The table below looks at the statistics for HNC in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HNC over the 3 months to 1 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
South West / Dorset
Rank 58 91 96
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +5
Permanent jobs citing HNC 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.24% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.15% 0.56% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Median salary £26,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-29.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London median salary £28,875 £35,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -15.66%

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

Qualifications Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
87 180 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 21.12% 22.36% 29.08%
Number of salaries quoted 72 97 210
Median salary £45,000 £34,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+32.35% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of job ads across the Dorset region citing HNC as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

HNC
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

HNC Salary Trend in Dorset

HNC
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Weymouth - 1 £26,500 -
HNC
South West

HNC
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, IT jobs citing HNC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Dorset region with a requirement for HNC.

1 1 (100.00%) HND
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Mechatronics
1 1 (100.00%) Physics
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Graduate
1 1 (100.00%) Graduate Systems Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Graduate Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) Mechatronics
1 1 (100.00%) Physics
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) HND