The first table below looks at the demand for HND in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HND over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Northampton region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 64 - 55
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing HND 8 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.26% - 0.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.62% - 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 3
Average salary £27,000 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Qualifications Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
221 101 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 34.75% 29.11% 38.27%
Number of salaries quoted 207 96 164
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
HND
Northamptonshire

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

HND Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

HND
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

HND Salary Trend in Northampton

HND
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HND across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

HND Salary Histogram in Northampton

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 10 (83.33%) ITIL
2 6 (50.00%) MCP
2 6 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) Service Desk Management
3 4 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (33.33%) VB6
3 4 (33.33%) MOS
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (33.33%) SLA
3 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 4 (33.33%) Change Management
3 4 (33.33%) Law
3 4 (33.33%) SAP
3 4 (33.33%) Classic ASP
3 4 (33.33%) VB
3 4 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 4 (33.33%) VBA
3 4 (33.33%) .NET
3 4 (33.33%) C#
3 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 3 (25.00%) Windows
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (16.67%) MCTS
5 2 (16.67%) MCITP
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (16.67%) VPN
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 4 (33.33%) Law
2 2 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Team Leader
1 6 (50.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 4 (33.33%) Systems Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Trainee
4 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Trainee
4 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Classic ASP
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
1 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Service Desk Management
2 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 4 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) VB6
1 4 (33.33%) VB
1 4 (33.33%) VB.NET
1 4 (33.33%) VBA
1 4 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) MCP
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (33.33%) MOS
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (16.67%) MCTS
3 2 (16.67%) MCITP
3 2 (16.67%) MCSE
3 2 (16.67%) MCSA
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) SLA
2 2 (16.67%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix