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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 166 174 151
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -23
Permanent jobs citing NHS 2 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.064% 0.11% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.31% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 6
Average salary £52,133 £28,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+82.92% -18.57%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £43,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
-18.60% +13.90%
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
1175 1295 1233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 37.31% 34.36% 38.00%
Number of salaries quoted 745 846 788
Average salary £42,000 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.20% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
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 2 July 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
Glasgow +3 2 £52,133 +82.92% 1
NHS
UK

NHS
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 2 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Business Objects
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (33.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Support Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Support
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Business Objects
1 1 (33.33%) SAP
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
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