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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 482 505 469
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -36
Permanent jobs citing NHS 502 455 480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.46% 0.40% 0.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.12% 1.03% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 299 390 369
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £61,402 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,164 £41,750
% change year-on-year
-7.32% +3.38%

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
44661 44301 42830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.93% 38.84% 40.60%
Number of salaries quoted 35936 34488 34632
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 4 September 2015 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 4 September 2015. 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 +28 482 £43,000 -4.44% 218
London -1 143 £45,000 -10.00% 81
Yorkshire +46 108 £35,000 -15.66% 24
West Yorkshire +44 101 £33,000 -22.35% 15
Leeds +50 100 £30,459 -32.31% 9
South East +18 83 £45,750 +1.66% 18
North West +7 48 £35,000 -12.50% 26
Manchester +5 29 £32,500 -18.75% 5
West Midlands +1 27 £43,596 +5.04% 21
Kent +10 26 £50,000 +81.81%
South West -20 22 £43,164 -13.67% 13
Surrey +9 18 £30,000 - 1
Hampshire +27 17 £44,000 -2.22% 2
City of London +17 16 £45,000 -5.75% 10
East of England +1 16 £32,500 -7.14% 10
Buckinghamshire -5 12 £70,000 +40.00% 2
East Midlands -8 11 £32,500 -27.77% 15
Dorset +14 10 £43,164 -26.53% 1
Lancashire - 10 £37,027 -
Hertfordshire +4 9 £43,000 +115.00% 1
Poole - 9 £43,164 - 1
Hillingdon - 8 - -
Derby +13 7 £37,500 +25.00%
Bolton +11 7 £22,200 -44.50% 3
South Yorkshire +5 7 £35,000 - 2
Oxfordshire -1 7 £43,000 +14.66% 1
Derbyshire -13 7 £37,500 -16.66%
Milton Keynes -13 7 £47,500 -5.00%
Salford - 7 £35,000 -
Berkshire +7 6 £55,000 +15.78% 4

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

1 339 (32.60%) SQL
2 247 (23.75%) Microsoft
3 215 (20.67%) .NET
3 215 (20.67%) SQL Server
4 211 (20.29%) Pharmaceutical
5 207 (19.90%) Retail
6 205 (19.71%) Agile Software Development
6 205 (19.71%) C#
7 180 (17.31%) Finance
8 172 (16.54%) MS Excel
9 169 (16.25%) HTML
9 169 (16.25%) Project Management
10 157 (15.10%) Business Intelligence
11 146 (14.04%) Degree
12 119 (11.44%) Analytical Skills
13 113 (10.87%) Software Engineering
14 112 (10.77%) ASP.NET
15 103 (9.90%) ITIL
16 100 (9.62%) CSS
17 96 (9.23%) JavaScript
17 96 (9.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 95 (9.13%) T-SQL
18 95 (9.13%) PRINCE2
19 87 (8.37%) Windows
19 87 (8.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 86 (8.27%) Line Management
20 86 (8.27%) Mentoring
21 85 (8.17%) Informatics
21 85 (8.17%) Management Information System
22 80 (7.69%) HTML5

NHS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 51 (4.90%) SharePoint
2 35 (3.37%) IIS
3 17 (1.63%) SAS
4 13 (1.25%) CMS
5 11 (1.06%) MS Exchange
6 10 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
7 9 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (0.48%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (0.38%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.29%) Apache
10 3 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.19%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.19%) Apache ServiceMix
11 2 (0.19%) Lync
11 2 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.19%) WordPress
11 2 (0.19%) Liferay
12 1 (0.096%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 172 (16.54%) MS Excel
2 67 (6.44%) MS Office
3 30 (2.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (1.25%) MS Project
4 13 (1.25%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.96%) Photoshop
6 9 (0.87%) Adobe Illustrator
6 9 (0.87%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 8 (0.77%) PowerPivot
8 6 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.48%) SPSS
10 4 (0.38%) Stata
10 4 (0.38%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 15 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.19%) Cerner Millennium
4 2 (0.19%) Magento
5 1 (0.096%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.096%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.096%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (0.67%) Office 365
3 4 (0.38%) Amazon S3
4 3 (0.29%) IaaS
5 2 (0.19%) HP Helion
5 2 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.19%) SaaS
6 1 (0.096%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.096%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.096%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.12%) Firewall
2 18 (1.73%) Intranet
2 18 (1.73%) DNS
3 16 (1.54%) WAN
3 16 (1.54%) DHCP
4 15 (1.44%) LAN
4 15 (1.44%) TCP/IP
5 13 (1.25%) VoIP
6 12 (1.15%) Internet
7 11 (1.06%) VPN
8 10 (0.96%) Network Security
9 9 (0.87%) Wireless
10 8 (0.77%) SAN
11 7 (0.67%) HTTP
12 6 (0.58%) OSPF
13 5 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (0.48%) Structured Cabling
14 4 (0.38%) Spanning Tree
14 4 (0.38%) Unified Communications
14 4 (0.38%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 215 (20.67%) SQL Server
2 96 (9.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 87 (8.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 63 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
5 60 (5.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 56 (5.38%) SQL Server 2008
7 52 (5.00%) Relational Database
8 43 (4.13%) QlikView
9 24 (2.31%) SQL Server 2012
10 22 (2.12%) MySQL
11 21 (2.02%) SQL Server 2005
12 19 (1.83%) MS Access
13 11 (1.06%) RDBMS
14 10 (0.96%) Oracle Database
15 9 (0.87%) Big Data
16 7 (0.67%) Data Mining
17 6 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
18 5 (0.48%) EDRMS
18 5 (0.48%) Oracle BI EE
18 5 (0.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 77 (7.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (1.25%) Subversion
2 13 (1.25%) Git (software)
3 10 (0.96%) Visual Studio
4 9 (0.87%) Xcode
5 6 (0.58%) Selenium
6 5 (0.48%) LoadRunner
6 5 (0.48%) PHPUnit
6 5 (0.48%) Grunt
7 4 (0.38%) NUnit
7 4 (0.38%) JIRA
8 2 (0.19%) ReSharper
8 2 (0.19%) JUnit
8 2 (0.19%) TestComplete
8 2 (0.19%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (0.19%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.19%) Moq
8 2 (0.19%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.19%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.19%) WebDriver
General
1 211 (20.29%) Pharmaceutical
2 207 (19.90%) Retail
3 180 (17.31%) Finance
4 49 (4.71%) Marketing
5 27 (2.60%) Manufacturing
6 22 (2.12%) Law
7 21 (2.02%) Telecoms
8 17 (1.63%) Local Government
9 16 (1.54%) Automotive
10 15 (1.44%) Games
11 12 (1.15%) Legal
12 8 (0.77%) Electronics
13 7 (0.67%) Military
14 6 (0.58%) Banking
14 6 (0.58%) Publishing
15 5 (0.48%) Advertising
15 5 (0.48%) Back Office
16 4 (0.38%) Aerospace
17 3 (0.29%) Front Office
17 3 (0.29%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 209 (20.10%) Developer
2 203 (19.52%) Analyst
3 72 (6.92%) Consultant
4 58 (5.58%) Project Manager
5 57 (5.48%) Software Engineer
6 56 (5.38%) Junior
7 48 (4.62%) Senior Developer
8 47 (4.52%) Programmer
9 42 (4.04%) Information Analyst
10 35 (3.37%) Analyst Programmer
11 32 (3.08%) Programme Manager
12 29 (2.79%) Business Analyst
12 29 (2.79%) Architect
13 27 (2.60%) Senior Analyst
14 26 (2.50%) NHS Information Analyst
15 24 (2.31%) Support Analyst
15 24 (2.31%) Graduate
15 24 (2.31%) Solutions Architect
16 22 (2.12%) Senior Manager
16 22 (2.12%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 215 (20.67%) .NET
2 169 (16.25%) HTML
3 112 (10.77%) ASP.NET
4 100 (9.62%) CSS
5 80 (7.69%) HTML5
6 78 (7.50%) WPF
7 73 (7.02%) Apache Flex
8 59 (5.67%) .NET Framework
9 51 (4.90%) XML
9 51 (4.90%) jQuery
10 42 (4.04%) WinForms
11 39 (3.75%) Web Services
12 34 (3.27%) WCF
13 31 (2.98%) REST
14 17 (1.63%) Ajax
15 16 (1.54%) LAMP
15 16 (1.54%) LINQ
16 15 (1.44%) Entity Framework
17 13 (1.25%) Itk
18 12 (1.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 119 (11.44%) Analytical Skills
2 85 (8.17%) Management Information System
2 85 (8.17%) Informatics
3 52 (5.00%) Statistics
4 29 (2.79%) Health Informatics
5 26 (2.50%) Visualisation
6 24 (2.31%) Computer Science
7 20 (1.92%) Data Structures
8 18 (1.73%) e-Health
9 17 (1.63%) Freedom of Information
9 17 (1.63%) FMCG
10 15 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
10 15 (1.44%) User Experience
11 13 (1.25%) Mobile App
11 13 (1.25%) Mathematics
11 13 (1.25%) Data Protection Act
11 13 (1.25%) PACS
12 11 (1.06%) Cryptography
12 11 (1.06%) E-Learning
12 11 (1.06%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 87 (8.37%) Windows
2 29 (2.79%) Apple iOS
3 22 (2.12%) Android
3 22 (2.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (1.92%) Linux
5 17 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (1.63%) Windows 7
5 17 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (1.06%) UNIX
7 9 (0.87%) Windows XP
7 9 (0.87%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.48%) CentOS
9 3 (0.29%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.19%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.19%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.096%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.096%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (19.71%) Agile Software Development
2 169 (16.25%) Project Management
3 157 (15.10%) Business Intelligence
4 113 (10.87%) Software Engineering
5 103 (9.90%) ITIL
6 95 (9.13%) PRINCE2
7 86 (8.27%) Line Management
7 86 (8.27%) Mentoring
8 77 (7.40%) Data Management
9 63 (6.06%) Data Analysis
10 60 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
10 60 (5.77%) Coaching
11 58 (5.58%) Stakeholder Management
12 57 (5.48%) Analytics
13 56 (5.38%) Service Delivery
14 55 (5.29%) Scrum
15 48 (4.62%) Service Management
15 48 (4.62%) Continuous Integration
16 46 (4.42%) Programme Management
17 43 (4.13%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 339 (32.60%) SQL
2 205 (19.71%) C#
3 96 (9.23%) JavaScript
4 95 (9.13%) T-SQL
5 45 (4.33%) Java
6 29 (2.79%) PHP
6 29 (2.79%) VBA
7 21 (2.02%) VB.NET
8 18 (1.73%) Objective-C
9 16 (1.54%) C
10 12 (1.15%) VB
11 11 (1.06%) PL/SQL
12 10 (0.96%) C++
13 9 (0.87%) Python
14 6 (0.58%) Apple Swift
15 2 (0.19%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.096%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.096%) R
16 1 (0.096%) VB6
16 1 (0.096%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 146 (14.04%) Degree
2 18 (1.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (1.35%) MCP
5 13 (1.25%) MCSE
6 12 (1.15%) CCNA
6 12 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 11 (1.06%) MBA
7 11 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 10 (0.96%) ISEB
9 8 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (0.77%) Security Cleared
10 7 (0.67%) ISTQB
11 5 (0.48%) SC Cleared
11 5 (0.48%) PMI Certification
11 5 (0.48%) HND
11 5 (0.48%) MCSA
12 4 (0.38%) CCDA
12 4 (0.38%) PMP
12 4 (0.38%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (5.29%) SLA
2 45 (4.33%) HL7
3 21 (2.02%) QA
4 20 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (1.44%) SNOMED CT
6 9 (0.87%) Data Quality
7 8 (0.77%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.48%) ISO 14001
9 4 (0.38%) DICOM
9 4 (0.38%) BS25999
10 2 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.19%) WCAG
11 1 (0.096%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 28 (2.69%) Active Directory
2 16 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.06%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.77%) VMware Server
5 4 (0.38%) vSphere
5 4 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.38%) XenApp
5 4 (0.38%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.19%) XenServer
6 2 (0.19%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.19%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (0.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.096%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.096%) Firmware
7 1 (0.096%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (0.96%) EMC NetWorker
1 10 (0.96%) SCCM
2 3 (0.29%) SCOM
2 3 (0.29%) SCVMM
2 3 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (0.29%) Backup Exec
2 3 (0.29%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (0.19%) SCSM
3 2 (0.19%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.096%) Ansible
4 1 (0.096%) logstash
4 1 (0.096%) Salt
4 1 (0.096%) Kibana
4 1 (0.096%) WMI
4 1 (0.096%) ZENworks
4 1 (0.096%) Puppet
4 1 (0.096%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 247 (23.75%) Microsoft
2 36 (3.46%) Tableau
3 33 (3.17%) Oracle
4 29 (2.79%) Cisco
5 26 (2.50%) VMware
6 24 (2.31%) Citrix
7 23 (2.21%) HP
8 16 (1.54%) Apple
9 14 (1.35%) SAP
10 11 (1.06%) CheckPoint
11 8 (0.77%) Cognos
12 7 (0.67%) Juniper
12 7 (0.67%) BT
13 6 (0.58%) InterSystems
13 6 (0.58%) Red Hat
13 6 (0.58%) Aruba
13 6 (0.58%) Google
14 5 (0.48%) Veeam
14 5 (0.48%) Splunk
14 5 (0.48%) Facebook
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