The table below looks at the statistics for HNC in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HNC over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 107 124 124
Rank change year-on-year
+17 0
Permanent jobs citing HNC 7 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.45% 0.45% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.56% 1.47% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 2
Average salary £41,250 £36,395 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +81.97%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -1.53%
HNC
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
449 546 572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 29.17% 30.90% 30.99%
Number of salaries quoted 327 501 483
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% -9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

HNC
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

HNC Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

HNC
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 6 (75.00%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) AutoCAD
3 2 (25.00%) Autodesk
3 2 (25.00%) Electronics
3 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (25.00%) SOLIDWORKS
3 2 (25.00%) C
3 2 (25.00%) MS Office
3 2 (25.00%) HND
3 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) CAD
3 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 4 (50.00%) AutoCAD
2 2 (25.00%) SOLIDWORKS
2 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (25.00%) MS Office
2 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
General
1 2 (25.00%) Electronics
1 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Design Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Electrical Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Electrical Design Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Electronics Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Mechanical Design Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Mechanical Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) HND
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) Autodesk