The table below looks at the statistics for HNC in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HNC over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 98 106 96
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Permanent jobs citing HNC 8 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.54% 0.13% 0.083%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.79% 0.53% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 1
Average salary £17,000 £35,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-52.11% +42.00%
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £28,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+17.54% -12.30%
HNC
Scotland

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

Qualifications Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
447 378 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 30.12% 25.47% 26.98%
Number of salaries quoted 310 241 163
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

HNC
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

HNC Salary Trend in Edinburgh

HNC
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HNC across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

HNC Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

HNC
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 8 (100.00%) HND
1 8 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (87.50%) EPoS
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (12.50%) ETL
4 1 (12.50%) SAS
4 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
4 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) Banking
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) Wiki
4 1 (12.50%) Credit Risk

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
2 6 (75.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) EPoS
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Wiki
3 1 (12.50%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) ETL
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) HND
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday