The table below looks at the statistics for HND in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire 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 65 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing HND 2 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.33% 0.65% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.72% 2.61% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Average salary - £29,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.44%
HND
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
116 153 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 18.99% 24.92% 30.69%
Number of salaries quoted 100 139 138
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,900 £19,400 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

HND Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

HND
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

HND Salary Trend in Staffordshire

HND
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HND within the Staffordshire 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
Stafford +2 2 - - 3
HND
West Midlands

HND
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded C
1 2 (66.67%) VxWorks
1 2 (66.67%) MATLAB
1 2 (66.67%) Simulink
1 2 (66.67%) Electronics
1 2 (66.67%) Aerospace
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Security
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) COBIT
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 2 (66.67%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
General
1 2 (66.67%) Electronics
1 2 (66.67%) Aerospace
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) VxWorks
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded C
1 2 (66.67%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) COBIT
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
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