The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 55 - 71
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing NHS 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.44% - 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.21% - 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £51,617 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,164 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-7.32% +1.56%
NHS
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
165 229 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 36.26% 38.10% 32.95%
Number of salaries quoted 128 183 167
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

NHS
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

NHS Salary Trend in Merseyside

NHS
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Southport - 1 £51,617 -
St Helens - 1 - -
NHS
North West

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
1 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) SDLC
2 2 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Predictive Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (14.29%) Regression Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Health Informatics
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (14.29%) Database Security
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
2 1 (14.29%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Test Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Statistics
1 1 (14.29%) Informatics
1 1 (14.29%) Health Informatics
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
1 3 (42.86%) SDLC
2 2 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Predictive Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Regression Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Database Security
3 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle