The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 Cardiff region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 70 - 51
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing HND 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.16% - 0.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.43% - 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £45,000 - £27,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £31,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Qualifications Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
233 145 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 38.13% 24.41% 28.94%
Number of salaries quoted 198 134 118
Average salary £35,783 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.54% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
HND
South Wales

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 20 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Lead Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft