The table below looks at the statistics for HND in IT jobs advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HND 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 Diploma (HND)
Rank 35 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing HND 1 0 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 0.65% - 6.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.56% - 25.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 10
Average salary £29,500 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +6.55%
HND
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
39 37 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 25.16% 23.57% 24.14%
Number of salaries quoted 35 32 56
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,650 £30,000 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £47,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

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

HND Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

HND
Salary Trend in Stockport

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

HND Salary Trend in Stockport

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 11 (73.33%) HTML
2 9 (60.00%) XML
3 8 (53.33%) QA
3 8 (53.33%) HNC
3 8 (53.33%) Line Management
4 7 (46.67%) Photoshop
4 7 (46.67%) CSS
4 7 (46.67%) Project Management
5 6 (40.00%) SQL
6 5 (33.33%) JSP
6 5 (33.33%) XHTML
6 5 (33.33%) Finance
6 5 (33.33%) Internet
6 5 (33.33%) Scrum
6 5 (33.33%) Degree
6 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (26.67%) TDD
7 4 (26.67%) Retail
7 4 (26.67%) Spring
7 4 (26.67%) Maven
7 4 (26.67%) Web Development
7 4 (26.67%) XPath
7 4 (26.67%) jQuery
7 4 (26.67%) Hibernate
7 4 (26.67%) JAXB
7 4 (26.67%) EJB
7 4 (26.67%) UNIX
7 4 (26.67%) Linux
7 4 (26.67%) OO
7 4 (26.67%) Tomcat

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 4 (26.67%) Tomcat
1 4 (26.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (13.33%) CMS
2 2 (13.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Photoshop
2 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) Acrobat
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Internet
2 2 (13.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Maven
1 4 (26.67%) Eclipse
1 4 (26.67%) Ant
1 4 (26.67%) JUnit
1 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (26.67%) Mockito
1 4 (26.67%) Gerrit
1 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (20.00%) TestPartner
3 2 (13.33%) FrontPage
4 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (6.67%) LabVIEW
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Web Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Java Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Software Tester
4 3 (20.00%) Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Hardware Test Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Firmware Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) HTML
2 9 (60.00%) XML
3 7 (46.67%) CSS
4 5 (33.33%) JSP
4 5 (33.33%) XHTML
5 4 (26.67%) Spring
5 4 (26.67%) jQuery
5 4 (26.67%) Hibernate
5 4 (26.67%) JAXB
5 4 (26.67%) EJB
5 4 (26.67%) WSDL
5 4 (26.67%) Web Services
5 4 (26.67%) XSLT
5 4 (26.67%) JDBC
5 4 (26.67%) Apache Wicket
5 4 (26.67%) JAX-WS
5 4 (26.67%) EJB 3.0
6 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Copywriting
2 1 (6.67%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) UNIX
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Line Management
2 7 (46.67%) Project Management
3 5 (33.33%) Scrum
3 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (26.67%) TDD
4 4 (26.67%) Web Development
4 4 (26.67%) OO
4 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Content Management
6 2 (13.33%) Web Design
6 2 (13.33%) Analytics
7 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
7 1 (6.67%) System Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) XPath
2 4 (26.67%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) PHP
4 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) HNC
2 5 (33.33%) Degree
3 3 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (53.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Compuware
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) Adobe
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