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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 473 450 527
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +77
Permanent jobs citing NHS 484 587 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.50% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.17% 1.26% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 330 384 304
Average salary £37,500 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.79% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £28,500 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £64,550
UK excluding London average salary £35,661 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-10.84% +5.26%

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
41221 46721 42224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.58% 39.79% 38.81%
Number of salaries quoted 32631 37349 34357
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -25 459 £37,000 -13.95% 305
Yorkshire +80 116 £35,000 -18.60% 41
West Yorkshire +77 97 £37,500 -12.79% 15
Leeds +73 95 £37,500 -12.79% 12
South East -64 90 £35,661 -10.84% 33
London -17 87 £47,750 -4.50% 89
North West -5 63 £35,000 -10.82% 32
Manchester +33 46 £35,000 - 10
East of England +33 34 £33,000 -26.66% 15
Hampshire +15 26 £38,500 +18.00% 8
West Midlands -7 26 £33,000 -26.66% 22
City of London +29 24 £47,750 -16.95% 21
Surrey -9 20 £27,000 -44.04% 2
South West 0 17 £41,151 +26.61% 25
Bolton - 16 £27,500 - 2
Berkshire +10 14 £30,000 -14.28% 2
Salford +11 10 £35,000 +40.00%
South Yorkshire +2 10 £27,500 -5.17% 8
Hertfordshire +1 10 £33,000 -26.66% 4
Sheffield -2 10 £27,500 -5.17% 2
Warwickshire -2 10 £30,252 -13.56% 1
Devon -3 9 £41,151 +91.40%
Buckinghamshire -11 9 £35,661 -28.67% 1
Reading -4 8 £24,936 -43.00% 1
Exeter -5 8 £41,151 +91.40%
Birmingham -24 8 £70,000 +51.35% 3
Bedfordshire +15 7 £37,500 -23.07% 1
Borehamwood +8 7 - - 1
Southampton +4 7 £43,000 +32.30% 3
Merseyside +15 6 £37,500 -16.66% 3

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 277 (27.34%) Microsoft
2 273 (26.95%) SQL
3 237 (23.40%) SQL Server
4 234 (23.10%) Project Management
5 215 (21.22%) MS Excel
6 200 (19.74%) Agile Software Development
7 164 (16.19%) C#
8 155 (15.30%) .NET
9 152 (15.00%) Finance
10 147 (14.51%) PRINCE2
11 142 (14.02%) Retail
12 138 (13.62%) Business Intelligence
13 135 (13.33%) HTML
14 124 (12.24%) Management Information System
15 116 (11.45%) Pharmaceutical
16 112 (11.06%) Degree
17 111 (10.96%) Windows
18 106 (10.46%) JavaScript
19 101 (9.97%) CSS
19 101 (9.97%) ITIL
20 87 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
21 84 (8.29%) Stakeholder Management
22 71 (7.01%) jQuery
23 70 (6.91%) Informatics
24 69 (6.81%) HTML5
24 69 (6.81%) Service Delivery
25 68 (6.71%) Change Management
25 68 (6.71%) ASP.NET
25 68 (6.71%) MS Office
26 66 (6.52%) MVC

NHS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 50 (4.94%) SharePoint
2 21 (2.07%) CMS
3 19 (1.88%) IIS
4 18 (1.78%) MS Exchange
5 15 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (0.89%) SAS
6 9 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
7 8 (0.79%) Apache
8 7 (0.69%) Lync
9 6 (0.59%) ColdFusion
10 5 (0.49%) Node.js
10 5 (0.49%) Moodle
11 4 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (0.20%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
13 2 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 215 (21.22%) MS Excel
2 68 (6.71%) MS Office
3 47 (4.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 35 (3.46%) MS Project
5 27 (2.67%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.89%) SPSS
7 8 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.79%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.59%) InfoPath
9 5 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (0.39%) Stata
11 3 (0.30%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 28 (2.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.59%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 6 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.20%) Odoo
5 1 (0.099%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.099%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.099%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.099%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.099%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.099%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.099%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (1.18%) Amazon S3
3 6 (0.59%) Office 365
4 3 (0.30%) IaaS
5 2 (0.20%) HP Helion
5 2 (0.20%) GitHub
6 1 (0.099%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.099%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (3.36%) LAN
2 32 (3.16%) WAN
3 20 (1.97%) TCP/IP
3 20 (1.97%) Firewall
4 19 (1.88%) Internet
4 19 (1.88%) VoIP
5 16 (1.58%) Intranet
6 13 (1.28%) DNS
6 13 (1.28%) DHCP
7 9 (0.89%) VPN
8 8 (0.79%) HTTP
8 8 (0.79%) Wireless
9 7 (0.69%) OSPF
10 5 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (0.49%) RIP
10 5 (0.49%) Spanning Tree
11 4 (0.39%) Unified Communications
11 4 (0.39%) SNMP
11 4 (0.39%) SSL
11 4 (0.39%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 237 (23.40%) SQL Server
2 63 (6.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 59 (5.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 55 (5.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 45 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
6 42 (4.15%) Relational Database
7 34 (3.36%) MS Access
7 34 (3.36%) QlikView
7 34 (3.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 31 (3.06%) Big Data
9 27 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
10 26 (2.57%) Oracle BI EE
11 22 (2.17%) MySQL
12 18 (1.78%) SQL Server 2005
13 13 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
14 9 (0.89%) Oracle Database
15 8 (0.79%) Data Mining
15 8 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
16 7 (0.69%) RDBMS
16 7 (0.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 61 (6.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (2.47%) ReSharper
2 25 (2.47%) SoapUI
2 25 (2.47%) Moq
3 24 (2.37%) Visual Studio
4 13 (1.28%) Xcode
5 10 (0.99%) Git (software)
6 9 (0.89%) Subversion
7 7 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
7 7 (0.69%) JIRA
8 6 (0.59%) Selenium
9 5 (0.49%) Grunt
9 5 (0.49%) Jasmine
9 5 (0.49%) PHPUnit
10 4 (0.39%) TeamCity
10 4 (0.39%) Rational Rhapsody
10 4 (0.39%) MSBuild
10 4 (0.39%) Maven
10 4 (0.39%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.39%) Ant
General
1 152 (15.00%) Finance
2 142 (14.02%) Retail
3 116 (11.45%) Pharmaceutical
4 44 (4.34%) Marketing
5 20 (1.97%) Law
5 20 (1.97%) Military
5 20 (1.97%) Local Government
6 19 (1.88%) Telecoms
7 18 (1.78%) Games
8 15 (1.48%) Back Office
8 15 (1.48%) Manufacturing
9 10 (0.99%) Legal
9 10 (0.99%) Electronics
10 8 (0.79%) Automotive
11 7 (0.69%) Publishing
12 5 (0.49%) Multimedia
13 4 (0.39%) Advertising
13 4 (0.39%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.30%) Billing
15 1 (0.099%) French Language
Job Titles
1 223 (22.01%) Developer
2 189 (18.66%) Analyst
3 91 (8.98%) Project Manager
4 67 (6.61%) Consultant
5 44 (4.34%) Architect
6 39 (3.85%) Junior
7 36 (3.55%) Programme Manager
8 32 (3.16%) Information Analyst
9 30 (2.96%) Business Analyst
10 29 (2.86%) Web Developer
10 29 (2.86%) Senior Developer
10 29 (2.86%) Support Analyst
10 29 (2.86%) Applications Support
11 27 (2.67%) Business Manager
12 25 (2.47%) C# Developer
12 25 (2.47%) Development Manager
12 25 (2.47%) IT Support
13 23 (2.27%) Implementation Consultant
13 23 (2.27%) Solutions Architect
14 20 (1.97%) NHS Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (15.30%) .NET
2 135 (13.33%) HTML
3 101 (9.97%) CSS
4 71 (7.01%) jQuery
5 69 (6.81%) HTML5
6 68 (6.71%) ASP.NET
7 50 (4.94%) WPF
8 49 (4.84%) XML
9 46 (4.54%) .NET Framework
10 42 (4.15%) Web Services
11 37 (3.65%) CSS3
12 29 (2.86%) REST
13 28 (2.76%) WCF
14 26 (2.57%) Ajax
15 25 (2.47%) WinForms
16 22 (2.17%) Sass
17 21 (2.07%) Apache Flex
18 18 (1.78%) ASP.NET MVC
19 17 (1.68%) AngularJS
20 16 (1.58%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 124 (12.24%) Management Information System
2 87 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
3 70 (6.91%) Informatics
4 40 (3.95%) Statistics
5 34 (3.36%) e-Health
5 34 (3.36%) Health Informatics
6 25 (2.47%) Private Cloud
7 24 (2.37%) Mobile App
8 22 (2.17%) User Experience
9 18 (1.78%) Data Protection Act
10 16 (1.58%) Computer Science
10 16 (1.58%) Digital Media
11 15 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
12 14 (1.38%) Mathematics
12 14 (1.38%) E-Learning
12 14 (1.38%) PACS
13 13 (1.28%) Visualisation
13 13 (1.28%) iPhone
14 11 (1.09%) Client/Server
15 9 (0.89%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 111 (10.96%) Windows
2 35 (3.46%) Apple iOS
3 24 (2.37%) Android
4 21 (2.07%) Linux
5 13 (1.28%) Windows XP
5 13 (1.28%) Windows 7
5 13 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (0.69%) Ubuntu
8 7 (0.69%) Windows Mobile
9 6 (0.59%) UNIX
10 5 (0.49%) CentOS
11 4 (0.39%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (0.39%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.20%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.20%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.099%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.099%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (23.10%) Project Management
2 200 (19.74%) Agile Software Development
3 147 (14.51%) PRINCE2
4 138 (13.62%) Business Intelligence
5 101 (9.97%) ITIL
6 84 (8.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 69 (6.81%) Service Delivery
8 68 (6.71%) Change Management
9 66 (6.52%) MVC
10 61 (6.02%) Mentoring
10 61 (6.02%) Analytics
11 57 (5.63%) CRM
12 56 (5.53%) Data Management
13 55 (5.43%) Line Management
14 52 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
15 50 (4.94%) Migration
16 47 (4.64%) Software Engineering
17 44 (4.34%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 42 (4.15%) ETL
19 40 (3.95%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 273 (26.95%) SQL
2 164 (16.19%) C#
3 106 (10.46%) JavaScript
4 65 (6.42%) T-SQL
5 43 (4.24%) Java
6 39 (3.85%) PHP
7 32 (3.16%) C
8 19 (1.88%) VB
9 18 (1.78%) VB.NET
10 17 (1.68%) Objective-C
11 15 (1.48%) PL/SQL
12 12 (1.18%) PowerShell
12 12 (1.18%) C++
13 11 (1.09%) Python
14 10 (0.99%) VBA
15 7 (0.69%) Ruby
16 3 (0.30%) Apple Swift
17 2 (0.20%) R
17 2 (0.20%) CoffeeScript
17 2 (0.20%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 112 (11.06%) Degree
2 29 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 15 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (1.28%) Security Cleared
5 12 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 12 (1.18%) MCP
6 11 (1.09%) CCNA
6 11 (1.09%) ISEB
7 8 (0.79%) MCSE
8 7 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (0.69%) PMP
8 7 (0.69%) PMI Certification
8 7 (0.69%) SC Cleared
9 6 (0.59%) HND
10 5 (0.49%) MCSA
10 5 (0.49%) MBA
11 4 (0.39%) APMP
11 4 (0.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (0.39%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (3.55%) HL7
1 36 (3.55%) QA
2 28 (2.76%) SLA
3 27 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.38%) Data Quality
5 9 (0.89%) ISO 9001
5 9 (0.89%) SNOMED CT
6 5 (0.49%) ISO 14001
7 3 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 2 (0.20%) BS25999
8 2 (0.20%) DICOM
9 1 (0.099%) BS7799
9 1 (0.099%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.099%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 44 (4.34%) Active Directory
2 38 (3.75%) Hyper-V
3 17 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.59%) VMware Server
5 2 (0.20%) Firmware
5 2 (0.20%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.099%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.099%) XenApp
6 1 (0.099%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.099%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (1.09%) SCCM
2 4 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (0.30%) SCOM
3 3 (0.30%) SCVMM
3 3 (0.30%) Puppet
4 2 (0.20%) ZENworks
5 1 (0.099%) Tivoli NetView
5 1 (0.099%) OpenView
5 1 (0.099%) WMI
5 1 (0.099%) SCSM
5 1 (0.099%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.099%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 277 (27.34%) Microsoft
2 37 (3.65%) Oracle
3 30 (2.96%) Apple
4 24 (2.37%) VMware
5 23 (2.27%) Cisco
6 15 (1.48%) HP
6 15 (1.48%) Tableau
7 14 (1.38%) SAP
7 14 (1.38%) Citrix
8 8 (0.79%) Juniper
9 6 (0.59%) CheckPoint
10 5 (0.49%) Business Objects
10 5 (0.49%) Google
10 5 (0.49%) Splunk
10 5 (0.49%) Facebook
10 5 (0.49%) Aruba
11 4 (0.39%) Fujitsu
11 4 (0.39%) Cognos
11 4 (0.39%) Siebel
11 4 (0.39%) EMC
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