The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 133 132 137
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Permanent jobs citing HNC 6 3 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.24% 0.14% 0.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.76% 0.42% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 12
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +86.04%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +6.06%
HNC
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Qualifications Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
793 716 1062
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 31.95% 33.21% 37.79%
Number of salaries quoted 552 559 863
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge 0 2 - -
Huntingdon - 1 £47,500 -
HNC
East of England

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 8 (100.00%) HND
2 5 (62.50%) Project Management
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 5 (62.50%) Performance Management
3 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
3 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
4 2 (25.00%) C
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) Law
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Data Management
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (25.00%) APMP
5 1 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (12.50%) C++
5 1 (12.50%) HTML
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) XML
5 1 (12.50%) XSL
5 1 (12.50%) Windows
5 1 (12.50%) OO
5 1 (12.50%) WCDMA
5 1 (12.50%) Wireless
5 1 (12.50%) Multimedia
5 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Ajax
5 1 (12.50%) QA

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) WCDMA
1 1 (12.50%) Wireless
1 1 (12.50%) LTE
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Law
3 1 (12.50%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Manager
2 2 (25.00%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) XML
1 1 (12.50%) XSL
1 1 (12.50%) Ajax
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Project Management
1 5 (62.50%) Performance Management
2 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
2 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Data Management
4 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) C++
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) HND
2 5 (62.50%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (25.00%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA