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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 613 633 624
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -9
Permanent jobs citing HND 282 212 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.21% 0.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.95% 0.77% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 190 146 218
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £46,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £34,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-10.14% +6.15%
Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
29645 27681 30954
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.14% 27.20% 27.82%
Number of salaries quoted 23387 22554 26738
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 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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 29 July 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 29 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +34 87 £30,500 -15.27% 12
South West +8 45 £40,290 +16.78% 13
London -54 44 £40,000 +23.07% 7
Yorkshire -21 34 £28,625 +7.00% 8
East Midlands +21 26 £27,000 -10.18% 8
North West +10 21 £25,250 +5.29% 4
West Midlands +11 18 £37,500 +18.11% 3
East of England -16 9 £27,500 -15.38% 8
HND
UK

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 334 (63.26%) Degree
2 167 (31.63%) HNC
3 146 (27.65%) Windows
4 129 (24.43%) SQL
5 127 (24.05%) Microsoft
6 98 (18.56%) Telecoms
7 84 (15.91%) Linux
8 82 (15.53%) XML
9 81 (15.34%) Finance
10 78 (14.77%) HTML
11 74 (14.02%) Computer Science
12 72 (13.64%) SQL Server
13 71 (13.45%) ITIL
14 70 (13.26%) CSS
15 66 (12.50%) Oracle
16 64 (12.12%) Electronics
17 61 (11.55%) Service Delivery
18 60 (11.36%) UNIX
18 60 (11.36%) Active Directory
18 60 (11.36%) Project Management
19 59 (11.17%) Java
20 58 (10.98%) Cisco
20 58 (10.98%) Software Engineering
21 57 (10.80%) VMware
21 57 (10.80%) MS Excel
22 56 (10.61%) Windows Server 2008
23 55 (10.42%) C#
24 54 (10.23%) .NET
25 51 (9.66%) Internet
25 51 (9.66%) jQuery

HND
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 18 (3.41%) MS Exchange
2 17 (3.22%) SharePoint
3 15 (2.84%) IIS
4 12 (2.27%) CMS
5 10 (1.89%) Apache
5 10 (1.89%) WebLogic
6 9 (1.70%) Tomcat
7 8 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (1.14%) SAS
9 5 (0.95%) WordPress
10 4 (0.76%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.76%) Drupal
11 3 (0.57%) Commerce Server
12 2 (0.38%) Alfresco
12 2 (0.38%) nginx
12 2 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.19%) Oracle Spatial
13 1 (0.19%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 57 (10.80%) MS Excel
2 31 (5.87%) MS Office
3 26 (4.92%) Photoshop
4 21 (3.98%) MS Visio
5 18 (3.41%) MS Project
6 16 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
7 8 (1.52%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (1.14%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.57%) InDesign
9 3 (0.57%) Pro/ENGINEER
10 2 (0.38%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.19%) Swift 3D
11 1 (0.19%) MicroStation
11 1 (0.19%) ProjectWise
11 1 (0.19%) EPLAN
11 1 (0.19%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.19%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.19%) Maya
11 1 (0.19%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 11 (2.08%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.95%) Magento
4 4 (0.76%) Oracle CRM
4 4 (0.76%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.38%) HFM
5 2 (0.38%) Exchequer
5 2 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.38%) Remedy AR System
5 2 (0.38%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.19%) Sage 50
6 1 (0.19%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.19%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.19%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (9.66%) Internet
2 27 (5.11%) LAN
3 25 (4.73%) Firewall
4 23 (4.36%) WAN
4 23 (4.36%) TCP/IP
4 23 (4.36%) VPN
5 22 (4.17%) GSM
5 22 (4.17%) SS7
6 21 (3.98%) UMTS
6 21 (3.98%) VoIP
7 20 (3.79%) LTE
8 18 (3.41%) 3G
9 17 (3.22%) 4G
10 15 (2.84%) SAN
11 14 (2.65%) Broadband
11 14 (2.65%) Ethernet
12 11 (2.08%) DEFINITY
12 11 (2.08%) OSPF
13 10 (1.89%) BGP
13 10 (1.89%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 31 (5.87%) Relational Database
3 29 (5.49%) MySQL
4 24 (4.55%) RDBMS
5 19 (3.60%) Oracle Database
6 14 (2.65%) DB2
6 14 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
9 8 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (0.76%) Hadoop
12 4 (0.76%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 3 (0.57%) MongoDB
13 3 (0.57%) OLAP
14 2 (0.38%) Essbase
14 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 2 (0.38%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 21 (3.98%) Eclipse
1 21 (3.98%) Jenkins
2 14 (2.65%) Visual Studio
2 14 (2.65%) Selenium
3 11 (2.08%) Subversion
4 9 (1.70%) Maven
4 9 (1.70%) Ant
4 9 (1.70%) JUnit
4 9 (1.70%) Gerrit
4 9 (1.70%) Git (software)
4 9 (1.70%) Mockito
5 7 (1.33%) Hudson
5 7 (1.33%) Dreamweaver
6 6 (1.14%) Automake
7 5 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (0.95%) WebDriver
7 5 (0.95%) JMeter
8 4 (0.76%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (0.76%) TestPartner
8 4 (0.76%) JIRA
General
1 98 (18.56%) Telecoms
2 81 (15.34%) Finance
3 64 (12.12%) Electronics
4 31 (5.87%) Marketing
5 26 (4.92%) Retail
6 19 (3.60%) Manufacturing
7 18 (3.41%) Pharmaceutical
8 15 (2.84%) Military
9 9 (1.70%) German Language
10 8 (1.52%) Italian Language
10 8 (1.52%) French Language
10 8 (1.52%) Spanish Language
10 8 (1.52%) Law
10 8 (1.52%) Aerospace
11 7 (1.33%) Advertising
12 6 (1.14%) Banking
13 3 (0.57%) Publishing
13 3 (0.57%) Multimedia
13 3 (0.57%) Automotive
13 3 (0.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 101 (19.13%) Developer
2 67 (12.69%) Analyst
3 37 (7.01%) Support Engineer
4 29 (5.49%) Support Analyst
5 28 (5.30%) Java Developer
6 23 (4.36%) Tester
7 21 (3.98%) Network Engineer
8 19 (3.60%) Design Engineer
8 19 (3.60%) IT Support
9 18 (3.41%) Web Developer
10 16 (3.03%) Administrator
11 14 (2.65%) Junior
11 14 (2.65%) Graduate
11 14 (2.65%) Senior Developer
11 14 (2.65%) Team Leader
12 13 (2.46%) Consultant
12 13 (2.46%) Architect
13 11 (2.08%) Author
13 11 (2.08%) Internet Developer
13 11 (2.08%) Website Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (15.53%) XML
2 78 (14.77%) HTML
3 70 (13.26%) CSS
4 54 (10.23%) .NET
5 51 (9.66%) jQuery
6 37 (7.01%) ASP.NET
7 33 (6.25%) Web Services
8 25 (4.73%) HTML5
9 21 (3.98%) JSP
10 20 (3.79%) Spring
10 20 (3.79%) XHTML
11 19 (3.60%) Hibernate
11 19 (3.60%) XSLT
12 17 (3.22%) SOAP
12 17 (3.22%) XSD
13 16 (3.03%) Ajax
13 16 (3.03%) WCF
14 15 (2.84%) GWT
14 15 (2.84%) CSS3
14 15 (2.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 74 (14.02%) Computer Science
2 29 (5.49%) Management Information System
3 16 (3.03%) Replication
3 16 (3.03%) Thin Client
3 16 (3.03%) Fat Client
4 13 (2.46%) Chip and PIN
5 12 (2.27%) Smartphone
6 9 (1.70%) SCADA
6 9 (1.70%) Mathematics
7 8 (1.52%) CCTV
7 8 (1.52%) Digital Media
7 8 (1.52%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.33%) Home Automation
8 7 (1.33%) Video on Demand
8 7 (1.33%) Handset
8 7 (1.33%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.14%) Clustering
9 6 (1.14%) IVR
9 6 (1.14%) Open Source
10 5 (0.95%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 146 (27.65%) Windows
2 84 (15.91%) Linux
3 60 (11.36%) UNIX
4 56 (10.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 37 (7.01%) Windows 7
6 28 (5.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (4.55%) Windows XP
8 22 (4.17%) Windows 8
9 18 (3.41%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (1.52%) Android
11 7 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.76%) CentOS
12 4 (0.76%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.76%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.38%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.38%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (0.38%) Solaris
14 1 (0.19%) AIX
14 1 (0.19%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (13.45%) ITIL
2 61 (11.55%) Service Delivery
3 60 (11.36%) Project Management
4 58 (10.98%) Software Engineering
5 48 (9.09%) Scrum
6 39 (7.39%) Change Management
6 39 (7.39%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (7.20%) Migration
8 29 (5.49%) Test Scripting
9 26 (4.92%) Time Management
9 26 (4.92%) Continuous Improvement
10 25 (4.73%) Workflow
11 23 (4.36%) Business Continuity
11 23 (4.36%) Performance Tuning
12 21 (3.98%) Product Marketing
12 21 (3.98%) Software Testing
13 20 (3.79%) Asset Management
14 19 (3.60%) TDD
14 19 (3.60%) Web Development
14 19 (3.60%) OO
Programming Languages
1 129 (24.43%) SQL
2 59 (11.17%) Java
3 55 (10.42%) C#
4 38 (7.20%) JavaScript
5 30 (5.68%) C
6 27 (5.11%) PHP
7 22 (4.17%) VB
8 20 (3.79%) C++
9 18 (3.41%) PowerShell
10 17 (3.22%) Perl
11 15 (2.84%) T-SQL
11 15 (2.84%) Python
12 14 (2.65%) Bash Shell
13 12 (2.27%) VB.NET
14 11 (2.08%) PL/SQL
15 9 (1.70%) XPath
16 6 (1.14%) VBScript
17 5 (0.95%) Shell Script
18 4 (0.76%) VBA
18 4 (0.76%) VB6
Qualifications
1 334 (63.26%) Degree
2 167 (31.63%) HNC
3 36 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
4 35 (6.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 32 (6.06%) ISEB
6 24 (4.55%) MCP
7 22 (4.17%) Security Cleared
8 20 (3.79%) MCSE
8 20 (3.79%) CCNA
9 19 (3.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 19 (3.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 17 (3.22%) PhD
11 15 (2.84%) SC Cleared
12 14 (2.65%) CCNP
13 12 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 11 (2.08%) MCITP
15 9 (1.70%) ITIL Certification
15 9 (1.70%) MCSA
16 8 (1.52%) Avaya Certification
16 8 (1.52%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (8.71%) QA
2 24 (4.55%) SLA
3 15 (2.84%) ISO 9001
4 7 (1.33%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.19%) COBIT
6 1 (0.19%) BS7799
System Software
1 60 (11.36%) Active Directory
2 33 (6.25%) NDS
3 31 (5.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (5.87%) XenApp
4 25 (4.73%) vSphere
4 25 (4.73%) Hyper-V
5 16 (3.03%) XenDesktop
6 14 (2.65%) XenServer
7 10 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.76%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.19%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.19%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.19%) Xen
10 1 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.19%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 24 (4.55%) SCCM
2 6 (1.14%) WSUS
2 6 (1.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (0.57%) NSN NetAct
3 3 (0.57%) Plesk
4 1 (0.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.19%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.19%) Nagios
4 1 (0.19%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 127 (24.05%) Microsoft
2 66 (12.50%) Oracle
3 58 (10.98%) Cisco
4 57 (10.80%) VMware
5 43 (8.14%) Citrix
6 32 (6.06%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 28 (5.30%) TIBCO
8 25 (4.73%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 22 (4.17%) HP
10 17 (3.22%) NetApp
11 16 (3.03%) Avaya
12 14 (2.65%) Juniper
12 14 (2.65%) SAP
12 14 (2.65%) Red Hat
13 13 (2.46%) Dell
14 12 (2.27%) Google
15 9 (1.70%) Adobe
16 8 (1.52%) EMC
16 8 (1.52%) IBM
17 7 (1.33%) Nokia
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £32661 - £46465 per annum + 25 days hols + bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: To £16k per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
East Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: 17.5k + 2.5k Shift Allowance (DOE)
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bupa + Pension
Posted: 17 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 17 hours ago
Warwickshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Car + pension + Medical
Posted: 17 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Cobham
Salary: Excellent + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Dover, Kent
Proteus Europe
Salary: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Canterbury, Kent
University of Kent
Salary: From £25,759 to £29,836 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Simplified Recruitment
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Simplified Recruitment
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Simplified Recruitment
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-35k
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Boeing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Search Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Northamptonshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: Salary £20,604 - £22,415 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £26,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago