The table below looks at the statistics for HND in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HND over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank - 65 70
Permanent jobs citing HND 0 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.34% 0.32%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.56% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 2
Average salary - £32,500 £31,990
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.59%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £31,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
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 Merseyside region.

Qualifications Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
116 128 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 27.10% 21.55% 22.13%
Number of salaries quoted 77 111 105
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing HND across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

HND Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

HND
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing HND across the Merseyside region.

HND Salary Trend in Merseyside

HND
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

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Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree