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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank - 175 156
Permanent jobs citing HND 0 5 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.13% 0.56%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.57% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 15
Average salary - £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £31,250 £32,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.55%
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
963 873 896
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 23.36% 22.53% 23.85%
Number of salaries quoted 745 770 741
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 (71.43%) HTML
2 13 (61.90%) XML
3 11 (52.38%) HNC
3 11 (52.38%) Line Management
4 10 (47.62%) SQL
5 9 (42.86%) Photoshop
5 9 (42.86%) CSS
5 9 (42.86%) Project Management
5 9 (42.86%) QA
6 8 (38.10%) Finance
7 7 (33.33%) Internet
7 7 (33.33%) JSP
7 7 (33.33%) Oracle
7 7 (33.33%) XHTML
7 7 (33.33%) Degree
7 7 (33.33%) Retail
7 7 (33.33%) Oracle Database
7 7 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
8 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
8 6 (28.57%) Mockito
8 6 (28.57%) Gerrit
8 6 (28.57%) Web Development
8 6 (28.57%) XPath
8 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (28.57%) Apache Wicket
8 6 (28.57%) JAX-WS
8 6 (28.57%) jQuery
8 6 (28.57%) EJB 3.0
8 6 (28.57%) UNIX

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (28.57%) WebLogic
1 6 (28.57%) Tomcat
2 2 (9.52%) CMS
2 2 (9.52%) WordPress
3 1 (4.76%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Photoshop
2 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) Internet
2 2 (9.52%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Ant
1 6 (28.57%) JUnit
1 6 (28.57%) Eclipse
1 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 6 (28.57%) Mockito
1 6 (28.57%) Gerrit
1 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 6 (28.57%) Maven
2 4 (19.05%) TestPartner
3 2 (9.52%) FrontPage
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 7 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Web Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Tester
4 4 (19.05%) Software Tester
5 2 (9.52%) Internet Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Author
5 2 (9.52%) Website Developer
6 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (4.76%) DBA
6 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.76%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (71.43%) HTML
2 13 (61.90%) XML
3 9 (42.86%) CSS
4 7 (33.33%) JSP
4 7 (33.33%) XHTML
5 6 (28.57%) WSDL
5 6 (28.57%) JAXB
5 6 (28.57%) Hibernate
5 6 (28.57%) Spring
5 6 (28.57%) jQuery
5 6 (28.57%) Apache Wicket
5 6 (28.57%) JAX-WS
5 6 (28.57%) EJB 3.0
5 6 (28.57%) Web Services
5 6 (28.57%) XSLT
5 6 (28.57%) JDBC
5 6 (28.57%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Copywriting
2 1 (4.76%) Telematics
2 1 (4.76%) Replication
2 1 (4.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Linux
1 6 (28.57%) UNIX
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Line Management
2 9 (42.86%) Project Management
3 7 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (28.57%) Web Development
4 6 (28.57%) OO
4 6 (28.57%) Scrum
4 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (28.57%) TDD
5 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
5 4 (19.05%) Automated Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Software Testing
6 2 (9.52%) System Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Analytics
6 2 (9.52%) Content Management
6 2 (9.52%) Web Design
6 2 (9.52%) Regression Testing
7 1 (4.76%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) SQL
2 6 (28.57%) XPath
2 6 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.52%) PHP
3 2 (9.52%) VBScript
4 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) HNC
2 7 (33.33%) Degree
3 4 (19.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (19.05%) ISEB
4 1 (4.76%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (42.86%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (19.05%) Compuware
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) Adobe
4 1 (4.76%) HP
4 1 (4.76%) Dell
4 1 (4.76%) NetApp
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