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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

National Health Service (NHS)
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 523 655 503
Rank change year-on-year +132 -152  
Permanent jobs citing NHS 378 275 560
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.43% 0.28% 0.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.02% 0.69% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 257 217 332
Median salary £43,000 £44,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.37% +18.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,953 £27,000 £24,936
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,500 £66,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  

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 37011 40133 45320
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.02% 41.34% 40.94%
Number of salaries quoted 28923 32860 36156
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 £29,500 £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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +129 358 £42,750 -5.00% 94
London +58 120 £53,000 +0.95% 36
Yorkshire +57 61 £41,000 +22.38% 12
West Yorkshire +52 49 £42,500 +28.78% 9
Leeds +36 40 £48,566 +44.97% 7
South East +33 32 £40,000 -23.80% 18
West Midlands +34 28 £40,000 -15.78% 5
North West -38 25 £35,000 - 7
Surrey +41 19 £40,000 +14.28% 5
East of England 0 19 £51,250 +65.32%
South West +5 18 £36,742 +14.81% 3
Manchester -15 16 £37,500 +4.16% 3
City of London +30 12 £43,000 -18.09% 5
Birmingham - 12 £40,000 - 2
Staffordshire +19 9 £50,000 -1.47% 1
York +15 9 £36,378 - 2
North Yorkshire +8 9 £36,378 - 3
Devon +4 9 £33,838 +16.28%
Guildford - 8 £35,000 - 2
Cambridgeshire +2 7 £45,000 -10.00%
Exeter -5 7 £35,290 +21.26%
Lichfield - 7 £50,000 - 1
Bolton +4 6 - -
Cambridge -9 6 £47,500 -5.00%
Essex - 6 £75,000 -
Scotland +17 5 £67,500 - 1
East Midlands +17 5 £52,500 +47.84% 4
Oxfordshire +1 5 £30,764 -44.06%
Hertfordshire -14 5 £53,150 +71.45%
Glasgow - 5 £67,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 200 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
2 176 (24.75%) SQL
3 136 (19.13%) SQL Server
4 121 (17.02%) Microsoft
5 120 (16.88%) Finance
6 114 (16.03%) Degree
7 102 (14.35%) .NET
8 100 (14.06%) C#
9 93 (13.08%) Management Information System
10 91 (12.80%) Windows
11 89 (12.52%) Java
12 88 (12.38%) JavaScript
13 85 (11.95%) PRINCE2
14 83 (11.67%) Project Management
15 72 (10.13%) ITIL
16 71 (9.99%) CSS
17 69 (9.70%) Business Intelligence
18 67 (9.42%) HTML
19 62 (8.72%) Microsoft Excel
19 62 (8.72%) Analytics
20 61 (8.58%) Customer Requirements
21 60 (8.44%) AngularJS
22 59 (8.30%) Linux
23 56 (7.88%) SAP
24 52 (7.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 51 (7.17%) Marketing
25 51 (7.17%) TDD
25 51 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
26 47 (6.61%) PHP
26 47 (6.61%) MVC

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 17 (2.39%) CMS
2 16 (2.25%) SAS
3 15 (2.11%) SharePoint
4 14 (1.97%) nginx
5 8 (1.13%) MS Exchange
6 6 (0.84%) Apache
6 6 (0.84%) SharePoint Server
7 5 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (0.70%) IIS
7 5 (0.70%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.42%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.42%) MQSeries
8 3 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (0.42%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.42%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.28%) Moodle
10 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.14%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 62 (8.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 37 (5.20%) Microsoft Office
3 27 (3.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (1.83%) MS Visio
5 10 (1.41%) SPSS
6 9 (1.27%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.28%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.14%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 41 (5.77%) SAP S/4HANA
2 12 (1.69%) SAP CO
2 12 (1.69%) SAP FI
2 12 (1.69%) SAP FI/CO
3 10 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.70%) Cerner Millennium
4 5 (0.70%) SAP HCM
5 4 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.56%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 4 (0.56%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.42%) Primavera
7 2 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.28%) SAP GRC
8 1 (0.14%) Lorenzo
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Clinical
8 1 (0.14%) Sage CRM
8 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (2.39%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.98%) Office 365
4 6 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.70%) SaaS
5 5 (0.70%) SuccessFactors
6 3 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.42%) IaaS
6 3 (0.42%) PaaS
7 2 (0.28%) Mavenlink
8 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 30 (4.22%) Firewall
2 18 (2.53%) VoIP
3 15 (2.11%) DNS
3 15 (2.11%) SAN
3 15 (2.11%) WAN
4 13 (1.83%) Internet
5 12 (1.69%) TCP/IP
5 12 (1.69%) Unified Communications
5 12 (1.69%) VPN
6 11 (1.55%) VLAN
7 10 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (1.41%) LAN
8 9 (1.27%) Intrusion Detection
8 9 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (1.13%) Wireless
10 7 (0.98%) NAS
11 6 (0.84%) DHCP
11 6 (0.84%) iSCSI
12 5 (0.70%) HTTP
12 5 (0.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (19.13%) SQL Server
2 52 (7.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 38 (5.34%) Data Warehouse
4 34 (4.78%) MySQL
5 26 (3.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 25 (3.52%) Relational Database
7 23 (3.23%) Electronic Patient Records
8 21 (2.95%) PostgreSQL
8 21 (2.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 19 (2.67%) MongoDB
10 17 (2.39%) QlikView
11 15 (2.11%) Apache Cassandra
12 13 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
13 12 (1.69%) Big Data
13 12 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
13 12 (1.69%) DTS
13 12 (1.69%) NoSQL
14 10 (1.41%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 10 (1.41%) Power BI
15 9 (1.27%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 47 (6.61%) Git (software)
2 25 (3.52%) Maven
3 19 (2.67%) JSUnit
3 19 (2.67%) Subversion
4 17 (2.39%) Jenkins
4 17 (2.39%) JIRA
5 16 (2.25%) Visual Studio
6 14 (1.97%) Gradle
6 14 (1.97%) Mockito
7 7 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (0.84%) Oracle APEX
8 6 (0.84%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (0.70%) CruiseControl
9 5 (0.70%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (0.56%) Gatling
10 4 (0.56%) Grunt
10 4 (0.56%) gulp
10 4 (0.56%) JMeter
10 4 (0.56%) LoadRunner
10 4 (0.56%) LSMW
General
1 120 (16.88%) Finance
2 51 (7.17%) Marketing
3 44 (6.19%) Pharmaceutical
4 28 (3.94%) Retail
5 15 (2.11%) Manufacturing
6 12 (1.69%) General Ledger
7 11 (1.55%) Local Government
8 7 (0.98%) Banking
8 7 (0.98%) Legal
9 6 (0.84%) Automotive
9 6 (0.84%) Billing
9 6 (0.84%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.70%) Back Office
10 5 (0.70%) Publishing
11 4 (0.56%) Advertising
11 4 (0.56%) Electronics
12 3 (0.42%) Games
13 2 (0.28%) Front Office
14 1 (0.14%) French Language
14 1 (0.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 195 (27.43%) Developer
2 112 (15.75%) Analyst
3 80 (11.25%) Consultant
4 59 (8.30%) Project Manager
5 49 (6.89%) .NET Developer
6 47 (6.61%) Java Developer
7 44 (6.19%) C# Developer
8 38 (5.34%) Senior Analyst
9 36 (5.06%) Implementation Manager
10 35 (4.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 34 (4.78%) Information Analyst
11 34 (4.78%) SQL Developer
12 33 (4.64%) Implementation Project Manager
12 33 (4.64%) Project Implementation Manager
13 32 (4.50%) Software Project Manager
14 30 (4.22%) C# .NET Developer
15 27 (3.80%) IT Manager
15 27 (3.80%) Senior Developer
16 24 (3.38%) Software Implementation Manager
17 23 (3.23%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (14.35%) .NET
2 71 (9.99%) CSS
3 67 (9.42%) HTML
4 60 (8.44%) AngularJS
5 45 (6.33%) ASP.NET
5 45 (6.33%) XML
6 36 (5.06%) jQuery
7 28 (3.94%) HTML5
7 28 (3.94%) Web Services
8 26 (3.66%) ASP.NET MVC
8 26 (3.66%) SOAP
9 25 (3.52%) Spring
10 21 (2.95%) RabbitMQ
10 21 (2.95%) REST
11 17 (2.39%) Hibernate
12 15 (2.11%) Ionic Framework
12 15 (2.11%) WebSockets
13 14 (1.97%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 14 (1.97%) ASP.NET Web API
13 14 (1.97%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 93 (13.08%) Management Information System
2 51 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (5.49%) Computer Science
4 32 (4.50%) Driving Licence
5 31 (4.36%) Data Centre
6 30 (4.22%) Enterprise Software
7 24 (3.38%) Mobile App
7 24 (3.38%) Social Media
8 17 (2.39%) Data Protection Act
9 8 (1.13%) Algorithms
9 8 (1.13%) Data Structures
9 8 (1.13%) Life Science
10 6 (0.84%) Fat Client
10 6 (0.84%) Thin Client
11 5 (0.70%) BBC
11 5 (0.70%) e-Learning
11 5 (0.70%) HoloLens
12 4 (0.56%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.56%) e-Health
12 4 (0.56%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 91 (12.80%) Windows
2 59 (8.30%) Linux
3 36 (5.06%) Windows Server
4 12 (1.69%) Android
4 12 (1.69%) Apple iOS
5 8 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (0.84%) Unix
7 6 (0.84%) Windows 8
7 6 (0.84%) Windows Mobile
8 4 (0.56%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.42%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.28%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.28%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (11.95%) PRINCE2
3 83 (11.67%) Project Management
4 72 (10.13%) ITIL
5 69 (9.70%) Business Intelligence
6 62 (8.72%) Analytics
7 61 (8.58%) Customer Requirements
8 51 (7.17%) TDD
9 47 (6.61%) MVC
9 47 (6.61%) Web Development
10 43 (6.05%) Continuous Improvement
11 42 (5.91%) Informatics
12 41 (5.77%) Continuous Integration
12 41 (5.77%) Line Management
13 38 (5.34%) Business Analysis
13 38 (5.34%) Service Management
14 34 (4.78%) Information Security
14 34 (4.78%) Workflow
15 33 (4.64%) Migration
15 33 (4.64%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 176 (24.75%) SQL
2 100 (14.06%) C#
3 89 (12.52%) Java
4 88 (12.38%) JavaScript
5 47 (6.61%) PHP
6 42 (5.91%) T-SQL
7 29 (4.08%) ABAP
8 26 (3.66%) C
9 23 (3.23%) Scala
9 23 (3.23%) VBA
10 18 (2.53%) Clojure
10 18 (2.53%) VB.NET
11 17 (2.39%) Python
12 16 (2.25%) C++
13 14 (1.97%) Groovy
14 12 (1.69%) Ruby
15 10 (1.41%) PL/SQL
16 9 (1.27%) SAPscript
17 6 (0.84%) XAML
18 4 (0.56%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 114 (16.03%) Degree
2 24 (3.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 20 (2.81%) CISSP
4 19 (2.67%) ISEB
4 19 (2.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 17 (2.39%) CISM
6 12 (1.69%) CISA
7 11 (1.55%) SSCP
8 10 (1.41%) ISEB Practitioner
8 10 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (1.41%) Security Cleared
9 9 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (1.27%) DBS Check
9 9 (1.27%) PMP
10 8 (1.13%) CASP
10 8 (1.13%) CEH
10 8 (1.13%) CompTIA Security+
10 8 (1.13%) Security+ Certification
11 7 (0.98%) Computer Science Degree
11 7 (0.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.08%) QA
2 28 (3.94%) Data Quality
3 25 (3.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (2.39%) SLA
5 12 (1.69%) HL7
5 12 (1.69%) ISO 9000
6 10 (1.41%) PCI DSS
7 8 (1.13%) Cyber Essentials
8 7 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 7 (0.98%) PMO
9 4 (0.56%) BS7799
9 4 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 4 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.28%) COBIT
11 1 (0.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.14%) ISO 13485
11 1 (0.14%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 33 (4.64%) Active Directory
2 25 (3.52%) Docker
3 13 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.70%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.56%) XenServer
6 3 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (1.13%) Nessus
2 6 (0.84%) Puppet
3 5 (0.70%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 3 (0.42%) Ansible
4 3 (0.42%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (0.42%) Grafana
4 3 (0.42%) Graphite
4 3 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.42%) vCenter Server
5 2 (0.28%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (0.28%) MobiControl
6 1 (0.14%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.14%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.14%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.14%) Linux-HA
6 1 (0.14%) Perfmon
6 1 (0.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 121 (17.02%) Microsoft
2 56 (7.88%) SAP
3 38 (5.34%) Oracle
4 28 (3.94%) Cisco
5 23 (3.23%) Tableau
6 18 (2.53%) SEEBURGER
6 18 (2.53%) VMware
7 13 (1.83%) Palo Alto
8 12 (1.69%) Alteryx
8 12 (1.69%) Splunk
9 9 (1.27%) CheckPoint
9 9 (1.27%) Citrix
9 9 (1.27%) McAfee
10 8 (1.13%) Cognos
10 8 (1.13%) Google
10 8 (1.13%) LogRhythm
10 8 (1.13%) Qualys
10 8 (1.13%) Sophos
11 6 (0.84%) Intel
11 6 (0.84%) Xamarin
London
Venn Group
Salary: £45000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £31383.00 - £41373.00 per annum + NHS Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Omni RMS
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
F4P Recruitment Consultancy
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + benefits+parking
Posted: 2 days ago
Lincolnshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Car allowance + benefits.
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus and extras!
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus and extras!
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NHS Blood And Transplant
Salary: From £40,428 to £48,514 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Rutherford Grant Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Oscar
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £41000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
NHS Blood And Transplant
Salary: From £40,428 to £48,514 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 41000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Rutherford Grant Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 48000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Royal College of Psychiatrists
Salary: From £35,245 to £38,708 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coded People
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Hoople Ltd
Salary: From £32,776 to £41,620 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Reed Technology
Posted: 6 days ago
UK
Edenhouse solutions
Salary: £0.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Posted: 4 days ago
UK
Edenhouse solutions
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus for being DV cleared
Posted: 5 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: NEG Base + OTE + CA + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
Salary: From £26,041 to £34,876 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + shares
Posted: 6 days ago