The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 166 143 162
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +19
Permanent jobs citing NHS 5 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.14% 0.38% 0.063%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.48% 1.26% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 2
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,450 £30,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £104,000 £45,000 £70,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,332 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.32% -
NHS
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1040 952 886
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 28.15% 30.17% 27.78%
Number of salaries quoted 653 619 576
Average salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

NHS
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

NHS Salary Trend in Scotland

NHS
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing NHS across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

NHS Salary Histogram in Scotland

NHS
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 20 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
Glasgow -14 3 £35,000 -22.22% 4
Edinburgh -15 1 - - 3
NHS
UK

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (66.67%) .NET
2 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (66.67%) C#
3 7 (58.33%) Visual Studio
3 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
3 7 (58.33%) WinForms
3 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (58.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (50.00%) Degree
4 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (41.67%) OO
5 5 (41.67%) DTV
5 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
5 5 (41.67%) Windows
5 5 (41.67%) ReSharper
5 5 (41.67%) Hyper-V
6 4 (33.33%) .NET Remoting
6 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
6 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
6 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (33.33%) SQL
6 4 (33.33%) Web Services
6 4 (33.33%) MVC
6 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (33.33%) Typemock
6 4 (33.33%) Red Gate
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (33.33%) User Stories

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (8.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Visual Studio
1 7 (58.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (41.67%) ReSharper
3 1 (8.33%) Moq
3 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Sales Executive
4 1 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Storage Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Principal Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Virtualisation Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Sales Executive
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) .NET
2 7 (58.33%) WinForms
3 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
4 4 (33.33%) Web Services
4 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (33.33%) .NET Remoting
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
5 1 (8.33%) WCF
5 1 (8.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) DTV
2 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Firmware
3 1 (8.33%) Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) e-Health
3 1 (8.33%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (41.67%) OO
3 4 (33.33%) MVC
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 4 (33.33%) User Stories
4 3 (25.00%) HOOD
5 2 (16.67%) TDD
6 1 (8.33%) Scrum
6 1 (8.33%) ITIL
6 1 (8.33%) OOP
6 1 (8.33%) RUP
6 1 (8.33%) DSDM
6 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (8.33%) Service Management
6 1 (8.33%) Business Development
6 1 (8.33%) Refactoring
6 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (8.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Typemock
2 4 (33.33%) Red Gate
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Dell
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) Veritas
3 1 (8.33%) VMware
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