Period
to 14 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited NHS over the 6 months to 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

National Health Service (NHS)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 214 258 199
Rank change year-on-year +44 -59 +78
Permanent jobs citing NHS 76 75 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.93% 0.74% 1.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.32% 2.02% 3.47%
Number of salaries quoted 58 48 134
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.25% -21.95% +20.59%
10th Percentile £35,677 £31,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £90,250 £66,250 £64,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £44,471 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% -1.18% +12.50%

NHS is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3,273 3,716 3,975
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 40.20% 36.80% 35.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2,338 2,900 2,903
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £70,250 £62,500 £64,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.04%

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing NHS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for NHS in the West Midlands

NHS
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for NHS in the West Midlands

NHS
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing NHS in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Salary histogram for NHS in the West Midlands

NHS
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 14 December 2018. 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
Birmingham +10 43 £64,733 +43.85% 17
Herefordshire - 17 £45,000 - 1
Shropshire - 11 - -
Coventry +9 3 £47,500 +20.25% 1
Dudley - 1 £26,000 -
NHS
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, IT jobs citing NHS 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for NHS.

1 54 (71.05%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (42.11%) Software Engineering
3 26 (34.21%) Waterfall
3 26 (34.21%) Java
4 24 (31.58%) IT Strategy
5 19 (25.00%) Scrum
5 19 (25.00%) DevOps
6 18 (23.68%) Degree
7 17 (22.37%) Retail
7 17 (22.37%) JavaScript
8 16 (21.05%) Jenkins
9 15 (19.74%) Microsoft Azure
9 15 (19.74%) Microsoft
9 15 (19.74%) Information Management
10 13 (17.11%) TDD
11 12 (15.79%) Mentoring
12 11 (14.47%) Software Delivery
12 11 (14.47%) SDLC
12 11 (14.47%) AngularJS
12 11 (14.47%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (14.47%) Business Analysis
12 11 (14.47%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (14.47%) ISEB
12 11 (14.47%) CRM
12 11 (14.47%) Workshop Facilitation
13 10 (13.16%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (13.16%) Matrix Management
13 10 (13.16%) Cucumber
13 10 (13.16%) NoSQL
13 10 (13.16%) Project Governance

NHS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 9 (11.84%) Drupal
2 4 (5.26%) CMS
2 4 (5.26%) Joomla!
3 2 (2.63%) DNN
3 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 15 (19.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.89%) Slack
2 6 (7.89%) Trello
3 4 (5.26%) PaaS
3 4 (5.26%) SaaS
4 3 (3.95%) GitHub
4 3 (3.95%) IaaS
5 2 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.89%) SSL
2 2 (2.63%) Firewall
2 2 (2.63%) FTP
3 1 (1.32%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.16%) Data Warehouse
1 10 (13.16%) NoSQL
2 8 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (9.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (6.58%) Power BI
5 4 (5.26%) Big Data
5 4 (5.26%) MySQL
5 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (3.95%) Data Lake
6 3 (3.95%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (3.95%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 3 (3.95%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (2.63%) DTS
7 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.32%) Electronic Patient Records
8 1 (1.32%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 16 (21.05%) Jenkins
2 10 (13.16%) Cucumber
3 7 (9.21%) SonarQube
4 6 (7.89%) Git (software)
4 6 (7.89%) JIRA
4 6 (7.89%) JMeter
4 6 (7.89%) Protractor
4 6 (7.89%) Selenium
4 6 (7.89%) SoapUI
5 4 (5.26%) Mockito
6 3 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (22.37%) Retail
2 4 (5.26%) Back Office
3 1 (1.32%) Finance
3 1 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (18.42%) Analyst
2 11 (14.47%) Business Analyst
2 11 (14.47%) Developer
3 10 (13.16%) Agile Delivery Manager
3 10 (13.16%) Delivery Manager
4 9 (11.84%) Architect
5 6 (7.89%) Agile Business Analyst
5 6 (7.89%) Engineering Manager
6 5 (6.58%) Lead Business Analyst
6 5 (6.58%) Software Analyst
7 4 (5.26%) Digital Architect
7 4 (5.26%) Java Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Lead Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Lead Web Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.26%) Web Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Application Development Manager
8 3 (3.95%) Data Manager
8 3 (3.95%) DevOps Manager
8 3 (3.95%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.47%) AngularJS
2 9 (11.84%) LAMP
3 7 (9.21%) .NET
3 7 (9.21%) Dropwizard
3 7 (9.21%) HTML
3 7 (9.21%) React
4 6 (7.89%) XML
5 5 (6.58%) CSS
5 5 (6.58%) RESTful
6 4 (5.26%) Apache Camel
6 4 (5.26%) Laravel
6 4 (5.26%) REST
6 4 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails
6 4 (5.26%) Spring
6 4 (5.26%) Web Services
6 4 (5.26%) WireMock
7 3 (3.95%) Node.js
7 3 (3.95%) Play Framework
8 1 (1.32%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.21%) Management Information System
2 6 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.95%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.63%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.32%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.32%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.32%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.32%) Replication
5 1 (1.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (1.32%) AIX
2 1 (1.32%) Linux
2 1 (1.32%) Solaris
2 1 (1.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (71.05%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (42.11%) Software Engineering
3 26 (34.21%) Waterfall
4 24 (31.58%) IT Strategy
5 19 (25.00%) DevOps
5 19 (25.00%) Scrum
6 15 (19.74%) Information Management
7 13 (17.11%) TDD
8 12 (15.79%) Mentoring
9 11 (14.47%) Business Analysis
9 11 (14.47%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (14.47%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (14.47%) CRM
9 11 (14.47%) SDLC
9 11 (14.47%) Software Delivery
9 11 (14.47%) Workshop Facilitation
10 10 (13.16%) Matrix Management
10 10 (13.16%) Project Governance
11 9 (11.84%) Open Source
11 9 (11.84%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (34.21%) Java
2 17 (22.37%) JavaScript
3 8 (10.53%) SQL
4 7 (9.21%) C#
4 7 (9.21%) PHP
5 6 (7.89%) T-SQL
6 4 (5.26%) Ruby
7 3 (3.95%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.95%) Scala
8 2 (2.63%) VB
9 1 (1.32%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (23.68%) Degree
2 11 (14.47%) ISEB
3 1 (1.32%) CEH
3 1 (1.32%) CISSP
3 1 (1.32%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (1.32%) GSEC
3 1 (1.32%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.32%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.32%) PMP
3 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.84%) QA
2 7 (9.21%) GDPR
3 4 (5.26%) PMO
4 3 (3.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (2.63%) Data Quality
6 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (13.16%) Docker
2 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.32%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 7 (9.21%) Kubernetes
1 7 (9.21%) Puppet
2 3 (3.95%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 15 (19.74%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.58%) Oracle
2 5 (6.58%) Tableau
3 3 (3.95%) AlienVault
3 3 (3.95%) Informatica
3 3 (3.95%) Okta
4 2 (2.63%) HP
4 2 (2.63%) IBM
4 2 (2.63%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.32%) SAP