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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 76 81 61
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -20
Permanent jobs citing HNC 2 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.33% 0.40% 1.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.21% 1.50% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 8
Average salary £43,500 £26,322 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+65.25% -19.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -1.53%
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
165 200 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 27.50% 26.56% 31.25%
Number of salaries quoted 119 158 169
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,300 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
Weymouth -3 1 - -
HNC
South West

HNC
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) CAD
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) HND
2 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) LabVIEW
3 1 (33.33%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (33.33%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (33.33%) Supply Chain Management
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
3 1 (33.33%) CAE
3 1 (33.33%) Finite Element Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 1 (33.33%) Stress Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (33.33%) PTC Creo

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 1 (33.33%) SOLIDWORKS
1 1 (33.33%) Pro/ENGINEER
1 1 (33.33%) PTC Creo
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) LabVIEW
General
1 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Design Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Mechanical Design Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Mechanical Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) CAD
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Supply Chain Management
3 1 (33.33%) CAE
3 1 (33.33%) Finite Element Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 1 (33.33%) Stress Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) HND
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) EMC
Dorset
ISL
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago