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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing HND 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
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
84 40 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 51.53% 24.39% 36.60%
Number of salaries quoted 24 25 50
Average salary £28,250 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £23,000 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £37,400 £60,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 16 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 3 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) HNC
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
1 3 (100.00%) WPF
1 3 (100.00%) Silverlight

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Graduate Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Graduate Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
1 3 (100.00%) WPF
1 3 (100.00%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 3 (100.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) HNC
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £23000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Dungannon, County Tyrone
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago