The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 153 169 199
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +30
Permanent jobs citing NHS 96 81 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.50% 1.15% 0.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.23% 3.38% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 80 34 28
Average salary £32,500 £33,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.70% -32.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,427 £21,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,661 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.90% -6.25%
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 North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2270 2397 2452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 35.47% 34.14% 33.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1802 1869 2020
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

NHS
Salary Trend in the North West

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

NHS Salary Trend in the North West

NHS
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing NHS across the North West region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

NHS Salary Histogram in the North West

NHS
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 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
Manchester +22 49 £35,000 +7.69% 13
Cumbria - 22 £24,690 -
Merseyside +25 16 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Cheshire -33 7 £37,500 +7.14% 8
Lancashire -3 1 £37,000 -17.77% 3
NHS
England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 55 (42.31%) Project Management
2 47 (36.15%) SQL Server
3 42 (32.31%) Microsoft
4 39 (30.00%) SQL
4 39 (30.00%) Finance
5 27 (20.77%) .NET
5 27 (20.77%) PRINCE2
6 25 (19.23%) MS Excel
6 25 (19.23%) C#
7 22 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (15.38%) ASP.NET
8 20 (15.38%) CRM
9 19 (14.62%) Service Delivery
9 19 (14.62%) Business Analysis
9 19 (14.62%) SQL Server 2008
10 17 (13.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 17 (13.08%) T-SQL
11 16 (12.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 15 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (10.77%) Migration
13 14 (10.77%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (10.77%) Degree
14 13 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 13 (10.00%) Data Management
14 13 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 13 (10.00%) HTML
15 12 (9.23%) CSS
15 12 (9.23%) MS Office
15 12 (9.23%) Data Analysis
16 11 (8.46%) SQL Server 2005

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 2 (1.54%) IIS
1 2 (1.54%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (0.77%) SharePoint
Applications
1 25 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 12 (9.23%) MS Office
3 8 (6.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.31%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.77%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.77%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.85%) Dynamics NAV
1 5 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.31%) Wireless
1 3 (2.31%) Firewall
1 3 (2.31%) VPN
1 3 (2.31%) LAN
1 3 (2.31%) VoIP
1 3 (2.31%) WAN
2 1 (0.77%) VPLS
2 1 (0.77%) Intranet
2 1 (0.77%) Internet
2 1 (0.77%) MPLS
2 1 (0.77%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (36.15%) SQL Server
2 19 (14.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (13.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (8.46%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (6.15%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (4.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (4.62%) QlikView
8 5 (3.85%) OLAP Cube
8 5 (3.85%) OLAP
9 4 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (3.08%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (1.54%) DTS
10 2 (1.54%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.77%) BODI
11 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 5 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 39 (30.00%) Finance
2 11 (8.46%) Law
3 8 (6.15%) Marketing
4 7 (5.38%) Back Office
5 5 (3.85%) Games
6 3 (2.31%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.54%) Electronics
7 2 (1.54%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.77%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 24 (18.46%) Developer
2 15 (11.54%) Analyst
2 15 (11.54%) Project Manager
3 14 (10.77%) Junior
3 14 (10.77%) IT Support
4 13 (10.00%) Consultant
5 9 (6.92%) Implementation Consultant
6 8 (6.15%) Performance Manager
6 8 (6.15%) SQL Developer
7 7 (5.38%) DBA
7 7 (5.38%) Support Technician
7 7 (5.38%) IT Support Technician
7 7 (5.38%) Procurement Manager
7 7 (5.38%) Junior Project Manager
8 6 (4.62%) Architect
8 6 (4.62%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (4.62%) Business Manager
9 5 (3.85%) SQL DBA
9 5 (3.85%) Software Developer
9 5 (3.85%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (20.77%) .NET
2 20 (15.38%) ASP.NET
3 13 (10.00%) HTML
4 12 (9.23%) CSS
5 10 (7.69%) XML
6 9 (6.92%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 9 (6.92%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (6.15%) AngularJS
7 8 (6.15%) jQuery
8 6 (4.62%) XSLT
8 6 (4.62%) WCF
9 4 (3.08%) XSD
10 3 (2.31%) HTML5
10 3 (2.31%) CSS3
11 2 (1.54%) WPF
11 2 (1.54%) .NET Framework
12 1 (0.77%) Entity Framework
12 1 (0.77%) Dapper ORM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.92%) Informatics
3 8 (6.15%) Inversion of Control
4 7 (5.38%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.62%) Replication
6 5 (3.85%) Clustering
7 4 (3.08%) Health Informatics
7 4 (3.08%) Open Source
7 4 (3.08%) Freedom of Information
8 3 (2.31%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.54%) DTV
9 2 (1.54%) User Experience
10 1 (0.77%) Statistics
10 1 (0.77%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.77%) PACS
10 1 (0.77%) BBC
10 1 (0.77%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.31%) Apple iOS
1 3 (2.31%) Android
2 1 (0.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (42.31%) Project Management
2 27 (20.77%) PRINCE2
3 22 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (15.38%) CRM
5 19 (14.62%) Service Delivery
5 19 (14.62%) Business Analysis
6 15 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (10.77%) Migration
7 14 (10.77%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 13 (10.00%) Data Management
9 12 (9.23%) Data Analysis
10 11 (8.46%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (8.46%) Scrum
11 10 (7.69%) Programme Management
11 10 (7.69%) ETL
11 10 (7.69%) Agile Project Management
11 10 (7.69%) Release Management
12 9 (6.92%) MVC
13 8 (6.15%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 39 (30.00%) SQL
2 25 (19.23%) C#
3 17 (13.08%) T-SQL
4 11 (8.46%) JavaScript
5 9 (6.92%) VB
6 2 (1.54%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (12.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 14 (10.77%) Degree
3 4 (3.08%) MBA
4 2 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.77%) MCITP
5 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.46%) QA
2 6 (4.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (3.85%) HL7
4 2 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 42 (32.31%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.62%) Oracle
3 3 (2.31%) VMware
3 3 (2.31%) Cisco
3 3 (2.31%) Citrix
4 2 (1.54%) SAP
4 2 (1.54%) McAfee
5 1 (0.77%) HP
5 1 (0.77%) EMC
5 1 (0.77%) NetApp
5 1 (0.77%) IBM
5 1 (0.77%) Business Objects
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