The first table below looks at the demand for HNC in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HNC over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Somerset region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank - 63 58
Permanent jobs citing HNC 0 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset - 0.60% 0.63%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.67% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,627 £28,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+11.95% -13.07%
Qualifications Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
147 239 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 22.07% 35.83% 24.63%
Number of salaries quoted 115 222 114
Average salary £32,500 £36,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.95% -8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,248 £25,500 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
HNC
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HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

HNC
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

HNC Salary Trend in Somerset

HNC
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#