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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 223 153 219
Rank change year-on-year
-70 +66
Permanent jobs citing NHS 27 93 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.37% 1.37% 0.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.09% 4.15% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 21 41 50
Average salary £35,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.58% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £55,000 £55,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £36,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+23.28% -12.04%
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
2468 2243 2560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 33.50% 33.02% 32.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2123 1812 2252
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 19 December 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 December 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 -19 22 £35,000 -26.31% 19
Cheshire -57 2 £40,750 +1.87% 2
Merseyside - 1 - - 9
NHS
England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 34 (52.31%) SQL
2 33 (50.77%) Project Management
3 23 (35.38%) Informatics
4 20 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 17 (26.15%) SQL Server
6 16 (24.62%) JavaScript
7 14 (21.54%) .NET
7 14 (21.54%) MS Excel
8 12 (18.46%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (18.46%) PRINCE2
9 11 (16.92%) Internet
9 11 (16.92%) HTML
10 10 (15.38%) AngularJS
10 10 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (13.85%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (13.85%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (13.85%) CSS
11 9 (13.85%) jQuery
12 8 (12.31%) HTML5
12 8 (12.31%) CSS3
13 7 (10.77%) XML
13 7 (10.77%) SQL Server 2005
13 7 (10.77%) T-SQL
14 6 (9.23%) Project Planning
14 6 (9.23%) Business Development
14 6 (9.23%) Data Protection
14 6 (9.23%) Finance
14 6 (9.23%) Data Protection Act
15 5 (7.69%) Law
15 5 (7.69%) Health Informatics

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (4.62%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.08%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (21.54%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.92%) Internet
2 1 (1.54%) MPLS
2 1 (1.54%) VPLS
2 1 (1.54%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (1.54%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.54%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.15%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (10.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (6.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (4.62%) QlikView
5 3 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 6 (9.23%) Finance
2 5 (7.69%) Law
3 4 (6.15%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.08%) Marketing
4 2 (3.08%) Electronics
4 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.54%) Games
5 1 (1.54%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (30.77%) Developer
2 13 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 11 (16.92%) Consultant
4 8 (12.31%) Implementation Specialist
5 6 (9.23%) UI Developer
6 5 (7.69%) UI Designer
6 5 (7.69%) Designer
6 5 (7.69%) NHS Information Manager
6 5 (7.69%) Software Developer
6 5 (7.69%) Senior Manager
6 5 (7.69%) Interface Designer
6 5 (7.69%) Implementation Consultant
6 5 (7.69%) Information Manager
7 4 (6.15%) Senior Programme Manager
7 4 (6.15%) Senior Project Manager
7 4 (6.15%) Programme Manager
7 4 (6.15%) Governance Manager
7 4 (6.15%) Information Governance Manager
7 4 (6.15%) Security Manager
8 3 (4.62%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.54%) .NET
2 11 (16.92%) HTML
3 10 (15.38%) AngularJS
4 9 (13.85%) CSS
4 9 (13.85%) jQuery
5 8 (12.31%) HTML5
5 8 (12.31%) CSS3
6 7 (10.77%) XML
7 5 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET
8 3 (4.62%) XSLT
9 2 (3.08%) XHTML
9 2 (3.08%) SOAP
9 2 (3.08%) Web Services
9 2 (3.08%) DOM
9 2 (3.08%) Ajax
9 2 (3.08%) .NET Framework
9 2 (3.08%) Sass
10 1 (1.54%) WPF
10 1 (1.54%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (35.38%) Informatics
2 6 (9.23%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (7.69%) Health Informatics
4 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.08%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.08%) Web 2.0
5 2 (3.08%) DTV
5 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.54%) BBC
6 1 (1.54%) PACS
6 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.54%) Windows
1 1 (1.54%) Android
1 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
1 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.54%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (50.77%) Project Management
2 12 (18.46%) PRINCE2
2 12 (18.46%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (13.85%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (9.23%) Project Planning
5 6 (9.23%) Business Development
5 6 (9.23%) Data Protection
6 5 (7.69%) Software Engineering
7 4 (6.15%) Information Governance
7 4 (6.15%) Product Management
7 4 (6.15%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (4.62%) Technical Analysis
8 3 (4.62%) Programme Management
8 3 (4.62%) Data Migration
8 3 (4.62%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (4.62%) Information Management
8 3 (4.62%) Migration
8 3 (4.62%) Analytics
9 2 (3.08%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 34 (52.31%) SQL
2 16 (24.62%) JavaScript
3 7 (10.77%) T-SQL
4 5 (7.69%) PHP
4 5 (7.69%) Java
5 3 (4.62%) VB
6 2 (3.08%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.08%) XPath
6 2 (3.08%) C#
7 1 (1.54%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (6.15%) Degree
2 3 (4.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) HL7
2 1 (1.54%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 20 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.62%) Oracle
3 2 (3.08%) SAP
3 2 (3.08%) HP
3 2 (3.08%) Citrix
3 2 (3.08%) VMware
4 1 (1.54%) NetApp
4 1 (1.54%) EMC
4 1 (1.54%) Cisco
4 1 (1.54%) IBM
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