The first table below looks at the demand for HNC in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HNC 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 Cambridgeshire region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank - 144 157
Permanent jobs citing HNC 0 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire - 0.25% 0.064%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.73% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 2
Average salary - £21,250 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -34.10%
UK excluding London average salary £31,529 £26,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+21.26% -20.00%
Qualifications Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
883 956 1220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 35.10% 34.41% 39.33%
Number of salaries quoted 699 797 965
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
HNC
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HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

HNC
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

HNC Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

HNC
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) HND
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) AutoCAD
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) CAN bus
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (40.00%) AutoCAD
2 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Graduate
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (40.00%) CAN bus
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (40.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) HND