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

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 45 76 -
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -
Permanent jobs citing NHS 12 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.49% 0.37% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.03% 0.75% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 0
Median salary £31,000 £25,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+24.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.64%
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
199 268 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 41.37% 49.72% 45.38%
Number of salaries quoted 172 175 222
Median salary £41,250 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,395 £27,500 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing NHS across the Watford region over the 3 months to 24 June 2016.

NHS Salary Histogram in Watford

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (45.00%) SQL
3 7 (35.00%) Business Analysis
4 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (25.00%) Telerik
5 5 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 5 (25.00%) NeoLoad
6 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (20.00%) QA
6 4 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (15.00%) MS Office
7 3 (15.00%) XML
7 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
7 3 (15.00%) Business Continuity
7 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (15.00%) Functional Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Automation Testing
8 2 (10.00%) Use Case
8 2 (10.00%) SDLC
9 1 (5.00%) XAML
9 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (5.00%) C#
9 1 (5.00%) ISEB
9 1 (5.00%) Project Management
9 1 (5.00%) ISO 9000

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 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (15.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) NeoLoad
2 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Coordinator
2 5 (25.00%) Test Coordinator
3 4 (20.00%) Business Systems Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) QA Tester
4 3 (15.00%) Tester
5 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Junior
5 2 (10.00%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Junior Business Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Business Manager
6 1 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) C# WPF Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Developer
6 1 (5.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) XML
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Business Analysis
2 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Automation Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Business Continuity
3 3 (15.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (10.00%) SDLC
4 2 (10.00%) Use Case
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL
5 1 (5.00%) MVVM
5 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) C#
2 1 (5.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) ISEB
1 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) Telerik