Period
to 28 January 2022

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 28 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

National Health Service (NHS)
England > South East
6 months to
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 296 253 403
Rank change year-on-year -43 +150 +20
Permanent jobs citing NHS 148 79 75
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.82% 0.78% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.21% 2.35% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 100 76 60
10th Percentile £26,750 £31,875 £20,500
25th Percentile £39,375 £36,250 £31,769
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,375 £60,000 £42,404
Median % change year-on-year -22.71% +41.50% -5.77%
75th Percentile £52,067 £70,000 £61,875
90th Percentile £62,625 £73,750 £75,375
England median annual salary £50,216 £55,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year -8.70% +20.88% +1.11%

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 South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 6,696 3,358 7,305
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 36.91% 32.95% 31.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3,944 2,509 5,786
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,500 £28,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £75,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +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 28 January 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 28 January 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 -20 67 £50,000 +33.33% 12
Thames Valley -86 30 £60,000 -11.11% 14
Surrey -40 28 £28,500 -48.18% 6
Berkshire -52 23 £57,500 -14.81% 9
Kent -46 10 £27,500 -9.84% 10
East Sussex -28 6 - - 2
Oxfordshire -25 5 £60,385 +63.20% 2
Buckinghamshire -45 4 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Sussex -1 2 - -
Home Counties - 1 - -
NHS
England

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 66 (44.59%) Degree
2 54 (36.49%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (35.14%) Computer Science
3 52 (35.14%) Computer Science Degree
4 46 (31.08%) Fire and Rescue
5 42 (28.38%) Android
5 42 (28.38%) Apple iOS
6 41 (27.70%) Git (software)
6 41 (27.70%) Mobile Development
6 41 (27.70%) Apple
7 39 (26.35%) Java
8 38 (25.68%) Data Privacy
9 37 (25.00%) JSON
10 32 (21.62%) Social Skills
11 31 (20.95%) Project Management
12 27 (18.24%) SQL
13 26 (17.57%) SQL Server
13 26 (17.57%) Business Intelligence
13 26 (17.57%) Android Development
13 26 (17.57%) Kotlin
14 24 (16.22%) Microsoft 365
14 24 (16.22%) T-SQL
14 24 (16.22%) Local Government
15 23 (15.54%) C#
16 22 (14.86%) .NET
16 22 (14.86%) Power BI
16 22 (14.86%) Power Platform
17 20 (13.51%) User Acceptance Testing
18 19 (12.84%) Trend Analysis
18 19 (12.84%) Coaching

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:

Applications
1 19 (12.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (11.49%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.03%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.68%) Adobe XD
Business Applications
1 4 (2.70%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (2.70%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 24 (16.22%) Microsoft 365
2 22 (14.86%) Power Platform
3 3 (2.03%) Azure
4 1 (0.68%) AWS
4 1 (0.68%) Azure Service Bus
4 1 (0.68%) Azure Stack
4 1 (0.68%) Azure Storage
4 1 (0.68%) Figma
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.38%) DHCP
1 5 (3.38%) DNS
1 5 (3.38%) Firewall
1 5 (3.38%) SAN
2 4 (2.70%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.68%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (17.57%) SQL Server
2 22 (14.86%) Power BI
3 19 (12.84%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (3.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (3.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.35%) Electronic Patient Records
5 2 (1.35%) MySQL
5 2 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.68%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 41 (27.70%) Git (software)
2 12 (8.11%) Selenium
3 2 (1.35%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (0.68%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.68%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.68%) JUnit
4 1 (0.68%) Maven
4 1 (0.68%) REST Assured
4 1 (0.68%) SoapUI
General
1 46 (31.08%) Fire and Rescue
2 32 (21.62%) Social Skills
3 24 (16.22%) Local Government
4 19 (12.84%) Organisational Skills
5 14 (9.46%) Public Sector
5 14 (9.46%) Retail
6 13 (8.78%) Finance
7 8 (5.41%) Telecoms
8 7 (4.73%) Influencing Skills
9 6 (4.05%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 4 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (2.70%) Back Office
10 4 (2.70%) Legal
10 4 (2.70%) Marketing
11 3 (2.03%) Electronics
11 3 (2.03%) Manufacturing
11 3 (2.03%) Presentation Skills
12 2 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (1.35%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 44 (29.73%) Analyst
2 32 (21.62%) Developer
3 19 (12.84%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 19 (12.84%) Business Intelligence Lead
3 19 (12.84%) Team Leader
4 18 (12.16%) Mobile Developer
5 17 (11.49%) Android Engineer
5 17 (11.49%) Android Software Engineer
5 17 (11.49%) Development Engineer
5 17 (11.49%) Java Engineer
5 17 (11.49%) Java Software Engineer
5 17 (11.49%) Software Development Engineer
5 17 (11.49%) Software Engineer
5 17 (11.49%) Support Analyst
6 16 (10.81%) Healthcare Analyst
6 16 (10.81%) Junior
7 15 (10.14%) iOS Developer
8 14 (9.46%) Junior Developer
9 13 (8.78%) Junior iOS Developer
9 13 (8.78%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (25.00%) JSON
2 22 (14.86%) .NET
3 7 (4.73%) React
4 4 (2.70%) jQuery
5 3 (2.03%) AngularJS
5 3 (2.03%) Node.js
6 2 (1.35%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.35%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (1.35%) Web Services
7 1 (0.68%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.68%) Ajax
7 1 (0.68%) CSS
7 1 (0.68%) GWT
7 1 (0.68%) Kendo UI
7 1 (0.68%) LESS
7 1 (0.68%) MDX
7 1 (0.68%) REST
7 1 (0.68%) Sass
7 1 (0.68%) SOAP
7 1 (0.68%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.49%) Management Information System
2 4 (2.70%) Virtual Team
3 3 (2.03%) Clustering
3 3 (2.03%) Driving Licence
3 3 (2.03%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (2.03%) User Experience
4 2 (1.35%) LIMS
4 2 (1.35%) Social Media
5 1 (0.68%) BBC
5 1 (0.68%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.68%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.68%) EPoS
5 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.68%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 42 (28.38%) Android
1 42 (28.38%) Apple iOS
2 8 (5.41%) Windows
3 5 (3.38%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (36.49%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (35.14%) Computer Science
3 41 (27.70%) Mobile Development
4 38 (25.68%) Data Privacy
5 31 (20.95%) Project Management
6 26 (17.57%) Android Development
6 26 (17.57%) Business Intelligence
7 20 (13.51%) User Acceptance Testing
8 19 (12.84%) Coaching
8 19 (12.84%) Technical Leadership
8 19 (12.84%) Trend Analysis
9 18 (12.16%) iOS Development
10 13 (8.78%) Test Automation
11 11 (7.43%) PRINCE2
12 8 (5.41%) Business Analysis
13 7 (4.73%) Business Case
13 7 (4.73%) Problem-Solving
14 6 (4.05%) Programme Management
15 5 (3.38%) Facilities Management
16 4 (2.70%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (26.35%) Java
2 27 (18.24%) SQL
3 26 (17.57%) Kotlin
4 24 (16.22%) T-SQL
5 23 (15.54%) C#
6 15 (10.14%) Apple Swift
7 13 (8.78%) Objective-C
8 6 (4.05%) JavaScript
9 3 (2.03%) C
10 2 (1.35%) Ruby
10 2 (1.35%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.68%) Groovy
11 1 (0.68%) Java 8
11 1 (0.68%) JSX
Qualifications
1 66 (44.59%) Degree
2 52 (35.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (7.43%) Security Cleared
4 6 (4.05%) HND
5 5 (3.38%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.70%) CBAP
6 4 (2.70%) MCSE
6 4 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.68%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.68%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.16%) HL7
2 12 (8.11%) QA
3 4 (2.70%) PMO
4 2 (1.35%) GDPR
4 2 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (3.38%) Active Directory
1 5 (3.38%) Hyper-V
1 5 (3.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.68%) Docker
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (2.70%) SCCM
2 3 (2.03%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.68%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.68%) Terraform
Vendors
1 41 (27.70%) Apple
2 12 (8.11%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.38%) Oracle
3 5 (3.38%) VMware
4 4 (2.70%) Aruba
4 4 (2.70%) Cisco
4 4 (2.70%) Veeam
5 3 (2.03%) SAP
6 2 (1.35%) Twitter
7 1 (0.68%) Adobe
7 1 (0.68%) Google
7 1 (0.68%) Telerik
7 1 (0.68%) Xamarin