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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 173 169 185
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +16
Permanent jobs citing HND 13 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.33% 0.29% 0.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.23% 1.20% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 7
Average salary £38,000 £47,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +90.00%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £32,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -3.03%
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
1059 917 1113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 26.86% 24.53% 25.88%
Number of salaries quoted 903 811 934
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
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 27 January 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 27 January 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 £38,000 -
Altrincham - 1 £20,000 -
HND
North West

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 22 (70.97%) SQL
2 21 (67.74%) PL/SQL
3 19 (61.29%) Degree
4 16 (51.61%) QA
5 15 (48.39%) .NET
5 15 (48.39%) Java
6 14 (45.16%) C#
6 14 (45.16%) XML
6 14 (45.16%) Regression Testing
6 14 (45.16%) Workflow
6 14 (45.16%) Finance
6 14 (45.16%) Selenium
6 14 (45.16%) User Acceptance Testing
6 14 (45.16%) Test Scripting
6 14 (45.16%) Telerik
6 14 (45.16%) Automated Testing
6 14 (45.16%) JIRA
6 14 (45.16%) WatiN
6 14 (45.16%) Computer Science
7 7 (22.58%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (22.58%) ISO 9000
7 7 (22.58%) Oracle
7 7 (22.58%) Crystal Reports
7 7 (22.58%) MS Office
7 7 (22.58%) UNIX
7 7 (22.58%) Software Testing
8 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
8 4 (12.90%) HNC
9 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (3.23%) Joomla!
1 1 (3.23%) Moodle
Applications
1 7 (22.58%) MS Office
2 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
2 2 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) VoIP
1 2 (6.45%) DNS
1 2 (6.45%) MPLS
1 2 (6.45%) VLAN
1 2 (6.45%) LLU
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) Crystal Reports
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (45.16%) JIRA
1 14 (45.16%) Selenium
1 14 (45.16%) WatiN
2 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.23%) LabVIEW
General
1 14 (45.16%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Tester
2 8 (25.81%) Analyst
2 8 (25.81%) Support Analyst
2 8 (25.81%) Selenium Tester
3 6 (19.35%) QA Tester
3 6 (19.35%) Automated Tester
4 5 (16.13%) Software Support Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Data Centre Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Mechanical Design Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Mechanical Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Junior Support Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) IP Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Network Support
5 2 (6.45%) Data Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Design Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Applications Support
5 2 (6.45%) Junior
6 1 (3.23%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (48.39%) .NET
2 14 (45.16%) XML
3 2 (6.45%) CSS
3 2 (6.45%) HTML
4 1 (3.23%) Web Services
4 1 (3.23%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 14 (45.16%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) UNIX
2 3 (9.68%) Windows
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Regression Testing
1 14 (45.16%) Workflow
1 14 (45.16%) Automated Testing
1 14 (45.16%) Test Scripting
1 14 (45.16%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (22.58%) Software Testing
3 3 (9.68%) Project Management
4 2 (6.45%) Change Management
4 2 (6.45%) CAD
4 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.23%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.23%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.23%) Network Management
5 1 (3.23%) OOP
5 1 (3.23%) OO
5 1 (3.23%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 22 (70.97%) SQL
2 21 (67.74%) PL/SQL
3 15 (48.39%) Java
4 14 (45.16%) C#
5 1 (3.23%) C
5 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (61.29%) Degree
2 4 (12.90%) HNC
3 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (6.45%) MCP
4 2 (6.45%) CCNP
5 1 (3.23%) CCNA
5 1 (3.23%) MCSE
5 1 (3.23%) MCSA
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (51.61%) QA
2 7 (22.58%) ISO 9000
3 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) Firmware
2 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) WSUS
1 2 (6.45%) Cacti
1 2 (6.45%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) Telerik
2 7 (22.58%) Oracle
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco
3 2 (6.45%) Huawei
3 2 (6.45%) Fujitsu
3 2 (6.45%) SolarWinds
3 2 (6.45%) Juniper
3 2 (6.45%) Autodesk
3 2 (6.45%) Redback
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.23%) Adobe
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