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

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 610 530 491
Rank change year-on-year
-80 -39
Permanent jobs citing NHS 347 503 639
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.46% 0.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.80% 1.12% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 288 377 417
Median salary £42,000 £37,500 £42,069
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -10.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,958 £23,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £66,200 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,661 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.16% -4.90%

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
43564 44725 49937
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.35% 40.54% 41.24%
Number of salaries quoted 35218 35259 39640
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
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 3 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 3 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 -98 321 £42,000 +12.00% 185
London +39 121 £43,500 -3.86% 64
South East -19 49 £45,000 +26.18% 22
East of England +22 34 £43,250 +21.83% 9
North West -37 29 £35,500 +9.23% 29
Bromley - 28 £40,457 -
Hertfordshire +37 26 £42,500 +28.78%
Yorkshire -59 24 £32,500 -13.33% 22
West Midlands -37 19 £36,018 +17.60% 15
East Midlands +18 17 £36,009 -16.25% 13
West Yorkshire -48 14 £41,000 -4.65% 7
Berkshire +19 13 £60,000 +50.00% 3
South West 0 11 £54,558 +34.46% 7
Manchester -29 11 £36,000 +2.85% 3
Bristol +8 9 £51,617 +47.47%
Northamptonshire +18 8 £36,009 -9.97% 1
Surrey -9 8 £37,500 +21.95% 2
Leeds -67 7 £32,500 -13.33% 5
Watford - 7 £27,000 -
Windsor - 7 £60,000 -
City of London +44 6 £60,000 +57.89% 14
Scotland +15 6 £37,500 -
Buckinghamshire +12 6 £44,500 +24.78% 2
North East +9 6 £30,000 -14.28% 7
Wakefield +1 6 £42,000 -50.58% 1
Shropshire - 6 £31,250 -
Ludlow - 6 £31,250 -
North Yorkshire 0 5 - -
Borehamwood -3 5 - -
Nottingham - 5 - -

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 245 (27.40%) SQL
2 236 (26.40%) Microsoft
3 165 (18.46%) Degree
4 161 (18.01%) Analytical Skills
5 157 (17.56%) SQL Server
6 152 (17.00%) Project Management
7 147 (16.44%) Finance
8 134 (14.99%) ITIL
9 133 (14.88%) Business Intelligence
10 116 (12.98%) MS Excel
11 109 (12.19%) Agile Software Development
12 103 (11.52%) Windows
13 100 (11.19%) Management Information System
14 98 (10.96%) Data Warehouse
15 83 (9.28%) .NET
16 79 (8.84%) Data Management
17 75 (8.39%) Mentoring
18 73 (8.17%) PRINCE2
19 72 (8.05%) HTML
19 72 (8.05%) JavaScript
20 63 (7.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 61 (6.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 59 (6.60%) CSS
22 59 (6.60%) Web Services
22 59 (6.60%) Time Management
23 58 (6.49%) MS Office
23 58 (6.49%) Electronic Patient Records
24 57 (6.38%) SLA
25 56 (6.26%) Psychology
26 55 (6.15%) C#

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 (3.24%) SharePoint
2 20 (2.24%) CMS
3 19 (2.13%) Node.js
4 18 (2.01%) JCAPS
5 17 (1.90%) Tomcat
6 16 (1.79%) IIS
6 16 (1.79%) MS Exchange
7 14 (1.57%) JBoss
8 12 (1.34%) BizTalk Server
9 10 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
9 10 (1.12%) GlassFish
9 10 (1.12%) Jetty
10 8 (0.89%) Apache
11 5 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (0.56%) WordPress
12 4 (0.45%) Drupal
13 3 (0.34%) Apache Spark
13 3 (0.34%) MS Project Server
13 3 (0.34%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.34%) WildFly
Applications
1 116 (12.98%) MS Excel
2 58 (6.49%) MS Office
3 23 (2.57%) Spreadsheet
4 18 (2.01%) MS Project
5 12 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
6 11 (1.23%) MS Visio
7 8 (0.89%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.34%) SPSS
9 2 (0.22%) Stata
10 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.11%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 37 (4.14%) Lorenzo
2 18 (2.01%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (1.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 14 (1.57%) SystmOne
4 3 (0.34%) Cerner Millennium
4 3 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 22 (2.46%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (2.24%) SaaS
3 7 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.56%) Office 365
5 3 (0.34%) GitHub
6 1 (0.11%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 50 (5.59%) Firewall
2 28 (3.13%) LAN
3 27 (3.02%) WAN
4 21 (2.35%) Wireless
5 19 (2.13%) HTTPS
5 19 (2.13%) Network Security
5 19 (2.13%) SAN
6 18 (2.01%) Cisco Nexus
7 16 (1.79%) MPLS
8 14 (1.57%) LDAP
8 14 (1.57%) TCP/IP
9 13 (1.45%) DNS
9 13 (1.45%) Kerberos
9 13 (1.45%) Wireshark
10 12 (1.34%) DHCP
10 12 (1.34%) NAS
11 10 (1.12%) HTTP
12 9 (1.01%) VPN
13 6 (0.67%) Internet
13 6 (0.67%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (17.56%) SQL Server
2 98 (10.96%) Data Warehouse
3 63 (7.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 61 (6.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 58 (6.49%) Electronic Patient Records
6 49 (5.48%) Relational Database
7 39 (4.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 38 (4.25%) MySQL
9 34 (3.80%) QlikView
10 22 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
11 17 (1.90%) NoSQL
11 17 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
12 10 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
12 10 (1.12%) RDBMS
13 9 (1.01%) Oracle Database
14 8 (0.89%) Data Mining
14 8 (0.89%) MS Access
15 7 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
16 6 (0.67%) Big Data
16 6 (0.67%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 23 (2.57%) Rational Rhapsody
2 20 (2.24%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 18 (2.01%) Git (software)
4 14 (1.57%) Subversion
5 13 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (1.12%) HP UFT
6 10 (1.12%) LoadRunner
7 5 (0.56%) NUnit
7 5 (0.56%) Selenium
7 5 (0.56%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.45%) Ant
8 4 (0.45%) Cucumber
8 4 (0.45%) Eclipse
8 4 (0.45%) Maven
8 4 (0.45%) Vagrant
8 4 (0.45%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.34%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.34%) JUnit
9 3 (0.34%) NeoLoad
9 3 (0.34%) Xcode
General
1 147 (16.44%) Finance
2 50 (5.59%) Marketing
3 35 (3.91%) Pharmaceutical
4 33 (3.69%) Telecoms
5 30 (3.36%) Local Government
6 23 (2.57%) Manufacturing
7 21 (2.35%) Retail
8 15 (1.68%) Electronics
9 12 (1.34%) Games
10 9 (1.01%) Legal
11 8 (0.89%) Advertising
12 6 (0.67%) Publishing
13 5 (0.56%) Banking
13 5 (0.56%) Law
14 4 (0.45%) Back Office
15 3 (0.34%) Automotive
15 3 (0.34%) General Ledger
15 3 (0.34%) Interactive Media
16 2 (0.22%) Billing
17 1 (0.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 181 (20.25%) Analyst
2 165 (18.46%) Developer
3 74 (8.28%) Project Manager
4 63 (7.05%) Consultant
5 47 (5.26%) IT Manager
6 34 (3.80%) Business Analyst
6 34 (3.80%) SQL Developer
7 30 (3.36%) Service Manager
8 29 (3.24%) Applications Support
9 28 (3.13%) Web Developer
10 27 (3.02%) Senior Developer
11 26 (2.91%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 26 (2.91%) Integration Analyst
11 26 (2.91%) Service Analyst
11 26 (2.91%) Support Engineer
12 25 (2.80%) .NET Developer
12 25 (2.80%) Senior Analyst
13 24 (2.68%) C# Developer
14 23 (2.57%) Data Analyst
14 23 (2.57%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (9.28%) .NET
2 72 (8.05%) HTML
3 59 (6.60%) CSS
3 59 (6.60%) Web Services
4 51 (5.70%) XML
5 41 (4.59%) AngularJS
6 34 (3.80%) jQuery
7 33 (3.69%) HTML5
8 21 (2.35%) LAMP
9 18 (2.01%) ASP.NET
10 15 (1.68%) CSS3
10 15 (1.68%) Sass
11 14 (1.57%) Backbone.js
12 12 (1.34%) .NET Framework
12 12 (1.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 12 (1.34%) WCF
13 9 (1.01%) JSON
14 8 (0.89%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (0.89%) MDX
15 7 (0.78%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 161 (18.01%) Analytical Skills
2 100 (11.19%) Management Information System
3 56 (6.26%) Psychology
4 54 (6.04%) Computer Science
5 42 (4.70%) Informatics
6 36 (4.03%) User Experience
7 32 (3.58%) Mobile App
8 30 (3.36%) Data Centre
9 22 (2.46%) Health Informatics
9 22 (2.46%) Mathematics
10 21 (2.35%) e-Health
11 19 (2.13%) Driving Licence
12 18 (2.01%) Statistics
13 14 (1.57%) EMC VNX
14 13 (1.45%) Data Extraction
15 12 (1.34%) BBC
15 12 (1.34%) PACS
16 11 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
17 9 (1.01%) Enterprise Storage
17 9 (1.01%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 103 (11.52%) Windows
2 53 (5.93%) Linux
3 40 (4.47%) Android
4 33 (3.69%) Apple iOS
5 29 (3.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (2.57%) Unix
6 23 (2.57%) Windows Server
7 19 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (1.57%) CentOS
10 12 (1.34%) Windows XP
11 10 (1.12%) Windows 7
12 5 (0.56%) Mac OS X
12 5 (0.56%) Solaris
13 2 (0.22%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.11%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (17.00%) Project Management
2 134 (14.99%) ITIL
3 133 (14.88%) Business Intelligence
4 109 (12.19%) Agile Software Development
5 79 (8.84%) Data Management
6 75 (8.39%) Mentoring
7 73 (8.17%) PRINCE2
8 59 (6.60%) Time Management
9 54 (6.04%) Data Analysis
10 52 (5.82%) Workflow
11 50 (5.59%) Analytics
12 42 (4.70%) Web Development
13 41 (4.59%) Continuous Improvement
13 41 (4.59%) Migration
13 41 (4.59%) Stakeholder Management
14 40 (4.47%) ETL
15 39 (4.36%) Service Delivery
16 38 (4.25%) CRM
16 38 (4.25%) Service Management
17 37 (4.14%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 245 (27.40%) SQL
2 72 (8.05%) JavaScript
3 55 (6.15%) C#
4 50 (5.59%) Java
5 45 (5.03%) T-SQL
6 34 (3.80%) PHP
7 26 (2.91%) VBA
8 23 (2.57%) C
9 14 (1.57%) Bash Shell
9 14 (1.57%) C++
10 9 (1.01%) PL/SQL
10 9 (1.01%) R
11 8 (0.89%) VB.NET
12 7 (0.78%) Python
12 7 (0.78%) Ruby
13 6 (0.67%) Shell Script
13 6 (0.67%) Tcl
14 5 (0.56%) ANSI C
14 5 (0.56%) Perl
15 4 (0.45%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 165 (18.46%) Degree
2 46 (5.15%) Security Cleared
3 36 (4.03%) SC Cleared
4 33 (3.69%) BPSS Clearance
5 27 (3.02%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (2.57%) CCNP
7 20 (2.24%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (1.79%) ISEB
9 15 (1.68%) CCNA
9 15 (1.68%) PhD
10 14 (1.57%) MBA
10 14 (1.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 8 (0.89%) DBS Check
13 7 (0.78%) CISSP
13 7 (0.78%) MCITP
13 7 (0.78%) PMI Certification
13 7 (0.78%) Postgraduate
14 6 (0.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (6.38%) SLA
2 51 (5.70%) HL7
3 44 (4.92%) QA
4 40 (4.47%) Data Quality
5 11 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (1.01%) COBIT
6 9 (1.01%) DICOM
7 7 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.56%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.45%) SDET
10 2 (0.22%) PMBOK
10 2 (0.22%) WCAG
11 1 (0.11%) COSHH
11 1 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.11%) P3O
System Software
1 48 (5.37%) Active Directory
2 37 (4.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (2.91%) vSphere
4 20 (2.24%) Hyper-V
5 11 (1.23%) Xen
6 10 (1.12%) VirtualBox
7 5 (0.56%) Docker
7 5 (0.56%) Forefront TMG
8 4 (0.45%) NFS
8 4 (0.45%) Samba
8 4 (0.45%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (0.34%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.11%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.11%) Firmware
10 1 (0.11%) HDFS
10 1 (0.11%) iptables
10 1 (0.11%) XenApp
10 1 (0.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.89%) HP SIM
3 5 (0.56%) EMC NetWorker
3 5 (0.56%) HP SiteScope
3 5 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.56%) Puppet
3 5 (0.56%) SCOM
4 4 (0.45%) MOM
5 3 (0.34%) DameWare
5 3 (0.34%) SCCM
6 1 (0.11%) Ansible
6 1 (0.11%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.11%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.11%) Nagios
6 1 (0.11%) Salt
6 1 (0.11%) Simpana
6 1 (0.11%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 236 (26.40%) Microsoft
2 54 (6.04%) Cisco
3 53 (5.93%) VMware
4 35 (3.91%) Oracle
5 32 (3.58%) Citrix
6 27 (3.02%) EMC
7 24 (2.68%) SAP
8 21 (2.35%) HP
9 20 (2.24%) Cegedim Rx
10 16 (1.79%) Google
11 13 (1.45%) Apple
11 13 (1.45%) Red Hat
11 13 (1.45%) Tableau
12 10 (1.12%) CheckPoint
12 10 (1.12%) Twitter
13 9 (1.01%) IBM
13 9 (1.01%) Zend
14 6 (0.67%) Cerner
14 6 (0.67%) SolarWinds
15 5 (0.56%) LANDesk
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Anglia Ruskin University
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £32000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Execllent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chelmsford, Essex
Anglia Ruskin University
Posted: 2 days ago
Yorkshire
Venn Group
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Boston Hale
Salary: £52000 - £62000 per annum + NHS Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Competitive benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Omni RMS
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Omni RMS
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Omni RMS
Posted: 4 days ago
Durham, County Durham
NECS
Salary: £26,302 - 35,225 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Durham, County Durham
NECS
Salary: £26,302 - 35,225 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Durham, County Durham
NECS
Salary: £31,383 - 41,373 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
NECS
Salary: £31,383 - 41,373 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
NECS
Salary: £21,909 - 28,462 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Omni RMS
Salary: £10000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Omni RMS
Posted: 6 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £21000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Omni RMS
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: £15,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
EDM Group
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Depending on experience
Posted: 18 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
EDM Group
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum Depending on experience
Posted: 18 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Posted: 18 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
EDM Group
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Depending on experience
Posted: 18 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
EDM Group
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Depending on experience
Posted: 18 days ago