The table below looks at the statistics for HNC in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HNC over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 237 212 198
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -14
Permanent jobs citing HNC 7 8 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.11% 0.14% 0.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.37% 0.49% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 18
Average salary £25,000 £30,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.03% -8.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,343 £20,575
10% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £36,900 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £31,814 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+17.87% +6.04%
HNC
England

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

Qualifications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1878 1619 1874
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.38% 28.33% 34.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1432 1324 1615
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

HNC
Salary Trend in the South West

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

HNC Salary Trend in the South West

HNC
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HNC across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

HNC Salary Histogram in the South West

HNC
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 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
Somerset - 4 £25,000 - 7
Wiltshire 0 1 £22,000 -29.03% 1
Dorset -17 1 £43,500 +76.50%
HNC
England

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 8 (66.67%) HND
2 7 (58.33%) Degree
3 6 (50.00%) CAD
4 5 (41.67%) Manufacturing
5 3 (25.00%) Project Management
5 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
6 2 (16.67%) Windows
6 2 (16.67%) ISO 9001
6 2 (16.67%) C
6 2 (16.67%) EMC
6 2 (16.67%) PMP
6 2 (16.67%) Marketing
7 1 (8.33%) Finite Element Analysis
7 1 (8.33%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (8.33%) QMS
7 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
7 1 (8.33%) LabVIEW
7 1 (8.33%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (8.33%) VB
7 1 (8.33%) MS Office
7 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
7 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 1 (8.33%) Electronics
7 1 (8.33%) Finance
7 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
7 1 (8.33%) Profibus
7 1 (8.33%) EPLAN
7 1 (8.33%) Stress Analysis

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) SOLIDWORKS
1 1 (8.33%) EPLAN
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (8.33%) Profibus
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) LabVIEW
General
1 5 (41.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (16.67%) Marketing
3 1 (8.33%) Electronics
3 1 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Technical Support
1 4 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Technical Support Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Junior Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Junior
2 2 (16.67%) Design Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Quality Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Operations Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Mechanical Design Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Mechanical Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Electrical Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Electrical Design Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) CAD
2 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) Finite Element Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) QMS
4 1 (8.33%) Stress Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C
2 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) HND
2 7 (58.33%) Degree
3 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) PMP
5 1 (8.33%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) EMC
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
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