The table below looks at the statistics for HND 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 HND over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 237 234 245
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Permanent jobs citing HND 17 14 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.24% 0.21% 0.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.81% 0.67% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 16 13 27
Average salary £41,500 £35,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.57% +22.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £39,800 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £32,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -3.03%
HND
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
2107 2091 2540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 29.40% 31.54% 29.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1669 1637 2109
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

HND Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

HND
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

HND Salary Trend in the East of England

HND
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HND across the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

HND Salary Histogram in the East of England

HND
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 HND within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 January 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
Suffolk - 6 £40,750 - 3
Hertfordshire -21 5 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Cambridgeshire -3 4 £47,500 +97.91% 1
Bedfordshire - 1 £10,000 - 1
HND
England

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the East of England region citing HND 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 HND.

1 21 (70.00%) Degree
2 16 (53.33%) HNC
3 8 (26.67%) Project Management
4 7 (23.33%) Finance
4 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
5 6 (20.00%) C#
5 6 (20.00%) Electronics
6 5 (16.67%) C
6 5 (16.67%) .NET
6 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 5 (16.67%) Performance Management
6 5 (16.67%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 5 (16.67%) Mentoring
7 4 (13.33%) TDD
7 4 (13.33%) Finite Element Analysis
7 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
7 4 (13.33%) SQL
7 4 (13.33%) C++
7 4 (13.33%) MS Office
7 4 (13.33%) OO
7 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (13.33%) CAD
7 4 (13.33%) Legal
8 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
8 3 (10.00%) Windows
8 3 (10.00%) XML
8 3 (10.00%) HTML
8 3 (10.00%) Java
8 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
8 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the East of England region citing HND 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 HND. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 4 (13.33%) MS Office
3 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Wireless
1 1 (3.33%) SAN
1 1 (3.33%) DECT
1 1 (3.33%) WCDMA
1 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.33%) LTE
1 1 (3.33%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) MySQL
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.33%) OLTP
2 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Subversion
2 1 (3.33%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (3.33%) LabVIEW
2 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.33%) JIRA
2 1 (3.33%) Selenium
2 1 (3.33%) Bugzilla
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
2 6 (20.00%) Electronics
3 4 (13.33%) Legal
4 2 (6.67%) Law
4 2 (6.67%) Games
4 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.33%) Automotive
5 1 (3.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 5 (16.67%) Project Manager
1 5 (16.67%) Mechanical Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Developer
3 3 (10.00%) Software Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Design Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) .NET Developer
4 2 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (6.67%) IT Support Technician
4 2 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 2 (6.67%) IT Support
4 2 (6.67%) Java Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Mechanical Design Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Support Technician
4 2 (6.67%) Support Specialist
4 2 (6.67%) Configuration Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) .NET
2 3 (10.00%) XML
2 3 (10.00%) HTML
3 2 (6.67%) JSON
3 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.67%) CSS
3 2 (6.67%) XHTML
3 2 (6.67%) HTML5
3 2 (6.67%) CSS3
4 1 (3.33%) XSL
4 1 (3.33%) ODBC
4 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.67%) Robotics
2 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.33%) Online Games
3 1 (3.33%) Human Factors
3 1 (3.33%) Replication
3 1 (3.33%) Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Project Management
2 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 5 (16.67%) Performance Management
2 5 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 4 (13.33%) TDD
3 4 (13.33%) Finite Element Analysis
3 4 (13.33%) OO
3 4 (13.33%) CAD
4 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.67%) Extreme Programming
5 2 (6.67%) Data Management
5 2 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Automated Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Information Assurance
5 2 (6.67%) Unit Testing
5 2 (6.67%) ITIL
5 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.67%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) C#
2 5 (16.67%) C
3 4 (13.33%) SQL
3 4 (13.33%) C++
4 3 (10.00%) Java
5 2 (6.67%) Ruby
5 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (70.00%) Degree
2 16 (53.33%) HNC
3 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (6.67%) Chartered Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
5 2 (6.67%) CIPD
5 2 (6.67%) MCDST
5 2 (6.67%) MCT
5 2 (6.67%) A+ Certification
5 2 (6.67%) ECDL
5 2 (6.67%) APMP
6 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (3.33%) PhD
6 1 (3.33%) CCNP
6 1 (3.33%) CCDP
6 1 (3.33%) ISEB
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Firmware
1 1 (3.33%) Terminal Server
1 1 (3.33%) MetaFrame
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) Juniper
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco
2 1 (3.33%) HP
2 1 (3.33%) Citrix
2 1 (3.33%) SAP
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle
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