The table below looks at the statistics for HNC in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HNC over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 64 69 64
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Permanent jobs citing HNC 1 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 0.17% 0.35% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.64% 0.94% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £65,000 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+116.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +2.85%
HNC
Wiltshire

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

Qualifications Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
156 213 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 25.91% 37.50% 30.74%
Number of salaries quoted 127 180 138
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £33,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,191 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

HNC
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

HNC Salary Trend in Swindon

HNC
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) HND
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Economics
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Finance

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) HND
1 1 (50.00%) Degree