Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

National Health Service (NHS)
England > South West
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 277 232 308
Rank change year-on-year -45 +76 -13
Permanent jobs citing NHS 48 105 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.48% 0.99% 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.26% 2.58% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 40 93 38
South West median annual salary £43,500 £51,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.71% +13.33% +18.51%
10th Percentile £25,000 £31,050 £35,875
90th Percentile £74,000 £66,800 £54,250
England median annual salary £44,471 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.18% +12.50% -11.11%

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 West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3,810 4,066 4,374
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 37.97% 38.46% 38.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2,971 3,312 3,516
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +3.90%
10th Percentile £24,500 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year - +2.04% +6.52%

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing NHS as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing NHS in the South West.

Salary trend for NHS in the South West

NHS
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing NHS in the South West over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 2018. 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
Bristol -68 21 £35,000 -31.71% 1
Devon +17 14 £43,750 +34.62%
Somerset +13 6 £60,000 +87.50% 1
Wiltshire - 5 £72,500 -
Cornwall -9 2 £36,500 -27.00%
NHS
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT jobs citing NHS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for NHS.

1 15 (31.25%) SQL
2 11 (22.92%) Oracle
3 9 (18.75%) Finance
3 9 (18.75%) Marketing
3 9 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (16.67%) Banking
4 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (16.67%) Quality Management
4 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 8 (16.67%) ISO 9001
5 7 (14.58%) Linux
5 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
5 7 (14.58%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (14.58%) SAP
5 7 (14.58%) ITIL
5 7 (14.58%) ISO 14001
5 7 (14.58%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (14.58%) Risk Management
5 7 (14.58%) Electronics
5 7 (14.58%) Telecoms
5 7 (14.58%) Manufacturing
5 7 (14.58%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (14.58%) Business Continuity
5 7 (14.58%) Programme Management
5 7 (14.58%) Degree
5 7 (14.58%) Digital Marketing
6 6 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 6 (12.50%) Unix
6 6 (12.50%) MySQL

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 (2.08%) CMS
1 1 (2.08%) Drupal
1 1 (2.08%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) DHCP
1 3 (6.25%) DNS
1 3 (6.25%) SAN
2 1 (2.08%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.58%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (12.50%) MySQL
4 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 4 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 4 (8.33%) QlikView
4 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.25%) JIRA
3 2 (4.17%) Bugzilla
3 2 (4.17%) TestRail
General
1 9 (18.75%) Finance
1 9 (18.75%) Marketing
2 8 (16.67%) Banking
3 7 (14.58%) Electronics
3 7 (14.58%) Manufacturing
3 7 (14.58%) Telecoms
4 4 (8.33%) Retail
5 1 (2.08%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (16.67%) Developer
2 7 (14.58%) Head of Infrastructure
3 6 (12.50%) Head of IT
3 6 (12.50%) Head of IT Infrastructure
3 6 (12.50%) Systems Manager
4 5 (10.42%) Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) Business Manager
4 5 (10.42%) Business Systems Manager
5 4 (8.33%) Architect
5 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Lead
5 4 (8.33%) Database Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Java Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Lead Developer
5 4 (8.33%) SQL BI Developer
5 4 (8.33%) SQL Database Developer
5 4 (8.33%) SQL Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
5 4 (8.33%) Technical Support
6 3 (6.25%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) CSS
1 2 (4.17%) HTML
1 2 (4.17%) XML
2 1 (2.08%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.33%) BBC
2 4 (8.33%) Digital Media
2 4 (8.33%) FMCG
2 4 (8.33%) IPTV
2 4 (8.33%) Photography
3 3 (6.25%) Derivative
4 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.58%) Linux
2 6 (12.50%) Unix
3 3 (6.25%) HPUX
3 3 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (16.67%) Quality Management
3 7 (14.58%) Business Continuity
3 7 (14.58%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (14.58%) Digital Marketing
3 7 (14.58%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (14.58%) ITIL
3 7 (14.58%) Programme Management
3 7 (14.58%) Risk Management
4 6 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 4 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (8.33%) Functional Testing
5 4 (8.33%) OO
5 4 (8.33%) Service Management
5 4 (8.33%) TDD
6 3 (6.25%) High Availability
6 3 (6.25%) Informatics
6 3 (6.25%) IT Strategy
6 3 (6.25%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.25%) SQL
2 6 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 5 (10.42%) Java
4 4 (8.33%) PHP
4 4 (8.33%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.25%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.08%) AWK
6 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.08%) sed
Qualifications
1 7 (14.58%) Degree
2 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.25%) DBS Check
3 3 (6.25%) Master's Degree
3 3 (6.25%) MCP
3 3 (6.25%) MCSE
4 2 (4.17%) Postgraduate
5 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.67%) ISO 9001
2 7 (14.58%) ISO 14001
3 3 (6.25%) SLA
4 2 (4.17%) QA
5 1 (2.08%) HL7
5 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (2.08%) PMO
5 1 (2.08%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.25%) Virtual Servers
1 3 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (22.92%) Oracle
2 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.58%) SAP
3 3 (6.25%) 3PAR
3 3 (6.25%) HP
3 3 (6.25%) Red Hat
3 3 (6.25%) VMware
4 1 (2.08%) Cisco
4 1 (2.08%) Lotus