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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank - 98 91
Permanent jobs citing HNC 0 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.37% 0.086%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.58% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 1
Average salary - £21,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.44%
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+32.03% +6.66%
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
372 317 424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.29% 23.52% 36.55%
Number of salaries quoted 256 184 282
Average salary £44,000 £34,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% -18.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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