The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PACS in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PACS over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS)
Rank 255 236 -
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -
Permanent jobs citing PACS 1 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.014% 0.044% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.041% 0.14% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Average salary - £35,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £35,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
PACS
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
2412 2133 2311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 32.63% 31.50% 31.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1878 1763 1957
Average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.94% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

PACS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PACS across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

PACS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

PACS
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PACS across the North West region.

PACS Salary Trend in the North West

PACS
Top 2 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing PACS 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 PACS.

1 1 (100.00%) NHS
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management

PACS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing PACS 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 PACS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) PACS Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management