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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 227 213 183
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -30
Permanent jobs citing HNC 9 13 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.16% 0.22% 0.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.53% 0.77% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 29
Average salary £25,000 £32,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.48% -14.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -1.53%
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
1707 1690 1716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 29.43% 28.81% 32.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1329 1362 1484
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £51,400 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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 - 4
Dorset +6 2 £43,500 +65.25%
Wiltshire -6 1 - - 1
Gloucestershire -12 1 - - 8
HNC
England

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (58.33%) CAD
2 6 (50.00%) HND
2 6 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 6 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (16.67%) EMC
4 2 (16.67%) Finance
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) Data Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) Stress Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) Profibus
5 1 (8.33%) EPLAN
5 1 (8.33%) Coaching
5 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (8.33%) PTC Creo
5 1 (8.33%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Banking
5 1 (8.33%) Retail
5 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (8.33%) Marketing
5 1 (8.33%) Finite Element Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
5 1 (8.33%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (8.33%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) QMS

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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%) EPLAN
1 1 (8.33%) PTC Creo
1 1 (8.33%) Pro/ENGINEER
1 1 (8.33%) SOLIDWORKS
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Profibus
1 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) LabVIEW
General
1 6 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Marketing
3 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
3 1 (8.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Technical Support Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Technical Support
1 4 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Design Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Electrical Design Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) NOC 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%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000
2 1 (8.33%) Windows NT
2 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) CAD
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Data Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Stress Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (8.33%) Coaching
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Supply Chain Management
3 1 (8.33%) Finite Element Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
3 1 (8.33%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (8.33%) QMS
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (8.33%) CAE
3 1 (8.33%) Quality Management
3 1 (8.33%) CMMI
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Contact Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
1 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
1 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) HND
1 6 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO 9001
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) EMC
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + car & bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
Cheltenham
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Cheltenham
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Cheltenham
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Cheltenham
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Scotstoun/ Filton
First Recruitment Group
Salary: £0 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 25 days ago
Somerset
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Cheltenham
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Bristol
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £45000 per annum + car, bonus, pension
Posted: 26 days ago
Somerset
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Cheltenham
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago