The table below looks at the statistics for HND in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HND over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank - - 67
Permanent jobs citing HND 0 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East - - 0.58%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £22,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +6.55%
HND
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the North East region.

Qualifications Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
223 216 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 30.84% 27.55% 23.95%
Number of salaries quoted 184 183 138
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +8.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,050 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,050 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

HND Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

HND
Salary Trend in the North East

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

HND Salary Trend in the North East

HND
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 5 (100.00%) HNC
2 3 (60.00%) AutoCAD
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (20.00%) Validation
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) SAP
4 1 (20.00%) SAP ERP
4 1 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Automotive
4 1 (20.00%) UML
4 1 (20.00%) ERP
4 1 (20.00%) CCNA
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification

HND
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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.

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP ERP
General
1 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Project Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Validation
1 1 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
1 1 (20.00%) Change Management
1 1 (20.00%) UML
1 1 (20.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) HNC
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) SAP