Period
to 25 October 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 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

National Health Service (NHS)
England > London
6 months to
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 422 397 579
Rank change year-on-year -25 +182 -72
Permanent jobs citing NHS 337 64 160
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.67% 0.33% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.49% 0.82% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 219 60 141
10th Percentile £40,293 £38,280 £24,750
25th Percentile £48,750 £44,500 £39,050
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £56,250 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +15.56% +7.14% -1.95%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,625 £62,500
90th Percentile £94,000 £85,925 £82,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £42,388
% change year-on-year - +35.65% -5.80%

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 22,554 7,833 20,760
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 44.51% 39.85% 38.18%
Number of salaries quoted 13,351 6,635 16,363
10th Percentile £42,500 £43,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £53,750 £55,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year - +7.41% +3.85%
75th Percentile £93,750 £95,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £120,000 £105,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £58,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% +6.36% +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 October 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 October 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
Central London -59 16 £78,750 +21.15% 21
South London -18 13 £72,500 +45.00% 5
East London - 2 £72,500 - 6
West London -81 1 £67,500 +42.11% 5
NHS
England

For the 6 months to 25 October 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.

1 157 (46.59%) AWS
2 88 (26.11%) Python
3 87 (25.82%) JavaScript
4 81 (24.04%) React
5 77 (22.85%) Software Engineering
5 77 (22.85%) TypeScript
5 77 (22.85%) DevOps
6 75 (22.26%) Java
7 73 (21.66%) Social Skills
8 66 (19.58%) Docker
9 65 (19.29%) Microservices
9 65 (19.29%) Public Sector
10 63 (18.69%) Agile Software Development
11 61 (18.10%) TDD
12 60 (17.80%) SQL
13 59 (17.51%) Web Services
13 59 (17.51%) Problem-Solving
14 52 (15.43%) Kubernetes
14 52 (15.43%) Git (software)
15 50 (14.84%) Node.js
16 48 (14.24%) RESTful
17 47 (13.95%) PostgreSQL
18 43 (12.76%) Artificial Intelligence
19 42 (12.46%) MySQL
20 40 (11.87%) Open Source
21 39 (11.57%) Full Stack Development
22 38 (11.28%) Machine Learning
22 38 (11.28%) Vue.js
23 36 (10.68%) Azure
23 36 (10.68%) Scrum

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 12 (3.56%) Apache
2 11 (3.26%) Tomcat
3 10 (2.97%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (1.78%) Ethereum
4 6 (1.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (1.78%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.48%) Apache Spark
5 5 (1.48%) JCAPS
6 2 (0.59%) Confluence
6 2 (0.59%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.30%) CMS
7 1 (0.30%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (2.97%) MS Visio
2 8 (2.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (2.37%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.89%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 157 (46.59%) AWS
2 36 (10.68%) Azure
3 35 (10.39%) Serverless
4 28 (8.31%) GCP
4 28 (8.31%) GitHub
5 21 (6.23%) Amazon EC2
6 19 (5.64%) Power Platform
6 19 (5.64%) SaaS
7 14 (4.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 14 (4.15%) AWS CodePipeline
7 14 (4.15%) AWS Lambda
8 12 (3.56%) Amazon SQS
9 10 (2.97%) Amazon S3
10 9 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (1.78%) Amazon ELB
11 6 (1.78%) GitHub Actions
12 5 (1.48%) Amazon EKS
12 5 (1.48%) Amazon SageMaker
12 5 (1.48%) Microsoft 365
13 4 (1.19%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.86%) WPA
2 7 (2.08%) HTTP
2 7 (2.08%) WAN
3 6 (1.78%) SSL
4 5 (1.48%) SMTP
5 3 (0.89%) Internet
6 2 (0.59%) Firewall
7 1 (0.30%) DHCP
7 1 (0.30%) DNS
7 1 (0.30%) IPsec
7 1 (0.30%) Network Security
7 1 (0.30%) SAN
7 1 (0.30%) VoIP
7 1 (0.30%) VPN
7 1 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (13.95%) PostgreSQL
2 42 (12.46%) MySQL
3 34 (10.09%) Relational Database
4 31 (9.20%) NoSQL
5 17 (5.04%) Big Data
5 17 (5.04%) Power BI
6 13 (3.86%) Amazon RDS
6 13 (3.86%) Redis
7 12 (3.56%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (2.67%) SQL Server
9 8 (2.37%) Amazon Redshift
9 8 (2.37%) RDBMS
10 7 (2.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 6 (1.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (1.78%) Tableau
12 5 (1.48%) Oracle Database
12 5 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (1.19%) BigQuery
13 4 (1.19%) Electronic Patient Records
13 4 (1.19%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 52 (15.43%) Git (software)
2 24 (7.12%) Jenkins
3 18 (5.34%) JIRA
3 18 (5.34%) Maven
4 13 (3.86%) GitLab
4 13 (3.86%) JUnit
5 12 (3.56%) DbUnit
5 12 (3.56%) jMock
5 12 (3.56%) Mockito
5 12 (3.56%) SonarQube
6 9 (2.67%) gulp
7 8 (2.37%) Bazaar
8 6 (1.78%) Bitbucket
8 6 (1.78%) Cypress.io
9 5 (1.48%) Cucumber
9 5 (1.48%) Rational Rhapsody
9 5 (1.48%) Subversion
9 5 (1.48%) webpack
10 4 (1.19%) CircleCI
10 4 (1.19%) Mocha
General
1 73 (21.66%) Social Skills
2 65 (19.29%) Public Sector
3 33 (9.79%) Retail
4 27 (8.01%) Pharmaceutical
5 26 (7.72%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (3.86%) Finance
7 11 (3.26%) Organisational Skills
8 6 (1.78%) Presentation Skills
9 5 (1.48%) Marketing
9 5 (1.48%) Telecoms
10 4 (1.19%) Games
11 3 (0.89%) Influencing Skills
11 3 (0.89%) Legal
11 3 (0.89%) Local Government
12 2 (0.59%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 2 (0.59%) Law
13 1 (0.30%) Banking
13 1 (0.30%) Documentation Skills
13 1 (0.30%) Military
13 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 79 (23.44%) Developer
2 50 (14.84%) Software Engineer
3 25 (7.42%) DevOps Engineer
4 23 (6.82%) Java Developer
5 20 (5.93%) Cloud Engineer
5 20 (5.93%) Test Engineer
6 17 (5.04%) Architect
7 16 (4.75%) AWS Engineer
7 16 (4.75%) Data Engineer
8 14 (4.15%) Senior Software Engineer
9 13 (3.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 12 (3.56%) Full Stack Developer
11 10 (2.97%) Analyst
11 10 (2.97%) Applications Engineer
11 10 (2.97%) Senior Developer
12 9 (2.67%) Mobile Engineer
12 9 (2.67%) PHP Developer
13 8 (2.37%) AWS Software Engineer
13 8 (2.37%) Cloud Software Engineer
13 8 (2.37%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (24.04%) React
2 59 (17.51%) Web Services
3 50 (14.84%) Node.js
4 48 (14.24%) RESTful
5 38 (11.28%) Vue.js
6 31 (9.20%) HTML
7 30 (8.90%) CSS
7 30 (8.90%) Spring
8 28 (8.31%) React Native
8 28 (8.31%) REST
9 22 (6.53%) HTML5
9 22 (6.53%) Laravel
10 20 (5.93%) AngularJS
11 18 (5.34%) SOAP
12 16 (4.75%) GraphQL
12 16 (4.75%) gRPC
12 16 (4.75%) XGBoost
13 15 (4.45%) Hibernate
14 14 (4.15%) Protocol Buffers
14 14 (4.15%) Svelte
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.53%) Management Information System
1 22 (6.53%) User Experience
2 14 (4.15%) Algorithms
2 14 (4.15%) Mobile App
3 13 (3.86%) BBC
4 12 (3.56%) Data Structures
5 7 (2.08%) Freedom of Information
6 6 (1.78%) Data Protection Act
6 6 (1.78%) Freedom of Information Act
6 6 (1.78%) Life Science
6 6 (1.78%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.19%) Cloud Native
7 4 (1.19%) Legacy Systems
7 4 (1.19%) Social Media
7 4 (1.19%) Social Network
8 3 (0.89%) Data Centre
8 3 (0.89%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.59%) Cyberattack
9 2 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.59%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 34 (10.09%) Linux
2 13 (3.86%) Unix
3 12 (3.56%) Android
3 12 (3.56%) Apple iOS
3 12 (3.56%) Windows
4 4 (1.19%) CentOS
4 4 (1.19%) Debian
4 4 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (1.19%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.59%) Robot Operating System
5 2 (0.59%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (22.85%) DevOps
1 77 (22.85%) Software Engineering
2 65 (19.29%) Microservices
3 63 (18.69%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (18.10%) TDD
5 59 (17.51%) Problem-Solving
6 43 (12.76%) Artificial Intelligence
7 40 (11.87%) Open Source
8 39 (11.57%) Full Stack Development
9 38 (11.28%) Machine Learning
10 36 (10.68%) Scrum
11 34 (10.09%) Analytics
11 34 (10.09%) Continuous Improvement
11 34 (10.09%) Continuous Integration
11 34 (10.09%) Test Automation
12 33 (9.79%) Mentoring
13 31 (9.20%) Front End Development
14 29 (8.61%) Business Intelligence
14 29 (8.61%) Infrastructure as Code
14 29 (8.61%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 88 (26.11%) Python
2 87 (25.82%) JavaScript
3 77 (22.85%) TypeScript
4 75 (22.26%) Java
5 60 (17.80%) SQL
6 30 (8.90%) PHP
7 29 (8.61%) Ruby
8 19 (5.64%) Go
9 18 (5.34%) Bash Shell
10 14 (4.15%) Rust
11 12 (3.56%) Scala
12 10 (2.97%) Apple Swift
12 10 (2.97%) Kotlin
13 9 (2.67%) Objective-C
14 8 (2.37%) C
15 7 (2.08%) PowerShell
16 6 (1.78%) Clojure
16 6 (1.78%) ES6
17 5 (1.48%) C#
17 5 (1.48%) R
Qualifications
1 34 (10.09%) Degree
2 17 (5.04%) SC Cleared
2 17 (5.04%) Security Cleared
3 12 (3.56%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (2.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.19%) CISSP
5 4 (1.19%) MCP
5 4 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (1.19%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
6 3 (0.89%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.59%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.59%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.59%) MBA
7 2 (0.59%) MCSD
8 1 (0.30%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.30%) CISMP
8 1 (0.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.30%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.30%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.30%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (3.86%) GDPR
3 10 (2.97%) Data Quality
4 9 (2.67%) QA
5 6 (1.78%) HL7
5 6 (1.78%) IEC 62304
5 6 (1.78%) ISO 13485
6 5 (1.48%) HIPAA
6 5 (1.48%) PMO
7 4 (1.19%) Accessibility
8 3 (0.89%) SLA
9 2 (0.59%) Good Clinical Practice
9 2 (0.59%) NCSC
10 1 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.30%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 17025
10 1 (0.30%) SEPA
10 1 (0.30%) SOC 2
System Software
1 66 (19.58%) Docker
2 9 (2.67%) Postfix
2 9 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.37%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.89%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.30%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.30%) Firmware
5 1 (0.30%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 52 (15.43%) Kubernetes
2 26 (7.72%) Terraform
3 9 (2.67%) Ansible
4 4 (1.19%) logstash
5 3 (0.89%) Puppet
6 2 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (6.82%) Google
2 19 (5.64%) New Relic
3 18 (5.34%) Microsoft
4 14 (4.15%) Apple
4 14 (4.15%) VMware
5 11 (3.26%) BT
6 8 (2.37%) Cadence
7 6 (1.78%) Cisco
7 6 (1.78%) Oracle
8 2 (0.59%) Databricks
8 2 (0.59%) Pega
8 2 (0.59%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.59%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.59%) Twitter
8 2 (0.59%) Virgin Media
8 2 (0.59%) WSO2
9 1 (0.30%) Datix
9 1 (0.30%) Hootsuite
9 1 (0.30%) NetApp
9 1 (0.30%) Veeam