The first table below looks at the demand for HND in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HND over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Essex region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 87 89 96
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Permanent jobs citing HND 1 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.085% 0.18% 0.086%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.36% 0.57% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £37,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £33,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-7.46% +3.07%
Qualifications Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
276 353 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 23.47% 30.99% 24.81%
Number of salaries quoted 200 280 254
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,350 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
HND
East of England

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

HND Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

HND
Salary Trend in Essex

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

HND Salary Trend in Essex

HND
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) HNC
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
1 1 (100.00%) LabVIEW
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Degree

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) LabVIEW
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Team Leader
1 1 (100.00%) Software Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) HNC
1 1 (100.00%) Degree