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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 197 205 170
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -35
Permanent jobs citing NHS 54 42 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.82% 0.59% 1.01%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.24% 1.72% 3.01%
Number of salaries quoted 49 36 51
Average salary £32,500 £44,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.13% +25.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,441 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £43,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-18.60% +11.68%
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 2447 2458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 36.72% 34.38% 33.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1892 1871 1988
Average salary £39,000 £38,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.29% +6.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +16 40 £32,500 -18.75% 12
Cheshire +1 6 £36,000 -17.71% 1
Cumbria 0 3 £24,690 -55.11%
Merseyside +7 2 £51,617 +14.70% 4
NHS
England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 62 (41.89%) SQL Server
2 55 (37.16%) Project Management
3 52 (35.14%) SQL
4 43 (29.05%) Finance
5 41 (27.70%) Microsoft
6 38 (25.68%) .NET
7 33 (22.30%) PRINCE2
8 32 (21.62%) C#
9 27 (18.24%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (17.57%) T-SQL
10 26 (17.57%) ASP.NET
11 25 (16.89%) Service Delivery
12 21 (14.19%) MS Excel
13 20 (13.51%) Data Management
14 19 (12.84%) Data Analysis
14 19 (12.84%) Continuous Improvement
15 18 (12.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 18 (12.16%) Programme Management
16 17 (11.49%) Business Analysis
16 17 (11.49%) Degree
16 17 (11.49%) SQL Server 2008
17 16 (10.81%) Marketing
17 16 (10.81%) HTML
18 15 (10.14%) JavaScript
18 15 (10.14%) HL7
19 14 (9.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 14 (9.46%) Business Intelligence
20 13 (8.78%) CRM
20 13 (8.78%) CSS
20 13 (8.78%) MVC

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 11 (7.43%) IIS
2 2 (1.35%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.68%) CMS
3 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.68%) WordPress
3 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 21 (14.19%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.76%) MS Office
3 3 (2.03%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.03%) MS Project
4 2 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.68%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (3.38%) Dynamics NAV
1 5 (3.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.68%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.68%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.05%) Firewall
2 4 (2.70%) Wireless
2 4 (2.70%) VPN
3 3 (2.03%) LAN
3 3 (2.03%) VoIP
3 3 (2.03%) WAN
4 1 (0.68%) SAN
4 1 (0.68%) Intranet
4 1 (0.68%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.68%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.68%) VLAN
4 1 (0.68%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (41.89%) SQL Server
2 18 (12.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (11.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (9.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (7.43%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (6.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (4.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (4.05%) QlikView
8 5 (3.38%) OLAP
8 5 (3.38%) OLAP Cube
9 4 (2.70%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (2.03%) EDRMS
11 2 (1.35%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.35%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.35%) BODI
11 2 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (1.35%) DTS
12 1 (0.68%) MS Access
12 1 (0.68%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.03%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.68%) Subversion
3 1 (0.68%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.68%) Mercurial
General
1 43 (29.05%) Finance
2 16 (10.81%) Marketing
3 13 (8.78%) Law
4 4 (2.70%) Games
5 3 (2.03%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.03%) Banking
6 2 (1.35%) Local Government
6 2 (1.35%) Electronics
6 2 (1.35%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.68%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.68%) Automotive
7 1 (0.68%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (18.92%) Developer
2 15 (10.14%) Consultant
3 14 (9.46%) IT Support
4 13 (8.78%) Analyst
5 12 (8.11%) Project Manager
5 12 (8.11%) Programme Manager
6 11 (7.43%) Junior
7 10 (6.76%) Implementation Consultant
7 10 (6.76%) .NET Developer
8 9 (6.08%) Software Developer
9 8 (5.41%) Implementation Engineer
9 8 (5.41%) Performance Manager
9 8 (5.41%) DBA
10 7 (4.73%) Support Technician
10 7 (4.73%) IT Support Technician
11 6 (4.05%) C# .NET Developer
11 6 (4.05%) SQL DBA
11 6 (4.05%) Administrator
11 6 (4.05%) C# Developer
12 5 (3.38%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (25.68%) .NET
2 26 (17.57%) ASP.NET
3 16 (10.81%) HTML
4 13 (8.78%) CSS
5 11 (7.43%) XML
5 11 (7.43%) jQuery
6 8 (5.41%) AngularJS
6 8 (5.41%) .NET Framework
6 8 (5.41%) WCF
7 7 (4.73%) XSLT
7 7 (4.73%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (4.73%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 5 (3.38%) Entity Framework
9 4 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (2.70%) WPF
9 4 (2.70%) Ajax
9 4 (2.70%) XSD
10 2 (1.35%) Apache Cordova
10 2 (1.35%) CSS3
10 2 (1.35%) Ionic Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.78%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (8.11%) Freedom of Information
3 8 (5.41%) Informatics
3 8 (5.41%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.05%) Inversion of Control
4 6 (4.05%) Replication
5 5 (3.38%) Clustering
5 5 (3.38%) Health Informatics
6 4 (2.70%) PACS
7 3 (2.03%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.35%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.35%) User Experience
8 2 (1.35%) Statistics
8 2 (1.35%) DTV
9 1 (0.68%) PMI
9 1 (0.68%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.68%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.68%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.68%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.38%) Android
1 5 (3.38%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (37.16%) Project Management
2 33 (22.30%) PRINCE2
3 27 (18.24%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (16.89%) Service Delivery
5 20 (13.51%) Data Management
6 19 (12.84%) Data Analysis
6 19 (12.84%) Continuous Improvement
7 18 (12.16%) Programme Management
8 17 (11.49%) Business Analysis
9 14 (9.46%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (8.78%) CRM
10 13 (8.78%) MVC
10 13 (8.78%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (8.78%) Business Development
11 12 (8.11%) Supply Chain Management
11 12 (8.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 12 (8.11%) Data Protection
12 11 (7.43%) Migration
12 11 (7.43%) ETL
13 10 (6.76%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 52 (35.14%) SQL
2 32 (21.62%) C#
3 26 (17.57%) T-SQL
4 15 (10.14%) JavaScript
5 8 (5.41%) VB
6 2 (1.35%) Java
7 1 (0.68%) PHP
7 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.68%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (11.49%) Degree
2 10 (6.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (2.70%) MBA
4 2 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.68%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.68%) MCITP
5 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.14%) HL7
2 9 (6.08%) QA
3 6 (4.05%) SLA
4 5 (3.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (2.70%) DICOM
System Software
1 3 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.35%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.68%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.35%) SCCM
2 1 (0.68%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 41 (27.70%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.73%) Oracle
3 4 (2.70%) InterSystems
3 4 (2.70%) Cisco
4 3 (2.03%) VMware
5 2 (1.35%) SAP
5 2 (1.35%) Citrix
5 2 (1.35%) McAfee
6 1 (0.68%) NetApp
6 1 (0.68%) Sony
6 1 (0.68%) SonicWALL
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