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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 479 506 495
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -11
Permanent jobs citing NHS 540 496 516
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.53% 0.47% 0.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.25% 1.16% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 424 417 340
Average salary £40,457 £43,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.91% +17.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,864 £26,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £63,000 £57,235
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +18.05%

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
43044 42819 42980
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.50% 40.22% 40.84%
Number of salaries quoted 34487 34634 33452
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 12 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(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 +22 477 £40,457 -5.91% 224
London +63 185 £43,250 -3.88% 65
South East +40 103 £40,000 -15.78% 26
Bromley - 39 £40,457 -
Yorkshire -49 38 £30,000 -25.00% 25
Berkshire +16 32 £41,500 -2.35% 5
West Midlands 0 32 £36,018 +2.90% 30
North West +2 29 £35,000 +7.69% 37
Scotland - 29 £30,000 - 1
West Yorkshire -57 24 £42,000 +5.00% 17
South West -10 23 £45,000 +28.57% 11
City of London +35 21 £55,000 +27.90% 17
East Midlands +12 21 £43,596 +1.38% 11
Dundee - 20 £30,000 -
Surrey +7 19 £37,500 -21.05% 6
East of England -2 18 £42,500 -5.55% 10
Oxfordshire +12 16 £55,000 +29.41% 6
Manchester +6 14 £43,596 +34.14% 8
Leeds -56 14 £19,750 -50.62% 8
Maidenhead - 14 £42,500 -
North East +16 13 £36,018 +22.09% 5
Buckinghamshire -2 11 £32,000 -41.81% 2
High Wycombe +10 10 £32,000 -1.53%
Sheffield +8 10 £30,000 - 1
South Yorkshire +5 10 £30,000 - 2
Wakefield +22 9 £42,000 -50.58% 1
Hampshire +20 9 £42,500 -10.52% 3
Hillingdon +9 9 - -
Hertfordshire +7 9 £25,750 -42.77% 4
Wiltshire - 9 £45,000 - 1

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 370 (34.20%) SQL
2 332 (30.68%) Microsoft
3 271 (25.05%) SQL Server
4 202 (18.67%) Project Management
5 189 (17.47%) Degree
6 183 (16.91%) Business Intelligence
7 178 (16.45%) Analytical Skills
8 172 (15.90%) MS Excel
9 159 (14.70%) Finance
10 152 (14.05%) Agile Software Development
11 144 (13.31%) Data Warehouse
12 128 (11.83%) .NET
13 125 (11.55%) Management Information System
14 124 (11.46%) ITIL
15 112 (10.35%) Data Management
16 105 (9.70%) C#
17 104 (9.61%) HTML
18 100 (9.24%) Windows
19 95 (8.78%) T-SQL
20 92 (8.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 87 (8.04%) Relational Database
22 86 (7.95%) JavaScript
23 85 (7.86%) Pharmaceutical
24 84 (7.76%) PRINCE2
25 79 (7.30%) ETL
25 79 (7.30%) Mentoring
26 74 (6.84%) CSS
27 71 (6.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
28 68 (6.28%) Migration
29 65 (6.01%) Software Engineering

NHS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 56 (5.18%) SharePoint
2 35 (3.23%) IIS
3 26 (2.40%) Node.js
4 19 (1.76%) CMS
5 18 (1.66%) Tomcat
6 14 (1.29%) BizTalk Server
6 14 (1.29%) JCAPS
6 14 (1.29%) WordPress
7 13 (1.20%) Apache
7 13 (1.20%) JBoss
8 11 (1.02%) MS Exchange
9 10 (0.92%) GlassFish
9 10 (0.92%) Jetty
10 7 (0.65%) SAS
11 6 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.37%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.28%) Apache Spark
13 3 (0.28%) WildFly
14 2 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 172 (15.90%) MS Excel
2 65 (6.01%) MS Office
3 36 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 31 (2.87%) Spreadsheet
5 22 (2.03%) MS Project
6 8 (0.74%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.37%) Stata
8 3 (0.28%) SPSS
9 2 (0.18%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.092%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 21 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.83%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 8 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.46%) SystmOne
5 4 (0.37%) Sage 200
6 3 (0.28%) Cerner Millennium
6 3 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.18%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.66%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (1.48%) SaaS
3 9 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (0.74%) Office 365
5 1 (0.092%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.092%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.092%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 43 (3.97%) Firewall
2 36 (3.33%) WAN
3 34 (3.14%) LAN
4 29 (2.68%) Wireless
5 27 (2.50%) SAN
6 17 (1.57%) DNS
6 17 (1.57%) LDAP
7 16 (1.48%) TCP/IP
8 15 (1.39%) VPN
9 14 (1.29%) HTTPS
9 14 (1.29%) Internet
9 14 (1.29%) Wireshark
10 13 (1.20%) Kerberos
11 12 (1.11%) DHCP
12 10 (0.92%) Network Security
13 8 (0.74%) Cisco Nexus
13 8 (0.74%) NAS
14 7 (0.65%) Intranet
14 7 (0.65%) IP Telephony
14 7 (0.65%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 271 (25.05%) SQL Server
2 144 (13.31%) Data Warehouse
3 92 (8.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 87 (8.04%) Relational Database
5 71 (6.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 59 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 53 (4.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 40 (3.70%) MySQL
8 40 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
9 36 (3.33%) QlikView
10 25 (2.31%) SQL Server 2005
11 19 (1.76%) SQL Server 2014
12 15 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
12 15 (1.39%) NoSQL
13 13 (1.20%) DTS
13 13 (1.20%) MS Access
13 13 (1.20%) Oracle Database
13 13 (1.20%) RDBMS
14 9 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
14 9 (0.83%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 39 (3.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 24 (2.22%) Subversion
3 20 (1.85%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 16 (1.48%) Rational Rhapsody
5 11 (1.02%) Visual Studio
6 9 (0.83%) Ant
6 9 (0.83%) Git (software)
6 9 (0.83%) Maven
7 6 (0.55%) Selenium
8 4 (0.37%) Jenkins
8 4 (0.37%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.28%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.28%) JIRA
9 3 (0.28%) JUnit
9 3 (0.28%) TestNG
9 3 (0.28%) Vagrant
9 3 (0.28%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.18%) CruiseControl
10 2 (0.18%) HP UFT
10 2 (0.18%) LoadRunner
General
1 159 (14.70%) Finance
2 85 (7.86%) Pharmaceutical
3 65 (6.01%) Retail
4 43 (3.97%) Marketing
5 28 (2.59%) Telecoms
6 24 (2.22%) Local Government
7 20 (1.85%) Manufacturing
8 17 (1.57%) Legal
9 15 (1.39%) Law
10 11 (1.02%) Back Office
11 10 (0.92%) Banking
12 9 (0.83%) Electronics
13 8 (0.74%) Publishing
14 7 (0.65%) Games
15 3 (0.28%) Advertising
15 3 (0.28%) French Language
15 3 (0.28%) General Ledger
16 2 (0.18%) Automotive
16 2 (0.18%) Billing
16 2 (0.18%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 217 (20.06%) Developer
2 203 (18.76%) Analyst
3 83 (7.67%) Project Manager
4 60 (5.55%) Consultant
4 60 (5.55%) SQL Developer
5 46 (4.25%) IT Manager
6 42 (3.88%) Web Developer
7 40 (3.70%) Senior Developer
8 39 (3.60%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 35 (3.23%) .NET Developer
10 34 (3.14%) Business Analyst
10 34 (3.14%) Service Manager
11 32 (2.96%) Programmer
11 32 (2.96%) Senior Manager
12 31 (2.87%) Applications Support
13 29 (2.68%) Senior Analyst
14 28 (2.59%) C# Developer
14 28 (2.59%) NHS Project Manager
15 27 (2.50%) Business Manager
15 27 (2.50%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (11.83%) .NET
2 104 (9.61%) HTML
3 74 (6.84%) CSS
4 64 (5.91%) HTML5
5 61 (5.64%) Web Services
6 56 (5.18%) jQuery
7 49 (4.53%) XML
8 44 (4.07%) AngularJS
8 44 (4.07%) ASP.NET
9 33 (3.05%) WPF
10 30 (2.77%) .NET Framework
10 30 (2.77%) LAMP
10 30 (2.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 24 (2.22%) Apache Flex
12 18 (1.66%) WCF
12 18 (1.66%) WinForms
13 16 (1.48%) CSS3
14 15 (1.39%) Backbone.js
15 13 (1.20%) ASP.NET MVC
15 13 (1.20%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 178 (16.45%) Analytical Skills
2 125 (11.55%) Management Information System
3 58 (5.36%) Computer Science
4 52 (4.81%) Informatics
5 43 (3.97%) Psychology
6 41 (3.79%) Mobile App
7 33 (3.05%) Statistics
8 30 (2.77%) User Experience
9 28 (2.59%) Data Centre
10 25 (2.31%) Mathematics
11 24 (2.22%) e-Health
11 24 (2.22%) Health Informatics
12 22 (2.03%) Data Extraction
13 14 (1.29%) PACS
14 12 (1.11%) CMDB
14 12 (1.11%) Enterprise Storage
15 11 (1.02%) Driving Licence
15 11 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
15 11 (1.02%) LIMS
16 9 (0.83%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 100 (9.24%) Windows
2 46 (4.25%) Linux
3 35 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (2.87%) Windows Server
5 29 (2.68%) Android
6 24 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (2.13%) Apple iOS
8 18 (1.66%) Unix
9 12 (1.11%) Windows XP
10 9 (0.83%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.18%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.18%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.18%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.092%) CentOS
12 1 (0.092%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.092%) Solaris
12 1 (0.092%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (18.67%) Project Management
2 183 (16.91%) Business Intelligence
3 152 (14.05%) Agile Software Development
4 124 (11.46%) ITIL
5 112 (10.35%) Data Management
6 84 (7.76%) PRINCE2
7 79 (7.30%) ETL
7 79 (7.30%) Mentoring
8 68 (6.28%) Migration
9 65 (6.01%) Software Engineering
10 62 (5.73%) Line Management
11 58 (5.36%) Data Analysis
12 57 (5.27%) Time Management
13 52 (4.81%) Workflow
14 51 (4.71%) MVC
15 50 (4.62%) Analytics
15 50 (4.62%) OOP
16 49 (4.53%) Stakeholder Management
17 48 (4.44%) Change Management
18 42 (3.88%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 370 (34.20%) SQL
2 105 (9.70%) C#
3 95 (8.78%) T-SQL
4 86 (7.95%) JavaScript
5 55 (5.08%) Java
6 41 (3.79%) PHP
7 37 (3.42%) VBA
8 20 (1.85%) C
9 18 (1.66%) R
10 13 (1.20%) Bash Shell
11 12 (1.11%) PL/SQL
12 10 (0.92%) C++
13 7 (0.65%) VB.NET
14 5 (0.46%) Ruby
14 5 (0.46%) VB
15 4 (0.37%) MATLAB
15 4 (0.37%) Perl
15 4 (0.37%) Python
16 3 (0.28%) PowerShell
16 3 (0.28%) VB6
Qualifications
1 189 (17.47%) Degree
2 48 (4.44%) SC Cleared
2 48 (4.44%) Security Cleared
3 47 (4.34%) BPSS Clearance
4 36 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (1.76%) MCSE
6 15 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (1.20%) PhD
8 12 (1.11%) CCNP
8 12 (1.11%) MBA
8 12 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 10 (0.92%) ISEB
9 10 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 9 (0.83%) CCNA
10 9 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (0.65%) Postgraduate
12 6 (0.55%) CISM
12 6 (0.55%) CISSP
12 6 (0.55%) DBS Check
12 6 (0.55%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (5.64%) SLA
2 58 (5.36%) Data Quality
3 55 (5.08%) HL7
4 29 (2.68%) QA
5 19 (1.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.37%) DICOM
6 4 (0.37%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.18%) COBIT
7 2 (0.18%) P3O
7 2 (0.18%) PMBOK
7 2 (0.18%) WCAG
8 1 (0.092%) COSHH
8 1 (0.092%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.092%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.092%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 46 (4.25%) Active Directory
2 35 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (1.57%) Hyper-V
3 17 (1.57%) vSphere
4 11 (1.02%) Xen
5 10 (0.92%) VirtualBox
6 7 (0.65%) NFS
6 7 (0.65%) Samba
7 4 (0.37%) Forefront TMG
7 4 (0.37%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.28%) Docker
9 2 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.18%) XenApp
10 1 (0.092%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.092%) Firmware
10 1 (0.092%) HDFS
10 1 (0.092%) iptables
10 1 (0.092%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.092%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.092%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (0.83%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (0.37%) MOM
2 4 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.37%) Puppet
3 3 (0.28%) SCCM
4 2 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.18%) SCSM
5 1 (0.092%) Ansible
5 1 (0.092%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.092%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (0.092%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.092%) Nagios
5 1 (0.092%) Salt
5 1 (0.092%) Simpana
5 1 (0.092%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 332 (30.68%) Microsoft
2 51 (4.71%) Cisco
3 44 (4.07%) VMware
4 37 (3.42%) Oracle
5 26 (2.40%) Twitter
6 23 (2.13%) SAP
7 20 (1.85%) Cegedim Rx
8 17 (1.57%) CheckPoint
8 17 (1.57%) Citrix
8 17 (1.57%) HP
9 16 (1.48%) Tableau
10 15 (1.39%) EMC
11 14 (1.29%) Zend
12 13 (1.20%) Google
13 10 (0.92%) Apple
13 10 (0.92%) Cognos
14 8 (0.74%) Brocade
14 8 (0.74%) Cerner
14 8 (0.74%) IBM
14 8 (0.74%) NetApp
West Midlands
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £26041.00 - £34876.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Castleford, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Posted: 3 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Reward Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
South East London
Omni IT
Salary: £10000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
North London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £17,000 per annum + 5% Flexible Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
North London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000 per annum + benifits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum + 5% Flexible Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
North London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Essex
Graham Matthews
Salary: From £39,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Castleford, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Omni IT
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £26041.00 - £34876.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Omni IT
Posted: Yesterday
King's Lynn, Norfolk
Queen Elizabeth's Hospital - NHS Foundation
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Droitwich, Worcestershire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits package!
Posted: Yesterday
Droitwich, Worcestershire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Salary: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leyland, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £26041.00 - £34876.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Talent Spa
Salary: £25-28k DoE
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
Experis Ltd
Salary: £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
Experis Ltd
Salary: £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Scotland
Experis Ltd
Salary: £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago