The table below looks at the statistics for HNC in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HNC over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank - 86 109
Permanent jobs citing HNC 0 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 1.14% 0.48%
As % of the Qualifications category - 4.74% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 0 13 6
Median salary - £31,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -1.56%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.18%
HNC
East of England

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

Qualifications Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
202 274 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 21.42% 24.01% 28.47%
Number of salaries quoted 164 219 326
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

HNC
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

HNC Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

HNC
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT jobs citing HNC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for HNC.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Project
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) CAD
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) NEBOSH

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

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

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Project
General
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Mechanical Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Project Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CAD
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) NEBOSH