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

National Health Service (NHS)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 204 233 206
Rank change year-on-year +29 -27  
Permanent jobs citing NHS 28 6 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.54% 0.097% 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.45% 0.27% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 25 6 20
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £35,661
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.78% +33.19%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,250 £30,252
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  

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 1936 2237 1916
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 37.53% 36.35% 33.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1556 1604 1570
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 June 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 June 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 - 11 £40,000 - 1
Staffordshire +23 10 £50,000 -1.47%
Coventry - 4 £39,500 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £50,000 -
NHS
England

For the 6 months to 27 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for NHS.

1 24 (42.11%) SQL
2 23 (40.35%) Microsoft
3 21 (36.84%) AngularJS
4 17 (29.82%) Microsoft Office
5 14 (24.56%) CSS
5 14 (24.56%) MySQL
5 14 (24.56%) PHP
5 14 (24.56%) C
5 14 (24.56%) HTML
5 14 (24.56%) PRINCE2
5 14 (24.56%) Linux
5 14 (24.56%) Retail
5 14 (24.56%) Marketing
5 14 (24.56%) MongoDB
5 14 (24.56%) Apache Cassandra
5 14 (24.56%) REST
5 14 (24.56%) WebSockets
5 14 (24.56%) JSUnit
5 14 (24.56%) Git (software)
5 14 (24.56%) HTML5
5 14 (24.56%) Social Media
5 14 (24.56%) Mobile App
5 14 (24.56%) Social Media Monitoring
5 14 (24.56%) Social Commerce
5 14 (24.56%) Ionic Framework
6 13 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (19.30%) Quality Management
7 11 (19.30%) Microsoft Excel
7 11 (19.30%) CRM
7 11 (19.30%) Business Analysis

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 (12.28%) SharePoint
1 7 (12.28%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (7.02%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 17 (29.82%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (19.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (17.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (17.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (12.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) NetScaler
1 4 (7.02%) SAN
1 4 (7.02%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (24.56%) Apache Cassandra
1 14 (24.56%) MongoDB
1 14 (24.56%) MySQL
2 5 (8.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (24.56%) Git (software)
1 14 (24.56%) JSUnit
2 7 (12.28%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.75%) SoapUI
General
1 14 (24.56%) Marketing
1 14 (24.56%) Retail
2 10 (17.54%) Manufacturing
3 9 (15.79%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.51%) Electronics
5 1 (1.75%) Advertising
5 1 (1.75%) Automotive
5 1 (1.75%) Finance
5 1 (1.75%) Games
5 1 (1.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (43.86%) Developer
2 14 (24.56%) Angular Developer
2 14 (24.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 14 (24.56%) HTML CSS Developer
2 14 (24.56%) HTML Developer
3 13 (22.81%) Analyst
4 10 (17.54%) Business Analyst
4 10 (17.54%) Senior Analyst
5 9 (15.79%) .NET Developer
5 9 (15.79%) C# Developer
5 9 (15.79%) Senior C# Developer
5 9 (15.79%) Senior Developer
6 8 (14.04%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (14.04%) Senior .NET Developer
6 8 (14.04%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 7 (12.28%) Senior Business Analyst
8 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Team Leader
8 4 (7.02%) Project Manager
8 4 (7.02%) Security Manager
8 4 (7.02%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (36.84%) AngularJS
2 14 (24.56%) CSS
2 14 (24.56%) HTML
2 14 (24.56%) HTML5
2 14 (24.56%) Ionic Framework
2 14 (24.56%) REST
2 14 (24.56%) WebSockets
3 10 (17.54%) .NET
4 7 (12.28%) KnockoutJS
4 7 (12.28%) LINQ
4 7 (12.28%) XML
5 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.75%) SOAP
6 1 (1.75%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (1.75%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.56%) Mobile App
1 14 (24.56%) Social Media
2 11 (19.30%) Driving Licence
3 4 (7.02%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.75%) HoloLens
5 1 (1.75%) HTC Vive
5 1 (1.75%) Oculus Rift
Operating Systems
1 14 (24.56%) Linux
2 2 (3.51%) Windows
2 2 (3.51%) Windows 8
2 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (3.51%) Windows Vista
2 2 (3.51%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.56%) PRINCE2
1 14 (24.56%) Social Commerce
1 14 (24.56%) Social Media Monitoring
2 13 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (19.30%) Business Analysis
3 11 (19.30%) CRM
3 11 (19.30%) Line Management
3 11 (19.30%) Quality Management
4 10 (17.54%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (17.54%) Logistics
4 10 (17.54%) Process Management
4 10 (17.54%) Strategic Planning
5 7 (12.28%) Workflow
6 4 (7.02%) Data Centre Operations
6 4 (7.02%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (5.26%) Information Governance
7 3 (5.26%) Information Security
7 3 (5.26%) Test Automation
8 2 (3.51%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (42.11%) SQL
2 14 (24.56%) C
2 14 (24.56%) PHP
3 10 (17.54%) C#
4 7 (12.28%) JavaScript
4 7 (12.28%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.75%) Java
5 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (17.54%) ISEB
1 10 (17.54%) ISEB Practitioner
1 10 (17.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (7.02%) Degree
2 4 (7.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (5.26%) CISSP
4 2 (3.51%) CLAS
4 2 (3.51%) DBS Check
4 2 (3.51%) MCITP
4 2 (3.51%) MCP
4 2 (3.51%) MCSE
4 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.75%) CISA
5 1 (1.75%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (7.02%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 23 (40.35%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.02%) Cisco
2 4 (7.02%) Citrix
2 4 (7.02%) VMware
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle