The first table below looks at the demand for HNC in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HNC over the 3 months to 24 July 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 Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 155 133 155
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +22
Permanent jobs citing HNC 1 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.040% 0.094% 0.038%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% 0.31% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £28,625 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-11.92% -
Qualifications Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
806 641 785
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 32.01% 30.09% 29.59%
Number of salaries quoted 679 493 670
Average salary £49,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.29% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
HNC
East of England

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

HNC
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

HNC Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

HNC
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. 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
Stevenage -1 1 - -
HNC
East of England

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing HNC 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 HNC.

1 3 (60.00%) VB
1 3 (60.00%) Electronics
1 3 (60.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) VB6
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) PMP
3 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (20.00%) NCR
3 1 (20.00%) EFT
3 1 (20.00%) EFTPOS
3 1 (20.00%) CAD
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Back Office
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) MS Access
3 1 (20.00%) ATM
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (20.00%) ISO 9002
3 1 (20.00%) Java

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing HNC 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 HNC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (20.00%) ATM
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MS Access
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 3 (60.00%) Electronics
1 3 (60.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Back Office
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Design Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Test Development Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) EFT
1 1 (20.00%) EFTPOS
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) APACS
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) CAD
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) Change Management
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (20.00%) Product Management
1 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) VB
2 2 (40.00%) VB6
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) PMP
2 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 9002
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 8583
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) EMC
2 1 (20.00%) NCR