The table below looks at the statistics for HNC in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HNC over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 212 192 213
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +21
Permanent jobs citing HNC 1 32 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.020% 0.57% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.059% 1.55% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 9
Average salary £27,500 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £28,625 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+13.53% -10.54%
HNC
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1697 2070 1969
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 33.81% 36.70% 35.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1170 1262 1508
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,150 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

HNC
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

HNC Salary Trend in Berkshire

HNC
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015. 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
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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
Reading -17 1 £27,500 -
HNC
South East

HNC
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 8 (100.00%) HND
2 4 (50.00%) UNIX
2 4 (50.00%) GSM
2 4 (50.00%) UMTS
2 4 (50.00%) NDS
2 4 (50.00%) TIBCO
2 4 (50.00%) SS7
2 4 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (50.00%) Change Management
2 4 (50.00%) Marketing
2 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) Product Marketing
2 4 (50.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 3 (37.50%) JSON
3 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
3 3 (37.50%) XML
3 3 (37.50%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 3 (37.50%) MS Access
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) Pentaho
4 1 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) VBA
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) CRM

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) GSM
1 4 (50.00%) UMTS
1 4 (50.00%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MS Access
2 1 (12.50%) Pentaho
General
1 4 (50.00%) Marketing
2 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Applications Support
2 2 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Graduate
3 1 (12.50%) Junior
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Graduate Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) XML
1 3 (37.50%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 4 (50.00%) Change Management
1 4 (50.00%) Product Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) HND
2 4 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) NDS
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) TIBCO
1 4 (50.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 3 (37.50%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle