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

National Health Service (NHS)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 186 218 181
Rank change year-on-year +32 -37  
Permanent jobs citing NHS 29 28 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.61% 0.45% 0.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.75% 1.26% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 24 28 35
Median salary £45,000 £36,018 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.93% +20.06%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,321 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,900 £54,750 £62,000
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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1656 2217 1701
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 35.07% 36.03% 33.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1276 1645 1445
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.96%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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 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
Birmingham +31 19 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Coventry +19 5 £23,000 -34.28% 1
Warwickshire - 2 £52,500 -
Wolverhampton +8 1 £50,000 +38.81% 2
Worcestershire -7 1 £38,500 -9.41%
NHS
England

NHS
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for NHS.

1 44 (56.41%) Microsoft
2 40 (51.28%) MS Office
3 38 (48.72%) MS Excel
4 34 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (42.31%) MS PowerPoint
6 32 (41.03%) PRINCE2
7 30 (38.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 30 (38.46%) Continuous Improvement
8 27 (34.62%) Logistics
9 22 (28.21%) ERP
10 20 (25.64%) TOGAF
10 20 (25.64%) SaaS
11 17 (21.79%) Manufacturing
11 17 (21.79%) CRM
12 15 (19.23%) SQL
13 12 (15.38%) Business Analysis
14 11 (14.10%) Quality Management
14 11 (14.10%) HTML
14 11 (14.10%) HTML5
14 11 (14.10%) Line Management
14 11 (14.10%) Driving Licence
15 10 (12.82%) AngularJS
15 10 (12.82%) Git (software)
15 10 (12.82%) Strategic Planning
15 10 (12.82%) MS Visio
15 10 (12.82%) ISEB
15 10 (12.82%) Process Management
15 10 (12.82%) Management Information System
15 10 (12.82%) ISEB Practitioner
16 9 (11.54%) Pharmaceutical

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 7 (8.97%) BizTalk Server
1 7 (8.97%) SharePoint
1 7 (8.97%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (5.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 40 (51.28%) MS Office
2 38 (48.72%) MS Excel
3 33 (42.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (12.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (11.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (6.41%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (2.56%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 20 (25.64%) SaaS
2 7 (8.97%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.13%) NetScaler
1 4 (5.13%) SAN
1 4 (5.13%) VoIP
2 2 (2.56%) DHCP
2 2 (2.56%) DNS
2 2 (2.56%) Firewall
2 2 (2.56%) Internet
2 2 (2.56%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (2.56%) LAN
2 2 (2.56%) Network Security
2 2 (2.56%) VLAN
2 2 (2.56%) WAN
2 2 (2.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.13%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (5.13%) MongoDB
1 4 (5.13%) MySQL
1 4 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.56%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.28%) MS Access
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (12.82%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.97%) Moq
2 7 (8.97%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.85%) JSUnit
4 1 (1.28%) HP UFT
General
1 17 (21.79%) Manufacturing
2 9 (11.54%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (7.69%) Finance
3 6 (7.69%) Retail
4 4 (5.13%) Marketing
5 2 (2.56%) Banking
5 2 (2.56%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.28%) Advertising
6 1 (1.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (25.64%) Architect
1 20 (25.64%) Solutions Architect
2 16 (20.51%) Developer
3 13 (16.67%) Analyst
4 11 (14.10%) HTML Developer
5 10 (12.82%) Business Analyst
6 9 (11.54%) Security Manager
6 9 (11.54%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (10.26%) JavaScript Developer
7 8 (10.26%) Senior Developer
7 8 (10.26%) Senior JavaScript Developer
8 7 (8.97%) .NET Developer
8 7 (8.97%) ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (8.97%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 7 (8.97%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (8.97%) C# Developer
8 7 (8.97%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 7 (8.97%) Senior Business Analyst
8 7 (8.97%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 7 (8.97%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.10%) HTML
1 11 (14.10%) HTML5
2 10 (12.82%) AngularJS
3 7 (8.97%) .NET
3 7 (8.97%) .NET Framework
3 7 (8.97%) ASP.NET
3 7 (8.97%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (8.97%) Entity Framework
3 7 (8.97%) KnockoutJS
3 7 (8.97%) XML
4 4 (5.13%) CSS
4 4 (5.13%) REST
5 3 (3.85%) Ionic Framework
5 3 (3.85%) WebSockets
6 1 (1.28%) jQuery
6 1 (1.28%) ODBC
6 1 (1.28%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.10%) Driving Licence
2 10 (12.82%) Management Information System
3 7 (8.97%) PMI
4 4 (5.13%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.13%) Social Media
5 3 (3.85%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.85%) Linux
2 1 (1.28%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (41.03%) PRINCE2
3 30 (38.46%) Continuous Improvement
4 27 (34.62%) Logistics
5 22 (28.21%) ERP
6 20 (25.64%) TOGAF
7 17 (21.79%) CRM
8 12 (15.38%) Business Analysis
9 11 (14.10%) Line Management
9 11 (14.10%) Quality Management
10 10 (12.82%) Process Management
10 10 (12.82%) Strategic Planning
11 7 (8.97%) IT Strategy
11 7 (8.97%) MVC
11 7 (8.97%) Scrum
11 7 (8.97%) SOA
11 7 (8.97%) TDD
11 7 (8.97%) Workflow
12 6 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
13 4 (5.13%) Social Media Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (19.23%) SQL
2 8 (10.26%) JavaScript
3 7 (8.97%) C#
4 4 (5.13%) Delphi
4 4 (5.13%) PHP
5 3 (3.85%) C
6 2 (2.56%) COBOL
6 2 (2.56%) MUMPS
6 2 (2.56%) VB
7 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (38.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 10 (12.82%) ISEB
2 10 (12.82%) ISEB Practitioner
3 8 (10.26%) CISSP
4 7 (8.97%) CLAS
4 7 (8.97%) PMI Certification
5 3 (3.85%) Degree
6 2 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.28%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (5.13%) XenServer
2 2 (2.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 44 (56.41%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.13%) Cisco
2 4 (5.13%) Citrix
2 4 (5.13%) VMware
3 3 (3.85%) MuleSoft
4 2 (2.56%) Oracle
5 1 (1.28%) Micro Focus
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + and additional benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wolverhampton
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
West Midlands
Ideal Training
Salary: OTE Package
Posted: 3 days ago