Period
to 20 March 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited NHS over the 6 months to 20 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

National Health Service (NHS)
England > North West
6 months to
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 256 308 290
Rank change year-on-year +52 -18 -13
Permanent jobs citing NHS 75 65 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.74% 0.50% 0.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.74% 1.33% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 60 58 66
North West median annual salary £38,132 £37,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.68% -14.77% +17.33%
10th Percentile £25,475 £32,125 £30,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £53,125 £46,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% -1.14% +8.76%

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 West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 4,322 4,882 5,028
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 42.64% 37.84% 41.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3,298 3,768 4,124
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing NHS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for NHS in the North West

NHS
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for NHS in the North West

NHS
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing NHS in the North West over the 6 months to 20 March 2019.

Salary histogram for NHS in the North West

NHS
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the North West region over the 6 months to 20 March 2019. 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
Manchester -4 39 £46,192 +25.72% 7
Cheshire +70 23 £32,500 -31.58% 9
Lancashire +14 6 £21,500 -38.57% 7
Merseyside +9 3 £65,122 -11.70% 3
NHS
England

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, 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 West region with a requirement for NHS.

1 34 (45.33%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 19 (25.33%) Performance Management
4 15 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 13 (17.33%) Java
5 13 (17.33%) SQL
5 13 (17.33%) .NET
5 13 (17.33%) Windows
6 12 (16.00%) Finance
7 11 (14.67%) Mentoring
8 10 (13.33%) Docker
8 10 (13.33%) Jenkins
8 10 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
8 10 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (13.33%) Service Delivery
8 10 (13.33%) Management Information System
8 10 (13.33%) Migration
8 10 (13.33%) Linux
8 10 (13.33%) Minimum Viable Product
9 9 (12.00%) SQL Server
9 9 (12.00%) JavaScript
9 9 (12.00%) Data Management
9 9 (12.00%) Software Engineering
10 8 (10.67%) Python
10 8 (10.67%) VPN
10 8 (10.67%) Test Automation
10 8 (10.67%) DevOps
10 8 (10.67%) Ansible
10 8 (10.67%) Collaborative Working
11 7 (9.33%) Driving Licence

NHS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 7 (9.33%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (6.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (5.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (4.00%) Office 365
5 2 (2.67%) npm
6 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.67%) VPN
2 7 (9.33%) DNS
3 6 (8.00%) Firewall
4 3 (4.00%) DHCP
5 2 (2.67%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.67%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.33%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.33%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (8.00%) MySQL
2 6 (8.00%) Redis
3 5 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.33%) Couchbase
4 1 (1.33%) QlikView
4 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 6 (8.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.00%) JIRA
3 5 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (6.67%) Hudson
3 5 (6.67%) Vagrant
4 4 (5.33%) Maven
5 3 (4.00%) Selenium
6 2 (2.67%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.67%) Grunt
6 2 (2.67%) gulp
6 2 (2.67%) IntelliJ
6 2 (2.67%) Jasmine
6 2 (2.67%) JHipster
6 2 (2.67%) JUnit
6 2 (2.67%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (2.67%) Mockito
7 1 (1.33%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.33%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.33%) Protractor
General
1 25 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 12 (16.00%) Finance
3 3 (4.00%) Local Government
4 2 (2.67%) Law
4 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.33%) Electronics
5 1 (1.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (28.00%) Developer
2 9 (12.00%) Analyst
3 6 (8.00%) Senior Developer
3 6 (8.00%) SQL Developer
4 5 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (6.67%) Implementation Specialist
4 5 (6.67%) Platform Engineer
4 5 (6.67%) SSAS Developer
4 5 (6.67%) SSIS Developer
4 5 (6.67%) Technical Tester
4 5 (6.67%) Tester
5 4 (5.33%) .NET Developer
5 4 (5.33%) Business Analyst
5 4 (5.33%) Lead Developer
5 4 (5.33%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (5.33%) Senior Business Analyst
5 4 (5.33%) Software Engineer
5 4 (5.33%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (4.00%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (4.00%) Senior Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.33%) .NET
2 7 (9.33%) AngularJS
2 7 (9.33%) Elastic Stack
2 7 (9.33%) Web Services
3 5 (6.67%) Spring
4 4 (5.33%) ASP.NET
4 4 (5.33%) HTML
5 3 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (4.00%) HTML5
5 3 (4.00%) REST
6 2 (2.67%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.67%) CSS
6 2 (2.67%) Entity Framework
6 2 (2.67%) LINQ
6 2 (2.67%) Spring Boot
6 2 (2.67%) Swagger
6 2 (2.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (2.67%) WPF
7 1 (1.33%) Gherkin
7 1 (1.33%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 7 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.33%) Driving Licence
3 5 (6.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (2.67%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.67%) User Experience
5 1 (1.33%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.33%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.33%) Windows
2 10 (13.33%) Linux
3 5 (6.67%) Windows Server
4 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.67%) CentOS
5 2 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (45.33%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (25.33%) Performance Management
3 11 (14.67%) Mentoring
4 10 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (13.33%) Migration
4 10 (13.33%) Minimum Viable Product
4 10 (13.33%) Service Delivery
5 9 (12.00%) Data Management
5 9 (12.00%) Software Engineering
6 8 (10.67%) Collaborative Working
6 8 (10.67%) DevOps
6 8 (10.67%) Test Automation
7 7 (9.33%) Decision-Making
7 7 (9.33%) PRINCE2
7 7 (9.33%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (8.00%) Change Control
8 6 (8.00%) ETL
8 6 (8.00%) IT Strategy
8 6 (8.00%) Workflow
9 5 (6.67%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.33%) Java
1 13 (17.33%) SQL
2 9 (12.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (10.67%) Python
4 6 (8.00%) C#
4 6 (8.00%) PowerShell
5 5 (6.67%) Go
5 5 (6.67%) Ruby
6 2 (2.67%) ES6
6 2 (2.67%) TypeScript
6 2 (2.67%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.33%) C++
7 1 (1.33%) Java 8
7 1 (1.33%) PHP
7 1 (1.33%) Scala
7 1 (1.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (9.33%) DBS Check
2 5 (6.67%) Degree
2 5 (6.67%) MCSE
2 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (6.67%) RHCE
2 5 (6.67%) RHCSA
3 4 (5.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (5.33%) MCSA
4 1 (1.33%) CCNA
4 1 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.67%) PMO
2 4 (5.33%) GDPR
3 3 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.67%) SLA
5 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 10 (13.33%) Docker
2 5 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.67%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (10.67%) Ansible
2 5 (6.67%) Consul
2 5 (6.67%) Docker Swarm
2 5 (6.67%) Grafana
2 5 (6.67%) Graphite
2 5 (6.67%) Kubernetes
2 5 (6.67%) Nagios
2 5 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (6.67%) Opsview
2 5 (6.67%) Packer
2 5 (6.67%) Puppet
2 5 (6.67%) Salt
2 5 (6.67%) Terraform
2 5 (6.67%) ZABBIX
3 2 (2.67%) Kibana
3 2 (2.67%) logstash
3 2 (2.67%) MaaS360
4 1 (1.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 15 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.67%) Red Hat
2 5 (6.67%) VMware
3 4 (5.33%) Google
4 2 (2.67%) Sophos
5 1 (1.33%) Apple
5 1 (1.33%) Cisco
5 1 (1.33%) Citrix
5 1 (1.33%) NetApp
5 1 (1.33%) Nimble Storage
5 1 (1.33%) Veeam
5 1 (1.33%) Xamarin