The table below looks at the statistics for HND in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HND over the 3 months to 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 182 161 193
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +32
Permanent jobs citing HND 5 30 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.13% 0.74% 0.049%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.47% 3.27% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 1
Average salary £32,000 £29,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% -12.12%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
HND
North West

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
1073 918 1065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 28.95% 22.78% 25.93%
Number of salaries quoted 847 760 908
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

HND Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

HND
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

HND Salary Trend in Manchester

HND
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HND across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 20 April 2015.

HND Salary Histogram in Manchester

HND
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HND within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 20 April 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - 1 £20,000 -
Salford - 1 £38,000 -
HND
North West

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 15 (83.33%) Degree
2 13 (72.22%) QA
2 13 (72.22%) Java
2 13 (72.22%) PL/SQL
2 13 (72.22%) SQL
2 13 (72.22%) .NET
2 13 (72.22%) Finance
3 12 (66.67%) Regression Testing
3 12 (66.67%) Workflow
3 12 (66.67%) Telerik
3 12 (66.67%) Automated Testing
3 12 (66.67%) XML
3 12 (66.67%) C#
3 12 (66.67%) Selenium
3 12 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 12 (66.67%) JIRA
3 12 (66.67%) WatiN
3 12 (66.67%) Computer Science
4 4 (22.22%) HNC
5 2 (11.11%) Project Management
5 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
5 2 (11.11%) VoIP
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco
5 2 (11.11%) CCNP
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (11.11%) Juniper
5 2 (11.11%) MPLS
5 2 (11.11%) Redback
5 2 (11.11%) Change Management

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
1 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) AutoCAD
2 1 (5.56%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) VoIP
1 2 (11.11%) MPLS
1 2 (11.11%) LLU
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (66.67%) JIRA
1 12 (66.67%) Selenium
1 12 (66.67%) WatiN
General
1 13 (72.22%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Tester
2 7 (38.89%) QA Tester
2 7 (38.89%) Automated Tester
3 5 (27.78%) Selenium Tester
4 2 (11.11%) IP Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Customer Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Customer Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Design Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (72.22%) .NET
2 12 (66.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Regression Testing
1 12 (66.67%) Workflow
1 12 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 12 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 12 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
2 2 (11.11%) Project Management
2 2 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (5.56%) Line Management
3 1 (5.56%) Coaching
3 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) Java
1 13 (72.22%) PL/SQL
1 13 (72.22%) SQL
2 12 (66.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (83.33%) Degree
2 4 (22.22%) HNC
3 2 (11.11%) CCNP
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (72.22%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Cacti
1 2 (11.11%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Telerik
2 2 (11.11%) Huawei
2 2 (11.11%) Fujitsu
2 2 (11.11%) SolarWinds
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco
2 2 (11.11%) Juniper
2 2 (11.11%) Redback
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £24,000 - £31,000 DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £18,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago