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 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 Diploma (HND)
Rank 43 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Permanent jobs citing HND 4 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.15% 0.58% -
As % of the Qualifications category 3.36% 3.06% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 0
Average salary £40,000 £20,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £38,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +18.75%
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
119 98 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 34.20% 18.85% 21.44%
Number of salaries quoted 84 83 75
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £52,450
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HND within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
Preston - 4 £40,000 - 1
HND
North West

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) Degree
2 7 (87.50%) Computer Science
3 5 (62.50%) QA
3 5 (62.50%) Selenium
3 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
3 5 (62.50%) Functional Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Defect Management
3 5 (62.50%) QA Automation
3 5 (62.50%) HP
3 5 (62.50%) Java
3 5 (62.50%) JIRA
3 5 (62.50%) Workflow
3 5 (62.50%) Regression Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Telerik
3 5 (62.50%) Automated Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) SCCM
5 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
5 2 (25.00%) Change Control
5 2 (25.00%) Change Management
5 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (25.00%) Capita
6 1 (12.50%) MVC
6 1 (12.50%) C#
6 1 (12.50%) HTML
6 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (12.50%) VB
6 1 (12.50%) .NET
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) JIRA
1 5 (62.50%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Java Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) QA Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) QA Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) QA Test Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) QA Test Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) QA Tester
2 5 (62.50%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Selenium Tester
2 5 (62.50%) Test Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) Tester
3 4 (50.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) IT Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Web Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Web Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Web Test Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Web Tester
5 1 (12.50%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Automated Testing
1 5 (62.50%) Defect Management
1 5 (62.50%) Functional Testing
1 5 (62.50%) QA Automation
1 5 (62.50%) Regression Testing
1 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
1 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (62.50%) Workflow
2 2 (25.00%) Change Control
2 2 (25.00%) Change Management
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) HP
1 5 (62.50%) Telerik
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Capita