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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 74 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs citing NHS 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.52% 0.19% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.20% 0.48% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £25,000 £20,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,164 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-7.32% +1.56%
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
251 209 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 43.58% 39.66% 40.88%
Number of salaries quoted 187 145 110
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing NHS across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 August 2015.

NHS Salary Histogram in Watford

NHS
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region 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 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Data Extraction
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) Data Structures
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 2 (66.67%) VBA
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) MS Access
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region 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 2 (66.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MS Access
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Service Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Access Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (33.33%) VBA Developer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Extraction
1 2 (66.67%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
1 2 (66.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA