Period
to

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 16 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

National Health Service (NHS)
UK > England
6 months to
16 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 308 376 572
Rank change year-on-year +68 +196 +18
Permanent jobs citing NHS 1,673 617 354
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.24% 0.78% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.79% 2.03% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 772 430 276
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,700 £28,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £33,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £57,500 £45,050
Median % change year-on-year -13.04% +27.64% +0.11%
75th Percentile £66,563 £71,250 £57,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £72,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +22.22% -

NHS is in the General and Transferable 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 Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 59,926 30,422 32,135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 44.44% 38.28% 36.19%
Number of salaries quoted 28,852 21,073 25,453
10th Percentile £34,000 £32,918 £31,250
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £57,500 £57,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% +0.88% +3.64%
75th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £96,250 £96,250
UK median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +1.85%

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 16 May 2022.

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 16 May 2022. 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
London -41 561 £57,500 -4.17% 57
North of England +104 545 £52,500 -8.83% 65
North West +125 336 £52,500 +5.00% 26
South East +51 276 £45,250 -22.98% 37
Yorkshire +10 194 £50,173 -22.81% 36
Midlands +30 155 £42,500 -22.73% 44
West Midlands +39 109 £40,750 -21.26% 19
South West +7 86 £46,223 +2.72% 20
East of England -59 49 £53,000 +16.48% 19
East Midlands -20 46 £50,173 -8.78% 25
North East -7 14 £53,750 +34.38% 3
NHS
UK

For the 6 months to 16 May 2022, 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 England region with a requirement for NHS.

1 463 (27.67%) Agile
2 344 (20.56%) Data Entry
3 324 (19.37%) Problem-Solving
4 296 (17.69%) Microsoft
5 288 (17.21%) Social Skills
6 277 (16.56%) Coaching
7 261 (15.60%) AWS
8 246 (14.70%) Continuous Improvement
9 241 (14.41%) Organisational Skills
10 236 (14.11%) JavaScript
11 230 (13.75%) React
12 224 (13.39%) People Management
13 221 (13.21%) GDPR
14 216 (12.91%) SQL
15 211 (12.61%) Software Engineering
16 210 (12.55%) Public Sector
17 202 (12.07%) Degree
18 201 (12.01%) Full Stack Development
19 194 (11.60%) Git (software)
20 188 (11.24%) Project Management
21 170 (10.16%) Inclusion and Diversity
22 169 (10.10%) Finance
23 168 (10.04%) Analytics
23 168 (10.04%) Self-Motivation
24 152 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
25 151 (9.03%) DBS Check
26 150 (8.97%) Python
27 138 (8.25%) ITIL
28 136 (8.13%) Azure
29 135 (8.07%) Mentoring

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 30 (1.79%) SharePoint
2 28 (1.67%) Confluence
3 27 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
4 21 (1.26%) Jupyter
5 16 (0.96%) MS Exchange
6 13 (0.78%) WordPress
7 8 (0.48%) IIS
8 7 (0.42%) IBM Domino
9 4 (0.24%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.18%) Apache
10 3 (0.18%) CMS
11 2 (0.12%) SAS
12 1 (0.060%) Appian
12 1 (0.060%) EPiServer
12 1 (0.060%) nginx
12 1 (0.060%) OnBase
12 1 (0.060%) Totara
Applications
1 88 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 58 (3.47%) Microsoft Office
3 25 (1.49%) Sketch
4 23 (1.37%) Microsoft Project
5 18 (1.08%) MS Visio
6 15 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 9 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
8 8 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
8 8 (0.48%) Photoshop
9 7 (0.42%) Maple
10 5 (0.30%) Adobe XD
11 4 (0.24%) InDesign
12 1 (0.060%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.060%) GIMP
12 1 (0.060%) InVision
Business Applications
1 31 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.24%) Cerner Millennium
3 2 (0.12%) SystmOne
4 1 (0.060%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.060%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.060%) Raiser's Edge
Cloud Services
1 261 (15.60%) AWS
2 136 (8.13%) Azure
3 106 (6.34%) GitHub
4 92 (5.50%) Microsoft 365
5 81 (4.84%) SaaS
6 78 (4.66%) Power Platform
7 71 (4.24%) GitHub Actions
8 70 (4.18%) Serverless
9 69 (4.12%) Amazon S3
10 55 (3.29%) GCP
11 53 (3.17%) Amazon EC2
11 53 (3.17%) Figma
12 42 (2.51%) AWS Lambda
13 28 (1.67%) Miro
14 27 (1.61%) IaaS
15 24 (1.43%) Amazon SQS
16 21 (1.26%) PaaS
16 21 (1.26%) Route 53
17 16 (0.96%) Azure Active Directory
18 13 (0.78%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 66 (3.95%) Firewall
2 56 (3.35%) VoIP
3 53 (3.17%) Internet
4 50 (2.99%) WAN
5 37 (2.21%) LAN
6 26 (1.55%) SAN
7 24 (1.43%) DNS
7 24 (1.43%) Wireless
8 23 (1.37%) DHCP
9 19 (1.14%) Unified Communications
10 18 (1.08%) Remote Desktop
11 17 (1.02%) Network Security
12 11 (0.66%) TCP/IP
12 11 (0.66%) VPN
13 10 (0.60%) HTTPS
13 10 (0.60%) MQTT
14 8 (0.48%) Intranet
15 5 (0.30%) HTTP
15 5 (0.30%) RS-232
15 5 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (6.58%) PostgreSQL
2 77 (4.60%) Power BI
3 76 (4.54%) MySQL
4 64 (3.83%) SQL Server
5 54 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
6 51 (3.05%) Tableau
7 37 (2.21%) Big Data
8 36 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 34 (2.03%) Amazon RDS
10 30 (1.79%) Amazon Redshift
11 28 (1.67%) Electronic Patient Records
12 25 (1.49%) MongoDB
13 22 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 18 (1.08%) OLAP
15 16 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
16 13 (0.78%) NoSQL
17 12 (0.72%) Sisense
18 11 (0.66%) Looker
19 10 (0.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 10 (0.60%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 194 (11.60%) Git (software)
2 96 (5.74%) JIRA
3 59 (3.53%) Jenkins
4 28 (1.67%) Cypress.io
5 27 (1.61%) SonarQube
6 24 (1.43%) GitLab
7 23 (1.37%) Bitbucket
8 17 (1.02%) Storybook
9 15 (0.90%) Mocha
10 12 (0.72%) Selenium
11 11 (0.66%) Maven
11 11 (0.66%) webpack
12 10 (0.60%) CircleCI
12 10 (0.60%) git-flow
13 8 (0.48%) gulp
13 8 (0.48%) NUnit
14 7 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 7 (0.42%) ReSharper
14 7 (0.42%) StyleCop
14 7 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 288 (17.21%) Social Skills
2 241 (14.41%) Organisational Skills
3 210 (12.55%) Public Sector
4 170 (10.16%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 169 (10.10%) Finance
6 124 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
7 98 (5.86%) Local Government
8 82 (4.90%) Fire and Rescue
9 77 (4.60%) Marketing
10 71 (4.24%) Pharmaceutical
11 51 (3.05%) Retail
12 45 (2.69%) Legal
13 43 (2.57%) Games
14 36 (2.15%) Telecoms
15 35 (2.09%) Law
16 32 (1.91%) Back Office
17 24 (1.43%) Publishing
18 15 (0.90%) Influencing Skills
19 14 (0.84%) Electronics
19 14 (0.84%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 270 (16.14%) Developer
2 202 (12.07%) Team Leader
3 196 (11.72%) Administrator
4 190 (11.36%) Data Administrator
5 138 (8.25%) Analyst
6 125 (7.47%) Data Entry Administrator
7 114 (6.81%) Software Engineer
8 103 (6.16%) Project Manager
9 80 (4.78%) Designer
10 60 (3.59%) Senior Developer
11 49 (2.93%) Full Stack Developer
12 48 (2.87%) Junior
13 46 (2.75%) Architect
14 45 (2.69%) Senior Software Engineer
15 42 (2.51%) Software Developer
16 41 (2.45%) Senior Manager
17 37 (2.21%) Mobile Developer
18 34 (2.03%) iOS Developer
18 34 (2.03%) Senior Project Manager
19 32 (1.91%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 230 (13.75%) React
2 125 (7.47%) Node.js
3 117 (6.99%) CSS
3 117 (6.99%) HTML
4 95 (5.68%) .NET
5 83 (4.96%) JSON
6 72 (4.30%) Jest
7 58 (3.47%) React Native
8 57 (3.41%) jQuery
9 46 (2.75%) Vue.js
10 43 (2.57%) GraphQL
11 40 (2.39%) AngularJS
12 33 (1.97%) REST
13 32 (1.91%) CSS3
14 31 (1.85%) Svelte
15 29 (1.73%) EDI
15 29 (1.73%) HTML5
15 29 (1.73%) OAuth
15 29 (1.73%) OpenID
15 29 (1.73%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 168 (10.04%) Self-Motivation
2 123 (7.35%) User Experience
3 108 (6.46%) Management Information System
4 54 (3.23%) Virtual Team
5 36 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
6 34 (2.03%) Client/Server
7 30 (1.79%) Graphic Design
8 27 (1.61%) IoT
9 23 (1.37%) Augmented Reality
9 23 (1.37%) Cyberthreat
10 22 (1.32%) Mobile App
11 20 (1.20%) Data Centre
12 18 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
13 17 (1.02%) Driving Licence
13 17 (1.02%) Legacy Systems
14 16 (0.96%) Life Science
15 12 (0.72%) Data Structures
16 11 (0.66%) Tandem
17 10 (0.60%) 3D Graphics
17 10 (0.60%) Media Streaming
Operating Systems
1 120 (7.17%) Windows
2 90 (5.38%) Apple iOS
3 81 (4.84%) Android
4 67 (4.00%) Linux
5 51 (3.05%) Windows Server
6 18 (1.08%) Windows 10
7 14 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (0.78%) Windows Server 2019
9 11 (0.66%) Ubuntu
10 6 (0.36%) Windows Server 2016
11 5 (0.30%) CentOS
12 4 (0.24%) Unix
13 3 (0.18%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.18%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.060%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 463 (27.67%) Agile
2 344 (20.56%) Data Entry
3 324 (19.37%) Problem-Solving
4 277 (16.56%) Coaching
5 246 (14.70%) Continuous Improvement
6 224 (13.39%) People Management
7 211 (12.61%) Software Engineering
8 201 (12.01%) Full Stack Development
9 188 (11.24%) Project Management
10 168 (10.04%) Analytics
11 152 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
12 138 (8.25%) ITIL
13 135 (8.07%) Mentoring
14 131 (7.83%) DevOps
15 117 (6.99%) Computer Science
16 115 (6.87%) User Research
17 106 (6.34%) Service Design
18 104 (6.22%) Data Privacy
19 102 (6.10%) Decision-Making
20 99 (5.92%) CI/CD
Programming Languages
1 236 (14.11%) JavaScript
2 216 (12.91%) SQL
3 150 (8.97%) Python
4 113 (6.75%) TypeScript
5 105 (6.28%) C#
6 98 (5.86%) Java
7 86 (5.14%) C
8 52 (3.11%) PHP
9 50 (2.99%) Ruby
10 48 (2.87%) ES6
11 37 (2.21%) C++
11 37 (2.21%) Kotlin
12 35 (2.09%) Apple Swift
12 35 (2.09%) Go
13 34 (2.03%) T-SQL
14 32 (1.91%) Objective-C
15 23 (1.37%) R
16 16 (0.96%) Rust
17 10 (0.60%) PowerShell
18 6 (0.36%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 202 (12.07%) Degree
2 151 (9.03%) DBS Check
3 133 (7.95%) Security Cleared
4 68 (4.06%) Computer Science Degree
5 57 (3.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 42 (2.51%) SC Cleared
7 26 (1.55%) Master's Degree
8 25 (1.49%) MCSE
9 20 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
10 18 (1.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 16 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
12 15 (0.90%) CCNA
13 13 (0.78%) MCP
14 12 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 10 (0.60%) HND
15 10 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 9 (0.54%) AWS Certification
16 9 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 7 (0.42%) MCAD
18 6 (0.36%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 221 (13.21%) GDPR
2 103 (6.16%) Accessibility
3 58 (3.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 48 (2.87%) QA
5 44 (2.63%) HL7
6 39 (2.33%) Data Quality
7 28 (1.67%) WCAG
8 24 (1.43%) IEC 62304
8 24 (1.43%) ISO 13485
8 24 (1.43%) PMO
9 23 (1.37%) SLA
10 17 (1.02%) Cyber Essentials
11 14 (0.84%) HIPAA
12 11 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 6 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 4 (0.24%) ISO 9000
15 2 (0.12%) CDISC
15 2 (0.12%) COBIT
15 2 (0.12%) DICOM
15 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 110 (6.58%) Docker
2 81 (4.84%) Active Directory
3 42 (2.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (1.79%) Hyper-V
5 12 (0.72%) BitLocker
6 11 (0.66%) Virtual Desktop
7 10 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (0.48%) XenDesktop
9 5 (0.30%) Postfix
10 3 (0.18%) Firmware
11 2 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.12%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.060%) iptables
12 1 (0.060%) NFS
12 1 (0.060%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.060%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 91 (5.44%) Kubernetes
2 47 (2.81%) Terraform
3 32 (1.91%) SCCM
4 21 (1.26%) Docker Swarm
5 12 (0.72%) Microsoft Intune
6 10 (0.60%) vCenter Server
7 9 (0.54%) Ansible
8 7 (0.42%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 7 (0.42%) EMC NetWorker
8 7 (0.42%) VxRail
9 5 (0.30%) Puppet
10 3 (0.18%) AirWatch
11 2 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
12 1 (0.060%) Backup Exec
12 1 (0.060%) Grafana
12 1 (0.060%) Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.060%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 1 (0.060%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 296 (17.69%) Microsoft
2 111 (6.63%) Apple
3 85 (5.08%) NEC
4 65 (3.89%) Google
5 45 (2.69%) VMware
6 37 (2.21%) Cisco
7 33 (1.97%) Northgate
8 25 (1.49%) Sophos
9 23 (1.37%) Citrix
10 21 (1.26%) Siemens
11 15 (0.90%) Adobe
12 14 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
13 11 (0.66%) Veeam
14 10 (0.60%) Autodesk
14 10 (0.60%) Facebook
14 10 (0.60%) Oracle
15 9 (0.54%) Aruba
15 9 (0.54%) InterSystems
16 8 (0.48%) Alteryx
16 8 (0.48%) WorldPay