The table below looks at the statistics for HNC in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HNC over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 76 67 59
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -8
Permanent jobs citing HNC 2 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.28% 0.15% 1.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.37% 0.58% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 5
Average salary £45,000 £25,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+80.00% -37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £35,750 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
HNC
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Qualifications Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
146 173 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 20.42% 26.62% 28.17%
Number of salaries quoted 122 155 110
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -16.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £21,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing HNC across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

HNC
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing HNC across the Staffordshire region.

HNC Salary Trend in Staffordshire

HNC
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 16 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
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £45,000 -
HNC
West Midlands

HNC
Top 1 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire region citing HNC 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 HNC.

1 2 (100.00%) Project Management

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire region citing HNC 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 HNC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management