The table below looks at the statistics for HND in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HND over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 179 183 170
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -13
Permanent jobs citing HND 5 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.15% 0.029% 0.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.65% 0.12% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 9
Average salary £40,000 £25,000 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% +13.63%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £38,000 £32,250
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +17.82%
HND
West Yorkshire

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

Qualifications Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
771 866 696
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 23.14% 24.75% 20.96%
Number of salaries quoted 586 741 543
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,700 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

HND Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

HND
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

HND Salary Trend in Leeds

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 11 (100.00%) Degree
2 6 (54.55%) Functional Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Telerik
3 5 (45.45%) Automated Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Regression Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Workflow
3 5 (45.45%) Java
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) HP
3 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
3 5 (45.45%) JIRA
3 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
3 5 (45.45%) QA
3 5 (45.45%) Selenium
3 5 (45.45%) Defect Management
3 5 (45.45%) QA Automation
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
4 4 (36.36%) SonicWALL
4 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (36.36%) Citrix
4 4 (36.36%) Terminal Services
4 4 (36.36%) Windows
4 4 (36.36%) VPN
4 4 (36.36%) IBM
5 2 (18.18%) WebDriver
6 1 (9.09%) Line Management
6 1 (9.09%) Numerical Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Biology

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leeds 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) JIRA
1 5 (45.45%) Selenium
2 2 (18.18%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (9.09%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Test Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Java Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) QA Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) QA Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) QA Test Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) QA Test Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) QA Tester
2 5 (45.45%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Selenium Tester
2 5 (45.45%) Tester
3 4 (36.36%) Database Manager
3 4 (36.36%) IT Manager
3 4 (36.36%) Test Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Web Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Web Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Web Test Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Web Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Automated Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
1 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Functional Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Automated Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Defect Management
2 5 (45.45%) QA Automation
2 5 (45.45%) Regression Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
2 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Workflow
3 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) Line Management
3 1 (9.09%) Numerical Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Time Management
3 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Java
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
1 4 (36.36%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) HP
1 5 (45.45%) Telerik
2 4 (36.36%) Citrix
2 4 (36.36%) IBM
2 4 (36.36%) SonicWALL
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
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Posted: 20 hours ago
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Posted: 15 days ago