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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 68 - 54
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing HND 5 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.73% - 0.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.69% - 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 1
Average salary £36,548 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £38,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +18.75%
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
186 144 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 27.07% 21.72% 25.63%
Number of salaries quoted 143 128 91
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £64,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HND across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

HND Salary Histogram in Cardiff

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 10 (83.33%) Degree
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (58.33%) Java
3 7 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (50.00%) SQL
5 5 (41.67%) SOAP
5 5 (41.67%) Web Services
5 5 (41.67%) Spring
5 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
5 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
5 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (41.67%) JPA
5 5 (41.67%) REST
6 4 (33.33%) Atlassian
6 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
6 4 (33.33%) Finance
6 4 (33.33%) Data Modelling
6 4 (33.33%) Oracle
6 4 (33.33%) PL/SQL
7 3 (25.00%) Advertising
7 3 (25.00%) Web Development
7 3 (25.00%) OO
8 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (16.67%) Business Performance Management
8 2 (16.67%) Welsh Language
8 2 (16.67%) Time Management
8 2 (16.67%) Performance Management
8 2 (16.67%) Talend
8 2 (16.67%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (16.67%) iSeries

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) Maven
2 2 (16.67%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Advertising
3 2 (16.67%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Business Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Management Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Management Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) PHP Developer
4 1 (8.33%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) JPA
1 5 (41.67%) REST
1 5 (41.67%) SOAP
1 5 (41.67%) Spring
1 5 (41.67%) Web Services
2 2 (16.67%) Apache Camel
3 1 (8.33%) Ajax
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) CSS3
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) HTML5
3 1 (8.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) AS400
2 2 (16.67%) iSeries
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
3 4 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 3 (25.00%) OO
4 3 (25.00%) Web Development
5 2 (16.67%) Business Performance Management
5 2 (16.67%) OOD
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Management
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (16.67%) Time Management
5 2 (16.67%) UML
6 1 (8.33%) MVC
6 1 (8.33%) OOP
6 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Atlassian
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) IBM
2 2 (16.67%) Talend
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft