Period
to 4 March 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for DICOM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited DICOM over the 6 months to 4 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM)
UK
6 months to
4 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 813 992 1086
Rank change year-on-year +179 +94 +122
Permanent jobs citing DICOM 8 38 31
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.031% 0.021%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.088% 0.25% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5 46 38
Median annual salary £65,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% -4.76% +50.00%
10th Percentile £49,750 £46,875 £40,350
90th Percentile £87,500 £63,750 £56,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +30.00% -4.76% +50.00%

DICOM is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 9,047 15,417 20,932
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.91% 12.53% 13.91%
Number of salaries quoted 6,484 12,039 15,527
Median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,149 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £81,100
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

DICOM
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing DICOM as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for DICOM in the UK

DICOM
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DICOM.

Salary trend for DICOM in the UK

DICOM
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing DICOM over the 6 months to 4 March 2021.

Salary histogram for DICOM in the UK

DICOM
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DICOM within the UK over the 6 months to 4 March 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
England +174 8 £65,000 +30.00% 2
London +177 6 £85,000 -
UK excluding London +130 2 £65,000 +30.00% 2
South East +92 2 £65,000 +30.00% 1

For the 6 months to 4 March 2021, IT jobs citing DICOM 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 with a requirement for DICOM.

1 6 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (62.50%) Machine Learning
2 5 (62.50%) Algorithms
2 5 (62.50%) Python
2 5 (62.50%) PhD
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) C#
4 3 (37.50%) Subversion
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 3 (37.50%) Mathematics
4 3 (37.50%) Physics
4 3 (37.50%) Structured Programming
4 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
4 3 (37.50%) Image Processing
4 3 (37.50%) 3D Modelling
4 3 (37.50%) Feature Extraction
5 2 (25.00%) Business Case
5 2 (25.00%) SystmOne
5 2 (25.00%) Electronic Patient Records
5 2 (25.00%) Keras
5 2 (25.00%) Data Strategy
5 2 (25.00%) Data Science
5 2 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (25.00%) Server Management
5 2 (25.00%) Product Roadmap
5 2 (25.00%) Strategic Roadmap
5 2 (25.00%) ePrescribing
5 2 (25.00%) Network Management
5 2 (25.00%) Data Protection

DICOM
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) SystmOne
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (25.00%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (37.50%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Algorithm Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Chief Technology Officer
2 2 (25.00%) Research Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Keras
1 2 (25.00%) TensorFlow
2 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Algorithms
2 2 (25.00%) NHS
2 2 (25.00%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (62.50%) Machine Learning
3 3 (37.50%) 3D Modelling
3 3 (37.50%) Feature Extraction
3 3 (37.50%) Image Processing
3 3 (37.50%) Mathematics
3 3 (37.50%) Physics
3 3 (37.50%) Structured Programming
3 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Business Case
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) Data Science
4 2 (25.00%) Data Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) ePrescribing
4 2 (25.00%) Network Management
4 2 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (25.00%) Product Roadmap
4 2 (25.00%) Server Management
4 2 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (25.00%) Strategic Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) R
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) PhD
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) HL7