The table below looks at the statistics for HND in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HND over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 125 131 125
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Permanent jobs citing HND 11 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.44% 0.22% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.07% 0.58% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 2
Average salary - £22,750 £23,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.15%
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £32,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +6.55%
HND
Berkshire

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

Qualifications Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1028 857 737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 41.38% 38.12% 36.16%
Number of salaries quoted 649 648 631
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,050 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

HND Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

HND
Salary Trend in Reading

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

HND Salary Trend in Reading

HND
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 18 (100.00%) HNC
1 18 (100.00%) UNIX
1 18 (100.00%) NDS
1 18 (100.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 18 (100.00%) TIBCO
1 18 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 16 (88.89%) Change Management
3 15 (83.33%) GSM
3 15 (83.33%) UMTS
3 15 (83.33%) SS7
3 15 (83.33%) Marketing
3 15 (83.33%) Product Marketing
3 15 (83.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 9 (50.00%) SMS
5 7 (38.89%) Telecoms
5 7 (38.89%) 3G
6 5 (27.78%) Linux
7 4 (22.22%) 2G
7 4 (22.22%) LTE
8 3 (16.67%) 4G
8 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (16.67%) Smartphone
8 3 (16.67%) Internet
8 3 (16.67%) Broadband
9 2 (11.11%) Oracle

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

Communications & Networking
1 15 (83.33%) GSM
1 15 (83.33%) UMTS
1 15 (83.33%) SS7
2 9 (50.00%) SMS
3 7 (38.89%) 3G
4 4 (22.22%) 2G
4 4 (22.22%) LTE
5 3 (16.67%) 4G
5 3 (16.67%) Internet
5 3 (16.67%) Broadband
General
1 15 (83.33%) Marketing
2 7 (38.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) UNIX
2 5 (27.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 16 (88.89%) Change Management
3 15 (83.33%) Product Marketing
4 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) HNC
System Software
1 18 (100.00%) NDS
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 18 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 15 (83.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle