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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 91 98 91
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Permanent jobs citing HNC 2 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.19% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.64% 0.48% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 2
Average salary £33,000 £32,398 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% -21.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £32,398 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,600 £32,398 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -4.41%
HNC
Wales

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
314 417 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 29.18% 33.68% 33.43%
Number of salaries quoted 289 364 305
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing HNC across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HNC across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

HNC Salary Histogram in South Wales

HNC
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 22 October 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
Bridgend - 1 £45,000 -
Newport - 1 £21,000 -
HNC
Wales

HNC
Top 7 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 (50.00%) VB
1 1 (50.00%) HND
1 1 (50.00%) AutoCAD
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) LabVIEW
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) JTAG

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) AutoCAD
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Design Engineer
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) HND
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) JTAG