Period
to 20 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for HIPAA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited HIPAA over the 6 months to 20 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
UK
6 months to
20 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 963 685 1068
Rank change year-on-year -278 +383 +75
Permanent jobs citing HIPAA 63 14 36
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.052% 0.029% 0.025%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.35% 0.23% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 28 13 21
10th Percentile £50,000 £24,570 £48,750
25th Percentile £54,688 £42,750 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £43,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +66.67% -37.86% -
75th Percentile £91,250 £87,500 £112,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,500 "
UK excluding London median annual salary £54,500 £46,750 £61,250
% change year-on-year +16.58% -23.67% -12.50%

HIPAA 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 18,241 6,203 19,680
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.07% 12.63% 13.92%
Number of salaries quoted 11,138 4,855 14,650
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,000
25th Percentile £40,500 £41,250 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -2.73% +10.00% -
75th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.06% +7.78% -

HIPAA
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for HIPAA in the UK

HIPAA
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for HIPAA in the UK

HIPAA
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing HIPAA over the 6 months to 20 September 2021.

Salary histogram for HIPAA in the UK

HIPAA
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HIPAA within the UK over the 6 months to 20 September 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 -273 48 £72,500 +66.67% 11
UK excluding London -213 29 £54,500 +16.58% 3
London -208 23 £87,500 +105.88% 8
Work from Home -260 15 £72,500 +45.00% 3
East of England - 15 - - 1
South East -161 7 £50,000 +14.94% 1
Scotland - 5 £67,000 -
North of England -114 2 £56,000 +12.00% 1
North East - 1 £57,500 - 1
North West - 1 £54,500 -

For the 6 months to 20 September 2021, IT jobs citing HIPAA 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 HIPAA.

1 44 (69.84%) GDPR
2 24 (38.10%) Social Skills
3 23 (36.51%) AWS
4 22 (34.92%) Life Science
5 21 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
6 20 (31.75%) Degree
6 20 (31.75%) Azure
7 18 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 18 (28.57%) Data Privacy
7 18 (28.57%) Information Security
8 17 (26.98%) Data Management
9 16 (25.40%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (25.40%) Java
10 14 (22.22%) CISSP
11 12 (19.05%) Python
11 12 (19.05%) Validation
12 11 (17.46%) Microservices
12 11 (17.46%) Software Engineering
12 11 (17.46%) Data Governance
13 10 (15.87%) Clinical Data Management
13 10 (15.87%) Biotechnology
13 10 (15.87%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (15.87%) SDLC
13 10 (15.87%) Data Quality
13 10 (15.87%) Customer Insight
13 10 (15.87%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 10 (15.87%) Informatica
13 10 (15.87%) Project Management
13 10 (15.87%) Product Strategy
14 9 (14.29%) SOC 2

HIPAA
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 (3.17%) CMS
2 1 (1.59%) Confluence
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 23 (36.51%) AWS
2 20 (31.75%) Azure
3 8 (12.70%) GCP
4 6 (9.52%) Microsoft 365
5 5 (7.94%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (7.94%) PaaS
5 5 (7.94%) Power Platform
6 4 (6.35%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (4.76%) BrowserStack
7 3 (4.76%) GitHub
7 3 (4.76%) GitHub Actions
7 3 (4.76%) SaaS
8 1 (1.59%) IaaS
8 1 (1.59%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.11%) Firewall
2 3 (4.76%) Network Security
3 2 (3.17%) DHCP
3 2 (3.17%) DNS
3 2 (3.17%) VoIP
3 2 (3.17%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.59%) BGP
4 1 (1.59%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.59%) HTTP
4 1 (1.59%) ICMP
4 1 (1.59%) IPv4
4 1 (1.59%) IPv6
4 1 (1.59%) LAN
4 1 (1.59%) MPLS
4 1 (1.59%) OSPF
4 1 (1.59%) RIP
4 1 (1.59%) RTP
4 1 (1.59%) SSL
4 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.59%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.94%) MySQL
1 5 (7.94%) Power BI
2 4 (6.35%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (6.35%) MariaDB
3 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.35%) Subversion
3 3 (4.76%) Android Studio
3 3 (4.76%) Appium
3 3 (4.76%) CircleCI
3 3 (4.76%) git-flow
4 2 (3.17%) Burp Suite
5 1 (1.59%) AppScan
5 1 (1.59%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.59%) Emacs
5 1 (1.59%) JIRA
General
1 24 (38.10%) Social Skills
2 21 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 10 (15.87%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (11.11%) Electronics
5 6 (9.52%) Legal
6 5 (7.94%) Billing
6 5 (7.94%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 5 (7.94%) Law
6 5 (7.94%) Manufacturing
7 3 (4.76%) Presentation Skills
8 2 (3.17%) Finance
8 2 (3.17%) Marketing
9 1 (1.59%) French Language
9 1 (1.59%) Games
9 1 (1.59%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (7.94%) Data Manager
2 4 (6.35%) Analyst
2 4 (6.35%) Architect
2 4 (6.35%) Cloud Architect
2 4 (6.35%) DBA
2 4 (6.35%) Information Manager
2 4 (6.35%) Information Security Manager
2 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (6.35%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (6.35%) IT Manager
2 4 (6.35%) MySQL DBA
2 4 (6.35%) Security Manager
2 4 (6.35%) Threat Intelligence Analyst
3 3 (4.76%) Android Engineer
3 3 (4.76%) Consultant
3 3 (4.76%) Mobile Engineer
3 3 (4.76%) Security Consultant
3 3 (4.76%) Security Specialist
4 2 (3.17%) IT Security Consultant
4 2 (3.17%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.70%) REST
2 6 (9.52%) Middleware
3 4 (6.35%) SAML
3 4 (6.35%) Spring
3 4 (6.35%) Spring Boot
3 4 (6.35%) Web Services
3 4 (6.35%) WebRTC
4 3 (4.76%) OpenGL
4 3 (4.76%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 3 (4.76%) Vulkan
5 1 (1.59%) .NET
5 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.59%) J2EE
5 1 (1.59%) JSP
5 1 (1.59%) Material-UI
5 1 (1.59%) Node.js
5 1 (1.59%) React
5 1 (1.59%) React Native
5 1 (1.59%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (34.92%) Life Science
2 10 (15.87%) Biotechnology
3 8 (12.70%) Management Information System
3 8 (12.70%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (9.52%) Data Centre
4 6 (9.52%) Virtual Team
5 5 (7.94%) NHS
5 5 (7.94%) Reference Data
6 4 (6.35%) Cyberthreat
6 4 (6.35%) Public Cloud
6 4 (6.35%) Replication
7 3 (4.76%) Augmented Reality
7 3 (4.76%) Data Structures
7 3 (4.76%) Video\Live Streaming
8 2 (3.17%) Learning Management System
9 1 (1.59%) Cybercrime
9 1 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.59%) SCADA
9 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.29%) Linux
2 6 (9.52%) Windows
3 4 (6.35%) Android
4 1 (1.59%) Kali Linux
4 1 (1.59%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.57%) Data Privacy
1 18 (28.57%) Information Security
2 17 (26.98%) Data Management
3 16 (25.40%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (19.05%) Validation
5 11 (17.46%) Data Governance
5 11 (17.46%) Microservices
5 11 (17.46%) Software Engineering
6 10 (15.87%) Clinical Data Management
6 10 (15.87%) Customer Insight
6 10 (15.87%) Product Strategy
6 10 (15.87%) Project Management
6 10 (15.87%) SDLC
7 9 (14.29%) Data Science
7 9 (14.29%) Information Governance
7 9 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (14.29%) Product Management
8 8 (12.70%) Collaborative Working
9 7 (11.11%) Data Engineering
9 7 (11.11%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.40%) Java
2 12 (19.05%) Python
3 9 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 8 (12.70%) Bash Shell
5 7 (11.11%) Scala
6 6 (9.52%) PHP
7 5 (7.94%) C++
7 5 (7.94%) SQL
8 4 (6.35%) C#
8 4 (6.35%) Kotlin
8 4 (6.35%) Perl
8 4 (6.35%) PowerShell
9 2 (3.17%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.59%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.59%) C
10 1 (1.59%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 20 (31.75%) Degree
2 14 (22.22%) CISSP
3 6 (9.52%) CISA
4 5 (7.94%) CISM
5 4 (6.35%) SSCP
6 2 (3.17%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (3.17%) Postgraduate
6 2 (3.17%) SANS
7 1 (1.59%) AWS Certification
7 1 (1.59%) CEH
7 1 (1.59%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (1.59%) EC-Council LPT
7 1 (1.59%) ECSA
7 1 (1.59%) GSNA
7 1 (1.59%) IRCA
7 1 (1.59%) ISACA
7 1 (1.59%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 1 (1.59%) OSCP
7 1 (1.59%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (69.84%) GDPR
2 18 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (15.87%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 10 (15.87%) Data Quality
4 9 (14.29%) SOC 2
5 8 (12.70%) NIST
5 8 (12.70%) QA
5 8 (12.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (11.11%) Good Clinical Practice
6 7 (11.11%) PCI DSS
7 5 (7.94%) GxP
8 4 (6.35%) HL7
9 3 (4.76%) SSAE 16
10 2 (3.17%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (1.59%) GLBA
11 1 (1.59%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 5 (7.94%) Docker
2 4 (6.35%) Hyper-V
2 4 (6.35%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.59%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.59%) HP Fortify
2 1 (1.59%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.59%) Nessus
2 1 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.59%) QRadar
2 1 (1.59%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 10 (15.87%) Informatica
2 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.94%) IBM
4 4 (6.35%) Cisco
4 4 (6.35%) Google
4 4 (6.35%) HP
4 4 (6.35%) Okta
4 4 (6.35%) Percona
4 4 (6.35%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (6.35%) VMware
5 3 (4.76%) Oracle
6 1 (1.59%) Apple
6 1 (1.59%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.59%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.59%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.59%) EMC
6 1 (1.59%) LogRhythm
6 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.59%) Sophos
6 1 (1.59%) Symantec