The table below looks at the statistics for HNC in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HNC over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 216 245 234
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -11
Permanent jobs citing HNC 12 7 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.21% 0.11% 0.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.88% 0.40% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 7
Median salary £35,000 £47,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +58.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £34,700 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £50,783 £33,776
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.18%
HNC
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 West region.

Qualifications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1368 1755 1610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.23% 27.40% 22.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1132 1347 1240
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing HNC as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

HNC
Salary Trend in the North West

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

HNC Salary Trend in the North West

HNC
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HNC across the North West region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

HNC Salary Histogram in the North West

HNC
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the North West region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +29 5 £35,000 -26.31% 1
Manchester +7 4 £31,000 -24.39%
Lancashire +4 3 £35,000 -
HNC
England

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT jobs citing HNC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for HNC.

1 23 (92.00%) HND
2 21 (84.00%) Windows
3 19 (76.00%) Degree
4 14 (56.00%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (56.00%) Pair Programming
4 14 (56.00%) Software Engineering
4 14 (56.00%) Embedded Linux
4 14 (56.00%) Electronics
4 14 (56.00%) Scrum
4 14 (56.00%) Linux
4 14 (56.00%) UML
4 14 (56.00%) OO
4 14 (56.00%) C
4 14 (56.00%) C#
4 14 (56.00%) C++
4 14 (56.00%) OOD
4 14 (56.00%) ISO 9001
4 14 (56.00%) Visual Studio
4 14 (56.00%) Embedded C
4 14 (56.00%) Windows CE
4 14 (56.00%) Test Automation
4 14 (56.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 14 (56.00%) Embedded Systems
4 14 (56.00%) Embedded Software Development
4 14 (56.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (24.00%) Windows Server
5 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
5 6 (24.00%) VMware
5 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) AutoCAD
1 3 (12.00%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) DHCP
1 2 (8.00%) DNS
1 2 (8.00%) Firewall
1 2 (8.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (56.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (56.00%) Electronics
2 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (8.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) C Software Engineer
1 14 (56.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
1 14 (56.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 14 (56.00%) Software Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Project Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Design Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) IT Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (4.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 14 (56.00%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (56.00%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (12.00%) FMCG
3 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 21 (84.00%) Windows
2 14 (56.00%) Embedded Linux
2 14 (56.00%) Linux
2 14 (56.00%) Windows CE
3 6 (24.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (56.00%) Continuous Integration
1 14 (56.00%) Embedded Software Development
1 14 (56.00%) OO
1 14 (56.00%) OOD
1 14 (56.00%) Pair Programming
1 14 (56.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 14 (56.00%) Scrum
1 14 (56.00%) Software Engineering
1 14 (56.00%) Test Automation
1 14 (56.00%) UML
2 3 (12.00%) Lean Manufacturing
2 3 (12.00%) Six Sigma
3 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (4.00%) CAD
4 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (4.00%) Project Management
4 1 (4.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) C
1 14 (56.00%) C#
1 14 (56.00%) C++
1 14 (56.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 23 (92.00%) HND
2 19 (76.00%) Degree
3 4 (16.00%) MCSA
3 4 (16.00%) MCSE
3 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (8.00%) CCNA
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.00%) A+ Certification
5 1 (4.00%) GNVQ
5 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
5 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (4.00%) MCP
5 1 (4.00%) NVQ Level 3
5 1 (4.00%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (56.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (16.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (8.00%) BitLocker
3 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.00%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) VMware
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (8.00%) NetApp
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