Period
to 14 December 2017

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 14 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

National Health Service (NHS)
England > North West
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 271 231 274
Rank change year-on-year -40 +43 +50
Permanent jobs citing NHS 100 136 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.76% 1.09% 0.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.94% 2.70% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 73 118 78
North West median annual salary £35,875 £44,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.47% +25.71% -12.50%
10th Percentile £26,100 £27,275 £20,100
90th Percentile £51,250 £54,730 £51,863
England median annual salary £44,471 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.18% +12.50% -11.11%

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 5165 5031 4538
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 39.27% 40.37% 35.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4017 4197 3592
North West median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £66,750 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +7.78%

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 14 December 2017.

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 14 December 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
Manchester -23 62 £35,438 -19.46%
Merseyside -3 15 £37,500 -14.77% 1
Cheshire -19 14 £45,500 +40.00%
Lancashire +13 10 £32,500 +38.30% 1
NHS
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 North West region with a requirement for NHS.

1 37 (37.00%) SQL
2 30 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 26 (26.00%) SQL Server
4 23 (23.00%) SAP
5 22 (22.00%) SAP S/4HANA
6 21 (21.00%) Customer Requirements
7 20 (20.00%) C#
8 18 (18.00%) .NET
9 17 (17.00%) HTML
9 17 (17.00%) JavaScript
9 17 (17.00%) CSS
9 17 (17.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 14 (14.00%) ITIL
11 13 (13.00%) Migration
11 13 (13.00%) ABAP
11 13 (13.00%) jQuery
11 13 (13.00%) Data Migration
12 11 (11.00%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (10.00%) MVC
13 10 (10.00%) Finance
13 10 (10.00%) Web Development
13 10 (10.00%) .NET Framework
13 10 (10.00%) Data Quality
14 9 (9.00%) JIRA
14 9 (9.00%) Git (software)
14 9 (9.00%) Pharmaceutical
15 8 (8.00%) EDI
15 8 (8.00%) LSMW
15 8 (8.00%) eCATT
15 8 (8.00%) Logistics

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 6 (6.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (7.00%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (6.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (22.00%) SAP S/4HANA
2 6 (6.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (5.00%) Cerner Millennium
3 5 (5.00%) Dynamics GP
3 5 (5.00%) SAP CO
3 5 (5.00%) SAP FI
3 5 (5.00%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (3.00%) SAP EWM
4 3 (3.00%) SAP WM
5 1 (1.00%) SAP CRM
5 1 (1.00%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.00%) SAN
2 3 (3.00%) SMS
3 2 (2.00%) Internet
4 1 (1.00%) Firewall
4 1 (1.00%) LAN
4 1 (1.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.00%) VoIP
4 1 (1.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (26.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.00%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (7.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (7.00%) SSDT
4 5 (5.00%) Electronic Patient Records
4 5 (5.00%) MySQL
4 5 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (4.00%) Power BI
6 3 (3.00%) QlikView
7 2 (2.00%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (9.00%) Git (software)
1 9 (9.00%) JIRA
2 8 (8.00%) eCATT
2 8 (8.00%) LSMW
3 1 (1.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (10.00%) Finance
2 9 (9.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (5.00%) General Ledger
3 5 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.00%) Billing
4 4 (4.00%) Marketing
5 1 (1.00%) Advertising
5 1 (1.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 24 (24.00%) Developer
2 17 (17.00%) Consultant
3 15 (15.00%) Analyst
4 14 (14.00%) SAP Consultant
5 12 (12.00%) .NET Developer
6 8 (8.00%) SQL Analyst
7 7 (7.00%) Database Analyst
7 7 (7.00%) DBA
7 7 (7.00%) SQL DBA
8 5 (5.00%) IT Engineer
8 5 (5.00%) Logistics Consultant
8 5 (5.00%) Programmer
8 5 (5.00%) SAP Logistics Consultant
8 5 (5.00%) Senior IT Engineer
8 5 (5.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 5 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 4 (4.00%) Business Manager
9 4 (4.00%) IT Development Manager
9 4 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (18.00%) .NET
2 17 (17.00%) CSS
2 17 (17.00%) HTML
3 13 (13.00%) jQuery
4 10 (10.00%) .NET Framework
5 8 (8.00%) EDI
5 8 (8.00%) IDoc
6 6 (6.00%) Web Services
7 5 (5.00%) SAP CO-PA
7 5 (5.00%) SAP XI
7 5 (5.00%) SOAP
8 4 (4.00%) ASP.NET
8 4 (4.00%) JSON
9 2 (2.00%) AngularJS
9 2 (2.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (2.00%) CSS3
9 2 (2.00%) HTML5
9 2 (2.00%) React
9 2 (2.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.00%) Life Science
3 4 (4.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.00%) Windows
2 5 (5.00%) Linux
2 5 (5.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.00%) Customer Requirements
2 17 (17.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 14 (14.00%) ITIL
4 13 (13.00%) Data Migration
4 13 (13.00%) Migration
5 10 (10.00%) MVC
5 10 (10.00%) Web Development
6 8 (8.00%) Logistics
7 7 (7.00%) CRM
7 7 (7.00%) Data Management
7 7 (7.00%) GAP Analysis
7 7 (7.00%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (6.00%) Business Process Improvement
8 6 (6.00%) Configuration Management
8 6 (6.00%) Integration Testing
8 6 (6.00%) Mentoring
8 6 (6.00%) Process Improvement
8 6 (6.00%) Process Management
8 6 (6.00%) Service Delivery
9 5 (5.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (37.00%) SQL
2 20 (20.00%) C#
3 17 (17.00%) JavaScript
4 13 (13.00%) ABAP
5 3 (3.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.00%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (3.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.00%) CISM
2 1 (1.00%) CISSP
2 1 (1.00%) Master's Degree
2 1 (1.00%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.00%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.00%) SLA
3 2 (2.00%) QA
4 1 (1.00%) GDPR
4 1 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (6.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (2.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 30 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 23 (23.00%) SAP
3 6 (6.00%) Cerner
3 6 (6.00%) Cisco
3 6 (6.00%) VMware
4 5 (5.00%) SEEBURGER
5 3 (3.00%) Cognos
6 1 (1.00%) Avaya
6 1 (1.00%) Capita
6 1 (1.00%) NetApp
6 1 (1.00%) Nortel
6 1 (1.00%) Tableau