The table below looks at the statistics for HND in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HND over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 98 86 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Permanent jobs citing HND 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.16% 0.11% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.65% 0.27% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £34,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.47% -0.71%
HND
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
308 374 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 25.18% 39.29% 24.85%
Number of salaries quoted 266 312 215
Average salary £40,000 £38,783 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.13% +10.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

HND Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

HND
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

HND Salary Trend in South Wales

HND
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 HND within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015. 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
Newport - 2 £40,000 - 1
HND
Wales

HND
Top 23 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 10 (90.91%) Degree
2 8 (72.73%) HNC
2 8 (72.73%) AutoCAD
3 2 (18.18%) PHP
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) ISEB
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) Web Design
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
3 2 (18.18%) JIRA
3 2 (18.18%) QA
3 2 (18.18%) Selenium
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
3 2 (18.18%) RESTful
3 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
3 2 (18.18%) Behat
3 2 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
4 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing

HND
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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.

Applications
1 8 (72.73%) AutoCAD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
1 2 (18.18%) Selenium
1 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
1 2 (18.18%) Behat
General
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Design Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Tester
2 2 (18.18%) Tester
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) QA Tester
2 2 (18.18%) QA Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Senior QA Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Senior QA Tester
2 2 (18.18%) Quality Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Automated Tester
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) RESTful
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Scrum
1 2 (18.18%) Web Design
1 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
1 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
1 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
1 2 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) PHP
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) Degree
2 8 (72.73%) HNC
3 2 (18.18%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
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