The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
National Health Service (NHS)
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 71 85 88
Rank change year-on-year +14 +3  
Permanent jobs citing NHS 1 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.16% 0.13% 0.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.40% 0.32% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 6
Median salary - £50,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +6.66%  

NHS is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 247 315 339
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 38.47% 39.87% 30.82%
Number of salaries quoted 153 237 259
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,750 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing NHS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for NHS in Bedfordshire

NHS
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing NHS in Bedfordshire.

Salary trend for NHS in Bedfordshire

NHS
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for NHS.

1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Informatics
3 1 (33.33%) QlikView
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Internet

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (33.33%) QlikView
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) EPR Project Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Finance Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Finance Project Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Healthcare Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Healthcare Project Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Information Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Information Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior SQL Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) Informatics
1 1 (33.33%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft