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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 116 97 -
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -
Permanent jobs citing HND 2 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.11% 0.47% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.32% 1.67% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 0
Average salary £24,375 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-39.06% -
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-4.28% +1.44%
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
626 420 443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 35.96% 28.42% 27.97%
Number of salaries quoted 518 369 365
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,300 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £62,500
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 19 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) Law
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) Extranet
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) CAD
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) HNC

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (66.67%) Law
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) HNC