The table below looks at the statistics for DICOM skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DICOM over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM)
Rank 885 875 854
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -21
Permanent jobs citing DICOM 10 11 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.010% 0.023%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.084% 0.10% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 25
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
11970 10891 12192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.50% 10.07% 10.58%
Number of salaries quoted 9278 8496 9961
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,920 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

DICOM
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DICOM within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

DICOM Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

DICOM
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DICOM within the UK.

DICOM Salary Trend in the UK

DICOM
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DICOM within the UK over the 3 months to 20 October 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
(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
England -14 10 £50,000 +34.22% 3
London +8 5 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 - -
North East - 4 - -
Tyne and Wear - 4 - -
South East -6 1 £50,000 +29.87%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £50,000 -

DICOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing DICOM 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 DICOM.

1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 13 (76.47%) PACS
3 12 (70.59%) Linux
4 11 (64.71%) HL7
5 9 (52.94%) SQL
6 8 (47.06%) Oracle
7 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
7 7 (41.18%) VMware
8 6 (35.29%) Workflow
8 6 (35.29%) Project Management
8 6 (35.29%) Change Management
8 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database
9 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (29.41%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (29.41%) Problem Management
9 5 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (29.41%) UNIX
9 5 (29.41%) Service Management
9 5 (29.41%) Red Hat
9 5 (29.41%) Shell Script
9 5 (29.41%) Smartcard
9 5 (29.41%) ITIL
9 5 (29.41%) Perl
9 5 (29.41%) Java
10 3 (17.65%) XML
10 3 (17.65%) VoIP
11 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
11 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL

DICOM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing DICOM 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 DICOM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) FileNet
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Workflow
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) VoIP
2 2 (11.76%) Network Security
3 1 (5.88%) NAS
3 1 (5.88%) LAN
3 1 (5.88%) WAN
3 1 (5.88%) SAN
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database
2 5 (29.41%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 1 (5.88%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) IT Support
2 5 (29.41%) Applications Support
3 4 (23.53%) Support Manager
3 4 (23.53%) IT Support Manager
4 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (11.76%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Graduate
5 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Developer
5 1 (5.88%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Head of IT
5 1 (5.88%) IT Graduate
5 1 (5.88%) Implementation Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Integrator
5 1 (5.88%) Integration Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) XML
2 1 (5.88%) XSL
2 1 (5.88%) OCX
2 1 (5.88%) REST
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) COM
2 1 (5.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (76.47%) PACS
2 5 (29.41%) Smartcard
2 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) NHS
3 1 (5.88%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) Linux
3 5 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (29.41%) UNIX
4 2 (11.76%) Mac OS
4 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
4 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Project Management
1 6 (35.29%) Change Management
1 6 (35.29%) Workflow
2 5 (29.41%) Service Management
2 5 (29.41%) ITIL
2 5 (29.41%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.88%) High Availability
3 1 (5.88%) Change Control
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.88%) Content Management
3 1 (5.88%) Document Management
3 1 (5.88%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) SQL
2 5 (29.41%) Shell Script
2 5 (29.41%) Java
2 5 (29.41%) Perl
3 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
3 2 (11.76%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) XPath
4 1 (5.88%) VB
4 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (64.71%) HL7
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Oracle
2 7 (41.18%) VMware
3 5 (29.41%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.88%) Kofax
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) Veritas