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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 98 - 84
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing HND 3 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.24% - 0.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.81% - 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 3
Average salary £35,000 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £31,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
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
371 365 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 29.14% 31.57% 26.38%
Number of salaries quoted 337 313 266
Average salary £35,434 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.50% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,850 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HND across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

HND Salary Histogram 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 5 August 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 £35,000 -
Bridgend - 1 £15,750 -
HND
Wales

HND
Top 29 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 9 (90.00%) ISEB
1 9 (90.00%) Scrum
1 9 (90.00%) PHP
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
1 9 (90.00%) Web Design
1 9 (90.00%) Automated Testing
1 9 (90.00%) Software Testing
1 9 (90.00%) Degree
1 9 (90.00%) JIRA
1 9 (90.00%) QA
1 9 (90.00%) Selenium
1 9 (90.00%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (90.00%) Test Automation
1 9 (90.00%) RESTful
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (90.00%) Cucumber
1 9 (90.00%) Behat
1 9 (90.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) HNC
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (10.00%) Coaching

HND
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) JIRA
1 9 (90.00%) Selenium
1 9 (90.00%) Cucumber
1 9 (90.00%) Behat
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Analyst
2 9 (90.00%) QA Analyst
2 9 (90.00%) Quality Analyst
3 7 (70.00%) Automated Tester
3 7 (70.00%) Tester
3 7 (70.00%) QA Tester
4 6 (60.00%) Senior Tester
4 6 (60.00%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (60.00%) Senior QA Analyst
4 6 (60.00%) Senior QA Tester
5 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Scrum
1 9 (90.00%) Web Design
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (90.00%) Automated Testing
1 9 (90.00%) Software Testing
1 9 (90.00%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (90.00%) Test Automation
1 9 (90.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (10.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) PHP
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) ISEB
1 9 (90.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (90.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
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