The table below looks at the statistics for HND in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HND over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 63 64 49
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -15
Permanent jobs citing HND 3 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.49% 0.69% 0.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.90% 2.38% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 1
Average salary £28,000 £31,750 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.81% +19.81%
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
HND
South Wales

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

Qualifications Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
158 168 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 25.86% 29.12% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 142 144 99
Average salary £34,750 £35,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.71% -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,700 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

HND Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

HND
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

HND Salary Trend in Cardiff

HND
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 3 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL

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Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle