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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 635 598 622
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +24
Permanent jobs citing HND 231 271 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.28% 0.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.79% 1.02% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 168 199 205
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,200 £23,400 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,825 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,750
% change year-on-year
- +6.87%
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
29160 26641 28361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 29.23% 27.18% 28.10%
Number of salaries quoted 23372 21166 23584
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
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 27 February 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 27 February 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
South East +15 80 £42,500 +10.38% 17
London -10 59 £42,500 -5.55% 6
West Midlands -5 26 £28,000 -30.00% 3
North West -9 21 £41,500 +44.34% 5
East of England -1 12 £38,750 +14.81% 8
Yorkshire -10 11 £25,250 +14.77% 3
East Midlands +16 10 £17,000 -34.61% 3
South West -35 8 £40,500 +3.84% 5
North East -12 4 £41,000 +86.36%
HND
UK

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 335 (62.73%) Degree
2 220 (41.20%) HNC
3 133 (24.91%) SQL
4 123 (23.03%) Microsoft
5 119 (22.28%) Windows
6 103 (19.29%) ITIL
7 89 (16.67%) Finance
8 82 (15.36%) Computer Science
9 79 (14.79%) .NET
10 78 (14.61%) SQL Server
11 75 (14.04%) Service Delivery
12 74 (13.86%) Telecoms
13 70 (13.11%) C#
14 69 (12.92%) UNIX
15 62 (11.61%) Cisco
16 60 (11.24%) Project Management
17 59 (11.05%) Microsoft Certification
18 58 (10.86%) MS Excel
18 58 (10.86%) Java
19 55 (10.30%) SLA
19 55 (10.30%) Management Information System
19 55 (10.30%) Agile Software Development
20 54 (10.11%) Change Management
21 51 (9.55%) MS Office
22 49 (9.18%) TCP/IP
22 49 (9.18%) Cisco Certification
23 48 (8.99%) Linux
24 47 (8.80%) MCSE
25 46 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
26 44 (8.24%) C

HND
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 9 (1.69%) MS Exchange
2 7 (1.31%) Oracle Coherence
3 6 (1.12%) IIS
4 4 (0.75%) MQSeries
4 4 (0.75%) Smallworld
5 2 (0.37%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.19%) WinCC
6 1 (0.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.19%) Moodle
6 1 (0.19%) Lync
6 1 (0.19%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.19%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 58 (10.86%) MS Excel
2 51 (9.55%) MS Office
3 34 (6.37%) AutoCAD
4 20 (3.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (3.37%) MS Visio
6 16 (3.00%) MS Project
7 8 (1.50%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 4 (0.75%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.75%) Simulink
8 4 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.37%) InDesign
9 2 (0.37%) Windchill
9 2 (0.37%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.19%) Solid Edge
10 1 (0.19%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 2 (0.37%) Exchequer
1 2 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.37%) Cognos Controller
2 1 (0.19%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.12%) Office 365
2 5 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.19%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.19%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 49 (9.18%) TCP/IP
2 39 (7.30%) LAN
3 35 (6.55%) GSM
4 33 (6.18%) UMTS
5 31 (5.81%) WAN
6 30 (5.62%) Internet
7 29 (5.43%) SS7
8 28 (5.24%) Firewall
8 28 (5.24%) VPN
9 24 (4.49%) DNS
10 20 (3.75%) VoIP
11 18 (3.37%) SAN
11 18 (3.37%) Wireless
12 16 (3.00%) 3G
13 15 (2.81%) 4G
14 14 (2.62%) Broadband
15 13 (2.43%) Ethernet
16 11 (2.06%) LTE
16 11 (2.06%) DEFINITY
17 10 (1.87%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (14.61%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.37%) Relational Database
3 15 (2.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (2.62%) Oracle Database
4 14 (2.62%) Crystal Reports
5 13 (2.43%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (2.06%) Oracle Database 11g
8 9 (1.69%) MySQL
8 9 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
9 8 (1.50%) RDBMS
10 7 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (0.94%) MS Access
11 5 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.56%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (0.56%) MongoDB
13 2 (0.37%) OLAP Cube
13 2 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (0.37%) QlikView
13 2 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 30 (5.62%) Selenium
2 17 (3.18%) JIRA
3 16 (3.00%) WatiN
4 12 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (1.50%) SoapUI
5 8 (1.50%) Subversion
5 8 (1.50%) JUnit
6 6 (1.12%) Visual Studio
6 6 (1.12%) Cucumber
7 5 (0.94%) Wise Package Studio
7 5 (0.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 5 (0.94%) Eclipse
8 4 (0.75%) LabVIEW
8 4 (0.75%) Git (software)
8 4 (0.75%) SpecFlow
9 3 (0.56%) WebDriver
9 3 (0.56%) PVCS
10 2 (0.37%) Hudson
10 2 (0.37%) Rational Rhapsody
11 1 (0.19%) Bugzilla
General
1 89 (16.67%) Finance
2 74 (13.86%) Telecoms
3 43 (8.05%) Electronics
3 43 (8.05%) Marketing
4 25 (4.68%) Legal
5 20 (3.75%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.87%) Aerospace
6 10 (1.87%) Retail
6 10 (1.87%) Military
7 6 (1.12%) Law
8 5 (0.94%) Back Office
9 4 (0.75%) Billing
9 4 (0.75%) Games
10 3 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.56%) Automotive
11 2 (0.37%) Publishing
12 1 (0.19%) Banking
12 1 (0.19%) Local Government
12 1 (0.19%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.19%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 92 (17.23%) Analyst
2 62 (11.61%) Developer
3 55 (10.30%) Design Engineer
4 38 (7.12%) Support Analyst
5 35 (6.55%) Support Engineer
6 23 (4.31%) Software Engineer
7 21 (3.93%) Architect
8 18 (3.37%) .NET Developer
8 18 (3.37%) IT Support
9 16 (3.00%) Tester
9 16 (3.00%) Software Developer
9 16 (3.00%) Applications Developer
9 16 (3.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 14 (2.62%) Service Analyst
10 14 (2.62%) Web Developer
10 14 (2.62%) Graduate
10 14 (2.62%) Test Engineer
10 14 (2.62%) Operations Analyst
11 13 (2.43%) Web Applications Developer
11 13 (2.43%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (14.79%) .NET
2 43 (8.05%) XML
3 39 (7.30%) CSS
4 36 (6.74%) ASP.NET
5 34 (6.37%) HTML
6 23 (4.31%) JSON
7 20 (3.75%) jQuery
8 18 (3.37%) Ajax
9 17 (3.18%) Web Services
10 15 (2.81%) WCF
11 13 (2.43%) Google Maps API
11 13 (2.43%) REST
11 13 (2.43%) .NET Framework
11 13 (2.43%) SOAP
11 13 (2.43%) Classic ASP
12 10 (1.87%) HTML5
13 7 (1.31%) CSS3
13 7 (1.31%) JDBC
14 6 (1.12%) Application Packaging
15 5 (0.94%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 82 (15.36%) Computer Science
2 55 (10.30%) Management Information System
3 46 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (4.31%) BBC
4 23 (4.31%) iDTV
5 15 (2.81%) Mathematics
6 14 (2.62%) Smartphone
7 7 (1.31%) Derivative
8 6 (1.12%) Data Structures
9 5 (0.94%) Performance Metrics
9 5 (0.94%) Mobile Computing
10 4 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.75%) Blackberry
10 4 (0.75%) GIS
11 3 (0.56%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.56%) Economics
11 3 (0.56%) EPoS
11 3 (0.56%) Thin Client
11 3 (0.56%) Fat Client
11 3 (0.56%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 119 (22.28%) Windows
2 69 (12.92%) UNIX
3 48 (8.99%) Linux
4 25 (4.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (4.68%) Windows 7
5 18 (3.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (3.18%) Windows 8
7 15 (2.81%) Windows XP
8 7 (1.31%) Windows CE
9 5 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.75%) Android
11 3 (0.56%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.56%) Nucleus RTOS
12 2 (0.37%) VxWorks
13 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X Server
13 1 (0.19%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.19%) CentOS
13 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (19.29%) ITIL
2 75 (14.04%) Service Delivery
3 60 (11.24%) Project Management
4 55 (10.30%) Agile Software Development
5 54 (10.11%) Change Management
6 44 (8.24%) Software Engineering
7 38 (7.12%) Workflow
8 36 (6.74%) Test Scripting
9 34 (6.37%) TDD
10 33 (6.18%) Product Marketing
11 28 (5.24%) Business Continuity
12 27 (5.06%) OO
13 26 (4.87%) Scrum
14 25 (4.68%) Time Management
14 25 (4.68%) Continuous Improvement
15 24 (4.49%) User Acceptance Testing
15 24 (4.49%) Service Management
16 23 (4.31%) CAD
17 21 (3.93%) Disaster Recovery
18 20 (3.75%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 133 (24.91%) SQL
2 70 (13.11%) C#
3 58 (10.86%) Java
4 44 (8.24%) C
5 29 (5.43%) JavaScript
6 23 (4.31%) PL/SQL
7 18 (3.37%) C++
7 18 (3.37%) VB.NET
8 16 (3.00%) T-SQL
9 12 (2.25%) PowerShell
10 11 (2.06%) VB
11 10 (1.87%) VBScript
12 8 (1.50%) Embedded C
13 7 (1.31%) Fortran
14 6 (1.12%) Embedded C++
14 6 (1.12%) VBA
14 6 (1.12%) Python
15 5 (0.94%) Perl
15 5 (0.94%) Ruby
16 4 (0.75%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 335 (62.73%) Degree
2 220 (41.20%) HNC
3 59 (11.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 49 (9.18%) Cisco Certification
5 47 (8.80%) MCSE
6 40 (7.49%) Security Cleared
7 30 (5.62%) MCP
7 30 (5.62%) CCNA
8 28 (5.24%) PhD
8 28 (5.24%) SC Cleared
9 18 (3.37%) MCSA
10 16 (3.00%) MCITP
11 14 (2.62%) ISEB
12 11 (2.06%) Avaya Certification
12 11 (2.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 11 (2.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 10 (1.87%) NVQ Level 4
13 10 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (1.87%) CCNP
14 8 (1.50%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (10.30%) SLA
2 37 (6.93%) QA
3 27 (5.06%) ISO 9001
4 13 (2.43%) ISO 9000
5 5 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.19%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 37 (6.93%) NDS
1 37 (6.93%) Active Directory
2 23 (4.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (2.62%) Hyper-V
3 14 (2.62%) XenApp
4 9 (1.69%) vSphere
5 8 (1.50%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (1.50%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (1.12%) Firmware
7 5 (0.94%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.75%) Samba
9 3 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.37%) MetaFrame
11 1 (0.19%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.19%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 14 (2.62%) SCCM
2 8 (1.50%) Data Guard
3 7 (1.31%) WSUS
4 2 (0.37%) Cacti
4 2 (0.37%) Zenoss
5 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.19%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.19%) Windows Intune
5 1 (0.19%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 123 (23.03%) Microsoft
2 62 (11.61%) Cisco
3 39 (7.30%) VMware
4 37 (6.93%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 30 (5.62%) Oracle
6 28 (5.24%) TIBCO
7 21 (3.93%) Citrix
8 19 (3.56%) HP
9 17 (3.18%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 16 (3.00%) Avaya
10 16 (3.00%) Telerik
10 16 (3.00%) Google
11 10 (1.87%) NetApp
12 9 (1.69%) Nokia
12 9 (1.69%) Juniper
13 8 (1.50%) Autodesk
13 8 (1.50%) F5
14 7 (1.31%) CheckPoint
14 7 (1.31%) IBM
15 6 (1.12%) Primavera
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