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

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 76 85 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Permanent jobs citing HND 7 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.89% 0.10% -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.66% 0.43% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
Average salary £40,000 £10,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+300.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £38,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +18.75%
HND
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
263 230 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 33.46% 23.59% 24.83%
Number of salaries quoted 231 200 233
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,623 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

HND Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

HND
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

HND Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

HND
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HND across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

HND Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

HND
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HND within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +12 6 £40,000 +300.00%
Dunstable - 1 - -
HND
East of England

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing HND 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 HND.

1 10 (90.91%) Degree
2 6 (54.55%) Software Engineering
3 5 (45.45%) SOA
3 5 (45.45%) C#
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) .NET
3 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) Unit Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Multithreading
3 5 (45.45%) Software Architecture
3 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) CESG
4 2 (18.18%) Information Security
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
4 2 (18.18%) HNC
4 2 (18.18%) CISSP
5 1 (9.09%) VxWorks
5 1 (9.09%) CAD
5 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (9.09%) Electronics
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) C++
5 1 (9.09%) UML
5 1 (9.09%) OO
5 1 (9.09%) Ada
5 1 (9.09%) Validation
5 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
5 1 (9.09%) FMCG
5 1 (9.09%) DO-178B

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing HND 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 HND. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (9.09%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (9.09%) VectorCAST
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) .NET Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) C# Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Information Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Information Security Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Security Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Mechanical Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Mechanical Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Project Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Stress Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) CESG
2 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
2 1 (9.09%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Software Engineering
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Multithreading
2 5 (45.45%) SOA
2 5 (45.45%) Software Architecture
2 5 (45.45%) Unit Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Information Security
4 1 (9.09%) CAD
4 1 (9.09%) Line Management
4 1 (9.09%) OO
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
4 1 (9.09%) UML
4 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C#
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Ada
2 1 (9.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) CISSP
2 2 (18.18%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) DO-178B
1 1 (9.09%) NEBOSH
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft