The table below looks at the statistics for HND in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HND over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 73 56 62
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +6
Permanent jobs citing HND 4 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.51% 0.37% 0.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.16% 1.35% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 3
Average salary £28,000 £38,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.74% +10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £35,750 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £41,750 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,250 £33,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-6.71% +6.34%
HND
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
185 148 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 23.81% 27.06% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 153 134 187
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,000 £22,850
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £41,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

HND Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

HND
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

HND Salary Trend in Somerset

HND
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HND across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

HND Salary Histogram in Somerset

HND
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HND within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath -12 4 £28,000 -20.00%
HND
South West

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) XSLT
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) MCP
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (50.00%) MCSA
2 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) LAMP
2 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (50.00%) Subversion
2 2 (50.00%) Drupal
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) Drupal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) LAMP Developer
1 2 (50.00%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) XSLT
1 2 (50.00%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) MCP
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (50.00%) MCSA
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat