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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 183 172 163
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -9
Permanent jobs citing HND 8 5 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.20% 0.13% 0.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.82% 0.56% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 17
Average salary £24,750 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.00% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £31,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,500 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +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
970 888 919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 24.06% 23.44% 23.99%
Number of salaries quoted 759 782 777
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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 - 5 £20,000 -
Stockport - 1 £29,500 - 9
HND
North West

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 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 11 (47.83%) HTML
2 10 (43.48%) SQL
3 9 (39.13%) XML
3 9 (39.13%) QA
4 8 (34.78%) Line Management
4 8 (34.78%) Project Management
4 8 (34.78%) HNC
5 7 (30.43%) UNIX
5 7 (30.43%) Oracle
5 7 (30.43%) Photoshop
5 7 (30.43%) CSS
5 7 (30.43%) Degree
6 6 (26.09%) Software Testing
7 5 (21.74%) JSP
7 5 (21.74%) XHTML
7 5 (21.74%) Internet
7 5 (21.74%) Finance
7 5 (21.74%) Scrum
7 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (17.39%) TDD
8 4 (17.39%) Retail
8 4 (17.39%) Hibernate
8 4 (17.39%) Tomcat
8 4 (17.39%) JAXB
8 4 (17.39%) Eclipse
8 4 (17.39%) WSDL
8 4 (17.39%) Web Services
8 4 (17.39%) XSLT
8 4 (17.39%) Linux
8 4 (17.39%) OO

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 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 4 (17.39%) Tomcat
1 4 (17.39%) WebLogic
2 2 (8.70%) CMS
2 2 (8.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Photoshop
2 3 (13.04%) MS Office
3 2 (8.70%) Acrobat
3 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) Internet
2 2 (8.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database
2 3 (13.04%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Eclipse
1 4 (17.39%) Ant
1 4 (17.39%) JUnit
1 4 (17.39%) Maven
1 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
1 4 (17.39%) Mockito
1 4 (17.39%) Gerrit
1 4 (17.39%) Jenkins
2 3 (13.04%) TestPartner
3 2 (8.70%) FrontPage
4 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.35%) LabVIEW
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Retail
3 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Web Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Java Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Tester
4 3 (13.04%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Software Tester
4 3 (13.04%) Software Support Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Data Centre Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Design Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Data Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Mechanical Design Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Mechanical Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Design Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Hardware Test Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Firmware Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Mechanical Design Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) HTML
2 9 (39.13%) XML
3 7 (30.43%) CSS
4 5 (21.74%) JSP
4 5 (21.74%) XHTML
5 4 (17.39%) Hibernate
5 4 (17.39%) JAXB
5 4 (17.39%) WSDL
5 4 (17.39%) Web Services
5 4 (17.39%) XSLT
5 4 (17.39%) JDBC
5 4 (17.39%) EJB
5 4 (17.39%) Spring
5 4 (17.39%) jQuery
5 4 (17.39%) Apache Wicket
5 4 (17.39%) JAX-WS
5 4 (17.39%) EJB 3.0
6 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Copywriting
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) UNIX
2 4 (17.39%) Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Windows
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Line Management
1 8 (34.78%) Project Management
2 6 (26.09%) Software Testing
3 5 (21.74%) Scrum
3 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (17.39%) TDD
4 4 (17.39%) OO
4 4 (17.39%) Web Development
4 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (17.39%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
5 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Content Management
6 2 (8.70%) Web Design
6 2 (8.70%) CAD
6 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (8.70%) Analytics
7 1 (4.35%) System Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
7 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) Java
2 4 (17.39%) XPath
3 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL
4 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.70%) PHP
5 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) HNC
2 7 (30.43%) Degree
3 3 (13.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (13.04%) ISEB
4 1 (4.35%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (39.13%) QA
2 3 (13.04%) ISO 9000
3 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) Compuware
3 2 (8.70%) Autodesk
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) Adobe
4 1 (4.35%) HP
4 1 (4.35%) Dell
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