Period
to 23 November 2017

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

National Health Service (NHS)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 255 210 273
Rank change year-on-year -45 +63 +28
Permanent jobs citing NHS 73 138 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.72% 1.20% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.93% 3.29% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 47 134 41
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £51,250 £43,596
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.20% +17.56% +5.05%
10th Percentile £33,400 £36,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £63,250 £64,000 £54,343
England median annual salary £44,471 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.38% +18.75% -11.11%

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 3782 4193 3505
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 37.31% 36.52% 32.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2999 3086 2794
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 -12 42 £42,500 -21.30%
Staffordshire -11 16 £50,000 +3.09%
Coventry +14 8 £39,500 +88.10%
Solihull - 3 £35,000 -
Wolverhampton - 2 £23,242 - 3
NHS
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 25 (34.25%) SQL
1 25 (34.25%) Marketing
2 22 (30.14%) C#
2 22 (30.14%) SAP
2 22 (30.14%) AngularJS
2 22 (30.14%) SAP S/4HANA
3 19 (26.03%) Microsoft
3 19 (26.03%) Customer Requirements
4 18 (24.66%) CRM
4 18 (24.66%) JavaScript
5 16 (21.92%) Microsoft Office
6 15 (20.55%) Pharmaceutical
6 15 (20.55%) Dynamics CRM
7 14 (19.18%) SharePoint Server
7 14 (19.18%) Retail
7 14 (19.18%) Workflow
7 14 (19.18%) Visual Studio
7 14 (19.18%) VB.NET
7 14 (19.18%) ABAP
7 14 (19.18%) .NET
7 14 (19.18%) SharePoint
7 14 (19.18%) XML
7 14 (19.18%) KnockoutJS
7 14 (19.18%) LINQ
8 12 (16.44%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (16.44%) PRINCE2
8 12 (16.44%) HTML
9 11 (15.07%) Migration
9 11 (15.07%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (15.07%) PHP

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 14 (19.18%) SharePoint
1 14 (19.18%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (4.11%) CMS
3 2 (2.74%) JBoss
3 2 (2.74%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.74%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (21.92%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 22 (30.14%) SAP S/4HANA
2 15 (20.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (4.11%) SAP CO
3 3 (4.11%) SAP EWM
3 3 (4.11%) SAP FI
3 3 (4.11%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (4.11%) SAP WM
4 1 (1.37%) SAP CRM
4 1 (1.37%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) npm
2 2 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.07%) MongoDB
1 11 (15.07%) MySQL
2 8 (10.96%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (4.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (4.11%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.37%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 14 (19.18%) Visual Studio
2 8 (10.96%) eCATT
2 8 (10.96%) Git (software)
2 8 (10.96%) JSUnit
2 8 (10.96%) LSMW
3 3 (4.11%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.37%) SoapUI
General
1 25 (34.25%) Marketing
2 15 (20.55%) Pharmaceutical
3 14 (19.18%) Retail
4 7 (9.59%) Automotive
4 7 (9.59%) Finance
4 7 (9.59%) Games
5 6 (8.22%) Banking
5 6 (8.22%) Manufacturing
5 6 (8.22%) Telecoms
6 5 (6.85%) Billing
7 3 (4.11%) General Ledger
8 2 (2.74%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 34 (46.58%) Developer
2 21 (28.77%) C# Developer
2 21 (28.77%) Senior C# Developer
2 21 (28.77%) Senior Developer
3 16 (21.92%) Consultant
4 14 (19.18%) .NET Developer
4 14 (19.18%) C# .NET Developer
4 14 (19.18%) Senior .NET Developer
4 14 (19.18%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 12 (16.44%) Project Manager
5 12 (16.44%) SAP Consultant
6 8 (10.96%) Angular Developer
6 8 (10.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 8 (10.96%) HTML CSS Developer
6 8 (10.96%) HTML Developer
7 5 (6.85%) Delivery Project Manager
7 5 (6.85%) Logistics Consultant
7 5 (6.85%) SAP Logistics Consultant
8 4 (5.48%) SAP Manager
8 4 (5.48%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (30.14%) AngularJS
2 14 (19.18%) .NET
2 14 (19.18%) KnockoutJS
2 14 (19.18%) LINQ
2 14 (19.18%) XML
3 12 (16.44%) HTML
4 11 (15.07%) HTML5
5 10 (13.70%) REST
6 8 (10.96%) CSS
6 8 (10.96%) EDI
6 8 (10.96%) IDoc
6 8 (10.96%) Ionic Framework
6 8 (10.96%) WebSockets
7 7 (9.59%) SOAP
7 7 (9.59%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 7 (9.59%) Unreal Engine
8 6 (8.22%) SAP XI
9 3 (4.11%) Laravel
9 3 (4.11%) Node.js
9 3 (4.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.07%) Social Media
2 8 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.96%) Mobile App
3 7 (9.59%) Client/Server
3 7 (9.59%) HoloLens
3 7 (9.59%) HTC Vive
3 7 (9.59%) Oculus Rift
4 4 (5.48%) User Experience
5 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.37%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.96%) Linux
2 1 (1.37%) Windows
2 1 (1.37%) Windows 8
2 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.37%) Windows Vista
2 1 (1.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.03%) Customer Requirements
2 18 (24.66%) CRM
3 14 (19.18%) Workflow
4 12 (16.44%) Continuous Improvement
4 12 (16.44%) PRINCE2
5 11 (15.07%) Data Migration
5 11 (15.07%) Migration
5 11 (15.07%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (13.70%) ERP
7 9 (12.33%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (10.96%) Logistics
8 8 (10.96%) Social Commerce
8 8 (10.96%) Social Media Monitoring
9 7 (9.59%) Mathematics
9 7 (9.59%) Physics
9 7 (9.59%) Visualisation
10 6 (8.22%) Programme Management
10 6 (8.22%) Project Management
10 6 (8.22%) Service Management
10 6 (8.22%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 25 (34.25%) SQL
2 22 (30.14%) C#
3 18 (24.66%) JavaScript
4 14 (19.18%) ABAP
4 14 (19.18%) VB.NET
5 11 (15.07%) PHP
6 8 (10.96%) C
7 3 (4.11%) ES6
7 3 (4.11%) Go
7 3 (4.11%) Java
7 3 (4.11%) PHP 7
7 3 (4.11%) Ruby
7 3 (4.11%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (5.48%) Degree
2 2 (2.74%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.37%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.37%) MCITP
3 1 (1.37%) MCP
3 1 (1.37%) MCSE
3 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.37%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.37%) PMP
3 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) SLA
2 1 (1.37%) IEC 62304
2 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (30.14%) SAP
2 19 (26.03%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.22%) SEEBURGER
4 3 (4.11%) Zend
5 2 (2.74%) iSOFT
5 2 (2.74%) Oracle
6 1 (1.37%) Cerner
6 1 (1.37%) LANDesk