The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 117 121 126
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Permanent jobs citing HND 3 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.17% 0.30% 0.094%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.42% 0.77% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 2
Average salary £32,500 £26,875 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.93% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -10.00%
Qualifications Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
714 783 967
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 39.53% 39.41% 45.66%
Number of salaries quoted 582 645 779
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
HND
Cambridgeshire

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 17 April 2014.

HND Salary Histogram in Cambridge

HND
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) JSON
2 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) AutoCAD
2 2 (40.00%) Web Development
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) JSP
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) XSLT
2 2 (40.00%) HNC
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) DTV
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Hudson
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 2 (40.00%) AutoCAD
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Hudson
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Web Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Graduate
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) JSP
1 2 (40.00%) XML
1 2 (40.00%) XSLT
1 2 (40.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) HNC