The table below looks at the statistics for HND in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HND over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 246 221 232
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +11
Permanent jobs citing HND 17 24 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.27% 0.40% 0.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.19% 1.48% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 9 19 22
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £35,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
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 West region.

Qualifications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1429 1617 1843
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 22.81% 26.72% 24.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1115 1209 1546
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

HND Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

HND
Salary Trend in the North West

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

HND Salary Trend in the North West

HND
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HND across the North West region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

HND Salary Histogram in the North West

HND
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 HND within the North West region over the 3 months to 8 December 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
Merseyside -11 5 - -
Manchester -19 5 £31,250 -21.87% 4
Lancashire -13 4 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Cheshire +3 3 £30,000 -20.00%
HND
England

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT jobs citing HND 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 HND.

1 26 (74.29%) Degree
2 13 (37.14%) HNC
3 11 (31.43%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (22.86%) Finance
4 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
5 7 (20.00%) MS Office
5 7 (20.00%) Process Improvement
5 7 (20.00%) Data Centre
6 6 (17.14%) Driving Licence
6 6 (17.14%) Regulatory Compliance
6 6 (17.14%) jQuery
6 6 (17.14%) Risk Assessment
6 6 (17.14%) Workflow
6 6 (17.14%) Computacenter
6 6 (17.14%) Web Development
6 6 (17.14%) CSS
6 6 (17.14%) SLA
6 6 (17.14%) HTML
6 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
6 6 (17.14%) SQL
6 6 (17.14%) Service Delivery
6 6 (17.14%) Change Management
6 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (17.14%) Benchmarking
7 5 (14.29%) Manufacturing
7 5 (14.29%) Advertising
7 5 (14.29%) Postgraduate
7 5 (14.29%) Statistics
7 5 (14.29%) Economics
7 5 (14.29%) Mathematics

HND
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 3 (8.57%) SAS
2 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
2 7 (20.00%) MS Office
3 4 (11.43%) AutoCAD
4 2 (5.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (5.71%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (2.86%) FrameMaker
5 1 (2.86%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) NetScaler
1 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.86%) MySQL
3 1 (2.86%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (22.86%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Advertising
2 5 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 4 (11.43%) Automotive
4 3 (8.57%) Electronics
5 2 (5.71%) Military
5 2 (5.71%) Retail
6 1 (2.86%) Games
6 1 (2.86%) Marketing
6 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Developer
2 6 (17.14%) Data Centre Manager
2 6 (17.14%) Data Manager
2 6 (17.14%) Facilities Manager
3 4 (11.43%) .NET Developer
3 4 (11.43%) Web Developer
4 3 (8.57%) .NET Web Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Administrator
4 3 (8.57%) DBA
4 3 (8.57%) Java Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (5.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (5.71%) C# Developer
5 2 (5.71%) C# Web Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Design Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Electronics Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Trainee
5 2 (5.71%) Trainee Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Trainee Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) CSS
1 6 (17.14%) HTML
1 6 (17.14%) jQuery
2 4 (11.43%) .NET
2 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET
2 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (11.43%) SOAP
3 3 (8.57%) AngularJS
3 3 (8.57%) Apache Camel
3 3 (8.57%) JPA
3 3 (8.57%) REST
3 3 (8.57%) Spring
3 3 (8.57%) Web Services
3 3 (8.57%) XHTML
4 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 2 (5.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.86%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 6 (17.14%) Driving Licence
4 5 (14.29%) Economics
4 5 (14.29%) Mathematics
4 5 (14.29%) Psychology
4 5 (14.29%) Statistics
5 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
6 2 (5.71%) Mobile App
7 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
7 1 (2.86%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (2.86%) Linux
1 1 (2.86%) Windows
1 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
1 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) Process Improvement
2 6 (17.14%) Benchmarking
2 6 (17.14%) Change Management
2 6 (17.14%) Regulatory Compliance
2 6 (17.14%) Risk Assessment
2 6 (17.14%) Service Delivery
2 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (17.14%) Web Development
2 6 (17.14%) Workflow
3 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (11.43%) MVC
3 4 (11.43%) Software Engineering
4 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (5.71%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (5.71%) Scrum
5 2 (5.71%) SDLC
6 1 (2.86%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 1 (2.86%) Device Driver Development
6 1 (2.86%) Front End Development
6 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
1 6 (17.14%) SQL
2 4 (11.43%) C#
3 3 (8.57%) Java
3 3 (8.57%) PL/SQL
3 3 (8.57%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.71%) PHP
4 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.86%) C
5 1 (2.86%) C++
5 1 (2.86%) Embedded C
5 1 (2.86%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 26 (74.29%) Degree
2 13 (37.14%) HNC
3 5 (14.29%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) SLA
2 3 (8.57%) PCI DSS
2 3 (8.57%) SAS 70
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.86%) XenApp
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Computacenter
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle
4 2 (5.71%) ANSYS
5 1 (2.86%) Autodesk
5 1 (2.86%) Citrix
5 1 (2.86%) SAP
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