The table below looks at the statistics for HND in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HND over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 35 45 57
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +12
Permanent jobs citing HND 4 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.61% 0.65% 0.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.06% 2.56% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 1
Average salary £33,000 £41,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +17.85%
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £32,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +6.55%
HND
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Ipswich region.

Qualifications Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
79 78 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 31.85% 25.16% 31.85%
Number of salaries quoted 63 72 124
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £22,500 £21,050
10% offered a salary of more than £54,800 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

HND Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

HND
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

HND Salary Trend in Ipswich

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 6 (100.00%) Degree
2 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (66.67%) Chartered Engineer
3 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) Information Assurance
3 4 (66.67%) Network Management
3 4 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (66.67%) Cyber Security
3 4 (66.67%) C
3 4 (66.67%) C++
3 4 (66.67%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
3 4 (66.67%) Electronics
3 4 (66.67%) Project Management
3 4 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
5 1 (16.67%) JIRA
5 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Line Management
5 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (16.67%) Bugzilla
5 1 (16.67%) Games
5 1 (16.67%) SAP CO
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) SQL

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP FI
1 1 (16.67%) SAP CO
1 1 (16.67%) SAP ERP
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Bugzilla
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 4 (66.67%) Electronics
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) Games
3 1 (16.67%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Java Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) QA Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior QA Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) Online Games
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
1 4 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 4 (66.67%) Information Assurance
1 4 (66.67%) Network Management
1 4 (66.67%) Cyber Security
2 1 (16.67%) Line Management
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
2 1 (16.67%) System Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C
1 4 (66.67%) C++
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) Chartered Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) SAP
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft