The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 16 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing NHS 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.86% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.68% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £43,164 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.90% +6.66%
NHS
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
31 80 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 29.52% 37.91% 26.83%
Number of salaries quoted 18 59 50
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £35,000 £36,497
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

NHS
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

NHS Salary Trend in the Midlands

NHS
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) J2EE
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (83.33%) UML
1 5 (83.33%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (83.33%) HL7
1 5 (83.33%) Rational Rhapsody
1 5 (83.33%) Data Virtualisation
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (16.67%) MS Project
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 5 (83.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Rational Rhapsody
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
1 1 (16.67%) NHS Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) J2EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) UML
1 5 (83.33%) Data Virtualisation
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) HL7
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft