Period
to 8 December 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH). Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited NHS over the 6 months to 8 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

National Health Service (NHS)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
8 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 399 206 263
Rank change year-on-year -193 +57 -69
Permanent jobs citing NHS 157 102 27
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.54% 1.16% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.34% 3.39% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 132 97 26
10th Percentile £32,525 £33,050 "
25th Percentile £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year - +60.00% -19.35%
75th Percentile £76,250 £70,000 £69,063
90th Percentile £91,250 £75,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +25.00% -2.22%

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 with a WFH option and a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 11,679 3,006 2,847
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 40.04% 34.29% 37.35%
Number of salaries quoted 8,741 2,646 2,435
10th Percentile £36,500 £36,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% - +1.77%
75th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £87,500 £95,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

NHS
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing NHS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

NHS trend for jobs with a WFH option

NHS
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing NHS.

NHS salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

NHS
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing NHS over the 6 months to 8 December 2021.

NHS salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 8 December 2021, NHS job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for NHS.

1 49 (31.21%) JavaScript
2 48 (30.57%) Python
3 43 (27.39%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (26.11%) Linux
5 39 (24.84%) Problem-Solving
6 38 (24.20%) Machine Learning
7 36 (22.93%) Software Engineering
8 35 (22.29%) SQL
9 33 (21.02%) DevOps
10 32 (20.38%) PostgreSQL
11 31 (19.75%) Git (software)
11 31 (19.75%) Social Skills
12 29 (18.47%) Artificial Intelligence
13 28 (17.83%) OOP
13 28 (17.83%) React
14 25 (15.92%) AWS
15 22 (14.01%) Relational Database
16 21 (13.38%) TDD
17 20 (12.74%) Analytics
18 19 (12.10%) Node.js
18 19 (12.10%) Data Science
18 19 (12.10%) HTML
19 18 (11.46%) Test Automation
19 18 (11.46%) Public Sector
20 17 (10.83%) Azure
20 17 (10.83%) Retail
20 17 (10.83%) C
20 17 (10.83%) CSS
20 17 (10.83%) Microsoft
21 16 (10.19%) Project Management

NHS
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 5 (3.18%) Ethereum
1 5 (3.18%) WordPress
2 4 (2.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.64%) Apache
3 1 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.64%) Moodle
Applications
1 9 (5.73%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (5.73%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.82%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.64%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.64%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (0.64%) PeopleSoft Financials
1 1 (0.64%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 25 (15.92%) AWS
2 17 (10.83%) Azure
3 13 (8.28%) Power Platform
4 10 (6.37%) GCP
5 9 (5.73%) SaaS
6 8 (5.10%) Microsoft 365
7 6 (3.82%) Amazon S3
7 6 (3.82%) GitHub
8 5 (3.18%) Yarn
9 4 (2.55%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (2.55%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (2.55%) Serverless
10 2 (1.27%) Azure Synapse Analytics
11 1 (0.64%) AWS IoT
11 1 (0.64%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (0.64%) Azure Service Bus
11 1 (0.64%) Azure Stack
11 1 (0.64%) Azure Storage
11 1 (0.64%) IaaS
11 1 (0.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.18%) Asterisk PBX
2 4 (2.55%) Firewall
3 3 (1.91%) Internet
4 2 (1.27%) BGP
4 2 (1.27%) HTTP
4 2 (1.27%) OSPF
4 2 (1.27%) SMS
4 2 (1.27%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.27%) VoIP
4 2 (1.27%) WebEx
5 1 (0.64%) LAN
5 1 (0.64%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (20.38%) PostgreSQL
2 22 (14.01%) Relational Database
3 13 (8.28%) MySQL
3 13 (8.28%) Power BI
4 8 (5.10%) SQL Server
4 8 (5.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (4.46%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (4.46%) RDBMS
6 6 (3.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (3.82%) Tableau
7 3 (1.91%) Electronic Patient Records
7 3 (1.91%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.91%) QlikView
7 3 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.27%) Data Lake
8 2 (1.27%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.27%) OLAP
8 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2019
8 2 (1.27%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 31 (19.75%) Git (software)
2 9 (5.73%) GitLab
3 5 (3.18%) Eclipse
3 5 (3.18%) IntelliJ
3 5 (3.18%) JIRA
4 4 (2.55%) Subversion
5 3 (1.91%) CruiseControl
6 2 (1.27%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.64%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.64%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.64%) NUnit
7 1 (0.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (19.75%) Social Skills
2 18 (11.46%) Public Sector
3 17 (10.83%) Retail
4 12 (7.64%) Finance
4 12 (7.64%) Local Government
4 12 (7.64%) Marketing
5 9 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (5.73%) Legal
5 9 (5.73%) Presentation Skills
6 8 (5.10%) Banking
7 6 (3.82%) Law
7 6 (3.82%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (3.18%) Fire and Rescue
9 4 (2.55%) Manufacturing
9 4 (2.55%) Organisational Skills
10 3 (1.91%) Police
11 2 (1.27%) Documentation Skills
12 1 (0.64%) Wearables
Job Titles
1 47 (29.94%) Developer
2 16 (10.19%) Analyst
3 14 (8.92%) Python Developer
4 13 (8.28%) Consultant
4 13 (8.28%) Software Developer
5 10 (6.37%) PHP Developer
6 8 (5.10%) Software Engineer
7 7 (4.46%) Architect
7 7 (4.46%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (3.82%) AWS Engineer
8 6 (3.82%) Business Analyst
8 6 (3.82%) Data Analyst
8 6 (3.82%) Senior Developer
9 5 (3.18%) C# Developer
9 5 (3.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 5 (3.18%) IT Manager
9 5 (3.18%) Machine Learning Engineer
9 5 (3.18%) Research Engineer
9 5 (3.18%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 5 (3.18%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (17.83%) React
2 19 (12.10%) HTML
2 19 (12.10%) Node.js
3 17 (10.83%) CSS
4 14 (8.92%) HTML5
5 13 (8.28%) AngularJS
5 13 (8.28%) SQLAlchemy
5 13 (8.28%) Web Services
6 12 (7.64%) Django
6 12 (7.64%) REST
7 11 (7.01%) Flask
8 10 (6.37%) .NET
8 10 (6.37%) Laravel
8 10 (6.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 9 (5.73%) RESTful
10 6 (3.82%) Kafka
10 6 (3.82%) XMPP
11 5 (3.18%) Angular 2
11 5 (3.18%) jQuery
12 4 (2.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.64%) Management Information System
2 11 (7.01%) Algorithms
3 7 (4.46%) User Experience
4 5 (3.18%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.55%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.55%) LIMS
5 4 (2.55%) Robotics
6 3 (1.91%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (1.91%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.27%) Clustering
7 2 (1.27%) Cybercrime
7 2 (1.27%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.27%) Legacy Systems
7 2 (1.27%) Life Science
8 1 (0.64%) Blog
8 1 (0.64%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.64%) Legacy Code
8 1 (0.64%) PACS
8 1 (0.64%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.64%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 41 (26.11%) Linux
2 13 (8.28%) Windows
3 4 (2.55%) Robot Operating System
3 4 (2.55%) Unix
4 1 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.64%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (27.39%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (24.84%) Problem-Solving
3 38 (24.20%) Machine Learning
4 36 (22.93%) Software Engineering
5 33 (21.02%) DevOps
6 29 (18.47%) Artificial Intelligence
7 28 (17.83%) OOP
8 21 (13.38%) TDD
9 20 (12.74%) Analytics
10 19 (12.10%) Data Science
11 18 (11.46%) Test Automation
12 16 (10.19%) Front End Development
12 16 (10.19%) Full Stack Development
12 16 (10.19%) Project Management
13 15 (9.55%) Business Intelligence
14 14 (8.92%) OO
15 13 (8.28%) Information Governance
15 13 (8.28%) Web Development
16 11 (7.01%) Scrum
16 11 (7.01%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (31.21%) JavaScript
2 48 (30.57%) Python
3 35 (22.29%) SQL
4 17 (10.83%) C
5 16 (10.19%) TypeScript
6 14 (8.92%) PHP
7 11 (7.01%) ES6
7 11 (7.01%) Shell Script
8 10 (6.37%) C#
9 8 (5.10%) Java
10 7 (4.46%) Clojure
11 6 (3.82%) PowerShell
12 5 (3.18%) Bash Shell
12 5 (3.18%) T-SQL
13 4 (2.55%) C++
13 4 (2.55%) Ruby
14 3 (1.91%) Go
14 3 (1.91%) R
15 1 (0.64%) Kotlin
15 1 (0.64%) XMLA
Qualifications
1 7 (4.46%) Degree
2 5 (3.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.55%) DBS Check
3 4 (2.55%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.55%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.27%) CCNA
4 2 (1.27%) CCNP
4 2 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.64%) ISEB
5 1 (0.64%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.64%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.64%) PMP
5 1 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.01%) HL7
2 9 (5.73%) GDPR
2 9 (5.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.55%) Accessibility
3 4 (2.55%) HIPAA
3 4 (2.55%) SEPA
4 2 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 17025
5 1 (0.64%) QA
System Software
1 8 (5.10%) Docker
2 4 (2.55%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.55%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (2.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (6.37%) Kubernetes
1 10 (6.37%) Terraform
2 1 (0.64%) Ansible
2 1 (0.64%) WMI
Vendors
1 17 (10.83%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.01%) Google
3 5 (3.18%) VMware
4 4 (2.55%) Cisco
4 4 (2.55%) HP
4 4 (2.55%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (2.55%) Sun
5 2 (1.27%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.27%) Databricks
5 2 (1.27%) Oracle
6 1 (0.64%) Hootsuite
6 1 (0.64%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.64%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.64%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.64%) RedGate
6 1 (0.64%) SolarWinds
6 1 (0.64%) Telerik