The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 24 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 120 141 154
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +13
Permanent jobs citing NHS 14 19 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.68% 0.79% 0.075%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.52% 1.87% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 2
Median salary £31,000 £25,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+24.00% -44.44%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.64%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
923 1016 1125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 45.11% 42.00% 42.37%
Number of salaries quoted 747 776 935
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hertfordshire region citing NHS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

NHS
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

NHS Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

NHS
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing NHS across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2016.

NHS Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

NHS
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +31 12 £31,000 +24.00%
Hoddesdon - 1 £42,500 -
NHS
East of England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, IT jobs citing NHS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for NHS.

1 19 (47.50%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 14 (35.00%) QA
4 13 (32.50%) Software Testing
5 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 11 (27.50%) Project Management
6 11 (27.50%) SQL
7 10 (25.00%) HP UFT
7 10 (25.00%) LoadRunner
7 10 (25.00%) HP
7 10 (25.00%) Time Management
7 10 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
8 8 (20.00%) Test Scripting
8 8 (20.00%) Automation Testing
9 7 (17.50%) Business Analysis
9 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
10 6 (15.00%) HTML
10 6 (15.00%) ISEB
10 6 (15.00%) Computer Science
10 6 (15.00%) Mentoring
11 5 (12.50%) HP SiteScope
11 5 (12.50%) NeoLoad
11 5 (12.50%) Test Planning
11 5 (12.50%) ANSI C
11 5 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (12.50%) Performance Testing
11 5 (12.50%) Degree
11 5 (12.50%) Content Management
11 5 (12.50%) HP ASE
11 5 (12.50%) Telerik

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (2.50%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.50%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (25.00%) HP UFT
1 10 (25.00%) LoadRunner
2 5 (12.50%) NeoLoad
3 3 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (5.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Consultant
2 10 (25.00%) Test Consultant
3 6 (15.00%) Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Coordinator
4 5 (12.50%) Graduate
4 5 (12.50%) Graduate Consultant
4 5 (12.50%) Graduate IT Consultant
4 5 (12.50%) IT Consultant
4 5 (12.50%) IT Graduate
4 5 (12.50%) Performance Consultant
4 5 (12.50%) Performance Test Consultant
4 5 (12.50%) Test Automation Consultant
4 5 (12.50%) Test Coordinator
4 5 (12.50%) Training Consultant
5 4 (10.00%) Business Systems Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) .NET Developer
6 3 (7.50%) C# Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Developer
6 3 (7.50%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) HTML
2 5 (12.50%) Web Services
3 3 (7.50%) .NET
3 3 (7.50%) WPF
3 3 (7.50%) XML
4 2 (5.00%) WCF
5 1 (2.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (47.50%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Linux
1 5 (12.50%) Solaris
1 5 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) Test Automation
2 13 (32.50%) Software Testing
3 11 (27.50%) Project Management
4 10 (25.00%) Time Management
5 8 (20.00%) Automation Testing
5 8 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 7 (17.50%) Business Analysis
7 6 (15.00%) Mentoring
8 5 (12.50%) Content Management
8 5 (12.50%) CRM
8 5 (12.50%) Performance Testing
8 5 (12.50%) Test Planning
8 5 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (7.50%) Business Continuity
9 3 (7.50%) Functional Testing
9 3 (7.50%) Service Delivery
9 3 (7.50%) Systems Analysis
10 2 (5.00%) Clinical Data Management
10 2 (5.00%) SDLC
10 2 (5.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 11 (27.50%) SQL
2 5 (12.50%) ANSI C
2 5 (12.50%) C
3 3 (7.50%) C#
4 1 (2.50%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) ISEB
2 5 (12.50%) Degree
2 5 (12.50%) HP ASE
3 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (35.00%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 10 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (12.50%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (25.00%) HP
3 5 (12.50%) Citrix
3 5 (12.50%) IBM
3 5 (12.50%) Oracle
3 5 (12.50%) SAP
3 5 (12.50%) Telerik