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

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 120 109 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Permanent jobs citing HND 9 14 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.47% 0.81% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.48% 2.34% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 0
Average salary £35,750 £28,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.67% -
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.61%
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
607 599 610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 32.01% 34.79% 38.88%
Number of salaries quoted 482 490 523
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,225 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HND across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

HND Salary Histogram in Bristol

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 15 (71.43%) Degree
2 11 (52.38%) SQL
3 9 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 7 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 7 (33.33%) HNC
5 6 (28.57%) Windows
5 6 (28.57%) Linux
5 6 (28.57%) ISEB
5 6 (28.57%) Validation
5 6 (28.57%) Scrum
5 6 (28.57%) V-Model
5 6 (28.57%) Waterfall
5 6 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (28.57%) Test Planning
5 6 (28.57%) Selenium
5 6 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 6 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (23.81%) Electronics
6 5 (23.81%) Aerospace
7 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
8 3 (14.29%) MongoDB
8 3 (14.29%) Analytics
8 3 (14.29%) Algorithms
8 3 (14.29%) Web Development
8 3 (14.29%) Time Management
8 3 (14.29%) jQuery
8 3 (14.29%) Social Network

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 (9.52%) MS Office
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 3 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Selenium
2 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.76%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (23.81%) Electronics
1 5 (23.81%) Aerospace
2 3 (14.29%) Military
3 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Test Leader
2 3 (14.29%) Graduate Programmer
2 3 (14.29%) Graduate
2 3 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Programmer
3 2 (9.52%) Data Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
4 1 (4.76%) Principle Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) HTML
1 3 (14.29%) .NET
1 3 (14.29%) CSS
1 3 (14.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (14.29%) Social Network
2 3 (14.29%) Algorithms
3 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
1 6 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 6 (28.57%) Software Testing
2 6 (28.57%) Validation
2 6 (28.57%) Scrum
2 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 6 (28.57%) V-Model
2 6 (28.57%) Waterfall
2 6 (28.57%) Test Planning
3 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
4 3 (14.29%) Analytics
4 3 (14.29%) Time Management
4 3 (14.29%) Web Development
5 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
5 2 (9.52%) Project Management
5 2 (9.52%) Data Management
5 2 (9.52%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) C
2 3 (14.29%) C++
2 3 (14.29%) Java
2 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 3 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (71.43%) Degree
2 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (33.33%) HNC
3 6 (28.57%) ISEB
3 6 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft