The table below looks at the statistics for HND in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HND over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 90 85 90
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Permanent jobs citing HND 5 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.47% 0.65% 0.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.36% 1.99% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 3
Average salary £35,000 £39,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% +41.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 £25,600 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £40,000 £29,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £32,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -3.03%
HND
South West

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

Qualifications Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
367 301 459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 34.52% 32.75% 50.11%
Number of salaries quoted 281 243 342
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

HND Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

HND
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

HND Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

HND
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HND across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

HND Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

HND
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HND within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tewkesbury -8 3 £35,000 -12.50%
HND
South West

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 10 (100.00%) Degree
2 6 (60.00%) HNC
3 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) Marketing
4 4 (40.00%) PMP
4 4 (40.00%) Project Management
5 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (30.00%) C#
5 3 (30.00%) C++
5 3 (30.00%) Java
5 3 (30.00%) PHP
5 3 (30.00%) VB.NET
5 3 (30.00%) .NET
5 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (20.00%) ISO 9001
6 2 (20.00%) Quality Management
7 1 (10.00%) Electronics
7 1 (10.00%) Finance
7 1 (10.00%) C
7 1 (10.00%) LAN
7 1 (10.00%) WAN
7 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
7 1 (10.00%) MS Office
7 1 (10.00%) SQL
7 1 (10.00%) Time Management
7 1 (10.00%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (10.00%) QMS

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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.

Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (40.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Junior
2 4 (40.00%) Junior Project Manager
2 4 (40.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (30.00%) Graduate Software Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Graduate Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Graduate
3 3 (30.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Quality Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Operations Manager
4 1 (10.00%) C++ Developer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Graduate C++ Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
1 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Quality Management
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) QMS
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C#
1 3 (30.00%) C++
1 3 (30.00%) Java
1 3 (30.00%) PHP
1 3 (30.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (10.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Degree
2 6 (60.00%) HNC
3 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) PMP
5 1 (10.00%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft