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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 215 153 236
Rank change year-on-year
-62 +83
Permanent jobs citing NHS 33 89 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.47% 1.37% 0.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.43% 4.22% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 32 29 30
Average salary £33,750 £40,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.62% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,650 £32,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,850 £51,480 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £36,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -13.25%
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
2313 2109 2558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 33.25% 32.51% 32.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2014 1665 2183
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,500
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -13 23 £32,500 -31.57% 10
Cheshire -56 5 £35,000 -26.31% 4
Lancashire - 1 £50,000 - 3
Merseyside - 1 - - 14
NHS
England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 39 (52.00%) Project Management
2 34 (45.33%) SQL
3 29 (38.67%) Microsoft
4 23 (30.67%) SQL Server
5 21 (28.00%) Informatics
6 20 (26.67%) MS Excel
7 18 (24.00%) JavaScript
8 16 (21.33%) .NET
9 15 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (17.33%) Finance
10 13 (17.33%) HTML
10 13 (17.33%) PRINCE2
11 12 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 12 (16.00%) AngularJS
12 11 (14.67%) jQuery
12 11 (14.67%) CSS
12 11 (14.67%) Internet
13 10 (13.33%) T-SQL
14 9 (12.00%) MS Office
14 9 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005
15 8 (10.67%) HTML5
15 8 (10.67%) CSS3
16 7 (9.33%) Time Management
16 7 (9.33%) MS PowerPoint
16 7 (9.33%) Project Planning
16 7 (9.33%) Law
16 7 (9.33%) XML
16 7 (9.33%) CRM

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3 (4.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 9 (12.00%) MS Office
3 7 (9.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.67%) Internet
2 1 (1.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (1.33%) VPLS
2 1 (1.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.33%) SAN
2 1 (1.33%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (30.67%) SQL Server
2 12 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (5.33%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.00%) QlikView
7 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (17.33%) Finance
2 7 (9.33%) Law
3 6 (8.00%) Back Office
4 4 (5.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.67%) Electronics
5 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.67%) Marketing
6 1 (1.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (33.33%) Developer
2 15 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 7 (9.33%) Implementation Specialist
3 7 (9.33%) Analyst
4 6 (8.00%) Junior
4 6 (8.00%) Consultant
4 6 (8.00%) Software Developer
4 6 (8.00%) Procurement Manager
4 6 (8.00%) UI Developer
5 5 (6.67%) NHS Information Manager
5 5 (6.67%) Designer
5 5 (6.67%) UI Designer
5 5 (6.67%) Information Manager
5 5 (6.67%) SQL Developer
5 5 (6.67%) Implementation Consultant
5 5 (6.67%) Interface Designer
6 4 (5.33%) Senior Manager
6 4 (5.33%) Junior Project Manager
6 4 (5.33%) Senior Project Manager
6 4 (5.33%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.33%) .NET
2 13 (17.33%) HTML
3 12 (16.00%) AngularJS
4 11 (14.67%) jQuery
4 11 (14.67%) CSS
5 8 (10.67%) HTML5
5 8 (10.67%) CSS3
6 7 (9.33%) XML
7 5 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (6.67%) ASP.NET
8 4 (5.33%) XSLT
9 2 (2.67%) DOM
9 2 (2.67%) XHTML
9 2 (2.67%) SOAP
9 2 (2.67%) Web Services
9 2 (2.67%) Ajax
9 2 (2.67%) .NET Framework
9 2 (2.67%) Sass
9 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 21 (28.00%) Informatics
2 5 (6.67%) Health Informatics
2 5 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.67%) DTV
4 2 (2.67%) PACS
4 2 (2.67%) Web 2.0
4 2 (2.67%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (2.67%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.33%) Replication
5 1 (1.33%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.67%) Windows
2 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (1.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (52.00%) Project Management
2 15 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (17.33%) PRINCE2
4 12 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (9.33%) Time Management
6 7 (9.33%) Project Planning
6 7 (9.33%) CRM
7 6 (8.00%) E-Procurement
7 6 (8.00%) Business Development
7 6 (8.00%) Performance Management
7 6 (8.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 6 (8.00%) Analytics
8 5 (6.67%) Data Protection
8 5 (6.67%) Business Analysis
8 5 (6.67%) Software Engineering
8 5 (6.67%) Programme Management
9 4 (5.33%) Product Management
9 4 (5.33%) Information Governance
10 3 (4.00%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 34 (45.33%) SQL
2 18 (24.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (13.33%) T-SQL
4 5 (6.67%) PHP
4 5 (6.67%) Java
4 5 (6.67%) C#
5 3 (4.00%) VB
6 2 (2.67%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.67%) XPath
7 1 (1.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (5.33%) Degree
3 1 (1.33%) MCITP
3 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) QA
1 3 (4.00%) HL7
2 1 (1.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 29 (38.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.67%) SAP
2 2 (2.67%) HP
2 2 (2.67%) Citrix
2 2 (2.67%) VMware
3 1 (1.33%) EMC
3 1 (1.33%) Cisco
3 1 (1.33%) IBM
3 1 (1.33%) NetApp
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle
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