The table below looks at the statistics for HND in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HND over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 51 61 67
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +6
Permanent jobs citing HND 15 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.61% 0.46% 0.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.68% 1.96% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 5
Average salary £32,500 £33,000 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.51% +0.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £32,600 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,400 £41,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £30,500 £34,250
% change year-on-year
+14.75% -10.94%
HND
East of England

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

Qualifications Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
155 102 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 26.96% 23.56% 22.48%
Number of salaries quoted 145 79 126
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £33,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

HND Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

HND
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

HND Salary Trend in Suffolk

HND
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HND within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. 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
Ipswich +2 14 £35,000 +6.06%
HND
East of England

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 18 (81.82%) Degree
2 11 (50.00%) C#
3 10 (45.45%) .NET
4 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
4 9 (40.91%) VB.NET
4 9 (40.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (40.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (40.91%) Computer Science
5 7 (31.82%) SDLC
5 7 (31.82%) Scrum
5 7 (31.82%) Games
5 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (27.27%) CSS
6 6 (27.27%) HTML
6 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 6 (27.27%) OO
6 6 (27.27%) CSS3
6 6 (27.27%) HTML5
7 5 (22.73%) Apple iOS
7 5 (22.73%) WebGL
7 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (22.73%) WebSockets
7 5 (22.73%) WebKit
7 5 (22.73%) HTML5 Canvas
7 5 (22.73%) iOS Development
7 5 (22.73%) Apple Swift
7 5 (22.73%) TDD
7 5 (22.73%) Objective-C
8 4 (18.18%) Information Security
8 4 (18.18%) ITIL

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 (18.18%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (4.55%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 1 (4.55%) PTC Creo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 9 (40.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) RDBMS
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 7 (31.82%) Games
2 2 (9.09%) Legal
3 1 (4.55%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Systems Administrator
1 9 (40.91%) Administrator
2 7 (31.82%) Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Senior Developer
3 5 (22.73%) iOS Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Senior iOS Developer
4 4 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (9.09%) Design Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Mechanical Design Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Mechanical Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Mobile Web Developer
6 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) .NET
2 6 (27.27%) CSS
2 6 (27.27%) CSS3
2 6 (27.27%) HTML5
2 6 (27.27%) HTML
3 5 (22.73%) WebGL
3 5 (22.73%) WebSockets
3 5 (22.73%) WebKit
3 5 (22.73%) HTML5 Canvas
4 4 (18.18%) WSH
5 1 (4.55%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Computer Science
2 4 (18.18%) NHS
2 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 4 (18.18%) Statistics
2 4 (18.18%) Mathematics
3 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (9.09%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Apple iOS
2 4 (18.18%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Windows XP
2 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Scrum
1 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (31.82%) SDLC
2 6 (27.27%) OO
3 5 (22.73%) TDD
3 5 (22.73%) iOS Development
3 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (18.18%) ITIL
4 4 (18.18%) Software Deployment
4 4 (18.18%) Information Security
4 4 (18.18%) Service Delivery
5 3 (13.64%) Practice Management
5 3 (13.64%) Time Management
6 2 (9.09%) CAD
7 1 (4.55%) Finite Element Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) C#
2 9 (40.91%) VB.NET
3 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 5 (22.73%) Objective-C
4 5 (22.73%) Apple Swift
5 4 (18.18%) C
5 4 (18.18%) SQL
6 3 (13.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (81.82%) Degree
2 4 (18.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (18.18%) MCP
2 4 (18.18%) ISEB
3 2 (9.09%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 4 (18.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft