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

National Health Service (NHS)
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 46 74
Rank change year-on-year -15 +28  
Permanent jobs citing NHS 2 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.37% 2.48% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.91% 6.00% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 2
Median salary £53,150 £31,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +71.45% +24.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,325 £23,716 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,975 £46,000 £27,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,759 £35,000
% change year-on-year +8.81% +5.02%  

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 advertised in Watford with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 219 200 244
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 40.41% 41.32% 45.52%
Number of salaries quoted 266 242 344
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.40% -7.36%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £23,716 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £100,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing NHS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for NHS in Watford

NHS
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for NHS in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 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 across the Watford region with a requirement for NHS.

1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 4 (33.33%) Service Management
1 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 4 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) QA
2 2 (16.67%) Use Case
2 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (16.67%) Time Management
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (16.67%) Data Entry
2 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (16.67%) SDLC
2 2 (16.67%) Planning and Forecasting
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (16.67%) SLA

NHS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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:

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Administrator
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) IT Administrator
1 4 (33.33%) Procurement Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Business Systems Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) IT Manager
2 2 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Resource Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Resource Planning Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 4 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
1 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 4 (33.33%) Service Management
2 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (16.67%) Data Entry
2 2 (16.67%) Planning and Forecasting
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) SDLC
2 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (16.67%) Time Management
2 2 (16.67%) Use Case
2 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
1 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft