The table below looks at the statistics for HND in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HND over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 59 - 57
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing HND 12 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 1.71% - 1.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.97% - 4.14%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 4
Average salary £45,750 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £33,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-4.47% +6.34%
HND
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
201 168 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 28.59% 29.32% 27.70%
Number of salaries quoted 166 144 140
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +20.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £30,000 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

HND Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

HND
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

HND Salary Trend in Swindon

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 17 (85.00%) Java
1 17 (85.00%) Oracle
1 17 (85.00%) SQL Server
1 17 (85.00%) XML
1 17 (85.00%) XSD
1 17 (85.00%) PhD
1 17 (85.00%) RDBMS
1 17 (85.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 17 (85.00%) Telecoms
1 17 (85.00%) Finance
1 17 (85.00%) Computer Science
1 17 (85.00%) Software Engineering
1 17 (85.00%) Relational Database
2 15 (75.00%) CSS3
2 15 (75.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 15 (75.00%) HTML5
2 15 (75.00%) GWT
2 15 (75.00%) jQuery
2 15 (75.00%) CSS
2 15 (75.00%) HTML
3 12 (60.00%) Eclipse
4 11 (55.00%) Oracle BPM
5 10 (50.00%) Scrum
5 10 (50.00%) Process Management
5 10 (50.00%) MySQL
5 10 (50.00%) DB2
5 10 (50.00%) Windows
6 9 (45.00%) OSGi
7 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
8 7 (35.00%) UML

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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.

Business Applications
1 11 (55.00%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (85.00%) SQL Server
1 17 (85.00%) RDBMS
1 17 (85.00%) Relational Database
2 10 (50.00%) MySQL
2 10 (50.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 12 (60.00%) Eclipse
General
1 17 (85.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 17 (85.00%) Telecoms
1 17 (85.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Developer
2 15 (75.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (85.00%) XML
1 17 (85.00%) XSD
2 15 (75.00%) CSS3
2 15 (75.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 15 (75.00%) HTML5
2 15 (75.00%) GWT
2 15 (75.00%) jQuery
2 15 (75.00%) CSS
2 15 (75.00%) HTML
3 9 (45.00%) OSGi
4 7 (35.00%) Hibernate
4 7 (35.00%) Spring
5 6 (30.00%) Web Services
6 1 (5.00%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 17 (85.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) UNIX
3 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (50.00%) Scrum
2 10 (50.00%) Process Management
3 7 (35.00%) UML
3 7 (35.00%) OOD
3 7 (35.00%) Database Tuning
4 6 (30.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (15.00%) ITIL
5 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (15.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) Java
2 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.00%) VB
3 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (85.00%) PhD
2 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (15.00%) XenApp
1 3 (15.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) VMware
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Citrix