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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Higher National Diploma (HND)
UK
Rank 665 672 689
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +17
Permanent jobs citing HND 176 270 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.26% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.86% 0.95% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 133 227 208
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,280 £22,100 £18,800
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -

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
20508 28468 29361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 24.73% 27.89% 27.53%
Number of salaries quoted 16188 22776 23324
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 25 February 2017 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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +8 140 £35,000 -6.66% 21
London +67 34 £50,750 +16.00% 3
South East +51 30 £24,500 -36.36% 2
North West -27 26 £35,500 -5.33% 4
West Midlands +15 20 £32,500 +25.00% 4
Manchester -21 20 £27,500 -29.03% 3
Oldham - 14 - - 2
Yorkshire +37 12 £35,000 +29.62% 1
Hampshire +32 11 £32,750 +16.96%
South Wales +25 11 £42,500 -5.55%
Milton Keynes +19 11 £17,000 -24.44%
Buckinghamshire +17 11 £17,000 -64.21%
Wales +16 11 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Coventry +4 8 £32,500 +35.41%
West Yorkshire +20 6 £38,000 -5.00%
Scotland +8 6 £31,500 +8.62%
Newport +2 6 £45,000 -
Northern Ireland - 6 £23,000 -
County Tyrone - 6 £23,000 -
Cardiff +16 5 £37,500 +2.60%
South West +10 5 £31,500 +13.21% 2
East of England -5 5 £48,750 +37.32% 1
Herefordshire - 5 £35,000 -
Hereford - 5 £35,000 -
Surrey +30 4 £24,000 -37.66%
Southampton +15 4 £33,500 +19.64%
North East +6 4 £22,750 -37.24% 1
Farnborough - 4 £40,000 -
Worcestershire - 4 £23,000 - 2
South Yorkshire +14 3 £38,000 +90.00% 1

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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.

1 200 (60.61%) Degree
2 110 (33.33%) HNC
3 81 (24.55%) Microsoft
4 72 (21.82%) Windows
5 66 (20.00%) Computer Science
6 59 (17.88%) Agile Software Development
7 58 (17.58%) SQL
7 58 (17.58%) Finance
8 52 (15.76%) MS Excel
9 49 (14.85%) Analytical Skills
10 46 (13.94%) MS Office
10 46 (13.94%) Software Engineering
11 43 (13.03%) ITIL
12 39 (11.82%) Manufacturing
13 37 (11.21%) .NET
13 37 (11.21%) JavaScript
14 35 (10.61%) Java
15 33 (10.00%) Electronics
15 33 (10.00%) SQL Server
16 31 (9.39%) C
16 31 (9.39%) C#
17 30 (9.09%) CAD
17 30 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
18 29 (8.79%) HTML
18 29 (8.79%) Linux
19 28 (8.48%) Service Delivery
20 26 (7.88%) SOAP
20 26 (7.88%) CCNA
20 26 (7.88%) SLA
21 25 (7.58%) Active Directory

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 13 (3.94%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.73%) MS Exchange
3 6 (1.82%) IIS
3 6 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (1.82%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (1.21%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.91%) Apache
5 3 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (0.91%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (0.91%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.61%) GlassFish
6 2 (0.61%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.30%) CMS
7 1 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.30%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.30%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 52 (15.76%) MS Excel
2 46 (13.94%) MS Office
3 23 (6.97%) Adobe Illustrator
3 23 (6.97%) Photoshop
4 22 (6.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 22 (6.67%) InVision
5 12 (3.64%) Autodesk Inventor
6 8 (2.42%) MS Visio
7 7 (2.12%) AutoCAD
7 7 (2.12%) Siemens NX
8 6 (1.82%) SOLIDWORKS
9 3 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (0.91%) PTC Creo
10 2 (0.61%) EPLAN
10 2 (0.61%) MS Project
10 2 (0.61%) Pro/ENGINEER
10 2 (0.61%) Windchill
11 1 (0.30%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.30%) CATIA
11 1 (0.30%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 3 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.61%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (0.61%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.30%) Northgate Housing
3 1 (0.30%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.12%) Office 365
2 2 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.24%) TCP/IP
2 13 (3.94%) LAN
2 13 (3.94%) WAN
3 12 (3.64%) DNS
4 9 (2.73%) SAN
5 7 (2.12%) VoIP
5 7 (2.12%) VPN
6 6 (1.82%) GSM
6 6 (1.82%) Remote Desktop
6 6 (1.82%) SS7
6 6 (1.82%) UMTS
6 6 (1.82%) Value-Added Service
7 5 (1.52%) iSCSI
8 4 (1.21%) Internet
8 4 (1.21%) Intranet
8 4 (1.21%) MPLS
8 4 (1.21%) SSH
9 3 (0.91%) BGP
9 3 (0.91%) Firewall
9 3 (0.91%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (3.64%) Relational Database
4 11 (3.33%) MySQL
5 7 (2.12%) Oracle Database
5 7 (2.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (1.52%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.21%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.91%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (0.91%) Power BI
8 3 (0.91%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.30%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.30%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.30%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (3.33%) Ant
2 10 (3.03%) JIRA
3 8 (2.42%) Git (software)
3 8 (2.42%) Subversion
4 5 (1.52%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.21%) Eclipse
5 4 (1.21%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.21%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.91%) LabVIEW
6 3 (0.91%) PROIV
6 3 (0.91%) Selenium
7 2 (0.61%) CruiseControl
7 2 (0.61%) Mercurial
7 2 (0.61%) NUnit
7 2 (0.61%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.30%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.30%) FogBugz
8 1 (0.30%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.30%) WebDriver
General
1 58 (17.58%) Finance
2 39 (11.82%) Manufacturing
3 33 (10.00%) Electronics
4 17 (5.15%) Telecoms
5 15 (4.55%) Games
5 15 (4.55%) Military
6 14 (4.24%) Advertising
7 13 (3.94%) Marketing
8 12 (3.64%) Automotive
9 6 (1.82%) Avionics
10 3 (0.91%) Back Office
11 2 (0.61%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.61%) Banking
11 2 (0.61%) Billing
11 2 (0.61%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.61%) Retail
12 1 (0.30%) Local Government
12 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 55 (16.67%) Developer
2 34 (10.30%) Design Engineer
3 31 (9.39%) Analyst
4 24 (7.27%) Java Developer
4 24 (7.27%) Junior
4 24 (7.27%) Mechanical Engineer
5 22 (6.67%) Support Engineer
6 18 (5.45%) Designer
6 18 (5.45%) Mechanical Design Engineer
6 18 (5.45%) Mobile Designer
6 18 (5.45%) Web Applications Designer
6 18 (5.45%) Web Designer
7 17 (5.15%) Support Analyst
8 15 (4.55%) Graduate
9 14 (4.24%) Administrator
9 14 (4.24%) Applications Support
9 14 (4.24%) Help Desk Analyst
9 14 (4.24%) Test Manager
10 13 (3.94%) Systems Administrator
10 13 (3.94%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (11.21%) .NET
2 29 (8.79%) HTML
3 26 (7.88%) SOAP
4 25 (7.58%) CSS
4 25 (7.58%) Web Services
5 18 (5.45%) ASP.NET
5 18 (5.45%) jQuery
6 16 (4.85%) Spring
7 13 (3.94%) JPA
7 13 (3.94%) REST
8 12 (3.64%) AngularJS
8 12 (3.64%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (3.03%) .NET Framework
9 10 (3.03%) XML
10 8 (2.42%) Apache Camel
11 6 (1.82%) Classic ASP
11 6 (1.82%) RESTful
12 5 (1.52%) J2EE
12 5 (1.52%) WCF
12 5 (1.52%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 66 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 49 (14.85%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (7.58%) Management Information System
4 23 (6.97%) User Experience
5 16 (4.85%) Data Centre
6 14 (4.24%) Driving Licence
7 9 (2.73%) Embedded Systems
7 9 (2.73%) Replication
8 8 (2.42%) Device Driver
9 6 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (1.21%) Digital Media
10 4 (1.21%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.91%) Graphic Design
12 2 (0.61%) AS400
12 2 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.61%) FMCG
12 2 (0.61%) Robotics
12 2 (0.61%) SCADA
13 1 (0.30%) iPad
13 1 (0.30%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 72 (21.82%) Windows
2 29 (8.79%) Linux
3 25 (7.58%) Windows XP
4 20 (6.06%) Android
5 19 (5.76%) Apple iOS
6 18 (5.45%) Unix
7 16 (4.85%) Windows 8
7 16 (4.85%) Windows Server
8 12 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (3.03%) Windows 7
10 8 (2.42%) Embedded Linux
11 5 (1.52%) OpenVMS
11 5 (1.52%) Windows 2000
11 5 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.91%) Solaris
14 2 (0.61%) AIX
14 2 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.61%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.30%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (17.88%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (13.94%) Software Engineering
3 43 (13.03%) ITIL
4 30 (9.09%) CAD
5 28 (8.48%) Service Delivery
6 22 (6.67%) Typography
7 19 (5.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 19 (5.76%) MVC
7 19 (5.76%) Validation
8 18 (5.45%) Change Management
9 15 (4.55%) Project Management
9 15 (4.55%) Workflow
10 14 (4.24%) Change Control
11 13 (3.94%) Line Management
12 12 (3.64%) SDLC
12 12 (3.64%) Time Management
13 11 (3.33%) ERP
13 11 (3.33%) Service Management
14 10 (3.03%) Finite Element Analysis
14 10 (3.03%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 58 (17.58%) SQL
2 37 (11.21%) JavaScript
3 35 (10.61%) Java
4 31 (9.39%) C
4 31 (9.39%) C#
5 21 (6.36%) C++
6 17 (5.15%) PHP
7 16 (4.85%) Embedded C
8 13 (3.94%) PowerShell
9 10 (3.03%) T-SQL
10 9 (2.73%) PL/SQL
11 8 (2.42%) Embedded C++
11 8 (2.42%) VB
12 7 (2.12%) Python
12 7 (2.12%) VB.NET
13 6 (1.82%) Bash Shell
13 6 (1.82%) VB6
13 6 (1.82%) VBA
14 4 (1.21%) Bourne shell
14 4 (1.21%) Korn
Qualifications
1 200 (60.61%) Degree
2 110 (33.33%) HNC
3 30 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (7.88%) CCNA
5 22 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (6.67%) Security Cleared
6 18 (5.45%) SC Cleared
7 16 (4.85%) ITIL Certification
8 15 (4.55%) MCSE
9 12 (3.64%) GNVQ
10 11 (3.33%) DV Cleared
11 10 (3.03%) CCNP
11 10 (3.03%) Network+ Certification
12 9 (2.73%) MCP
13 8 (2.42%) ISEB
13 8 (2.42%) MCSA
14 5 (1.52%) A+ Certification
14 5 (1.52%) Postgraduate
15 4 (1.21%) CCENT
16 3 (0.91%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.88%) SLA
2 14 (4.24%) QA
3 5 (1.52%) RMADS
4 3 (0.91%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.91%) PMO
5 2 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.61%) MISRA
6 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (7.58%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.33%) Firmware
3 9 (2.73%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.12%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (1.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 6 (1.82%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (1.21%) NFS
6 4 (1.21%) Samba
6 4 (1.21%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.91%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 3 (0.91%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.61%) iptables
8 2 (0.61%) RHEV
8 2 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (2.42%) Endace
2 4 (1.21%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (0.91%) DameWare
3 3 (0.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (0.91%) Perfmon
3 3 (0.91%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.61%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.61%) everRun
5 1 (0.30%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.30%) Iperf
Vendors
1 81 (24.55%) Microsoft
2 23 (6.97%) Adobe
3 22 (6.67%) Oracle
4 17 (5.15%) Cisco
5 9 (2.73%) Siemens
6 8 (2.42%) Riverbed
6 8 (2.42%) VMware
7 6 (1.82%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 6 (1.82%) Citrix
7 6 (1.82%) IBM
7 6 (1.82%) Nintex
7 6 (1.82%) Nokia Networks
7 6 (1.82%) SAP
7 6 (1.82%) TIBCO
8 5 (1.52%) Autodesk
8 5 (1.52%) Computacenter
8 5 (1.52%) HP
9 4 (1.21%) ANSYS
9 4 (1.21%) Atlassian
9 4 (1.21%) Avaya
Cambridgeshire
Tec Partners
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chard, Somerset
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Training & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Martin & Conley
Salary: COMPETITIVE SALARY + EXCELLENT BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Martin & Conley
Salary: COMPETITIVE SALARY + EXCELLENT BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
Flint, Clwyd
JVP Jobs
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: £18,000 per annum car + bonus + pension + 25 days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
The SmartList
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
The SmartList
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 42,000 + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wallasey, Merseyside
FT Select
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £2833.00 - £3130.00 per month
Posted: 10 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 32,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Highly-competitive and negotiable, depending on experience
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £28000 - £34500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Highly-competitive and negotiable
Posted: 24 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 17 days ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + bonus, interesting work
Posted: 4 days ago