The table below looks at the statistics for HND in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HND over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 99 120 107
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -13
Permanent jobs citing HND 9 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.63% 0.11% 0.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.60% 0.31% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 12
Average salary £47,500 £35,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.80% +9.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £23,900 £22,375
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £47,100 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,750 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+16.15% -
HND
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
563 653 561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 39.68% 37.36% 34.06%
Number of salaries quoted 462 490 493
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,893 £28,550 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,272 £55,000 £52,450
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

HND Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

HND
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

HND Salary Trend in Cambridge

HND
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HND across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

HND Salary Histogram in Cambridge

HND
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 8 (88.89%) Degree
2 6 (66.67%) HNC
3 4 (44.44%) Allen-Bradley
3 4 (44.44%) Siemens
3 4 (44.44%) AutoCAD
3 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
4 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (22.22%) E-Procurement
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Legal
5 2 (22.22%) Project Management
6 1 (11.11%) C
6 1 (11.11%) C++
6 1 (11.11%) .NET
6 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
6 1 (11.11%) Physics
6 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
6 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (11.11%) Product Management

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 4 (44.44%) AutoCAD
General
1 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
2 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Design Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Electrical Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Electrical Design Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Procurement Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C++ Developer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Graduate
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
1 1 (11.11%) Physics
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Project Management
1 2 (22.22%) E-Procurement
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
2 1 (11.11%) Product Management
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
1 1 (11.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) Degree
2 6 (66.67%) HNC
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Siemens
1 4 (44.44%) Allen-Bradley