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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 109 - 126
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing HNC 1 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.069% - 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.19% - 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Average salary £52,500 - £21,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -1.53%
HNC
Cambridgeshire

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

Qualifications Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
536 705 688
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 37.22% 37.68% 37.89%
Number of salaries quoted 448 546 584
Average salary £44,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,650
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

HNC
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

HNC Salary Trend in Cambridge

HNC
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 1 (100.00%) HND
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) IT Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) HND
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner