The first table below looks at the demand for HNC in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HNC over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 257 240 260
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +20
Permanent jobs citing HNC 14 14 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.18% 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.59% 0.63% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 12
Average salary £32,000 £30,000 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.34%
UK excluding London average salary £28,625 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-11.92% -
Qualifications Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2381 2232 2604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 29.83% 28.90% 31.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1918 1825 2267
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £58,100
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
HNC
England

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

HNC
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

HNC Salary Trend in the East of England

HNC
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HNC across the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

HNC Salary Histogram in the East of England

HNC
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. 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
Bedfordshire -5 7 £32,000 +4.06%
Cambridgeshire - 3 £40,000 - 1
Norfolk +16 2 £20,000 -33.33% 1
Hertfordshire -19 1 - -
Essex - 1 £37,500 - 1
HNC
England

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 14 (58.33%) XML
1 14 (58.33%) Computer Science
2 12 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 11 (45.83%) 2G
3 11 (45.83%) 3G
3 11 (45.83%) LTE
4 10 (41.67%) XMetaL
5 9 (37.50%) Degree
6 5 (20.83%) MS Office
6 5 (20.83%) C#
6 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
7 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 4 (16.67%) HTML
7 4 (16.67%) .NET
7 4 (16.67%) Manufacturing
7 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 3 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (12.50%) LabWindows
8 3 (12.50%) Modbus
8 3 (12.50%) Electronics
8 3 (12.50%) Finance
8 3 (12.50%) C
8 3 (12.50%) COM+
8 3 (12.50%) C++
8 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
8 3 (12.50%) SQL
8 3 (12.50%) VB
8 3 (12.50%) Windows
9 2 (8.33%) LAN

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 10 (41.67%) XMetaL
2 5 (20.83%) MS Office
3 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 3 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (4.17%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) LabWindows
2 1 (4.17%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 11 (45.83%) 3G
1 11 (45.83%) 2G
1 11 (45.83%) LTE
2 3 (12.50%) Modbus
3 2 (8.33%) LAN
3 2 (8.33%) Ethernet
4 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.17%) WAN
4 1 (4.17%) Firewall
4 1 (4.17%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) MySQL
1 2 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.17%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) LabVIEW
2 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 3 (12.50%) Electronics
3 3 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (4.17%) Legal
4 1 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (4.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Author
1 11 (45.83%) Technical Author
2 4 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Database Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Database Developer
4 2 (8.33%) VBA Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Development Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Development Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Software Team Leader
5 1 (4.17%) IT Support
5 1 (4.17%) Senior IT Support
5 1 (4.17%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.17%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Test Development Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (58.33%) XML
2 4 (16.67%) HTML
2 4 (16.67%) .NET
3 3 (12.50%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 14 (58.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) EFT
2 1 (4.17%) EFTPOS
2 1 (4.17%) Firmware
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) APACS
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Windows NT
2 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
2 1 (4.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
1 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (8.33%) Data Migration
2 2 (8.33%) CAD
2 2 (8.33%) Project Management
2 2 (8.33%) Change Management
2 2 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (4.17%) Content Management
3 1 (4.17%) Product Management
3 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
3 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) C#
2 3 (12.50%) C++
2 3 (12.50%) C
2 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (12.50%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) VB
3 2 (8.33%) VBA
3 2 (8.33%) VB6
4 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) HND
2 1 (4.17%) PMP
2 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.17%) ISO 9002
2 1 (4.17%) ISO 8583
2 1 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) SAP
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco
3 1 (4.17%) EMC
3 1 (4.17%) NCR
3 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
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