The table below looks at the statistics 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 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 672 656 639
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -17
Permanent jobs citing HND 212 246 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.22% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.75% 0.81% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 160 182 175
Average salary £36,000 £36,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.04% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,100 £24,000 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +11.11%
HND
UK

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
28267 30447 29309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.39% 27.21% 27.85%
Number of salaries quoted 22284 24566 23908
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 2015.

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 2015. 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
London +37 73 £40,000 -5.88% 14
South East +30 57 £40,000 +3.89% 9
East of England +29 15 £29,500 -9.23% 8
Yorkshire -13 15 £23,950 -20.16% 2
East Midlands +19 14 £17,000 -43.33% 3
North West -17 11 £47,500 +63.79% 7
West Midlands -37 11 £26,000 -31.57% 2
South West -34 8 £36,750 +6.52% 4
North East -9 2 £36,000 +63.63% 1
HND
UK

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

1 301 (64.18%) Degree
2 173 (36.89%) HNC
3 123 (26.23%) SQL
4 103 (21.96%) Windows
5 97 (20.68%) Microsoft
6 96 (20.47%) ITIL
7 94 (20.04%) Finance
8 88 (18.76%) SQL Server
9 74 (15.78%) .NET
9 74 (15.78%) C#
10 66 (14.07%) SLA
11 57 (12.15%) Project Management
12 55 (11.73%) Java
12 55 (11.73%) Agile Software Development
13 54 (11.51%) Service Delivery
13 54 (11.51%) Management Information System
14 52 (11.09%) Telecoms
15 50 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
16 49 (10.45%) UNIX
17 47 (10.02%) Microsoft Certification
18 46 (9.81%) ASP.NET
18 46 (9.81%) Computer Science
19 45 (9.59%) MS Excel
20 43 (9.17%) CSS
20 43 (9.17%) Software Engineering
21 41 (8.74%) JavaScript
21 41 (8.74%) Cisco
22 40 (8.53%) HTML
23 38 (8.10%) Change Management
24 36 (7.68%) Cisco Certification

HND
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 (3.84%) MS Exchange
2 14 (2.99%) Oracle Coherence
3 6 (1.28%) IIS
4 3 (0.64%) CMS
5 2 (0.43%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.21%) WinCC
6 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.21%) WordPress
6 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.21%) Apache
6 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.21%) Smallworld
Applications
1 45 (9.59%) MS Excel
2 34 (7.25%) AutoCAD
3 32 (6.82%) MS Office
4 18 (3.84%) MS Visio
5 13 (2.77%) MS Project
5 13 (2.77%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (1.71%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 8 (1.71%) PTC Creo
7 7 (1.49%) SOLIDWORKS
8 6 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (1.07%) Solid Edge
10 3 (0.64%) Windchill
11 2 (0.43%) Simulink
11 2 (0.43%) Siemens NX
12 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
12 1 (0.21%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.21%) RoboHelp
12 1 (0.21%) EPLAN
Business Applications
1 6 (1.28%) Primavera
2 2 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.43%) Teamcenter
2 2 (0.43%) Exchequer
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.21%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.28%) Office 365
2 4 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.21%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.21%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (5.97%) LAN
1 28 (5.97%) WAN
2 22 (4.69%) TCP/IP
2 22 (4.69%) GSM
3 21 (4.48%) UMTS
4 19 (4.05%) SAN
5 18 (3.84%) SS7
6 16 (3.41%) Firewall
6 16 (3.41%) VoIP
7 15 (3.20%) VPN
8 13 (2.77%) DNS
9 12 (2.56%) Internet
10 8 (1.71%) ADSL
11 7 (1.49%) Wireless
12 6 (1.28%) NAS
12 6 (1.28%) 4G
12 6 (1.28%) 3G
13 5 (1.07%) MPLS
13 5 (1.07%) Intranet
13 5 (1.07%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (18.76%) SQL Server
2 30 (6.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (5.33%) Oracle Database
4 21 (4.48%) Relational Database
5 18 (3.84%) Oracle Database 11g
6 16 (3.41%) SQL Server 2005
7 13 (2.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (1.71%) RDBMS
9 8 (1.71%) MongoDB
9 8 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
9 8 (1.71%) MS Access
10 7 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (1.28%) NoSQL
11 6 (1.28%) MySQL
12 5 (1.07%) Crystal Reports
13 4 (0.85%) OLAP
13 4 (0.85%) Data Mining
13 4 (0.85%) OLAP Cube
14 3 (0.64%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 27 (5.76%) Selenium
2 14 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (2.56%) WatiN
3 12 (2.56%) JIRA
4 11 (2.35%) Visual Studio
5 9 (1.92%) JUnit
5 9 (1.92%) SoapUI
6 5 (1.07%) Git (software)
6 5 (1.07%) Eclipse
7 4 (0.85%) SpecFlow
7 4 (0.85%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.43%) Subversion
9 2 (0.43%) Hudson
9 2 (0.43%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.21%) Rational Rhapsody
10 1 (0.21%) MSI
10 1 (0.21%) LabVIEW
General
1 94 (20.04%) Finance
2 52 (11.09%) Telecoms
3 34 (7.25%) Electronics
4 30 (6.40%) Marketing
5 20 (4.26%) Legal
6 16 (3.41%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.92%) Automotive
8 7 (1.49%) Law
8 7 (1.49%) Banking
9 6 (1.28%) Retail
9 6 (1.28%) Military
9 6 (1.28%) Back Office
10 5 (1.07%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.64%) Games
11 3 (0.64%) Billing
12 1 (0.21%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.21%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 68 (14.50%) Analyst
2 64 (13.65%) Developer
3 50 (10.66%) Design Engineer
4 33 (7.04%) Support Analyst
5 27 (5.76%) .NET Developer
6 26 (5.54%) Architect
7 24 (5.12%) Support Engineer
8 18 (3.84%) Software Engineer
9 17 (3.62%) Software Developer
9 17 (3.62%) Web Developer
9 17 (3.62%) DBA
10 16 (3.41%) Oracle DBA
11 14 (2.99%) Test Engineer
11 14 (2.99%) Project Manager
11 14 (2.99%) IT Support
12 13 (2.77%) Graduate
12 13 (2.77%) Tester
12 13 (2.77%) Service Analyst
12 13 (2.77%) Technical Support
12 13 (2.77%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (15.78%) .NET
2 46 (9.81%) ASP.NET
3 43 (9.17%) CSS
4 40 (8.53%) HTML
5 35 (7.46%) XML
6 21 (4.48%) JSON
7 19 (4.05%) jQuery
8 16 (3.41%) .NET Framework
9 15 (3.20%) Ajax
10 14 (2.99%) WPF
10 14 (2.99%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (2.99%) JDBC
11 13 (2.77%) HTML5
12 11 (2.35%) Entity Framework
13 10 (2.13%) CSS3
14 9 (1.92%) REST
15 8 (1.71%) Google Maps API
15 8 (1.71%) WCF
15 8 (1.71%) SOAP
15 8 (1.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 54 (11.51%) Management Information System
2 50 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (9.81%) Computer Science
4 14 (2.99%) Derivative
5 13 (2.77%) Mathematics
6 10 (2.13%) BBC
6 10 (2.13%) iDTV
7 6 (1.28%) NHS
7 6 (1.28%) Statistics
8 5 (1.07%) Smartphone
8 5 (1.07%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.07%) GIS
8 5 (1.07%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.07%) Mobile Computing
8 5 (1.07%) Performance Metrics
9 4 (0.85%) User Experience
9 4 (0.85%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.64%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (0.64%) Kindle
10 3 (0.64%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 103 (21.96%) Windows
2 49 (10.45%) UNIX
3 35 (7.46%) Linux
4 22 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (4.26%) Windows 7
6 14 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (2.77%) Windows XP
8 11 (2.35%) Windows 8
9 8 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (1.07%) Windows CE
11 3 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.43%) VxWorks
13 1 (0.21%) Android
13 1 (0.21%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (20.47%) ITIL
2 57 (12.15%) Project Management
3 55 (11.73%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (11.51%) Service Delivery
5 43 (9.17%) Software Engineering
6 38 (8.10%) Change Management
7 35 (7.46%) Continuous Improvement
8 34 (7.25%) Service Management
8 34 (7.25%) TDD
9 31 (6.61%) Test Scripting
10 28 (5.97%) OO
11 26 (5.54%) Disaster Recovery
11 26 (5.54%) Product Marketing
12 25 (5.33%) Workflow
13 24 (5.12%) Scrum
14 23 (4.90%) Time Management
15 22 (4.69%) PRINCE2
16 21 (4.48%) MVC
17 20 (4.26%) Business Continuity
17 20 (4.26%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 123 (26.23%) SQL
2 74 (15.78%) C#
3 55 (11.73%) Java
4 41 (8.74%) JavaScript
5 30 (6.40%) C
6 18 (3.84%) VB.NET
7 16 (3.41%) T-SQL
8 13 (2.77%) PL/SQL
8 13 (2.77%) PowerShell
9 11 (2.35%) C++
10 10 (2.13%) VBScript
11 9 (1.92%) VB
12 7 (1.49%) Embedded C
13 6 (1.28%) VBA
14 5 (1.07%) Python
14 5 (1.07%) Embedded C++
14 5 (1.07%) PHP
15 4 (0.85%) Ruby
16 3 (0.64%) IronPython
16 3 (0.64%) UniBasic
Qualifications
1 301 (64.18%) Degree
2 173 (36.89%) HNC
3 47 (10.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 36 (7.68%) Cisco Certification
5 35 (7.46%) MCSE
6 30 (6.40%) Security Cleared
7 25 (5.33%) MCP
8 24 (5.12%) CCNA
9 21 (4.48%) SC Cleared
10 18 (3.84%) ISEB
11 16 (3.41%) NVQ Level 4
12 15 (3.20%) PhD
13 13 (2.77%) MCITP
13 13 (2.77%) ITIL Certification
13 13 (2.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 10 (2.13%) MCSA
15 9 (1.92%) AAT
15 9 (1.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 8 (1.71%) CCNP
16 8 (1.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (14.07%) SLA
2 28 (5.97%) ISO 9001
3 27 (5.76%) QA
4 5 (1.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.21%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.21%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 35 (7.46%) Active Directory
2 18 (3.84%) NDS
3 16 (3.41%) Oracle RAC
4 15 (3.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (3.20%) XenApp
5 10 (2.13%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.07%) vSphere
7 4 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.85%) Firmware
8 3 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.21%) XenServer
9 1 (0.21%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.21%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.21%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.21%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 16 (3.41%) Data Guard
2 8 (1.71%) SCCM
3 4 (0.85%) Cacti
3 4 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.43%) Nagios
4 2 (0.43%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.43%) Zenoss
4 2 (0.43%) SCOM
5 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.21%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.21%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 97 (20.68%) Microsoft
2 41 (8.74%) Cisco
3 33 (7.04%) Oracle
4 29 (6.18%) VMware
5 21 (4.48%) Citrix
6 18 (3.84%) TIBCO
6 18 (3.84%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 17 (3.62%) HP
8 12 (2.56%) Telerik
8 12 (2.56%) Google
9 11 (2.35%) Avaya
9 11 (2.35%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 6 (1.28%) Juniper
10 6 (1.28%) Autodesk
10 6 (1.28%) NetApp
11 5 (1.07%) TOWER Software
11 5 (1.07%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.07%) EMC
11 5 (1.07%) IBM
11 5 (1.07%) Redback
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus (up to 25%)
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Premier Engineering
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Runcorn, Cheshire
networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary + bonus + company car
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Accomplish Today Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum excellent employee benefit package
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Accomplish Today Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum excellent employee benefit package
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: £19k - 21k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 - 45000
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 per annum + Fixed Term until Dec
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Consult Solutions
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + cash bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Premier Engineering
Salary: £35 - £38 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
North West
Advantage XPO
Salary: £45 - £55 per annum + car
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
QVC
Posted: 6 days ago