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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 487 475 612
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +137
Permanent jobs citing NHS 471 488 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.45% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.11% 1.16% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 407 386 263
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%

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
42590 42182 45766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.84% 39.29% 39.32%
Number of salaries quoted 33307 34242 38319
Average salary £46,488 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.02% +3.33%
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 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 1 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 1 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 -25 447 £45,000 +10.49% 393
London +18 134 £46,837 +11.51% 121
South East -18 75 £45,000 +12.50% 48
Yorkshire -19 69 £41,000 -8.88% 54
West Yorkshire -6 57 £42,500 -5.55% 29
Leeds -10 47 £48,000 +6.66% 23
North West -59 37 £40,000 - 61
South West +1 31 £43,250 +44.16% 19
City of London 0 31 £47,250 +11.99% 33
Manchester -7 31 £40,000 -5.88% 14
West Midlands -29 21 £41,500 -2.35% 22
Berkshire +12 18 £55,000 +10.00% 5
East Midlands -27 16 £45,000 +4.25% 17
Surrey -9 15 £30,000 -25.00% 8
East of England -12 15 £35,000 -0.35% 38
Oxfordshire +10 11 £37,500 -3.22% 4
Buckinghamshire +12 10 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Essex +2 10 £35,000 -0.35% 15
Bolton - 10 £40,000 - 1
Birmingham -4 9 £37,500 -38.77% 1
Wiltshire -1 8 £37,972 -10.65% 4
Hampshire -12 8 £45,000 +50.00% 4
South Yorkshire -20 8 £33,500 -45.43% 11
Chertsey - 8 £30,000 -
Somerset - 7 £50,000 -
Worcestershire +1 6 £57,500 +58.62% 1
Scotland -7 6 £55,000 +22.22% 6
Kent -29 6 £33,750 -25.00% 9
Northamptonshire - 6 £43,500 -
Worcester +3 5 £57,500 +35.29%

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 231 (25.44%) SQL
2 226 (24.89%) Project Management
3 187 (20.59%) Microsoft
4 171 (18.83%) SQL Server
5 142 (15.64%) MS Excel
6 131 (14.43%) PRINCE2
7 119 (13.11%) .NET
8 117 (12.89%) Degree
9 111 (12.22%) Agile Software Development
10 105 (11.56%) Finance
11 103 (11.34%) JavaScript
12 101 (11.12%) e-Health
13 94 (10.35%) Windows
14 89 (9.80%) C#
15 88 (9.69%) HTML
16 87 (9.58%) ASP.NET
17 82 (9.03%) Management Information System
18 79 (8.70%) ITIL
19 78 (8.59%) XML
19 78 (8.59%) Informatics
20 73 (8.04%) jQuery
21 72 (7.93%) Business Intelligence
22 71 (7.82%) Stakeholder Management
23 67 (7.38%) Oracle
23 67 (7.38%) Service Delivery
23 67 (7.38%) Change Management
24 64 (7.05%) MS Office
24 64 (7.05%) CSS
25 63 (6.94%) Workflow
26 53 (5.84%) Web Services

NHS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 46 (5.07%) SharePoint
2 21 (2.31%) IIS
3 15 (1.65%) WordPress
4 13 (1.43%) MS Exchange
5 12 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
5 12 (1.32%) Apache
6 10 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (1.10%) SAS
7 9 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (0.88%) SugarCRM
8 8 (0.88%) CMS
9 6 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
10 5 (0.55%) Joomla!
10 5 (0.55%) Drupal
11 3 (0.33%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.33%) nginx
11 3 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.33%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 142 (15.64%) MS Excel
2 64 (7.05%) MS Office
3 32 (3.52%) MS Project
4 28 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
5 10 (1.10%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.44%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.33%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.33%) InDesign
8 3 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.11%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.11%) PaintShop Pro
9 1 (0.11%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 11 (1.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (1.10%) Oracle Payables
2 10 (1.10%) Oracle Receivables
2 10 (1.10%) Oracle Cash Management
2 10 (1.10%) Oracle Assets
2 10 (1.10%) Oracle General Ledger
2 10 (1.10%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.55%) Agresso
4 3 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.33%) ResourceLink
4 3 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.22%) Cerner Millennium
5 2 (0.22%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.66%) SaaS
2 5 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.22%) GitHub
3 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.31%) Internet
2 19 (2.09%) SAN
3 16 (1.76%) Intranet
4 15 (1.65%) TCP/IP
5 13 (1.43%) Firewall
6 12 (1.32%) WAN
7 11 (1.21%) LAN
7 11 (1.21%) HTTP
7 11 (1.21%) NAS
8 8 (0.88%) VPN
9 7 (0.77%) Unified Communications
10 6 (0.66%) Wireless
10 6 (0.66%) DNS
10 6 (0.66%) DHCP
11 5 (0.55%) VLAN
12 4 (0.44%) VoIP
12 4 (0.44%) SNMP
13 3 (0.33%) SMS
13 3 (0.33%) Broadband
13 3 (0.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (18.83%) SQL Server
2 43 (4.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 38 (4.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 36 (3.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 29 (3.19%) QlikView
6 28 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
6 28 (3.08%) SQL Server 2005
7 20 (2.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 19 (2.09%) Relational Database
9 18 (1.98%) MySQL
10 15 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
11 14 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
12 11 (1.21%) RDBMS
13 10 (1.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 9 (0.99%) Oracle Discoverer
14 9 (0.99%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 9 (0.99%) Oracle Database
15 8 (0.88%) OLAP
16 6 (0.66%) Big Data
16 6 (0.66%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 35 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (2.53%) Visual Studio
3 18 (1.98%) NUnit
4 12 (1.32%) Subversion
5 10 (1.10%) Oracle Forms
6 9 (0.99%) ReSharper
7 8 (0.88%) Rational Rhapsody
7 8 (0.88%) Git (software)
8 7 (0.77%) Redmine
9 5 (0.55%) Axure RP
9 5 (0.55%) Selenium
10 4 (0.44%) Xdebug
10 4 (0.44%) Jenkins
10 4 (0.44%) Phing
10 4 (0.44%) TestComplete
10 4 (0.44%) Mocha
10 4 (0.44%) WebDriver
10 4 (0.44%) PHPUnit
10 4 (0.44%) Dreamweaver
11 3 (0.33%) SoapUI
General
1 105 (11.56%) Finance
2 37 (4.07%) Retail
2 37 (4.07%) Marketing
2 37 (4.07%) Pharmaceutical
3 22 (2.42%) Law
4 21 (2.31%) Telecoms
5 19 (2.09%) Local Government
6 15 (1.65%) Electronics
6 15 (1.65%) Legal
7 13 (1.43%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.55%) Games
8 5 (0.55%) French Language
8 5 (0.55%) German Language
8 5 (0.55%) Spanish Language
9 4 (0.44%) Advertising
9 4 (0.44%) Publishing
9 4 (0.44%) Back Office
10 3 (0.33%) Billing
10 3 (0.33%) Banking
11 2 (0.22%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 137 (15.09%) Developer
2 108 (11.89%) Analyst
3 100 (11.01%) Project Manager
4 94 (10.35%) Consultant
5 42 (4.63%) .NET Developer
6 39 (4.30%) NHS Project Manager
7 34 (3.74%) Product Specialist
8 31 (3.41%) Architect
9 29 (3.19%) Senior Manager
10 27 (2.97%) Implementation Specialist
10 27 (2.97%) Business Manager
10 27 (2.97%) Service Manager
11 26 (2.86%) Software Developer
11 26 (2.86%) Implementation Consultant
12 25 (2.75%) Business Analyst
13 24 (2.64%) Programme Manager
14 21 (2.31%) Trainer
15 20 (2.20%) Senior Developer
15 20 (2.20%) Solutions Architect
16 19 (2.09%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (13.11%) .NET
2 88 (9.69%) HTML
3 87 (9.58%) ASP.NET
4 78 (8.59%) XML
5 73 (8.04%) jQuery
6 64 (7.05%) CSS
7 53 (5.84%) Web Services
8 43 (4.74%) Ajax
9 38 (4.19%) ASP.NET MVC
10 36 (3.96%) .NET Framework
11 29 (3.19%) WinForms
12 28 (3.08%) HTML5
13 23 (2.53%) XHTML
13 23 (2.53%) WCF
14 21 (2.31%) XSLT
15 20 (2.20%) CSS3
16 16 (1.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 16 (1.76%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 15 (1.65%) J2EE
18 13 (1.43%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 101 (11.12%) e-Health
2 82 (9.03%) Management Information System
3 78 (8.59%) Informatics
4 45 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (3.30%) DTV
6 26 (2.86%) Computer Science
6 26 (2.86%) PACS
7 21 (2.31%) LIMS
8 16 (1.76%) Health Informatics
9 14 (1.54%) Visualisation
10 13 (1.43%) Social Media
10 13 (1.43%) Data Protection Act
10 13 (1.43%) User Experience
11 12 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
12 10 (1.10%) E-Learning
13 8 (0.88%) Clustering
14 7 (0.77%) Web 2.0
14 7 (0.77%) Open Source
14 7 (0.77%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 94 (10.35%) Windows
2 27 (2.97%) Linux
3 19 (2.09%) Android
4 16 (1.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (1.65%) Apple iOS
6 12 (1.32%) Windows 8
6 12 (1.32%) UNIX
7 11 (1.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (1.10%) Windows 7
8 10 (1.10%) Windows XP
9 5 (0.55%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.44%) Debian
11 3 (0.33%) AIX
12 2 (0.22%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.11%) CentOS
13 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (24.89%) Project Management
2 131 (14.43%) PRINCE2
3 111 (12.22%) Agile Software Development
4 79 (8.70%) ITIL
5 72 (7.93%) Business Intelligence
6 71 (7.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 67 (7.38%) Service Delivery
7 67 (7.38%) Change Management
8 63 (6.94%) Workflow
9 50 (5.51%) MVC
10 45 (4.96%) Risk Management
11 42 (4.63%) Scrum
12 37 (4.07%) Line Management
13 36 (3.96%) Mentoring
14 34 (3.74%) Programme Management
15 33 (3.63%) OO
16 32 (3.52%) Information Governance
17 30 (3.30%) Risk Assessment
18 27 (2.97%) UML
18 27 (2.97%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 231 (25.44%) SQL
2 103 (11.34%) JavaScript
3 89 (9.80%) C#
4 52 (5.73%) T-SQL
5 39 (4.30%) PHP
6 32 (3.52%) Java
7 27 (2.97%) VB.NET
8 21 (2.31%) C
9 16 (1.76%) PL/SQL
10 14 (1.54%) XPath
11 12 (1.32%) VBA
12 11 (1.21%) VB
13 9 (0.99%) C++
14 7 (0.77%) LotusScript
15 6 (0.66%) Delphi
16 5 (0.55%) Python
17 4 (0.44%) VB6
18 2 (0.22%) Objective-C
18 2 (0.22%) VBScript
19 1 (0.11%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 117 (12.89%) Degree
2 29 (3.19%) Security Cleared
3 28 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (2.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 16 (1.76%) SC Cleared
6 12 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 11 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (1.21%) PMI Certification
8 10 (1.10%) ISEB
8 10 (1.10%) MCSE
9 9 (0.99%) ISTQB
10 8 (0.88%) PMP
10 8 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (0.77%) Oracle Certification
11 7 (0.77%) Sun Certification
11 7 (0.77%) OCPJP
12 6 (0.66%) CCNA
12 6 (0.66%) MCP
13 5 (0.55%) MCITP
14 4 (0.44%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (5.29%) HL7
2 34 (3.74%) QA
3 18 (1.98%) SLA
4 16 (1.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (1.32%) Data Quality
6 8 (0.88%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.77%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 4 (0.44%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.22%) WAI
9 2 (0.22%) COBIT
10 1 (0.11%) GxP
10 1 (0.11%) HIPAA
System Software
1 27 (2.97%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.10%) Hyper-V
3 8 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.66%) vSphere
4 6 (0.66%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.11%) Firmware
5 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.11%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (0.66%) NetBackup
1 6 (0.66%) Backup Exec
1 6 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (0.44%) Vagrant
3 3 (0.33%) WMI
4 2 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.11%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.11%) SCOM
5 1 (0.11%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 187 (20.59%) Microsoft
2 67 (7.38%) Oracle
3 23 (2.53%) Citrix
4 22 (2.42%) VMware
5 20 (2.20%) Cisco
6 18 (1.98%) SAP
7 13 (1.43%) HP
8 12 (1.32%) Twitter
9 9 (0.99%) Business Objects
9 9 (0.99%) Cognos
9 9 (0.99%) EMC
9 9 (0.99%) Sun
9 9 (0.99%) Tableau
10 8 (0.88%) Google
11 7 (0.77%) Adobe
11 7 (0.77%) IBM
11 7 (0.77%) Veritas
12 6 (0.66%) Typemock
12 6 (0.66%) Red Gate
12 6 (0.66%) Sophos
South Yorkshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £14,000 to £15,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
The Placement Group
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
The Placement Group
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
The Placement Group
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Devon
CRG - Castlerock Recruitment Group
Salary: 26 - 28 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Devon
CRG - Castlerock Recruitment Group
Salary: 26 - 28 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
The Placement Group
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
The Placement Group
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £37000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum + & Benefits & Car
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £80K per annum depending on level of experience
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield
EMIS
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
EMIS
Salary: £24,000 to £35,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Rawdon, Leeds
EMIS
Salary: Salary up to £60,000 depending on level of experience
Posted: Yesterday
London
Pertemps Medical Professionals
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
South East
The Placement Group
Posted: Yesterday