The table below looks at the statistics for HNC in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HNC over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 96 - 84
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing HNC 2 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.16% - 0.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.58% - 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 4
Average salary £30,500 - £22,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £31,627 £26,000
% change year-on-year
+18.56% +21.64%
HNC
East of England

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

Qualifications Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
347 337 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 27.09% 24.11% 25.72%
Number of salaries quoted 279 249 204
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

HNC
Salary Trend in Essex

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

HNC Salary Trend in Essex

HNC
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the Essex region over the 3 months to 17 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
Colchester - 1 £30,500 -
HNC
East of England

HNC
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Essex region citing HNC 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 HNC.

1 2 (100.00%) HND
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Military

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Essex region citing HNC 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 HNC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) HND
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) EMC
Essex
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Southend-On-Sea
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago