The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 40 76 69
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -7
Permanent jobs citing NHS 18 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.95% 0.52% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.78% 1.15% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 17 3 1
Median salary £37,000 £25,000 £20,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+48.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £43,164
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -7.32%
NHS
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Miscellaneous Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
205 261 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 44.96% 45.55% 40.53%
Number of salaries quoted 170 198 150
Median salary £44,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of job ads across the Watford region citing NHS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

NHS
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing NHS across the Watford region.

NHS Salary Trend in Watford

NHS
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing NHS across the Watford region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

NHS Salary Histogram in Watford

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT jobs citing NHS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for NHS.

1 16 (64.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (36.00%) MS Office
3 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
4 7 (28.00%) SQL
5 6 (24.00%) PRINCE2
5 6 (24.00%) Business Analysis
5 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (24.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (20.00%) SaaS
6 5 (20.00%) QA
6 5 (20.00%) TOGAF
6 5 (20.00%) ERP
6 5 (20.00%) Service Delivery
6 5 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (16.00%) Functional Testing
7 4 (16.00%) Automation Testing
7 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (16.00%) Test Scripting
7 4 (16.00%) XML
7 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
7 4 (16.00%) Manufacturing
7 4 (16.00%) Logistics
7 4 (16.00%) Software Testing
7 4 (16.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (16.00%) Business Continuity
7 4 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
8 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (12.00%) Telerik

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 9 (36.00%) MS Office
2 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (16.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) SaaS
2 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (12.00%) NeoLoad
General
1 5 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (16.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Architect
2 5 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (16.00%) Business Systems Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) QA Tester
3 4 (16.00%) Systems Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Tester
4 3 (12.00%) Coordinator
4 3 (12.00%) Test Coordinator
5 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Junior
5 2 (8.00%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Junior Business Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) XML
2 1 (4.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
1 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (24.00%) Business Analysis
1 6 (24.00%) PRINCE2
2 5 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (20.00%) ERP
2 5 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 5 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 4 (16.00%) Automation Testing
3 4 (16.00%) Business Continuity
3 4 (16.00%) Functional Testing
3 4 (16.00%) Logistics
3 4 (16.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (16.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (8.00%) CRM
5 2 (8.00%) SDLC
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Use Case
6 1 (4.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) C#
2 1 (4.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Telerik
3 1 (4.00%) Citrix
3 1 (4.00%) MuleSoft
3 1 (4.00%) Sophos
3 1 (4.00%) VMware