The table below looks at the statistics for HND in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HND over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 134 138 131
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Permanent jobs citing HND 5 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.23% 0.25% 0.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.85% 0.83% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 7
Average salary £31,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.25% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £38,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +18.75%
HND
East of England

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

Qualifications Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
585 602 687
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 26.91% 29.83% 33.98%
Number of salaries quoted 462 475 493
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

HND Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

HND
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

HND Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

HND
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HND across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

HND Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

HND
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HND within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
Letchworth - 2 £46,500 -
HND
East of England

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (71.43%) Degree
2 8 (57.14%) Finance
3 5 (35.71%) Scrum
3 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) Network Design
3 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
3 5 (35.71%) OO
3 5 (35.71%) MVC
3 5 (35.71%) .NET Framework
3 5 (35.71%) C#
3 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) .NET
3 5 (35.71%) ADO.NET
3 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
3 5 (35.71%) SOAP
3 5 (35.71%) Web Services
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco
3 5 (35.71%) CCNP
3 5 (35.71%) CCDP
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (35.71%) Juniper
3 5 (35.71%) Network Security
3 5 (35.71%) Mathematics
3 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
3 5 (35.71%) LINQ
3 5 (35.71%) jQuery
3 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (35.71%) Network Architecture
3 5 (35.71%) SWIFT

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 1 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) Network Security
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Architect
1 5 (35.71%) Network Architect
1 5 (35.71%) Software Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) .NET Applications Developer
2 3 (21.43%) .NET Software Developer
2 3 (21.43%) .NET Software Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) .NET Web Applications Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Applications Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Applications Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (21.43%) C# Application Developer
2 3 (21.43%) C# Software Developer
2 3 (21.43%) C# Web Applications Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Field Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Field Service Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Web Applications Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Web Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
1 5 (35.71%) .NET Framework
1 5 (35.71%) ADO.NET
1 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
1 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (35.71%) Entity Framework
1 5 (35.71%) jQuery
1 5 (35.71%) LINQ
1 5 (35.71%) REST
1 5 (35.71%) SOAP
1 5 (35.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
1 5 (35.71%) Mathematics
1 5 (35.71%) SWIFT
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (35.71%) MVC
1 5 (35.71%) Network Architecture
1 5 (35.71%) Network Design
1 5 (35.71%) OO
1 5 (35.71%) Scrum
1 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
2 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.14%) High Availability
3 1 (7.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) C#
1 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) Degree
2 5 (35.71%) CCDP
2 5 (35.71%) CCNP
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (28.57%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) SEPA
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco
1 5 (35.71%) F5
1 5 (35.71%) Juniper