NHS Jobs in England

National Health Service (NHS)
UK > England

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in permanent job vacancies in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that cited NHS over the 6 months leading up to 20 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
20 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 384 423 332
Rank change year-on-year +39 -91 +60
Permanent jobs citing NHS 607 610 1,709
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.64% 0.74% 1.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.92% 1.70% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 462 456 787
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £40,836 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £51,000 £50,173
Median % change year-on-year -6.86% +1.65% -8.78%
75th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £66,250
90th Percentile £74,230 £81,875 £81,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £51,375 £50,173
% change year-on-year -2.68% +2.40% -8.78%

All Generic Skills
England

NHS falls under the General and Transferable Skills category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring generic IT skills in England.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 31,616 35,808 68,983
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 33.08% 43.63% 47.75%
Number of salaries quoted 21,236 20,076 30,814
10th Percentile £28,000 £36,125 £34,750
25th Percentile £38,500 £46,872 £46,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -15.38% +4.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £75,000 £87,419 £85,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £110,000 £105,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -15.38% +4.00% +4.17%

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for NHS in England

NHS
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for NHS in England

NHS
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing NHS in England over the 6 months to 20 June 2024.

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 20 June 2024. 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
Jobs
North of England +42 186 £41,066 -8.74% 278
South East -4 126 £50,000 -2.96% 196
London +51 120 £57,500 -5.06% 280
Yorkshire +91 81 £43,742 -1.70% 112
Midlands +6 79 £53,500 +14.38% 222
North West +4 76 £40,000 -11.11% 125
West Midlands +31 67 £53,500 +2.81% 111
South West -100 41 £39,500 -21.00% 179
East of England -18 38 £30,000 +20.00% 127
North East -34 29 £41,000 -11.52% 45
East Midlands -30 9 £45,000 +15.38% 111
NHS
UK

NHS
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (1.32%) CMS
2 5 (0.82%) Confluence
3 4 (0.66%) ArcGIS
4 3 (0.49%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.49%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.33%) SAS
6 1 (0.16%) Apache
6 1 (0.16%) Drupal
6 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.16%) Jetty
6 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Exchange
6 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 47 (7.74%) Microsoft Office
2 38 (6.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (2.31%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (1.15%) InVision
4 7 (1.15%) Sketch
5 6 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 4 (0.66%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.49%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.16%) Adobe XD
9 1 (0.16%) CorelDRAW
9 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.33%) Primavera
3 1 (0.16%) Raiser’s Edge
Cloud Services
1 116 (19.11%) Azure
2 54 (8.90%) AWS
2 54 (8.90%) Power Platform
3 44 (7.25%) Microsoft 365
4 21 (3.46%) Azure Synapse Analytics
5 19 (3.13%) SaaS
6 18 (2.97%) Azure Data Factory
7 15 (2.47%) Azure DevOps
8 10 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (1.65%) GCP
8 10 (1.65%) Google Analytics
8 10 (1.65%) Google Tag Manager
9 8 (1.32%) dbt
9 8 (1.32%) Snowflake
10 5 (0.82%) Azure Sentinel
10 5 (0.82%) BigCommerce
11 4 (0.66%) npm
11 4 (0.66%) Storyblok
12 3 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.49%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.62%) Internet
2 20 (3.29%) LAN
2 20 (3.29%) WAN
3 17 (2.80%) Broadband
3 17 (2.80%) Firewall
3 17 (2.80%) WPA
4 13 (2.14%) DNS
5 10 (1.65%) Intranet
6 9 (1.48%) DHCP
6 9 (1.48%) SAN
6 9 (1.48%) TCP/IP
7 8 (1.32%) Network Security
8 6 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (0.66%) VPN
9 4 (0.66%) Wireless
10 1 (0.16%) BGP
10 1 (0.16%) DECT
10 1 (0.16%) MPLS
10 1 (0.16%) OSPF
10 1 (0.16%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (8.73%) SQL Server
2 51 (8.40%) Power BI
3 42 (6.92%) Data Warehouse
4 26 (4.28%) Tableau
5 19 (3.13%) Electronic Patient Records
6 17 (2.80%) Relational Database
7 16 (2.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 15 (2.47%) Data Lake
9 12 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (1.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (1.32%) Big Data
11 8 (1.32%) Metadata
11 8 (1.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 7 (1.15%) BigQuery
12 7 (1.15%) Looker
13 6 (0.99%) MongoDB
13 6 (0.99%) Power Query
13 6 (0.99%) SQLite
14 5 (0.82%) NoSQL
14 5 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (1.65%) JIRA
2 5 (0.82%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.66%) Git
3 4 (0.66%) gulp
3 4 (0.66%) Katalon Studio
3 4 (0.66%) Postman
4 3 (0.49%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.33%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.33%) Burp Suite
5 2 (0.33%) Cypress.io
5 2 (0.33%) JIRA Agile
5 2 (0.33%) Mercurial
5 2 (0.33%) Selenium
6 1 (0.16%) Balsamiq
6 1 (0.16%) Moq
6 1 (0.16%) NUnit
6 1 (0.16%) Sourcetree
6 1 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.16%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 221 (36.41%) Social Skills
2 137 (22.57%) Finance
3 100 (16.47%) Public Sector
4 68 (11.20%) Marketing
5 65 (10.71%) Pharmaceutical
6 62 (10.21%) Analytical Skills
7 55 (9.06%) Presentation Skills
8 47 (7.74%) Local Government
9 46 (7.58%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 40 (6.59%) Health Technology
11 37 (6.10%) Retail
12 35 (5.77%) Organisational Skills
13 31 (5.11%) Billing
14 18 (2.97%) Telecoms
15 14 (2.31%) Digital Healthcare
15 14 (2.31%) Environmental Health
15 14 (2.31%) Manufacturing
16 13 (2.14%) Digital Health
17 11 (1.81%) Electronics
18 10 (1.65%) Police
Job Titles
1 82 (13.51%) Developer
1 82 (13.51%) Senior
2 60 (9.88%) Project Manager
3 52 (8.57%) Analyst
4 50 (8.24%) Lead
5 32 (5.27%) Audit Manager
6 25 (4.12%) Product Manager
6 25 (4.12%) Senior Developer
7 21 (3.46%) Architect
8 19 (3.13%) Business Manager
9 18 (2.97%) Delivery Manager
10 17 (2.80%) Systems Engineer
11 16 (2.64%) Data Engineer
11 16 (2.64%) Senior Manager
12 15 (2.47%) Support Technician
13 14 (2.31%) Business Analyst
13 14 (2.31%) Software Developer
14 13 (2.14%) IT Manager
15 12 (1.98%) Full Stack Developer
15 12 (1.98%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (8.57%) .NET
2 32 (5.27%) HTML
3 31 (5.11%) CSS
4 25 (4.12%) React
5 14 (2.31%) ASP.NET
6 13 (2.14%) Node.js
6 13 (2.14%) XML
7 12 (1.98%) .NET Core
7 12 (1.98%) AngularJS
7 12 (1.98%) Lightning Web Components
8 9 (1.48%) Vue
9 8 (1.32%) .NET Framework
9 8 (1.32%) Razor View Engine
10 7 (1.15%) HTML5
10 7 (1.15%) jQuery
10 7 (1.15%) RESTful
11 6 (0.99%) Django
11 6 (0.99%) htmx
12 5 (0.82%) Entity Framework
12 5 (0.82%) FHIR
Miscellaneous
1 56 (9.23%) Management Information System
2 31 (5.11%) Housing Association
3 26 (4.28%) Mobile App
4 18 (2.97%) Data Protection Act
5 17 (2.80%) Self-Motivation
6 14 (2.31%) Algorithms
7 10 (1.65%) Driving Licence
8 9 (1.48%) LIMS
8 9 (1.48%) PKI
8 9 (1.48%) Social Media
9 8 (1.32%) Product Ownership
10 7 (1.15%) Data Structures
10 7 (1.15%) Renewable Energy
11 6 (0.99%) CCTV
11 6 (0.99%) Legacy Systems
12 5 (0.82%) Blog
12 5 (0.82%) Cloud Native
12 5 (0.82%) PMI
13 4 (0.66%) BYOD
13 4 (0.66%) IoT
Operating Systems
1 57 (9.39%) Windows
2 27 (4.45%) Windows Server
3 17 (2.80%) Windows 10
4 15 (2.47%) Linux
5 5 (0.82%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.66%) Android
7 3 (0.49%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.33%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.16%) Unix
9 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (17.63%) Problem-Solving
2 100 (16.47%) Project Management
3 86 (14.17%) Agile
4 63 (10.38%) Business Intelligence
5 59 (9.72%) Business Development
6 53 (8.73%) Analytics
7 52 (8.57%) Customer Service
8 50 (8.24%) Roadmaps
9 49 (8.07%) Coaching
10 45 (7.41%) Decision-Making
11 42 (6.92%) Continuous Improvement
12 41 (6.75%) DevOps
13 40 (6.59%) Information Governance
13 40 (6.59%) Service Management
14 39 (6.43%) Change Management
14 39 (6.43%) PRINCE2
15 38 (6.26%) User Stories
16 36 (5.93%) Cybersecurity
17 35 (5.77%) Performance Management
17 35 (5.77%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 98 (16.14%) SQL
2 57 (9.39%) C#
3 42 (6.92%) JavaScript
4 37 (6.10%) Python
5 23 (3.79%) Java
6 20 (3.29%) TypeScript
7 17 (2.80%) T-SQL
8 13 (2.14%) R
9 8 (1.32%) Data Analysis Expressions
10 5 (0.82%) Kotlin
10 5 (0.82%) PowerShell
11 4 (0.66%) Groovy
11 4 (0.66%) Kusto Query Language
11 4 (0.66%) PHP
11 4 (0.66%) Ruby
12 3 (0.49%) Bash
12 3 (0.49%) JSX
13 2 (0.33%) Bicep
13 2 (0.33%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.16%) Swift
Qualifications
1 98 (16.14%) Degree
2 66 (10.87%) DBS Check
3 32 (5.27%) ACCA
4 24 (3.95%) CIPD
5 20 (3.29%) Computer Science Degree
6 17 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (1.65%) Security Cleared
8 7 (1.15%) CISSP
8 7 (1.15%) MCSE
8 7 (1.15%) NVQ Level 3
8 7 (1.15%) Postgraduate
9 6 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 5 (0.82%) Azure Certification
10 5 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.82%) CISM
10 5 (0.82%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.82%) PMP
11 4 (0.66%) MCITP
12 3 (0.49%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 2 (0.33%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (8.57%) GDPR
2 31 (5.11%) GAAP
2 31 (5.11%) IFRS
3 24 (3.95%) Cyber Essentials
4 22 (3.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 20 (3.29%) QA
6 19 (3.13%) Accessibility
7 12 (1.98%) Data Quality
8 8 (1.32%) ISO 9001
8 8 (1.32%) PMO
9 6 (0.99%) Actionable Recommendations
9 6 (0.99%) GMP
9 6 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 17025
9 6 (0.99%) NCSC
10 5 (0.82%) SLA
11 4 (0.66%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 3 (0.49%) WCAG
13 2 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
13 2 (0.33%) PCI DSS
13 2 (0.33%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 27 (4.45%) Active Directory
2 17 (2.80%) Docker
3 15 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.48%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (0.66%) VMware Server
6 3 (0.49%) Slurm Workload Manager
7 2 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 31 (5.11%) Terraform
2 14 (2.31%) Microsoft Intune
3 13 (2.14%) Kubernetes
4 4 (0.66%) SCCM
Vendors
1 131 (21.58%) Microsoft
2 32 (5.27%) CA
3 18 (2.97%) Northgate
4 17 (2.80%) VMware
5 16 (2.64%) Google
6 14 (2.31%) Salesforce
7 12 (1.98%) Adobe
8 10 (1.65%) Cisco
8 10 (1.65%) Databricks
9 7 (1.15%) SAP
10 6 (0.99%) Facebook
10 6 (0.99%) Hotjar
11 5 (0.82%) RedGate
12 4 (0.66%) Commvault
12 4 (0.66%) Datix
12 4 (0.66%) ESRI
12 4 (0.66%) HP
12 4 (0.66%) IBM
12 4 (0.66%) Veeam
13 3 (0.49%) Oracle