The table below looks at the statistics for HNC in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HNC over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
North West / Manchester
Rank 187 169 198
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +29
Permanent jobs citing HNC 12 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.33% 0.094% 0.051%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.54% 0.34% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 0
Median salary £27,500 £24,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.58% -
UK excluding London median salary £33,250 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -22.22%

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

Qualifications Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
780 879 1019
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 21.27% 27.57% 26.04%
Number of salaries quoted 617 693 871
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing HNC as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

HNC
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

HNC Salary Trend in Manchester

HNC
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oldham - 8 - -
HNC
North West

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT jobs citing HNC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for HNC.

1 21 (91.30%) HND
2 19 (82.61%) Degree
3 11 (47.83%) PHP
4 10 (43.48%) Manufacturing
5 9 (39.13%) Software Engineering
5 9 (39.13%) C
5 9 (39.13%) C++
5 9 (39.13%) Linux
5 9 (39.13%) MS Office
5 9 (39.13%) MS Excel
5 9 (39.13%) Embedded C
5 9 (39.13%) Computer Science
6 8 (34.78%) Driving Licence
6 8 (34.78%) Validation
7 7 (30.43%) SQL
7 7 (30.43%) MySQL
7 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
7 7 (30.43%) jQuery
8 6 (26.09%) Data Centre
8 6 (26.09%) Process Improvement
8 6 (26.09%) Regulatory Compliance
8 6 (26.09%) HTML
8 6 (26.09%) Benchmarking
8 6 (26.09%) Service Delivery
8 6 (26.09%) Change Management
8 6 (26.09%) SLA
8 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (26.09%) Workflow
8 6 (26.09%) Risk Assessment
8 6 (26.09%) Computacenter

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 9 (39.13%) MS Excel
1 9 (39.13%) MS Office
2 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) MySQL
2 3 (13.04%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (13.04%) Power BI
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
2 4 (17.39%) JIRA
3 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
General
1 10 (43.48%) Manufacturing
2 5 (21.74%) Electronics
3 3 (13.04%) Finance
3 3 (13.04%) Marketing
3 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
4 2 (8.70%) Military
4 2 (8.70%) Retail
5 1 (4.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Data Centre Manager
2 6 (26.09%) Data Manager
2 6 (26.09%) Facilities Manager
3 5 (21.74%) Embedded Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Linux Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Test Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Embedded Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) CAD Designer
5 2 (8.70%) CAD Technician
5 2 (8.70%) Designer
5 2 (8.70%) Electronics Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Graduate
5 2 (8.70%) Graduate Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) jQuery
2 6 (26.09%) HTML
3 5 (21.74%) SOAP
4 4 (17.39%) .NET
4 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
4 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (13.04%) CSS
6 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
7 1 (4.35%) Hibernate
7 1 (4.35%) XHTML
7 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Computer Science
2 8 (34.78%) Driving Licence
3 6 (26.09%) Data Centre
4 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (21.74%) Device Driver
5 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Linux
2 5 (21.74%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Software Engineering
2 8 (34.78%) Validation
3 6 (26.09%) Benchmarking
3 6 (26.09%) Change Management
3 6 (26.09%) Process Improvement
3 6 (26.09%) Regulatory Compliance
3 6 (26.09%) Risk Assessment
3 6 (26.09%) Service Delivery
3 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (26.09%) Workflow
4 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (21.74%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 5 (21.74%) Device Driver Development
5 4 (17.39%) MVC
5 4 (17.39%) TDD
5 4 (17.39%) Unit Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (13.04%) CAD
6 3 (13.04%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (13.04%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) PHP
2 9 (39.13%) C
2 9 (39.13%) C++
2 9 (39.13%) Embedded C
3 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
3 7 (30.43%) SQL
4 5 (21.74%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 21 (91.30%) HND
2 19 (82.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) SLA
2 4 (17.39%) QA
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Computacenter
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) SAP
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