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 31 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 733 669 687
Rank change year-on-year
-64 +18
Permanent jobs citing HND 179 309 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.28% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.69% 1.03% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 147 254 212
Median salary £36,070 £38,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.08% +16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,800 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £49,400
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.90%

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
26019 30024 31861
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.58% 27.41% 27.23%
Number of salaries quoted 21044 23930 24920
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 £27,500
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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -90 151 £35,000 -12.50% 28
South East +10 37 £31,750 -20.62% 2
North West +7 25 £38,750 -3.12% 5
London +9 23 £35,000 -36.36% 1
South West +5 20 £35,000 +25.00%
Manchester -1 13 £32,500 -18.75% 2
East Midlands -5 12 £24,000 -28.35% 3
West Midlands -5 12 £30,029 -33.26% 5
Scotland -14 11 £25,250 -11.40% 1
Surrey +33 9 - -
Devon +6 9 £35,000 +9.37%
Woking - 9 - -
Cheshire +35 8 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Yorkshire +16 7 £37,500 +28.75% 3
South Wales +13 7 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Wales +8 7 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Northampton +3 7 £32,500 -2.98% 1
Northamptonshire +2 7 £32,500 -2.98% 1
Hampshire -9 7 £37,500 -6.25% 1
North East - 7 £39,000 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 7 £39,000 - 1
Milton Keynes +24 6 £23,500 -27.69%
Buckinghamshire +18 6 £23,500 -45.97%
West Sussex -2 6 £28,000 -60.00%
East of England -14 6 £47,500 +21.79% 8
Cullompton - 6 £35,000 -
Newport +8 5 £45,000 +28.57%
Nottinghamshire +2 5 £24,000 -27.37%
Chester - 5 £45,000 -
Northern Ireland - 5 £57,500 -

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 326 (71.96%) Degree
2 149 (32.89%) Microsoft
3 141 (31.13%) SQL
4 119 (26.27%) .NET
4 119 (26.27%) HNC
5 102 (22.52%) Finance
6 90 (19.87%) Windows
7 82 (18.10%) MS Excel
8 80 (17.66%) JavaScript
9 77 (17.00%) C#
10 74 (16.34%) SDLC
11 67 (14.79%) Computer Science
12 65 (14.35%) Agile Software Development
13 64 (14.13%) T-SQL
14 61 (13.47%) SQL Server
15 59 (13.02%) MVC
16 54 (11.92%) Oracle
16 54 (11.92%) Analytical Skills
17 48 (10.60%) Driving Licence
17 48 (10.60%) HTML
18 47 (10.38%) Java
19 46 (10.15%) Software Engineering
20 45 (9.93%) ASP.NET
21 44 (9.71%) CSS
21 44 (9.71%) ITIL
22 40 (8.83%) VMware
22 40 (8.83%) VMware Infrastructure
22 40 (8.83%) Windows Server
23 39 (8.61%) Visual Studio
24 38 (8.39%) MySQL

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 35 (7.73%) SharePoint
2 26 (5.74%) MS Exchange
3 15 (3.31%) SharePoint Server
4 13 (2.87%) CMS
5 12 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (1.77%) Office Communications Server
8 5 (1.10%) Skype for Business
9 4 (0.88%) Umbraco
9 4 (0.88%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.66%) IIS
10 3 (0.66%) JBoss
10 3 (0.66%) MQSeries
10 3 (0.66%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.22%) SAS
Applications
1 82 (18.10%) MS Excel
2 29 (6.40%) AutoCAD
3 26 (5.74%) MS Office
4 13 (2.87%) SOLIDWORKS
5 9 (1.99%) MS Project
6 7 (1.55%) MS Visio
7 6 (1.32%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 6 (1.32%) PTC Creo
8 4 (0.88%) CATIA
8 4 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (0.88%) OrCAD
9 2 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.44%) InDesign
9 2 (0.44%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.44%) Siemens NX
10 1 (0.22%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.22%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 4 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.88%) WebTrends
2 3 (0.66%) LabWindows
2 3 (0.66%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 2 (0.44%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.22%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.88%) Office 365
2 2 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.30%) TCP/IP
2 20 (4.42%) WAN
3 19 (4.19%) VoIP
4 16 (3.53%) Firewall
5 12 (2.65%) Wireless
6 11 (2.43%) DHCP
7 10 (2.21%) LAN
8 8 (1.77%) DNS
8 8 (1.77%) RFID
8 8 (1.77%) VPN
9 6 (1.32%) Internet
10 5 (1.10%) HTTP
10 5 (1.10%) Network Security
11 4 (0.88%) ISDN
11 4 (0.88%) NAS
11 4 (0.88%) Remote Desktop
11 4 (0.88%) VSAT
12 3 (0.66%) FTP
12 3 (0.66%) GSM
12 3 (0.66%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (13.47%) SQL Server
2 38 (8.39%) MySQL
3 13 (2.87%) Crystal Reports
4 8 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (1.77%) Relational Database
4 8 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (1.55%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.66%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 3 (0.66%) BusinessObjects XI
8 3 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (0.66%) QlikView
8 3 (0.66%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.22%) GIS
9 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 39 (8.61%) Visual Studio
2 7 (1.55%) Selenium
3 5 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.88%) JIRA
4 4 (0.88%) LabVIEW
5 3 (0.66%) PeopleTools
6 1 (0.22%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
General
1 102 (22.52%) Finance
2 35 (7.73%) Manufacturing
3 31 (6.84%) Electronics
4 22 (4.86%) Marketing
5 21 (4.64%) Telecoms
6 17 (3.75%) Advertising
7 14 (3.09%) Retail
8 11 (2.43%) Publishing
9 10 (2.21%) Law
10 6 (1.32%) Avionics
11 5 (1.10%) Automotive
12 3 (0.66%) Billing
12 3 (0.66%) Legal
13 2 (0.44%) Military
14 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.22%) Back Office
14 1 (0.22%) French Language
Job Titles
1 112 (24.72%) Developer
2 63 (13.91%) Analyst
3 47 (10.38%) .NET Developer
4 34 (7.51%) C# Developer
5 30 (6.62%) Graduate
6 27 (5.96%) Design Engineer
7 26 (5.74%) C# .NET Developer
8 22 (4.86%) Technologist
9 21 (4.64%) Junior
10 20 (4.42%) Consultant
10 20 (4.42%) IT Manager
11 19 (4.19%) Software Developer
12 18 (3.97%) IT Support
13 17 (3.75%) Oracle Developer
13 17 (3.75%) SQL Developer
13 17 (3.75%) Systems Analyst
14 15 (3.31%) Software Engineer
14 15 (3.31%) Technical Support
15 14 (3.09%) Systems Engineer
15 14 (3.09%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (26.27%) .NET
2 48 (10.60%) HTML
3 45 (9.93%) ASP.NET
4 44 (9.71%) CSS
5 29 (6.40%) HTML5
6 25 (5.52%) CSS3
7 21 (4.64%) .NET Framework
7 21 (4.64%) ASP.NET MVC
8 20 (4.42%) jQuery
9 13 (2.87%) XML
10 12 (2.65%) Web Services
11 10 (2.21%) XHTML
12 9 (1.99%) Spring
13 8 (1.77%) REST
13 8 (1.77%) SOAP
14 7 (1.55%) JPA
15 6 (1.32%) AngularJS
15 6 (1.32%) Apache Camel
16 3 (0.66%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 3 (0.66%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 67 (14.79%) Computer Science
2 54 (11.92%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (10.60%) Driving Licence
4 35 (7.73%) Management Information System
5 16 (3.53%) User Experience
6 14 (3.09%) Mobile App
7 13 (2.87%) Digital Media
8 11 (2.43%) W3C
9 10 (2.21%) Clustering
9 10 (2.21%) Data Centre
9 10 (2.21%) Mathematics
9 10 (2.21%) Mobile Computing
10 9 (1.99%) Embedded Systems
11 7 (1.55%) Data Structures
12 4 (0.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 4 (0.88%) Virtual Team
13 3 (0.66%) FMCG
13 3 (0.66%) Handset
13 3 (0.66%) Life Science
13 3 (0.66%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 90 (19.87%) Windows
2 40 (8.83%) Windows Server
3 36 (7.95%) Linux
4 24 (5.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (4.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (3.97%) Unix
7 17 (3.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (3.53%) Windows 7
9 10 (2.21%) Windows XP
10 7 (1.55%) Windows 8
11 6 (1.32%) Embedded Linux
11 6 (1.32%) Windows CE
12 5 (1.10%) Apple iOS
12 5 (1.10%) Windows 10
13 3 (0.66%) AIX
13 3 (0.66%) Android
13 3 (0.66%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.44%) Solaris
15 1 (0.22%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (16.34%) SDLC
2 65 (14.35%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (13.02%) MVC
4 46 (10.15%) Software Engineering
5 44 (9.71%) ITIL
6 34 (7.51%) Project Management
7 26 (5.74%) Workflow
8 21 (4.64%) Mentoring
9 19 (4.19%) Business Analysis
9 19 (4.19%) Scrum
10 18 (3.97%) Service Delivery
11 17 (3.75%) CAD
11 17 (3.75%) Line Management
12 15 (3.31%) ERP
12 15 (3.31%) Systems Analysis
12 15 (3.31%) Time Management
12 15 (3.31%) Web Development
13 14 (3.09%) Mobile Application Development
13 14 (3.09%) People Management
14 13 (2.87%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 141 (31.13%) SQL
2 80 (17.66%) JavaScript
3 77 (17.00%) C#
4 64 (14.13%) T-SQL
5 47 (10.38%) Java
6 38 (8.39%) PL/SQL
7 29 (6.40%) C
8 12 (2.65%) VB.NET
9 11 (2.43%) C++
10 8 (1.77%) Python
11 7 (1.55%) Perl
12 5 (1.10%) Embedded C
13 4 (0.88%) PHP
13 4 (0.88%) VB
14 3 (0.66%) MATLAB
14 3 (0.66%) RPG
14 3 (0.66%) VBA
15 2 (0.44%) ActionScript
15 2 (0.44%) ActionScript 3.0
15 2 (0.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 326 (71.96%) Degree
2 119 (26.27%) HNC
3 21 (4.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (3.75%) MCSE
5 16 (3.53%) Security Cleared
6 12 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (2.43%) MCP
7 11 (2.43%) NVQ Level 4
8 10 (2.21%) CCNA
8 10 (2.21%) MOS
9 9 (1.99%) SC Cleared
10 6 (1.32%) A+ Certification
11 5 (1.10%) DV Cleared
11 5 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (1.10%) Network+ Certification
11 5 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (0.88%) CCNP
12 4 (0.88%) Chartered Engineer
12 4 (0.88%) MCSA
13 3 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.40%) SLA
2 10 (2.21%) ISO 9001
3 9 (1.99%) QA
4 3 (0.66%) GAMP
5 2 (0.44%) SEPA
6 1 (0.22%) ISO13485
6 1 (0.22%) NEBOSH
6 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.22%) SAS 70
System Software
1 40 (8.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (8.39%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.77%) vCloud
3 8 (1.77%) vSphere
4 7 (1.55%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.55%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (1.10%) Firmware
6 3 (0.66%) Samba
6 3 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.44%) XenApp
8 1 (0.22%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (0.22%) KVM
8 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (2.65%) SCCM
2 9 (1.99%) SCOM
3 8 (1.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (0.66%) Control-M
5 2 (0.44%) Endace
6 1 (0.22%) Ganglia
6 1 (0.22%) Nagios
Vendors
1 149 (32.89%) Microsoft
2 54 (11.92%) Oracle
3 40 (8.83%) VMware
4 19 (4.19%) Cisco
5 14 (3.09%) Adobe
6 11 (2.43%) Citrix
6 11 (2.43%) Nintex
7 9 (1.99%) ABBYY
7 9 (1.99%) EMC
8 5 (1.10%) PeopleSoft
8 5 (1.10%) ServiceNow
8 5 (1.10%) Siemens
9 4 (0.88%) Dell
9 4 (0.88%) Mitel
9 4 (0.88%) NetApp
9 4 (0.88%) Tealium
9 4 (0.88%) Teradata
10 3 (0.66%) Informatica
10 3 (0.66%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.66%) Rockwell
Ely, Cambridgeshire
Advantage XPO
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Advantage XPO
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car
Posted: 5 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits & Training
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester, Worcestershire
University of Worcester
Salary: From £25,023 to £30,738 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Advantage XPO
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Car
Posted: 5 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus, private medical, gym, pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £Competitive + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £competitive + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45,000 DoE
Posted: Yesterday
North
CBS butler
Salary: Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 45,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Derivco Ipswich Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £17,000 - £22,500 DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Stratford-upon-Avon
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 22 days ago
Coventry
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000-35,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £26000.00 - £29000.00 per annum + Pension, flexible working hours
Posted: 26 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £highly competitive + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Lincoln
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
South West London
Pygmalion Cloud Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum plus a range of benefits
Posted: 24 days ago