The table below looks at the statistics for HND in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HND over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 780 665 662
Rank change year-on-year
-115 -3
Permanent jobs citing HND 130 307 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.28% 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.52% 1.03% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 104 249 224
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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

Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
24802 29895 30684
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.04% 27.29% 27.19%
Number of salaries quoted 19900 24117 23949
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

HND
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing HND as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

HND Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

HND
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing HND within the UK.

HND Salary Trend in the UK

HND
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HND over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 within the UK.

HND Salary Histogram in the UK

HND
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HND within the UK over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -99 109 £35,000 -9.09% 27
South East +29 27 £28,000 -23.80% 5
North West -15 18 £40,000 +4.57% 1
South West -31 15 £47,750 +19.37% 4
Manchester -10 14 £40,000 - 1
West Midlands -9 13 £35,000 -3.49% 2
London +37 11 £32,500 -29.72% 7
Yorkshire -3 10 £37,500 +19.04% 3
Buckinghamshire +20 9 £19,000 -64.48% 1
Gloucestershire -21 8 £52,500 +23.52%
West Sussex +17 7 £28,000 -50.22% 1
Bristol +3 7 £43,000 +7.50%
Scotland -1 7 £26,500 +15.21% 3
Milton Keynes - 7 £19,000 - 1
North East - 6 £27,500 - 1
South Wales +7 5 £37,500 +17.18% 1
Glasgow +2 5 £26,500 -7.01% 1
Hampshire +1 5 £28,500 -18.57% 3
Wales -1 5 £37,500 +3.44% 1
Warwickshire - 5 £53,750 -
Tyne and Wear - 5 £27,500 - 1
Burgess Hill - 5 £28,000 - 1
Cardiff +14 4 £32,500 +12.06% 1
Hertfordshire -1 4 £34,500 -37.27% 1
East Midlands -11 4 £24,000 -28.35% 1
East of England -22 4 £34,500 -26.59% 3
North Yorkshire - 4 £37,500 -
Berkshire +29 3 £47,500 -5.00%
Lancashire +8 3 £35,000 +34.82%
Nottinghamshire +6 3 £24,000 -27.37%

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT jobs citing HND also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for HND.

1 215 (65.55%) Degree
2 114 (34.76%) HNC
3 80 (24.39%) Microsoft
4 76 (23.17%) SQL
5 66 (20.12%) MS Excel
6 64 (19.51%) C#
6 64 (19.51%) .NET
7 61 (18.60%) Finance
8 60 (18.29%) Windows
9 51 (15.55%) Agile Software Development
10 47 (14.33%) SQL Server
11 46 (14.02%) ASP.NET
12 44 (13.41%) Computer Science
13 41 (12.50%) HTML
14 39 (11.89%) MS Office
15 38 (11.59%) JavaScript
16 37 (11.28%) Analytical Skills
17 35 (10.67%) Driving Licence
17 35 (10.67%) CSS
17 35 (10.67%) Manufacturing
17 35 (10.67%) Software Engineering
18 33 (10.06%) Project Management
18 33 (10.06%) SLA
19 32 (9.76%) ITIL
20 31 (9.45%) SDLC
21 30 (9.15%) T-SQL
22 28 (8.54%) Java
23 26 (7.93%) Visual Studio
23 26 (7.93%) Oracle
24 25 (7.62%) Management Information System

HND
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (7.01%) SharePoint
2 15 (4.57%) MS Exchange
3 9 (2.74%) CMS
4 7 (2.13%) SharePoint Server
4 7 (2.13%) Skype for Business
5 5 (1.52%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.22%) Umbraco
6 4 (1.22%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.91%) IIS
7 3 (0.91%) JBoss
7 3 (0.91%) SAS
8 2 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.30%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 66 (20.12%) MS Excel
2 39 (11.89%) MS Office
3 21 (6.40%) AutoCAD
4 13 (3.96%) SOLIDWORKS
5 11 (3.35%) MS Project
6 9 (2.74%) MS Visio
7 7 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (1.22%) OrCAD
8 4 (1.22%) Photoshop
8 4 (1.22%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 4 (1.22%) PTC Creo
9 3 (0.91%) CATIA
10 2 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.61%) InDesign
10 2 (0.61%) Siemens NX
11 1 (0.30%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.30%) InVision
Business Applications
1 8 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.22%) WebTrends
3 3 (0.91%) Oracle Assets
3 3 (0.91%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.61%) LabWindows
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.30%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.30%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.22%) Office 365
2 3 (0.91%) SaaS
3 2 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.30%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.18%) WAN
2 13 (3.96%) VoIP
3 9 (2.74%) LAN
4 8 (2.44%) RFID
4 8 (2.44%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.83%) DNS
6 5 (1.52%) DHCP
6 5 (1.52%) HTTP
7 4 (1.22%) Internet
7 4 (1.22%) ISDN
8 3 (0.91%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (0.91%) SSL
8 3 (0.91%) VPN
8 3 (0.91%) Wireless
9 2 (0.61%) Intranet
9 2 (0.61%) NetScaler
9 2 (0.61%) RS-232
9 2 (0.61%) SAN
9 2 (0.61%) Value-Added Service
9 2 (0.61%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (14.33%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.66%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (2.74%) Crystal Reports
3 9 (2.74%) Oracle Database
4 8 (2.44%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.91%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.61%) QlikView
9 1 (0.30%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.30%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 1 (0.30%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (0.30%) DB2
9 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (7.93%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.52%) LabVIEW
3 4 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.61%) Ranorex
5 1 (0.30%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.30%) FogBugz
5 1 (0.30%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.30%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.30%) JIRA
General
1 61 (18.60%) Finance
2 35 (10.67%) Manufacturing
3 22 (6.71%) Electronics
4 18 (5.49%) Advertising
5 13 (3.96%) Marketing
5 13 (3.96%) Telecoms
6 10 (3.05%) Retail
7 8 (2.44%) Avionics
7 8 (2.44%) Law
8 7 (2.13%) Publishing
9 6 (1.83%) Military
10 3 (0.91%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.61%) Automotive
12 1 (0.30%) French Language
12 1 (0.30%) Legal
12 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 71 (21.65%) Developer
2 34 (10.37%) .NET Developer
3 32 (9.76%) Analyst
4 28 (8.54%) C# Developer
5 26 (7.93%) C# .NET Developer
6 25 (7.62%) Design Engineer
7 17 (5.18%) Junior
7 17 (5.18%) Software Developer
8 16 (4.88%) Consultant
9 14 (4.27%) Systems Engineer
9 14 (4.27%) Technologist
10 13 (3.96%) ASP.NET Developer
10 13 (3.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 13 (3.96%) IT Manager
10 13 (3.96%) Service Analyst
11 12 (3.66%) Administrator
11 12 (3.66%) Java Developer
11 12 (3.66%) Service Desk Analyst
12 11 (3.35%) Help Desk Analyst
12 11 (3.35%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (19.51%) .NET
2 46 (14.02%) ASP.NET
3 41 (12.50%) HTML
4 35 (10.67%) CSS
5 23 (7.01%) jQuery
6 22 (6.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 18 (5.49%) .NET Framework
8 17 (5.18%) HTML5
9 15 (4.57%) Web Services
10 13 (3.96%) CSS3
11 12 (3.66%) Spring
12 11 (3.35%) XHTML
13 10 (3.05%) AngularJS
14 9 (2.74%) REST
14 9 (2.74%) SOAP
15 7 (2.13%) JPA
16 6 (1.83%) Apache Camel
16 6 (1.83%) Hibernate
17 5 (1.52%) RESTful
18 4 (1.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (13.41%) Computer Science
2 37 (11.28%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (10.67%) Driving Licence
4 25 (7.62%) Management Information System
5 11 (3.35%) Data Centre
6 10 (3.05%) User Experience
7 9 (2.74%) Digital Media
8 8 (2.44%) Mobile Computing
9 7 (2.13%) Mathematics
9 7 (2.13%) Mobile App
9 7 (2.13%) W3C
10 5 (1.52%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.52%) Robotics
11 4 (1.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 3 (0.91%) Embedded Systems
12 3 (0.91%) FMCG
12 3 (0.91%) Graphic Design
12 3 (0.91%) Replication
12 3 (0.91%) SCADA
13 2 (0.61%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 60 (18.29%) Windows
2 17 (5.18%) Windows Server
3 12 (3.66%) Unix
3 12 (3.66%) Windows 8
3 12 (3.66%) Windows XP
4 10 (3.05%) Linux
4 10 (3.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (2.44%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.91%) AIX
8 3 (0.91%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.61%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.61%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.61%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.30%) HPUX
10 1 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.30%) Solaris
10 1 (0.30%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (15.55%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (10.67%) Software Engineering
3 33 (10.06%) Project Management
4 32 (9.76%) ITIL
5 31 (9.45%) SDLC
6 24 (7.32%) MVC
7 21 (6.40%) CAD
7 21 (6.40%) ERP
7 21 (6.40%) Stakeholder Management
8 20 (6.10%) Service Delivery
9 19 (5.79%) Mentoring
10 18 (5.49%) Change Management
10 18 (5.49%) Line Management
11 17 (5.18%) CRM
12 15 (4.57%) Continuous Improvement
12 15 (4.57%) Scrum
12 15 (4.57%) Web Development
13 14 (4.27%) Workflow
14 11 (3.35%) Lean Manufacturing
14 11 (3.35%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 76 (23.17%) SQL
2 64 (19.51%) C#
3 38 (11.59%) JavaScript
4 30 (9.15%) T-SQL
5 28 (8.54%) Java
6 24 (7.32%) C
7 9 (2.74%) PL/SQL
7 9 (2.74%) VB.NET
8 6 (1.83%) C++
9 5 (1.52%) VB
10 4 (1.22%) Python
11 3 (0.91%) Embedded C
11 3 (0.91%) PowerShell
11 3 (0.91%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.61%) Fortran
12 2 (0.61%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.30%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.30%) Perl
13 1 (0.30%) VB6
13 1 (0.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 215 (65.55%) Degree
2 114 (34.76%) HNC
3 23 (7.01%) Security Cleared
4 13 (3.96%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (3.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (3.35%) CCNA
5 11 (3.35%) MCSE
5 11 (3.35%) SC Cleared
6 10 (3.05%) DV Cleared
7 9 (2.74%) MCP
7 9 (2.74%) NVQ Level 4
8 8 (2.44%) MOS
9 7 (2.13%) CCNP
9 7 (2.13%) Chartered Engineer
9 7 (2.13%) Network+ Certification
10 5 (1.52%) A+ Certification
10 5 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (1.22%) ISEB
12 3 (0.91%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (10.06%) SLA
2 5 (1.52%) GAMP
2 5 (1.52%) QA
3 4 (1.22%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.91%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.91%) SAS 70
5 2 (0.61%) ISO13485
5 2 (0.61%) SEPA
System Software
1 20 (6.10%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.91%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.61%) Firmware
4 2 (0.61%) XenApp
5 1 (0.30%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (1.22%) Endace
1 4 (1.22%) SCCM
2 1 (0.30%) Control-M
2 1 (0.30%) Ganglia
2 1 (0.30%) Iperf
2 1 (0.30%) Nagios
2 1 (0.30%) SCOM
Vendors
1 80 (24.39%) Microsoft
2 26 (7.93%) Oracle
3 13 (3.96%) VMware
4 10 (3.05%) Adobe
5 8 (2.44%) EMC
6 7 (2.13%) Siemens
7 6 (1.83%) Computacenter
7 6 (1.83%) Rockwell
8 5 (1.52%) Cisco
9 4 (1.22%) Nintex
9 4 (1.22%) Riverbed
9 4 (1.22%) ServiceNow
9 4 (1.22%) Tealium
9 4 (1.22%) Teradata
10 3 (0.91%) ABBYY
10 3 (0.91%) Citrix
10 3 (0.91%) HP
10 3 (0.91%) Juniper
11 2 (0.61%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 2 (0.61%) SAP
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + pen, life, health
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £20000 per annum + £2,500 travel allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + £4,800 Car allowance
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cullompton, Devon
Acorn
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Kilmarnock, Ayrshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
University of Worcester
Salary: From £25,298 to £31,076 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Scotland
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits & Training
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + + Over Time + Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 26-30K + bonux, medical cover, pension, life insurance
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
fsb technology
Salary: From £26,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + numerous benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £19,000 - £23,500 DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Enfield, Middlesex
The SmartList
Posted: 8 days ago
Barnet, London
The SmartList
Posted: 8 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
BAE Systems
Posted: 7 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
BAE Systems
Posted: 7 days ago
London
ClearPeople
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £24000.00 - £29000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Exmouth
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £19623 - £22548 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Buckhurst Hill, Essex
The SmartList
Posted: 26 days ago