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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 754 651 674
Rank change year-on-year
-103 +23
Permanent jobs citing HND 161 314 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.29% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.64% 1.05% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 134 254 203
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,350 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £57,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +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
25340 30003 31644
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.31% 27.48% 27.14%
Number of salaries quoted 20550 24185 24481
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -76 137 £35,000 -12.50% 19
South East +6 35 £30,500 -23.75% 3
North West +11 22 £40,000 - 2
South West -3 22 £35,000 +9.37% 3
London +17 19 £33,750 -28.94% 1
Manchester +8 13 £38,750 -3.12% 2
Yorkshire +15 9 £37,500 +28.75% 3
Hampshire -11 9 £37,500 -4.45%
West Midlands -14 9 £40,000 - 1
North East - 9 £27,500 - 4
Tyne and Wear - 8 £28,750 - 3
Buckinghamshire +28 7 £19,000 -63.80%
Devon +1 7 £35,000 +14.75%
Gloucestershire -4 7 £52,500 +27.27%
Milton Keynes +21 6 £19,000 -41.53%
Cheshire +19 6 £45,000 +65.13%
South Wales +9 6 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Wales +3 6 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Scotland -12 6 £27,500 +19.56% 1
Wallsend - 6 £31,250 - 1
Surrey +32 5 - - 1
West Sussex +9 5 £28,000 -60.00%
East Midlands -8 5 £24,000 -28.35% 2
East of England -32 5 £47,500 +19.49%
Cullompton - 5 £35,000 -
Woking - 5 - -
North Yorkshire - 5 £37,500 -
Northern Ireland - 5 £57,500 -
Wiltshire +16 4 £31,500 +34.04% 1
Bristol +16 4 £43,000 +34.37% 2

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 272 (69.04%) Degree
2 115 (29.19%) HNC
3 113 (28.68%) Microsoft
4 111 (28.17%) SQL
5 92 (23.35%) .NET
6 81 (20.56%) Finance
7 79 (20.05%) MS Excel
8 73 (18.53%) C#
9 70 (17.77%) Windows
10 60 (15.23%) JavaScript
11 57 (14.47%) Computer Science
11 57 (14.47%) Agile Software Development
12 56 (14.21%) SQL Server
13 52 (13.20%) SDLC
14 49 (12.44%) HTML
15 47 (11.93%) ASP.NET
16 45 (11.42%) T-SQL
17 44 (11.17%) Driving Licence
18 42 (10.66%) CSS
18 42 (10.66%) Oracle
19 41 (10.41%) Software Engineering
19 41 (10.41%) Analytical Skills
20 39 (9.90%) Java
21 38 (9.64%) ITIL
21 38 (9.64%) MVC
22 37 (9.39%) Manufacturing
23 36 (9.14%) Project Management
24 35 (8.88%) Visual Studio
25 33 (8.38%) SharePoint
26 32 (8.12%) MS Office

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 33 (8.38%) SharePoint
2 21 (5.33%) MS Exchange
3 13 (3.30%) CMS
3 13 (3.30%) SharePoint Server
4 10 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (1.52%) Office Communications Server
7 5 (1.27%) Skype for Business
8 4 (1.02%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.02%) Umbraco
8 4 (1.02%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.76%) IIS
9 3 (0.76%) JBoss
9 3 (0.76%) SAS
10 2 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.51%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 79 (20.05%) MS Excel
2 32 (8.12%) MS Office
3 26 (6.60%) AutoCAD
4 14 (3.55%) SOLIDWORKS
5 9 (2.28%) MS Project
5 9 (2.28%) MS Visio
6 6 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (1.52%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 6 (1.52%) PTC Creo
7 4 (1.02%) CATIA
7 4 (1.02%) OrCAD
7 4 (1.02%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.51%) InDesign
8 2 (0.51%) Siemens NX
9 1 (0.25%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.25%) InVision
9 1 (0.25%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 6 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.02%) WebTrends
3 3 (0.76%) LabWindows
3 3 (0.76%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.25%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.25%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.02%) Office 365
2 3 (0.76%) SaaS
3 2 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.31%) WAN
2 15 (3.81%) VoIP
3 12 (3.05%) TCP/IP
4 10 (2.54%) Wireless
5 9 (2.28%) Firewall
6 8 (2.03%) RFID
7 7 (1.78%) HTTP
7 7 (1.78%) LAN
8 6 (1.52%) DHCP
8 6 (1.52%) DNS
9 4 (1.02%) Internet
9 4 (1.02%) ISDN
9 4 (1.02%) Network Security
9 4 (1.02%) VPN
10 3 (0.76%) NAS
10 3 (0.76%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (0.76%) RS-232
10 3 (0.76%) SSL
11 2 (0.51%) NetScaler
11 2 (0.51%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (14.21%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.31%) MySQL
3 12 (3.05%) Crystal Reports
4 10 (2.54%) Oracle Database
4 10 (2.54%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (2.03%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.76%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 3 (0.76%) BusinessObjects XI
8 3 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (0.76%) QlikView
8 3 (0.76%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.25%) GIS
9 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.25%) Spatial Data
9 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 35 (8.88%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.02%) LabVIEW
2 4 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.76%) JIRA
3 3 (0.76%) PeopleTools
3 3 (0.76%) Selenium
4 1 (0.25%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.25%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.25%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.25%) Ranorex
General
1 81 (20.56%) Finance
2 37 (9.39%) Manufacturing
3 25 (6.35%) Electronics
4 21 (5.33%) Marketing
5 17 (4.31%) Advertising
6 15 (3.81%) Retail
7 13 (3.30%) Telecoms
8 11 (2.79%) Publishing
9 9 (2.28%) Law
10 6 (1.52%) Avionics
11 5 (1.27%) Military
12 4 (1.02%) Automotive
13 2 (0.51%) Legal
14 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.25%) Billing
14 1 (0.25%) French Language
14 1 (0.25%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 96 (24.37%) Developer
2 44 (11.17%) Analyst
3 42 (10.66%) .NET Developer
4 32 (8.12%) C# Developer
5 27 (6.85%) C# .NET Developer
6 26 (6.60%) Design Engineer
7 20 (5.08%) Graduate
7 20 (5.08%) Junior
8 19 (4.82%) Consultant
8 19 (4.82%) IT Manager
9 18 (4.57%) Software Developer
9 18 (4.57%) Technologist
10 14 (3.55%) SQL Developer
11 13 (3.30%) ASP.NET Developer
11 13 (3.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 12 (3.05%) Service Analyst
12 12 (3.05%) Software Engineer
12 12 (3.05%) Systems Analyst
12 12 (3.05%) Team Leader
12 12 (3.05%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (23.35%) .NET
2 49 (12.44%) HTML
3 47 (11.93%) ASP.NET
4 42 (10.66%) CSS
5 27 (6.85%) HTML5
6 23 (5.84%) CSS3
7 21 (5.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 21 (5.33%) jQuery
8 19 (4.82%) .NET Framework
9 13 (3.30%) Web Services
10 11 (2.79%) XHTML
11 10 (2.54%) Spring
12 9 (2.28%) XML
13 8 (2.03%) REST
13 8 (2.03%) SOAP
14 7 (1.78%) AngularJS
15 6 (1.52%) Apache Camel
15 6 (1.52%) JPA
16 5 (1.27%) Hibernate
17 4 (1.02%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 57 (14.47%) Computer Science
2 44 (11.17%) Driving Licence
3 41 (10.41%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (7.87%) Management Information System
5 15 (3.81%) User Experience
6 13 (3.30%) Digital Media
6 13 (3.30%) Mobile App
7 11 (2.79%) W3C
8 10 (2.54%) Mobile Computing
9 8 (2.03%) Clustering
9 8 (2.03%) Mathematics
10 7 (1.78%) Data Centre
11 5 (1.27%) Data Structures
11 5 (1.27%) Embedded Systems
11 5 (1.27%) Robotics
12 4 (1.02%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 3 (0.76%) FMCG
13 3 (0.76%) Virtual Team
13 3 (0.76%) Visualisation
14 2 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 70 (17.77%) Windows
2 29 (7.36%) Windows Server
3 18 (4.57%) Linux
4 17 (4.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (4.06%) Unix
5 16 (4.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (3.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (2.54%) Windows 7
8 9 (2.28%) Windows 8
8 9 (2.28%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.76%) AIX
9 3 (0.76%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.76%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.76%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.76%) Windows CE
10 2 (0.51%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.25%) Android
11 1 (0.25%) SUSE
11 1 (0.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (14.47%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (13.20%) SDLC
3 41 (10.41%) Software Engineering
4 38 (9.64%) ITIL
4 38 (9.64%) MVC
5 36 (9.14%) Project Management
6 22 (5.58%) Workflow
7 21 (5.33%) Mentoring
8 20 (5.08%) Line Management
9 19 (4.82%) Service Delivery
10 18 (4.57%) CAD
10 18 (4.57%) ERP
11 17 (4.31%) Scrum
11 17 (4.31%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (4.06%) Web Development
13 14 (3.55%) Business Analysis
13 14 (3.55%) Change Management
13 14 (3.55%) CRM
13 14 (3.55%) People Management
14 13 (3.30%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
Programming Languages
1 111 (28.17%) SQL
2 73 (18.53%) C#
3 60 (15.23%) JavaScript
4 45 (11.42%) T-SQL
5 39 (9.90%) Java
6 28 (7.11%) C
7 23 (5.84%) PL/SQL
8 11 (2.79%) VB.NET
9 7 (1.78%) C++
10 6 (1.52%) Python
11 5 (1.27%) Embedded C
12 4 (1.02%) Perl
12 4 (1.02%) VB
13 3 (0.76%) MATLAB
13 3 (0.76%) RPG
13 3 (0.76%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.51%) ActionScript
14 2 (0.51%) ActionScript 3.0
14 2 (0.51%) Fortran
14 2 (0.51%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 272 (69.04%) Degree
2 115 (29.19%) HNC
3 19 (4.82%) Security Cleared
4 16 (4.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (3.30%) MCSE
6 11 (2.79%) NVQ Level 4
7 10 (2.54%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (2.54%) SC Cleared
8 9 (2.28%) DV Cleared
8 9 (2.28%) MCP
8 9 (2.28%) MOS
9 8 (2.03%) CCNA
10 6 (1.52%) CCNP
11 5 (1.27%) A+ Certification
11 5 (1.27%) Chartered Engineer
11 5 (1.27%) Network+ Certification
11 5 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.76%) MCSA
14 2 (0.51%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (7.87%) SLA
2 7 (1.78%) QA
3 6 (1.52%) ISO 9001
4 5 (1.27%) GAMP
5 4 (1.02%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.76%) SAS 70
7 2 (0.51%) ISO13485
7 2 (0.51%) SEPA
System Software
1 27 (6.85%) Active Directory
1 27 (6.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.52%) vCloud
2 6 (1.52%) vSphere
3 5 (1.27%) Firmware
4 4 (1.02%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.51%) Samba
5 2 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.51%) XenApp
6 1 (0.25%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (2.54%) SCCM
2 7 (1.78%) SCOM
3 6 (1.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (1.02%) Endace
5 3 (0.76%) Control-M
6 1 (0.25%) Ganglia
6 1 (0.25%) Nagios
Vendors
1 113 (28.68%) Microsoft
2 42 (10.66%) Oracle
3 27 (6.85%) VMware
4 14 (3.55%) Adobe
5 11 (2.79%) Cisco
6 9 (2.28%) ABBYY
6 9 (2.28%) Citrix
6 9 (2.28%) Nintex
7 8 (2.03%) EMC
8 7 (1.78%) Siemens
9 6 (1.52%) Rockwell
10 5 (1.27%) PeopleSoft
11 4 (1.02%) Riverbed
11 4 (1.02%) ServiceNow
11 4 (1.02%) Tealium
11 4 (1.02%) Teradata
12 3 (0.76%) Computacenter
12 3 (0.76%) Informatica
12 3 (0.76%) NetApp
13 2 (0.51%) Juniper
Bristol, Avon
Advantage XPO
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Car
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
IntaPeople
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits & Training
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £90000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wallsend, Tyne and Wear
Hainton Recruitment
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Pygmalion Cloud Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum plus a range of benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Newbridge, Midlothian
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary Package + Company Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £25694 - £29854 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Insure The Box
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
North East
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £24000.00 - £29000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Pole Star
Salary: From £17,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Newcastle
Questor Resourcing
Salary: to £25k + bonus
Posted: 16 days ago
Near Newbury
Questor Resourcing
Salary: to £25k + bonus
Posted: 16 days ago
Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £32000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £30480 - £32164 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago