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Number of posts and competition ratios

Programme

No of posts (2017)  - indicative (subject to change)

Competition ratios
2011 - 2016 data
Ratio (posts: eligible first choice applications)
[2016 data in brackets]

 

 

Job & programme descriptions

DMS 2 (Army)
Posts in the Defence Medical Services are open only to currently serving officers

 

East Midlands 4

4 (36:152); 4 [6:26]

Programme description

East of England

EOE South 4;
EOE North 2-4

6-8

5 (47:226); 5 [7:33]

Programme description

London

SWL and KSS 6;
SEL and KSS 6;
London North 6

18

SWL: 8 (30:231); 10 [5:49]
SEL: 7 (30:204); 9 [5:45]
NT: 24 (22:532); 29 [5:144]

 

Programme description

Northern 4

8 (19:142); 9 [3:28]

Programme description

Placement profiles

North West

Cumbria/Lancs 3; Cheshire/Merseyside 4;
Greater Manchester 4

 

11

Cu/L: 3 (19:48); 3 [3:9]
Ch/M: 8 (18:140); 16 [2:31]
Gt M: 8 (19:146); 12 [3:37]

Programme description

Scotland

Scotland - West - Ayrshire and Arran 1;
Scotland - South East - Forth Valley 1;
Scotland - South East – Fife 1;
Scotland - North – Grampian 1

 

4

7 (20:140); 6 [7:39]

 

South West

 

4

6 (26:149); 6 [5:29]

Programme description

Thames Valley

3
7 (20:136); 9 [3:27]

 

Programme description

Wales

South West Wales 2

2

6 (16:91); 7 [4:27]

Programme description

Wessex

Hampshire, Dorset and
Isle of Wight

2-3

4 (22:92); 8 [2:15]

Programme description

West Midlands

9 ST1

1 ST3

6 (46:271); 6 [8:49]

Programme description

Yorkshire & the Humber

4

6 (33:188); n/a

Programme description

Total posts 70-74 ST1 (excl DMS); 1 ST3    

Overall Ratio

 

7 (423:2888); 9 [68:594]

 

For applications at ST3, please ensure you refer to the person specification for this level.

Proportions of applicants by applicant group eligible: offered

2016: 68 posts

Eligible

Offered


Medics not in Foundation

190

24

13%

Medics in Foundation

73

10

14%

Other professional background

333

34

10%

2015: 86 posts

Eligible

Offered


Medics not in Foundation

194

30

16%

Medics in Foundation

68

10

15%

Other professional background

350

46

13%

2014: 78 posts
Eligible Offered  
Medics not in Foundation 146 25 17%
Medics in Foundation 42 7 17%
Other professional background 320 46 14%
2013: 80 posts Eligible Offered  
Medics not in Foundation 150 25
17%
Medics in Foundation 41 
18 44%
Other professional background 319     
37
12%
2012: 58 posts Eligible Offered  
Medics not in Foundation 131 16
12%
Medics in Foundation 56
9
16%
Other professional background 312    
31
10%

 


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