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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 500 488 537
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +49
Permanent jobs citing NHS 465 472 387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.43% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.11% 1.10% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 405 309 348
Average salary £45,000 £37,625 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.60% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £54,100
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £36,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+23.28% -12.04%

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
42027 43003 44675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.53% 39.27% 38.69%
Number of salaries quoted 33970 33822 37441
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -13 441 £43,164 +18.25% 365
London +71 129 £46,500 +7.72% 109
Yorkshire +15 95 £40,000 +11.11% 48
South East -2 89 £47,500 +25.82% 45
West Yorkshire +24 80 £40,000 +11.11% 23
Leeds +38 74 £40,500 +10.95% 19
City of London +45 33 £43,000 -4.44% 24
North West -70 27 £35,000 -13.58% 49
Manchester -19 22 £35,000 -26.31% 19
Kent -10 21 £47,500 +18.75% 7
East of England -24 18 £40,000 +33.33% 30
Buckinghamshire +17 17 £50,000 -9.09% 3
South West -17 16 £34,500 -1.42% 25
Surrey -7 15 £38,500 +28.33% 9
South Yorkshire -13 15 £30,000 -14.28% 6
Berkshire -7 12 £53,750 +19.44% 5
East Midlands +3 11 £38,000 -5.00% 26
Devon -7 10 £25,000 -9.09% 2
Oxfordshire +8 9 £37,500 -31.81% 5
Essex -8 9 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Sheffield -15 9 £30,000 -14.28% 3
Hampshire -31 9 £35,000 +27.27% 3
Reading +6 8 £54,500 +1.39% 2
Epsom - 7 - -
Bolton +8 6 £35,000 -
Hertfordshire -17 5 £45,000 +9.09% 9
West Midlands -18 5 £51,000 +52.23% 22
Northamptonshire - 5 - - 2
Otley - 5 £40,000 -
Northampton - 5 - -

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 259 (27.12%) Project Management
2 242 (25.34%) SQL
3 235 (24.61%) Microsoft
4 194 (20.31%) SQL Server
5 190 (19.90%) MS Excel
6 163 (17.07%) PRINCE2
7 148 (15.50%) Agile Software Development
8 139 (14.55%) .NET
9 134 (14.03%) Finance
10 131 (13.72%) Degree
11 129 (13.51%) e-Health
12 124 (12.98%) Management Information System
13 110 (11.52%) C#
14 106 (11.10%) Business Intelligence
15 102 (10.68%) Windows
16 97 (10.16%) ITIL
17 93 (9.74%) Stakeholder Management
18 86 (9.01%) Change Management
18 86 (9.01%) Informatics
18 86 (9.01%) Retail
19 81 (8.48%) JavaScript
20 79 (8.27%) HTML
21 74 (7.75%) ASP.NET
21 74 (7.75%) Service Delivery
22 71 (7.43%) MS Office
23 65 (6.81%) XML
24 64 (6.70%) SharePoint
25 60 (6.28%) CSS
26 59 (6.18%) QA
27 58 (6.07%) T-SQL

NHS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 64 (6.70%) SharePoint
2 20 (2.09%) Tomcat
3 19 (1.99%) IIS
4 13 (1.36%) SharePoint Server
5 12 (1.26%) WebSphere
5 12 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
5 12 (1.26%) WordPress
6 11 (1.15%) WebSphere Application Server
6 11 (1.15%) MS Exchange
6 11 (1.15%) SAS
7 8 (0.84%) Apache
7 8 (0.84%) JBoss
7 8 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (0.63%) WebLogic
9 6 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (0.63%) Drupal
10 4 (0.42%) SugarCRM
10 4 (0.42%) CMS
10 4 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 190 (19.90%) MS Excel
2 71 (7.43%) MS Office
3 47 (4.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 33 (3.46%) MS Project
5 15 (1.57%) Spreadsheet
6 13 (1.36%) InfoPath
7 9 (0.94%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.63%) MS Visio
9 4 (0.42%) SPSS
10 3 (0.31%) Stata
10 3 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.31%) InDesign
10 3 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.21%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 17 (1.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.84%) Agresso
4 4 (0.42%) Cerner Millennium
5 3 (0.31%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.31%) ResourceLink
5 3 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.31%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.21%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (0.84%) Amazon S3
3 3 (0.31%) SaaS
4 1 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.04%) Internet
2 25 (2.62%) SAN
3 18 (1.88%) WAN
4 17 (1.78%) LAN
5 13 (1.36%) DHCP
5 13 (1.36%) TCP/IP
5 13 (1.36%) DNS
6 11 (1.15%) Firewall
7 10 (1.05%) Intranet
8 9 (0.94%) VoIP
9 8 (0.84%) NAS
10 6 (0.63%) LDAP
10 6 (0.63%) VPN
11 4 (0.42%) SMS
11 4 (0.42%) Kerberos
11 4 (0.42%) SIGTRAN
11 4 (0.42%) Softswitch
11 4 (0.42%) Wireless
11 4 (0.42%) MVNO
12 3 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 194 (20.31%) SQL Server
2 45 (4.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 44 (4.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 41 (4.29%) QlikView
5 34 (3.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 32 (3.35%) Data Warehouse
7 23 (2.41%) Big Data
7 23 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
8 17 (1.78%) Relational Database
8 17 (1.78%) MySQL
9 16 (1.68%) Crystal Reports
10 11 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
11 10 (1.05%) MS Access
11 10 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 9 (0.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 9 (0.94%) RDBMS
13 6 (0.63%) DTS
13 6 (0.63%) NoSQL
14 5 (0.52%) Oracle Database
14 5 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 54 (5.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 31 (3.25%) Visual Studio
3 20 (2.09%) ReSharper
4 18 (1.88%) Moq
4 18 (1.88%) SoapUI
5 12 (1.26%) Rational Rhapsody
6 9 (0.94%) Subversion
7 7 (0.73%) Redmine
8 5 (0.52%) MSBuild
9 4 (0.42%) NUnit
10 3 (0.31%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (0.31%) Dreamweaver
10 3 (0.31%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 3 (0.31%) Axure RP
10 3 (0.31%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.21%) Selenium
11 2 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
12 1 (0.10%) Xcode
12 1 (0.10%) JIRA
12 1 (0.10%) WATIR
General
1 134 (14.03%) Finance
2 86 (9.01%) Retail
3 57 (5.97%) Marketing
4 51 (5.34%) Pharmaceutical
5 31 (3.25%) Telecoms
6 23 (2.41%) Legal
7 21 (2.20%) Manufacturing
7 21 (2.20%) Local Government
8 20 (2.09%) Law
9 18 (1.88%) Electronics
10 12 (1.26%) Publishing
11 10 (1.05%) Aerospace
12 8 (0.84%) French Language
12 8 (0.84%) German Language
12 8 (0.84%) Spanish Language
13 7 (0.73%) Military
14 5 (0.52%) Back Office
15 4 (0.42%) Billing
16 3 (0.31%) Games
16 3 (0.31%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 144 (15.08%) Developer
2 134 (14.03%) Analyst
3 113 (11.83%) Project Manager
4 89 (9.32%) Consultant
5 40 (4.19%) Business Analyst
6 36 (3.77%) Software Developer
6 36 (3.77%) .NET Developer
7 35 (3.66%) Programme Manager
8 33 (3.46%) Business Manager
9 29 (3.04%) NHS Project Manager
9 29 (3.04%) Product Specialist
9 29 (3.04%) Service Manager
10 27 (2.83%) Architect
11 25 (2.62%) Implementation Specialist
12 23 (2.41%) Information Analyst
13 20 (2.09%) Senior Manager
13 20 (2.09%) Senior Developer
14 19 (1.99%) C# Developer
15 18 (1.88%) Senior Analyst
15 18 (1.88%) Relationships Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (14.55%) .NET
2 79 (8.27%) HTML
3 74 (7.75%) ASP.NET
4 65 (6.81%) XML
5 60 (6.28%) CSS
6 58 (6.07%) jQuery
7 53 (5.55%) Web Services
8 50 (5.24%) .NET Framework
9 44 (4.61%) WinForms
10 42 (4.40%) Ajax
11 38 (3.98%) HTML5
12 34 (3.56%) WCF
13 29 (3.04%) WPF
14 22 (2.30%) CSS3
15 20 (2.09%) REST
15 20 (2.09%) Hibernate
16 19 (1.99%) XSLT
17 17 (1.78%) RESTful
18 16 (1.68%) ASP.NET MVC
18 16 (1.68%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 129 (13.51%) e-Health
2 124 (12.98%) Management Information System
3 86 (9.01%) Informatics
4 50 (5.24%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (2.83%) Health Informatics
5 27 (2.83%) Social Media
6 25 (2.62%) PACS
7 24 (2.51%) Computer Science
8 21 (2.20%) Visualisation
9 19 (1.99%) Data Protection Act
10 18 (1.88%) DTV
11 17 (1.78%) LIMS
12 13 (1.36%) Statistics
13 10 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (0.94%) Mathematics
15 8 (0.84%) Open Source
16 7 (0.73%) Mobile App
17 6 (0.63%) User Experience
17 6 (0.63%) Data Conversion
17 6 (0.63%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 102 (10.68%) Windows
2 31 (3.25%) Linux
3 22 (2.30%) Apple iOS
4 12 (1.26%) Windows XP
5 10 (1.05%) Android
6 9 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (0.94%) Windows 7
6 9 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (0.63%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.42%) UNIX
9 4 (0.42%) Windows Vista
9 4 (0.42%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.31%) AIX
11 2 (0.21%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.10%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.10%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 259 (27.12%) Project Management
2 163 (17.07%) PRINCE2
3 148 (15.50%) Agile Software Development
4 106 (11.10%) Business Intelligence
5 97 (10.16%) ITIL
6 93 (9.74%) Stakeholder Management
7 86 (9.01%) Change Management
8 74 (7.75%) Service Delivery
9 57 (5.97%) Risk Management
10 55 (5.76%) Workflow
11 50 (5.24%) Programme Management
11 50 (5.24%) Analytics
11 50 (5.24%) Line Management
12 47 (4.92%) Scrum
13 38 (3.98%) People Management
14 37 (3.87%) CRM
14 37 (3.87%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 36 (3.77%) Data Analysis
16 33 (3.46%) Strategic Planning
16 33 (3.46%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 242 (25.34%) SQL
2 110 (11.52%) C#
3 81 (8.48%) JavaScript
4 58 (6.07%) T-SQL
5 55 (5.76%) Java
6 28 (2.93%) C
7 25 (2.62%) VB.NET
8 23 (2.41%) PHP
9 22 (2.30%) VB
10 10 (1.05%) VBA
10 10 (1.05%) C++
11 9 (0.94%) PL/SQL
11 9 (0.94%) XPath
12 8 (0.84%) PowerShell
13 7 (0.73%) LotusScript
14 5 (0.52%) Objective-C
14 5 (0.52%) VBScript
15 4 (0.42%) VB6
16 3 (0.31%) R
17 2 (0.21%) Python
Qualifications
1 131 (13.72%) Degree
2 26 (2.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 23 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (1.88%) Security Cleared
5 17 (1.78%) PMI Certification
6 15 (1.57%) PMP
7 10 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 8 (0.84%) SC Cleared
9 7 (0.73%) OCPJP
9 7 (0.73%) Oracle Certification
9 7 (0.73%) Sun Certification
9 7 (0.73%) HND
10 6 (0.63%) MCSE
10 6 (0.63%) MCP
10 6 (0.63%) CISSP
11 5 (0.52%) CCNP
11 5 (0.52%) CCNA
12 4 (0.42%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (6.18%) QA
2 38 (3.98%) HL7
3 23 (2.41%) SLA
4 18 (1.88%) Data Quality
5 14 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.52%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 2 (0.21%) DICOM
8 2 (0.21%) WAI
8 2 (0.21%) COBIT
9 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.10%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.10%) BS7799
System Software
1 34 (3.56%) Active Directory
2 26 (2.72%) Hyper-V
3 18 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.42%) Novell eDirectory
4 4 (0.42%) Terminal Services
5 3 (0.31%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.31%) vSphere
6 1 (0.10%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (1.15%) NetBackup
2 6 (0.63%) ARCserve
2 6 (0.63%) SCDPM
3 4 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (0.42%) ZENworks
3 4 (0.42%) BMC Marimba
3 4 (0.42%) SCCM
4 3 (0.31%) Puppet
4 3 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (0.31%) Backup Exec
4 3 (0.31%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.21%) WMI
5 2 (0.21%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (0.21%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 235 (24.61%) Microsoft
2 56 (5.86%) Oracle
3 23 (2.41%) SAP
3 23 (2.41%) VMware
4 22 (2.30%) Citrix
5 21 (2.20%) Cisco
6 17 (1.78%) Apple
6 17 (1.78%) Tableau
7 15 (1.57%) Business Objects
8 11 (1.15%) HP
8 11 (1.15%) Symantec
9 10 (1.05%) IBM
9 10 (1.05%) Twitter
9 10 (1.05%) 3PAR
10 9 (0.94%) Cognos
10 9 (0.94%) EMC
11 8 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (0.84%) Sun
12 6 (0.63%) NetApp
12 6 (0.63%) Veeam
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Edinburgh, Midlothian
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London
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Salary: Up to £16,000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum depending on level of experience
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