The first table below looks at the demand for HNC in IT jobs advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HNC over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Stockport region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 33 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing HNC 14 0 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 5.38% - 6.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.87% - 29.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 10
Average salary £29,500 - £18,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £26,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -20.00%
Qualifications Category
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
83 55 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 31.92% 28.21% 22.82%
Number of salaries quoted 50 53 36
Average salary £47,500 £32,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.15% +12.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
HNC
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HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

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

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

HNC
Salary Trend in Stockport

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

HNC Salary Trend in Stockport

HNC
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 14 (93.33%) HND
2 12 (80.00%) Project Management
2 12 (80.00%) QA
3 10 (66.67%) XHTML
3 10 (66.67%) Internet
3 10 (66.67%) HTML
3 10 (66.67%) Photoshop
3 10 (66.67%) CSS
3 10 (66.67%) JSP
3 10 (66.67%) XML
4 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
4 4 (26.67%) TestPartner
4 4 (26.67%) Automated Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Compuware
4 4 (26.67%) ISEB
5 2 (13.33%) VBScript
5 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
5 2 (13.33%) System Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.67%) C
6 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
6 1 (6.67%) Degree
6 1 (6.67%) Lean Manufacturing
6 1 (6.67%) Linux
6 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
6 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Stockport 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.

Applications
1 10 (66.67%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) Internet
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) TestPartner
General
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Author
2 5 (33.33%) Web Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Internet Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Website Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Software Tester
3 4 (26.67%) Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) XHTML
1 10 (66.67%) HTML
1 10 (66.67%) CSS
1 10 (66.67%) JSP
1 10 (66.67%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Project Management
2 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
2 4 (26.67%) Automated Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
3 2 (13.33%) System Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) Lean Manufacturing
4 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) VBScript
2 1 (6.67%) C
2 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (93.33%) HND
2 4 (26.67%) ISEB
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (80.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Compuware
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