The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank - - 34
Permanent jobs citing HNC 0 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport - - 4.26%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 20.75%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 8
Average salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
HNC
Manchester

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

Qualifications Category
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
45 41 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 27.95% 25.15% 20.54%
Number of salaries quoted 39 36 45
Average salary £34,000 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,850 £30,000 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £51,400 £47,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 20 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 11 (100.00%) HND
2 9 (81.82%) Project Management
2 9 (81.82%) QA
3 7 (63.64%) Internet
3 7 (63.64%) HTML
3 7 (63.64%) XHTML
3 7 (63.64%) Photoshop
3 7 (63.64%) CSS
3 7 (63.64%) JSP
3 7 (63.64%) XML
4 4 (36.36%) Compuware
4 4 (36.36%) ISEB
4 4 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
4 4 (36.36%) TestPartner
4 4 (36.36%) Automated Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
5 2 (18.18%) System Testing
5 2 (18.18%) VBScript
5 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (63.64%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) Internet
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) TestPartner
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Web Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Tester
3 4 (36.36%) Software Tester
4 2 (18.18%) Website Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Author
4 2 (18.18%) Internet Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) HTML
1 7 (63.64%) XHTML
1 7 (63.64%) CSS
1 7 (63.64%) JSP
1 7 (63.64%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Project Management
2 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
2 4 (36.36%) Automated Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
3 2 (18.18%) System Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) HND
2 4 (36.36%) ISEB
2 4 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (81.82%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Compuware
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 19 days ago