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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 528 510 551
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +41
Permanent jobs citing NHS 419 522 465
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.48% 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.04% 1.15% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 341 303 400
Median salary £44,000 £41,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,500 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,356 £61,682 £61,402
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £43,164
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -7.32%

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
40165 45402 45943
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.12% 42.18% 40.05%
Number of salaries quoted 32883 36340 35820
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
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 30 August 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 30 August 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 -25 411 £44,000 +3.52% 100
London +9 115 £54,000 +20.00% 26
South East +6 65 £52,500 +19.31% 17
North West +25 57 £44,000 +35.38% 16
West Midlands +9 42 £48,500 +11.25% 3
Yorkshire -43 41 £35,000 +6.06% 14
South West +14 34 £32,000 -25.86% 12
West Yorkshire -50 32 £35,000 +6.06% 9
Manchester +1 30 £44,000 +35.38% 4
East of England +31 23 £37,250 +14.61% 2
Leeds -61 22 £33,500 +9.98% 4
Oxfordshire +6 21 £55,000 +37.50% 3
Staffordshire +21 20 £48,500 +12.79%
Watford +36 18 £37,000 +48.00%
Hertfordshire +29 18 £37,000 -13.95% 1
Birmingham -5 18 £45,000 -33.33% 1
North East +18 15 £30,764 -40.39% 2
Devon +13 15 £28,000 -45.75% 4
Merseyside 0 15 £44,000 -14.75% 7
Durham - 15 £30,764 -
Surrey +26 14 £40,000 +33.33% 4
Oxford +6 14 £55,000 +46.66% 3
Exeter +10 13 £26,500 -48.65% 1
East Midlands +9 13 £37,500 +15.38% 8
Bristol +18 12 £52,910 +32.27% 4
Leicestershire +5 12 £37,500 +15.38% 1
City of London +51 11 £44,000 -2.22% 7
West Sussex - 11 £52,500 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 10 £50,000 -
Lichfield - 9 £48,500 -

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 195 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
2 183 (26.52%) SQL
3 180 (26.09%) Microsoft
4 156 (22.61%) SQL Server
5 137 (19.86%) .NET
6 127 (18.41%) Business Intelligence
7 121 (17.54%) C#
8 109 (15.80%) Finance
9 108 (15.65%) Project Management
10 107 (15.51%) JavaScript
11 98 (14.20%) MS Excel
12 92 (13.33%) HTML
13 89 (12.90%) PRINCE2
14 86 (12.46%) Degree
15 83 (12.03%) CSS
16 72 (10.43%) MVC
17 68 (9.86%) Pharmaceutical
17 68 (9.86%) AngularJS
18 66 (9.57%) ASP.NET
19 62 (8.99%) jQuery
20 61 (8.84%) Management Information System
20 61 (8.84%) Java
21 58 (8.41%) ITIL
22 56 (8.12%) Windows
22 56 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
23 55 (7.97%) Web Development
24 53 (7.68%) MS Office
24 53 (7.68%) Stakeholder Management
24 53 (7.68%) Scrum
24 53 (7.68%) HTML5

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 36 (5.22%) SharePoint
2 19 (2.75%) IIS
3 16 (2.32%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (1.45%) CMS
4 10 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (1.45%) MS Exchange
5 7 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (1.01%) SharePoint Server
5 7 (1.01%) Umbraco
6 6 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (0.72%) Apache Solr
7 5 (0.72%) Apache Spark
7 5 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (0.58%) Apache
8 4 (0.58%) Drupal
8 4 (0.58%) JCAPS
9 3 (0.43%) Confluence
9 3 (0.43%) MS Project Server
9 3 (0.43%) WordPress
10 2 (0.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 98 (14.20%) MS Excel
2 53 (7.68%) MS Office
3 31 (4.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (1.88%) MS Project
5 7 (1.01%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.72%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.14%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.14%) InVision
8 1 (0.14%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 21 (3.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (1.16%) Lorenzo
3 8 (1.16%) SystmOne
4 5 (0.72%) Cerner Millennium
4 5 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 35 (5.07%) SaaS
2 30 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (2.46%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (2.03%) IaaS
5 12 (1.74%) PaaS
6 6 (0.87%) GitHub
7 3 (0.43%) Office 365
8 2 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.29%) Google Play
9 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 32 (4.64%) Firewall
2 24 (3.48%) WAN
3 20 (2.90%) LAN
4 19 (2.75%) Internet
4 19 (2.75%) Network Security
4 19 (2.75%) SAN
5 14 (2.03%) DNS
5 14 (2.03%) TCP/IP
6 13 (1.88%) DHCP
7 11 (1.59%) WLAN
8 10 (1.45%) Cisco Nexus
8 10 (1.45%) Intrusion Detection
8 10 (1.45%) MPLS
8 10 (1.45%) VLAN
9 9 (1.30%) HTTPS
10 8 (1.16%) Wireless
11 6 (0.87%) HTTP
11 6 (0.87%) LTE
12 5 (0.72%) Intranet
12 5 (0.72%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (22.61%) SQL Server
2 52 (7.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 49 (7.10%) Data Warehouse
3 49 (7.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 33 (4.78%) MySQL
5 32 (4.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 30 (4.35%) QlikView
7 22 (3.19%) Electronic Patient Records
8 18 (2.61%) Power BI
8 18 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
9 14 (2.03%) NoSQL
10 10 (1.45%) Big Data
10 10 (1.45%) MongoDB
10 10 (1.45%) Relational Database
10 10 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
13 6 (0.87%) MariaDB
13 6 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
14 5 (0.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 49 (7.10%) Git (software)
2 32 (4.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 32 (4.64%) Visual Studio
3 11 (1.59%) Xcode
4 10 (1.45%) TeamCity
5 9 (1.30%) NCrunch
5 9 (1.30%) Subversion
6 7 (1.01%) Moq
6 7 (1.01%) NUnit
6 7 (1.01%) Octopus Deploy
7 6 (0.87%) Selenium
8 5 (0.72%) Grunt
8 5 (0.72%) gulp
8 5 (0.72%) Jenkins
8 5 (0.72%) Rational Rhapsody
8 5 (0.72%) SpecFlow
9 4 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (0.58%) Bitbucket
9 4 (0.58%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.58%) NeoLoad
General
1 109 (15.80%) Finance
2 68 (9.86%) Pharmaceutical
3 30 (4.35%) Marketing
4 29 (4.20%) Manufacturing
5 27 (3.91%) Local Government
6 23 (3.33%) Telecoms
7 21 (3.04%) Retail
8 10 (1.45%) Advertising
8 10 (1.45%) Games
9 9 (1.30%) Electronics
9 9 (1.30%) Legal
10 6 (0.87%) Back Office
11 4 (0.58%) Banking
12 2 (0.29%) Interactive Media
12 2 (0.29%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.14%) Automotive
13 1 (0.14%) Billing
13 1 (0.14%) German Language
13 1 (0.14%) Law
13 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 193 (27.97%) Developer
2 120 (17.39%) Analyst
3 64 (9.28%) .NET Developer
4 62 (8.99%) Project Manager
5 52 (7.54%) C# Developer
6 46 (6.67%) Senior Developer
7 42 (6.09%) C# .NET Developer
8 40 (5.80%) JavaScript Developer
9 38 (5.51%) Consultant
10 32 (4.64%) Architect
11 30 (4.35%) HTML Developer
12 28 (4.06%) IT Manager
13 27 (3.91%) Business Analyst
14 23 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
15 22 (3.19%) HTML CSS Developer
15 22 (3.19%) SQL Developer
16 21 (3.04%) Security Manager
16 21 (3.04%) Web Developer
17 19 (2.75%) Business Intelligence Analyst
17 19 (2.75%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (19.86%) .NET
2 92 (13.33%) HTML
3 83 (12.03%) CSS
4 68 (9.86%) AngularJS
5 66 (9.57%) ASP.NET
6 62 (8.99%) jQuery
7 53 (7.68%) HTML5
8 52 (7.54%) .NET Framework
9 49 (7.10%) Web Services
10 40 (5.80%) XML
11 30 (4.35%) Node.js
12 28 (4.06%) WCF
13 27 (3.91%) React
14 22 (3.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 22 (3.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 20 (2.90%) ASP.NET Web API
15 20 (2.90%) CSS3
16 17 (2.46%) ASP.NET MVC
16 17 (2.46%) Entity Framework
16 17 (2.46%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 61 (8.84%) Management Information System
2 56 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (4.49%) Mobile App
4 28 (4.06%) Computer Science
5 25 (3.62%) User Experience
6 21 (3.04%) Informatics
7 20 (2.90%) Data Protection Act
8 19 (2.75%) Driving Licence
9 15 (2.17%) Data Integration
9 15 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
10 14 (2.03%) e-Health
11 10 (1.45%) EMC VNX
11 10 (1.45%) PMI
12 9 (1.30%) Data Centre
12 9 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (1.01%) BYOD
14 6 (0.87%) Graphic Design
14 6 (0.87%) iPad
14 6 (0.87%) PACS
14 6 (0.87%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 56 (8.12%) Windows
2 46 (6.67%) Linux
3 27 (3.91%) Apple iOS
4 22 (3.19%) Android
5 15 (2.17%) Unix
6 13 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (1.74%) Windows Server
8 10 (1.45%) CentOS
9 9 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (1.30%) Windows XP
10 8 (1.16%) Solaris
11 7 (1.01%) OpenVMS
11 7 (1.01%) Windows 7
11 7 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.29%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.14%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (18.41%) Business Intelligence
3 108 (15.65%) Project Management
4 89 (12.90%) PRINCE2
5 72 (10.43%) MVC
6 58 (8.41%) ITIL
7 55 (7.97%) Web Development
8 53 (7.68%) Scrum
8 53 (7.68%) Stakeholder Management
9 51 (7.39%) Data Protection
10 47 (6.81%) TDD
11 45 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
11 45 (6.52%) CRM
12 43 (6.23%) Data Management
13 41 (5.94%) ERP
14 39 (5.65%) Service Delivery
15 38 (5.51%) Service Management
16 36 (5.22%) Information Governance
16 36 (5.22%) OO
17 35 (5.07%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 183 (26.52%) SQL
2 121 (17.54%) C#
3 107 (15.51%) JavaScript
4 61 (8.84%) Java
5 36 (5.22%) PHP
6 33 (4.78%) VB.NET
7 32 (4.64%) T-SQL
8 23 (3.33%) Ruby
9 16 (2.32%) Python
10 12 (1.74%) PowerShell
11 10 (1.45%) Objective-C
12 8 (1.16%) Apple Swift
12 8 (1.16%) Shell Script
13 7 (1.01%) C++
14 6 (0.87%) C
14 6 (0.87%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 4 (0.58%) PL/SQL
15 4 (0.58%) Tcl
15 4 (0.58%) VBA
16 3 (0.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 86 (12.46%) Degree
2 25 (3.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 16 (2.32%) CISSP
4 15 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 14 (2.03%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (1.88%) PhD
6 13 (1.88%) Security Cleared
7 12 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (1.59%) CCNP
8 11 (1.59%) PMI Certification
9 10 (1.45%) CISM
9 10 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 9 (1.30%) CCNA
11 7 (1.01%) DBS Check
12 6 (0.87%) ISEB
13 5 (0.72%) CISA
13 5 (0.72%) MCITP
14 4 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (0.43%) HCISPP
16 2 (0.29%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.20%) HL7
2 19 (2.75%) QA
3 17 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (1.45%) PCI DSS
4 10 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (1.45%) SLA
5 9 (1.30%) COBIT
6 7 (1.01%) ISO13485
7 5 (0.72%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.72%) DICOM
8 4 (0.58%) SDET
9 2 (0.29%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 2 (0.29%) WAI
10 1 (0.14%) ISO22301
10 1 (0.14%) RMADS
System Software
1 36 (5.22%) Active Directory
2 16 (2.32%) vSphere
3 7 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.72%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (0.43%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (0.43%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.29%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.14%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (1.16%) SCCM
2 7 (1.01%) HP SIM
3 6 (0.87%) AirWatch
4 5 (0.72%) SCOM
5 2 (0.29%) DameWare
5 2 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.14%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (0.14%) Plesk
Vendors
1 180 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 30 (4.35%) Tableau
3 24 (3.48%) Cisco
4 20 (2.90%) Oracle
4 20 (2.90%) VMware
5 19 (2.75%) Citrix
6 15 (2.17%) Twitter
7 14 (2.03%) HP
8 13 (1.88%) SAP
9 11 (1.59%) Cognos
9 11 (1.59%) EMC
9 11 (1.59%) Red Hat
10 8 (1.16%) Apple
11 7 (1.01%) Cerner
11 7 (1.01%) NetApp
12 6 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (0.72%) IBM
13 5 (0.72%) LANDesk
13 5 (0.72%) MuleSoft
14 4 (0.58%) Zend
London
Venturi
Salary: £300.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
UK
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + Benefits + Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
London
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust
Salary: From £31,383 to £41,373 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
North East
Ideal Training
Salary: £31000 - £41000 per annum + Base + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Jobsite Resourcing Team
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £29000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £21000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
Ideal Training
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
NHS Blood And Transplant
Salary: From £40,028 to £48,034 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hyde, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Fantastic Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Omni RMS
Posted: 6 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Caspian One Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £35000 Per Annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
Ideal Training
Salary: £31000 - £41000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago