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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS)
Rank - 210 201
Permanent jobs citing PACS 0 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.019% 0.041%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.059% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £18,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -60.63%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -13.33%
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
1589 1688 1488
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 28.43% 32.26% 30.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1374 1403 1296
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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