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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 207 190 191
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +1
Permanent jobs citing HND 31 21 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.50% 0.41% 0.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.77% 1.42% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 22 20 25
Average salary £38,750 £34,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.97% +17.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,050 £20,900 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,725 £42,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +3.17%
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
1749 1479 2177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 28.12% 29.07% 38.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1436 1265 1911
Average salary £37,972 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.37% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Bristol 0 15 £42,500 +25.00% 4
Wiltshire +9 7 £45,750 - 6
Somerset -12 4 £21,000 -45.80% 1
Gloucestershire -7 3 £21,500 -36.76% 7
Cornwall - 2 £31,500 -
HND
England

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 46 (58.97%) Degree
2 42 (53.85%) Software Engineering
3 37 (47.44%) Computer Science
4 30 (38.46%) Java
4 30 (38.46%) SQL
5 28 (35.90%) Finance
6 23 (29.49%) SQL Server
7 21 (26.92%) HTML
7 21 (26.92%) CSS
7 21 (26.92%) Windows
7 21 (26.92%) Telecoms
8 19 (24.36%) Scrum
8 19 (24.36%) XML
8 19 (24.36%) Oracle
9 18 (23.08%) Microsoft
9 18 (23.08%) Pharmaceutical
9 18 (23.08%) jQuery
10 17 (21.79%) Relational Database
10 17 (21.79%) RDBMS
10 17 (21.79%) PhD
10 17 (21.79%) XSD
11 16 (20.51%) JavaScript
11 16 (20.51%) .NET
12 15 (19.23%) HNC
12 15 (19.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 15 (19.23%) HTML5
12 15 (19.23%) CSS3
12 15 (19.23%) GWT
13 13 (16.67%) PHP
13 13 (16.67%) C++

HND
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.56%) SAS
2 2 (2.56%) Drupal
2 2 (2.56%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (12.82%) MS Office
2 7 (8.97%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.28%) Maya
3 1 (1.28%) 3ds Max
3 1 (1.28%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.28%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.28%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (1.28%) Swift 3D
3 1 (1.28%) EPLAN
3 1 (1.28%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (14.10%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.69%) LAN
1 6 (7.69%) WAN
1 6 (7.69%) VPN
1 6 (7.69%) Internet
1 6 (7.69%) Firewall
2 3 (3.85%) Ethernet
2 3 (3.85%) PBX
2 3 (3.85%) VoIP
3 1 (1.28%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (29.49%) SQL Server
2 17 (21.79%) RDBMS
2 17 (21.79%) Relational Database
3 12 (15.38%) MySQL
4 10 (12.82%) DB2
5 3 (3.85%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (15.38%) Eclipse
2 9 (11.54%) Selenium
3 4 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.56%) Subversion
5 1 (1.28%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.28%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.28%) Dreamweaver
General
1 28 (35.90%) Finance
2 21 (26.92%) Telecoms
3 18 (23.08%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (8.97%) Electronics
5 6 (7.69%) French Language
5 6 (7.69%) German Language
5 6 (7.69%) Italian Language
5 6 (7.69%) Spanish Language
6 5 (6.41%) Aerospace
7 3 (3.85%) Manufacturing
7 3 (3.85%) Military
8 1 (1.28%) Retail
8 1 (1.28%) Multimedia
8 1 (1.28%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 31 (39.74%) Developer
2 15 (19.23%) Java Developer
3 12 (15.38%) Analyst
3 12 (15.38%) Graduate
4 9 (11.54%) Support Analyst
5 8 (10.26%) IT Support
6 7 (8.97%) Test Leader
7 6 (7.69%) Graduate Developer
7 6 (7.69%) Senior Developer
7 6 (7.69%) Software Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (6.41%) IT Support Analyst
8 5 (6.41%) Software Developer
9 4 (5.13%) Support Technician
9 4 (5.13%) Programmer
10 3 (3.85%) Graduate Software Developer
10 3 (3.85%) .NET Developer
10 3 (3.85%) C# Developer
10 3 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
10 3 (3.85%) IT Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (26.92%) HTML
1 21 (26.92%) CSS
2 19 (24.36%) XML
3 18 (23.08%) jQuery
4 17 (21.79%) XSD
5 16 (20.51%) .NET
6 15 (19.23%) HTML5
6 15 (19.23%) CSS3
6 15 (19.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 15 (19.23%) GWT
7 13 (16.67%) ASP.NET
8 9 (11.54%) OSGi
9 7 (8.97%) Hibernate
9 7 (8.97%) Spring
10 6 (7.69%) Web Services
11 2 (2.56%) LAMP
11 2 (2.56%) SOAP
11 2 (2.56%) Qt
11 2 (2.56%) XSLT
12 1 (1.28%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 37 (47.44%) Computer Science
2 9 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.13%) Mathematics
3 4 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.85%) Social Network
4 3 (3.85%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.28%) PMI
5 1 (1.28%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.28%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.28%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 21 (26.92%) Windows
2 9 (11.54%) Linux
2 9 (11.54%) UNIX
3 6 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 6 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.56%) Android
4 2 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (53.85%) Software Engineering
2 19 (24.36%) Scrum
3 12 (15.38%) Process Management
4 9 (11.54%) Validation
4 9 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (11.54%) Software Testing
4 9 (11.54%) Test Scripting
4 9 (11.54%) Time Management
4 9 (11.54%) V-Model
4 9 (11.54%) Waterfall
4 9 (11.54%) Test Planning
5 7 (8.97%) Database Tuning
5 7 (8.97%) UML
5 7 (8.97%) OOD
6 6 (7.69%) Data Modelling
7 4 (5.13%) Mentoring
7 4 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (3.85%) ITIL V3
8 3 (3.85%) Software Architecture
8 3 (3.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (38.46%) Java
1 30 (38.46%) SQL
2 16 (20.51%) JavaScript
3 13 (16.67%) PHP
3 13 (16.67%) C++
4 11 (14.10%) C#
5 10 (12.82%) VB.NET
6 9 (11.54%) C
7 2 (2.56%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.56%) Python
8 1 (1.28%) ActionScript 3.0
8 1 (1.28%) ActionScript 2.0
8 1 (1.28%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 46 (58.97%) Degree
2 17 (21.79%) PhD
3 15 (19.23%) HNC
4 9 (11.54%) ISEB
4 9 (11.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (10.26%) Security Cleared
6 6 (7.69%) SC Cleared
6 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (3.85%) MCSE
7 3 (3.85%) MCSA
7 3 (3.85%) CCNA
7 3 (3.85%) MCP
8 2 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.28%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.28%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) SLA
1 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (24.36%) Oracle
2 18 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.56%) Business Objects
3 2 (2.56%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.56%) Teradata
4 1 (1.28%) VMware
4 1 (1.28%) Adobe
4 1 (1.28%) EMC
4 1 (1.28%) Citrix
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Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + Car, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester
Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Company bonus + Private Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham
Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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Posted: 5 days ago
Tewkesbury
Huxley Associates
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath
Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 10% bonus, company car
Posted: 8 days ago
Weymouth
Huxley Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Swindon
Huxley Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Cheltenham
Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Gloucester
Huxley Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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