Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

National Health Service (NHS)
England > North West
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 287 272 231
Rank change year-on-year -15 -41 +43
Permanent jobs citing NHS 71 99 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.62% 0.76% 1.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.59% 1.99% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 57 72 119
North West median annual salary £38,132 £35,875 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.29% -18.47% +25.71%
10th Percentile £22,600 £27,500 £27,350
90th Percentile £51,000 £51,250 £54,730
England median annual salary £45,000 £44,471 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% -1.18% +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 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 4,468 4,986 4,905
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 39.13% 38.04% 39.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3,571 3,844 4,089
North West median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +8.75% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.56%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -18 37 £46,192 +28.76% 13
Cheshire +34 22 £30,536 -32.14% 7
Lancashire +5 6 £21,500 -33.85% 7
Merseyside -1 2 £51,583 +37.56% 3
NHS
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 North West region with a requirement for NHS.

1 38 (53.52%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (30.99%) Pharmaceutical
3 19 (26.76%) Performance Management
4 18 (25.35%) Microsoft
5 14 (19.72%) Java
6 13 (18.31%) Windows
7 12 (16.90%) SQL
7 12 (16.90%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (16.90%) Docker
8 11 (15.49%) Mentoring
8 11 (15.49%) Linux
9 10 (14.08%) JavaScript
9 10 (14.08%) Data Management
9 10 (14.08%) Management Information System
9 10 (14.08%) Finance
9 10 (14.08%) Jenkins
9 10 (14.08%) Minimum Viable Product
10 9 (12.68%) Problem-Solving
10 9 (12.68%) AngularJS
10 9 (12.68%) Microsoft Azure
10 9 (12.68%) Software Engineering
10 9 (12.68%) .NET
10 9 (12.68%) SQL Server
11 8 (11.27%) Python
11 8 (11.27%) VPN
11 8 (11.27%) JIRA
11 8 (11.27%) Ansible
11 8 (11.27%) Collaborative Working
12 7 (9.86%) IT Strategy
12 7 (9.86%) DevOps

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 (9.86%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (7.04%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (4.23%) MS Visio
1 3 (4.23%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (8.45%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (7.04%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (5.63%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (4.23%) Office 365
6 2 (2.82%) npm
7 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.27%) VPN
2 7 (9.86%) DNS
2 7 (9.86%) Firewall
3 3 (4.23%) DHCP
4 2 (2.82%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.82%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.41%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.68%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.45%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (8.45%) MySQL
2 6 (8.45%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (8.45%) Redis
2 6 (8.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (8.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (8.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.63%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.82%) MS Access
4 2 (2.82%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.41%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (14.08%) Jenkins
2 8 (11.27%) JIRA
3 6 (8.45%) Git (software)
4 5 (7.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (7.04%) Hudson
4 5 (7.04%) Vagrant
5 4 (5.63%) Maven
6 2 (2.82%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.82%) Grunt
6 2 (2.82%) gulp
6 2 (2.82%) IntelliJ
6 2 (2.82%) Jasmine
6 2 (2.82%) JHipster
6 2 (2.82%) JUnit
6 2 (2.82%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (2.82%) Mockito
6 2 (2.82%) Subversion
7 1 (1.41%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.41%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.41%) Protractor
General
1 22 (30.99%) Pharmaceutical
2 10 (14.08%) Finance
3 2 (2.82%) Advertising
3 2 (2.82%) Law
3 2 (2.82%) Local Government
4 1 (1.41%) Electronics
4 1 (1.41%) Retail
4 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (30.99%) Developer
2 10 (14.08%) Analyst
3 6 (8.45%) Business Analyst
3 6 (8.45%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (8.45%) Senior Developer
3 6 (8.45%) SQL Developer
4 5 (7.04%) Platform Engineer
4 5 (7.04%) SSAS Developer
4 5 (7.04%) SSIS Developer
4 5 (7.04%) Technical Tester
4 5 (7.04%) Tester
5 4 (5.63%) Lead Developer
5 4 (5.63%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (5.63%) Senior Business Analyst
5 4 (5.63%) Software Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (4.23%) Senior Services Delivery Manager
6 3 (4.23%) Service Manager
6 3 (4.23%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.68%) .NET
1 9 (12.68%) AngularJS
2 7 (9.86%) Elastic Stack
3 6 (8.45%) Spring
3 6 (8.45%) Web Services
4 4 (5.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (4.23%) ASP.NET
5 3 (4.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (4.23%) REST
6 2 (2.82%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.82%) CSS
6 2 (2.82%) Entity Framework
6 2 (2.82%) LINQ
6 2 (2.82%) Spring Boot
6 2 (2.82%) Swagger
7 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.41%) Gherkin
7 1 (1.41%) Itk
7 1 (1.41%) React
7 1 (1.41%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.08%) Management Information System
2 7 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.86%) Driving Licence
3 5 (7.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (7.04%) User Experience
4 2 (2.82%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.82%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.41%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.41%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.41%) Pharmacovigilance
5 1 (1.41%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.31%) Windows
2 11 (15.49%) Linux
3 5 (7.04%) Windows Server
4 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.82%) CentOS
5 2 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (53.52%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (26.76%) Performance Management
3 12 (16.90%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (15.49%) Mentoring
5 10 (14.08%) Data Management
5 10 (14.08%) Minimum Viable Product
6 9 (12.68%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (12.68%) Software Engineering
7 8 (11.27%) Collaborative Working
8 7 (9.86%) DevOps
8 7 (9.86%) IT Strategy
8 7 (9.86%) ITIL
9 6 (8.45%) Change Control
9 6 (8.45%) ETL
9 6 (8.45%) Open Source
10 5 (7.04%) Configuration Management
10 5 (7.04%) E-Procurement
10 5 (7.04%) Migration
10 5 (7.04%) Pair Programming
10 5 (7.04%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 14 (19.72%) Java
2 12 (16.90%) SQL
3 10 (14.08%) JavaScript
4 8 (11.27%) Python
5 6 (8.45%) PowerShell
6 5 (7.04%) Go
6 5 (7.04%) Ruby
7 4 (5.63%) C#
8 2 (2.82%) ES6
8 2 (2.82%) TypeScript
8 2 (2.82%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.82%) VBA
9 1 (1.41%) C++
9 1 (1.41%) Java 8
9 1 (1.41%) PHP
9 1 (1.41%) Scala
9 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (8.45%) DBS Check
1 6 (8.45%) Degree
2 5 (7.04%) RHCE
2 5 (7.04%) RHCSA
3 4 (5.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (5.63%) MCSA
3 4 (5.63%) MCSE
3 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.82%) CISSP
5 1 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.41%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.04%) PMO
2 4 (5.63%) GDPR
2 4 (5.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (4.23%) SLA
4 2 (2.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 12 (16.90%) Docker
2 5 (7.04%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.82%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (11.27%) Ansible
2 6 (8.45%) Kubernetes
3 5 (7.04%) Consul
3 5 (7.04%) Docker Swarm
3 5 (7.04%) Grafana
3 5 (7.04%) Graphite
3 5 (7.04%) Nagios
3 5 (7.04%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (7.04%) Opsview
3 5 (7.04%) Packer
3 5 (7.04%) Puppet
3 5 (7.04%) Salt
3 5 (7.04%) Terraform
3 5 (7.04%) ZABBIX
4 2 (2.82%) Kibana
4 2 (2.82%) logstash
4 2 (2.82%) MaaS360
Vendors
1 18 (25.35%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.04%) Red Hat
3 4 (5.63%) Google
3 4 (5.63%) VMware
4 2 (2.82%) Sophos
5 1 (1.41%) Apple
5 1 (1.41%) Xamarin