Period
to 20 April 2021

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 20 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

National Health Service (NHS)
England > South East
6 months to
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 256 356 395
Rank change year-on-year +100 +39 +18
Permanent jobs citing NHS 103 73 123
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.82% 0.37% 0.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.16% 1.01% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 76 55 88
10th Percentile £33,125 £29,850 £31,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £32,116 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £42,500 £48,750
Median % change year-on-year +41.18% -12.82% +8.33%
75th Percentile £73,750 £62,500 £57,828
90th Percentile £75,000 £74,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +22.22% -2.17% +6.62%

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 South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 4,774 7,257 9,908
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 37.88% 36.39% 37.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3,340 5,838 7,674
10th Percentile £31,500 £29,000 £28,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £35,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £76,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 20 April 2021.

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 20 April 2021. 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
Thames Valley +67 52 £67,500 +50.89% 21
Berkshire +48 41 £67,500 +22.73% 6
Hampshire +63 22 £60,000 +76.47% 6
Surrey +41 12 £42,500 +4.29% 3
Oxfordshire +29 7 £45,000 +0.59% 8
Kent +7 7 £30,500 +10.91% 2
Buckinghamshire +35 5 £57,500 +43.75% 7
West Sussex +20 3 £40,000 -17.53%
East Sussex +28 2 £67,500 +86.21%
Sussex - 1 £35,000 -
NHS
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 2021, 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 35 (33.98%) Java
2 25 (24.27%) Multithreading
3 21 (20.39%) JavaScript
4 20 (19.42%) Spring
4 20 (19.42%) Degree
5 19 (18.45%) MySQL
5 19 (18.45%) Microservices
6 18 (17.48%) Problem-Solving
7 17 (16.50%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (15.53%) Decision-Making
8 16 (15.53%) Computer Science Degree
9 15 (14.56%) Project Management
10 14 (13.59%) Computer Science
11 13 (12.62%) Marketing
12 12 (11.65%) Linux
12 12 (11.65%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (10.68%) Data Privacy
13 11 (10.68%) .NET
13 11 (10.68%) SQL
14 10 (9.71%) Business Development
15 9 (8.74%) Ajax
15 9 (8.74%) AngularJS
15 9 (8.74%) Management Information System
15 9 (8.74%) Windows
15 9 (8.74%) Business Intelligence
15 9 (8.74%) Mentoring
15 9 (8.74%) React
15 9 (8.74%) Self-Motivation
15 9 (8.74%) Fire and Rescue
15 9 (8.74%) Public Sector

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 1 (0.97%) Apache
1 1 (0.97%) CMS
1 1 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (0.97%) Joomla!
1 1 (0.97%) Tomcat
1 1 (0.97%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (5.83%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.83%) Yarn
2 4 (3.88%) Power Platform
3 3 (2.91%) AWS
3 3 (2.91%) Azure
4 1 (0.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.80%) HTTP
2 4 (3.88%) BGP
2 4 (3.88%) LAN
2 4 (3.88%) Network Security
2 4 (3.88%) VPN
2 4 (3.88%) WAN
2 4 (3.88%) Wireless
2 4 (3.88%) WLAN
3 3 (2.91%) ZigBee
4 1 (0.97%) Firewall
4 1 (0.97%) Intranet
4 1 (0.97%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (18.45%) MySQL
2 4 (3.88%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.88%) Power BI
2 4 (3.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.97%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (0.97%) MS Access
4 1 (0.97%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.97%) QlikView
4 1 (0.97%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.97%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.97%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.97%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 6 (5.83%) Eclipse
1 6 (5.83%) IntelliJ
2 4 (3.88%) JIRA
3 2 (1.94%) CruiseControl
3 2 (1.94%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.97%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.97%) JMeter
4 1 (0.97%) REST Assured
4 1 (0.97%) SoapUI
General
1 13 (12.62%) Marketing
2 9 (8.74%) Fire and Rescue
2 9 (8.74%) Public Sector
3 7 (6.80%) Retail
4 5 (4.85%) Finance
4 5 (4.85%) Local Government
5 4 (3.88%) Electronics
6 1 (0.97%) Games
6 1 (0.97%) Law
6 1 (0.97%) Legal
6 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (35.92%) Developer
2 28 (27.18%) Java Developer
3 10 (9.71%) Senior Developer
4 9 (8.74%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (6.80%) IT Manager
5 7 (6.80%) Junior
5 7 (6.80%) Software Engineer
6 6 (5.83%) Senior Manager
7 5 (4.85%) Development Engineer
7 5 (4.85%) Junior Software Engineer
7 5 (4.85%) Network Engineer
7 5 (4.85%) Project Manager
7 5 (4.85%) Software Development Engineer
8 4 (3.88%) Architect
8 4 (3.88%) IT Project Manager
8 4 (3.88%) Product Owner
8 4 (3.88%) Tester
9 3 (2.91%) Analyst
9 3 (2.91%) Applications Developer
9 3 (2.91%) Sales Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (19.42%) Spring
2 11 (10.68%) .NET
3 9 (8.74%) Ajax
3 9 (8.74%) AngularJS
3 9 (8.74%) React
4 7 (6.80%) REST
5 6 (5.83%) Angular 2
5 6 (5.83%) Node.js
5 6 (5.83%) XML
6 3 (2.91%) Web Services
7 2 (1.94%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.94%) GWT
7 2 (1.94%) jQuery
7 2 (1.94%) JSON
7 2 (1.94%) RESTful
7 2 (1.94%) Vue.js
8 1 (0.97%) Django
8 1 (0.97%) Grails
8 1 (0.97%) Java EE
8 1 (0.97%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.65%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.74%) Management Information System
2 9 (8.74%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (4.85%) Driving Licence
3 5 (4.85%) PMI
3 5 (4.85%) Virtual Team
4 2 (1.94%) Analytical Mindset
4 2 (1.94%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.97%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (0.97%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.97%) Organisational Skills
5 1 (0.97%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.97%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (0.97%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.65%) Linux
2 9 (8.74%) Windows
3 7 (6.80%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.97%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (24.27%) Multithreading
2 19 (18.45%) Microservices
3 18 (17.48%) Problem-Solving
4 17 (16.50%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (15.53%) Decision-Making
6 15 (14.56%) Project Management
7 14 (13.59%) Computer Science
8 11 (10.68%) Data Privacy
9 10 (9.71%) Business Development
10 9 (8.74%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (8.74%) Mentoring
11 8 (7.77%) Data Analysis
11 8 (7.77%) Front End Development
12 7 (6.80%) Artificial Intelligence
12 7 (6.80%) High Availability
12 7 (6.80%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (5.83%) Commercial Awareness
13 6 (5.83%) Task-Oriented
14 5 (4.85%) Line Management
14 5 (4.85%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (33.98%) Java
2 21 (20.39%) JavaScript
3 11 (10.68%) SQL
4 7 (6.80%) Python
5 6 (5.83%) C#
6 5 (4.85%) TypeScript
7 4 (3.88%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.91%) VBA
9 2 (1.94%) PHP
10 1 (0.97%) Groovy
10 1 (0.97%) Java 8
10 1 (0.97%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.97%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (19.42%) Degree
2 16 (15.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (4.85%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (4.85%) PMI Certification
3 5 (4.85%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.85%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.88%) CCIE
4 4 (3.88%) CCNA
4 4 (3.88%) CCNP
5 2 (1.94%) CISSP
5 2 (1.94%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.97%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (0.97%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (0.97%) CISA
6 1 (0.97%) GSEC
6 1 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.80%) QA
2 4 (3.88%) ISO 13485
2 4 (3.88%) ISO 9001
2 4 (3.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.91%) GDPR
4 2 (1.94%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.97%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.97%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.97%) HL7
5 1 (0.97%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.97%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.97%) PMO
5 1 (0.97%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.94%) Docker
2 1 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.88%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 7 (6.80%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.88%) Cisco
2 4 (3.88%) Ruckus Wireless
2 4 (3.88%) SolarWinds
3 3 (2.91%) EMC
3 3 (2.91%) Google
3 3 (2.91%) Oracle
4 1 (0.97%) Citrix
4 1 (0.97%) Cognos
4 1 (0.97%) Fortinet
4 1 (0.97%) IBM
4 1 (0.97%) SAP
4 1 (0.97%) VMware