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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PACS over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS)
Rank - 232 216
Permanent jobs citing PACS 0 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.017% 0.037%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.042% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
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
2122 2379 2100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 34.35% 41.29% 39.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1640 1918 1785
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,800
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £56,350
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

PACS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PACS across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 15 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the South West region citing PACS 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 PACS.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) NHS
1 2 (100.00%) LIMS
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) e-Health
1 2 (100.00%) Informatics
1 2 (100.00%) HL7
1 2 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Health Informatics
1 2 (100.00%) Rational Rhapsody
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics

PACS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the South West region citing PACS 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 PACS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Rational Rhapsody
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Applications Support
1 2 (100.00%) Applications Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Support Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Applications Support Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) NHS
1 2 (100.00%) LIMS
1 2 (100.00%) e-Health
1 2 (100.00%) Informatics
1 2 (100.00%) Health Informatics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) HL7