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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 42 73 -
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -
Permanent jobs citing NHS 16 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.40% 0.54% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.62% 1.12% -
Number of salaries quoted 15 3 0
Median salary £25,395 £25,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.57% -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £43,164
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -18.91%
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
210 268 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 44.59% 48.38% 39.35%
Number of salaries quoted 181 184 157
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,183 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £72,500
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 29 July 2016.

NHS Salary Histogram in Watford

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
2 9 (39.13%) SQL
3 7 (30.43%) Business Analysis
4 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
5 5 (21.74%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
5 5 (21.74%) MS Office
5 5 (21.74%) QA
6 4 (17.39%) Software Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Telerik
6 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
6 4 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
6 4 (17.39%) Functional Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Automation Testing
6 4 (17.39%) NeoLoad
6 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (17.39%) XML
6 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
6 4 (17.39%) Business Continuity
7 3 (13.04%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (8.70%) Use Case
8 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (8.70%) SDLC
8 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (8.70%) Project Management
8 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
9 1 (4.35%) Windows
9 1 (4.35%) .NET

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 5 (21.74%) MS Office
2 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) NeoLoad
1 4 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (21.74%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Business Systems Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Coordinator
2 4 (17.39%) QA Tester
2 4 (17.39%) Systems Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Test Coordinator
2 4 (17.39%) Tester
3 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) IT Manager
3 2 (8.70%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Junior
3 2 (8.70%) Junior Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Junior Business Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Senior Systems Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) XML
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Business Analysis
2 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
3 4 (17.39%) Automation Testing
3 4 (17.39%) Business Continuity
3 4 (17.39%) Functional Testing
3 4 (17.39%) Software Testing
3 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
3 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
3 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.70%) Project Management
5 2 (8.70%) SDLC
5 2 (8.70%) Use Case
6 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.35%) ITIL
6 1 (4.35%) MVVM
6 1 (4.35%) Service Management
6 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) C#
2 1 (4.35%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (4.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Telerik
3 1 (4.35%) Citrix
3 1 (4.35%) Sophos
3 1 (4.35%) VMware