The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
National Health Service (NHS)
UK
Rank 547 481 515
Rank change year-on-year
-66 +34
Permanent jobs citing NHS 316 543 514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.53% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.98% 1.31% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 266 438 423
Median salary £44,000 £40,457 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% -5.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,118 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
32120 41533 41464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.26% 40.64% 38.83%
Number of salaries quoted 25954 33241 33304
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing NHS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

NHS
Salary Trend

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

NHS Salary Trend in the UK

NHS
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing NHS over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 within the UK.

NHS Salary Histogram in the UK

NHS
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the UK over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -56 289 £44,000 +8.75% 85
London -30 82 £42,500 +5.04% 28
North West +3 34 £44,000 +25.71% 14
South East -16 33 £35,500 -11.25% 7
South West +21 28 £45,250 +0.55% 4
East of England +21 24 £41,250 -8.33% 13
North East +10 24 £45,000 +24.93% 1
Yorkshire +11 23 £43,500 +33.84% 12
West Yorkshire +21 21 £43,766 +4.20% 10
West Midlands +10 21 £47,500 +31.87% 4
Bristol +25 20 £46,500 -9.70%
Leeds +24 20 £44,031 +120.15% 9
Manchester -14 20 £44,000 +25.71% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne +21 19 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Tyne and Wear +21 19 £45,000 -5.75% 1
Berkshire +13 13 £37,000 -4.51% 2
East Midlands +11 13 £43,750 +0.35% 2
Oxfordshire +8 11 £32,000 -41.81% 2
Birmingham +19 10 £62,000 +42.21% 1
Cambridgeshire +9 10 £50,000 - 8
Cambridge +16 9 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Liverpool +15 9 £44,000 +44.26% 5
Hertfordshire +9 9 £22,102 -25.70% 4
Merseyside +1 9 £44,000 +37.50% 5
Nottinghamshire +5 8 £50,000 +100.00%
Mayfair - 8 £35,000 -
Surrey +31 7 £52,500 +40.00% 2
Reading +46 6 £37,000 +5.71% 1
Watford +2 6 £22,102 -9.78%
Coventry +17 5 £23,000 -34.28%

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT jobs citing NHS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for NHS.

1 347 (38.09%) Agile Software Development
2 301 (33.04%) Microsoft
3 251 (27.55%) PRINCE2
4 208 (22.83%) MS Excel
5 183 (20.09%) MS Office
6 155 (17.01%) Management Information System
7 152 (16.68%) SQL Server
8 148 (16.25%) SQL
9 140 (15.37%) ITIL
10 138 (15.15%) TOGAF
11 132 (14.49%) MS PowerPoint
12 126 (13.83%) Service Management
12 126 (13.83%) Degree
13 114 (12.51%) Project Management
13 114 (12.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 113 (12.40%) Continuous Improvement
15 110 (12.07%) C#
15 110 (12.07%) ERP
16 109 (11.96%) SaaS
17 103 (11.31%) .NET
17 103 (11.31%) Logistics
18 101 (11.09%) Business Intelligence
19 94 (10.32%) JavaScript
20 91 (9.99%) Finance
21 84 (9.22%) Active Directory
22 82 (9.00%) HTML
23 81 (8.89%) Programme Management
23 81 (8.89%) Data Protection
24 78 (8.56%) Manufacturing
24 78 (8.56%) ITSM

NHS
Top Related IT Skills 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 25 (2.74%) SharePoint
2 17 (1.87%) CMS
3 16 (1.76%) BizTalk Server
4 13 (1.43%) SharePoint Server
5 11 (1.21%) MS Exchange
6 7 (0.77%) ColdFusion
7 6 (0.66%) Skype for Business
8 5 (0.55%) IIS
8 5 (0.55%) MS Project Server
8 5 (0.55%) WordPress
9 4 (0.44%) Moodle
9 4 (0.44%) MQSeries
9 4 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (0.44%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.33%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.22%) nginx
Applications
1 208 (22.83%) MS Excel
2 183 (20.09%) MS Office
3 132 (14.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (1.43%) MS Project
5 8 (0.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 6 (0.66%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.33%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.33%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.11%) InDesign
9 1 (0.11%) PaintShop Pro
9 1 (0.11%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 24 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.21%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.77%) SystmOne
4 6 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.33%) Cerner Millennium
5 3 (0.33%) Lorenzo
5 3 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.33%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.22%) Primavera
7 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Payroll
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 109 (11.96%) SaaS
2 34 (3.73%) IaaS
3 32 (3.51%) PaaS
4 29 (3.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 23 (2.52%) Amazon AWS
6 11 (1.21%) Office 365
7 3 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.22%) GitHub
9 1 (0.11%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 66 (7.24%) Firewall
2 61 (6.70%) WAN
3 58 (6.37%) DNS
4 56 (6.15%) DHCP
5 55 (6.04%) Network Security
6 53 (5.82%) VLAN
7 52 (5.71%) WLAN
8 51 (5.60%) Intrusion Detection
9 50 (5.49%) Internet
10 42 (4.61%) SAN
11 35 (3.84%) LAN
12 16 (1.76%) TCP/IP
13 7 (0.77%) HTTPS
13 7 (0.77%) NAS
13 7 (0.77%) VPN
14 6 (0.66%) VoIP
15 5 (0.55%) Skype
16 4 (0.44%) NetScaler
17 3 (0.33%) iSCSI
17 3 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (16.68%) SQL Server
2 63 (6.92%) Data Warehouse
3 57 (6.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 35 (3.84%) Electronic Patient Records
4 35 (3.84%) Power BI
5 30 (3.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 28 (3.07%) MySQL
7 27 (2.96%) SQL Server 2008
8 23 (2.52%) QlikView
9 20 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
10 17 (1.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 16 (1.76%) Big Data
12 13 (1.43%) Relational Database
13 11 (1.21%) BusinessObjects
13 11 (1.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 11 (1.21%) NoSQL
13 11 (1.21%) SQL Server 2014
14 10 (1.10%) MongoDB
15 9 (0.99%) PowerPivot
16 8 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 27 (2.96%) Git (software)
2 25 (2.74%) Visual Studio
3 15 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (1.32%) Moq
5 9 (0.99%) Subversion
6 4 (0.44%) Axure RP
6 4 (0.44%) Travis CI
7 3 (0.33%) JIRA
8 2 (0.22%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.22%) Gradle
8 2 (0.22%) IntelliJ
8 2 (0.22%) Jasmine
8 2 (0.22%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.22%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (0.22%) Maven
8 2 (0.22%) Mockito
8 2 (0.22%) NeoLoad
8 2 (0.22%) NetBeans
9 1 (0.11%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.11%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 91 (9.99%) Finance
2 78 (8.56%) Manufacturing
3 51 (5.60%) Pharmaceutical
4 30 (3.29%) Marketing
5 26 (2.85%) Retail
6 17 (1.87%) Local Government
7 14 (1.54%) Telecoms
8 11 (1.21%) Banking
9 10 (1.10%) Electronics
10 8 (0.88%) Billing
10 8 (0.88%) Publishing
11 7 (0.77%) Advertising
11 7 (0.77%) Legal
12 6 (0.66%) Automotive
12 6 (0.66%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.55%) Law
14 3 (0.33%) Games
15 2 (0.22%) Back Office
16 1 (0.11%) German Language
Job Titles
1 200 (21.95%) Developer
2 131 (14.38%) Architect
3 112 (12.29%) Solutions Architect
4 87 (9.55%) Analyst
5 80 (8.78%) Project Manager
6 59 (6.48%) Consultant
7 47 (5.16%) Implementation Manager
8 44 (4.83%) Implementation Project Manager
8 44 (4.83%) Project Implementation Manager
8 44 (4.83%) Senior Developer
9 42 (4.61%) .NET Developer
10 38 (4.17%) C# Developer
10 38 (4.17%) Security Manager
10 38 (4.17%) Software Project Manager
11 37 (4.06%) Technical Manager
12 36 (3.95%) Software Developer
13 34 (3.73%) Software Implementation Manager
13 34 (3.73%) SQL Developer
14 32 (3.51%) Senior Analyst
15 30 (3.29%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (11.31%) .NET
2 82 (9.00%) HTML
3 73 (8.01%) CSS
4 70 (7.68%) ASP.NET
5 59 (6.48%) XML
6 56 (6.15%) ASP.NET MVC
7 47 (5.16%) AngularJS
8 46 (5.05%) jQuery
9 36 (3.95%) WCF
10 34 (3.73%) .NET Framework
11 32 (3.51%) HTML5
12 27 (2.96%) Web Services
13 23 (2.52%) REST
14 18 (1.98%) WinForms
15 17 (1.87%) ASP.NET Web API
15 17 (1.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 14 (1.54%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 14 (1.54%) Razor View Engine
16 14 (1.54%) SignalR
16 14 (1.54%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 155 (17.01%) Management Information System
2 63 (6.92%) Video Conferencing
3 49 (5.38%) Computer Science
4 40 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
5 29 (3.18%) Driving Licence
5 29 (3.18%) Enterprise Software
6 28 (3.07%) User Experience
7 27 (2.96%) BYOD
8 23 (2.52%) Data Centre
9 15 (1.65%) Mobile App
10 12 (1.32%) PMI
11 10 (1.10%) PKI
12 9 (0.99%) BBC
12 9 (0.99%) Social Media
13 6 (0.66%) Data Structures
13 6 (0.66%) e-Learning
13 6 (0.66%) Reference Data
14 5 (0.55%) Blackberry
14 5 (0.55%) e-Health
14 5 (0.55%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 72 (7.90%) Windows
2 54 (5.93%) Linux
3 29 (3.18%) OpenVMS
3 29 (3.18%) Solaris
4 25 (2.74%) Windows Server
5 22 (2.41%) Unix
6 9 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.44%) Android
8 3 (0.33%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.33%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.33%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.33%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.22%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.11%) CentOS
10 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 347 (38.09%) Agile Software Development
2 251 (27.55%) PRINCE2
3 140 (15.37%) ITIL
4 138 (15.15%) TOGAF
5 126 (13.83%) Service Management
6 114 (12.51%) Project Management
7 113 (12.40%) Continuous Improvement
8 110 (12.07%) ERP
9 103 (11.31%) Logistics
10 101 (11.09%) Business Intelligence
11 81 (8.89%) Data Protection
11 81 (8.89%) Programme Management
12 78 (8.56%) ITSM
13 67 (7.35%) Service Design
14 63 (6.92%) Business Analysis
14 63 (6.92%) TDD
15 61 (6.70%) Analytics
16 60 (6.59%) MVC
17 58 (6.37%) CRM
18 54 (5.93%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 148 (16.25%) SQL
2 110 (12.07%) C#
3 94 (10.32%) JavaScript
4 77 (8.45%) T-SQL
5 50 (5.49%) Java
6 48 (5.27%) PHP
7 14 (1.54%) C
7 14 (1.54%) Scala
8 13 (1.43%) VB.NET
9 12 (1.32%) Clojure
10 11 (1.21%) C++
11 10 (1.10%) VBA
12 9 (0.99%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 8 (0.88%) Delphi
14 6 (0.66%) MUMPS
14 6 (0.66%) Python
15 5 (0.55%) VBScript
16 4 (0.44%) PowerShell
16 4 (0.44%) VB
17 3 (0.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 126 (13.83%) Degree
2 114 (12.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 29 (3.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 28 (3.07%) Security Cleared
5 19 (2.09%) CISSP
6 13 (1.43%) ISEB
6 13 (1.43%) PMI Certification
7 9 (0.99%) CISM
7 9 (0.99%) CLAS
8 8 (0.88%) APMP
8 8 (0.88%) CISA
8 8 (0.88%) DBS Check
9 7 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (0.66%) PhD
11 5 (0.55%) CCNA
11 5 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.44%) CREST Certified
12 4 (0.44%) PMP
13 3 (0.33%) CESG Certified Professional
13 3 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (4.83%) QA
2 42 (4.61%) Data Quality
3 24 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (2.41%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 18 (1.98%) SLA
6 11 (1.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 10 (1.10%) ISO 9000
8 9 (0.99%) HL7
8 9 (0.99%) ISO 9001
9 7 (0.77%) COBIT
10 6 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 5 (0.55%) ISO 14001
12 4 (0.44%) PCI DSS
13 2 (0.22%) GDPR
13 2 (0.22%) ISO22301
13 2 (0.22%) RMADS
14 1 (0.11%) Actionable Recommendations
14 1 (0.11%) BS25999
14 1 (0.11%) PA-DSS
14 1 (0.11%) PMBOK
System Software
1 84 (9.22%) Active Directory
2 25 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.66%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.55%) XenServer
5 4 (0.44%) Docker
5 4 (0.44%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.33%) vSphere
7 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 30 (3.29%) SCCM
2 27 (2.96%) AirWatch
3 4 (0.44%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 2 (0.22%) Ansible
4 2 (0.22%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.22%) Puppet
5 1 (0.11%) Grafana
5 1 (0.11%) Graphite
5 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.11%) WSUS
5 1 (0.11%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 301 (33.04%) Microsoft
2 33 (3.62%) VMware
3 31 (3.40%) NetApp
3 31 (3.40%) Oracle
4 17 (1.87%) MuleSoft
5 15 (1.65%) Cisco
6 13 (1.43%) SAP
7 12 (1.32%) Citrix
8 11 (1.21%) Tableau
9 9 (0.99%) Adobe
9 9 (0.99%) RedGate
10 7 (0.77%) Apiary
10 7 (0.77%) Apple
10 7 (0.77%) Cognos
11 6 (0.66%) Remedy
12 5 (0.55%) Aerohive Networks
12 5 (0.55%) Fortinet
12 5 (0.55%) LANDesk
13 4 (0.44%) Sitecore
14 3 (0.33%) Zend
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