The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PACS in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PACS over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS)
Rank 252 - 242
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing PACS 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.018% - 0.016%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.046% - 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Median salary £25,000 - £24,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,750 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +52.34%
PACS
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
2192 2247 2253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 38.76% 37.71% 36.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1802 1835 1838
Median salary £40,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

PACS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing PACS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

PACS Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

PACS
Salary Trend in the South West

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

PACS Salary Trend in the South West

PACS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT jobs citing PACS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for PACS.

1 4 (100.00%) HL7
2 3 (75.00%) Informatics
2 3 (75.00%) e-Health
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (75.00%) LIMS
2 3 (75.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (75.00%) Health Informatics
2 3 (75.00%) Analytics
2 3 (75.00%) Electronic Patient Records
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) Ajax
4 1 (25.00%) JSON
4 1 (25.00%) SSH
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (25.00%) DICOM
4 1 (25.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) NHS
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP

PACS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) IPsec
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
1 1 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (25.00%) SSH
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Electronic Patient Records
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Development Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Development Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Software Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Web Applications Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Web Applications Support
2 1 (25.00%) Web Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Web Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) Ajax
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) e-Health
1 3 (75.00%) Health Informatics
1 3 (75.00%) Informatics
1 3 (75.00%) LIMS
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Analytics
1 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Data Migration
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Presales
3 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) HL7
2 1 (25.00%) DICOM
2 1 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft