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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 500 455 587
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +132
Permanent jobs citing NHS 480 518 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.48% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.12% 1.21% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 421 408 280
Average salary £45,000 £41,439 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.59% +3.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,164 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.90% +6.66%

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
42813 42961 44531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.57% 39.50% 39.41%
Number of salaries quoted 33853 34958 37144
Average salary £47,000 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.17% +2.22%
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 £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 October 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 October 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 -25 459 £45,000 +12.50% 467
London +31 130 £48,000 +12.94% 126
South East -38 82 £41,750 +4.37% 91
Yorkshire -21 76 £40,000 -7.32% 50
West Yorkshire -11 60 £42,500 +16.43% 31
Leeds +1 52 £43,164 - 30
North West -65 42 £40,000 - 53
Manchester +5 36 £40,000 -3.03% 14
City of London +6 27 £48,000 +12.94% 32
South West -11 26 £37,972 +18.37% 27
Berkshire -2 20 £55,000 +18.91% 8
West Midlands -27 17 £41,500 +7.09% 27
Oxfordshire +21 15 £37,500 - 3
East Midlands -19 15 £46,250 +7.15% 30
Buckinghamshire +8 13 £50,000 +42.85% 5
Surrey -10 13 £30,000 -13.04% 19
South Yorkshire -28 12 £31,000 -49.18% 9
East of England -28 11 £37,500 +11.11% 52
Bolton - 10 £40,000 -
Essex -1 9 £40,000 +14.28% 8
Kent -27 9 £40,000 -11.11% 14
Northamptonshire - 8 £43,500 - 3
Scotland -2 7 £46,250 +2.77% 8
Wiltshire -4 7 £37,972 -0.72% 2
Birmingham -10 7 £37,500 -33.92% 9
Devon -18 7 £25,000 -8.76% 6
Glasgow +1 6 £37,500 -16.66% 3
Sheffield -24 6 £30,000 -17.80% 3
Chertsey - 6 £30,000 - 1
Reading -1 5 £52,500 -12.50% 5

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 238 (26.10%) SQL
2 237 (25.99%) Project Management
3 209 (22.92%) Microsoft
4 177 (19.41%) SQL Server
5 154 (16.89%) MS Excel
6 137 (15.02%) PRINCE2
7 136 (14.91%) Agile Software Development
8 135 (14.80%) .NET
9 129 (14.14%) Degree
10 115 (12.61%) Finance
11 110 (12.06%) e-Health
12 102 (11.18%) JavaScript
13 101 (11.07%) C#
14 92 (10.09%) ASP.NET
14 92 (10.09%) Management Information System
15 88 (9.65%) Windows
16 87 (9.54%) HTML
17 83 (9.10%) ITIL
18 80 (8.77%) Informatics
19 79 (8.66%) Business Intelligence
20 74 (8.11%) MS Office
21 73 (8.00%) Change Management
21 73 (8.00%) jQuery
22 71 (7.79%) Stakeholder Management
23 69 (7.57%) Service Delivery
23 69 (7.57%) XML
24 67 (7.35%) CSS
24 67 (7.35%) Oracle
25 60 (6.58%) Web Services
26 58 (6.36%) Workflow

NHS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 53 (5.81%) SharePoint
2 20 (2.19%) IIS
3 15 (1.64%) WordPress
4 12 (1.32%) MS Exchange
5 11 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (1.10%) SAS
6 10 (1.10%) Apache
6 10 (1.10%) Tomcat
7 9 (0.99%) SharePoint Server
8 8 (0.88%) CMS
8 8 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (0.77%) WebSphere
9 7 (0.77%) SugarCRM
10 6 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (0.66%) JBoss
10 6 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
11 5 (0.55%) Drupal
11 5 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 154 (16.89%) MS Excel
2 74 (8.11%) MS Office
3 34 (3.73%) MS PowerPoint
3 34 (3.73%) MS Project
4 16 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
5 10 (1.10%) Photoshop
6 8 (0.88%) InfoPath
7 5 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.44%) MS Visio
9 3 (0.33%) InDesign
9 3 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.11%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.11%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.11%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 12 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.88%) Agresso
2 8 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (0.88%) Oracle General Ledger
2 8 (0.88%) Oracle Payables
2 8 (0.88%) Oracle Receivables
2 8 (0.88%) Oracle Cash Management
2 8 (0.88%) Oracle Assets
3 3 (0.33%) ResourceLink
3 3 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.22%) Cerner Millennium
4 2 (0.22%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.55%) SaaS
2 5 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.22%) GitHub
4 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.41%) Internet
2 20 (2.19%) SAN
3 13 (1.43%) Firewall
4 12 (1.32%) WAN
5 11 (1.21%) LAN
5 11 (1.21%) Intranet
5 11 (1.21%) NAS
6 7 (0.77%) VPN
6 7 (0.77%) DNS
6 7 (0.77%) DHCP
6 7 (0.77%) Unified Communications
7 6 (0.66%) HTTP
7 6 (0.66%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.55%) VoIP
8 5 (0.55%) Wireless
9 4 (0.44%) VLAN
9 4 (0.44%) SNMP
9 4 (0.44%) LDAP
10 3 (0.33%) SMS
10 3 (0.33%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (19.41%) SQL Server
2 48 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 45 (4.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 40 (4.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 38 (4.17%) QlikView
6 27 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
7 24 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
8 19 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
8 19 (2.08%) Relational Database
9 17 (1.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 17 (1.86%) MySQL
10 11 (1.21%) Crystal Reports
11 10 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
11 10 (1.10%) RDBMS
12 9 (0.99%) Oracle Database
13 8 (0.88%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 8 (0.88%) Big Data
13 8 (0.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 8 (0.88%) Oracle Discoverer
14 6 (0.66%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 42 (4.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (2.85%) Visual Studio
3 16 (1.75%) NUnit
4 12 (1.32%) Subversion
5 10 (1.10%) Rational Rhapsody
6 8 (0.88%) ReSharper
6 8 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
7 7 (0.77%) Git (software)
7 7 (0.77%) Redmine
8 5 (0.55%) Axure RP
8 5 (0.55%) Selenium
9 4 (0.44%) Dreamweaver
9 4 (0.44%) TestComplete
9 4 (0.44%) WebDriver
10 3 (0.33%) PHPUnit
10 3 (0.33%) Moq
10 3 (0.33%) Mocha
10 3 (0.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 3 (0.33%) SoapUI
10 3 (0.33%) MSBuild
General
1 115 (12.61%) Finance
2 51 (5.59%) Retail
3 41 (4.50%) Marketing
4 37 (4.06%) Pharmaceutical
5 25 (2.74%) Local Government
6 23 (2.52%) Telecoms
7 22 (2.41%) Law
7 22 (2.41%) Legal
8 16 (1.75%) Manufacturing
8 16 (1.75%) Electronics
9 8 (0.88%) Publishing
9 8 (0.88%) French Language
9 8 (0.88%) German Language
9 8 (0.88%) Spanish Language
10 7 (0.77%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.44%) Games
12 3 (0.33%) Banking
12 3 (0.33%) Billing
12 3 (0.33%) Advertising
13 2 (0.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 139 (15.24%) Developer
2 110 (12.06%) Analyst
3 102 (11.18%) Project Manager
4 92 (10.09%) Consultant
5 43 (4.71%) .NET Developer
6 36 (3.95%) NHS Project Manager
7 33 (3.62%) Product Specialist
8 31 (3.40%) Business Analyst
9 30 (3.29%) Architect
10 29 (3.18%) Senior Manager
10 29 (3.18%) Business Manager
11 27 (2.96%) Programme Manager
11 27 (2.96%) Service Manager
12 25 (2.74%) Software Developer
13 24 (2.63%) Implementation Specialist
14 21 (2.30%) ASP.NET Developer
15 20 (2.19%) Solutions Architect
16 19 (2.08%) Senior Analyst
16 19 (2.08%) C# Developer
17 18 (1.97%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (14.80%) .NET
2 92 (10.09%) ASP.NET
3 87 (9.54%) HTML
4 73 (8.00%) jQuery
5 69 (7.57%) XML
6 67 (7.35%) CSS
7 60 (6.58%) Web Services
8 44 (4.82%) Ajax
9 43 (4.71%) .NET Framework
10 35 (3.84%) WinForms
11 32 (3.51%) ASP.NET MVC
11 32 (3.51%) HTML5
12 26 (2.85%) WCF
13 23 (2.52%) CSS3
14 20 (2.19%) XSLT
15 19 (2.08%) XHTML
16 15 (1.64%) SOAP
16 15 (1.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 14 (1.54%) WPF
18 13 (1.43%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 110 (12.06%) e-Health
2 92 (10.09%) Management Information System
3 80 (8.77%) Informatics
4 39 (4.28%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (2.85%) Computer Science
6 25 (2.74%) DTV
7 23 (2.52%) PACS
8 19 (2.08%) Visualisation
9 17 (1.86%) Health Informatics
10 15 (1.64%) Social Media
10 15 (1.64%) LIMS
11 14 (1.54%) Data Protection Act
12 12 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
13 11 (1.21%) Video Conferencing
14 10 (1.10%) User Experience
15 9 (0.99%) Open Source
16 8 (0.88%) Clustering
17 7 (0.77%) E-Learning
18 6 (0.66%) Mobile App
19 5 (0.55%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 88 (9.65%) Windows
2 27 (2.96%) Linux
3 15 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (1.43%) Android
5 10 (1.10%) Windows 7
6 9 (0.99%) Apple iOS
6 9 (0.99%) Windows 8
6 9 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (0.99%) Windows XP
6 9 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (0.77%) UNIX
8 4 (0.44%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.33%) Debian
9 3 (0.33%) AIX
10 2 (0.22%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.11%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.11%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (25.99%) Project Management
2 137 (15.02%) PRINCE2
3 136 (14.91%) Agile Software Development
4 83 (9.10%) ITIL
5 79 (8.66%) Business Intelligence
6 73 (8.00%) Change Management
7 71 (7.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 69 (7.57%) Service Delivery
9 58 (6.36%) Workflow
10 52 (5.70%) Scrum
11 48 (5.26%) MVC
12 47 (5.15%) Risk Management
13 38 (4.17%) Risk Assessment
13 38 (4.17%) Programme Management
14 37 (4.06%) Line Management
15 36 (3.95%) Mentoring
16 34 (3.73%) Information Governance
16 34 (3.73%) OO
17 32 (3.51%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 29 (3.18%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 238 (26.10%) SQL
2 102 (11.18%) JavaScript
3 101 (11.07%) C#
4 48 (5.26%) T-SQL
5 41 (4.50%) Java
6 31 (3.40%) PHP
7 28 (3.07%) VB.NET
8 27 (2.96%) C
9 14 (1.54%) VB
10 13 (1.43%) PL/SQL
11 12 (1.32%) C++
11 12 (1.32%) VBA
12 11 (1.21%) XPath
13 7 (0.77%) LotusScript
14 5 (0.55%) Python
14 5 (0.55%) Delphi
15 4 (0.44%) VB6
16 2 (0.22%) VBScript
16 2 (0.22%) Objective-C
17 1 (0.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 129 (14.14%) Degree
2 28 (3.07%) Security Cleared
3 26 (2.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (2.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 14 (1.54%) PMI Certification
5 14 (1.54%) SC Cleared
6 12 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 11 (1.21%) PMP
8 10 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (0.99%) ISEB
10 8 (0.88%) MCSE
10 8 (0.88%) ISTQB
11 7 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (0.77%) OCPJP
11 7 (0.77%) Sun Certification
11 7 (0.77%) Oracle Certification
12 6 (0.66%) MCP
12 6 (0.66%) CCNA
13 4 (0.44%) MCAD
13 4 (0.44%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (4.93%) QA
2 40 (4.39%) HL7
3 18 (1.97%) SLA
4 14 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (1.43%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.66%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 4 (0.44%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.22%) WAI
9 2 (0.22%) COBIT
10 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.11%) GxP
10 1 (0.11%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.11%) DICOM
System Software
1 27 (2.96%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.21%) Hyper-V
3 7 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.66%) vSphere
4 6 (0.66%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.11%) Novell eDirectory
5 1 (0.11%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (0.88%) NetBackup
2 6 (0.66%) Backup Exec
2 6 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (0.33%) WMI
3 3 (0.33%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.22%) SCDPM
4 2 (0.22%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.11%) BMC Marimba
5 1 (0.11%) SCOM
5 1 (0.11%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 209 (22.92%) Microsoft
2 67 (7.35%) Oracle
3 22 (2.41%) SAP
3 22 (2.41%) Citrix
4 19 (2.08%) VMware
5 18 (1.97%) Cisco
6 14 (1.54%) Twitter
7 13 (1.43%) Tableau
8 11 (1.21%) Business Objects
9 10 (1.10%) HP
10 9 (0.99%) Sun
10 9 (0.99%) EMC
10 9 (0.99%) Cognos
11 8 (0.88%) IBM
11 8 (0.88%) Symantec
11 8 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (0.88%) Google
12 7 (0.77%) Veritas
12 7 (0.77%) Adobe
13 6 (0.66%) Sophos
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Posted: 2 hours ago
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