The table below looks at the statistics for HNC in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HNC over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
UK / England
Rank 745 818 764
Rank change year-on-year
+73 -54
Permanent jobs citing HNC 82 97 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.10% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.42% 0.37% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 55 77 99
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £20,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £51,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -22.22%

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

Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
19593 25920 27203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 25.19% 27.80% 27.74%
Number of salaries quoted 15598 20973 21872
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £66,850 £70,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing HNC as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in England

HNC
Salary Trend in England

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

HNC Salary Trend in England

HNC
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HNC across the England region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

HNC Salary Histogram in England

HNC
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the England region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +52 18 £33,500 +47.25% 2
North West -5 16 £27,500 -21.42% 5
West Midlands +20 14 £35,000 -9.67% 2
London +60 11 £41,250 -0.48% 1
Yorkshire +38 9 £28,750 +4.54% 2
East of England +1 6 £30,000 -25.00%
South West +21 5 £32,500 -13.33% 4
Midlands - 3 £40,000 -
HNC
UK

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT jobs citing HNC 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 England region with a requirement for HNC.

1 108 (58.70%) HND
2 82 (44.57%) Degree
3 46 (25.00%) Electronics
4 31 (16.85%) Manufacturing
4 31 (16.85%) Driving Licence
5 30 (16.30%) SQL
6 28 (15.22%) SLA
7 25 (13.59%) Analytical Skills
8 23 (12.50%) Finance
9 22 (11.96%) Software Engineering
9 22 (11.96%) Microsoft
9 22 (11.96%) Computer Science
10 21 (11.41%) CAD
11 20 (10.87%) C
12 19 (10.33%) MS Excel
12 19 (10.33%) Project Management
13 18 (9.78%) ITIL
13 18 (9.78%) Validation
14 17 (9.24%) Service Delivery
14 17 (9.24%) MS Office
14 17 (9.24%) Windows
15 15 (8.15%) SQL Server
15 15 (8.15%) Telecoms
16 14 (7.61%) MySQL
16 14 (7.61%) Linux
17 13 (7.07%) Process Improvement
18 12 (6.52%) Marketing
18 12 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
18 12 (6.52%) PHP
18 12 (6.52%) .NET

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 4 (2.17%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.63%) Apache
2 3 (1.63%) IIS
3 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (1.09%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.54%) CMS
Applications
1 19 (10.33%) MS Excel
2 17 (9.24%) MS Office
3 5 (2.72%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (2.72%) Siemens NX
4 4 (2.17%) SOLIDWORKS
5 3 (1.63%) AutoCAD
6 2 (1.09%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.54%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.54%) CATIA
7 1 (0.54%) FrameMaker
7 1 (0.54%) InDesign
7 1 (0.54%) Mathcad
7 1 (0.54%) PTC Creo
7 1 (0.54%) Solid Edge
7 1 (0.54%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 4 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.63%) PeopleSoft CRM
2 3 (1.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.63%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.63%) SaaS
2 1 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.80%) TCP/IP
2 6 (3.26%) GSM
2 6 (3.26%) SS7
2 6 (3.26%) UMTS
2 6 (3.26%) Value-Added Service
3 3 (1.63%) ATM
3 3 (1.63%) HTTP
3 3 (1.63%) SMS
4 2 (1.09%) Internet
4 2 (1.09%) LAN
4 2 (1.09%) WAN
5 1 (0.54%) Firewall
5 1 (0.54%) TETRA
5 1 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.15%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.61%) MySQL
3 5 (2.72%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.17%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.63%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (1.63%) Power BI
6 2 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.54%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.54%) QlikView
7 1 (0.54%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (3.26%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.17%) JIRA
3 3 (1.63%) LabVIEW
4 2 (1.09%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.09%) Subversion
5 1 (0.54%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.54%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 46 (25.00%) Electronics
2 31 (16.85%) Manufacturing
3 23 (12.50%) Finance
4 15 (8.15%) Telecoms
5 12 (6.52%) Marketing
6 7 (3.80%) Avionics
6 7 (3.80%) Military
7 4 (2.17%) Automotive
8 3 (1.63%) Billing
9 2 (1.09%) Aerospace
9 2 (1.09%) Retail
10 1 (0.54%) Advertising
10 1 (0.54%) Games
10 1 (0.54%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 23 (12.50%) Design Engineer
1 23 (12.50%) Mechanical Engineer
2 18 (9.78%) Analyst
3 17 (9.24%) Electronics Engineer
4 16 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
5 15 (8.15%) Developer
6 14 (7.61%) Mechanical Design Engineer
6 14 (7.61%) Test Engineer
7 13 (7.07%) Support Analyst
8 12 (6.52%) Applications Support
8 12 (6.52%) Applications Support Analyst
8 12 (6.52%) Project Engineer
9 10 (5.43%) Field Engineer
10 9 (4.89%) Field Service Engineer
11 7 (3.80%) Embedded Engineer
11 7 (3.80%) PCB Design Engineer
11 7 (3.80%) PCB Engineer
11 7 (3.80%) Senior Design Engineer
11 7 (3.80%) Support Engineer
12 6 (3.26%) VAS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.52%) .NET
2 11 (5.98%) ASP.NET
3 10 (5.43%) HTML
4 7 (3.80%) jQuery
5 6 (3.26%) SOAP
6 4 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (1.63%) .NET Framework
7 3 (1.63%) CSS
7 3 (1.63%) JSON
7 3 (1.63%) Middleware
7 3 (1.63%) WCF
7 3 (1.63%) WPF
8 2 (1.09%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.54%) Flash
9 1 (0.54%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.54%) XHTML
9 1 (0.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (16.85%) Driving Licence
2 25 (13.59%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (11.96%) Computer Science
4 11 (5.98%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.26%) Data Centre
5 6 (3.26%) Device Driver
6 4 (2.17%) EPoS
7 3 (1.63%) CCTV
7 3 (1.63%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.09%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.09%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.09%) Physics
8 2 (1.09%) Robotics
8 2 (1.09%) Statistics
9 1 (0.54%) AS400
9 1 (0.54%) iSeries
9 1 (0.54%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.54%) Mechatronics
9 1 (0.54%) SCADA
9 1 (0.54%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.24%) Windows
2 14 (7.61%) Linux
3 8 (4.35%) Unix
3 8 (4.35%) Windows Server
4 6 (3.26%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.09%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.09%) Windows Vista
6 2 (1.09%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.54%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.54%) OS/390
7 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.54%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (11.96%) Software Engineering
2 21 (11.41%) CAD
3 19 (10.33%) Project Management
4 18 (9.78%) ITIL
4 18 (9.78%) Validation
5 17 (9.24%) Service Delivery
6 13 (7.07%) Process Improvement
7 12 (6.52%) Change Management
8 10 (5.43%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (5.43%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (4.89%) CRM
9 9 (4.89%) ERP
10 8 (4.35%) 3D Modelling
10 8 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (4.35%) Workflow
11 7 (3.80%) Change Control
11 7 (3.80%) Line Management
11 7 (3.80%) Prototyping
11 7 (3.80%) Schematic Capture
11 7 (3.80%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (16.30%) SQL
2 20 (10.87%) C
3 12 (6.52%) PHP
4 11 (5.98%) C++
5 10 (5.43%) Embedded C
6 7 (3.80%) C#
6 7 (3.80%) JavaScript
7 6 (3.26%) Embedded C++
7 6 (3.26%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.63%) Java
9 2 (1.09%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.09%) Python
10 1 (0.54%) Fortran
10 1 (0.54%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.54%) RPG
10 1 (0.54%) VB
10 1 (0.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 108 (58.70%) HND
2 82 (44.57%) Degree
3 12 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (4.35%) Security Cleared
5 7 (3.80%) MCSE
6 6 (3.26%) Chartered Engineer
6 6 (3.26%) DV Cleared
7 5 (2.72%) A+ Certification
7 5 (2.72%) CCNA
7 5 (2.72%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (2.72%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (2.72%) Network+ Certification
8 4 (2.17%) MCSA
9 3 (1.63%) NVQ Level 4
9 3 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (1.09%) MCP
11 1 (0.54%) GNVQ
11 1 (0.54%) PMP
11 1 (0.54%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (15.22%) SLA
2 10 (5.43%) QA
3 8 (4.35%) ISO 9000
4 5 (2.72%) ISO 14001
4 5 (2.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (2.72%) ISO22301
4 5 (2.72%) RMADS
5 3 (1.63%) Def Stans
5 3 (1.63%) ISO 9001
5 3 (1.63%) ISO 9002
5 3 (1.63%) PCI DSS
6 2 (1.09%) GAMP
6 2 (1.09%) IEC 61508
6 2 (1.09%) MISRA
7 1 (0.54%) TickIT
System Software
1 8 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.26%) Firmware
3 3 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.09%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.54%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (0.54%) PaperCut
1 1 (0.54%) SCCM
1 1 (0.54%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 22 (11.96%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.35%) Siemens
3 6 (3.26%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 6 (3.26%) Computacenter
3 6 (3.26%) Nokia Networks
3 6 (3.26%) TIBCO
4 5 (2.72%) Oracle
5 4 (2.17%) SAP
6 3 (1.63%) PeopleSoft
6 3 (1.63%) Rockwell
6 3 (1.63%) VMware
7 2 (1.09%) EMC
7 2 (1.09%) Green Hills
8 1 (0.54%) Adobe
8 1 (0.54%) Apple
8 1 (0.54%) Cisco
8 1 (0.54%) Dell
8 1 (0.54%) HP
8 1 (0.54%) IBM
8 1 (0.54%) Sybase
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