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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 77 83 84
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Permanent jobs citing HNC 15 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.20% 0.092% 0.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.78% 0.38% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 15 1 7
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
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
314 266 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 25.02% 24.52% 30.88%
Number of salaries quoted 243 187 262
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 13 (76.47%) Telecoms
2 12 (70.59%) Degree
3 6 (35.29%) Manufacturing
3 6 (35.29%) CAD
4 5 (29.41%) HND
5 4 (23.53%) Project Management
5 4 (23.53%) Business Development
6 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
6 2 (11.76%) Electronics
6 2 (11.76%) Aerospace
6 2 (11.76%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (5.88%) Military
7 1 (5.88%) Validation
7 1 (5.88%) LabVIEW
7 1 (5.88%) AutoCAD
7 1 (5.88%) Windows
7 1 (5.88%) Linux
7 1 (5.88%) ISO 9001
7 1 (5.88%) EMC
7 1 (5.88%) Firmware
7 1 (5.88%) Finite Element Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
7 1 (5.88%) IEC 61508
7 1 (5.88%) Embedded Software Development

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Applications
1 2 (11.76%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (5.88%) AutoCAD
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) LabVIEW
General
1 13 (76.47%) Telecoms
2 6 (35.29%) Manufacturing
3 2 (11.76%) Aerospace
3 2 (11.76%) Electronics
4 1 (5.88%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Coordinator
1 4 (23.53%) Consultant
1 4 (23.53%) Business Consultant
1 4 (23.53%) Business Development Consultant
1 4 (23.53%) Development Consultant
2 2 (11.76%) Mechanical Design Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Mechanical Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Design Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Verification Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) CAD
2 4 (23.53%) Project Management
2 4 (23.53%) Business Development
3 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.88%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) Finite Element Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Validation
4 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
Qualifications
1 12 (70.59%) Degree
2 5 (29.41%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO 9001
1 1 (5.88%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) EMC
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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