML
5 4 (19.05%) VBScript
5 4 (19.05%) HTML
5 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
5 4 (19.05%) Visual Studio
5 4 (19.05%) HTML5
6 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
7 2 (9.52%) Service Management
7 2 (9.52%) ITSM
7 2 (9.52%) Finance
7 2 (9.52%) PRINCE
7 2 (9.52%) ITIL
7 2 (9.52%) HL7
8 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
8 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
8 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (4.76%) Degree

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (57.14%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (23.81%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Developer
1 11 (52.38%) Software Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Support Specialist
2 4 (19.05%) Implementation Specialist
3 3 (14.29%) Project Officer
3 3 (14.29%) Project Support Officer
4 2 (9.52%) Service Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Service Desk Manager
4 2 (9.52%) IT Services Manager
5 1 (4.76%) NHS Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Project Support Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Junior Project Support Officer
5 1 (4.76%) Junior Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Support Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) .NET
1 11 (52.38%) ASP.NET
2 9 (42.86%) WinForms
3 4 (19.05%) HTML5
3 4 (19.05%) XML
3 4 (19.05%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Project Management
1 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
2 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 2 (9.52%) PRINCE
3 2 (9.52%) Service Management
3 2 (9.52%) ITSM
3 2 (9.52%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) SQL
1 11 (52.38%) VB.NET
2 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
2 4 (19.05%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) HL7
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft