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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 177 - 174
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing HND 15 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.39% - 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.69% - 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 15 0 5
Average salary £40,000 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £31,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
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
889 950 880
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 23.11% 23.39% 22.78%
Number of salaries quoted 718 731 774
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HND across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 August 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 28 August 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
Salford - 10 £40,000 -
Rochdale - 1 £40,000 -
Stockport - 1 £33,000 - 6
HND
North West

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 23 (88.46%) Degree
2 16 (61.54%) Finance
2 16 (61.54%) QA
3 15 (57.69%) Java
3 15 (57.69%) SQL
3 15 (57.69%) .NET
4 14 (53.85%) XML
4 14 (53.85%) Workflow
5 13 (50.00%) Computer Science
5 13 (50.00%) Selenium
5 13 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (50.00%) Test Scripting
5 13 (50.00%) C#
5 13 (50.00%) PL/SQL
5 13 (50.00%) Regression Testing
5 13 (50.00%) JIRA
5 13 (50.00%) Automated Testing
5 13 (50.00%) Telerik
6 8 (30.77%) WatiN
7 6 (23.08%) HNC
8 5 (19.23%) HP
9 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
9 4 (15.38%) Windows
9 4 (15.38%) Coaching
10 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
10 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (11.54%) MS Office
10 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
11 2 (7.69%) VMware

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.54%) MS Office
3 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.85%) AutoCAD
3 1 (3.85%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) VPN
1 1 (3.85%) SAN
1 1 (3.85%) Internet
1 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) MySQL
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (50.00%) JIRA
1 13 (50.00%) Selenium
2 8 (30.77%) WatiN
General
1 16 (61.54%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Back Office
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Tester
1 8 (30.77%) QA Tester
1 8 (30.77%) Automated Tester
2 5 (19.23%) QA Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) QA Automation Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) PHP Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Data Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Data Centre Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Senior PHP Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Facilities Manager
4 1 (3.85%) IT Technician
4 1 (3.85%) Junior IT Technician
4 1 (3.85%) Junior
4 1 (3.85%) Developer
4 1 (3.85%) DBA
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Design Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Team Leader
4 1 (3.85%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (57.69%) .NET
2 14 (53.85%) XML
3 1 (3.85%) jQuery
3 1 (3.85%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.69%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.85%) FMCG
3 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Phone
4 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Workflow
2 13 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 13 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 13 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 13 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (15.38%) Coaching
4 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
5 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.85%) Database Security
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.85%) Line Management
6 1 (3.85%) OOP
6 1 (3.85%) OO
6 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.85%) Change Management
6 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.85%) Data Management
6 1 (3.85%) Modular Programming
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) Java
1 15 (57.69%) SQL
2 13 (50.00%) C#
2 13 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.85%) PHP
3 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (88.46%) Degree
2 6 (23.08%) HNC
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (7.69%) A+ Certification
4 2 (7.69%) MCTS
5 1 (3.85%) MCITP
5 1 (3.85%) MCSE
5 1 (3.85%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (61.54%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.85%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Nagios
1 1 (3.85%) Opsview
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Telerik
2 5 (19.23%) HP
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.69%) VMware
5 1 (3.85%) Veeam
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco
5 1 (3.85%) Nokia
5 1 (3.85%) Remedy
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £57000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Up tp £33,000 DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Up to £33,000 plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier Engineering
Salary: £30000 - £350000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport. Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Up tp £33,000 DOE
Posted: 8 days ago
Stockport. Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £24,000 - £31,000 DOE
Posted: 24 days ago