Period
to 21 October 2020

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 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM)
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 675 1038 1149
Rank change year-on-year +363 +111 +55
Permanent jobs citing DICOM 5 43 25
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.031% 0.015%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.087% 0.24% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5 44 27
Median annual salary £65,000 £47,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.84% +10.47% +14.67%
10th Percentile £49,600 £42,525 £32,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £58,375 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £47,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +36.84% +14.46% +15.28%

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 5,775 18,092 21,564
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.82% 13.21% 13.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4,508 13,521 16,361
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,075 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 21 October 2020.

Salary histogram for DICOM in the UK

DICOM
Top 5 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 October 2020. 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 +341 5 £65,000 +36.84% 3
UK excluding London +289 3 £65,000 +36.84% 3
London +264 2 £85,000 +70.00%
South East +184 2 £65,000 +36.84% 1
East of England - 1 £44,000 -

For the 6 months to 21 October 2020, 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 3 (60.00%) PACS
2 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (40.00%) Data Management
2 2 (40.00%) Strategic Planning
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) Biostatistics
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) PhD
2 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) NHS
2 2 (40.00%) Validation
2 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (40.00%) Network Management
2 2 (40.00%) R
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Machine Learning
2 2 (40.00%) Deep Learning
2 2 (40.00%) Line Management
2 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (40.00%) Data Strategy
2 2 (40.00%) Data Science
2 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (40.00%) Server Management
2 2 (40.00%) Product Roadmap
2 2 (40.00%) Strategic Roadmap
2 2 (40.00%) ePrescribing
2 2 (40.00%) Business Case

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) SystmOne
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (40.00%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Chief Technology Officer
1 2 (40.00%) Research Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Keras
1 2 (40.00%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) PACS
2 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (40.00%) NHS
3 1 (20.00%) Clustering
3 1 (20.00%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (40.00%) Biostatistics
1 2 (40.00%) Business Case
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (40.00%) Data Management
1 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (40.00%) Data Science
1 2 (40.00%) Data Strategy
1 2 (40.00%) Deep Learning
1 2 (40.00%) ePrescribing
1 2 (40.00%) Machine Learning
1 2 (40.00%) Network Management
1 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (40.00%) Product Roadmap
1 2 (40.00%) Server Management
1 2 (40.00%) Strategic Planning
1 2 (40.00%) Strategic Roadmap
1 2 (40.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Python
1 2 (40.00%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) 3PAR
1 1 (20.00%) EMC
1 1 (20.00%) Isilon
1 1 (20.00%) VMware