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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 127 118 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Permanent jobs citing HND 1 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.050% 0.40% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.18% 1.29% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 0
Average salary £60,000 £41,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% -
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £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
567 622 610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 28.17% 30.82% 34.02%
Number of salaries quoted 468 465 503
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,450 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 24 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (100.00%) V-Model
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 4 (100.00%) Validation
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) REST

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) REST
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Validation
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (100.00%) V-Model
1 4 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 4 (100.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 2 (50.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification