The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PACS in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PACS 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
Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS)
Rank 631 646 601
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -45
Permanent jobs citing PACS 2 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.014% 0.005%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.010% 0.031% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 1
Average salary £31,500 £61,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-48.36% +52.50%
UK excluding London average salary £53,750 £47,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+13.15% +35.71%
PACS
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
20241 22364 20293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 45.41% 45.65% 46.01%
Number of salaries quoted 16476 18302 16613
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

PACS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

PACS Jobs Demand Trend in London

PACS
Salary Trend in London

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

PACS Salary Trend in London

PACS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing PACS 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 PACS.

1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (42.86%) Client/Server
2 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
2 3 (42.86%) CCNA
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) SAN
2 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) NHS
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (42.86%) Workflow
2 3 (42.86%) InfoPath
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) NAS
3 2 (28.57%) MVVM
3 2 (28.57%) SWIFT
3 2 (28.57%) SWIFTNet
3 2 (28.57%) Tableau
3 2 (28.57%) WCF
3 2 (28.57%) WPF
3 2 (28.57%) Silverlight
3 2 (28.57%) LINQ
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
3 2 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Extreme Programming
3 2 (28.57%) Back Office

PACS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing PACS 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 PACS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
1 3 (42.86%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
1 3 (42.86%) SAN
1 3 (42.86%) NAS
2 2 (28.57%) SWIFTNet
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) NUnit
1 2 (28.57%) CruiseControl
General
1 2 (28.57%) Back Office
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Business Manager
3 1 (14.29%) CRM Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Development Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Business Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) WCF
1 2 (28.57%) WPF
1 2 (28.57%) Silverlight
1 2 (28.57%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Client/Server
1 3 (42.86%) NHS
2 2 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (28.57%) SWIFT
3 1 (14.29%) EMV
3 1 (14.29%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Workflow
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) Extreme Programming
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) Pair Programming
2 2 (28.57%) CRM
2 2 (28.57%) ETL
2 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
2 2 (28.57%) MVVM
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Business Development
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
2 2 (28.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CCNA
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Tableau
2 1 (14.29%) SAP