Period
to 25 July 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 25 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

National Health Service (NHS)
England > South East
6 months to
25 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 322 300 410
Rank change year-on-year -22 +110 +13
Permanent jobs citing NHS 105 51 107
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.64% 0.42% 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.83% 1.29% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 58 46 80
10th Percentile £37,500 £31,250 £26,742
25th Percentile £42,500 £35,000 £35,508
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £41,836 £54,000
Median % change year-on-year +37.44% -22.53% +17.39%
75th Percentile £70,889 £61,875 £60,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £72,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £44,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +29.21% -1.11% +4.47%

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 5,736 3,963 8,569
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 35.14% 32.34% 32.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3,581 3,251 6,665
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,750
25th Percentile £40,000 £38,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,361 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.60% +4.29% +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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -44 33 £65,000 +85.71% 9
Hampshire -49 32 £60,000 -11.23% 5
Berkshire -32 26 £66,854 +91.01% 4
Surrey -14 24 £42,500 -10.53% 6
Kent -26 9 £20,000 -27.27% 3
Oxfordshire -5 4 £51,250 +26.01% 3
Buckinghamshire -22 4 £57,500 +43.75% 2
East Sussex - 2 £67,500 -
NHS
England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 28 (26.67%) JavaScript
1 28 (26.67%) Degree
2 26 (24.76%) Social Skills
3 25 (23.81%) Java
4 20 (19.05%) Windows
5 19 (18.10%) Linux
5 19 (18.10%) Computer Science Degree
5 19 (18.10%) Data Privacy
6 18 (17.14%) React
6 18 (17.14%) Fire and Rescue
6 18 (17.14%) Computer Science
6 18 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (16.19%) AngularJS
8 16 (15.24%) Problem-Solving
9 15 (14.29%) Node.js
9 15 (14.29%) Project Management
10 13 (12.38%) High Availability
11 12 (11.43%) Front End Development
12 11 (10.48%) Self-Motivation
12 11 (10.48%) SQL
12 11 (10.48%) Retail
12 11 (10.48%) Ajax
12 11 (10.48%) Multithreading
12 11 (10.48%) Git (software)
13 10 (9.52%) Marketing
13 10 (9.52%) JSON
13 10 (9.52%) Decision-Making
13 10 (9.52%) Mentoring
14 9 (8.57%) REST
14 9 (8.57%) Task-Oriented

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 (5.71%) CMS
2 4 (3.81%) Apache
3 3 (2.86%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.95%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.95%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.95%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (8.57%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.81%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.95%) Sketch
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.57%) Yarn
2 7 (6.67%) AWS
2 7 (6.67%) Azure
3 3 (2.86%) SaaS
4 2 (1.90%) GCP
4 2 (1.90%) Power Platform
5 1 (0.95%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.95%) GitHub
5 1 (0.95%) Microsoft 365
5 1 (0.95%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.57%) HTTP
2 6 (5.71%) BGP
3 4 (3.81%) Intranet
3 4 (3.81%) LAN
3 4 (3.81%) Network Security
3 4 (3.81%) VPN
3 4 (3.81%) WAN
3 4 (3.81%) Wireless
3 4 (3.81%) WLAN
4 3 (2.86%) ZigBee
5 2 (1.90%) NetScaler
5 2 (1.90%) OSPF
5 2 (1.90%) SAN
5 2 (1.90%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.90%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.62%) MySQL
2 7 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (6.67%) NoSQL
3 6 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (4.76%) MongoDB
4 5 (4.76%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.86%) Redis
7 2 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.90%) Power BI
7 2 (1.90%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.95%) OLAP
8 1 (0.95%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.95%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (0.95%) QlikView
8 1 (0.95%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.95%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 11 (10.48%) Git (software)
2 9 (8.57%) Eclipse
2 9 (8.57%) IntelliJ
3 4 (3.81%) JIRA
4 3 (2.86%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.95%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.95%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.95%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.95%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.95%) Introscope
5 1 (0.95%) JMeter
5 1 (0.95%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.95%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.95%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.95%) REST Assured
5 1 (0.95%) Selenium
5 1 (0.95%) SoapUI
General
1 26 (24.76%) Social Skills
2 18 (17.14%) Fire and Rescue
3 11 (10.48%) Retail
4 10 (9.52%) Marketing
5 8 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (6.67%) Public Sector
7 6 (5.71%) Social Housing
8 5 (4.76%) Finance
8 5 (4.76%) Organisational Skills
9 4 (3.81%) Electronics
10 3 (2.86%) Presentation Skills
11 2 (1.90%) Influencing Skills
12 1 (0.95%) Games
12 1 (0.95%) Legal
12 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (30.48%) Developer
2 19 (18.10%) Java Developer
3 17 (16.19%) Junior
4 10 (9.52%) Junior Developer
5 8 (7.62%) Analyst
5 8 (7.62%) Senior Developer
6 6 (5.71%) Android Developer
6 6 (5.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 6 (5.71%) Java Android Developer
6 6 (5.71%) Junior Android Developer
6 6 (5.71%) Junior Java Developer
6 6 (5.71%) Network Engineer
6 6 (5.71%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (5.71%) Software Engineer
7 5 (4.76%) Development Engineer
7 5 (4.76%) IT Manager
7 5 (4.76%) Junior Software Engineer
7 5 (4.76%) Senior Manager
7 5 (4.76%) Software Development Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (17.14%) React
2 17 (16.19%) AngularJS
3 15 (14.29%) Node.js
4 11 (10.48%) Ajax
5 10 (9.52%) JSON
6 9 (8.57%) Angular 2
6 9 (8.57%) REST
7 8 (7.62%) HTML
8 7 (6.67%) .NET
9 6 (5.71%) HTML5
9 6 (5.71%) jQuery
9 6 (5.71%) Spring
10 4 (3.81%) CSS
10 4 (3.81%) LAMP
10 4 (3.81%) Sass
10 4 (3.81%) Web Services
11 3 (2.86%) Semantic HTML
11 3 (2.86%) Vue.js
12 2 (1.90%) GraphQL
12 2 (1.90%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.48%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.76%) Driving Licence
4 4 (3.81%) User Experience
5 3 (2.86%) Life Science
5 3 (2.86%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.90%) Cybercrime
6 2 (1.90%) LIMS
6 2 (1.90%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.95%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.95%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.95%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 20 (19.05%) Windows
2 19 (18.10%) Linux
3 8 (7.62%) Ubuntu
4 7 (6.67%) Apple iOS
5 6 (5.71%) Android
6 2 (1.90%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (18.10%) Data Privacy
2 18 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (17.14%) Computer Science
3 16 (15.24%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (14.29%) Project Management
5 13 (12.38%) High Availability
6 12 (11.43%) Front End Development
7 11 (10.48%) Multithreading
8 10 (9.52%) Decision-Making
8 10 (9.52%) Mentoring
9 9 (8.57%) Task-Oriented
10 8 (7.62%) Microservices
11 7 (6.67%) Analytics
11 7 (6.67%) Business Development
11 7 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (6.67%) Change Management
12 6 (5.71%) Content Management
12 6 (5.71%) Informatics
12 6 (5.71%) Statistical Analysis
12 6 (5.71%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (26.67%) JavaScript
2 25 (23.81%) Java
3 11 (10.48%) SQL
4 6 (5.71%) Kotlin
5 5 (4.76%) T-SQL
5 5 (4.76%) TypeScript
6 4 (3.81%) C#
6 4 (3.81%) Python
7 3 (2.86%) CFML
7 3 (2.86%) PHP
8 2 (1.90%) C
8 2 (1.90%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.95%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.95%) Groovy
9 1 (0.95%) Java 8
9 1 (0.95%) JSX
9 1 (0.95%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.95%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (26.67%) Degree
2 19 (18.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (5.71%) CCNA
3 6 (5.71%) CCNP
3 6 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.81%) CCIE
5 3 (2.86%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.86%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.95%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.95%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.57%) QA
2 4 (3.81%) Accessibility
2 4 (3.81%) HL7
3 3 (2.86%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.90%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 17025
4 2 (1.90%) SLA
5 1 (0.95%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (3.81%) Docker
1 4 (3.81%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (3.81%) XenApp
2 2 (1.90%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (1.90%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.90%) vSphere
3 1 (0.95%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (3.81%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (1.90%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.90%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.95%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 9 (8.57%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.71%) Apple
2 6 (5.71%) Cisco
2 6 (5.71%) SolarWinds
3 4 (3.81%) Citrix
3 4 (3.81%) Ruckus Wireless
3 4 (3.81%) VMware
4 3 (2.86%) EMC
4 3 (2.86%) Google
4 3 (2.86%) Oracle
5 2 (1.90%) Ivanti
6 1 (0.95%) AppDynamics
6 1 (0.95%) Cognos
6 1 (0.95%) CyberArk
6 1 (0.95%) Dynatrace
6 1 (0.95%) ForgeRock
6 1 (0.95%) HP
6 1 (0.95%) IBM
6 1 (0.95%) RedGate
6 1 (0.95%) SAP