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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 525 472 583
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +111
Permanent jobs citing NHS 432 472 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.43% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.16% 1.33% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 351 385 294
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.68% -3.75%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
37178 35593 38853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.59% 32.69% 32.95%
Number of salaries quoted 29538 28849 32915
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -45 412 £45,000 +12.50% 408
London -27 129 £52,500 +23.52% 108
South East -16 106 £44,750 +11.87% 71
Yorkshire -21 48 £32,500 -7.14% 61
West Yorkshire -37 43 £35,661 +1.88% 38
North West -34 42 £44,000 +25.71% 51
Leeds -24 40 £39,081 +22.77% 32
Manchester +6 27 £40,000 +28.00% 15
City of London -12 26 £61,201 +53.00% 18
Kent -1 21 £29,500 -26.25% 9
West Midlands -17 21 £43,164 +23.32% 33
South West -21 21 £50,250 +23.31% 20
East of England -9 18 £37,500 - 30
Buckinghamshire +13 16 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Surrey +8 16 £32,500 -27.77% 19
Milton Keynes 0 15 £50,000 -
East Midlands -14 13 £35,000 -5.79% 23
Birmingham +9 12 £45,000 +14.64% 6
Oxfordshire +3 11 £37,500 - 2
Essex +3 10 £35,000 -16.66% 10
Hampshire -1 10 £45,000 +50.00% 12
Berkshire -5 10 £45,000 -9.09% 2
Belfast - 10 £26,000 -
County Antrim - 10 £26,000 -
Northern Ireland - 10 £26,000 - 1
West Sussex -2 9 £43,000 +10.25%
Derbyshire -10 7 £40,000 -48.38% 3
Bedfordshire -6 6 £38,750 +3.33% 3
Cheshire -32 6 £43,750 +25.00% 9
Worcestershire +4 5 £44,500 +48.33% 1

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 301 (27.90%) SQL
2 253 (23.45%) Microsoft
3 247 (22.89%) SQL Server
4 210 (19.46%) MS Excel
5 183 (16.96%) Project Management
6 162 (15.01%) C#
7 160 (14.83%) HTML
8 146 (13.53%) JavaScript
9 144 (13.35%) .NET
10 134 (12.42%) Windows
11 128 (11.86%) PRINCE2
12 119 (11.03%) Degree
13 118 (10.94%) CSS
14 114 (10.57%) jQuery
15 112 (10.38%) T-SQL
16 96 (8.90%) PHP
17 93 (8.62%) Agile Software Development
18 91 (8.43%) Management Information System
18 91 (8.43%) Finance
19 88 (8.16%) e-Health
20 86 (7.97%) XML
20 86 (7.97%) ITIL
21 85 (7.88%) OO
22 84 (7.78%) MySQL
22 84 (7.78%) ASP.NET
23 82 (7.60%) Oracle
24 80 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
25 77 (7.14%) MVC
26 71 (6.58%) Web Services
27 70 (6.49%) MS Office

NHS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 23 (2.13%) WordPress
2 21 (1.95%) CMS
2 21 (1.95%) SharePoint
2 21 (1.95%) IIS
3 20 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
4 16 (1.48%) Apache
5 13 (1.20%) MS Exchange
6 12 (1.11%) SAS
7 10 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (0.83%) Umbraco
8 9 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (0.65%) SugarCRM
9 7 (0.65%) Joomla!
10 6 (0.56%) MS Project Server
10 6 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (0.46%) Drupal
11 5 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
11 5 (0.46%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.28%) GlassFish
13 2 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 210 (19.46%) MS Excel
2 70 (6.49%) MS Office
3 26 (2.41%) MS Project
4 21 (1.95%) Photoshop
5 19 (1.76%) Adobe Illustrator
6 12 (1.11%) MS Visio
7 10 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.28%) InDesign
10 1 (0.093%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.093%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.093%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 13 (1.20%) Magento
2 10 (0.93%) Oracle Applications
2 10 (0.93%) Oracle Payables
2 10 (0.93%) Oracle Receivables
2 10 (0.93%) Oracle Cash Management
2 10 (0.93%) Oracle Assets
2 10 (0.93%) Oracle General Ledger
3 8 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.19%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.19%) Cerner Millennium
6 1 (0.093%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.83%) SaaS
2 4 (0.37%) GitHub
3 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (2.59%) TCP/IP
2 26 (2.41%) HTTP
3 25 (2.32%) LAN
3 25 (2.32%) WAN
4 19 (1.76%) Internet
4 19 (1.76%) Firewall
5 16 (1.48%) SAN
6 13 (1.20%) Network Security
6 13 (1.20%) Intranet
7 10 (0.93%) FTP
8 9 (0.83%) Unified Communications
8 9 (0.83%) Wireless
9 7 (0.65%) NAS
9 7 (0.65%) VPN
10 6 (0.56%) DHCP
10 6 (0.56%) DNS
11 5 (0.46%) VLAN
11 5 (0.46%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (0.37%) Broadband
13 3 (0.28%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 247 (22.89%) SQL Server
2 84 (7.78%) MySQL
3 80 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 64 (5.93%) SQL Server 2005
5 46 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 44 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 36 (3.34%) Data Warehouse
8 27 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 22 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
10 18 (1.67%) Relational Database
11 16 (1.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 14 (1.30%) QlikView
13 13 (1.20%) Data Mining
13 13 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
14 11 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
15 9 (0.83%) BusinessObjects XI
15 9 (0.83%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
15 9 (0.83%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 9 (0.83%) Oracle Database
15 9 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 61 (5.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 47 (4.36%) Visual Studio
3 29 (2.69%) NUnit
4 19 (1.76%) Rational Rhapsody
5 13 (1.20%) Subversion
6 10 (0.93%) Oracle Forms
7 9 (0.83%) Selenium
7 9 (0.83%) Git (software)
8 8 (0.74%) Xcode
8 8 (0.74%) TestComplete
9 7 (0.65%) ReSharper
9 7 (0.65%) Karma Test Runner
10 4 (0.37%) Dreamweaver
10 4 (0.37%) Jenkins
10 4 (0.37%) Xdebug
10 4 (0.37%) Mocha
10 4 (0.37%) Phing
10 4 (0.37%) PHPUnit
10 4 (0.37%) WebDriver
11 3 (0.28%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 91 (8.43%) Finance
2 66 (6.12%) Marketing
3 36 (3.34%) Pharmaceutical
4 17 (1.58%) Telecoms
5 16 (1.48%) Law
6 13 (1.20%) Back Office
7 12 (1.11%) Retail
7 12 (1.11%) Electronics
8 10 (0.93%) Local Government
8 10 (0.93%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.46%) Games
10 4 (0.37%) Banking
11 3 (0.28%) Legal
11 3 (0.28%) Billing
12 2 (0.19%) Advertising
13 1 (0.093%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.093%) Publishing
13 1 (0.093%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 244 (22.61%) Developer
2 120 (11.12%) Analyst
3 107 (9.92%) Consultant
4 92 (8.53%) Project Manager
5 62 (5.75%) Software Developer
6 50 (4.63%) Junior
7 48 (4.45%) .NET Developer
8 46 (4.26%) Implementation Consultant
9 45 (4.17%) Junior Developer
10 35 (3.24%) Trainer
10 35 (3.24%) NHS Project Manager
11 33 (3.06%) Business Analyst
12 31 (2.87%) Team Leader
13 28 (2.59%) IT Trainer
13 28 (2.59%) Architect
14 27 (2.50%) Senior Developer
15 26 (2.41%) C# Developer
16 25 (2.32%) Service Manager
16 25 (2.32%) Information Analyst
17 24 (2.22%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (14.83%) HTML
2 144 (13.35%) .NET
3 118 (10.94%) CSS
4 114 (10.57%) jQuery
5 86 (7.97%) XML
6 84 (7.78%) ASP.NET
7 71 (6.58%) Web Services
8 65 (6.02%) WCF
9 60 (5.56%) WinForms
10 53 (4.91%) HTML5
11 52 (4.82%) .NET Framework
12 50 (4.63%) ASP.NET MVC
13 46 (4.26%) WF
14 36 (3.34%) WPF
15 31 (2.87%) CSS3
16 27 (2.50%) J2EE
17 25 (2.32%) JSON
18 23 (2.13%) Ajax
19 20 (1.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 19 (1.76%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 91 (8.43%) Management Information System
2 88 (8.16%) e-Health
3 66 (6.12%) Informatics
4 63 (5.84%) DTV
5 47 (4.36%) BBC
6 43 (3.99%) SystemC
7 31 (2.87%) Computer Science
8 29 (2.69%) PACS
9 28 (2.59%) N-Tier
9 28 (2.59%) LIMS
10 20 (1.85%) Mobile App
11 19 (1.76%) Visualisation
12 16 (1.48%) Mathematics
13 14 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
13 14 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
14 13 (1.20%) Clustering
15 12 (1.11%) E-Learning
16 11 (1.02%) W3C
17 10 (0.93%) Thin Client
17 10 (0.93%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 134 (12.42%) Windows
2 65 (6.02%) Linux
3 28 (2.59%) Android
4 25 (2.32%) Apple iOS
5 24 (2.22%) UNIX
6 19 (1.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (1.20%) Windows XP
9 11 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (1.02%) Windows 7
9 11 (1.02%) Windows 8
10 8 (0.74%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.37%) Debian
11 4 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (0.37%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.19%) Solaris
13 1 (0.093%) CentOS
13 1 (0.093%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.093%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (16.96%) Project Management
2 128 (11.86%) PRINCE2
3 93 (8.62%) Agile Software Development
4 86 (7.97%) ITIL
5 85 (7.88%) OO
6 77 (7.14%) MVC
7 68 (6.30%) TDD
8 66 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
9 64 (5.93%) Stakeholder Management
10 60 (5.56%) Change Management
11 54 (5.00%) Service Delivery
12 44 (4.08%) Migration
12 44 (4.08%) Workflow
12 44 (4.08%) Scrum
13 43 (3.99%) Online Marketing
13 43 (3.99%) OO PHP
14 38 (3.52%) Software Engineering
15 37 (3.43%) UML
16 33 (3.06%) Unit Testing
17 32 (2.97%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 301 (27.90%) SQL
2 162 (15.01%) C#
3 146 (13.53%) JavaScript
4 112 (10.38%) T-SQL
5 96 (8.90%) PHP
6 63 (5.84%) C
7 30 (2.78%) Java
8 27 (2.50%) PL/SQL
9 23 (2.13%) VB.NET
10 16 (1.48%) XAML
11 9 (0.83%) Objective-C
12 7 (0.65%) XPath
13 6 (0.56%) VBA
13 6 (0.56%) C++
14 5 (0.46%) Apex Code
14 5 (0.46%) Python
14 5 (0.46%) Delphi
15 4 (0.37%) FoxPro (VFP)
16 3 (0.28%) VB
16 3 (0.28%) VB6
Qualifications
1 119 (11.03%) Degree
2 31 (2.87%) Security Cleared
3 22 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (1.76%) SC Cleared
5 18 (1.67%) ISEB
5 18 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 14 (1.30%) ISTQB
7 13 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 12 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (1.02%) MCSE
10 9 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (0.74%) CCNA
11 8 (0.74%) PMI Certification
12 5 (0.46%) MCP
12 5 (0.46%) CCNP
12 5 (0.46%) CISSP
12 5 (0.46%) MCITP
13 4 (0.37%) MOS
13 4 (0.37%) SAP Certification
13 4 (0.37%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (6.39%) HL7
2 37 (3.43%) QA
3 25 (2.32%) SLA
4 20 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (1.39%) PCI DSS
6 9 (0.83%) Data Quality
7 7 (0.65%) ISO 9001
8 6 (0.56%) ISO 9000
9 3 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 2 (0.19%) GxP
10 2 (0.19%) COBIT
System Software
1 30 (2.78%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.83%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.56%) VMware ESX
4 6 (0.56%) vSphere
5 1 (0.093%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 9 (0.83%) ARCserve
2 7 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (0.56%) NetBackup
3 6 (0.56%) Backup Exec
4 4 (0.37%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.19%) WMI
5 2 (0.19%) Nagios
5 2 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.19%) Cacti
6 1 (0.093%) SCOM
6 1 (0.093%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.093%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 253 (23.45%) Microsoft
2 82 (7.60%) Oracle
3 25 (2.32%) VMware
4 23 (2.13%) SAP
5 21 (1.95%) Citrix
5 21 (1.95%) Adobe
6 17 (1.58%) Cisco
7 15 (1.39%) Sun
8 12 (1.11%) Business Objects
9 10 (0.93%) Google
9 10 (0.93%) Cognos
9 10 (0.93%) Tableau
10 9 (0.83%) Sitecore
10 9 (0.83%) HP
11 8 (0.74%) Cerner
11 8 (0.74%) Symantec
11 8 (0.74%) Xamarin
11 8 (0.74%) Twitter
12 7 (0.65%) Typemock
12 7 (0.65%) Red Gate
Worcestershire
Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Attractive Market Rate
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum dependent on level of experience
Posted: 8 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Portsmouth Hospitals
Salary: From £39,239 to £47,088 per annum + allowance for on-call duties
Posted: 13 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Portsmouth Hospitals
Salary: From £25,783 to £34,530 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Dorchester, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £56000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Greater Manchester
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £39000.00 - £47000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Medilink Consulting
Salary: NEG
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
The Placement Group
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
The Placement Group
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
The Placement Group
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
The Placement Group
Salary: negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
The Placement Group
Salary: negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
The Placement Group
Salary: negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
The Placement Group
Salary: negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Scotland
The Placement Group
Salary: negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, Sussex
The Placement Group
Salary: negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, Warwickshire
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates paid + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates paid + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
The Placement Group
Salary: Excellent rate of pay
Posted: Yesterday