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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 223 195 181
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -14
Permanent jobs citing HND 22 40 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.35% 0.69% 0.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.12% 2.29% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 19 34 43
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.44%
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
1970 1744 1980
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 31.37% 29.94% 34.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1590 1407 1653
Average salary £40,000 £38,370 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.24% +2.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
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 December 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 24 December 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
Gloucestershire -10 6 £35,000 +2.94%
Wiltshire -13 4 £42,500 -26.08% 2
Devon -8 3 £30,000 +13.20%
Dorset -17 3 - - 1
Bristol -18 2 £46,250 +23.33% 2
Cornwall - 2 £39,000 -
HND
England

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 42 (79.25%) Degree
2 25 (47.17%) Computer Science
3 22 (41.51%) Software Engineering
4 21 (39.62%) Java
5 16 (30.19%) Linux
6 15 (28.30%) C
7 14 (26.42%) C++
8 13 (24.53%) HNC
9 12 (22.64%) Security Cleared
10 11 (20.75%) Windows
11 9 (16.98%) ITIL
11 9 (16.98%) Microsoft
12 8 (15.09%) SQL
12 8 (15.09%) Electronics
12 8 (15.09%) Finance
12 8 (15.09%) Scrum
12 8 (15.09%) SC Cleared
13 7 (13.21%) SQL Server
13 7 (13.21%) Project Management
13 7 (13.21%) Telecoms
14 6 (11.32%) HTML
14 6 (11.32%) Oracle
14 6 (11.32%) CSS
14 6 (11.32%) XML
14 6 (11.32%) XSD
14 6 (11.32%) UNIX
14 6 (11.32%) MS Excel
14 6 (11.32%) PhD
14 6 (11.32%) RDBMS
14 6 (11.32%) Pharmaceutical

HND
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (7.55%) MQSeries
Applications
1 6 (11.32%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.66%) MS Office
3 2 (3.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.89%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) Firewall
1 5 (9.43%) Network Security
2 4 (7.55%) NAS
2 4 (7.55%) tcpdump
2 4 (7.55%) IPsec
2 4 (7.55%) Wireshark
2 4 (7.55%) LDAP
2 4 (7.55%) FTP
2 4 (7.55%) HTTP
2 4 (7.55%) TCP/IP
2 4 (7.55%) VPN
2 4 (7.55%) HTTPS
3 2 (3.77%) LAN
3 2 (3.77%) WAN
4 1 (1.89%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.32%) RDBMS
2 6 (11.32%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.55%) MySQL
3 4 (7.55%) DB2
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Selenium
1 5 (9.43%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.89%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.89%) MSI
General
1 8 (15.09%) Finance
1 8 (15.09%) Electronics
2 7 (13.21%) Telecoms
3 6 (11.32%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (9.43%) Aerospace
5 4 (7.55%) Marketing
6 3 (5.66%) Manufacturing
6 3 (5.66%) Military
7 1 (1.89%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (18.87%) Developer
2 9 (16.98%) Analyst
2 9 (16.98%) Software Engineer
3 7 (13.21%) Project Manager
4 6 (11.32%) Graduate
4 6 (11.32%) Java Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Senior Software Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Junior
5 5 (9.43%) IT Support
6 4 (7.55%) Junior Project Manager
6 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.66%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Graduate Software Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Graduate Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Hardware Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) IT Project Manager
8 2 (3.77%) Test Leader
8 2 (3.77%) Graduate Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.32%) HTML
1 6 (11.32%) XML
1 6 (11.32%) XSD
1 6 (11.32%) CSS
1 6 (11.32%) GWT
1 6 (11.32%) jQuery
1 6 (11.32%) HTML5
1 6 (11.32%) CSS3
1 6 (11.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (7.55%) Qt
2 4 (7.55%) J2EE
3 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET
3 3 (5.66%) .NET
3 3 (5.66%) POSIX
4 2 (3.77%) Hibernate
4 2 (3.77%) Spring
4 2 (3.77%) Web Services
4 2 (3.77%) OSGi
5 1 (1.89%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 25 (47.17%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.55%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.89%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.89%) PMI
4 1 (1.89%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.89%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 16 (30.19%) Linux
2 11 (20.75%) Windows
3 6 (11.32%) UNIX
4 4 (7.55%) Android
4 4 (7.55%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (41.51%) Software Engineering
2 9 (16.98%) ITIL
3 8 (15.09%) Scrum
4 7 (13.21%) Project Management
5 5 (9.43%) Configuration Management
5 5 (9.43%) Validation
5 5 (9.43%) OO
5 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (9.43%) Software Testing
5 5 (9.43%) V-Model
5 5 (9.43%) Test Scripting
5 5 (9.43%) Waterfall
5 5 (9.43%) Test Planning
6 4 (7.55%) Business Continuity Planning
6 4 (7.55%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (7.55%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (7.55%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (7.55%) Capacity Management
6 4 (7.55%) Time Management
6 4 (7.55%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (39.62%) Java
2 15 (28.30%) C
3 14 (26.42%) C++
4 8 (15.09%) SQL
5 4 (7.55%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.55%) Perl
5 4 (7.55%) Python
6 3 (5.66%) VB.NET
6 3 (5.66%) PHP
6 3 (5.66%) C#
7 1 (1.89%) VBScript
7 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 42 (79.25%) Degree
2 13 (24.53%) HNC
3 12 (22.64%) Security Cleared
4 8 (15.09%) SC Cleared
5 6 (11.32%) PhD
6 5 (9.43%) ISEB
6 5 (9.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (7.55%) PMP
7 4 (7.55%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (7.55%) CCNA
7 4 (7.55%) MCSE
8 3 (5.66%) MCSA
8 3 (5.66%) MCP
9 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (1.89%) CCDA
10 1 (1.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.55%) Samba
1 4 (7.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.66%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.66%) Firmware
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (16.98%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.32%) Oracle
3 4 (7.55%) NetApp
3 4 (7.55%) CheckPoint
3 4 (7.55%) VMware
3 4 (7.55%) F5
4 3 (5.66%) Genesys
5 1 (1.89%) Freescale
5 1 (1.89%) Autodesk
5 1 (1.89%) SAP
5 1 (1.89%) Cisco
5 1 (1.89%) Citrix
5 1 (1.89%) Juniper
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