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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 1 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

National Health Service (NHS)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 306 399 252
Rank change year-on-year +93 -147 +22
Permanent jobs citing NHS 872 236 52
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 1.11% 0.63% 0.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.44% 1.65% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 550 192 49
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £29,150
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,173 £55,000 £57,596
Median % change year-on-year -8.78% -4.51% +30.90%
75th Percentile £66,250 £67,813 £70,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £70,750
UK median annual salary £50,960 £57,500 £43,250
% change year-on-year -11.37% +32.95% +0.58%

NHS is in the General and Transferable 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 Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 35,804 14,343 3,352
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 45.54% 38.54% 37.77%
Number of salaries quoted 17,487 10,273 2,788
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £35,675
25th Percentile £46,750 £42,500 £43,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% - -4.17%
75th Percentile £83,125 £75,750 £75,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £91,250 £90,000
UK median annual salary £61,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +6.09% +4.55% +0.13%

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 1 July 2022.

NHS salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, NHS job roles required the following 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.

1 374 (42.89%) Agile
2 222 (25.46%) Software Engineering
3 220 (25.23%) JavaScript
4 204 (23.39%) AWS
5 195 (22.36%) SQL
6 194 (22.25%) Social Skills
7 190 (21.79%) Microsoft
8 170 (19.50%) React
9 161 (18.46%) Python
10 144 (16.51%) Full Stack Development
11 134 (15.37%) Azure
12 132 (15.14%) Analytics
13 131 (15.02%) Public Sector
14 127 (14.56%) PostgreSQL
15 126 (14.45%) DevOps
16 122 (13.99%) Finance
17 120 (13.76%) CI/CD
18 116 (13.30%) Inclusion and Diversity
19 112 (12.84%) Project Management
20 111 (12.73%) Security Cleared
21 107 (12.27%) Git (software)
22 106 (12.16%) HTML
23 105 (12.04%) Decision-Making
24 103 (11.81%) C#
25 102 (11.70%) User Experience
26 99 (11.35%) Mentoring
26 99 (11.35%) GitHub
26 99 (11.35%) User Research
27 97 (11.12%) Scrum
28 96 (11.01%) JIRA

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 34 (3.90%) Confluence
2 26 (2.98%) Jupyter
3 24 (2.75%) SharePoint
4 12 (1.38%) IIS
5 11 (1.26%) IBM Domino
6 7 (0.80%) Apache Spark
6 7 (0.80%) WordPress
7 3 (0.34%) Apache Airflow
7 3 (0.34%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.23%) Apache
8 2 (0.23%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.11%) Appian
9 1 (0.11%) nginx
9 1 (0.11%) SAS
9 1 (0.11%) Totara
Applications
1 32 (3.67%) Sketch
2 23 (2.64%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (0.92%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (0.92%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.46%) Adobe XD
5 4 (0.46%) InDesign
5 4 (0.46%) InVision
5 4 (0.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.34%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.23%) Stata
8 1 (0.11%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 8 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.69%) SystmOne
3 4 (0.46%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.11%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 204 (23.39%) AWS
2 134 (15.37%) Azure
3 99 (11.35%) GitHub
4 88 (10.09%) SaaS
5 76 (8.72%) Amazon S3
6 64 (7.34%) GitHub Actions
7 51 (5.85%) GCP
8 38 (4.36%) Figma
8 38 (4.36%) Serverless
9 36 (4.13%) Power Platform
10 33 (3.78%) Amazon EC2
11 32 (3.67%) Miro
12 30 (3.44%) AWS Lambda
13 26 (2.98%) Microsoft 365
13 26 (2.98%) Route 53
14 23 (2.64%) Firebase
14 23 (2.64%) PaaS
15 17 (1.95%) Azure Service Bus
16 16 (1.83%) Dynamics 365
17 15 (1.72%) Azure DevOps
Communications & Networking
1 36 (4.13%) Internet
2 35 (4.01%) Firewall
3 18 (2.06%) Remote Desktop
4 17 (1.95%) DNS
5 15 (1.72%) DHCP
5 15 (1.72%) Intranet
6 13 (1.49%) WAN
7 12 (1.38%) SAN
8 9 (1.03%) LAN
9 8 (0.92%) TCP/IP
9 8 (0.92%) VoIP
9 8 (0.92%) VPN
10 7 (0.80%) PABX
10 7 (0.80%) RS-232
11 4 (0.46%) HTTP
12 3 (0.34%) Bluetooth
12 3 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (0.23%) Wireless
14 1 (0.11%) Cisco ASA
14 1 (0.11%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (14.56%) PostgreSQL
2 56 (6.42%) MySQL
3 53 (6.08%) Data Warehouse
4 34 (3.90%) NoSQL
4 34 (3.90%) Tableau
5 31 (3.56%) Big Data
6 30 (3.44%) Electronic Patient Records
7 29 (3.33%) MongoDB
8 28 (3.21%) SQL Server
9 27 (3.10%) Power BI
10 19 (2.18%) Amazon Redshift
11 17 (1.95%) OLAP
12 16 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 15 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
14 13 (1.49%) QlikView
15 12 (1.38%) Looker
15 12 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 10 (1.15%) InterSystems Cache
16 10 (1.15%) Redis
17 9 (1.03%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 107 (12.27%) Git (software)
2 96 (11.01%) JIRA
3 72 (8.26%) Jenkins
4 30 (3.44%) SonarQube
5 29 (3.33%) GitLab
6 12 (1.38%) Storybook
7 11 (1.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 11 (1.26%) Cypress.io
7 11 (1.26%) NUnit
7 11 (1.26%) ReSharper
7 11 (1.26%) StyleCop
7 11 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (1.03%) Visual Studio
9 8 (0.92%) Maven
10 6 (0.69%) gulp
10 6 (0.69%) Selenium
11 5 (0.57%) Mercurial
11 5 (0.57%) Postman
11 5 (0.57%) TestRail
11 5 (0.57%) Zephyr
General
1 194 (22.25%) Social Skills
2 131 (15.02%) Public Sector
3 122 (13.99%) Finance
4 116 (13.30%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 72 (8.26%) Local Government
6 67 (7.68%) Marketing
7 62 (7.11%) Analytical Skills
8 57 (6.54%) Pharmaceutical
9 48 (5.50%) Organisational Skills
10 46 (5.28%) Retail
11 45 (5.16%) Legal
12 30 (3.44%) Back Office
13 28 (3.21%) Publishing
14 24 (2.75%) Electronics
15 23 (2.64%) Law
16 11 (1.26%) Banking
16 11 (1.26%) Telecoms
17 9 (1.03%) Games
17 9 (1.03%) Presentation Skills
17 9 (1.03%) Tech for Good
Job Titles
1 227 (26.03%) Developer
2 86 (9.86%) Software Engineer
3 80 (9.17%) Analyst
4 68 (7.80%) Project Manager
5 67 (7.68%) Designer
6 65 (7.45%) Senior Developer
7 50 (5.73%) Full Stack Developer
8 38 (4.36%) Senior Software Engineer
9 36 (4.13%) .NET Developer
10 29 (3.33%) Principal Engineer
11 28 (3.21%) Content Designer
11 28 (3.21%) Interaction Designer
12 27 (3.10%) Data Engineer
12 27 (3.10%) Software Developer
13 26 (2.98%) IT Manager
13 26 (2.98%) SaaS Developer
14 23 (2.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 23 (2.64%) Support Analyst
15 20 (2.29%) UX Designer
16 19 (2.18%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (19.50%) React
2 106 (12.16%) HTML
3 92 (10.55%) CSS
4 89 (10.21%) .NET
5 84 (9.63%) Node.js
6 67 (7.68%) Vue.js
7 51 (5.85%) jQuery
8 50 (5.73%) REST
9 44 (5.05%) Jest
10 42 (4.82%) GraphQL
11 40 (4.59%) AngularJS
12 39 (4.47%) OAuth
12 39 (4.47%) OpenID
13 37 (4.24%) XML
14 35 (4.01%) Web Services
15 34 (3.90%) JSON
16 33 (3.78%) Lambda Expressions
17 32 (3.67%) Django
17 32 (3.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 28 (3.21%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 102 (11.70%) User Experience
2 73 (8.37%) Virtual Team
3 65 (7.45%) Management Information System
4 45 (5.16%) Enterprise Software
5 38 (4.36%) Self-Motivation
6 31 (3.56%) Graphic Design
7 22 (2.52%) Greenfield Project
8 18 (2.06%) Public Cloud
9 16 (1.83%) Mobile App
10 14 (1.61%) Legacy Systems
11 13 (1.49%) Low-Code
12 12 (1.38%) LIMS
13 11 (1.26%) Life Science
13 11 (1.26%) PACS
13 11 (1.26%) Tandem
14 10 (1.15%) IoT
15 9 (1.03%) Cloud Native
16 8 (0.92%) PKI
17 7 (0.80%) Data Protection Act
17 7 (0.80%) Legacy Applications
Operating Systems
1 74 (8.49%) Windows
2 45 (5.16%) Linux
3 36 (4.13%) Windows Server
4 17 (1.95%) Apple iOS
5 13 (1.49%) Android
5 13 (1.49%) Ubuntu
6 10 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (1.15%) Windows Server 2019
7 9 (1.03%) Windows 10
8 7 (0.80%) Windows Server 2016
9 6 (0.69%) CentOS
10 5 (0.57%) Unix
11 3 (0.34%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.34%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 374 (42.89%) Agile
2 222 (25.46%) Software Engineering
3 144 (16.51%) Full Stack Development
4 132 (15.14%) Analytics
5 126 (14.45%) DevOps
6 120 (13.76%) CI/CD
7 112 (12.84%) Project Management
8 105 (12.04%) Decision-Making
9 99 (11.35%) Mentoring
9 99 (11.35%) User Research
10 97 (11.12%) Scrum
11 93 (10.67%) Business Intelligence
12 79 (9.06%) Problem-Solving
13 78 (8.94%) ITIL
14 76 (8.72%) TDD
15 69 (7.91%) Test Automation
15 69 (7.91%) UX Design
16 68 (7.80%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
17 64 (7.34%) Interaction Design
18 61 (7.00%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 220 (25.23%) JavaScript
2 195 (22.36%) SQL
3 161 (18.46%) Python
4 103 (11.81%) C#
5 73 (8.37%) Java
6 69 (7.91%) TypeScript
7 65 (7.45%) PHP
8 61 (7.00%) C
9 59 (6.77%) ES6
10 32 (3.67%) C++
11 30 (3.44%) Ruby
12 27 (3.10%) Go
13 23 (2.64%) R
14 13 (1.49%) Rust
15 12 (1.38%) T-SQL
16 11 (1.26%) PowerShell
17 8 (0.92%) Apple Swift
17 8 (0.92%) Objective-C
18 7 (0.80%) Groovy
19 5 (0.57%) Bash
Qualifications
1 111 (12.73%) Security Cleared
2 93 (10.67%) Degree
3 85 (9.75%) DBS Check
4 33 (3.78%) SC Cleared
5 32 (3.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (2.29%) Master's Degree
7 17 (1.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 14 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 13 (1.49%) MCSE
10 11 (1.26%) MCAD
11 9 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (1.03%) PMI Certification
12 8 (0.92%) Computer Science Degree
12 8 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (0.80%) HNC
14 6 (0.69%) HND
15 5 (0.57%) CISM
15 5 (0.57%) CISSP
15 5 (0.57%) PMP
16 4 (0.46%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (10.67%) Accessibility
2 51 (5.85%) HL7
3 39 (4.47%) QA
4 31 (3.56%) WCAG
5 23 (2.64%) Data Quality
6 21 (2.41%) PMO
7 16 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 15 (1.72%) GDPR
9 10 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 9 (1.03%) SLA
11 5 (0.57%) Cyber Essentials
12 4 (0.46%) GRC
12 4 (0.46%) ISO 9000
12 4 (0.46%) NIST
12 4 (0.46%) PCI DSS
13 3 (0.34%) HIPAA
13 3 (0.34%) NCSC
13 3 (0.34%) SNOMED CT
13 3 (0.34%) SOC 2
13 3 (0.34%) SOC 3
System Software
1 87 (9.98%) Docker
2 32 (3.67%) Active Directory
3 25 (2.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (1.26%) BitLocker
5 10 (1.15%) Virtual Desktop
6 8 (0.92%) Hyper-V
6 8 (0.92%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.23%) Postfix
9 1 (0.11%) iptables
9 1 (0.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 59 (6.77%) Kubernetes
2 48 (5.50%) Terraform
3 27 (3.10%) SCCM
4 26 (2.98%) Docker Swarm
5 15 (1.72%) Ansible
6 11 (1.26%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 11 (1.26%) Microsoft Intune
7 8 (0.92%) EMC NetWorker
7 8 (0.92%) VxRail
8 6 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (0.69%) Puppet
9 2 (0.23%) Kibana
10 1 (0.11%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.11%) Grafana
Vendors
1 190 (21.79%) Microsoft
2 61 (7.00%) Google
3 56 (6.42%) NEC
4 48 (5.50%) Apple
5 26 (2.98%) Siemens
6 25 (2.87%) VMware
7 22 (2.52%) Cisco
8 14 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
9 11 (1.26%) Citrix
10 10 (1.15%) InterSystems
11 8 (0.92%) Adobe
11 8 (0.92%) Aruba
11 8 (0.92%) Dell
11 8 (0.92%) Isilon
11 8 (0.92%) Oracle
11 8 (0.92%) RedGate
11 8 (0.92%) Trustwave
11 8 (0.92%) Veeam
12 7 (0.80%) Alteryx
13 6 (0.69%) Xamarin