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 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 227 235 230
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Permanent jobs citing HNC 7 12 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.13% 0.20% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.44% 0.68% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 11
Median salary £31,500 £25,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% -31.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,775 £30,750 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £34,250 £35,750 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-4.19% +15.32%
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
1600 1770 1682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.61% 29.73% 27.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1258 1386 1310
Median salary £40,500 £39,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing HNC as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +18 4 £31,500 +5.00% 1
Gloucestershire +2 1 - - 1
Somerset -9 1 £30,500 +22.00% 3
Devon - 1 £40,050 - 1
HNC
England

HNC
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, IT jobs citing HNC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for HNC.

1 6 (42.86%) HND
1 6 (42.86%) Degree
2 4 (28.57%) SOLIDWORKS
2 4 (28.57%) Mobile Computing
2 4 (28.57%) Driving Licence
2 4 (28.57%) ERP
2 4 (28.57%) RFID
3 3 (21.43%) AutoCAD
3 3 (21.43%) Google
4 2 (14.29%) CAD
5 1 (7.14%) MS Project
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
5 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
5 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
5 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
5 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
5 1 (7.14%) Validation
5 1 (7.14%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
5 1 (7.14%) Military
5 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) Matrix Organization

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) SOLIDWORKS
2 3 (21.43%) AutoCAD
3 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
3 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (7.14%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) RFID
2 1 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
General
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.14%) Military
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Field Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Field Service Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Designer
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Support
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Design Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Draughtsman
4 1 (7.14%) Mechanical Design Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Mechanical Draughtsman
4 1 (7.14%) Mechanical Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Driving Licence
1 4 (28.57%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) ERP
2 2 (14.29%) CAD
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing Engineering
3 1 (7.14%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Validation
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Degree
1 6 (42.86%) HND
2 1 (7.14%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Google
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
Dorset
Talentspa
Salary: Market related
Posted: 17 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bath, Avon
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Salary: £28-33,000 + Good Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath, Somerset, United Kingdom
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Salary: £28-33,000 + Good Bens
Posted: 27 days ago
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Salary: £28-33,000 + Bens
Posted: 24 days ago