The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 188 193 189
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Permanent jobs citing HND 45 27 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.73% 0.52% 0.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.81% 1.79% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 38 18 22
Average salary £38,645 £34,750 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.20% +20.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £23,950 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £40,750 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Qualifications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1601 1511 2046
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 25.98% 29.00% 36.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1238 1274 1815
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
HND
England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Wiltshire +3 15 £45,750 +39.69%
Bristol +4 12 £52,500 +31.25% 6
Gloucestershire +1 11 £21,500 -14.00% 5
Somerset -23 4 £28,000 +12.00%
Dorset -19 2 £37,000 +21.31%
Devon - 1 £28,500 -
HND
England

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 43 (58.11%) Degree
2 33 (44.59%) Software Engineering
3 31 (41.89%) Computer Science
4 28 (37.84%) Finance
4 28 (37.84%) SQL
5 26 (35.14%) Windows
6 25 (33.78%) SQL Server
7 24 (32.43%) Java
8 21 (28.38%) HTML
8 21 (28.38%) CSS
8 21 (28.38%) Telecoms
9 20 (27.03%) Oracle
10 19 (25.68%) XML
11 18 (24.32%) Pharmaceutical
11 18 (24.32%) Microsoft
11 18 (24.32%) jQuery
12 17 (22.97%) Relational Database
12 17 (22.97%) Scrum
12 17 (22.97%) XSD
12 17 (22.97%) PhD
12 17 (22.97%) RDBMS
13 16 (21.62%) JavaScript
14 15 (20.27%) HTML5
14 15 (20.27%) CSS3
14 15 (20.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 15 (20.27%) GWT
15 14 (18.92%) .NET
16 12 (16.22%) MySQL
16 12 (16.22%) Eclipse
16 12 (16.22%) HNC

HND
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (8.11%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.70%) Drupal
2 2 (2.70%) SAS
2 2 (2.70%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (13.51%) MS Office
2 4 (5.41%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.35%) MS Project
3 1 (1.35%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.35%) Maya
3 1 (1.35%) 3ds Max
3 1 (1.35%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.35%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (1.35%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (1.35%) EPLAN
3 1 (1.35%) Swift 3D
Business Applications
1 11 (14.86%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.11%) Firewall
1 6 (8.11%) Internet
1 6 (8.11%) LAN
1 6 (8.11%) VPN
1 6 (8.11%) WAN
2 3 (4.05%) Ethernet
2 3 (4.05%) PBX
2 3 (4.05%) VoIP
3 1 (1.35%) SAN
3 1 (1.35%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (33.78%) SQL Server
2 17 (22.97%) Relational Database
2 17 (22.97%) RDBMS
3 12 (16.22%) MySQL
4 10 (13.51%) DB2
5 3 (4.05%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (16.22%) Eclipse
2 7 (9.46%) Selenium
3 3 (4.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.70%) Subversion
5 1 (1.35%) Dreamweaver
General
1 28 (37.84%) Finance
2 21 (28.38%) Telecoms
3 18 (24.32%) Pharmaceutical
4 10 (13.51%) Electronics
5 6 (8.11%) French Language
5 6 (8.11%) German Language
5 6 (8.11%) Italian Language
5 6 (8.11%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.35%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.35%) Automotive
6 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.35%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (39.19%) Developer
2 15 (20.27%) Java Developer
3 10 (13.51%) Graduate
3 10 (13.51%) Analyst
4 9 (12.16%) Support Analyst
5 7 (9.46%) IT Support
6 6 (8.11%) Test Leader
6 6 (8.11%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (8.11%) Senior Developer
6 6 (8.11%) Support Technician
7 5 (6.76%) IT Support Analyst
8 4 (5.41%) Graduate Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Programmer
8 4 (5.41%) Technical Support
9 3 (4.05%) Support Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) Software Developer
9 3 (4.05%) .NET Developer
9 3 (4.05%) C# Developer
9 3 (4.05%) IT Graduate
9 3 (4.05%) Graduate Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (28.38%) HTML
1 21 (28.38%) CSS
2 19 (25.68%) XML
3 18 (24.32%) jQuery
4 17 (22.97%) XSD
5 15 (20.27%) HTML5
5 15 (20.27%) CSS3
5 15 (20.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 15 (20.27%) GWT
6 14 (18.92%) .NET
7 11 (14.86%) ASP.NET
8 9 (12.16%) OSGi
9 7 (9.46%) Hibernate
9 7 (9.46%) Spring
10 6 (8.11%) Web Services
11 2 (2.70%) LAMP
11 2 (2.70%) XSLT
11 2 (2.70%) SOAP
12 1 (1.35%) Flash
12 1 (1.35%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 31 (41.89%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.41%) Mathematics
2 4 (5.41%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.05%) Client/Server
3 3 (4.05%) Social Network
4 2 (2.70%) Replication
5 1 (1.35%) PMI
5 1 (1.35%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.35%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.35%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 26 (35.14%) Windows
2 11 (14.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (12.16%) UNIX
4 7 (9.46%) Linux
5 6 (8.11%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.05%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (44.59%) Software Engineering
2 17 (22.97%) Scrum
3 12 (16.22%) Process Management
4 9 (12.16%) Database Tuning
5 8 (10.81%) Time Management
6 7 (9.46%) ITIL
6 7 (9.46%) UML
6 7 (9.46%) OOD
6 7 (9.46%) Validation
6 7 (9.46%) Test Scripting
6 7 (9.46%) V-Model
6 7 (9.46%) Software Testing
6 7 (9.46%) Waterfall
7 6 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (8.11%) Data Modelling
8 4 (5.41%) Service Delivery
8 4 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (5.41%) CAD
9 3 (4.05%) Migration
9 3 (4.05%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (37.84%) SQL
2 24 (32.43%) Java
3 16 (21.62%) JavaScript
4 11 (14.86%) PHP
5 9 (12.16%) C#
6 8 (10.81%) VB.NET
7 6 (8.11%) C++
8 5 (6.76%) C
9 3 (4.05%) VB
9 3 (4.05%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.70%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.70%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.70%) Python
11 1 (1.35%) ActionScript
11 1 (1.35%) ActionScript 3.0
11 1 (1.35%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 43 (58.11%) Degree
2 17 (22.97%) PhD
3 12 (16.22%) HNC
4 7 (9.46%) ISEB
4 7 (9.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (9.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (6.76%) Security Cleared
5 5 (6.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (5.41%) MCSA
7 3 (4.05%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.70%) MCTS
8 2 (2.70%) MCITP
8 2 (2.70%) CCNA
8 2 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.70%) MCP
8 2 (2.70%) MCDBA
8 2 (2.70%) MCSE
9 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.35%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) QA
2 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (8.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.05%) vSphere
2 3 (4.05%) XenApp
Vendors
1 20 (27.03%) Oracle
2 18 (24.32%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.76%) VMware
4 4 (5.41%) Citrix
5 2 (2.70%) Teradata
5 2 (2.70%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.70%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.35%) SAP
6 1 (1.35%) EMC
6 1 (1.35%) Adobe
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + pension, healthcare
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Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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