The table below looks at the statistics for HND in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HND over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 124 110 107
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -3
Permanent jobs citing HND 3 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.15% 0.70% 0.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.52% 2.50% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 11
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -27.27%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £32,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+21.87% -3.03%
HND
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
575 480 584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 29.50% 28.04% 34.74%
Number of salaries quoted 445 359 475
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

HND Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

HND
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

HND Salary Trend in Bristol

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 8 (61.54%) Software Engineering
1 8 (61.54%) Degree
2 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
2 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) HNC
3 5 (38.46%) Java
3 5 (38.46%) Windows
3 5 (38.46%) Linux
3 5 (38.46%) ISEB
3 5 (38.46%) Aerospace
3 5 (38.46%) Validation
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) V-Model
3 5 (38.46%) Waterfall
3 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Selenium
3 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
3 5 (38.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (38.46%) Test Planning
4 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
4 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
5 3 (23.08%) Time Management
5 3 (23.08%) TDD
5 3 (23.08%) Military
5 3 (23.08%) Eclipse
5 3 (23.08%) C++
5 3 (23.08%) C
6 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 (15.38%) MS Office
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
1 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Selenium
2 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (23.08%) Eclipse
4 2 (15.38%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (38.46%) Aerospace
2 3 (23.08%) Military
3 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
4 1 (7.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Software Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Data Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Test Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Software Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Principle Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Lead Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Software Engineering
2 5 (38.46%) Validation
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) V-Model
2 5 (38.46%) Waterfall
2 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
2 5 (38.46%) Test Planning
3 3 (23.08%) Time Management
3 3 (23.08%) TDD
4 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) Data Management
4 2 (15.38%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (15.38%) BDD
5 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) C++
3 3 (23.08%) C
4 1 (7.69%) Ruby
4 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Degree
2 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
2 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 7 (53.85%) HNC
3 5 (38.46%) ISEB
3 5 (38.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
Bristol Area
Intapeople
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