The table below looks at the statistics for HNC in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HNC over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 96 108 85
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -23
Permanent jobs citing HNC 8 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.62% 0.22% 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.07% 0.62% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 3
Average salary £45,000 £32,398 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.89% -7.43%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +2.85%
HNC
UK

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

Qualifications Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
386 485 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 30.06% 36.36% 25.68%
Number of salaries quoted 337 421 251
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing HNC across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

HNC
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing HNC across the Wales region.

HNC Salary Trend in Wales

HNC
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the Wales region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +16 8 £45,000 +38.89% 2
HNC
UK

HNC
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region citing HNC also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited HNC.

1 8 (88.89%) HND
1 8 (88.89%) Degree
1 8 (88.89%) AutoCAD
2 1 (11.11%) VB
2 1 (11.11%) JTAG
2 1 (11.11%) LabVIEW
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region citing HNC also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited HNC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 8 (88.89%) AutoCAD
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) LabVIEW
General
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Design Engineer
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) HND
1 8 (88.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) JTAG
Port Talbot
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Newport
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago