The table below looks at the statistics for HND in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HND over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 30 - 61
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing HND 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.52% - 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.04% - 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £45,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
HND
Cheshire

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

Qualifications Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
49 61 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 25.39% 26.52% 22.83%
Number of salaries quoted 43 33 83
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £42,500 £49,550
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

HND Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

HND
Salary Trend in Chester

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

HND Salary Trend in Chester

HND
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) Siemens
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) SCADA
1 1 (100.00%) Modbus
1 1 (100.00%) Profibus
1 1 (100.00%) WinCC

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 (100.00%) WinCC
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) Modbus
1 1 (100.00%) Profibus
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Design Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Design Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) PLC Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) SCADA Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) PLC SCADA Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) SCADA
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Siemens