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 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 58 65 75
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +10
Permanent jobs citing HND 3 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.70% 0.36% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.97% 1.46% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 1
Average salary £33,500 £41,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.78% +17.85%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +6.55%
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
101 137 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 23.65% 24.86% 29.39%
Number of salaries quoted 83 128 182
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,600 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £47,500 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 16 September 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
Ipswich +4 3 £33,500 -18.78%
HND
East of England

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) Degree
2 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (66.67%) Chartered Engineer
3 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) Information Assurance
3 4 (66.67%) Network Management
3 4 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (66.67%) Cyber Security
3 4 (66.67%) C
3 4 (66.67%) C++
3 4 (66.67%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
3 4 (66.67%) Electronics
3 4 (66.67%) Project Management
3 4 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (16.67%) Bugzilla
5 1 (16.67%) Games
5 1 (16.67%) SAP CO
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) MS Office
5 1 (16.67%) SAP
5 1 (16.67%) ERP
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) ISEB

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP CO
1 1 (16.67%) SAP FI
1 1 (16.67%) SAP ERP
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Bugzilla
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 4 (66.67%) Electronics
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) Games
3 1 (16.67%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Java Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Software Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) QA Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) QA Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) Online Games
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 4 (66.67%) Information Assurance
1 4 (66.67%) Network Management
1 4 (66.67%) Cyber Security
1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
1 4 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
2 1 (16.67%) System Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Line Management
2 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C
1 4 (66.67%) C++
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) Chartered Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) ISEB
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) SAP
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft