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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 222 192 194
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +2
Permanent jobs citing HND 29 37 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.48% 0.61% 0.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.62% 2.27% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 22 30 21
Average salary £32,000 £45,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.88% +32.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £21,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £52,600 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £31,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
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
1793 1627 1503
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 29.98% 26.74% 29.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1411 1289 1275
Average salary £40,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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
Gloucestershire -11 9 £41,250 +91.86% 6
Devon - 8 £30,500 - 2
Dorset +9 6 £26,000 -29.72% 1
Bristol -29 4 £36,000 -16.76% 5
Wiltshire -11 2 £26,750 -41.53% 2
HND
England

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 25 (62.50%) Degree
2 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (30.00%) SQL
3 12 (30.00%) IBM
4 11 (27.50%) Java
4 11 (27.50%) HNC
5 10 (25.00%) Tomcat
5 10 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 9 (22.50%) Firewall
6 9 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (20.00%) VMware
7 8 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 8 (20.00%) ITIL
8 7 (17.50%) XML
8 7 (17.50%) CSS
8 7 (17.50%) JavaScript
8 7 (17.50%) HTML
8 7 (17.50%) Finance
8 7 (17.50%) Software Engineering
9 6 (15.00%) Retail
9 6 (15.00%) Spring
9 6 (15.00%) Ajax
9 6 (15.00%) Business Analysis
9 6 (15.00%) WebSphere
9 6 (15.00%) Hibernate
9 6 (15.00%) Electronics
9 6 (15.00%) C
9 6 (15.00%) Oracle
9 6 (15.00%) WebSphere Application Server

HND
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 10 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (15.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (15.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (10.00%) IBM Notes
3 4 (10.00%) Lotus Domino
3 4 (10.00%) Apache
3 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (10.00%) MQSeries
3 4 (10.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (12.50%) MS Office
3 1 (2.50%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.50%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (2.50%) EPLAN
Communications & Networking
1 9 (22.50%) Firewall
2 8 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (10.00%) VPN
3 4 (10.00%) HTTPS
3 4 (10.00%) LDAP
3 4 (10.00%) FTP
3 4 (10.00%) HTTP
3 4 (10.00%) IPsec
3 4 (10.00%) VLAN
3 4 (10.00%) Network Security
3 4 (10.00%) NAS
4 3 (7.50%) ZigBee
4 3 (7.50%) Wireless
5 2 (5.00%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.50%) Profibus
6 1 (2.50%) Bluetooth
6 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.00%) MS Access
3 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.50%) DTS
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (7.50%) Rational Application Developer
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.00%) LabVIEW
3 2 (5.00%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (2.50%) Selenium
4 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.50%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (17.50%) Finance
2 6 (15.00%) Electronics
2 6 (15.00%) Retail
3 4 (10.00%) Advertising
4 2 (5.00%) Military
4 2 (5.00%) Banking
4 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.50%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Developer
2 9 (22.50%) Senior Developer
3 8 (20.00%) Analyst
4 6 (15.00%) Java Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Senior Oracle Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Test Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Service Desk Technician
7 3 (7.50%) Electronics Technician
7 3 (7.50%) Electronics Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Senior Business Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Senior Systems Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Design Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Business Systems Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) HTML
1 7 (17.50%) CSS
1 7 (17.50%) XML
2 6 (15.00%) Hibernate
2 6 (15.00%) Spring
2 6 (15.00%) Ajax
3 4 (10.00%) J2EE
3 4 (10.00%) Web Services
4 3 (7.50%) Spring Web Flow
4 3 (7.50%) JDBC
4 3 (7.50%) JSP
4 3 (7.50%) Struts
4 3 (7.50%) Java EE
4 3 (7.50%) JSF
5 2 (5.00%) .NET
6 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.50%) Zend Framework
6 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.50%) jQuery
6 1 (2.50%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) Windows
2 5 (12.50%) Linux
3 4 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (20.00%) ITIL
3 7 (17.50%) Software Engineering
4 6 (15.00%) Business Analysis
5 5 (12.50%) UML
5 5 (12.50%) ERP
5 5 (12.50%) Project Management
6 4 (10.00%) Validation
6 4 (10.00%) Business Continuity
6 4 (10.00%) BCP
6 4 (10.00%) Data Modelling
6 4 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (10.00%) Load Balancing
6 4 (10.00%) Capacity Management
6 4 (10.00%) Business Continuity Planning
6 4 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (10.00%) Time Management
6 4 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (7.50%) TDD
8 2 (5.00%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.00%) SQL
2 11 (27.50%) Java
3 7 (17.50%) JavaScript
4 6 (15.00%) C
5 4 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 4 (10.00%) Python
5 4 (10.00%) Perl
6 2 (5.00%) VBA
6 2 (5.00%) C#
7 1 (2.50%) VB6
7 1 (2.50%) Ruby
7 1 (2.50%) PHP
7 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.50%) VB
7 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 25 (62.50%) Degree
2 11 (27.50%) HNC
3 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.50%) MCSE
4 1 (2.50%) ISEB
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 4 (10.00%) Samba
3 4 (10.00%) VMware ESX
3 4 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) IBM
2 8 (20.00%) VMware
3 6 (15.00%) Oracle
4 4 (10.00%) Lotus
4 4 (10.00%) NetApp
4 4 (10.00%) Proofpoint
4 4 (10.00%) Trapeze
5 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.00%) EMC
7 1 (2.50%) Siemens
7 1 (2.50%) Zend
7 1 (2.50%) Allen-Bradley
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford-On-Avon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + £10k / profit share bonus!
Posted: 5 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £29000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Pertemps Plymouth
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Bath
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Salary: competitive
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Bath
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Salary: competitive
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Christchurch, Dorset
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Cheltenham
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Cheltenham
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Bristol
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
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Bristol
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
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Bristol
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
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Cheltenham
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Bristol
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
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ELS Solutions
Posted: 20 days ago
Cheltenham
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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