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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 48 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing NHS 6 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.22% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.59% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Median salary £25,395 - -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £35,661 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+19.17% -10.84%
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
167 241 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 34.01% 48.69% 50.40%
Number of salaries quoted 134 159 257
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £70,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
4 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 4 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (33.33%) QA
5 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (25.00%) Telerik
5 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Automation Testing
5 3 (25.00%) NeoLoad
5 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (25.00%) MS Office
5 3 (25.00%) XML
6 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
7 1 (8.33%) C#
7 1 (8.33%) XAML
7 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (8.33%) ITIL
7 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
7 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
7 1 (8.33%) .NET
7 1 (8.33%) MySQL
7 1 (8.33%) ISO 9000
7 1 (8.33%) SLA
7 1 (8.33%) ISEB

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 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Lorenzo
1 1 (8.33%) SystmOne
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) NeoLoad
1 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Coordinator
1 3 (25.00%) QA Tester
1 3 (25.00%) Test Coordinator
1 3 (25.00%) Tester
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Business Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Business Systems Manager
2 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (8.33%) C# WPF Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Developer
2 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
2 1 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Systems Manager
2 1 (8.33%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Automation Testing
1 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
2 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Line Management
3 1 (8.33%) MVVM
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (8.33%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
1 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) ISO 9000
2 1 (8.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Telerik
3 1 (8.33%) Cerner
3 1 (8.33%) iSOFT
3 1 (8.33%) McKesson
3 1 (8.33%) MEDITECH
3 1 (8.33%) Sage