The table below looks at the statistics for HND in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HND over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 86 98 86
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -12
Permanent jobs citing HND 4 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.39% 0.35% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.49% 1.51% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Average salary £25,250 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.83% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.44%
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 Glasgow region.

Qualifications Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
269 265 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 26.19% 23.06% 22.02%
Number of salaries quoted 166 150 147
Average salary £40,000 £43,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.04% +16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

HND Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

HND
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

HND Salary Trend in Glasgow

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 7 (100.00%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
3 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Integration Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 3 (42.86%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
3 3 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) Perl
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) MySQL
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) HNC
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Apache
4 1 (14.29%) OOD
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (14.29%) VMware

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Portfolio Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) jQuery
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) CentOS
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Integration Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
1 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
2 1 (14.29%) Coaching
2 1 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (14.29%) OOD
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
2 1 (14.29%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
1 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
3 1 (14.29%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
1 1 (14.29%) VMware