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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 219 160 222
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +62
Permanent jobs citing NHS 33 78 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.44% 1.14% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.75% 4.32% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 25 50 23
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £27,200 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,164 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +2.40%
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
1891 1807 1943
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 25.42% 26.38% 26.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1470 1492 1655
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -6 24 £40,000 -5.88% 18
Cheshire -53 3 £35,309 -11.72% 2
Cumbria - 1 £55,000 -
NHS
England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 51 (52.04%) SQL
2 30 (30.61%) SQL Server
3 28 (28.57%) Informatics
4 27 (27.55%) Project Management
5 26 (26.53%) Microsoft
6 23 (23.47%) MS Excel
7 19 (19.39%) JavaScript
7 19 (19.39%) T-SQL
7 19 (19.39%) jQuery
8 17 (17.35%) HTML
9 16 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (15.31%) .NET
11 14 (14.29%) XML
12 13 (13.27%) WCF
12 13 (13.27%) HTML5
13 12 (12.24%) SystemC
13 12 (12.24%) C
13 12 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (11.22%) C#
14 11 (11.22%) CSS
14 11 (11.22%) TDD
14 11 (11.22%) Unit Testing
15 9 (9.18%) N-Tier
15 9 (9.18%) Web Services
15 9 (9.18%) PRINCE2
15 9 (9.18%) Stakeholder Management
15 9 (9.18%) WinForms
15 9 (9.18%) Degree
15 9 (9.18%) MVVM
15 9 (9.18%) SQL Server 2008

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (3.06%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.04%) CMS
2 2 (2.04%) Umbraco
2 2 (2.04%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (2.04%) IIS
3 1 (1.02%) SAS
Applications
1 23 (23.47%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.06%) MS Office
3 2 (2.04%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.04%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.16%) Internet
2 3 (3.06%) Intranet
3 2 (2.04%) VLAN
3 2 (2.04%) LAN
3 2 (2.04%) WAN
3 2 (2.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (30.61%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (8.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (8.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (5.10%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (5.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (4.08%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (3.06%) QlikView
6 3 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.06%) Data Mining
7 2 (2.04%) EDMS
8 1 (1.02%) Big Data
8 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.04%) Jasmine
General
1 6 (6.12%) Law
2 2 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.02%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (35.71%) Developer
2 22 (22.45%) Consultant
3 18 (18.37%) Software Developer
4 10 (10.20%) Project Manager
5 7 (7.14%) Implementation Consultant
6 6 (6.12%) Implementation Specialist
7 5 (5.10%) Healthcare Consultant
7 5 (5.10%) UI Developer
7 5 (5.10%) UI Designer
7 5 (5.10%) User Experience Designer
7 5 (5.10%) Designer
7 5 (5.10%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.10%) UI Programmer
8 4 (4.08%) .NET Developer
8 4 (4.08%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (4.08%) Team Leader
8 4 (4.08%) Information Manager
8 4 (4.08%) Analyst
9 3 (3.06%) Senior Manager
9 3 (3.06%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (19.39%) jQuery
2 17 (17.35%) HTML
3 15 (15.31%) .NET
4 14 (14.29%) XML
5 13 (13.27%) WCF
5 13 (13.27%) HTML5
6 11 (11.22%) CSS
7 9 (9.18%) Web Services
7 9 (9.18%) WinForms
8 8 (8.16%) Ajax
8 8 (8.16%) XSLT
8 8 (8.16%) CSS3
9 7 (7.14%) ASP.NET
10 6 (6.12%) XHTML
10 6 (6.12%) WPF
10 6 (6.12%) Sass
11 5 (5.10%) KnockoutJS
12 4 (4.08%) AngularJS
13 3 (3.06%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 3 (3.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 28 (28.57%) Informatics
2 12 (12.24%) SystemC
3 9 (9.18%) N-Tier
4 6 (6.12%) Web 2.0
5 4 (4.08%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (3.06%) Health Informatics
6 3 (3.06%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.04%) Thin Client
7 2 (2.04%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.02%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.02%) e-Health
8 1 (1.02%) Statistics
8 1 (1.02%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.04%) Windows
1 2 (2.04%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (27.55%) Project Management
2 16 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (11.22%) TDD
4 11 (11.22%) Unit Testing
5 9 (9.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (9.18%) PRINCE2
5 9 (9.18%) MVVM
6 8 (8.16%) SOA
7 6 (6.12%) Scrum
7 6 (6.12%) Web Design
7 6 (6.12%) Use Case
7 6 (6.12%) Web Development
7 6 (6.12%) Information Management
7 6 (6.12%) Analytics
8 4 (4.08%) Product Management
8 4 (4.08%) Technical Analysis
8 4 (4.08%) Data Protection
9 3 (3.06%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (3.06%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 51 (52.04%) SQL
2 19 (19.39%) T-SQL
2 19 (19.39%) JavaScript
3 12 (12.24%) C
4 11 (11.22%) C#
5 7 (7.14%) Java
5 7 (7.14%) PHP
6 6 (6.12%) XPath
7 5 (5.10%) XAML
8 2 (2.04%) VB
8 2 (2.04%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.02%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (9.18%) Degree
2 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.02%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.02%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.12%) HL7
2 5 (5.10%) QA
3 2 (2.04%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.04%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 26 (26.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.06%) Oracle
3 2 (2.04%) Citrix
3 2 (2.04%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.02%) Tableau
4 1 (1.02%) VMware
4 1 (1.02%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.02%) Cognos
4 1 (1.02%) Cisco
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