Period
to 20 July 2018

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

National Health Service (NHS)
England > London
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 554 614 654
Rank change year-on-year +60 +40 +47
Permanent jobs citing NHS 278 222 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.39% 0.30% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.80% 0.62% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 200 163 226
London median annual salary £53,023 £51,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.96% +8.42% -
10th Percentile £26,975 £33,881 £31,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £76,250
England median annual salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year -3.41% +4.76% +12.00%

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 34,656 35,571 39,853
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.64% 48.61% 48.04%
Number of salaries quoted 26,817 26,946 33,654
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £87,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for NHS in London

NHS
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing NHS in London.

Salary trend for NHS in London

NHS
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing NHS in London over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

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 20 July 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
Central London -24 38 £53,750 +27.98% 17
West London +29 17 £35,000 -6.67% 12
East London +2 8 £45,000 -50.00% 2
North London +9 6 £34,250 -37.73% 1
South London - 6 £57,188 - 2
NHS
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, 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 63 (22.66%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (21.58%) Microsoft
3 50 (17.99%) Analytics
4 49 (17.63%) SQL
5 42 (15.11%) Business Intelligence
6 36 (12.95%) Python
7 35 (12.59%) Java
7 35 (12.59%) Analytical Skills
8 34 (12.23%) SQL Server
9 30 (10.79%) Project Management
9 30 (10.79%) Microsoft Azure
9 30 (10.79%) Data Science
10 29 (10.43%) Software Engineering
10 29 (10.43%) Finance
11 27 (9.71%) Windows
11 27 (9.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 25 (8.99%) C#
12 25 (8.99%) Artificial Intelligence
13 24 (8.63%) Data Warehouse
13 24 (8.63%) Big Data
14 22 (7.91%) Machine Learning
14 22 (7.91%) Active Directory
14 22 (7.91%) Information Management
14 22 (7.91%) Firewall
15 19 (6.83%) Management Information System
15 19 (6.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 19 (6.83%) Predictive Modelling
15 19 (6.83%) User Experience
16 18 (6.47%) Bayesian Methods
16 18 (6.47%) Probabilistic Modelling

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 15 (5.40%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.24%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (1.80%) Apache Spark
3 5 (1.80%) SAS
4 4 (1.44%) CMS
4 4 (1.44%) Drupal
4 4 (1.44%) Joomla!
4 4 (1.44%) Umbraco
5 3 (1.08%) IIS
6 2 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.72%) MQSeries
6 2 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.72%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.36%) Apache
7 1 (0.36%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.36%) nginx
Applications
1 14 (5.04%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (3.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.80%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (1.80%) SPSS
4 3 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.72%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.08%) SystmOne
2 1 (0.36%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (0.36%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 30 (10.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (5.40%) Office 365
3 13 (4.68%) SaaS
4 12 (4.32%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (3.60%) PaaS
6 8 (2.88%) Google Analytics
6 8 (2.88%) Heroku
7 5 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (1.80%) IaaS
8 3 (1.08%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (0.72%) npm
10 1 (0.36%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.36%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.36%) Dropbox
10 1 (0.36%) G Suite
10 1 (0.36%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (7.91%) Firewall
2 15 (5.40%) TCP/IP
3 14 (5.04%) LAN
3 14 (5.04%) Network Security
3 14 (5.04%) VPN
3 14 (5.04%) WAN
4 10 (3.60%) VoIP
5 9 (3.24%) DHCP
6 8 (2.88%) DNS
7 6 (2.16%) Internet
8 4 (1.44%) PPP
8 4 (1.44%) Unified Communications
8 4 (1.44%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (1.08%) NAS
9 3 (1.08%) SSL
10 2 (0.72%) SAN
10 2 (0.72%) VLAN
11 1 (0.36%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.36%) HTTP
11 1 (0.36%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (12.23%) SQL Server
2 27 (9.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (8.63%) Big Data
3 24 (8.63%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (6.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (4.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (2.88%) Electronic Patient Records
6 8 (2.88%) Power BI
6 8 (2.88%) Redis
7 6 (2.16%) QlikView
8 5 (1.80%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.80%) MySQL
8 5 (1.80%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.44%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (1.08%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (1.08%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.08%) Qlik Sense
10 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (3.60%) Team Foundation Server
1 10 (3.60%) Visual Studio
2 8 (2.88%) Jenkins
3 6 (2.16%) Travis CI
4 5 (1.80%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.80%) Selenium
4 5 (1.80%) WebDriver
5 4 (1.44%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.72%) JIRA
6 2 (0.72%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.36%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.36%) Grunt
7 1 (0.36%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.36%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.36%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.36%) JUnit
7 1 (0.36%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.36%) Maven
7 1 (0.36%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.36%) webpack
General
1 29 (10.43%) Finance
2 18 (6.47%) Retail
3 9 (3.24%) Marketing
4 8 (2.88%) Pharmaceutical
5 7 (2.52%) Games
6 6 (2.16%) Legal
7 5 (1.80%) Back Office
7 5 (1.80%) Law
8 4 (1.44%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.72%) Local Government
9 2 (0.72%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.36%) Advertising
10 1 (0.36%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 53 (19.06%) Developer
2 51 (18.35%) Analyst
3 17 (6.12%) Data Scientist
3 17 (6.12%) Senior Analyst
3 17 (6.12%) Senior Developer
4 16 (5.76%) Architect
5 15 (5.40%) Information Analyst
6 13 (4.68%) Support Analyst
7 12 (4.32%) Consultant
8 11 (3.96%) Product Manager
8 11 (3.96%) Project Manager
8 11 (3.96%) Senior Information Analyst
9 9 (3.24%) .NET Developer
9 9 (3.24%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 9 (3.24%) Lead Developer
9 9 (3.24%) Machine Learning Scientist
9 9 (3.24%) SQL Developer
10 8 (2.88%) Lead DevOps
11 7 (2.52%) Azure Developer
11 7 (2.52%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (6.47%) .NET
1 18 (6.47%) Natural Language Processing
2 16 (5.76%) HTML
3 14 (5.04%) CSS
4 11 (3.96%) jQuery
5 10 (3.60%) ASP.NET Web API
6 9 (3.24%) ASP.NET
6 9 (3.24%) JSON
7 8 (2.88%) Ruby on Rails
7 8 (2.88%) Web Services
8 6 (2.16%) Action Cable
8 6 (2.16%) Memcached
8 6 (2.16%) Sass
9 5 (1.80%) AngularJS
9 5 (1.80%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (1.80%) Spring
9 5 (1.80%) Symfony
10 4 (1.44%) RESTful
10 4 (1.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (1.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (12.59%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.83%) Management Information System
2 19 (6.83%) User Experience
3 10 (3.60%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (2.88%) Data Centre
5 7 (2.52%) BBC
5 7 (2.52%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.52%) LIMS
5 7 (2.52%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.44%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.08%) Cloud Native
8 3 (1.08%) Cyberattack
8 3 (1.08%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (1.08%) iPad
8 3 (1.08%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.08%) SystemC
9 2 (0.72%) Life Science
9 2 (0.72%) PMI
9 2 (0.72%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 27 (9.71%) Windows
2 13 (4.68%) Windows Server
3 7 (2.52%) Linux
4 4 (1.44%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (1.44%) Windows XP
5 3 (1.08%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.72%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.72%) Unix
6 2 (0.72%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.36%) Android
7 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.36%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (22.66%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (17.99%) Analytics
3 42 (15.11%) Business Intelligence
4 30 (10.79%) Data Science
4 30 (10.79%) Project Management
5 29 (10.43%) Software Engineering
6 25 (8.99%) Artificial Intelligence
7 22 (7.91%) Information Management
7 22 (7.91%) Machine Learning
8 19 (6.83%) Predictive Modelling
9 18 (6.47%) Bayesian Methods
9 18 (6.47%) Deep Learning
9 18 (6.47%) Predictive Analytics
9 18 (6.47%) Probabilistic Modelling
9 18 (6.47%) Reinforcement Learning
9 18 (6.47%) User Acceptance Testing
9 18 (6.47%) Workflow
10 17 (6.12%) ETL
11 16 (5.76%) Coaching
11 16 (5.76%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 49 (17.63%) SQL
2 36 (12.95%) Python
3 35 (12.59%) Java
4 25 (8.99%) C#
5 18 (6.47%) C++
5 18 (6.47%) R
6 16 (5.76%) JavaScript
7 13 (4.68%) T-SQL
8 11 (3.96%) C
9 10 (3.60%) Ruby
10 8 (2.88%) CoffeeScript
11 6 (2.16%) ActionScript
11 6 (2.16%) PHP
11 6 (2.16%) Scala
12 2 (0.72%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.72%) VBA
13 1 (0.36%) Clojure
13 1 (0.36%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 1 (0.36%) F#
13 1 (0.36%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (6.47%) PhD
2 13 (4.68%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (4.32%) Degree
4 10 (3.60%) CCNA
5 8 (2.88%) CISSP
6 7 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.44%) CCIE
7 4 (1.44%) CCNP
7 4 (1.44%) MCSA
7 4 (1.44%) MCSE
8 3 (1.08%) CREST Certified
9 2 (0.72%) A+ Certification
9 2 (0.72%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.72%) MCDST
9 2 (0.72%) MCSM
9 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Certified Master
9 2 (0.72%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.36%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.04%) Data Quality
2 11 (3.96%) QA
3 9 (3.24%) COBIT
4 7 (2.52%) PMO
5 4 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (1.08%) COSO
7 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (7.91%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.16%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.44%) XenApp
5 3 (1.08%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.72%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.36%) Docker
7 1 (0.36%) HDFS
7 1 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (2.52%) Kibana
2 5 (1.80%) SCCM
3 4 (1.44%) EnCase
4 2 (0.72%) WebSphere Cast Iron
5 1 (0.36%) Ansible
5 1 (0.36%) FTK
5 1 (0.36%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.36%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.36%) logstash
5 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.36%) Puppet
5 1 (0.36%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 60 (21.58%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.40%) Tableau
3 11 (3.96%) Apple
3 11 (3.96%) Cisco
3 11 (3.96%) VMware
4 10 (3.60%) Google
5 8 (2.88%) Oracle
6 7 (2.52%) Alteryx
6 7 (2.52%) Screaming Frog
7 5 (1.80%) Cellebrite
7 5 (1.80%) Nuix
8 4 (1.44%) Citrix
9 3 (1.08%) MEDITECH
10 2 (0.72%) Cloudera
10 2 (0.72%) Hortonworks
11 1 (0.36%) Aruba
11 1 (0.36%) Datameer
11 1 (0.36%) HP
11 1 (0.36%) MapR
11 1 (0.36%) ParAccel