Period
to 28 July 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited NHS over the 6 months to 28 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

National Health Service (NHS)
England > South West
6 months to
28 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 244 212 317
Rank change year-on-year -32 +105 -54
Permanent jobs citing NHS 55 19 21
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 0.72% 0.41% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.97% 1.29% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 39 19 20
10th Percentile £28,250 £19,000 £21,250
25th Percentile £35,500 £27,250 £29,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £47,500 £36,250
Median % change year-on-year -10.53% +31.03% +3.57%
75th Percentile £56,250 £56,250 £54,063
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,750 £61,875
England median annual salary £57,542 £44,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +29.31% -1.11% +4.30%

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 West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2,793 1,478 3,279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 36.43% 32.16% 32.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1,602 1,146 2,505
10th Percentile £28,672 £27,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
75th Percentile £58,750 £58,750 £56,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £73,750 £68,750
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 West

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

Job vacancy trend for NHS in the South West

NHS
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for NHS in the South West

NHS
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing NHS in the South West over the 6 months to 28 July 2021.

Salary histogram for NHS in the South West

NHS
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the South West region over the 6 months to 28 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
Wiltshire +30 27 £52,500 -23.64% 5
Bristol -82 9 £31,250 -34.50% 5
Devon -2 6 £37,934 +89.67%
Somerset -3 6 £37,500 -28.57% 1
Dorset - 3 £42,500 - 3
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
NHS
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 West region with a requirement for NHS.

1 29 (52.73%) Public Sector
2 20 (36.36%) SC Cleared
2 20 (36.36%) Security Cleared
3 17 (30.91%) Re-Platforming
3 17 (30.91%) Biometrics
3 17 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (23.64%) Java
4 13 (23.64%) JavaScript
5 11 (20.00%) Scrum
5 11 (20.00%) Finance
6 10 (18.18%) Service Management
7 8 (14.55%) Risk Management
8 7 (12.73%) Retail
8 7 (12.73%) Test Automation
8 7 (12.73%) AWS
8 7 (12.73%) BDD
8 7 (12.73%) Social Skills
9 6 (10.91%) TypeScript
9 6 (10.91%) Selenium
9 6 (10.91%) Web Services
10 5 (9.09%) HTML
10 5 (9.09%) CSS
10 5 (9.09%) Active Directory
10 5 (9.09%) CIPFA
10 5 (9.09%) CCAB
10 5 (9.09%) Degree
10 5 (9.09%) Local Government
10 5 (9.09%) TDD
10 5 (9.09%) Coaching
10 5 (9.09%) Cucumber

NHS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (1.82%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.73%) AWS
2 4 (7.27%) SaaS
3 3 (5.45%) Azure
3 3 (5.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) Internet
2 1 (1.82%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.82%) MySQL
1 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Selenium
2 5 (9.09%) Cucumber
3 4 (7.27%) MSI
4 3 (5.45%) Bitbucket Server
4 3 (5.45%) Hudson
4 3 (5.45%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.45%) JIRA
4 3 (5.45%) JMeter
4 3 (5.45%) Serenity BDD
5 2 (3.64%) JBehave
5 2 (3.64%) REST Assured
6 1 (1.82%) GitLab
General
1 29 (52.73%) Public Sector
2 11 (20.00%) Finance
3 7 (12.73%) Retail
3 7 (12.73%) Social Skills
4 5 (9.09%) Local Government
5 4 (7.27%) Telecoms
6 3 (5.45%) Electronics
6 3 (5.45%) Manufacturing
6 3 (5.45%) Marketing
6 3 (5.45%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (3.64%) Law
8 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.82%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 15 (27.27%) Developer
2 6 (10.91%) Service Manager
3 5 (9.09%) Audit Manager
4 4 (7.27%) Applications Packager
4 4 (7.27%) React Developer
4 4 (7.27%) Support Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Angular Developer
5 3 (5.45%) Compliance Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Developer in Test
5 3 (5.45%) IT Manager
5 3 (5.45%) IT Risk Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Risk Manager
6 2 (3.64%) Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) Business Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) Business Manager
6 2 (3.64%) IT Support
6 2 (3.64%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (3.64%) Software Developer
6 2 (3.64%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (3.64%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.91%) Web Services
2 5 (9.09%) AngularJS
2 5 (9.09%) CSS
2 5 (9.09%) HTML
3 4 (7.27%) OAuth
3 4 (7.27%) OpenID
3 4 (7.27%) React
4 3 (5.45%) Ajax
4 3 (5.45%) DOM
4 3 (5.45%) JWT
4 3 (5.45%) React Native
4 3 (5.45%) RESTful
5 2 (3.64%) Node.js
6 1 (1.82%) Itk
6 1 (1.82%) LDAP
6 1 (1.82%) REST
6 1 (1.82%) SailPoint
6 1 (1.82%) SAML
6 1 (1.82%) Vue.js
6 1 (1.82%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.64%) Mobile App
1 2 (3.64%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (1.82%) Graphic Design
2 1 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.82%) Legacy Systems
2 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.82%) Smartphone
2 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) Windows
1 4 (7.27%) Windows 10
2 2 (3.64%) Android
2 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (30.91%) Biometrics
1 17 (30.91%) Re-Platforming
2 11 (20.00%) Scrum
3 10 (18.18%) Service Management
4 8 (14.55%) Risk Management
5 7 (12.73%) BDD
5 7 (12.73%) Test Automation
6 5 (9.09%) Coaching
6 5 (9.09%) TDD
7 4 (7.27%) Application Packaging
7 4 (7.27%) DevOps
7 4 (7.27%) Front End Development
7 4 (7.27%) Kanban
7 4 (7.27%) Software Testing
8 3 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (5.45%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (5.45%) IT Governance
8 3 (5.45%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (5.45%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.64%) Java
1 13 (23.64%) JavaScript
2 6 (10.91%) TypeScript
3 4 (7.27%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.45%) C#
5 2 (3.64%) Go
5 2 (3.64%) PHP
5 2 (3.64%) SQL
6 1 (1.82%) C
6 1 (1.82%) Perl
6 1 (1.82%) Python
6 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (36.36%) SC Cleared
1 20 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.09%) CCAB
2 5 (9.09%) CIPFA
2 5 (9.09%) Degree
3 3 (5.45%) CISMP
4 1 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.82%) ISEB
4 1 (1.82%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) Accessibility
2 3 (5.45%) COBIT
2 3 (5.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.45%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.82%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.82%) HL7
3 1 (1.82%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.82%) NDS
2 1 (1.82%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) SCCM
2 1 (1.82%) NetIQ Identity Manager
Vendors
1 3 (5.45%) SAP
2 1 (1.82%) Adobe
2 1 (1.82%) Civica
2 1 (1.82%) ForgeRock
2 1 (1.82%) Google
2 1 (1.82%) NetIQ
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle