The first table below looks at the demand for HND in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HND over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the England region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 655 634 569
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -65
Permanent jobs citing HND 243 227 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.22% 0.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.81% 0.79% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 181 167 255
Average salary £37,000 £34,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.24% -2.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,750 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £30,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.75% -12.85%
Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
30061 28702 32271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.11% 27.72% 27.52%
Number of salaries quoted 24253 23387 27591
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
HND
UK

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

HND Jobs Demand Trend in England

HND
Salary Trend in England

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

HND Salary Trend in England

HND
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HND across the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

HND Salary Histogram in England

HND
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HND within the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -46 66 £42,500 +13.33% 3
North West +43 44 £29,000 -22.66% 2
South East -41 41 £38,500 +25.20% 5
Yorkshire -14 28 £30,000 -35.13%
South West -14 23 £34,750 -0.71% 4
West Midlands +27 20 £37,750 +67.77%
East Midlands -5 12 £35,000 +60.91% 2
East of England -32 7 £32,500 -
North East -16 1 £22,000 -12.00%
Midlands - 1 - -
HND
UK

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 367 (75.51%) Degree
2 139 (28.60%) SQL
3 135 (27.78%) Windows
4 121 (24.90%) Microsoft
5 97 (19.96%) HNC
6 90 (18.52%) Oracle
7 87 (17.90%) Linux
7 87 (17.90%) Finance
8 84 (17.28%) Java
9 81 (16.67%) HTML
10 69 (14.20%) VMware
11 67 (13.79%) XML
12 62 (12.76%) Agile Software Development
13 61 (12.55%) CSS
14 60 (12.35%) Windows Server 2008
15 59 (12.14%) SQL Server
15 59 (12.14%) ISEB
15 59 (12.14%) Telecoms
16 58 (11.93%) MS Excel
17 57 (11.73%) .NET
18 56 (11.52%) Project Management
18 56 (11.52%) Retail
19 54 (11.11%) ITIL
19 54 (11.11%) QA
20 52 (10.70%) C#
21 51 (10.49%) VMware Infrastructure
22 49 (10.08%) JavaScript
22 49 (10.08%) Scrum
23 48 (9.88%) Electronics
23 48 (9.88%) Citrix

HND
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 25 (5.14%) Tomcat
2 22 (4.53%) SharePoint
3 19 (3.91%) Apache
3 19 (3.91%) IIS
4 17 (3.50%) WebLogic
5 15 (3.09%) MS Exchange
6 13 (2.67%) SharePoint 2013
7 9 (1.85%) CMS
7 9 (1.85%) SAS
8 8 (1.65%) Commerce Server
8 8 (1.65%) WebSphere
9 6 (1.23%) WordPress
9 6 (1.23%) Drupal
10 5 (1.03%) Alfresco
10 5 (1.03%) nginx
11 3 (0.62%) Papyrus
11 3 (0.62%) Oracle Service Bus
12 2 (0.41%) WinCC
12 2 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 58 (11.93%) MS Excel
2 31 (6.38%) MS Office
3 18 (3.70%) MS Visio
4 16 (3.29%) Photoshop
5 15 (3.09%) MS PowerPoint
6 14 (2.88%) MS Project
7 9 (1.85%) AutoCAD
8 4 (0.82%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.82%) InDesign
9 3 (0.62%) PrintSoft PReS
9 3 (0.62%) DOC1
9 3 (0.62%) Pro/ENGINEER
9 3 (0.62%) Simulink
10 2 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.21%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 15 (3.09%) Magento
2 9 (1.85%) Oracle CRM
3 7 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.82%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.82%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.62%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.21%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.21%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 32 (6.58%) Internet
2 28 (5.76%) TCP/IP
3 21 (4.32%) LAN
4 19 (3.91%) HTTP
5 18 (3.70%) VoIP
5 18 (3.70%) WAN
5 18 (3.70%) SAN
6 17 (3.50%) Firewall
7 16 (3.29%) FTP
8 15 (3.09%) Network Security
9 13 (2.67%) VPN
10 12 (2.47%) LTE
10 12 (2.47%) Ethernet
10 12 (2.47%) DNS
10 12 (2.47%) SMTP
10 12 (2.47%) SDH
11 9 (1.85%) 3G
11 9 (1.85%) SSL
11 9 (1.85%) LDAP
12 7 (1.44%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (12.14%) SQL Server
2 35 (7.20%) Oracle Database
3 30 (6.17%) Relational Database
4 21 (4.32%) MySQL
5 16 (3.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (2.47%) RDBMS
8 10 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (2.06%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (1.65%) DB2
10 7 (1.44%) OLAP
11 5 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (1.03%) MS Access
12 4 (0.82%) Hadoop
12 4 (0.82%) Oracle OWB
13 3 (0.62%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
14 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 34 (7.00%) Selenium
2 32 (6.58%) Jenkins
3 22 (4.53%) Visual Studio
4 15 (3.09%) JMeter
4 15 (3.09%) Eclipse
4 15 (3.09%) Ant
4 15 (3.09%) JUnit
4 15 (3.09%) Git (software)
4 15 (3.09%) WebDriver
5 14 (2.88%) Mockito
5 14 (2.88%) Gerrit
5 14 (2.88%) Maven
6 12 (2.47%) Subversion
7 11 (2.26%) JIRA
8 9 (1.85%) Toad
9 8 (1.65%) ClearCase
10 4 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (0.82%) TestPartner
11 3 (0.62%) NetBeans
11 3 (0.62%) Dreamweaver
General
1 87 (17.90%) Finance
2 59 (12.14%) Telecoms
3 56 (11.52%) Retail
4 48 (9.88%) Electronics
5 20 (4.12%) Marketing
6 15 (3.09%) Military
7 12 (2.47%) Manufacturing
8 10 (2.06%) Aerospace
9 7 (1.44%) Multimedia
9 7 (1.44%) Legal
10 6 (1.23%) Back Office
11 5 (1.03%) Local Government
12 4 (0.82%) Banking
13 3 (0.62%) Billing
13 3 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.62%) French Language
13 3 (0.62%) German Language
13 3 (0.62%) Italian Language
13 3 (0.62%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.41%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 111 (22.84%) Analyst
2 104 (21.40%) Developer
3 36 (7.41%) Java Developer
4 27 (5.56%) Business Analyst
4 27 (5.56%) Test Analyst
5 24 (4.94%) Support Analyst
6 22 (4.53%) Support Engineer
6 22 (4.53%) Administrator
6 22 (4.53%) Systems Analyst
7 20 (4.12%) Business Systems Analyst
8 19 (3.91%) DBA
8 19 (3.91%) Tester
9 17 (3.50%) Test Engineer
10 15 (3.09%) Consultant
11 14 (2.88%) Web Developer
12 13 (2.67%) SharePoint Developer
12 13 (2.67%) Software Developer
12 13 (2.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 12 (2.47%) Automation Analyst
13 12 (2.47%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (16.67%) HTML
2 67 (13.79%) XML
3 61 (12.55%) CSS
4 57 (11.73%) .NET
5 44 (9.05%) jQuery
6 34 (7.00%) Web Services
7 29 (5.97%) ASP.NET
8 28 (5.76%) EJB
8 28 (5.76%) Spring
8 28 (5.76%) Hibernate
9 24 (4.94%) JSP
10 22 (4.53%) XSLT
10 22 (4.53%) J2EE
11 19 (3.91%) SOAP
12 17 (3.50%) WSDL
13 16 (3.29%) Middleware
13 16 (3.29%) .NET Framework
14 14 (2.88%) EJB 3.0
14 14 (2.88%) Apache Wicket
14 14 (2.88%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 36 (7.41%) Computer Science
2 23 (4.73%) Replication
3 16 (3.29%) Management Information System
4 14 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (2.67%) Clustering
5 13 (2.67%) Thin Client
5 13 (2.67%) Fat Client
6 12 (2.47%) Mathematics
6 12 (2.47%) Handset
7 10 (2.06%) Visualisation
7 10 (2.06%) Chip and PIN
8 9 (1.85%) Client/Server
8 9 (1.85%) Telematics
9 8 (1.65%) Blackberry
9 8 (1.65%) CCTV
10 7 (1.44%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.23%) SCADA
11 6 (1.23%) GIS
12 5 (1.03%) Firmware
12 5 (1.03%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 135 (27.78%) Windows
2 87 (17.90%) Linux
3 60 (12.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 47 (9.67%) UNIX
5 27 (5.56%) Windows 7
6 26 (5.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (4.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (3.70%) Windows XP
9 15 (3.09%) Android
10 13 (2.67%) Windows 8
11 10 (2.06%) CentOS
12 9 (1.85%) Apple iOS
13 7 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (1.44%) Oracle Linux
14 6 (1.23%) Solaris
15 5 (1.03%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.62%) Windows Vista
17 2 (0.41%) Embedded Linux
18 1 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (12.76%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (11.52%) Project Management
3 54 (11.11%) ITIL
4 49 (10.08%) Scrum
5 47 (9.67%) Service Delivery
6 45 (9.26%) Software Testing
6 45 (9.26%) Test Scripting
7 44 (9.05%) Software Engineering
8 38 (7.82%) Systems Analysis
9 37 (7.61%) E-Commerce
10 34 (7.00%) Performance Tuning
11 33 (6.79%) Migration
11 33 (6.79%) TDD
12 28 (5.76%) OO
12 28 (5.76%) Business Analysis
13 26 (5.35%) Time Management
14 24 (4.94%) GAP Analysis
15 22 (4.53%) Waterfall
16 21 (4.32%) User Acceptance Testing
16 21 (4.32%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 139 (28.60%) SQL
2 84 (17.28%) Java
3 52 (10.70%) C#
4 49 (10.08%) JavaScript
5 35 (7.20%) C
6 30 (6.17%) PHP
7 29 (5.97%) Perl
8 23 (4.73%) Python
9 22 (4.53%) C++
9 22 (4.53%) VB
10 21 (4.32%) PowerShell
11 18 (3.70%) PL/SQL
12 14 (2.88%) Bash Shell
12 14 (2.88%) XPath
13 12 (2.47%) T-SQL
14 11 (2.26%) Shell Script
15 10 (2.06%) VBA
16 8 (1.65%) VB.NET
17 7 (1.44%) VBScript
18 6 (1.23%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 367 (75.51%) Degree
2 97 (19.96%) HNC
3 59 (12.14%) ISEB
4 29 (5.97%) Security Cleared
5 24 (4.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 23 (4.73%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (3.91%) SC Cleared
8 16 (3.29%) CCNA
9 13 (2.67%) MCP
10 11 (2.26%) MCITP
10 11 (2.26%) MCSE
11 10 (2.06%) CCNP
12 9 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 8 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (1.03%) JNCIA
14 5 (1.03%) Network+ Certification
15 4 (0.82%) VTSP
15 4 (0.82%) MCSA
15 4 (0.82%) MCTS
16 3 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (11.11%) QA
2 22 (4.53%) SLA
3 10 (2.06%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.82%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.62%) ISO 9000
5 3 (0.62%) DO-254
6 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.21%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 51 (10.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (9.67%) Active Directory
3 33 (6.79%) Hyper-V
3 33 (6.79%) XenApp
4 29 (5.97%) vSphere
5 21 (4.32%) XenServer
5 21 (4.32%) XenDesktop
6 9 (1.85%) Oracle RMAN
7 7 (1.44%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.82%) Samba
10 3 (0.62%) NDS
11 1 (0.21%) Xen
11 1 (0.21%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.21%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 19 (3.91%) SCCM
2 12 (2.47%) Plesk
3 7 (1.44%) WSUS
4 6 (1.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 5 (1.03%) Nagios
5 5 (1.03%) Tivoli
5 5 (1.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (1.03%) SCOM
5 5 (1.03%) NSN NetAct
5 5 (1.03%) Cacti
6 3 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.62%) HAProxy
7 2 (0.41%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.21%) MOM
8 1 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 121 (24.90%) Microsoft
2 90 (18.52%) Oracle
3 69 (14.20%) VMware
4 48 (9.88%) Citrix
5 40 (8.23%) Cisco
6 35 (7.20%) NetApp
7 33 (6.79%) HP
8 22 (4.53%) SAP
9 20 (4.12%) Dell
10 15 (3.09%) IBM
11 12 (2.47%) TIBCO
12 11 (2.26%) Juniper
13 9 (1.85%) JD Edwards
14 8 (1.65%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
14 8 (1.65%) EMC
14 8 (1.65%) Red Hat
15 7 (1.44%) Sun
16 6 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
17 5 (1.03%) Google
17 5 (1.03%) Nokia
Nottinghamshire
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: To £20k (Dependent on Experience)
Posted: 14 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: upto 50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
networx
Salary: £40,290pa + £2,500 car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £32661 - £46465 per annum + bonus + 25 days hols + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham or Oxford
Networx Recruitment
Salary: £40,290pa + £2,500 car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £37000.00 - £47000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Advantage Resourcing
Salary: £37000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Ventures
Salary: £49000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £16,000 - £20,000 DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Venator Recruitment Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: From £39,000 to £54,999 per annum £39-51,000 + Great Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire, Oxford, Bristol, Bath,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £39-51,000 + Great Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke
Blue Town Online
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £16,000 - £20,000 DOE
Posted: 9 days ago
West Yorkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago