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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 209 155 220
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +65
Permanent jobs citing NHS 41 88 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.55% 1.30% 0.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.72% 4.06% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 31 59 27
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,300 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £52,500 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.75% +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 North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2386 2169 2333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 32.13% 32.04% 32.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1948 1773 1991
Average salary £39,750 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +1 35 £40,000 -5.88% 17
Cheshire -70 3 £35,309 -11.72% 2
NHS
England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 40 (48.19%) SQL
2 33 (39.76%) Project Management
3 28 (33.73%) Informatics
4 22 (26.51%) SQL Server
5 20 (24.10%) Microsoft
6 19 (22.89%) JavaScript
7 17 (20.48%) .NET
8 15 (18.07%) HTML
8 15 (18.07%) jQuery
9 13 (15.66%) MS Excel
9 13 (15.66%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (14.46%) XML
11 11 (13.25%) CSS
11 11 (13.25%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (12.05%) PRINCE2
12 10 (12.05%) HTML5
12 10 (12.05%) CSS3
13 9 (10.84%) AngularJS
13 9 (10.84%) SQL Server 2008
13 9 (10.84%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (10.84%) Internet
14 7 (8.43%) Law
14 7 (8.43%) Information Management
14 7 (8.43%) SQL Server 2005
14 7 (8.43%) Web Services
14 7 (8.43%) T-SQL
15 6 (7.23%) XSLT
15 6 (7.23%) Ajax
15 6 (7.23%) Data Protection Act
15 6 (7.23%) Data Protection

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (4.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.41%) IIS
2 2 (2.41%) CMS
2 2 (2.41%) Umbraco
2 2 (2.41%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.20%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (15.66%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.61%) MS Office
3 2 (2.41%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.84%) Internet
2 2 (2.41%) Intranet
2 2 (2.41%) LAN
2 2 (2.41%) WAN
2 2 (2.41%) HTTP
2 2 (2.41%) VLAN
3 1 (1.20%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.20%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (26.51%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (8.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (6.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (6.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (4.82%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (4.82%) QlikView
6 2 (2.41%) EDMS
6 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Jasmine
1 2 (2.41%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (8.43%) Law
2 2 (2.41%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (2.41%) Finance
3 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (31.33%) Developer
2 19 (22.89%) Consultant
3 13 (15.66%) Project Manager
4 9 (10.84%) Implementation Consultant
5 7 (8.43%) Information Manager
6 6 (7.23%) Senior Manager
6 6 (7.23%) Implementation Specialist
6 6 (7.23%) UI Developer
6 6 (7.23%) NHS Information Manager
7 5 (6.02%) Healthcare Consultant
7 5 (6.02%) Software Developer
7 5 (6.02%) .NET Developer
8 4 (4.82%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (4.82%) Senior Project Manager
8 4 (4.82%) Senior Programme Manager
8 4 (4.82%) Programme Manager
8 4 (4.82%) Interface Designer
8 4 (4.82%) SQL Developer
8 4 (4.82%) Security Manager
8 4 (4.82%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.48%) .NET
2 15 (18.07%) HTML
2 15 (18.07%) jQuery
3 12 (14.46%) XML
4 11 (13.25%) CSS
5 10 (12.05%) HTML5
5 10 (12.05%) CSS3
6 9 (10.84%) AngularJS
7 7 (8.43%) Web Services
8 6 (7.23%) XSLT
8 6 (7.23%) Ajax
9 4 (4.82%) ASP.NET
9 4 (4.82%) XHTML
9 4 (4.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (4.82%) Sass
10 2 (2.41%) SOAP
10 2 (2.41%) DOM
10 2 (2.41%) Middleware
10 2 (2.41%) JSON
10 2 (2.41%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 28 (33.73%) Informatics
2 6 (7.23%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (6.02%) Health Informatics
4 4 (4.82%) Web 2.0
4 4 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.61%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.41%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.41%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.41%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.20%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.20%) PACS
7 1 (1.20%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.61%) Windows 7
1 3 (3.61%) Windows
2 1 (1.20%) Windows 8
2 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (39.76%) Project Management
2 13 (15.66%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (13.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (12.05%) PRINCE2
5 9 (10.84%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (8.43%) Information Management
7 6 (7.23%) Data Protection
8 5 (6.02%) Project Planning
9 4 (4.82%) OO
9 4 (4.82%) SOA
9 4 (4.82%) Scrum
9 4 (4.82%) Web Design
9 4 (4.82%) Web Development
9 4 (4.82%) Business Development
9 4 (4.82%) Software Engineering
9 4 (4.82%) Analytics
9 4 (4.82%) Information Governance
9 4 (4.82%) Technical Analysis
9 4 (4.82%) Use Case
9 4 (4.82%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (48.19%) SQL
2 19 (22.89%) JavaScript
3 7 (8.43%) T-SQL
4 5 (6.02%) Java
4 5 (6.02%) PHP
5 4 (4.82%) XPath
6 3 (3.61%) C#
7 2 (2.41%) VB
7 2 (2.41%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.20%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.20%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (6.02%) Degree
2 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.23%) HL7
2 2 (2.41%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 20 (24.10%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.61%) Citrix
2 3 (3.61%) Oracle
3 2 (2.41%) Cisco
3 2 (2.41%) VMware
3 2 (2.41%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.20%) Tableau
4 1 (1.20%) Cognos
4 1 (1.20%) HP
4 1 (1.20%) Business Objects
North West
Bright Executive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + Car
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cheshire
Sensible Staffing
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
The Walton Centre
Salary: From £21,478 to £27,901 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Liverpool, Lancashire
Sensible Staffing
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 7 days ago
Alderley Edge
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Placement Group
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Cumbria
TTM Healthcare
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Wigan
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £34000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sensible Staffing
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 15 days ago
Liverpool, Lancashire
The Placement Group
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Posted: 26 days ago