The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 246 229 284
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +55
Permanent jobs citing HNC 10 25 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.13% 0.34% 0.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.42% 1.19% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 8 25 9
Average salary £38,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.46% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,350 £29,000 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £44,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
HNC
England

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

Qualifications Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2399 2095 2754
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 30.73% 28.36% 30.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1872 1732 2379
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -23 4 £35,500 +9.23%
Cambridgeshire - 4 £45,000 - 1
Essex -5 1 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Norfolk - 1 - -
HNC
England

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 15 (57.69%) XML
2 14 (53.85%) Computer Science
3 13 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 12 (46.15%) LTE
4 12 (46.15%) Degree
5 11 (42.31%) 2G
5 11 (42.31%) 3G
6 10 (38.46%) XMetaL
7 6 (23.08%) C#
7 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
8 5 (19.23%) HTML
8 5 (19.23%) C
8 5 (19.23%) Windows
9 4 (15.38%) HND
9 4 (15.38%) C++
9 4 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (11.54%) Modbus
10 3 (11.54%) MS PowerPoint
10 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
10 3 (11.54%) COM+
10 3 (11.54%) .NET
10 3 (11.54%) MS Office
10 3 (11.54%) LAN
10 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
10 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
10 3 (11.54%) Finance
10 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
10 3 (11.54%) LabVIEW
10 3 (11.54%) LabWindows
11 2 (7.69%) VB6

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (38.46%) XMetaL
2 3 (11.54%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (11.54%) MS Office
2 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.85%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 12 (46.15%) LTE
2 11 (42.31%) 3G
2 11 (42.31%) 2G
3 3 (11.54%) Modbus
3 3 (11.54%) LAN
4 2 (7.69%) WAN
4 2 (7.69%) Ethernet
4 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 2 (7.69%) Firewall
5 1 (3.85%) Wireless
5 1 (3.85%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) MySQL
1 2 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) LabVIEW
2 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.69%) Electronics
4 1 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.85%) Multimedia
4 1 (3.85%) Law
4 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Author
1 11 (42.31%) Technical Author
2 6 (23.08%) Software Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Database Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Database Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Team Leader
4 2 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) VBA Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Software Team Leader
4 2 (7.69%) IT Support
4 2 (7.69%) Senior IT Support
4 2 (7.69%) Development Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Development Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (57.69%) XML
2 5 (19.23%) HTML
3 3 (11.54%) .NET
3 3 (11.54%) COM+
4 1 (3.85%) XSL
4 1 (3.85%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 14 (53.85%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.69%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Windows NT
2 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
2 2 (7.69%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
2 4 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (7.69%) Data Migration
3 2 (7.69%) Project Management
3 2 (7.69%) Change Management
3 2 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.85%) Content Management
4 1 (3.85%) Automated Testing
4 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.85%) OO
4 1 (3.85%) CAD
4 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.85%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) C#
2 5 (19.23%) C
3 4 (15.38%) C++
4 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.69%) SQL
5 2 (7.69%) VB
5 2 (7.69%) VBA
5 2 (7.69%) VB6
6 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) Degree
2 4 (15.38%) HND
3 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) APMP
4 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) CheckPoint
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) SAP
2 2 (7.69%) Cisco
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southend-On-Sea
Huxley Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago