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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
National Health Service (NHS)
UK
Rank 527 498 533
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +35
Permanent jobs citing NHS 344 507 466
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.51% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.02% 1.18% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 300 386 396
Median salary £44,000 £40,000 £43,164
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £36,018 £43,164
% change year-on-year
+22.16% -16.55%

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
33626 42903 42482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.51% 42.74% 40.54%
Number of salaries quoted 27404 34379 34424
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
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 22 January 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 22 January 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 -18 313 £44,000 +8.75% 86
London -13 73 £42,250 -11.55% 35
South East +14 47 £37,000 -7.50% 13
North West +1 43 £44,000 +0.92% 8
South West +36 37 £44,000 -2.22% 3
Bristol +31 32 £44,000 -14.56% 1
Yorkshire +6 28 £30,000 +5.26% 12
Manchester -5 28 £40,000 -18.78% 1
East of England +25 24 £35,500 -16.47% 7
West Midlands +4 23 £48,500 +34.65% 5
Leeds +23 21 £30,000 +27.65% 6
West Yorkshire +20 21 £30,000 +25.00% 10
Surrey +46 19 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Berkshire +37 17 £37,000 -13.95% 3
North East -13 16 £45,000 +47.74% 5
Guildford - 15 £30,000 - 1
Birmingham +14 14 £50,000 +14.69% 1
East Midlands 0 14 £51,500 +18.13% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +10 12 £40,000 -15.78% 4
Tyne and Wear +4 12 £40,000 -15.78% 4
Nottinghamshire -2 12 £53,000 +112.00% 1
Wales +20 11 £26,000 -6.68% 2
Liverpool +4 11 £44,000 +44.26%
Merseyside -3 11 £44,000 +33.33% 1
South Wales - 11 £26,000 - 2
Cardiff - 11 £26,000 - 2
Oxfordshire +19 9 £32,000 -46.66% 2
Cambridge +15 9 £55,000 +18.91% 1
Cambridgeshire +10 9 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Hertfordshire +9 8 £22,102 -28.12% 1

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 352 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
2 306 (33.19%) Microsoft
3 245 (26.57%) PRINCE2
4 209 (22.67%) MS Excel
5 185 (20.07%) MS Office
6 157 (17.03%) SQL Server
7 150 (16.27%) Management Information System
8 148 (16.05%) SQL
9 138 (14.97%) TOGAF
10 134 (14.53%) ITIL
11 131 (14.21%) MS PowerPoint
12 126 (13.67%) Service Management
13 125 (13.56%) Degree
14 119 (12.91%) C#
15 116 (12.58%) .NET
16 115 (12.47%) Continuous Improvement
17 113 (12.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 113 (12.26%) JavaScript
18 110 (11.93%) Project Management
18 110 (11.93%) SaaS
19 107 (11.61%) ERP
20 106 (11.50%) Business Intelligence
21 101 (10.95%) Logistics
22 95 (10.30%) HTML
23 87 (9.44%) Active Directory
24 85 (9.22%) Data Protection
25 83 (9.00%) Finance
26 81 (8.79%) Programme Management
27 80 (8.68%) ASP.NET
28 79 (8.57%) CSS

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 (3.15%) SharePoint
2 21 (2.28%) BizTalk Server
3 17 (1.84%) SharePoint Server
4 14 (1.52%) CMS
5 8 (0.87%) IIS
5 8 (0.87%) MS Exchange
6 7 (0.76%) ColdFusion
7 6 (0.65%) WordPress
8 5 (0.54%) MS Project Server
8 5 (0.54%) Skype for Business
9 4 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (0.43%) Moodle
9 4 (0.43%) MQSeries
9 4 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (0.43%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.33%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.33%) Drupal
10 3 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 209 (22.67%) MS Excel
2 185 (20.07%) MS Office
3 131 (14.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (1.52%) MS Project
5 7 (0.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (0.54%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.33%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.33%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.11%) PaintShop Pro
9 1 (0.11%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 30 (3.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.87%) SystmOne
4 6 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.43%) Lorenzo
6 3 (0.33%) Cerner Millennium
7 2 (0.22%) Primavera
8 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 110 (11.93%) SaaS
2 36 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (3.80%) IaaS
4 32 (3.47%) PaaS
5 24 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
6 11 (1.19%) Office 365
7 5 (0.54%) GitHub
8 3 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.11%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.11%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 65 (7.05%) Firewall
2 62 (6.72%) WAN
3 60 (6.51%) DNS
4 57 (6.18%) DHCP
5 54 (5.86%) Network Security
6 52 (5.64%) VLAN
6 52 (5.64%) WLAN
7 51 (5.53%) Internet
7 51 (5.53%) Intrusion Detection
8 41 (4.45%) SAN
9 37 (4.01%) LAN
10 17 (1.84%) TCP/IP
11 7 (0.76%) HTTPS
11 7 (0.76%) VPN
12 6 (0.65%) NAS
13 5 (0.54%) Skype
14 3 (0.33%) iSCSI
15 2 (0.22%) TACACS
15 2 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
16 1 (0.11%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (17.03%) SQL Server
2 58 (6.29%) Data Warehouse
3 53 (5.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 37 (4.01%) Electronic Patient Records
5 34 (3.69%) MySQL
6 33 (3.58%) Power BI
7 31 (3.36%) SQL Server 2008
8 29 (3.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 24 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
10 22 (2.39%) QlikView
11 18 (1.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 16 (1.74%) Big Data
13 14 (1.52%) NoSQL
14 12 (1.30%) MongoDB
14 12 (1.30%) SQL Server 2014
15 10 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
16 9 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
16 9 (0.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 8 (0.87%) Relational Database
18 7 (0.76%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 34 (3.69%) Git (software)
1 34 (3.69%) Visual Studio
2 22 (2.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (1.74%) Moq
4 7 (0.76%) Subversion
5 5 (0.54%) Axure RP
6 4 (0.43%) Travis CI
7 3 (0.33%) HP UFT
7 3 (0.33%) NCrunch
7 3 (0.33%) NeoLoad
8 2 (0.22%) Grunt
8 2 (0.22%) gulp
8 2 (0.22%) Jasmine
8 2 (0.22%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (0.22%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.22%) Selenium
8 2 (0.22%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.11%) eggPlant
9 1 (0.11%) Rational Rhapsody
9 1 (0.11%) Vagrant
General
1 83 (9.00%) Finance
2 78 (8.46%) Manufacturing
3 65 (7.05%) Pharmaceutical
4 29 (3.15%) Marketing
5 27 (2.93%) Retail
6 20 (2.17%) Local Government
7 15 (1.63%) Telecoms
8 11 (1.19%) Banking
9 10 (1.08%) Electronics
10 9 (0.98%) Billing
11 7 (0.76%) Advertising
11 7 (0.76%) Legal
12 6 (0.65%) Automotive
12 6 (0.65%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.65%) Publishing
13 5 (0.54%) Law
14 2 (0.22%) Games
15 1 (0.11%) Back Office
15 1 (0.11%) German Language
15 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 207 (22.45%) Developer
2 128 (13.88%) Architect
3 112 (12.15%) Solutions Architect
4 97 (10.52%) Analyst
5 78 (8.46%) Project Manager
6 58 (6.29%) Consultant
7 54 (5.86%) Senior Developer
8 45 (4.88%) .NET Developer
9 44 (4.77%) Security Manager
10 42 (4.56%) C# Developer
11 39 (4.23%) Implementation Manager
12 38 (4.12%) Implementation Project Manager
12 38 (4.12%) Project Implementation Manager
12 38 (4.12%) Technical Manager
13 36 (3.90%) JavaScript Developer
13 36 (3.90%) Software Developer
14 34 (3.69%) Software Project Manager
14 34 (3.69%) SQL Developer
15 30 (3.25%) Senior Analyst
16 29 (3.15%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (12.58%) .NET
2 95 (10.30%) HTML
3 80 (8.68%) ASP.NET
4 79 (8.57%) CSS
5 64 (6.94%) XML
6 58 (6.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 56 (6.07%) AngularJS
8 48 (5.21%) jQuery
9 45 (4.88%) HTML5
10 42 (4.56%) .NET Framework
11 41 (4.45%) WCF
12 24 (2.60%) REST
12 24 (2.60%) Web Services
13 23 (2.49%) WinForms
14 20 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web API
15 19 (2.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 19 (2.06%) Node.js
16 17 (1.84%) KnockoutJS
17 16 (1.74%) Entity Framework
18 15 (1.63%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 150 (16.27%) Management Information System
2 63 (6.83%) Video Conferencing
3 52 (5.64%) Computer Science
4 48 (5.21%) Informatics
5 44 (4.77%) Mathematics
6 41 (4.45%) Analytical Skills
7 36 (3.90%) Data Integration
8 34 (3.69%) User Experience
9 27 (2.93%) BYOD
10 26 (2.82%) Physics
11 25 (2.71%) Driving Licence
12 24 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
13 17 (1.84%) Data Centre
13 17 (1.84%) Mobile App
14 16 (1.74%) PMI
15 10 (1.08%) Social Media
16 9 (0.98%) Cryptography
16 9 (0.98%) PKI
17 8 (0.87%) e-Health
18 7 (0.76%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 74 (8.03%) Windows
2 48 (5.21%) Linux
3 29 (3.15%) OpenVMS
3 29 (3.15%) Solaris
4 23 (2.49%) Windows Server
5 22 (2.39%) Unix
6 11 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.54%) Android
9 4 (0.43%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.43%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.33%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.11%) CentOS
11 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 352 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
2 245 (26.57%) PRINCE2
3 138 (14.97%) TOGAF
4 134 (14.53%) ITIL
5 126 (13.67%) Service Management
6 115 (12.47%) Continuous Improvement
7 110 (11.93%) Project Management
8 107 (11.61%) ERP
9 106 (11.50%) Business Intelligence
10 101 (10.95%) Logistics
11 85 (9.22%) Data Protection
12 81 (8.79%) Programme Management
13 79 (8.57%) ITSM
14 72 (7.81%) MVC
15 67 (7.27%) Service Design
15 67 (7.27%) TDD
16 62 (6.72%) CRM
16 62 (6.72%) Scrum
17 61 (6.62%) Business Analysis
18 55 (5.97%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 148 (16.05%) SQL
2 119 (12.91%) C#
3 113 (12.26%) JavaScript
4 75 (8.13%) T-SQL
5 45 (4.88%) Java
6 44 (4.77%) PHP
7 17 (1.84%) VB.NET
8 12 (1.30%) C
9 9 (0.98%) Python
10 8 (0.87%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 8 (0.87%) Delphi
10 8 (0.87%) PowerShell
10 8 (0.87%) Scala
11 7 (0.76%) C++
12 6 (0.65%) Clojure
12 6 (0.65%) MUMPS
13 5 (0.54%) Ruby
14 4 (0.43%) VB
14 4 (0.43%) VBScript
15 3 (0.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 125 (13.56%) Degree
2 113 (12.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 30 (3.25%) Security Cleared
4 27 (2.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 25 (2.71%) CISSP
6 17 (1.84%) PMI Certification
7 13 (1.41%) ISEB
8 11 (1.19%) CLAS
9 10 (1.08%) CISM
10 8 (0.87%) CISA
10 8 (0.87%) DBS Check
10 8 (0.87%) PhD
11 7 (0.76%) APMP
12 6 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (0.43%) CCNA
13 4 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
14 3 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 3 (0.33%) OCMJEA
14 3 (0.33%) PMP
14 3 (0.33%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (4.34%) QA
2 37 (4.01%) Data Quality
3 28 (3.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (2.49%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 16 (1.74%) HL7
6 15 (1.63%) SLA
7 10 (1.08%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 10 (1.08%) PCI DSS
8 9 (0.98%) ISO 9001
9 8 (0.87%) COBIT
9 8 (0.87%) ISO 9000
10 5 (0.54%) ISO 14001
11 3 (0.33%) RMADS
11 3 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.22%) GDPR
12 2 (0.22%) ISO22301
12 2 (0.22%) WAI
13 1 (0.11%) Actionable Recommendations
13 1 (0.11%) BS25999
13 1 (0.11%) PMBOK
System Software
1 87 (9.44%) Active Directory
2 22 (2.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.65%) Hyper-V
3 6 (0.65%) vSphere
4 5 (0.54%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.22%) Docker
5 2 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.11%) vCloud
6 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 30 (3.25%) SCCM
2 27 (2.93%) AirWatch
3 4 (0.43%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 2 (0.22%) Ansible
4 2 (0.22%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.11%) Plesk
5 1 (0.11%) Puppet
5 1 (0.11%) WSUS
5 1 (0.11%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 306 (33.19%) Microsoft
2 32 (3.47%) VMware
3 31 (3.36%) NetApp
4 26 (2.82%) Oracle
5 17 (1.84%) MuleSoft
6 14 (1.52%) Tableau
7 12 (1.30%) Cisco
8 10 (1.08%) RedGate
9 8 (0.87%) Adobe
9 8 (0.87%) Apple
9 8 (0.87%) Cognos
9 8 (0.87%) SAP
10 7 (0.76%) Apiary
10 7 (0.76%) Citrix
11 6 (0.65%) HP
11 6 (0.65%) Remedy
12 5 (0.54%) LANDesk
13 4 (0.43%) Capita
13 4 (0.43%) Fortinet
13 4 (0.43%) Sitecore
London
Keystream Resources Limited
Salary: Up to £45,856 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hainton
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hainton
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Omni RMS
Posted: 4 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Hainton
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Omni RMS
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum OTE £160k, Car Allowance, Health, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Package of 42,000 + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Omni RMS
Salary: £55000 - £61000 per annum + additional benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Venn Group
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50 - 60k + bonus, 5% Pension, 25 days, flexi time, shares and more!
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Coventry and Warks Partnership Trust
Salary: From £40,028 to £48,034 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £46000.00 - £54000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
UK
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + car allowance and package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ampersand & Ampersand
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Ampersand & Ampersand
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £46000 - £54000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum to £30,000 + bonus + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
HCA Hospitals
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent bens incl. private health
Posted: 12 days ago
London
HCA Hospitals
Salary: Excellent bens incl. private health
Posted: 9 days ago
UK
Channel 3 Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £80000 per annum + car allowance, training
Posted: 2 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £38440 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
University of Leeds
Salary: From £32,004 to £38,183 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £38000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago