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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 231 214 195
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -19
Permanent jobs citing HNC 16 14 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.26% 0.23% 0.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.89% 0.84% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 15 12 15
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £28,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
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
1805 1657 1504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 29.88% 26.86% 29.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1428 1315 1274
Average salary £40,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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
Bristol -9 6 £40,000 +37.93% 9
Dorset +8 5 £30,000 -18.91% 6
Gloucestershire -22 3 £40,000 +6.66% 6
Wiltshire +7 2 £30,000 -4.76% 2
HNC
England

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 13 (50.00%) HND
2 10 (38.46%) Degree
3 8 (30.77%) CAD
4 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
5 6 (23.08%) Windows
5 6 (23.08%) MS Office
6 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (19.23%) Manufacturing
6 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
7 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
7 4 (15.38%) ITIL
8 3 (11.54%) Ethernet
8 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
8 3 (11.54%) EMC
8 3 (11.54%) Citrix
8 3 (11.54%) ITSM
8 3 (11.54%) Electronics
8 3 (11.54%) Service Management
8 3 (11.54%) Finance
8 3 (11.54%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (11.54%) SOLIDWORKS
8 3 (11.54%) Military
9 2 (7.69%) LabVIEW
9 2 (7.69%) Aerospace
9 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (7.69%) TDD
9 2 (7.69%) Banking
9 2 (7.69%) Retail
9 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
2 6 (23.08%) MS Office
3 3 (11.54%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (3.85%) CATIA
4 1 (3.85%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.85%) EPLAN
4 1 (3.85%) PTC Creo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.85%) Profibus
2 1 (3.85%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.69%) MS Access
1 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) LabVIEW
1 2 (7.69%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (19.23%) Manufacturing
2 3 (11.54%) Military
2 3 (11.54%) Electronics
2 3 (11.54%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Aerospace
3 2 (7.69%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Retail
4 1 (3.85%) Marketing
4 1 (3.85%) Automotive
4 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (15.38%) Technical Support
1 4 (15.38%) Support Engineer
1 4 (15.38%) Technical Support Engineer
1 4 (15.38%) Technical Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Citrix Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Electronics Technician
2 3 (11.54%) Design Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Electrical Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Draughtsman
3 2 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Electrical Design Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Technician
4 1 (3.85%) NOC Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Mechanical Design Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Mechanical Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Data Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (3.85%) Test Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Information Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000
2 1 (3.85%) Windows NT
2 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) CAD
2 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (15.38%) ITIL
3 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 3 (11.54%) ITSM
4 3 (11.54%) Service Management
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.69%) TDD
5 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Data Modelling
5 2 (7.69%) ETL
5 2 (7.69%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (7.69%) Data Architecture
5 2 (7.69%) Project Management
5 2 (7.69%) Coaching
6 1 (3.85%) Stress Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.85%) Six Sigma
6 1 (3.85%) CAE
6 1 (3.85%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) C
1 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
1 2 (7.69%) SQL
1 2 (7.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (50.00%) HND
2 10 (38.46%) Degree
3 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) CCNA
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
1 3 (11.54%) EMC
1 3 (11.54%) Citrix
2 2 (7.69%) Siemens
2 2 (7.69%) Autodesk
2 2 (7.69%) Allen-Bradley
2 2 (7.69%) IBM
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco
Gloucestershire
Sopra Steria Limited
Posted: 10 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Poole
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Poole
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Poole
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Cheltenham
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Poole
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Cheltenham
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £33,000 to £42,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Cheltenham
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Poole
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Cheltenham
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago