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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 162 180 180
Rank change year-on-year
+18 0
Permanent jobs citing HND 13 13 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.40% 0.32% 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.49% 1.18% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 1
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £38,000 £32,250
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +17.82%
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
873 1101 934
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 26.74% 27.37% 24.77%
Number of salaries quoted 674 932 821
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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 +2 1 £41,500 +9.21%
HND
North West

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (76.67%) Degree
2 13 (43.33%) Workflow
3 12 (40.00%) QA
3 12 (40.00%) High Availability
4 10 (33.33%) HNC
5 9 (30.00%) Regression Testing
5 9 (30.00%) HP
5 9 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (30.00%) Functional Testing
5 9 (30.00%) Selenium
5 9 (30.00%) JIRA
5 9 (30.00%) Computer Science
5 9 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (30.00%) Test Scripting
5 9 (30.00%) Automated Testing
5 9 (30.00%) Defect Management
5 9 (30.00%) QA Automation
6 8 (26.67%) Telecoms
6 8 (26.67%) XML
6 8 (26.67%) Java
6 8 (26.67%) SQL
6 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
7 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
7 7 (23.33%) Finance
7 7 (23.33%) Telerik
8 6 (20.00%) Windows
8 6 (20.00%) PL/SQL
8 6 (20.00%) .NET
8 6 (20.00%) C#
9 5 (16.67%) ITIL

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) BGP
1 5 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
1 5 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 5 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 5 (16.67%) Firewall
1 5 (16.67%) IPsec
1 5 (16.67%) LAN
1 5 (16.67%) MPLS
1 5 (16.67%) Multicast
1 5 (16.67%) OSPF
1 5 (16.67%) tcpdump
1 5 (16.67%) VPN
1 5 (16.67%) Wireless
1 5 (16.67%) Wireshark
2 2 (6.67%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (30.00%) JIRA
1 9 (30.00%) Selenium
2 2 (6.67%) Appium
General
1 8 (26.67%) Telecoms
2 7 (23.33%) Finance
3 5 (16.67%) Legal
4 1 (3.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) QA Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Design Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Automation Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) QA Automation Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Team Leader
4 2 (6.67%) Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) DBA
4 2 (6.67%) QA Test Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) QA Tester
4 2 (6.67%) SQL DBA
4 2 (6.67%) Test Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Tester
5 1 (3.33%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Developer
5 1 (3.33%) QA Automation Tester
5 1 (3.33%) Service Desk Support
5 1 (3.33%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Telecoms Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Telecoms Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) XML
2 6 (20.00%) .NET
3 4 (13.33%) COM
4 1 (3.33%) CSS
4 1 (3.33%) HTML
4 1 (3.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.67%) SCADA
3 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.33%) FMCG
3 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (6.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Workflow
2 12 (40.00%) High Availability
3 9 (30.00%) Automated Testing
3 9 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (30.00%) Defect Management
3 9 (30.00%) Functional Testing
3 9 (30.00%) QA Automation
3 9 (30.00%) Regression Testing
3 9 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 9 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (16.67%) ITIL
4 5 (16.67%) Network Design
4 5 (16.67%) Network Management
4 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 4 (13.33%) Coaching
5 4 (13.33%) Mentoring
5 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
6 3 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) Java
1 8 (26.67%) SQL
2 6 (20.00%) C#
2 6 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (76.67%) Degree
2 10 (33.33%) HNC
3 5 (16.67%) CCSA
3 5 (16.67%) Check Point Certification
3 5 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (13.33%) CCNP
5 3 (10.00%) MCSE
5 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (6.67%) CCNA
6 2 (6.67%) MCDBA
6 2 (6.67%) MCITP
6 2 (6.67%) MCTS
7 1 (3.33%) A+ Certification
7 1 (3.33%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) GNVQ
7 1 (3.33%) MCP
7 1 (3.33%) MCSA
7 1 (3.33%) NVQ Level 3
7 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (40.00%) QA
2 3 (10.00%) ISO13485
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) HP
2 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (23.33%) Telerik
4 5 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 5 (16.67%) Cisco
4 5 (16.67%) F5
4 5 (16.67%) SolarWinds
5 3 (10.00%) VMware
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: Competitive DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Up to £33,000 Plus Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £31000 per annum + OT, Van, Hols, Priv Health
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago