The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 174 150 153
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +3
Permanent jobs citing HND 10 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.27% 0.039% 0.040%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.07% 0.14% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 1
Average salary £35,500 £22,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.77% -43.75%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £34,750 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-6.47% +6.92%
Qualifications Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
934 695 617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 25.53% 27.41% 24.93%
Number of salaries quoted 782 495 514
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
HND
West Yorkshire

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
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HND across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

HND Salary Histogram in Leeds

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 17 (94.44%) Degree
2 14 (77.78%) Software Engineering
3 10 (55.56%) Linux
4 8 (44.44%) Perl
5 7 (38.89%) Cisco
6 6 (33.33%) Configuration Management
6 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
6 6 (33.33%) Subversion
6 6 (33.33%) C
6 6 (33.33%) C++
6 6 (33.33%) Python
6 6 (33.33%) Open Source
6 6 (33.33%) Bash Shell
6 6 (33.33%) Hudson
6 6 (33.33%) Digital Media
6 6 (33.33%) Automake
6 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
7 2 (11.11%) Plesk
7 2 (11.11%) DVB
7 2 (11.11%) Windows
7 2 (11.11%) Internet
7 2 (11.11%) POP3
7 2 (11.11%) SMTP
7 2 (11.11%) FTP
7 2 (11.11%) HTTP
7 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
7 2 (11.11%) PHP
7 2 (11.11%) SQL
8 1 (5.56%) MySQL
8 1 (5.56%) Oracle

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) POP3
1 2 (11.11%) SMTP
1 2 (11.11%) FTP
1 2 (11.11%) HTTP
1 2 (11.11%) Internet
1 2 (11.11%) DVB
2 1 (5.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.56%) Data Mining
1 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Subversion
1 6 (33.33%) Hudson
1 6 (33.33%) Automake
1 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Build Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Network Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Integration Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Trainee
4 1 (5.56%) Support Technician
4 1 (5.56%) Database Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 6 (33.33%) Open Source
1 6 (33.33%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Software Engineering
2 6 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Analytics
3 1 (5.56%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) Perl
2 6 (33.33%) C
2 6 (33.33%) C++
2 6 (33.33%) Python
2 6 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.11%) PHP
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (94.44%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Plesk
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Cisco
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle