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

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 82 118 120
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +2
Permanent jobs citing HND 20 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.56% 0.49% 0.063%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.13% 2.10% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 18 8 1
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £19,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +143.58%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £38,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +18.75%
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
326 428 442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 25.39% 23.22% 27.63%
Number of salaries quoted 281 340 303
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 12 February 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 +9 10 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Chester +9 5 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Crewe - 3 £25,500 -
Runcorn +7 2 - -
HND
North West

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 19 (82.61%) Degree
2 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (73.91%) Software Engineering
3 16 (69.57%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (65.22%) Windows
5 11 (47.83%) UML
5 11 (47.83%) OO
5 11 (47.83%) C
5 11 (47.83%) C++
5 11 (47.83%) HNC
5 11 (47.83%) ISO 9001
5 11 (47.83%) Embedded C
5 11 (47.83%) Windows CE
5 11 (47.83%) Root Cause Analysis
5 11 (47.83%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (47.83%) Test Automation
5 11 (47.83%) Pair Programming
5 11 (47.83%) Electronics
5 11 (47.83%) Scrum
5 11 (47.83%) Embedded Software Development
6 10 (43.48%) Embedded Linux
6 10 (43.48%) Embedded Systems
6 10 (43.48%) Visual Studio
6 10 (43.48%) C#
6 10 (43.48%) Linux
6 10 (43.48%) OOD
7 6 (26.09%) Finance
8 5 (21.74%) Java
9 4 (17.39%) ITIL
9 4 (17.39%) Unix

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Project
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.70%) Selenium
General
1 11 (47.83%) Electronics
2 6 (26.09%) Finance
3 4 (17.39%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (17.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) C Software Engineer
1 11 (47.83%) C/C++ Software Engineer
1 11 (47.83%) C++ Software Engineer
1 11 (47.83%) Software Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Java Developer
4 4 (17.39%) IT Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) IT Support
4 4 (17.39%) IT Support Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) IT Support Technician
5 2 (8.70%) IT Technician
5 2 (8.70%) Service Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Service Desk Support
5 2 (8.70%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Service Desk Technician
5 2 (8.70%) Support Technician
5 2 (8.70%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 16 (69.57%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (43.48%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (17.39%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.35%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 15 (65.22%) Windows
2 11 (47.83%) Windows CE
3 10 (43.48%) Embedded Linux
3 10 (43.48%) Linux
4 4 (17.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (73.91%) Software Engineering
2 11 (47.83%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (47.83%) Embedded Software Development
2 11 (47.83%) OO
2 11 (47.83%) Pair Programming
2 11 (47.83%) Root Cause Analysis
2 11 (47.83%) Scrum
2 11 (47.83%) Test Automation
2 11 (47.83%) UML
3 10 (43.48%) OOD
4 4 (17.39%) ITIL
4 4 (17.39%) ITIL V3
5 2 (8.70%) Regression Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
5 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) C
1 11 (47.83%) C++
1 11 (47.83%) Embedded C
2 10 (43.48%) C#
3 5 (21.74%) Java
4 1 (4.35%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 19 (82.61%) Degree
2 11 (47.83%) HNC
3 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (47.83%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
Warrington, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £30 - £45 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare etc
Posted: 7 days ago