NHS Jobs in the UK excluding London

National Health Service (NHS)
UK > UK excluding London

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited NHS over the 6 months to 14 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

6 months to
14 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 375 370 178
Rank change year-on-year -5 -192 +161
Permanent jobs citing NHS 447 490 1,539
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.65% 0.77% 2.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.91% 1.87% 5.06%
Number of salaries quoted 355 337 572
10th Percentile £29,750 £30,800 £26,750
25th Percentile £36,875 £38,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -2.11% - -8.65%
75th Percentile £60,000 £59,706 £58,188
90th Percentile £66,205 £72,500 £77,950
UK median annual salary £50,000 £51,573 £50,000
% change year-on-year -3.05% +3.15% -9.09%

All Generic Skills
UK excluding London

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 23,442 26,169 30,430
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 34.19% 41.33% 43.27%
Number of salaries quoted 15,137 11,570 15,888
10th Percentile £26,250 £31,250 £29,750
25th Percentile £35,000 £40,213 £39,249
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £71,250 £68,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK 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 UK excluding London

Job postings citing NHS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for NHS in the UK excluding London

NHS
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing NHS in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for NHS in the UK excluding London

NHS
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing NHS in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 14 April 2024.

Salary histogram for NHS in the UK excluding London

NHS
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 14 April 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
North of England +43 171 £40,132 -10.82% 57
South East +24 91 £50,000 +2.56% 49
Midlands +59 81 £53,500 +5.34% 36
Yorkshire +110 73 £45,000 +0.75% 25
North West +30 69 £40,000 -17.16% 29
West Midlands +76 67 £53,500 +1.90% 15
South West -38 44 £39,500 -16.84% 26
East of England +29 42 £30,000 -23.59% 22
North East -20 29 £41,000 -8.21% 7
Wales -23 13 £53,500 +19.78% 7
East Midlands -6 11 £57,544 +36.20% 21
Scotland -53 5 £18,000 -66.51% 8
NHS
UK

NHS
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (1.34%) CMS
2 4 (0.89%) ArcGIS
3 3 (0.67%) Confluence
3 3 (0.67%) Umbraco
4 2 (0.45%) SAS
4 2 (0.45%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.22%) Apache
5 1 (0.22%) Drupal
5 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.22%) Jetty
5 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Exchange
5 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 35 (7.83%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (3.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (3.36%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (1.57%) InVision
4 7 (1.57%) Sketch
5 6 (1.34%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.89%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 3 (0.67%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.45%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.22%) Adobe XD
9 1 (0.22%) CorelDRAW
Business Applications
1 5 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.45%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 79 (17.67%) Azure
2 40 (8.95%) AWS
3 38 (8.50%) Microsoft 365
4 21 (4.70%) Power Platform
5 16 (3.58%) SaaS
6 12 (2.68%) Azure DevOps
7 11 (2.46%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (2.24%) GCP
8 10 (2.24%) Google Tag Manager
9 9 (2.01%) Google Analytics
10 5 (1.12%) Azure Data Factory
10 5 (1.12%) Azure Synapse Analytics
11 4 (0.89%) BigCommerce
12 3 (0.67%) Azure Sentinel
12 3 (0.67%) PaaS
13 2 (0.45%) npm
13 2 (0.45%) Storyblok
14 1 (0.22%) Figma
14 1 (0.22%) Google Ads
14 1 (0.22%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 27 (6.04%) WAN
2 22 (4.92%) Internet
2 22 (4.92%) LAN
3 21 (4.70%) Firewall
4 16 (3.58%) Broadband
4 16 (3.58%) WPA
5 11 (2.46%) TCP/IP
6 10 (2.24%) Intranet
7 6 (1.34%) DNS
7 6 (1.34%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (1.12%) DHCP
9 3 (0.67%) VPN
9 3 (0.67%) Wireless
10 2 (0.45%) Network Security
10 2 (0.45%) SAN
11 1 (0.22%) DECT
11 1 (0.22%) NGFW
11 1 (0.22%) RFID
11 1 (0.22%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (8.95%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.70%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (3.58%) Power BI
4 14 (3.13%) Electronic Patient Records
4 14 (3.13%) Tableau
5 9 (2.01%) Relational Database
6 8 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (1.57%) BigQuery
7 7 (1.57%) Looker
8 5 (1.12%) Big Data
8 5 (1.12%) Data Lake
8 5 (1.12%) MySQL
9 4 (0.89%) Azure SQL Database
9 4 (0.89%) Geospatial Data
9 4 (0.89%) GIS
9 4 (0.89%) Metadata
9 4 (0.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (0.89%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.89%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (1.57%) JIRA
2 4 (0.89%) Katalon Studio
2 4 (0.89%) Postman
3 3 (0.67%) Git
3 3 (0.67%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.45%) Burp Suite
4 2 (0.45%) gulp
4 2 (0.45%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (0.22%) Balsamiq
5 1 (0.22%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.22%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.22%) Moq
5 1 (0.22%) NUnit
5 1 (0.22%) Sourcetree
5 1 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 181 (40.49%) Social Skills
2 97 (21.70%) Finance
3 79 (17.67%) Public Sector
4 52 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
5 51 (11.41%) Presentation Skills
6 43 (9.62%) Local Government
7 39 (8.72%) Marketing
8 37 (8.28%) Pharmaceutical
9 35 (7.83%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 31 (6.94%) Organisational Skills
10 31 (6.94%) Retail
11 28 (6.26%) Billing
12 24 (5.37%) Health Technology
13 15 (3.36%) Digital Health
14 14 (3.13%) Environmental Health
15 12 (2.68%) Telecoms
16 10 (2.24%) Police
17 9 (2.01%) Manufacturing
18 6 (1.34%) Electronics
19 5 (1.12%) Legal
Job Titles
1 60 (13.42%) Senior
2 53 (11.86%) Developer
3 51 (11.41%) Project Manager
4 40 (8.95%) Analyst
5 35 (7.83%) Lead
6 28 (6.26%) Audit Manager
7 18 (4.03%) Business Manager
8 17 (3.80%) Senior Developer
8 17 (3.80%) Systems Engineer
9 16 (3.58%) Product Manager
10 15 (3.36%) Support Technician
11 13 (2.91%) Architect
11 13 (2.91%) IT Manager
12 12 (2.68%) Business Analyst
12 12 (2.68%) Senior Analyst
12 12 (2.68%) Technical Architect
13 11 (2.46%) Consultant
13 11 (2.46%) IT Support
13 11 (2.46%) Senior Business Analyst
13 11 (2.46%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (8.50%) .NET
2 26 (5.82%) HTML
3 24 (5.37%) CSS
4 13 (2.91%) XML
5 12 (2.68%) Lightning Web Components
6 11 (2.46%) ASP.NET
7 10 (2.24%) .NET Core
8 9 (2.01%) React
9 8 (1.79%) Node.js
9 8 (1.79%) Vue
10 7 (1.57%) AngularJS
10 7 (1.57%) HTML5
10 7 (1.57%) Razor View Engine
11 6 (1.34%) .NET Framework
12 5 (1.12%) Entity Framework
12 5 (1.12%) jQuery
12 5 (1.12%) RESTful
12 5 (1.12%) Web Services
12 5 (1.12%) WPF
13 4 (0.89%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 42 (9.40%) Management Information System
2 31 (6.94%) Housing Association
3 26 (5.82%) Mobile App
4 15 (3.36%) Self-Motivation
5 14 (3.13%) Data Protection Act
6 12 (2.68%) Social Media
7 9 (2.01%) Driving Licence
7 9 (2.01%) LIMS
7 9 (2.01%) PKI
7 9 (2.01%) Product Ownership
8 8 (1.79%) Algorithms
9 7 (1.57%) Legacy Systems
10 6 (1.34%) CCTV
11 5 (1.12%) Blog
11 5 (1.12%) Cloud Native
11 5 (1.12%) Low-Code
12 4 (0.89%) BYOD
12 4 (0.89%) Freedom of Information
13 3 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
14 2 (0.45%) IoT
Operating Systems
1 60 (13.42%) Windows
2 27 (6.04%) Windows Server
3 18 (4.03%) Windows 10
4 9 (2.01%) Linux
5 5 (1.12%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.89%) Android
7 2 (0.45%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.45%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (23.49%) Problem-Solving
2 77 (17.23%) Project Management
3 61 (13.65%) Agile
4 46 (10.29%) Customer Service
5 45 (10.07%) Coaching
6 42 (9.40%) Business Development
7 37 (8.28%) Continuous Improvement
8 35 (7.83%) Service Management
9 33 (7.38%) Business Intelligence
10 32 (7.16%) Decision-Making
10 32 (7.16%) PRINCE2
10 32 (7.16%) User Stories
11 31 (6.94%) People Management
11 31 (6.94%) Performance Management
12 29 (6.49%) DevOps
13 28 (6.26%) Change Management
13 28 (6.26%) Cybersecurity
13 28 (6.26%) Information Governance
13 28 (6.26%) Roadmaps
14 27 (6.04%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 60 (13.42%) SQL
2 46 (10.29%) C#
3 27 (6.04%) JavaScript
4 24 (5.37%) Java
5 17 (3.80%) Python
6 13 (2.91%) TypeScript
7 9 (2.01%) T-SQL
8 6 (1.34%) R
9 4 (0.89%) Groovy
9 4 (0.89%) Kotlin
9 4 (0.89%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.67%) Bash
10 3 (0.67%) PHP
11 2 (0.45%) Bicep
11 2 (0.45%) JSX
11 2 (0.45%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.22%) C
12 1 (0.22%) Ruby
12 1 (0.22%) Swift
Qualifications
1 67 (14.99%) Degree
2 49 (10.96%) DBS Check
3 28 (6.26%) ACCA
4 21 (4.70%) CIPD
5 14 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (2.01%) Security Cleared
7 5 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 3 (0.67%) CISM
9 3 (0.67%) CISSP
9 3 (0.67%) MCSE
9 3 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.45%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.45%) PMP
11 1 (0.22%) CCNA
11 1 (0.22%) HNC
11 1 (0.22%) HND
11 1 (0.22%) MCITP
11 1 (0.22%) Project+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (9.40%) GDPR
2 28 (6.26%) GAAP
2 28 (6.26%) IFRS
3 22 (4.92%) Cyber Essentials
4 19 (4.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (3.13%) Accessibility
6 10 (2.24%) PMO
6 10 (2.24%) QA
7 6 (1.34%) Actionable Recommendations
7 6 (1.34%) GMP
7 6 (1.34%) NCSC
8 5 (1.12%) Data Quality
8 5 (1.12%) SLA
9 3 (0.67%) WCAG
10 2 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 2 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (0.45%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.45%) SNOMED CT
11 1 (0.22%) HL7
System Software
1 19 (4.25%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.01%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.34%) Docker
5 4 (0.89%) VMware Server
6 3 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.22%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 15 (3.36%) Microsoft Intune
2 12 (2.68%) Terraform
3 7 (1.57%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.67%) SCCM
5 1 (0.22%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 1 (0.22%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 111 (24.83%) Microsoft
2 28 (6.26%) CA
3 18 (4.03%) Northgate
4 16 (3.58%) Google
5 14 (3.13%) Salesforce
6 13 (2.91%) VMware
7 11 (2.46%) Adobe
8 10 (2.24%) Facebook
9 6 (1.34%) Cisco
9 6 (1.34%) Hotjar
10 5 (1.12%) Databricks
11 4 (0.89%) Datix
11 4 (0.89%) ESRI
11 4 (0.89%) HP
11 4 (0.89%) RedGate
11 4 (0.89%) YouTube
12 3 (0.67%) New Relic
12 3 (0.67%) Oracle
12 3 (0.67%) SAP
12 3 (0.67%) ServiceNow