Period
to 2 June 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited NHS over the 6 months to 2 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

National Health Service (NHS)
England > North of England
6 months to
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 258 346 348
Rank change year-on-year +88 +2 -5
Permanent jobs citing NHS 79 124 141
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 0.68% 0.66% 0.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.91% 1.65% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 72 118 115
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +9.76%
10th Percentile £27,050 £32,050 £28,818
90th Percentile £66,750 £54,525 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £44,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +6.74% +2.30% +2.35%

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 the North of England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 4,144 7,512 8,039
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 35.62% 39.69% 34.15%
Number of salaries quoted 3,224 5,406 6,329
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing NHS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North of England.

Job vacancy trend for NHS in the North of England

NHS
Salary Trend in the North of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing NHS in the North of England.

Salary trend for NHS in the North of England

NHS
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing NHS in the North of England over the 6 months to 2 June 2020.

Salary histogram for NHS in the North of England

NHS
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the North of England region over the 6 months to 2 June 2020. 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
Yorkshire +62 39 £47,713 +19.28% 2
North West +92 34 £40,386 +6.28% 9
North East +7 6 £48,750 +30.00%
NHS
England

For the 6 months to 2 June 2020, 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 North of England region with a requirement for NHS.

1 43 (54.43%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (29.11%) C#
3 20 (25.32%) Degree
4 17 (21.52%) .NET
4 17 (21.52%) DevOps
5 15 (18.99%) SQL
5 15 (18.99%) Software Engineering
5 15 (18.99%) Public Sector
6 14 (17.72%) Java
6 14 (17.72%) JavaScript
6 14 (17.72%) Web Services
6 14 (17.72%) Test Automation
7 13 (16.46%) Azure
7 13 (16.46%) AWS
7 13 (16.46%) HTML
7 13 (16.46%) Management Information System
7 13 (16.46%) Problem-Solving
8 12 (15.19%) .NET Core
8 12 (15.19%) CSS
9 11 (13.92%) Pair Programming
9 11 (13.92%) HL7
10 10 (12.66%) BDD
10 10 (12.66%) OO
11 9 (11.39%) Windows
11 9 (11.39%) Microsoft
11 9 (11.39%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (11.39%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 8 (10.13%) Minimum Viable Product
12 8 (10.13%) Firewall
12 8 (10.13%) SQL Server

NHS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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 2 (2.53%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.46%) AWS
1 13 (16.46%) Azure
2 6 (7.59%) BrowserStack
3 3 (3.80%) Office 365
3 3 (3.80%) SaaS
4 2 (2.53%) Power Platform
5 1 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.27%) Amazon ECS
5 1 (1.27%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.27%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.27%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.27%) Datadog
5 1 (1.27%) GitHub
5 1 (1.27%) IaaS
5 1 (1.27%) PaaS
5 1 (1.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.13%) Firewall
2 5 (6.33%) SAN
3 3 (3.80%) VPN
3 3 (3.80%) WAN
3 3 (3.80%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.13%) Relational Database
1 8 (10.13%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.86%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (7.59%) Electronic Patient Records
4 5 (6.33%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (5.06%) MySQL
5 4 (5.06%) NoSQL
5 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (5.06%) SSDT
6 3 (3.80%) Big Data
6 3 (3.80%) QlikView
7 2 (2.53%) Power BI
7 2 (2.53%) Qlik Sense
8 1 (1.27%) PowerPivot
8 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (8.86%) Jenkins
2 6 (7.59%) Cucumber
2 6 (7.59%) Gatling
2 6 (7.59%) JIRA
2 6 (7.59%) JMeter
2 6 (7.59%) Postman
2 6 (7.59%) Protractor
2 6 (7.59%) Selenium
2 6 (7.59%) SoapUI
2 6 (7.59%) SpecFlow
2 6 (7.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (7.59%) TeamCity
2 6 (7.59%) Visual Studio Team System
3 5 (6.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.53%) JUnit
General
1 15 (18.99%) Public Sector
2 5 (6.33%) Local Government
3 4 (5.06%) Finance
3 4 (5.06%) Games
3 4 (5.06%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (3.80%) Advertising
4 3 (3.80%) Publishing
4 3 (3.80%) Retail
5 2 (2.53%) Marketing
6 1 (1.27%) Back Office
6 1 (1.27%) Police
6 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (27.85%) Developer
2 13 (16.46%) Analyst
3 12 (15.19%) Senior Developer
4 8 (10.13%) Associate Director
5 6 (7.59%) Architect
5 6 (7.59%) Business Architect
5 6 (7.59%) QA Automation Engineer
5 6 (7.59%) QA Engineer
5 6 (7.59%) QA Test Engineer
5 6 (7.59%) Senior QA Engineer
5 6 (7.59%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 6 (7.59%) Senior Test Engineer
5 6 (7.59%) Test Automation Engineer
5 6 (7.59%) Test Engineer
6 5 (6.33%) .NET Developer
6 5 (6.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 5 (6.33%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) Data Analyst
7 4 (5.06%) Database Analyst
7 4 (5.06%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (21.52%) .NET
2 14 (17.72%) Web Services
3 13 (16.46%) HTML
4 12 (15.19%) .NET Core
4 12 (15.19%) CSS
5 8 (10.13%) ASP.NET
6 6 (7.59%) WinForms
7 5 (6.33%) AngularJS
8 4 (5.06%) Elastic Stack
9 3 (3.80%) jQuery
9 3 (3.80%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (3.80%) React
9 3 (3.80%) Sass
10 2 (2.53%) .NET Framework
10 2 (2.53%) Hibernate
10 2 (2.53%) LESS
10 2 (2.53%) LINQ
10 2 (2.53%) REST
10 2 (2.53%) Spring Boot
10 2 (2.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.46%) Management Information System
2 8 (10.13%) Blog
2 8 (10.13%) User Experience
3 6 (7.59%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.80%) BBC
5 3 (3.80%) Life Science
5 3 (3.80%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (3.80%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.53%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.53%) Social Media
7 1 (1.27%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.27%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.39%) Windows
2 4 (5.06%) Apple iOS
2 4 (5.06%) Linux
3 3 (3.80%) Android
3 3 (3.80%) CentOS
3 3 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (3.80%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (54.43%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (21.52%) DevOps
3 15 (18.99%) Software Engineering
4 14 (17.72%) Test Automation
5 13 (16.46%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (13.92%) Pair Programming
7 10 (12.66%) BDD
7 10 (12.66%) OO
8 9 (11.39%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 9 (11.39%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (10.13%) Minimum Viable Product
9 8 (10.13%) Web Accessibility
10 7 (8.86%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (8.86%) OOP
11 6 (7.59%) Computer Science
11 6 (7.59%) Informatics
11 6 (7.59%) Integration Testing
11 6 (7.59%) Regression Testing
11 6 (7.59%) Systems Analysis
11 6 (7.59%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 23 (29.11%) C#
2 15 (18.99%) SQL
3 14 (17.72%) Java
3 14 (17.72%) JavaScript
4 8 (10.13%) ES6
4 8 (10.13%) Python
5 5 (6.33%) PHP
6 4 (5.06%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.53%) Java 8
8 1 (1.27%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.27%) PHP 7
8 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (25.32%) Degree
2 4 (5.06%) DBS Check
2 4 (5.06%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.80%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.27%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.27%) IIBA
4 1 (1.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.92%) HL7
2 6 (7.59%) QA
3 2 (2.53%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (2.53%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) Ansible
1 1 (1.27%) Grafana
1 1 (1.27%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (11.39%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.33%) Cisco
3 2 (2.53%) BT
4 1 (1.27%) Cognos
4 1 (1.27%) Dynatrace
4 1 (1.27%) Tableau