The table below looks at the statistics for HND in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HND over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 32 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Permanent jobs citing HND 6 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 2.65% 0.33% -
As % of the Qualifications category 9.52% 1.39% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
Average salary £40,000 £10,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+300.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £38,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +13.43%
HND
Bedfordshire

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

Qualifications Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
63 72 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 27.88% 23.61% 27.36%
Number of salaries quoted 49 64 84
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £31,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

HND Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

HND
Salary Trend in Luton

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

HND Salary Trend in Luton

HND
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HND across the Luton region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

HND Salary Histogram in Luton

HND
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Luton 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 6 (100.00%) Degree
2 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (66.67%) C#
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) SOA
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Multithreading
3 4 (66.67%) Software Architecture
4 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (16.67%) Validation
5 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
5 1 (16.67%) C++
5 1 (16.67%) Electronics
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) VxWorks
5 1 (16.67%) CAD
5 1 (16.67%) UML
5 1 (16.67%) OO
5 1 (16.67%) Ada
5 1 (16.67%) DO-178B
5 1 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (16.67%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (16.67%) VectorCAST

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Luton 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 1 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (16.67%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (16.67%) VectorCAST
General
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Electronics
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Mechanical Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 4 (66.67%) SOA
2 4 (66.67%) Software Architecture
2 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) CAD
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Ada
2 1 (16.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft