Period
to

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited NHS over the 6 months to 30 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

National Health Service (NHS)
England > South East
6 months to
30 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 247 310 315
Rank change year-on-year +63 +5 +93
Permanent jobs citing NHS 273 105 60
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.22% 0.67% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.93% 1.90% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 206 65 48
10th Percentile £31,240 £34,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £41,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £57,500 £46,000
Median % change year-on-year -17.39% +25.00% -14.81%
75th Percentile £56,663 £71,250 £69,825
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £50,173 £57,500 £44,606
% change year-on-year -12.74% +28.91% +0.84%

NHS is in the General and Transferable Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 9,333 5,518 4,575
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 41.70% 35.36% 32.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4,509 3,503 3,743
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,000 £40,000 £38,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £72,500 £66,125 £65,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £77,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing NHS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for NHS in the South East

NHS
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing NHS in the South East.

Salary trend for NHS in the South East

NHS
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing NHS in the South East over the 6 months to 30 June 2022.

Salary histogram for NHS in the South East

NHS
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the South East region over the 6 months to 30 June 2022. 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
Jobs
Hampshire +46 109 £50,000 -16.67% 3
Kent -22 46 £44,000 +74.26% 3
Surrey -41 43 £46,000 +8.24% 5
Thames Valley -32 42 £40,000 -39.62% 8
Berkshire -8 22 £40,000 -41.78% 3
Buckinghamshire -22 16 £28,500 -56.15% 4
East Sussex -8 8 - -
Oxfordshire -34 5 £39,750 -11.67% 1
Sussex - 5 - -
Home Counties - 2 - -
NHS
England

For the 6 months to 30 June 2022, 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 South East region with a requirement for NHS.

1 90 (32.97%) Agile
2 76 (27.84%) Degree
3 69 (25.27%) Social Skills
4 64 (23.44%) Fire and Rescue
5 59 (21.61%) Data Privacy
5 59 (21.61%) Microsoft
6 53 (19.41%) ITIL
6 53 (19.41%) Computer Science
7 52 (19.05%) Project Management
8 51 (18.68%) JSON
9 50 (18.32%) Public Sector
10 49 (17.95%) Windows
11 48 (17.58%) C#
12 45 (16.48%) Apple
13 44 (16.12%) SQL
13 44 (16.12%) Computer Science Degree
14 43 (15.75%) Git (software)
14 43 (15.75%) Apple iOS
14 43 (15.75%) Microsoft 365
15 42 (15.38%) Mobile Development
15 42 (15.38%) .NET
15 42 (15.38%) Android
16 39 (14.29%) PRINCE2
17 38 (13.92%) Azure
18 34 (12.45%) Cisco
19 33 (12.09%) Business Intelligence
19 33 (12.09%) Firewall
20 32 (11.72%) Active Directory
20 32 (11.72%) Microsoft Certification
20 32 (11.72%) Java

NHS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 11 (4.03%) IBM Domino
1 11 (4.03%) IIS
2 10 (3.66%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.73%) Confluence
4 1 (0.37%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 25 (9.16%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (4.40%) Microsoft Project
3 11 (4.03%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) NetSuite
1 1 (0.37%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 43 (15.75%) Microsoft 365
2 38 (13.92%) Azure
3 30 (10.99%) Power Platform
4 22 (8.06%) SaaS
5 21 (7.69%) IaaS
6 17 (6.23%) Azure Service Bus
7 15 (5.49%) GitHub
8 11 (4.03%) AWS
9 8 (2.93%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 6 (2.20%) Azure Functions
10 6 (2.20%) Serverless
11 5 (1.83%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.73%) Azure AKS
12 2 (0.73%) GitHub Actions
13 1 (0.37%) GCP
13 1 (0.37%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 33 (12.09%) Firewall
2 23 (8.42%) LAN
2 23 (8.42%) SAN
2 23 (8.42%) Unified Communications
2 23 (8.42%) WAN
3 21 (7.69%) Internet
4 18 (6.59%) VoIP
5 17 (6.23%) Remote Desktop
6 13 (4.76%) Network Security
7 9 (3.30%) DHCP
7 9 (3.30%) DNS
7 9 (3.30%) Wireless
8 5 (1.83%) PABX
8 5 (1.83%) RS-232
9 4 (1.47%) Intranet
10 1 (0.37%) Bluetooth
10 1 (0.37%) NFC
10 1 (0.37%) RFID
10 1 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (10.99%) Power BI
2 24 (8.79%) SQL Server
3 16 (5.86%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (4.76%) Electronic Patient Records
5 10 (3.66%) Crystal Reports
5 10 (3.66%) NoSQL
5 10 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (2.20%) InterSystems Cache
7 6 (2.20%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.47%) MySQL
9 3 (1.10%) Metadata
9 3 (1.10%) Qlik Sense
10 2 (0.73%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.73%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.73%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.73%) Redis
10 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.37%) Big Data
11 1 (0.37%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 43 (15.75%) Git (software)
2 13 (4.76%) JIRA
3 11 (4.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 11 (4.03%) NUnit
3 11 (4.03%) ReSharper
3 11 (4.03%) StyleCop
3 11 (4.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (1.83%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.47%) Bitbucket
5 4 (1.47%) CruiseControl
5 4 (1.47%) Mercurial
5 4 (1.47%) Selenium
6 2 (0.73%) GitLab
6 2 (0.73%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.73%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (0.73%) SonarQube
General
1 69 (25.27%) Social Skills
2 64 (23.44%) Fire and Rescue
3 50 (18.32%) Public Sector
4 29 (10.62%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (10.62%) Finance
5 27 (9.89%) Organisational Skills
6 25 (9.16%) Telecoms
7 24 (8.79%) Local Government
8 18 (6.59%) Police
9 16 (5.86%) Marketing
10 12 (4.40%) Electronics
10 12 (4.40%) Retail
11 6 (2.20%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (1.47%) Advertising
12 4 (1.47%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 4 (1.47%) Influencing Skills
13 3 (1.10%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.73%) Presentation Skills
14 2 (0.73%) Social Housing
15 1 (0.37%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 82 (30.04%) Developer
2 38 (13.92%) Analyst
3 31 (11.36%) Project Manager
4 26 (9.52%) Junior
5 25 (9.16%) Applications Developer
5 25 (9.16%) Messaging Developer
6 22 (8.06%) .NET Developer
7 21 (7.69%) Software Developer
8 20 (7.33%) iOS Developer
8 20 (7.33%) Junior Developer
8 20 (7.33%) Junior iOS Developer
8 20 (7.33%) Mobile Developer
9 17 (6.23%) Android Developer
9 17 (6.23%) Java Android Developer
9 17 (6.23%) Java Applications Developer
9 17 (6.23%) Java Developer
9 17 (6.23%) Java Software Developer
10 16 (5.86%) Architect
10 16 (5.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 16 (5.86%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (18.68%) JSON
2 42 (15.38%) .NET
3 23 (8.42%) Web Services
4 20 (7.33%) AngularJS
5 19 (6.96%) HTML
5 19 (6.96%) jQuery
5 19 (6.96%) React
6 17 (6.23%) FHIR
7 16 (5.86%) .NET Framework
7 16 (5.86%) XML
8 13 (4.76%) OAuth
8 13 (4.76%) OpenID
9 11 (4.03%) .NET Core
9 11 (4.03%) ASP.NET Web API
9 11 (4.03%) Caliburn.Micro
9 11 (4.03%) HTML5
9 11 (4.03%) MSMQ
9 11 (4.03%) RabbitMQ
9 11 (4.03%) WCF
9 11 (4.03%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.06%) IoT
2 17 (6.23%) User Experience
3 16 (5.86%) Management Information System
4 15 (5.49%) Driving Licence
5 14 (5.13%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (2.93%) Cloud Native
6 8 (2.93%) PKI
7 7 (2.56%) Legacy Applications
8 5 (1.83%) Legacy Systems
9 4 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.10%) LIMS
10 3 (1.10%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.10%) Reference Data
10 3 (1.10%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.73%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.73%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.73%) EPoS
11 2 (0.73%) Fibre Optics
12 1 (0.37%) Housing Association
12 1 (0.37%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 49 (17.95%) Windows
2 43 (15.75%) Apple iOS
3 42 (15.38%) Android
4 27 (9.89%) Windows Server
5 8 (2.93%) Windows 10
5 8 (2.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (2.93%) Windows Server 2019
6 5 (1.83%) Linux
6 5 (1.83%) Ubuntu
6 5 (1.83%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (32.97%) Agile
2 59 (21.61%) Data Privacy
3 53 (19.41%) Computer Science
3 53 (19.41%) ITIL
4 52 (19.05%) Project Management
5 42 (15.38%) Mobile Development
6 39 (14.29%) PRINCE2
7 33 (12.09%) Business Intelligence
8 26 (9.52%) TOGAF
9 25 (9.16%) Business Case
10 23 (8.42%) Scrum
11 22 (8.06%) Mentoring
12 21 (7.69%) Android Development
12 21 (7.69%) Information Security
12 21 (7.69%) Software Engineering
12 21 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
13 20 (7.33%) BPMN
13 20 (7.33%) iOS Development
13 20 (7.33%) UML
14 17 (6.23%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 48 (17.58%) C#
2 44 (16.12%) SQL
3 32 (11.72%) Java
4 30 (10.99%) JavaScript
5 21 (7.69%) Kotlin
6 20 (7.33%) Apple Swift
6 20 (7.33%) Objective-C
6 20 (7.33%) T-SQL
7 9 (3.30%) PHP
8 8 (2.93%) TypeScript
9 7 (2.56%) Groovy
10 3 (1.10%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.73%) C
11 2 (0.73%) C++
11 2 (0.73%) ES6
11 2 (0.73%) Python
11 2 (0.73%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 76 (27.84%) Degree
2 44 (16.12%) Computer Science Degree
3 32 (11.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (9.16%) Security Cleared
5 14 (5.13%) CCNA
5 14 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (4.03%) MCAD
6 11 (4.03%) MCP
7 10 (3.66%) DBS Check
7 10 (3.66%) MCSE
8 9 (3.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 9 (3.30%) SC Cleared
8 9 (3.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (1.83%) HNC
9 5 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (1.47%) HND
11 3 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.73%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.73%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (10.99%) HL7
2 21 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (5.49%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 11 (4.03%) Cyber Essentials
5 10 (3.66%) GDPR
5 10 (3.66%) PMO
6 8 (2.93%) QA
7 6 (2.20%) Accessibility
8 4 (1.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 4 (1.47%) SLA
9 3 (1.10%) Data Quality
9 3 (1.10%) GRC
10 2 (0.73%) COBIT
11 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.37%) NIST
11 1 (0.37%) NIST 800
11 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (11.72%) Active Directory
2 28 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (5.13%) Docker
3 14 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (3.30%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.83%) BitLocker
5 5 (1.83%) Virtual Desktop
5 5 (1.83%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.73%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 18 (6.59%) SCCM
2 14 (5.13%) vCenter Server
3 11 (4.03%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 5 (1.83%) EMC NetWorker
4 5 (1.83%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (1.83%) VxRail
5 3 (1.10%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.37%) Terraform
Vendors
1 59 (21.61%) Microsoft
2 45 (16.48%) Apple
3 34 (12.45%) Cisco
4 28 (10.26%) VMware
5 19 (6.96%) Citrix
6 9 (3.30%) Aruba
6 9 (3.30%) Veeam
7 7 (2.56%) RedGate
8 6 (2.20%) InterSystems
9 5 (1.83%) Dell
9 5 (1.83%) Isilon
9 5 (1.83%) Trustwave
10 4 (1.47%) Google
11 3 (1.10%) SAP
12 2 (0.73%) Oracle
12 2 (0.73%) Xamarin
13 1 (0.37%) BiZZdesign
13 1 (0.37%) Sparx