Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

National Health Service (NHS)
England > London
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 475 664 645
Rank change year-on-year +189 -19 -18
Permanent jobs citing NHS 363 187 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.53% 0.25% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.09% 0.50% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 215 149 189
London median annual salary £52,500 £55,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.41% +5.71% +10.53%
10th Percentile £27,500 £33,700 £31,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £76,250
England median annual salary £43,000 £44,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year -2.27% -11.11% +28.57%

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 33,185 37,627 36,028
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.80% 50.49% 46.93%
Number of salaries quoted 25,895 26,795 30,664
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 £97,500 £92,500 £90,000
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 16 October 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 16 October 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 -8 35 £70,000 +40.00% 10
West London +23 13 £35,000 -6.67% 11
South London +11 8 £57,188 +29.97% 2
East London -8 8 £40,250 -55.28% 7
North London +13 5 £37,000 -30.19%
NHS
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 86 (23.69%) SQL
2 70 (19.28%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 66 (18.18%) Analytics
4 62 (17.08%) Finance
5 59 (16.25%) Analytical Skills
6 56 (15.43%) Degree
7 55 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
8 53 (14.60%) Project Management
9 50 (13.77%) SQL Server
10 45 (12.40%) Management Information System
11 44 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
12 36 (9.92%) Python
12 36 (9.92%) Data Warehouse
13 35 (9.64%) Firewall
13 35 (9.64%) Problem-Solving
14 34 (9.37%) Windows
15 33 (9.09%) Machine Learning
16 32 (8.82%) Coaching
17 30 (8.26%) Java
17 30 (8.26%) Information Security
18 29 (7.99%) .NET
19 28 (7.71%) TCP/IP
19 28 (7.71%) Active Directory
20 27 (7.44%) WAN
20 27 (7.44%) LAN
20 27 (7.44%) C#
21 26 (7.16%) Data Science
22 25 (6.89%) Visualisation
23 24 (6.61%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 (4.13%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.31%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (2.75%) MQSeries
4 5 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (1.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (1.38%) WebLogic
4 5 (1.38%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.83%) Apache Spark
5 3 (0.83%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.55%) Confluence
6 2 (0.55%) IIS
7 1 (0.28%) Apache
7 1 (0.28%) CMS
7 1 (0.28%) Drupal
7 1 (0.28%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.28%) nginx
7 1 (0.28%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.28%) SAS
7 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.28%) Umbraco
Applications
1 20 (5.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (4.68%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.83%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.55%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.28%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.10%) SystmOne
2 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.28%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 44 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (4.68%) Office 365
3 14 (3.86%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (3.58%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (2.75%) PaaS
5 10 (2.75%) SaaS
6 9 (2.48%) Google Analytics
7 6 (1.65%) Heroku
8 5 (1.38%) Azure Data Factory
8 5 (1.38%) GitHub
8 5 (1.38%) IaaS
9 4 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (1.10%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.83%) Slack
11 1 (0.28%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 35 (9.64%) Firewall
2 28 (7.71%) TCP/IP
3 27 (7.44%) LAN
3 27 (7.44%) WAN
4 24 (6.61%) Network Security
5 23 (6.34%) VPN
6 18 (4.96%) VoIP
7 17 (4.68%) Internet
8 12 (3.31%) DHCP
8 12 (3.31%) DNS
9 10 (2.75%) HTTP
10 5 (1.38%) NAS
10 5 (1.38%) SAN
10 5 (1.38%) SSL
10 5 (1.38%) Unified Communications
11 4 (1.10%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.55%) IPsec
12 2 (0.55%) LTE
12 2 (0.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (13.77%) SQL Server
2 36 (9.92%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (6.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (4.96%) Relational Database
5 16 (4.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (4.13%) Power BI
7 14 (3.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 13 (3.58%) NoSQL
9 12 (3.31%) Big Data
10 10 (2.75%) Electronic Patient Records
10 10 (2.75%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 8 (2.20%) Data Mining
12 5 (1.38%) Azure SQL Database
12 5 (1.38%) Data Lake
12 5 (1.38%) DB2
12 5 (1.38%) QlikView
12 5 (1.38%) Redis
13 4 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
13 4 (1.10%) Blockchain
13 4 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (3.03%) Jenkins
2 9 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (1.65%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.65%) Visual Studio
4 5 (1.38%) JIRA
5 4 (1.10%) Cucumber
5 4 (1.10%) Selenium
5 4 (1.10%) WebDriver
6 3 (0.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.55%) Travis CI
8 1 (0.28%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.28%) Mockito
8 1 (0.28%) Protractor
8 1 (0.28%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.28%) SpecFlow
General
1 62 (17.08%) Finance
2 19 (5.23%) Marketing
3 15 (4.13%) Legal
4 11 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
5 9 (2.48%) Law
6 7 (1.93%) Games
6 7 (1.93%) Retail
7 6 (1.65%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.10%) Back Office
9 2 (0.55%) Local Government
9 2 (0.55%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 75 (20.66%) Analyst
2 63 (17.36%) Developer
3 30 (8.26%) Architect
4 22 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
5 21 (5.79%) Consultant
6 19 (5.23%) Senior Developer
7 15 (4.13%) .NET Developer
8 14 (3.86%) Information Analyst
9 13 (3.58%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 13 (3.58%) Data Analyst
9 13 (3.58%) Data Scientist
9 13 (3.58%) Support Analyst
10 11 (3.03%) Coordinator
10 11 (3.03%) Information Architect
10 11 (3.03%) Information Security Architect
10 11 (3.03%) Security Architect
11 10 (2.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (2.75%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
11 10 (2.75%) Lead Developer
11 10 (2.75%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (7.99%) .NET
2 17 (4.68%) CSS
3 15 (4.13%) Web Services
4 14 (3.86%) REST
5 13 (3.58%) Node.js
6 12 (3.31%) RESTful
6 12 (3.31%) XML
7 11 (3.03%) ASP.NET
8 10 (2.75%) .NET Core
8 10 (2.75%) ASP.NET Web API
8 10 (2.75%) HTML
8 10 (2.75%) SOAP
9 9 (2.48%) AngularJS
10 7 (1.93%) jQuery
11 6 (1.65%) Natural Language Processing
11 6 (1.65%) Ruby on Rails
12 5 (1.38%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (1.38%) Middleware
12 5 (1.38%) Play Framework
12 5 (1.38%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 59 (16.25%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (12.40%) Management Information System
3 18 (4.96%) Data Centre
4 16 (4.41%) Computer Science
5 12 (3.31%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (3.03%) PMI
7 10 (2.75%) User Experience
8 7 (1.93%) BBC
8 7 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.93%) Internet of Things
8 7 (1.93%) LIMS
8 7 (1.93%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.38%) Algorithms
9 5 (1.38%) Cloud Native
9 5 (1.38%) Cyberattack
9 5 (1.38%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (1.38%) DataPower
10 4 (1.10%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (1.10%) PACS
11 3 (0.83%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 34 (9.37%) Windows
2 16 (4.41%) Windows Server
3 7 (1.93%) Linux
4 3 (0.83%) Windows 7
4 3 (0.83%) Windows XP
5 2 (0.55%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.55%) Mac OS
5 2 (0.55%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.28%) Android
6 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (19.28%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (18.18%) Analytics
3 55 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
4 53 (14.60%) Project Management
5 35 (9.64%) Problem-Solving
6 33 (9.09%) Machine Learning
7 32 (8.82%) Coaching
8 30 (8.26%) Information Security
9 26 (7.16%) Data Science
10 25 (6.89%) Visualisation
11 23 (6.34%) Risk Management
12 22 (6.06%) Data Analysis
12 22 (6.06%) Information Governance
12 22 (6.06%) IT Strategy
12 22 (6.06%) TDD
13 21 (5.79%) SDLC
14 20 (5.51%) Software Engineering
15 19 (5.23%) Service Delivery
15 19 (5.23%) Statistics
16 18 (4.96%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 86 (23.69%) SQL
2 36 (9.92%) Python
3 30 (8.26%) Java
4 27 (7.44%) C#
5 22 (6.06%) JavaScript
5 22 (6.06%) Ruby
6 14 (3.86%) T-SQL
7 12 (3.31%) R
8 11 (3.03%) C++
8 11 (3.03%) Scala
9 10 (2.75%) C
10 6 (1.65%) Haskell
11 5 (1.38%) CoffeeScript
11 5 (1.38%) F#
11 5 (1.38%) PHP
12 3 (0.83%) VBA
13 2 (0.55%) ActionScript
13 2 (0.55%) Go
13 2 (0.55%) Rust
13 2 (0.55%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 56 (15.43%) Degree
2 15 (4.13%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (3.03%) PMI Certification
4 10 (2.75%) CISSP
5 9 (2.48%) CCIE
5 9 (2.48%) CCNA
5 9 (2.48%) CCNP
6 6 (1.65%) PhD
7 5 (1.38%) CREST Certified
8 4 (1.10%) MBA
9 3 (0.83%) CCIE Security
9 3 (0.83%) CISM
9 3 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (0.83%) DBS Check
9 3 (0.83%) HCISPP
10 2 (0.55%) APMP
10 2 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.28%) MCSM
11 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.34%) QA
2 16 (4.41%) Data Quality
3 13 (3.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (2.75%) COBIT
5 8 (2.20%) HL7
6 7 (1.93%) PMO
7 5 (1.38%) COSO
8 3 (0.83%) GDPR
9 2 (0.55%) DICOM
9 2 (0.55%) HIPAA
System Software
1 28 (7.71%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.31%) Docker
3 10 (2.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.38%) XenApp
4 5 (1.38%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.83%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.28%) Ceph
7 1 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.28%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (2.75%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 7 (1.93%) EnCase
3 5 (1.38%) SCCM
4 4 (1.10%) Puppet
5 3 (0.83%) FTK
5 3 (0.83%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.55%) Ansible
6 2 (0.55%) Kibana
6 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (0.55%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.28%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.28%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 66 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 19 (5.23%) Tableau
3 16 (4.41%) Cisco
4 13 (3.58%) Apple
5 12 (3.31%) Google
5 12 (3.31%) VMware
6 10 (2.75%) Cellebrite
6 10 (2.75%) Nuix
7 7 (1.93%) Oracle
7 7 (1.93%) Screaming Frog
8 6 (1.65%) Citrix
9 5 (1.38%) MEDITECH
10 4 (1.10%) Workday
11 3 (0.83%) HP
11 3 (0.83%) Sophos
12 2 (0.55%) Alteryx
12 2 (0.55%) Atlassian
12 2 (0.55%) BT
12 2 (0.55%) Virgin Media
12 2 (0.55%) Zend