Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

National Health Service (NHS)
England > South East
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 357 236 449
Rank change year-on-year -121 +213 -22
Permanent jobs citing NHS 93 56 63
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.52% 0.70% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.40% 2.26% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 58 55 55
10th Percentile £32,225 £32,700 £20,500
25th Percentile £42,531 £45,250 £26,690
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £60,000 £37,267
Median % change year-on-year -12.50% +61.00% -23.18%
75th Percentile £63,438 £70,000 £54,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,300 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £42,372
% change year-on-year +4.55% +29.80% -4.78%

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 6,660 2,482 8,158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 37.20% 31.18% 32.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3,848 2,030 6,378
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £28,000
25th Percentile £38,750 £38,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,938 £65,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £76,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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
Hampshire -92 31 £50,000 -16.67% 7
Surrey -53 24 £45,000 -18.18% 4
Thames Valley -95 24 £55,000 -21.43% 20
Berkshire -80 16 £58,750 -16.07% 15
Buckinghamshire - 6 £55,000 - 4
East Sussex -42 5 - - 1
Kent -42 4 £20,000 -38.46% 5
Oxfordshire - 4 £51,250 - 1
Home Counties - 1 £70,000 -
NHS
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 26 (27.96%) Degree
2 22 (23.66%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (21.51%) Social Skills
4 17 (18.28%) Retail
5 16 (17.20%) Java
5 16 (17.20%) SQL
6 15 (16.13%) JavaScript
7 14 (15.05%) SQL Server
7 14 (15.05%) Windows
7 14 (15.05%) Computer Science
7 14 (15.05%) Git (software)
7 14 (15.05%) Computer Science Degree
7 14 (15.05%) React
8 13 (13.98%) Data Privacy
8 13 (13.98%) JSON
9 12 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (12.90%) Fire and Rescue
10 11 (11.83%) AngularJS
10 11 (11.83%) Project Management
10 11 (11.83%) T-SQL
11 10 (10.75%) C#
11 10 (10.75%) Microsoft
11 10 (10.75%) Azure
11 10 (10.75%) Apple iOS
12 9 (9.68%) Node.js
12 9 (9.68%) High Availability
12 9 (9.68%) Android
12 9 (9.68%) Apple
12 9 (9.68%) .NET
12 9 (9.68%) Linux

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 6 (6.45%) CMS
2 3 (3.23%) Apache
2 3 (3.23%) ColdFusion
3 1 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.08%) Joomla!
3 1 (1.08%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (7.53%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (3.23%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.08%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (4.30%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.75%) Azure
2 8 (8.60%) Power Platform
3 6 (6.45%) Microsoft 365
4 5 (5.38%) AWS
5 3 (3.23%) Yarn
6 2 (2.15%) GCP
6 2 (2.15%) SaaS
7 1 (1.08%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.08%) Azure Service Bus
7 1 (1.08%) Azure Stack
7 1 (1.08%) Azure Storage
7 1 (1.08%) GitHub
7 1 (1.08%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.30%) Intranet
2 3 (3.23%) HTTP
3 2 (2.15%) BGP
3 2 (2.15%) NetScaler
3 2 (2.15%) OSPF
3 2 (2.15%) SAN
3 2 (2.15%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.15%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.05%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.60%) Power BI
3 7 (7.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (7.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (6.45%) NoSQL
5 5 (5.38%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (5.38%) MongoDB
6 4 (4.30%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.23%) MySQL
7 3 (3.23%) Redis
8 2 (2.15%) Electronic Patient Records
9 1 (1.08%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (1.08%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (1.08%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (1.08%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 14 (15.05%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.30%) Selenium
3 3 (3.23%) Eclipse
3 3 (3.23%) IntelliJ
4 2 (2.15%) JIRA
4 2 (2.15%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (2.15%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.08%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.08%) CruiseControl
5 1 (1.08%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.08%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.08%) Introscope
5 1 (1.08%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.08%) JUnit
5 1 (1.08%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.08%) Maven
5 1 (1.08%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.08%) REST Assured
5 1 (1.08%) SoapUI
General
1 20 (21.51%) Social Skills
2 17 (18.28%) Retail
3 12 (12.90%) Fire and Rescue
4 7 (7.53%) Finance
4 7 (7.53%) Organisational Skills
4 7 (7.53%) Social Housing
5 5 (5.38%) Influencing Skills
5 5 (5.38%) Local Government
5 5 (5.38%) Public Sector
6 4 (4.30%) Marketing
7 2 (2.15%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (2.15%) Presentation Skills
8 1 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.08%) Electronics
8 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (23.66%) Developer
2 18 (19.35%) Analyst
3 12 (12.90%) Junior
4 10 (10.75%) Junior Developer
5 7 (7.53%) Java Developer
5 7 (7.53%) Support Analyst
6 6 (6.45%) Android Developer
6 6 (6.45%) Consultant
6 6 (6.45%) Java Android Developer
6 6 (6.45%) Junior Android Developer
6 6 (6.45%) Junior Java Developer
6 6 (6.45%) Project Manager
7 5 (5.38%) Applications Support
7 5 (5.38%) Applications Support Analyst
7 5 (5.38%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 5 (5.38%) Business Intelligence Lead
7 5 (5.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (5.38%) Team Leader
8 4 (4.30%) DBA
8 4 (4.30%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.05%) React
2 13 (13.98%) JSON
3 11 (11.83%) AngularJS
4 9 (9.68%) .NET
4 9 (9.68%) Node.js
5 7 (7.53%) HTML
5 7 (7.53%) jQuery
6 5 (5.38%) CSS
6 5 (5.38%) HTML5
6 5 (5.38%) Sass
6 5 (5.38%) Web Services
7 4 (4.30%) Ajax
7 4 (4.30%) LAMP
8 3 (3.23%) Angular 2
8 3 (3.23%) REST
8 3 (3.23%) Semantic HTML
9 2 (2.15%) GraphQL
9 2 (2.15%) LESS
9 2 (2.15%) Redux
9 2 (2.15%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.60%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.38%) User Experience
3 4 (4.30%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (4.30%) Virtual Team
4 3 (3.23%) Clustering
4 3 (3.23%) Life Science
5 2 (2.15%) Cybercrime
5 2 (2.15%) LIMS
5 2 (2.15%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.15%) Social Media
6 1 (1.08%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.08%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.08%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.05%) Windows
2 10 (10.75%) Apple iOS
3 9 (9.68%) Android
3 9 (9.68%) Linux
4 2 (2.15%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (1.08%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.66%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (15.05%) Computer Science
3 13 (13.98%) Data Privacy
4 12 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (11.83%) Project Management
6 9 (9.68%) Android Development
6 9 (9.68%) High Availability
6 9 (9.68%) Mobile Development
7 8 (8.60%) Change Management
7 8 (8.60%) Technical Leadership
8 7 (7.53%) Facilities Management
8 7 (7.53%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (6.45%) Content Management
9 6 (6.45%) Front End Development
9 6 (6.45%) Test Automation
9 6 (6.45%) Workflow
10 5 (5.38%) Business Analysis
10 5 (5.38%) Information Management
10 5 (5.38%) Trend Analysis
10 5 (5.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.20%) Java
1 16 (17.20%) SQL
2 15 (16.13%) JavaScript
3 11 (11.83%) T-SQL
4 10 (10.75%) C#
5 9 (9.68%) Kotlin
6 7 (7.53%) TypeScript
7 5 (5.38%) C
8 3 (3.23%) CFML
8 3 (3.23%) PHP
8 3 (3.23%) Python
9 2 (2.15%) JSX
10 1 (1.08%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.08%) Java 8
10 1 (1.08%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (27.96%) Degree
2 14 (15.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (6.45%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.45%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.30%) CBAP
5 2 (2.15%) CCNA
5 2 (2.15%) CCNP
5 2 (2.15%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.08%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.60%) HL7
1 8 (8.60%) QA
2 4 (4.30%) Accessibility
3 3 (3.23%) ISO 9001
3 3 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.23%) PMO
4 2 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 17025
5 1 (1.08%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.08%) DICOM
5 1 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.30%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (4.30%) XenApp
2 3 (3.23%) Docker
3 2 (2.15%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (2.15%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (2.15%) vSphere
4 1 (1.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.23%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (2.15%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.15%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.08%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 10 (10.75%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.68%) Apple
3 6 (6.45%) Oracle
4 4 (4.30%) Citrix
4 4 (4.30%) VMware
5 3 (3.23%) Google
6 2 (2.15%) Cisco
6 2 (2.15%) Ivanti
6 2 (2.15%) SolarWinds
6 2 (2.15%) Twitter
7 1 (1.08%) AppDynamics
7 1 (1.08%) CyberArk
7 1 (1.08%) Dynatrace
7 1 (1.08%) ForgeRock
7 1 (1.08%) HP
7 1 (1.08%) RedGate
7 1 (1.08%) SAP
7 1 (1.08%) Sun
7 1 (1.08%) Telerik