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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 84 86 87
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Permanent jobs citing HNC 1 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.090% 0.65% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.37% 2.11% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 2
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +9.67%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
272 332 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 24.46% 30.77% 24.88%
Number of salaries quoted 191 263 231
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £59,100
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 9 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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%) C
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) HND
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Firmware
1 2 (100.00%) LabVIEW
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Degree

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) LabVIEW
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Team Leader
1 2 (100.00%) Software Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) HND
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Southend-On-Sea
Huxley Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago