The table below looks at the statistics for HNC in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HNC over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 80 97 98
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +1
Permanent jobs citing HNC 1 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.12% 0.083% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.46% 0.28% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Median salary £36,000 - £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £29,500 £35,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-15.71% -15.66%

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

Qualifications Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
216 361 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 26.60% 29.79% 22.94%
Number of salaries quoted 182 300 239
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region citing HNC as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

HNC
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

HNC Salary Trend in South Wales

HNC
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport -1 1 £36,000 -
HNC
Wales

HNC
Top 8 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT jobs citing HNC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for HNC.

1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) HND
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
1 1 (100.00%) LabVIEW
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Raspberry Pi

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Development Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Development Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Development Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Raspberry Pi
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) HND