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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 127 130 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing HNC 5 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.25% 0.43% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.81% 1.27% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 0
Average salary £37,500 £28,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.92% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -
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
621 629 578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 31.40% 33.73% 37.80%
Number of salaries quoted 493 503 481
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 24 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) HND
1 7 (100.00%) Degree
1 7 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) Aerospace
3 3 (42.86%) Military
3 3 (42.86%) C
3 3 (42.86%) C++
3 3 (42.86%) Time Management
3 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (28.57%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) MS Office
4 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) Data Management
4 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 (28.57%) MS Office
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (71.43%) Aerospace
2 3 (42.86%) Military
3 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Data Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Principle Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
1 3 (42.86%) Time Management
2 2 (28.57%) Data Cleansing
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C
1 3 (42.86%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) HND
1 7 (100.00%) Degree
1 7 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft