Period
to 19 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for HL7 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited HL7 over the 6 months to 19 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Health Level 7 (HL7)
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 1005 690 1057
Rank change year-on-year -315 +367 +84
Permanent jobs citing HL7 53 14 28
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.042% 0.029% 0.021%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.28% 0.23% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 37 13 19
10th Percentile £30,200 £37,500 £39,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,000 £42,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -16.67% +9.09% +22.22%
75th Percentile £57,500 £71,250 £66,250
90th Percentile £61,550 " £71,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,250 £60,000 £43,250
% change year-on-year -22.92% +38.73% -3.89%

HL7 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 19,222 6,052 18,883
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.31% 12.50% 13.85%
Number of salaries quoted 11,784 4,758 14,203
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,500
25th Percentile £40,500 £41,250 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £54,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.85% +8.00% -
75th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.08% +8.89% -

HL7
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing HL7 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for HL7 in the UK

HL7
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing HL7.

Salary trend for HL7 in the UK

HL7
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing HL7 over the 6 months to 19 October 2021.

Salary histogram for HL7 in the UK

HL7
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HL7 within the UK over the 6 months to 19 October 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 -298 37 £47,500 -22.45% 32
UK excluding London -227 30 £46,250 -22.92% 31
Work from Home -253 19 £55,000 -8.33% 13
South East -152 12 £48,750 -27.78% 9
North of England -116 9 £50,000 +25.00% 5
London -232 9 £47,500 - 5
Yorkshire - 6 £50,000 - 3
Midlands - 4 £50,000 - 7
West Midlands - 4 £50,000 - 2
North West -99 3 - - 2
Scotland - 2 £28,500 - 4
Wales -47 1 £34,183 +8.98%
South West -93 1 £42,500 -29.17% 2
East of England -97 1 - - 4

For the 6 months to 19 October 2021, IT jobs citing HL7 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 HL7.

1 28 (52.83%) NHS
2 25 (47.17%) Social Skills
3 20 (37.74%) SQL
4 14 (26.42%) Windows
4 14 (26.42%) PACS
4 14 (26.42%) Health Informatics
4 14 (26.42%) Degree
4 14 (26.42%) Informatics
5 13 (24.53%) LIMS
6 12 (22.64%) Management Information System
6 12 (22.64%) Migration
6 12 (22.64%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (20.75%) SharePoint
7 11 (20.75%) XML
7 11 (20.75%) Unix
7 11 (20.75%) Java
7 11 (20.75%) JavaScript
7 11 (20.75%) Oracle
7 11 (20.75%) Microsoft Office
7 11 (20.75%) e-Health
7 11 (20.75%) Project Management
7 11 (20.75%) Data Migration
7 11 (20.75%) Analytics
7 11 (20.75%) ePrescribing
7 11 (20.75%) Electronic Patient Records
8 10 (18.87%) ITIL
9 9 (16.98%) SQL Server
9 9 (16.98%) Microsoft
9 9 (16.98%) Subversion
9 9 (16.98%) Information Management

HL7
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 11 (20.75%) SharePoint
2 5 (9.43%) JCAPS
2 5 (9.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (9.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (20.75%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) AWS
1 4 (7.55%) Azure
1 4 (7.55%) GCP
1 4 (7.55%) Microsoft 365
2 1 (1.89%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.21%) HTTP
2 6 (11.32%) SSL
3 5 (9.43%) SMTP
4 4 (7.55%) Firewall
5 2 (3.77%) Internet
6 1 (1.89%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.75%) Electronic Patient Records
2 9 (16.98%) SQL Server
3 7 (13.21%) MySQL
4 5 (9.43%) Oracle Database
4 5 (9.43%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2019
6 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.89%) Power BI
7 1 (1.89%) QlikView
7 1 (1.89%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 9 (16.98%) Git (software)
1 9 (16.98%) Subversion
2 8 (15.09%) Rational Rhapsody
3 5 (9.43%) Maven
General
1 25 (47.17%) Social Skills
2 9 (16.98%) Organisational Skills
3 4 (7.55%) Legal
4 3 (5.66%) Finance
4 3 (5.66%) Influencing Skills
4 3 (5.66%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (5.66%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.89%) Documentation Skills
5 1 (1.89%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 9 (16.98%) IT Support
2 8 (15.09%) Analyst
2 8 (15.09%) Developer
3 7 (13.21%) IT Manager
3 7 (13.21%) Support Analyst
4 6 (11.32%) Applications Support
4 6 (11.32%) Healthcare Analyst
4 6 (11.32%) Healthcare Specialist
4 6 (11.32%) IT Support Specialist
4 6 (11.32%) Support Specialist
5 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (7.55%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (7.55%) Programmer
6 3 (5.66%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Consultant
6 3 (5.66%) Healthcare Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Integration Developer
6 3 (5.66%) IT Programme Manager
6 3 (5.66%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.75%) XML
2 8 (15.09%) Web Services
3 6 (11.32%) JMS
3 6 (11.32%) REST
3 6 (11.32%) SOAP
3 6 (11.32%) WSDL
4 5 (9.43%) AngularJS
4 5 (9.43%) Java SE
4 5 (9.43%) JDBC
4 5 (9.43%) Node.js
4 5 (9.43%) XSD
4 5 (9.43%) XSL
4 5 (9.43%) XSLT
5 4 (7.55%) .NET
6 1 (1.89%) CSS
6 1 (1.89%) EDI
6 1 (1.89%) EJB
6 1 (1.89%) HTML
6 1 (1.89%) Itk
6 1 (1.89%) JTA
Miscellaneous
1 28 (52.83%) NHS
2 14 (26.42%) PACS
3 13 (24.53%) LIMS
4 12 (22.64%) Management Information System
5 11 (20.75%) e-Health
6 4 (7.55%) Driving Licence
7 3 (5.66%) Pharmacovigilance
8 2 (3.77%) Clustering
9 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.89%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.89%) Robotics
9 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.42%) Windows
2 11 (20.75%) Unix
3 7 (13.21%) Linux
4 5 (9.43%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.42%) Health Informatics
1 14 (26.42%) Informatics
2 12 (22.64%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (22.64%) Migration
3 11 (20.75%) Analytics
3 11 (20.75%) Data Migration
3 11 (20.75%) ePrescribing
3 11 (20.75%) Project Management
4 10 (18.87%) ITIL
5 9 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (16.98%) Information Management
6 8 (15.09%) Computer Science
6 8 (15.09%) Workflow
7 7 (13.21%) Problem Management
8 6 (11.32%) Incident Management
8 6 (11.32%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (11.32%) SOA
9 5 (9.43%) BPEL
9 5 (9.43%) PRINCE2
9 5 (9.43%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (37.74%) SQL
2 11 (20.75%) Java
2 11 (20.75%) JavaScript
3 6 (11.32%) C#
4 5 (9.43%) PL/SQL
4 5 (9.43%) TypeScript
5 4 (7.55%) Bash Shell
5 4 (7.55%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.66%) C++
6 3 (5.66%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.77%) VB
8 1 (1.89%) Python
8 1 (1.89%) Tcl
8 1 (1.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (26.42%) Degree
2 4 (7.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (5.66%) Master's Degree
3 3 (5.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.89%) MCP
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 6 (11.32%) SLA
2 5 (9.43%) DICOM
2 5 (9.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (7.55%) GDPR
3 4 (7.55%) HIPAA
3 4 (7.55%) QA
4 3 (5.66%) Accessibility
4 3 (5.66%) Data Quality
4 3 (5.66%) PMO
5 1 (1.89%) WAI
5 1 (1.89%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (11.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (9.43%) Hyper-V
2 5 (9.43%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.89%) NFS
Vendors
1 11 (20.75%) Oracle
2 9 (16.98%) Microsoft
3 7 (13.21%) VMware
4 5 (9.43%) HP
5 4 (7.55%) Cisco
5 4 (7.55%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (5.66%) Blue Prism
6 3 (5.66%) UiPath
7 2 (3.77%) MEDITECH
8 1 (1.89%) Citrix
8 1 (1.89%) Cognos
8 1 (1.89%) Dell
8 1 (1.89%) EMC
8 1 (1.89%) IBM
8 1 (1.89%) SIMUL8