Period
to 21 February 2018

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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM)
UK
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1176 1164 1266
Rank change year-on-year -12 +102 +24
Permanent jobs citing DICOM 12 23 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.013% 0.006%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.053% 0.11% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 12 21 8
UK median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -8.05% +33.85%
10th Percentile £28,750 £35,750 £33,175
90th Percentile £50,438 £48,750 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +15.38%

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 22,781 21,835 26,913
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.92% 12.41% 12.92%
Number of salaries quoted 17,741 17,314 21,307
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.35% - +6.25%

DICOM
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for DICOM in the UK

DICOM
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for DICOM in the UK

DICOM
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DICOM over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Salary histogram for DICOM in the UK

DICOM
Top 7 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 21 February 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
England +1 12 £35,000 -12.50% 6
UK excluding London -13 9 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Midlands +12 6 £33,750 -10.00%
East Midlands +4 6 £33,750 -15.63%
London +13 3 £41,250 -2.94% 2
South East +8 2 £48,750 +5.41% 2
East of England - 1 £32,500 -

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, 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 10 (83.33%) HL7
2 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 6 (50.00%) SQL
4 5 (41.67%) ITIL
4 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 4 (33.33%) Degree
5 4 (33.33%) Java
5 4 (33.33%) XML
6 3 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (25.00%) DevOps
6 3 (25.00%) BeanShell
6 3 (25.00%) Windows
6 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing
6 3 (25.00%) PACS
6 3 (25.00%) Project Management
6 3 (25.00%) Workflow
7 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
7 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
7 2 (16.67%) Linux
7 2 (16.67%) .NET
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 2 (16.67%) C#
7 2 (16.67%) C++
7 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
7 2 (16.67%) SOA
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft

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 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) PHPUnit
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Integration Specialist
2 3 (25.00%) Junior
2 3 (25.00%) Junior Software Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) IT Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) IT Support
3 2 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Implementation Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Project Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) LAMP
3 1 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (8.33%) SOAP
3 1 (8.33%) Symfony
3 1 (8.33%) WCF
3 1 (8.33%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (25.00%) PACS
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) Debian
3 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 3 (25.00%) DevOps
3 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) Workflow
4 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) SOA
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (8.33%) BDD
5 1 (8.33%) Computer Vision
5 1 (8.33%) Data Conversion
5 1 (8.33%) MVVM
5 1 (8.33%) Network Design
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
5 1 (8.33%) The Twelve-Factor App
5 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) Java
4 3 (25.00%) BeanShell
5 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
5 2 (16.67%) C#
5 2 (16.67%) C++
6 1 (8.33%) C
6 1 (8.33%) PHP
6 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (8.33%) Python
6 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (83.33%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Ansible
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) SaltStack
2 1 (8.33%) VMware