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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 130 150 140
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -10
Permanent jobs citing NHS 18 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.75% 0.078% 0.089%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.02% 0.22% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 1
Average salary £25,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.44% +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £43,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
-18.60% +13.90%
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
892 910 823
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 37.15% 35.44% 36.58%
Number of salaries quoted 675 744 640
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing NHS across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 July 2015.

NHS Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

NHS
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 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
Borehamwood -3 7 - -
Watford - 2 £25,000 -
NHS
East of England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 14 (66.67%) HTML
2 12 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (52.38%) C#
3 11 (52.38%) VB.NET
3 11 (52.38%) .NET
3 11 (52.38%) IIS
3 11 (52.38%) Degree
3 11 (52.38%) Data Structures
4 9 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (42.86%) HL7
4 9 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 9 (42.86%) CSS
4 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 8 (38.10%) Project Management
6 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
6 6 (28.57%) MS Access
6 6 (28.57%) Data Extraction
6 6 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (28.57%) Mentoring
7 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (23.81%) Performance Testing
7 5 (23.81%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (23.81%) Siebel
7 5 (23.81%) SAP
7 5 (23.81%) Java
7 5 (23.81%) Oracle
7 5 (23.81%) HTTP
7 5 (23.81%) Microsoft

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 11 (52.38%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 9 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 9 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 9 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (28.57%) MS Access
3 1 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Consultant
2 6 (28.57%) AWS Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Performance Consultant
3 5 (23.81%) Senior Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Test Consultant
3 5 (23.81%) Performance Test Consultant
4 4 (19.05%) Junior
4 4 (19.05%) Junior Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Test Manager
5 3 (14.29%) Programme Test Manager
5 3 (14.29%) Programme Manager
6 2 (9.52%) Access Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Team Leader
7 1 (4.76%) VBA Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Applications Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (66.67%) HTML
2 11 (52.38%) .NET
3 9 (42.86%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) Data Structures
2 6 (28.57%) Data Extraction
3 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (38.10%) Project Management
3 6 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
3 6 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 5 (23.81%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (23.81%) Performance Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
6 3 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (14.29%) Integration Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Test Management
6 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (14.29%) Functional Testing
6 3 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (14.29%) ERP
7 1 (4.76%) Procure-to-pay
7 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
7 1 (4.76%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) C#
1 11 (52.38%) VB.NET
2 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 5 (23.81%) Java
4 2 (9.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (42.86%) HL7
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle
1 5 (23.81%) SAP
1 5 (23.81%) Siebel
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
1 5 (23.81%) HP
1 5 (23.81%) Citrix