The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 196 174 185
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +11
Permanent jobs citing NHS 22 37 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.39% 0.68% 0.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.31% 2.09% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 21 32 23
Average salary £40,000 £40,427 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.05% -13.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,351 £24,550 £28,358
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £77,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £40,000 £41,750
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -4.19%
NHS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1684 1772 1476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.08% 32.62% 30.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1399 1517 1288
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing NHS across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

NHS
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing NHS across the West Midlands region.

NHS Salary Trend in the West Midlands

NHS
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing NHS across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

NHS Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

NHS
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +6 11 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Worcestershire -3 5 £57,500 +58.62%
Staffordshire -17 2 £24,750 -29.28% 1
Coventry -9 1 £37,500 -
NHS
England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 9 (19.57%) Informatics
2 8 (17.39%) Degree
2 8 (17.39%) System Testing
2 8 (17.39%) Workflow
2 8 (17.39%) E-Learning
2 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.39%) PRINCE2
3 7 (15.22%) Project Management
4 6 (13.04%) Windows
4 6 (13.04%) MS Office
4 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (13.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (13.04%) Line Management
5 5 (10.87%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (10.87%) ITIL
5 5 (10.87%) MS Project
6 4 (8.70%) HTML
7 3 (6.52%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.52%) MVC
7 3 (6.52%) Scrum
7 3 (6.52%) Law
7 3 (6.52%) C#
7 3 (6.52%) SQL
7 3 (6.52%) .NET
7 3 (6.52%) IIS
7 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET
7 3 (6.52%) CSS
7 3 (6.52%) XML
7 3 (6.52%) XSD
7 3 (6.52%) UML

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 3 (6.52%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) MS Office
2 5 (10.87%) MS Project
3 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) Firewall
1 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) OLAP
2 1 (2.17%) EDMS
2 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Subversion
1 3 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (6.52%) MSBuild
General
1 3 (6.52%) Law
2 2 (4.35%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (28.26%) Project Manager
2 10 (21.74%) Consultant
3 8 (17.39%) IT Trainer
3 8 (17.39%) Implementation Consultant
3 8 (17.39%) Trainer
4 6 (13.04%) Senior Manager
4 6 (13.04%) Senior Project Manager
5 5 (10.87%) NHS Project Manager
5 5 (10.87%) Support Manager
6 4 (8.70%) Technical Support Manager
6 4 (8.70%) Technical Manager
6 4 (8.70%) Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Technical Support
7 3 (6.52%) Web Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Technical Operations Manager
8 2 (4.35%) Head of Technology
8 2 (4.35%) Operations Manager
8 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 1 (2.17%) Support Analyst
9 1 (2.17%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) HTML
2 3 (6.52%) .NET
2 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET
2 3 (6.52%) CSS
2 3 (6.52%) XML
2 3 (6.52%) XSD
2 3 (6.52%) WCF
2 3 (6.52%) .NET Framework
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
2 3 (6.52%) jQuery
2 3 (6.52%) HTML5
2 3 (6.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 3 (6.52%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Informatics
2 8 (17.39%) E-Learning
3 2 (4.35%) EPoS
4 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.17%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.17%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) Windows
2 3 (6.52%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.39%) System Testing
1 8 (17.39%) Workflow
1 8 (17.39%) PRINCE2
2 7 (15.22%) Project Management
3 6 (13.04%) Line Management
4 5 (10.87%) ITIL
5 3 (6.52%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.52%) MVC
5 3 (6.52%) Scrum
5 3 (6.52%) UML
5 3 (6.52%) OO
5 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.52%) TDD
5 3 (6.52%) Data Analysis
5 3 (6.52%) Information Governance
6 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (4.35%) Business Analysis
6 2 (4.35%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.52%) C#
1 3 (6.52%) SQL
2 1 (2.17%) C
2 1 (2.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) Degree
2 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (13.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (10.87%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.17%) MCSE
4 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
West Midlands
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates of pay
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Pertemps Medical Professionals
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 10 days ago
West Midlands
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates of pay
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Sensible Staffing
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
The Placement Group
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust
Salary: £85,000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
West Midlands
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Career Progression Fully expensed
Posted: 24 days ago
West Midlands
The Placement Group
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Shropshire
Med Team Primary Care Services Ltd
Salary: Competitive hourly rate
Posted: 27 days ago