The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 89 121 122
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +1
Permanent jobs citing HNC 6 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.50% 0.17% 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.15% 0.76% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 1
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +28.37%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £31,814
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.87%
HNC
North West

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

Qualifications Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
279 397 448
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.25% 23.08% 25.01%
Number of salaries quoted 219 282 296
Average salary £37,500 £41,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £61,215
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
Warrington +20 6 £35,000 -26.31% 1
HNC
North West

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
1 16 (100.00%) Degree
2 14 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 14 (87.50%) Embedded Linux
2 14 (87.50%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 14 (87.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 14 (87.50%) Embedded Systems
2 14 (87.50%) Embedded Software Development
2 14 (87.50%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (87.50%) Linux
2 14 (87.50%) UML
2 14 (87.50%) OO
2 14 (87.50%) C
2 14 (87.50%) C#
2 14 (87.50%) C++
2 14 (87.50%) OOD
2 14 (87.50%) ISO 9001
2 14 (87.50%) Embedded C
2 14 (87.50%) Windows CE
2 14 (87.50%) Visual Studio
2 14 (87.50%) HND
2 14 (87.50%) Electronics
2 14 (87.50%) Scrum
2 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (87.50%) Pair Programming
3 2 (12.50%) Retail
3 2 (12.50%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
3 2 (12.50%) Firewall

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) DHCP
1 2 (12.50%) DNS
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
1 2 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (87.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (87.50%) Electronics
2 2 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) C Software Engineer
1 14 (87.50%) C/C++ Software Engineer
1 14 (87.50%) C++ Software Engineer
1 14 (87.50%) Software Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) IT Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (87.50%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (87.50%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (87.50%) Embedded Linux
2 14 (87.50%) Linux
2 14 (87.50%) Windows CE
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (87.50%) Continuous Integration
1 14 (87.50%) Embedded Software Development
1 14 (87.50%) OO
1 14 (87.50%) OOD
1 14 (87.50%) Pair Programming
1 14 (87.50%) Root Cause Analysis
1 14 (87.50%) Scrum
1 14 (87.50%) Software Engineering
1 14 (87.50%) Test Automation
1 14 (87.50%) UML
2 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
3 1 (6.25%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) C
1 14 (87.50%) C#
1 14 (87.50%) C++
1 14 (87.50%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Degree
2 14 (87.50%) HND
3 2 (12.50%) CCNA
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (87.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 2 (12.50%) BitLocker
1 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 2 (12.50%) Terminal Services
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
1 2 (12.50%) NetApp
1 2 (12.50%) VMware
Warrington
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bon,Pen,Progression
Posted: 16 days ago