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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 241 207 186
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -21
Permanent jobs citing HND 8 22 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.13% 0.38% 0.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.43% 1.34% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 6 21 32
Average salary £36,750 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.52% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £21,500 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £60,000 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +11.11%
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
1866 1637 1914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.40% 28.28% 34.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1422 1337 1653
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £52,500 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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
Bristol -10 2 £58,000 +45.00% 1
Gloucestershire -16 2 £30,000 +39.53%
Wiltshire +2 1 £22,000 -52.68% 1
Dorset -22 1 £43,500 +45.86%
Somerset - 1 £22,500 - 1
HND
England

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 13 (68.42%) Degree
2 8 (42.11%) HNC
3 6 (31.58%) Windows
4 5 (26.32%) Linux
4 5 (26.32%) SQL
4 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
5 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Selenium
5 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
5 4 (21.05%) V-Model
5 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
5 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (21.05%) Waterfall
5 4 (21.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (21.05%) Test Planning
5 4 (21.05%) C
5 4 (21.05%) Eclipse
5 4 (21.05%) Java
5 4 (21.05%) ISEB
5 4 (21.05%) Electronics
5 4 (21.05%) Validation
5 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (21.05%) TDD
6 3 (15.79%) CAD
6 3 (15.79%) Project Management
6 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
7 2 (10.53%) WebDriver
7 2 (10.53%) Ruby
7 2 (10.53%) Marketing
7 2 (10.53%) BDD

HND
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Photoshop
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
1 1 (5.26%) SOLIDWORKS
1 1 (5.26%) EPLAN
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) LAN
1 1 (5.26%) WAN
1 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
1 1 (5.26%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Selenium
1 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
1 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (21.05%) Eclipse
2 2 (10.53%) WebDriver
3 1 (5.26%) MSI
3 1 (5.26%) LabVIEW
General
1 4 (21.05%) Electronics
2 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.53%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Test Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Junior
2 3 (15.79%) Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Design Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Junior Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Test Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) IT Support
3 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Junior IT Support
4 1 (5.26%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Junior IT Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Electrical Design Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) AWS Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Mechanical Design Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Mechanical Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Electrical Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Junior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) CSS
1 1 (5.26%) POSIX
1 1 (5.26%) Application Packaging
1 1 (5.26%) Zend Framework
1 1 (5.26%) jQuery
1 1 (5.26%) REST
1 1 (5.26%) LESS
1 1 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.26%) Open Source
1 1 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
2 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
2 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
2 4 (21.05%) Validation
2 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (21.05%) TDD
2 4 (21.05%) Waterfall
2 4 (21.05%) V-Model
2 4 (21.05%) Test Planning
3 3 (15.79%) CAD
3 3 (15.79%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) Quality Management
4 2 (10.53%) BDD
4 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.26%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (5.26%) Web Application Development
5 1 (5.26%) Software Deployment
5 1 (5.26%) Stress Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) C
2 4 (21.05%) Java
3 2 (10.53%) C#
3 2 (10.53%) C++
3 2 (10.53%) Ruby
4 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) PHP
4 1 (5.26%) VBScript
4 1 (5.26%) VB
4 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (68.42%) Degree
2 8 (42.11%) HNC
3 4 (21.05%) ISEB
3 4 (21.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
5 2 (10.53%) PMP
6 1 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (5.26%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
6 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (5.26%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) ISO 9001
2 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) Firmware
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.53%) EMC
2 1 (5.26%) Citrix
2 1 (5.26%) Genesys
2 1 (5.26%) Autodesk
2 1 (5.26%) Zend
2 1 (5.26%) Freescale
2 1 (5.26%) SAP
Taunton, Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: £19k - 21k per year
Posted: Yesterday