Period
to 21 January 2018

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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

National Health Service (NHS)
England > North West
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 272 242 283
Rank change year-on-year -30 +41 +26
Permanent jobs citing NHS 95 122 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.76% 0.99% 0.65%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.94% 2.42% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 70 107 58
North West median annual salary £35,875 £44,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.47% +21.38% +3.57%
10th Percentile £25,675 £31,250 £19,500
90th Percentile £51,250 £54,730 £51,375
England median annual salary £44,471 £45,000 £40,457
% change year-on-year -1.18% +11.23% -10.10%

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 4,887 5,049 4,351
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 38.92% 41.15% 35.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3,783 4,176 3,473
North West median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.75% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year - +2.04% +6.52%

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 21 January 2018.

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 21 January 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
Manchester -7 64 £35,000 -20.45% 7
Merseyside -3 14 £37,500 -14.77% 4
Cheshire -25 12 £47,500 +52.00% 5
Lancashire +13 6 £32,500 -3.70% 3
NHS
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 North West region with a requirement for NHS.

1 35 (36.84%) SQL
2 27 (28.42%) Microsoft
3 24 (25.26%) SQL Server
4 20 (21.05%) C#
5 18 (18.95%) HTML
5 18 (18.95%) JavaScript
5 18 (18.95%) .NET
5 18 (18.95%) SAP
5 18 (18.95%) CSS
5 18 (18.95%) SAP S/4HANA
6 16 (16.84%) Customer Requirements
7 15 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
8 14 (14.74%) ITIL
8 14 (14.74%) jQuery
9 11 (11.58%) ABAP
9 11 (11.58%) Migration
9 11 (11.58%) Data Migration
10 10 (10.53%) Release Management
10 10 (10.53%) Web Development
10 10 (10.53%) .NET Framework
10 10 (10.53%) Finance
10 10 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (10.53%) MVC
11 8 (8.42%) Windows
11 8 (8.42%) Active Directory
11 8 (8.42%) VMware
11 8 (8.42%) JIRA
11 8 (8.42%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (8.42%) Git (software)
11 8 (8.42%) Data Quality

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 4 (4.21%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (6.32%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (4.21%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (18.95%) SAP S/4HANA
2 5 (5.26%) Cerner Millennium
3 4 (4.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (4.21%) SAP CO
3 4 (4.21%) SAP FI
3 4 (4.21%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (3.16%) Dynamics GP
4 3 (3.16%) SAP EWM
4 3 (3.16%) SAP WM
5 1 (1.05%) SAP CRM
5 1 (1.05%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.16%) SaaS
2 1 (1.05%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.37%) SAN
2 3 (3.16%) Internet
2 3 (3.16%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (25.26%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (7.37%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (7.37%) SSDT
4 5 (5.26%) Electronic Patient Records
4 5 (5.26%) MySQL
5 4 (4.21%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (3.16%) Power BI
6 3 (3.16%) QlikView
6 3 (3.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.05%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (8.42%) Git (software)
1 8 (8.42%) JIRA
2 7 (7.37%) eCATT
2 7 (7.37%) LSMW
3 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (10.53%) Finance
2 6 (6.32%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (4.21%) General Ledger
3 4 (4.21%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.16%) Billing
5 2 (2.11%) Marketing
6 1 (1.05%) Advertising
6 1 (1.05%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 23 (24.21%) Developer
2 15 (15.79%) Consultant
3 13 (13.68%) .NET Developer
4 12 (12.63%) Analyst
4 12 (12.63%) SAP Consultant
5 10 (10.53%) IT Engineer
5 10 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
6 8 (8.42%) SQL Analyst
7 7 (7.37%) Database Analyst
7 7 (7.37%) DBA
7 7 (7.37%) Senior IT Engineer
7 7 (7.37%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 7 (7.37%) SQL DBA
7 7 (7.37%) Systems Manager
8 6 (6.32%) IT Manager
9 5 (5.26%) Programmer
10 4 (4.21%) C# Developer
10 4 (4.21%) Development Manager
10 4 (4.21%) Project Manager
10 4 (4.21%) SAP Logistics Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (18.95%) .NET
1 18 (18.95%) CSS
1 18 (18.95%) HTML
2 14 (14.74%) jQuery
3 10 (10.53%) .NET Framework
4 7 (7.37%) EDI
4 7 (7.37%) IDoc
5 5 (5.26%) ASP.NET
6 4 (4.21%) JSON
6 4 (4.21%) SAP CO-PA
6 4 (4.21%) SAP XI
6 4 (4.21%) SOAP
6 4 (4.21%) Web Services
7 3 (3.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (3.16%) CSS3
7 3 (3.16%) HTML5
7 3 (3.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (1.05%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.05%) React
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.32%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.26%) Life Science
3 4 (4.21%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.05%) BBC
4 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.42%) Windows
2 7 (7.37%) Windows Server
3 5 (5.26%) Linux
4 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (16.84%) Customer Requirements
2 15 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
3 14 (14.74%) ITIL
4 11 (11.58%) Data Migration
4 11 (11.58%) Migration
5 10 (10.53%) MVC
5 10 (10.53%) Release Management
5 10 (10.53%) Web Development
6 7 (7.37%) Data Management
6 7 (7.37%) Logistics
6 7 (7.37%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (7.37%) Project Management
7 6 (6.32%) Service Delivery
8 5 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (5.26%) Bioinformatics
8 5 (5.26%) CRM
8 5 (5.26%) Software Engineering
8 5 (5.26%) Translating Business Requirements
8 5 (5.26%) Workflow
8 5 (5.26%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (36.84%) SQL
2 20 (21.05%) C#
3 18 (18.95%) JavaScript
4 11 (11.58%) ABAP
5 3 (3.16%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.16%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.05%) CISM
1 1 (1.05%) CISSP
1 1 (1.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.42%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.16%) SLA
3 1 (1.05%) GDPR
3 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.05%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 8 (8.42%) Active Directory
1 8 (8.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.11%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (2.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 27 (28.42%) Microsoft
2 18 (18.95%) SAP
3 8 (8.42%) VMware
4 7 (7.37%) Cisco
5 6 (6.32%) Cerner
6 4 (4.21%) SEEBURGER
7 3 (3.16%) Cognos
8 1 (1.05%) Capita
8 1 (1.05%) NetApp