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

National Health Service (NHS)
England > North West
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 316 295 279
Rank change year-on-year -21 -16 -15
Permanent jobs citing NHS 54 71 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.42% 0.58% 0.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.07% 1.32% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 45 65 42
North West median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +8.11% +13.85%
10th Percentile £31,000 £30,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £51,250 £46,000 £51,375
England median annual salary £43,500 £44,000 £40,457
% change year-on-year -1.14% +8.76% +1.14%

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 5,042 5,360 4,452
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 38.91% 43.50% 39.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3,906 4,398 3,631
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,963 £24,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,056 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.92% -1.89% +6.38%

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 April 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 April 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 -3 42 £36,742 -8.15% 13
Cheshire -28 8 £47,500 +72.73% 4
Lancashire +2 3 £35,000 - 3
Merseyside -1 1 £37,500 -14.77% 5
NHS
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 22 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 20 (37.04%) SQL
3 19 (35.19%) .NET
4 17 (31.48%) SQL Server
5 16 (29.63%) C#
6 13 (24.07%) CSS
6 13 (24.07%) HTML
6 13 (24.07%) JavaScript
7 12 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (22.22%) jQuery
8 11 (20.37%) Release Management
8 11 (20.37%) MVC
9 10 (18.52%) .NET Framework
10 9 (16.67%) Web Development
11 8 (14.81%) Finance
12 7 (12.96%) ITIL
12 7 (12.96%) JIRA
12 7 (12.96%) Patch Management
13 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
13 6 (11.11%) SSDT
13 6 (11.11%) Software Distribution
13 6 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
13 6 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
13 6 (11.11%) Network Architecture
13 6 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
13 6 (11.11%) Git (software)
13 6 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (11.11%) VMware
13 6 (11.11%) Information Security
14 5 (9.26%) Siemens

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:

Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Project
1 4 (7.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) SaaS
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.85%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.26%) SAN
2 3 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (31.48%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
2 6 (11.11%) SSDT
3 4 (7.41%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (7.41%) MySQL
4 1 (1.85%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 7 (12.96%) JIRA
2 6 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.70%) SpecFlow
3 2 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (14.81%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Marketing
3 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (25.93%) Developer
2 13 (24.07%) .NET Developer
3 11 (20.37%) IT Engineer
3 11 (20.37%) Systems Engineer
4 10 (18.52%) Systems Manager
5 9 (16.67%) IT Manager
6 6 (11.11%) Analyst
6 6 (11.11%) DBA
6 6 (11.11%) SQL DBA
7 5 (9.26%) Database Analyst
7 5 (9.26%) Senior IT Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) SQL Analyst
8 4 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (7.41%) C# Developer
8 4 (7.41%) Development Manager
8 4 (7.41%) Software Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) Business Development Manager
9 3 (5.56%) Business Manager
9 3 (5.56%) IT Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (35.19%) .NET
2 13 (24.07%) CSS
2 13 (24.07%) HTML
3 12 (22.22%) jQuery
4 10 (18.52%) .NET Framework
5 5 (9.26%) .NET Core
5 5 (9.26%) AngularJS
6 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET
6 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (5.56%) CSS3
6 3 (5.56%) HTML5
6 3 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (3.70%) REST
7 2 (3.70%) WCF
7 2 (3.70%) WPF
8 1 (1.85%) Entity Framework
8 1 (1.85%) JSON
8 1 (1.85%) LINQ
8 1 (1.85%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (7.41%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.85%) BBC
2 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.26%) Windows
1 5 (9.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (20.37%) MVC
2 11 (20.37%) Release Management
3 9 (16.67%) Web Development
4 7 (12.96%) ITIL
4 7 (12.96%) Patch Management
5 6 (11.11%) Information Security
5 6 (11.11%) Network Architecture
5 6 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (11.11%) Software Distribution
6 5 (9.26%) Project Management
6 5 (9.26%) Scrum
7 4 (7.41%) Data Extraction
7 4 (7.41%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (7.41%) Software Engineering
7 4 (7.41%) Unit Testing
8 3 (5.56%) Business Development
9 1 (1.85%) Incident Management
9 1 (1.85%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (37.04%) SQL
2 16 (29.63%) C#
3 13 (24.07%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.56%) T-SQL
4 3 (5.56%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (9.26%) Active Directory
3 4 (7.41%) Docker
Vendors
1 22 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.11%) VMware
3 5 (9.26%) Cisco
3 5 (9.26%) Siemens
4 1 (1.85%) Capita
4 1 (1.85%) Cerner
4 1 (1.85%) NetApp