The table below looks at the statistics for HND in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HND over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 54 53 66
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +13
Permanent jobs citing HND 4 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.95% 0.72% 0.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.76% 2.65% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 2
Average salary £40,000 £57,825 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.82% +77.92%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £38,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +18.75%
HND
Merseyside

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

Qualifications Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
84 113 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 19.91% 27.29% 18.36%
Number of salaries quoted 50 95 75
Average salary £36,000 £50,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.00% +29.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £57,997 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

HND Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

HND
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

HND Salary Trend in Liverpool

HND
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 5 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Workflow
1 5 (100.00%) Telerik
1 5 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
1 5 (100.00%) JIRA
1 5 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 5 (100.00%) QA
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 5 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 5 (100.00%) QA Automation
2 2 (40.00%) WebDriver

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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.

Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) JIRA
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Java Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) QA Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) QA Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) QA Test Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) QA Test Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) QA Tester
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium Tester
1 5 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) Tester
2 4 (80.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Web Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Web Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Web Test Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Web Tester
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Tester
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 5 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 5 (100.00%) QA Automation
1 5 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 5 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) Telerik