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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 222 203 195
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -8
Permanent jobs citing NHS 18 26 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.31% 0.42% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.85% 1.20% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 13 21 21
Average salary £43,164 £50,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.52% +26.25%
UK excluding London average salary £35,661 £43,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-18.02% +12.98%
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
2130 2170 2051
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 36.25% 35.31% 39.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1738 1752 1710
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 31 July 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 31 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
Dorset +11 8 £43,164 -26.53% 2
Devon -4 4 £51,617 +69.23% 2
Bristol -14 2 £37,500 -46.42% 3
Somerset +6 1 £35,000 -33.33% 2
Wiltshire -9 1 £32,500 -51.49%
Gloucestershire -13 1 - - 1
NHS
England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 13 (33.33%) Military
2 10 (25.64%) Management Information System
3 9 (23.08%) Windows
4 8 (20.51%) PRINCE2
5 7 (17.95%) SQL
5 7 (17.95%) ITIL
5 7 (17.95%) Mobile App
6 6 (15.38%) Line Management
7 5 (12.82%) Degree
7 5 (12.82%) Mathematics
7 5 (12.82%) QA
7 5 (12.82%) Software Asset Management
7 5 (12.82%) Software Licensing
7 5 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (12.82%) Linux
7 5 (12.82%) Service Delivery
7 5 (12.82%) Asset Management
8 4 (10.26%) Advertising
8 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
8 4 (10.26%) Informatics
8 4 (10.26%) Release Management
8 4 (10.26%) Data Analysis
8 4 (10.26%) Mentoring
8 4 (10.26%) APMP
8 4 (10.26%) Performance Management
8 4 (10.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (10.26%) Data Quality
9 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
9 3 (7.69%) Configuration Management

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.56%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) HP UFT
1 1 (2.56%) Selenium
General
1 13 (33.33%) Military
2 4 (10.26%) Advertising
3 3 (7.69%) Finance
4 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.13%) Marketing
5 1 (2.56%) Publishing
5 1 (2.56%) Electronics
5 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (17.95%) Project Manager
2 5 (12.82%) Software Manager
2 5 (12.82%) Software Asset Manager
3 4 (10.26%) Developer
4 3 (7.69%) Configuration Manager
4 3 (7.69%) Business Manager
4 3 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 3 (7.69%) VB.NET Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Business Development Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Development Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Commercial Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Account Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Business Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Tester
6 1 (2.56%) Test Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Management Information System
2 7 (17.95%) Mobile App
3 5 (12.82%) Mathematics
4 4 (10.26%) Informatics
5 2 (5.13%) Statistics
6 1 (2.56%) Smartcard
6 1 (2.56%) DTV
6 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) Windows
2 5 (12.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.51%) PRINCE2
2 7 (17.95%) ITIL
3 6 (15.38%) Line Management
4 5 (12.82%) Software Asset Management
4 5 (12.82%) Software Licensing
4 5 (12.82%) Asset Management
4 5 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (12.82%) Service Delivery
5 4 (10.26%) Data Analysis
5 4 (10.26%) Mentoring
5 4 (10.26%) Release Management
5 4 (10.26%) Performance Management
6 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.69%) Configuration Management
6 3 (7.69%) OO
6 3 (7.69%) OOD
7 2 (5.13%) PRINCE
7 2 (5.13%) Project Management
7 2 (5.13%) Business Development
8 1 (2.56%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) SQL
2 3 (7.69%) VB.NET
2 3 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Degree
2 4 (10.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (10.26%) APMP
3 2 (5.13%) ISEB
4 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) QA
2 4 (10.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (2.56%) SAP
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
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