Period
to 16 January 2018

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 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

National Health Service (NHS)
UK > England
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 574 494 538
Rank change year-on-year -80 +44 +55
Permanent jobs citing NHS 691 883 965
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.43% 0.53% 0.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.00% 1.29% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 495 769 683
England median annual salary £44,471 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.18% +12.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £72,262 £64,200 £62,500
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 68,920 68,393 82,488
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 42.44% 41.05% 42.37%
Number of salaries quoted 53,694 56,466 67,245
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.04% +6.52%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £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 16 January 2018.

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 January 2018. 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 -16 194 £37,121 -15.63% 49
London -21 167 £60,000 +20.00% 62
South East +34 119 £45,000 - 48
North West -31 101 £35,875 -18.47% 21
Midlands -37 95 £39,500 -22.93% 31
Yorkshire +37 89 £44,000 +43.74% 22
West Midlands -55 69 £39,500 -22.93% 12
East of England -25 50 £42,500 -5.56% 14
South West -37 49 £43,500 -14.71% 4
East Midlands +26 26 £38,750 -11.43% 18
North East -34 4 £38,200 -4.50% 6
NHS
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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.

1 153 (22.14%) SQL
2 146 (21.13%) Microsoft
3 141 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
4 129 (18.67%) SQL Server
5 97 (14.04%) Finance
6 92 (13.31%) Business Intelligence
6 92 (13.31%) Degree
7 90 (13.02%) SAP
8 89 (12.88%) Customer Requirements
9 84 (12.16%) C#
10 80 (11.58%) .NET
11 79 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
12 76 (11.00%) JavaScript
12 76 (11.00%) ITIL
13 74 (10.71%) Marketing
13 74 (10.71%) SAP S/4HANA
14 73 (10.56%) Management Information System
15 70 (10.13%) Project Management
15 70 (10.13%) Continuous Improvement
16 68 (9.84%) Data Warehouse
17 65 (9.41%) Migration
18 62 (8.97%) Windows
19 57 (8.25%) Data Migration
20 56 (8.10%) HTML
21 55 (7.96%) PRINCE2
22 53 (7.67%) Business Analysis
23 50 (7.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 49 (7.09%) Information Security
25 47 (6.80%) Oracle
25 47 (6.80%) Analytics

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 18 (2.60%) MS Exchange
1 18 (2.60%) SharePoint
2 13 (1.88%) Apache Spark
2 13 (1.88%) CMS
3 7 (1.01%) SAS
3 7 (1.01%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (0.72%) WordPress
5 4 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (0.58%) JBoss
5 4 (0.58%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.43%) Apache
6 3 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (0.43%) IIS
6 3 (0.43%) Jetty
6 3 (0.43%) OpenStack
6 3 (0.43%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.29%) Confluence
7 2 (0.29%) Drupal
7 2 (0.29%) nginx
7 2 (0.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 42 (6.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (3.91%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (3.33%) Microsoft Project
4 9 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (1.30%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.43%) SPSS
7 1 (0.14%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.14%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 74 (10.71%) SAP S/4HANA
2 19 (2.75%) SAP EWM
3 17 (2.46%) SAP CO
3 17 (2.46%) SAP FI
3 17 (2.46%) SAP FI/CO
4 15 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
5 13 (1.88%) SAP WM
6 10 (1.45%) Cerner Millennium
7 6 (0.87%) Dynamics GP
7 6 (0.87%) SystmOne
8 3 (0.43%) SAP CRM
8 3 (0.43%) SAP IS-U
9 2 (0.29%) Magento
10 1 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 35 (5.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (2.46%) SaaS
4 12 (1.74%) Azure Machine Learning
4 12 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (1.45%) npm
6 9 (1.30%) Office 365
7 3 (0.43%) PaaS
8 2 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.14%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.33%) Firewall
2 21 (3.04%) DNS
3 20 (2.89%) SAN
4 16 (2.32%) DHCP
5 14 (2.03%) SSL
5 14 (2.03%) TCP/IP
6 13 (1.88%) SMS
7 10 (1.45%) WAN
8 9 (1.30%) IPsec
8 9 (1.30%) VPN
8 9 (1.30%) Wireless
9 8 (1.16%) LAN
10 7 (1.01%) Internet
11 6 (0.87%) VoIP
12 5 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (0.43%) Skype
13 3 (0.43%) Wireless Security
14 2 (0.29%) Cisco ASA
14 2 (0.29%) NX-OS
14 2 (0.29%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (18.67%) SQL Server
2 68 (9.84%) Data Warehouse
3 50 (7.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 38 (5.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 36 (5.21%) MySQL
6 24 (3.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 23 (3.33%) Electronic Patient Records
8 22 (3.18%) NoSQL
8 22 (3.18%) Power BI
9 17 (2.46%) QlikView
10 16 (2.32%) Big Data
10 16 (2.32%) PowerPivot
10 16 (2.32%) Relational Database
11 15 (2.17%) Hadoop
11 15 (2.17%) MongoDB
11 15 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
12 14 (2.03%) SQL Server 2014
13 10 (1.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 9 (1.30%) SSDT
15 7 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 30 (4.34%) eCATT
1 30 (4.34%) LSMW
1 30 (4.34%) Visual Studio
2 19 (2.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (2.32%) JIRA
4 15 (2.17%) Git (software)
5 12 (1.74%) SpecFlow
6 11 (1.59%) Vagrant
7 5 (0.72%) Maven
8 2 (0.29%) Bugzilla
8 2 (0.29%) IntelliJ
8 2 (0.29%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.29%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.29%) Selenium
8 2 (0.29%) TestRail
8 2 (0.29%) Zephyr
9 1 (0.14%) Bower
9 1 (0.14%) Grunt
9 1 (0.14%) PhpStorm
General
1 97 (14.04%) Finance
2 74 (10.71%) Marketing
3 42 (6.08%) Retail
4 40 (5.79%) Pharmaceutical
5 24 (3.47%) Manufacturing
6 22 (3.18%) Banking
7 20 (2.89%) Telecoms
8 17 (2.46%) General Ledger
8 17 (2.46%) Law
9 16 (2.32%) Billing
10 15 (2.17%) Legal
11 11 (1.59%) Back Office
11 11 (1.59%) Games
12 10 (1.45%) Electronics
13 9 (1.30%) Automotive
14 7 (1.01%) Local Government
15 5 (0.72%) Advertising
15 5 (0.72%) Military
16 2 (0.29%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.29%) Czech Language
Job Titles
1 148 (21.42%) Developer
2 126 (18.23%) Consultant
3 67 (9.70%) Analyst
4 50 (7.24%) SAP Consultant
5 39 (5.64%) Project Manager
6 32 (4.63%) .NET Developer
7 30 (4.34%) C# Developer
8 29 (4.20%) Senior Developer
9 27 (3.91%) Software Developer
10 21 (3.04%) Business Intelligence Lead
11 20 (2.89%) Business Analyst
11 20 (2.89%) C# .NET Developer
11 20 (2.89%) Data Manager
11 20 (2.89%) IT Engineer
11 20 (2.89%) SQL Developer
12 19 (2.75%) SAP EWM Consultant
13 18 (2.60%) Architect
14 17 (2.46%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 16 (2.32%) Security Consultant
15 16 (2.32%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (11.58%) .NET
2 56 (8.10%) HTML
3 45 (6.51%) CSS
4 36 (5.21%) EDI
5 31 (4.49%) jQuery
6 30 (4.34%) IDoc
7 28 (4.05%) ASP.NET
8 20 (2.89%) Web Services
9 19 (2.75%) WCF
10 18 (2.60%) AngularJS
10 18 (2.60%) HTML5
10 18 (2.60%) REST
11 16 (2.32%) .NET Framework
11 16 (2.32%) RabbitMQ
12 15 (2.17%) SOAP
13 14 (2.03%) ASP.NET MVC
13 14 (2.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 14 (2.03%) WPF
14 13 (1.88%) SAP CO-PA
14 13 (1.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 79 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 73 (10.56%) Management Information System
3 34 (4.92%) User Experience
4 24 (3.47%) Data Centre
5 21 (3.04%) Computer Science
6 14 (2.03%) Client/Server
7 13 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (1.59%) Social Media
9 9 (1.30%) Data Protection Act
9 9 (1.30%) LIMS
10 8 (1.16%) Mobile App
10 8 (1.16%) Photography
10 8 (1.16%) Virtual Team
11 7 (1.01%) Driving Licence
11 7 (1.01%) HoloLens
11 7 (1.01%) HTC Vive
11 7 (1.01%) Life Science
11 7 (1.01%) Oculus Rift
12 6 (0.87%) Public Cloud
12 6 (0.87%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 62 (8.97%) Windows
2 39 (5.64%) Linux
3 21 (3.04%) Windows Server
4 8 (1.16%) Android
5 7 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (0.87%) Unix
6 6 (0.87%) Windows 7
6 6 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (0.72%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.72%) Windows XP
8 4 (0.58%) CentOS
8 4 (0.58%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.43%) HPUX
9 3 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.43%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.29%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (13.31%) Business Intelligence
3 89 (12.88%) Customer Requirements
4 76 (11.00%) ITIL
5 70 (10.13%) Continuous Improvement
5 70 (10.13%) Project Management
6 65 (9.41%) Migration
7 57 (8.25%) Data Migration
8 55 (7.96%) PRINCE2
9 53 (7.67%) Business Analysis
10 49 (7.09%) Information Security
11 47 (6.80%) Analytics
12 41 (5.93%) ERP
13 38 (5.50%) SDLC
14 37 (5.35%) Service Management
15 36 (5.21%) Logistics
15 36 (5.21%) Risk Management
16 33 (4.78%) CRM
16 33 (4.78%) Stakeholder Management
17 32 (4.63%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 153 (22.14%) SQL
2 84 (12.16%) C#
3 76 (11.00%) JavaScript
4 43 (6.22%) ABAP
5 41 (5.93%) T-SQL
6 33 (4.78%) Java
7 24 (3.47%) PHP
8 23 (3.33%) Ruby
9 17 (2.46%) Python
10 13 (1.88%) VB.NET
11 10 (1.45%) ES6
11 10 (1.45%) Go
11 10 (1.45%) PHP 7
12 6 (0.87%) C
12 6 (0.87%) VBA
13 5 (0.72%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 5 (0.72%) R
14 4 (0.58%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.58%) TypeScript
14 4 (0.58%) VB
Qualifications
1 92 (13.31%) Degree
2 22 (3.18%) Security Cleared
3 17 (2.46%) CISSP
4 16 (2.32%) CISM
5 15 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (1.45%) DBS Check
7 9 (1.30%) CISA
7 9 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (1.30%) CREST Certified
8 8 (1.16%) APMP
8 8 (1.16%) MCSA
8 8 (1.16%) MCSE
9 7 (1.01%) CCNA
9 7 (1.01%) CESG Certified Professional
9 7 (1.01%) Master's Degree
10 6 (0.87%) CCNP
10 6 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 5 (0.72%) ISEB
11 5 (0.72%) MBA
12 4 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (4.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (3.33%) Data Quality
3 20 (2.89%) PMO
4 19 (2.75%) GDPR
5 17 (2.46%) SLA
6 15 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 14 (2.03%) Cyber Essentials
8 13 (1.88%) QA
9 12 (1.74%) ISO 9001
10 9 (1.30%) ISO 14001
10 9 (1.30%) PCI DSS
11 6 (0.87%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 3 (0.43%) COBIT
12 3 (0.43%) GPG13
12 3 (0.43%) HL7
13 1 (0.14%) FISMA
13 1 (0.14%) ISO 13485
13 1 (0.14%) ISO 9000
13 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 1 (0.14%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 38 (5.50%) Active Directory
2 25 (3.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (3.47%) Docker
4 10 (1.45%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.43%) vSphere
8 2 (0.29%) KVM
8 2 (0.29%) VMware NSX
8 2 (0.29%) XenApp
9 1 (0.14%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (0.72%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.43%) vCenter Server
4 2 (0.29%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.29%) HAProxy
4 2 (0.29%) Puppet
4 2 (0.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.14%) CSIRT
5 1 (0.14%) Grafana
5 1 (0.14%) Graphite
5 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.14%) Nagios
5 1 (0.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 146 (21.13%) Microsoft
2 90 (13.02%) SAP
3 47 (6.80%) Oracle
4 29 (4.20%) VMware
5 22 (3.18%) Cisco
6 15 (2.17%) Cerner
7 13 (1.88%) SEEBURGER
8 11 (1.59%) Zend
9 10 (1.45%) Tableau
10 7 (1.01%) HP
10 7 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (0.87%) CA
12 5 (0.72%) Cognos
12 5 (0.72%) Juniper
12 5 (0.72%) Red Hat
12 5 (0.72%) SolarWinds
12 5 (0.72%) Xerox
13 4 (0.58%) NetApp
14 3 (0.43%) EMC
14 3 (0.43%) iSOFT