Period
to 19 June 2019

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 19 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

National Health Service (NHS)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 228 274 267
Rank change year-on-year +46 -7 +58
Permanent jobs citing NHS 46 34 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.59% 0.36% 0.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.44% 0.98% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 37 30 47
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £43,486 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.48% -1.17% +19.70%
10th Percentile £32,180 £28,533 £30,750
90th Percentile £65,250 £80,000 £54,500
England median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +1.18% -3.41% +3.53%

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 3,191 3,482 3,696
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 41.17% 36.93% 37.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2,225 2,411 2,902
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £64,000 £58,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 19 June 2019.

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 19 June 2019. 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 +35 19 £38,132 -30.67% 5
Warwickshire - 12 £51,750 -
Shropshire -3 6 £75,000 +104.13%
Worcestershire -13 5 £40,000 +6.67%
Coventry +27 3 £52,500 -34.38%
Herefordshire - 3 £52,500 -
NHS
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 2019, 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 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (26.09%) Retail
2 12 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (23.91%) Service Management
3 11 (23.91%) MySQL
3 11 (23.91%) DevOps
4 10 (21.74%) JavaScript
5 9 (19.57%) ITSM
5 9 (19.57%) Data Analysis
6 8 (17.39%) Content Management
6 8 (17.39%) Ruby
6 8 (17.39%) Ruby on Rails
6 8 (17.39%) Web Development
6 8 (17.39%) Joomla!
6 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (17.39%) Laravel
6 8 (17.39%) Management Information System
6 8 (17.39%) CMS
6 8 (17.39%) Back Office
6 8 (17.39%) Configuration Management
6 8 (17.39%) Project Management
6 8 (17.39%) PHP
6 8 (17.39%) CSS
6 8 (17.39%) Web Services
6 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
6 8 (17.39%) Line Management
7 7 (15.22%) Jenkins
7 7 (15.22%) ServiceNow
7 7 (15.22%) DevSecOps
7 7 (15.22%) HP

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 8 (17.39%) CMS
1 8 (17.39%) Joomla!
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (13.04%) Power Platform
3 3 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) Firewall
2 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.91%) MySQL
2 6 (13.04%) Power BI
3 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
4 3 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.35%) Electronic Patient Records
5 2 (4.35%) MS Access
6 1 (2.17%) DB2
6 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.17%) OLAP
6 1 (2.17%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (4.35%) Maven
2 2 (4.35%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.17%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.17%) Selenium
3 1 (2.17%) TestNG
General
1 12 (26.09%) Retail
2 8 (17.39%) Back Office
3 1 (2.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (34.78%) Analyst
2 8 (17.39%) Developer
2 8 (17.39%) Web Developer
3 6 (13.04%) Business Analyst
4 5 (10.87%) Architect
4 5 (10.87%) Change Analyst
4 5 (10.87%) Healthcare Analyst
4 5 (10.87%) Healthcare Business Analyst
4 5 (10.87%) Transformation Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Incident and Problem Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) IT Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) MATLAB Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Operations Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Problem Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Python Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Python Software Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Service Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Service Operations Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.39%) CSS
1 8 (17.39%) Laravel
1 8 (17.39%) Ruby on Rails
1 8 (17.39%) Web Services
2 2 (4.35%) Middleware
2 2 (4.35%) RESTful
3 1 (2.17%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.17%) Dropwizard
3 1 (2.17%) Node.js
3 1 (2.17%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.52%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) CMDB
3 1 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) Linux
2 4 (8.70%) Unix
3 3 (6.52%) Windows
4 2 (4.35%) AIX
4 2 (4.35%) Solaris
4 2 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (23.91%) DevOps
3 11 (23.91%) Service Management
4 9 (19.57%) Data Analysis
4 9 (19.57%) ITSM
5 8 (17.39%) Configuration Management
5 8 (17.39%) Content Management
5 8 (17.39%) Line Management
5 8 (17.39%) Project Management
5 8 (17.39%) Web Development
6 7 (15.22%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (15.22%) DevSecOps
6 7 (15.22%) Scrum
6 7 (15.22%) Software Engineering
7 6 (13.04%) Data Protection
7 6 (13.04%) Matrix Organization
7 6 (13.04%) Operations Management
7 6 (13.04%) Process Improvement
7 6 (13.04%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.74%) JavaScript
2 8 (17.39%) PHP
2 8 (17.39%) Ruby
3 7 (15.22%) Java
4 3 (6.52%) Bash Shell
4 3 (6.52%) C++
4 3 (6.52%) Groovy
4 3 (6.52%) MATLAB
4 3 (6.52%) Python
4 3 (6.52%) R
5 1 (2.17%) C#
5 1 (2.17%) Scala
5 1 (2.17%) SQL
5 1 (2.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) ISEB
1 3 (6.52%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.17%) Degree
3 1 (2.17%) PhD
3 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.04%) GDPR
2 2 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.17%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) Docker
2 2 (4.35%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) Kubernetes
2 3 (6.52%) Puppet
3 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.22%) HP
2 7 (15.22%) ServiceNow
3 6 (13.04%) IBM
4 5 (10.87%) Oracle
5 2 (4.35%) Sybase