The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 419 539 632
Rank change year-on-year
+120 +93
Permanent jobs citing NHS 684 363 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.56% 0.33% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.72% 1.01% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 450 277 247
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,000 £27,440
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,300 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -8.43%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
39670 36067 40494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 32.70% 32.48% 32.22%
Number of salaries quoted 31412 29242 34245
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing NHS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 April 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +114 643 £40,000 - 361
South East +87 170 £37,500 -11.76% 82
London +1 162 £50,500 +12.22% 90
North West +33 82 £35,000 -30.00% 47
Yorkshire -8 76 £36,500 +9.40% 35
East Midlands +43 68 £18,500 -32.72% 12
West Yorkshire -9 68 £36,500 +9.40% 16
Leeds -1 61 £36,500 +23.72% 10
Cheshire +27 51 £45,000 - 5
Surrey +39 49 £48,250 +14.20% 15
Kent +24 45 £32,500 -13.33% 5
Warrington +9 44 £45,000 -
City of London +7 44 £55,000 +22.22% 17
Maidstone - 37 £30,000 -
Nottinghamshire +28 36 £18,500 - 1
Nottingham +24 26 £18,500 -
Manchester +12 25 £32,500 -13.33% 16
West Midlands -5 23 £45,000 - 27
Buckinghamshire +14 22 £40,000 -15.78% 3
Hampshire +14 21 £32,500 +8.84% 4
East of England -31 19 £42,500 +51.78% 24
Scotland - 18 £40,000 - 9
Glasgow - 18 £40,000 - 3
Epsom - 17 - - 4
Birmingham +16 16 £47,500 -13.63% 4
South West +5 16 £36,250 +1.39% 33
Southampton - 15 £32,500 - 1
Derbyshire -4 13 £18,500 -32.72% 2
Oxfordshire -16 13 £37,500 -16.66% 16
Beaconsfield - 13 £35,000 -

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 386 (33.83%) SQL
2 349 (30.59%) SQL Server
3 321 (28.13%) Microsoft
4 280 (24.54%) MS Excel
5 197 (17.27%) C#
6 192 (16.83%) .NET
7 178 (15.60%) HTML
8 167 (14.64%) Windows
9 144 (12.62%) Agile Software Development
10 138 (12.09%) Degree
11 133 (11.66%) JavaScript
12 130 (11.39%) Project Management
13 122 (10.69%) T-SQL
14 116 (10.17%) CSS
15 112 (9.82%) jQuery
16 104 (9.11%) OO
17 100 (8.76%) WinForms
18 99 (8.68%) DTV
19 98 (8.59%) PRINCE2
19 98 (8.59%) Management Information System
20 97 (8.50%) PHP
20 97 (8.50%) SQL Server 2008
21 93 (8.15%) MySQL
22 92 (8.06%) MVC
23 91 (7.98%) C
24 90 (7.89%) .NET Framework
24 90 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
25 85 (7.45%) Finance
26 84 (7.36%) SQL Server 2005
26 84 (7.36%) Software Engineering

NHS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 32 (2.80%) IIS
2 21 (1.84%) BizTalk Server
3 20 (1.75%) CMS
4 16 (1.40%) WordPress
5 14 (1.23%) SugarCRM
6 13 (1.14%) SAS
7 12 (1.05%) SharePoint
8 10 (0.88%) MS Exchange
9 9 (0.79%) Apache
10 8 (0.70%) Drupal
10 8 (0.70%) Tomcat
11 7 (0.61%) Umbraco
12 6 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (0.53%) ColdFusion
12 6 (0.53%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.44%) Oracle Service Bus
14 4 (0.35%) Joomla!
14 4 (0.35%) GlassFish
14 4 (0.35%) Apache Solr
14 4 (0.35%) Moodle
Applications
1 280 (24.54%) MS Excel
2 53 (4.65%) MS Office
3 23 (2.02%) Photoshop
4 17 (1.49%) Adobe Illustrator
5 15 (1.31%) MS Visio
6 12 (1.05%) MS Project
7 10 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
8 6 (0.53%) SPSS
9 2 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.088%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 12 (1.05%) Magento
2 4 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.35%) ResourceLink
3 2 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (0.18%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.088%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.088%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.088%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.79%) SaaS
2 8 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.18%) GitHub
5 1 (0.088%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (2.89%) LAN
2 32 (2.80%) WAN
3 26 (2.28%) TCP/IP
4 25 (2.19%) HTTP
5 15 (1.31%) Internet
6 14 (1.23%) Network Security
6 14 (1.23%) Wireless
7 12 (1.05%) Firewall
8 11 (0.96%) SAN
9 10 (0.88%) FTP
10 8 (0.70%) Intranet
11 6 (0.53%) Unified Communications
12 5 (0.44%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (0.35%) Wireless Security
13 4 (0.35%) VoIP
13 4 (0.35%) LDAP
14 3 (0.26%) Fibre Channel
15 2 (0.18%) MVNO
15 2 (0.18%) SIGTRAN
15 2 (0.18%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 349 (30.59%) SQL Server
2 97 (8.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 93 (8.15%) MySQL
4 84 (7.36%) SQL Server 2005
5 65 (5.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 52 (4.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 48 (4.21%) Data Warehouse
8 39 (3.42%) Relational Database
9 35 (3.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 29 (2.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 25 (2.19%) Data Mining
12 22 (1.93%) MS Access
13 19 (1.67%) Crystal Reports
14 18 (1.58%) SQL Server 2012
15 15 (1.31%) OLAP
16 14 (1.23%) QlikView
16 14 (1.23%) Star Schema
17 12 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
18 9 (0.79%) BusinessObjects XI
19 8 (0.70%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 90 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 64 (5.61%) Visual Studio
3 21 (1.84%) Git (software)
4 20 (1.75%) Rational Rhapsody
5 16 (1.40%) NUnit
6 13 (1.14%) Xcode
7 9 (0.79%) Subversion
8 8 (0.70%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 7 (0.61%) Mocha
9 7 (0.61%) PHPUnit
9 7 (0.61%) Xdebug
9 7 (0.61%) Jenkins
9 7 (0.61%) Phing
10 5 (0.44%) Selenium
11 4 (0.35%) Karma Test Runner
11 4 (0.35%) ReSharper
11 4 (0.35%) TestComplete
11 4 (0.35%) InstallShield
12 3 (0.26%) AdminStudio
12 3 (0.26%) MSI
General
1 85 (7.45%) Finance
2 73 (6.40%) Marketing
3 37 (3.24%) Pharmaceutical
4 25 (2.19%) Law
5 17 (1.49%) Telecoms
6 13 (1.14%) Local Government
7 12 (1.05%) Back Office
7 12 (1.05%) Retail
8 10 (0.88%) Military
9 6 (0.53%) Banking
10 3 (0.26%) Legal
10 3 (0.26%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.26%) Games
11 2 (0.18%) Advertising
11 2 (0.18%) Electronics
12 1 (0.088%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 251 (22.00%) Developer
2 162 (14.20%) Analyst
3 113 (9.90%) Consultant
4 87 (7.62%) Software Developer
5 78 (6.84%) Project Manager
6 62 (5.43%) Implementation Consultant
7 61 (5.35%) Junior
8 56 (4.91%) Business Analyst
9 52 (4.56%) Team Leader
10 49 (4.29%) Junior Developer
11 37 (3.24%) Designer
12 36 (3.16%) Information Analyst
13 34 (2.98%) Software Engineer
14 33 (2.89%) .NET Developer
14 33 (2.89%) NHS Project Manager
15 30 (2.63%) Software Team Leader
16 28 (2.45%) QA Analyst
17 27 (2.37%) Development Team Leader
18 26 (2.28%) UI Designer
18 26 (2.28%) Implementation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 192 (16.83%) .NET
2 178 (15.60%) HTML
3 116 (10.17%) CSS
4 112 (9.82%) jQuery
5 100 (8.76%) WinForms
6 90 (7.89%) .NET Framework
7 82 (7.19%) XML
8 78 (6.84%) WPF
9 76 (6.66%) WCF
9 76 (6.66%) HTML5
10 69 (6.05%) ASP.NET
11 65 (5.70%) Web Services
12 51 (4.47%) ASP.NET MVC
13 43 (3.77%) WF
14 37 (3.24%) CSS3
15 34 (2.98%) JSON
15 34 (2.98%) J2EE
16 18 (1.58%) RESTful
17 17 (1.49%) WSE
17 17 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 99 (8.68%) DTV
2 98 (8.59%) Management Information System
3 79 (6.92%) SystemC
4 54 (4.73%) Computer Science
5 52 (4.56%) Informatics
6 49 (4.29%) e-Health
7 48 (4.21%) N-Tier
8 46 (4.03%) BBC
9 40 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
10 39 (3.42%) LIMS
11 28 (2.45%) Mobile App
12 27 (2.37%) Visualisation
13 23 (2.02%) PACS
14 18 (1.58%) Mathematics
15 14 (1.23%) Data Extraction
15 14 (1.23%) Clustering
16 12 (1.05%) Replication
17 11 (0.96%) Statistics
17 11 (0.96%) W3C
17 11 (0.96%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 167 (14.64%) Windows
2 78 (6.84%) Linux
3 40 (3.51%) Android
4 31 (2.72%) Apple iOS
5 24 (2.10%) UNIX
6 21 (1.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (1.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (1.58%) Windows XP
8 14 (1.23%) Windows 8
8 14 (1.23%) Windows 7
9 13 (1.14%) Windows Phone
10 12 (1.05%) CentOS
11 10 (0.88%) Windows 2000 Server
12 7 (0.61%) Debian
12 7 (0.61%) Windows Vista
13 6 (0.53%) Ubuntu
14 5 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 2 (0.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (12.62%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (11.39%) Project Management
3 104 (9.11%) OO
4 98 (8.59%) PRINCE2
5 92 (8.06%) MVC
6 84 (7.36%) Software Engineering
7 80 (7.01%) ITIL
8 77 (6.75%) Business Intelligence
9 71 (6.22%) TDD
10 58 (5.08%) Unit Testing
11 57 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 54 (4.73%) Scrum
13 50 (4.38%) Service Delivery
14 47 (4.12%) Change Management
15 46 (4.03%) Information Management
16 44 (3.86%) Workflow
16 44 (3.86%) OO PHP
17 43 (3.77%) Online Marketing
18 42 (3.68%) Business Analysis
19 41 (3.59%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 386 (33.83%) SQL
2 197 (17.27%) C#
3 133 (11.66%) JavaScript
4 122 (10.69%) T-SQL
5 97 (8.50%) PHP
6 91 (7.98%) C
7 42 (3.68%) Java
8 31 (2.72%) XAML
9 27 (2.37%) VB.NET
10 23 (2.02%) PL/SQL
11 20 (1.75%) VB
12 17 (1.49%) VBA
13 13 (1.14%) Objective-C
13 13 (1.14%) C++
14 10 (0.88%) Python
15 6 (0.53%) FoxPro (VFP)
15 6 (0.53%) Ruby
16 5 (0.44%) VBScript
16 5 (0.44%) Apex Code
17 4 (0.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 138 (12.09%) Degree
2 31 (2.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (1.93%) Security Cleared
4 19 (1.67%) SC Cleared
5 18 (1.58%) MCP
6 17 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
7 16 (1.40%) MCTS
7 16 (1.40%) MCPD
8 13 (1.14%) ISEB
9 11 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 10 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 10 (0.88%) PMI Certification
11 9 (0.79%) ISTQB
11 9 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (0.61%) PMP
13 6 (0.53%) CISSP
14 5 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (0.44%) CISM
14 5 (0.44%) MCSE
14 5 (0.44%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (7.27%) HL7
2 78 (6.84%) QA
3 24 (2.10%) SLA
4 22 (1.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (1.05%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.61%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.53%) ISO 9000
7 6 (0.53%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.26%) BS25999
9 2 (0.18%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.088%) GxP
10 1 (0.088%) GAMP
10 1 (0.088%) GMP
10 1 (0.088%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 31 (2.72%) Active Directory
2 20 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.79%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.35%) vSphere
4 4 (0.35%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.088%) XenApp
5 1 (0.088%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.088%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (0.79%) ARCserve
2 7 (0.61%) Vagrant
3 5 (0.44%) Ansible
4 4 (0.35%) Cobbler
4 4 (0.35%) SCCM
5 3 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.18%) Sysprep
6 2 (0.18%) HP SIM
6 2 (0.18%) Cacti
6 2 (0.18%) Nagios
7 1 (0.088%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.088%) OpenView
7 1 (0.088%) Puppet
7 1 (0.088%) SCOM
7 1 (0.088%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.088%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.088%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 321 (28.13%) Microsoft
2 70 (6.13%) Oracle
3 38 (3.33%) VMware
4 37 (3.24%) McKesson
5 31 (2.72%) Cisco
6 22 (1.93%) SAP
7 21 (1.84%) Business Objects
8 19 (1.67%) Citrix
9 18 (1.58%) HP
9 18 (1.58%) Adobe
10 16 (1.40%) DevExpress
11 14 (1.23%) Cognos
12 13 (1.14%) Sun
12 13 (1.14%) Xamarin
13 10 (0.88%) Twitter
13 10 (0.88%) Cerner
14 9 (0.79%) Tableau
15 8 (0.70%) JBoss
16 7 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
17 6 (0.53%) Dell
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
The Placement Group
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leicestershire
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates paid + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Lancashire
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates of pay
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
The Placement Group
Salary: Benefits + top rates paid
Posted: 23 hours ago
South East
The Placement Group
Salary: + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
The Placement Group
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £38000 - £41000 per annum + bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
Midlands
The Placement Group
Salary: negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, Yorkshire
The Placement Group
Salary: negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, Warwickshire
The Placement Group
Salary: negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Derbyshire
The Placement Group
Salary: negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum depending on level of experience
Posted: Yesterday
East Midlands
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Car + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Pertemps Medical Professionals
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
CRG - Castlerock Recruitment Group
Salary: Competitive rates of pay
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Merco
Salary: £27/hr; up to £43,400 per yr
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
The Placement Group
Salary: Excellent rate of pay
Posted: Yesterday