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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank - 37 -
Permanent jobs citing HND 0 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - 1.59% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 3.70% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Average salary - £33,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+21.53% -
HND
UK

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

Qualifications Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
57 81 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 41.01% 42.86% 28.93%
Number of salaries quoted 31 55 37
Average salary £31,500 £26,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.86% -42.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £24,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £34,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

HND Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

HND
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

HND Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

HND
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) HNC
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App

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Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) HNC
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle