The table below looks at the statistics for HND in IT jobs advertised for the Fife region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HND over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 11 14 17
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Permanent jobs citing HND 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 5.56% 2.17% 1.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.50% 3.70% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Median salary - £28,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -9.67%
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
HND
Scotland

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

Qualifications Category
Fife
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
16 27 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 44.44% 58.70% 35.38%
Number of salaries quoted 8 21 20
Median salary £35,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £28,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £47,000 £44,585
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

The demand trend of job ads across the Fife region citing HND as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

HND Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

HND
Salary Trend in Fife

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

HND Salary Trend in Fife

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT jobs citing HND also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Fife region with a requirement for HND.

1 4 (66.67%) Degree
1 4 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) OrCAD
2 2 (33.33%) Schematic Capture
2 2 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Email Filtering
2 2 (33.33%) Web Filtering
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) Lean Manufacturing
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) CentOS
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (33.33%) KVM
2 2 (33.33%) C
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) Delphi
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) PHP
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Solaris
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) SLA
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Dell

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) OrCAD
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) LabVIEW
General
1 2 (33.33%) Electronics
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Delphi Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Design Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Principal Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Software Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) IT Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) IT Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) CentOS
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Solaris
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (33.33%) CAD
2 2 (33.33%) Email Filtering
2 2 (33.33%) Lean Manufacturing
2 2 (33.33%) Schematic Capture
2 2 (33.33%) Six Sigma
2 2 (33.33%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) C++
1 2 (33.33%) Delphi
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) PHP
1 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) KVM
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Dell
1 2 (33.33%) EMC
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 2 (33.33%) VMware