The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 87 67 76
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +9
Permanent jobs citing NHS 11 28 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.07% 2.54% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.75% 9.18% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1 22 1
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £43,332 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+8.32% -3.61%
NHS
South East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
293 305 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 28.45% 27.63% 24.40%
Number of salaries quoted 247 242 171
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £56,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

NHS
Salary Trend in Kent

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

NHS Salary Trend in Kent

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 31 (55.36%) SQL
2 27 (48.21%) Microsoft
3 21 (37.50%) Change Management
4 20 (35.71%) Project Management
5 18 (32.14%) C#
6 17 (30.36%) Risk Assessment
6 17 (30.36%) WCF
7 16 (28.57%) SystemC
7 16 (28.57%) C
8 12 (21.43%) Windows
9 10 (17.86%) MS Excel
9 10 (17.86%) T-SQL
9 10 (17.86%) .NET
9 10 (17.86%) MVC
9 10 (17.86%) TDD
9 10 (17.86%) .NET Framework
9 10 (17.86%) Degree
9 10 (17.86%) Computer Science
10 9 (16.07%) WPF
10 9 (16.07%) MVVM
10 9 (16.07%) Finance
10 9 (16.07%) N-Tier
11 8 (14.29%) Web Services
11 8 (14.29%) WinForms
11 8 (14.29%) Cocoa
11 8 (14.29%) Xcode
11 8 (14.29%) Objective-C
11 8 (14.29%) Android
11 8 (14.29%) SQLite
11 8 (14.29%) Unit Testing

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 6 (10.71%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (5.36%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.79%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.36%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.29%) SQLite
2 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (14.29%) Xcode
2 6 (10.71%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.57%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (1.79%) Moq
4 1 (1.79%) MSTest
4 1 (1.79%) NUnit
General
1 9 (16.07%) Finance
2 5 (8.93%) Marketing
2 5 (8.93%) Local Government
2 5 (8.93%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (5.36%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (17.86%) Developer
2 9 (16.07%) Delivery Manager
2 9 (16.07%) Team Leader
3 8 (14.29%) Development Team Leader
3 8 (14.29%) Implementation Manager
3 8 (14.29%) Software Development Team Leader
3 8 (14.29%) Software Team Leader
4 7 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 6 (10.71%) Integration Specialist
6 4 (7.14%) Project Manager
6 4 (7.14%) Consultant
6 4 (7.14%) NHS Project Manager
6 4 (7.14%) Head of Professional Services
7 3 (5.36%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (5.36%) Software Tester
7 3 (5.36%) QA Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) QA Tester
7 3 (5.36%) Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Tester
8 2 (3.57%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (30.36%) WCF
2 10 (17.86%) .NET
2 10 (17.86%) .NET Framework
3 9 (16.07%) WPF
4 8 (14.29%) Web Services
4 8 (14.29%) WinForms
4 8 (14.29%) Cocoa
4 8 (14.29%) Cocoa Touch
5 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.57%) CSS
6 1 (1.79%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (1.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (1.79%) StructureMap
6 1 (1.79%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.79%) Unity DI Container
6 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.79%) jQuery
6 1 (1.79%) NHibernate
6 1 (1.79%) WSDL
6 1 (1.79%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.57%) SystemC
2 10 (17.86%) Computer Science
3 9 (16.07%) N-Tier
4 8 (14.29%) Mobile App
5 4 (7.14%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.43%) Windows
2 8 (14.29%) Android
2 8 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 3 (5.36%) Windows 8
3 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (5.36%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (37.50%) Change Management
2 20 (35.71%) Project Management
3 17 (30.36%) Risk Assessment
4 10 (17.86%) MVC
4 10 (17.86%) TDD
5 9 (16.07%) MVVM
6 8 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 8 (14.29%) Android Development
6 8 (14.29%) iOS Development
7 6 (10.71%) GAP Analysis
7 6 (10.71%) Migration
7 6 (10.71%) Data Migration
7 6 (10.71%) Information Governance
8 5 (8.93%) Business Development
9 4 (7.14%) PRINCE2
9 4 (7.14%) Software Engineering
9 4 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (7.14%) Risk Management
9 4 (7.14%) Project Planning
9 4 (7.14%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (55.36%) SQL
2 18 (32.14%) C#
3 16 (28.57%) C
4 10 (17.86%) T-SQL
5 8 (14.29%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (17.86%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.79%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.50%) QA
2 6 (10.71%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 27 (48.21%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.29%) Xamarin
3 2 (3.57%) Citrix
3 2 (3.57%) VMware
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