The first table below looks at the demand for HNC in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HNC over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Aberdeen region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 30 - 37
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing HNC 3 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 1.12% - 1.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.00% - 4.39%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £28,625 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-10.54% -1.53%
Qualifications Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
75 134 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 27.99% 42.14% 36.31%
Number of salaries quoted 55 102 90
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £71,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
HNC
Scotland

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing HNC across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

HNC
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing HNC across the Aberdeen region.

HNC Salary Trend in Aberdeen

HNC
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing HNC also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited HNC.

1 51 (72.86%) HND
2 25 (35.71%) Project Management
3 23 (32.86%) Microsoft
4 21 (30.00%) MS Project
4 21 (30.00%) SolidWorks
5 13 (18.57%) AutoCAD
6 11 (15.71%) R
7 10 (14.29%) Degree
8 8 (11.43%) 3D Modelling
9 7 (10.00%) Manufacturing
9 7 (10.00%) CAD
10 6 (8.57%) C
11 4 (5.71%) Business Development
12 2 (2.86%) PDM
12 2 (2.86%) MS Office
13 1 (1.43%) Siemens
13 1 (1.43%) Wonderware
13 1 (1.43%) Software Engineering
13 1 (1.43%) SCADA
13 1 (1.43%) Chartered Engineer

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing HNC also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited HNC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 21 (30.00%) MS Project
2 13 (18.57%) AutoCAD
3 2 (2.86%) MS Office
General
1 7 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (37.14%) Design Engineer
2 21 (30.00%) Draughtsman
3 16 (22.86%) Project Engineer
4 8 (11.43%) Technical Engineer
5 5 (7.14%) Sales Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Technical Support
6 4 (5.71%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Technical Support Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Electrical Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Electrical Design Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) Mechanical Design Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) Mechanical Engineer
9 1 (1.43%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.43%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (35.71%) Project Management
2 8 (11.43%) 3D Modelling
3 7 (10.00%) CAD
4 4 (5.71%) Business Development
5 2 (2.86%) PDM
6 1 (1.43%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.71%) R
2 6 (8.57%) C
Qualifications
1 51 (72.86%) HND
2 10 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (1.43%) Chartered Engineer
Vendors
1 23 (32.86%) Microsoft
2 21 (30.00%) SolidWorks
3 1 (1.43%) Siemens
3 1 (1.43%) Wonderware
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