The 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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 496 453 600
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +147
Permanent jobs citing NHS 484 488 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.46% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.12% 1.19% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 420 380 267
Average salary £45,000 £40,927 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.95% +2.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,821 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £40,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -6.97%

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
43065 40944 45107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.69% 38.94% 38.93%
Number of salaries quoted 33681 33257 37930
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 September 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 September 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 -43 460 £45,000 +12.50% 339
London -1 147 £50,000 +19.04% 108
South East -36 79 £45,000 +12.50% 36
Yorkshire -21 66 £41,500 -7.77% 39
West Yorkshire -23 56 £42,500 -5.55% 20
Leeds -19 48 £45,000 - 13
North West -66 38 £40,000 - 50
City of London 0 37 £48,000 +37.14% 27
South West +4 31 £43,250 +44.16% 21
Manchester -8 29 £40,000 -3.03% 11
West Midlands -39 23 £40,750 +0.79% 28
Berkshire -2 18 £55,000 +15.78% 1
East Midlands -26 18 £45,000 +4.25% 17
East of England -17 17 £35,000 - 25
Surrey -12 15 £30,000 -29.41% 7
Essex +6 12 £35,000 +4.86% 11
Buckinghamshire +3 11 £50,000 +42.85% 2
Birmingham +4 10 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Oxfordshire +5 9 £37,500 - 5
Hampshire -21 9 £45,000 +50.00% 3
Chertsey - 9 £30,000 -
Bolton +11 8 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Worcestershire +1 7 £53,750 +48.27% 1
Kent -26 7 £27,500 -38.88% 6
Somerset - 7 £50,000 - 1
Worcester +3 6 £53,750 +26.47%
Wiltshire 0 6 £43,986 +17.29% 3
Scotland -19 6 £55,000 +22.22% 8
South Yorkshire -23 6 £35,000 -42.99% 8
Devon -23 6 £31,500 +53.65% 6

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 241 (25.42%) SQL
2 219 (23.10%) Project Management
3 193 (20.36%) Microsoft
4 184 (19.41%) SQL Server
5 147 (15.51%) MS Excel
6 132 (13.92%) PRINCE2
7 130 (13.71%) Agile Software Development
8 123 (12.97%) .NET
9 117 (12.34%) JavaScript
10 115 (12.13%) Degree
11 109 (11.50%) HTML
12 105 (11.08%) Windows
13 102 (10.76%) Finance
14 100 (10.55%) e-Health
15 94 (9.92%) C#
16 90 (9.49%) ASP.NET
17 88 (9.28%) Management Information System
17 88 (9.28%) jQuery
18 83 (8.76%) XML
19 80 (8.44%) ITIL
20 79 (8.33%) CSS
21 76 (8.02%) Informatics
22 71 (7.49%) Business Intelligence
23 69 (7.28%) Oracle
24 68 (7.17%) Service Delivery
25 67 (7.07%) Change Management
26 66 (6.96%) Stakeholder Management
27 63 (6.65%) Workflow
28 59 (6.22%) T-SQL
29 57 (6.01%) MS Office

NHS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 44 (4.64%) SharePoint
2 21 (2.22%) IIS
3 16 (1.69%) WordPress
4 14 (1.48%) Apache
4 14 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
5 13 (1.37%) MS Exchange
6 10 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (1.05%) SAS
7 9 (0.95%) CMS
7 9 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (0.84%) SugarCRM
9 6 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (0.63%) Joomla!
10 5 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
10 5 (0.53%) MS Project Server
10 5 (0.53%) Drupal
11 4 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (0.32%) nginx
12 3 (0.32%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.32%) Tornado
Applications
1 147 (15.51%) MS Excel
2 57 (6.01%) MS Office
3 33 (3.48%) MS Project
4 26 (2.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (1.16%) Photoshop
6 10 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.32%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.32%) InDesign
8 3 (0.32%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.11%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.11%) PaintShop Pro
9 1 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.11%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 11 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (1.05%) Oracle Payables
2 10 (1.05%) Oracle Receivables
2 10 (1.05%) Oracle Cash Management
2 10 (1.05%) Oracle Assets
2 10 (1.05%) Oracle General Ledger
2 10 (1.05%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.42%) Agresso
4 3 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.32%) Cerner Millennium
4 3 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.21%) ResourceLink
5 2 (0.21%) Magento
5 2 (0.21%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.74%) SaaS
2 4 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.21%) GitHub
3 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.53%) SAN
2 19 (2.00%) TCP/IP
2 19 (2.00%) Internet
3 15 (1.58%) Intranet
4 14 (1.48%) HTTP
4 14 (1.48%) Firewall
5 13 (1.37%) WAN
6 12 (1.27%) LAN
7 11 (1.16%) NAS
8 8 (0.84%) VPN
9 7 (0.74%) Wireless
9 7 (0.74%) Unified Communications
10 6 (0.63%) DNS
10 6 (0.63%) DHCP
11 5 (0.53%) VLAN
12 4 (0.42%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (0.42%) SNMP
12 4 (0.42%) FTP
12 4 (0.42%) VoIP
13 3 (0.32%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (19.41%) SQL Server
2 47 (4.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 41 (4.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 38 (4.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 36 (3.80%) SQL Server 2005
6 35 (3.69%) MySQL
7 34 (3.59%) Data Warehouse
8 27 (2.85%) QlikView
9 20 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
9 20 (2.11%) Relational Database
9 20 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 14 (1.48%) Oracle Reports
11 12 (1.27%) RDBMS
12 10 (1.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 9 (0.95%) Oracle Discoverer
13 9 (0.95%) MS Access
13 9 (0.95%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 9 (0.95%) Oracle Database
14 8 (0.84%) SQL Server 2000
15 7 (0.74%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 38 (4.01%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (2.64%) Visual Studio
3 19 (2.00%) NUnit
4 14 (1.48%) Subversion
5 10 (1.05%) ReSharper
5 10 (1.05%) Oracle Forms
6 9 (0.95%) Git (software)
6 9 (0.95%) Rational Rhapsody
7 7 (0.74%) Redmine
8 5 (0.53%) Axure RP
8 5 (0.53%) Selenium
9 4 (0.42%) Phing
9 4 (0.42%) Jenkins
9 4 (0.42%) Xdebug
9 4 (0.42%) TestComplete
9 4 (0.42%) WebDriver
9 4 (0.42%) PHPUnit
9 4 (0.42%) Mocha
9 4 (0.42%) Dreamweaver
10 3 (0.32%) SoapUI
General
1 102 (10.76%) Finance
2 50 (5.27%) Marketing
3 37 (3.90%) Retail
4 36 (3.80%) Pharmaceutical
5 22 (2.32%) Law
6 20 (2.11%) Telecoms
7 18 (1.90%) Local Government
8 15 (1.58%) Electronics
9 13 (1.37%) Legal
9 13 (1.37%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.53%) Games
11 4 (0.42%) French Language
11 4 (0.42%) German Language
11 4 (0.42%) Spanish Language
11 4 (0.42%) Back Office
11 4 (0.42%) Advertising
11 4 (0.42%) Publishing
12 3 (0.32%) Billing
12 3 (0.32%) Banking
13 1 (0.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 155 (16.35%) Developer
2 107 (11.29%) Analyst
3 102 (10.76%) Project Manager
4 94 (9.92%) Consultant
5 44 (4.64%) .NET Developer
6 41 (4.32%) NHS Project Manager
7 33 (3.48%) Product Specialist
8 32 (3.38%) Senior Manager
9 30 (3.16%) Architect
10 29 (3.06%) Implementation Consultant
11 28 (2.95%) Service Manager
12 27 (2.85%) Implementation Specialist
13 25 (2.64%) Software Developer
13 25 (2.64%) Junior
13 25 (2.64%) Business Manager
14 24 (2.53%) Programme Manager
15 23 (2.43%) Business Analyst
16 22 (2.32%) Trainer
16 22 (2.32%) Information Analyst
17 21 (2.22%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (12.97%) .NET
2 109 (11.50%) HTML
3 90 (9.49%) ASP.NET
4 88 (9.28%) jQuery
5 83 (8.76%) XML
6 79 (8.33%) CSS
7 55 (5.80%) Web Services
8 43 (4.54%) Ajax
9 41 (4.32%) ASP.NET MVC
10 39 (4.11%) .NET Framework
11 31 (3.27%) WinForms
12 30 (3.16%) HTML5
13 24 (2.53%) XHTML
13 24 (2.53%) WCF
14 21 (2.22%) XSLT
14 21 (2.22%) CSS3
15 19 (2.00%) J2EE
16 18 (1.90%) WF
17 17 (1.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 17 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 100 (10.55%) e-Health
2 88 (9.28%) Management Information System
3 76 (8.02%) Informatics
4 46 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
5 34 (3.59%) DTV
6 27 (2.85%) PACS
7 24 (2.53%) LIMS
7 24 (2.53%) Computer Science
8 18 (1.90%) BBC
9 15 (1.58%) Health Informatics
9 15 (1.58%) User Experience
10 13 (1.37%) Visualisation
10 13 (1.37%) Data Protection Act
10 13 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
11 12 (1.27%) Social Media
12 10 (1.05%) Fat Client
12 10 (1.05%) Thin Client
12 10 (1.05%) Clustering
12 10 (1.05%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 105 (11.08%) Windows
2 43 (4.54%) Linux
3 19 (2.00%) Android
4 17 (1.79%) Apple iOS
5 16 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (1.58%) UNIX
7 13 (1.37%) Windows 8
8 11 (1.16%) Windows 7
9 10 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (1.05%) Windows XP
10 5 (0.53%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.42%) Debian
12 3 (0.32%) AIX
13 2 (0.21%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.11%) CentOS
14 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (23.10%) Project Management
2 132 (13.92%) PRINCE2
3 130 (13.71%) Agile Software Development
4 80 (8.44%) ITIL
5 71 (7.49%) Business Intelligence
6 68 (7.17%) Service Delivery
7 67 (7.07%) Change Management
8 66 (6.96%) Stakeholder Management
9 63 (6.65%) Workflow
10 53 (5.59%) MVC
11 48 (5.06%) OO
12 46 (4.85%) Risk Management
13 44 (4.64%) Scrum
14 39 (4.11%) Line Management
15 37 (3.90%) Mentoring
16 34 (3.59%) Programme Management
17 32 (3.38%) Information Governance
18 31 (3.27%) UML
19 30 (3.16%) Migration
20 28 (2.95%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 241 (25.42%) SQL
2 117 (12.34%) JavaScript
3 94 (9.92%) C#
4 59 (6.22%) T-SQL
5 56 (5.91%) PHP
6 29 (3.06%) Java
7 28 (2.95%) VB.NET
8 20 (2.11%) C
8 20 (2.11%) PL/SQL
9 14 (1.48%) XPath
10 13 (1.37%) VBA
11 12 (1.27%) VB
12 7 (0.74%) LotusScript
12 7 (0.74%) C++
13 6 (0.63%) Delphi
14 5 (0.53%) VB6
14 5 (0.53%) Python
15 3 (0.32%) XAML
15 3 (0.32%) VBScript
16 2 (0.21%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 115 (12.13%) Degree
2 28 (2.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (2.85%) Security Cleared
4 21 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 14 (1.48%) SC Cleared
6 12 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 12 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (1.16%) ISEB
8 10 (1.05%) ISTQB
8 10 (1.05%) MCSE
8 10 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (1.05%) PMI Certification
9 8 (0.84%) CCNA
10 7 (0.74%) OCPJP
10 7 (0.74%) PMP
10 7 (0.74%) Sun Certification
10 7 (0.74%) Oracle Certification
11 6 (0.63%) MCP
11 6 (0.63%) CISSP
12 5 (0.53%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (5.49%) HL7
2 30 (3.16%) QA
3 23 (2.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (1.90%) SLA
5 14 (1.48%) PCI DSS
6 13 (1.37%) Data Quality
7 9 (0.95%) ISO 9001
8 6 (0.63%) ISO 9000
9 4 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 2 (0.21%) WAI
10 2 (0.21%) COBIT
11 1 (0.11%) GxP
11 1 (0.11%) HIPAA
System Software
1 28 (2.95%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.16%) Hyper-V
3 8 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.63%) vSphere
4 6 (0.63%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.11%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
1 6 (0.63%) NetBackup
1 6 (0.63%) Backup Exec
2 4 (0.42%) Vagrant
3 3 (0.32%) WMI
4 2 (0.21%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.11%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.11%) SCOM
5 1 (0.11%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 193 (20.36%) Microsoft
2 69 (7.28%) Oracle
3 25 (2.64%) VMware
4 23 (2.43%) Citrix
5 21 (2.22%) Cisco
6 20 (2.11%) SAP
7 15 (1.58%) HP
8 12 (1.27%) Twitter
9 11 (1.16%) Cognos
9 11 (1.16%) Tableau
10 10 (1.05%) Sun
11 9 (0.95%) EMC
11 9 (0.95%) Business Objects
12 8 (0.84%) Adobe
13 7 (0.74%) Google
13 7 (0.74%) Cerner
13 7 (0.74%) Veritas
13 7 (0.74%) IBM
13 7 (0.74%) Red Gate
13 7 (0.74%) Typemock
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £39000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
West Midlands
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates of pay
Posted: 17 hours ago
Derbyshire
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates of pay
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates paid + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Derbyshire
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates paid + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Worcestershire
Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £56,000 per annum Attractive Market Rate
Posted: 19 hours ago
UK
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + uncapped OTE and benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Antrim, County Antrim
CRG - Castlerock Recruitment Group
Salary: 20.00 - 22.00 per hour
Posted: 21 hours ago
Antrim, County Antrim
CRG - Castlerock Recruitment Group
Salary: 20.00 - 22.00 per hour
Posted: 21 hours ago
Hampshire
CRG - Castlerock Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to 22.00 per hour
Posted: 21 hours ago
Hampshire
CRG - Castlerock Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to 22.00 per hour
Posted: 21 hours ago
Wales
CRG - Castlerock Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to 23.00 per hour
Posted: 21 hours ago
Midlands
The Placement Group
Posted: 21 hours ago
Wales
CRG - Castlerock Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to 23.00 per hour
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
The Placement Group
Posted: 21 hours ago
Sussex
The Placement Group
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
The Placement Group
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Baltimore
Salary: £0
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
EMIS
Salary: £45,000 per annum depending on level of experience
Posted: Yesterday