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

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 93 92 70
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -22
Permanent jobs citing HNC 1 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.12% 0.13% 0.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.50% 0.45% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 3
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +59.09%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £42,000 £31,432
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +33.62%
HNC
South West

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
200 222 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 24.39% 29.44% 24.09%
Number of salaries quoted 111 205 116
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing HNC across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 4 (100.00%) SOLIDWORKS
1 4 (100.00%) CAD
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Autodesk
2 2 (50.00%) HND

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Dorset 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.

Applications
1 4 (100.00%) SOLIDWORKS
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Draughtsman
2 2 (50.00%) Design Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Mechanical Design Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Mechanical Draughtsman
2 2 (50.00%) Mechanical Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) CAD
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) HND
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Autodesk