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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 441 557 493
Rank change year-on-year
+116 -64
Permanent jobs citing NHS 577 425 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.52% 0.36% 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.30% 0.91% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 324 335 370
Average salary £38,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.44% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,968 £29,225 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £43,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
-18.60% +13.90%

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
44274 46831 43551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.00% 39.66% 40.11%
Number of salaries quoted 35175 37160 35447
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 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +90 540 £37,500 -16.66% 236
Yorkshire +108 158 £30,729 +4.16% 36
West Yorkshire +103 144 £35,000 +16.66% 17
Leeds +94 144 £35,000 +7.69% 9
London +16 125 £49,000 -10.90% 81
South East +1 99 £35,000 -18.60% 39
North West +7 64 £32,500 -18.75% 25
Manchester +12 48 £32,500 -13.33% 9
East of England +32 36 £37,500 -7.40% 7
Surrey +11 23 £30,000 -22.07% 4
City of London +29 21 £50,250 -17.89% 18
Kent -1 20 - - 4
West Midlands -11 20 £35,661 -19.86% 13
Hertfordshire +20 18 £25,000 -44.44%
Hampshire +2 15 £38,500 -18.51% 3
South West -2 15 £42,076 +10.00% 15
Bolton - 15 £27,500 -
Berkshire +2 13 £27,500 -21.42% 7
Salford +12 11 £35,000 +40.00%
East Midlands +4 10 £32,500 -7.14% 13
Oxfordshire +7 9 £40,000 +14.28% 3
South Yorkshire +3 9 £27,500 -5.17% 7
Sheffield -5 9 £27,500 -5.17% 3
Derby +4 8 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Derbyshire +3 8 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Buckinghamshire -16 8 £35,661 -28.67%
Borehamwood -3 7 - -
Birmingham -14 7 £48,000 +6.66% 3
Cambridge - 7 £61,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 7 £61,000 -

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 317 (28.98%) SQL
2 271 (24.77%) Microsoft
3 245 (22.39%) SQL Server
4 239 (21.85%) Agile Software Development
5 232 (21.21%) Project Management
6 201 (18.37%) MS Excel
7 194 (17.73%) C#
8 192 (17.55%) .NET
9 181 (16.54%) Retail
10 175 (16.00%) HTML
11 171 (15.63%) Pharmaceutical
12 170 (15.54%) Finance
13 150 (13.71%) Degree
14 133 (12.16%) PRINCE2
15 122 (11.15%) Business Intelligence
16 121 (11.06%) JavaScript
17 120 (10.97%) CSS
18 118 (10.79%) Windows
18 118 (10.79%) ITIL
19 97 (8.87%) Management Information System
20 95 (8.68%) Analytical Skills
21 93 (8.50%) HTML5
22 91 (8.32%) Informatics
23 90 (8.23%) ASP.NET
24 84 (7.68%) Software Engineering
25 82 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 81 (7.40%) Mentoring
27 80 (7.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
28 78 (7.13%) T-SQL
29 73 (6.67%) jQuery

NHS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 40 (3.66%) IIS
2 39 (3.56%) SharePoint
3 21 (1.92%) MS Exchange
3 21 (1.92%) CMS
4 14 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
5 13 (1.19%) SAS
6 8 (0.73%) Apache
7 7 (0.64%) Lync
8 6 (0.55%) ColdFusion
8 6 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (0.46%) Moodle
9 5 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (0.46%) Node.js
10 4 (0.37%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.091%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 201 (18.37%) MS Excel
2 72 (6.58%) MS Office
3 41 (3.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 24 (2.19%) MS Project
4 24 (2.19%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.91%) Photoshop
6 9 (0.82%) Adobe Illustrator
6 9 (0.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 6 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.55%) SPSS
8 4 (0.37%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.27%) Stata
10 2 (0.18%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 19 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (0.55%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 4 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.18%) Odoo
5 1 (0.091%) Cerner Millennium
5 1 (0.091%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.091%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (0.64%) Office 365
3 6 (0.55%) Amazon S3
4 3 (0.27%) IaaS
5 2 (0.18%) HP Helion
5 2 (0.18%) GitHub
6 1 (0.091%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.091%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.091%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (2.47%) LAN
2 25 (2.29%) WAN
3 24 (2.19%) Firewall
4 19 (1.74%) VoIP
5 18 (1.65%) DHCP
5 18 (1.65%) DNS
6 17 (1.55%) TCP/IP
7 15 (1.37%) Intranet
7 15 (1.37%) Internet
8 9 (0.82%) VPN
8 9 (0.82%) HTTP
9 8 (0.73%) Wireless
10 7 (0.64%) OSPF
11 5 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (0.46%) Network Security
11 5 (0.46%) RIP
11 5 (0.46%) SAN
11 5 (0.46%) Spanning Tree
12 4 (0.37%) Unified Communications
12 4 (0.37%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 245 (22.39%) SQL Server
2 82 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 80 (7.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 60 (5.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 47 (4.30%) Relational Database
6 43 (3.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 41 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
8 37 (3.38%) QlikView
9 33 (3.02%) MS Access
10 26 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
11 25 (2.29%) MySQL
12 24 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
13 22 (2.01%) Big Data
14 21 (1.92%) Oracle BI EE
15 14 (1.28%) Oracle Database
16 12 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
17 8 (0.73%) Crystal Reports
17 8 (0.73%) Data Mining
18 7 (0.64%) RDBMS
19 6 (0.55%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 69 (6.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (1.46%) Moq
2 16 (1.46%) SoapUI
2 16 (1.46%) ReSharper
3 15 (1.37%) Xcode
3 15 (1.37%) Visual Studio
4 11 (1.01%) JIRA
5 10 (0.91%) Git (software)
6 9 (0.82%) Subversion
7 7 (0.64%) Selenium
7 7 (0.64%) Oracle Forms
8 5 (0.46%) LoadRunner
8 5 (0.46%) NUnit
8 5 (0.46%) Jasmine
8 5 (0.46%) Grunt
8 5 (0.46%) PHPUnit
9 4 (0.37%) Rational Rhapsody
9 4 (0.37%) Maven
9 4 (0.37%) Ant
9 4 (0.37%) Eclipse
General
1 181 (16.54%) Retail
2 171 (15.63%) Pharmaceutical
3 170 (15.54%) Finance
4 38 (3.47%) Marketing
5 24 (2.19%) Local Government
6 22 (2.01%) Law
7 17 (1.55%) Military
7 17 (1.55%) Manufacturing
8 16 (1.46%) Games
9 15 (1.37%) Telecoms
10 14 (1.28%) Automotive
11 13 (1.19%) Legal
12 8 (0.73%) Back Office
12 8 (0.73%) Publishing
13 5 (0.46%) Multimedia
13 5 (0.46%) Electronics
13 5 (0.46%) Aerospace
14 4 (0.37%) Advertising
15 3 (0.27%) Banking
15 3 (0.27%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 234 (21.39%) Developer
2 202 (18.46%) Analyst
3 80 (7.31%) Project Manager
4 72 (6.58%) Consultant
5 48 (4.39%) Junior
6 46 (4.20%) Architect
7 41 (3.75%) Senior Developer
8 35 (3.20%) Programme Manager
8 35 (3.20%) Information Analyst
9 34 (3.11%) Software Engineer
10 32 (2.93%) Support Analyst
11 31 (2.83%) Programmer
12 28 (2.56%) Applications Support
12 28 (2.56%) Web Developer
12 28 (2.56%) Solutions Architect
13 27 (2.47%) Business Analyst
13 27 (2.47%) IT Support
14 23 (2.10%) Front-End Developer
15 22 (2.01%) Analyst Programmer
15 22 (2.01%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 192 (17.55%) .NET
2 175 (16.00%) HTML
3 120 (10.97%) CSS
4 93 (8.50%) HTML5
5 90 (8.23%) ASP.NET
6 73 (6.67%) jQuery
7 65 (5.94%) WPF
8 54 (4.94%) Apache Flex
8 54 (4.94%) XML
9 49 (4.48%) .NET Framework
10 42 (3.84%) Web Services
11 33 (3.02%) CSS3
12 32 (2.93%) WinForms
13 28 (2.56%) WCF
14 27 (2.47%) REST
15 21 (1.92%) Ajax
16 20 (1.83%) Sass
17 19 (1.74%) AngularJS
18 18 (1.65%) ASP.NET MVC
19 17 (1.55%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 97 (8.87%) Management Information System
2 95 (8.68%) Analytical Skills
3 91 (8.32%) Informatics
4 43 (3.93%) Health Informatics
5 36 (3.29%) Statistics
6 29 (2.65%) Mobile App
7 24 (2.19%) User Experience
8 20 (1.83%) Visualisation
9 19 (1.74%) Computer Science
10 18 (1.65%) e-Health
10 18 (1.65%) iPhone
11 17 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
11 17 (1.55%) Mathematics
12 16 (1.46%) E-Learning
12 16 (1.46%) Private Cloud
13 15 (1.37%) Data Structures
14 13 (1.19%) Digital Media
15 12 (1.10%) Data Centre
15 12 (1.10%) PACS
15 12 (1.10%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 118 (10.79%) Windows
2 40 (3.66%) Apple iOS
3 35 (3.20%) Android
4 23 (2.10%) Linux
5 19 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (1.65%) Windows 7
7 14 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (1.19%) Windows XP
9 9 (0.82%) Ubuntu
10 7 (0.64%) Windows Mobile
10 7 (0.64%) CentOS
11 6 (0.55%) UNIX
12 4 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (0.37%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.27%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.27%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.091%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.091%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (21.85%) Agile Software Development
2 232 (21.21%) Project Management
3 133 (12.16%) PRINCE2
4 122 (11.15%) Business Intelligence
5 118 (10.79%) ITIL
6 84 (7.68%) Software Engineering
7 81 (7.40%) Mentoring
8 69 (6.31%) Stakeholder Management
9 67 (6.12%) MVC
9 67 (6.12%) Line Management
9 67 (6.12%) Continuous Improvement
10 66 (6.03%) Analytics
11 61 (5.58%) Service Delivery
12 60 (5.48%) Data Management
13 59 (5.39%) Change Management
14 55 (5.03%) Service Management
15 52 (4.75%) Data Analysis
16 49 (4.48%) Continuous Integration
17 48 (4.39%) Migration
18 45 (4.11%) OO
Programming Languages
1 317 (28.98%) SQL
2 194 (17.73%) C#
3 121 (11.06%) JavaScript
4 78 (7.13%) T-SQL
5 42 (3.84%) PHP
6 41 (3.75%) Java
7 29 (2.65%) VB.NET
8 25 (2.29%) C
9 24 (2.19%) Objective-C
10 20 (1.83%) VBA
11 18 (1.65%) PL/SQL
12 17 (1.55%) C++
13 15 (1.37%) Python
14 12 (1.10%) VB
15 7 (0.64%) Ruby
16 5 (0.46%) Apple Swift
17 4 (0.37%) PowerShell
18 2 (0.18%) CoffeeScript
19 1 (0.091%) Go
19 1 (0.091%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 150 (13.71%) Degree
2 22 (2.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 18 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (1.46%) MCP
5 15 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 13 (1.19%) CCNA
6 13 (1.19%) ISEB
7 12 (1.10%) MCSE
7 12 (1.10%) Security Cleared
8 10 (0.91%) MBA
9 7 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (0.64%) SC Cleared
10 6 (0.55%) ISTQB
10 6 (0.55%) HND
11 5 (0.46%) MCSA
11 5 (0.46%) CISSP
11 5 (0.46%) MCITP
11 5 (0.46%) CISM
11 5 (0.46%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (4.30%) HL7
2 43 (3.93%) SLA
3 29 (2.65%) QA
4 23 (2.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (1.37%) SNOMED CT
6 11 (1.01%) Data Quality
7 9 (0.82%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.46%) ISO 14001
9 4 (0.37%) DICOM
10 3 (0.27%) BS25999
10 3 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 2 (0.18%) WCAG
12 1 (0.091%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 1 (0.091%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 36 (3.29%) Active Directory
2 29 (2.65%) Hyper-V
3 22 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.73%) VMware Server
5 4 (0.37%) VMware ESX
5 4 (0.37%) XenApp
5 4 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.27%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.18%) Firmware
7 2 (0.18%) XenServer
7 2 (0.18%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.18%) vSphere
8 1 (0.091%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 14 (1.28%) SCCM
2 5 (0.46%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (0.27%) ZENworks
4 3 (0.27%) SCOM
4 3 (0.27%) SCVMM
4 3 (0.27%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (0.18%) SCSM
5 2 (0.18%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.091%) Tivoli NetView
6 1 (0.091%) WMI
6 1 (0.091%) OpenView
Vendors
1 271 (24.77%) Microsoft
2 42 (3.84%) Oracle
3 31 (2.83%) VMware
4 30 (2.74%) Cisco
5 28 (2.56%) Apple
6 25 (2.29%) Citrix
7 24 (2.19%) Tableau
8 22 (2.01%) HP
9 10 (0.91%) SAP
9 10 (0.91%) CheckPoint
10 9 (0.82%) Juniper
11 7 (0.64%) NetApp
11 7 (0.64%) Splunk
12 6 (0.55%) Google
12 6 (0.55%) Red Hat
12 6 (0.55%) Cognos
12 6 (0.55%) EMC
13 5 (0.46%) Siebel
13 5 (0.46%) BT
13 5 (0.46%) Facebook
Stafford, Staffordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum Annual bonus, Pension, Healthcare +
Posted: 1 hour ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Celgene
Posted: 3 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
South Western Ambulance Service
Salary: From £31,072 to £40,964 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + car, benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Hays - Dorset Healthcare
Posted: 13 hours ago
Kent
Maidstone And Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust
Salary: Band 6 £26,041 to £34,876
Posted: 13 hours ago
Kent
Maidstone And Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust
Salary: Band 7 £31,072 to £40,964 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
iQudos Limited
Salary: KPI Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Kent
Maidstone And Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust
Salary: Band 6 £26,041 to £34,876
Posted: 14 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
NHS BSA
Salary: Up to £46,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
People Source Consulting
Salary: £215 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ECS Recruitment Group Ltd
Salary: £45k - £54k per annum + £12k OTE + car + Pension
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
The SmartList
Salary: + expenses and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ascot, Berkshire
Keystream Resources Limited
Salary: From £250 to £275 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Rawdon, Leeds
Health Gateway
Salary: Up to £25,000pa dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, Yorkshire
Patient
Salary: £22,000 - £28,000 dependant on level of experience
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Sentinel IT LLP
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venn Group
Salary: £30 - £35 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday