Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited NHS over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

National Health Service (NHS)
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 69 83
Rank change year-on-year -5 +14 +11
Permanent jobs citing NHS 17 40 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.71% 3.03% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.43% 7.27% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 18 38 6
Merseyside median annual salary £37,500 £44,000 £51,617
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.77% -14.76% +14.70%
10th Percentile £27,850 £27,125 £38,445
90th Percentile £110,000 £54,730 £54,343
North West median annual salary £36,000 £44,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -18.18% +25.71% -12.50%

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 Merseyside with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 384 550 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 38.55% 41.73% 36.60%
Number of salaries quoted 278 365 237
Merseyside median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,750 £57,500 £62,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for NHS in Merseyside

NHS
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for NHS in Merseyside

NHS
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing NHS in Merseyside over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for NHS in Merseyside

NHS
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Liverpool +3 8 £110,000 +150.00% 1
Wirral -3 1 £37,500 +36.36%
St Helens - 1 - -
NHS
North West

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing NHS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for NHS.

1 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) C#
2 6 (35.29%) Cerner
3 5 (29.41%) HTML
3 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 5 (29.41%) CSS
3 5 (29.41%) Cerner Millennium
3 5 (29.41%) Translating Business Requirements
3 5 (29.41%) Electronic Patient Records
4 4 (23.53%) Data Quality
4 4 (23.53%) JSON
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (17.65%) Kimball Methodology
5 3 (17.65%) QlikView
5 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (17.65%) Change Control
5 3 (17.65%) Power BI
5 3 (17.65%) Cognos
5 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (17.65%) SMS
5 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
5 3 (17.65%) Finance
5 3 (17.65%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 3 (17.65%) Strategic Thinking
6 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.76%) Scrum
6 2 (11.76%) Project Management
6 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
6 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2

NHS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Mavenlink
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) Electronic Patient Records
2 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (17.65%) Power BI
2 3 (17.65%) QlikView
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Chief Technology Officer
3 3 (17.65%) Digital Director
3 3 (17.65%) Head of Digital
3 3 (17.65%) Head of IT
3 3 (17.65%) Head of Technology
3 3 (17.65%) IT Director
3 3 (17.65%) Technology Director
4 2 (11.76%) Business Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Information Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Systems Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) CSS
1 5 (29.41%) HTML
2 4 (23.53%) JSON
3 2 (11.76%) .NET
3 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.88%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Translating Business Requirements
2 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (17.65%) Change Control
2 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (17.65%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 3 (17.65%) Kimball Methodology
2 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
2 3 (17.65%) Strategic Thinking
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
3 2 (11.76%) Front End Development
3 2 (11.76%) Gantt Chart
3 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
3 2 (11.76%) Project Management
3 2 (11.76%) Scrum
3 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.76%) User Stories
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE
4 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) C#
3 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
1 1 (5.88%) Master's Degree
1 1 (5.88%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Cerner
2 3 (17.65%) Cognos
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft