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Number of posts and competition ratios

 

The information on this page relates to the 2017 round and is in the process of being updated for the 2018 round. Potential applicants should therefore check back for the latest information which will appear over the coming weeks.

 

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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