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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 223 154 228
Rank change year-on-year
-69 +74
Permanent jobs citing NHS 38 92 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.51% 1.34% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.58% 4.26% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 29 61 20
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £46,100 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £40,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -6.97%
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
2411 2161 2311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 32.54% 31.52% 31.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1884 1787 1957
Average salary £39,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,700 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,300
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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +4 29 £40,000 -3.03% 13
Cheshire -65 2 £34,654 -13.36%
Cumbria - 1 £55,000 - 1
NHS
England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 43 (46.74%) SQL
2 33 (35.87%) Project Management
3 28 (30.43%) SQL Server
4 25 (27.17%) Informatics
5 21 (22.83%) jQuery
5 21 (22.83%) JavaScript
6 17 (18.48%) Microsoft
7 16 (17.39%) HTML
7 16 (17.39%) .NET
8 15 (16.30%) XML
9 14 (15.22%) MS Excel
10 13 (14.13%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (13.04%) CSS
11 12 (13.04%) HTML5
12 11 (11.96%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (10.87%) Web Services
13 10 (10.87%) PRINCE2
14 9 (9.78%) XSLT
14 9 (9.78%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (9.78%) Internet
14 9 (9.78%) Ajax
14 9 (9.78%) CSS3
15 8 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
15 8 (8.70%) SOA
15 8 (8.70%) Java
15 8 (8.70%) PHP
15 8 (8.70%) T-SQL
16 7 (7.61%) ASP.NET
16 7 (7.61%) XHTML
16 7 (7.61%) Web Design

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 4 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.17%) CMS
2 2 (2.17%) Umbraco
2 2 (2.17%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (2.17%) IIS
3 1 (1.09%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (15.22%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.35%) MS Office
3 2 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.78%) Internet
2 3 (3.26%) Intranet
3 2 (2.17%) VLAN
3 2 (2.17%) LAN
3 2 (2.17%) WAN
3 2 (2.17%) HTTP
4 1 (1.09%) SAN
4 1 (1.09%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (7.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (5.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (5.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.26%) QlikView
6 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.17%) EDMS
7 1 (1.09%) Big Data
7 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.17%) Jasmine
General
1 7 (7.61%) Law
2 2 (2.17%) Finance
2 2 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (30.43%) Developer
2 21 (22.83%) Consultant
3 13 (14.13%) Project Manager
4 10 (10.87%) Software Developer
5 8 (8.70%) Implementation Specialist
5 8 (8.70%) Implementation Consultant
6 6 (6.52%) Senior Manager
7 5 (5.43%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.43%) UI Developer
7 5 (5.43%) Healthcare Consultant
7 5 (5.43%) UI Programmer
8 4 (4.35%) Senior Programme Manager
8 4 (4.35%) Information Manager
8 4 (4.35%) NHS Project Manager
8 4 (4.35%) Programme Manager
8 4 (4.35%) Analyst
8 4 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (4.35%) Senior Project Manager
8 4 (4.35%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.26%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (22.83%) jQuery
2 16 (17.39%) HTML
2 16 (17.39%) .NET
3 15 (16.30%) XML
4 12 (13.04%) CSS
4 12 (13.04%) HTML5
5 10 (10.87%) Web Services
6 9 (9.78%) XSLT
6 9 (9.78%) Ajax
6 9 (9.78%) CSS3
7 7 (7.61%) Sass
7 7 (7.61%) XHTML
7 7 (7.61%) ASP.NET
8 5 (5.43%) AngularJS
8 5 (5.43%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (4.35%) WCF
10 3 (3.26%) WF
10 3 (3.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 3 (3.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (3.26%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 25 (27.17%) Informatics
2 7 (7.61%) Web 2.0
3 6 (6.52%) Data Protection Act
3 6 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.35%) Health Informatics
5 3 (3.26%) User Experience
5 3 (3.26%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.17%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.17%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.09%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.09%) PACS
7 1 (1.09%) e-Health
7 1 (1.09%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.26%) Windows
1 3 (3.26%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.09%) Windows 8
2 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (35.87%) Project Management
2 13 (14.13%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (11.96%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (10.87%) PRINCE2
5 9 (9.78%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (8.70%) SOA
7 7 (7.61%) Web Design
7 7 (7.61%) Information Management
7 7 (7.61%) Web Development
7 7 (7.61%) Use Case
8 6 (6.52%) Data Protection
9 5 (5.43%) Project Planning
10 4 (4.35%) Technical Analysis
10 4 (4.35%) Scrum
10 4 (4.35%) ITIL
11 3 (3.26%) OO
11 3 (3.26%) Service Delivery
11 3 (3.26%) Analytics
11 3 (3.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 2 (2.17%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 43 (46.74%) SQL
2 21 (22.83%) JavaScript
3 8 (8.70%) PHP
3 8 (8.70%) Java
3 8 (8.70%) T-SQL
4 7 (7.61%) XPath
5 3 (3.26%) XAML
6 2 (2.17%) VB
6 2 (2.17%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.17%) C#
7 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (5.43%) Degree
2 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.52%) HL7
2 2 (2.17%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 17 (18.48%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.26%) Oracle
2 3 (3.26%) Citrix
3 2 (2.17%) VMware
3 2 (2.17%) Sitecore
3 2 (2.17%) Cisco
4 1 (1.09%) Tableau
4 1 (1.09%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.09%) Cognos
4 1 (1.09%) HP
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