The table below looks at the statistics for HND in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HND over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank - 62 54
Permanent jobs citing HND 0 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire - 0.55% 1.20%
As % of the Qualifications category - 3.00% 4.31%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 5
Average salary - £15,000 £16,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+15.94% -1.42%
HND
North West

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

Qualifications Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
112 100 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 21.83% 18.42% 27.75%
Number of salaries quoted 80 80 98
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £19,900 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

HND Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

HND
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

HND Salary Trend in Lancashire

HND
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 2 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Creative Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Copywriting
2 1 (50.00%) Email Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Social Media
2 1 (50.00%) New Media
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) Pay per click
2 1 (50.00%) HNC
2 1 (50.00%) XHTML
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 2 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Photoshop Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Photoshop Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Creative Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Creative Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing Assistant
1 1 (50.00%) Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) XHTML
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Copywriting
1 1 (50.00%) Social Media
1 1 (50.00%) New Media
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Web Design
1 1 (50.00%) Pay per click
1 1 (50.00%) Creative Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Email Marketing
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) HNC
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe