The first table below looks at the demand for HNC in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HNC over the 3 months to 31 July 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 Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 127 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing HNC 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.11% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.44% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £28,625 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-10.54% -1.53%
Qualifications Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
453 409 590
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.92% 24.00% 25.76%
Number of salaries quoted 325 326 524
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
HNC
North West

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

HNC
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

HNC Salary Trend in Cheshire

HNC
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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%) Project Management
2 7 (87.50%) HND
3 6 (75.00%) XHTML
3 6 (75.00%) Internet
3 6 (75.00%) HTML
3 6 (75.00%) Photoshop
3 6 (75.00%) CSS
3 6 (75.00%) JSP
3 6 (75.00%) XML
3 6 (75.00%) QA
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
4 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) Earned Value Management
4 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Degree

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 6 (75.00%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Author
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
1 6 (75.00%) Internet Developer
1 6 (75.00%) Website Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Project Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) XHTML
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
1 6 (75.00%) CSS
1 6 (75.00%) JSP
1 6 (75.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Time Management
2 1 (12.50%) Earned Value Management
2 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) HND
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) QA