The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 28 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

National Health Service (NHS)
UK
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 530 650 532
Rank change year-on-year +120 -118  
Permanent jobs citing NHS 355 271 495
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.42% 0.27% 0.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.01% 0.65% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 261 217 333
Median salary £42,500 £47,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.05% +26.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,300 £62,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £43,500 £35,661
% change year-on-year -8.04% +21.98%  

NHS is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 35288 41896 44191
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 41.51% 42.02% 40.88%
Number of salaries quoted 28128 34157 35030
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing NHS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for NHS in the UK

NHS
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for NHS in the UK

NHS
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing NHS over the 3 months to 28 May 2017.

Salary histogram for NHS in the UK

NHS
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +142 330 £42,500 -10.52% 87
London +80 127 £48,236 -9.88% 26
Yorkshire +44 39 £41,000 +26.15% 15
South East +55 30 £40,000 -23.80% 10
West Yorkshire +32 30 £44,271 +36.21% 12
North West -35 26 £35,000 +2.18% 10
West Midlands +44 24 £40,000 -15.78% 5
Leeds +41 24 £44,512 +36.95% 9
East of England +1 21 £44,500 +60.36% 7
South West +6 19 £33,838 -34.44% 5
City of London +41 18 £42,250 -26.52% 4
Manchester -16 18 £35,000 -2.77% 2
Birmingham +23 15 £40,000 -33.33%
Surrey +55 10 £42,000 +12.00% 2
Devon +6 10 £33,838 +16.28% 2
Hertfordshire -1 9 £44,500 +64.81% 1
Tyne and Wear +23 8 £45,000 +50.00%
Newcastle upon Tyne +18 8 £45,000 +50.00%
North East +16 8 £45,000 +50.00%
Exeter +7 8 £33,838 +16.28% 2
Hampshire +27 7 £45,000 +24.13% 3
York +13 7 £36,378 - 2
North Yorkshire +8 7 £36,378 - 2
East Midlands +15 6 £52,500 +50.00% 3
Oxfordshire +12 6 £30,382 -44.76%
Bolton +6 6 - -
Essex - 6 £75,000 -
Wakefield +11 5 £41,000 -2.38%
Harlow - 5 £75,000 -
Liverpool -6 4 £30,000 +46.34% 1

For the 6 months to 28 May 2017, IT jobs citing NHS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for NHS.

1 178 (26.81%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (25.00%) SQL
3 137 (20.63%) SQL Server
4 117 (17.62%) Microsoft
5 113 (17.02%) Finance
6 98 (14.76%) Degree
7 95 (14.31%) .NET
8 89 (13.40%) Project Management
9 86 (12.95%) C#
9 86 (12.95%) PRINCE2
9 86 (12.95%) Windows
10 82 (12.35%) Business Intelligence
10 82 (12.35%) Management Information System
11 81 (12.20%) JavaScript
12 69 (10.39%) Java
13 67 (10.09%) CSS
14 66 (9.94%) Analytics
15 65 (9.79%) ITIL
16 64 (9.64%) Microsoft Excel
17 61 (9.19%) HTML
18 55 (8.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 53 (7.98%) AngularJS
20 51 (7.68%) TDD
21 50 (7.53%) T-SQL
22 49 (7.38%) ASP.NET
23 48 (7.23%) MVC
24 46 (6.93%) Marketing
25 45 (6.78%) PHP
26 44 (6.63%) Linux
26 44 (6.63%) Data Warehouse

NHS
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 18 (2.71%) CMS
2 14 (2.11%) SharePoint
3 11 (1.66%) nginx
3 11 (1.66%) SAS
4 6 (0.90%) MS Exchange
4 6 (0.90%) Skype for Business
5 5 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (0.75%) IIS
6 3 (0.45%) Apache
6 3 (0.45%) MQSeries
6 3 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (0.45%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.30%) ColdFusion
7 2 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.30%) Moodle
7 2 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.15%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 64 (9.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 36 (5.42%) Microsoft Office
3 24 (3.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (1.81%) Microsoft Project
5 11 (1.66%) MS Visio
6 10 (1.51%) SPSS
7 2 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.30%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.15%) InDesign
8 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (3.31%) SAP S/4HANA
2 6 (0.90%) Cerner Millennium
2 6 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.90%) SAP CO
2 6 (0.90%) SAP FI
2 6 (0.90%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.60%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 4 (0.60%) SAP ERP
3 4 (0.60%) SAP HCM
4 3 (0.45%) Primavera
5 2 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.15%) Lorenzo
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Clinical
6 1 (0.15%) Sage CRM
6 1 (0.15%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (2.71%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.36%) Office 365
4 6 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.75%) SaaS
6 4 (0.60%) SuccessFactors
7 3 (0.45%) IaaS
7 3 (0.45%) PaaS
8 1 (0.15%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 32 (4.82%) Firewall
2 19 (2.86%) WAN
3 18 (2.71%) VoIP
4 17 (2.56%) DNS
4 17 (2.56%) SAN
5 16 (2.41%) Internet
6 14 (2.11%) VLAN
7 13 (1.96%) TCP/IP
8 12 (1.81%) Intrusion Detection
9 11 (1.66%) Unified Communications
9 11 (1.66%) Wi-Fi
10 10 (1.51%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (1.51%) LAN
10 10 (1.51%) VPN
11 8 (1.20%) NAS
11 8 (1.20%) Network Security
12 7 (1.05%) DHCP
12 7 (1.05%) iSCSI
12 7 (1.05%) Wireless
13 5 (0.75%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (20.63%) SQL Server
2 55 (8.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 44 (6.63%) Data Warehouse
4 27 (4.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 24 (3.61%) MySQL
5 24 (3.61%) Relational Database
5 24 (3.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 23 (3.46%) Electronic Patient Records
7 20 (3.01%) QlikView
8 19 (2.86%) Power BI
9 15 (2.26%) BusinessObjects
9 15 (2.26%) MongoDB
9 15 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
9 15 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
10 14 (2.11%) Big Data
11 11 (1.66%) Apache Cassandra
11 11 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
12 10 (1.51%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 10 (1.51%) NoSQL
13 9 (1.36%) DTS
Development Applications
1 34 (5.12%) Git (software)
2 19 (2.86%) Subversion
3 15 (2.26%) JIRA
3 15 (2.26%) JSUnit
4 14 (2.11%) Jenkins
5 13 (1.96%) Maven
6 11 (1.66%) Gradle
6 11 (1.66%) Mockito
7 9 (1.36%) Visual Studio
8 6 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (0.75%) Oracle APEX
9 5 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (0.60%) CruiseControl
10 4 (0.60%) Grunt
10 4 (0.60%) gulp
10 4 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (0.60%) Selenium
11 3 (0.45%) Gatling
11 3 (0.45%) LoadRunner
11 3 (0.45%) LSMW
General
1 113 (17.02%) Finance
2 46 (6.93%) Marketing
3 34 (5.12%) Pharmaceutical
4 24 (3.61%) Retail
5 15 (2.26%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.20%) Local Government
6 8 (1.20%) Publishing
7 7 (1.05%) Billing
7 7 (1.05%) Legal
7 7 (1.05%) Telecoms
8 6 (0.90%) Automotive
8 6 (0.90%) General Ledger
9 5 (0.75%) Advertising
9 5 (0.75%) Back Office
10 4 (0.60%) Banking
10 4 (0.60%) Electronics
11 3 (0.45%) Games
12 2 (0.30%) Front Office
12 2 (0.30%) Law
13 1 (0.15%) Military
Job Titles
1 185 (27.86%) Developer
2 114 (17.17%) Analyst
3 65 (9.79%) Project Manager
4 55 (8.28%) Consultant
5 44 (6.63%) .NET Developer
5 44 (6.63%) Implementation Manager
6 43 (6.48%) Senior Analyst
7 41 (6.17%) Implementation Project Manager
7 41 (6.17%) Project Implementation Manager
8 40 (6.02%) C# Developer
9 36 (5.42%) Software Project Manager
10 34 (5.12%) Java Developer
11 33 (4.97%) Information Analyst
12 32 (4.82%) SQL Developer
13 31 (4.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 29 (4.37%) Software Implementation Manager
15 24 (3.61%) C# .NET Developer
15 24 (3.61%) IT Manager
16 22 (3.31%) Senior Developer
16 22 (3.31%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (14.31%) .NET
2 67 (10.09%) CSS
3 61 (9.19%) HTML
4 53 (7.98%) AngularJS
5 49 (7.38%) ASP.NET
6 40 (6.02%) XML
7 39 (5.87%) jQuery
8 31 (4.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 27 (4.07%) Web Services
10 23 (3.46%) HTML5
11 20 (3.01%) REST
12 18 (2.71%) RabbitMQ
13 15 (2.26%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 15 (2.26%) ASP.NET Web API
14 14 (2.11%) RESTful
14 14 (2.11%) SOAP
15 13 (1.96%) LESS
15 13 (1.96%) Spring
15 13 (1.96%) WCF
16 12 (1.81%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 82 (12.35%) Management Information System
2 41 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (5.87%) Enterprise Software
4 37 (5.57%) Driving Licence
5 32 (4.82%) Computer Science
6 26 (3.92%) Data Centre
7 21 (3.16%) Mobile App
8 20 (3.01%) Social Media
9 15 (2.26%) Data Protection Act
10 7 (1.05%) Data Structures
10 7 (1.05%) Life Science
11 6 (0.90%) Fat Client
11 6 (0.90%) Thin Client
12 5 (0.75%) BBC
12 5 (0.75%) e-Learning
12 5 (0.75%) HoloLens
13 4 (0.60%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.60%) Fintech
13 4 (0.60%) Greenfield Project
13 4 (0.60%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 86 (12.95%) Windows
2 44 (6.63%) Linux
3 42 (6.33%) Windows Server
4 11 (1.66%) Android
5 10 (1.51%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (0.90%) Unix
7 6 (0.90%) Windows Mobile
7 6 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.75%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.60%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.45%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.15%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (26.81%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (13.40%) Project Management
3 86 (12.95%) PRINCE2
4 82 (12.35%) Business Intelligence
5 66 (9.94%) Analytics
6 65 (9.79%) ITIL
7 51 (7.68%) TDD
8 48 (7.23%) MVC
9 39 (5.87%) Customer Requirements
10 38 (5.72%) Informatics
11 36 (5.42%) BDD
12 35 (5.27%) Service Management
12 35 (5.27%) Web Development
13 34 (5.12%) Business Analysis
13 34 (5.12%) Continuous Integration
14 33 (4.97%) Workflow
15 32 (4.82%) Data Protection
15 32 (4.82%) Line Management
16 29 (4.37%) Information Security
17 28 (4.22%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 166 (25.00%) SQL
2 86 (12.95%) C#
3 81 (12.20%) JavaScript
4 69 (10.39%) Java
5 50 (7.53%) T-SQL
6 45 (6.78%) PHP
7 24 (3.61%) Scala
8 23 (3.46%) C
9 22 (3.31%) Clojure
10 20 (3.01%) VBA
11 16 (2.41%) ABAP
12 14 (2.11%) VB.NET
13 13 (1.96%) C++
14 11 (1.66%) Groovy
15 9 (1.36%) PL/SQL
16 7 (1.05%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 5 (0.75%) Python
18 4 (0.60%) SAPscript
18 4 (0.60%) VB
18 4 (0.60%) XAML
Qualifications
1 98 (14.76%) Degree
2 25 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 21 (3.16%) CISSP
3 21 (3.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 18 (2.71%) ISEB
5 17 (2.56%) CISM
6 12 (1.81%) CISA
7 11 (1.66%) SSCP
8 10 (1.51%) ISEB Practitioner
9 9 (1.36%) Computer Science Degree
9 9 (1.36%) PMP
10 8 (1.20%) CASP
10 8 (1.20%) CEH
10 8 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (1.20%) CompTIA Security+
10 8 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (1.20%) Security+ Certification
11 7 (1.05%) CCNA
11 7 (1.05%) DBS Check
11 7 (1.05%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (4.82%) Data Quality
1 32 (4.82%) QA
2 22 (3.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (1.96%) ISO 9000
3 13 (1.96%) SLA
4 12 (1.81%) HL7
5 11 (1.66%) PCI DSS
6 8 (1.20%) Cyber Essentials
6 8 (1.20%) PMO
7 4 (0.60%) BS7799
7 4 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 4 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 4 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.30%) COBIT
8 2 (0.30%) RMADS
9 1 (0.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.15%) ISO 13485
9 1 (0.15%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 42 (6.33%) Active Directory
2 18 (2.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (2.56%) Docker
4 7 (1.05%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.60%) XenServer
6 1 (0.15%) vSphere
6 1 (0.15%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (1.20%) Nessus
2 6 (0.90%) Puppet
3 5 (0.75%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 3 (0.45%) Ansible
4 3 (0.45%) Grafana
4 3 (0.45%) Graphite
4 3 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.45%) SCCM
4 3 (0.45%) vCenter Server
5 2 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.30%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (0.30%) MobiControl
6 1 (0.15%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.15%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.15%) Linux-HA
6 1 (0.15%) Perfmon
6 1 (0.15%) WSUS
6 1 (0.15%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 117 (17.62%) Microsoft
2 38 (5.72%) SAP
3 36 (5.42%) Oracle
4 25 (3.77%) Cisco
5 23 (3.46%) VMware
6 22 (3.31%) Tableau
7 12 (1.81%) Alteryx
7 12 (1.81%) Citrix
7 12 (1.81%) Palo Alto
7 12 (1.81%) Splunk
8 11 (1.66%) Sophos
9 9 (1.36%) McAfee
10 8 (1.20%) CheckPoint
10 8 (1.20%) Cognos
10 8 (1.20%) LogRhythm
10 8 (1.20%) Qualys
10 8 (1.20%) SEEBURGER
11 6 (0.90%) Cerner
11 6 (0.90%) Intel
12 5 (0.75%) Google
Bristol, Avon
NHS Blood And Transplant
Salary: From £47,092 to £58,217 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus and extras!
Posted: Yesterday
Wirral, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £41000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
NHS England
Salary: From £47,092 to £58,217 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50k - 65k + bonus, 5% Pension, 25 days, flexi time, shares and more!
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40 - 50k + bonus, 5% Pension, 25 days, flexi time, shares and more!
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Herefordshire
Hoople Ltd
Salary: From £32,776 to £41,620 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Service Care Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £24,000 to £35,000 per annum DOE + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + full benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus and extras!
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Liss, Hampshire
Oscar
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Networkers
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Medisoft Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
St Andrew's Healthcare
Salary: £41098 - £58711 per annum, Benefits 38 days holiday, benefits and pack
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
St Andrew's Healthcare
Salary: £35000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits excellent benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Exeter, Devon
South Western Ambulance Service
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire
Citrix
Posted: 9 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Jobsite
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: 24 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + shares
Posted: 6 days ago
UK
Edenhouse solutions
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
St Richard s Hospice
Salary: From £40,160 to £46,490 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
UK
Edenhouse solutions
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago