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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

National Health Service (NHS)
UK
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 543 519 511
Rank change year-on-year -24 -8  
Permanent jobs citing NHS 337 483 510
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.40% 0.47% 0.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.04% 1.14% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 286 400 408
Median salary £44,000 £40,457 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.75% +5.08%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £24,690
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £60,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,016 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +10.03% +6.66%  

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 32416 42370 42058
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 38.32% 40.97% 38.94%
Number of salaries quoted 26111 33821 33220
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -15 308 £44,000 +7.31% 88
London -7 95 £43,375 +1.70% 32
Yorkshire +31 38 £44,031 +6.09% 10
West Yorkshire +47 37 £44,031 +4.83% 7
Leeds +40 32 £44,031 +35.48% 4
South East +23 30 £32,000 -20.00% 13
West Midlands +32 29 £45,000 +24.93% 5
North West -8 29 £35,000 - 6
East of England +21 24 £44,500 +2.89% 4
North East +22 23 £45,000 +24.93% 3
South West +24 20 £34,000 -24.44% 8
Tyne and Wear +33 19 £45,000 -6.25% 3
Birmingham +31 19 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +28 19 £45,000 +50.00% 3
Manchester -17 16 £45,000 +26.76% 2
Hertfordshire +9 14 £37,844 +17.34% 3
City of London +53 12 £42,000 -26.95% 11
Oxfordshire +5 11 £32,000 -41.81%
Watford +2 10 £22,102 -9.78%
Surrey +36 9 £52,500 +40.00% 2
East Midlands -5 9 £37,500 +4.11% 3
Liverpool +11 8 £30,000 +17.64% 1
Merseyside +3 8 £30,000 -1.63% 1
Bristol +1 8 £82,434 +59.70% 4
Devon - 8 £33,838 -
Exeter - 8 £33,838 -
Cambridgeshire +14 7 £45,000 -10.00%
Hampshire +27 6 £34,500 -10.96% 1
Cambridge +7 6 £45,000 -10.00%
Leicestershire - 6 £37,500 -

NHS
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 245 (33.15%) Agile Software Development
2 198 (26.79%) Microsoft
3 155 (20.97%) PRINCE2
4 146 (19.76%) SQL
5 138 (18.67%) SQL Server
6 126 (17.05%) MS Excel
7 120 (16.24%) Degree
8 118 (15.97%) Management Information System
9 109 (14.75%) Project Management
9 109 (14.75%) ITIL
10 99 (13.40%) MS Office
11 95 (12.86%) Finance
12 85 (11.50%) C#
13 84 (11.37%) .NET
14 82 (11.10%) Windows
15 81 (10.96%) Business Intelligence
16 80 (10.83%) Service Management
17 77 (10.42%) JavaScript
18 70 (9.47%) T-SQL
19 67 (9.07%) MS PowerPoint
20 63 (8.53%) Business Analysis
20 63 (8.53%) HTML
20 63 (8.53%) Active Directory
21 62 (8.39%) Data Warehouse
22 59 (7.98%) ASP.NET
22 59 (7.98%) TOGAF
22 59 (7.98%) Analytics
23 58 (7.85%) Java
24 57 (7.71%) CSS
24 57 (7.71%) TDD

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 19 (2.57%) SharePoint
2 16 (2.17%) CMS
3 13 (1.76%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (1.35%) MS Exchange
5 8 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
6 7 (0.95%) nginx
7 6 (0.81%) ColdFusion
7 6 (0.81%) Skype for Business
8 5 (0.68%) MQSeries
8 5 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (0.68%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.54%) IIS
10 3 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.41%) WordPress
11 2 (0.27%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.27%) Moodle
11 2 (0.27%) MS Project Server
11 2 (0.27%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 126 (17.05%) MS Excel
2 99 (13.40%) MS Office
3 67 (9.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (1.62%) MS Project
4 12 (1.62%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.41%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.41%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.14%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 13 (1.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.95%) SystmOne
3 5 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.41%) Cerner Millennium
5 3 (0.41%) Lorenzo
5 3 (0.41%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.41%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (0.41%) Primavera
5 3 (0.41%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.14%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 34 (4.60%) SaaS
2 21 (2.84%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (2.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.35%) Office 365
4 9 (1.22%) IaaS
4 9 (1.22%) PaaS
5 5 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.14%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 44 (5.95%) Firewall
2 39 (5.28%) WAN
3 32 (4.33%) Internet
4 30 (4.06%) VLAN
5 29 (3.92%) DNS
6 28 (3.79%) DHCP
7 27 (3.65%) Network Security
8 26 (3.52%) SAN
9 24 (3.25%) TCP/IP
10 22 (2.98%) Intrusion Detection
10 22 (2.98%) WLAN
11 17 (2.30%) LAN
12 15 (2.03%) VoIP
13 13 (1.76%) VPN
14 11 (1.49%) NAS
15 8 (1.08%) Unified Communications
15 8 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
16 7 (0.95%) iSCSI
17 5 (0.68%) Skype
18 4 (0.54%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (18.67%) SQL Server
2 62 (8.39%) Data Warehouse
3 52 (7.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 35 (4.74%) Electronic Patient Records
5 32 (4.33%) Power BI
6 25 (3.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 24 (3.25%) QlikView
8 18 (2.44%) MySQL
8 18 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
9 17 (2.30%) Big Data
9 17 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
10 15 (2.03%) Relational Database
11 14 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 12 (1.62%) BusinessObjects
13 10 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
14 9 (1.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 9 (1.22%) PowerPivot
15 8 (1.08%) MongoDB
15 8 (1.08%) NoSQL
16 7 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 27 (3.65%) Git (software)
2 15 (2.03%) Subversion
3 14 (1.89%) Visual Studio
4 7 (0.95%) Gradle
4 7 (0.95%) Jenkins
4 7 (0.95%) JIRA
4 7 (0.95%) Maven
4 7 (0.95%) Mockito
4 7 (0.95%) Moq
4 7 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.54%) JSUnit
6 3 (0.41%) Eclipse
6 3 (0.41%) Gatling
6 3 (0.41%) IntelliJ
6 3 (0.41%) JMeter
6 3 (0.41%) LoadRunner
6 3 (0.41%) NetBeans
7 2 (0.27%) Rational Rhapsody
7 2 (0.27%) Travis CI
8 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 95 (12.86%) Finance
2 31 (4.19%) Marketing
3 29 (3.92%) Pharmaceutical
4 27 (3.65%) Manufacturing
5 18 (2.44%) Retail
6 12 (1.62%) Telecoms
7 11 (1.49%) Local Government
8 10 (1.35%) Billing
9 9 (1.22%) Legal
10 8 (1.08%) Publishing
11 7 (0.95%) Automotive
12 5 (0.68%) Banking
12 5 (0.68%) Electronics
13 4 (0.54%) Advertising
14 3 (0.41%) Games
14 3 (0.41%) Law
15 2 (0.27%) Back Office
15 2 (0.27%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.14%) French Language
Job Titles
1 185 (25.03%) Developer
2 101 (13.67%) Analyst
3 77 (10.42%) Project Manager
4 52 (7.04%) Implementation Manager
5 50 (6.77%) Architect
6 49 (6.63%) Implementation Project Manager
6 49 (6.63%) Project Implementation Manager
7 47 (6.36%) Consultant
8 41 (5.55%) Software Project Manager
9 40 (5.41%) .NET Developer
10 39 (5.28%) Senior Analyst
11 38 (5.14%) SQL Developer
12 37 (5.01%) Software Implementation Manager
13 34 (4.60%) C# Developer
14 32 (4.33%) IT Manager
14 32 (4.33%) Solutions Architect
15 30 (4.06%) Senior Developer
16 29 (3.92%) Software Developer
17 28 (3.79%) Business Analyst
18 25 (3.38%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (11.37%) .NET
2 63 (8.53%) HTML
3 59 (7.98%) ASP.NET
4 57 (7.71%) CSS
5 52 (7.04%) XML
6 45 (6.09%) AngularJS
7 43 (5.82%) ASP.NET MVC
8 39 (5.28%) jQuery
9 29 (3.92%) Web Services
10 26 (3.52%) HTML5
11 25 (3.38%) WCF
12 22 (2.98%) .NET Framework
13 17 (2.30%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 17 (2.30%) REST
14 14 (1.89%) ASP.NET Web API
14 14 (1.89%) Razor View Engine
14 14 (1.89%) SignalR
14 14 (1.89%) WF
15 12 (1.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 11 (1.49%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 118 (15.97%) Management Information System
2 46 (6.22%) Computer Science
3 35 (4.74%) Enterprise Software
4 33 (4.47%) Video Conferencing
5 32 (4.33%) Driving Licence
6 31 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
7 28 (3.79%) Data Centre
8 19 (2.57%) Mobile App
9 13 (1.76%) BYOD
10 11 (1.49%) User Experience
11 8 (1.08%) PMI
11 8 (1.08%) Social Media
12 7 (0.95%) BBC
12 7 (0.95%) Client/Server
12 7 (0.95%) PKI
13 6 (0.81%) Data Protection Act
13 6 (0.81%) PACS
14 5 (0.68%) Blackberry
14 5 (0.68%) e-Learning
15 4 (0.54%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 82 (11.10%) Windows
2 36 (4.87%) Linux
2 36 (4.87%) Windows Server
3 12 (1.62%) Unix
4 10 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (1.22%) Android
6 8 (1.08%) Apple iOS
7 6 (0.81%) OpenVMS
7 6 (0.81%) Solaris
8 5 (0.68%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.54%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (0.41%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.41%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.14%) CentOS
12 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (33.15%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (20.97%) PRINCE2
3 109 (14.75%) ITIL
3 109 (14.75%) Project Management
4 81 (10.96%) Business Intelligence
5 80 (10.83%) Service Management
6 63 (8.53%) Business Analysis
7 59 (7.98%) Analytics
7 59 (7.98%) TOGAF
8 57 (7.71%) TDD
9 52 (7.04%) Data Protection
10 51 (6.90%) MVC
11 49 (6.63%) Continuous Improvement
11 49 (6.63%) Logistics
12 47 (6.36%) ITSM
12 47 (6.36%) Programme Management
13 46 (6.22%) Workflow
14 43 (5.82%) Scrum
15 40 (5.41%) Informatics
15 40 (5.41%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 146 (19.76%) SQL
2 85 (11.50%) C#
3 77 (10.42%) JavaScript
4 70 (9.47%) T-SQL
5 58 (7.85%) Java
6 45 (6.09%) PHP
7 22 (2.98%) Scala
8 20 (2.71%) Clojure
9 18 (2.44%) C
10 12 (1.62%) C++
10 12 (1.62%) VBA
11 9 (1.22%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 9 (1.22%) VB.NET
12 7 (0.95%) Groovy
13 6 (0.81%) VBScript
14 5 (0.68%) VB
15 4 (0.54%) Delphi
15 4 (0.54%) Python
16 2 (0.27%) MUMPS
16 2 (0.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 120 (16.24%) Degree
2 50 (6.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 28 (3.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 23 (3.11%) Security Cleared
5 18 (2.44%) ISEB
6 16 (2.17%) CISSP
7 11 (1.49%) CISA
8 10 (1.35%) ISEB Practitioner
8 10 (1.35%) PMI Certification
9 9 (1.22%) CCNA
9 9 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (1.22%) DBS Check
10 8 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (0.95%) APMP
11 7 (0.95%) CISM
11 7 (0.95%) CLAS
11 7 (0.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 6 (0.81%) PhD
12 6 (0.81%) PMP
13 4 (0.54%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (5.68%) QA
2 27 (3.65%) Data Quality
3 25 (3.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (2.57%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 16 (2.17%) ISO 9000
5 16 (2.17%) SLA
6 12 (1.62%) HL7
7 9 (1.22%) ISO 9001
8 8 (1.08%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 8 (1.08%) PMO
9 6 (0.81%) COBIT
10 5 (0.68%) ISO 14001
10 5 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.54%) PCI DSS
12 2 (0.27%) BS7799
12 2 (0.27%) GDPR
12 2 (0.27%) ISO22301
12 2 (0.27%) RMADS
13 1 (0.14%) Actionable Recommendations
13 1 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 63 (8.53%) Active Directory
2 23 (3.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.22%) Docker
4 8 (1.08%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.68%) VMware ESX
5 5 (0.68%) XenServer
6 2 (0.27%) vSphere
7 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (2.03%) SCCM
2 12 (1.62%) AirWatch
3 6 (0.81%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 2 (0.27%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (0.27%) MobiControl
5 1 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.14%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.14%) Grafana
5 1 (0.14%) Graphite
5 1 (0.14%) Puppet
5 1 (0.14%) WSUS
5 1 (0.14%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 198 (26.79%) Microsoft
2 30 (4.06%) Oracle
3 29 (3.92%) VMware
4 16 (2.17%) Cisco
5 12 (1.62%) Citrix
6 11 (1.49%) SAP
6 11 (1.49%) Tableau
7 8 (1.08%) NetApp
8 6 (0.81%) Cognos
8 6 (0.81%) RedGate
8 6 (0.81%) Remedy
9 5 (0.68%) Adobe
9 5 (0.68%) LANDesk
10 4 (0.54%) Aruba
10 4 (0.54%) Blue Coat
10 4 (0.54%) Fortinet
10 4 (0.54%) Infoblox
10 4 (0.54%) Intel
10 4 (0.54%) Juniper
10 4 (0.54%) Sitecore
Northampton, Northamptonshire
St Andrew's Healthcare
Salary: £35000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sirona Care & Health C.I.C.
Salary: circa £40-50k DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £21909.00 - £28462.00 per annum + NHS Pension and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sirona Care & Health C.I.C.
Salary: Band 19 £23,188 rising to £28,308
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 5 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Somerset
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £19,845 per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £31383.00 - £41373.00 per annum + NHS Pension and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Castleford, West Yorkshire
TJ Peel
Salary: From £15,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hainton
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
East & North Hertfordshire Nhs Trust
Salary: From £31,383 to £41,373 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £52000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits and Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + and additional benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Car allowance, other benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
UK
Channel 3 Consulting Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £100000 per annum + OTE + Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £35,000 per annum (FTE)
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Across Health Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
North London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £58,000 per annum 15% Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Life
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lightfoot Solutions Group Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £27,000 per annum dependent on qualifications and expe
Posted: 18 days ago
City, London
HCA Hospitals
Salary: Excellent bens incl. private health
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
HCA Hospitals
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent bens incl. private health
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Across Health Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum (negotiable based on experience)
Posted: 17 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
NHS Wales Informatics Service
Salary: From £26,302 to £35,225 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
West Midlands
Ideal Training
Salary: OTE Package
Posted: 3 days ago