The table below looks at the statistics for HND in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HND over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 201 181 176
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -5
Permanent jobs citing HND 34 33 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.54% 0.63% 0.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.76% 2.12% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 25 33 36
Average salary £34,000 £34,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,000 £21,625
10% offered a salary of more than £55,900 £57,500 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
HND
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
1931 1553 2077
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.70% 29.47% 37.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1594 1331 1805
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing HND across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

HND Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

HND
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing HND across the South West region.

HND Salary Trend in the South West

HND
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HND across the South West region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

HND Salary Histogram in the South West

HND
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 HND within the South West region over the 3 months to 21 October 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 0 13 £40,000 +42.85% 1
Wiltshire -5 5 £45,000 -21.73% 2
Gloucestershire -10 4 £21,500 -36.76% 2
Cornwall - 4 £39,000 -
Dorset -7 3 - - 1
Somerset -10 3 £21,000 -40.00% 1
Devon -20 2 £30,000 +13.20%
HND
England

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the South West region citing HND 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 HND.

1 52 (65.82%) Degree
2 41 (51.90%) Computer Science
3 40 (50.63%) Software Engineering
4 35 (44.30%) Java
5 27 (34.18%) Finance
6 23 (29.11%) SQL
7 22 (27.85%) SQL Server
8 21 (26.58%) HTML
8 21 (26.58%) CSS
9 19 (24.05%) XML
9 19 (24.05%) Oracle
9 19 (24.05%) Telecoms
10 18 (22.78%) Windows
10 18 (22.78%) jQuery
11 17 (21.52%) Relational Database
11 17 (21.52%) PhD
11 17 (21.52%) RDBMS
11 17 (21.52%) C++
11 17 (21.52%) XSD
11 17 (21.52%) Pharmaceutical
12 16 (20.25%) Scrum
13 15 (18.99%) HNC
13 15 (18.99%) JavaScript
13 15 (18.99%) .NET
13 15 (18.99%) CSS3
13 15 (18.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 15 (18.99%) HTML5
13 15 (18.99%) GWT
14 14 (17.72%) Microsoft
14 14 (17.72%) Linux

HND
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the South West region citing HND 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 HND. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.80%) MQSeries
1 3 (3.80%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.53%) Drupal
2 2 (2.53%) SAS
2 2 (2.53%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (10.13%) MS Office
2 7 (8.86%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.53%) MS Project
4 1 (1.27%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.27%) Maya
4 1 (1.27%) 3ds Max
4 1 (1.27%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.27%) Swift 3D
4 1 (1.27%) EPLAN
4 1 (1.27%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (1.27%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 11 (13.92%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.86%) Firewall
2 6 (7.59%) VPN
3 4 (5.06%) Network Security
3 4 (5.06%) WAN
4 3 (3.80%) LDAP
4 3 (3.80%) FTP
4 3 (3.80%) HTTP
4 3 (3.80%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.80%) LAN
4 3 (3.80%) HTTPS
4 3 (3.80%) Internet
4 3 (3.80%) IPsec
4 3 (3.80%) NAS
4 3 (3.80%) tcpdump
4 3 (3.80%) Wireshark
5 2 (2.53%) PBX
5 2 (2.53%) VoIP
5 2 (2.53%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.27%) IPv6
6 1 (1.27%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (27.85%) SQL Server
2 17 (21.52%) Relational Database
2 17 (21.52%) RDBMS
3 12 (15.19%) MySQL
4 10 (12.66%) DB2
5 3 (3.80%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (15.19%) Eclipse
2 6 (7.59%) Selenium
3 3 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.53%) Subversion
5 1 (1.27%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (1.27%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.27%) WebDriver
General
1 27 (34.18%) Finance
2 19 (24.05%) Telecoms
3 17 (21.52%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (7.59%) Electronics
5 5 (6.33%) Aerospace
6 3 (3.80%) Manufacturing
6 3 (3.80%) Military
6 3 (3.80%) French Language
6 3 (3.80%) German Language
6 3 (3.80%) Italian Language
6 3 (3.80%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.27%) Marketing
7 1 (1.27%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 30 (37.97%) Developer
2 15 (18.99%) Java Developer
3 14 (17.72%) Graduate
4 12 (15.19%) Analyst
5 8 (10.13%) IT Support
5 8 (10.13%) Software Engineer
6 7 (8.86%) Support Analyst
7 6 (7.59%) Senior Java Developer
7 6 (7.59%) Graduate Developer
7 6 (7.59%) Senior Developer
8 5 (6.33%) Software Developer
8 5 (6.33%) Senior Software Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) IT Support Analyst
9 4 (5.06%) Test Leader
9 4 (5.06%) Project Manager
10 3 (3.80%) Junior
10 3 (3.80%) Support Technician
10 3 (3.80%) Programmer
10 3 (3.80%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 3 (3.80%) Graduate Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (26.58%) HTML
1 21 (26.58%) CSS
2 19 (24.05%) XML
3 18 (22.78%) jQuery
4 17 (21.52%) XSD
5 15 (18.99%) .NET
5 15 (18.99%) CSS3
5 15 (18.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 15 (18.99%) HTML5
5 15 (18.99%) GWT
6 12 (15.19%) ASP.NET
7 9 (11.39%) OSGi
8 7 (8.86%) Hibernate
8 7 (8.86%) Spring
9 6 (7.59%) Web Services
10 4 (5.06%) Qt
11 3 (3.80%) J2EE
12 2 (2.53%) LAMP
12 2 (2.53%) XSLT
12 2 (2.53%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 41 (51.90%) Computer Science
2 9 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.80%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.80%) Algorithms
3 3 (3.80%) Social Network
4 2 (2.53%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.53%) PMI
4 2 (2.53%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.27%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.27%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.27%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.27%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 18 (22.78%) Windows
2 14 (17.72%) Linux
3 12 (15.19%) UNIX
4 4 (5.06%) Apple iOS
4 4 (5.06%) Android
5 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.80%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (50.63%) Software Engineering
2 16 (20.25%) Scrum
3 12 (15.19%) Process Management
4 7 (8.86%) UML
4 7 (8.86%) OOD
4 7 (8.86%) Database Tuning
5 6 (7.59%) Software Testing
5 6 (7.59%) Test Scripting
5 6 (7.59%) Time Management
5 6 (7.59%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (7.59%) V-Model
5 6 (7.59%) Waterfall
5 6 (7.59%) Test Planning
5 6 (7.59%) Data Modelling
5 6 (7.59%) ITIL
5 6 (7.59%) Validation
5 6 (7.59%) Project Management
6 4 (5.06%) Asset Management
6 4 (5.06%) Mentoring
6 4 (5.06%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (44.30%) Java
2 23 (29.11%) SQL
3 17 (21.52%) C++
4 15 (18.99%) JavaScript
5 13 (16.46%) PHP
5 13 (16.46%) C
6 10 (12.66%) VB.NET
6 10 (12.66%) C#
7 4 (5.06%) Python
8 3 (3.80%) Perl
9 2 (2.53%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.27%) ActionScript
10 1 (1.27%) ActionScript 3.0
10 1 (1.27%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 52 (65.82%) Degree
2 17 (21.52%) PhD
3 15 (18.99%) HNC
4 10 (12.66%) Security Cleared
5 8 (10.13%) SC Cleared
6 6 (7.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (7.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (7.59%) ISEB
7 4 (5.06%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (5.06%) CCNA
7 4 (5.06%) MCSE
8 3 (3.80%) MCSA
8 3 (3.80%) MCP
8 3 (3.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (2.53%) PMI Certification
10 1 (1.27%) PMP
10 1 (1.27%) CCDA
10 1 (1.27%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.80%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.80%) Samba
1 3 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.53%) Firmware
Vendors
1 19 (24.05%) Oracle
2 14 (17.72%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.80%) NetApp
3 3 (3.80%) CheckPoint
3 3 (3.80%) VMware
3 3 (3.80%) F5
4 2 (2.53%) Teradata
4 2 (2.53%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.53%) Genesys
4 2 (2.53%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.27%) Adobe
5 1 (1.27%) Cisco
5 1 (1.27%) EMC
5 1 (1.27%) Juniper
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Posted: 14 hours ago
Wiltshire
Huxley Associates
Salary: £37000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
LV=
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wiltshire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Gloucester
Huxley Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Higher salary for exceptional individual
Posted: 15 days ago
Gloucester
Huxley Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Higher salary for exceptional individual
Posted: 18 days ago