The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 121 - 121
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing HNC 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.11% - 0.054%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.30% - 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £40,000 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £28,625 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-10.54% -1.53%
Qualifications Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
661 601 798
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 36.62% 36.16% 43.49%
Number of salaries quoted 476 511 705
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
HNC
Cambridgeshire

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 17 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) COM+
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) LabWindows
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) Modbus

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Modbus
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) COM+
1 2 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft