NHS Jobs with Work from Home Options

National Health Service (NHS)
UK > Work from Home

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 23 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

6 months to
23 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 365 314 304
Rank change year-on-year -51 -10 +46
Permanent jobs citing NHS 234 437 763
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.69% 1.00% 1.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.96% 2.59% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 203 356 497
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,314 £33,750
25th Percentile £38,750 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,500 £51,500 £50,173
Median % change year-on-year +3.88% +2.65% -8.78%
75th Percentile £63,750 £63,212 £67,746
90th Percentile £82,000 £77,125 £86,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £51,573 £50,000
% change year-on-year -3.05% +3.15% -9.09%

All Generic Skills
Work from Home

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 11,954 16,879 30,585
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 35.38% 38.64% 45.91%
Number of salaries quoted 9,220 12,032 16,668
10th Percentile £32,500 £39,000 £37,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £48,750 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £59,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.23% - +13.04%
75th Percentile £78,253 £86,250 £83,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £106,250 £100,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -15.38% +4.00% +4.17%

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 23 April 2024.

NHS salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

NHS
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities with WFH Options by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.28%) Confluence
2 2 (0.85%) CMS
3 1 (0.43%) Drupal
3 1 (0.43%) Moodle
3 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.43%) Totara
Applications
1 11 (4.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 11 (4.70%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.56%) InVision
2 6 (2.56%) Sketch
3 5 (2.14%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.85%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.85%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Raiser’s Edge
Cloud Services
1 40 (17.09%) Azure
2 32 (13.68%) AWS
3 19 (8.12%) Power Platform
4 13 (5.56%) Azure DevOps
5 12 (5.13%) Microsoft 365
6 9 (3.85%) Google Analytics
6 9 (3.85%) Google Tag Manager
7 7 (2.99%) GCP
8 6 (2.56%) SaaS
9 4 (1.71%) BigCommerce
10 3 (1.28%) dbt
10 3 (1.28%) PaaS
10 3 (1.28%) Snowflake
11 2 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.85%) AWS CodeBuild
11 2 (0.85%) Azure Data Factory
11 2 (0.85%) npm
11 2 (0.85%) Storyblok
12 1 (0.43%) Azure Stack
12 1 (0.43%) Azure Synapse Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.55%) Internet
2 16 (6.84%) Broadband
2 16 (6.84%) WPA
3 6 (2.56%) Intranet
4 4 (1.71%) VPN
5 3 (1.28%) Firewall
6 2 (0.85%) DNS
6 2 (0.85%) LAN
6 2 (0.85%) SAN
6 2 (0.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (9.83%) SQL Server
2 21 (8.97%) Tableau
3 19 (8.12%) Power BI
4 18 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (2.99%) BigQuery
5 7 (2.99%) Looker
6 3 (1.28%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (1.28%) Electronic Patient Records
7 2 (0.85%) EDRMS
7 2 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.43%) Big Data
8 1 (0.43%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.43%) MS Access
8 1 (0.43%) Power Query
8 1 (0.43%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 7 (2.99%) JIRA
2 4 (1.71%) Katalon Studio
2 4 (1.71%) Postman
3 3 (1.28%) Git
4 2 (0.85%) gulp
4 2 (0.85%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.85%) JIRA Agile
4 2 (0.85%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.43%) Cypress.io
5 1 (0.43%) Selenium
5 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 73 (31.20%) Social Skills
2 36 (15.38%) Finance
3 32 (13.68%) Marketing
4 31 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (11.11%) Public Sector
6 24 (10.26%) Health Technology
6 24 (10.26%) Retail
7 23 (9.83%) Pharmaceutical
8 16 (6.84%) Digital Health
9 11 (4.70%) Presentation Skills
10 7 (2.99%) Electronics
10 7 (2.99%) Organisational Skills
11 6 (2.56%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 5 (2.14%) Telecoms
13 3 (1.28%) Local Government
14 2 (0.85%) Banking
14 2 (0.85%) Legal
14 2 (0.85%) Tech for Good
15 1 (0.43%) Back Office
15 1 (0.43%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 41 (17.52%) Developer
2 40 (17.09%) Senior
3 30 (12.82%) Analyst
3 30 (12.82%) Lead
4 18 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 15 (6.41%) Architect
5 15 (6.41%) Product Manager
6 14 (5.98%) Project Manager
7 13 (5.56%) Technical Architect
8 11 (4.70%) Business Analyst
9 10 (4.27%) Senior Analyst
9 10 (4.27%) Senior Business Analyst
10 9 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 9 (3.85%) Full Stack Developer
10 9 (3.85%) Technical Leader
11 8 (3.42%) Business Manager
11 8 (3.42%) Report Analyst
12 7 (2.99%) Data Engineer
12 7 (2.99%) Web Analytics Manager
12 7 (2.99%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (12.82%) .NET
2 12 (5.13%) HTML
2 12 (5.13%) Lightning Web Components
3 10 (4.27%) CSS
4 9 (3.85%) ASP.NET
4 9 (3.85%) FHIR
4 9 (3.85%) XML
5 7 (2.99%) Razor View Engine
6 5 (2.14%) .NET Core
6 5 (2.14%) .NET Framework
6 5 (2.14%) Entity Framework
7 4 (1.71%) Gherkin
7 4 (1.71%) Node.js
7 4 (1.71%) React
7 4 (1.71%) Web Services
7 4 (1.71%) XSLT
8 3 (1.28%) Middleware
9 2 (0.85%) Ajax
9 2 (0.85%) jQuery
9 2 (0.85%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.84%) Mobile App
2 9 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.42%) Legacy Systems
3 8 (3.42%) Product Ownership
4 6 (2.56%) Driving Licence
4 6 (2.56%) Social Media
5 5 (2.14%) Cloud Native
6 4 (1.71%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.28%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.28%) Onboarding
7 3 (1.28%) PMI
7 3 (1.28%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.85%) Blog
8 2 (0.85%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.85%) Digital Signage
8 2 (0.85%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.85%) Replication
9 1 (0.43%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.43%) Cyberattack
9 1 (0.43%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.28%) Windows
2 2 (0.85%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.43%) Android
3 1 (0.43%) Linux
3 1 (0.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (22.22%) Agile
2 33 (14.10%) Business Intelligence
3 32 (13.68%) Roadmaps
4 31 (13.25%) User Stories
5 29 (12.39%) Project Management
6 26 (11.11%) Acceptance Criteria
7 25 (10.68%) Analytics
8 24 (10.26%) DevOps
9 22 (9.40%) Problem-Solving
9 22 (9.40%) Product Requirements
10 18 (7.69%) Data Analysis
11 17 (7.26%) Decision-Making
11 17 (7.26%) Full Stack Development
11 17 (7.26%) Mentoring
12 16 (6.84%) Collaborative Working
12 16 (6.84%) Market Research
12 16 (6.84%) Product Strategy
12 16 (6.84%) Requirements Gathering
12 16 (6.84%) User Experience
12 16 (6.84%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 53 (22.65%) SQL
2 28 (11.97%) C#
3 16 (6.84%) Python
3 16 (6.84%) TypeScript
4 15 (6.41%) JavaScript
5 7 (2.99%) R
6 6 (2.56%) Java
7 4 (1.71%) Groovy
7 4 (1.71%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.28%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.85%) JSX
9 2 (0.85%) Kusto Query Language
9 2 (0.85%) PHP
9 2 (0.85%) Ruby
9 2 (0.85%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.43%) C
10 1 (0.43%) Kotlin
10 1 (0.43%) Swift
Qualifications
1 26 (11.11%) Degree
2 25 (10.68%) DBS Check
3 20 (8.55%) CIPD
4 5 (2.14%) CISM
4 5 (2.14%) CISSP
5 4 (1.71%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (1.28%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 3 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.28%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.85%) Azure Certification
7 2 (0.85%) CISA
7 2 (0.85%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (0.85%) GIAC
7 2 (0.85%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.85%) MCITP
7 2 (0.85%) MCSE
7 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.85%) PMP
7 2 (0.85%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.41%) Accessibility
2 9 (3.85%) HL7
3 6 (2.56%) Actionable Recommendations
3 6 (2.56%) PMO
4 5 (2.14%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (2.14%) GDPR
4 5 (2.14%) QA
5 3 (1.28%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.28%) SLA
6 2 (0.85%) GRC
6 2 (0.85%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.85%) NCSC
System Software
1 7 (2.99%) Docker
1 7 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.71%) VMware Server
3 2 (0.85%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.43%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 11 (4.70%) Terraform
2 7 (2.99%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.85%) SCCM
4 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 38 (16.24%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.84%) Northgate
3 13 (5.56%) Google
4 12 (5.13%) Salesforce
5 8 (3.42%) Adobe
5 8 (3.42%) VMware
6 6 (2.56%) Facebook
6 6 (2.56%) Hotjar
7 4 (1.71%) Cisco
8 3 (1.28%) New Relic
8 3 (1.28%) RedGate
9 2 (0.85%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.85%) Commvault
9 2 (0.85%) Databricks
9 2 (0.85%) IBM
9 2 (0.85%) Sophos
9 2 (0.85%) Veeam
9 2 (0.85%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.43%) HubSpot
10 1 (0.43%) Proofpoint