The table below looks at the statistics for HND in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HND over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 116 103 108
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +5
Permanent jobs citing HND 2 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.11% 0.26% 0.060%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.34% 0.92% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 1
Average salary £27,125 £34,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.37% -18.82%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £32,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -3.03%
HND
West Midlands

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

Qualifications Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
586 436 509
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 32.63% 27.93% 30.33%
Number of salaries quoted 515 386 433
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

HND Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

HND
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

HND Salary Trend in Birmingham

HND
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Graphic Design
2 2 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (50.00%) InDesign
2 2 (50.00%) Digital Media
2 2 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (50.00%) Adobe
3 1 (25.00%) Extranet
3 1 (25.00%) CAD
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Law
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) HNC
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (50.00%) InDesign
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Graphic Designer
1 2 (50.00%) Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Graphic Design
1 2 (50.00%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) HNC
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Car + pension + Medical
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £22000 - £23500 per annum + excellent company benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago