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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Higher National Diploma (HND)
UK
Rank 681 698 656
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -42
Permanent jobs citing HND 164 230 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.23% 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.77% 0.82% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 120 203 209
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,300 £21,150 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £51,750 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £31,750 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-9.28% -12.50%

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
21224 28013 28859
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 25.24% 27.98% 28.00%
Number of salaries quoted 16766 22434 23069
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 £28,000 £27,823 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 18 January 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 18 January 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 -5 122 £35,000 -4.10% 33
South East +46 31 £30,000 -11.76% 8
London +42 26 £54,000 +42.10% 1
North West -21 23 £32,500 -16.12% 4
West Midlands +9 20 £35,000 +21.73%
Scotland +26 17 £31,500 +7.32%
Hampshire +14 14 £33,500 +71.79% 1
Yorkshire +24 12 £20,000 -42.85% 2
Wales +15 12 £40,000 +42.36% 3
Manchester -27 12 £27,500 -31.25% 1
South Wales +19 11 £40,000 +42.36% 2
Cardiff +14 10 £40,000 +42.36% 1
Oldham - 8 - -
Glasgow +19 7 £32,500 +10.73%
South Yorkshire +7 7 £29,750 +48.75% 1
Hereford - 7 £35,000 -
Herefordshire - 7 £35,000 -
Northern Ireland - 7 £23,500 - 1
West Sussex +15 6 £37,500 -11.76%
Edinburgh +13 6 £34,000 +4.61%
Sheffield - 6 £21,500 -
Coventry +6 5 - -
County Tyrone - 5 £22,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire +19 4 £17,000 -67.61% 2
Southampton +13 4 £33,500 +24.07%
East of England -1 4 £36,250 +1.39% 2
North Yorkshire -3 4 £19,500 -27.77%
Liverpool -8 4 - -
Lancashire -11 4 £42,500 +6.25%
Merseyside -12 4 - - 1

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 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.

1 177 (58.61%) Degree
2 120 (39.74%) HNC
3 71 (23.51%) Microsoft
4 67 (22.19%) Windows
5 54 (17.88%) Computer Science
6 51 (16.89%) SQL
7 50 (16.56%) Agile Software Development
8 46 (15.23%) MS Excel
8 46 (15.23%) Analytical Skills
9 42 (13.91%) MS Office
9 42 (13.91%) Software Engineering
10 40 (13.25%) Finance
11 39 (12.91%) ITIL
12 34 (11.26%) .NET
12 34 (11.26%) Manufacturing
13 33 (10.93%) Electronics
14 32 (10.60%) C#
15 31 (10.26%) Java
15 31 (10.26%) SQL Server
16 28 (9.27%) C
17 27 (8.94%) Oracle
18 26 (8.61%) Service Delivery
18 26 (8.61%) JavaScript
18 26 (8.61%) SLA
18 26 (8.61%) Cisco Certification
19 23 (7.62%) CCNA
20 22 (7.28%) CAD
20 22 (7.28%) Active Directory
20 22 (7.28%) HTML
20 22 (7.28%) Linux

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 15 (4.97%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.65%) MS Exchange
3 6 (1.99%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (1.99%) SharePoint Server
3 6 (1.99%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.32%) IIS
5 3 (0.99%) Apache
5 3 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (0.99%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (0.99%) SAS
5 3 (0.99%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.66%) GlassFish
6 2 (0.66%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.33%) CMS
7 1 (0.33%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 46 (15.23%) MS Excel
2 42 (13.91%) MS Office
3 16 (5.30%) Photoshop
4 14 (4.64%) Adobe Illustrator
4 14 (4.64%) InVision
5 13 (4.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 7 (2.32%) MS Visio
6 7 (2.32%) Siemens NX
6 7 (2.32%) SOLIDWORKS
7 5 (1.66%) AutoCAD
8 4 (1.32%) MS Project
9 3 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
10 2 (0.66%) PTC Creo
10 2 (0.66%) Windchill
11 1 (0.33%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.33%) CATIA
11 1 (0.33%) FrameMaker
11 1 (0.33%) InDesign
11 1 (0.33%) Mathcad
11 1 (0.33%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 4 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.99%) Oracle Assets
2 3 (0.99%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.99%) Office 365
2 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.99%) SaaS
3 2 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.97%) WAN
2 11 (3.64%) DNS
3 10 (3.31%) LAN
3 10 (3.31%) TCP/IP
4 7 (2.32%) GSM
4 7 (2.32%) SAN
4 7 (2.32%) SS7
4 7 (2.32%) UMTS
4 7 (2.32%) Value-Added Service
5 6 (1.99%) HTTP
5 6 (1.99%) VoIP
6 5 (1.66%) Intranet
6 5 (1.66%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (1.32%) iSCSI
7 4 (1.32%) SSH
8 3 (0.99%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (0.99%) Internet
8 3 (0.99%) MPLS
8 3 (0.99%) SMS
8 3 (0.99%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.97%) Relational Database
3 11 (3.64%) Oracle Database
4 8 (2.65%) MySQL
4 8 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (2.32%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.66%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (0.99%) Power BI
9 1 (0.33%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (2.32%) Visual Studio
2 6 (1.99%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.66%) Ant
3 5 (1.66%) JIRA
4 4 (1.32%) Eclipse
4 4 (1.32%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.32%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (0.99%) PROIV
5 3 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.66%) LabVIEW
6 2 (0.66%) Mercurial
6 2 (0.66%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.66%) Ranorex
6 2 (0.66%) Subversion
7 1 (0.33%) CircleCI
7 1 (0.33%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.33%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.33%) FogBugz
7 1 (0.33%) Selenium
7 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 40 (13.25%) Finance
2 34 (11.26%) Manufacturing
3 33 (10.93%) Electronics
4 15 (4.97%) Telecoms
5 13 (4.30%) Marketing
5 13 (4.30%) Military
6 10 (3.31%) Automotive
7 9 (2.98%) Advertising
7 9 (2.98%) Games
8 8 (2.65%) Avionics
9 4 (1.32%) Retail
10 3 (0.99%) Back Office
10 3 (0.99%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.66%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.33%) Banking
12 1 (0.33%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 49 (16.23%) Developer
2 31 (10.26%) Analyst
3 27 (8.94%) Design Engineer
4 23 (7.62%) Junior
5 20 (6.62%) Java Developer
5 20 (6.62%) Support Engineer
6 19 (6.29%) Support Analyst
7 18 (5.96%) Mechanical Engineer
8 17 (5.63%) Administrator
9 14 (4.64%) Graduate
9 14 (4.64%) Help Desk Analyst
9 14 (4.64%) Help Desk Support
9 14 (4.64%) Mechanical Design Engineer
10 13 (4.30%) Applications Support
10 13 (4.30%) Designer
10 13 (4.30%) Help Desk Support Analyst
10 13 (4.30%) Systems Administrator
11 12 (3.97%) Service Analyst
11 12 (3.97%) Systems Engineer
11 12 (3.97%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (11.26%) .NET
2 22 (7.28%) HTML
3 21 (6.95%) Web Services
4 20 (6.62%) SOAP
5 18 (5.96%) CSS
5 18 (5.96%) Spring
6 16 (5.30%) jQuery
7 14 (4.64%) ASP.NET
8 13 (4.30%) JPA
9 12 (3.97%) REST
10 9 (2.98%) AngularJS
11 8 (2.65%) .NET Framework
11 8 (2.65%) Apache Camel
11 8 (2.65%) XML
12 7 (2.32%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (2.32%) Hibernate
12 7 (2.32%) RESTful
13 6 (1.99%) Classic ASP
14 5 (1.66%) J2EE
15 3 (0.99%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 54 (17.88%) Computer Science
2 46 (15.23%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (6.29%) Driving Licence
4 18 (5.96%) Management Information System
5 15 (4.97%) Data Centre
5 15 (4.97%) User Experience
6 8 (2.65%) Embedded Systems
7 7 (2.32%) Replication
8 6 (1.99%) Mathematics
9 5 (1.66%) Device Driver
9 5 (1.66%) Economics
9 5 (1.66%) Psychology
9 5 (1.66%) Statistics
10 3 (0.99%) SCADA
11 2 (0.66%) AS400
11 2 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.66%) Graphic Design
11 2 (0.66%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.66%) Physics
11 2 (0.66%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 67 (22.19%) Windows
2 22 (7.28%) Linux
3 21 (6.95%) Windows XP
4 20 (6.62%) Unix
5 15 (4.97%) Windows 8
6 14 (4.64%) Windows Server
7 13 (4.30%) Android
8 12 (3.97%) Apple iOS
9 9 (2.98%) Windows 7
10 8 (2.65%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (1.66%) Embedded Linux
11 5 (1.66%) OpenVMS
11 5 (1.66%) Windows 2000
12 3 (0.99%) Solaris
13 2 (0.66%) AIX
13 2 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.66%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.33%) OS/390
14 1 (0.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (16.56%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (13.91%) Software Engineering
3 39 (12.91%) ITIL
4 26 (8.61%) Service Delivery
5 22 (7.28%) CAD
6 20 (6.62%) Continuous Improvement
7 19 (6.29%) Change Management
8 18 (5.96%) Change Control
8 18 (5.96%) Project Management
9 16 (5.30%) Line Management
10 15 (4.97%) Validation
11 13 (4.30%) Typography
11 13 (4.30%) Workflow
12 12 (3.97%) ERP
12 12 (3.97%) MVC
13 11 (3.64%) Process Improvement
13 11 (3.64%) Prototyping
14 10 (3.31%) Mentoring
15 9 (2.98%) CAE
15 9 (2.98%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 51 (16.89%) SQL
2 32 (10.60%) C#
3 31 (10.26%) Java
4 28 (9.27%) C
5 26 (8.61%) JavaScript
6 15 (4.97%) C++
7 12 (3.97%) Embedded C
7 12 (3.97%) PowerShell
8 11 (3.64%) PHP
8 11 (3.64%) PL/SQL
9 8 (2.65%) T-SQL
9 8 (2.65%) VB
10 7 (2.32%) VB.NET
11 6 (1.99%) Bash Shell
11 6 (1.99%) Python
11 6 (1.99%) Shell Script
11 6 (1.99%) VB6
11 6 (1.99%) VBA
12 5 (1.66%) Embedded C++
13 4 (1.32%) Korn
Qualifications
1 177 (58.61%) Degree
2 120 (39.74%) HNC
3 26 (8.61%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (7.62%) CCNA
5 22 (7.28%) Security Cleared
6 19 (6.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (4.97%) ITIL Certification
7 15 (4.97%) SC Cleared
8 13 (4.30%) MCSE
9 12 (3.97%) DV Cleared
10 11 (3.64%) Network+ Certification
11 7 (2.32%) A+ Certification
11 7 (2.32%) CCNP
11 7 (2.32%) ISEB
12 6 (1.99%) Chartered Engineer
12 6 (1.99%) MCP
13 5 (1.66%) Postgraduate
14 4 (1.32%) GNVQ
14 4 (1.32%) MCSA
15 3 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (8.61%) SLA
2 7 (2.32%) QA
3 5 (1.66%) RMADS
4 4 (1.32%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.99%) SAS 70
6 2 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.66%) GAMP
6 2 (0.66%) MISRA
7 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.33%) ISO13485
System Software
1 22 (7.28%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.99%) Firmware
4 5 (1.66%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 5 (1.66%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (1.32%) NFS
5 4 (1.32%) Samba
6 3 (0.99%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 2 (0.66%) iptables
7 2 (0.66%) RHEV
7 2 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.66%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (1.99%) Endace
2 4 (1.32%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (0.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (0.99%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.66%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.66%) everRun
4 2 (0.66%) Legato
5 1 (0.33%) Iperf
Vendors
1 71 (23.51%) Microsoft
2 27 (8.94%) Oracle
3 14 (4.64%) Adobe
3 14 (4.64%) Cisco
4 10 (3.31%) Siemens
5 8 (2.65%) VMware
6 7 (2.32%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 7 (2.32%) Nokia Networks
6 7 (2.32%) TIBCO
7 6 (1.99%) Computacenter
7 6 (1.99%) IBM
7 6 (1.99%) Nintex
7 6 (1.99%) Riverbed
8 5 (1.66%) Citrix
8 5 (1.66%) HP
8 5 (1.66%) SAP
9 4 (1.32%) Atlassian
9 4 (1.32%) SolarWinds
10 3 (0.99%) ANSYS
10 3 (0.99%) Red Hat
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £21600.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £34,305 to £37,563 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £37,911 to £41,502 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Bonus + Flex Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Blandford Forum, Dorset
Sopra Steria Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £26000.00 - £29307.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: Yesterday
Runcorn, Cheshire
Rowlands Pharmacy
Salary: Competitive+£5000 Annual Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Flint, Clwyd
JVP Jobs
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Spennymoor, County Durham
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £33k - 35k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
England
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + car allowance and package
Posted: Yesterday
UK
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + car allowance and package
Posted: Yesterday
Dungannon, County Tyrone
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £24000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Premier IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £30,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Yoh
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + car
Posted: 6 days ago
Caldicot, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £17000 - £23000 per annum + pension, annual leave,
Posted: 6 days ago
Merseyside
FT Select
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Posted: 12 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 32,000 - 40,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Easy commute from Newbury, Swindon, South Oxon
Questor Resourcing
Salary: £15 to £23k upon experience level
Posted: 14 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + £4,800 Car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Billingham, County Durham
Networx
Salary: £22,000
Posted: 13 days ago
Basildon
Huxley
Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago