The table below looks at the statistics for HNC in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HNC over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank - 97 108
Permanent jobs citing HNC 0 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent - 0.48% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.92% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 3
Average salary - £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,750 £42,250 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +40.83%
HNC
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
345 260 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 31.48% 25.00% 35.54%
Number of salaries quoted 285 234 339
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

HNC
Salary Trend in Kent

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

HNC Salary Trend in Kent

HNC
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Kent 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 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) Product Management
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Analysis

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Kent 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Graduate
1 1 (100.00%) Graduate Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Graduate Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Product Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA