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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 82 98 102
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +4
Permanent jobs citing HND 6 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.57% 0.16% 0.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.65% 0.62% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 3
Median salary £34,000 £32,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £32,500 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £31,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -12.50%

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
226 323 367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 21.32% 25.37% 27.12%
Number of salaries quoted 124 223 261
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +7.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing HND as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 22 January 2017, IT jobs citing HND also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for HND.

1 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) DNS
2 7 (70.00%) Oracle
2 7 (70.00%) Windows
3 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (60.00%) Relational Database
4 5 (50.00%) Line Management
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (50.00%) OpenVMS
4 5 (50.00%) QMS
4 5 (50.00%) Change Control
4 5 (50.00%) Windows 2000
4 5 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 5 (50.00%) Quality Management
5 4 (40.00%) Cisco
5 4 (40.00%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (40.00%) SolarWinds
5 4 (40.00%) SolarWinds Orion
5 4 (40.00%) Network Management
6 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (30.00%) Degree
7 2 (20.00%) Spring MVC
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (20.00%) jQuery
7 2 (20.00%) GlassFish
7 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
7 2 (20.00%) Bourne shell

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) GlassFish
1 2 (20.00%) IIS
1 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (20.00%) SSH
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (20.00%) Ant
2 2 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Site Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Systems Support
1 5 (50.00%) Systems Support Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Traffic Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) J2EE Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Applications Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior J2EE Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
1 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) J2EE
1 2 (20.00%) JDBC
1 2 (20.00%) jQuery
1 2 (20.00%) JSP
1 2 (20.00%) Servlets
1 2 (20.00%) Spring
1 2 (20.00%) Spring MVC
1 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) OpenVMS
2 5 (50.00%) Windows 2000
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Change Control
1 5 (50.00%) Line Management
1 5 (50.00%) QMS
1 5 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 4 (40.00%) Network Management
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) MVC
3 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) SOA
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (20.00%) Bourne shell
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) Korn
3 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) NFS
2 2 (20.00%) Samba
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Varonis