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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 97 99 75
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -24
Permanent jobs citing HND 3 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.27% 0.093% 0.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.28% 0.37% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 3
Average salary £45,500 £35,000 £26,826
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% +30.47%
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
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
234 271 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 20.84% 25.07% 27.81%
Number of salaries quoted 154 168 142
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 20 October 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 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) HNC
4 2 (33.33%) UNIX
4 2 (33.33%) AIX
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) EMC
4 2 (33.33%) SAN
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (33.33%) Tru64
4 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
4 2 (33.33%) Brocade
4 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (33.33%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (33.33%) NVQ Level 4
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (16.67%) User Experience
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) UX Design
5 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (16.67%) HTML5
5 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Server Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Portfolio Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Storage Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Junior
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) XML
1 1 (16.67%) XSLT
1 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
1 1 (16.67%) WCF
1 1 (16.67%) LINQ
1 1 (16.67%) jQuery
1 1 (16.67%) HTML5
1 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) AIX
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Tru64
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
1 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) Matrix Management
2 1 (16.67%) UX Design
2 1 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) HNC
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (33.33%) NVQ Level 4
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) EMC
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 2 (33.33%) Brocade
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft