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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 125 126 108
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -18
Permanent jobs citing HND 4 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.19% 0.046% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.54% 0.15% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Average salary £30,000 £38,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +20.63%
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £32,500 £31,415
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +3.45%
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
735 668 491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 34.39% 31.00% 28.61%
Number of salaries quoted 637 602 407
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% +9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 7 (87.50%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) Graphic Design
2 4 (50.00%) Digital Media
2 4 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) Adobe
2 4 (50.00%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (50.00%) InDesign
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) SDH
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) PABX
3 2 (25.00%) CCTV
3 2 (25.00%) Time Management
4 1 (12.50%) MicroStation
4 1 (12.50%) ProjectWise
4 1 (12.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (12.50%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) HNC
4 1 (12.50%) Cognos
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (12.50%) ETL
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (50.00%) InDesign
1 4 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (12.50%) AutoCAD
2 1 (12.50%) MicroStation
2 1 (12.50%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
1 2 (25.00%) SDH
1 2 (25.00%) WAN
1 2 (25.00%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (12.50%) DataStage
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (12.50%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Dreamweaver
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Graphic Designer
1 4 (50.00%) Designer
2 1 (12.50%) Cognos BI Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Cognos Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
1 4 (50.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Graphic Design
1 4 (50.00%) Digital Media
2 2 (25.00%) CCTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (12.50%) ETL
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) HNC
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Adobe
2 1 (12.50%) Cognos
Birmingham
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