Period
to 16 April 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 16 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

National Health Service (NHS)
England > London
6 months to
16 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 368 548 566
Rank change year-on-year +180 +18 +72
Permanent jobs citing NHS 204 119 198
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.66% 0.26% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.55% 0.62% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 131 83 177
10th Percentile £37,500 £28,000 £34,750
25th Percentile £46,250 £29,750 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £43,750 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +37.14% -20.45% -4.35%
75th Percentile £74,375 £58,814 £75,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,000 £91,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,257
% change year-on-year +22.22% -0.57% +2.86%

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 13,189 19,113 25,073
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 42.39% 41.46% 41.23%
Number of salaries quoted 10,029 14,958 19,880
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £35,552
25th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
75th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £111,250 £113,750 £100,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 16 April 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 16 April 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 +39 23 £52,500 +87.50% 4
Central London +76 4 £48,500 +7.78% 23
West London +58 3 £67,500 +125.00% 9
East London +22 3 £47,500 -5.00% 12
NHS
England

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 72 (35.29%) Java
2 69 (33.82%) Public Sector
3 67 (32.84%) AWS
4 58 (28.43%) Re-Platforming
4 58 (28.43%) Biometrics
5 54 (26.47%) Python
6 47 (23.04%) Web Services
6 47 (23.04%) Agile Software Development
7 45 (22.06%) Docker
7 45 (22.06%) DevOps
8 44 (21.57%) Microservices
9 43 (21.08%) JavaScript
10 41 (20.10%) SQL
11 37 (18.14%) SOAP
11 37 (18.14%) Spring
12 36 (17.65%) RESTful
13 34 (16.67%) Git (software)
13 34 (16.67%) Jenkins
14 33 (16.18%) Serverless
15 32 (15.69%) Continuous Integration
16 31 (15.20%) Degree
16 31 (15.20%) PostgreSQL
17 30 (14.71%) Open Source
18 29 (14.22%) Analytics
19 27 (13.24%) Maven
20 26 (12.75%) ActiveMQ
20 26 (12.75%) jMock
20 26 (12.75%) JUnit
20 26 (12.75%) PowerMock
20 26 (12.75%) DbUnit

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 13 (6.37%) Apache
2 9 (4.41%) Tomcat
3 5 (2.45%) Apache Spark
3 5 (2.45%) Confluence
3 5 (2.45%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.96%) Drupal
5 3 (1.47%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.98%) Apache Airflow
6 2 (0.98%) Appian
6 2 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.49%) IIS
7 1 (0.49%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.49%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (1.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 4 (1.96%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (1.96%) Fireworks
1 4 (1.96%) Photoshop
1 4 (1.96%) Sketch
2 3 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.49%) Figma
3 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Sage X3
1 1 (0.49%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (0.49%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 67 (32.84%) AWS
2 33 (16.18%) Serverless
3 26 (12.75%) AWS Lambda
4 23 (11.27%) Azure
5 22 (10.78%) PaaS
6 21 (10.29%) Amazon EKS
6 21 (10.29%) AWS CloudFormation
7 11 (5.39%) SaaS
8 7 (3.43%) Amazon S3
8 7 (3.43%) GCP
9 5 (2.45%) Amazon SQS
9 5 (2.45%) Power Platform
10 4 (1.96%) Amazon SageMaker
10 4 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (1.96%) Microsoft 365
10 4 (1.96%) Yarn
11 3 (1.47%) Amazon Cognito
11 3 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (1.47%) Firebase
11 3 (1.47%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.96%) Intranet
2 2 (0.98%) Firewall
2 2 (0.98%) SSH
2 2 (0.98%) VPN
3 1 (0.49%) DNS
3 1 (0.49%) HTTP
3 1 (0.49%) Internet
3 1 (0.49%) LAN
3 1 (0.49%) Network Security
3 1 (0.49%) VoIP
3 1 (0.49%) WAN
3 1 (0.49%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (15.20%) PostgreSQL
2 18 (8.82%) MySQL
3 17 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 14 (6.86%) NoSQL
4 14 (6.86%) SQL Server
5 10 (4.90%) RDBMS
6 8 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (2.94%) Amazon Redshift
8 5 (2.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 5 (2.45%) Big Data
8 5 (2.45%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.96%) Data Mining
9 4 (1.96%) Power BI
10 3 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.47%) SQLite
11 2 (0.98%) QlikView
11 2 (0.98%) Tableau
11 2 (0.98%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 34 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 34 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 27 (13.24%) Maven
3 26 (12.75%) DbUnit
3 26 (12.75%) jMock
3 26 (12.75%) JUnit
3 26 (12.75%) Mockito
3 26 (12.75%) SonarQube
4 12 (5.88%) JIRA
5 7 (3.43%) Selenium
6 5 (2.45%) Cucumber
6 5 (2.45%) gulp
7 4 (1.96%) Grunt
7 4 (1.96%) JMeter
7 4 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (1.96%) Vagrant
8 3 (1.47%) Mocha
9 2 (0.98%) Bazaar
9 2 (0.98%) Hudson
9 2 (0.98%) Subversion
General
1 69 (33.82%) Public Sector
2 7 (3.43%) Marketing
3 6 (2.94%) Finance
3 6 (2.94%) Local Government
3 6 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (2.45%) Legal
4 5 (2.45%) Retail
4 5 (2.45%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.98%) Games
6 1 (0.49%) Banking
6 1 (0.49%) Electronics
6 1 (0.49%) Law
6 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 70 (34.31%) Developer
2 35 (17.16%) Java Developer
3 29 (14.22%) Senior Developer
4 20 (9.80%) Senior Java Developer
5 19 (9.31%) Architect
6 13 (6.37%) Software Engineer
7 12 (5.88%) Technical Architect
8 9 (4.41%) Analyst
8 9 (4.41%) DevOps Engineer
9 8 (3.92%) Cloud Engineer
9 8 (3.92%) Project Manager
10 7 (3.43%) Python Engineer
11 6 (2.94%) .NET Developer
11 6 (2.94%) Agile Developer
11 6 (2.94%) AWS Developer
11 6 (2.94%) Cloud Software Engineer
11 6 (2.94%) Developer in Test
11 6 (2.94%) IT Manager
11 6 (2.94%) React Developer
11 6 (2.94%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (23.04%) Web Services
2 37 (18.14%) SOAP
2 37 (18.14%) Spring
3 36 (17.65%) RESTful
4 26 (12.75%) ActiveMQ
4 26 (12.75%) PowerMock
5 25 (12.25%) HTML
6 19 (9.31%) .NET
7 18 (8.82%) React
8 16 (7.84%) CSS
9 14 (6.86%) REST
10 13 (6.37%) JSON
11 12 (5.88%) AngularJS
12 10 (4.90%) GraphQL
12 10 (4.90%) Hibernate
12 10 (4.90%) HTML5
13 9 (4.41%) XML
14 7 (3.43%) Grails
15 6 (2.94%) .NET Core
15 6 (2.94%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.39%) User Experience
2 9 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.43%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (3.43%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.94%) Algorithms
4 6 (2.94%) Data Structures
5 5 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.45%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.45%) Virtual Team
6 4 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (1.96%) Robotics
7 3 (1.47%) Social Media
8 2 (0.98%) W3C
9 1 (0.49%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.49%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.49%) CMDB
9 1 (0.49%) LIMS
9 1 (0.49%) PACS
9 1 (0.49%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.49%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.37%) Linux
2 11 (5.39%) Windows
3 6 (2.94%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.96%) Android
4 4 (1.96%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.96%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (28.43%) Biometrics
1 58 (28.43%) Re-Platforming
2 47 (23.04%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (22.06%) DevOps
4 44 (21.57%) Microservices
5 32 (15.69%) Continuous Integration
6 30 (14.71%) Open Source
7 29 (14.22%) Analytics
8 22 (10.78%) Computer Science
8 22 (10.78%) Software Engineering
9 21 (10.29%) Blue-Green Deployment
9 21 (10.29%) Canary Deployment
9 21 (10.29%) Infrastructure as Code
10 18 (8.82%) Machine Learning
10 18 (8.82%) Mentoring
11 17 (8.33%) Data Analytics
12 16 (7.84%) Project Management
13 15 (7.35%) Scrum
14 14 (6.86%) Artificial Intelligence
14 14 (6.86%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 72 (35.29%) Java
2 54 (26.47%) Python
3 43 (21.08%) JavaScript
4 41 (20.10%) SQL
5 16 (7.84%) TypeScript
6 14 (6.86%) C#
7 8 (3.92%) Scala
8 7 (3.43%) Groovy
8 7 (3.43%) PHP
8 7 (3.43%) R
9 5 (2.45%) Kotlin
10 4 (1.96%) Apple Swift
10 4 (1.96%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.96%) Objective-C
10 4 (1.96%) Perl
11 3 (1.47%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.98%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.49%) C++
13 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 31 (15.20%) Degree
2 14 (6.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (2.94%) DBS Check
3 6 (2.94%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.45%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.96%) PhD
6 3 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.49%) CISSP
7 1 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.49%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.49%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.49%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.88%) QA
2 4 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.96%) WAI
2 4 (1.96%) WCAG
3 3 (1.47%) HL7
4 2 (0.98%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.98%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 2 (0.98%) GDPR
4 2 (0.98%) SLA
4 2 (0.98%) SOC 2
5 1 (0.49%) DICOM
5 1 (0.49%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 45 (22.06%) Docker
2 7 (3.43%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.47%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.98%) Postfix
4 2 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.49%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 26 (12.75%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.49%) Ansible
2 1 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.49%) Icinga
2 1 (0.49%) Kibana
2 1 (0.49%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (6.37%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.39%) Oracle
3 8 (3.92%) Google
4 6 (2.94%) Cisco
5 4 (1.96%) Adobe
5 4 (1.96%) IBM
6 3 (1.47%) VMware
7 2 (0.98%) Automation Anywhere
7 2 (0.98%) Blue Prism
7 2 (0.98%) Cadence
7 2 (0.98%) Infoflex
7 2 (0.98%) ServiceNow
7 2 (0.98%) Talend
8 1 (0.49%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.49%) Mitel
8 1 (0.49%) Progress
8 1 (0.49%) Sage
8 1 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.49%) SAP
8 1 (0.49%) Splunk