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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 95 124 116
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -8
Permanent jobs citing HND 12 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.88% 0.055% 0.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.09% 0.15% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 5
Average salary £47,500 £21,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+126.19% -40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £31,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
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
573 661 597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 41.79% 36.58% 36.18%
Number of salaries quoted 478 487 507
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 £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 3 August 2015.

HND Salary Histogram in Cambridge

HND
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 11 (84.62%) Degree
2 7 (53.85%) HNC
3 6 (46.15%) Telecoms
4 5 (38.46%) AutoCAD
5 4 (30.77%) Allen-Bradley
5 4 (30.77%) Siemens
5 4 (30.77%) E-Procurement
5 4 (30.77%) Finance
5 4 (30.77%) Legal
5 4 (30.77%) Manufacturing
6 3 (23.08%) Project Management
7 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
7 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
7 2 (15.38%) Physics
7 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
7 2 (15.38%) Product Management
8 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
8 1 (7.69%) C
8 1 (7.69%) C++
8 1 (7.69%) .NET

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 5 (38.46%) AutoCAD
General
1 6 (46.15%) Telecoms
2 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Legal
2 4 (30.77%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Design Engineer
1 5 (38.46%) Electrical Engineer
1 5 (38.46%) Electrical Design Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Procurement Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C++ Developer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Graduate
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
1 2 (15.38%) Physics
1 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) E-Procurement
2 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) Product Management
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C
1 1 (7.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) Degree
2 7 (53.85%) HNC
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Siemens
1 4 (30.77%) Allen-Bradley