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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 222 197 205
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +8
Permanent jobs citing HNC 16 14 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.26% 0.28% 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.91% 0.95% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 13
Average salary £37,500 £34,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +4.54%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,750
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -0.76%
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
1749 1479 2177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 28.12% 29.07% 38.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1436 1265 1911
Average salary £37,972 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.37% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 -6 6 £34,000 -15.00% 3
Gloucestershire - 6 £37,500 - 5
Wiltshire +2 1 £31,500 -8.69% 3
HNC
England

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 15 (51.72%) HND
1 15 (51.72%) Security Cleared
2 13 (44.83%) SC Cleared
3 12 (41.38%) Degree
4 11 (37.93%) MS Excel
5 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
5 10 (34.48%) Project Management
6 8 (27.59%) DV Cleared
7 7 (24.14%) Acrobat
7 7 (24.14%) JSP
7 7 (24.14%) Adobe
7 7 (24.14%) MS Visio
7 7 (24.14%) FrameMaker
7 7 (24.14%) Automotive
8 6 (20.69%) Aerospace
9 5 (17.24%) Finance
9 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
10 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (13.79%) Manufacturing
10 4 (13.79%) Military
10 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
10 4 (13.79%) SQL
11 3 (10.34%) C
11 3 (10.34%) C++
11 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
11 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
11 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
11 3 (10.34%) Time Management
12 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
12 2 (6.90%) Data Management

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.90%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (37.93%) MS Excel
2 7 (24.14%) MS Visio
2 7 (24.14%) Acrobat
2 7 (24.14%) FrameMaker
3 2 (6.90%) MS Office
4 1 (3.45%) MS Project
4 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.45%) EPLAN
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) GSM
1 1 (3.45%) SDH
1 1 (3.45%) Ethernet
1 1 (3.45%) Internet
1 1 (3.45%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 7 (24.14%) Automotive
2 6 (20.69%) Aerospace
3 5 (17.24%) Finance
4 4 (13.79%) Manufacturing
4 4 (13.79%) Military
5 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
6 2 (6.90%) Electronics
7 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Author
1 7 (24.14%) Technical Author
1 7 (24.14%) Senior Technical Author
2 4 (13.79%) Software Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) IT Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Systems Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Data Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Business Systems Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Business Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Project Controller
5 1 (3.45%) GSM Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Auditor
5 1 (3.45%) Electrical Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Software Quality Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Electrical Design Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) JSP
2 2 (6.90%) .NET
2 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
1 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) PMI
3 1 (3.45%) Tandem
3 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) UNIX
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Project Management
2 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
3 3 (10.34%) Time Management
3 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.90%) Process Management
4 2 (6.90%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (6.90%) Reverse Engineering
4 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (6.90%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (6.90%) Data Management
5 1 (3.45%) Line Management
5 1 (3.45%) Coaching
5 1 (3.45%) Process Improvement
5 1 (3.45%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.45%) Information Security
5 1 (3.45%) QMS
5 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.45%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) C
2 3 (10.34%) C++
3 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
3 2 (6.90%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (51.72%) HND
1 15 (51.72%) Security Cleared
2 13 (44.83%) SC Cleared
3 12 (41.38%) Degree
4 8 (27.59%) DV Cleared
5 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
1 1 (3.45%) DO-178B
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
2 7 (24.14%) Adobe
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle
3 2 (6.90%) Business Objects
3 2 (6.90%) Teradata
4 1 (3.45%) EMC
4 1 (3.45%) Citrix
4 1 (3.45%) VMware
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