Period
to 17 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited NHS over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

National Health Service (NHS)
UK > England
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 558 509 534
Rank change year-on-year -49 +25 +89
Permanent jobs citing NHS 765 940 1061
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.45% 0.52% 0.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.05% 1.28% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 499 808 679
England median annual salary £44,471 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.38% +18.75% -11.11%
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £64,000 £63,900
UK median annual salary £44,471 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.18% +12.50% -11.11%

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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 73107 73696 86935
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.29% 41.07% 42.14%
Number of salaries quoted 55418 61093 70351
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing NHS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for NHS in England

NHS
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for NHS in England

NHS
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing NHS in England over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for NHS in England

NHS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the England region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
North of England +7 255 £37,500 -1.32% 14
London -35 175 £60,000 +18.96% 18
Yorkshire +77 151 £42,500 +38.84% 6
South East +25 109 £35,577 -32.23% 14
North West -31 100 £36,250 -17.61% 5
Midlands -28 78 £45,000 -10.89% 9
West Midlands -47 72 £47,500 -7.32% 4
South West -41 49 £43,500 -8.42% 5
East of England -24 42 £50,000 +17.65% 1
East Midlands +22 6 £24,500 -34.67% 5
North East -2 5 £40,000 +30.02% 3
NHS
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 England region with a requirement for NHS.

1 189 (24.71%) Agile Software Development
2 174 (22.75%) SQL
3 146 (19.08%) Microsoft
4 134 (17.52%) Customer Requirements
5 133 (17.39%) SAP
6 128 (16.73%) Degree
7 126 (16.47%) SQL Server
8 113 (14.77%) SAP S/4HANA
9 101 (13.20%) C#
10 97 (12.68%) Management Information System
11 96 (12.55%) Continuous Improvement
12 91 (11.90%) Finance
13 89 (11.63%) ITIL
14 87 (11.37%) Migration
15 82 (10.72%) .NET
16 75 (9.80%) Windows
17 74 (9.67%) ABAP
18 73 (9.54%) PRINCE2
18 73 (9.54%) Analytical Skills
19 72 (9.41%) Data Migration
20 69 (9.02%) Business Intelligence
20 69 (9.02%) Project Management
21 68 (8.89%) JavaScript
22 65 (8.50%) Marketing
23 63 (8.24%) Business Analysis
24 61 (7.97%) Linux
25 57 (7.45%) Pharmaceutical
26 55 (7.19%) Information Security
27 54 (7.06%) HTML
28 53 (6.93%) SQL Server Integration Services

NHS
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 23 (3.01%) SharePoint
2 17 (2.22%) MS Exchange
2 17 (2.22%) SAS
3 15 (1.96%) SharePoint Server
4 12 (1.57%) Apache Spark
5 11 (1.44%) Tomcat
6 9 (1.18%) CMS
7 7 (0.92%) Apache
7 7 (0.92%) IIS
7 7 (0.92%) Jetty
8 5 (0.65%) nginx
9 4 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.39%) JBoss
10 3 (0.39%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.26%) Drupal
11 2 (0.26%) Moodle
11 2 (0.26%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.26%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 37 (4.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (3.92%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (2.61%) Microsoft Project
4 13 (1.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (1.57%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.13%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.13%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 113 (14.77%) SAP S/4HANA
2 28 (3.66%) SAP CO
2 28 (3.66%) SAP FI
2 28 (3.66%) SAP FI/CO
3 24 (3.14%) Dynamics CRM
4 21 (2.75%) SAP EWM
5 13 (1.70%) SAP WM
6 7 (0.92%) Cerner Millennium
6 7 (0.92%) Dynamics GP
6 7 (0.92%) SystmOne
7 3 (0.39%) SAP CRM
7 3 (0.39%) SAP GRC
7 3 (0.39%) SAP HCM
7 3 (0.39%) SAP IS-U
8 2 (0.26%) Magento
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 36 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (3.27%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.92%) Azure Machine Learning
3 7 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (0.78%) Office 365
5 5 (0.65%) SaaS
6 3 (0.39%) npm
6 3 (0.39%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.26%) Mavenlink
8 1 (0.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.48%) Firewall
2 16 (2.09%) SMS
3 15 (1.96%) DNS
3 15 (1.96%) TCP/IP
4 14 (1.83%) SAN
5 9 (1.18%) LAN
6 8 (1.05%) DHCP
6 8 (1.05%) Internet
7 7 (0.92%) VoIP
7 7 (0.92%) WAN
8 5 (0.65%) SSL
9 4 (0.52%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (0.52%) Wireless
10 3 (0.39%) Skype
10 3 (0.39%) Unified Communications
11 2 (0.26%) Cisco ISE
11 2 (0.26%) DMVPN
11 2 (0.26%) NX-OS
11 2 (0.26%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (16.47%) SQL Server
2 53 (6.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 50 (6.54%) Data Warehouse
4 37 (4.84%) MySQL
4 37 (4.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 27 (3.53%) Electronic Patient Records
6 23 (3.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 22 (2.88%) QlikView
8 20 (2.61%) DTS
9 16 (2.09%) Relational Database
10 15 (1.96%) Power BI
11 14 (1.83%) Hadoop
11 14 (1.83%) MongoDB
12 13 (1.70%) PostgreSQL
13 12 (1.57%) Big Data
13 12 (1.57%) SQL Server 2014
14 10 (1.31%) PowerPivot
14 10 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
15 9 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
16 8 (1.05%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 40 (5.23%) Git (software)
2 39 (5.10%) Visual Studio
3 34 (4.44%) eCATT
3 34 (4.44%) LSMW
4 23 (3.01%) Maven
5 19 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (1.83%) JIRA
7 9 (1.18%) JSUnit
8 8 (1.05%) Oracle APEX
8 8 (1.05%) Oracle Forms
8 8 (1.05%) SpecFlow
9 5 (0.65%) Jenkins
9 5 (0.65%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (0.65%) Subversion
10 4 (0.52%) Gradle
10 4 (0.52%) Mockito
10 4 (0.52%) Vagrant
11 3 (0.39%) CruiseControl
12 2 (0.26%) IntelliJ
12 2 (0.26%) LoadRunner
General
1 91 (11.90%) Finance
2 65 (8.50%) Marketing
3 57 (7.45%) Pharmaceutical
4 28 (3.66%) General Ledger
5 25 (3.27%) Retail
6 24 (3.14%) Manufacturing
7 20 (2.61%) Telecoms
8 18 (2.35%) Billing
9 14 (1.83%) Banking
10 13 (1.70%) Local Government
11 12 (1.57%) Electronics
12 11 (1.44%) Games
13 9 (1.18%) Law
14 7 (0.92%) Automotive
14 7 (0.92%) Back Office
14 7 (0.92%) Legal
15 2 (0.26%) Advertising
16 1 (0.13%) Czech Language
Job Titles
1 172 (22.48%) Developer
2 157 (20.52%) Consultant
3 80 (10.46%) Analyst
4 71 (9.28%) SAP Consultant
5 52 (6.80%) Senior Developer
6 35 (4.58%) Project Manager
7 33 (4.31%) C# Developer
8 30 (3.92%) .NET Developer
9 28 (3.66%) Java Developer
10 24 (3.14%) Technical Consultant
11 23 (3.01%) ABAP Consultant
11 23 (3.01%) Architect
12 22 (2.88%) Programmer
12 22 (2.88%) Senior C# Developer
12 22 (2.88%) SQL Developer
13 21 (2.75%) SAP EWM Consultant
14 20 (2.61%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 19 (2.48%) C# .NET Developer
15 19 (2.48%) Data Manager
16 18 (2.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (10.72%) .NET
2 54 (7.06%) HTML
3 47 (6.14%) CSS
4 44 (5.75%) AngularJS
5 34 (4.44%) EDI
5 34 (4.44%) IDoc
5 34 (4.44%) SOAP
6 27 (3.53%) Spring
7 26 (3.40%) Web Services
8 25 (3.27%) jQuery
8 25 (3.27%) XML
9 23 (3.01%) SAP XI
10 21 (2.75%) SAP CO-PA
11 20 (2.61%) Spring Boot
12 19 (2.48%) REST
13 17 (2.22%) ASP.NET
13 17 (2.22%) HTML5
14 16 (2.09%) KnockoutJS
15 15 (1.96%) .NET Framework
15 15 (1.96%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 97 (12.68%) Management Information System
2 73 (9.54%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (4.71%) Computer Science
4 24 (3.14%) Data Centre
5 21 (2.75%) User Experience
6 14 (1.83%) Mobile App
7 12 (1.57%) Client/Server
7 12 (1.57%) Social Media
8 10 (1.31%) Driving Licence
8 10 (1.31%) Life Science
9 9 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.18%) LIMS
10 8 (1.05%) Algorithms
11 7 (0.92%) HoloLens
11 7 (0.92%) HTC Vive
11 7 (0.92%) Oculus Rift
11 7 (0.92%) PKI
12 6 (0.78%) e-Learning
12 6 (0.78%) IPTV
12 6 (0.78%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 75 (9.80%) Windows
2 61 (7.97%) Linux
3 14 (1.83%) Windows Server
4 8 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (0.92%) Unix
5 7 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (0.65%) Ubuntu
6 5 (0.65%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.39%) Android
7 3 (0.39%) CentOS
7 3 (0.39%) HPUX
7 3 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.39%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.39%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.26%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (24.71%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (17.52%) Customer Requirements
3 96 (12.55%) Continuous Improvement
4 89 (11.63%) ITIL
5 87 (11.37%) Migration
6 73 (9.54%) PRINCE2
7 72 (9.41%) Data Migration
8 69 (9.02%) Business Intelligence
8 69 (9.02%) Project Management
9 63 (8.24%) Business Analysis
10 55 (7.19%) Information Security
11 49 (6.41%) Service Management
12 48 (6.27%) Logistics
13 46 (6.01%) Risk Management
14 45 (5.88%) SDLC
15 44 (5.75%) Analytics
16 42 (5.49%) CRM
17 39 (5.10%) Service Delivery
17 39 (5.10%) Software Engineering
18 37 (4.84%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 174 (22.75%) SQL
2 101 (13.20%) C#
3 74 (9.67%) ABAP
4 68 (8.89%) JavaScript
5 50 (6.54%) Java
6 37 (4.84%) Python
7 33 (4.31%) Ruby
8 31 (4.05%) PHP
8 31 (4.05%) T-SQL
9 16 (2.09%) VB.NET
10 12 (1.57%) PowerShell
11 10 (1.31%) PL/SQL
12 9 (1.18%) C
13 8 (1.05%) Perl
13 8 (1.05%) SAPscript
13 8 (1.05%) VBA
14 7 (0.92%) Bash Shell
15 6 (0.78%) TypeScript
16 5 (0.65%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 5 (0.65%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 128 (16.73%) Degree
2 35 (4.58%) Security Cleared
3 12 (1.57%) APMP
3 12 (1.57%) CISM
3 12 (1.57%) CISSP
4 10 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 8 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (1.05%) CREST Certified
6 7 (0.92%) CESG Certified Professional
6 7 (0.92%) DBS Check
6 7 (0.92%) PhD
7 6 (0.78%) CCNA
7 6 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.65%) CCNP
9 4 (0.52%) CISA
9 4 (0.52%) Master's Degree
9 4 (0.52%) MBA
9 4 (0.52%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.52%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.27%) Data Quality
1 25 (3.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 24 (3.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (2.22%) QA
3 17 (2.22%) SLA
4 10 (1.31%) ISO 9001
5 9 (1.18%) ISO 14001
6 8 (1.05%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.92%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 5 (0.65%) GDPR
8 5 (0.65%) HL7
9 3 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.26%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.26%) PMO
11 1 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.13%) FISMA
11 1 (0.13%) IEC 62304
11 1 (0.13%) ISO 13485
11 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 37 (4.84%) Docker
2 27 (3.53%) Active Directory
3 26 (3.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.78%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.78%) KVM
5 5 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.39%) vSphere
8 2 (0.26%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (0.78%) HAProxy
2 5 (0.65%) EMC NetWorker
2 5 (0.65%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.39%) vCenter Server
4 2 (0.26%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.26%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.26%) Nessus
4 2 (0.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.13%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.13%) Grafana
5 1 (0.13%) Graphite
5 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.13%) Nagios
5 1 (0.13%) Puppet
5 1 (0.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 146 (19.08%) Microsoft
2 133 (17.39%) SAP
3 46 (6.01%) Oracle
4 31 (4.05%) SEEBURGER
5 29 (3.79%) VMware
6 22 (2.88%) Cisco
7 12 (1.57%) CA
7 12 (1.57%) Cerner
7 12 (1.57%) Tableau
8 10 (1.31%) HP
9 9 (1.18%) Google
10 7 (0.92%) EMC
11 6 (0.78%) Juniper
11 6 (0.78%) NetApp
12 5 (0.65%) Hortonworks
12 5 (0.65%) Red Hat
13 4 (0.52%) Cognos
13 4 (0.52%) RedGate
13 4 (0.52%) Splunk
13 4 (0.52%) Zend