Period
to 25 July 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited NHS over the 6 months to 25 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

National Health Service (NHS)
England > London
6 months to
25 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 406 483 568
Rank change year-on-year +77 +85 -14
Permanent jobs citing NHS 317 81 196
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.71% 0.28% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.62% 0.70% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 203 68 166
10th Percentile £42,500 £28,000 £29,000
25th Percentile £48,750 £30,000 £37,450
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £43,000 £51,750
Median % change year-on-year +51.16% -16.91% -5.91%
75th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £89,750 £78,750 £81,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £44,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +29.21% -1.11% +4.47%

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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 19,516 11,492 21,397
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 43.56% 39.09% 37.23%
Number of salaries quoted 11,526 9,230 17,065
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £36,250
25th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £115,000 £102,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,361 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.60% +4.29% +4.76%

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for NHS in London

NHS
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for NHS in London

NHS
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing NHS in London over the 6 months to 25 July 2021.

Salary histogram for NHS in London

NHS
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the London region over the 6 months to 25 July 2021. 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
South London +8 27 £55,000 +96.43% 4
Central London +17 15 £67,500 +3.85% 25
West London -26 5 £67,500 +38.46% 9
East London - 1 £65,000 - 11
NHS
England

For the 6 months to 25 July 2021, 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 London region with a requirement for NHS.

1 143 (45.11%) AWS
2 102 (32.18%) Public Sector
3 97 (30.60%) Java
4 88 (27.76%) JavaScript
5 82 (25.87%) Python
6 80 (25.24%) Web Services
7 77 (24.29%) Microservices
8 76 (23.97%) DevOps
9 75 (23.66%) Docker
10 69 (21.77%) Re-Platforming
10 69 (21.77%) Biometrics
11 63 (19.87%) Agile Software Development
11 63 (19.87%) RESTful
12 61 (19.24%) Git (software)
12 61 (19.24%) React
13 56 (17.67%) SQL
14 51 (16.09%) Social Skills
15 50 (15.77%) Serverless
16 48 (15.14%) Kubernetes
16 48 (15.14%) TypeScript
17 46 (14.51%) Open Source
17 46 (14.51%) Continuous Integration
17 46 (14.51%) PostgreSQL
17 46 (14.51%) Spring
18 45 (14.20%) Software Engineering
18 45 (14.20%) Jenkins
19 43 (13.56%) Analytics
19 43 (13.56%) SOAP
20 40 (12.62%) Azure
21 39 (12.30%) Maven

NHS
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (6.62%) Apache
2 17 (5.36%) Tomcat
3 10 (3.15%) Apache Spark
4 9 (2.84%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (2.21%) Confluence
6 6 (1.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (1.89%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.58%) JCAPS
8 4 (1.26%) Drupal
9 2 (0.63%) Apache Airflow
9 2 (0.63%) Appian
9 2 (0.63%) Ethereum
9 2 (0.63%) WordPress
10 1 (0.32%) CMS
10 1 (0.32%) IIS
10 1 (0.32%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (1.58%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (1.26%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (1.26%) Fireworks
2 4 (1.26%) Sketch
3 3 (0.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.32%) Figma
5 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (0.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 143 (45.11%) AWS
2 50 (15.77%) Serverless
3 40 (12.62%) Azure
4 37 (11.67%) AWS Lambda
5 26 (8.20%) PaaS
6 25 (7.89%) Amazon EKS
6 25 (7.89%) AWS CloudFormation
7 22 (6.94%) SaaS
8 21 (6.62%) Amazon EC2
9 18 (5.68%) Amazon SQS
10 14 (4.42%) Amazon S3
11 13 (4.10%) Cloud Computing
12 12 (3.79%) Power Platform
13 11 (3.47%) AWS CodePipeline
13 11 (3.47%) GCP
14 10 (3.15%) GitHub
15 9 (2.84%) Amazon SageMaker
16 6 (1.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 5 (1.58%) Amazon ELB
17 5 (1.58%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.52%) HTTP
2 5 (1.58%) SMTP
2 5 (1.58%) SSL
3 4 (1.26%) Intranet
4 3 (0.95%) VoIP
5 2 (0.63%) SSH
6 1 (0.32%) DNS
6 1 (0.32%) Firewall
6 1 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (14.51%) PostgreSQL
2 33 (10.41%) MySQL
3 30 (9.46%) Relational Database
4 22 (6.94%) NoSQL
5 13 (4.10%) SQL Server
6 11 (3.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 11 (3.47%) RDBMS
7 10 (3.15%) Amazon Redshift
7 10 (3.15%) Big Data
7 10 (3.15%) Oracle Database
8 9 (2.84%) Amazon RDS
8 9 (2.84%) Power BI
9 6 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.58%) Redis
11 4 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.95%) Tableau
13 2 (0.63%) Qlik Sense
13 2 (0.63%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 61 (19.24%) Git (software)
2 45 (14.20%) Jenkins
3 39 (12.30%) Maven
4 33 (10.41%) DbUnit
4 33 (10.41%) jMock
4 33 (10.41%) JUnit
4 33 (10.41%) Mockito
4 33 (10.41%) SonarQube
5 24 (7.57%) JIRA
6 11 (3.47%) Bazaar
6 11 (3.47%) gulp
7 10 (3.15%) Cucumber
8 8 (2.52%) Bitbucket
8 8 (2.52%) Selenium
9 7 (2.21%) GitLab
9 7 (2.21%) Subversion
10 6 (1.89%) JMeter
10 6 (1.89%) Postman
11 5 (1.58%) Rational Rhapsody
12 4 (1.26%) Hudson
General
1 102 (32.18%) Public Sector
2 51 (16.09%) Social Skills
3 28 (8.83%) Retail
4 12 (3.79%) Finance
4 12 (3.79%) Marketing
5 11 (3.47%) Pharmaceutical
6 10 (3.15%) Telecoms
7 8 (2.52%) Influencing Skills
7 8 (2.52%) Legal
7 8 (2.52%) Presentation Skills
8 6 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (1.58%) Games
9 5 (1.58%) Local Government
9 5 (1.58%) Organisational Skills
10 2 (0.63%) Banking
10 2 (0.63%) Law
11 1 (0.32%) Electronics
11 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.32%) Military
11 1 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 112 (35.33%) Developer
2 45 (14.20%) Java Developer
3 41 (12.93%) Senior Developer
4 23 (7.26%) Architect
4 23 (7.26%) Senior Java Developer
5 22 (6.94%) DevOps Engineer
5 22 (6.94%) Software Engineer
6 17 (5.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 15 (4.73%) Full Stack Developer
8 14 (4.42%) Cloud Engineer
8 14 (4.42%) Test Engineer
9 12 (3.79%) AWS Engineer
9 12 (3.79%) Technical Architect
10 9 (2.84%) Python Engineer
11 8 (2.52%) .NET Developer
11 8 (2.52%) Senior .NET Developer
12 7 (2.21%) Analyst
12 7 (2.21%) Developer in Test
12 7 (2.21%) Product Owner
12 7 (2.21%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (25.24%) Web Services
2 63 (19.87%) RESTful
3 61 (19.24%) React
4 46 (14.51%) Spring
5 43 (13.56%) SOAP
6 36 (11.36%) HTML
6 36 (11.36%) Node.js
7 33 (10.41%) ActiveMQ
7 33 (10.41%) PowerMock
8 29 (9.15%) CSS
8 29 (9.15%) REST
9 25 (7.89%) AngularJS
10 22 (6.94%) .NET
11 21 (6.62%) HTML5
11 21 (6.62%) Vue.js
12 20 (6.31%) XGBoost
13 19 (5.99%) Hibernate
14 17 (5.36%) React Native
15 11 (3.47%) Laravel
16 9 (2.84%) Matplotlib
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.99%) User Experience
2 14 (4.42%) Mobile App
3 11 (3.47%) Management Information System
4 6 (1.89%) Algorithms
4 6 (1.89%) Data Structures
5 4 (1.26%) Freedom of Information
5 4 (1.26%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (1.26%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (1.26%) Robotics
5 4 (1.26%) Virtual Team
6 3 (0.95%) CMDB
6 3 (0.95%) Data Centre
6 3 (0.95%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (0.95%) Freedom of Information Act
6 3 (0.95%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (0.63%) Social Media
7 2 (0.63%) W3C
8 1 (0.32%) Blog
8 1 (0.32%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 28 (8.83%) Linux
2 10 (3.15%) Unix
2 10 (3.15%) Windows
3 8 (2.52%) Android
4 7 (2.21%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.26%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.95%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (24.29%) Microservices
2 76 (23.97%) DevOps
3 69 (21.77%) Biometrics
3 69 (21.77%) Re-Platforming
4 63 (19.87%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (14.51%) Continuous Integration
5 46 (14.51%) Open Source
6 45 (14.20%) Software Engineering
7 43 (13.56%) Analytics
8 37 (11.67%) Artificial Intelligence
9 36 (11.36%) Front End Development
9 36 (11.36%) Machine Learning
9 36 (11.36%) Mentoring
10 33 (10.41%) Infrastructure as Code
11 30 (9.46%) Problem-Solving
12 29 (9.15%) TDD
13 25 (7.89%) Blue-Green Deployment
13 25 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
13 25 (7.89%) Scrum
13 25 (7.89%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 97 (30.60%) Java
2 88 (27.76%) JavaScript
3 82 (25.87%) Python
4 56 (17.67%) SQL
5 48 (15.14%) TypeScript
6 19 (5.99%) PHP
7 17 (5.36%) Bash Shell
8 14 (4.42%) C#
9 11 (3.47%) Ruby
10 9 (2.84%) Kotlin
11 8 (2.52%) PowerShell
11 8 (2.52%) Scala
12 7 (2.21%) Apple Swift
12 7 (2.21%) PL/SQL
13 6 (1.89%) Clojure
13 6 (1.89%) Objective-C
14 5 (1.58%) R
15 4 (1.26%) Perl
16 3 (0.95%) C
16 3 (0.95%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (9.46%) Degree
2 13 (4.10%) Security Cleared
3 12 (3.79%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.52%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (1.58%) PhD
6 4 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.63%) CISSP
8 2 (0.63%) MBA
8 2 (0.63%) MCP
8 2 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.32%) MCSD
9 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (3.15%) Accessibility
2 10 (3.15%) QA
3 8 (2.52%) ISO 13485
4 7 (2.21%) IEC 62304
5 5 (1.58%) GDPR
5 5 (1.58%) HL7
6 4 (1.26%) Data Quality
6 4 (1.26%) WAI
6 4 (1.26%) WCAG
7 3 (0.95%) SOC 2
8 2 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 2 (0.63%) SLA
9 1 (0.32%) Good Clinical Practice
9 1 (0.32%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.32%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.32%) PMO
9 1 (0.32%) SEPA
System Software
1 75 (23.66%) Docker
2 8 (2.52%) Postfix
3 5 (1.58%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.95%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.32%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 48 (15.14%) Kubernetes
2 7 (2.21%) Terraform
3 2 (0.63%) Ansible
4 1 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.32%) Icinga
4 1 (0.32%) Kibana
4 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (4.73%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.42%) Oracle
3 11 (3.47%) BT
3 11 (3.47%) Cadence
3 11 (3.47%) Google
4 10 (3.15%) Cisco
5 5 (1.58%) New Relic
5 5 (1.58%) VMware
6 4 (1.26%) Adobe
6 4 (1.26%) ServiceNow
7 2 (0.63%) Automation Anywhere
7 2 (0.63%) Blue Prism
7 2 (0.63%) Databricks
8 1 (0.32%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.32%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.32%) Datix
8 1 (0.32%) Hootsuite
8 1 (0.32%) IBM
8 1 (0.32%) Progress
8 1 (0.32%) Splunk