NHS Jobs in the South West

National Health Service (NHS)
England > South West

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 27 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

6 months to
27 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 223 186 227
Rank change year-on-year -37 +41 -4
Permanent jobs citing NHS 40 95 74
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 0.57% 1.28% 1.01%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.71% 3.34% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 32 67 35
10th Percentile £34,250 £30,050 £28,000
25th Percentile £36,875 £38,125 £31,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,750 £47,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76% -15.00%
75th Percentile £66,165 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £75,000 £73,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £53,406 £50,000
% change year-on-year -15.74% +6.81% -9.09%

All Generic Skills
South West

NHS is in the General and Transferable 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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2,340 2,844 2,995
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 33.27% 38.40% 40.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1,772 1,447 1,627
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,900 £31,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £41,019
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £52,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +0.96% +9.47%
75th Percentile £66,250 £70,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £85,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -15.38% +4.00% +4.17%

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 27 February 2024.

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 27 February 2024. 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
Bristol -8 18 £42,500 -13.27% 8
Devon -8 7 £42,500 -1.16% 2
Dorset +21 5 £52,500 +23.53% 1
Somerset +11 4 £38,500 -30.00% 3
Gloucestershire -7 3 £57,500 +43.75%
Wiltshire +4 2 £50,747 -30.00% 2
Cornwall -1 1 £42,000 +1.82% 16
NHS
England

NHS
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 6 (15.00%) MS Visio
2 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (35.00%) AWS
2 7 (17.50%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Git
1 1 (2.50%) JIRA
General
1 11 (27.50%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (27.50%) Manufacturing
2 9 (22.50%) Public Sector
3 8 (20.00%) Social Skills
4 7 (17.50%) Finance
5 6 (15.00%) Marketing
5 6 (15.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (12.50%) Electronics
6 5 (12.50%) Telecoms
7 4 (10.00%) Local Government
8 3 (7.50%) Retail
9 1 (2.50%) Aviation
9 1 (2.50%) Tech for Good
Job Titles
1 8 (20.00%) Lead
2 7 (17.50%) Developer
3 6 (15.00%) QA Leader
3 6 (15.00%) Software Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Facilitator
4 5 (12.50%) Project Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Service Delivery Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Service Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Digital Project Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Senior
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Leader
8 1 (2.50%) Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Service Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.00%) .NET
2 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET
3 4 (10.00%) React
4 3 (7.50%) AngularJS
4 3 (7.50%) Blazor
4 3 (7.50%) CSS
4 3 (7.50%) HTML
4 3 (7.50%) MFC
4 3 (7.50%) Vue
5 1 (2.50%) Dojo
5 1 (2.50%) jQuery
5 1 (2.50%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (7.50%) Housing Association
3 2 (5.00%) Legacy Systems
4 1 (2.50%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.50%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
2 11 (27.50%) Validation
3 8 (20.00%) Cost Reduction
4 7 (17.50%) Customer Experience
5 6 (15.00%) Compliance Audit
5 6 (15.00%) Programme Management
5 6 (15.00%) Software Engineering
6 5 (12.50%) Business Case
6 5 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (12.50%) Change Management
6 5 (12.50%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 5 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2
7 4 (10.00%) Agile
7 4 (10.00%) Business Strategy
7 4 (10.00%) ITIL
7 4 (10.00%) Service Delivery
8 3 (7.50%) DevOps
8 3 (7.50%) Migration
8 3 (7.50%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.00%) C#
2 7 (17.50%) Java
3 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.50%) C++
4 3 (7.50%) SQL
5 2 (5.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.50%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.00%) PMO
2 6 (15.00%) GMP
2 6 (15.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) SAP
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.00%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco
4 1 (2.50%) Mitel
4 1 (2.50%) VMware