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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank - 156 152
Permanent jobs citing NHS 0 13 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.37% 0.068%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.98% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 0 13 2
Average salary - £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
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
1126 1324 1056
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 36.38% 38.14% 36.11%
Number of salaries quoted 680 808 617
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Retail
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) ReSharper
3 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (50.00%) User Stories
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) WinForms
3 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) Apache Flex
4 1 (25.00%) WCF
4 1 (25.00%) WPF
4 1 (25.00%) Usability Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Test Management
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Kanban

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (50.00%) ReSharper
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) Moq
2 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (75.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
1 1 (25.00%) Development Team Leader
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (50.00%) WinForms
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Remoting
3 1 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Flex
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) WPF
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) RUP
3 1 (25.00%) DSDM
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Refactoring
3 1 (25.00%) Usability Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Typemock
2 1 (25.00%) Red Gate