The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PACS in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PACS over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS)
Rank 208 - 195
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing PACS 2 0 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.036% - 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.11% - 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 5
Average salary £47,500 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +14.28%
PACS
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
1759 1782 2007
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 31.46% 32.56% 36.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1394 1458 1722
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

PACS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

PACS Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

PACS
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

PACS Salary Trend in the West Midlands

PACS
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 PACS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. 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 - 2 £47,500 -
PACS
England

PACS
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing PACS 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 PACS.

1 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) e-Health
2 1 (33.33%) Informatics
2 1 (33.33%) HL7
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Health Informatics
2 1 (33.33%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) NHS
2 1 (33.33%) LIMS

PACS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing PACS 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 PACS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Rational Rhapsody
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) NHS
1 1 (33.33%) LIMS
1 1 (33.33%) e-Health
1 1 (33.33%) Informatics
1 1 (33.33%) Health Informatics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) HL7