Period
to 21 September 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited NHS over the 6 months to 21 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

National Health Service (NHS)
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 194 127 252
Rank change year-on-year -67 +125 -12
Permanent jobs citing NHS 40 14 27
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 0.76% 0.71% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.91% 1.84% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 28 9 19
10th Percentile £38,050 £37,750 £16,500
25th Percentile £45,750 £43,050 £34,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +17.65%
75th Percentile £74,375 £70,000 £61,360
90th Percentile £77,000 £71,000 £65,220
England median annual salary £57,585 £52,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +9.68% +19.32% -

NHS is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2,099 762 2,625
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 40.12% 38.39% 37.14%
Number of salaries quoted 875 575 1,839
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,000 £27,456
25th Percentile £35,675 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
75th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £90,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £59,254 £55,000
% change year-on-year +1.26% +7.73% +4.76%

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing NHS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for NHS in the East of England

NHS
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing NHS in the East of England.

Salary trend for NHS in the East of England

NHS
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing NHS in the East of England over the 6 months to 21 September 2021.

Salary histogram for NHS in the East of England

NHS
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the East of England region over the 6 months to 21 September 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -53 19 £60,000 +6.67% 4
Essex -4 7 £72,500 +31.82% 6
Hertfordshire -48 7 £45,500 +0.89% 2
Bedfordshire - 4 £47,500 - 1
Norfolk -16 2 £41,438 - 2
Suffolk - 1 £32,500 -
NHS
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2021, IT jobs citing NHS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for NHS.

1 15 (37.50%) Python
2 13 (32.50%) Machine Learning
3 12 (30.00%) Linux
4 11 (27.50%) Artificial Intelligence
5 10 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (22.50%) DevOps
6 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (20.00%) OOP
7 8 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 7 (17.50%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (17.50%) Test Automation
8 7 (17.50%) Data Science
9 6 (15.00%) Relational Database
9 6 (15.00%) Git (software)
9 6 (15.00%) TDD
9 6 (15.00%) Retail
9 6 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (15.00%) Scrum
9 6 (15.00%) C
9 6 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (12.50%) Java
10 5 (12.50%) Project Management
10 5 (12.50%) Software Engineering
10 5 (12.50%) SQLAlchemy
10 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (10.00%) User Experience
11 4 (10.00%) Flask
11 4 (10.00%) Ansible
11 4 (10.00%) Twitter
11 4 (10.00%) Analytics

NHS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.50%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) AWS
1 3 (7.50%) Azure
1 3 (7.50%) Power Platform
2 2 (5.00%) Amazon ECS
2 2 (5.00%) Amazon EKS
2 2 (5.00%) GitHub
2 2 (5.00%) Serverless
3 1 (2.50%) GCP
3 1 (2.50%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Firewall
1 1 (2.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
1 6 (15.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.50%) Power BI
3 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.00%) Electronic Patient Records
3 2 (5.00%) MySQL
3 2 (5.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.50%) PowerPivot
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.00%) GitLab
2 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 7 (17.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (15.00%) Retail
3 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.50%) Finance
4 3 (7.50%) Organisational Skills
4 3 (7.50%) Public Sector
5 2 (5.00%) Influencing Skills
5 2 (5.00%) Local Government
5 2 (5.00%) Marketing
5 2 (5.00%) Social Skills
6 1 (2.50%) Police
6 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Developer
2 4 (10.00%) Analyst
2 4 (10.00%) Communications Manager
2 4 (10.00%) Product Manager
2 4 (10.00%) Python Developer
3 3 (7.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (5.00%) Business IT Analyst
4 2 (5.00%) Data Manager
4 2 (5.00%) IT Analyst
4 2 (5.00%) IT Business Analyst
4 2 (5.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (5.00%) PHP Developer
4 2 (5.00%) Python Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Data Science Developer
5 1 (2.50%) DevOps Automation Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Power BI Developer
5 1 (2.50%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) SQLAlchemy
2 4 (10.00%) CSS
2 4 (10.00%) Django
2 4 (10.00%) Flask
2 4 (10.00%) HTML
2 4 (10.00%) HTML5
2 4 (10.00%) React
3 2 (5.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (5.00%) Apache Camel
3 2 (5.00%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (5.00%) Node.js
3 2 (5.00%) REST
3 2 (5.00%) Spring
3 2 (5.00%) Spring Boot
3 2 (5.00%) Web Services
4 1 (2.50%) .NET
4 1 (2.50%) COM
4 1 (2.50%) NumPy
4 1 (2.50%) Pandas
4 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Algorithms
1 4 (10.00%) Social Media
1 4 (10.00%) User Experience
2 3 (7.50%) Biotechnology
2 3 (7.50%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (5.00%) Housing Association
3 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.00%) Robotics
4 1 (2.50%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.00%) Linux
2 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (5.00%) Robot Operating System
2 2 (5.00%) Unix
3 1 (2.50%) Windows
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) Machine Learning
2 11 (27.50%) Artificial Intelligence
3 10 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (22.50%) DevOps
5 8 (20.00%) OOP
6 7 (17.50%) Data Science
6 7 (17.50%) Test Automation
7 6 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (15.00%) Scrum
7 6 (15.00%) TDD
8 5 (12.50%) Project Management
8 5 (12.50%) Software Engineering
9 4 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (10.00%) Integration Testing
9 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2
9 4 (10.00%) Process Improvement
9 4 (10.00%) Product Management
9 4 (10.00%) Use Case
9 4 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (37.50%) Python
2 8 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (15.00%) C
4 5 (12.50%) Java
5 4 (10.00%) ES6
5 4 (10.00%) Shell Script
6 3 (7.50%) C++
6 3 (7.50%) R
6 3 (7.50%) SQL
7 2 (5.00%) Java 11
7 2 (5.00%) Java 8
7 2 (5.00%) Perl
7 2 (5.00%) PHP
7 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
7 2 (5.00%) Ruby
8 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.50%) Julia
8 1 (2.50%) Scala
8 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.50%) XMLA
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (2.50%) CCNA
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.50%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.50%) PhD
3 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Docker
2 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) Ansible
2 3 (7.50%) Kubernetes
3 2 (5.00%) Terraform
4 1 (2.50%) WMI
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) Twitter
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.00%) Atlassian
3 2 (5.00%) Pega
3 2 (5.00%) WSO2
4 1 (2.50%) Google
4 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com