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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 161 147 156
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +9
Permanent jobs citing NHS 6 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.17% 0.26% 0.062%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.46% 0.74% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 1
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.80% +0.62%
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
1304 1085 1052
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 36.22% 34.66% 32.70%
Number of salaries quoted 853 702 670
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -5 5 £46,250 +2.77% 4
NHS
UK

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 7 (63.64%) .NET
1 7 (63.64%) C#
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 6 (54.55%) Software Engineering
2 6 (54.55%) Degree
3 4 (36.36%) WinForms
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Retail
3 4 (36.36%) ReSharper
3 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
3 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
3 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
3 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (27.27%) User Stories
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) OO
4 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
4 3 (27.27%) TDD
4 3 (27.27%) MVC
4 3 (27.27%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
5 2 (18.18%) .NET Remoting
5 2 (18.18%) WCF
5 2 (18.18%) WPF

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) Big Data
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
1 4 (36.36%) ReSharper
1 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (18.18%) Moq
2 2 (18.18%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (36.36%) Retail
2 2 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Development Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Sales Executive
3 1 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Storage Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Principal Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Virtualisation Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Sales Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
2 4 (36.36%) WinForms
3 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (18.18%) WCF
4 2 (18.18%) WPF
4 2 (18.18%) .NET Remoting
4 2 (18.18%) Web Services
5 1 (9.09%) XML
5 1 (9.09%) Apache Flex
5 1 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) DTV
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) e-Health
2 1 (9.09%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Software Engineering
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) TDD
3 3 (27.27%) OO
3 3 (27.27%) MVC
3 3 (27.27%) Scrum
3 3 (27.27%) User Stories
4 2 (18.18%) BDD
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
4 2 (18.18%) Analytics
4 2 (18.18%) OOP
4 2 (18.18%) RUP
4 2 (18.18%) DSDM
4 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Refactoring
4 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Test Management
5 1 (9.09%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
2 1 (9.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Firmware
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Typemock
2 2 (18.18%) Red Gate
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Dell
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) Veritas
3 1 (9.09%) VMware
Scotland
The Placement Group
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Medilink Consulting
Posted: 10 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
EMIS
Salary: £45,000 per annum depending on level of experience
Posted: 13 days ago
Scotland
The Placement Group
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago