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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 227 187 183
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -4
Permanent jobs citing HND 9 39 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.16% 0.66% 0.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.53% 2.31% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 7 36 22
Average salary £23,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,500 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,100 £51,250 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +6.55%
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
1707 1690 1716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 29.43% 28.81% 32.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1329 1362 1484
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £51,400 £55,000
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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +4 2 £31,750 +6.46%
Wiltshire -12 2 £23,500 -48.77%
Gloucestershire -22 2 £30,000 +39.53% 1
Bristol -12 1 £60,000 +41.17% 3
Somerset - 1 £22,500 - 1
HND
England

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 9 (50.00%) Degree
2 7 (38.89%) Windows
3 6 (33.33%) SQL
3 6 (33.33%) HNC
4 5 (27.78%) Linux
4 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
5 4 (22.22%) TDD
5 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 4 (22.22%) Selenium
5 4 (22.22%) V-Model
5 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
5 4 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
5 4 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (22.22%) Test Planning
5 4 (22.22%) Java
5 4 (22.22%) Eclipse
5 4 (22.22%) ISEB
5 4 (22.22%) Validation
6 3 (16.67%) Firewall
6 3 (16.67%) Electronics
6 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 3 (16.67%) CAD
6 3 (16.67%) C
6 3 (16.67%) C#
6 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 2 (11.11%) Apache
7 2 (11.11%) Tomcat

HND
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (11.11%) Apache
1 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
1 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 2 (11.11%) IBM Notes
1 2 (11.11%) Lotus Domino
1 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) EPLAN
2 1 (5.56%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (5.56%) Photoshop
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.11%) VLAN
3 1 (5.56%) Profibus
3 1 (5.56%) Internet
3 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.56%) DTS
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Selenium
1 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 4 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (22.22%) Eclipse
2 2 (11.11%) WebDriver
3 1 (5.56%) LabVIEW
General
1 3 (16.67%) Electronics
2 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Test Engineer
1 4 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (11.11%) Design Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Service Desk Technician
2 2 (11.11%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Mechanical Design Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Mechanical Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (5.56%) Hardware Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Electrical Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (5.56%) IT Support
3 1 (5.56%) Electrical Design Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) AWS Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Support Technician
3 1 (5.56%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
1 1 (5.56%) Zend Framework
1 1 (5.56%) jQuery
1 1 (5.56%) Entity Framework
1 1 (5.56%) REST
1 1 (5.56%) LESS
1 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (5.56%) POSIX
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.56%) CSS
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
1 1 (5.56%) XML
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.56%) Open Source
1 1 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (5.56%) User Experience
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
2 4 (22.22%) TDD
2 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
2 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
2 4 (22.22%) V-Model
2 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
2 4 (22.22%) Test Planning
2 4 (22.22%) Validation
3 3 (16.67%) CAD
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL
4 2 (11.11%) BDD
4 2 (11.11%) Time Management
5 1 (5.56%) Content Management
5 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Finite Element Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (5.56%) QMS
5 1 (5.56%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) Java
3 3 (16.67%) C
3 3 (16.67%) C#
4 2 (11.11%) C++
4 2 (11.11%) VB
4 2 (11.11%) Ruby
5 1 (5.56%) VB6
5 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.56%) PHP
5 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Degree
2 6 (33.33%) HNC
3 4 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (22.22%) ISEB
4 1 (5.56%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.56%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) VMware ESX
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) EMC
1 2 (11.11%) IBM
1 2 (11.11%) Lotus
1 2 (11.11%) VMware
1 2 (11.11%) Trapeze
1 2 (11.11%) Proofpoint
2 1 (5.56%) Zend
2 1 (5.56%) Freescale
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Genesys
2 1 (5.56%) Autodesk
2 1 (5.56%) SAP
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