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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 216 192 182
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -10
Permanent jobs citing HND 12 28 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.20% 0.51% 0.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.65% 1.74% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 11 22 46
Average salary £40,000 £38,250 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.57% -1.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £41,350 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
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
1843 1610 1973
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.87% 29.08% 34.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1511 1288 1629
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -5 5 £35,000 -10.25%
Bristol -15 2 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Wiltshire -4 1 £40,000 +25.00% 1
Dorset -23 1 £35,000 - 1
Devon - 1 £29,000 - 1
HND
England

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 40 (85.11%) Degree
2 18 (38.30%) Software Engineering
3 17 (36.17%) Java
4 16 (34.04%) C
4 16 (34.04%) Computer Science
5 15 (31.91%) HNC
6 14 (29.79%) C++
7 13 (27.66%) Linux
7 13 (27.66%) Security Cleared
8 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
9 9 (19.15%) ITIL
9 9 (19.15%) SQL
9 9 (19.15%) SC Cleared
10 7 (14.89%) Project Management
10 7 (14.89%) Windows
11 6 (12.77%) ISEB
11 6 (12.77%) MS Excel
11 6 (12.77%) Validation
11 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (12.77%) Test Scripting
11 6 (12.77%) Selenium
11 6 (12.77%) Software Testing
11 6 (12.77%) V-Model
11 6 (12.77%) Waterfall
11 6 (12.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (12.77%) Test Planning
12 5 (10.64%) Network Security
12 5 (10.64%) Aerospace
12 5 (10.64%) Firewall
12 5 (10.64%) Configuration Management

HND
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 4 (8.51%) MQSeries
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.51%) MS Office
3 2 (4.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.13%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) Firewall
1 5 (10.64%) Network Security
2 4 (8.51%) NAS
2 4 (8.51%) tcpdump
2 4 (8.51%) IPsec
2 4 (8.51%) Wireshark
2 4 (8.51%) LDAP
2 4 (8.51%) FTP
2 4 (8.51%) HTTP
2 4 (8.51%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.51%) VPN
2 4 (8.51%) HTTPS
3 2 (4.26%) LAN
3 2 (4.26%) WAN
4 1 (2.13%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Selenium
2 3 (6.38%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.26%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.13%) MSI
4 1 (2.13%) LabVIEW
4 1 (2.13%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (10.64%) Aerospace
2 4 (8.51%) Manufacturing
2 4 (8.51%) Electronics
2 4 (8.51%) Marketing
3 3 (6.38%) Finance
3 3 (6.38%) Military
4 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (19.15%) Analyst
1 9 (19.15%) Software Engineer
2 7 (14.89%) Project Manager
3 6 (12.77%) Graduate
4 5 (10.64%) Junior
4 5 (10.64%) Developer
4 5 (10.64%) Senior Software Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) IT Support
5 4 (8.51%) Junior Project Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.38%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Graduate Software Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Graduate Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Hardware Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Test Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Test Leader
7 2 (4.26%) Graduate Hardware Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) J2EE
1 4 (8.51%) Qt
2 3 (6.38%) .NET
2 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET
2 3 (6.38%) POSIX
3 1 (2.13%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.13%) Spring
3 1 (2.13%) Application Packaging
3 1 (2.13%) GWT
3 1 (2.13%) jQuery
3 1 (2.13%) CSS
3 1 (2.13%) Web Services
3 1 (2.13%) XML
3 1 (2.13%) XSD
3 1 (2.13%) HTML
3 1 (2.13%) HTML5
3 1 (2.13%) OSGi
3 1 (2.13%) CSS3
3 1 (2.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (34.04%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.51%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.13%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.13%) PMI
4 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.13%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.66%) Linux
2 7 (14.89%) Windows
3 5 (10.64%) UNIX
4 4 (8.51%) Android
4 4 (8.51%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (38.30%) Software Engineering
2 9 (19.15%) ITIL
3 7 (14.89%) Project Management
4 6 (12.77%) Validation
4 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (12.77%) Software Testing
4 6 (12.77%) V-Model
4 6 (12.77%) Waterfall
4 6 (12.77%) Test Scripting
4 6 (12.77%) Test Planning
5 5 (10.64%) Configuration Management
5 5 (10.64%) OO
6 4 (8.51%) BCP
6 4 (8.51%) Scrum
6 4 (8.51%) Business Continuity
6 4 (8.51%) Load Balancing
6 4 (8.51%) Time Management
6 4 (8.51%) Performance Management
6 4 (8.51%) Asset Management
6 4 (8.51%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.17%) Java
2 16 (34.04%) C
3 14 (29.79%) C++
4 9 (19.15%) SQL
5 4 (8.51%) Perl
5 4 (8.51%) Python
6 3 (6.38%) PHP
6 3 (6.38%) C#
6 3 (6.38%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.13%) VBScript
7 1 (2.13%) VB
7 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 40 (85.11%) Degree
2 15 (31.91%) HNC
3 13 (27.66%) Security Cleared
4 9 (19.15%) SC Cleared
5 6 (12.77%) ISEB
5 6 (12.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (8.51%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (8.51%) MCSE
6 4 (8.51%) CCNA
6 4 (8.51%) PMP
7 3 (6.38%) MCP
7 3 (6.38%) MCSA
8 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (2.13%) PhD
9 1 (2.13%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (2.13%) PMI Certification
9 1 (2.13%) CCDA
9 1 (2.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) Samba
1 4 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.38%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.38%) Firmware
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.51%) NetApp
2 4 (8.51%) CheckPoint
2 4 (8.51%) VMware
2 4 (8.51%) F5
3 3 (6.38%) Genesys
4 1 (2.13%) Freescale
4 1 (2.13%) Autodesk
4 1 (2.13%) Citrix
4 1 (2.13%) Juniper
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle
4 1 (2.13%) SAP
4 1 (2.13%) Cisco
Cornwall
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + Car, Pension
Posted: 10 days ago
Poole
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Cornwall
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Bath
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £37000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, pension, holidays
Posted: 18 days ago