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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 239 276 257
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -19
Permanent jobs citing HND 16 9 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.21% 0.10% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.73% 0.35% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 15
Average salary £29,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.23% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,016 £24,250 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £39,500 £60,900
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
2189 2594 2485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 29.34% 30.09% 28.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1736 2070 2063
Average salary £43,900 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +17 9 £22,016 -30.65%
Cambridgeshire +9 2 £50,000 +53.84% 2
Hertfordshire 0 2 £29,500 -15.71% 2
Essex - 2 £30,500 - 2
Bedfordshire - 1 £10,000 -
HND
England

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 19 (57.58%) Degree
2 17 (51.52%) HNC
3 7 (21.21%) Windows
3 7 (21.21%) C#
3 7 (21.21%) Project Management
4 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 6 (18.18%) .NET
4 6 (18.18%) ITIL
4 6 (18.18%) Electronics
4 6 (18.18%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 6 (18.18%) PTC Creo
5 5 (15.15%) Mentoring
5 5 (15.15%) Service Delivery
5 5 (15.15%) Finance
5 5 (15.15%) Legal
5 5 (15.15%) Finite Element Analysis
5 5 (15.15%) Mathematics
5 5 (15.15%) MS Office
5 5 (15.15%) C
5 5 (15.15%) ISEB
5 5 (15.15%) CAD
6 4 (12.12%) NHS
6 4 (12.12%) Intranet
6 4 (12.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
6 4 (12.12%) ISO 9001
6 4 (12.12%) WSH
6 4 (12.12%) SQL
6 4 (12.12%) MCP
6 4 (12.12%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (12.12%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Pro/ENGINEER
1 6 (18.18%) PTC Creo
2 5 (15.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) Intranet
2 1 (3.03%) TETRA
2 1 (3.03%) DECT
2 1 (3.03%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) MySQL
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.06%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.03%) OLTP
2 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Subversion
2 1 (3.03%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 6 (18.18%) Electronics
2 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Legal
3 3 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 3 (9.09%) Games
4 1 (3.03%) Military
4 1 (3.03%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.03%) Automotive
4 1 (3.03%) Law
4 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Project Manager
2 6 (18.18%) Developer
2 6 (18.18%) Mechanical Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (12.12%) Design Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Test Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Mechanical Design Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Configuration Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Data Architect
6 1 (3.03%) DBA
6 1 (3.03%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) .NET
2 4 (12.12%) WSH
3 3 (9.09%) HTML
3 3 (9.09%) CSS
3 3 (9.09%) HTML5
3 3 (9.09%) CSS3
4 2 (6.06%) JSON
4 2 (6.06%) XML
4 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
4 2 (6.06%) XHTML
5 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.03%) ODBC
5 1 (3.03%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Mathematics
2 4 (12.12%) Statistics
2 4 (12.12%) NHS
2 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
2 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.06%) Online Games
3 2 (6.06%) Robotics
4 1 (3.03%) Human Factors
4 1 (3.03%) Handset
4 1 (3.03%) Replication
4 1 (3.03%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) Windows XP
2 4 (12.12%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.06%) Linux
4 1 (3.03%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Project Management
2 6 (18.18%) ITIL
3 5 (15.15%) Service Delivery
3 5 (15.15%) CAD
3 5 (15.15%) Finite Element Analysis
3 5 (15.15%) Mentoring
4 4 (12.12%) Software Deployment
4 4 (12.12%) Performance Management
4 4 (12.12%) Information Security
4 4 (12.12%) OO
4 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.12%) TDD
5 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.06%) Data Management
6 2 (6.06%) Scrum
6 2 (6.06%) Extreme Programming
6 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.06%) Software Delivery
7 1 (3.03%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) C#
2 5 (15.15%) C
3 4 (12.12%) SQL
4 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.06%) Ruby
5 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.03%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (57.58%) Degree
2 17 (51.52%) HNC
3 5 (15.15%) ISEB
4 4 (12.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 4 (12.12%) MCP
5 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (3.03%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (3.03%) PhD
7 1 (3.03%) CCNP
7 1 (3.03%) CCNA
7 1 (3.03%) CCDP
7 1 (3.03%) NVQ Level 3
7 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
7 1 (3.03%) APMP
7 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) MetaFrame
2 1 (3.03%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 4 (12.12%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) HP
2 1 (3.03%) EMC
2 1 (3.03%) Citrix
2 1 (3.03%) Juniper
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle
2 1 (3.03%) Business Objects
2 1 (3.03%) SAP
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco
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