The table below looks at the statistics for HND in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HND over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 94 108 74
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -34
Permanent jobs citing HND 3 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.31% 0.088% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.21% 0.23% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Average salary £130,000 £35,000 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+271.42% +75.00%
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-4.28% +1.44%
HND
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
248 432 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 25.97% 38.20% 25.78%
Number of salaries quoted 222 354 174
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £26,390
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

HND Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

HND
Salary Trend in Kent

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

HND Salary Trend in Kent

HND
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HND across the Kent region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

HND Salary Histogram in Kent

HND
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HND within the Kent region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. 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
Chatham - 2 £130,000 -
Maidstone - 1 £45,000 -
HND
South East

HND
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 (100.00%) Degree
2 8 (80.00%) HNC
2 8 (80.00%) AutoCAD
3 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) Line Management

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 8 (80.00%) AutoCAD
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Design Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Operations Director
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (20.00%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Degree
2 8 (80.00%) HNC