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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 230 217 189
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -28
Permanent jobs citing HNC 10 12 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.17% 0.20% 0.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.58% 0.75% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 26
Average salary £31,000 £37,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.77% +6.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,350 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £38,337 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £28,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+17.54% -12.30%
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
1734 1590 1505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 29.51% 25.87% 28.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1361 1223 1270
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
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 31 July 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
Dorset +8 4 £26,000 -20.00% 1
Wiltshire -4 2 £30,000 -25.53% 2
Gloucestershire -15 2 - - 1
Bristol - 2 £32,000 -
HNC
England

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 10 (58.82%) HND
2 7 (41.18%) Degree
3 6 (35.29%) MS Office
3 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
3 6 (35.29%) CAD
4 5 (29.41%) Manufacturing
5 4 (23.53%) Electronics
6 3 (17.65%) EMC
6 3 (17.65%) Windows
6 3 (17.65%) Military
6 3 (17.65%) Finance
7 2 (11.76%) Aerospace
7 2 (11.76%) LabVIEW
7 2 (11.76%) Project Management
7 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (11.76%) TDD
7 2 (11.76%) Banking
7 2 (11.76%) Retail
7 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
7 2 (11.76%) MS Access
7 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
7 2 (11.76%) ETL
7 2 (11.76%) C
7 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
7 2 (11.76%) SQL
7 2 (11.76%) VBA
7 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
7 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (11.76%) IBM

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (35.29%) MS Office
1 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (5.88%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 1 (5.88%) EPLAN
2 1 (5.88%) PTC Creo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Bluetooth
1 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
1 1 (5.88%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.76%) MS Access
1 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) LabVIEW
1 2 (11.76%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (29.41%) Manufacturing
2 4 (23.53%) Electronics
3 3 (17.65%) Finance
3 3 (17.65%) Military
4 2 (11.76%) Banking
4 2 (11.76%) Retail
4 2 (11.76%) Aerospace
5 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
5 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Technical Support
1 4 (23.53%) Support Engineer
1 4 (23.53%) Technical Support Engineer
1 4 (23.53%) Technical Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Electronics Technician
3 2 (11.76%) Electrical Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Test Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Design Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Data Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Information Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Electrical Design Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Technician
4 1 (5.88%) NOC Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Mechanical Design Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Mechanical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000
2 1 (5.88%) Windows NT
2 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) CAD
2 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
2 2 (11.76%) ETL
2 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (11.76%) Project Management
2 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.76%) TDD
2 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
2 2 (11.76%) Dimensional Modelling
2 2 (11.76%) Data Architecture
2 2 (11.76%) Coaching
3 1 (5.88%) Stress Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.88%) Supply Chain Management
3 1 (5.88%) Finite Element Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Resource Management
3 1 (5.88%) CMMI
3 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.88%) Contact Management
3 1 (5.88%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) C
1 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
1 2 (11.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) HND
2 7 (41.18%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) CCNA
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) EMC
2 2 (11.76%) IBM
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: competitive
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Salary: competitive
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