Period
to 19 June 2019

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 19 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

National Health Service (NHS)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 580 530 597
Rank change year-on-year -50 +67 +76
Permanent jobs citing NHS 580 848 656
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.44% 0.53% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.10% 1.35% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 459 664 499
England median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% -3.41% +3.53%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £70,200 £72,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £42,750 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +0.59% -3.41% +4.76%

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 52,582 62,914 63,757
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.55% 39.05% 39.32%
Number of salaries quoted 39,627 48,794 50,668
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £88,350 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -3.06%

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 19 June 2019.

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 19 June 2019. 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
London +43 177 £50,000 -4.76% 27
North of England +13 141 £40,000 -3.61% 32
South East +11 113 £54,000 +20.00% 19
Midlands +26 99 £40,000 +8.87% 18
Yorkshire -5 87 £40,000 -11.11% 10
East Midlands +2 53 £35,000 -4.11% 11
West Midlands +46 46 £45,000 +3.48% 7
North West +22 40 £39,000 +6.15% 21
East of England -23 30 £45,000 +5.88% 14
South West -45 20 £37,500 +7.14% 5
North East +15 14 £35,000 -4.11% 1
NHS
UK

For the 6 months to 19 June 2019, 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.

1 202 (34.83%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (21.21%) Microsoft
3 118 (20.34%) SQL Server
4 113 (19.48%) SQL
5 107 (18.45%) Degree
6 80 (13.79%) Project Management
6 80 (13.79%) Retail
7 79 (13.62%) JavaScript
8 77 (13.28%) Problem-Solving
9 76 (13.10%) ITIL
9 76 (13.10%) Scrum
10 74 (12.76%) Windows
10 74 (12.76%) Microsoft Azure
11 64 (11.03%) C#
12 60 (10.34%) Linux
12 60 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
12 60 (10.34%) DevOps
13 59 (10.17%) Data Warehouse
14 57 (9.83%) Finance
15 56 (9.66%) Management Information System
15 56 (9.66%) Service Delivery
15 56 (9.66%) .NET
16 49 (8.45%) SDLC
16 49 (8.45%) Amazon AWS
17 46 (7.93%) Analytical Skills
18 44 (7.59%) Stakeholder Management
19 43 (7.41%) Active Directory
20 42 (7.24%) MVC
21 40 (6.90%) Change Management
21 40 (6.90%) Java

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 21 (3.62%) SharePoint
2 19 (3.28%) CMS
3 8 (1.38%) Joomla!
4 6 (1.03%) Apache
4 6 (1.03%) IIS
5 5 (0.86%) Skype for Business
6 4 (0.69%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.69%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.69%) WordPress
7 3 (0.52%) Appian
7 3 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.52%) JBoss
7 3 (0.52%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.52%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.34%) Apache Airflow
8 2 (0.34%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.34%) Confluence
8 2 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.34%) iPlanet
Applications
1 38 (6.55%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (4.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (2.07%) SPSS
4 9 (1.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.69%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.69%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.52%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.52%) Stata
7 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.17%) Marvel
7 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (1.21%) SAP ERP
2 3 (0.52%) Dynamics GP
2 3 (0.52%) Lorenzo
3 2 (0.34%) Magento
4 1 (0.17%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 74 (12.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 49 (8.45%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (5.17%) SaaS
4 22 (3.79%) Office 365
5 20 (3.45%) Power Platform
6 16 (2.76%) Azure Stack
7 9 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (1.21%) IaaS
8 7 (1.21%) NuGet
8 7 (1.21%) PaaS
9 4 (0.69%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.34%) GitHub
11 2 (0.34%) Heroku
11 2 (0.34%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.34%) Serverless
12 1 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Flow
Communications & Networking
1 31 (5.34%) Firewall
2 21 (3.62%) WAN
3 18 (3.10%) DNS
4 15 (2.59%) Wireless
5 13 (2.24%) LAN
6 12 (2.07%) VoIP
7 11 (1.90%) DHCP
8 10 (1.72%) VPN
9 9 (1.55%) Network Security
9 9 (1.55%) Skype
9 9 (1.55%) TCP/IP
10 7 (1.21%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (1.21%) FTP
11 6 (1.03%) Broadband
11 6 (1.03%) IP Telephony
11 6 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (0.86%) Internet
13 4 (0.69%) 3G
13 4 (0.69%) H.323
13 4 (0.69%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (20.34%) SQL Server
2 59 (10.17%) Data Warehouse
3 31 (5.34%) MySQL
4 28 (4.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (3.97%) Electronic Patient Records
6 20 (3.45%) Power BI
7 19 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 17 (2.93%) Relational Database
9 16 (2.76%) MongoDB
9 16 (2.76%) PostgreSQL
10 15 (2.59%) NoSQL
11 14 (2.41%) Big Data
12 12 (2.07%) Hadoop
13 10 (1.72%) RDBMS
13 10 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
14 9 (1.55%) Apache Cassandra
14 9 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 8 (1.38%) OLAP
16 6 (1.03%) SQL Server 2016
17 5 (0.86%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 30 (5.17%) Jenkins
2 19 (3.28%) Git (software)
3 15 (2.59%) Travis CI
4 12 (2.07%) Visual Studio
5 10 (1.72%) JIRA
6 6 (1.03%) webpack
7 5 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (0.86%) Hudson
7 5 (0.86%) Selenium
7 5 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (0.69%) Subversion
9 3 (0.52%) Bundler
9 3 (0.52%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (0.52%) RubyGems
9 3 (0.52%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.34%) Babel
10 2 (0.34%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.34%) GitLab
10 2 (0.34%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (0.34%) TestRail
General
1 80 (13.79%) Retail
2 57 (9.83%) Finance
3 35 (6.03%) Pharmaceutical
4 21 (3.62%) Local Government
5 20 (3.45%) Marketing
6 12 (2.07%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.38%) Back Office
8 7 (1.21%) Legal
9 6 (1.03%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.86%) Banking
10 5 (0.86%) Electronics
10 5 (0.86%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.86%) Military
11 4 (0.69%) Publishing
12 3 (0.52%) Law
13 2 (0.34%) Games
14 1 (0.17%) Advertising
14 1 (0.17%) Billing
14 1 (0.17%) Humanities
Job Titles
1 128 (22.07%) Developer
2 87 (15.00%) Analyst
3 38 (6.55%) Architect
4 31 (5.34%) Applications Support
5 30 (5.17%) Consultant
5 30 (5.17%) Project Manager
5 30 (5.17%) Software Developer
6 25 (4.31%) Support Analyst
7 23 (3.97%) Business Analyst
7 23 (3.97%) IT Engineer
8 22 (3.79%) .NET Developer
9 21 (3.62%) Administrator
10 20 (3.45%) SQL Developer
11 18 (3.10%) Applications Support Analyst
12 17 (2.93%) JavaScript Developer
13 16 (2.76%) Senior Developer
14 15 (2.59%) Healthcare Manager
14 15 (2.59%) Solutions Architect
15 14 (2.41%) Network Engineer
15 14 (2.41%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (9.66%) .NET
2 37 (6.38%) CSS
3 30 (5.17%) AngularJS
4 28 (4.83%) HTML
5 27 (4.66%) ASP.NET
6 25 (4.31%) RESTful
7 24 (4.14%) Web Services
8 22 (3.79%) ASP.NET Web API
9 18 (3.10%) React
10 17 (2.93%) jQuery
11 15 (2.59%) Entity Framework
11 15 (2.59%) Node.js
12 13 (2.24%) HTML5
13 12 (2.07%) Ruby on Rails
14 11 (1.90%) .NET Framework
14 11 (1.90%) ASP.NET MVC
14 11 (1.90%) CSS3
15 10 (1.72%) Laravel
16 9 (1.55%) WPF
17 7 (1.21%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 56 (9.66%) Management Information System
2 46 (7.93%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (6.21%) Self-Motivation
4 22 (3.79%) User Experience
5 18 (3.10%) Data Centre
6 16 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
6 16 (2.76%) Mobile App
7 13 (2.24%) Data Protection Act
8 12 (2.07%) Learning Management System
9 9 (1.55%) PKI
9 9 (1.55%) Video\Live Streaming
10 8 (1.38%) PACS
11 7 (1.21%) CMDB
11 7 (1.21%) LIMS
12 6 (1.03%) PMI
12 6 (1.03%) Virtual Team
13 5 (0.86%) Greenfield Project
14 4 (0.69%) CCTV
14 4 (0.69%) EPoS
14 4 (0.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 74 (12.76%) Windows
2 60 (10.34%) Linux
3 35 (6.03%) Windows Server
4 20 (3.45%) Android
4 20 (3.45%) Apple iOS
5 16 (2.76%) Windows 10
5 16 (2.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (2.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (2.41%) Debian
6 14 (2.41%) Ubuntu
7 11 (1.90%) Unix
7 11 (1.90%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.69%) Solaris
9 3 (0.52%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.52%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.34%) AIX
10 2 (0.34%) HPUX
10 2 (0.34%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.34%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (34.83%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (13.79%) Project Management
3 77 (13.28%) Problem-Solving
4 76 (13.10%) ITIL
4 76 (13.10%) Scrum
5 60 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
5 60 (10.34%) DevOps
6 56 (9.66%) Service Delivery
7 49 (8.45%) SDLC
8 44 (7.59%) Stakeholder Management
9 42 (7.24%) MVC
10 40 (6.90%) Change Management
11 38 (6.55%) Service Management
12 37 (6.38%) Business Analysis
12 37 (6.38%) PRINCE2
13 36 (6.21%) Continuous Integration
13 36 (6.21%) Mentoring
14 33 (5.69%) Decision-Making
15 30 (5.17%) Computer Science
15 30 (5.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 113 (19.48%) SQL
2 79 (13.62%) JavaScript
3 64 (11.03%) C#
4 40 (6.90%) Java
5 39 (6.72%) Python
6 20 (3.45%) PHP
7 16 (2.76%) Ruby
7 16 (2.76%) T-SQL
8 15 (2.59%) PowerShell
8 15 (2.59%) Shell Script
9 11 (1.90%) TypeScript
10 7 (1.21%) C++
10 7 (1.21%) R
10 7 (1.21%) Scala
10 7 (1.21%) VB.NET
11 6 (1.03%) Bash Shell
12 5 (0.86%) ES6
12 5 (0.86%) VB
13 4 (0.69%) Go
13 4 (0.69%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 107 (18.45%) Degree
2 27 (4.66%) Security Cleared
3 19 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (2.93%) CISSP
5 13 (2.24%) DBS Check
6 11 (1.90%) CISM
6 11 (1.90%) MCSE
7 10 (1.72%) CESG Certified Professional
7 10 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (1.72%) Master's Degree
8 9 (1.55%) CREST Certified
8 9 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (1.55%) TOGAF Certification
9 7 (1.21%) CCNP
9 7 (1.21%) PMI Certification
9 7 (1.21%) PMP
10 6 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
10 6 (1.03%) Postgraduate
10 6 (1.03%) SC Cleared
11 5 (0.86%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.14%) PMO
2 23 (3.97%) GDPR
3 18 (3.10%) HL7
3 18 (3.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (2.76%) SLA
5 13 (2.24%) Data Quality
5 13 (2.24%) ISO 22301
5 13 (2.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 12 (2.07%) ISO 9000
6 12 (2.07%) QA
7 9 (1.55%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 8 (1.38%) Cyber Essentials
9 5 (0.86%) COBIT
9 5 (0.86%) DICOM
10 3 (0.52%) PCI DSS
11 2 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 2 (0.34%) NCSC
11 2 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.17%) NIST
System Software
1 43 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 32 (5.52%) Docker
3 23 (3.97%) Hyper-V
4 20 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.34%) PowerHA
5 2 (0.34%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.17%) KVM
6 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.17%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (3.62%) Ansible
2 20 (3.45%) Kubernetes
3 15 (2.59%) Nagios
4 10 (1.72%) SCCM
5 8 (1.38%) Puppet
6 6 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.86%) Grafana
7 5 (0.86%) Nessus
7 5 (0.86%) SCVMM
8 4 (0.69%) Terraform
9 3 (0.52%) Consul
9 3 (0.52%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (0.52%) Graphite
9 3 (0.52%) Opsview
9 3 (0.52%) Packer
9 3 (0.52%) Salt
9 3 (0.52%) SCOM
9 3 (0.52%) SCSM
9 3 (0.52%) SolarWinds Orion
9 3 (0.52%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 123 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 29 (5.00%) VMware
3 24 (4.14%) HP
4 23 (3.97%) Cisco
5 21 (3.62%) Tableau
6 15 (2.59%) Oracle
7 12 (2.07%) SAP
8 11 (1.90%) ServiceNow
9 10 (1.72%) Juniper
10 9 (1.55%) Google
11 8 (1.38%) SolarWinds
12 6 (1.03%) Apple
12 6 (1.03%) Blue Coat
12 6 (1.03%) IBM
12 6 (1.03%) MEDITECH
12 6 (1.03%) NetApp
12 6 (1.03%) Red Hat
12 6 (1.03%) Riverbed
12 6 (1.03%) SonicWALL
12 6 (1.03%) Xamarin