Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

National Health Service (NHS)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 233 261 214
Rank change year-on-year +28 -47 +72
Permanent jobs citing NHS 59 73 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.68% 0.73% 1.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.66% 1.86% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 49 48 124
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -22.33% +18.13%
10th Percentile £28,818 £36,625 £36,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £56,625 £63,550
England median annual salary £43,500 £44,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year -1.14% -10.20% +28.95%

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 3,559 3,928 4,494
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 41.07% 39.37% 38.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2,546 3,123 3,296
West Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.75% - +1.76%
10th Percentile £24,500 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £60,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -11 27 £64,733 +61.83% 11
Herefordshire - 13 £43,750 -
Shropshire - 6 £36,742 -
Staffordshire 0 5 £31,071 -37.86%
Coventry 0 4 £80,000 +102.53%
Worcestershire - 3 £65,000 -
NHS
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 35 (59.32%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (37.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (28.81%) Waterfall
3 17 (28.81%) Microsoft
3 17 (28.81%) IT Strategy
4 16 (27.12%) Java
4 16 (27.12%) Software Engineering
5 15 (25.42%) C#
6 14 (23.73%) Degree
7 13 (22.03%) .NET
7 13 (22.03%) Retail
8 12 (20.34%) SQL Server
8 12 (20.34%) DevOps
9 11 (18.64%) SaaS
9 11 (18.64%) PaaS
10 10 (16.95%) Jenkins
10 10 (16.95%) User Stories
10 10 (16.95%) Information Management
11 9 (15.25%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (13.56%) ISEB
12 8 (13.56%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (13.56%) TDD
12 8 (13.56%) Business Analysis
12 8 (13.56%) Mentoring
12 8 (13.56%) Continuous Delivery
12 8 (13.56%) Public Cloud
12 8 (13.56%) Software Delivery
12 8 (13.56%) Amazon AWS
12 8 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (11.86%) Time Management

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 6 (10.17%) Drupal
1 6 (10.17%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.78%) Umbraco
3 2 (3.39%) DNN
4 1 (1.69%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 22 (37.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (18.64%) PaaS
2 11 (18.64%) SaaS
3 8 (13.56%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (6.78%) Office 365
4 4 (6.78%) Slack
4 4 (6.78%) Trello
5 3 (5.08%) IaaS
6 2 (3.39%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (3.39%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.78%) SSL
2 2 (3.39%) FTP
2 2 (3.39%) Skype
2 2 (3.39%) WebEx
3 1 (1.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.34%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.25%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (11.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (10.17%) NoSQL
4 6 (10.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (6.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (5.08%) Big Data
7 2 (3.39%) Data Lake
7 2 (3.39%) DTS
7 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (3.39%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (3.39%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (3.39%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (3.39%) Power BI
8 1 (1.69%) Electronic Patient Records
8 1 (1.69%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 10 (16.95%) Jenkins
2 6 (10.17%) Cucumber
2 6 (10.17%) Visual Studio
3 5 (8.47%) SonarQube
4 4 (6.78%) Git (software)
4 4 (6.78%) JIRA
4 4 (6.78%) JMeter
4 4 (6.78%) Protractor
4 4 (6.78%) Selenium
4 4 (6.78%) SoapUI
5 2 (3.39%) Mockito
5 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (22.03%) Retail
2 1 (1.69%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (16.95%) Developer
2 8 (13.56%) Analyst
2 8 (13.56%) Business Analyst
3 7 (11.86%) Architect
4 6 (10.17%) Agile Business Analyst
5 5 (8.47%) Project Manager
5 5 (8.47%) Software Analyst
5 5 (8.47%) Technical Architect
6 4 (6.78%) AWS Architect
6 4 (6.78%) C# Architect
6 4 (6.78%) Java Architect
6 4 (6.78%) Java Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Java Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Java Software Architect
6 4 (6.78%) Senior Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Senior Java Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Senior Manager
6 4 (6.78%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.03%) .NET
2 6 (10.17%) AngularJS
2 6 (10.17%) LAMP
3 5 (8.47%) HTML
4 4 (6.78%) Dropwizard
4 4 (6.78%) React
4 4 (6.78%) XML
5 2 (3.39%) Apache Camel
5 2 (3.39%) CSS
5 2 (3.39%) Node.js
5 2 (3.39%) Play Framework
5 2 (3.39%) REST
5 2 (3.39%) RESTful
5 2 (3.39%) Spring
5 2 (3.39%) WireMock
6 1 (1.69%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.69%) Entity Framework
6 1 (1.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) Public Cloud
2 7 (11.86%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.78%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.39%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.39%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.69%) Replication
6 1 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (59.32%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (28.81%) IT Strategy
2 17 (28.81%) Waterfall
3 16 (27.12%) Software Engineering
4 12 (20.34%) DevOps
5 10 (16.95%) Information Management
5 10 (16.95%) User Stories
6 8 (13.56%) Business Analysis
6 8 (13.56%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (13.56%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (13.56%) Mentoring
6 8 (13.56%) Software Delivery
6 8 (13.56%) TDD
7 7 (11.86%) Project Management
7 7 (11.86%) Time Management
8 6 (10.17%) Coaching
8 6 (10.17%) Decision-Making
8 6 (10.17%) Feasibility Study
9 5 (8.47%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 16 (27.12%) Java
2 15 (25.42%) C#
3 7 (11.86%) SQL
4 6 (10.17%) Scala
5 5 (8.47%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.08%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.39%) PHP
7 2 (3.39%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (23.73%) Degree
2 8 (13.56%) ISEB
3 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (6.78%) MCSE
5 2 (3.39%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.69%) CEH
6 1 (1.69%) CISSP
6 1 (1.69%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (1.69%) GSEC
6 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.17%) QA
2 5 (8.47%) GDPR
2 5 (8.47%) PMO
3 3 (5.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (3.39%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (10.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) Kubernetes
1 4 (6.78%) Puppet
2 3 (5.08%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 17 (28.81%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.78%) Tableau
3 3 (5.08%) AlienVault
3 3 (5.08%) Oracle
4 2 (3.39%) Informatica
4 2 (3.39%) Okta