The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 224 220 197
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -23
Permanent jobs citing NHS 14 7 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.25% 0.12% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.73% 0.29% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 13
Average salary £41,151 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.55% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £26,200 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,100 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,661 £42,069 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-15.23% +10.70%
NHS
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1917 2449 2057
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 33.85% 41.26% 38.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1486 1975 1736
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

NHS
Salary Trend in the South West

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

NHS Salary Trend in the South West

NHS
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing NHS across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

NHS Salary Histogram in the South West

NHS
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
Devon -5 7 £41,151 +91.40%
Bristol -9 1 £43,000 -16.09% 1
Cornwall - 1 £20,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 1
Somerset - 1 £40,000 - 2
Wiltshire - 1 - -
NHS
England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 20 (48.78%) Military
2 18 (43.90%) PRINCE2
3 11 (26.83%) Project Management
4 10 (24.39%) Management Information System
4 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (21.95%) Windows
6 8 (19.51%) Mobile App
7 7 (17.07%) Waterfall
7 7 (17.07%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (17.07%) Line Management
7 7 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (17.07%) Retail
7 7 (17.07%) Performance Management
7 7 (17.07%) SQL
7 7 (17.07%) ITIL
8 6 (14.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (12.20%) Degree
9 5 (12.20%) Mathematics
9 5 (12.20%) Asset Management
9 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (12.20%) Software Asset Management
9 5 (12.20%) Software Licensing
9 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (12.20%) Relational Database
9 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
9 5 (12.20%) Linux
9 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
10 4 (9.76%) OO
10 4 (9.76%) VB.NET
10 4 (9.76%) .NET

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.88%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.44%) MS Project
2 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (12.20%) Relational Database
1 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.44%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 20 (48.78%) Military
2 7 (17.07%) Retail
3 4 (9.76%) Finance
3 4 (9.76%) Advertising
4 2 (4.88%) Marketing
5 1 (2.44%) Billing
5 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.44%) Electronics
5 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (21.95%) Project Manager
2 7 (17.07%) Deputy Programme Manager
2 7 (17.07%) Programme Manager
3 5 (12.20%) Software Manager
3 5 (12.20%) Business Manager
3 5 (12.20%) Software Asset Manager
3 5 (12.20%) Developer
4 4 (9.76%) .NET Developer
4 4 (9.76%) VB.NET Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Commercial Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Development Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Applications Support
6 2 (4.88%) Business Project Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Business Development Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Integration Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) .NET
2 2 (4.88%) Web Services
3 1 (2.44%) SOAP
3 1 (2.44%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Management Information System
2 8 (19.51%) Mobile App
3 7 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (12.20%) Mathematics
5 3 (7.32%) e-Health
5 3 (7.32%) Informatics
6 1 (2.44%) Health Informatics
6 1 (2.44%) PACS
6 1 (2.44%) Smartcard
6 1 (2.44%) DTV
6 1 (2.44%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.95%) Windows
2 5 (12.20%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (43.90%) PRINCE2
2 11 (26.83%) Project Management
3 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (17.07%) Waterfall
4 7 (17.07%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (17.07%) Line Management
4 7 (17.07%) Performance Management
4 7 (17.07%) ITIL
5 5 (12.20%) Asset Management
5 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (12.20%) Software Asset Management
5 5 (12.20%) Software Licensing
6 4 (9.76%) OO
6 4 (9.76%) OOD
6 4 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (9.76%) Mentoring
7 3 (7.32%) Business Development
8 2 (4.88%) Service Management
8 2 (4.88%) ETL
8 2 (4.88%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.07%) SQL
2 4 (9.76%) VB.NET
2 4 (9.76%) C#
3 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.44%) Java
4 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 5 (12.20%) Degree
3 4 (9.76%) APMP
4 1 (2.44%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) HL7
2 2 (4.88%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.44%) QA
3 1 (2.44%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.44%) SAP
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