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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 41 40 48
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Permanent jobs citing HND 15 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 3.61% 0.87% 1.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.82% 3.33% 6.76%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 5
Average salary £32,500 £33,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.51% -7.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,600 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,400 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £30,500 £33,750
% change year-on-year
+14.75% -9.62%
HND
Suffolk

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
117 60 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 28.19% 26.09% 22.70%
Number of salaries quoted 110 49 63
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £32,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,920 £42,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 31 July 2015, 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 15 (100.00%) Degree
2 10 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 10 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (66.67%) C#
2 10 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 10 (66.67%) .NET
2 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 5 (33.33%) Games
3 5 (33.33%) Scrum
3 5 (33.33%) Objective-C
3 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) TDD
3 5 (33.33%) CSS
3 5 (33.33%) OO
3 5 (33.33%) HTML
3 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (33.33%) HTML5
3 5 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 5 (33.33%) WebGL
3 5 (33.33%) CSS3
3 5 (33.33%) WebSockets
3 5 (33.33%) WebKit
3 5 (33.33%) HTML5 Canvas
3 5 (33.33%) iOS Development
3 5 (33.33%) Apple Swift
3 5 (33.33%) SDLC
4 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
4 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 10 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) RDBMS
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (33.33%) Games
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Systems Administrator
1 10 (66.67%) Administrator
2 5 (33.33%) iOS Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Senior iOS Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) .NET
2 5 (33.33%) CSS
2 5 (33.33%) HTML5
2 5 (33.33%) WebGL
2 5 (33.33%) CSS3
2 5 (33.33%) WebSockets
2 5 (33.33%) WebKit
2 5 (33.33%) HTML5 Canvas
2 5 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Scrum
1 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (33.33%) TDD
1 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (33.33%) OO
1 5 (33.33%) iOS Development
1 5 (33.33%) SDLC
2 3 (20.00%) Practice Management
2 3 (20.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) C#
1 10 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 5 (33.33%) Objective-C
2 5 (33.33%) Apple Swift
2 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Degree