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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

National Health Service (NHS)
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 544 546 508
Rank change year-on-year +2 -38  
Permanent jobs citing NHS 311 433 494
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.39% 0.44% 0.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.01% 1.08% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 264 371 393
Median salary £44,000 £41,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.31% +9.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £24,690
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,200 £60,350
UK excluding London median salary £44,031 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +10.07% +6.66%  

NHS is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 30802 40126 39522
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 38.48% 41.15% 39.07%
Number of salaries quoted 24985 32467 31563
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £79,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing NHS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 28 March 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -1 99 £43,250 +0.58% 32
Yorkshire +41 38 £44,031 +6.09% 13
West Midlands +41 29 £45,000 +24.93% 4
South East +7 29 £33,000 -17.50% 12
North West -9 29 £35,000 - 6
East of England +12 24 £44,500 +3.79% 5
North East +22 23 £45,000 +24.93% 3
South West +29 20 £34,500 -23.33% 7
East Midlands -3 9 £37,500 +4.11% 3
NHS
UK

NHS
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 224 (32.99%) Agile Software Development
2 175 (25.77%) Microsoft
3 144 (21.21%) PRINCE2
4 134 (19.73%) SQL
5 117 (17.23%) SQL Server
6 108 (15.91%) ITIL
7 107 (15.76%) MS Excel
8 104 (15.32%) Degree
9 98 (14.43%) Management Information System
10 95 (13.99%) MS Office
11 89 (13.11%) Finance
12 86 (12.67%) Project Management
13 83 (12.22%) Business Intelligence
14 76 (11.19%) Service Management
15 71 (10.46%) C#
15 71 (10.46%) Windows
16 67 (9.87%) MS PowerPoint
17 63 (9.28%) Business Analysis
17 63 (9.28%) .NET
18 60 (8.84%) Data Warehouse
18 60 (8.84%) Active Directory
19 59 (8.69%) JavaScript
19 59 (8.69%) TOGAF
19 59 (8.69%) Analytics
20 56 (8.25%) T-SQL
21 55 (8.10%) Java
22 53 (7.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 49 (7.22%) Logistics
23 49 (7.22%) Continuous Improvement
24 48 (7.07%) Data Protection

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 (2.65%) SharePoint
2 16 (2.36%) CMS
3 13 (1.91%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (1.47%) MS Exchange
5 7 (1.03%) nginx
5 7 (1.03%) SharePoint Server
6 6 (0.88%) Skype for Business
7 5 (0.74%) MQSeries
7 5 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (0.74%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (0.44%) WordPress
9 2 (0.29%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.29%) IIS
9 2 (0.29%) Moodle
9 2 (0.29%) MS Project Server
9 2 (0.29%) SAS
10 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 107 (15.76%) MS Excel
2 95 (13.99%) MS Office
3 67 (9.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (1.62%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.88%) MS Project
6 5 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.44%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.44%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.29%) SPSS
9 1 (0.15%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 13 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.03%) SystmOne
3 5 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.44%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.44%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (0.44%) Primavera
5 3 (0.44%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.29%) Cerner Millennium
6 2 (0.29%) Lorenzo
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.15%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 34 (5.01%) SaaS
2 22 (3.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (3.09%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (1.33%) IaaS
4 9 (1.33%) PaaS
5 7 (1.03%) Office 365
6 5 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.15%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 44 (6.48%) Firewall
2 38 (5.60%) WAN
3 32 (4.71%) Internet
4 30 (4.42%) VLAN
5 29 (4.27%) DNS
6 28 (4.12%) DHCP
7 26 (3.83%) SAN
8 25 (3.68%) Network Security
9 24 (3.53%) TCP/IP
10 22 (3.24%) Intrusion Detection
10 22 (3.24%) WLAN
11 16 (2.36%) LAN
12 15 (2.21%) VoIP
13 13 (1.91%) VPN
14 11 (1.62%) NAS
15 8 (1.18%) Unified Communications
15 8 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
16 7 (1.03%) iSCSI
17 5 (0.74%) Skype
18 4 (0.59%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (17.23%) SQL Server
2 60 (8.84%) Data Warehouse
3 53 (7.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (4.71%) Power BI
5 23 (3.39%) QlikView
6 20 (2.95%) Electronic Patient Records
6 20 (2.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 18 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
8 17 (2.50%) Big Data
9 15 (2.21%) Relational Database
10 14 (2.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 13 (1.91%) BusinessObjects
12 10 (1.47%) MySQL
12 10 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
13 9 (1.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 9 (1.33%) PowerPivot
14 7 (1.03%) MongoDB
15 6 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
15 6 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
15 6 (0.88%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 26 (3.83%) Git (software)
2 15 (2.21%) Subversion
3 7 (1.03%) Gradle
3 7 (1.03%) Jenkins
3 7 (1.03%) JIRA
3 7 (1.03%) Maven
3 7 (1.03%) Mockito
3 7 (1.03%) Moq
3 7 (1.03%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.44%) Eclipse
4 3 (0.44%) Gatling
4 3 (0.44%) IntelliJ
4 3 (0.44%) JMeter
4 3 (0.44%) JSUnit
4 3 (0.44%) LoadRunner
4 3 (0.44%) NetBeans
5 2 (0.29%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (0.29%) Travis CI
6 1 (0.15%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 89 (13.11%) Finance
2 30 (4.42%) Pharmaceutical
3 27 (3.98%) Manufacturing
4 25 (3.68%) Marketing
5 17 (2.50%) Retail
6 12 (1.77%) Telecoms
7 11 (1.62%) Local Government
8 8 (1.18%) Publishing
9 7 (1.03%) Automotive
10 5 (0.74%) Banking
10 5 (0.74%) Electronics
10 5 (0.74%) Legal
11 4 (0.59%) Advertising
11 4 (0.59%) Billing
12 3 (0.44%) Law
13 2 (0.29%) Back Office
13 2 (0.29%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.29%) Games
14 1 (0.15%) French Language
Job Titles
1 161 (23.71%) Developer
2 100 (14.73%) Analyst
3 54 (7.95%) Project Manager
4 50 (7.36%) Architect
5 49 (7.22%) Consultant
6 40 (5.89%) Senior Analyst
7 33 (4.86%) Implementation Manager
8 32 (4.71%) Solutions Architect
9 31 (4.57%) C# Developer
9 31 (4.57%) IT Manager
9 31 (4.57%) SQL Developer
10 30 (4.42%) .NET Developer
10 30 (4.42%) Implementation Project Manager
10 30 (4.42%) Project Implementation Manager
10 30 (4.42%) Senior Developer
11 28 (4.12%) Business Analyst
12 25 (3.68%) ETL Developer
13 22 (3.24%) Software Project Manager
14 21 (3.09%) Java Developer
14 21 (3.09%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (9.28%) .NET
2 45 (6.63%) HTML
3 42 (6.19%) AngularJS
4 39 (5.74%) ASP.NET
5 38 (5.60%) CSS
6 33 (4.86%) XML
7 32 (4.71%) jQuery
8 30 (4.42%) ASP.NET MVC
9 27 (3.98%) Web Services
10 23 (3.39%) HTML5
11 17 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 16 (2.36%) REST
13 15 (2.21%) Razor View Engine
14 14 (2.06%) ASP.NET Web API
14 14 (2.06%) SignalR
14 14 (2.06%) WCF
14 14 (2.06%) WF
15 12 (1.77%) .NET Framework
16 11 (1.62%) RESTful
17 9 (1.33%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 98 (14.43%) Management Information System
2 45 (6.63%) Computer Science
3 34 (5.01%) Enterprise Software
4 33 (4.86%) Video Conferencing
5 32 (4.71%) Driving Licence
6 31 (4.57%) Analytical Skills
7 28 (4.12%) Data Centre
8 17 (2.50%) Mobile App
9 13 (1.91%) BYOD
10 8 (1.18%) PMI
10 8 (1.18%) User Experience
11 7 (1.03%) Client/Server
11 7 (1.03%) PKI
11 7 (1.03%) Social Media
12 6 (0.88%) BBC
12 6 (0.88%) PACS
13 5 (0.74%) Blackberry
13 5 (0.74%) e-Learning
14 4 (0.59%) Data Protection Act
14 4 (0.59%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 71 (10.46%) Windows
2 35 (5.15%) Linux
3 33 (4.86%) Windows Server
4 12 (1.77%) Unix
5 10 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (1.18%) Android
7 7 (1.03%) Apple iOS
8 6 (0.88%) OpenVMS
8 6 (0.88%) Solaris
9 5 (0.74%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.59%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.59%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.44%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.15%) CentOS
13 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (32.99%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (21.21%) PRINCE2
3 108 (15.91%) ITIL
4 86 (12.67%) Project Management
5 83 (12.22%) Business Intelligence
6 76 (11.19%) Service Management
7 63 (9.28%) Business Analysis
8 59 (8.69%) Analytics
8 59 (8.69%) TOGAF
9 49 (7.22%) Continuous Improvement
9 49 (7.22%) Logistics
10 48 (7.07%) Data Protection
11 47 (6.92%) ITSM
12 46 (6.77%) Programme Management
13 45 (6.63%) Workflow
14 39 (5.74%) Mathematics
15 38 (5.60%) MVC
16 37 (5.45%) ERP
16 37 (5.45%) TDD
17 36 (5.30%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 134 (19.73%) SQL
2 71 (10.46%) C#
3 59 (8.69%) JavaScript
4 56 (8.25%) T-SQL
5 55 (8.10%) Java
6 35 (5.15%) PHP
7 21 (3.09%) Scala
8 19 (2.80%) Clojure
9 16 (2.36%) C
10 13 (1.91%) VBA
11 12 (1.77%) C++
12 9 (1.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 7 (1.03%) Groovy
14 6 (0.88%) VBScript
15 5 (0.74%) VB
16 4 (0.59%) Delphi
16 4 (0.59%) Python
17 2 (0.29%) COBOL
17 2 (0.29%) MUMPS
17 2 (0.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 104 (15.32%) Degree
2 44 (6.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 26 (3.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 23 (3.39%) Security Cleared
5 18 (2.65%) ISEB
6 12 (1.77%) CISSP
7 10 (1.47%) ISEB Practitioner
7 10 (1.47%) PMI Certification
8 9 (1.33%) DBS Check
9 8 (1.18%) CCNA
9 8 (1.18%) CISA
9 8 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (1.03%) APMP
10 7 (1.03%) CLAS
10 7 (1.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 7 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (0.88%) CISM
11 6 (0.88%) PhD
11 6 (0.88%) PMP
12 4 (0.59%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (6.33%) QA
2 28 (4.12%) Data Quality
3 21 (3.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 16 (2.36%) SLA
6 11 (1.62%) HL7
7 9 (1.33%) ISO 9001
8 7 (1.03%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 7 (1.03%) PMO
9 6 (0.88%) COBIT
10 5 (0.74%) ISO 14001
10 5 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.44%) ISO 9000
11 3 (0.44%) PCI DSS
12 2 (0.29%) BS7799
12 2 (0.29%) GDPR
12 2 (0.29%) RMADS
13 1 (0.15%) ISO22301
System Software
1 60 (8.84%) Active Directory
2 20 (2.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.47%) Docker
4 8 (1.18%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.74%) VMware ESX
5 5 (0.74%) XenServer
6 2 (0.29%) vSphere
7 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.15%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (2.21%) SCCM
2 12 (1.77%) AirWatch
3 6 (0.88%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 2 (0.29%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (0.29%) MobiControl
5 1 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.15%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.15%) Grafana
5 1 (0.15%) Graphite
5 1 (0.15%) Puppet
5 1 (0.15%) WSUS
5 1 (0.15%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 175 (25.77%) Microsoft
2 26 (3.83%) VMware
3 23 (3.39%) Oracle
4 15 (2.21%) Cisco
5 13 (1.91%) Tableau
6 12 (1.77%) SAP
7 9 (1.33%) Citrix
8 8 (1.18%) NetApp
9 6 (0.88%) Cognos
9 6 (0.88%) Remedy
10 5 (0.74%) Adobe
10 5 (0.74%) LANDesk
11 4 (0.59%) Alteryx
11 4 (0.59%) Intel
11 4 (0.59%) MuleSoft
11 4 (0.59%) Sitecore
12 3 (0.44%) Apple
12 3 (0.44%) Civica
12 3 (0.44%) EMC
12 3 (0.44%) Virgin Media
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NHS Digital
Salary: £31,383 - £41,373 per year
Posted: 4 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds or London
NHS Digital
Salary: £31,383 - £41,373 (plus London Weighting if London based)
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds or London
NHS Digital
Salary: £31,383 - £41,373 per year
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds
NHS Digital
Salary: £46,625 - £57,640 per year
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + and additional benefits
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Northampton, Northamptonshire
St Andrew's Healthcare
Salary: £35000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits excellent benefits
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Bristol, Avon
Sirona Care & Health C.I.C.
Salary: circa £40-50k DOE
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York, North Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £21909.00 - £28462.00 per annum + NHS Pension and Benefits
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Salary: Band 19 £23,188 rising to £28,308
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IQ Public Sector
Salary: Dependent on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Taunton
360 Resourcing
Salary: £19,845 per year + Benefits
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Somerset
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £19,845 per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £31383.00 - £41373.00 per annum + NHS Pension and Benefits
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Castleford, West Yorkshire
TJ Peel
Salary: From £15,000 to £20,000 per annum
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hainton
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
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Newcastle
Guru Careers
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
East & North Hertfordshire Nhs Trust
Salary: From £31,383 to £41,373 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £52000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits and Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
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Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
Across Health Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
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London
IQ Public Sector
Salary: £300 - £400 per annum
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Taunton
360 Resourcing
Salary: £19,845 per year + Benefits
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