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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 652 514 511
Rank change year-on-year
-138 -3
Permanent jobs citing NHS 271 502 576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.47% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.66% 1.16% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 215 339 391
Median salary £47,500 £37,500 £43,164
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -13.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £23,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,750 £35,661 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+19.87% -11.94%

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
41293 43310 49176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.00% 40.59% 41.15%
Number of salaries quoted 33517 34294 39422
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 31 May 2016 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 31 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -151 244 £47,500 +26.66% 185
London +12 96 £52,500 +9.94% 60
South East -24 42 £52,500 +48.59% 31
North West -19 25 £34,250 -2.14% 28
East of England +6 21 £27,000 -22.85% 12
Yorkshire -92 15 £31,250 -10.71% 14
Hertfordshire +16 14 £26,197 -28.22% 4
South West +4 14 £51,617 +25.43% 14
East Midlands +14 13 £35,000 -18.60% 14
Berkshire +5 11 £45,000 +34.32%
Manchester -31 11 £36,000 +2.85% 6
West Midlands -23 10 £47,500 +43.93% 9
City of London +29 9 £55,000 +9.45% 9
Oxfordshire -4 8 £55,000 +58.15% 5
Oxford +4 7 £55,000 +58.15% 5
West Yorkshire -96 7 £31,250 -16.66% 4
Watford - 7 £25,395 - 1
Bristol +16 6 £54,558 +26.87% 2
Surrey -8 6 £42,278 +53.73% 8
Nottinghamshire - 6 £33,000 - 2
Nottingham - 6 £33,000 - 2
North Yorkshire +4 5 - - 3
Leeds -83 5 £35,500 -5.33% 2
York - 5 - -
Buckinghamshire +19 4 £44,500 +24.78% 6
Northamptonshire +18 4 £32,009 -19.97%
Merseyside +8 4 £20,500 -45.33% 3
Liverpool +6 4 £20,500 -45.69% 2
Staffordshire -1 4 £50,750 +125.55% 1
North East -2 4 £30,000 -14.28% 3

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, 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.

1 213 (26.63%) SQL
2 196 (24.50%) Microsoft
3 137 (17.13%) Degree
4 132 (16.50%) Project Management
5 129 (16.13%) Finance
6 128 (16.00%) SQL Server
6 128 (16.00%) ITIL
7 127 (15.88%) Business Intelligence
8 125 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
9 102 (12.75%) Agile Software Development
10 91 (11.38%) Windows
11 90 (11.25%) .NET
11 90 (11.25%) Management Information System
12 85 (10.63%) MS Excel
13 79 (9.88%) Data Warehouse
14 70 (8.75%) PRINCE2
15 69 (8.63%) HTML
16 67 (8.38%) JavaScript
17 66 (8.25%) C#
18 63 (7.88%) Mentoring
19 61 (7.63%) Data Management
20 57 (7.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 56 (7.00%) Psychology
22 55 (6.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 54 (6.75%) CSS
24 53 (6.63%) Web Services
24 53 (6.63%) Time Management
25 52 (6.50%) Java
26 50 (6.25%) XML
27 48 (6.00%) Linux

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 29 (3.63%) SharePoint
2 20 (2.50%) CMS
3 17 (2.13%) Node.js
4 16 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
5 14 (1.75%) JCAPS
5 14 (1.75%) Tomcat
6 13 (1.63%) MS Exchange
7 12 (1.50%) JBoss
8 10 (1.25%) GlassFish
8 10 (1.25%) IIS
8 10 (1.25%) Jetty
9 7 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (0.75%) Apache
11 5 (0.63%) Apache Spark
11 5 (0.63%) Drupal
11 5 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
13 3 (0.38%) MS Project Server
13 3 (0.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 85 (10.63%) MS Excel
2 44 (5.50%) MS Office
3 17 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
4 16 (2.00%) MS Project
5 11 (1.38%) MS Visio
6 9 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
7 7 (0.88%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.25%) SPSS
10 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.13%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.13%) Stata
Business Applications
1 23 (2.88%) Lorenzo
2 21 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 11 (1.38%) SystmOne
5 5 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.38%) Cerner Millennium
7 1 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 22 (2.75%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (2.13%) SaaS
3 6 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.63%) IaaS
4 5 (0.63%) PaaS
5 4 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.38%) GitHub
6 3 (0.38%) Office 365
7 2 (0.25%) Google Play
8 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 41 (5.13%) Firewall
2 29 (3.63%) LAN
3 28 (3.50%) WAN
4 18 (2.25%) HTTPS
4 18 (2.25%) Wireless
5 17 (2.13%) Cisco Nexus
5 17 (2.13%) SAN
6 16 (2.00%) Network Security
7 14 (1.75%) MPLS
8 13 (1.63%) HTTP
9 12 (1.50%) LDAP
10 11 (1.38%) DNS
10 11 (1.38%) Kerberos
10 11 (1.38%) NAS
11 10 (1.25%) DHCP
11 10 (1.25%) TCP/IP
11 10 (1.25%) Wireshark
12 6 (0.75%) Intrusion Detection
13 5 (0.63%) VoIP
13 5 (0.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 79 (9.88%) Data Warehouse
3 57 (7.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 55 (6.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 44 (5.50%) Electronic Patient Records
6 37 (4.63%) Relational Database
7 35 (4.38%) MySQL
8 33 (4.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 31 (3.88%) QlikView
10 20 (2.50%) NoSQL
10 20 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
11 12 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
12 9 (1.13%) RDBMS
13 8 (1.00%) Power BI
14 7 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
15 6 (0.75%) Big Data
15 6 (0.75%) MongoDB
15 6 (0.75%) Oracle Database
16 5 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
16 5 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (2.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 20 (2.50%) Git (software)
1 20 (2.50%) Rational Rhapsody
2 16 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (1.25%) HP UFT
3 10 (1.25%) LoadRunner
3 10 (1.25%) Subversion
4 8 (1.00%) Xcode
5 5 (0.63%) NUnit
5 5 (0.63%) Selenium
6 4 (0.50%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 4 (0.50%) Cucumber
6 4 (0.50%) Eclipse
6 4 (0.50%) Vagrant
7 3 (0.38%) Grunt
7 3 (0.38%) gulp
7 3 (0.38%) JUnit
7 3 (0.38%) NeoLoad
7 3 (0.38%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.25%) Android Studio
General
1 129 (16.13%) Finance
2 45 (5.63%) Marketing
3 35 (4.38%) Pharmaceutical
4 30 (3.75%) Local Government
5 29 (3.63%) Telecoms
6 22 (2.75%) Manufacturing
7 21 (2.63%) Retail
8 15 (1.88%) Electronics
9 13 (1.63%) Games
10 11 (1.38%) Advertising
11 9 (1.13%) Back Office
12 8 (1.00%) Legal
13 6 (0.75%) Publishing
14 5 (0.63%) Banking
14 5 (0.63%) Law
15 3 (0.38%) Automotive
16 2 (0.25%) Billing
16 2 (0.25%) General Ledger
16 2 (0.25%) Interactive Media
17 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 162 (20.25%) Developer
2 146 (18.25%) Analyst
3 64 (8.00%) Project Manager
4 53 (6.63%) Consultant
5 49 (6.13%) IT Manager
6 31 (3.88%) .NET Developer
7 30 (3.75%) Business Analyst
7 30 (3.75%) C# Developer
7 30 (3.75%) Service Manager
8 27 (3.38%) Senior Developer
9 26 (3.25%) Applications Support
10 25 (3.13%) Service Analyst
10 25 (3.13%) SQL Developer
10 25 (3.13%) Web Developer
11 24 (3.00%) Support Engineer
12 23 (2.88%) Senior Analyst
13 22 (2.75%) Integration Analyst
14 21 (2.63%) Systems Engineer
15 20 (2.50%) Data Analyst
15 20 (2.50%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (11.25%) .NET
2 69 (8.63%) HTML
3 54 (6.75%) CSS
4 53 (6.63%) Web Services
5 50 (6.25%) XML
6 44 (5.50%) AngularJS
7 31 (3.88%) HTML5
7 31 (3.88%) jQuery
8 28 (3.50%) ASP.NET
9 18 (2.25%) .NET Framework
10 17 (2.13%) CSS3
11 16 (2.00%) LAMP
12 15 (1.88%) Backbone.js
12 15 (1.88%) Sass
13 12 (1.50%) JSON
14 11 (1.38%) WCF
15 10 (1.25%) iOS SDK
15 10 (1.25%) RESTful
15 10 (1.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 9 (1.13%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 125 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 90 (11.25%) Management Information System
3 56 (7.00%) Psychology
4 46 (5.75%) Computer Science
5 36 (4.50%) Informatics
6 35 (4.38%) User Experience
7 29 (3.63%) Mobile App
8 25 (3.13%) Data Centre
9 21 (2.63%) e-Health
10 14 (1.75%) Driving Licence
10 14 (1.75%) EMC VNX
11 13 (1.63%) Health Informatics
12 12 (1.50%) PACS
13 11 (1.38%) BBC
13 11 (1.38%) Mathematics
14 10 (1.25%) Data Integration
14 10 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
15 9 (1.13%) Algorithms
15 9 (1.13%) LIMS
15 9 (1.13%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 91 (11.38%) Windows
2 48 (6.00%) Linux
3 44 (5.50%) Android
4 42 (5.25%) Apple iOS
5 21 (2.63%) Unix
5 21 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (2.13%) Windows Server
7 13 (1.63%) CentOS
7 13 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (1.13%) Windows XP
10 8 (1.00%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.63%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.63%) Solaris
12 2 (0.25%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.13%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (16.50%) Project Management
2 128 (16.00%) ITIL
3 127 (15.88%) Business Intelligence
4 102 (12.75%) Agile Software Development
5 70 (8.75%) PRINCE2
6 63 (7.88%) Mentoring
7 61 (7.63%) Data Management
8 53 (6.63%) Time Management
9 47 (5.88%) Workflow
10 43 (5.38%) Stakeholder Management
11 42 (5.25%) Analytics
11 42 (5.25%) CRM
12 41 (5.13%) Web Development
13 40 (5.00%) Service Delivery
14 38 (4.75%) Continuous Improvement
15 36 (4.50%) Data Analysis
16 35 (4.38%) Coaching
17 34 (4.25%) MVC
18 33 (4.13%) Presales
19 32 (4.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 213 (26.63%) SQL
2 67 (8.38%) JavaScript
3 66 (8.25%) C#
4 52 (6.50%) Java
5 34 (4.25%) PHP
6 31 (3.88%) T-SQL
7 18 (2.25%) C
8 15 (1.88%) VBA
9 13 (1.63%) Bash Shell
9 13 (1.63%) VB.NET
10 12 (1.50%) C++
11 11 (1.38%) Ruby
12 8 (1.00%) Objective-C
12 8 (1.00%) Python
13 6 (0.75%) PL/SQL
13 6 (0.75%) Shell Script
13 6 (0.75%) Tcl
14 5 (0.63%) ANSI C
14 5 (0.63%) Apple Swift
15 4 (0.50%) R
Qualifications
1 137 (17.13%) Degree
2 32 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 21 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (2.63%) SC Cleared
4 20 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
5 19 (2.38%) PhD
6 18 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (2.13%) CCNP
8 16 (2.00%) ISEB
9 14 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 13 (1.63%) CCNA
11 11 (1.38%) MBA
12 10 (1.25%) CISSP
13 8 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 7 (0.88%) CISM
14 7 (0.88%) DBS Check
14 7 (0.88%) MCITP
15 5 (0.63%) HP ASE
15 5 (0.63%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (6.00%) HL7
2 47 (5.88%) SLA
3 37 (4.63%) QA
4 28 (3.50%) Data Quality
5 11 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (1.13%) DICOM
7 7 (0.88%) COBIT
7 7 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.75%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.50%) SDET
10 1 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.13%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 41 (5.13%) Active Directory
2 32 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (2.88%) vSphere
4 19 (2.38%) Hyper-V
5 10 (1.25%) VirtualBox
5 10 (1.25%) Xen
6 5 (0.63%) Docker
6 5 (0.63%) Forefront TMG
7 4 (0.50%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (0.38%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.13%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.13%) Firmware
9 1 (0.13%) HDFS
9 1 (0.13%) NFS
9 1 (0.13%) Samba
9 1 (0.13%) XenApp
9 1 (0.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.00%) HP SIM
3 5 (0.63%) EMC NetWorker
3 5 (0.63%) HP SiteScope
3 5 (0.63%) SCOM
4 4 (0.50%) MOM
4 4 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.50%) Puppet
5 3 (0.38%) DameWare
5 3 (0.38%) SCCM
6 1 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.13%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.13%) Simpana
Vendors
1 196 (24.50%) Microsoft
2 48 (6.00%) VMware
3 45 (5.63%) Cisco
4 34 (4.25%) Citrix
5 32 (4.00%) Oracle
6 24 (3.00%) EMC
7 21 (2.63%) HP
8 20 (2.50%) Cegedim Rx
8 20 (2.50%) SAP
9 16 (2.00%) Apple
9 16 (2.00%) Google
10 14 (1.75%) Red Hat
11 10 (1.25%) Tableau
12 9 (1.13%) IBM
13 8 (1.00%) Zend
14 6 (0.75%) CheckPoint
14 6 (0.75%) Twitter
15 5 (0.63%) LANDesk
15 5 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
16 4 (0.50%) SolarWinds
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
South East
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40028 - £48034 per annum + 1,500
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Fantastic bonus and benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
North West
People Source Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + benefits package!
Posted: 4 days ago
North West
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per day + NEGOTIABLE
Posted: 6 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: £15,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + benefits package!
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Allen Lane Interim & Permanent Recruitment
Salary: From £46,000 to £54,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £56104 - £68484 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000-35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £46625 - £57640 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £10 - £13 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £50,000 to £55,000
Posted: 4 days ago
East Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £Excellent by experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Graham Matthews
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Nuffield Health
Salary: From £47,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Healthcare at Home
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary - Private healthcare, Pension, Shares options
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
NHS Business Services Authority
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Abide Financial
Salary: From £25,000 to £60,000 per annum Comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 18 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Nuffield Health
Salary: From £47,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
Salary: Pay Band 6 £26,041 - £34,876
Posted: 19 days ago