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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank - - 62
Permanent jobs citing NHS 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford - - 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £36,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+23.28% -12.04%
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
194 112 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 31.86% 30.19% 28.82%
Number of salaries quoted 146 80 93
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,700 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
General
1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Service Desk Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft