The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Scotland / Aberdeen
Rank - 8 22
Permanent jobs citing HNC 0 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen - 9.09% 5.13%
As % of the Qualifications category - 19.05% 17.39%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 8
Median salary - £43,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -4.44%
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -22.22%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Qualifications Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
6 21 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 24.00% 47.73% 29.49%
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 43
Median salary £50,250 £43,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.86% +14.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,200 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £45,000 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

The demand trend of job ads across the Aberdeen region citing HNC as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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