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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 235 207 204
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -3
Permanent jobs citing HNC 5 11 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.083% 0.21% 0.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.27% 0.74% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 15
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -2.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £28,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,800 £40,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £31,627 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+28.05% +5.42%
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
1837 1480 1909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.66% 28.02% 35.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1442 1214 1618
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -25 2 £39,250 +42.72% 1
Wiltshire +1 1 £22,000 -34.32% 2
Gloucestershire -3 1 - -
HNC
England

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 12 (100.00%) HND
2 11 (91.67%) Degree
3 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (50.00%) Project Management
4 4 (33.33%) PMP
4 4 (33.33%) Marketing
5 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (16.67%) Aerospace
5 2 (16.67%) CAD
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) EMC
5 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 2 (16.67%) ISO 9001
5 2 (16.67%) C
5 2 (16.67%) MS Office
5 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
6 1 (8.33%) Electronics
6 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
6 1 (8.33%) Finance
6 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
6 1 (8.33%) Economics
6 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (8.33%) ITIL
6 1 (8.33%) VB
6 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 1 (8.33%) Windows
6 1 (8.33%) Linux
6 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
6 1 (8.33%) LAN

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 2 (16.67%) MS Office
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (8.33%) EPLAN
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (8.33%) Profibus
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) LabVIEW
General
1 4 (33.33%) Marketing
2 2 (16.67%) Aerospace
3 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (8.33%) Electronics
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Project Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Junior
2 4 (33.33%) Junior Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Design Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Quality Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Operations Manager
4 1 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Mechanical Design Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Mechanical Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Electrical Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Solutions Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Electrical Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
2 2 (16.67%) CAD
2 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (8.33%) Finite Element Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) QMS
3 1 (8.33%) Stress Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C
2 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) HND
2 11 (91.67%) Degree
3 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (33.33%) PMP
5 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 1 (8.33%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (16.67%) EMC
2 1 (8.33%) SolidWorks
South West
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: 40,000 to 47,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
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Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago