The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing HNC 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £28,625 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+13.53% -10.54%
HNC
South West

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

Qualifications Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
126 157 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 21.28% 19.53% 28.11%
Number of salaries quoted 114 138 141
Average salary £36,500 £30,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.66% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £21,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 3 August 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) CAD
1 4 (100.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (50.00%) Windows

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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.

General
1 4 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Technical Support
1 4 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Technical Support Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Technical Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) CAD