The table below looks at the statistics for HND in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HND over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 116 121 126
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Permanent jobs citing HND 3 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.17% 0.16% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.80% 0.63% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 5
Average salary £47,500 £28,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+68.14% -29.37%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
HND
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
377 473 409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.98% 25.95% 21.20%
Number of salaries quoted 267 318 304
Average salary £41,250 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,215 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

HND Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

HND
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

HND Salary Trend in Cheshire

HND
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HND within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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 +16 3 £47,500 +68.14% 2
Runcorn - 3 £47,500 -
HND
North West

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 17 (100.00%) Degree
2 13 (76.47%) HNC
3 8 (47.06%) AutoCAD
3 8 (47.06%) Windows
4 6 (35.29%) C
5 5 (29.41%) Electronics
5 5 (29.41%) Scrum
5 5 (29.41%) Windows CE
5 5 (29.41%) Embedded C
5 5 (29.41%) Embedded C++
5 5 (29.41%) C++
5 5 (29.41%) ISO 9001
5 5 (29.41%) UML
5 5 (29.41%) OO
5 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
5 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (29.41%) Pair Programming
5 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
5 5 (29.41%) Waterfall
5 5 (29.41%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (29.41%) Embedded Software Development
5 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (17.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
6 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
6 3 (17.65%) Fat Client
6 3 (17.65%) MCSE
6 3 (17.65%) MCSA

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) WinCC
Applications
1 8 (47.06%) AutoCAD
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) LAN
1 3 (17.65%) WAN
1 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) Modbus
2 1 (5.88%) Profibus
2 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
General
1 5 (29.41%) Electronics
2 3 (17.65%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Design Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Software Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) C++ Software Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Embedded C Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) C Software Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) IT Support
4 3 (17.65%) IT Support Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Software Design Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) PLC Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) SCADA Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) PLC SCADA Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) Fat Client
2 3 (17.65%) EPoS
2 3 (17.65%) Thin Client
3 1 (5.88%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Windows CE
3 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) UML
1 5 (29.41%) OO
1 5 (29.41%) Scrum
1 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (29.41%) Pair Programming
1 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
1 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
1 5 (29.41%) Waterfall
1 5 (29.41%) Root Cause Analysis
1 5 (29.41%) Embedded Software Development
2 3 (17.65%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) C
2 5 (29.41%) C++
2 5 (29.41%) Embedded C
2 5 (29.41%) Embedded C++
3 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.88%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Degree
2 13 (76.47%) HNC
3 3 (17.65%) MCSE
3 3 (17.65%) MCSA
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Siemens
Warrington, Cheshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Pension, Private Healthcare, Life As
Posted: 2 days ago