The table below looks at the statistics for HND in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HND over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 94 100 96
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Permanent jobs citing HND 3 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.24% 0.37% 0.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.86% 1.35% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 8
Average salary £32,500 £27,750 £25,793
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.11% +7.58%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £38,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +18.75%
HND
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
348 370 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.36% 27.47% 24.55%
Number of salaries quoted 229 248 195
Average salary £47,500 £44,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% +29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

HND Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

HND
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

HND Salary Trend in Edinburgh

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 6 (60.00%) HNC
2 5 (50.00%) EPoS
2 5 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (30.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) HTML5
4 2 (20.00%) Axure RP
4 2 (20.00%) CSS3
4 2 (20.00%) Sass
4 2 (20.00%) LESS
4 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (20.00%) User Experience
4 2 (20.00%) Adobe
4 2 (20.00%) Web Components
4 2 (20.00%) Photoshop
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (20.00%) CSS
4 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (20.00%) InDesign
4 2 (20.00%) Content Management
4 2 (20.00%) CMS
5 1 (10.00%) Samba
5 1 (10.00%) Replication
5 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (10.00%) Windows
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 2 (20.00%) CMS
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (20.00%) InDesign
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (20.00%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (10.00%) SSH
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Axure RP
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Designer
2 2 (20.00%) Graphic Designer
2 2 (20.00%) UI Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
1 2 (20.00%) CSS3
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) HTML5
1 2 (20.00%) LESS
1 2 (20.00%) Sass
1 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (20.00%) Web Components
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) EPoS
2 2 (20.00%) User Experience
3 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (10.00%) Mac OS
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Content Management
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) People Management
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) HNC
2 3 (30.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) NFS
1 1 (10.00%) Samba
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Adobe
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Twitter
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £17000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Premier Engineering
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago