The table below looks at the statistics for HNC in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HNC over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 134 - 105
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing HNC 2 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.11% - 0.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.34% - 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 12
Average salary £32,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £28,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+17.54% -12.30%
HNC
South West

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

Qualifications Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
581 533 513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 30.94% 29.30% 31.78%
Number of salaries quoted 471 377 427
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

HNC
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

HNC Salary Trend in Bristol

HNC
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 2 (100.00%) VBA
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) HND
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS Access
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Military
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (100.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Information Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) HND
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft