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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 209 178 179
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +1
Permanent jobs citing NHS 17 26 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.30% 0.50% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.99% 1.52% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 16 22 19
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% -9.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £24,550 £30,931
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £77,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.83% +7.33%
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
1716 1714 1437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.91% 32.85% 30.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1436 1439 1242
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £58,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -10 7 £37,500 -53.12% 4
Worcestershire -3 5 £57,500 +35.29%
Warwickshire -7 1 £45,000 -1.09% 1
Coventry -17 1 £37,500 -
NHS
England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (23.68%) Microsoft
2 8 (21.05%) PRINCE2
2 8 (21.05%) Degree
3 7 (18.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (15.79%) ITIL
4 6 (15.79%) MS Office
4 6 (15.79%) Line Management
5 5 (13.16%) Windows
5 5 (13.16%) MS Project
5 5 (13.16%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (13.16%) Project Management
6 4 (10.53%) E-Learning
6 4 (10.53%) Workflow
6 4 (10.53%) HTML
6 4 (10.53%) SQL
6 4 (10.53%) Informatics
6 4 (10.53%) System Testing
7 3 (7.89%) WCF
7 3 (7.89%) jQuery
7 3 (7.89%) .NET Framework
7 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
7 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (7.89%) TDD
7 3 (7.89%) Subversion
7 3 (7.89%) Data Analysis
7 3 (7.89%) Information Governance
7 3 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (7.89%) HTML5
7 3 (7.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (7.89%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MS Office
2 5 (13.16%) MS Project
3 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.63%) VPN
1 1 (2.63%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.63%) OLAP
2 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Subversion
1 3 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (7.89%) MSBuild
General
1 3 (7.89%) Law
2 2 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (5.26%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Project Manager
2 7 (18.42%) Senior Manager
2 7 (18.42%) Senior Project Manager
3 6 (15.79%) Consultant
4 5 (13.16%) Support Manager
5 4 (10.53%) Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Technical Support
5 4 (10.53%) IT Trainer
5 4 (10.53%) Implementation Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) Technical Support Manager
5 4 (10.53%) Technical Manager
5 4 (10.53%) Trainer
5 4 (10.53%) NHS Project Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Web Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Operations Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) IT Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Technical Operations Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Head of Technology
8 1 (2.63%) Desktop Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) HTML
2 3 (7.89%) WCF
2 3 (7.89%) jQuery
2 3 (7.89%) .NET Framework
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
2 3 (7.89%) HTML5
2 3 (7.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 3 (7.89%) CSS3
2 3 (7.89%) .NET
2 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
2 3 (7.89%) CSS
2 3 (7.89%) XML
2 3 (7.89%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) E-Learning
1 4 (10.53%) Informatics
2 2 (5.26%) EPoS
3 1 (2.63%) RIA
3 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) Linux
2 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
2 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) PRINCE2
2 6 (15.79%) ITIL
2 6 (15.79%) Line Management
3 5 (13.16%) Project Management
4 4 (10.53%) Workflow
4 4 (10.53%) System Testing
5 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.89%) TDD
5 3 (7.89%) Data Analysis
5 3 (7.89%) Information Governance
5 3 (7.89%) UML
5 3 (7.89%) OO
5 3 (7.89%) MVC
5 3 (7.89%) Scrum
5 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (5.26%) Business Analysis
6 2 (5.26%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) SQL
2 3 (7.89%) C#
3 1 (2.63%) C
3 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) Degree
2 7 (18.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (13.16%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.63%) MCSE
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.63%) Citrix
West Midlands
Pertemps Medical Professionals
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 23 hours ago
West Midlands
Pertemps Medical Professionals
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 23 hours ago
West Midlands
Pertemps Medical Professionals
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 23 hours ago
West Midlands
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates of pay
Posted: 5 days ago
Staffordshire
Sensible Staffing
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Medilink Consulting
Salary: ££ NEG depending on experience
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Medilink Consulting
Salary: NEG
Posted: 11 days ago
West Midlands
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates of pay
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital
Salary: From £65,922 to £81,618 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Sensible Staffing
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 14 days ago
West Midlands
Sensible Staffing
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 15 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Hoople Ltd
Salary: From £27,540 to £34,680 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
West Midlands
The Placement Group
Posted: 25 days ago