The table below looks at the statistics for HNC in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HNC over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 126 - 124
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing HNC 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.049% - 0.053%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.17% - 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £29,000 - £20,413
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £31,627 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+28.05% +5.42%
HNC
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
600 645 676
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 29.63% 30.17% 35.84%
Number of salaries quoted 427 462 596
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

HNC
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

HNC Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

HNC
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) HND
1 2 (50.00%) CAD
1 2 (50.00%) Aerospace
1 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) CATIA
2 1 (25.00%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 1 (25.00%) Logistics
2 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) Matrix Management
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) MS Access
2 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (25.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (25.00%) CATIA
2 1 (25.00%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MS Access
General
1 2 (50.00%) Aerospace
1 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Project Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Mechanical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) CAD
2 1 (25.00%) Logistics
2 1 (25.00%) Matrix Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) HND
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) EMC