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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 54 67 59
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -8
Permanent jobs citing NHS 6 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.24% 0.30% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.49% 0.72% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 1
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,661 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-10.84% +5.26%
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
172 278 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 35.61% 42.19% 41.85%
Number of salaries quoted 124 248 161
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 May 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
Liverpool +15 4 £37,750 -16.11% 1
Birkenhead - 2 £37,500 -
NHS
North West

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 12 (70.59%) Finance
2 8 (47.06%) Degree
3 7 (41.18%) CRM
4 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (29.41%) Project Management
5 5 (29.41%) Performance Improvement
5 5 (29.41%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (23.53%) Open Source
6 4 (23.53%) MBA
7 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
8 2 (11.76%) ITIL
8 2 (11.76%) Java
8 2 (11.76%) SQL
8 2 (11.76%) .NET
8 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
8 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (11.76%) Service Management
8 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
8 2 (11.76%) ITSM
8 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
8 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (11.76%) SDLC
9 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
9 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
9 1 (5.88%) Predictive Modelling

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.88%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) QlikView
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
General
1 12 (70.59%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Business Manager
1 5 (29.41%) Performance Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Head of Service Management
4 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Report Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Test Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.88%) Statistics
1 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) CRM
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) Project Management
3 5 (29.41%) Performance Improvement
3 5 (29.41%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (23.53%) Open Source
5 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
6 2 (11.76%) ITIL
6 2 (11.76%) Service Management
6 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
6 2 (11.76%) ITSM
6 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (11.76%) SDLC
7 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
7 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
7 1 (5.88%) Predictive Modelling
7 1 (5.88%) Regression Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Java
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) Degree
2 4 (23.53%) MBA
3 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle