The table below looks at the statistics for HNC in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HNC over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 66 - 61
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing HNC 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 0.19% - 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.85% - 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £42,500 - £22,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £42,500 £31,432
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +35.21%
HNC
Northamptonshire

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

Qualifications Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
117 123 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 21.67% 23.52% 30.49%
Number of salaries quoted 101 115 144
Average salary £42,500 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £24,550
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £64,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

HNC
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

HNC Salary Trend in Northampton

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Northampton region citing HNC 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 HNC.

1 7 (100.00%) HND
2 4 (57.14%) CAD
2 4 (57.14%) 3D Modelling
3 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
4 2 (28.57%) NetBeans
4 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
4 2 (28.57%) JMS
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) MySQL
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) JUnit
4 2 (28.57%) JDeveloper
5 1 (14.29%) Project Governance
5 1 (14.29%) MS Project
5 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Billing
5 1 (14.29%) Logistics
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) JIRA
5 1 (14.29%) Atlassian

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Northampton region citing HNC 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 HNC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (14.29%) MS Project
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
1 2 (28.57%) JDeveloper
1 2 (28.57%) JUnit
1 2 (28.57%) NetBeans
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 1 (14.29%) Billing
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Design Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Mechanical Design Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Mechanical Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) 3D Modelling
1 4 (57.14%) CAD
2 1 (14.29%) Logistics
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) Project Governance
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) HND
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Atlassian
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft