The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 209 214 202
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Permanent jobs citing NHS 16 6 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.28% 0.11% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.81% 0.34% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 10
Average salary £36,250 £35,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.39% +2.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,929 £20,975
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £39,750 £48,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -8.43%
Miscellaneous Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1974 1756 1525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 34.03% 32.63% 26.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1607 1490 1263
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,400 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
NHS
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire 0 6 £32,500 +8.84% 2
Dorset - 5 £37,500 - 2
Bristol 0 3 £57,500 +60.83% 2
Devon - 2 - - 1
NHS
England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 13 (28.26%) Computer Science
2 12 (26.09%) Degree
2 12 (26.09%) Windows
2 12 (26.09%) SC Cleared
2 12 (26.09%) Security Cleared
3 10 (21.74%) Android
3 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
4 9 (19.57%) MS Excel
4 9 (19.57%) Military
5 8 (17.39%) Linux
5 8 (17.39%) OOP
5 8 (17.39%) OO
5 8 (17.39%) C++
5 8 (17.39%) Java
5 8 (17.39%) SQL Server
5 8 (17.39%) Citrix
5 8 (17.39%) Visualisation
5 8 (17.39%) GWT
6 7 (15.22%) SQL
6 7 (15.22%) Telecoms
7 6 (13.04%) Finance
7 6 (13.04%) Marketing
7 6 (13.04%) JavaScript
7 6 (13.04%) MySQL
7 6 (13.04%) Oracle
8 5 (10.87%) Internet
8 5 (10.87%) Retail
8 5 (10.87%) Service Management
9 4 (8.70%) Service Delivery
9 4 (8.70%) Wireless

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 4 (8.70%) Tomcat
1 4 (8.70%) GlassFish
2 1 (2.17%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (19.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.35%) MS Office
3 1 (2.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) SaaS
1 4 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.87%) Internet
2 4 (8.70%) Wireless
2 4 (8.70%) LAN
2 4 (8.70%) WAN
2 4 (8.70%) LDAP
3 2 (4.35%) Firewall
3 2 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.04%) MySQL
3 4 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.17%) Selenium
1 1 (2.17%) Subversion
General
1 9 (19.57%) Military
2 7 (15.22%) Telecoms
3 6 (13.04%) Finance
3 6 (13.04%) Marketing
4 5 (10.87%) Retail
5 3 (6.52%) Banking
6 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (21.74%) Developer
2 6 (13.04%) Web Developer
3 5 (10.87%) Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Software Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Applications Developer
4 4 (8.70%) Web Applications Developer
4 4 (8.70%) Software Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Product Manager
5 3 (6.52%) Senior Product Manager
5 3 (6.52%) Senior Manager
5 3 (6.52%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.35%) Support Technician
6 2 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Test Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (4.35%) Performance Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.39%) GWT
2 4 (8.70%) Silverlight
2 4 (8.70%) Web Services
2 4 (8.70%) Apache Flex
2 4 (8.70%) REST
3 3 (6.52%) .NET
4 2 (4.35%) HTML
4 2 (4.35%) CSS
5 1 (2.17%) Backbone.js
5 1 (2.17%) CSS3
5 1 (2.17%) HTML5
5 1 (2.17%) jQuery
5 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.17%) Zend Framework
5 1 (2.17%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.26%) Computer Science
2 8 (17.39%) Visualisation
3 4 (8.70%) Clustering
3 4 (8.70%) RIA
3 4 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (6.52%) Digital Media
4 3 (6.52%) FMCG
4 3 (6.52%) IPTV
5 2 (4.35%) Blackberry
5 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.17%) EPoS
6 1 (2.17%) PMI
6 1 (2.17%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.17%) PACS
6 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.09%) Windows
2 10 (21.74%) Android
3 8 (17.39%) Linux
4 4 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.35%) Windows XP
5 2 (4.35%) Apple iOS
5 2 (4.35%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.35%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.39%) OOP
1 8 (17.39%) OO
2 5 (10.87%) Service Management
3 4 (8.70%) Service Delivery
3 4 (8.70%) Business Continuity
3 4 (8.70%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (8.70%) Load Balancing
3 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (8.70%) ITIL
3 4 (8.70%) ERD
4 2 (4.35%) Scrum
4 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (4.35%) Software Engineering
4 2 (4.35%) Business Development
4 2 (4.35%) Project Management
4 2 (4.35%) Test Scripting
4 2 (4.35%) Manual Testing
4 2 (4.35%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (4.35%) Information Governance
4 2 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.39%) C++
1 8 (17.39%) Java
2 7 (15.22%) SQL
3 6 (13.04%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.70%) C
5 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.17%) Fortran
5 1 (2.17%) Python
5 1 (2.17%) PHP
5 1 (2.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (26.09%) Degree
1 12 (26.09%) SC Cleared
1 12 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.52%) Postgraduate
3 2 (4.35%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.35%) MCSE
3 2 (4.35%) CCNP
3 2 (4.35%) CCNA
3 2 (4.35%) ISEB
3 2 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.17%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) GAMP
2 1 (2.17%) GMP
2 1 (2.17%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
1 4 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Nagios
1 2 (4.35%) Cacti
Vendors
1 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.39%) Citrix
3 6 (13.04%) Oracle
4 4 (8.70%) VMware
4 4 (8.70%) Google
4 4 (8.70%) Juniper
4 4 (8.70%) Ericsson
4 4 (8.70%) Red Hat
4 4 (8.70%) Cisco
4 4 (8.70%) JBoss
4 4 (8.70%) F5
5 2 (4.35%) Business Objects
5 2 (4.35%) Adobe
5 2 (4.35%) HP
5 2 (4.35%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.17%) Zend
Dorset
CRG - Castlerock Recruitment Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
CRG - Castlerock Recruitment Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
CRG - Castlerock Recruitment Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: NEGOTIABLE
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates paid + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
The Placement Group
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 9 days ago